ISBN-10:
0803639740
ISBN-13:
9780803639744
Pub. Date:
10/10/2014
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Fundamentals of Nursing Care: Concepts, Connections & Skills / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Nursing Care: Concepts, Connections & Skills / Edition 2

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803639744
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 10/10/2014
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 1056
Sales rank: 109,045
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS IN BRIEF

I. Introduction to Nursing


1. The Vista of Nursing

2. Health Care Delivery and Economics

3. Nursing Ethics and Law

4. The Nursing Process and Decision Making

5. Documentation

II. Communicating and Understanding

6. Communication and Relationships

7. Promoting Health and Wellness

8. Ethnic, Cultural, and Spiritual Aspects of Care

9. Growth and Development throughout the Lifespan

10. Loss, Grief, and Dying

11. Complementary and Alternative Medicine

III. Nursing Basics

12. Patient Teaching

13. Safety

14. Medical Asepsis and Infection Control

15. Personal Care

16. Moving and Positioning Patients

17. Vital Signs

18. Applying Heat and Cold

19. Pain Management, Rest, and Restorative Sleep

20. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

21. Physical Assessment

22. Surgical Asepsis

IV. Clinical Skills and Care

23. Nutrition

24. Nutritional Care and Support

25. Diagnostic Tests

26. Wound Care

27. Musculoskeletal Care

28. Respiratory Care

29. Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance

30. Bowel Elimination and Care

31. Urinary Elimination and Care

32. Care of Elderly Patients

33. Care of the Surgical Patient

34. Phlebotomy and Blood Specimens

V. Medical Administration

35. Research and Preparing Medications

36. Administering Oral, Topical, and Mucosal Medications

37. Administering Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Injections

38. Peripheral IV Therapy

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