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Foundations of Nursing - With CD

Foundations of Nursing - With CD - 6th edition

Foundations of Nursing - With CD - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780323057325

ISBN10: 0323057322

Foundations of Nursing - With CD by Barbara Lauritsen Christensen - ISBN 9780323057325
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2011
International: No
Foundations of Nursing - With CD by Barbara Lauritsen Christensen - ISBN 9780323057325

ISBN13: 9780323057325

ISBN10: 0323057322

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 11

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Summary

Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this comprehensive text prepares you for safe and effective nursing practice in today's fast-paced healthcare environment. Covering maternal and neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, and community nursing, Foundations of Nursing, 6th Edition, includes all of the essential LPN/LVN content you need. Companion CD includes animations and audio clips depicting physiologic processes, physical assessment video clips, an English/Spanish glossary with definitions and audio pronunciations, an anatomy coloring book, and a fluid and electrolytes tutorial.The consistent, logical framework of the nursing process connects specific disorders to patient care.A mathematics review chapter provides a complete review of basic arithmetic skills and practice in drug dosage calculation to ensure safe medication administration.Safety Alert boxes help you implement The Joint Commission's safety guidelines in all settings, with considerations for special populations.Nursing Diagnosis boxes, screened and highlighted in the text, include nursing diagnoses for specific disorders paired with the appropriate nursing interventions.More than 100 skills in a step-by-step format with full-color illustrations present clearly defined nursing actions with rationales for the skills and techniques you'll use in practice.Medication tables are meticulously detailed and provide quick access to action, dosage, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs.Nursing Care Plans, presented in a case-study format, emphasize patient goals and outcomes and end with Critical Thinking Questions to develop your clinical decision-making skills.Coordinated Care boxes emphasize parameters for prioritizing tasks, as well as assigning tasks to and supervising unlicensed assistive personnel.Patient Teaching boxes and Family Teaching boxes include post-hospital discharge guidelines and disease prevention instructions with a strong focus on three-way communi