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Basic nursing / edited by Patricia A. Potter ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Potter, Patricia Ann.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby Elsevier, c2011Edition: 7th ed.Description: xix, 1227 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. +.ISBN: 9780323058919 (hardback : alk. paper); 0323058914 (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Nursing | Nursing -- Study and teachingDDC classification: 610.73076
Contents:
Unit 1: Concepts In Nursing: -- Heath And Wellness/ Louis Bentler-Lampe -- Definition of health -- Models of health and illness -- Health people documents -- Variables influencing health beliefs and health practices -- Health promotion, wellness, and illness prevention -- Risk factors -- Risk factor modification and changing health behaviors -- Illness -- Illness behavior -- Impact of illness on patient and family -- Health Care Delivery System / Patricia A Stockert -- Health care regulation and competition -- Levels of health care -- Issues in health care delivery -- Future of health care -- Community-Based Nursing Practice / Anne Griffin Perry -- Community-based health care -- Community health nursing -- Community-based nursing -- Competency in community-based nursing -- Community assessment -- Changing patients' health -- Legal Principles In Nursing / Christine Durbin -- Legal limits of nursing -- Standards of care -- Good Samaritan laws --- Consent -- Other legal issues in nursing practice -- Ethics / Margaret Ecker -- Ethics -- Ethical systems -- Common ethical problems in nursing -- Evidence-Based Practice / Patricia A Potter -- Case for evidence-based practice -- Nursing research -- Quality and performance improvement -- Unit 2: Processes In Nursing Care: -- Critical thinking / Patricia A Potter -- Clinical decisions in nursing practice -- Critical thinking defined -- Levels of critical thinking in nursing -- Critical thinking competencies -- Critical thinking model -- Developing critical thinking skills -- Critical thinking synthesis -- Nursing Process / Patricia A Potter -- Assessment -- Nursing diagnosis -- Planning -- Implementation -- Evaluation -- Informatics and documentation / Janis Waite -- Confidentiality -- Standards -- Multidisciplinary communication within the health care team -- Purpose of records -- Guidelines for quality documentation and reporting -- Methods of documentation -- Common record-keeping forms -- Home care documentation -- Long-term care documentation -- Reporting -- Nursing informatics -- Communication / Jeri Burger -- Power of communication -- Basic elements of the communication process -- Levels of communication -- Forms of communication -- Factors influencing communication -- Nurse-patient helping relationship -- Nurse-health team member relationships -- Communication within caring relationships -- Communication within the nursing process -- Patient Education / Amy Hall -- Standards for patient education -- Purposes of patient education -- Teaching and learning -- Teaching as communication -- Domain of learning -- Basic learning principles -- Integrating the nursing and teaching processes -- Documentation of patient teaching -- Managing Patient Care / Patricia A Stockert -- Professionalism -- Standards of nursing practice -- Building a nursing team -- Unit 3: Essentials For Nursing Practice: -- Infection prevention and control / Ruth Curchoe -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Nursing process -- Vital Signs / Susan J Fetzer -- Guidelines for measuring vital signs -- Body temperature -- Pulse -- Blood pressure -- Respiration -- Measurement of oxygen saturation (pulse oximetry) -- Special considerations -- Documenting vital signs -- Health Assessment And Physical Examination / Wendy R Ostendorf -- Purposes of physical examination -- Cultural sensitivity -- Integration of physical assessment with nursing care -- Skills of physical assessment -- Preparation for assessment -- Organization of the examination -- Skin, hair, and nails -- Head and neck -- Thorax and lungs -- Heart -- Vascular systems -- Breasts -- Abdomen -- Female genitalia and reproductive tract -- Male genitalia -- Rectum and anus -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurological system -- After the examination --
Administering Medications / Amy Hall -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Oral administration -- Topical medication applications -- Administering medications by inhalation -- Administering mediations by irrigation -- Parenteral administration of mediations -- Fluid, Electrolyte, And Acid-Base Balances / Wendy R Ostendorf -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Unit 5: Promoting Psychosocial Health: -- Caring In Nursing Practice / Patricia A Potter -- Theoretical views on caring -- Patients' perceptions of caring -- Caring in nursing practice -- Challenge of caring -- Cultural Diversity / Jerrilee LaMar -- Health disparities -- Cultural conflicts -- Culture in health and illness -- Culturally competent care -- Cultural assessment -- Intercultural communication -- Culturally competent care -- Spiritual Health / Amy Hall -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Growth And Development / Anne Griffin Perry -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Self-Concept And Sexuality / Victoria N Folse -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Family Context In Nursing / Anne Griffin Perry -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Stress And Coping / Marjorie Baier -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process --Loss And Grief / Valerie Yancey -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Unit 5: Promoting Physical Health: -- Exercise And Activity / Rita Wunderlich -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Safety / Eileen Constantinou -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Hygiene / Deborah L Marshall -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Health beliefs and motivation -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Oxygenation / Elizabeth S Pratt -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Sleep / Patricia A Stockert -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Pain Management / Ellen Wathen -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Nutrition / Patricia A Stockert -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Urinary Elimination / Terry L Wood -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Bowel Elimination / Lori Klingman -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Immobility / Ann Tritak -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Skin Integrity And Wound Care / Janice C Colwell -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Sensory Alterations / Jill Weberski -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Surgical Patient / Marilyn Schallom -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Preoperative surgical phase -- Nursing process -- Intraoperative surgical phases -- Nursing process -- Postoperative surgical phase -- Nursing process -- Glossary -- Appendix A: Common abbreviations -- Appendix B: Overview of CDC hand hygiene guidelines -- Answers for review questions -- Index.
Summary: Synopsis: Basic Nursing is known for its direct, easy-to-read style and visually appealing design, making it perfect for busy nursing students. It covers all essential nursing principles, concepts, and skills and consistently follows the 5-step nursing process framework. With a strong focus on critical thinking, lead authors Patricia A. Potter and Anne Griffin Perry provide an excellent foundation for clinicals. The 5-step nursing process provides you with a constant framework for all the clinical chapters. -- Unique! Improved readability makes it easy to understand key concepts. -- Care Plans demonstrate the application of the 5-step nursing process to individual patient problems. -- Companion CD helps you learn and apply textbook content with tutorials, audio glossaries, and video clips highlighting different skills. -- Audio chapter summaries allow for easy content review, even on the go. -- English/Spanish audio glossary provides definitions and explanations of key terms. -- Unique! Video icons direct you to videos of skills on the Evolve website for additional practice. -- Each skill includes unexpected outcomes and related interventions to alert you to what might go wrong and how to react. -- Key terms reinforce key points in the text and familiarize you with the language of nursing and health care. -- Unique! Synthesis in Practice boxes tie case studies to appropriate theory, helping you gain insight into the how? and why? of nursing care. -- Unique! Evaluation boxes provide you with a follow-up to case studies and help you relate the situation to actual practice. -- Best Practice boxes relate how research can be applied to everyday practice. -- Patient Teaching boxes instruct you how to best teach a patient about self-care. -- Care of the Older Adult boxes highlight changes that occur with aging and how they affect delivery of nursing care. -- Cultural Focus boxes alert you to care issues unique to people of specific cultural backgrounds. -- Delegation coverage teaches you to delegate appropriately for comprehensive, safe patient care. -- Key points summarize the most important information and act as a quick refresher tool. -- Review questions prepare you for the NCLEX� examination. -- Critical thinking exercises relate real scenarios to those you will encounter in clinicals and practice. -- Chapter on evidence-based practice shows how to use research to achieve the best possible outcomes. -- Chapter on informatics and documentation covers use of key resources and sets standards for understanding and updating the patient record. -- Unique! Chapter case studies demonstrate how key nursing diagnoses affect specific patients. -- Addresses the QSEN competencies for quality care and safe practice. -- Unique! Concept maps make abstract processes clear and concrete. -- Unique! Safety guidelines focus on safe and effective skills performance. -- Skills are separated at the end of Clinical chapters to increase readability.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Unit 1: Concepts In Nursing: -- Heath And Wellness/ Louis Bentler-Lampe -- Definition of health -- Models of health and illness -- Health people documents -- Variables influencing health beliefs and health practices -- Health promotion, wellness, and illness prevention -- Risk factors -- Risk factor modification and changing health behaviors -- Illness -- Illness behavior -- Impact of illness on patient and family -- Health Care Delivery System / Patricia A Stockert -- Health care regulation and competition -- Levels of health care -- Issues in health care delivery -- Future of health care -- Community-Based Nursing Practice / Anne Griffin Perry -- Community-based health care -- Community health nursing -- Community-based nursing -- Competency in community-based nursing -- Community assessment -- Changing patients' health -- Legal Principles In Nursing / Christine Durbin -- Legal limits of nursing -- Standards of care -- Good Samaritan laws --- Consent -- Other legal issues in nursing practice -- Ethics / Margaret Ecker -- Ethics -- Ethical systems -- Common ethical problems in nursing -- Evidence-Based Practice / Patricia A Potter -- Case for evidence-based practice -- Nursing research -- Quality and performance improvement -- Unit 2: Processes In Nursing Care: -- Critical thinking / Patricia A Potter -- Clinical decisions in nursing practice -- Critical thinking defined -- Levels of critical thinking in nursing -- Critical thinking competencies -- Critical thinking model -- Developing critical thinking skills -- Critical thinking synthesis -- Nursing Process / Patricia A Potter -- Assessment -- Nursing diagnosis -- Planning -- Implementation -- Evaluation -- Informatics and documentation / Janis Waite -- Confidentiality -- Standards -- Multidisciplinary communication within the health care team -- Purpose of records -- Guidelines for quality documentation and reporting -- Methods of documentation -- Common record-keeping forms -- Home care documentation -- Long-term care documentation -- Reporting -- Nursing informatics -- Communication / Jeri Burger -- Power of communication -- Basic elements of the communication process -- Levels of communication -- Forms of communication -- Factors influencing communication -- Nurse-patient helping relationship -- Nurse-health team member relationships -- Communication within caring relationships -- Communication within the nursing process -- Patient Education / Amy Hall -- Standards for patient education -- Purposes of patient education -- Teaching and learning -- Teaching as communication -- Domain of learning -- Basic learning principles -- Integrating the nursing and teaching processes -- Documentation of patient teaching -- Managing Patient Care / Patricia A Stockert -- Professionalism -- Standards of nursing practice -- Building a nursing team -- Unit 3: Essentials For Nursing Practice: -- Infection prevention and control / Ruth Curchoe -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Nursing process -- Vital Signs / Susan J Fetzer -- Guidelines for measuring vital signs -- Body temperature -- Pulse -- Blood pressure -- Respiration -- Measurement of oxygen saturation (pulse oximetry) -- Special considerations -- Documenting vital signs -- Health Assessment And Physical Examination / Wendy R Ostendorf -- Purposes of physical examination -- Cultural sensitivity -- Integration of physical assessment with nursing care -- Skills of physical assessment -- Preparation for assessment -- Organization of the examination -- Skin, hair, and nails -- Head and neck -- Thorax and lungs -- Heart -- Vascular systems -- Breasts -- Abdomen -- Female genitalia and reproductive tract -- Male genitalia -- Rectum and anus -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurological system -- After the examination --

Administering Medications / Amy Hall -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Oral administration -- Topical medication applications -- Administering medications by inhalation -- Administering mediations by irrigation -- Parenteral administration of mediations -- Fluid, Electrolyte, And Acid-Base Balances / Wendy R Ostendorf -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Unit 5: Promoting Psychosocial Health: -- Caring In Nursing Practice / Patricia A Potter -- Theoretical views on caring -- Patients' perceptions of caring -- Caring in nursing practice -- Challenge of caring -- Cultural Diversity / Jerrilee LaMar -- Health disparities -- Cultural conflicts -- Culture in health and illness -- Culturally competent care -- Cultural assessment -- Intercultural communication -- Culturally competent care -- Spiritual Health / Amy Hall -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Growth And Development / Anne Griffin Perry -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Self-Concept And Sexuality / Victoria N Folse -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Family Context In Nursing / Anne Griffin Perry -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Stress And Coping / Marjorie Baier -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process --Loss And Grief / Valerie Yancey -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Unit 5: Promoting Physical Health: -- Exercise And Activity / Rita Wunderlich -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Safety / Eileen Constantinou -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Hygiene / Deborah L Marshall -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Health beliefs and motivation -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Oxygenation / Elizabeth S Pratt -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Sleep / Patricia A Stockert -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Pain Management / Ellen Wathen -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Nutrition / Patricia A Stockert -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Urinary Elimination / Terry L Wood -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Bowel Elimination / Lori Klingman -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Immobility / Ann Tritak -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Skin Integrity And Wound Care / Janice C Colwell -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Sensory Alterations / Jill Weberski -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Nursing process -- Surgical Patient / Marilyn Schallom -- Scientific knowledge base -- Nursing knowledge base -- Critical thinking -- Preoperative surgical phase -- Nursing process -- Intraoperative surgical phases -- Nursing process -- Postoperative surgical phase -- Nursing process -- Glossary -- Appendix A: Common abbreviations -- Appendix B: Overview of CDC hand hygiene guidelines -- Answers for review questions -- Index.

Synopsis: Basic Nursing is known for its direct, easy-to-read style and visually appealing design, making it perfect for busy nursing students. It covers all essential nursing principles, concepts, and skills and consistently follows the 5-step nursing process framework. With a strong focus on critical thinking, lead authors Patricia A. Potter and Anne Griffin Perry provide an excellent foundation for clinicals. The 5-step nursing process provides you with a constant framework for all the clinical chapters. -- Unique! Improved readability makes it easy to understand key concepts. -- Care Plans demonstrate the application of the 5-step nursing process to individual patient problems. -- Companion CD helps you learn and apply textbook content with tutorials, audio glossaries, and video clips highlighting different skills. -- Audio chapter summaries allow for easy content review, even on the go. -- English/Spanish audio glossary provides definitions and explanations of key terms. -- Unique! Video icons direct you to videos of skills on the Evolve website for additional practice. -- Each skill includes unexpected outcomes and related interventions to alert you to what might go wrong and how to react. -- Key terms reinforce key points in the text and familiarize you with the language of nursing and health care. -- Unique! Synthesis in Practice boxes tie case studies to appropriate theory, helping you gain insight into the how? and why? of nursing care. -- Unique! Evaluation boxes provide you with a follow-up to case studies and help you relate the situation to actual practice. -- Best Practice boxes relate how research can be applied to everyday practice. -- Patient Teaching boxes instruct you how to best teach a patient about self-care. -- Care of the Older Adult boxes highlight changes that occur with aging and how they affect delivery of nursing care. -- Cultural Focus boxes alert you to care issues unique to people of specific cultural backgrounds. -- Delegation coverage teaches you to delegate appropriately for comprehensive, safe patient care. -- Key points summarize the most important information and act as a quick refresher tool. -- Review questions prepare you for the NCLEX� examination. -- Critical thinking exercises relate real scenarios to those you will encounter in clinicals and practice. -- Chapter on evidence-based practice shows how to use research to achieve the best possible outcomes. -- Chapter on informatics and documentation covers use of key resources and sets standards for understanding and updating the patient record. -- Unique! Chapter case studies demonstrate how key nursing diagnoses affect specific patients. -- Addresses the QSEN competencies for quality care and safe practice. -- Unique! Concept maps make abstract processes clear and concrete. -- Unique! Safety guidelines focus on safe and effective skills performance. -- Skills are separated at the end of Clinical chapters to increase readability.

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