9780323084697

Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323084697

  • ISBN10:

    0323084699

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Study Guide
  • Copyright: 4/6/2012
  • Publisher: Mosby Inc
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Get the most out of your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition, by Patricia Potter et al., this study guide helps you understand key concepts with review questions, exercises, and learning activities. Skills checklists on an Evolve companion website help you learn and master important nursing procedures. Preliminary Readings refer back to related chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition. Comprehensive Understanding sections help you master the key topics and main ideas in each chapter. Case studies and Critical Thinking Model exercises help you apply what you've learned. Multiple-choice review questions evaluate your understanding of key chapter objectives. Content updates match the new information in Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition. Updated skills performance checklists are now available on the Evolve companion website, and are both interactive and printable.

Table of Contents

Nursing and the Health Care Environment
Nursing Today
The Health Care Delivery System
Community-Based Nursing Practice
Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
Evidence-Based Practice
Caring Throughout the Life Span
Health and Wellness
Caring in Nursing Practice
Caring for the Cancer Survivor
Culture and Ethnicity
Caring for Families
Developmental Theories
Conception Through Adolescence
Young to Middle Adult
Older Adult
Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice
Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice
Nursing Assessment
Nursing Diagnosis
Planning Nursing Care
Implementing Nursing Care
Evaluation
Managing Patient Care
Professional Standards in Nursing Practice
Ethics and Values
Legal Implications in Nursing Practice
Communication
Patient Education
Documentation and Informatics
Foundations for Nursing Practice
Patient Safety
Infection Prevention and Infection Control
Vital Signs
Health Assessment and Physical Examination
Medication Administration
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Psychosocial Basis for Nursing Practice
Self-Concept
Sexuality
Spiritual Health
The Experience of Loss, Death, and Grief
Stress and Coping
Physiological Basis for Nursing Practice
Activity and Exercise
Hygiene
Oxygenation
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Sleep
Pain Management
Nutrition
Urinary Elimination
Bowel Elimination
Mobility and Immobility
Skin Integrity and Wound Care
Sensory Alterations
Care of Surgical Patients
 
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