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Fundamentals of Nursing Concepts Process and Practice - Text Only - rev edition

Fundamentals of Nursing Concepts Process and Practice - Text Only (ISBN10: 0805374728; ISBN13: 9780805374728)
ISBN13: 978-0805374728
ISBN10: 0805374728

Summary: New & updated material helps students continue to build a solid foundation of nursing concepts, theory, & practice. Color photos & art throughout the text enhance the content that nurse educators & students have come to trust. The Fifth Edition Update has been designed to include updated information without changing page numbers or chapter configuration - instructors get the benefit of the most up-to-date information without the inconvenience of changing their course syllabi. New to
this Edition * New information in chapter 4-''Health Care Delivery Systems''-on community based care, home health care, & managed care. * An updated chapter entitled ''Individuals & Families in the Home & Community'' replaces chapter 14, ''Individual, Family, & Community Health.'' * Chapter 15, ''Ethnicity & Culture'' has been extensively revised to include basic skills for providing culturally sensitive care. * New NANDA diagnoses as appropriate. * Nursing research boxes have been updated to reflect current studies. * New CDC/OSHA Guidelines. * New &/or updated statistics & information throughout the text on: - Community health settings, home health care delivery, managed care realities, outcomes measurement, & the role of the case manager in health care. - The changing role of the nurse, changing demands on nurses, & new job opportunities for nurses. - Current technologies in health care & how they affect nursing. - Holistic health & alternative health care providers. - Providing culturally-sensitive care to clients. Hallmark Features * What Would You Do? boxes help students determine appropriate responses to commonly encountered clinical situations. * Critical Pathways keep students up-to-date with the latest documentation format. * Wellness chapter & Wellness Teaching boxes explain the concepts of wellness, health promotion, & disease prevention as increasingly important aspects of nursing. * Nursing Diagnosis boxes present students with definitions, defining characteristics, & related facto
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Summary: New & updated material helps students continue to build a solid foundation of nursing concepts, theory, & practice. Color photos & art throughout the text enhance the content that nurse educators & students have come to trust. The Fifth Edition Update has been designed to include updated information without changing page numbers or chapter configuration - instructors get the benefit of the most up-to-date information without the inconvenience of changing their course syllabi. New to this Edition * New information in chapter 4-''Health Care Delivery Systems''-on community based care, home health care, & managed care. * An updated chapter entitled ''Individuals & Families in the Home & Community'' replaces chapter 14, ''Individual, Family, & Community Health.'' * Chapter 15, ''Ethnicity & Culture'' has been extensively revised to include basic skills for providing culturally sensitive care. * New NANDA diagnoses as appropriate. * Nursing research boxes have been updated to reflect current studies. * New CDC/OSHA Guidelines. * New &/or updated statistics & information throughout the text on: - Community health settings, home health care delivery, managed care realities, outcomes measurement, & the role of the case manager in health care. - The changing role of the nurse, changing demands on nurses, & new job opportunities for nurses. - Current technologies in health care & how they affect nursing. - Holistic health & alternative health care providers. - Providing culturally-sensitive care to clients. Hallmark Features * What Would You Do? boxes help students determine appropriate responses to commonly encountered clinical situations. * Critical Pathways keep students up-to-date with the latest documentation format. * Wellness chapter & Wellness Teaching boxes explain the concepts of wellness, health promotion, & disease prevention as increasingly important aspects of nursing. * Nursing Diagnosis boxes present students with definitions, defining characteristics, & related facto ...show less

Edition/Copyright: REV 98
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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Year Published: 1998
International: No



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