Procedure Checklists for Fundamentals of Nursing / Edition 1

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As a convenience for you and your students, this is a print version of the materials that are available on the Electronic Study Guide CD-ROM and on the Instructor Resource Disk.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803614734
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Principles-Based Procedure Checklist To Use With All Procedures

Chapter 9

Assessing for Abuse

Chapter 11

Admitting a Patient to a Nursing Unit

Discharging a Patient From a Nursing Unit

Transferring a Patient to Another Unit in the Agency

Transferring a Patient to a Long-Term Care Facility

Chapter 20

Assessing the Apical Pulse

Assessing for an Apical–Radial Pulse Deficit

Assessing Body Temperature

Assessing Peripheral Pulses

Assessing Respirations

Measuring Blood Pressure (Brachial Artery)

Chapter 22

Assessing the Abdomen

Assessing the Anus and Rectum

Assessing the Breasts and Axillae

Assessing the Chest and Lungs

Assessing the Ears and Hearing

Assessing the Eyes

Assessing the Female Genitourinary System

Assessing the Hair

Assessing the Head and Face

Assessing the Heart and Vascular System

Assessing the Male Genitourinary System

Assessing the Mouth and Oropharynx

Assessing the Musculoskeletal System.

Assessing the Nails

Assessing the Neck

Assessing the Nose and Sinuses

Assessing the Sensory-Neurological System

Assessing the Skin

Brief Bedside Assessment

Performing the General Survey

Chapter 23

Sterile Gloves (Open Method)

Donning Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Donning Sterile Gown and Gloves (Closed Method)

Hand Hygiene

Preparing and Maintaining a Sterile Fields

Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Surgical Hand Washing (Brushless System)

Surgical Hand Washing (Traditional Method)

Chapter 24

Using a Bed Monitoring Device

Using Restraints

Chapter 25

Bathing: Providing a Complete Bed Bath Using a Prepackaged Bathing Product

Bathing: Using a Basin and Water

Bathing: Providing a Towel Bath

Brushing and Flossing the Teeth

Caring for Artificial Eyes

Caring for Hearing Aids

Making an Occupied Bed

Making an Unoccupied Bed

Providing Beard and Mustache Care

Providing Denture Care

Providing Foot Care

Providing Oral Care for an Unconscious Patient

Providing Perineal Care

Removing and Caring for Contact Lenses

Shampooing the Hair

Shaving a Patient

Chapter 26

Medication Guidelines: Steps to Follow for All Medications, Regardless of Type or Route

Adding Medications to Intravenous Fluids

Administering Intradermal Medications

Administering Intramuscular Injections

Administering IV Push Through an Infusing Primary IV Line

Administering IV Push Medications Through an Intermittent Device (IV Lock)

When No Extension Tubing Is Attached to the Venous Access Device

Administering IV Push Medications Through an Intermittent Device With IV Extension Tubing

Administering Medication Through a Central Venous Access Device (CVAD)

Administering Medications Through an Enteral Tube

Administering Medications Metered-Dose Inhaler Medication

Administering Nasal Medication

Administering Ophthalmic Medications

Administering Oral Medications

Administering Otic Medications

Administering Subcutaneous Medications

Administering Vaginal Medications

Applying Medications to the Skin

Inserting a Rectal Suppository

Irrigating the Eyes

Locating Intramuscular Injection Sites

Measuring Dosage When Changing Needles (Filter Needle)

Drawing Up Medications From Ampules

Mixing Medications From One Ampule and Vial

Preparing and Drawing Up Medication: Mixing Medications From Two Vials

Using a Prefilled Cartridge and Single-Dose Vial—For Intravenous Administration

Drawing Up Medications From Vials

Recapping Needles Using One-Handed Technique

Using a Piggyback Administration Set With a Gravity Infusion

Using a Piggyback Administration Set With an Infusion Pump

Using a Volume-Control Administration Set (e.g., Buretrol, Volutrol, Soluset)

Chapter 27

Administering Feedings Through Gastric and Enteric Tube

Administering Lipids

Administering Parenteral Nutrition

Checking Fingerstick (Capillary) Blood Glucose Levels

Inserting Nasogastric and Nasoenteric Tubes

Removing a Nasogastric or Nasoenteric Tube

Chapter 28

Applying a Condom Catheter (Male)

Continuous Bladder Irrigation

Inserting an Indwelling Urinary Catheter (Female)

Inserting an Indwelling Urinary Catheter (Male)

Inserting an Intermittent (Straight) Urinary Catheter (Male)

Inserting an Intermittent (Straight) Urinary Catheter (Female)

Intermittent Bladder Irrigation

Measuring Urine

Obtaining a Clean Catch Urine Specimen

Removing an Indwelling Catheter

Chapter 29

Administering an Enema

Changing an Ostomy Appliance

Inserting a Rectal Tube

Irrigating a Colostomy

Placing and Removing a Bedpan

Placing Fecal Drainage Devices

Removing Stool Digitally

Testing Stool for Occult Blood

Chapter 30

Performing Otic Irrigation

Chapter 31

Setting Up and Managing Patient-Controlled Analgesia by Pump

Chapter 32

Assisting With Ambulation (One Nurse)

Assisting With Ambulation (Two Nurses)

Dangling a Patient at the Side of the Bed

Logrolling a Patient

Moving a Patient Up in Bed

Transferring a Patient From Bed to Chair

Transferring a Patient From Bed to Stretcher

Turning a Patient in Bed

Chapter 34

Giving a Back Massage

Chapter 35

Applying Bandages

Applying Binders

Applying a Hydrating Dressing (Hydrocolloid or Hydrogel)

Applying a Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Device

Applying a Transparent Film Dressing

Emptying a Closed Wound Drainage System

Obtaining a Wound Culture by Swab

Performing a Sterile Wound Irrigation

Placing Skin Closures

Removing and Applying Dry Dressings

Removing and Applying Wet-to-Damp Dressings

Removing Sutures and Staples

Shortening a Wound Drain

Taping a Dressing

Chapter 36

Administering Oxygen (by Cannula, Face Mask, or Face Tent)

Caring for Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation

Inserting a Nasopharyngeal Airway

Inserting an Oropharyngeal Airway

Monitoring Pulse Oximetry (Arterial Oxygen Saturation)

Collecting an Expectorated Sputum Specimen

Collecting a Suctioned Sputum Specimen

Performing Nasotracheal Suctioning (Open System)

Performing Orotracheal Suctioning (Open System)

Performing Percussion, Vibration, and Postural Drainage

Performing Tracheostomy or Endotracheal Suctioning (Open System)

Performing Tracheostomy or Endotracheal Suctioning (Inline Closed System)

Performing Upper Airway Suctioning

Setting Up Disposable Chest Drainage Systems

Tracheostomy Care Using Sterile Technique

Chapter 37

Performing Cardiac Monitoring

Chapter 38

Assisting With Percutaneous Central Venous Catheter Placement

Changing IV Dressings

Changing I

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