Nursing Fundamentals: Caring & Clinical Decision Making / Edition 2

Nursing Fundamentals: Caring & Clinical Decision Making / Edition 2

by Daniels, Rick Daniels, Ruth N. Grendell, Fredrick R. Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1428305572

ISBN-13: 9781428305571

Pub. Date: 12/08/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Nursing Fundamentals: Caring and Clinical Decision Making, Second Edition offers a wellness centered, balanced approach to the practice of nursing. Using a functional health patterns framework, the nursing discipline, with its ever changing and dynamic nature, becomes more understandable. Emerging topics such as the enormous impact of technology, strong

Overview

Nursing Fundamentals: Caring and Clinical Decision Making, Second Edition offers a wellness centered, balanced approach to the practice of nursing. Using a functional health patterns framework, the nursing discipline, with its ever changing and dynamic nature, becomes more understandable. Emerging topics such as the enormous impact of technology, strong emphasis on wellness, well researched evidence-based practice and recent expansion of care into the home and community settings are addressed as well as foundational topics of clinical decision making, delegation clinical skills and prioritization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428305571
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/08/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1767
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING. Unit I: Foundations of Nursing Practice. 1: Evolution of Nursing Practice. 2: The Health Care Delivery System. 3: Framework of Nursing Practice. 4: The Nurse-Client Relationship. 5: Culture and Ethnicity. 6: Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research. 7: Advanced Technology and Information Systems. 8: Legal Accountability and Responsibilities. 9: Ethical Issues. Unit II: The Nursing Process and Decision Making. 10: Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process. 11: Assessment. 12: Nursing Diagnosis. 13: Outcome Identification and Planning. 14: Implementation. 15: Evaluation. 16: Documentation. Unit III: Client Care across the Lifespan. 17: The Pediatric Client. 18: The Adult Client. 19: The Geriatric Client. Unit IV: Arenas of Client Care. 20: Acute Care and Peroperative Care. 21: Restorative Care. 22: Home Care. 23: Community Care. Unit V: Leadership in Nursing. 24: Leadership, Delegation, and Collaboration. 25: Management and Policy. Unit VI: Concepts of Therapeutic Nursing. 26: Infection Control. 27: Health Assessment. 28: Client Education. 29: Diagnostic Testing. 30: Medication Administration. 31: Alternative and Complementary Therapies. Section II: Nursing of Human Function. Unit VII: Health Perception-Health Maintenance. 32: Health Maintenance, Health Promotion, and Wellness. 33: Safety and Hygiene. Unit VIII: Nutritional-Metabolic. 34: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance. 35: Nutrition. 36: Skin Integrity and Wound Healing. Unit IX: Elimination. 37: Urinary and Bowel Elimination. Unit X: Activity-Exercise. 38: Mobility and Biomechanics. 39: Oxygenation. Unit XI: Sleep-Rest. 40: Sleep and Rest. Unit XII: Cognitive-Perceptual. 41: Sensation, Perception, and Cognition. 42: Pain. Unit XIII: Self-Perception/Self-Concept. 43: Self-Concept. Unit XIV: Role-Relationship. 44: Family, Roles, Relationships, and Social Support. 45: Loss and Grief. Unit XV: Sexuality-Reproductive. 46: Sexuality. Unit XVI: Coping-Stress Tolerance. 47: Stress, Anxiety, Coping and Adaptation. Unit XVI: Value-Belief. 48: Spiritual Health. Appendix A: NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 2003-2004. Appendix B: Symbols and Abbreviations. Appendix C: Recommended Dietary Allowances. Appendix D: Reference Laboratory Values. Appendix E: English/Spanish Words and Phrases. Appendix F: Standard Precautions. Appendix G: Concept Mapping. Glossary. Index.

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