PhotoGuide of Nursing Skills / Edition 1 by Sandra F. Smith, Donna J. Duell RN, MS, Barbara C. Martin | | 9780838581742 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
PhotoGuide of Nursing Skills / Edition 1

PhotoGuide of Nursing Skills / Edition 1

by Sandra F. Smith, Donna J. Duell RN, MS, Barbara C. Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838581749

ISBN-13: 9780838581742

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This photo atlas provides a full-color presentation of all basic and i ntermediate skills for fundamental-level students. Its unique and easy -to-use format presents each procedure in logical stepsycomplete with appropriate illustrations, descriptions, and rationales. A critical th inking section focuses on unexpected outcomes when performing skills, and encourages

Overview

This photo atlas provides a full-color presentation of all basic and i ntermediate skills for fundamental-level students. Its unique and easy -to-use format presents each procedure in logical stepsycomplete with appropriate illustrations, descriptions, and rationales. A critical th inking section focuses on unexpected outcomes when performing skills, and encourages students to problem solve in a clinical context using a lternative nursing actions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838581742
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
823
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.83(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO NURSING PRACTICE.

1. Legal and Ethical Practice.
2. Documentation and Care Planning.

II. MEDICAL ASEPSIS AND STANDARD PRECAUTIONS.

3. Medical Asepsis.
4. Infection Control.

III. PERSONAL CARE AND SAFETY.

5. Safe Client Environment.
6. Bathing and Bedmaking.
7. Personal Hygiene.

IV. HEALTH EVALUATION.

8. Admission to a Health Care Facility.
9. Vital Signs.

V. SKIN AND TISSUE INTEGRITY.

10. Heat and Cold.
11. Wound Care and Dressings.

VI. MOBILITY.

12. Body Mechanics and Positioning.
13. Exercise and Ambulation.
14. Orthopedic Measures.

VII. MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION.

15. Nonparenteral Medications.
16. Parenteral Medications.

VIII. INTRAVENOUS THERAPY.

17. Intravenous Fluids and Blood.
18. Intravenous Medications.

IX. GASTROINTESTINAL THERAPY AND NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT.

19. Gastrointestinal Therapy.
20. Nutritional Support.

X. ELIMINATION.

21. Urinary Elimination.
22. Bowel Elimination.

XI. OXYGENATION AND CIRCULATION.

23. Respiratory Skills.
24. Cardiovascular Skills.
25. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Emergencies.

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