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Clinical Nursing Skills : Basic to Advanced

Clinical Nursing Skills : Basic to Advanced - 8th edition

Clinical Nursing Skills : Basic to Advanced - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780135114735

ISBN10: 013511473X

Clinical Nursing Skills : Basic to Advanced by Sandra F. Smith - ISBN 9780135114735
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No
Clinical Nursing Skills : Basic to Advanced by Sandra F. Smith - ISBN 9780135114735

ISBN13: 9780135114735

ISBN10: 013511473X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 12

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This best selling resource remains a comprehensive source of the essential information needed for success at all levels of nursing. New to this edition is a chapter on Mass Casualty Disaster Nursing as well as new sections on maternity and pediatrics. Additional new features include: evidenced based nursing care, cultural/religious considerations, case studies, expanded management guidelines, and a focus on community based nursing. Appropriate for all levels of nursing - from basic to advanced. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 1. Professional Nursing 2. Nursing Process and Critical Thinking 3. Managing Client Care: Documentation and Delegation 4. Communication and Nurse-Client Relationship 5. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge 6. Client Education and Discharge Planning 7. Safe Client Environment and Restraints 8. Bathing, Bedmaking, and Maintaining Skin Integrity 9. Personal Hygiene 10. VItal Signs 11. Physical Assessment 12. Body Mechanics and Positioning 13. Exercise and Ambulation 14. Infection Control 15. Disaster Preparedness. Bioterrorism 16. Pain Management 17. Alternative Therapies and Stress Management 18. Medication Administration 19. Nutritional Management and NG Intubation 20. Specimen Collection 21. Diagnostic Procedures 22. Urinary Elimination 23. Bowel Elimination 24. Heat and Cold Therapies 25. Wound Care and Dressings 26. Perioperative Care 27. Orthopedic Interventions 28. Intravenous Therapy 29. Central Vascular Access 30. Respiratory Care 31. Circulatory Maintenance 32. Neurological Management - NEW! 33. Advanced Nursing Skills 34. End of Life Care

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