Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing; The Art and Science of Nursing Care

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Study Guide
  • Copyright: 2010-11-01
  • Publisher: LWW
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Using bulleted outlines and various question types, this Study Guide helps students understand, apply, and retain essential material from Fundamentals of Nursing, Seventh Edition. The Study Guide includes chapter overviews, critical thinking and case study-based questions, Developing Your Knowledge Base sections with matching and fill-in-the-blank questions, and NCLEX-style questions including alternate-item questions. An Answer Key appears at the back of the book.

Table of Contents

Unit I: FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING PRACTICE Chapter 1: Introduction to Nursing Chapter 2: Cultural Diversity Chapter 3: Health and Illness Chapter 4: Health of the Individual, Family, and Community Chapter 5: Theory, Research, and Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 6: Values, Ethics, and Advocacy Chapter 7: Legal Implications Unit II: COMMUNITY-BASED SETTINGS FOR PATIENT CARE Chapter 8: Healthcare Delivery Systems Chapter 9: Continuity of Care Chapter 10: Home Healthcare Unit III: THE NURSING PROCESS Chapter 11: Blended Skills and Critical Thinking Throughout the Nursing Process Chapter 12: Assessing Chapter 13: Diagnosing Chapter 14: Outcome Identification and Planning Chapter 15: Implementing Chapter 16: Evaluating Chapter 17: Documenting, Reporting, Conferring, and Using Informatics Unit IV: PROMOTING HEALTH ACROSS THE LIFESPAN Chapter 18: Developmental Concepts Chapter 19: Conception through Young Adult Chapter 20: The Aging Adult Unit V: ROLES BASIC TO NURSING CARE Chapter 21: Communicator Chapter 22: Teacher and Counselor Chapter 23: Nurse Leader and Manager Unit VI: ACTIONS BASIC TO NURSING CARE Chapter 24: Vital Signs Chapter 25: Health Assessment Chapter 26: Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness Chapter 27: Asepsis and Infection Control Chapter 28: Complementary and Alternative Modalities Chapter 29: Medications Chapter 30: Perioperative Nursing Unit VII: PROMOTING HEALTHY PHYSIOLOGIC RESPONSES Chapter 31: Hygiene Chapter 32: Skin Integrity and Wound Care Chapter 33: Activity Chapter 34: Rest and Sleep Chapter 35: Comfort Chapter 36: Nutrition Chapter 37: Urinary Elimination Chapter 38: Bowel Elimination Chapter 39: Oxygenation Chapter 40: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance Unit VIII: PROMOTING HEALTHY PSYCHOSOCIAL RESPONSES Chapter 41: Self-Concept Chapter 42: Stress and Adaptation Chapter 43: Loss, Grief, and Dying Chapter 44: Sensory Functioning Chapter 45: Sexuality Chapter 46: Spirituality Answer Key

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