9780131714687

Fundamentals of Nursing : Concepts, Process, and Practice

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    9780131714687

  • ISBN10:

    0131714686

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/8/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Fundamentals of Nursing, 8/Epresents the fundamentals of nursing care within the framework of the nursing process. Hallmark features are a clear and accessible writing style, a focus on practical application with real-world examples and case studies, and an appropriate level of detail for beginners. The book is supported by a state-of-the art technology package to enhance the learning process.Provides the fundamentals of the nature of nursing, contemporary health care, health beliefs and practices, the nursing process, lifespan development issues, integral aspects of nursing, assessing health, and promoting psychosocial health and physiologic health.For Nurses and Health Care Professionals.

Table of Contents

The Nature of Nursing
Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice
Nursing Education and Research
Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks
Legal Aspects of Nursing
Values, Ethics and Advocacy
Contemporary Health Care
Health Care Delivery Systems
Community Nursing and Care Continuity
Home Care
Nursing Informatics
The Nursing Process
Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing and Evaluating
Documenting and Reporting
Health Beliefs and Practices
Health Promotion
Health, Wellness, and Illness
Culture and Heritage
Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities
Lifespan Development
Concepts of Growth and Development
Promoting Health from Conception through Adolescence
Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults
Promoting Health in Elders - NEW CHAPTER!
Promoting Family Health
Integral Aspects of Nursing
Caring
Communicating NEW CHAPTER!
Teaching
Delegating, Managing, and Leading
Assessing Health
Vital Signs
Health Assessment
Integral Components of Client Care
Asepsis
Safety
Hygiene
Diagnostic Testing
Medications
Skin Integrity and Wound Care
Perioperative Nursing
Promoting Psychosocial Health
Sensory Perception
Self-Concept
Sexuality
Spirituality
Stress and Coping
Loss, Grieving, and Death
Promoting Physiologic Health
Activity and Exercise
Rest
Pain Management
Nutrition
Urinary Elimination
Fecal Elimination
Oxygenation
Circulation
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
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