Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

by LWW
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582559309

ISBN-13: 9781582559308

Pub. Date: 02/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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,

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582559308
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.13(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Foundational concepts
1Overview of nursing3
2Basics of health and illness29
3Ethical and legal considerations37
4Nursing process55
Pt. 2General nursing skills
5Communication81
6Health assessment95
7Taking vital signs109
8Asepsis and infection control131
9Medication basics149
10Medication administration183
11I.V. therapy245
Pt. 3Physiologic needs
12Oxygenation279
13Self-care and hygiene325
14Mobility, activity, and exercise365
15Skin integrity and wound healing395
16Comfort, rest, and sleep471
17Pain management491
18Nutrition531
19Urinary elimination575
20Bowel elimination605

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