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Study Guide to Accompany Textbook of Basic Nursing / Edition 8
     

Study Guide to Accompany Textbook of Basic Nursing / Edition 8

by Caroline Bunker Rosdahl, Eileen Klein
 

ISBN-10: 0781734304

ISBN-13: 9780781734301

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This excellent study guide helps LPN/LVN students get the most out of the Textbook of Basic Nursing, Eighth Edition. This concise learning tool allows students to review all the key material from the Eighth Edition and features a self-study CD-ROM they can use to help prepare for class or examinations.

Overview

This excellent study guide helps LPN/LVN students get the most out of the Textbook of Basic Nursing, Eighth Edition. This concise learning tool allows students to review all the key material from the Eighth Edition and features a self-study CD-ROM they can use to help prepare for class or examinations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781734301
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

    PART A Foundations of Nursing

    UNIT I THE NATURE OF NURSING

  1. The Origins of Nursing 1
  2. Beginning Your Nursing Career 5
  3. The Healthcare Delivery System 8
  4. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing 11

    UNIT II PERSONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

  5. Basic Human Needs 15
  6. Health and Wellness 18
  7. Community Health 22
  8. Transcultural Healthcare 25

    UNIT III DEVELOPMENT THROUGHOUT THE LIFE CYCLE

  9. The Family 28
  10. Infancy and Childhood 31
  11. Adolescence 35
  12. Early and Middle Adulthood 38
  13. Older Adulthood and Aging 40
  14. Death and Dying 42

    UNIT IV STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

  15. Organization of the Human Body 44
  16. The Integumentary System 48
  17. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 52
  18. The Musculoskeletal System 56
  19. The Nervous System 60
  20. The Endocrine System 64
  21. The Sensory System 68
  22. The Cardiovascular System 72
  23. The Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems 76
  24. The Immune System 79
  25. The Respiratory System 82
  26. The Digestive System 85
  27. The Urinary System 89
  28. The Male Reproductive System 92
  29. The Female Reproductive System 95

    UNIT V NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY

  30. Basic Nutrition 98
  31. Transcultural and Social Aspects of Nutrition 103
  32. Diet Therapy and Special Diets 105

    PART B Nursing Care Skills

    UNIT VI THE NURSING PROCESS

  33. Introduction to the Nursing Process 109
  34. Nursing Assessment 111
  35. Diagnosis and Planning 113
  36. Implementing and Evaluating Care 115
  37. Documenting and Reporting 118

    UNIT VII SAFETY IN THE HEALTHCARE FACILITY

  38. The Healthcare Facility Environment 121
  39. Emergency Preparedness 124
  40. Microbiology and Defense Against Disease 127
  41. Medical Asepsis 130
  42. Infection Control 133
  43. Emergency Care and First Aid 136

    UNIT VIII CLIENT CARE

  44. Therapeutic Communication Skills 142
  45. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge 145
  46. Vital Signs 148
  47. Data Collection in Client Care 152
  48. Body Mechanics and Positioning 156
  49. Beds and Bed Making 160
  50. Personal Hygiene and Skin Care 163
  51. Elimination 166
  52. Specimen Collection 170
  53. Bandages and Binders 173
  54. Heat and Cold Application 176
  55. Client Comfort and Pain Management 178
  56. Preoperative and Postoperative Care 181
  57. Surgical Asepsis 185
  58. Wound Care 187
  59. Care of the Dying Person 190

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