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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 11/25/2008.
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Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, Lippincott's Essentials for Nursing Assistants provides the foundational concepts and facts that a nursing assistant needs to function competently in the workplace, be it a long-term care facility, an acute care facility, or a home health agency. Geared to students enrolled in "essentials" courses, this book includes only the most basic, essential information, with the understanding that this foundational knowledge will be supplemented by classroom instruction and on-the-job training. Ancillaries include Instructor's Resource Kit, Full-Color Student Workbook, Free Interactive DVD, ThePoint, Video Series, and Copper Ridge Dementia Care Modules.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Health Care||p. 1|
|The Health Care System||p. 3|
|The Nursing Assistant's Job||p. 18|
|Professionalism and Job-Seeking Skills||p. 42|
|Communication Skills||p. 59|
|Those We Care For||p. 77|
|The Patient's or Resident's Environment||p. 93|
|The Human Body in Health and Disease||p. 105|
|Basic Body Structure and Function||p. 107|
|Common Disorders||p. 157|
|Rehabilitation and Restorative Care||p. 203|
|Infection Control||p. 215|
|Workplace Safety||p. 249|
|Patient and Resident Safety||p. 266|
|Basic First Aid and Emergency Care||p. 286|
|Basic Patient and Resident Care||p. 301|
|Assisting With Repositioning and Transferring||p. 303|
|Assisting With Exercise||p. 334|
|Measuring and Recording Vital Signs, Height, and Weight||p. 366|
|Assisting With Hygiene||p. 398|
|Preventing Pressure Ulcers and Assisting With Wound Care||p. 431|
|Assisting With Grooming||p. 446|
|Assisting With Nutrition||p. 475|
|Assisting With Urinary Elimination||p. 498|
|Assisting With Bowel Elimination||p. 528|
|Assisting With Comfort||p. 549|
|Special Care Concerns||p. 565|
|Caring for People Who Are Dying||p. 567|
|Caring for People With Dementia||p. 584|
|Caring for People With Developmental Disabilities||p. 602|
|Caring for People With Cancer||p. 610|
|Caring for People With HIV/AIDS||p. 617|
|Caring for People Who Are Having Surgery||p. 625|
|Answers to the What Did You Learn? Exercises||p. 643|
|Introduction to the Language of Health Care||p. 645|
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