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    8.375 x 10.875
    Publication Date
    September 3, 2014
  • About The Author(s)
    Carol Taylor PhD, MSN, RN
    Georgetown University School of Nursing, Washington, DC
    Carol Lillis MSN, RN

    Faculty Emerita, Assistant to the Provost, Delaware County Community College, Media, PA

    Pamela Lynn MSN, RN

    Gwynedd Mercy University
    Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions
    Gwynedd Valley, PA

  • Features
    Chapter openers present three Case Scenarios with photos and a short description of their cases. The "patients" are mentioned throughout the chapter in short narratives to support clinical examples from the text.
    Reflective Practice boxes, written by students,  introduce a challenging situation that helps students learn to think critically about how they would react in a similar situation. Reflection on QSEN compentencies enhances the development of these competencies.
     Students will understand the nursing process by studying the Nursing Plan of Care box, Concept Maps, and Nursing Process sections. These help students apply the chapter content to clinical practice.
    The Focused Assessment Guide, NANDA, and NIC/NOC boxes help the student master the nursing process by strengthening their assessment skills, teaching them how to develop and write diagnostic statements as well as how to select, implement, and evaluate appropriate nursing interventions and outcomes.
    Nursing Skills help students gain competence in performing vital skills. They show both actions and rationales and highlight special considerations. New to this edition, is the inclusion of delegation considerations.
    Guidelines for Nursing Care outline important points to remember in practice.
    Students will learn to promote their patient’s health and wellness through Teaching Tips,Focus on the Older Adult, Nursing Advocacy in Action, Promoting Health Literacy, and Promote Health boxes  
    PICO in Practice and Research in Nursing boxes help students understand the importance of research and its relationship to their nursing practice.
    Focused Critical Thinking Guides help students work through the step-by-step critical thinking process.
    Through the Eyes of a Student/ Patient/Family/Caregiver offer real life stories that demonstrate how nurses can make a difference in the lives of patients and their families.
  • Table of contents

    Unit I           Foundations of Nursing Practice
    Chapter 1     Introduction to Nursing
    Chapter 2     Theory, Research, and Evidence-Based Practice
    Chapter 3     Health, Illness, and Disparities
    Chapter 4     Health of the Individual, Family, and Community
    Chapter 5     Cultural Diversity
    Chapter 6     Values, Ethics, and Advocacy
    Chapter 7     Legal Dimensions of Nursing Practice
    Unit II         Health Care Delivery
    Chapter 8     The Healthcare Delivery System
    Chapter 9     Care Coordination and Continuity in Health Care Settings and the Community
    Unit III        Person-Centered Care and the Nursing Process
    Chapter 10   Blended Competencies, Clinical Reasoning, and Processes of Person-Centered Care
    Chapter 11   Assessing
    Chapter 12   Diagnosing
    Chapter 13   Outcome Identification and Planning
    Chapter 14   Implementing
    Chapter 15   Evaluating
    Chapter 16   Documenting, Reporting, Conferring, and Using Informatics
    Unit IV        Promoting Health Across the Lifespan
    Chapter 17   Developmental Concepts
    Chapter 18   Conception Through Young Adult
    Chapter 19   The Aging Adult
    Unit V         Roles Basic to Nursing Care
    Chapter 20   Communicator
    Chapter 21   Teacher and Counselor
    Chapter 22   Nurse Leader, Manager, and Care Coordinator
    Unit VI        Actions Basic to Nursing Care
    Chapter 23   Asepsis and Infection Control
    Chapter 24   Vital Signs
    Chapter 25   Health Assessment
    Chapter 26   Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness
    Chapter 27   Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    Chapter 28   Medications
    Chapter 29   Perioperative Nursing
    Unit VII      Promoting Healthy Physiologic Responses
    Chapter 30   Hygiene
    Chapter 31   Skin Integrity and Wound Care
    Chapter 32   Activity
    Chapter 33   Rest and Sleep
    Chapter 34   Comfort and Pain Management
    Chapter 35   Nutrition
    Chapter 36   Urinary Elimination
    Chapter 37   Bowel Elimination
    Chapter 38   Oxygenation and Perfusion
    Chapter 39   Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
    Unit VIII     Promoting Healthy Psychosocial Responses
    Chapter 40   Self-Concept
    Chapter 41   Stress and Adaptation
    Chapter 42   Loss, Grief, and Dying
    Chapter 43   Sensory Functioning
    Chapter 44   Sexuality
    Chapter 45   Spirituality
    Resources Available on thePoint
    Appendix A  Delegation Guidelines
    Appendix B Equivalents
    Appendix C Normal Adult Laboratory Values
  • Review
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