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.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1456 pages
  • 218.4 x 279.4 x 48.3mm | 3,175.18g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130990884
  • 9780130990884

Table of contents

Part I Fundamentals of Nursing Unit I The Nature of Nursing Chapter One Succeeding as a Nursing student Chapter Two Promoting Culturally Proficient Care Chapter Three Understanding Legal and Ethical Issues Chapter Four Critical Thinking and Nursing Theories Chapter Five Practical and Vocational Nurses and the Nursing Process Unit II Introduction to Clinical Practice Chapter Six Client Communication Chapter Seven Health Care Delivery Systems Chapter Eight Safety and Infection Control Chapter Nine Client Teaching Chapter Ten Admission, Transfer, and Discharge Chapter Eleven Documentation Unit III Promoting Physiological Health Chapter Twelve Health Assessment Chapter Thirteen Hygiene Chapter Fourteen Vital Signs and Pain Management Chapter Fifteen Activity, Rest, and Sleep Chapter Sixteen Nutrition, fluids and Electrolytes, and acid-base balance Chapter Seventeen Medication Administration Unit IV Promoting Psychosocial Health Chapter Eighteen Theorists, Theories, and Therapies Chapter Nineteen Life Span Development and family systems Chapter Twenty Psychosocial Nursing of the Physically Ill Client Part II Adult Health Care and Gerontology Unit V Medical Surgical Nursing care Chapter Twenty-One Nursing Care of Clients having Surgery Chapter Twenty-Two clients with Integumentary System Disorders chapter Twenty-Three Clients with Musculoskeletal Disorders Chapter Twenty-four clients with Respiratory System Disorders Chapter Twenty-Five clients with Cardiovascular System Disorders Chapter Twenty-Six clients with hematopoietic & lymphatic system disorders Chapter Twenty --Seven clients with Neurosensory System Disorders Chapter Twenty --eight clients with Gastrointestinal System Disorders Chapter Twenty-Nine clients with Endocrine System Disorders Chapter Thirty clients with Renal or Male reproductive System Disorders Chapter Thirty-One clients with Sexually Transmitted Diseases Unit VI Gerontology and Special Needs Chapter Thirty-Two caring for Elderly clients Chapter Thirty-Three caring for Chronically or Terminally Ill Clients Chapter Thirty-Four caring for Clients with Cancer Chapter Thirty-Five caring for Clients with Immune Disorders Chapter Thirty-Six Emergency Room and Urgent Care Nursing Part III Mental Health Nursing Unit VII Mental Health Nursing Care Chapter Thirty-seven Mental Health Disorders Chapter Thirty-eight Addictions and eating disorders Part IV Women's Health and Maternal-newborn Nursing Unit VIII Women's Health Care and Maternal-newborn Nursing Chapter thirty-nine clients with female Reproductive System Disorders Chapter Forty Care of Pregnant Women Chapter Forty-one Care of women During Labor and Delivery Chapter Forty- Two Care of Postpartum women Chapter Forty- Three Care of the Neonate Part V Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing Unit IX Pediatric and Adolescent Nursing Care Chapter forty-four Care of the Young Child Chapter Forty- five Care of the Older Child Chapter forty- six Care of the Adolescent Part vI Transition from Student to Professional Nurse Unit X Transition from Student to Nurse Chapter Forty- Seven Preparing to take the Licensure Exam Chapter Forty-eight Finding that First Job Chapter Forty- nine Leadership and Professional Developmentshow more