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cover image - Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323796545
Page Count: 1360
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $97.99

Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition

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

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323796545
Page Count: 1360
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $97.99
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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.
    • 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.
    • 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 Practice

    2 Admitting, Transfer, and Discharge

    3 Communication and Collaboration

    4 Documentation and Informatics

    Unit 2: Vital Signs and Physical Assessment

    5 Vital Signs

    6 Health Assessment

    Unit 3: Special Procedures

    7 Specimen Collection

    8 Diagnostic Procedures

    Unit 4: Infection Control

    9 Medical Asepsis

    10 Sterile Technique

    Unit 5: Activity and Mobility

    11 Safe Patient Handling, Transfer, and Positioning

    12 Exercise and Mobility

    13 Support Surfaces and Special Beds

    Unit 6: Safety and Comfort

    14 Patient Safety

    15 Disaster Preparedness

    16 Pain Management

    17 Palliative Care

    Unit 7: Hygiene

    18 Personal Hygiene and Bed Making

    19 Care of the Eye and Ear

    Unit 8: Medications

    20 Safe Medication Preparation

    21 Nonparenteral Medications

    22 Parenteral Medications

    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 10: Fluid Balance

    29 Intravenous and Vascular Access Therapy

    30 Blood Therapy

    Unit 11: Nutrition

    31 Oral Nutrition

    32 Enteral Nutrition

    33 Parenteral Nutrition

    Unit 12: Elimination

    34 Urinary Elimination

    35 Bowel Elimination and Gastric Intubation

    36 Ostomy Care

    Unit 13: Care of the Surgical Patient

    37 Preoperative and Postoperative Care

    38 Intraoperative Care

    Unit 14: Dressings and Wound Care

    39 Impaired Skin Integrity Prevention and Care

    40 Wound Care and Irrigations

    41 Dressings, Bandages, and Binders

    42 Warm and Cold Therapy

    Unit 15: Home Care

    43 Home Care Safety

    44 Home Care Teaching

  • Anne Griffin Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois., Patricia A. Potter, RN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, Wendy Ostendorf, RN, MS, EdD, CNE, Walden University Minneapolis,Minnesota and Nancy Laplante, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, Associate Professor of Nursing, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania
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