Foundations of Nursing, 9th Edition

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By Kim Cooper, RN, MSN and Kelly Gosnell, RN, MSN
ISBN
9780323812030
発行日
25-04-2022
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  • Step-by-step instructions for more than 100 skills show nursing techniques and procedures along with the rationales for each.
  • Clear, easy-to-understand coverage of skills across the lifespan includes maternity, pediatrics, adults, and older adults.
  • Nursing care plans use a case-study format to emphasize patient goals and outcomes, and include critical thinking questions at the end of each care plan.
  • Complete mathematics review covers basic arithmetic skills and dosage calculation, followed by a discussion of medication administration including IV therapy.
  • Safety Alerts cover issues related to safe patient care in a variety of settings.
  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes provide synopses of research articles that apply to nursing, along with nursing implications for the LPN/LVN.
  • Coordinated Care boxes promote comprehensive patient care with other members of the health care team, focusing on prioritization, assignment, supervision, collaboration, delegation, and leadership topics.
  • Health Promotion Considerations boxes highlight information on wellness and disease prevention, including infection control, diet, and pregnancy.
  • Communication boxes illustrate communication strategies through real-life examples of nurse-patient dialogue.
  • Patient Teaching boxes focus on three-way communication among the nurse, patient, and family members, and include topics such as hospital discharge instructions.
  • Home Health Considerations boxes discuss issues facing patients and their caregivers in the home setting.
  • Lifespan Considerations boxes provide age-specific information for the care of the patient.

Master the skills that LPN/LVNs need to care for patients across the lifespan! Foundations of Nursing, 9th Edition provides an essential guide to nursing care for pediatric, maternity, adult, and older adult patients. Through use of the nursing process, you will develop clinical judgment skills to assess patient needs, develop nursing care plans, and plan effective nursing interventions. Case studies provide practice with critical thinking and clinical judgment, and new Next Generation NCLEX®-format questions help you apply theory to practice. Written by nursing educators Kim Cooper and Kelly Gosnell, this text also helps you prepare for success on the NCLEX-PN® examination.

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ISBN 9780323812030
Author Information By Kim Cooper, RN, MSN, Chair, Nursing Department Program, Ivy Tech State College, Terre Haute, Indiana and Kelly Gosnell, RN, MSN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Ivy Tech Community College, Terre Haute, Indiana
Table of Content

Unit I: Fundamentals of Nursing

1. The Evolution of Nursing

2. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing

3. Documentation

4. Communication

5. Nursing Process and Critical Thinking

6. Cultural and Ethnic Considerations

Unit II: Fundamentals of Clinical Practice

7. Asepsis and Infection Control

8. Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility

9. Hygiene and Care of the Patient's Environment

10. Safety

11. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

Unit III: Introduction to Nursing Interventions

12. Vital Signs

13. Physical Assessment

14. Oxygenation

15. Elimination and Gastric Intubation

16. Care of Patients Experiencing Urgent Alterations in Health

17. Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration

18. Fluids and Electrolytes

19. Nutritional Concepts and Related Therapies

20. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

21. Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep

22. Surgical Wound Care

23. Specimen Collection and Diagnostic Testing

Unit IV: Nursing Care Across the Lifespan

24. Lifespan Development

25. Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death

26. Health Promotion and Pregnancy

27. Labor and Delivery

28. Care of the Mother and Newborn

29. Care of the High-Risk Mother, Newborn, and Family with Special Needs

30. Health Promotion for the Infant, Child, and Adolescent

31. Basic Pediatric Nursing Care

32. Care of the Child with a Physical and Mental or Cognitive Disorder

33. Health Promotion and Care of the Older Adult

Unit V: Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing

34. Concepts of Mental Health

35. Care of the Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder

36. Care of the Patient with an Addictive Personality

Unit VI: Fundamentals of Community Health Nursing

37. Home Health Nursing

38. Long-Term Care

39. Rehabilitation Nursing

40. Hospice Care

Unit VII: From Graduate to Professional

41. Professional Roles and Leadership

Appendix A: Abbreviations

Appendix B: Laboratory Reference Values

Glossary

発行日 25-04-2022
Pages 1394
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