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ISBN: 9780323711326
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Elsevier
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Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th 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: 9780323711326
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Elsevier
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To find the clinical facts you need to know, make this pocket guide your constant companion! Clinical Companion to Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition includes the hard-to-remember facts, lab values, and abbreviations that are essential to providing optimal nursing care. Organized by the major concepts and principles of your nursing fundamentals course, this reference features a quick-access format with summary tables and bulleted lists. The Clinical Companion makes retrieving, reviewing, and retaining clinical facts and figures easier than ever!

    • Detailed information on medications helps to prevent medication errors and ensure safe practice, with topics including dosage calculations, compatibilities, conversions, and administration.
    • At-a-glance content is provided in outline, list, and tabular formats for easy lookup and review.
    • Basic facts and figures, standard values, care guidelines and more provide the background frequently needed in a reference for clinical practice. 
    • Concise, pocket-sized format ensures portability for use in the clinical setting.
    • NEW Vital Signs chapter contains everything a new student needs to know to quickly and accurately obtain vital signs.
    • NEW Physical Assessment chapter helps students develop a systematic and thorough approach to health assessment.
    • NEW! Interprofessional Collaboration and Delegation chapter explains the role of the nurse within the larger healthcare team.
    • NEW! Updated pressure injury information includes prevention and care guidelines.
    • NEW! Medical, Nursing, and Health Professions Terminology chapter acts as a quick medical terminology refresher and helps students understand clinical terms as they are encountered.
  • 1. Medical, Nursing, and Health Professions Terminology
    2. Communication
    3. Interprofessional Collaboration and Delegation
    4. Nursing Process/Care Planning
    5. Documentation
    6. Patient Interview
    7. Vital Signs  NEW!
    8. Physical Assessment  NEW!
    9. Pain Assessment
    10. Skin, Hair, Nails Assessment
    11. Head, Ears, Eyes, Nose, and Throat Assessment
    12. Respiratory Assessment
    13. Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Assessment
    14. Musculoskeletal Assessment
    15. Neurological Assessment
    16. Abdominal Assessment
    17. Breasts and Genital Assessment
    18. Safety
    19. Equivalents and Dosage Calculations
    20. Medication Administration
    21. Infection Control
    22. Mobility and Positioning
    23. Personal Care
    24. Wound Care
    25. Oxygen Administration
    26. Nutrition and Diets
    27. Diagnostic Testing and Procedures
    28. Preoperative and Postoperative Care
    29. Emergent Clinical Situations
    30. Death and Dying
  • 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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