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

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Location: IAHS STACKS RT51 .P37 2019
Barcode: 30731101223059
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780323529105
  • ISBN: 0323529100
  • Physical Description: viii, 788 pages ; 19 cm
  • Edition: 9th ed.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, 2019

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Acapella device -- Apical-radial pulse -- Aquathermia and heating pads -- Aspiration precautions -- Assistive device ambulation (use of crutches, cane, and walker -- Automated external defibrillator -- Bladder volume measurement -- Blood administration -- Blood pressure by auscultation: upper extremities, lower extremities, palpation -- Blood glucose testing -- Blood pressure: automatic -- Cardiac monitor: applying -- Central venous access device care: central venous catheter, ports -- Chest tube care -- Cold applications -- Condom catheter -- Continuous passive motion machine -- Continuous subcutaneous infusion -- Dressings: dry and moist-to-dry -- Dressings: hydrocolloid, hydrogel, foam, or alginate -- Dressings: transparent -- Ear drop administration -- Ear irrigations -- Electrocadiogram: obtaining a 12-lead electrocardiogram -- Enemas -- Enteral nutrition via a gastrostomy or jejunostomy tube -- Enteral nutrition via a nasoenteric feeding tube -- Epidural analgesia -- Eye irrigation -- Eye medications: drops and ointment -- Fall prevention in a health care facility -- Fecal impaction: removing digitally -- Hypothermia and hyperthermia blankets -- Using incentive spirometery -- Intradermal injections -- Intramuscular injections -- Intravenous medications: intermittent infusion sets and mini-infusion pumps -- Intravenous medications: intravenous bolus -- Isolation precautions -- Mechanical lifts -- Metered-dose inhalers -- Moist heat (compress and sitz bath) -- Mouth care: unconscious or debilitated patients
Nail and foot care -- Nasoenteral tube: placement and irrigation -- Nasogastric tube for gastric decompression: insertion and removal -- Negative-pressure wound therapy -- Oral medications -- Oral medications: medication administration through an external feeding tube -- Ostomy care (pouching) -- Oxygen therapy: nasal cannula, oxygen mask, T tube, or tracheostomy collar -- Parenteral medication preparation: ampules and vials -- Parenteral medications: mixing medications in one syringe -- Patient-controlled analgesia -- Peripheral intravenous care: dressing care, discontinuation -- Peripheral intravenous care: regulating intravenous flow rate, changing tubing and solution -- Peripheral intravenous insertion -- Peripherally inserted central catheter care -- Preoperative teaching -- Pressure bandages (applying) -- Pressure injury risk assessment -- Pressure injury treatment -- Pulse oximetry -- Rectal suppository insertion -- Respiration assessment -- Restraint application -- Restraint-free environment -- Seizure precautions -- Sequential compression device and elastic stockings -- Specialty beds: air-fluidized, air-suspension, and rotokinetic -- Sterile gloving -- Sterile technique: donning and removing cap, mask, and protective eyewear -- Subcutaneous injections -- Suctioning: closed (in-line) -- Suctioning: nasopharyngeal, nasotracheal, and artificial airway -- Suprapubic catheter care -- Suture and staple removal -- Topical skin applications -- Tracheostomy care -- Urinary catheter insertion -- Urinary catheter care and removal -- Urinary catheter irrigation -- Urinary diversion: pouching an incontinent urinary diversion -- Vaginal instillations -- Venipuncture: collecting blood specimens and cultures by syringe and vacutainer method -- Managing wound drainage evacuation -- Wound irrigation -- Appendix: Overview of CDC hand hygiene guidelines.
Summary, etc.:
A concise, pocket-sized study tool and clinical reference based on the best-selling textbook Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 9th Edition! This spiral-bound presents 85 key nursing skills in a convenient, A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why and how to use specific techniques to help you troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them. With the latest in evidence-based practice this essential guide is a great tool to help you safely and effectively perform core nursing skills.
Subject: Nursing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing Care > methods.
Genre: Handbook.