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Designed to maximize visual learning, this Sixth Edition features a new art program and an integrated, cohesive, student-focused suite of multimedia products. Brand-new icons direct students to free video clips and online activities. New concept maps walk students through the nursing process for selected case-study patients. Unexpected outcomes are now included in skills descriptions. Like previous editions, the text maintains its unique holistic "blended skills" approach to nursing care and focuses on case-based learning and critical thinking. A back-of-book CD-ROM includes video clips, skills checklists, chapter review questions, an NCLEX(R) alternate-format question tutorial, and a Spanish-English audio glossary. A companion online course is available free with purchase of the text.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to nursing||p. 5|
|Health of the individual, family, and community||p. 25|
|Cultural diversity||p. 41|
|Health and illness||p. 63|
|Theory, research, and evidence-based practice||p. 79|
|Values, ethics, and advocacy||p. 95|
|Legal implications of nursing||p. 119|
|Healthcare delivery systems||p. 151|
|Continuity of care||p. 169|
|Home healthcare||p. 185|
|Blended skills and critical thinking throughout the nursing process||p. 205|
|Outcome identification and planning||p. 285|
|Documenting, reporting, and conferring||p. 351|
|Developmental concepts||p. 391|
|Conception through young adult||p. 409|
|The aging adult||p. 443|
|Teacher and counselor||p. 503|
|Leader and manager||p. 531|
|Vital signs||p. 555|
|Health assessment||p. 597|
|Safety, security, and emergency preparedness||p. 657|
|Asepsis and infection control||p. 699|
|Complementary and alternative therapies||p. 745|
|Perioperative nursing||p. 871|
|Stress and adaptation||p. 953|
|Loss, grief, and dying||p. 981|
|Sensory stimulation||p. 1017|
|Skin integrity and wound care||p. 1181|
|Rest and sleep||p. 1335|
|Urinary elimination||p. 1483|
|Bowel elimination||p. 1549|
|Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance||p. 1669|
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