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Canadian fundamentals of nursing / Patricia A. Potter ... [et al.] ; Canadian editors, Janet C. Ross-Kerr ... [et al.].

Kerr, Janet C., 1940- (Added Author). Potter, Patricia Ann. (Added Author). Potter, Patricia Ann Canadian fundamentals of nursing. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RT41 .P843 2014
Barcode: 30731101203747
Status: Available
Location: IAHS STACKS RT41 .P843 2014
Barcode: 30731101203762
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781926648538
  • Physical Description: xxxviii, 1506 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 5th ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Elsevier Mosby Canada, 2014.

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General Note:
Previous ed. by Patricia A. Potter, Anne Griffin Perry ; Canadian editors, Janet C. Ross-Kerr, Marilynn J. Wood
Formatted Contents Note:
Pt. 1. Health and health care in Canada. Health and wellness -- The Canadian health care delivery system -- The development of nursing in Canada -- Community health nursing practice.
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 -- Global health, culture and diversity -- 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 patients and families. Communication -- Caring in nursing practice -- Family nursing -- Patient 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 -- Complementary and alternative therapies.
Pt. 8. Basic psychological needs. Activity and exercise -- Safety -- Hygiene -- Cardiopulmonary functioning and oxygenation -- Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances -- Sleep -- Pain assessment and management -- Nutrition -- Urinary elimination -- Bowel elimination.
Pt. 9. Patients with special needs. Mobility and immobility -- Skin integrity and wound care -- Sensory alterations -- Care of surgical patients.
Subject: Nursing Care > Canada.
Nurse-Patient Relations > Canada.
Nursing Process > Canada.
Nursing > Textbooks.
Nursing > Canada > Textbooks.
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