Wilkinson: Fundamentals Of Nursing (2 Volume Set) / Edition 2

Wilkinson: Fundamentals Of Nursing (2 Volume Set) / Edition 2

1.0 2
by Judith M. Wilkinson, Leslie S. Treas, F.A. Davis
     
 

Thinking. Doing. Caring.

Fundamentals of Nursing, 2nd Edition is a groundbreaking, two-volume text written in a student friendly, conversational style. It is the only text designed the way fundamentals is actually taught. Volume 1 covers the theoretical knowledge taught in class, and Volume 2 covers the practical knowledge taught

See more details below

Overview

Thinking. Doing. Caring.

Fundamentals of Nursing, 2nd Edition is a groundbreaking, two-volume text written in a student friendly, conversational style. It is the only text designed the way fundamentals is actually taught. Volume 1 covers the theoretical knowledge taught in class, and Volume 2 covers the practical knowledge taught in lab.

NEW to this Edition

  • Increased emphasis on safety • evidence-based practice • and gerontology.
  • Step-by-step procedures that now include “What if…” sections • documentation guidelines with both written and electronic examples • references to evidence-based guidelines • and “Thinking About the Procedure” questions.
  • Knowledge Maps • Applying the Full-Spectrum Nursing Model • Critical-Thinking and Reasoning questions at the end of each chapter in Volume 2.
  • Plus, much more!

Electronic Formats Available

  • Fundamentals of Nursing Vol. 1
  • Fundamentals of Nursing Vol. 2

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803623545
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
01/10/2011
Edition description:
2
Pages:
2
Sales rank:
1,022,483
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 3.40(d)

Table of Contents

For each chapter in Volume 1 there is a corresponding chapter in Volume 2.

  1. HOW NURSES THINK
    1. The Evolution of Nursing Thought & Action
    2. Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
    3. Nursing Process: Assessment
    4. Nursing Process: Diagnosis
    5. Nursing Process: Planning Outcomes
    6. Nursing Process: Planning Interventions
    7. Nursing Process: Implementation and Evaluation
    8. Nursing Theory and Nursing Research


  2. FACTORS AFFECTING HEALTH
    1. Growth and Development through the Lifespan
    2. Experiencing Health & Illness
    3. Psychosocial Health & Illness
    4. The Family
    5. Culture and Ethnicity
    6. Spirituality
    7. Loss, Grief, & Dying Health Assessment: Physical Examination


  3. ESSENTIAL NURSING INTERVENTIONS
    1. Documenting and Reporting
    2. Measuring Vital Signs
    3. Communicating & the Therapeutic Relationship
    4. Health Assessment: Performing a Physical Examination
    5. Promoting Asepsis & Preventing Infection
    6. Promoting Safety
    7. Facilitating Hygiene
    8. Administering Medications
    9. Teaching Clients


  4. HOW NURSES SUPPORT PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONING
    1. Stress and Adaptation
    2. Nutrition
    3. Urinary Elimination
    4. Bowel Elimination
    5. Sensory Perception
    6. Pain Management
    7. Activity/Exercise
    8. Sexual Health
    9. Sleep & Rest
    10. Skin Integrity & Wound Healing
    11. Oxygenation
    12. Fluid/Electrolytes and Acid/Base Balance
    13. Perioperative Care



  1. NURSING FUNCTIONS
    1. Leading and Managing
    2. Nursing Informatics
    3. Holistic Healing
    4. Promoting Wellness


  2. THE CONTEXT FOR NURSES’ WORK
    1. Community Nursing
    2. Nursing in Home Care
    3. Ethics & Values
    4. Legal Issues
    5. Canadian Health Care Delivery System





      Read More

      Customer Reviews

      Average Review:

      Write a Review

      and post it to your social network

           

      Most Helpful Customer Reviews

      See all customer reviews >