Summary: Completely updated in a brand new second edition, this book looks at the practice of nursing from the LPN/LVN point of view. This streamlined but comprehensive resource covers the main content areas including fundamentals, medical-surgical, mental health, maternal-newborn, pediatrics, and leadership (professionalism and transition to practice) and explains to readers what they need to know and do in order to deliver safe and effective nursing care in a variety of settings. It focuse
s on the information and essential skills that will help ensure clinical and NCLEX-PN test-taking success, as well as addresses the LPN/LVN scope of practice and relationship to the registered nurse.Licensed Practical Nursing Students and Licensed Vocational Nursing Students.
Summary: Completely updated in a brand new second edition, this book looks at the practice of nursing from the LPN/LVN point of view. This streamlined but comprehensive resource covers the main content areas including fundamentals, medical-surgical, mental health, maternal-newborn, pediatrics, and leadership (professionalism and transition to practice) and explains to readers what they need to know and do in order to deliver safe and effective nursing care in a variety of settings. It focuses on the information and essential skills that will help ensure clinical and NCLEX-PN test-taking success, as well as addresses the LPN/LVN scope of practice and relationship to the registered nurse.Licensed Practical Nursing Students and Licensed Vocational Nursing Students. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 10 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 01/15/2009 International: No
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Part I Foundations of Nursing Care Unit I The Nature of NURSING 1. Succeeding as a Nursing Student 2. History of Nursing 3 Promoting Culturally Proficient Care 4 Legal and Ethical Issues of Nursing 5 Critical Thinking and Nursing Theories/Models 6.The LPN/LVN and the Nursing Process Unit II Introduction to Clinical Practice 7 Health Care Delivery Systems 8 Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Health Care 9 Safety 10 Infection Control 11 Client Communication 12 Client Teaching 13 Documentation 14 Admission, Transfer, and Discharge Unit Iii Promoting psychosocial health 15 Theorists, Theories, and Therapies 16 Life Span Development and Family Systems 17 Psychosocial Nursing of the Physically Ill Client 18 Loss, Grief, and Death Unit Iv Promoting physiological health 19 Health Assessment/Head-to-Toe Data Collection 20 Hygiene 21 Vital Signs 22 Pain, the Fifth Vital Sign 23 Activity, Rest, and Sleep 24 Wound Care and Skin Integrity 25 Nutrition 26 Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance 27 Medication Administration 28. IV Therapy Part II. Health Care Across the Life Span Unit V. Medical Surgical Nursing Care 29 Care of Clients having Surgery 30 Clients with Integumentary Disorders 31 Clients with Musculoskeletal Disorders 32 Clients with Respiratory Disorders 33 Clients with Cardiovascular Disorders 34 Clie
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