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Prentice Hall Health's Survival Guide for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants

Prentice Hall Health's Survival Guide for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants - 02 edition

Prentice Hall Health's Survival Guide for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants - 02 edition

ISBN13: 9780130920676

ISBN10: 0130920673

Prentice Hall Health
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Prentice Hall Health

ISBN13: 9780130920676

ISBN10: 0130920673

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 02

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Summary

Quick, dear, and effective, Prentice Hall Health's Survival Guide for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants is the perfect pocket reference. From mastering medical terminology to preparing for the state survey team, it provides guidance on key points essential for nursing assistants to master. It will help all long-term care nursing assistants gain competence and confidence in providing safe and effective care for their residents. Included are the keys to:

  • Observing, reporting, recording, and identifying abnormals.
  • Providing care for residents with respiratory problems, circulatory problems, stroke, and diabetes.
  • Communicating with authority and ease.
  • Making essential precautions an everyday standard.

Author Bio

Burton, Marti :

Marti Burton is a registered nurse who specializes in medical surgical nursing. She is a contributing author and a special features writer for numerous Prentice Hall Health texts and supplements.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Mastering Medical Terminology.
2. Winning with Standard Precautions.
3. Taking Charge of Transmission-Based Precautions.
4. Being Victorious over Vital Sign Errors.
5. Keeping Cool during Communication.
6. Breathing Easy with Respiratory Care.
7. Conquering Circulatory Care Challenges.
8. Managing Stroke Care.
9. Dealing with Disorientation and Confusion.
10. Defeating Diabetic Complications.
11. Overcoming Problems in Observing, Reporting, and Recording.
12. Giving Attention to Abnormal Findings.
13. Surviving the Survey.

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