Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

by Jeannie Scruggs Garber
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1605470872

ISBN-13: 9781605470870

Pub. Date: 09/15/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This handbook succinctly describes over 500 common errors made by nurses and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Coverage includes the entire scope of nursing practice—administration, medications, process of care, behavioral and psychiatric, cardiology, critical care, endocrine, gastroenterology and nutrition,

Overview

This handbook succinctly describes over 500 common errors made by nurses and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Coverage includes the entire scope of nursing practice—administration, medications, process of care, behavioral and psychiatric, cardiology, critical care, endocrine, gastroenterology and nutrition, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, pulmonary, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care, emergency nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatric nursing. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference.

Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605470870
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION HEADINGS

BROAD CATEGORIES FOR SAFETY IN NURSING

Administration

Medications

Process of Care

SPECIFIC NURSING AREAS

Medical Nursing

  • Behavioral and Psychiatric
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Endocrine
  • Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Hematology-Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonary

Surgical Nursing

  • Preoperative Care
  • Operative
  • Postoperative Care

Emergency Nursing

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Pediatric Nursing

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