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cover image - Fundamentals of Nursing,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323508643
Page Count: 1170
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $136.00

Fundamentals of Nursing, 2nd Edition

by Barbara L Yoost, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF and Lynne R Crawford, MSN, MBA, RN, CNE


cover image - Fundamentals of Nursing,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323508643
Page Count: 1170
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $136.00
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Yoost and Crawford’s Fundamentals of Nursing is back for a second-edition encore! The text that made its name by focusing on simple language and active learning continues its focus on helping you truly understand, apply, and retain important nursing information and concepts. Using a warm and conversational style, this new second edition guides you towards a basic understanding of the nursing profession and then logically progresses through the nursing process and into the safe and systematic methods of applying care. Each chapter features realistic and complex case studies and critical thinking exercises woven throughout the content to help you continually apply what you've learned to actual patient care. A conceptual care mapping approach — created by Yoost and Crawford themselves — further your ability to make clinical judgments and synthesize knowledge as you develop plans of care after analyzing and clustering related patient assessment data. All of this paired with a wealth of student-friendly learning features and clinically-focused content offers up a fundamentally different — and effective — way for you to easily master the fundamentals of nursing.

    • UNIQUE! Warm, friendly writing style slows down the pace of information to give readers time to critically think and master all fundamental concepts and skills.
    • UNIQUE! Building block approach groups topics and concepts together thematically, in the order needed for readers to build their knowledge.
    • UNIQUE! Objective-driven approach presents clearly defined, numbered objectives that coordinate with all content and then wrap up with Objective Summaries.
    • UNIQUE! Active learning activities are incorporated throughout every chapter to help readers learn to apply chapter content to broader nursing concepts and realistic patient scenarios.
    • UNIQUE! Conceptual care mapping is taught and used throughout the text in conjunction with the Conceptual Care Map Creator.
    • UNIQUE! Emphasis on QSEN reinforces the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses competencies, including: patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety, and informatics.
    • Special feature boxes cover the areas of: diversity consideration, evidence-based practice, informatics, patient education, healthy literacy, health assessment questions, interprofessional collaboration and delegation, ethical and legal practice, home care considerations, safe practice alerts, QSEN, critical thinking exercises, and nursing care guidelines.
    • NEW! Interprofessional collaboration and delegation content appears throughout the text along with new IPE activities that are integrated into the Evolve resources.
    • NEW & UNIQUE! Review and exam questions tied to learning objectives use a building-block style approach that starts at lower Bloom’s taxonomy levels in early chapters and builds to more complex levels as readers acquire more knowledge.
    • NEW! Emphasis on assignment and delegation covers the differences between them and how and when they’re appropriate for an RN.
    • NEW! Content on complementary therapies has been integrated throughout the text to reflect the changes to the NCLEX exam.
    • NEW! Additional information has been added in the areas of HCAHPS, Health Literacy, Patient Education, Drugs of Abuse, Zika, Ebola, and more.
  • 1. Nursing, Theory, and Professional Practice
    2. Values, Beliefs, and Caring
    3. Communication
    4. Critical Thinking in Nursing
    5. Introduction to the Nursing Process
    6. Assessment
    7. Nursing Diagnosis
    8. Planning
    9. Implementation and Evaluation
    10. Documentation, Electronic Health Records, and Reporting
    11. Ethical and Legal Considerations
    12. Leadership and Management
    13. Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research
    14. Health Literacy and Patient Education
    15. Nursing Informatics
    16. Health and Wellness
    17. Human Development: Conception through Adolescence
    18. Human Development: Young Adult through Older Adult
    19. Vital Signs
    20. Health History and Physical Assessment
    21. Ethnicity and Cultural Assessment
    22. Spiritual Health
    23. Public Health, Community-Based, and Home Health Care
    24. Human Sexuality
    25. Safety
    26. Asepsis and Infection Control
    27. Hygiene and Personal Care
    28. Activity, Immobility, and Safe Movement
    29. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
    30. Nutrition
    31. Cognitive and Sensory Alterations
    32. Stress and Coping
    33. Sleep
    34. Diagnostic Testing
    35. Medication Administration
    36. Pain Management
    37. Perioperative Nursing Care
    38. Oxygenation and Tissues Perfusion
    39. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
    40. Bowel Elimination
    41. Urinary Elimination
    42. Death and Loss
  • Barbara L Yoost, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF and Lynne R Crawford, MSN, MBA, RN, CNE
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