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Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art & Science of Nursing Care,9780781722735

Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art & Science of Nursing Care

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4th
ISBN13:

9780781722735

ISBN10:
078172273X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

Designed to maximize visual learning, this Sixth Edition features a new art program and an integrated, cohesive, student-focused suite of multimedia products. Brand-new icons direct students to free video clips and online activities. New concept maps walk students through the nursing process for selected case-study patients. Unexpected outcomes are now included in skills descriptions. Like previous editions, the text maintains its unique holistic "blended skills" approach to nursing care and focuses on case-based learning and critical thinking. A back-of-book CD-ROM includes video clips and a Spanish-English audio glossary. A companion online course is available free with purchase of the text.

Author Biography

Carol Taylor, CSFN, RN, MSN, PhD Georgetown University, Washington, DC Carol Lillis, RN, MSN Delaware County Community College, Media, Pennsylvania Priscilla LeMone, RN, DSN, FAAN University of Missouri-Columbia Missouri

Table of Contents

UNIT I Foundations of Nursing Practice 2(114)
Introduction to Nursing
5(18)
Health of the Individual, Family, and Community
23(12)
Culture and Ethnicity
35(20)
Health and Illness
55(12)
Theoretical Base for Nursing Practice
67(12)
Values and Ethics in Nursing
79(18)
Legal Implications of Nursing
97(19)
UNIT II Promoting Health Across the Life Span 116(56)
Developmental Concepts
119(14)
Conception Through Young Adult
133(22)
The Aging Adult
155(17)
UNIT III Community-Based Settings for Patient Care 172(40)
Community-Based Healthcare
175(14)
Continuity of Care
189(12)
Home Healthcare
201(11)
UNIT IV The Nursing Process 212(132)
Blended Skills and Critical Thinking Throughout the Nursing Process
215(22)
Assessing
237(18)
Diagnosing
255(16)
Planning
271(18)
Implementing
289(14)
Evaluating
303(14)
Documenting, Reporting, and Conferring
317(27)
UNIT V Roles Basic to Nursing Care 344(70)
Communicator
347(26)
Teacher and Counselor
373(22)
Leader, Researcher, and Advocate
395(19)
UNIT VI Actions Basic to Nursing Care 414(260)
Vital Signs
417(38)
Health Assessment
455(50)
Safety
505(28)
Asepsis
533(34)
Medications
567(72)
Perioperative Nursing
639(35)
UNIT VII Promoting Healthy Psychosocial Responses 674(166)
Self-Concept
677(24)
Stress and Adaptation
701(24)
Loss, Grief, and Dying
725(30)
Sensory Stimulation
755(24)
Sexuality
779(38)
Spirituality
817(23)
UNIT VIII Promoting Healthy Physiologic Responses 840(503)
Hygiene
843(56)
Skin Integrity and Wound Care
899(48)
Activity
947(66)
Rest and Sleep
1013(24)
Comfort
1037(42)
Nutrition
1079(52)
Urinary Elimination
1131(50)
Bowel Elimination
1181(40)
Oxygenation
1221(50)
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
1271(72)
Appendices
Appendix A Equivalents
1333(2)
Appendix B Normal Adult Values
1335(8)
Glossary 1343(12)
Index 1355


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