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Nursing Assistant The : Acute, Sub-Acute, and Long-Term Care - Text Only

Nursing Assistant The : Acute, Sub-Acute, and Long-Term Care - Text Only - 4th edition

Cover of Nursing Assistant  The : Acute, Sub-Acute, and Long-Term Care - Text Only 4TH 06 (ISBN -)
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No

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Nursing Assistant The : Acute, Sub-Acute, and Long-Term Care - Text Only - 4TH 06 edition

ISBN13: -

JoLynn Pulliam

Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Concise, practical, and affordable, the fourth edition containsthe essential information nursing assistants need to know and be able to do in a format that is easily readable. Appropriate for any nursing assistant program, the fourth edition reflects the most recent practice requirements while providing new features to facilitate learning.

Accompanied by a wide range of new media, this resource is unsurpassed in providing a total package of learning tools that promote individual success in the classroom, on the certifying exam, and in the clinical setting.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Role of the Assistant

Introduction to Health Care
The Nursing Assistant
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Relating to Your Patients

Part Two: Safety for the Patient and the Nursing Assistant

Infection Control
Environmental Safety: Accident Prevention and Disaster Planning
Emergency Situations

Part Three: Basic Nursing Skills

Body Systems and Common Diseases
Vital Signs
Positioning, Moving and Ambulation
Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

Part Four: Providing Personal Care and Comfort to the Patient

The Patient's Environment
Hygiene and Grooming
Special Skin Care
Nutrition
Elimination Needs
Specimen Collection and Testing
AM and PM Care
Restorative Care and Rehabilitation

Part Five: Specialized Care Procedures

Additional Patient Care Procedures
Preoperative and Postoperative Care
Subacute Care
Special Skills in Long-Term Care
Death and Dying

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