Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

by Jeannie Scruggs Garber
     
 

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,

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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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