Clinical Handbook to Accompany Fundamentals of Nursing : Concepts, Process& Practices

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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For courses in Fundamentals of Nursing. The Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing has been created to serve as a resource for students in the clinical area. It provides succinct information to guide students as they begin this important, exciting, and challenging component of their nursing program. Much of the content has been suggested by nursing students the authors consulted during the book's planning stages.

Table of Contents

@chlist= Introduction.


A. Standard Precautions for All Client Care.
B. Components of the Nursing Process.
C. Communication Guidelines.
D. Common Abbreviations.
E. Medical Terminology: Root Words, Prefixes, Suffixes.
F. Weight and Volume Conversions and Equivalents.
G. Laboratory Values.
H. Common Diagnostic Studies.
I. Nursing Interventions for Endoscopic Examinations.
J. Studies of the Gastrointestinal Tract.
K. Studies of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts.
L. Radiographic Studies: Intravenous Pyelography, Angiography, Myelography.
M. Key Information about Vitamins.
N. Key Information about Minerals.
O. Infection Control Strategies.
P. Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule—U.S.
Q. Immunization for High-Risk Adults.


A. Nursing Health History.
B. Methods of Examining.
C. Vital Signs.
D. Physical Health Examination.
E. NANDA Approved Nursing Diagnoses.


A. Safety Guidelines.
B. Clinical Guidelines.
C. Teaching and Learning Guidelines.
D. Medications.

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