Nursing Assistants / Edition 5

Nursing Assistants / Edition 5

by Sheila A. Sorrentino
     
 

MOSBY'S TEXTBOOK FOR NURSING ASSISTANTS contains everything Nursing Assistants need to know about working in a variety of health care settings. This popular text presents information in a reader-friendly, highly visual format that appeals to learners of all levels. The clear, logical presentation of procedures, with hundreds of large, full-color photos and drawings

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MOSBY'S TEXTBOOK FOR NURSING ASSISTANTS contains everything Nursing Assistants need to know about working in a variety of health care settings. This popular text presents information in a reader-friendly, highly visual format that appeals to learners of all levels. The clear, logical presentation of procedures, with hundreds of large, full-color photos and drawings, encourages learning. New content includes work ethics, delegation, wound care, oxygen needs, and developmental disabilities.

(Includes FREE MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/MAPS/NsgAstTextbook/)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323009249
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
884
Product dimensions:
8.41(w) x 10.79(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Health Care Agencies · The Nursing Assistant · Work Ethics · Communicating with the Health Team · Understanding the Person · Body Structure and Function · Growth and Development · Care of the Older Person · Safety · Preventing Infection · Body Mechanics · The Person's Unit · Bedmaking · Personal Hygiene · Urinary Elimination · Bowel Elimination · Nutrition and Fluids · Measuring Vital Signs · Exercise and Activity · Comfort, Rest and Sleep · Admissions, Transfers, and Discharges · Assisting with the Physical Examination · The Person Having Surgery · Wound Care · Heat and Cold Applications · Oxygen Needs · Rehabilitation and Restorative Care · Persons with Hearing and Vision Problems · Common Health Problems · Mental Health Problems · Confusion and Dementia · Developmental Disabilities · Sexuality · Caring for Mothers and Newborns · Basic Emergency Care · The Dying Person · Medical Terminology

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