Workbook for Hegner/Acello/Caldwell's Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach, 10th: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 10

Workbook for Hegner/Acello/Caldwell's Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach, 10th: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 10

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Workbook for Hegner/Acello/Caldwell's Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach, 10th: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 10

This workbook presents numerous activities and review questions to help reinforce your understanding of each unit of Nursing Assistant: a Nursing Process Approach. You start by reviewing the unit summary and then complete the activities to strengthen your recall of the information. Lastly, finish by reading the discussion questions to synthesize your knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781418066093
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/06/2007
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1Introduction to Nursing Assisting1
Unit 1Community Health Care2
Unit 2Role of the Nursing Assistant11
Unit 3Consumer Rights and Responsibilities in Health Care27
Unit 4Ethical and Legal Issues Affecting the Nursing Assistant35
Section 2Scientific Principles45
Unit 5Medical Terminology and Body Organization46
Unit 6Classification of Disease63
Section 3Basic Human Needs and Communication73
Unit 7Communication Skills74
Unit 8Observation, Reporting, and Documentation88
Unit 9Meeting Basic Human Needs112
Unit 10Comfort, Pain, Rest, and Sleep127
Unit 11Developing Cultural Sensitivity138
Section 4Infection and Infection Control149
Unit 12Infection150
Unit 13Infection Control168
Section 5Safety and Mobility201
Unit 14Environmental and Nursing Assistant Safety202
Unit 15Patient Safety and Positioning221
Unit 16The Patient's Mobility: Transfer Skills248
Unit 17The Patient's Mobility: Ambulation267
Section 6Measuring and Recording Vital Signs, Height, and Weight281
Unit 18Body Temperature282
Unit 19Pulse and Respiration301
Unit 20Blood Pressure308
Unit 21Measuring Height and Weight319
Section 7Patient Care and Comfort Measures327
Unit 22Admission, Transfer, and Discharge328
Unit 23Bedmaking337
Unit 24Patient Bathing350
Unit 25General Comfort Measures375
Section 8Principles of Nutrition and Fluid Balance397
Unit 26Nutritional Needs and Diet Modifications398
Section 9Special Care Procedures421
Unit 27Warm and Cold Applications422
Unit 28Assisting with the Physical Examination437
Unit 29The Surgical Patient444
Unit 30Caring for the Emotionally Stressed Patient466
Unit 31Death and Dying481
Section 10Other Health Care Settings495
Unit 32Care of the Elderly and Chronically Ill496
Unit 33The Organization of Home Care: Trends in Health Care527
Unit 34The Nursing Assistant in Home Care538
Unit 35Subacute Care548
Unit 36Alternative, Complementary, and Integrative Approaches to Patient Care571
Section 11Body Systems, Common Disorders, and Related Care Procedures585
Unit 37Integumentary System586
Unit 38Respiratory System602
Unit 39Circulatory (Cardiovascular) System620
Unit 40Musculoskeletal System636
Unit 41Endocrine System664
Unit 42Nervous System678
Unit 43Gastrointestinal System713
Unit 44Urinary System732
Unit 45Reproductive System755
Unit 46Caring for the Patient with Cancer770
Section 12Expanded Role of the Nursing Assistant781
Unit 47Rehabilitation and Restorative Services782
Unit 48Obstetrical Patients and Neonates792
Unit 49Pediatric Patients809
Unit 50Special Advanced Procedures833
Section 13Response to Basic Emergencies851
Unit 51Response to Basic Emergencies852
Section 14Moving Forward883
Unit 52Employment Opportunities and Career Growth884

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