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Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts -With CD

Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts -With CD - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781779098

Cover of Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts -With CD 9TH 09 (ISBN 978-0781779098)
ISBN13: 978-0781779098
ISBN10: 078177909X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 09
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $72.95

Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts -With CD - 9TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781779098

Barbara Kuhn Timby

ISBN13: 978-0781779098
ISBN10: 078177909X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 09
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

''Now in its Ninth Edition, this full-color text combines theoretical nursing concepts, step-by-step skills and procedures, and clinical applications to form the foundation of the LPN/LVN course of study. This edition features over 100 new photographs, exciting full-color ancillaries, end-of-unit exercises, and extensively updated chapters on nursing foundations, laws and ethics, recording and reporting, nutrition, fluid and chemical balance, safety, asepsis, infection control, and medication administration. Coverage includes new information on cost-related issues, emerging healthcare settings, concept mapping, malpractice, documentation and reporting, HIPAA, and more. All Gerontologic Considerations sections have been thoroughly updated by renowned experts. The LiveAdvise online tutoring and course assistance for students, powered by Smarthinking(TM), is available when you adopt this textbook. Visit connection.lww.com/liveadvise for more information on how this service can help your students!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1 Nursing foundations 1
2 Nursing process 16
3 Laws and ethics 29
4 Health and illness 44
5 Homeostasis, adaptation, and stress 54
6 Culture and ethnicity 66
7 The nurse-client relationship 81
8 Client teaching 90
9 Recording and reporting 98
10 Admission, discharge, transfer, and referrals 117
11 Vital signs 137
12 Physical assessment 185
13 Special examinations and tests 209
14 Nutrition 237
15 Fluid and chemical balance 260
16 Hygiene 307
17 Comfort, rest, and sleep 336
18 Safety 364
19 Pain management 383
20 Oxygenation 406
21 Asepsis 437
22 Infection control 464
23 Body mechanics, positioning, and moving 479
24 Therapeutic exercise 506
25 Mechanical immobilization 525
26 Ambulatory aids 545
27 Perioperative care 567
28 Wound care 591
29 Gastrointestinal intubation 617
30 Urinary elimination 649
31 Bowel elimination 680
32 Oral medications 705
33 Topical and inhalant medications 721
34 Parenteral medications 733
35 Intravenous medications 752
36 Airway management 771
37 Resuscitation 786
38 Death and dying 797

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