ISBN: 9781926648514
Page Count: 1536
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Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Janet C. Ross-Kerr, RN, BScN, MS, PhD, Marilynn J. Wood, RN, BSN, MN, DrPH, Barbara J. Astle, PhD, RN and Wendy Duggleby, RN, PhD, AOCN
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781926648514
Page Count: 1536
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $125.00
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Thoroughly updated to include the latest emerging issues and protocols in Canadian nursing practice, Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing, 5th Edition combines unparalleled Canadian nursing coverage with extensive learning support to help you easily master the basic nursing principles and procedures. The Potter team's proven, student-friendly approach describes the principles, concepts, and skills essential to your success. This edition has also been thoroughly reviewed by Canadian nursing experts to ensure that you are well prepared to practice in Canada.

        • Comprehensive Canadian content throughout the text ensures you are well-prepared to practice in Canada.
        • Nursing Assessment Questions boxes help you learn to effectively phrase questions for clients.
        • Cultural Aspects of Care boxes summarize cultural considerations related to the chapter topic and provide practical guidelines for how to meet clients’ cultural needs and preferences.
        • Patient Teaching boxes help you plan effective teaching by first identifying outcomes, then developing strategies on how to teach, and, finally, implementing measures to evaluate learning.
        • Focus on Older Adult boxes highlight key aspects of nursing assessment and care for this population.
        • Evidence-Informed Practice boxes summarize recent guidelines for nursing practice.
            • NEW! Content on global health written by Canadian expert, Judy Mill, reflects Canada’s focus on global health and diversity.
            • NEW! Expanded coverage of nursing communication, family nursing; spiritual health; medication administration; safety; hygiene; fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances; sleep; pain assessment and management; nutrition; and bowel elimination reflects the most up-to-date best practices.
            • NEW! Enhanced chapter on communication includes the most current research on key issues such as aphasia, transpersonal communication, communication with older adults, and adapting communication for clients with special needs.
            • UPDATED chapter on nursing informatics reflects the latest information on Canada Health Infoway and core competencies of the EHR, Canadian privacy legislation (PIPEDA), and CNA’s e-nursing strategy.
            • UPDATED chapter on health assessment and physical examination focuses on holistic assessment of health and emphasizes culturally competent care.
            • EXPANDED chapter on pain assessment and management includes new content on the undertreatment of chronic pain, coping strategies for pain, and pain assessment scales.
          • Unit 1: Health and Health Care in Canada

            1. Health and Wellness
            2. The Canadian Health Care Delivery System
            3. The Development of Nursing in Canada
            4. Community Health Nursing Practice
            5.  Unit 2: Foundations of Nursing Practice

            6. Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
            7. Research as a Basis for Practice
            8. Nursing Values and Ethics
            9. Legal Implications in Nursing Practice
            10. Global Health, Culture, and Ethnicity
            11. Nursing Leadership, Management, and Collaborative Practice
            12.  Unit 3: Approaches to Nursing Care

            13. Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice
            14. Nursing Assessment and Diagnosis
            15. Planning and Implementing Nursing Care
            16. Evaluation of Nursing Care
            17. Documenting and Reporting
            18. Nursing Informatics
            19.  Unit 4: Working with Clients and Families

            20. Communication
            21. Caring in Nursing Practice
            22. Family Nursing
            23. Client Education
            24.  Unit 5: Caring Throughout the Lifespan

            25. Developmental Theories
            26. Conception Through Adolescence
            27. Young to Middle Adulthood
            28. Older Adulthood
            29.  Unit 6: Psychosocial Considerations

            30. Self-Concept
            31. Sexuality
            32. Spiritual Health
            33. The Experience of Loss, Death, and Grief
            34. Stress and Adaptation
            35.  Unit 7: Scientific Basis for Nursing Practice

            36. Vital Signs
            37. Health Assessment and Physical Examination
            38. Infection Control
            39. Medication Administration
            40. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
            41.  Unit 8: Basic Physiological Needs

            42. Activity and Exercise
            43. Safety
            44. Hygiene
            45. Cardiopulmonary Functioning and Oxygenation
            46. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances
            47. Sleep
            48. Pain Assessment and Management
            49. Nutrition
            50. Urinary Elimination
            51. Bowel Elimination
            52.  Unit 9: Clients with Special Needs

            53. Mobility and Immobility
            54. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
            55. Sensory Alterations
            56. Care of Surgical Clients
          • 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, Janet C. Ross-Kerr, RN, BScN, MS, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Marilynn J. Wood, RN, BSN, MN, DrPH, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Barbara J. Astle, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing; Director, Centre for Equity & Global Engagement, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia and Wendy Duggleby, RN, PhD, AOCN, Associate Dean Research and Nursing Research Chair Aging and Quality of Life;
            Director Innovations in Seniors Care Research Unit,
            Faculty of Nursing Level 3, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy,
            University of Alberta,
            Edmonton, Alberta
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