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Nursing Assistant : Nursing Process Approach - Text Only - 9th edition

Nursing Assistant : Nursing Process Approach - Text Only (ISBN10: 1401806333; ISBN13: 9781401806330)
ISBN13: 978-1401806330
ISBN10: 1401806333

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1401806323
ISBN10: 1401806325

Summary: This best-selling competency based learning system offers comprehensive content that is unequaled in preparing learners to be skilled nursing assistants in long term care, acute care, and home care settings. Over the years, this text has become the essential resource for the latest information and trends in nursing assistant education. It includes the latest health industry expectations of the knowledge and skills nursing assistants need to bring to the workplace. In more addition, it presents more than 160 procedures in an easy to understand step-by-step format.

Product Benefits:

  • NEW Units: 10-Comfort, Pain, Rest, and Sleep; 36-Alternative, Complementary, and Integrative Approaches to Patient Care; and 46-Care of the Patient with Cancer
  • Additional Guidelines are introduced to provide a quick reference to nursing assistant actions for specific situations, conditions, or behaviors
  • Unit reviews are expanded to assure thorough testing of concepts and skills learned
  • New ALERT boxes highlight need-to-know information on Infection Control, Safety, Culture, Working with Difficult Patients, OSHA, Communication, Age-Appropriate Care, and Legal Implications
  • Added revised handwashing guidelines issued by the CDC in October 2002
  • New content on dealing with violence in the workplace
  • Expanded content on therapeutic diet information, calorie counts, food intake studies, and dysphagia
  • New topics include the waterless bath, sequential compression therapy, computerized documentation, professional boundaries, checking capillary refill, care of patients with implanted medication pumps, care of patients with central intravenous catheters, care of the patient with chest tubes, continuous passive motion therapy, using the automatic external defibrillator (AED)
  • Added nursing assistant actions for caring for patients with compartment syndrome, autonomic dysreflexia, dysphagia, fibromyalgia, post polio syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, flaccid and spastic paralysis less

Edition/Copyright: 9TH 04
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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