The Nursing Assistant: Acute, Subacute, and Long-Term Care / Edition 2

The Nursing Assistant: Acute, Subacute, and Long-Term Care / Edition 2

by Jolynn Pulliam
     
 

A detailed, quick-reference guide to utilizing age-specific care considerations to meet the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requirements. New chapter on SUB-ACUTE CARE, a growing component of the managed care environment. Improved PATIENT RESTRAINTS section that includes instructions on how to correctly apply the most commonly… See more details below

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A detailed, quick-reference guide to utilizing age-specific care considerations to meet the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requirements. New chapter on SUB-ACUTE CARE, a growing component of the managed care environment. Improved PATIENT RESTRAINTS section that includes instructions on how to correctly apply the most commonly used patient restraints. Up-to-date INFECTION CONTROL reference guide to the new STANDARD PRECAUTIONS and TRANSMISSION-BASED PRECAUTIONS recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These new guidelines replace the former Universal Precautions and Isolation guideline. Presents 74 step-by-step procedures, supported with icons, for the tasks most commonly performed by nursing assistants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780835951418
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
07/16/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.55(d)

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