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Revised to emphasize critical thinking, this Fifth Edition is the most engaging, student-friendly, and comprehensive fundamentals textbook for beginning nursing students. The unique, holistic "blended skills" approach to nursing care integrates technical, cognitive, ethical/legal, and interpersonal skills. Each Fifth Edition chapter opens with three real-world cases, which are used throughout the chapter as examples. Reflective Practice boxes written by Carol Taylor's students describe realistic situations and ask challenging questions. The updated coverage includes discussions of evidence-based practice and a new chapter on complementary and alternative modalities. A back-of-book CD-ROM has tutorials on NCLEX innovative items, and fluid and electrolyte balance. Now this text is available in a package with a student-version DVD of Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing Skills. Hosted by a nurse expert, this 17-module video program offers engaging reality-based footage, interviews with patients, caregivers, and nurses, and detailed step-by-step demonstration of skills. A unique feature of this video program is its coverage of unexpected situations, with a focus on how to appropriately respond when a skill deviates from the normal steps. Modules: / Module 1: Vital Signs / Module 2: Asepsis / Module 3: Oral and Topical Medications / Module 4: Injectable Medications / Module 5: IV Medications / Module 6: Perioperative Nursing / Module 7: Hygiene / Module 8: Skin Integrity and Wound Care / Module 9: Activity / Module 10: Nutrition / Module 11: Urinary Elimination / Module 12: Indwelling and Intermittent Catheters / Module 13: Bowel Elimination / Module 14: Oxygenation / Module 15: Tracheostomy Care / Module 16: IV Therapy / Module 17: Central Venous Access Devices
Carol Taylor, CSFN, RN, MSN, PhD Georgetown University, Washington, DC Carol Lillis, RN, MSN Delaware County Community College, Media, Pennsylvania Priscilla LeMone, RN, DSN, FAAN University of Missouri-Columbia Missouri
Table of Contents
|Foundations of Nursing Practice||p. 2|
|Introduction to Nursing||p. 5|
|Health of the Individual, Family, and Community||p. 23|
|Cultural Diversity||p. 37|
|Health and Illness||p. 57|
|Theory, Research, and Evidence-Based Practice||p. 73|
|Values, Ethics, and Advocacy||p. 89|
|Legal Implications of Nursing||p. 113|
|Community-Based Settings for Patient Care||p. 140|
|Healthcare Delivery Systems||p. 143|
|Continuity of Care||p. 161|
|Home Healthcare||p. 177|
|The Nursing Process||p. 192|
|Blended Skills and Critical Thinking Throughout the Nursing Process||p. 195|
|Outcome Identification and Planning||p. 273|
|Documenting, Reporting, and Conferring||p. 335|
|Promoting Health Across the Life Span||p. 368|
|Developmental Concepts||p. 371|
|Conception Through Young Adult||p. 387|
|The Aging Adult||p. 417|
|Roles Basic to Nursing Care||p. 438|
|Teacher and Counselor||p. 473|
|Leader and Manager||p. 501|
|Actions Basic to Nursing Care||p. 518|
|Vital Signs||p. 521|
|Health Assessment||p. 559|
|Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness||p. 613|
|Asepsis and Infection Control||p. 649|
|Complementary and Alternative Modalities||p. 685|
|Perioperative Nursing||p. 779|
|Promoting Healthy Psychosocial Responses||p. 816|
|Stress and Adaptation||p. 847|
|Loss, Grief, and Dying||p. 871|
|Sensory Stimulation||p. 903|
|Promoting Healthy Physiologic Responses||p. 1000|
|Skin Integrity and Wound Care||p. 1055|
|Rest and Sleep||p. 1167|
|Urinary Elimination||p. 1287|
|Bowel Elimination||p. 1335|
|Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance||p. 1425|
|Normal Adult Laboratory Values||p. 1489|
|Canadian Nurses Association Standards for Nursing Practice||p. 1495|
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