Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing Care / Edition 1

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Rely on this Study Guide to master the principles, concepts, and skills that are the foundation of your nursing education. At the same time, you'll be honing the critical thinking and problem-solving skills essential to your success in the classroom and in practice.

It's the perfect supplement to Fundamentals of Nursing Care: Concepts, Connections & Skills as well as an excellent stand-alone practice review book. Each chapter corresponds to a chapter in the textbook and features vocabulary exercises, connection and critical-thinking question and documentation exercises.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803622036
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 12/30/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 867,803
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to Nursing
  • The Vista of Nursing
  • Health Care Delivery and Economics
  • Nursing Ethics and Law
  • The Nursing Process and Decision Making
  • Documentation
  • Communicating and Understanding
  • Communication and Relationships
  • Promoting Health and Wellness
  • Ethnic, Cultural, and Spiritual Aspects of Care
  • Growth and Development throughout the Lifespan
  • Loss, Grief, and Dying
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Nursing Basics
  • Patient Teaching
  • Safety
  • Medical Asepsis and Infection Control
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Positioning Patients
  • Vital Signs
  • Applying Heat and Cold
  • Pain Management, Rest, and Restorative Sleep
  • Admission, Transfer, and Discharge
  • Physical Assessment
  • Surgical Asepsis
  • Clinical Skills and Care
  • Nutrition
  • Nutritional Care and Support
  • Diagnostic Tests
  • Wound Care
  • Musculoskeletal Care
  • Respiratory Care
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance
  • Bowel Elimination and Care
  • Urinary Elimination and Care
  • Care of Elderly Patients
  • Care of the Surgical Patient
  • Phlebotomy and Blood Specimens
  • Medical Administration
  • Research and Preparing Medications
  • Administering Oral, Topical, and Mucosal Medications
  • Administering Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Injections
  • Peripheral IV Therapy
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