Fundamentals of Nursing Enhanced Multi-Media Edition Package

7th Edition


  • Patricia Potter
  • Anne Perry
    • Print ISBN 9780323080835

    Key Features

    • The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for clinical chapters.
    • UNIQUE! Critical Thinking in each clinical chapter includes Critical Thinking Models demonstrating the application of the nursing process and critical thinking.
    • More than 60 skills are generously illustrated and provide clear, step-by-step instructions for practicing safe nursing care.
    • Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for skills alert you to possible problems and appropriate action.
    • Procedural Guidelines boxes provide streamlined, step-by-step instructions for performing very basic skills.
    • More than 20 care plans demonstrate the application of the 5-step nursing process to individual patient problems to help you understand how a plan is developed and how to evaluate care. Over 20 concept maps visually demonstrate planning care for clients with multiple nursing diagnoses.
    • Planning sections include sections on Goals and Outcomes, Setting Priorities, and Collaborative Care to help you plan and prioritize comprehensive client care.
    • Implementation sections include health promotion, acute care, and continuing care to prepare you for all levels of care in all settings.
    • UNIQUE! Safety Alerts provide information and techniques to ensure client and nurse safety based on The Joint Commission’s list of National Patient Safety Goals.
    • Cultural Aspects of Care boxes summarize cultural considerations related to the chapter topic and provide practical guidelines for how to meet clients’ cultural needs and preferences.

    Table of Contents

    Textbook TOC

    Unit I - The Client and the Health Care Environment

    1. Nursing Today

    2. The Health Care Delivery System

    3. Community-Based Nursing Practice

    4. Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice

    5. Evidence-Based Practice

    Unit II - Caring Throughout the Life Span

    6. Health and Wellness

    7. Caring for the Cancer Survivor

    8. Caring in Nursing Practice

    9. Culture and Ethnicity

    10. Caring for Families

    11. Developmental Theories

    12. Conception Through Adolescence

    13. Young to Middle Adult

    14. Older Adult

    Unit III - Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice

    15. Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice

    16. Nursing Assessment

    17. Nursing Diagnosis

    18. Planning Nursing Care

    19. Implementing Nursing Care

    20. Evaluation

    21. Managing Client Care

    Unit IV - Professional Standards in Nursing Practice

    22. Ethics and Values

    23. Legal Implications in Nursing Practice

    24. Communication

    25. Client Education

    26. Documentation and Informatics

    Unit V - Psychosocial Basis for Nursing Practice

    27. Self-Concept

    28. Sexuality

    29. Spiritual Health

    30. The Experience of Loss, Death, and Grief

    31. Stress and Coping

    Unit VI - Scientific Basis for Nursing Practice

    32. Vital Signs

    33. Health Assessment and Physical Examination

    34. Infection Prevention and Control

    35. Medication Administration

    36. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    Unit VII - Basic Human Needs

    37. Activity and Exercise

    38. Client Safety

    39. Hygiene

    40. Oxygenation

    41. Fluid, Electrolyte, an


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