For fundamentals of nursing courses and appropriate as a quick reference during clinicals. Fundamentals of Nursing, 7/E presents the fundamentals of nursing care within the framework of the nursing process. This corresponding Clinical Handbook is the perfect companion resource to Kozier, Fundamentals of Nursing, 7/E. It is ideal for quick reference or for use during clinical. An accessible writing style presents all the material essential for mastery. A Quick Reference unit provides a refresher of routinely encountered topics. Subsequent units are organized according to the steps of the nursing process providing the essentials of Assessment & Diagnosis, Planning & Implementation, and Documentation & Evaluation.
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Quick Reference Guide
Planning & Implementation
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TheClinical Handbook for Fundamentals of Nursingserves as a resource for students in the clinical area. It provides succinct information to guide you as you begin this important, exciting, and challenging component of your nursing program. To keep this practical guide compact and portable, we have summarized key information designed to reinforce content that first must be learned thoroughly and carefully fromFundamentals of Nursing.The Clinical Handbookis not intended in any way to replace the text; rather, its purpose is to help you recall key points as you prepare to deliver safe and effective nursing care in a dynamic clinical environment. Before proceeding with the suggested guidelines and actions given in this book, check to determine an agency's policies, practices, and protocol. TheClinical Handbookopens with a Quick Reference unit that presents essential information you will be able to retrieve rapidly. Unit 2 reviews the processes for conducting a health history and physical examination. A complete list of the current NANDA nursing diagnoses is included. In Unit 3, we provide summaries of clinically related topics you can expect to encounter routinely. As you gain expertise in the clinical area, we believe you will continue to consult theClinical Handbookagain and again.