Summary: This best-selling, comprehensive fundamentals textbook for beginning nursing students challenges students to develop the blended skills they will need to care for patients in a variety of settings. The book's holistic perspective shows students how nursing care involves more than performing procedures. With a case-based approach to learning, the book offers numerous examples and opportunities for students to think critically. The Seventh Edition includes new features highlighting cli
nical questions and research, nursing advocacy, and health literacy, and also includes new information related to electronic medical records and documentation. With this textbook you'll find an integrated, cohesive, and student-focused suite of multimedia products to appeal to all types of learners.
Summary: This best-selling, comprehensive fundamentals textbook for beginning nursing students challenges students to develop the blended skills they will need to care for patients in a variety of settings. The book's holistic perspective shows students how nursing care involves more than performing procedures. With a case-based approach to learning, the book offers numerous examples and opportunities for students to think critically. The Seventh Edition includes new features highlighting clinical questions and research, nursing advocacy, and health literacy, and also includes new information related to electronic medical records and documentation. With this textbook you'll find an integrated, cohesive, and student-focused suite of multimedia products to appeal to all types of learners. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 11 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Published: 11/15/2010 International: No
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Table of Contents Ch. 1 Introduction to nursing 5 Ch. 2 Health of the individual, family, and community 23 Ch. 3 Cultural diversity 37 Ch. 4 Health and illness 57 Ch. 5 Theory, research, and evidence-based practice 73 Ch. 6 Values, ethics, and advocacy 89 Ch. 7 Legal implications of nursing 113 Ch. 8 Healthcare delivery systems 143 Ch. 9 Continuity of care 161 Ch. 10 Home healthcare 177 Ch. 11 Blended skills and critical thinking throughout the nursing process 195 Ch. 12 Assessing 229 Ch. 13 Diagnosing 251 Ch. 14 Outcome identification and planning 273 Ch. 15 Implementing 297 Ch. 16 Evaluating 317 Ch. 17 Documenting, reporting and conferring 335 Ch. 18 Development concepts 371 Ch. 19 Conception through young adult 387 Ch. 20 The aging adult 417 Ch. 21 Communicator 441 Ch. 22 Teacher and counselor 473 Ch. 23 Leader and manager 501 Ch. 24 Vital signs 521 Ch. 25 Health assessment 559 Ch. 26 Safety, security, and emergency preparedness 613 Ch. 27 Asepsis and infection control 649 Ch. 28 Complementary and alternative modalities 685 Ch. 29 Medications 705 Ch. 30 Perioperative nursing 779 Ch. 31 Self-concept 819 Ch. 32 Stress and adaptation 847 Ch. 33 Loss, grief, and dying 871 Ch. 34 Sensory stimulation 903 Ch. 35 Sexuality 929 Ch. 36 Spirituality 971 Ch. 37 Hygiene 1003 Ch. 38 Skin integrity and wound care 1055 Ch. 39 Activity 1101 Ch. 40 Rest and sleep 1167 Ch. 41 Comfort 1193 Ch. 42 Nutrition 1233 Ch. 43 Urinary elimination 1287 Ch. 44 Bowel elimination 1335 Ch. 45 Oxygenation 1375 Ch. 46 Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance 1425 App. A Equivalents 1487 App. B Normal adult laboratory values 1489 App. C Canadian Nurses Association standards for nursing practice 1495
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