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Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques -Text Only

Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques -Text Only - 5th edition

Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques -Text Only - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780323014069

ISBN10: 0323014062

Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques -Text Only by Anne G. Perry and Patricia A. Potter - ISBN 9780323014069
Edition: 5TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published:
International: No
Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques -Text Only by Anne G. Perry and Patricia A. Potter - ISBN 9780323014069

ISBN13: 9780323014069

ISBN10: 0323014062

Edition: 5TH 02

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Summary

The fifth edition of CLINICAL NURSING SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES offers new up-to-date content and improved features, in addition to complete coverage of more than 200 nursing skills, a nursing process framework for a logical and consistent presentation, and a convenient 2-column format with rationales for each skill step. Plus, NEW skills and a new evidence-based practice perspective make this edition better than ever! It's so reliable and complete that hospitals and schools across the nation have adopted CLINICAL NURSING SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES as their procedures manual.

Author Bio

Perry, Anne G. : Saint Louis University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

SUPPORTING THE CLIENT THROUGH THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Admitting, Transfer, and Discharge
Communication
Recording and Reporting

SAFETY AND COMFORT

Safety
Comfort

HYGIENE

Personal Hygiene and Bedmaking
Pressure Ulcer Care
Care of Eye and Ear Prostheses

VITAL SIGNS AND PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT

Vital Signs
Shift Assessment

OXYGENATION

Oxygen Therapy
Performing Chest Physiotherapy
Airway Maintenance
Closed Chest Drainage Systems
Emergency Measures for Life Support

MEDICATIONS

Preparing for Medication Administration
Oral and Topical Medications
Parenteral Medications

FLUID BALANCE

Intravenous and Vascular Therapy
Blood Therapy

NUTRITION

Oral Nutrition
Enteral Nutrition
Parenteral Nutrition

ELIMINATION

Urinary Elimination
Bowel Elimination and Gastric Intubation
Ostomy Care

POSTURE, MOBILITY, AND AMBULATION

Body Mechanics, Transfer, and Positioning
Exercise and Ambulation
Orthopedic Measures
Support Surfaces and Special Beds

INFECTION CONTROL

Medical Asepsis
Sterile Technique

CARE OF THE SURGICAL CLIENT

Preoperative and Post-Operative Care
Intraoperative Care

DRESSINGS AND WOUND CARE

Wound Care and Irrigations
Dressings
Binders and Bandages
Hot and Cold Therapy

HOME CARE

Home Care Safety
Home Care Teaching

SPECIAL PROCEDURES

Specimen Collection
Diagnostic Procedures
Care After Death
Glossary