9780130281579

Kozier & Erbs Techniques In Clinical Nursing (5th Ed)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130281579

  • ISBN10:

    0130281573

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL PTR
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Summary

For a separate nursing skills course or fundamentals and medical surgical nursing courses. For new graduates, or as a reference for practicing nurses in hospitals and health care settings. This text reflects the needs of today's diverse student population. It provides the most complete preparation for the clinical challenges students will encounter in the workplace, offering nearly 200 techniques in a step-by-step format. For each technique, a rationale is provided for the critical steps. In addition, several learning tools foster assessment skills and encourage critical thinking. It is also useful for those involved in caring for clients in the home.

Author Biography

Audrey Berman is Professor, Associate Dean, Nursing Coordinator Academic Computing, Samuel Merritt College, Oakland, California.

Table of Contents

Unit I Introduction
Foundational Techniques
1(14)
Unit II Health Assessment
Vital Signs
15(29)
Assessing Adult Health
44(98)
Specimen Collection
142(31)
Unit III Mobility and Safety
Positioning the Client
173(29)
Mobilizing the Client
202(20)
Fall Prevention and Restraints
222(13)
Maintaining Joint Mobility
235(15)
Care of the Client in Traction
250(8)
Unit IV Assisting with Client Hygiene and Comfort
Client Hygiene
258(29)
Bedmaking
287(10)
Infection Control
297(16)
Heat and Cold Measures
313(10)
Pain Management
323(20)
Unit V Nutrition and Elimination
Feeding Clients
343(22)
Assisting with Fecal Elimination
365(23)
Assisting with Urinary Elimination
388(22)
Caring for the Client with Peritoneal Dialysis
410(7)
Unit VI Circulatory and Ventilatory Support
Promoting Circulation
417(7)
Breathing Exercises
424(10)
Oxygen Therapy
434(11)
Suctioning
445(13)
Caring for the Client with a Tracheostomy
458(10)
Caring for the Client with Chest Tube Drainage
468(12)
Administering Basic Life Support to the Hospitalized Client
480(19)
Unit VII Medication Administration
Administering Oral/Enteral Medications
499(20)
Administering Topical Medications
519(19)
Administering Parenteral Medications
538(40)
Administering Intravenous Therapy
578(41)
Unit VIII Wounds and Injury Care
Performing Wound and Pressure Ulcer Care
619(25)
Cast Care
644(10)
Performing Perioperative Care
654

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