Home Health Nursing

4th Edition

Assessment and Care Planning

Author:

  • Karen Monks
    • 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
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    Details

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

    About the author

    Karen Monks

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Recruitment Staff Development Specialist, Yuma Regional Home Care, Yuma, AZ