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cover image - Fundamentals of Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323828123
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 03-14-2022
Page Count: 1200
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $115.99

Fundamentals of Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

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

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cover image - Fundamentals of Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323828123
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 03-14-2022
Page Count: 1200
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $115.99
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Give your students a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as a nurse! Designed specifically for today’s students, Fundamentals of Nursing, 3rd Edition takes a fresh, conversational approach that is friendlier than typical books on nursing fundamentals. To make understanding easier, the book introduces basic information first and then follows with progressively more nuanced and complex nursing concepts. Practical exercises provide a unique kind of active learning, allowing students to apply concepts to actual patient care. Even care planning is different, as authors Barbara L. Yoost and Lynne R. Crawford are pioneers of conceptual care mapping — a visual, holistic way of making clinical judgments and planning patient care. Essentially, this text offers an easier, fundamentally different way for students to learn the nursing profession!

    • NEW! Clinical Judgment in Nursing chapter introduces students to clinical judgment and the six NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model Skills.
    • NEW! Clinical judgment steps are integrated within the nursing process.
    • UNIQUE! Building-block approach uses review questions and exam questions tied to learning objectives, starting at lower Bloom's taxonomy levels in the early chapters and building to more complex levels as readers acquire more knowledge.
    • UNIQUE! Warm, friendly writing style introduces concepts and terms more slowly, giving students time to practice, think critically, and gain mastery.
    • Case studies open each chapter with real-world scenarios, helping students develop analytical, critical thinking, and clinical judgment skills.
    • Coverage of complementary therapies is integrated throughout the text, reflecting changes to the NCLEX® exam.
    • Emphasis on assignment and delegation describes the differences between the two skills, and how and when they are appropriate for an RN.
    • UNIQUE! Objective-driven approach presents clearly defined, numbered learning 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 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 to help students develop clinical judgment and plans of care.
    • 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.
    • Boxed features cover the areas of interprofessional collaboration and delegation, ethical and legal practice, patient education and healthy literacy, health assessment questions, diversity considerations, evidence-based practice and informatics, home care considerations, QSEN, and safe practice alerts.
    • NEW! Clinical Judgment in Nursing chapter introduces the concept of clinical judgment and the six NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model Skills.
    • NEW! Clinical judgment steps are integrated within the nursing process.
  • Chapter 01: Nursing, Theory, and Professional Practice

    Chapter 02: Values, Beliefs, and Caring

    Chapter 03: Communication

    Chapter 04: Clinical Judgment in Nursing (NEW!)

    Chapter 05: Introduction to the Nursing Process

    Chapter 06: Assessment

    Chapter 07: Data Analysis/Nursing Diagnosis

    Chapter 08: Planning

    Chapter 09: Implementation and Evaluation

    Chapter 10: Documentation, Electronic Health Records, and Reporting

    Chapter 11: Ethical and Legal Considerations

    Chapter 12: Leadership and Management

    Chapter 13: Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research

    Chapter 14: Health Literacy and Patient Education

    Chapter 15: Nursing Informatics

    Chapter 16: Health and Wellness

    Chapter 17: Human Development: Conception Through Adolescence

    Chapter 18: Human Development: Young Adult Through Older Adult

    Chapter 19: Vital Signs

    Chapter 20: Health History and Physical Assessment

    Chapter 21: Ethnicity and Cultural Assessment

    Chapter 22: Spiritual Health

    Chapter 23: Public Health, Community-Based, and Home Health Care

    Chapter 24: Human Sexuality

    Chapter 25: Safety

    Chapter 26: Asepsis and Infection control

    Chapter 27: Hygiene and Personal Care

    Chapter 28: Activity, Immobility, and Safe Movement

    Chapter 29: Skin Integrity and Wound Care

    Chapter 30: Nutrition

    Chapter 31: Cognitive and Sensory Alterations

    Chapter 32: Stress and Coping

    Chapter 33: Sleep

    Chapter 34: Diagnostic Testing

    Chapter 35: Medication Administration

    Chapter 36: Pain Management

    Chapter 37: Perioperative Nursing Care

    Chapter 38: Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion

    Chapter 39: Fluid, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance

    Chapter 40: Bowel Elimination

    Chapter 41: Urinary Elimination

    Chapter 42: Death and Loss

    Appendix A

    Appendix B


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