Home Health Nursing

4th Edition

Assessment and Care Planning

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  • Print ISBN 9780323018654

Key Features

  • Care plans are organized by body systems to allow for quick retrieval of information.
  • Both short-term and long-term outcomes are included in the care plans to aid evaluation of the care provided.
  • Detailed assessment guidelines are provided for all body systems to facilitate complete and comprehensive client examinations.
  • Guidelines for environmental and safety assessments aid in the appraisal and improvement of clients' living conditions.
  • Client and caregiver interventions are outlined in the care plans to promote active client participation in self-care.
  • The convenient pocket size makes transportation and use convenient to home health nurses.
  • Appendices on documentation guidelines, laboratory values, medication administration, home care resources, and standard precautions provide quick access to useful home care information.

Table of Contents

ASSESSMENTS
Health History and Review of Systems
Pulmonary System Assessment
Cardiovascular System Assessment
Neurologic System Assessment
Gastrointestinal System Assessment
Endocrine System Assessment
Hematologic System Assessment
Musculoskeletal System Assessment
Renal/Urinary System Assessment
Integumentary System Assessment
Reproductive System Assessment: Female
Reproductive System Assessment: Male
Eye, Ear, Nose, And Throat Assessment
Psychosocial Assessment
Functional Assessment
Environmental Assessment
Family Assessment
Economic Assessment
CARE PLANS
Pulmonary System
Asthma
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Pneumonia
Mechanical Ventilation/Tracheostomy
Tuberculosis
Cardiovascular System
Angina Pectoris/Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Bypass Surgery
Hypertension
Myocardial Infarction (MI)
Pacemaker Implantation
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
Thrombophlebitis
Neurologic System
Alzheimer’s Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
Head Injury
Multiple Sclerosis
Parkinson’s Disease
Seizure Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Gastrointestinal System
Cirrhosis of Liver
Hepatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis/Crohn’s Disease
Endocrine System
Diabetes
Hematologic System
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Anemia
Musculoskeletal System
Amputation
Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Fractured Hip; Hip or Knee Prosthesis Replacement
Fractures; Cast Application
Laminectomy/Spinal Fusion, Lumbar or Cervical
Osteomylitis
Osteoporosis
Renal/Urinary System
Kidney Transplantation
Prostatic Hypertrophy/Prostatectomy
Renal Failure, Chronic (CRF)
Urinary Tract Infection
Integumentary System
Burns
Herpes Zoster
Pressure Ulcers
Psoriasis
Repr

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323018654

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