9780815169093

Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process, and Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815169093

  • ISBN10:

    0815169094

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/1996
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Table of Contents

The Nurse, Client, and Health Care Environment
The Profession of Nursingp. 2
Health and Illnessp. 36
The Health Care Delivery Systemp. 67
Culture, Ethnicity, and Nursing Traditional Beliefsp. 94
Admission, Discharge, and Home Health Carep. 120
The Nursing Process
Assessmentp. 144
Nursing Diagnosisp. 168
Planningp. 186
Implementationp. 204
Evaluationp. 218
Professional Nursing Concepts and Practices
Researchp. 234
Valuesp. 256
Ethicsp. 272
Legal Issuesp. 290
Communicationp. 310
Teaching-Learning Processp. 346
Leadership and Managementp. 382
Professional Nursing Skills
Infection Controlp. 396
Vital Signsp. 454
Physical Examination and Health Assessmentp. 506
Administration of Medicationsp. 610
Documentation and Reportingp. 694
Growth and Development for the Individual and Family
The Familyp. 730
Conception Through Preschoolp. 746
School Age Through Adolescencep. 782
Young and Middle Adultp. 808
Older Adulthoodp. 828
Loss, Death, and Grievingp. 858
Human Needs in Health and Illness
Basic Human Needsp. 888
Adaptation to Stressp. 904
Self-Conceptp. 926
Sexualityp. 958
Spiritual Healthp. 1000
Basic Physiological Needs
Hygienep. 1016
Nutritionp. 1092
Sleepp. 1144
Comfortp. 1174
Oxygenationp. 1216
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balancesp. 1274
Urinary Eliminationp. 1332
Bowel Eliminationp. 1386
Providing a Safe Environment
Safetyp. 1430
Mobility and Immobilityp. 1460
Skin Integrityp. 1522
Sensory Alterationsp. 1552
Substance Abusep. 1572
Caring for the Perioperative Client
Surgical Clientp. 1600
Clients with Woundsp. 1652
Appendix: Normal Reference Laboratory Valuesp. 1697
Glossaryp. 1705
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