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Rapid Reference for Nurses

Rapid Reference for Nurses - 07 edition

Rapid Reference for Nurses - 07 edition

ISBN13: 9780763736965

ISBN10: 0763736961

Rapid Reference for Nurses by Karren Kowalski and Patricia Yoder-Wise - ISBN 9780763736965
Edition: 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
International: No
Rapid Reference for Nurses by Karren Kowalski and Patricia Yoder-Wise - ISBN 9780763736965

ISBN13: 9780763736965

ISBN10: 0763736961

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Rapid Reference for Nurses is designed as a quick, portable, and convenient reference for student and professional nurses in various clinical settings. For use in conjunction with textbooks, official websites, and policies and procedures specific to each organization, Rapid Reference for Nurses places essential information at the nurses' fingertips such as:

  • Medical terminology and abbreviations
  • Assessment guidelines
  • Charts, graphs, and illustrations
  • Key clinical information across the life span
  • Professional references, organizations, and licensure

A complete index is provided, with information listed in as many ways as possible; this enables the user to find the information in a rapid and convenient manner.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1. Words and Meanings

Prefixes and Suffixes
Abbreviations and Acronyms

Part 2. Basic Processes

Nursing Process
Documentation Guidelines

Part 3. Select Care Issues

Patient Teaching
Patient Safety
Pain Management
Infection Control
End of Life Care

Part 4. Special Populations

Maternal Infant Nursing
Pediatric Nursing
Elements of Family-Centered Care
Child-Focused Communication Techniques
Games and Exercises to Facilitate Exploring the Child's Feelings
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Common Nursing Interventions
Relaxation Intervention
Major Classifications of Psychiatric/Mental Health Disorders
Gerontological Nursing
Major Clinical Nursing Care Concerns

Part 5. Resources Clinical

Anatomy and Physiology
Measurements, Calculations, Equivalents and Conversions
Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests and Values
Obtaining and Processing Specimens for Sensitivity
Human Development
Diagnoses: Nursing

Part 6. Resources Professional

Symbols Common to Healthcare
Standard (Universal) Precauti