Clinical Nursing Skills

Clinical Nursing Skills : Basic to Advanced

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This best seller remains a comprehensive source of essential clinical skills presented within the nursing process framework to facilitate student success. Now in its Sixth Edition, Clinical Nursing Skills continues its high standards for skill presentation. The book provides over 650 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills presented in a clear, concise, and step-by-step format, supported by over 1100 photos and illustrations. Special Features *NEW--Coverage of disaster nursing includes the latest information on: triage, smallpox vaccination, personal protection, and nursing interventions in case of an emergency. *NEW--Pediatric and maternity assessments and selected skills round out students' knowledge of special populations. *NEW--Cultural Competence and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice sections highlight their impact on nursing practice. *NEW--Case studies present real-world scenarios for students. *Expanded Theoretical Concepts open each chapter to offer students a base of knowledge. *Clinical Alerts highlight critical aspects of client care. *Expanded Management and Delegation Guidelines point out regulations of care.*
Critical Thinking strategies, with a focus on unexpected outcomes, help students apply skills in practice. *Gerontologic Considerations provide variations for the older adult allowing students to identify the clear differences in this growing population.
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  • Hardback | 1376 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.3 x 43.2mm | 2,766.95g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0130493716
  • 9780130493712

Table of contents

Preface. 1. Professional Nursing. 2. Nursing Process and Critical Thinking. 3. Client Care Plans and Documentation. 4. Managing Client Care: Communication and Delegation. 5. Admission and Discharge. 6. Client Education and Discharge Planning. 7. Safe Client Environment and Restraints. 8. Bathing and Bedmaking. 9. Personal Hygiene. 10. Vital Signs. 11. Physical Assessment. 12. Body Mechanics and Positioning. 13. Exercise and Ambulation. 14. Infection Control. 15. Bioterrorism-Disaster Nursing. 16. Pain Management. 17. Alternative Therapies and Stress Management. 18. Medication Administration. 19. Nutritional Management. 20. Specimen Collection. 21. Diagnostic Tests. 22. Urinary Elimination. 23. Bowel Elimination. 24. Heat and Cold Therapy. 25. Wound Care and Dressings. 26. Respiratory Care. 27. Circulatory Maintenance. 28. Intravenous Therapy. 29. Central Vascular Access Devices. 30. Orthopedic Interventions. 31. Perioperative Care. 32. End of Life Care. 33. Advanced Nursing Skills. 34. Community Based Nursing.
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