Study Guide for Foundations and Adult Health Nursing / Edition 6

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Overview

Together with the textbook, the Study Guide for Foundations and Adult Health Nursing, 6th Edition will help you gain a solid understanding of the key principles, concepts, and skills you need to succeed in your nursing education and career. New NCLEX® examination-style alternate-item format questions and critical thinking activities join labeling, completion, and short-answer activities all with textbook page references.

• Activities include:

• Labeling
• Critical Thinking
• Short Answer
• Completion
• Identification
• NCLEX® examination-style Multiple-Choice Review Questions include alternate item formats

• All activities are accompanied by textbook page numbers where relevant content can be found for easy reference.

NCLEX examination-style alternate-item format questions help you thoroughly prepare for the N-CLEX examination
Critical thinking questions introduce patient scenarios for practice in Critical Thinking and clinical decision making

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323057318
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/19/2010
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 872
  • Sales rank: 537,749
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: BASIC NURSING CONCEPTS

1. The Evolution of Nursing

2. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing

3. Communication

4. Vital Signs

5. Physical Assessment

6. Nursing Process and Critical Thinking

7. Documentation

8. Cultural and Ethnic Considerations

9. Life Span Development

10. Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death

UNIT TWO: BASIC NURSING SKILLS

11. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

12. Medical-Surgical Asepsis and Infection Control

13. Surgical Wound Care

14. Safety

15. Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility

16. Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep

17. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

18. Hygiene and Care of the Patient’s Environment

19. Specimen Collection and Diagnostic Examination

20. Selected Nursing Skills

UNIT THREE: BASIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS

21. Basic Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy

22. Fluids and Electrolytes

23. Mathematics Review and Medication Administration

24. Emergency First Aid Nursing

UNIT FOUR: MATERNAL AND NEONATAL NURSING

25. Health Promotion and Pregnancy

26. Labor and Delivery

27. Care of the Mother and Newborn

28. Care of the High-Risk Mother, Newborn, and Family with Special Needs

UNIT FIVE: PEDIATRIC NURSING

29. Health Promotion for the Infant, Child, and Adolescent

30. Basic Pediatric Nursing Care

31. Care of the Child with a Physical Disorder

32. Care of the Child with a Mental or Cognitive Disorder

UNIT SIX: GERONTOLOGIC NURSING

33. Health Promotion and Care of the Older Adult

UNIT SEVEN: PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

34. Basic Concepts of Mental Health

35. Care of the Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder

36. Care of the Patient with an Addictive Personality

UNIT EIGHT: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

37. Home Health Nursing

38. Long-Term Care

39. Rehabilitation Nursing

40. Hospice Care

UNIT NINE: ADULT HEALTH NURSING

41. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

42. Care of the Surgical Patient

43. Care of the Patient with an Integumentary Disorder

44. Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder

45. Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder

46. Care of the Patient with a Gallbladder, Liver, Biliary Tract, or Exocrine Pancreatic Disorder

47. Care of the Patient with a Blood or Lymphatic Disorder

48. Care of the Patient with a Cardiovascular or a Peripheral Vascular Disorder

49. Care of the Patient with a Respiratory Disorder

50. Care of the Patient with a Urinary Disorder

51. Care of the Patient with an Endocrine Disorder

52. Care of the Patient with a Reproductive Disorder

53. Care of the Patient with a Visual or Auditory Disorder

54. Care of the Patient with a Neurologic Disorder

55. Care of the Patient with an Immune Disorder

56. Care of the Patient with HIV/AIDS

57. Care of the Patient with Cancer

UNIT TEN: FROM GRADUATE TO PROFESSIONAL

58. Professional Roles and Leadership

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