Mosby's Nursing Skills Quick Cards

Mosby's Nursing Skills Quick Cards

by Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323046150

ISBN-13: 9780323046152

Pub. Date: 01/03/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Based on the trusted Potter & Perry textbooks, these unique cards are a must for student nurses in the skills lab or in their first clinicals. The essential elements of 75 key nursing skills are presented in a clear and concise format that's perfect for a quick, last minute review before actually performing the skills or before exams.

• Concise, consistent

Overview

Based on the trusted Potter & Perry textbooks, these unique cards are a must for student nurses in the skills lab or in their first clinicals. The essential elements of 75 key nursing skills are presented in a clear and concise format that's perfect for a quick, last minute review before actually performing the skills or before exams.

• Concise, consistent format for each skill features an overview, supplies list, Nurse Alerts, and streamlined step-by-step actions.
• Addresses the 75 skills that students are likely to be most anxious about performing for the first time.
• Gloving logo visually reminds students when clean gloves are needed.
• Nurse Alerts highlight important information for patient safety and effective skill performance.
• Quick Reference for Standard Protocol card summarizes essential steps required before, during, and after every nursing skill.
• Overview of CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines reminds students of the how and when to perform hand hygiene at all levels of client interaction.
• Full-color design and over 100 vibrant illustrations bring concepts to life.
• Sturdy, slick cards are durable enough to stand up to repeated use, plus the convenient storage box keeps cards safe when not in use.
• A handy vinyl sleeve protects two cards for easy reference in the clinical setting.
• Pre-punched holes in cards make storage on a ring quick and easy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323046152
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/03/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
4.36(w) x 5.84(h) x 1.53(d)

Table of Contents

• Quick Reference for Standard Protocol for All Nursing Interventions

• Overview of CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines

Skills:

• Ambulation

• Aspiration Precautions

• Bed Making: Occupied

• Blood Glucose Monitoring

• Body Alignment

• Caps, Masks, and Protective Eyeware

• Dry and Wet-to-Dry Dressings

• Endotracheal Tube Care

• Enemas

• Enteral Feedings via Gastrostomy or Jejunostomy Tube

• Fall Prevention

• Feeding Tube: Verifying Placement

• Hand Hygiene

• Incentive Spirometry

• Initiating Blood Therapy

• Intake/Output Assessment

• Medication Administration: Eye

• Medication Administration: Injection Preparation from Ampules and Vials

• Medication Administration: Intramuscular Injections

• Medication Administration: Intermittant Infusions Sets and Mini-Infusion Pumps for IV Medication

• Medication Administration: Mixing Parenteral Medications in One Syringe

• Medication Administration: Nasal Instillations

• Medication Administration: Nasogastric Tube

• Medication Administration: Oral

• Medication Administration: Rectal Suppositories

• Medication Administration: Skin

• Musculoskeletal, Neurological, and Peripheral Vascular Assessment

• Nasal Cannula / Oxygen Mask Application

• Noninvasive Ventilation

• Oral Care: Unconscious /Debilitated Client

• Oral Hygiene

• Oxygen Therapy Administration for Client with an Artificial Airway

• Pain Management

• Pain Management: Nonpharmacologic Aids

• Perineal Care: Female

• Perineal Care: Male

• Peripheral Intravenous Catheter: Dressing Changes

• Peripheral Intravenous Catheter: Starting an IV

• Peripheral Intravenous Flow Rate: Regulation

• Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition with Lipid Emulsion

• Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Care

• Physical Restraints

• Postoperative Care: Phase 1 Immediate Recovery

• Postoperative Care: Phase 2 Convalescent Period

• Pressure Ulcer Risk: Assessment/Prevention

• Pressure Ulcer Treatment

• Pulse Oximetry: Oxygen Saturation Measurement

• Range-of-Motion Exercises

• Respiration Assessment

• Seizure Precautions

• Specimen Collection: Midstream (Clean-Voided) Urine

• Specimen Collection: Nose and Throat Specimens for Culture

• Specimen Collection: Occult Blood Measurement in Stool

• Specimen Collection: Occult Blood Measurement in Gastric Secretions

• Specimen Collection: Sputum

• Specimen Collection: Sterile Urine from an Indwelling Catheter

• Specimen Collection: Timed Urine Specimen

• Specimen Collection: Urine Chemical Properties

• Specimen Collection: Vaginal or Urethral Discharge

• Specimen Collection: Wound Drainage

• Sterile Gloving

• Suctioning: Nasopharyngeal and Nasotracheal

• Suctioning: Oropharyngeal

• Thorax and Lung Assessment

• Tracheostomy Care

• Transfer Techniques: Bed to Chair

• Transfer Techniques: Using Lift

• Transfer Technique: Using Slide Board

• Transparent Dressing

• Urinary Catheters: Indwelling Catheter Care and Removal

• Urinary Catheters: Straight and Indwelling Catheter Insertion

• Vascular Access Device Care

• Vascular Access Device: Dressing Change

• Venipuncture

• Wound Drainage Evacuation

• Wound Irrigation: Surgical

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >