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Home Health Nursing

Assessment and Care Planning

This unique, spiral-bound handbook is compact, portable, and written with busy home health nurses in mind! Organized by body system, it offers instant advice on assessment and care planning for the disorders home health nurses are likely to encounter. Providing assessment guides for all body systems, the home environment, and the client's psychological status, it includes full care plans for over 50 illnesses and conditions most commonly encountered in the home. Each plan lists nursing diagnoses, short- and long-term expected outcomes, nursing interventions, and client caregiver interventions.

Audience
Home health nurses, baccalaurate and graduate level students in community or home health nursing courses with a clinical rotation

Paperback, 496 Pages

Published: October 2002

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-01865-4

Contents

  • ASSESSMENTS
    Health History and Review of Systems
    Pulmonary System Assessment
    Cardiovascular System Assessment
    Neurologic System Assessment
    Gastrointestinal System Assessment
    Endocrine System Assessment
    Hematologic System Assessment
    Musculoskeletal System Assessment
    Renal/Urinary System Assessment
    Integumentary System Assessment
    Reproductive System Assessment: Female
    Reproductive System Assessment: Male
    Eye, Ear, Nose, And Throat Assessment
    Psychosocial Assessment
    Functional Assessment
    Environmental Assessment
    Family Assessment
    Economic Assessment
    CARE PLANS
    Pulmonary System
    Asthma
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    Pneumonia
    Mechanical Ventilation/Tracheostomy
    Tuberculosis
    Cardiovascular System
    Angina Pectoris/Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    Congestive Heart Failure
    Coronary Bypass Surgery
    Hypertension
    Myocardial Infarction (MI)
    Pacemaker Implantation
    Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
    Thrombophlebitis
    Neurologic System
    Alzheimer’s Disease
    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
    Head Injury
    Multiple Sclerosis
    Parkinson’s Disease
    Seizure Disorders
    Spinal Cord Injury
    Gastrointestinal System
    Cirrhosis of Liver
    Hepatitis
    Peptic Ulcer
    Ulcerative Colitis/Crohn’s Disease
    Endocrine System
    Diabetes
    Hematologic System
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
    Anemia
    Musculoskeletal System
    Amputation
    Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Fractured Hip; Hip or Knee Prosthesis Replacement
    Fractures; Cast Application
    Laminectomy/Spinal Fusion, Lumbar or Cervical
    Osteomylitis
    Osteoporosis
    Renal/Urinary System
    Kidney Transplantation
    Prostatic Hypertrophy/Prostatectomy
    Renal Failure, Chronic (CRF)
    Urinary Tract Infection
    Integumentary System
    Burns
    Herpes Zoster
    Pressure Ulcers
    Psoriasis
    Reproductive System
    Mastectomy
    Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat
    Auditory/Visual Impairment
    Cataract Removal and Lens Implantation
    Psychiatric Care Plans
    Alcohol/Drug Abuse
    Depression
    Physical/Emotional Abuse
    Special Care Plans
    Chemotherapy and External Radiation Therapy
    Hospice Care
    Postoperative Care Following Inpatient or Outpatient Surgery
    APPENDIXES
    Documentation/Insurance Payment Guidelines
    Indications for Referrals to Therapy/Social Services
    Laboratory Values
    Medication Administration and Teaching Guidelines
    NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
    Resources for Home Care and Selected National Agencies
    Self-Determination Guidelines (Advance Directives)
    Standard (Universal) Precautions and Guidelines for Control of Body Substances
    BIBLIOGRAPHY

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