Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - Soft Cover Version

This textbook is known for its comprehensive coverage, readability, and visual presentation. This revision builds on these strengths, adding new content and features to better address learning needs and practice realities. Increased emphasis on delegation and safety help prepare students to function most effectively in today's practice settings.

Hardbound, 928 Pages

Published: November 2003

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02579-9


  • 1. Introduction to Health Care Agencies
    2. The Nursing Assistant
    3. Work Ethics
    4. Communicating with the Health Team
    5. Assisting with the Nursing Process NEW!
    6. Understanding the Person
    7. Body Structure and Function
    8. Growth and Development
    9. Care of the Older Person
    10. Safety
    11. Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint
    Use NEW!
    12. Preventing Infection
    13. Body Mechanics
    14. The Person's Unit
    15. Bedmaking
    16. Personal Hygiene
    17. Grooming
    18. Urinary Elimination
    19. Bowel Elimination
    20. Nutrition and Fluids
    21. Measuring Vital Signs
    22. Exercise and Activity
    23. Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
    24. Admissions, Transfers, and Discharges
    25. Assisting with the Physical Examination
    26. Collecting and Testing Specimens NEW!
    27. The Person Having Surgery
    28. Wound Care
    29. Heat and Cold Applications
    30. Oxygen Needs
    31. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
    32. Vision and Hearing Problems
    33. Common Health Problems
    34. Mental Health Problems
    35. Confusion and Dementia
    36. Developmental Disabilities
    37. Sexuality
    38. Caring for Mothers and Newborns
    39. Assisted Living NEW!
    40. Basic Emergency Care
    41. The Dying Person


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