Study Guide to Accompany Fundamentals of Nursing: Human Health and Function / Edition 4

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Formatted to accompany Fundamentals of Nursing: Human Health and Function, Fourth Edition, this study guide offers a wealth of exercises to reinforce understanding and provide opportunities to practice what you have learned. Included are completion and matching exercises, "Skill Drills", true/false, short-answer and multiple-choice questions, critical thinking exercises and additional learning tools.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781739153
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 9/1/2002
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.78 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents


    Unit 1: The Delivery of Nursing Care

  2. The Changing Face of Nursing 3
  3. Community-Based Nursing and Continuity of Care 6

    Unit 2: Concepts Essential for Professional Nursing

  4. The Profession of Nursing 9
  5. Nursing Theory and Conceptual Frameworks 13
  6. Values 16
  7. Ethical and Legal Concerns 19
  8. Nurse Leader and Manager 23
  9. Nursing Research: Evidence-Based Care 26

    Unit 3: The Nursing Process: Framework for Clinical Nursing Therapeutics

  10. Nursing Process: Foundation for Practice 30
  11. Nursing Assessment 34
  12. Nursing Diagnosis 38
  13. Outcome Identification and Planning 41
  14. Implementation and Evaluation 44
  15. Critical Thinking 48
  16. Communication of the Nursing Process: Documenting and Reporting

    Unit 4: Concepts Essential for Human Functioning and Nursing Management

  17. Health and Wellness 54
  18. Lifespan Development 59
  19. The Older Adult 63
  20. Individual, Family, and Community 66
  21. Culture and Ethnicity 70
  22. Communication: The Nurse–Client Relationship 76
  23. Client Education 82
  24. Care Management 85

    Unit 5: Essential Assessment Components

  25. Health Assessment of Human Function 89
  26. Vital Sign Assessment 93

    Unit 6: Selected Clinical Nursing Therapeutics

  27. Asepsis and Infection Control 98
  28. Medication Administration 104
  29. Intravenous Therapy 109
  30. Perioperative Nursing 112


    Unit 7: Health Perception and Health Management

  31. Safety 119
  32. Health Maintenance 125

    Unit 8: Activity and Exercise

  33. Self-Care and Hygiene 128
  34. Mobility and Body Mechanics 132
  35. Oxygenation: Respiratory Function 138
  36. Oxygenation: Cardiovascular Function 143

    Unit 9: Nutrition and Metabolism

  37. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Balance 148
  38. Nutrition 151
  39. Skin Integrity and Wound Healing 156
  40. The Body’s Defense Against Infection 161

    Unit 10: Elimination

  41. Urinary Elimination 165
  42. Bowel Elimination 170

    Unit 11: Sleep and Rest

  43. Sleep and Rest 174

    Unit 12: Cognition and Perception

  44. Pain Perception and Management 177
  45. Sensory Perception 182
  46. Cognitive Processes 186

    Unit 13: Self-Perception and Self-Concept

  47. Self-Concept 190

    Unit 14: Roles and Relationships

  48. Families and Their Relationships 193
  49. Loss and Grieving 198

    Unit 15: Coping and Stress Management

  50. Stress, Coping, and Adaptation 202

    Unit 16: Sexuality and Reproduction

  51. Human Sexuality 206

    Unit 17: Values and Beliefs

  52. Spiritual Health 210
Answers 213
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