Patient Care: Basic Skills for the Health Care Provider / Edition 1

Patient Care: Basic Skills for the Health Care Provider / Edition 1

by Barbara Acello
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827384238

ISBN-13: 9780827384231

Pub. Date: 10/08/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text covers basic patient care skills for unlicensed assistive personnel in hospitals, long term care facilities, subacute centers, and home health. Written with an emphasis on "real-world" clinical practice, it provides guidelines for common situations that caregivers encounter on the job. Designed to be a complete package there is a review at the end of each

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This text covers basic patient care skills for unlicensed assistive personnel in hospitals, long term care facilities, subacute centers, and home health. Written with an emphasis on "real-world" clinical practice, it provides guidelines for common situations that caregivers encounter on the job. Designed to be a complete package there is a review at the end of each chapter and a comprehensive 225 question final exam in the appendix, eliminating the need for a separate workbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827384231
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/08/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE: Introduction to Health Care. Infection Control. Safety and Emergencies. Legal and Ethical Responsibilities. Communication and Interpersonal Skills. Observation, Reporting, and Recording. PERSONAL CARE SKILLS: Body Mechanics, Lifting, Moving, and Positioning Residents. Care of the Environment. Personal Care Skills. Nutrition and Hydration. Elimination. BASIC PATIENT CARE SKILLS: Restraints and Restraint Alternatives. Measuring Vital Signs, Height and Weight. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge. Restorative Care. Coping with Death and Dying. MENTAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICE NEEDS: Special Behavioral Problems. EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION AND SURVEY READINESS: Surviving a Survey. Employment Opportunities. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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