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Foundations of nursing

Author: Lois White
Publisher: Australia ; United States [Clifton Park, NY] : Delmar Learning, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The fully updated second edition of Foundations of Nursing gives you all the information you need to successfully complete your nursing curriculum. This single volume includes comprehensive, fundamental content in basic nursing, adult health nursing, and maternal and pediatric nursing. Introductory content covers such topics as the health care system, communication, nursing processes, and client teaching. Current
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lois White
ISBN: 140182692X 9781401826925
OCLC Number: 55511476
Description: xxvii, 1762 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Section I : Basic nursing --
Unit 1 : Foundations --
Student nurse skills for success --
Holistic care --
Nursing history, education, and organizations --
Legal and ethical responsibilities --
Unit 2 : The Health care environment --
The Health care delivery system --
Arenas of care --
Unit 3 : Communication --
Communication --
Nursing process/documentation --
Client teaching --
Unit 4 : Development and psychosocial concerns --
Life cycle --
Cultural considerations --
Stress, adaptation, and anxiety --
Loss, grief, and death --
Unit 5 : Health promotion --
Wellnes concepts --
Complementary/alternative therapies --
Basic nutrition --
Rest and sleep --
Safety/hygiene --
Unit 6 : Infection control --
Infection control/asepsis --
Standard precaution and isolation --
Unit 7 : Fundamental nursing care --
Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance --
Medication administration and IV therapy --
Assessment --
Pain management --
Diagnostic tests --
Unit 8 : Nursing procedures --
Basic procedures --
Intermediate procedures --
Advanced procedures --
Section II : Adult health nursing --
Unit 9 : Essential concepts --
Anesthesia --
Surgery --
Oncology --
Unit 10 : Nursing care of the client : oxygenation and perfusion --
Respiratory system --
Cardiovascular system --
Hematologic and lymphatic system --
Unit 11 : Nursing care of the client : digestion and elimination --
Gastrointestinal system --
Urinary system --
Unit 12 : Nursing care of the client : mobility, coordination, and regulation --
Musculoskeletal system --
Neurological system --
Sensory system --
Endocrine system --
Unit 13 : Nursing care of the client : reproduction and sexual health --
Reproductive system --
Sexually transmitted diseases --
Unit 14 : Nursing care of the client : body defenses --
Integumentary system --
Immune system --
Unit 15 : Nursing care of the client : physical and mental integrity --
Mental illness --
Substance abuse --
Unit 16 : Applications --
Responding to emergencies --
The Older adult --
Integration --
Section III : Maternal & pediatric nursing --
Unit 17 : Nursing care of the : client childbearing --
Prenatal care --
complications of pregnancy --
The Birth process --
Post partum care --
Newborn care --
Unit 18 : Nursing care of the client : childrearing --
Basics of pediatric care --
Infants with special needs : birth to 12 months --
Common problems : 1-18 years.
Responsibility: Lois White.
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