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Overview

Now in full color, this comprehensive Eighth Edition nursing text continues to meet the needs of practical/vocational nursing curriculum as one coherent source. Broad coverage includes anatomy and physiology; nursing process, growth and development; nursing skills; and, pharmacology. A solid foundation is also provided for medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. Step-by-step procedures are formatted in two-column presentation with rationale and numerous illustrations to show clearly all aspects of nursing procedures. Appendixes provide English-Spanish healthcare phrases, key abbreviations and acronyms, and more. Other new features include a section on study skills and home health care mentioned throughout the text. Now with two multimedia CD-ROMs including an Audio Pronunciation CD-ROM and a Clinical Simulation of Wound Care of the Diabetic Patient.

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The book contains both black-and-white illustrations and two-color illustrations.

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New edition of a text first published in 1966 and most recently revised in 1985. Emphasis is on total patient care, and sociological and community health considerations are incorporated. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781734295
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 7/13/2002
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1904
  • Product dimensions: 8.72 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 2.13 (d)

Table of Contents

PART A: FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING Unit 1: The Nature of Nursing Chapter 1: The History of Nursing Chapter 2: Beginning a Nursing Career Chapter 3: The Healthcare Delivery System Chapter 4: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing Unit 2: Personal and Environmental Health Chapter 5: Basic Human Needs Chapter 6: Health and Wellness Chapter 7: Community Health Chapter 8: Transcultural Healthcare Unit 3: Development Throughout the Life Cycle Chapter 9: The Family Chapter 10: Infancy and Childhood Chapter 11: Adolescence Chapter 12: Early and Middle Adulthood Chapter 13: Older Adulthood and Aging Chapter 14: Death and Dying Unit 4: Structure and Function Chapter 15: Organization of the Body Chapter 16: The Integumentary System Chapter 17: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance Chapter 18: The Musculoskeletal System Chapter 19: The Nervous System Chapter 20: The Endocrine System Chapter 21: The Sensory System Chapter 22: The Cardiovascular System Chapter 23: The Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems Chapter 24: The Immune System Chapter 25: The Respiratory System Chapter 26: The Digestive System Chapter 27: The Urinary System Chapter 28: The Male Reproductive System Chapter 29: The Female Reproductive System Unit 5: Nutrition and Diet Therapy Chapter 30: Basic Nutrition Chapter 31: Transcultural and Social Aspects of Nutrition Chapter 32: Diet Therapy and Special Diets PART B: NURSING CARE SKILLS Unit 6: The Nursing Process Chapter 33: Introduction to the Nursing Process Chapter 34: Nursing Assessment Chapter 35: Diagnosis and Planning Chapter 36: Implementing and Evaluating Care Chapter 37: Documenting and Reporting Unit 7: Safety in the Healthcare Facility Chapter 38: The Healthcare Facility Environment Chapter 39: Emergency Preparedness Chapter 40: Microbiology and Defense Against Disease Chapter 41: Medical Asepsis Chapter 42: Infection Control Chapter 43: First Aid Unit 8: Client Care Chapter 44: Therapeutic Communication Skills Chapter 45: Admission, Transfer, and Discharge Chapter 46: Vital Signs Chapter 47: Data Collection in Health Care Chapter 48: Body Mechanics and Positioning Chapter 49: Beds and Bedmaking Chapter 50: Personal Hygiene and Skin Care Chapter 51: Elimination Chapter 52: Specimen Collection Chapter 53: Bandages and Binders Chapter 54: Heat and Cold Application Chapter 55: Client Comfort and Pain Management Chapter 56: Preoperative and Postoperative Care Chapter 57: Surgical Asepsis Chapter 58: Wound Care Chapter 59: Care of the Dying Person Unit 9: Pharmacology and Administration of Medications Chapter 60: Review of Mathematics Chapter 61: Introduction to Pharmacology Chapter 62: Classification of Medications Chapter 63: Administration of Medications PART C: NURSING THROUGHOUT THE LIFE CYCLE Unit 10: Maternal and Newborn Nursing Chapter 64: Normal Pregnancy Chapter 65: Normal Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum Care Chapter 66: Care of the Normal Newborn Chapter 67: High-Risk Pregnancy and Childbirth Chapter 68: The High-Risk Newborn Chapter 69: Sexuality, Fertility, and STDs Unit 11: Pediatric Nursing Chapter 70: Fundamentals of Pediatric Nursing Chapter 71: Care of the Infant, Toddler, or Preschooler Chapter 72: Care of the School-Age Child or Adolescent Chapter 73: The Child or Adolescent with Special Needs Unit 12
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Unit 15
PART D: YOUR CAREER

Unit 16
Appendix A-D

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