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Foundations of Nursing - 4th edition

Foundations of Nursing (ISBN10: 0323017274; ISBN13: 9780323017275)
ISBN13: 978-0323017275
ISBN10: 0323017274

Summary: An ideal companion text to Adult Health Nursing, this clearly-written, colorful, and attractively-designed resource has all the fundamentals and skills -- maternal and neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, community, and leadership content -- needed to educate LPN/LVNs. Used together, these two texts provide all the content covered in the entire LPN/LVN curriculum.

Key Features :
    I>Skills for a wide range of nursing care are presented in a straightforward, step-by-step format with nursing actions and rationales clearly defined.
  • Clinical Pathways are discussed and explained.
  • Nursing Care Plans include critical thinking questions and are developed around specific case studies with an emphasis on patient goals and outcomes.
  • The nursing process is applied consistently and logically to the discussion of disorders, and appears in complete summary form at the end of applicable chapters.
  • Nursing Diagnoses paired with disorder-appropriate Nursing Interventions are screened and highlighted.
  • Therapeutic Dialogue boxes focus on communication through real-life examples of nurse-patient dialogue.
  • Patient Teaching boxes examine discharge instructions and health promotion for patients and families.
  • Home Health Considerations boxes discuss issues facing patients and caregivers in the home care setting.
  • Older Adult Considerations boxes bring a gerontologic perspective to the analysis of specific disorders.
  • Cultural and Ethnic Considerations boxes teach students about specific cultural preferences and how to address the needs of cultural diversity when planning nursing care.
  • Medications tables provide quick access to action, dosage, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs.
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Summary: An ideal companion text to Adult Health Nursing, this clearly-written, colorful, and attractively-designed resource has all the fundamentals and skills -- maternal and neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, community, and leadership content -- needed to educate LPN/LVNs. Used together, these two texts provide all the content covered in the entire LPN/LVN curriculum.

Key Features :
  • Skills for a wide range of nursing care are presented in a straightforward, step-by-step format with nursing actions and rationales clearly defined.
  • Clinical Pathways are discussed and explained.
  • Nursing Care Plans include critical thinking questions and are developed around specific case studies with an emphasis on patient goals and outcomes.
  • The nursing process is applied consistently and logically to the discussion of disorders, and appears in complete summary form at the end of applicable chapters.
  • Nursing Diagnoses paired with disorder-appropriate Nursing Interventions are screened and highlighted.
  • Therapeutic Dialogue boxes focus on communication through real-life examples of nurse-patient dialogue.
  • Patient Teaching boxes examine discharge instructions and health promotion for patients and families.
  • Home Health Considerations boxes discuss issues facing patients and caregivers in the home care setting.
  • Older Adult Considerations boxes bring a gerontologic perspective to the analysis of specific disorders.
  • Cultural and Ethnic Considerations boxes teach students about specific cultural preferences and how to address the needs of cultural diversity when planning nursing care.
  • Medications tables provide quick access to action, dosage, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs.
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 03
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Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Year Published: 2003
International: No

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