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Now in its Second Edition, this textbook will prepare students to work as nursing assistants in nursing homes, hospitals, and home health, and will provide a firm foundation for advancement to an LPN and ultimately an RN role. The book is written in a direct, conversational writing style with an engaging art program and an emphasis on professionalism and humanism. This edition is significantly updated and has new photographs and illustrations. The presentation in this edition is also more consistent with Lippincott's Video Series for Nursing Assistants. A front-of-book CD-ROM includes an audio glossary. An audiobook version of the entire text in MP3 format is available as a separate purchase.
Table of Contents
|The health care system||p. 3|
|The nursing assistant||p. 17|
|Professionalism and job-seeking skills||p. 29|
|Legal and ethical issues||p. 49|
|Communication skills||p. 61|
|Those we care for||p. 84|
|Communicable disease and infection control||p. 107|
|Bloodborne and airborne pathogens||p. 134|
|Workplace safety||p. 145|
|Patient and resident safety and restraints||p. 165|
|Positioning, lifting, and transferring patients and residents||p. 185|
|Basic first aid and emergency care||p. 221|
|The patient or resident environment||p. 245|
|Admissions, transfers, and discharges||p. 261|
|Vital signs, height, and weight||p. 290|
|Cleanliness and hygiene||p. 326|
|Basic nutrition||p. 385|
|Assisting with urinary and bowel elimination||p. 410|
|Caring for people who are terminally ill||p. 449|
|Caring for people who are dying||p. 459|
|Basic body structure and function||p. 477|
|The integumentary system||p. 493|
|The musculoskeletal system||p. 518|
|The respiratory system||p. 553|
|The cardiovascular system||p. 578|
|The nervous system||p. 596|
|The sensory system||p. 611|
|The endocrine system||p. 634|
|The digestive system||p. 648|
|The urinary system||p. 663|
|The reproductive system||p. 677|
|Caring for people with developmental disabilities||p. 697|
|Caring for people with mental illness||p. 708|
|Caring for people with dementia||p. 722|
|Caring for people with cancer||p. 740|
|Caring for people with HIV/AIDS||p. 751|
|Caring for surgical patients||p. 763|
|Caring for mothers and newborns||p. 781|
|Caring for pediatric patients||p. 797|
|Introduction to home health care||p. 813|
|Safety and infection control in the home health care setting||p. 825|
|Answers to the What did you learn? exercises||p. 837|
|Introduction to the language of health care||p. 839|
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