Elsevier Clinical Skills Manual, First South Asia Edition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131254318

Elsevier Clinical Skills Manual, First South Asia Edition

1st Edition

Nursing Foundation

Editor: Harindar Jeet Goyal
Paperback ISBN: 9788131254318
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 31st July 2020
Page Count: 556

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The South Asia edition of Elsevier Clinical Skills Manual: Nursing Foundation is adapted from the Elsevier's Clinical Skills online product, and the content is developed keeping in mind the clinical requirements of a nursing student at all levels of nursing education in South Asia. It provides a variety of settings to the nursing students for expert and efficient patient care. This manual will act as a standard prescription for educators and mentors to demonstrate clinical nursing procedures. It will also be a prolific resource in coaching and mentoring the beginner and practicing nurses to build their competence and confidence. The content quality and suitability to the South Asian curricula has been validated by renowned experts and faculty members.

Key Features

  • Fully compliant with the new syllabus prescribed by the Indian Nursing Council (INC)
  • Content organized in sections and chapters; the text presented in points
  • Organized in a globally recognized sequence and systematically framed to augment dexterity
  • Elucidates concise text with clear and simple terminologies
  • Content richly supported by figures and tables
  • Provides an enhanced lucidity of the content
  • Chapter content presented under heads like Overview, Supplies, Child and Family Education, Assessment and Preparation, Procedure, Monitoring and Care, Expected Outcomes, and Documentation
  • Contains Pediatric, Gerontological, and Home Care considerations wherever appropriate
  • Videos related to the procedures available on the MedEnact website

Table of Contents

  1. Admission
  2. Transfer
  3. Discharge
  4. Vital Signs

  5. Body Temperature Measurement
  6. Radial Pulse
  7. Apical Pulse
  8. Pulse Oximetry
  9. Blood Pressure
  10. Health Assessment

  11. Assessment: General Survey
  12. Assessment: Cardiovascular
  13. Assessment: Respirations
  14. Assessment: Thorax and Lungs
  15. Assessment: Head and Neck
  16. Assessment: Abdomen, Genitalia, and Rectum
  17. Assessment: Musculoskeletal and Neurologic
  18. Assessment: Intake and Output
  19. Assessment: Nutrition Screening
  20. Assessment: Wound
  21. Bed Making
  22. Pain Assessment and Management
  23. Hygiene

  24. Oral Hygiene
  25. Oral Hygiene for Unconscious or Debilitated Patients
  26. Pressure Injury: Risk Assessment and Prevention
  27. Pressure Injury: Treatment
  28. Shampooing Hair of Bed-Bound Patients
  29. Feeding Assistance for Oral Nutrition
  30. Feeding Tube: Verification of Placement
  31. Feeding Tube: Enteral Nutrition via Nasoenteric, Gastrostomy, or Jejunostomy Tube
  32. Nasogastric Tube: Insertion, Irrigation, and Removal
  33. Urinal Use
  34. Bedpans
  35. Urinary Catheter: Condom
  36. Perineal Care
  37. Urinary Catheter: Indwelling (Foley) Catheter Care
  38. Urinary Catheter: Indwelling (Foley) Catheter Removal
  39. Urinary Catheter: Closed Continuous (Foley) Irrigation
  40. Enemas
  41. Whole Bowel Irrigation
  42. Range of Motion Exercises

  43. Range of Motion: Cervical Spine (Rehabilitation Therapy)
  44. Range of Motion: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine (Rehabilitation Therapy)
  45. Range of Motion: Shoulder (Rehabilitation Therapy)
  46. Range of Motion: Elbow (Rehabilitation Therapy)
  47. Range of Motion: Wrist (Rehabilitation Therapy)
  48. Range of Motion: Hand (Rehabilitation Therapy)
  49. Range of Motion: Hip (Rehabilitation Therapy)
  50. Range of Motion: Knee (Rehabilitation Therapy)
  51. Range of Motion: Ankle and Foot (Rehabilitation Therapy)
  52. Positioning

  53. Patient Positioning: Supported Fowler
  54. Patient Positioning: Supine or Prone
  55. Patient Positioning: Lateral, Sims (Semiprone), and Log Rolling
  56. Patient Positioning: Lithotomy (Perioperative)
  57. Patient Positioning: Trendelenburg (Perioperative)
  58. Transfer of Patient

  59. Transfer Technique: Assisting Patients to Sitting Position and Assisting Patients from Bed to Chair
  60. Transfer Technique: Horizontal Transfer of Patients from Bed to Stretcher (Slide Board or Friction-Reducing Board)
  61. Transfer Technique: Using Mechanical Lifting Device
  62. Restraints

  63. Restraint Application and Monitoring
  64. Oxygen Administration

  65. Oxygen Therapy and Oxygen Delivery
  66. Nasal Cannula or Oxygen Mask Application
  67. Suctioning

  68. Suctioning
  69. Chest Physiotherapy: Postural Drainage
  70. Chest Physiotherapy: Percussion and Vibration
  71. Chest Tube: Closed Drainage Systems
  72. Chest Tube: Closed Drainage System Management
  73. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

  74. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  75. Intravenous Therapy

  76. Intravenous Therapy: Initiation
  77. Intravenous Therapy: Regulation of Flow Rate
  78. Intravenous Therapy: Dressing Change
  79. Intravenous Therapy: Discontinuation
  80. Blood Therapy

  81. Blood Products Administration
  82. Specimen Collection

  83. Specimen Collection: Timed Urine Specimen
  84. Specimen Collection: Urine from Indwelling (Foley) Catheter
  85. Specimen Collection: Urine Screening for Glucose, Ketones, Protein, Blood, pH, and Specific Gravity
  86. Specimen Collection: Midstream (Clean-Voided) Urine
  87. Specimen Collection: Stool
  88. Specimen Collection: Sputum
  89. Blood Specimen Collection: Venipuncture Syringe Method and Venipuncture Vacuum-Extraction Method
  90. Blood Specimen Collection: Blood Cultures
  91. Specimen Collection: Nose and Throat Specimens for Culture
  92. Specimen Collection: Vaginal or Urethral Discharge
  93. Hot and Cold Applications

  94. Cold Applications
  95. Moist Heat: Compresses and Sitz Baths
  96. Infection Control

  97. Hand Hygiene
  98. Isolation Precautions: Personal Protective Equipment
  99. Skin Preparation Agent: Skin and Tissue Injury Prevention (Perioperative)
  100. Postoperative Care: Convalescent Period
  101. Dressings

  102. Dry and Moist-to-Dry Dressing
  103. Pressure Dressing
  104. Transparent Dressing
  105. Sling Application
  106. Splints

  107. Splinting: General Principles
  108. Splinting: Vacuum Splints
  109. Splinting: Air Splints
  110. Splinting: Traction Splints
  111. Splinting: Knee Immobilization
  112. Splinting: Finger Immobilization
  113. Splinting: Pelvic
  114. Medication Administration

  115. Medication Administration: Oral
  116. Medication Administration: Vaginal Instillations
  117. Medication Administration: Rectal
  118. Medication Administration: Feeding Tube
  119. Medication Administration: Topical
  120. Medication Administration: Eye
  121. Medication Administration: Ear Drops
  122. Medication Administration: Nasal Instillation
  123. Medication Administration: Injection Preparation from Ampules and Vials
  124. Medication Administration: Intradermal Injection and Allergy Skin Testing
  125. Medication Administration: Subcutaneous Injection
  126. Medication Administration: Intramuscular Injection
  127. Medication Administration: Intermittent Infusion Methods
  128. Medication Administration: Intravenous Bolus


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About the Editor

Harindar Jeet Goyal