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Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants -With CD

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants -With CD - 3rd edition

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants -With CD - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780323039048

ISBN10: 0323039049

Mosby
Edition: 3RD 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2006
International: No
Mosby

ISBN13: 9780323039048

ISBN10: 0323039049

Edition: 3RD 06

Summary

Ideal for shorter, more focused courses, this concise text provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential for becoming a nursing assistant. It clearly and logically presents the responsibilities of the nursing assistant in a readable, highly visual format that appeals to learners of all levels.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Health Care
2. The Nursing Assistant
3. Work Ethics
4. Communicating with the Health Team
5. Understanding the Person
6. Understanding Body Structure and Function
7. Caring for the Older Person
8. Promoting Safety
9. New! Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
10. Preventing Infection
11. Using Body Mechanics
12. Assisting With Comfort
13. Assisting With Hygiene
14. Assisting With Grooming
15. Assisting With Urinary Elimination
16. Assisting With Bowel Elimination
17. Assisting With Nutrition and Fluids
18. Assisting With Assessment
19. New! Assisting With Specimens
20. Assisting With Exercise and Activity
21. Assisting With Wound Care
22. Assisting With Oxygen Needs
23. Assisting With Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
24. Caring for Persons With Health Problems
25. Caring for Persons With Confusion and Dementia
26. Assisting With Emergency Care
27. Caring for the Dying Person

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