Comprehensive Nursing Care

Comprehensive Nursing Care

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For LPN/LVN courses that want all core content in one text.Part of the Prentice Hall LPN/LVN-specific series. Looking at the practice of nursing from the LPN/LVN point of view, this streamlined but comprehensive text covering the main content areas including fundamentals, medical-surgical, mental health, maternal-newborn, pediatrics, and leadership (professionalism and transition to practice), explains to students what they need to know and do in order to deliver safe and effective nursing care in a variety of settings. It focuses on the information and essential skills that will help ensure clinical and NCLEX-PN test-taking success, as well as addresses the LPN/LVN scope of practice and relationship to the registered nurse.
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  • Mixed media product | 1456 pages
  • 218.4 x 279.4 x 48.3mm | 3,175.18g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130990884
  • 9780130990884

Table of contents

Part I Fundamentals of NursingUnit I The Nature of NursingChapter One Succeeding as a Nursing studentChapter Two Promoting Culturally Proficient CareChapter Three Understanding Legal and Ethical IssuesChapter Four Critical Thinking and Nursing TheoriesChapter Five Practical and Vocational Nurses and the Nursing ProcessUnit II Introduction to Clinical PracticeChapter Six Client CommunicationChapter Seven Health Care Delivery SystemsChapter Eight Safety and Infection ControlChapter Nine Client TeachingChapter Ten Admission, Transfer, and DischargeChapter Eleven DocumentationUnit III Promoting Physiological HealthChapter Twelve Health AssessmentChapter Thirteen HygieneChapter Fourteen Vital Signs and Pain ManagementChapter Fifteen Activity, Rest, and SleepChapter Sixteen Nutrition, fluids and Electrolytes, and acid-base balanceChapter Seventeen Medication AdministrationUnit IV Promoting Psychosocial HealthChapter Eighteen Theorists, Theories, and TherapiesChapter Nineteen Life Span Development and family systemsChapter Twenty Psychosocial Nursing of the Physically Ill ClientPart II Adult Health Care and Gerontology Unit V Medical Surgical Nursing careChapter Twenty-One Nursing Care of Clients having SurgeryChapter Twenty-Two clients with Integumentary System Disorderschapter Twenty-Three Clients with Musculoskeletal DisordersChapter Twenty-four clients with Respiratory System DisordersChapter Twenty-Five clients with Cardiovascular System DisordersChapter Twenty-Six clients with hematopoietic & lymphatic system disordersChapter Twenty -Seven clients with Neurosensory System DisordersChapter Twenty -eight clients with Gastrointestinal System DisordersChapter Twenty-Nine clients with Endocrine System DisordersChapter Thirty clients with Renal or Male reproductive System DisordersChapter Thirty-One clients with Sexually Transmitted DiseasesUnit VI Gerontology and Special NeedsChapter Thirty-Two caring for Elderly clientsChapter Thirty-Three caring for Chronically or Terminally Ill ClientsChapter Thirty-Four caring for Clients with CancerChapter Thirty-Five caring for Clients with Immune Disorders Chapter Thirty-Six Emergency Room and Urgent Care NursingPart III Mental Health NursingUnit VII Mental Health Nursing CareChapter Thirty-seven Mental Health DisordersChapter Thirty-eight Addictions and eating disordersPart IV Women's Health and Maternal-newborn NursingUnit VIII Women's Health Care and Maternal-newborn NursingChapter thirty-nine clients with female Reproductive System DisordersChapter Forty Care of Pregnant WomenChapter Forty-one Care of women During Labor and DeliveryChapter Forty- Two Care of Postpartum womenChapter Forty- Three Care of the NeonatePart V Pediatric and Adolescent NursingUnit IX Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing CareChapter forty-four Care of the Young ChildChapter Forty- five Care of the Older ChildChapter forty- six Care of the AdolescentPart vI Transition from Student to Professional NurseUnit X Transition from Student to NurseChapter Forty- Seven Preparing to take the Licensure ExamChapter Forty-eight Finding that First JobChapter Forty- nine Leadership and Professional Development
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