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cover image - Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,11th Edition
ISBN: 9780443115929
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 01-22-2024
Page Count: 1344
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $102.99

Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 11th Edition

by Anne G. Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Patricia A. Potter, RN, PhD, FAAN, Wendy R. Ostendorf, RN, MS, EdD, CNE and Nancy Laplante, PhD, RN, AHN-BC

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,11th Edition
ISBN: 9780443115929
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 01-22-2024
Page Count: 1344
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $102.99
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Help your students learn the clinical nursing skills they will use every day while they prepare for success on the Next-Generation NCLEX® Examination! Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 11th 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 nurses learn to think critically, ask the right questions at the right time, and make timely decisions. Written by a respected team of experts, this trusted text is the bestselling nursing skills book on the market!

    • NEW! All-new Clinical Judgment in Nursing Practice chapter incorporates concepts of the NCSBN clinical judgment model.
    • Updated evidence-based literature is incorporated throughout the skills.
    • NEW! End-of-chapter questions and end-of-unit unfolding case studies provide optimal preparation for the Next-Generation NCLEX® (NGN).
    • 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 Judgments alert students 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 Review Questions 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 help students visualize concepts and procedures.
    • Nursing process format provides a consistent presentation that helps students apply the process while learning each skill.
    • NEW! All-new Clinical Judgment in Nursing Practice chapter incorporates concepts of the NCSBN clinical judgment model.
    • Updated evidence-based literature is incorporated throughout the skills.
    • NEW! End-of-chapter questions and end-of-unit unfolding case studies provide optimal preparation for the Next-Generation NCLEX® (NGN).
  • UNIT 1 Supporting the Patient Through the Health Care System
    1 Clinical Judgment in Nursing Practice
    2 Communication and Collaboration
    3 Admitting, Transfer, and Discharge
    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 and Mobility
    12 Exercise, Mobility, and Immobilization Devices
    13 Support Surfaces and Special Beds
    UNIT 6 Safety and Comfort
    14 Patient Safety
    15 Disaster Preparedness
    16 Pain Management
    17 End-of-Life 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 Airway Management
    25 Cardiac Care
    26 Closed Chest Drainage Systems
    27 Emergency Measures for Life Support
    UNIT 10 Fluid Balance
    28 Intravenous and Vascular Access Therapy
    29 Blood Therapy
    UNIT 11 Nutrition
    30 Oral Nutrition
    31 Enteral Nutrition
    32 Parenteral Nutrition
    UNIT 12 Elimination
    33 Urinary Elimination
    34 Bowel Elimination and Gastric Intubation
    35 Ostomy Care
    UNIT 13 Care of the Surgical Patient
    36 Preoperative and Postoperative Care
    37 Intraoperative Care
    UNIT 14 Dressings and Wound Care
    38 Wound Care and Irrigation
    39 Pressure Injury Prevention and Care
    40 Dressings, Bandages, and Binders
    UNIT 15 Home Care
    41 Home Care Safety
    42 Home Care Teaching
    Appendix A: Terminology/Combining Forms: Prefixes and Suffixes
    Answers to Clinical Judgment and Next-Generation NCLEX® Examination–Style Questions
    Answers to Next-Generation NCLEX® (NGN)–Style Unfolding Case Studies
    Index
  • Anne G. Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Professor Emerita,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 R. Ostendorf, RN, MS, EdD, CNE, Contributing Faculty, Masters of Science in Nursing, Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and Nancy Laplante, PhD, RN, AHN-BC
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