ISBN-10:
0721684424
ISBN-13:
9780721684420
Pub. Date:
06/05/2000
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Home Care: Patient and Family Instructions / Edition 2

Home Care: Patient and Family Instructions / Edition 2

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Home Care: Patient and Family Instructions / Edition 2

This edition is designed to provide ready-to-use instructions for the patient and family in the home setting. It offers detailed instruction guides for self-care on perforated pages, which can be torn out, photocopied and given to patients as needed. It also aids in developing more effective standardized teaching and documentation. This new edition has been completely updated to ensure users have the most current information available. Includes a FREE CD-ROM.
• New, free CD-ROM allows customization of the patient instructions. Expanded content for maternal-child health and comfort measures. New content related to cultural diversity.
Extensive art programenhances the content. All instructions are ready-to-use and easily adaptable to the requirements of any home care agency.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780721684420
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/05/2000
Edition description: REV
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 8.49(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

THE TEACHING-LEARNING PROCESS · Overview of the Teaching-Learning Process · Learning Theory · Fundamentals of Teaching · Documentation · PATIENT & FAMILY INSTRUCTIONS · UNIT 1: General Resources · Child Safety in the Home · Intramuscular Injections · Making the Home Environment Safe · Medication Compliance · Reading a Thermometer and Taking a Temperature · Subcutaneous Injections · UNIT 2: Cardiovascular Alterations · After Your Heart Attack · Angina · Healthy Heart · Pacemaker · Taking a Pulse · UNIT 3: Respiratory Alterations · Apnea Monitoring · Bronchopulmonary Health · Oral Suctioning · Oxygen Therapy · Percussion and Postural Drainage · Tracheostomy Care · Ventilator Care · Ways to Save Your Energy · UNIT 4:

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