Fundamentals of Nursing : Human Health and Function / Edition 6

Fundamentals of Nursing : Human Health and Function / Edition 6

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by Ruth F. Craven, Constance J. Hirnle
     
 

ISBN-10: 1605470457

ISBN-13: 9781605470450

Pub. Date: 05/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Craven and Hirnle's Fundamentals of Nursing is a groundbreaking text that maintains a strong emphasis on critical thinking by weaving it throughout each chapter. The chapters open with a clinical vignette followed by critical thinking questions, and include Apply Your Knowledge Checkpoint Boxes, Therapeutic Dialogues Boxes, Collaborating with the Healthcare Team

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Craven and Hirnle's Fundamentals of Nursing is a groundbreaking text that maintains a strong emphasis on critical thinking by weaving it throughout each chapter. The chapters open with a clinical vignette followed by critical thinking questions, and include Apply Your Knowledge Checkpoint Boxes, Therapeutic Dialogues Boxes, Collaborating with the Healthcare Team Boxes, and Ethical-Legal Boxes that together build students' decision-making abilities and clinical judgement. This Sixth Edition offers a completely revised skills presentation and a brand-new art program of nearly 1,000 drawings and photographs. It also has an increased focus on patient safety, communication, and evidence-based research in practice. Now available for purchase with the textbook are a variety of resources that include Craven and Hirnle's Nursing Fundamentals and Procedures Online and Lippincott's Video Series: Nursing Procedures, along with a printed Study Guide and Procedures Checklists. Acknowledged as one of "Doody's Core Titles 2009."

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ISBN-13:
9781605470450
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.20(h) x 3.20(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1The delivery of nursing3
Ch. 1The changing face of healthcare3
Ch. 2Community-based nursing and continuity of care18
Unit 2Concepts essential for professional nursing36
Ch. 3The profession of nursing36
Ch. 4Nursing theory and conceptual frameworks53
Ch. 5Values68
Ch. 6Ethical and legal concerns87
Ch. 7Nurse leader and manager111
Ch. 8Nursing research : evidence-based care123
Unit 3The nursing process : framework for clinical nursing therapeutics142
Ch. 9Nursing process : foundation for practice142
Ch. 10Nursing assessment156
Ch. 11Nursing diagnosis170
Ch. 12Outcome identification and planning192
Ch. 13Implementation and evaluation207
Ch. 14Critical thinking220
Ch. 15Communication of the nursing process : documenting and reporting235
Unit 4Concepts essential for human functioning and nursing management258
Ch. 16Health and wellness258
Ch. 17Complementary and alternative medicine269
Ch. 18Lifespan development284
Ch. 19The older adult312
Ch. 20Individual, family, and community329
Ch. 21Culture and ethnicity346
Ch. 22Communication : the nurse-client relationship364
Ch. 23Caring for the difficult client385
Ch. 24Client education397
Ch. 25Care management421
Unit 5Essential assessment components434
Ch. 26Health assessment of human function434
Ch. 27Vital sign assessment483
Unit 6Selected clinical nursing therapeutics514
Ch. 28Asepsis and infection control514
Ch. 29Medication administration546
Ch. 30Intravenous therapy604
Ch. 31Perioperative nursing640
Unit 7Health perception and health management670
Ch. 32Safety670
Ch. 33Health maintenance702
Unit 8Activity and exercise726
Ch. 34Self-care and hygiene726
Ch. 35Mobility and body mechanics771
Ch. 36Oxygenation : respiratory function822
Ch. 37Oxygenation : cardiovascular function876
Unit 9Nutrition and metabolism916
Ch. 38Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance916
Ch. 39Nutrition950
Ch. 40Skin integrity and wound healing1002
Ch. 41The body's defense against infection1041
Unit 10Elimination1076
Ch. 42Urinary elimination1076
Ch. 43Bowel elimination1114
Unit 11Sleep and rest1154
Ch. 44Sleep and rest1154
Unit 12Cognition and perception1176
Ch. 45Pain perception and management1176
Ch. 46Sensory perception1211
Ch. 47Cognitive processes1232
Unit 13Self-perception and self-concept1266
Ch. 48Self-concept1266
Unit 14Roles and relationships1288
Ch. 49Families and their relationships1288
Ch. 50Loss and grieving1314
Unit 15Coping and stress management1338
Ch. 51Stress, coping, and adaptation1338
Unit 16Sexuality and reproduction1362
Ch. 52Human sexuality1362
Unit 17Values and beliefs1390
Ch. 53Spiritual health1390

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