Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice / Edition 1

Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice / Edition 1

by Sue C. Delaune, Patricia Ladner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827363788

ISBN-13: 9780827363786

Pub. Date: 09/28/1997

Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, third edition, highlights the core themes for the introductory nursing student, including nurse, person, health, and environment. This text provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental nursing concepts, skills, and standards of practice that challenge you to learn and apply critical thinking skills for

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Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, third edition, highlights the core themes for the introductory nursing student, including nurse, person, health, and environment. This text provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental nursing concepts, skills, and standards of practice that challenge you to learn and apply critical thinking skills for culturally diverse populations in a variety of environments. Research, evidence-based practice, and emerging practice issues are highlighted to help you prepare for delivering care across a continuum of settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827363786
Publisher:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Series:
Nursing Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1267
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 11.30(h) x 2.28(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Evolution of nursing and nursing education
Ch. 2Nursing theory
Ch. 3Research and evidence-based practice
Ch. 4Health care delivery, quality, and the continuum of care
Ch. 5Critical thinking, decision making, and the nursing process
Ch. 6Assessment
Ch. 7Nursing diagnosis
Ch. 8Planning and outcome identification
Ch. 9Implementation
Ch. 10Evaluation
Ch. 11Leadership, delegation, and power
Ch. 12Legal and ethical responsibilities
Ch. 13Documentation and informatics
Ch. 14Nursing, healing, and caring
Ch. 15Communication
Ch. 16Health and wellness promotion
Ch. 17Family and community health
Ch. 18The life cycle
Ch. 19The older client
Ch. 20Cultural diversity
Ch. 21Client education
Ch. 22Self-concept
Ch. 23Stress, anxiety, adaptation, and change
Ch. 24Spirituality
Ch. 25Loss and grief
Ch. 26Vital signs
Ch. 27Physical assessment
Ch. 28Diagnostic testing
Ch. 29Safety, infection control, and hygiene
Ch. 30Medication administration
Ch. 31Complementary and alternative modalities
Ch. 32Oxygenation
Ch. 33Fluids and electrolytes
Ch. 34Nutrition
Ch. 35Comfort and sleep
Ch. 36Mobility
Ch. 37Skin integrity and wound healing
Ch. 38Sensation, perception, and cognition
Ch. 39Elimination
Ch. 40Nursing care of the perioperative client

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