Description

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

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323293167
Print ISBN:
9780323112239

About the authors

Kim Cooper

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Nursing Department Program, Ivy Tech State College, Terre Haute, IN

Kelly Gosnell

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Nursing Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute, Indiana