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Take this pocket reference to clinicals on the job for quick access to nursing skills! Based on Perry & Potter's market-leading Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th Edition, Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures, 7th Edition presents 83 key skills in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why to use specific techniques.
With the latest in evidence-based practice, this book helps you perform basic nursing skills safely and effectively.
Also available on Skyscape for use on any hand-held device!
-A clear, two-column format presents skills with rationales for each step explaining why to use specific techniques.
-A gloving logo identifies skills in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection.
-Safety alerts highlight important information for patient safety and effective performance of skills.
-Reporting and recording guidelines include a bulleted list of what should be documented in the patient records.
-Unexpected outcomes and related interventions help you troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them.
-Alphabetical organization of skills makes it easy to find information quickly.
-A convenient pocket size and spiral binding allow the book to fit easily into your coat pocket and to stay open on the page you want.
-New full-color design and illustrations help you follow step-by-step directions more easily.
-Completely updated content is based on Perry & Potter's market-leading text, Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th Edition, for the latest in evidence-based care.
Table of Contents
|Apical Radial Pulse|
|Aquathermia and Heating Pads|
|Assistive Device Ambulation (Use of Crutches, Cane, and Walker)|
|Automatic External Defibrillator|
|Bladder Volume Measurement|
|Blood Pressure by Auscultation: Upper extremities, Lower extremities, Palpation|
|Blood Pressure: Automatic|
|Central Venous Access Device Care; CVC, Ports|
|Chest Tube Care|
|Continuous Passive motion Machine|
|Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion|
|Dressings; Dry and Moist-to-Dry,|
|Dressings: Hydrocolloid, Foam, or Absorption|
|Ear Drop Administration|
|Enteral Nutrition via Gastrostomy or Jejunostomy Tube|
|Enteral Nutrition via a Nasogastric Feeding Tube|
|Eye Medications: Drops and Ointment|
|Fall Prevention in a Health Care Facility|
|Fecal Impaction: Removing Digitally|
|Hypothermia and Hyperthermia Blankets|
|Intravenous Medications: Adding Medications to Intravenous Fluid Containers|
|Intravenous Medications: Intermittent infusion sets and Mini-infusion Pumps|
|Intravenous Medications: Intravenous Bolus|
|Moist Heat (Compress and Sitz Bath)|
|Mouth Care: Unconscious or Debilitated clients|
|Nail and Foot Care|
|Nasoenteral Tube: Placement, Irrigation, and Removal|
|Nasogastric Tube for Gastric Decompression: Insertion and Removal|
|Negative Pressure Wound Therapy|
|Oral Medications: Nasogastric Tube Administration|
|Ostomy Care (Pouching)|
|Oxygen Therapy: Nasal Cannula, Oxygen Mask, T Tube, or Tracheostomy Collar|
|Parenteral Medication Preparation: Ampules and Vials|
|Parenteral Medications: Mixing Medications in One Syringe|
|Peripheral Intravenous Care: Regulating Intravenous Flow Rate, Changing Tubing and Solution, Dressing Care|
|Peripheral Intravenous Insertion.|
|Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Care|
|Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment|
|Pressure Ulcer Treatment|
|Rectal Suppository Insertion|
|Sequential Compression Device and Elastic Stockings|
|Specialty Beds: Air-Fluidized, Air Suspension, Rotokenetic|
|Sterile technique: Donning and Removing Cap, Mask, and Protective Eyewear|
|Suctioning: Closed (In-line)|
|Suctioning: Nasopharyngeal, Nasotracheal, and Artificial Airway|
|Suprapubic Catheter Care|
|Suture and Staple Removal|
|Topical Skin Applications|
|Urinary Catheter: Indwelling, Straight, Care and Removal|
|Urinary Catheter Irrigation|
|Urinary Diversion: Maintaining a Continent Diversion|
|Urinary Diversion, Pouching an Incontinent Urinary Diversion|
|Venipuncture: Collecting Blood Specimens and Cultures by Syringe and Vacutainer Method|
|Wound Drainage Devices: Jackson Pratt, Hemovac|
|Standard Protocol for All Nursing Interventions|
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