Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants / Edition 5

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants / Edition 5

by Sheila A. Sorrentino
ISBN-10:
0323113176
ISBN-13:
2900323113174
Pub. Date:
12/11/2013
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences

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Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants / Edition 5

The content of this textbook centers on the essential procedures/skills related to the effective care for patients in various settings. The way this content is organized is: Principles, Guidelines, Procedures, then Illustrations. The Procedures/Skills are presented in this order to address the importance of their practice in adherence to OBRA regulations.

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ISBN-13: 2900323113174
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/11/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 552

Table of Contents

Introduction to Health Care
The Nursing Assistant
Work Ethics
Communicating with the Health Team
Understanding the Person
Understanding Body Structure and Function
Caring for the Older Person
Promoting Safety
Preventing Infection
Using Body Mechanics
Assisting with Comfort
Assisting with Hygiene
Assisting with Grooming
Assisting with Urinary Elimination
Assisting with Bowel Elimination
Assisting with Nutrition and Fluids
Assisting with Assessment
Assisting with Exercise and Activity
Assisting with Wound Care
Assisting with Oxygen Needs
Assisting with Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
Caring for Persons with Common Health Problems
Caring for Persons with Confusion and Dementia
Assisting with Emergency Care
Caring for the Dying Person

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