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Canadian fundamentals of nursing / Patricia A. Potter, Anne Griffin Perry ; section editors, Amy Hall, Patricia A. Stockert ; Canadian editors, Janet C. Ross-Kerr, Marilynn J. Wood ; Canadian section editors, Barbara Astle, Sonya Grypma, Nicole Letourneau.

Potter, Patricia Ann. (Author). Perry, Anne Griffin. (Added Author). Potter, Patricia Ann. Fundamentals of nursing. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RT41 .P843 2010
Barcode: 30731101103152
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781926648163
  • ISBN: 1926648161
  • Physical Description: xxxviii, 1490 p. : ill., ports. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: Rev. 4th ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Mosby/Elsevier, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adapted from: Fundamentals of nursing / by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry. 7th ed. c2009.
Companion CD includes: Test-taking skills -- Butterfield's fluids & electrolytes tutorial -- Glossary -- Interactive learning activities.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pt. 1. Health and health care in Canada. Health and wellness -- The Canadian health care system -- The development of nursing in Canada -- Community health nursing practice -- Caring for the cancer survivor.
Pt. 2. Foundations of nursing practice. Theoretical foundations of nursing practice -- Research as a basis for practice -- Nursing values and ethics -- Legal implications in nursing practice -- Culture and ethnicity -- Nursing leadership, management, and collaborative practice.
Pt. 3. Approaches to nursing care. Critical thinking in nursing practice -- Nursing assessment and diagnosis -- Planning and implementing nursing care -- Evaluation of nursing care -- Documenting and reporting -- Nursing informatics and Canadian nursing practice.
Pt. 4. Working with clients and families. Communication -- Caring in nursing practice -- Family nursing -- Client education.
Pt. 5. Caring through the lifespan. Developmental theories -- Conception through adolescence -- Young to middle adulthood -- Older adulthood.
Pt. 6. Psychosocial considerations. Self-concept -- Sexuality -- Spiritual health -- The experience of loss, death, and grief -- Stress and adaptation.
Pt. 7. Scientific basis for nursing practice. Vital signs -- Health assessment and physical examination -- Infection control -- Medication administration -- Contemporary and alternative therapies.
Pt. 8. Basic psychological needs. Activity and exercise -- Client safety -- Hygiene -- Cardiopulmonary functioning and oxygenation -- Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances -- Sleep -- Pain and comfort -- Nutrition -- Urinary elimination -- Bowel elimination.
Pt. 9. Clients with special needs. Mobility and immobility -- Skin integrity and wound care -- Sensory alterations -- Care of surgical clients.
System Details Note:
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Win/Mac.
Subject: Nursing Care > Canada.
Nurse-Patient Relations > Canada.
Nursing Process > Canada.
Nursing > Textbooks.
Nursing > Canada > Textbooks.
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