Rehabilitation Nursing: Prevention, Intervention, and Outcomes

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-07-24
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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Written by the leading rehabilitation nurse practitioners and researchers in the United States, England, and Australia, this comprehensive resource provides the evidence-based coverage you need to provide state-of-the-art rehabilitation care for your patients. Completely updated, the fourth edition is filled with practical information you can put to use immediately: Cutting-edge rehabilitation strategies help you provide the best care possible for patients challenged by intellectual or developmental disabilities. Patient safety coverage identifies important risk factors and offers guidelines for safe care. Key drug information assists you in the pharmacological management of rehabilitation patients. Unique case studies with critical thinking questions and concept maps help you apply key concepts to realistic situations and plan multidisciplinary care. Expanded coverage of legal and ethical issues keeps you up to date with changes in U.S. disability laws, including a complete evaluation of the latest rehabilitation nursing legislation. In-depth discussions of economic, educational, and political considerations illustrate how these issues affect the delivery of rehabilitation care. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Rehabilitation Nursing
History, Issues, and Trendsp. 1
Theory and Practice Models for Rehabilitation Nursingp. 14
Ethical and Legal Issues in Rehabilitation Nursingp. 30
Research-Based Rehabilitation Nursing Practicep. 13
Outcome-Directed Patient and Family Educationp. 58
Culture and Medical Systems: Conventional, Alternative, and Complementary Health Patternsp. 70
Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Nursingp. 90
Management for Patient-Centered Programs
Administration and Leadershipp. 124
Quality: Indicators and Managementp. 146
Patient Safety for Persons With Disabilitiesp. 161
Evaluation of Function and Application of Outcome Measuresp. 168
Community-Based Rehabilitationp. 178
Case Managementp. 192
Health Patterns: Systems Functions
Functional Mobility With Activities of Daily Livingp. 200
Skin Integrityp. 258
Nourishment and Swallowingp. 281
Respiration and Pulmonary Rehabilitationp. 304
Urinary Elimination and Continencep. 334
Bowel Elimination and Regulationp. 369
Muscle and Skeletal Functionp. 392
Neuromuscular Disordersp. 423
Health Patterns: Psychosocial Funtions
Patient and Family Copingp. 448
Rehabilitation Involving the Senses, Sensation, Perception, and Painp. 475
Communication: Language and Pragmaticsp. 499
Cognition and Behaviorp. 524
Sleepp. 550
Sexuality Education and Counselingp. 560
Lifestyle and Recreationp. 586
Spiritualityp. 594
Restoration and Rehabilitation: Special Populations
Rehabilitation Nursing Care of People With Intellectual/Developmental Disabilitesp. 610
Pediatric Rehabilitation Nursingp. 632
Gerontological Rehabilitation Nursingp. 655
Cardiac and Cardiovascular Rehabilitationp. 674
Rehabilitation Following Burn Injuryp. 697
Rehabilitation in Regulatory/Metabolic and Immune System Dysfunctionp. 707
Renal Rehabilitationp. 730
Cancer Rehabilitationp. 747
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