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Pierson and Fairchild's principles & techniques of patient care / Sheryl L. Fairchild.

Fairchild, Sheryl L. (Author). Pierson, Frank M. Principles & techniques of patient care. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RT42 .P48 2013
Barcode: 30731101224909
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455707041
  • ISBN: 145570704X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 400 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 5th ed.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier, ©2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Revised edition of: Principles & techniques of patient care / Frank M. Pierson, Sheryl L. Fairchild.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Preparation for Patient Care Activities -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Interprofessional Collaboration -- Professional Collaboration -- Orientation -- Awareness of Cultural Diversity -- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act -- Advance Health Care Directives -- Informed Consent -- Principles of Documentation -- Problem-Oriented Medical Record Description -- Principles of Patient Management -- Differential Diagnosis -- Components of Differential Diagnosis -- Evidence-Based Practice -- Principles of Patient Examination and Evaluation -- Patient and Family Education -- Communication -- Communicating with a Person with an Impairment -- Safety Considerations -- Hospital Emergency Codes -- Medical Errors -- Joint Commission Standards -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 2 Approaches to Infection Control -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Principles and Concepts -- Microorganisms and the Infection Cycle -- Aseptic Technique -- Infection Control -- Hand Hygiene -- Isolation Precautions -- Sterile Field -- Protective Garments -- Gloves -- Gowns -- Masks -- Protective Eyewear -- Application of Protective Garments -- Removal of Contaminated Protective Garments -- Disposal of Instruments and Clothing -- Sterilization -- Disinfection -- Decontamination -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 3 Assessment of Vital Signs -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Body Temperature -- Assessment of Body Temperature -- Pulse -- Assessment of Pulse -- Pulse Oximetry -- Blood Pressure -- Assessment of Blood Pressure -- Respiration (Pulmonary Ventilation) -- Assessment of Respiration -- Pain -- Assessment of Pain -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 4 Body Mechanics -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Principles and Concepts of Proper Body Mechanics -- Lifting Principles and Techniques -- Lift Techniques -- Pushing, Pulling, Reaching, and Carrying -- Posture and Body Control -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 5 Positioning and Draping -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Principles and Concepts -- Positioning -- Restraints -- Supine Position -- Prone Position -- Side-Lying Position -- Sitting Position -- Positioning Summary -- Preventive Positioning -- Transfemoral Amputation -- Transtibial Amputation -- Hemiplegia -- Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Split-Thickness Burns and Grafted Burn Areas -- Orthopedic Surgical Conditions -- Draping -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 6 Basic Exercise: Passive and Active Range of Motion -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Cardinal or Anatomic Planes of Motion -- Types of Exercise for Range of Motion -- Indications for Passive Range of Motion Exercise -- Indications for Active Range of Motion Exercise -- Preparation for Application of Passive Range of Motion and Active Range of Motion -- Principles of Passive Range of Motion Exercise -- Traditional Passive Range of Motion Movements -- Principles of Active Range of Motion Exercise -- Types of Muscle Contraction and Exercise -- Types of Active Exercise -- Isotonic Exercise Application -- Isometric Exercise Application -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 7 Features and Activities of Wheelchairs -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Wheelchair Seating and Positioning -- Standard Wheelchair Measurements -- Confirmation of Fit -- Potential Adverse Effects of an Improper Fit -- Patient and Family Education -- Wheelchair Components and Features -- Armrests -- Wheels and Tires -- Wheel Locks -- Front Rigging, Leg Rest, and Footrest Components -- Body Restraints -- Reclining Wheelchairs -- Externally Powered Wheelchairs -- Sport, or Recreational, Wheelchairs -- Lightweight or Ultralight Wheelchairs -- Folding Wheelchairs -- Functional Activities -- Operation of Wheelchair Components -- Independent Propulsion -- Assisted Functional Activities -- Independent Functional Activities -- General Care and Maintenance of a Wheelchair -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 8 Transfer Activities -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Organization of Patient Transfers -- Before the Transfer -- During the Transfer -- Safety Concerns in Transfers -- Conditions Requiring Special Precautions -- Types of Transfers -- Standing, Dependent Pivot -- Standing, Assisted Pivot -- Standing, Standby Pivot -- Standing, Independent Pivot -- Sitting or Lateral Assisted Transfer -- Sitting, Independent Transfer -- Sitting, Dependent Lift -- Recumbent, Dependent Lift -- Mobility Activities -- Dependent or Assisted Mobility Activities -- Independent Mobility Activities -- Transfer Activities -- Transfers, Wheelchair and Bed -- Transfers, Wheelchair and Floor -- Mechanical Equipment -- Manually Operated Lift -- Wheelchair to Bed -- Electrical Lift -- Other Types of Transfers -- Totally Dependent Patient: Stretcher to Bed or Bed to Stretcher -- Patient with a Total Hip Replacement -- Patient with One Non-Weight-Bearing Lower Extremity, Standing Transfer -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 9 Assistive Devices, Patterns, and Activities -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Muscle Activity -- Organization of Ambulation Activities -- Assistive Devices -- Preambulation Devices -- Parallel Bars -- Tilt Table -- Supported Suspension Ambulatory Aid -- Measurement and Fit of Assistive Devices -- Walkers -- Axillary Crutches -- Forearm Crutches -- Canes -- Confirmation of Fit -- Weight-Bearing Status -- Safety Considerations and Precautions -- Preambulation Functional Activities -- Parallel Bar Activities -- Basic Gait Patterns -- Preambulation Instruction -- Standing and Sitting Activities -- Guarding During Gait Training on Curbs, Stairs, and Ramps -- Ambulation Functional Activities -- Backward Movement -- Sideward Movement -- Turning Movement -- Curbs and Stairs -- Doors -- Ascending or Descending Ramps, Inclines, or Hills -- Elevator Access -- Automobile Access -- Transferring to the Floor from Crutches -- Rising from the Floor to Standing -- Falling Techniques -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 10 Special Equipment and Patient Care Environments -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Orientation to the Special Intensive Care Unit -- Types of Beds -- Standard Adjustable Bed -- Turning Frame (Stryker Wedge Frame) -- Air-Fluidized Support Bed (Clinitron) -- Post-trauma Mobility Beds (Keane, Roto-Rest) -- Low Air Loss Therapy Bed -- Life Support and Monitoring Equipment -- Mechanical Ventilators -- Types of Ventilators -- Modes of Ventilation -- Monitors -- Reference Laboratory Values -- Anticoagulation -- Feeding Devices -- Urinary Catheters -- Oxygen Therapy Systems -- Chest Drainage Systems -- Ostomy Devices -- Traction -- Types of Skeletal Traction -- Patient-Controlled Analgesia -- Dialysis Treatment -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch.
11 Basic Wound Care and Specialized Interventions -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Wound Management -- Phases of Healing -- Processes of Healing -- Wound Classification -- Pressure Ulcers -- Peripheral Vascular Conditions -- Dressings and Bandages -- Girth Measurement -- Volumetric Measurement -- Lymphedema -- Lymphedema Certification -- Compression Garments -- Intermittent Vasopneumatic Compression Devices -- Chest Physical Therapy -- Amputations -- Lower Extremity Amputations -- Taping Strategies -- Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) Wrap -- Plantar Fasciitis Wrap -- Kinesiology Taping -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 12 Incidents and Emergencies -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Principles and Concepts -- Emergency Care -- Support Devices -- Bandage Materials -- Types of Bandages -- Emergency Care for Specific Conditions -- Allergic Reactions -- Lacerations -- Shock -- Orthostatic (Postural) Hypotension -- Falls -- Fractures -- Burns -- Convulsions/Seizures -- Choking -- Heat-Related Illnesses -- Insulin-Related Illnesses -- Autonomic Hyperreflexia (Dysreflexia) -- Cardiac Arrest/Death -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving -- ch. 13 Americans with Disabilities Act and Environmental Assessments -- Objectives -- Key Terms -- Introduction -- Definitions -- General Aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act -- Compliance and Implementation of Regulations -- Assessing the Environment -- Assessment Process -- Summary -- Self-Study Activities -- Problem Solving.
Summary, etc.:
"This illustrated resource demonstrates proper techniques and procedures to help you evaluate, treat, and care for patients in the physical therapy setting. In addition to clear, "how-to" information on positioning and draping the patient, patient transfer, ambulation activities, and much more, you'll gain insight into the rationales and physiologic principles explaining why specific techniques are used."--Publisher.
Subject: Physical therapy.
Patients > Care.
Nursing.
Allied health personnel.
Physical Therapy Modalities.
Patient Care Planning.
Wheelchairs.
Transportation of Patients.
Dependent Ambulation.