Essentials for Nursing Practice - Text and Adaptive Learning Package - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323322065

Essentials for Nursing Practice - Text and Adaptive Learning Package

8th Edition

Authors: Patricia Potter Anne Perry Patricia Stockert Amy Hall
Paperback ISBN: 9780323322065
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 10th December 2014
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Table of Contents

UNIT 1: CONCEPTS IN NURSING
1. Professional Nursing NEW!
2. Health and Wellness
3. The Health Care Delivery System
4. Community-Based Nursing Practice
5. Legal Principles in Nursing
6. Ethics
7. Evidence-Based Practice

UNIT 2: PROCESSES IN NURSING CARE
8. Critical Thinking
9. Nursing Process
10. Informatics and Documentation
11. Communication
12. Patient Education
13. Managing Patient Care

UNIT 3: NURSING PRACTICE FOUNDATIONS
14. Infection Control
15. Vital Signs
16. Health Assessment and Physical Examination
17. Administering Medications
18. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances

UNIT 4: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH
19. Caring in Nursing Practice
20. Cultural Awareness
21. Spiritual Health
22. Growth and Development
23. Self-Concept and Sexuality
24. Family in Nursing
25. Stress and Coping
26. Loss and Grief

UNIT 5: PROMOTING PHYSICAL HEALTH
27. Exercise and Activity
28. Safety
29. Hygiene
30. Oxygenation
31. Sleep
32. Pain Management
33. Nutrition
34. Urinary Elimination
35. Bowel Elimination
36. Immobility
37. Skin and Wound Care
38. Sensory Alterations
39. Surgical Patient

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Paperback ISBN:
9780323322065

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, 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

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, 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