Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Nursing Care / Edition 2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780397549177
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 2/1/1993
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1385

Table of Contents

Nursing Procedures, Guidelines, and Techniques
Nursing Process in Clinical Practice
Nursing Care Plans
Summary of Recurring Displays
Unit I The Nurse: Foundations for Nursing Practice 2
1 Introduction to Nursing 4
2 Promoting Wellness in Health and Illness 20
3 The Health Care System 33
4 Theoretical Base for Nursing Practice 47
5 Values and Ethics in Nursing 60
6 Legal Implications of Nursing 77
Unit II The Client: Concepts for Holistic Care 98
7 Basic Human Needs: Individual, Family, and Community 100
8 Culture and Ethnicity 111
9 Stress and Adaptation 127
Unit III Promoting Wellness Across the Life Span 144
10 Developmental Concepts 146
11 Conception Through Midlife 160
12 The Older Adult 188
13 Loss, Grief, and Death 204
Unit IV The Nursing Process 218
14 Introduction to Nursing Process 220
15 Assessing 230
16 Diagnosing 249
17 Planning 264
18 Implementing and Documenting 280
19 Evaluating 304
Unit V Roles Basic to Nursing Care 320
20 Communicator 322
21 Teacher and Counselor 343
22 Leader, Researcher, and Advocate 366
Unit VI Actions Basic to Nursing Care 384
23 Vital Signs 386
24 Nursing Assessment 424
25 Safety 474
26 Asepsis 502
27 Diagnostic Procedures 538
28 Continuity of Care 555
Unit VII Promoting Healthy Physiologic Responses 572
29 Hygiene 574
30 Activity 642
31 Rest and Sleep 717
32 Comfort 746
33 Nutrition 789
34 Urinary Elimination 848
35 Bowel Elimination 899
36 Oxygenation 943
37 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 994
Unit VIII Promoting Healthy Psychosocial Responses 1068
38 Self-Concept 1070
39 Sensory Stimulation 1096
40 Sexuality 1121
41 Spirituality 1163
Unit IX Promoting Optimal Health in Special Situations 1188
42 Medications 1190
43 Care of Wounds 1263
44 Perioperative Nursing 1306
Appendix A: Equivalents 1345
Appendix B: Normal Adult Laboratory Values 1348
Appendix C: U.S. Nutritional Tables 1354
Appendix D: Canadian Nutritional Tables 1357
Glossary 1359
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