Basic Nursing Multimedia Enhanced Version

7th Edition

Authors:

  • Patricia Potter
  • Anne Perry
  • Amy Hall
  • Patricia Stockert
  • Key Features

    • UNIQUE! Case studies in every chapter follow nursing interventions for specific patient ailments, and include coverage of documentation.
    • Care plans demonstrate the application of the 5-step nursing process to individual patient problems, showing how a plan is developed and how to evaluate care.
    • Critical thinking exercises relate case scenarios to those you will encounter in clinicals and practice.
    • Review questions prepare you for the NCLEX® examination.
    • The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for care in all clinical chapters.
    • UNIQUE! Video icons direct you to videos of skills on the Evolve companion website.
    • Audio summaries allow for easy review of each chapter, even on the go.
    • English/ Spanish audio glossary provides definitions and explanations of key terms.

    Table of Contents

    UNIT ONE: CONCEPTS IN NURSING   
    1. Health and Wellness           
    2. The Health Care Delivery System      
    3. Community-Based Nursing Practice      
    4. Legal Principles in Nursing        
    5. Ethics          
    6. Evidence-Based Practice       
    UNIT TWO: PROCESSES IN NURSING CARE
    7. Critical Thinking        
    8. Nursing Process        
    9. Informatics and Documentation      
    10. Communication        
    11. Patient Education        
    12. Managing Patient Care      
    UNIT THREE: ESSENTIALS FOR NURSING PRACTICE
    13. Infection Control        
    14. Vital Signs       
    15. Health Assessment and Physical Examination     
    16. Administering Medications     
    17. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances    
    UNIT FOUR: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH
    18. Caring in Nursing Practice       
    19. Cultural Diversity       
    20. Spiritual Health        
    21. Growth and Development       
    22. Self-Concept and Sexuality      
    23. Family in Nursing       
    24. Stress and Coping       
    25. Loss and Grief  &

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2014
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323244350
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323293952

    About the authors

    Patricia Potter

    Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO

    Anne Perry

    Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

    Amy Hall

    Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Chair and White Family Endowed Professor of Nursing, Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

    Patricia Stockert

    Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL