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Hartman's nursing assistant care : long-term care

Author: Susan Alvare Hedman; Jetta Lee Fuzy; Suzanne A Rymer
Publisher: Albuquerque, N.M.: Hartman Pub., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook which includes information on long-term care, multiple chapters on home health care, and material on subacute and acute care. In addition it includes in-depth information on resident and client rights with sidebars that teach ways to promote independence and prevent abuse and neglect; a discussion of culture change; infection prevention; anatomy and physiology with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Alvare Hedman; Jetta Lee Fuzy; Suzanne A Rymer
ISBN: 9781604250060 1604250062 9781604250039 1604250038
OCLC Number: 502388817
Notes: Originally published: Albuquerque, N.M. : Hartman Pub., c2005.
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 453 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Understanding health care settings --
The nursing assistant and the care team --
Legal and ethical issues --
Communication and cultural diversity --
Preventing infection --
Safety and body mechanics --
Emergency care and disaster preparation --
Human needs and human development --
The healthy human body --
Positioning, lifting, and moving --
Admitting, transferring, and discharging --
The resident's unit --
Personal care skills --
Basic nursing skills --
Nutrition and hydration --
Urinary elimination --
Bowel elimination --
Common chronic and acute conditions --
Confusion, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease --
Mental health and mental illness --
Rehabilitation and restorative care --
Special care skills --
Death and dying --
Introduction to home care --
Infection prevention and safety in the home --
Medications in home care --
New mothers, infants, and children --
Meal planning, shopping, preparation, and storage --
The clean, safe, and healthy home environment --
Managing time, energy, and money in the home --
Caring for your career and yourself --
Procedures --
Abbreviations --
Glossary --
Index.
Other Titles: Nursing assistant care, long-term care
Long-term care and home health
Responsibility: Susan Alvare Hedman, Jetta Fuzy, and Suzanne Rymer.

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A comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook which includes information on long-term care, multiple chapters on home health care, and material on subacute and acute care. In addition it includes in-depth information on resident and client rights with sidebars that teach ways to promote independence and prevent abuse and neglect; a discussion of culture change; infection prevention; anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on normal changes of aging; updated nutrition information on MyPyramid, special diets, and feeding techniques; current information on legal issues, such as HIPAA and the Patient Self-Determination Act; 7 chapters on home health care, including information on medications, safety, infection prevention, mothers & newborns, and meal planning and preparation; a chapter containing subacute and acute care information, including pre- and post-operative care, as well as mechanical ventilation, chest tubes, and artificial airways.

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