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Study Guide for Foundations and Adult Health Nursing

Together with the textbook, the Study Guide for Foundations and Adult Health Nursing, 6th Edition will help you gain a solid understanding of the key principles, concepts, and skills you need to succeed in your nursing education and career. New NCLEXÒ examination-style alternate-item format questions and critical thinking activities join labeling, completion, and short-answer activities all with textbook page references.

Paperback, 872 Pages

Published: May 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-05731-8

Contents

  • UNIT ONE: BASIC NURSING CONCEPTS

    1. The Evolution of Nursing

    2. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing

    3. Communication

    4. Vital Signs

    5. Physical Assessment

    6. Nursing Process and Critical Thinking

    7. Documentation

    8. Cultural and Ethnic Considerations

    9. Life Span Development

    10. Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death

    UNIT TWO: BASIC NURSING SKILLS

    11. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge

    12. Medical-Surgical Asepsis and Infection Control

    13. Surgical Wound Care

    14. Safety

    15. Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility

    16. Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep

    17. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    18. Hygiene and Care of the Patient’s Environment

    19. Specimen Collection and Diagnostic Examination

    20. Selected Nursing Skills

    UNIT THREE: BASIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS

    21. Basic Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy

    22. Fluids and Electrolytes

    23. Mathematics Review and Medication Administration

    24. Emergency First Aid Nursing

    UNIT FOUR: MATERNAL AND NEONATAL NURSING

    25. Health Promotion and Pregnancy

    26. Labor and Delivery

    27. Care of the Mother and Newborn

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

    UNIT FIVE: PEDIATRIC NURSING

    29. Health Promotion for the Infant, Child, and Adolescent

    30. Basic Pediatric Nursing Care

    31. Care of the Child with a Physical Disorder

    32. Care of the Child with a Mental or Cognitive Disorder

    UNIT SIX: GERONTOLOGIC NURSING

    33. Health Promotion and Care of the Older Adult

    UNIT SEVEN: PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

    34. Basic Concepts of Mental Health

    35. Care of the Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder

    36. Care of the Patient with an Addictive Personality

    UNIT EIGHT: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

    37. Home Health Nursing

    38. Long-Term Care

    39. Rehabilitation Nursing

    40. Hospice Care

    UNIT NINE: ADULT HEALTH NURSING

    41. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

    42. Care of the Surgical Patient

    43. Care of the Patient with an Integumentary Disorder

    44. Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder

    45. Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder

    46. Care of the Patient with a Gallbladder, Liver, Biliary Tract, or Exocrine Pancreatic Disorder

    47. Care of the Patient with a Blood or Lymphatic Disorder

    48. Care of the Patient with a Cardiovascular or a Peripheral Vascular Disorder

    49. Care of the Patient with a Respiratory Disorder

    50. Care of the Patient with a Urinary Disorder

    51. Care of the Patient with an Endocrine Disorder

    52. Care of the Patient with a Reproductive Disorder

    53. Care of the Patient with a Visual or Auditory Disorder

    54. Care of the Patient with a Neurologic Disorder

    55. Care of the Patient with an Immune Disorder

    56. Care of the Patient with HIV/AIDS

    57. Care of the Patient with Cancer

    UNIT TEN: FROM GRADUATE TO PROFESSIONAL

    58. Professional Roles and Leadership

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