Study Guide to Accompany Textbook of Basic Nursing / Edition 8

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781734301
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 440
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. PART A Foundations of Nursing


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


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


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


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


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

    PART B Nursing Care Skills


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


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


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