Taylor's Clinical Nursing Skills: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 1

Taylor's Clinical Nursing Skills: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 1

by Pamela Evans-Smith
     
 

This text details the skills identified in Taylor, Lillis and LeMone’s Fundamentals of Nursing and describes additional advanced skills. The procedures and skills are outlined in a clear, step-by-step manner, with rationale, and offer guidance on how to respond to unanticipated outcomes—a feature unique to this text. With abundant illustrations

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Overview

This text details the skills identified in Taylor, Lillis and LeMone’s Fundamentals of Nursing and describes additional advanced skills. The procedures and skills are outlined in a clear, step-by-step manner, with rationale, and offer guidance on how to respond to unanticipated outcomes—a feature unique to this text. With abundant illustrations and clear explanations, this text provides appropriate, yet thorough, skills coverage for nursing students.

A back-of-book CD-ROM includes interactive tutorials on vital signs and medication administration, plus a free PDA download of medication administration skills.

Taylor's Clinical Nursing Skills is also available for PDAs. See Media listing for details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781751384
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/09/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Unit I Actions Basic to Nursing Care, 1

Chapter 1 Vital Signs, 3
Chapter 2 Assessment, 35
Chapter 3 Safety, 73
Chapter 4 Asepsis and Infection Control, 91
Chapter 5 Medications, 111
Chapter 6 Perioperative Nursing, 187

Unit I I Promoting Healthy Physiologic Responses, 207

Chapter 7 Hygiene, 209
Chapter 8 Skin Integrity and Wound Care, 251
Chapter 9 Activity, 325
Chapter 10 Comfort, 413
Chapter 11 Nutrition, 435
Chapter 12 Urinary Elimination, 465
Chapter 13 Bowel Elimination, 507
Chapter 14 Oxygenation, 543
Chapter 15 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance, 629
Chapter 16 Cardiovascular Care, 673
Chapter 17 Neurological Care, 705

Unit I II Integrated Case Studies, 719

Basic Case Studies, 721
Intermediate Case Studies, 735
Advanced Case Studies, 749
Glossary, 757
Index, 765

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