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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sue C DeLaune; Patricia K Ladner
|ISBN:||9781435480674 1435480678 1401859186 9781401859183|
|Notes:||Previous ed.: 2006.|
|Description:||xxxviii, 1415 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)|
|Contents:||Unit 1. Nursing's Perspective: Past, present and Future: Evolution of nursing and nursing education ; Nursing theory ; Research and evidence-based practice ; Health care delivery, quality, and the continuum of care --
Unit 2. Nursing Process: the Standard of Care: Critical thinking, decision making, and the nursing process ; Assessment ; Nursing diagnosis ; Planning and outcome identification ; Implementation ; Evaluation --
Unit 3. Professional Accountability: Leadership, delegation, and power ; Legal and ethical responsibilities ; Documentation and informatics --
Unit 4. Nursing, healing, and caring ; Communication ; Health and wellness promotion ; Family and community health ; The life cycle ; The older client ; Cultural diversity ; Client education --
Unit 5. Responding to Basic Psychosocial Needs: Self-concept ; Stress, Anxiety, Adaptation, and change ; Spirituality ; Loss and grief --
Unit 6. Responding to Basic Physiological Needs: Vital signs ; Physical assessment ; Diagnostic testing ; Safety, infection control, and hygiene ; Medication administration ; Complementary and alternative modalities ; Oxygenation ; Fluids and electrolytes ; Nutrition ; Comfort and sleep ; Mobility Skin integrity and wound healing ; Sensation, perception, and cognition ; Elimination ; Nursing care of the perioperative client.
|Responsibility:||Sue C. DeLaune, Patricia K. Ladner.|
1. Evolution of Nursing and Nursing Education. 2. Nursing Theory. 3. Research and Evidence-Based Practice. 4. Health Care Delivery, Quality, and Continuum of Care. 5. Critical Thinking, Decision