Foundations of Nursing

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-02-25
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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The FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING, 3E is an ideal introduction to the field of nursing that provides comprehensive and updated information on a wide variety of topics integral to this field, as well as current topics, such as HIPAA and bioterrorism. An important feature of FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING, 3E is the Case Study included in each chapter, with critical thinking questions designed to assist the reader through the nursing process and to develop a customized plan of care for the client in each scenario. Additionally, each chapter has been updated to include NCLEX style questions and a student StudyWARE? CD-ROM provides interactive games, quizzes, activities, animations, and video clips to enrich the learning experience. This book contains all the information necessary to successfully complete a nursing curriculum.

Table of Contents

Student Nurse Skills for Success
Holistic Care
Nursing History, Education, and Organizations
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
The Health Care Environment
The Health Care Delivery System
Arenas of Care
Client Teaching
Nursing Process/Documentation/Informatics
Developmental and Psychosocial Concerns
Lifespan Development
Cultural Considerations
Stress, Adaptation, and Anxiety
Loss, Grief, and Death
Health Promotion
Wellness Concepts
Self-concept (NEW)
Spirituality (NEW)
Complementary/Alternative Therapies
Basic Nutrition
Rest and Sleep
Infection Control
Infection Control/Asepsis
Standard Precautions and Isolation
Bioterrorism (NEW)
Fundamental Nursing Care
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Medication Administration and IV Therapy
Pain Management
Diagnostic Tests
Nursing Procedures
Basic Procedures
Intermediate Procedures
Advanced Procedures
Essential Concepts
Nursing Care of the Client: Oxygenation and Perfusion
Respiratory System
Cardiovascular System
Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems
Nursing Care of the Client: Digestion and Elimination
Gastrointestinal System
Urinary System
Nursing Care of the Client: Mobility, Coordination, and Regulation
Musculoskeletal System
Neurological System
Sensory System
Endocrine System
Nursing Care of the Client: Reproductive and Sexual Health
Reproductive System
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Nursing Care of the Client: Body Defenses
Integumentary System
Immune System
Nursing Care of the Client: Physical and Mental Integrity
Mental Illness
Substance Abuse
Nursing Care of the Client: Older Adult
The Older Adult
Nursing Care of the Client: Health Care in the Community
Rehabilitation, Home Health, Long-Term Care and Hospice
Responding to Emergencies
Maternal & Pediatric Nursing
Prenatal Care
Complications of Pregnancy
The Birth Process
Postpartum Care
Newborn Care
Basics of Pediatric Care
Infants with Special Needs
Common Childhood Disorders
NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols
English/Spanish Words and Phrases
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