Description

Just the Facts provides beginning students with all the facts and figures they need to know for their early clinical experiences. It's a portable, concise reference that contains a wealth of information, ranging from definitions and abbreviations to dosage calculations and lab values. It's a valuable tool that students will rely on throughout their nursing career.

Key Features

  • Content presented in tabular, list and outline format provides quick and easy retrieval.
  • Includes basic facts and figures students need for early clinical experiences.
  • Basic assessment by body system allows for ease in locating specific information.
  • Small, portable size enhances utility for students.
  • Chapter outlines with corresponding page numbers provide quick, easy access to information.
  • English-to-Spanish Translation Guide assists students posing general medical questions to Spanish-speaking patients.

Table of Contents

1. Health Care Terminology

2. Medications: Calculations and Administration

3. Infection Control

4. Basic Nursing Assessments

5. Documentation

6. Integumentary System

7. Skeletal System

8. Muscular System

9. Nervous System

10. Circulatory System

11. Respiratory System

12. Endocrine System

13. Digestive System

14. Urinary System

15. Reproductive System

16. Tests and Procedures

17. Surgical Nursing Care

18. Client Safety

19. Care of the Dying

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323079044
Print ISBN:
9780323055208

About the author

Veronica Peterson

Veronica Peterson, BA, RN, BSN, MS, Manager of Clinical Support, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation; Adjunct Clinical Instructor, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, Madison, WI

Affiliations and Expertise

Manager of Clinical Support, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation; Adjunct Clinical Instructor, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, Madison, WI