9780397551699

Fundamentals of Nursing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780397551699

  • ISBN10:

    039755169X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-01-01
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Summary

This comprehensive text introduces the broad range of the discipline of nursing, including theory, the nursing process, and step-by-step procedures. The Fifth Edition maintains its emphasis on both wellness/health and human function as frameworks for nursing practice. The text emphasizes critical thinking by regularly incorporating features that apply to client situations, research-based discussions, clinical scenarios, and ethical-legal considerations. This edition includes new material on Evidence-Based Research and a chapter on Working with Challenging Patients.

Table of Contents

Expanded Contents xvii(18)
Nursing Procedures and Skills xxxv(6)
Nursing Diagnoses Used in This Textbook xli(2)
Nursing Plans of Care xliii(1)
Summary of Recurring Displays xliv
Section I Conceptual Foundations of Nursing 1(680)
Unit I Concepts Essential for Professional Nursing
2(88)
1 The Profession of Nursing
4(20)
2 Conceptual Frameworks and Nursing Theories
24(14)
3 Ethical and Legal Concerns
38(24)
4 Nursing Leadership and Management
62(14)
5 Nursing Research
76(14)
Unit II The Delivery of Nursing Care
90(32)
6 The Healthcare Delivery System
92(16)
7 Community-Based Nursing and Continuity of Care
108(14)
Unit III The Nursing Process: Framework for Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
122(120)
8 Critical Thinking
124(14)
9 Nursing Process: Foundation for Practice
138(14)
10 Nursing Assessment
152(16)
11 Nursing Diagnosis
168(20)
12 Outcome Identification and Planning
188(14)
13 Implementation and Evaluation
202(16)
14 Communication of the Nursing Process: Recording and Reporting
218(24)
Unit IV Concepts Essential for Human Function and Nursing Management
242(120)
15 Health and Wellness
244(12)
16 Lifespan Development
256(28)
17 Individual, Family, and Community
284(18)
18 Culture and Ethnicity
302(18)
19 Values
320(20)
20 Communication: The Nurse-Client Relationship
340(22)
Unit V Essential Assessment Components
362(124)
21 Health Assessment of Human Function
364(58)
22 Vital Sign Assessment
422(36)
23 Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
458(28)
Unit VI Selected Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
486(195)
24 Client Teaching
488(22)
25 Asepsis
510(36)
26 Intravenous Therapy
546(34)
27 Medication Administration
580(62)
28 Perioperative Nursing
642(39)
Section II Human Function and Clinical Nursing Therapeutics 681
Unit VII Health Perception and Health Management
682(86)
29 Safety
684(34)
30 Health Maintenance
718(22)
31 Home Management
740(28)
Unit VIII Activity and Exercise
768(214)
32 Self-Care and Hygiene
770(52)
33 Body Mechanics and Mobility
822(60)
34 Oxygenation: Respiratory Function
882(54)
35 Oxygenation: Cardiac Function and Tissue Perfusion
936(46)
Unit IX Nutrition and Metabolism
982(190)
36 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
984(34)
37 Nutrition
1018(44)
38 Skin Integrity and Wound Healing
1062(50)
39 The Body's Defenses Against Infection
1112(36)
40 Thermoregulation
1148(24)
Unit X Elimination
1172(98)
41 Urinary Elimination
1174(50)
42 Bowel Elimination
1224(46)
Unit XI Sleep and Rest
1270(28)
43 Sleep and Rest
1272(26)
Unit XII Cognition and Perception
1298(92)
44 Pain Perception and Comfort
1300(38)
45 Sensory Perception
1338(20)
46 Cognitive Processes
1358(32)
Unit XIII Self-Perception and Self-Concept
1390(26)
47 Self-Concept
1392(24)
Unit XIV Roles and Relationships
1416(78)
48 Communication: Social Interaction
1418(22)
49 Families and Their Relationships
1440(26)
50 Loss and Grieving
1466(28)
Unit XV Coping and Stress Management
1494(28)
51 Stress, Coping, and Adaptation
1496(26)
Unit XVI Sexuality and Reproduction
1522(34)
52 Human Sexuality
1524(32)
Unit XVII Values and Beliefs
1556
53 Spiritual Health
1558
Appendices
A Equivalents A3(2)
B Laboratory Values A5(25)
C Medical Terminology: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes A30(7)
D Recommended Dietary Allowances, USA A37(3)
E Nutrition Recommendations for Canadians A40(1)
F Selected Resources for Community-Based Care A41
Glossary G1
Index I1

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