Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

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Overview

Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! presents essential nursing fundamentals in the easy-to-read, fun-to-learn format that's popular with nurses and nursing students everywhere. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the theoretical foundations of nursing, the nursing process, basic nursing skills, physiologic patient care (oxygenation, self-care and hygiene, mobility and exercise, comfort from pain, rest and sleep, skin integrity, nutrition, and urinary and bowel elimination), and the latest nursing concepts, including evidence-based practice and critical thinking.

The book includes abundant illustrations, cartoons, memory joggers, and end-of-chapter quizzes. Logos highlight age-related considerations, risks and complications, documentation tips, and patient-teaching hints.

Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! presents essential nursing fundamentals in the easy-to-read, fun-to-learn format that's popular with nurses and nursing students everywhere. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the theoretical foundations of nursing, the nursing process, basic nursing skills, physiologic patient care (oxygenation, self-care and hygiene, mobility and exercise, comfort from pain, rest and sleep, skin integrity, nutrition, and urinary and bowel elimination), and the latest nursing concepts, including evidence-based practice and critical thinking. The book includes abundant illustrations, cartoons, memory joggers, and end-of-chapter quizzes. Logos highlight age-related considerations, risks and complications, documentation tips, and patient-teaching hints.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582559308
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 2/1/2006
  • Series: Incredibly Easy! Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 246,213

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Foundational concepts
1 Overview of nursing 3
2 Basics of health and illness 29
3 Ethical and legal considerations 37
4 Nursing process 55
Pt. 2 General nursing skills
5 Communication 81
6 Health assessment 95
7 Taking vital signs 109
8 Asepsis and infection control 131
9 Medication basics 149
10 Medication administration 183
11 I.V. therapy 245
Pt. 3 Physiologic needs
12 Oxygenation 279
13 Self-care and hygiene 325
14 Mobility, activity, and exercise 365
15 Skin integrity and wound healing 395
16 Comfort, rest, and sleep 471
17 Pain management 491
18 Nutrition 531
19 Urinary elimination 575
20 Bowel elimination 605
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2010

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    I found The Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! to be just that! After several years of being inactive in the Nursing profession, it was just what I needed. It enabled me to pass the medication quiz at the hospital and re-enter the workforce with confidence.

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