Media Edition Fundamentals of Nursing

Media Edition Fundamentals of Nursing : Collaborating for Optimal Health

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For courses in Fundamentals of Nursing.A three-volume full-color set, this text presents nursing fundamentals in a lively and readable manner. Offering the most comprehensive coverage of health assessment content and skills available in one text, the text covers all the information needed to be successful in the ever-expanding role of the nurse in health care today. Its emphasis on managed care, collaborative care planning, and critical pathways aid students in a better understanding of their case management role.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1584 pages
  • 214 x 278 x 60mm | 3,470.02g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130549479
  • 9780130549471

Table of contents

(NOTE: Volume I includes chapters 1-13; Volume II includes chapters 14-24; Volume III includes chapters 25-34.)Volume I. Nursing, Health, and the Patient.I. THE NURSING PROFESSION. 1. Nurses and Professional Nursing. 2. Legal Considerations in Nursing Practice. 3. Politics, Policy-Making, and Nursing. II. SCIENTIFIC AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING. 4. Nursing Science and Nursing Practice. 5. Nursing Theory. 6. Values and Ethics in Nursing. III. HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE. 7. Health and Illness. 8. Stress, Stability, and Change. 9. Community and Family Health. 10. Social, Cultural, and Spiritual Aspects of Health. IV. THE PATIENT. 11. The Patient as an Individual. 12. Growth and Development across the Life Span. 13. Becoming a Patient. Volume II. Nursing Collaboration and Health Care.V. NURSE-PATIENT COLLABORATION. 14. The Nurse-Patient Relationship. 15. Collaborative Communication. VI. COLLABORATION IN THE NURSING PROCESS. 16. Professional Decision Making in Nursing. 17. Collaborative Health Evaluation. 18. Nursing Diagnosis. 19. Making, Writing, and Evaluating Patient Care Plans. 20. Collaborating with the Health Care Team. 21. Teaching and Learning as Collaboration. 22. Computers as an Aid to Collaboration. VII. NURSING AND HEALTH CARE AS BUSINESS. 23. Health Care Economics and Delivery. 24. Health Care as a Transaction. Volume III. Nursing Assessment and Management.VIII. COLLABORATIVE NURSING ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT. 25. Wellness and Well-Being. 26. Self-expression. 27. Skin and Tissue Integrity. 28. Nutrition. 29. Elimination. 30. Oxygenation. 31. Sleep-Rest Patterns. 32. Neurosensory Integration. 33. Mobility. 34. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance. Glossary. Index.
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