Textbook of Basic Nursing / Edition 6

Textbook of Basic Nursing / Edition 6

by Caroline Bunker Rosdahl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0397551096

ISBN-13: 9780397551095

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397551095
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1570

Table of Contents

Part A Foundations of Nursing
Unit 1  The Nature of Nursing
 1      The Origins of Nursing  
 2      Beginning Your Nursing Career  
 3      The Healthcare Delivery System  
 4      Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing  
Unit 2  Personal and Environmental Health
 5      Basic Human Needs  
 6      Health and Wellness  
 7      Community Health  
 8      Transcultural Healthcare  
Unit 3  Development Throughout the Life Cycle
 9      The Family  
 10    Infancy and Childhood  
 11    Adolescence  
 12    Early and Middle Adulthood  
 13    Older Adulthood and Aging  
 14    Death and Dying  
Unit 4  Structure and Function
 15    Organization of the Human Body  
 16    The Integumentary System  
 17    Fluid and Electrolyte Balance  
 18    The Musculoskeletal System  
 19    The Nervous System  
 20    The Endocrine System  
 21    The Sensory System  
 22    The Cardiovascular System  
 23    The Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems  
 24    The Immune System  
 25    The Respiratory System  
 26    The Digestive System  
 27    The Urinary System  
 28    The Male Reproductive System  
 29    The Female Reproductive System  
Unit 5  Nutrition and Diet Therapy
 30    Basic Nutrition  
 31    Transcultural and Social Aspects of Nutrition  
 32    Diet Therapy and Special Diets  
Part B Nursing Care Skills
Unit 6  The Nursing Process
 33    Introduction to the Nursing Process  
 34    Nursing Assessment  
 35    Nursing Diagnosis and Planning  
 36    Implementing and Evaluating Care  
 37    Documenting and Reporting  
Unit 7  Safety in the Healthcare Facility
 38    The Healthcare Facility Environment  
 39    Emergency Preparedness  
 40    Introduction to Microbiology  
 41    Medical Asepsis  
 42    Infection Control  
 43    Emergency Care and First Aid  
Unit 8  Client Care
 44    Therapeutic Communication Skills  
 45    Admission, Transfer, and Discharge  
 46    Vital Signs  
 47    Data Collection in Client Care  
 48    Body Mechanics and Positioning  
 49    Beds and Bed Making  
 50    Personal Hygiene
 51    Elimination  
 52    Specimen Collection  
 53    Bandages and Binders  
 54    Heat and Cold Applications  
 55    Client Comfort and Pain Management  
 56    Preoperative and Postoperative Care  
 57    Surgical Asepsis  
 58    Wound Care  
 59    End-of-Life Care  
Unit 9  Pharmacology and Administration of Medications
 60    Review of Mathematics  
 61    Introduction to Pharmacology  
 62    Classification of Medications  
 63    Administration of Medications  
64      Administration of Intravenous Medications
Part C Nursing Throughout the Life Cycle
Unit 10  Maternal and Newborn Nursing
 65    Normal Pregnancy  
 66    Normal Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum Care  
 67    Care of the Normal Newborn  
 68    High-Risk Pregnancy and Childbirth  
 69    The High-Risk Newborn  
 70    Sexuality, Fertility, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases  
Unit 11  Pediatric Nursing
 71    Fundamentals of Pediatric Nursing  
 72    Care of the Infant, Toddler, or Preschooler  
 73    Care of the School-Age Child or Adolescent  
 74    The Child or Adolescent With Special Needs  
Unit 12  Adult Care Nursing
 75    Skin Disorders  
 76    Disorders in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance  
 77    Musculoskeletal Disorders  
 78    Nervous System Disorders  
 79    Endocrine Disorders  
 80    Sensory System Disorders  
 81    Cardiovascular Disorders  
 82    Blood and Lymph Disorders  
 83    Cancer  
 84    Allergic, Immune, and Autoimmune Disorders  
 85    HIV and AIDS  
 86    Respiratory Disorders  
 87    Oxygen Therapy and Respiratory Care  
 88    Digestive Disorders  
 89    Urinary Disorders  
 90    Male Reproductive Disorders  
 91    Female Reproductive Disorders  
Unit 13  Gerontological Nursing
 92    Gerontology: The Aging Adult  
 93    Dementias and Related Disorders  
Unit 14  Mental Health Nursing
 94    Psychiatric Nursing  
 95    Substance Abuse  
Unit 15  Nursing in a Variety of Settings
 96    Extended Care  
 97    Rehabilitation Nursing  
 98    Ambulatory Nursing  
 99    Home Care Nursing  
 100 Hospice Nursing  
Part D Your Career
Unit 16  The Transition to Practicing Nurse
101    From Student to Graduate Nurse  
102    Career Opportunities and Job-Seeking Skills  
103    Advancement and Leadership in Nursing  
Bibliography  
Appendix A: Key English-to-Spanish Healthcare Phrases  
Appendix B: Key Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in Healthcare  
Appendix C: Medical Terminology  
Appendix D: Examples of Documentation: Forms and Formats  
Answers to NCLEX-Style Review Questions  
Glossary  
Index  

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