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On the Job : Essentials of Nursing Assisting I

On the Job : Essentials of Nursing Assisting I - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-1401806453

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ISBN10: 1401806457
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Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2004
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On the Job : Essentials of Nursing Assisting I - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-1401806453

Barbara R. Hegner and Barbara Acello

ISBN13: 978-1401806453
ISBN10: 1401806457
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 04
Publisher: Delmar Publications

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

This handy pocket reference guide is a valuable tool for practicing nursing assistants. It keeps critical nursing care information at your fingertips. Use it to refresh your memory for many care procedures. Many safety, infection control, and suggested responses to typical situations are easily referenced. In your busy day, it helps you perform your job to the best of your ability.

Benefits:

  • Quick reference table of reportable observations by body system
  • Recap of infection control principles, standard precautions, and transmission precautions
  • Detailed guidelines for nursing care in specific situations
  • Summary of safe positioning and ambulatory techniques
  • Safety hints when dealing with agitated or violent individuals in the workplace
  • Recommendations for palliative care for the dying

Table of Contents

Part One Technical Talk

Chapter 1 The Human Body
Chapter 2 Medical Terminology
Chapter 3 Vital Signs
Chapter 4 Observations
Chapter 5 Writing and Talking about it
Chapter 6 Legal and Ethical Talk

Part Two Common disorders and related care procedures

Chapter 7 When something goes wrong
Chapter 8 Disorders of the Integumentary System
Chapter 9 Disorders of the Respiratory System
Chapter 10 Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
Chapter 11 Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 12 Disorders of the Endocrine System
Chapter 13 Disorders of the Nervous System
Chapter 14 Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System
Chapter 15 Disorders of the Urinary System
Chapter 16 Disorders of the Reproductive System

Part Three Communication and general patient needs

Chapter 17 Communication
Chapter 18 Meeting Basic Human Needs
Chapter 19 General Comfort Measures
Chapter 20 Positioning
Chapter 21 Patient Safety
Chapter 22 Assisting with the Physical Examination
Chapter 23 Rest and Sleep

Part Four Human Development

Chapter 24 Lifespan Development
Chapter 25 Developing Cultural Sensitivity

Part Five Safety, Mobility and Patient Care Measures

Chapter 26 Environmental and Nursing Assistant Safety
Chapter 27 The Patient s Mobility: Transfer Skills
Chapter 28 The Patient s Mobility: Ambulation
Chapter 29 Admission, Transfer and Discharge
Chapter 30 Bedmaking

Part Six Nutritional Needs

Chapter 31 Principles of Nutrition and Fluid Balance

Part Seven Special Care Procedures

Chapter 32 Warm and Cold Applications
Chapter 33 The Surgical Patient
Chapter 34 Caring for the Emotionally Stressed Patient
Chapter 35 Death and Dying

Part Eight Other Health Care Settings

Chapter 36 Care of the Elderly and Chronically Ill
Chapter 37 Home Care
Chapter 38 The Nursing Assistant in Home Care
Chapter 39 Subacute Care
Chapter 40 Alternative, Complementary, & Integrative Approaches to Patient Care

Part Nine Expanded Role of the Nursing Assistant

Chapter 41 Rehabilitation and Restorative Services
Chapter 42 The Obstetrical Patient and Neonate
Chapter 43 The Pediatric Patient
Chapter 44 Special Advanced Procedures
Chapter 45 Caring for the Patient with Cancer

Part Ten Response to Basic Emergencies

Chapter 46 Response to Basic Emergencies

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