Summary: KOZIER & ERB'S FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING, 9/e thoroughly addresses the key concepts of contemporary professional nursing, helping nurses grow and evolve to meet the demands of a dramatically changing health care system. The Ninth Edition's content has been systematically revised to reflect new evidence, and a stronger emphasis on aging, wellness, safety, and home- and community-based care. Its objectives have been updated and mapped to support QSEN Competencies, AACN Esse
ntials, the NCLEX-RN 2010 test plan, and the 2010 ANA Scope and Standards of Practice. Coverage includes: health promotion, disease prevention, holistic care, multiculturalism, nursing theories, informatics, research, ethics, advocacy, and many other topics. Designed for use with any nursing theory or conceptual framework, this edition contains several new pedagogical features, including new Safety and Self-Care alerts.
Summary: KOZIER & ERB'S FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING, 9/e thoroughly addresses the key concepts of contemporary professional nursing, helping nurses grow and evolve to meet the demands of a dramatically changing health care system. The Ninth Edition's content has been systematically revised to reflect new evidence, and a stronger emphasis on aging, wellness, safety, and home- and community-based care. Its objectives have been updated and mapped to support QSEN Competencies, AACN Essentials, the NCLEX-RN 2010 test plan, and the 2010 ANA Scope and Standards of Practice. Coverage includes: health promotion, disease prevention, holistic care, multiculturalism, nursing theories, informatics, research, ethics, advocacy, and many other topics. Designed for use with any nursing theory or conceptual framework, this edition contains several new pedagogical features, including new Safety and Self-Care alerts. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:9TH 12 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 01/25/2011 International: No
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Table of Contents Unit 1. The Nature of Nursing 1. Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice 2. Evidence-Based Practice and Research in Nursing 3. Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks 4. Legal Aspects of Nursing 5. Values, Ethics and Advocacy Unit 2. Contemporary Health Care 6. Health Care Delivery Systems 7. Community Nursing and Care Continuity 8. Home Care 9. Electronic Health Records and Information Technology Unit 3. The Nursing Process 10. Critical Thinking and Nursing Practice 11. Assessing 12. Diagnosing 13. Planning 14. Implementing and Evaluating 15. Documenting and Reporting Unit 4. Health Beliefs and Practices 16. Health Promotion 17. Health, Wellness, and Illness 18. Culture and Heritage 19. Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities Unit 5. Life Span Development 20. Concepts of Growth and Development 21. Promoting Health from Conception through Adolescence 22. Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults 23. Promoting Health in Older Adults 24. Promoting Family Health Unit 6. Integrated Aspects of Nursing 25. Caring 26. Communicating 27. Teaching 28. Leading, Managing, and Delegating Unit 7. Assessing Health 29. Vital Signs 30. Health Assessment Unit 8. Integral Components of Client Care 31. Asepsis 32. Safety 33. Hygiene 34. Diagnostic Testing 35. Medications 36. Skin Integrity and Wound Care 37. Perioperative Nursing Unit 9. Promoting Psychosocial Health 38. Sensory Perception 39. Self-Concept 40. Sexuality 41. Spirituality 42. Stress and Coping 43. Loss, Grieving, and Death Unit 10. Promoting Physiological Health 44. Activity and Exercise 45. Sleep 46. Pain Management 47. Nutrition 48. Urinary Elimination 49. Fecal Elimination 50. Oxygenation 51. Circulation 52. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance Appendix A. Answers to Anatomy and Physiology, Critical thinking Possibilities, and Answers to Test Your Knowledge Appendix B. 20XX-20XX NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses Appendix C. Measurement Scales Used in Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) Glossary
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