×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Nurses' Guide to Clinical Procedures / Edition 3
     

Nurses' Guide to Clinical Procedures / Edition 3

by Jean Smith-Temple, Joyce Young Johnson
 

ISBN-10: 0397554648

ISBN-13: 9780397554645

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


This handy pocket reference delivers step by step instruction on about 200 of the most commonly performed nursing skills. Each skill is presented according to its place in the nursing process and includes relevant information on required equipment, assessment needed, sample diagnosis, care planning, implementation, expected outcomes, and sample documentation.

Overview


This handy pocket reference delivers step by step instruction on about 200 of the most commonly performed nursing skills. Each skill is presented according to its place in the nursing process and includes relevant information on required equipment, assessment needed, sample diagnosis, care planning, implementation, expected outcomes, and sample documentation. Coverage includes suggestions on how to alter a procedure based on client, plus home health considerations, cost-cutting tips, and when to delegate a procedure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397554645
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
743
Product dimensions:
5.23(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

1Verbal Communication Skills1
Overview
Procedure
1.1Report3
1.2Client Education8
1.3Therapeutic Communication13
2Written Communication Skills19
Overview
Procedure
2.1Nursing Process/Plan of Care Preparation21
2.2Nurses' Progress Notes27
3Basic Health Assessment34
Overview
Procedure
3.1Basic Assessment35
3.2Electronic Vital Signs Measurement48
3.3Blood Pressure by Palpation55
3.4Doppler Pulse Assessment59
3.5Apical-Radial Pulse Measurement63
3.6Obtaining Weight with a Sling Scale67
4Oxygenation73
Overview
Procedure
4.1Chest Drainage System Preparation75
4.2Chest Tube Maintenance75
4.3Postural Drainage86
4.4Chest Percussion86
4.5Chest Vibration86
4.6Nasal Cannula/Face Mask Application95
4.7Oral Airway Insertion101
4.8Nasal Airway Insertion107
4.9Oral Airway Suctioning112
4.10Nasopharyngeal/Nasotracheal Suctioning116
4.11Endotracheal Tube Suctioning123
4.12Endotracheal Tube Maintenance123
4.13Tracheostomy Suctioning135
4.14Tracheostomy Cleaning135
4.15Tracheostomy Dressing and Tie Change135
4.16Tracheostomy/Endotracheal Tube Cuff Management147
4.17Suctioned Sputum Specimen Collection153
4.18Pulse Oximetry158
5Nutrition: Fluid and Nutrient Balance163
Overview
Procedure
5.1Intake and Output Measurement165
5.2Intravenous Therapy: Vein Selection172
5.3Intravenous Therapy: Solution Preparation172
5.4Intravenous Therapy: Catheter/IV Lock Insertion172
5.5Flow Rate Calculation186
5.6Intravenous Fluid Regulation186
5.7Intravenous Tubing Change/Conversion to IV Lock199
5.8Intravenous Dressing Change199
5.9Central Line/Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Maintenance209
5.10Parenteral Nutrition Management217
5.11Blood Transfusion Management223
5.12Nasogastric/Nasointestinal Tube Insertion232
5.13Nasogastric Tube Maintenance238
5.14Nasogastric Tube Discontinuation238
5.15Tube Feeding Management/Medication by Nasogastric Tube245
6Elimination253
Overview
Bladder/Renal
Procedure
6.1Midstream Urine Collection255
6.2Urine Specimen Collection from an Indwelling Catheter259
6.3Male Catheterization264
6.4Female Catheterization272
6.5Bladder/Catheter Irrigation283
6.6Bladder Scanning290
6.7Hemodialysis Shunt, Graft, and Fistula Care295
6.8Peritoneal Dialysis Management Bowel300
6.9Fecal Impaction Removal308
6.10Enema Administration313
6.11Colostomy Stoma Care319
6.12Colostomy Pouch Application323
6.13Colostomy Pouch Evacuation and Cleaning328
6.14Colostomy Irrigation334
6.15Stool Testing for Occult Blood with Hemoccult Slide341
6.16Care of Nephrostomy Tubes344
7Activity and Mobility348
Overview
Procedure
7.1Using Principles of Body Mechanics350
7.2Body Positioning360
7.3Hoyer Lift Usage369
7.4Range-of-Motion Exercises375
7.5Crutch Walking390
7.6Cast Care400
7.7Traction Maintenance405
7.8Antiembolism Hose/Pneumatic Compression Device Application410
7.9Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) Device415
8Rest and Comfort420
Overview
Procedure
8.1Aquathermia Pad422
8.2Heat Therapy: Commercial Hot Pack/Moist, Warm Compresses427
8.3Heat Cradle and Heat Lamp432
8.4Cold Therapy: Ice Bag/Collar Glove/Commercial Cold Pack/Moist, Cold Compresses437
8.5Sitz Bath442
8.6Tepid Sponge Bath446
8.7Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Unit451
8.8Patient-Controlled Analgesia and Epidural Pump Therapy456
9Hygienic Care466
Overview
Procedure
9.1Back Care467
9.2Bed Preparation Techniques472
9.3Shampoo for the Bedridden Client477
9.4Hair Care Techniques483
9.5Oral Care Techniques488
9.6Denture Care Techniques488
10Biological Safety Needs495
Overview
Procedure
10.1Venipuncture for Blood Specimen497
10.2Sterile and Nonsterile Dressing Change503
10.3Blood Glucose Testing510
10.4Sterile Gown Application516
10.5Sterile Glove Application516
10.6Principles of Medical Asepsis521
10.7Principles of Surgical Asepsis (Aseptic Technique)528
10.8Isolation Techniques536
10.9Preoperative Care541
10.10Postoperative Care549
10.11Use of Limb and Body Restraints555
10.12Pressure Ulcer Management561
10.13Wound Irrigation568
10.14Wound Drain Management573
11Medication Administration579
Overview
Procedure
11.1Principles of Medication Administration581
11.2Eye (Ophthalmic) Instillation589
11.3Ear (Otic) Instillation594
11.4Nasal Instillation599
11.5Administration of Oral Medication604
11.6Administration of Buccal and Sublingual Medication609
11.7Medication Preparation from a Vial612
11.8Medication Preparation from an Ampule618
11.9Medication Preparation with a Cartridge System623
11.10Mixing Medications627
11.11Intradermal Injection632
11.12Intramuscular Injection637
11.13Z-Track Injection644
11.14Intermittent Intravenous Medication649
11.15Administration of Subcutaneous Medication656
11.16Administration of Rectal Medication662
11.17Topical Application666
11.18Administration of Vaginal Medication671
12Special Procedures675
Overview
Procedure
12.1Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD) Management677
12.2Hyperthermia/Hypothermia Unit Management681
12.3Postmortem Care687
Appendices693
AStress Management Techniques693
BPain Management697
CNursing Diagnoses, North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, April 1997701
DCommon Clinical Abbreviations703
EDiagnostic Laboratory Tests: Normal Values706
FTypes of Isolation709
GMedication Interactions: Drug-Drug712
HDrug and Nutrient Interaction Chart718
Bibliography723
Index725

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews