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Concepts for Nursing Practice Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

by Jean Foret Giddens, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Learn the core concepts of nursing care and apply them to the clinical setting! Concepts for Nursing Practice, 3rd Edition uses a simplified, intuitive approach to describe 57 important concepts relating to all areas of nursing practice. For easier understanding, this book also makes connections among related concepts and links you to other nursing textbooks. Exemplars for each concept provide useful examples and models, showing how concepts are successfully applied to practice. New to this edition are updated research evidence and a new Population Health concept. Written by conceptual learning expert Jean Giddens, this text will help you build clinical reasoning skills and prepare confidently for almost any clinical nursing situation.

    • Authoritative content written by expert contributors and meticulously edited by concept-based learning expert Jean Giddens sets the standard for the rapidly growing concept-based curriculum movement.
    • A total of 57 important nursing concepts are clearly defined and analyzed, spanning the areas of patient physiology, patient behavior, and the professional nursing environment.
    • Case studies in each chapter make it easier to apply knowledge of nursing concepts to real-world situations.
    • UNIQUE! Featured Exemplars sections describe selected exemplars related to each nursing concept, covering the entire lifespan and all clinical settings, and help you assimilate concepts into practice.
    • UNIQUE! Logical framework of concepts by units and themes helps you form immediate connections among related concepts --- a key to conceptual learning.
    • UNIQUE! Interrelated Concepts illustrations provide visual cues to understanding and help you make connections across concepts.
    • NEW! UPDATED content reflects the latest research evidence and national and international practice guidelines.
    • NEW! Population Health concept reflects the future of nursing, in which health care organizations learn to deliver care that is high in quality, patient-centered, cost-effective, and evidence-based.
    • NEW! Featured Exemplars sections provide a brief explanation of some of the most important exemplars.
    • NEW! Discussion questions in case studies reinforce your understanding of each concept.
    • NEW! UPDATED exemplar links connect you to concept exemplars in other RN- and LPN/LVN-level Elsevier nursing titles.
  • UNIT 1: HEALTH CARE RECIPIENT CONCEPTS
    Theme: Attributes and Resources
    1. Development
    2. Functional Ability
    3. Family Dynamics
    Theme: Personal Preference
    4. Culture
    5. Spirituality
    6. Adherence
    7. Self-Management
    UNIT 2: HEALTH AND ILLNESS CONCEPTS
    Theme: Homeostasis and Regulation
    8. Fluid and Electrolytes
    9. Acid-Base Balance
    10. Thermoregulation
    11. Sleep
    12. Cellular Regulation
    13. Intracranial Regulation
    14. Hormonal Regulation
    15. Glucose Regulation
    16. Nutrition
    17. Elimination
    18. Perfusion
    19. Gas Exchange
    Theme: Sexuality and Reproduction
    20. Reproduction
    21. Sexuality
    Theme: Protection and Movement
    22. Immunity
    23. Inflammation
    24. Infection
    25. Mobility
    26. Tissue Integrity
    27. Sensory Perception
    28. Pain
    29. Fatigue
    Theme: Mood and Cognition
    30. Stress and Coping
    31. Mood and Affect
    32. Anxiety
    33. Cognition
    34. Psychosis
    Theme: Maladaptive Behavior
    35. Addiction
    36. Interpersonal Violence
    UNIT 3: PROFESSIONAL NURSING AND HEALTH CARE CONCEPTS
    Theme: Nursing Attributes and Roles
    37. Professional Identity
    38. Clinical Judgment
    39. Leadership
    40. Ethics
    41. Patient Education
    42. Health Promotion
    Theme: Care Competencies
    43. Communication
    44. Collaboration
    45. Safety
    46. Technology and Informatics
    47. Evidence
    48. Health Care Quality
    Theme: Health Care Delivery
    49. Care Coordination
    50. Caregiving
    51. Palliative Care
    52. Health Disparities
    53. Population Health  NEW!
    Theme: Health Care Infrastructure
    54. Health Care Organizations
    55. Health Care Economics
    56. Health Policy
    57. Health Care Law
    Index
  • Jean Foret Giddens, PhD, RN, FAAN, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow, Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
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