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Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - Hard Cover Version / Edition 7

Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - Hard Cover Version / Edition 7

by Sheila A. Sorrentino PhD, RN


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ISBN-13: 9780323049986
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/28/2007
Pages: 880
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1.Introduction to Health Care Agencies
2.The Person’s Rights
3.The Nursing Assistant
4.NEW! Delegation
5.Ethics and Laws
6.Work Ethics
7.Communicating with the Health Team
8.Assisting with the Nursing Process
9.Understanding the Person
10.Body Structure and Function
11.Growth and Development
12.Care of the Older Person
14.Preventing Falls
15.Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
16.Preventing Infection
17.Body Mechanics
18.NEW! Safely Moving the Person
19.NEW! Safely Transferring the Person
20.The Person’s Unit
22.Personal Hygiene
24.Urinary Elimination
25.NEW! Urinary Catheters
26.Bowel Elimination
27.Nutrition and Fluids
28.Nutritional Support and IV Therapy
29.Measuring Vital Signs
30.Exercise and Activity
31.Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
32.Admission, Transfers, and Discharges
33.Assisting with the Physical Examination
34.Collecting and Testing Specimens
35.The Person Having Surgery
36.Wound Care
37.Pressure Ulcers
38.Heat and Cold Applications
39.Oxygen Needs
40.Respiratory Support and Therapies
41.Rehabilitation and Restorative Nursing
42.Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems
43.Cancer, Immune System, and Skin Disorders
44.Nervous System and Musculoskeletal Disorders
45.Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Lymphatic Disorders
46.Digestive and Endocrine Disorders
47.Urinary and Reproductive Disorders
48.Mental Health Problems
49.Confusion and Dementia
50.Development Disabilities
52.Caring for Mothers and Children
53.Assisted Living
54.Basic Emergency Care
55.End-of-Life Care
56.NEW! Getting a Job

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Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - Hard Cover Version 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
TZbridgetravelR More than 1 year ago
Very helpful when teaching Home Health aides from other cultures, and who have English as a second language. The video portion can be used by students independently during class breaks.