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Fundamentals of nursing : the art and science of nursing care

Author: Carol Taylor; et al
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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"Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Nursing Care, Seventh Edition, promotes nursing as an evolving art and science, directed to human health and well-being. It challenges students to cultivate the blended skills they will need to serve patients and the public well. Our aim is to prepare nurses who combine the highest level of scientific knowledge and technologic skill with responsible, caring practice.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Taylor; et al
ISBN: 9780781793834 0781793831 9781609133658 160913365X
OCLC Number: 649795858
Description: xxxi, 1673, [64] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Unit 1: Foundations Of Nursing Practice: --
Chapter 1: Introduction to nursing --
Historic perspectives on nursing --
Definitions of nursing --
Aims of nursing --
Nursing as a professional discipline --
Educational preparation for nursing practice --
Professional nursing organizations --
Guidelines for nursing practice --
Current trends in nursing --
Chapter 2: Cultural diversity --
Concepts of cultural diversity --
Cultural influences on healthcare --
Cultural influences on health and illness --
Culturally competent nursing care --
Chapter 3: Health and illness --
Concepts of health and wellness --
Concepts of illness and disease --
Factors affecting health and illness --
Health promotion and illness prevention --
Models of health promotion and illness prevention --
Nursing care to promote health and prevent illness --
Chapter 4: Health of the individual, family, and community --
Individual's basic human needs --
Family --
Community --
Chapter 5: Theory, research, and evidence-based practice --
Nursing knowledge --
Nursing theory --
Nursing research --
Evidence-based practice --
Chapter 6: Values, ethics, and advocacy --
Values --
Ethics --
Ethical conduct --
Ethical experience and decision making --
Advocacy in nursing practice --
Chapter 7: Legal implications of nursing --
Legal concepts --
Professional and legal regulation of nursing practice --
Crimes and torts --
Legal safeguards for the nurse --
Student liability --
Laws affecting nursing practice --
Unit 2: Community-Based Settings For Patient Care: --
Chapter 8: Healthcare delivery systems --
Methods of healthcare delivery --
Healthcare settings and services --
Interdisciplinary care: the healthcare team --
Financial aspects of healthcare --
Trends and issues in healthcare delivery --
Nurses' role in healthcare reform --
Chapter 9: Continuity of care --
Essential concepts --
Admission to a healthcare setting --
Transferring within and between healthcare settings --
Discharge from a healthcare setting --
Chapter 10: Home healthcare --
Brief history of home healthcare nursing --
Home healthcare system --
Hospice and palliative care --
Home healthcare nurse --
Home visit --
Future of home healthcare --
Unit 3: Nursing Process: --
Chapter 11: Blended skills and critical thinking throughout the nursing process --
Nursing process --
Blended skills and critical thinking --
Critical thinking and clinical reasoning --
Reflective practice --
Chapter 12: Assessing --
Unique focus of nursing assessment --
Assessment and critical thinking --
Types of nursing assessments --
Preparing for data collection --
Data collection --
Data validation --
Data reporting and recording --
Chapter 13: Diagnosing --
Evolution of nursing diagnoses --
Unique focus of nursing diagnosis --
Diagnostic reasoning and critical thinking --
Data interpretation and analysis --
Formulating and validating nursing diagnoses --
Documenting nursing diagnoses --
Nursing diagnosis: a critique --
Chapter 14: Outcome identification and planning --
Unique focus of nursing outcome identification and planning --
Outcome identification, planning, and critical thinking --
Comprehensive planning --
Establishing priorities --
Identifying and writing outcomes --
Identifying nursing interventions --
Developing evaluative strategies --
Communicating and recording the plan of nursing care --
Problems related to outcome identification and planning --
Final word about NIC/NOC and standardized languages --
Chapter 15: Implementing --
Unique focus of nursing implementation --
Critical thinking and implementing --
Types of nursing interventions --
Implementing the plan of care --
Continuing data collection and risk management --
Documenting nursing care --
When a patient does not cooperate with the plan of care --
Delegating nursing care --
Guide for students --
Chapter 16: Evaluating --
Unique focus of nursing evaluation --
Critical thinking and measuring patient outcome achievement --
Evaluating quality care --
Summary --
Chapter 17: Documenting, reporting, conferring, and using informatics --
Documenting care --
Reporting care --
Conferring about care --
Using nursing informatics --
Unit 4: Promoting Health Across The Life Span: --
Chapter 18: Developmental concepts --
Principles of growth and development --
Factors influencing growth and development --
Overview of developmental theories --
Applying theories of growth and development to nursing care --
Chapter 19: Conception through young adult --
Conception and prenatal development --
Neonate: birth to 28 days --
Infant: 1 month to 1 year --
Toddler: 1 to 3 years --
Preschooler: 3 to 6 years --
School-aged child: 6 to 12 years --
Adolescent and young adult --
Chapter 20: Aging adult --
Theories of aging --
Middle adult --
Older adult --
Caring for an aging population --
Unit 5: Roles Basic To Nursing Care: --
Chapter 21: Communicator --
Process of communication --
Forms of communication --
Levels of communication --
Factors influencing communication --
Using therapeutic communication in the nursing process --
Using therapeutic communication in the helping relationship --
Developing therapeutic communication skills --
Blocks to communication --
Impaired verbal communication --
Chapter 22: Teacher and counselor --
Aims of teaching and counseling --
Nurse as teacher --
Nursing process for patient and caregiver teaching --
Nurse as counselor --
Chapter 23: Nurse leader and manager --
Leadership --
Management --
Implementing leadership and management skills in nursing care --
Unit 6: Actions Basic To Nursing Care: --
Chapter 24: Vital signs --
Temperature --
Pulse --
Respirations --
Blood pressure --
Teaching vital signs for self-care at home --
Chapter 25: Health assessment --
Health assessment --
Health history --
Physical assessment --
Guidelines for conducting a physical assessment --
Documentation of data --
Nurse's role in diagnostic procedures --
Chapter 26: Safety, security, and emergency preparedness --
Factors affecting safety --
Nursing process for maintaining safety --
Chapter 27: Asepsis and infection control --
Infection --
Nursing process for infection prevention and control --
Chapter 28: Complementary and alternative therapies --
Introduction to complementary and alternative therapies --
CAT categories --
Nursing implications of CAT --
Chapter 29: Medications --
Principles of pharmacology --
Principles of medication administration --
Nursing process for administering medications --
Chapter 30: Perioperative nursing --
Surgical experience --
Nursing process for preoperative care --
Nursing process for intraoperative care --
Nursing process for postoperative care --
Unit 7: Promoting Health Physiologic Responses: --
Chapter 31: Hygiene --
Hygiene practices --
Factors affecting personal hygiene --
Nursing process for skin care and personal hygiene --
Chapter 32: Skin integrity and wound care --
Anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system --
Wounds --
Pressure ulcers --
Nursing process for wounds --
Heat and cold therapy --
Nursing process for heat and cold therapy --
Chapter 33: Activity --
Physiology of movement and alignment --
Factors affecting movement and alignment --
Exercise --
Nursing process --
Chapter 34: Rest and sleep --
Physiology of sleep --
Factors affecting sleep --
Common sleep disorders --
Nursing process for rest and sleep --
Chapter 35: Comfort --
Pain experience --
Factors affecting the pain experience --
Nursing process for comfort --
Chapter 36: Nutrition --
Principles of nutrition --
Anatomy and physiology of the digestive system --
Adequate diet selection --
Factors affecting nutrition --
Nursing process --
Chapter 37: Urinary elimination --
Anatomy and physiology --
Factors affecting urination --
Nursing process for urinary elimination --
Chapter 38: Bowel elimination --
Anatomy and physiology --
Factors affecting bowel elimination --
Nursing process for patients with bowel elimination disturbances --
Chapter 39: Oxygenation --
Anatomy and physiology of respiration --
Factors affecting respiratory functioning --
Nursing process for oxygenation --
Chapter 40: Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance --
Anatomy and physiology --
Disturbances in fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance --
Nursing process for fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance --
Unit 7: Promoting Health Psychosocial Responses: --
Chapter 41: Self-concept --
Overview of self-concept --
Nursing process --
Chapter 42: Stress and adaptation --
Basic concepts of stress and adaptation --
Maintenance of physiologic and psychological homeostasis --
Effects of stress --
Factors affecting stress and adaptation --
Stress and adaptation in nursing --
Nursing process for the patient with stress and anxiety --
Chapter 43: Loss, grief, and dying --
Concepts of loss and grief --
Dying and death --
Factors that affect grief and dying --
Nurse as role model --
Nursing process for grieving or dying patients and families --
Chapter 44: Sensory functioning --
Sensory experience --
Disturbed sensory perception --
Factors affecting sensory stimulation --
Nursing process for sensory stimulation --
Chapter 45: Sexuality --
Sexual health --
Physiology --
Sexual response cycle --
Sexual expression --
Factors affecting sexuality --
Nurse as role model --
Nursing process for the patient with a sexual health need --
Sexual harassment --
Chapter 46: Spirituality --
Spiritual dimension --
Concepts related to spirituality and spiritual health --
Factors affecting spirituality --
Religion and law, ethics, and medicine --
Parish nursing --
Nursing process --
Appendix A: Equivalents --
Appendix B: Normal adult laboratory values --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: Carol R. Taylor ... [et al.].

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