Rehabilitation Nursing, 4th Edition

Rehabilitation Nursing, 4th Edition


Widely respected in the marketplace as the most comprehensive, authoritative, forward looking text available, the new edition maintains and reinforces that position with the inclusion of the latest topics and practices possible, written by some of the leading rehabilitation nursing specialists in the US, Australia, and Britain. This edition provides new chapters on the cutting edge topics of rehabilitation care for people with developmental disabilities, patient safety, and pharmacology. New Concept Maps accompany the popular Case Studies in key clinical chapters to help readers better understand how to plan appropriate care.
  • Comprehensive text with a holistic presentation of rehabilitation nursing care.
  • Highly referenced and research-based to provide an outstanding resource for practicing nurses and students.
  • Explores issues that impact the delivery of rehabilitation care such as ethical, economic, educational, and political considerations.
  • Integrates lifespan and cultural considerations throughout the text to provide nurses with important information on dealing with a diverse patient population.
  • Includes current NIC/NOC interventions and outcomes for all topics.
  • Case Studies with Critical Thinking Questions help reader integrate and apply chapter content.
  • New chapter on Rehabilitation Nursing Care of People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities discusses the challenges and limitations of rehabilitation for these patients and how to provide the best care possible.
  • New chapter on Patient Safety focuses on risk factors and how to provide safe care.
  • New chapter on Pharmacology for Rehabilitation provides basic information to assist nurses in pharmacological management for their clients.
  • Concept maps for case studies in clinical chapters help integrate key information for multi-disciplinary care planning.
  • Expanded coverage of Legal & Ethical Issues tracks the changes in US laws regarding access for people with disabilities, including a complete evaluation of the state of current legislation related to rehabilitation nursing.
Part I Foundations of Rehabilitation Nursing

1 History, Issues, and Trends

2 Theory and Practice: Models for Rehabilitation Nursing

3 Legal and Ethical Issues in Rehabilitation Nursing

4 Research-Based Rehabilitation Nursing Practice

5 Outcome-Directed Client and Family Education

6 Cultural and Medical Systems: Conventional, Alternative, and Complementary Health Patterns

7 Pharmacology for Rehabilitation Nursing

Part II Management for Client-Centered Programs

8 Administration and Leadership

9 Quality: Indicators and Management

10 Patient Safety

11 Evaluation and Outcome Measures

12 Community-Based Rehabilitation

13 Case Management

Part III Health Patterns: Systems Functions

14 Functional Mobility

15 Skin Integrity

16 Nourishment and Swallowing

17 Respiration and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

18 Bladder Elimination and Continence

19 Bowel Elimination and Regulation

20 Muscle and Skeletal Function

21 Neuromuscular Disorders

Part IV Health Patterns: Psychosocial Functions

22 Client and Family Coping

23 Rehabilitation Involving the Senses, Sensation, Perception, and Pain

24 Communication: Language and Pragmatics

25 Cognition and Behavior

26 Sleep

27 Sexuality

28 Lifestyle / Recreation

29 Spirituality

Pat V Restoration and Rehabilitation: Special Populations

30 Rehabilitation Nursing Care of People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

31 Pediatric Rehabilitation Nursing

32 Gerontological Rehabilitation Nursing

33 Cardiac and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

34 Restoration After Burn Injury

35 The Regulatory and Immune Systems and the Client with HIV

36 Renal Rehabilitation

37 Cancer Rehabilitation
Shirley P. Hoeman, PhD, MPH, RN, CRRN, CS, Health Systems Consultations, International, Naples, MA


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