Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323187411, 9780323340236

Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures

8th Edition

Authors: Anne Perry Patricia Potter
Paperback ISBN: 9780323187411
eBook ISBN: 9780323340236
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 28th April 2014
Page Count: 680

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  Automated External Defibrillator

B
Skill 7 Bladder Volume Measurement
Skill 8 Blood Administration 
Skill 9 Blood Glucose Testing  NEW!
Skill 10 Blood Pressure by Auscultation: Upper extremities, Lower extremities, Palpation
Skill 11 Blood Pressure: Automatic

C
Skill 12 Central Venous Access Device Care: CVC, Ports
Skill 13 Chest Tube Care
Skill 14 Cold Applications
Skill 15 Condom Catheter
Skill 16 Continuous Passive Motion Machine
Skill 17 Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion

D
Skill 18  Dressings: Dry and Moist-to-Dry,
Skill 19  Dressings: Hydrocolloid, Hydrogel, Foam, or Alginate
Skill 20  Dressings: Transparent

E
Skill 21  Ear Drop Administration
Skill 22 Ear Irrigations
Skill 23 Enemas
Skill 24 Enteral Nutrition via  Gastrostomy or Jejunostomy Tube  
Skill 25 Enteral Nutrition via a Nasoenteric Feeding Tube
Skill 26 Epidural Analgesia
Skill 27 Eye Irrigation
Skill 28 Eye Medications: Drops and Ointment

F
Skill 29 Fall Prevention in a Health Care Facility
Skill 30 Fecal Impaction: Removing Digitally

H
Skill 31 Hypothermia and Hyperthermia Blankets

I
Skill 32 Incentive Spirometery
Skill 33 Intradermal Injections
Skill 34 Intramuscular Injections
Skill 35 Intravenous Medications: Intermittent Infusion Sets and Mini-Infusion Pumps<B


Description

Take this reference to clinicals or on the job for quick access to nursing skills! Based on Perry & Potter's market-leading Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures, 8th Edition presents 85 key skills in a convenient spiral-bound, A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why and how to use specific techniques. This edition adds coverage of two new skills. With the latest in evidence-based practice, this guide helps you perform basic nursing skills safely and effectively. Also available as an eBook for use on hand-held devices!

Key Features

  • Safety alerts highlight important information for patient safety and effective performance of skills.
  • Unexpected outcomes and related interventions help you troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them.
  • Special Considerations address teaching, the home care setting, and care modifications for pediatric and geriatric patients.
  • Clear, two-column format shows how to perform skills, with rationales for each step explaining the reason behind the practice and the benefit to patients.
  • A Gloving logo identifies procedures in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection.
  • Documentation guidelines include a bulleted list of what should be reported and recorded in the patient records.
  • Alphabetical organization of skills makes it easy to find information quickly, and each skill begins on a new page.
  • 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:
680
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Paperback ISBN:
9780323187411
eBook ISBN:
9780323340236
eBook ISBN:
9780323340243
eBook ISBN:
9780323321716

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