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Clinical nursing skills : basic to advanced skills / Sandra F. Smith.

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Location: IAHS STACKS RT41 .S5826 2017
Barcode: 30731101219461
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780134087924
  • ISBN: 0134087925
  • Physical Description: xxxiv, 1417 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Ninth edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : Pearson, 2017

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Professional nursing -- Critical thinking and the nursing process -- Managing client care: documentation and delegation -- Communication and nurse-client relationship -- Admission, transfer, and discharge -- Client education and discharge planning -- Safe client environment and restraints -- Bathing, bedmaking, and maintaining skin integrity -- Personal hygiene -- Vital signs -- Physical assessment -- Body mechanics and positioning -- Exercise and ambulation -- Infection control -- Disaster preparedness -- Pain management -- Alternative therapies and stress management -- Medication administration -- Nutritional management and enteral intubation -- Specimen collection -- Diagnostic procedures -- Urinary elimination -- Bowel elimination -- Heat and cold therapies -- Wound care and dressings -- Perioperative care -- Orthopedic interventions -- Intravenous therapy -- Central vascular access devices -- Respiratory care -- Circulatory maintenance -- Neurologic management -- Advanced nursing skills -- End-of-life care.
Summary, etc.:
Appropriate for all levels of nursing from basic to advanced. This resource remains a comprehensive source of the essential information needed for success at all levels of nursing. Comprehensive set of nursing skills and procedures that cross the nursing curriculum and can be used in clinical, or the skills laboratory, . For use in hospitals and medical clinics as policy/procedure books or for reference. The most complete, up-to-date and useful guide to modern clinical nursing skills available! It is the definitive resource for best practice nursing standards, guidelines, and competencies. The authors teach through extensive case studies and critical thinking features, and thoroughly explain the rationales for each skill and technique. Strong coverage of evidence-based care, cultural/religious considerations, nursing management, and community based nursing is provided throughout.
Subject: Nursing.
Nursing Care.
Nursing Process.