Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - Soft Cover Version - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323009249

Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - Soft Cover Version

5th Edition

Authors: Sheila Sorrentino
Paperback ISBN: 9780323709392
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 29th November 1999
Page Count: 884

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MOSBY'S TEXTBOOK FOR NURSING ASSISTANTS contains everything Nursing Assistants need to know about working in a variety of health care settings. This popular text presents information in a reader-friendly, highly visual format that appeals to learners of all levels. The clear, logical presentation of procedures, with hundreds of large, full-color photos and drawings, encourages learning. New content includes work ethics, delegation, wound care, oxygen needs, and developmental disabilities.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Health Care Agencies · The Nursing Assistant · Work Ethics · Communicating with the Health Team · Understanding the Person · Body Structure and Function · Growth and Development · Care of the Older Person · Safety · Preventing Infection · Body Mechanics · The Person's Unit · Bedmaking · Personal Hygiene · Urinary Elimination · Bowel Elimination · Nutrition and Fluids · Measuring Vital Signs · Exercise and Activity · Comfort, Rest and Sleep · Admissions, Transfers, and Discharges · Assisting with the Physical Examination · The Person Having Surgery · Wound Care · Heat and Cold Applications · Oxygen Needs · Rehabilitation and Restorative Care · Persons with Hearing and Vision Problems · Common Health Problems · Mental Health Problems · Confusion and Dementia · Developmental Disabilities · Sexuality · Caring for Mothers and Newborns · Basic Emergency Care · The Dying Person · Medical Terminology


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About the Author

Sheila Sorrentino

Affiliations and Expertise

Curriculum and Health Care Consultant, Anthem, AZ