Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing - 8th Edition

Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing

8th Edition

Just the Facts

Authors: Patricia Potter Anne Perry Patricia Stockert Amy Hall Veronica Peterson
Imprint: Mosby

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. Patient Safety

19. Care of the Dying

Appendix: English-to-Spanish Translation Guide: Key Medical Questions


Description

A concise, pocket-sized nursing reference, Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing: Just the Facts, 8th Edition provides quick access to all of the information you'll need to know in your clinicals. A streamlined format organizes content by body system, using tables, boxes and bulleted lists to simplify lookup. From definitions and abbreviations to dosage calculations and lab values, this pocket guide presents the most up-to-date guidelines and clinical information in a popular, quick-reference format!

Key Features

    • The concise, pocket-sized format ensures portability for use in the clinical setting.
    • Content is presented in tabular, list, and outline format for quick and easy retrieval.
    • A body-systems organization makes it easy to locate specific information, including basic assessment and infection control guidelines, diagnostic tests, basic emergency care procedures, and more.
    • Chapter outlines with corresponding page numbers provide quick, easy access to information.
    • Basic facts and figures provide the valuable background frequently needed in early clinical experiences.
    • Abbreviation guidelines are included.
    • An English-to-Spanish Translation Guide helps you communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Paperback ISBN:
    9780323085267
    eBook ISBN:
    9780323101028
    eBook ISBN:
    9780323171632
    eBook ISBN:
    9780323187008

    About the Authors

    Patricia Potter Author

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

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO

    Anne Perry Author

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

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

    Patricia Stockert Author

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

    Affiliations and Expertise

    President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL

    Amy Hall Author

    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

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Chair and White Family Endowed Professor of Nursing, Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

    Veronica Peterson Author

    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

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Manager of Clinical Support, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation; Adjunct Clinical Instructor, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, Madison, WI