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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing (Book with CD-ROM),9780323057288
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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing (Book with CD-ROM)

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6th
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9780323057288

ISBN10:
0323057284
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
4/1/2010
Publisher(s):
MOSBY-YEAR BOOK INC
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Summary

Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this comprehensive text includes in-depth discussions of fundamental concepts and skills, plus medical-surgical content to help you provide safe and effective care in the fast-paced healthcare environment. Easy-to-read content, an enhanced focus on preparing for the NCLEX® Examination, and a wealth of tips and study tools make Foundations and Adult Health Nursing, 6th Edition, your must-have text! All-in-one reference includes fundamentals, skills, maternity, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, community, anatomy and physiology, and medical-surgical content - everything you need in one convenient text.Companion CD includes animations and audio clips depicting physiologic processes, physical assessment video clips, an English/Spanish glossary with definitions and audio pronunciations, an anatomy coloring book, and a fluid and electrolytes tutorial.The consistent, logical framework of the nursing process connects specific disorders to patient care.The Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology chapter and an overview of A&P at the beginning of all body systems chapters provide a clear, basic understanding of A&P that LPN/LVNs need to know.A mathematics review chapter provides a complete review of basic arithmetic skills and practice in drug dosage calculation to ensure safe medication administration.Safety Alert boxes help you implement The Joint Commission's safety guidelines in all settings, with considerations for special populations.Nursing Diagnosis boxes, screened and highlighted in the text, include nursing diagnoses for specific disorders paired with the appropriate nursing interventions.Over 100 skills in a step-by-step format with full-color illustrations present clearly defined nursing actions and rationales for skills and techniques you'll use in practice.Medication tables are meticulously detailed and provide quick access to action, dosage, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs.Nursing Care Plans, presented in a case-study format, emphasize patient goals and outcomes and end with Critical Thinking Questions to develop your clinical decision-making skills.Coordinated Care boxes emphasize parameters for prioritizing tasks, as well as assigning tasks to and supervising unlicensed assistive personnel.An emphasis on communication features real-life examples of nurse-patient dialogue and illustrates practical guidelines for effective communication.Patient Teaching boxes and Family Teaching boxes include post-hospital discharge guidelines and disease prevention instructions with a strong focus on three-way communication among the nurse, patient, and family members.Life Span Considerations for Older Adults boxes provide age-specific information for the care of the aging population, which is often the primary focus of the LPN/LVN nurse.Home Care Considerations boxes discuss the issues facing patients and caregivers in the home health care setting.Health Promotion Considerations boxes provide key information on staying healthy and preventing disease, with tips on wellness from Healthy People 2010.Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how to address the health needs of a culturally diverse patient population when planning care.Complementary and Alternative Therapy boxes includes disorder-specific therapies, precautions, and possible side effects of non-traditional treatments.Enhanced fo

Table of Contents

Basic Nursing Concepts
The Evolution of Nursing
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing
Communication
Vital Signs
Physical Assessment
Nursing Process and Critical Thinking
Documentation
Cultural and Ethnic Considerations
Life Span Development
Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death
Basic Nursing Skills
Admission, Transfer, and Discharge
Medical-Surgical Asepsis and Infection Control
Surgical Wound Care
Safety
Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility
Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Hygiene and Care of the Patient's Environment
Specimen Collection and Diagnostic Examination
Selected Nursing Skills
Basic Nursing Interventions
Basic Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy
Fluids and Electrolytes
Mathematics Review and Medication Administration
Emergency First Aid Nursing
Maternal and Neonatal Nursing
Health Promotion and Pregnancy
Labor and Delivery
Care of the Mother and Newborn
Care of the High-Risk Mother, Newborn, and Family with Special Needs
Pediatric Nursing
Health Promotion for the Infant, Child, and Adolescent
Basic Pediatric Nursing Care
Care of the Child with a Physical Disorder
Care of the Child with a Mental or Cognitive Disorder
Gerontologic Nursing
Health Promotion and Care of the Older Adult
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Basic Concepts of Mental Health
Care of the Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder
Care of the Patient with an Addictive Personality
Community Health Nursing
Home Health Nursing
Long-Term Care
Rehabilitation Nursing
Hospice Care
Adult Health Nursing
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Care of the Surgical Patient
Care of the Patient with an Integumentary Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Gallbladder, Liver, Biliary Tract, or Exocrine Pancreatic Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Blood or Lymphatic Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Cardiovascular or a Peripheral Vascular Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Respiratory Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Urinary Disorder
Care of the Patient with an Endocrine Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Reproductive Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Visual or Auditory Disorder
Care of the Patient with a Neurologic Disorder
Care of the Patient with an Immune Disorder
Care of the Patient with HIV/AIDS
Care of the Patient with Cancer
From Graduate to Professional
Professional Roles and Leadership
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