9780781735810

Fundamentals of Nursing Human Health and Function

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781735810

  • ISBN10:

    0781735815

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2002
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

The Fourth Edition of this comprehensive text provides an introduction to the broad range of the discipline of nursing, including theory, the nursing process, and step-by-step procedures. The Fourth Edition maintains its emphasis on both wellness/health and human function as frameworks for nursing practice. An emphasis is also placed on critical thinking by regularly incorporating features that apply to client situations, research, clinical scenarios and ethical-legal issues.

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Table of Contents

Section I Conceptual Foundations of Nursing
Unit 1 The Delivery of Nursing Care
The Changing Face of Nursing
5(14)
Community-Based Nursing and Continuity of Care
19(20)
Unit 2 Concepts Essential for Professional Nursing
The Profession of Nursing
39(16)
Nursing Theory and Conceptual Frameworks
55(14)
Values
69(16)
Ethical and Legal Concerns
85(24)
Nurse Leader and Manager
109(12)
Nursing Research: Evidence-Based Care
121(16)
Unit 3 The Nursing Process: Frame-work for Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
Nursing Process: Foundation for Practice
137(12)
Nursing Assessment
149(14)
Nursing Diagnosis
163(22)
Outcome Identification and Planning
185(16)
Implementation and Evaluation
201(14)
Critical Thinking
215(14)
Communication of the Nursing Process: Documenting and Reporting
229(26)
Unit 4 Concepts Essential for Human Functioning and Nursing Management
Health and Wellness
255(12)
Lifespan Development
267(28)
The Older Adult
295(14)
Individual, Family, and Community
309(16)
Culture and Ethnicity
325(18)
Communication: The Nurse-Client Relationship
343(18)
Client Education
361(18)
Care Management
379(14)
Unit 5 Essential Assessment Components
Health Assessment of Human Function
393(50)
Vital Sign Assessment
443(36)
Unit 6 Selected Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
Asepsis and Infection Control
479(34)
Medication Administration
513(62)
Intravenous Therapy
575(36)
Perioperative Nursing
611(38)
Section II Human Function and Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
Unit 7 Health Perception and Health Management
Safety
649(30)
Health Maintenance
679(24)
Unit 8 Activity and Exercise
Self-Care and Hygiene
703(50)
Mobility and Body Mechanics
753(56)
Oxygenation: Respiratory Function
809(56)
Oxygenation: Cardiovascular Function
865(44)
Unit 9 Nutrition and Metabolism
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
909(32)
Nutrition
941(42)
Skin Integrity and Wound Healing
983(44)
The Body's Defense Against Infection
1027(36)
Unit 10 Elimination
Urinary Elimination
1063(38)
Bowel Elimination
1101(42)
Unit 11 Sleep and Rest
Sleep and Rest
1143(24)
Unit 12 Cognition and Perception
Pain Perception and Management
1167(32)
Sensory Perception
1199(20)
Cognitive Processes
1219(34)
Unit 13 Self-Perception and Self-Concept
Self-Concept
1253(22)
Unit 14 Roles and Relationships
Families and Their Relationships
1275(24)
Loss and Grieving
1299(26)
Unit 15 Coping and Stress Management
Stress, Coping, and Adaptation
1325(26)
Unit 16 Sexuality and Reproduction
Human Sexuality
1351(30)
Unit 17 Values and Beliefs
Spiritual Health
1381(24)
Appendix A: Answers to ``Apply Your Knowledge,'' 1405(6)
Appendix B: Diagnostic Studies and Interpretation 1411(40)
Appendix C: Medical Terminology: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes 1451(8)
Appendix D: Selected Information Resources for Nursing Practice 1459(12)
Appendix E: Herbal Preparations Used As Health Remedies 1471(10)
Glossary 1481(10)
Index 1491

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