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cover image - Potter & Perry’s Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323870764
Publication Date: 09-07-2023
Page Count: 680
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $58.99

Potter & Perry’s Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures, 10th Edition

by Patricia A. Potter, RN, PhD, FAAN and Anne G. Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN

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cover image - Potter & Perry’s Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323870764
Publication Date: 09-07-2023
Page Count: 680
Imprint: Elsevier
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Put essential nursing skills and procedures at your students’ fingertips! Based on Potter & Perry's bestselling textbook Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, this pocket guide provides quick access to 83 key nursing skills in a convenient, A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why and how to use specific techniques, and also suggest nursing interventions for potential complications. The book’s portable size and spiral binding make it an ideal companion during clinical rotations. Reflecting the latest in evidence-based practice, this study tool and clinical reference helps you perform core nursing skills safely and effectively.

    • Authoritative content is based on and matches Perry, Potter, Ostendorf & Laplante’s Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 10th Edition, making this book ideal as a quick, handy skills reference for information in the core text.
    • A-to-Z organization of skills makes it easy to find information quickly, with each skill beginning on a new page.
    • Clear, step-by-step instructions include the purpose for performing each skill, guidelines to help in delegating tasks to assistive personnel, lists of required equipment, and full-color photographs and drawings.
    • Concise two-column format for skills includes rationales for each step, providing the "what" and the "why" for performing the steps of each skill.
    • Unexpected Outcomes / Related Interventions provide troubleshooting information for common problems that may develop when performing a skill and also recommend appropriate actions.
    • Safety Alerts within the skills highlight important information for patient safety and effective performance of the skill.
    • Special Considerations address teaching, home care settings, and pediatric and geriatric patients, describing the risks or accommodations needed when caring for patients in these populations.
    • Gloving logo within the skills steps identifies circumstances in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed before proceeding to the next step of the skill.
    • Documentation guidelines provide bulleted lists of what should be reported and recorded in the patient records.
    • Convenient pocket-size format includes a back-cover flap for bookmarking and spiral binding, allowing the book to lay flat and stay open on the page being referenced.
    • NEW! New skills are added and all skills throughout the book are updated to match the latest evidence-based practice, guidelines, and standards — ensuring safe, effective performance of skills.
  • 1. Acapella Device
    2. Aquathermia and Heating Pads
    3. Aspiration Precautions
    4. Assisting with Use of Canes, Walkers, and Crutches
    5. Bladder Scan
    6. Blood Administration
    7. Blood Glucose Monitoring
    8. Blood Pressure by Auscultation: Upper Extremities, Lower Extremities, Palpation
    9. Blood Pressure: Automatic
    10. Cardiac Monitor Application
    11. Central Vascular Access Device CARE: Central and Peripherally Inserted
    12. Chest Tube Insertion and Management
    13. Cold Application
    14. Condom and External Urinary Catheter
    15. Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion
    16. Dressings: Dry and Damp-to-Dry
    17. Dressings: Hydrocolloid, Hydrogel, Foam, or Alginate Dressing
    18. Dressings: Transparent Dressing
    19. Ear Medications
    20. Ear Irrigation
    21. Obtaining a 12-Lead Electrocardiogram
    22. Enema Administration
    23. Enteral Nutrition: Nasogastric, Nasointestinal, Gastrostomy, or Jejunostomy Tube
    24. Enteral Tube Insertion
    25. Epidural Analgesia
    26. Eye Irrigation
    27. Eye Medications
    28. Fall Prevention in a Health Care Facility
    29. Fecal Impaction
    30. Hypothermia and Hyperthermia Blankets
    31. Using Incentive Spirometry
    32. Intradermal Injections
    33. Intramuscular Injections
    34. Intravenous Medications by Piggyback and Syringe Pumps
    35. Intravenous Medications: Intravenous Bolus
    36. Isolation Precautions
    37. Mechanical Lifts: Transfer Skills
    38. Metered-Dose Inhalers (MDIs)
    39. Moist Heat Applications (Compress and Sitz Bath)
    40. Mouth Care for an Unconscious or Debilitated Patient
    41. Nail and Foot Care
    42. Nasogastric Tube Insertion for Gastric Decompression: Maintenance and Removal
    43. Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
    44. Oral Medications
    45. Oral Medications Administered Through a Feeding Tube
    46. Ostomy Care (Colostomy and Ileostomy Pouching)
    47. Oxygen Therapy
    48. Parenteral Medication Preparation: Ampules and Vials
    49. Parenteral Medication Preparation: Mixing Medications in One Syringe
    50. Patient Controlled Analgesia
    51. Peak Flowmeter
    52. Peripheral Intravenous Care: Dressing Change and Discontinuation
    53. Peripheral Intravenous Care: Regulating Intravenous Flow Rates and Changing Solutions
    54. Peripheral Intravenous care: Short Catheter Insertion
    55. Preoperative Teaching
    56. Pressure Bandage
    57. Pressure Injury Risk Assessment and Prevention
    58. Pressure Injury Treatment
    59. Pulse: Apical
    60. Pulse Oximetry
    61. Rectal Suppositories
    62. Respiration Assessment
    63. Restraint Application (Physical)
    64. Restraint-Free Environment
    65. Seizure Precautions
    66. Sequential Compression Devices and Elastic Stockings
    67. Sterile Gloving
    68. Sterile Field Preparation
    69. Subcutaneous Injections
    70. Scutioning: Open and Closed for Nasotracheal/pharyngeal and Artificial Airways
    71. Suctioning: Oropharyngeal
    72. Suprapubic Catheter Care
    73. Suture and Staple Removal
    74. Topical Medications to the Skin
    75. Tracheostomy Care
    76. Urinary Catheter Insertion: Straight or Indwelling Catheter
    77. Urinary Indwelling Catheter Care and Removal
    78. Urinary Indwelling Catheter Irrigation
    79. Urostomy Pouching
    80. Vaginal Medications
    81. Venipuncture: Collecting Blood Specimens and Cultures by Syringe and Vacutainer Method
    82. Wound Drainage Evacuation
    83. Performing a Wound Irrigation
    Bibliography
    Index
  • Patricia A. Potter, RN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research,Patient Care Services,Barnes-Jewish Hospital,St. Louis, Missouri and Anne G. Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Professor Emerita,School of Nursing,Southern Illinois University,Edwardsville, Illinois
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