Comprehensive Nursing Care / Edition 2

Comprehensive Nursing Care / Edition 2

by Roberta Pavy Ramont, Dee Niedringhaus
     
 

ISBN-10: 013504099X

ISBN-13: 9780135040997

Pub. Date: 01/15/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The nature of nursing is...

COMPREHENSIVE Nursing Care

Roberta Pavy Ramont, RN, MS EdD

Dolores Maldonado Niedringhaus, RN, BSN

Mary Ann Towle RN, MEd, MSN

The nature of nursing embodies the ever-changing rewards and chanllenges for today's practical and vocational nursing students. Comprehensive Nursing Care focuses on teh

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The nature of nursing is...

COMPREHENSIVE Nursing Care

Roberta Pavy Ramont, RN, MS EdD

Dolores Maldonado Niedringhaus, RN, BSN

Mary Ann Towle RN, MEd, MSN

The nature of nursing embodies the ever-changing rewards and chanllenges for today's practical and vocational nursing students. Comprehensive Nursing Care focuses on teh essential competencies that an LPN/LVN needs to know and do. Comprehensive yet readable, it provides balanced coverage of the following core areas of the LPN/LVN curriculum:

-Fundamentals and Nursing Skills

-Adult and Gerontology Nursing

-Mental Health Nursing

-Maternal-Newborn Nursing

-Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing

-Transition from Student Nurse to Professional LPN/LVN

Features that promote succeses include:

*Unique! Critical Thinking Care Maps and case studies to engage problem-solving for likely situations.

*Extensive review for NCLEX-PN exam preparation.

*Nursing care features such as priorities in nursing care, nursing care checklists, clinical alerts, and nursing process care plans.

*Step-by-step procedures with rationales for nursing actions.

Additional resources include:

*MyNursingKit with an audio glossary, animations and videos, NCLEX-PN style review questions, case studeis, and more!

*Student workbook with chapter review activities and critical thinking case studies.

The nature of nursing--grow with it!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135040997
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/15/2009
Series:
MyNursingKit Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
2000
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Foundations of Nursing Care

Unit I The Nature of NURSING

1. Succeeding as a Nursing Student

2. History of Nursing

3 Promoting Culturally Proficient Care

4 Legal and Ethical Issues of Nursing

5 Critical Thinking and Nursing Theories/Models

6.The LPN/LVN and the Nursing Process

Unit II Introduction to Clinical Practice

7 Health Care Delivery Systems

8 Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Health Care

9 Safety

10 Infection Control

11 Client Communication

12 Client Teaching

13 Documentation

14 Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

Unit Iii Promoting psychosocial health

15 Theorists, Theories, and Therapies

16 Life Span Development and Family Systems

17 Psychosocial Nursing of the Physically Ill Client

18 Loss, Grief, and Death

Unit Iv Promoting physiological health

19 Health Assessment/Head-to-Toe Data Collection

20 Hygiene

21 Vital Signs

22 Pain, the Fifth Vital Sign

23 Activity, Rest, and Sleep

24 Wound Care and Skin Integrity

25 Nutrition

26 Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance

27 Medication Administration

28. IV Therapy

Part II. Health Care Across the Life Span

Unit V. Medical Surgical Nursing Care

29 Care of Clients having Surgery

30 Clients with Integumentary Disorders

31 Clients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

32 Clients with Respiratory Disorders

33 Clients with Cardiovascular Disorders

34 Clients with Hematopoietic or Lymphatic Disorders

35 Clients with Immune Disorders

36 Clients with Neurosensory System Disorders

37 Clients with Gastrointestinal System Disorders

38 Clients with Endocrine System Disorders

39 Clients with Urinary System Disorders

40 Clients with Reproductive System Disorders

41 Clients with Sexually Transmitted Infections

Unit Vi Gerontology

42 Health Promotion for Older Adults

43 Nursing Care of Older Adult Clients

Unit VII Specialized Nursing Care

44 Caring for Chronically or Terminally Ill Clients

45 Caring for Clients with Cancer

46 Nursing in Long-Term Care

47 Emergency Room and Urgent Care Nursing

48 Community Health Nursing

Part iiI mental health nursing

Unit VIII Mental health nursing care

49 Mental Health Disorders

50 Substance Abuse and Eating Disorders

Part Iv women’s health and maternal-newborn nursing

Unit IX Women’s Health Care and maternal-newborn nursing

51 Care of Women During Normal Pregnancy

52 Care of Women During High-Risk Pregnancy

53 Care of Women During Labor and Birth

54 Care of the Normal Postpartum Woman

55 Care of the High-Risk Postpartum Woman

56 Care of the Normal Neonate

57 Care of the High-Risk Neonate

Part v pediatric and adolescent nursing

unit X Pediatric and adolescent Nursing Care

58 Pediatric-Focused Nursing Care

59 Care and Illnesses of Infants and Toddlers (1 Month to 36 Months)

60 Care and Illnesses of Preschool Children (3 to 5 Years)

61 Care and Illnesses of School-Age Children (6-12 Years)

62 Care and Illnesses of Adolescents (13 to 18 Years)

Part VI Transition from Student to Professional Nurse

Unit XI transition from student to nurse

63 Leadership and Professional Development

64 Preparing to take the Licensure Exam

65 Finding That First Job

Appendices

I. Answers

II. NANDA

III. Growth Charts and Immunization Schedules

IV. Common Lab Values

V. others (terminology, Precautions, Abbreviations?)

References and Resources

Glossary

Index

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