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Fundamentals of Nursing : Concepts, Process and Practice / With CD-ROM

Fundamentals of Nursing : Concepts, Process and Practice / With CD-ROM - 6th edition

Fundamentals of Nursing : Concepts, Process and Practice / With CD-ROM - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780805331844

ISBN10: 0805331840

Fundamentals of Nursing : Concepts, Process and Practice / With CD-ROM by Barbara Kozier, Glenora Erb, Audrey J. Berman and Karen M. Burke - ISBN 9780805331844
Edition: 6TH 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2000
International: No
Fundamentals of Nursing : Concepts, Process and Practice / With CD-ROM by Barbara Kozier, Glenora Erb, Audrey J. Berman and Karen M. Burke - ISBN 9780805331844

ISBN13: 9780805331844

ISBN10: 0805331840

Summary

This book has been designed so that it can be used with a variety of nursing theories and conceptual frameworks.

It addresses the concepts of contemporary professional nursing. These concepts include but are not limited to caring, wellness, health promotion, disease prevention, holistic care, multi-culturalism, nursing theories, nursing informatics, nursing research, ethics, and advocacy.

For nurses and other health care professionals.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. THE NATURE OF NURSING.

1. Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice.
2. Nursing Education and Research.
3. Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks.
4. Legal Aspects of Nursing.
5. Ethics, Values and Advocacy.

II: CONTEMPORARY HEALTH CARE.

6. Health Care Delivery Systems.
7. Community-Based Nursing and Care Continuity.
8. Health Promotion.
9. Home Care.
10. Nursing Informatics.

III: HEALTH BELIEFS AND PRACTICES.

11. Health, Wellness, and Illness.
12. Individual, Family, and Community Health.
13. Culture and Ethnicity.
14. Spirituality.
15. Holistic Health Modalities.

IV: THE NURSING PROCESS.

16. Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process.
17. Assessing.
18. Diagnosing.
19. Planning.
20. Implementing and Evaluating.
21. Documenting and Reporting.

V: LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT.

22. Concepts of Growth and Development.
23. Development from Conception through Adolescence.
24. Development from Young through Older Adulthood.

VI: INTEGRAL ASPECTS OF NURSING.

25. Caring, Comforting and Communicating.
26. Teaching.
27. Leading, Managing and Influencing Change.

VII: ASSESSING HEALTH.

28. Vital Signs.
29. Health Assessment.

VIII: INTEGRAL COMPONENTS OF CLIENT CARE.

30. Asepsis.
31. Safety.
32. Hygiene.
33. Medications.
34. Skin Integrity and Wound Care.
35. Perioperative Nursing.

IX: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH.

36. Sensory Perception.
37. Self-Concept.
38. Sexuality.
39. Stress and Coping.
40. Loss, Grieving and Death.

X: PROMOTING PHYSIOLOGIC HEALTH.

41. Activity and Exercise.
42. Rest and Sleep.
43. Pain Management.
44. Nutrition.
45. Fecal Elimination.
46. Urinary Elimination.
47. Oxygenation.
48. Fluid, Electrolyte, Acid-Base Balance.

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