Foundations of Basic Nursing

Author: Wendy Baumle

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  • ISBN: 9781428317741
  • Author: Wendy Baumle
  • Publ Date: 2010-02-26
  • Edition: 3
  • Pages: 864
  • Imprint: DELMAR *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13497

Table of Contents :

1. Student Nurse Skills for Success. 2. Holistic Care. 3. Nursing History, Education, and Organizations. 4. Legal and Ethical Responsibilities. Unit 2 - The Health Care Environment. 5. The Health Care Delivery System. 6. Arenas of Care. Unit 3 - Communication. 7. Communication. 8. Client Teaching. 9. Nursing Process/Documentation/Informatics. Unit 4 - Developmental and Psychosocial Concerns. 10. Lifespan Development. 11. Cultural Considerations. 12. Stress, Adaptation, and Anxiety. 13. Loss, Grief, and Death. Unit 5 - Health Promotion. 14. Wellness Concepts. 15. Self-concept (NEW). 16. Spirituality (NEW). 17. Complementary/Alternative Therapies. 18. Basic Nutrition. 19. Rest and Sleep. 20. Safety/Hygiene. Unit 6 - Infection Control. 21. Infection Control/Asepsis. 22. Standard Precautions and Isolation. 23 . Bioterrorism (NEW). Unit 7 - Fundamental Nursing Care. 24. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance. 25. Medication Administration and IV Therapy. 26. Assessment. 27. Pain Management. 28. Diagnostic Tests. Unit 8 - Nursing Procedures. 29. Basic Procedures. 30. Intermediate Procedures. 31. Advanced Procedures. Appendix A. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011. Appendix B. Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule. Appendix C. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols. Appendix D. English/Spanish Words and Phrases. Glossary. Index.

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FOUNDATIONS OF BASIC NURSING lays the foundation of introductory material for a practical or vocational nursing course of study. The text focuses on fundamental concepts such holistic care, legal responsibilities, communication, and client teaching. Step-by-step basic, intermediate and advanced nursing procedures are presented with full color photos and figures further illustrating the skill. New chapters to this edition include a chapter on self-concept and the promotion of physical and mental wellness, as well as a chapter on spirituality. Abundant special features, NCLEX style questions, and the loaded new StudyWARE CD-ROM make this an engaging, student-friendly text.

Review:

1. Student Nurse Skills for Success. 2. Holistic Care. 3. Nursing History, Education, and Organizations. 4. Legal and Ethical Responsibilities. Unit 2 - The Health Care Environment. 5. The Health Care Delivery System. 6. Arenas of Care. Unit 3 - Communication. 7. Communication. 8. Client Teaching. 9. Nursing Process/Documentation/Informatics. Unit 4 - Developmental and Psychosocial Concerns. 10. Lifespan Development. 11. Cultural Considerations. 12. Stress, Adaptation, and Anxiety. 13. Loss, Grief, and Death. Unit 5 - Health Promotion. 14. Wellness Concepts. 15. Self-concept (NEW). 16. Spirituality (NEW). 17. Complementary/Alternative Therapies. 18. Basic Nutrition. 19. Rest and Sleep. 20. Safety/Hygiene. Unit 6 - Infection Control. 21. Infection Control/Asepsis. 22. Standard Precautions and Isolation. 23 . Bioterrorism (NEW). Unit 7 - Fundamental Nursing Care. 24. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance. 25. Medication Administration and IV Therapy. 26. Assessment. 27. Pain Management. 28. Diagnostic Tests. Unit 8 - Nursing Procedures. 29. Basic Procedures. 30. Intermediate Procedures. 31. Advanced Procedures. Appendix A. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011. Appendix B. Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule. Appendix C. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols. Appendix D. English/Spanish Words and Phrases. Glossary. Index.


 

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