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cover image - Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323708630
Page Count: 1360
Imprint: Mosby
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Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques, 10th Edition

by Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Wendy Ostendorf, RN, MS, EdD, CNE and Nancy Laplante

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cover image - Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques,10th Edition
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Learn clinical nursing skills and prepare for success on the Next Generation NCLEX® Examination! Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 10th Edition provides clear, step-by-step guidelines to more than 200 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills. With more than 1,200 full-color illustrations, a nursing process framework, and a focus on evidence-based practice, this manual helps you learn to think critically, ask the right questions at the right time, and make timely decisions. New to this edition are NGN-style unfolding case studies, preparing you for the changes to the NCLEX exam. Written by respected nursing experts Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter, Wendy Ostendorf, and Nancy Laplante, this trusted text is the bestselling nursing skills book on the market!

    • Comprehensive coverage includes more than 200 basic, intermediate, and advanced nursing skills and procedures.
    • Rationales for each step within skills explain the why as well as the how of each skill, and include citations from the current literature.
    • Clinical Decision Points alert you to key steps that affect patient outcomes and help them modify care as needed to meet individual patient needs.
    • Unique! Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions sections highlight what might go wrong and how to appropriately intervene.
    • Clinical Debrief at the end of each chapter provides case-based review questions that focus on issues such as managing conflict, care prioritization, patient safety, and decision-making.
    • More than 1,200 full-color photos and drawings make it easier to visualize concepts and procedures.
    • Five–step nursing process format helps you apply the nursing process while learning each skill.
    • Coverage of QSEN core competencies is incorporated into each lesson, including the areas of delegation and collaboration, reporting and recording, safety guidelines, and considerations relating to teaching, pediatric, geriatric, and home care.
    • Unique! Using Evidence in Nursing Practice chapter covers the entire process of conducting research, including collecting, evaluating, and applying evidence from published research.
    • F NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN)-style unfolding case studies include answers at the back of the book, providing optimal preparation for the Next Generation NCLEX Examination.
  • UNIT 1: SUPPORTING THE PATIENT THROUGH THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
    1. Using Evidence in Nursing Practice
    2. Communication and Collaboration
    3. Admitting, Transfer, and Discharge
    4. Documentation and Informatics
    Unit 1 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 2: VITAL SIGNS AND PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT
    5. Vital Signs
    6. Health Assessment
    Unit 2 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 3: SPECIAL PROCEDURES
    7. Specimen Collection
    8. Diagnostic Procedures
    Unit 3 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 4: INFECTION CONTROL
    9. Medical Asepsis
    10. Sterile Technique
    Unit 4 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 5: ACTIVITY AND MOBILITY
    11. Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM)
    12. Exercise and Mobility
    13. Support Surfaces and Special Beds
    Unit 5 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 6: SAFETY AND COMFORT
    14. Patient Safety
    15. Disaster Preparedness
    16. Pain Management
    17. End-of-Life Care
    Unit 6 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 7: HYGIENE
    18. Personal Hygiene and Bed Making
    19. Care of the Eye and Ear
    Unit 7 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 8: MEDICATIONS
    20. Safe Medication Preparation
    21. Nonparenteral Medications
    22. Parenteral Medications
    Unit 8 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 9: OXYGENATION
    23. Oxygen Therapy
    24. Performing Chest Physiotherapy
    25. Airway Management
    26. Cardiac Care
    27. Closed Chest Drainage Systems
    28. Emergency Measures for Life Support
    Unit 9 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 10: FLUID BALANCE
    29. Intravenous and Vascular Access Therapy
    30. Blood Therapy
    Unit 10 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 11:  NUTRITION
    31. Oral Nutrition
    32. Enteral Nutrition
    33. Parenteral Nutrition
    Unit 11 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 12: ELIMINATION
    34. Urinary Elimination
    35. Bowel Elimination and Gastric Intubation
    36. Ostomy Care
    Unit 12 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 13: CARE OF THE SURGICAL PATIENT
    37. Preoperative and Postoperative Care
    38. Intraoperative Care
    Unit 13 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 14: DRESSINGS AND WOUND CARE
    39. Wound Care and Irrigations
    40. Impaired Skin Integrity Prevention and Care
    41. Dressings, Bandages, and Binders
    Unit 14 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    UNIT 15: HOME CARE
    42. Home Care Safety
    43. Home Care Teaching
    Unit 15 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
    Appendix A: Answers to Chapter Review Questions
    Appendix B: Answers to Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
  • Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois., Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, Wendy Ostendorf, RN, MS, EdD, CNE, Neumann University, Aston, Pennsylvania and Nancy Laplante, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, Associate Professor of Nursing, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania
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