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Nurse-Client Interaction: Implementing the Nursing Process / Edition 5

Nurse-Client Interaction: Implementing the Nursing Process / Edition 5

by Sandra J. Sundeen


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NURSE-CLIENT INTERACTION has enjoyed success over the past five editions because of its complete coverage of both the theory and practice of nurse-client interaction, framed within the nursing process. The sixth edition builds upon this standard by adding more graphic elements, boxes, and bulleted material more accessible for students. The six-step process, with the new "Outcome Identification" step, is introduced in Chapter 1 and employed throughout to adhere to the latest ANA standards. Also included are critical thinking questions, cultural consideration boxes, self-assessment activities, and video activities based on Mosby's Communication in Nursing Video Series in order to facilitate greater student involvement and comprehension of the ideas presented.

Takes an in-depth look at the nursing process. Examines the nursing functions and levels of prevention, and goes through the nursing process from data collection to evaluation. Contains chapters on the emergence of the self and the dynamics of growth. Looks at the self from infancy to old age, and the ways in which it perceives itself in terms of body image, self ideal, and self-esteem. Presents theory that enables the nurse to analyze the stress states of self and client, as well as the coping and adaptation mechanism used by each to deal with the stress of daily existence. Emphasizes assisting the student to understand and contribute to the groups that are commonly encountered in a group setting. Relates the three levels of prevention to selected nursing roles, providing an opportunity to study the ways in which basic concepts of interpersonal relationships may be applied in a variety of nursing interventions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801675287
Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/1993
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 416
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

The Nursing Process · The Emergence of the Self · The Dynamics of Self-Growth · The Communication Process · Therapeutic Communication (NEW) · The Nurse-Client Relationship: Theoretic Concepts · The Course of the Helping Relationship · Small Groups and Group Process Dynamics: An Overview · Stress and Adaptation · Health Promotion Strategies · Crisis Intervention (NEW) · Comprehensive Case Study

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