Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Nursing Care / Edition 4

Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Nursing Care / Edition 4

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by Carol Taylor, Carol Lillis, Priscilla LeMone, Carol Lillis
     
 

Nursing is both an art and a science. It is a profession that uses specialized skills and knowledge to provide quality healthcare to patients in a variety of settings. FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING is based on the philosophy that nursing care is more than just procedures, and requires skill in four distinct categories: technical, cognitive, ethical/legal, and interpersonal.… See more details below

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Nursing is both an art and a science. It is a profession that uses specialized skills and knowledge to provide quality healthcare to patients in a variety of settings. FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING is based on the philosophy that nursing care is more than just procedures, and requires skill in four distinct categories: technical, cognitive, ethical/legal, and interpersonal. Quality nursing will effectively blend all four types of skills at once, resulting in holistic, superior care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781722735
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1424
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to nursing5
Ch. 2Health of the individual, family, and community23
Ch. 3Cultural diversity37
Ch. 4Health and illness57
Ch. 5Theory, research, and evidence-based practice73
Ch. 6Values, ethics, and advocacy89
Ch. 7Legal implications of nursing113
Ch. 8Healthcare delivery systems143
Ch. 9Continuity of care161
Ch. 10Home healthcare177
Ch. 11Blended skills and critical thinking throughout the nursing process195
Ch. 12Assessing229
Ch. 13Diagnosing251
Ch. 14Outcome identification and planning273
Ch. 15Implementing297
Ch. 16Evaluating317
Ch. 17Documenting, reporting and conferring335
Ch. 18Development concepts371
Ch. 19Conception through young adult387
Ch. 20The aging adult417
Ch. 21Communicator441
Ch. 22Teacher and counselor473
Ch. 23Leader and manager501
Ch. 24Vital signs521
Ch. 25Health assessment559
Ch. 26Safety, security, and emergency preparedness613
Ch. 27Asepsis and infection control649
Ch. 28Complementary and alternative modalities685
Ch. 29Medications705
Ch. 30Perioperative nursing779
Ch. 31Self-concept819
Ch. 32Stress and adaptation847
Ch. 33Loss, grief, and dying871
Ch. 34Sensory stimulation903
Ch. 35Sexuality929
Ch. 36Spirituality971
Ch. 37Hygiene1003
Ch. 38Skin integrity and wound care1055
Ch. 39Activity1101
Ch. 40Rest and sleep1167
Ch. 41Comfort1193
Ch. 42Nutrition1233
Ch. 43Urinary elimination1287
Ch. 44Bowel elimination1335
Ch. 45Oxygenation1375
Ch. 46Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance1425
App. AEquivalents1487
App. BNormal adult laboratory values1489
App. CCanadian Nurses Association standards for nursing practice1495

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