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Patient Care Skills

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780838581575

ISBN10:
0838581579
Format:
Spiral Bound
Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

This book provides comprehensive coverage of basic patient care skills for all health care workers.KEY TOPCIS: Such skills as patient positioning and transfer, range of motion exercises, vital signs and aseptic techniques are emphasized. A new format with clearly organized objectives, case studies and review questions add to the step-by-step illustrations and photographs, making this book extremely practical for the clinical setting. Physical therapy students, nurses, nurses' aids, medical assistants, occupational therapists, orderlies.

Table of Contents

Preface ix(2)
Acknowledgments xi
Chapter 1 Documentation
1(10)
Purpose 2(1)
1.1 Formats of Medical Records
2(1)
1.2 Methods
3(5)
1.3 Audit
8(1)
1.4 Review Questions
8(1)
1.5 Suggested Activities
9(1)
1.6 Appendix A
10(1)
1.7 References
10(1)
Chapter 2 Preparation for Patient Care
11(22)
Introduction 12(1)
2.1 Management of the Environment
12(1)
2.2 Body Mechanics
13(1)
2.3 Instructions and Verbal Commands
14(1)
2.4 Patient Preparation
15(1)
2.5 Transporting
16(12)
2.6 Wheelchair Wheelies
28(2)
2.7 Elevators
30(1)
2.8 Review Questions
31(1)
2.9 Suggested Activities
31(2)
Chapter 3 Vital Signs
33(16)
Introduction 34(1)
3.1 Heart Rate
34(5)
3.2 Blood Pressure
39(3)
3.3 Respiration
42(2)
3.4 Temperature
44(3)
3.5 Review Questions
47(1)
3.6 Suggested Activities
47(1)
3.7 References
48(1)
Chapter 4 Aseptic Techniques
49(66)
Introduction 50(1)
4.1 Definitions
50(2)
4.2 Universal Precautions
52(1)
4.3 Sterile Field
52(3)
4.4 Apparel
55(1)
4.5 Handwashing
56(2)
4.6 Procedures
58(18)
4.7 Wound Dressings
76(8)
4.8 Cleansing and Sterilizing
84(5)
4.9 Waste Disposal
89(2)
4.10 Laundry
91(1)
4.11 Housekeeping
92(1)
4.12 Isolation
93(8)
4.13 Alternative Systems for Isolation Precautions
101(12)
4.14 Review Questions
113(1)
4.15 Suggested Activities
113(1)
4.16 References
114(1)
Chapter 5 Turning and Positioning
115(18)
Introduction 116(1)
5.1 General Procedures
117(1)
5.2 Supine Position
118(1)
5.3 Turning from Supine to Prone
118(4)
5.4 Prone Position
122(1)
5.5 Turning from Prone to Supine
123(3)
5.6 Turning on the Floor Mat
126(1)
5.7 Turning from Supine to Sidelying
127(1)
5.8 Sidelying Position
128(1)
5.9 Assuming Sitting
129(3)
5.10 Review Questions
132(1)
5.11 Suggested Activities
132(1)
Case Studies
132(1)
Chapter 6 Range-of-Motion Exercise
133(60)
Introduction 134(1)
6.1 Method
135(1)
6.2 Anatomical Planes of Motion
136(2)
6.3 Diagonal Patterns of Motion
138(2)
6.4 Lower Extremity
140(20)
6.5 Upper Extremity
160(27)
6.6 Head, Neck, and Trunk
187(3)
6.7 Review Questions
190(1)
6.8 Suggested Activities
190(1)
6.9 Case Studies
191(1)
6.10 References
191(2)
Chapter 7 Wheelchairs
193(32)
Introduction 194(1)
7.1 Wheelchair Brakes
195(3)
7.2 Seat Belts
198(1)
7.3 Caster Wheels
198(1)
7.4 Drive (Push) Wheels
199(1)
7.5 Armrests
200(1)
7.6 Front Rigging
201(5)
7.7 Antitipping Devices
206(1)
7.8 Folding Wheelchairs
207(1)
7.9 Specialized Wheelchairs
208(9)
7.10 Measuring to Determine Wheelchair Size
217(5)
7.11 Standard Wheelchair Measurements
222(1)
7.12 Review Questions
223(1)
7.13 Suggested Activities
224(1)
Case Studies
224(1)
Chapter 8 Transfers
225(62)
Introduction 226(2)
8.1 Sliding Transfer--Cart to Treatment Table
228(2)
8.2 Three-Person Carry
230(3)
8.3 Hydraulic Lift
233(9)
8.4 Two-Person Lift
242(4)
8.5 Dependent Standing Pivot
246(2)
8.6 Sliding Board
248(2)
8.7 Push-Up
250(2)
8.8 Assist to Front Edge of Chair
252(4)
8.9 Assist to Sitting on Treatment Table
256(1)
8.10 Assisted Standing Pivot
257(10)
8.11 Dependent One-Person Transfer--Floor to Wheelchair
267(3)
8.12 Independent Transfer from Wheelchair to Floor and Return
270(14)
8.13 Review Questions
284(1)
8.14 Suggested Activities
285(1)
Case Studies
285(2)
Chapter 9 Ambulation With Assistive Devices
287(178)
Introduction 288(1)
9.1 Teaching Tips
288(2)
9.2 Choosing an Assistive Device
290(8)
9.3 Choosing a Gait Pattern
298(3)
9.4 Guarding
301(5)
9.5 Assumption of Standing and Sitting
306(2)
9.6 Ascending and Descending Stairs
308(1)
9.7 Curbs
309(1)
9.8 Moving through Doorways
309(1)
9.9 Tilt Table
310(3)
9.10 Walkers
313(31)
9.11 Axillary Crutches
344(30)
9.12 Forearm (Lofstrand) Crutches
374(30)
9.13 One Cane
404(33)
9.14 Two Canes
437(25)
9.15 Review Questions
462(1)
9.16 Suggested Activities
463(1)
Case Studies
463(2)
Chapter 10 Americans With Disabilities Act
465(30)
Introduction 466(1)
10.1 Background
466(1)
10.2 Resources
467(1)
10.3 General Considerations
468(1)
10.4 Specific Requirements
468(25)
10.5 Review Questions
493(1)
10.6 Suggested Activities
494(1)
10.7 References
494(1)
Index 495


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