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Mosby's Nursing Skills Quick Cards

Mosby's Nursing Skills Quick Cards

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ISBN-13: 9780323046152
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 01/03/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 4.36(w) x 5.84(h) x 1.53(d)

About the Author

Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

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

Table of Contents

• Quick Reference for Standard Protocol for All Nursing Interventions

• Overview of CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines


• Ambulation

• Aspiration Precautions

• Bed Making: Occupied

• Blood Glucose Monitoring

• Body Alignment

• Caps, Masks, and Protective Eyeware

• Dry and Wet-to-Dry Dressings

• Endotracheal Tube Care

• Enemas

• Enteral Feedings via Gastrostomy or Jejunostomy Tube

• Fall Prevention

• Feeding Tube: Verifying Placement

• Hand Hygiene

• Incentive Spirometry

• Initiating Blood Therapy

• Intake/Output Assessment

• Medication Administration: Eye

• Medication Administration: Injection Preparation from Ampules and Vials

• Medication Administration: Intramuscular Injections

• Medication Administration: Intermittant Infusions Sets and Mini-Infusion Pumps for IV Medication

• Medication Administration: Mixing Parenteral Medications in One Syringe

• Medication Administration: Nasal Instillations

• Medication Administration: Nasogastric Tube

• Medication Administration: Oral

• Medication Administration: Rectal Suppositories

• Medication Administration: Skin

• Musculoskeletal, Neurological, and Peripheral Vascular Assessment

• Nasal Cannula / Oxygen Mask Application

• Noninvasive Ventilation

• Oral Care: Unconscious /Debilitated Client

• Oral Hygiene

• Oxygen Therapy Administration for Client with an Artificial Airway

• Pain Management

• Pain Management: Nonpharmacologic Aids

• Perineal Care: Female

• Perineal Care: Male

• Peripheral Intravenous Catheter: Dressing Changes

• Peripheral Intravenous Catheter: Starting an IV

• Peripheral Intravenous Flow Rate: Regulation

• Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition with Lipid Emulsion

• Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Care

• Physical Restraints

• Postoperative Care: Phase 1 Immediate Recovery

• Postoperative Care: Phase 2 Convalescent Period

• Pressure Ulcer Risk: Assessment/Prevention

• Pressure Ulcer Treatment

• Pulse Oximetry: Oxygen Saturation Measurement

• Range-of-Motion Exercises

• Respiration Assessment

• Seizure Precautions

• Specimen Collection: Midstream (Clean-Voided) Urine

• Specimen Collection: Nose and Throat Specimens for Culture

• Specimen Collection: Occult Blood Measurement in Stool

• Specimen Collection: Occult Blood Measurement in Gastric Secretions

• Specimen Collection: Sputum

• Specimen Collection: Sterile Urine from an Indwelling Catheter

• Specimen Collection: Timed Urine Specimen

• Specimen Collection: Urine Chemical Properties

• Specimen Collection: Vaginal or Urethral Discharge

• Specimen Collection: Wound Drainage

• Sterile Gloving

• Suctioning: Nasopharyngeal and Nasotracheal

• Suctioning: Oropharyngeal

• Thorax and Lung Assessment

• Tracheostomy Care

• Transfer Techniques: Bed to Chair

• Transfer Techniques: Using Lift

• Transfer Technique: Using Slide Board

• Transparent Dressing

• Urinary Catheters: Indwelling Catheter Care and Removal

• Urinary Catheters: Straight and Indwelling Catheter Insertion

• Vascular Access Device Care

• Vascular Access Device: Dressing Change

• Venipuncture

• Wound Drainage Evacuation

• Wound Irrigation: Surgical

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