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Fundamentals of Nursing : Virtual Clinical -2 CD's (Software) - 6th edition

Fundamentals of Nursing : Virtual Clinical -2 CD`s (Software) (ISBN10: 0323030017; ISBN13: 9780323030014)
ISBN13: 978-0323030014
ISBN10: 0323030017

Summary: A multi-floor, virtual hospital, VCE 2.0: Canyon View Regional Medical Center contains 14 patient rooms with five floors--a Well Child Clinic, a Pediatrics Floor, a Surgery Department, an Intensive Care Unit, and a Medical-Surgical Telemetry Floor. These patients are included in VCE 2.0: Canyon View Regional Medical Center:
  • Darlene Martin Ms. Martin, age 49, was admitted with uterine leiomyomata, irregula
    r periods, and endometrial hyperplasia. She opts for a total abdominal hysterectomy.
  • James Franklin Mr. Franklin, age 67, admitted after experiencing episodic light-headedness, left arm and left leg numbness, and one episode of expressive aphasia. He undergoes a carotid endarterectomy.
  • James Story Mr. Story, age 42, has renal failure and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. He arrives complaining of significant weakness, nausea, and an increasingly edematous right arm.
  • Paul Jungerson Mr. Jungerson, age 61, complains of persistent left lower quadrant abdominal pain that has lasted for 3 days. Diagnosed with a coloanal anastomosis disruption, he undergoes a colostomy.
  • Elizabeth Washington Ms. Washington, age 63, is admitted following an automobile accident which fractures her hip.
  • Tom Handy Mr. Handy, age 62, is admitted for a right upper lobectomy with bronchoscopy for moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the right lung.
  • Julia Parker Ms. Parker, age 55, is admitted with indigestion and mid back pain. She suffers a myocardial infarction.
Key Features
  • Includes a guided tutorial which shows students how to work with a patient in the virtual hospital
    • collect patient data from various sources (reports, charts, medication administration record, short video clips and audio clips of nurse-patient interactions)
    • record patient data
    • listen to a report and itemize a patient's problems and high-priority concerns
    • and sometimes administer medications.
  • Requires students to use their critical thinking skills to set priorities for care, collect data, analyze and interpret data, and reach conclusions about complex problems within a health-illness transition.
  • Encourages active learning and provides opportunities to identify information to collect and process data for evidence-based patient care; work with data entry and retrieval screens; optimize use of available information resources; understand hospital information systems; manage information for decision-making; and maintain and improve core computing skills.
New to this Edition
  • A new clock icon appears under each lesson, offering an estimate on how much time it will take to complete.
  • A new linkage icon alerts users whenever they are about to begin an exercise that connects with previous lessons.
  • A new Table of Contents-Index matches the chapters from the textbook with patients and lessons in the workbook.
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Summary: A multi-floor, virtual hospital, VCE 2.0: Canyon View Regional Medical Center contains 14 patient rooms with five floors--a Well Child Clinic, a Pediatrics Floor, a Surgery Department, an Intensive Care Unit, and a Medical-Surgical Telemetry Floor. These patients are included in VCE 2.0: Canyon View Regional Medical Center:
  • Darlene Martin Ms. Martin, age 49, was admitted with uterine leiomyomata, irregular periods, and endometrial hyperplasia. She opts for a total abdominal hysterectomy.
  • James Franklin Mr. Franklin, age 67, admitted after experiencing episodic light-headedness, left arm and left leg numbness, and one episode of expressive aphasia. He undergoes a carotid endarterectomy.
  • James Story Mr. Story, age 42, has renal failure and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. He arrives complaining of significant weakness, nausea, and an increasingly edematous right arm.
  • Paul Jungerson Mr. Jungerson, age 61, complains of persistent left lower quadrant abdominal pain that has lasted for 3 days. Diagnosed with a coloanal anastomosis disruption, he undergoes a colostomy.
  • Elizabeth Washington Ms. Washington, age 63, is admitted following an automobile accident which fractures her hip.
  • Tom Handy Mr. Handy, age 62, is admitted for a right upper lobectomy with bronchoscopy for moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the right lung.
  • Julia Parker Ms. Parker, age 55, is admitted with indigestion and mid back pain. She suffers a myocardial infarction.
Key Features
  • Includes a guided tutorial which shows students how to work with a patient in the virtual hospital
    • collect patient data from various sources (reports, charts, medication administration record, short video clips and audio clips of nurse-patient interactions)
    • record patient data
    • listen to a report and itemize a patient's problems and high-priority concerns
    • and sometimes administer medications.
  • Requires students to use their critical thinking skills to set priorities for care, collect data, analyze and interpret data, and reach conclusions about complex problems within a health-illness transition.
  • Encourages active learning and provides opportunities to identify information to collect and process data for evidence-based patient care; work with data entry and retrieval screens; optimize use of available information resources; understand hospital information systems; manage information for decision-making; and maintain and improve core computing skills.
New to this Edition
  • A new clock icon appears under each lesson, offering an estimate on how much time it will take to complete.
  • A new linkage icon alerts users whenever they are about to begin an exercise that connects with previous lessons.
  • A new Table of Contents-Index matches the chapters from the textbook with patients and lessons in the workbook.
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Edition/Copyright: 6TH 05
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Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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