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Principles and Techniques of Patient Care

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780721675244

ISBN10:
0721675247
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Elsevier Science Health Science div

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Summary

Updated and expanded, the 2nd Edition of this text clearly presents modern concepts, equipment, techniques and practical details for the skills required to help patients with the use of assistive devices. Presents information on how to properly evaluate a person's vital signs, treat a person who requires special equipment and care, and much more. The author includes clear cut "how-to" instructions, helpful rationales, and physiologic principles that explain why techniques are used.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Patient Care Activities
1(18)
Introduction
2(1)
Interprofessional Collaboration
3(1)
Orientation
3(1)
Informed Consent
4(1)
Principles of Documentation
5(2)
Principles of Treatment Planning
7(1)
Principles of Patient Evaluation
8(3)
Patient/Family Education
11(2)
Communication
13(2)
Communicating With a Person With a Disability
15(2)
Safety Considerations
17(1)
Summary
18(1)
Chapter 2 Body Mechanics
19(12)
Introduction
20(1)
Principles and Concepts of Proper Body Mechanics
20(3)
Lifting Models
23(3)
Pushing, Pulling, Reaching, and Carrying
26(1)
Posture and Body Control
27(3)
Summary
30(1)
Chapter 3 Positioning and Draping
31(12)
Introduction
32(1)
Principles and Concepts
32(1)
Positioning
33(7)
Draping
40(1)
Summary
41(2)
Chapter 4 Vital Signs and Body Composition Assessments
43(26)
Introduction
44(1)
Body Temperature
45(2)
Pulse
47(6)
Blood Pressure
53(5)
Respiration (Pulmonary Ventilation)
58(3)
Body Composition Assessments
61(7)
Summary
68(1)
Chapter 5 Basic Exercise-Passive and Active
69(36)
Introduction
70(1)
Types of Exercise for Range of Motion
71(2)
Preparation for Application of Passive and Active Range of Motion
73(1)
Application of Passive Exercise
73(25)
Active Exercise
98(5)
Summary
103(2)
Chapter 6 Transfer Activities
105(42)
Introduction
106(1)
Organization of Patient Transfers
106(1)
Preparation
106(1)
Principles
107(1)
Precautions
107(1)
Types of Transfers
108(2)
Mobility Activities for a Bed or Mat
110(7)
Standing, Sitting, Lifting Transfers
117(16)
Mechanical Equipment
133(6)
Other Types of Transfers
139(3)
Transfer From the Wheelchair to the Floor and Return
142(4)
Summary
146(1)
Chapter 7 Wheelchair Features and Activities
147(40)
Introduction
148(1)
Standard Wheelchair Measurements
149(1)
Confirmation of Fit
150(1)
Methods to Evaluate the Fit
150(1)
Potential Adverse Effects of Improper Fit
152(2)
Patient and Family Education
154(1)
Wheelchair Components and Features
154(11)
Functional Activities
165(21)
General Care and Maintenance
186(1)
Summary
186(1)
Chapter 8 Ambulation Aids, Patterns, and Activities
187(64)
Introduction
188(1)
Organization of Ambulation Activities
189(2)
Equipment
191(3)
Measurement and Fit
194(3)
Confirmation of Fit
197(2)
Tilt Table
199(1)
Parallel Bar Activities
200(2)
Basic Gait Patterns
202(6)
Preambulation Functional Activities
208(9)
Safety Considerations and Precautions
217(14)
Ambulation Functional Activities
231(18)
Summary
249(2)
Chapter 9 Special Equipment and Patient Care Environments
251(22)
Introduction
253(1)
Orientation to the Special Intensive Care Unit
253(1)
Types of Beds
254(5)
Life Support and Monitoring Equipment
259(13)
Summary
272(1)
Chapter 10 Approaches to Infection Control and Wound Care
273(44)
Introduction
274(1)
Principles and Concepts
275(1)
Hand-Washing Techniques
276(1)
Isolation Systems
277(4)
Application of Protective Garments
281(8)
Removal of Contaminated Protective Garments
289(1)
The Sterile Field
289(4)
Wound Care
293(8)
Graduated Compression Garments
301(8)
Control of Disease in the Health Care Environment
309(7)
Summary
316(1)
Chapter 11 Incidents and Emergencies
317(22)
Introduction
318(1)
Principles and Concepts
319(3)
Emergency Care
322(15)
Summary
337(2)
Chapter 12 Americans With Disabilities Act: A Review
339(12)
Introduction
340(1)
Definitions
340(1)
General Aspects of the ADA
341(2)
Compliance and Implementation of Regulations
343(3)
Summary
346(5)
INDEX 351


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