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Mosby's pocket guide to nursing skills & procedures / Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter ; subject matter expert, Paul L. Desmarais.

Perry, Anne Griffin. (Author). Potter, Patricia Ann. (Added Author). Desmarais, Paul L. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RT51.P37 2015
Barcode: 30731101207870
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780323187411
  • ISBN: 0323187412
  • Physical Description: viii, 670 pages : colour illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Edition: Eighth edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier Mosby, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
This updated 8th edition includes additional nursing skills that include instructions for blood glucose testing and applying a pressure bandage, both important skills in today's practice; an alphabetical organization of skills that makes it easier to find information quickly, with each skill beginning on a new page; safety alerts that highlight information for patient safety and effective performance of skills; unexpected outcomes and related interventions to troubleshoot potential problems so that appropriate actions can then be taken; special considerations address teaching, the home care setting, and care modifications for pediatric and older adult patients; and a clear, two-column format shows how to perform skills, with rationales for each step to explain the reason behind the practice and the benefit to patients.
Subject: Nursing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing Care > methods|vHandbooks.