Nursing Concepts in Health and Illness, Volume 1 / Edition 1

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Developed in collaboration with the North Carolina Concept-based Learning Editorial Board (N.C.C.L.E.B.), this is volume one of the two-volume book series which synthesizes the entire nursing curriculum. It covers topics from culture; family; fluids & electrolytes; health, illness, and wellness; and much more! It is organized by concepts linked around three domains, Individual, Nursing, and Healthcare. Within each concept, several exemplars are presented that best demonstrate the concept, based on national guidelines and standards. The Alterations and Treatments feature helps readers identify commonly occuring alterations and realted features. There are also assessment interviews included which show readers how to ask the questions in their first clinical encounters. Some exciting features to this book include:

  • Concept-at-a-Glance:
  • Key Terms and Learning Outcomes:
  • “About” The Concept:
  • Concept Overview:
  • Concept Assessments:
  • Assessment Interviews:
  • Diagnostic Tests:
  • Nursing Process and Nursing Care Plans

Nursing students, and professional nurses needed

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780135078068
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 1/15/2010
  • Series: MyNursingKit Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 2200
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 2.80 (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION Introduction to Concept-Based Learning

CONCEPT 1 Acid-Base Balance

CONCEPT 2 Addiction Behaviors

CONCEPT 3 Cellular Regulation

CONCEPT 4 Cognition

CONCEPT 5 Comfort

CONCEPT 6 Culture

CONCEPT 7 Development

CONCEPT 8 Diversity

CONCEPT 9 Elimination

CONCEPT 10 Family

CONCEPT 11 Fluids and Electrolytes

CONCEPT 12 Grief and Loss

CONCEPT 13 Health, Wellness, Illness

CONCEPT 14 Immunity

CONCEPT 15 Infection

CONCEPT 16 Inflammation

CONCEPT 17 Intracranial Regulation

CONCEPT 18 Metabolism

CONCEPT 19 Mobility

CONCEPT 20 Mood & Affect

CONCEPT 21 Oxygenation

CONCEPT 22 Perfusion

CONCEPT 23 Reproduction


CONCEPT 25 Sensory Perception

CONCEPT 26 Sexuality

CONCEPT 27 Spirituality

CONCEPT 28 Stress and Coping

CONCEPT 29 Thermoregulation

CONCEPT 30 Tissue Integrity

CONCEPT 31 Violence

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