ISBN-10:
0323322069
ISBN-13:
9780323322065
Pub. Date:
11/14/2014
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Essentials for Nursing Practice - Text and Adaptive Learning Package / Edition 8

Essentials for Nursing Practice - Text and Adaptive Learning Package / Edition 8

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ISBN-13: 9780323322065
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/14/2014
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO

Anne Griffin Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois

Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL

Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: CONCEPTS IN NURSING 1. Professional Nursing NEW! 2. Health and Wellness 3. The Health Care Delivery System 4. Community-Based Nursing Practice 5. Legal Principles in Nursing 6. Ethics 7. Evidence-Based Practice

UNIT 2: PROCESSES IN NURSING CARE 8. Critical Thinking 9. Nursing Process 10. Informatics and Documentation 11. Communication 12. Patient Education 13. Managing Patient Care

UNIT 3: NURSING PRACTICE FOUNDATIONS 14. Infection Control 15. Vital Signs 16. Health Assessment and Physical Examination 17. Administering Medications 18. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances

UNIT 4: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH 19. Caring in Nursing Practice 20. Cultural Awareness 21. Spiritual Health 22. Growth and Development 23. Self-Concept and Sexuality 24. Family in Nursing 25. Stress and Coping 26. Loss and Grief

UNIT 5: PROMOTING PHYSICAL HEALTH 27. Exercise and Activity 28. Safety 29. Hygiene 30. Oxygenation 31. Sleep 32. Pain Management 33. Nutrition 34. Urinary Elimination 35. Bowel Elimination 36. Immobility 37. Skin and Wound Care 38. Sensory Alterations 39. Surgical Patient

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