Study Guide to Accompany Fundamentals of Nursing : Human Health and Function

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  • Copyright: 1999-11-01
  • Publisher: Lppncott W & W
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Whether you're preparing for exams or building the skills needed for effective nursing practice, this handy study guide has what you need! Formatted to accompany Fundamentals of Nursing, Fourth Edition, the guide offers a wealth of exercises to reinforce understanding and provide opportunities to practice what you've learned.

Table of Contents

Conceptual Foundations of Nursing
The Delivery of Nursing Care
The Changing Face of Nursingp. 3
Community-Based Nursing and Continuity of Carep. 6
Concepts Essential for Professional Nursing
The Profession of Nursingp. 9
Nursing Theory and Conceptual Frameworksp. 13
Valuesp. 16
Ethical and Legal Concernsp. 19
Nurse Leader and Managerp. 23
Nursing Research: Evidence-Based Carep. 26
The Nursing Process: Framework for Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
Nursing Process: Foundation for Practicep. 30
Nursing Assessmentp. 34
Nursing Diagnosisp. 38
Outcome Identification and Planningp. 41
Implementation and Evaluationp. 44
Critical Thinkingp. 48
Communication of the Nursing Process: Documenting and Reporting
Concepts Essential for Human Functioning and Nursing Management
Health and Wellnessp. 54
Lifespan Developmentp. 59
The Older Adultp. 63
Individual, Family, and Communityp. 66
Culture and Ethnicityp. 70
Communication: The Nurse-Client Relationshipp. 76
Client Educationp. 82
Care Managementp. 85
Essential Assessment Components
Health Assessment of Human Functionp. 89
Vital Sign Assessmentp. 93
Selected Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
Asepsis and Infection Controlp. 98
Medication Administrationp. 104
Intravenous Therapyp. 109
Perioperative Nursingp. 112
Human Function and Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
Health Perception and Health Management
Safetyp. 119
Health Maintenancep. 125
Activity and Exercisep. 128
Self-Care and Hygienep. 132
Mobility and Body Mechanicsp. 132
Oxygenation: Respiratory Functionp. 138
Oxygenation: Cardiovascular Functionp. 143
Nutrition and Metabolism
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balancep. 148
Nutritionp. 151
Skin Integrity and Wound Healingp. 156
The Body's Defense Against Infectionp. 161
Urinary Eliminationp. 165
Bowel Eliminationp. 170
Sleep and Rest
Sleep and Restp. 174
Cognition and Perception
Pain Perception and Managementp. 177
Sensory Perceptionp. 182
Cognitive Processesp. 186
Self-Perception and Self-Concept
Self-Conceptp. 190
Roles and Relationships
Families and Their Relationshipsp. 193
Loss and Grievingp. 198
Coping and Stress Management
Stress, Coping, and Adaptationp. 202
Sexuality and Reproduction
Human Sexualityp. 206
Values and Beliefs
Spiritual Healthp. 210
Answersp. 213
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