Study Guide for Foundations of Nursing - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323112239, 9780323293167

Study Guide for Foundations of Nursing

7th Edition

Print ISBN: 9780323112239
eBook ISBN: 9780323293167
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 6th August 2014
Page Count: 272


Get more out of your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in Cooper and Gosnell’s Foundations of Nursing, 7th Edition, this study guide helps you learn, understand, and apply the fundamentals of LPN/LVN nursing. Hundreds of labeling, matching, and fill-in-the-blank questions are included, each with textbook page references. It also includes critical thinking questions based on clinical scenarios, and multiple-choice and alternate-format questions to help you review for the NCLEX-PN examination.

"Useful for student nurses or return to practice nurses wanting to improve their knowledge." Reviewed by: Helen Reeves, St Giles Walsall Hospice on behalf of Nursing Times, November 2015

Key Features

  • Learning activities help you meet content objectives, and include crossword puzzles, labeling, matching, completion, identification, NCLEX® exam-style multiple-choice review questions, and critical thinking questions.
  • Page references are included for all activities except for the critical thinking questions, to facilitate your review.

Table of Contents

  1. Evolution of Nursing
    2. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing
    3. Documentation
    4. Communication
    5. Nursing Process and Critical Thinking
    6. Cultural and Ethnic Considerations
    7. Asepsis and Infection Control
    8. Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility
    9. Hygiene and Care of the Patient’s Environment
    10. Safety
    11. Vital Signs
    12. Physical Assessment
    13. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge
    14. Surgical Wound Care
    15. Specimen Collection and Diagnostic Testing
    16. Care of Patients Experiencing Urgent Alterations in Health
    17. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    18. Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
    19. Nutritional Concepts and Related Therapies
    20. Fluids and Electrolytes
    21. Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration
    22. Care of Patients with Alterations in Health 
    23. Lifespan Development
    24. Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death
    25. Health Promotion and Pregnancy
    26. Labor and Delivery
    27. Care of the Mother and Newborn
    28. Care of the High-Risk Mother, Newborn, and Family with Special Needs
    29. Health Promotion for the Infant, Child, and Adolescent
    30. Basic Pediatric Nursing Care
    31. Care of the Child with a Physical and Mental or Cognitive Disorder
    32. Health Promotion and Care of the Older Adult
    33. Concepts of Mental Health
    34. Care of the Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder
    35. Care of the Patient with an Addictive Personality
    36. Home Health Nursing
    37. Long-Term Care
    38. Rehabilitation Nursing
    39. Hospice Care
    40. Professional Roles and Leadership


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