ISBN: 9780323101028
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Mosby
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Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE and Veronica Peterson, BA, RN, BSN, MS
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323101028
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $34.95
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A concise, pocket-sized nursing reference, Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing: Just the Facts, 8th Edition provides quick access to all of the information you'll need to know in your clinicals. A streamlined format organizes content by body system, using tables, boxes and bulleted lists to simplify lookup. From definitions and abbreviations to dosage calculations and lab values, this pocket guide presents the most up-to-date guidelines and clinical information in a popular, quick-reference format!

      • The concise, pocket-sized format ensures portability for use in the clinical setting.
      • Content is presented in tabular, list, and outline format for quick and easy retrieval.
      • A body-systems organization makes it easy to locate specific information, including basic assessment and infection control guidelines, diagnostic tests, basic emergency care procedures, and more.
      • Chapter outlines with corresponding page numbers provide quick, easy access to information.
      • Basic facts and figures provide the valuable background frequently needed in early clinical experiences.
      • Abbreviation guidelines are included.
      • An English-to-Spanish Translation Guide helps you communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.
      • Thoroughly updated information reflects current nursing practice.
      • New 2010 AHA CPR Guidelines are included.
      • The latest information on infection control is included.
      • Updates include the newest information on pressure ulcers.
      • Includes the latest NANDA diagnoses.
    • 1. Health Care Terminology

      2. Medications: Calculations and Administration

      3. Infection Control

      4. Basic Nursing Assessments

      5. Documentation

      6. Integumentary System

      7. Skeletal System

      8. Muscular System

      9. Nervous System

      10. Circulatory System

      11. Respiratory System

      12. Endocrine System

      13. Digestive System

      14. Urinary System

      15. Reproductive System

      16. Tests and Procedures

      17. Surgical Nursing Care

      18. Patient Safety

      19. Care of the Dying

      Appendix: English-to-Spanish Translation Guide: Key Medical Questions

    • Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services
      Barnes-Jewish Hospital
      St. Louis, MO, Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL, Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Veronica Peterson, BA, RN, BSN, MS, Manager of Clinical Support, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation; Adjunct Clinical Instructor, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, Madison, WI
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