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Fundamentals of Nursing, 8/E presents the fundamentals of nursing care within the framework of the nursing process. Hallmark features are a clear and accessible writing style, a focus on practical application with real-world examples and case studies, and an appropriate level of detail for beginners. The book is supported by a state-of-the art technology package to enhance the learning process. Provides the fundamentals of the nature of nursing, contemporary health care, health beliefs and practices, the nursing process, lifespan development issues, integral aspects of nursing, assessing health, and promoting psychosocial health and physiologic health. For Nurses and Health Care Professionals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131714687
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 1/22/2007
  • Series: MyNursingLab Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1656
  • Product dimensions: 8.93 (w) x 10.99 (h) x 2.19 (d)

Table of Contents




· Chapter 1 Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice

· Chapter 2 Nursing Education and Research

Chapter 3 Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks

· Chapter 4 Legal Aspects of Nursing

· Chapter 5 Values, Ethics and Advocacy




· Chapter 6 Health Care Delivery Systems

· Chapter 7 Community Nursing and Care Continuity

· Chapter 8 Home Care

· Chapter 9 Nursing Informatics




· Chapter 10 Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process

· Chapter 11 Assessing

· Chapter 12 Diagnosing

· Chapter 13 Planning

· Chapter 14 Implementing and Evaluating

· Chapter 15 Documenting and Reporting




· Chapter 16 Health Promotion

· Chapter 17 Health, Wellness, and Illness

· Chapter 18 Culture and Heritage

· Chapter 19 Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities




· Chapter 20 Concepts of Growth and Development

· Chapter 21 Promoting Health from Conception through Adolescence

· Chapter 22 Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults

· Chapter 23 Promoting Health in Elders - NEW CHAPTER!

· Chapter 24 Promoting Family Health





· Chapter 25 Caring

· Chapter 26 Communicating — NEW CHAPTER!

· Chapter 27 Teaching

· Chapter 28 Delegating, Managing, and Leading




· Chapter 29 Vital Signs

· Chapter 30 Health Assessment




· Chapter 31 Asepsis

· Chapter 32 Safety

· Chapter 33 Hygiene

· Chapter 34 Diagnostic Testing

· Chapter 35 Medications

· Chapter 36 Skin Integrity and Wound Care

· Chapter 37 Perioperative Nursing




· Chapter 38 Sensory Perception

· Chapter 39 Self-Concept

· Chapter 40 Sexuality

· Chapter 41 Spirituality

· Chapter 42 Stress and Coping

· Chapter 43 Loss, Grieving, and Death




· Chapter 44 Activity and Exercise

· Chapter 45 Rest

· Chapter 46 Pain Management

· Chapter 47 Nutrition

· Chapter 48 Urinary Elimination

· Chapter 49 Fecal Elimination

· Chapter 50 Oxygenation

· Chapter 51 Circulation

· Chapter 52 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2009

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    great book needed in course and barnes & nobles the greatest finding and prices of the books needed.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2008

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    This book is great! It is very detailed and perfect for the nursing student through all stages of their education. A wonderful tool! It is very heavy, though, so invest in a good backpack! LOL!

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