Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323074544, 9780323168854

Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures

7th Edition

Authors: Anne Perry Patricia Potter Anne Perry Patricia Potter
Paperback ISBN: 9780323074544
eBook ISBN: 9780323168854
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 3rd May 2010
Page Count: 640

Table of Contents

A
Skill 1 Acapella Device
Skill 2 Apical Radial Pulse
Skill 3 Aquathermia and Heating Pads
Skill 4 Aspiration Precautions
Skill 5 Assistive Device Ambulation (Use of Crutches, Cane, and Walker)
Skill 6 Automatic External Defibrillator

B
Skill 7 Bladder Volume Measurement
Skill 8 Blood Administration
Skill 9 Blood Pressure by Auscultation: Upper extremities, Lower extremities, Palpation
Skill 10 Blood Pressure: Automatic

C
Skill 11 Central Venous Access Device Care; CVC, Ports
Skill 12 Chest Tube Care
Skill13 Cold Applications
Skill 14 Condom Catheter
Skill 15 Continuous Passive motion Machine
Skill 16 Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion

D
Skill 17 Dressings; Dry and Moist-to-Dry,
Skill 18 Dressings: Hydrocolloid, Foam, or Absorption
Skill 19 Dressings: Transparent

E
Skill 20 Ear Drop Administration
Skill 21 Ear Irrigations
Skill 22 Enemas
Skill 23 Enteral Nutrition via Gastrostomy or Jejunostomy Tube
Skill 24 Enteral Nutrition via a Nasogastric Feeding Tube
Skill 25 Epidural Analgesia
Skill 26 Eye Irrigation
Skill 27 Eye Medications: Drops and Ointment

F
Skill 28 Fall Prevention in a Health Care Facility
Skill 29 Fecal Impaction: Removing Digitally

H
Skill 30 Hypothermia and Hyperthermia Blankets

I
Skill 31 Incentive Spirometery
Skill 32 Intradermal Injections
Skill 33 Intramuscular Injections
Skill 34 Intravenous Medications: Adding Medications to Intravenous Fluid Containers
Skill 35 Intravenous Medications: Intermittent infusion sets and Mini-infusion Pumps
Skill 36 Intravenous Medications: Intravenous Bolus
Skill 37 Isolation Precautions

M
Skill 38 Mechanical Lifts
Skill 39 Metered-Dose Inhalers
Skill 40 Moist Heat (Compress and Sitz Bath)
Skill 41 Mouth Care: Unconscious or Debilitated clients


Description

Take this pocket reference to clinicals on the job for quick access to nursing skills! Based on Perry & Potter's market-leading Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th Edition, Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures, 7th Edition presents 83 key skills in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why to use specific techniques. With the latest in evidence-based practice, this book helps you perform basic nursing skills safely and effectively. Also available on Skyscape for use on any hand-held device!

Key Features

  • A clear, two-column format presents skills with rationales for each step explaining why to use specific techniques.
  • A gloving logo identifies skills in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection.
  • Safety alerts highlight important information for patient safety and effective performance of skills.
  • Reporting and recording guidelines include a bulleted list of what should be documented in the patient records.
  • Unexpected outcomes and related interventions help you troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them.
  • Alphabetical organization of skills makes it easy to find information quickly.
  • A convenient pocket size and spiral binding allow the book to fit easily into your coat pocket and to stay open on the page you want.

Details

No. of pages:
640
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323168854
eBook ISBN:
9780323136969
eBook ISBN:
9780323075794
Paperback ISBN:
9780323074544

About the Authors

Anne Perry Author

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 Potter Author

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 Author

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 Potter Author

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