Just the Facts

A Pocket Guide to Basic Nursing

By

  • Veronica Peterson, BA, RN, BSN, MS, Manager of Clinical Support, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation; Adjunct Clinical Instructor, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, Madison, WI

Just the Facts provides beginning students with all the facts and figures they need to know for their early clinical experiences. It's a portable, concise reference that contains a wealth of information, ranging from definitions and abbreviations to dosage calculations and lab values. It's a valuable tool that students will rely on throughout their nursing career.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2008
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-05520-8


Table of Contents

1. Health Care Terminology

2. Medications: Calculations and Administration

3. Infection Control

4. Basic Nursing Assessments

5. Documentation

6. Integumentary System

7. Skeletal System

8. Muscular System

9. Nervous System

10. Circulatory System

11. Respiratory System

12. Endocrine System

13. Digestive System

14. Urinary System

15. Reproductive System

16. Tests and Procedures

17. Surgical Nursing Care

18. Client Safety

19. Care of the Dying