Foundations of Nursing - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card) book cover

Foundations of Nursing - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this comprehensive text prepares you for safe and effective nursing practice in today’s fast-paced healthcare environment. Covering maternal and neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, and community nursing, Foundations of Nursing, 6th Edition, includes all of the essential LPN/LVN content you need.

Book, 1392 Pages

Published: March 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09450-4

Contents

  • Unit One: Basic Nursing Concepts

    Chapter 1: The Evolution of Nursing

    Chapter 2: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing

    Chapter 3: Communication

    Chapter 4: Vital Signs

    Chapter 5: Physical Assessment

    Chapter 6: Nursing Process and Critical Thinking

    Chapter 7: Documentation

    Chapter 8: Cultural and Ethnic Considerations

    Chapter 9: Life Span Development

    Chapter 10: Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death

    Unit Two: Basic Nursing Skills

    Chapter 11: Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

    Chapter 12: Medical-Surgical Asepsis and Infection Control

    Chapter 13: Surgical Wound Care

    Chapter 14: Safety

    Chapter 15: Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility

    Chapter 16: Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep

    Chapter 17: Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    Chapter 18: Hygiene and Care of the Patient’s Environment

    Chapter 19: Specimen Collection and Diagnostic Examination

    Chapter 20: Selected Nursing Skills

    Unit Three: Basic Nursing Interventions

    Chapter 21: Basic Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy

    Chapter 22: Fluids and Electrolytes

    Chapter 23: Mathematics Review and Medication Administration

    Chapter 24: Emergency First Aid Nursing

    Unit Four: Maternal And Neonatal Nursing

    Chapter 25: Health Promotion and Pregnancy

    Chapter 26: Labor and Delivery

    Chapter 27: Care of the Mother and Newborn

    Chapter 28: Care of the High-Risk Mother, Newborn, and Family with Special Needs

    Unit Five: Pediatric Nursing

    Chapter 29: Health Promotion for the Infant, Child, and Adolescent

    Chapter 30: Basic Pediatric Nursing Care

    Chapter 31: Care of the Child with a Physical Disorder

    Chapter 32: Care of the Child with a Mental or Cognitive Disorder

    Unit Six: Gerontologic Nursing

    Chapter 33: Health Promotion and Care of the Older Adult

    Unit Seven: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    Chapter 34: Basic Concepts of Mental Health

    Chapter 35: Care of the Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder

    Chapter 36: Care of the Patient with an Addictive Personality

    Unit Eight: Community Health Nursing

    Chapter 37: Home Health Nursing

    Chapter 38: Long-Term Care

    Chapter 39: Rehabilitation Nursing

    Chapter 40: Hospice Care

    Unit Nine: From Graduate to Professional

    Chapter 41: Professional Roles and Leadership

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