Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process and Practice / Edition 6

Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process and Practice / Edition 6

by Barbara Kozier, Karen M. Burke, Audrey J. Berman, Glenora Erb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805331840

ISBN-13: 9780805331844

Pub. Date: 08/27/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This book has been designed so that it can be used with a variety of nursing theories and conceptual frameworks. It addresses the concepts of contemporary professional nursing. These concepts include but are not limited to caring, wellness, health promotion, disease prevention, holistic care, multi-culturalism, nursing theories, nursing informatics, nursing research,

Overview

This book has been designed so that it can be used with a variety of nursing theories and conceptual frameworks. It addresses the concepts of contemporary professional nursing. These concepts include but are not limited to caring, wellness, health promotion, disease prevention, holistic care, multi-culturalism, nursing theories, nursing informatics, nursing research, ethics, and advocacy. For nurses and other health care professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805331844
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/27/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1479
Product dimensions:
8.87(w) x 11.05(h) x 2.58(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE NATURE OF NURSING.

1. Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice.
2. Nursing Education and Research.
3. Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks.
4. Legal Aspects of Nursing.
5. Ethics, Values and Advocacy.

II: CONTEMPORARY HEALTH CARE.

6. Health Care Delivery Systems.
7. Community-Based Nursing and Care Continuity.
8. Health Promotion.
9. Home Care.
10. Nursing Informatics.

III: HEALTH BELIEFS AND PRACTICES.

11. Health, Wellness, and Illness.
12. Individual, Family, and Community Health.
13. Culture and Ethnicity.
14. Spirituality.
15. Holistic Health Modalities.

IV: THE NURSING PROCESS.

16. Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process.
17. Assessing.
18. Diagnosing.
19. Planning.
20. Implementing and Evaluating.
21. Documenting and Reporting.

V: LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT.

22. Concepts of Growth and Development.
23. Development from Conception through Adolescence.
24. Development from Young through Older Adulthood.

VI: INTEGRAL ASPECTS OF NURSING.

25. Caring, Comforting and Communicating.
26.Teaching.
27. Leading, Managing and Influencing Change.

VII: ASSESSING HEALTH.

28. Vital Signs.
29. Health Assessment.

VIII: INTEGRAL COMPONENTS OF CLIENT CARE.

30. Asepsis.
31. Safety.
32. Hygiene.
33. Medications.
34. Skin Integrity and Wound Care.
35. Perioperative Nursing.

IX: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH.

36. Sensory Perception.
37. Self-Concept.
38. Sexuality.
39. Stress and Coping.
40. Loss, Grieving and Death.

X: PROMOTING PHYSIOLOGIC HEALTH.

41. Activity and Exercise.
42. Rest and Sleep.
43. Pain Management.
44. Nutrition.
45. Fecal Elimination.
46. Urinary Elimination.
47. Oxygenation.
48. Fluid, Electrolyte, Acid-Base Balance.
Appendix A: Critical Thinking Possibilities.
Glossary.
Index.

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