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Fundamentals of Nursing -Text Only

Fundamentals of Nursing -Text Only - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323079334

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ISBN13: 978-0323079334
ISBN10: 0323079334
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 13
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2013
International: No

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Fundamentals of Nursing -Text Only - 8TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323079334

Patricia A. Potter

ISBN13: 978-0323079334
ISBN10: 0323079334
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 13
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Learn the fundamental nursing principles, concepts, and skills with ease! Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition incorporates cutting-edge content, active learning strategies, and the latest evidence-based research to help you excel in your classes and prepare for success in today''s competitive nursing field. The 8th edition of this trusted, comprehensive resource is thoroughly revised, reorganized, and accompanied by fully integrated study support, making it easier than ever to build the understanding and clinical reasoning essential to providing excellent patient care.



  • UNIQUE! Clear, streamlined writing style makes complex material more approachable.
  • UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show you how to apply the nursing process for successful clinical outcomes.
  • The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for clinical practice.
  • More than 55 skills demonstrations guide you through each step for administering safe nursing care.
  • More than 20 Procedural Guidelines clearly outline basic skill instructions.
  • Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for each skill alert you to potential problems and appropriate actions.
  • Planning sections on Goals and Outcomes, Setting Priorities, and Teamwork and Collaboration help you plan and prioritize care.
  • Implementation sections detail care guidelines for health promotion, acute care, and continuing care across all practice settings.
  • Delegation coverage clarifies which skills can or cannot be delegated.
  • Safe Patient Handling Guidelines help you ensure compliance with patient safety regulations.
  • More than 25 Care Plans help you understand how to apply the 5-step nursing process to address individual patient problems.

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