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Fundamentals of Nursing - With DVD

Fundamentals of Nursing - With DVD - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781793834

Cover of Fundamentals of Nursing - With DVD 7TH 11 (ISBN 978-0781793834)
ISBN13: 978-0781793834
ISBN10: 0781793831
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 11
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Published: 2011
International: No

List price: $127.99

Fundamentals of Nursing - With DVD - 7TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781793834

Carol Taylor, Carol Lillis, Priscilla LeMone and Pamela Lynn

ISBN13: 978-0781793834
ISBN10: 0781793831
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 11
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Published: 2011
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

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