Study Guide for Basic Nursing: Essentials for Practice / Edition 6

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Master content from the textbook with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Potter and Perry's Basic Nursing: Essentials for Practice, 6th Edition, this workbook will assist students in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text.

• Includes a Case Study for each chapter.
• Chapter review questions include assorted matching, short answer, multiple choice, and true/false questions for both evaluation and test-taking practice.
• Skills Performance Checklists help students measure their mastery of important nursing procedures.
• Instructions for creating and using study charts help users organize material and review key concepts.
• Study group questions provide tools for students to review material together.

• Performance Checklists for procedural guidelines help you measure your mastery of important nursing procedures.

Master content from the textbook with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Potter and Perry's Basic Nursing: Essentials for Practice, 6th Edition, this workbook will assist students in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323041218
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 6/5/2006
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents


Ch. 1 Health and Wellness

Ch. 2 The Health Care Delivery System

Ch. 3 Community Based Nursing Practice NEW!

Ch. 4 Legal Principles in Nursing

Ch. 5 Ethics


Ch. 6 Critical Thinking and Nursing Judgment

Ch. 7 Nursing Process

Ch. 8 Documentation & Reporting

Ch. 9 Communication

Ch. 10 Patient Education


Ch. 11 Infection Control

Ch. 12 Vital Signs

Ch. 13 Health Assessment and Physical Examination

Ch. 14 Administering Medications

Ch. 15 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances


Ch. 16 Caring in Nursing Practice

Ch. 17 Cultural Diversity

Ch. 18 Spirituality

Ch. 19 Growth and Development

Ch. 20 Self-Concept and Sexuality

Ch. 21 Family Context in Nursing

Ch. 22 Stress and Coping

Ch. 23 Loss and Grief

Ch. 24 Managing Patient Care


Ch. 25 Exercise and Activity

Ch. 26 Safety

Ch. 27 Hygiene

Ch. 28 Oxygenation

Ch. 29 Sleep

Ch. 30 Promoting Comfort

Ch. 31 Nutrition

Ch. 32 Urinary Elimination

Ch. 33 Bowel Elimination


Ch. 34 Immobility

Ch. 35 Skin Integrity and Wound Care

Ch. 36 Sensory Alterations

Ch. 37 Surgical Patient

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

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    This study guide is great for the facts in Potter and Perry Basic Nursing. It is most useful after reading the individual chapters, and then also as a review.

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