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Nurses' Guide to Clinical Procedures,9780397554645

Nurses' Guide to Clinical Procedures

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780397554645

ISBN10:
0397554648
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

"Discover step-by-step coverage of 200 commonly performed clinical nursing procedures, addressed using a nursing process format that will help define your role in clinical care."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Jean Smith-Temple, MSN, RN Joyce Young Johnson, PhD, RN, CCRN

Table of Contents

1 Verbal Communication Skills OVERVIEW Procedure
1(18)
1.1 Report
3(5)
1.2 Client Education
8(5)
1.3 Therapeutic Communication
13(6)
2 Written Communication Skills OVERVIEW Procedure
19(15)
2.1 Nursing Process/Plan of Care Preparation
21(6)
2.2 Nurses' Progress Notes
27(7)
3 Basic Health Assessment OVERVIEW Procedure
34(39)
3.1 Basic Assessment
35(13)
3.2 Electronic Vital Signs Measurement
48(7)
3.3 Blood Pressure by Palpation
55(4)
3.4 Doppler Pulse Assessment
59(4)
3.5 Apical-Radial Pulse Measurement
63(4)
3.6 Obtaining Weight with a Sling Scale
67(6)
4 Oxygenation OVERVIEW Procedure
73(90)
4.1 Chest Drainage System Preparation
75(1)
4.2 Chest Tube Maintenance
75(11)
4.3 Postural Drainage
86(1)
4.4 Chest Percussion
86(1)
4.5 Chest Vibration
86(9)
4.6 Nasal Cannula/Face Mask Application
95(6)
4.7 Oral Airway Insertion
101(6)
4.8 Nasal Airway Insertion
107(5)
4.9 Oral Airway Suctioning
112(4)
4.10 Nasopharyngeal/Nasotracheal Suctioning
116(7)
4.11 Endotracheal Tube Suctioning
123(1)
4.12 Endotracheal Tube Maintenance
123(12)
4.13 Tracheostomy Suctioning
135(1)
4.14 Tracheostomy Cleaning
135(1)
4.15 Tracheostomy Dressing and Tie Change
135(12)
4.16 Tracheostomy/Endotracheal Tube Cuff Management
147(6)
4.17 Suctioned Sputum Specimen Collection
153(5)
4.18 Pulse Oximetry
158(5)
5 Nutrition: Fluid and Nutrient Balance OVERVIEW Procedure
163(90)
5.1 Intake and Output Measurement
165(7)
5.2 Intravenous Therapy: Vein Selection
172(1)
5.3 Intravenous Therapy: Solution Preparation
172(1)
5.4 Intravenous Therapy: Catheter/IV Lock Insertion
172(14)
5.5 Flow Rate Calculation
186(1)
5.6 Intravenous Fluid Regulation
186(13)
5.7 Intravenous Tubing Change/Conversion to IV Lock
199(1)
5.8 Intravenous Dressing Change
199(10)
5.9 Central Line/Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Maintenance
209(8)
5.10 Parenteral Nutrition Management
217(6)
5.11 Blood Transfusion Management
223(9)
5.12 Nasogastric/Nasointestinal Tube Insertion
232(6)
5.13 Nasogastric Tube Maintenance
238(1)
5.14 Nasogastric Tube Discontinuation
238(7)
5.15 Tube Feeding Management/Medication by Nasogastric Tube
245(8)
6 Elimination OVERVIEW Bladder/Renal Procedure
253(95)
6.1 Midstream Urine Collection
255(4)
6.2 Urine Specimen Collection from an Indwelling Catheter
259(5)
6.3 Male Catheterization
264(8)
6.4 Female Catheterization
272(11)
6.5 Bladder/Catheter Irrigation
283(7)
6.6 Bladder/Scanning
290(5)
6.7 Hemodialysis Shunt, Graft, and Fistula Care
295(5)
6.8 Peritoneal Dialysis Management Bowel
300(8)
6.9 Fecal Impaction Removal
308(5)
6.10 Enema Administration
313(6)
6.11 Colostomy Stoma Care
319(4)
6.12 Colostomy Pouch Application
323(5)
6.13 Colostomy Pouch Evacuation and Cleaning
328(6)
6.14 Colostomy Irrigation
334(7)
6.15 Stool Testing for Occult Blood with Hemoccult Slide
341(3)
6.16 Care of Nephrostomy Tubes
344(4)
7 Activity and Mobility OVERVIEW Procedure
348(72)
7.1 Using Principles of Body Mechanics
350(10)
7.2 Body Positioning
360(9)
7.3 Hoyer Lift Usage
369(6)
7.4 Range-of-Motion Exercises
375(15)
7.5 Crutch Walking
390(10)
7.6 Cast Care
400(5)
7.7 Traction Maintenance
405(5)
7.8 Antiembolism Hose/Pneumatic Compression Device Application
410(5)
7.9 Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) Device
415(5)
8 Rest and Comfort OVERVIEW Procedure
420(46)
8.1 Aquathermia Pad
422(5)
8.2 Heat Therapy: Commercial Hot Pack/Moist, Warm Compresses
427(5)
8.3 Heat Cradle and Heat Lamp
432(5)
8.4 Cold Therapy: Ice Bag/Collar Glove/Commercial Cold Pack/Moist, Cold Compresses
437(5)
8.5 Sitz Bath
442(4)
8.6 Tepid Sponge Bath
446(5)
8.7 Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Unit
451(5)
8.8 Patient-Controlled Analgesia and Epidural Pump Therapy
456(10)
9 Hygienic Care OVERVIEW Procedure
466(29)
9.1 Back Care
467(5)
9.2 Bed Preparation Techniques
472(5)
9.3 Shampoo for the Bedridden Client
477(6)
9.4 Hair Care Techniques
483(5)
9.5 Oral Care Techniques
488(1)
9.6 Denture Care Techniques
488(7)
10 Biological Safety Needs OVERVIEW Procedure
495(84)
10.1 Venipuncture for Blood Specimen
497(6)
10.2 Sterile and Nonsterile Dressing Change
503(7)
10.3 Blood Glucose Testing
510(6)
10.4 Sterile Gown Application
516(1)
10.5 Sterile Glove Application
516(5)
10.6 Principles of Medical Asepsis
521(7)
10.7 Principles of Surgical Asepsis (Aseptic Technique)
528(8)
10.8 Isolation Techniques
536(5)
10.9 Preoperative Care
541(8)
10.10 Postoperative Care
549(6)
10.11 Use of Limb and Body Restraints
555(6)
10.12 Pressure Ulcer Management
561(7)
10.13 Wound Irrigation
568(5)
10.14 Wound Drain Management
573(6)
11 Medication Administration OVERVIEW Procedure
579(96)
11.1 Principles of Medication Administration
581(8)
11.2 Eye (Ophthalmic) Instillation
589(5)
11.3 Ear (Otic) Instillation
594(5)
11.4 Nasal Instillation
599(5)
11.5 Administration of Oral Medication
604(5)
11.6 Administration of Buccal and Sublingual Medication
609(3)
11.7 Medication Preparation from a Vial
612(6)
11.8 Medication Preparation from an Ampule
618(5)
11.9 Medication Preparation with a Cartridge System
623(4)
11.10 Mixing Medications
627(5)
11.11 Intradermal Injection
632(5)
11.12 Intramuscular Injection
637(7)
11.13 Z-Track Injection
644(5)
11.14 Intermittent Intravenous Medication
649(7)
11.15 Administration of Subcutaneous Medication
656(6)
11.16 Administration of Rectal Medication
662(4)
11.17 Topical Application
666(5)
11.18 Administration of Vaginal Medication
671(4)
12 Special Procedures OVERVIEW Procedure
675(18)
12.1 Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD) Management
677(4)
12.2 Hyperthermia/Hypothermia Unit Management
681(6)
12.3 Postmortem Care
687(6)
Appendices 693(30)
A Stress Management Techniques 693(4)
B Pain Management 697(4)
C Nursing Diagnoses, North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, April 1997 701(2)
D Common Clinical Abbreviations 703(3)
E Diagnostic Laboratory Tests: Normal Values 706(3)
F Types of Isolation 709(3)
G Medication Interactions: Drug-Drug 712(6)
H Drug and Nutrient Interaction Chart 718(5)
Bibliography 723(2)
Index 725


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