Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing - 10th Edition - ISBN: 9780323711302, 9780323711333

Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing

10th Edition

Just the Facts

Authors: Patricia Potter Anne Perry Patricia Stockert Amy Hall
Paperback ISBN: 9780323711302
eBook ISBN: 9780323711333
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st November 2019
Page Count: 400
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Description

To find the clinical facts you need to know, make this pocket guide your constant companion! Clinical Companion to Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition includes the hard-to-remember facts, lab values, and abbreviations that are essential to providing optimal nursing care. Organized by the major concepts and principles of your nursing fundamentals course, this reference features a quick-access format with summary tables and bulleted lists. The Clinical Companion makes retrieving, reviewing, and retaining clinical facts and figures easier than ever!

Key Features

  • Detailed information on medications helps to prevent medication errors and ensure safe practice, with topics including dosage calculations, compatibilities, conversions, and administration.
  • At-a-glance content is provided in outline, list, and tabular formats for easy lookup and review.
  • Basic facts and figures, standard values, care guidelines and more provide the background frequently needed in a reference for clinical practice. 
  • Concise, pocket-sized format ensures portability for use in the clinical setting.

Table of Contents

  1. Medical, Nursing, and Health Professions Terminology
    2. Communication
    3. Interprofessional Collaboration and Delegation
    4. Nursing Process/Care Planning
    5. Documentation
    6. Patient Interview
    7. Vital Signs  NEW!
    8. Physical Assessment  NEW!
    9. Pain Assessment
    10. Skin, Hair, Nails Assessment
    11. Head, Ears, Eyes, Nose, and Throat Assessment
    12. Respiratory Assessment
    13. Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Assessment
    14. Musculoskeletal Assessment
    15. Neurological Assessment
    16. Abdominal Assessment
    17. Breasts and Genital Assessment
    18. Safety
    19. Equivalents and Dosage Calculations
    20. Medication Administration
    21. Infection Control
    22. Mobility and Positioning
    23. Personal Care
    24. Wound Care
    25. Oxygen Administration
    26. Nutrition and Diets
    27. Diagnostic Testing and Procedures
    28. Preoperative and Postoperative Care
    29. Emergent Clinical Situations
    30. Death and Dying

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780323711302
eBook ISBN:
9780323711333

About the Author

Patricia Potter

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

Anne Griffin Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Patricia Stockert

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

Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana