Critical Thinking in Nursing : Case Studies Across the Curriculum / Edition 1

Critical Thinking in Nursing : Case Studies Across the Curriculum / Edition 1

by Carol Green Ph.D., ARNP
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805385371

ISBN-13: 9780805385373

Pub. Date: 07/13/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Helping today's nursing professional acquire essential critical thinking skills for solving both common and more complex health problems, this innovative and insightful workbook contains 92 real-life cases which address all aspects of nursing care (i.e., assessment, analyzing data, planning care, evaluating benefits and possible consequences of care), and

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Helping today's nursing professional acquire essential critical thinking skills for solving both common and more complex health problems, this innovative and insightful workbook contains 92 real-life cases which address all aspects of nursing care (i.e., assessment, analyzing data, planning care, evaluating benefits and possible consequences of care), and demonstrate the cognitive and affective components that influence critical thinking. Contains an introduction to critical thinking, an historical overview of critical thinking, and an in-depth discussion on the affective and cognitive components of critical thinking. Uses critical thinking language throughout; bases all material on critical thinking theory; and fosters both attitude and cognitive critical thinking within each case. Organizes case studies by major nursing specialties—adult health, community and home-care, maternal-newborn, pediatrics, and mental health nursing—and presents many activities and questions within each case to stimulate critical thinking skills. Includes practice sessions, detailed chapter summaries, and a book/Internet link that provides regularly updated material. For nurses specializing in adult health, community and home-care, maternal-newborn, pediatrics, and mental health.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805385373
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/13/1999
Edition description:
WORKBOOK
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Adult Health Nursing.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Acute Pulmonary Edema. Adenocarcinoma of the Colon. Atrial Dysrhythmia: Rapid Heart Rate. Bleeding Esophageal Varices. Breast Cancer. Complicated Diabetes Mellitus. Congestive Heart Failure. Diabetes Mellitus. Fluid Retention of Unknown Etiology. Hepatitis B. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection. Hyperthyroidism. Living with a Cardiac Pacemaker. Multiple Sclerosis. Renal Calculi. Respiratory Compromise Following Hip Surgery. Spinal Cord Injury. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Community and Home Care Nursing.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Alzheimer's Disease. Central Line Care. Choosing to Die. Chronic Obstructive Lung. Colostomy. Congestive Heart Failure. Crisis Intervention. Decubitus Ulcer. Fecal Impaction. Health Screening. Hypoglycemia. Injected Foot Wound. Medication Error. Neighborhood Assessment. Palliative Care. Parkinson's Disease. Peripheral Vascular Disease. Tuberculosis. Urinary Tract Infection.

Material-Newborn Nursing.

Adolescent Mother and Attachment Issues. Cesarean Birth and Recovery. Early Postpartal Hematoma. Ectopic Pregnancy. Gestational Diabetes. HELLP Syndrome. Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Induction of Labor. Multiple Births. Postpartum Depression. Primigravida labor. Pueperal Eclampsia. Teenage Pregnancy and Premature Labor. Uterine Tear. Vaginal Birth after Cesarean.

Nursing Care of Children.

Acute Glomerulonephritis. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) in Premature Infant. Cultural Differences and Breastfeeding. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER). Heroin and Cocaine Addiction. Hirschsprung's Disease. Immunizations. Iron Deficiency Anemia. Osteoseptic Arthritis. Otitis Media. Pneumonia and Asthma. Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Surgical Preparation. Third-Degree Burns. Traumatic Closed Brain Injury.

Mental Health Nursing.

Adolescent Client. Adolescent Depression. Antisocial Personality Disorder. Anxiety and Panic Attacks. Delusional Behavior. Depression. Depression and Suicidal Ideation. Eating Disorder: Anorexia. Involuntary Hospital Admission. Long Term Care. Paranoid Schizophrenia. Patient-Care Giver Conflict. Potentially Dangerous Home Health Visit. Restrained Patient. Schizophrenia.

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