Basic Nursing: Concepts, Skills & Reasoning / Edition 1 by Leslie S. Treas, Judith M. Wilkinson | | 9780803627789 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Basic Nursing: Concepts, Skills & Reasoning / Edition 1

Basic Nursing: Concepts, Skills & Reasoning / Edition 1

by Leslie S. Treas, Judith M. Wilkinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803627785

ISBN-13: 9780803627789

Pub. Date: 09/03/2013

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Awarded second place

in the 2014 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the

Medical-Surgical Nursing category!

Thinking. Doing. Caring.

Leslie S. Treas and Judith Wilkinson, the team that brings you the two-volume approach featured in Fundamentals of Nursing, integrate all of the content

Overview

Awarded second place

in the 2014 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the

Medical-Surgical Nursing category!

Thinking. Doing. Caring.

Leslie S. Treas and Judith Wilkinson, the team that brings you the two-volume approach featured in Fundamentals of Nursing, integrate all of the content and features that are its hallmarks into one carefully designed and written volume that teaches you to “think like nurse” from the very first day.

In every chapter, you’ll first explore the theoretical knowledge behind the concepts, principles, and rationales. Then, you’ll study the practical knowledge involved in the processes; and finally, you’ll learn the skills and procedures

Designed for all learning styles, the text, electronic study guide, and a wealth of interactive resources work together to create a multimedia-rich learning experience for traditional and non-traditional students.

Bonus!

Electronic Study Guide

This interactive, knowledge-building tool features a wealth of learning activities and resources. It’s like having a 500-page workbook at your fingertips.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803627789
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
09/03/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1752
Sales rank:
74,310
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

  1. How Nurses Think
    1. Nursing Past & Present
    2. Critical Thinking & Nursing Process
    3. Assessment
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Planning Outcomes
    6. Planning Interventions
    7. Implementation & Evaluation
    8. Theory, Research, & Evidence-Based Practice


  2. Factors Affecting Health
    1. Development: Infancy Through Middle-Age
    2. Development: Older Adulthood
    3. Experiencing Health & Illness
    4. Stress & Adaptation
    5. Psychosocial Health & Illness
    6. Family
    7. Culture & Ethnicity
    8. Spirituality
    9. Loss, Grief, & Dying


  3. Essential Nursing Interventions
    1. Documenting & Reporting
    2. Vital Signs
    3. Communicating & Therapeutic Relationships
    4. Physical Assessment
    5. Infection Prevention & Control
    6. Safety
    7. Hygiene
    8. Medicating Patients
    9. Teaching & Learning
    10. Health Promotion


  4. Supporting Physiological Function
    1. Nutrition
    2. Bowel Elimination
    3. Urinary Elimination
    4. Sensory Perception
    5. Pain
    6. Activity & Exercise
    7. Sexual Health
    8. Sleep & Rest
    9. Skin Integrity & Wound Healing
    10. Oxygenation
    11. Circulation & Perfusion
    12. Fluids, Electrolytes, & Acid-Base Balance


  5. The Context for Nurses’ Work
    1. Perioperative Nursing
    2. Community & Home Nursing
    3. Nursing Ethics
    4. Legal Issues
    5. Nursing Informatics
    6. Leadership & Management (Online at DavisPlus)
    7. Holistic Healing (Online at DavisPlus)



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