ISBN-10:
0130132535
ISBN-13:
9780130132536
Pub. Date:
08/10/1999
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
The Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant / Edition 2

The Long-Term Care Nursing Assistant / Edition 2

by Peggy A. Grubbs, Barbara Blasband

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ISBN-13: 9780130132536
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 08/10/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 431
Product dimensions: 8.24(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO LONG-TERM CARE: THE FACILITY AND THE NURSING ASSISTANT
Introduction to Long-Term Care
1(8)
The Nursing Assistant in the Long-Term Care Facility
9(12)
Ethical and Legal Concerns
21(10)
Restorative Care: Promoting Resident Independence
31(12)
UNIT 2: INFECTION CONTROL AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
Infection Control
43(20)
Safety in the Long-Term Care Facility
63(12)
First Aid and Emergency Care
75(12)
UNIT 3: COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN LONG-TERM CARE
Using Communication Skills
87(14)
Using the Language of Medicine and Using Computers
101(16)
UNIT 4: THE RESIDENT IN LONG-TERM CARE
The Resident
117(10)
Body Structure and Function: Changes of Aging
127(22)
Common Health Problems of the Elderly Resident
149(14)
Psychosocial Needs of the Resident
163(18)
UNIT 5: THE RESIDENT'S ENVIRONMENT
The Resident's Unit
181(8)
Bedmaking
189(18)
Admission, Transfer, and Discharge
207(8)
UNIT 6: PROVIDING BASIC CARE
Moving and Exercising Residents
215(36)
Restorative Skin Care: Prevention of Pressure Sores
251(10)
Personal Care and Hygiene
261(22)
Measuring Vital Signs
283(20)
Nutrition and Dining
303(16)
Fluid Balance
319(12)
Elimination
331(22)
UNIT 7: CARE OF THE RESIDENT WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Specific Types of Care and Procedures
353(22)
Subacute Care
375(12)
Coping with Death and Dying
387(16)
REFERENCE SECTION
Surveys: Assuring Quality Care
399(4)
Glossary 403(6)
Anatomy and Physiology Illustrations 409(14)
Index 423

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