Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants / Edition 4

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants / Edition 4

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by Sheila A. Sorrentino, Leighann Remmert
     
 

The content of this textbook centers on the essential procedures/skills related to the effective care for patients in various settings. The way this content is organized is: Principles, Guidelines, Procedures, then Illustrations. The Procedures/Skills are presented in this order to address the importance of their practice in adherence to OBRA regulations. See more details below

Overview

The content of this textbook centers on the essential procedures/skills related to the effective care for patients in various settings. The way this content is organized is: Principles, Guidelines, Procedures, then Illustrations. The Procedures/Skills are presented in this order to address the importance of their practice in adherence to OBRA regulations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323066211
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction to health care agencies1
2The nursing assistant11
3Work ethics22
4Communicating with the health team33
5Understanding the person50
6Understanding body structure and function60
7Caring for the older person81
8Promoting safety90
9Restraint alternatives and safe restraint use106
10Preventing infection122
11Using body mechanics143
12Assisting with comfort179
13Assisting with hygiene203
14Assisting with grooming234
15Assisting with urinary elimination256
16Assisting with bowel elimination276
17Assisting with nutrition and fluids290
18Assisting with assessment311
19Assisting with specimens336
20Assisting with exercise and activity349
21Assisting with wound care367
22Assisting with oxygen needs388
23Assisting with rehabilitation and restorative care396
24Caring for persons with common health problems404
25Caring for persons with confusion and dementia432
26Assisting with emergency care444
27Caring for the dying person458

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