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Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing - 10th Edition - ISBN: 9780323711340, 9780323711357

Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing

10th Edition

Author: Geralyn Ochs
Paperback ISBN: 9780323711340
eBook ISBN: 9780323711357
eBook ISBN: 9780323711364
eBook ISBN: 9780323711371
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 27th February 2020
Page Count: 384

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Get the most from your fundamentals course with the Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition, this completely updated study guide helps reinforce your understanding of key nursing concepts through review questions, exercises, and learning activities. New question types and brief case studies help you study and prepare for your exams — at the same time! With the purchase of a new text, bonus online skills checklists walk you through all of the book’s fundamental nursing procedures.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive Understanding sections cover the entire chapter in detail, helping you master content.
  • Multiple-choice review questions evaluate learning of key chapter objectives.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Nursing and the Health Care Environment
1. Nursing Today
2. The Health Care Delivery System
3. Community-Based Nursing Practice
4. Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
5. Evidence-Based Practice

Unit 2: Caring Throughout the Life Span
6. Health and Wellness
7. Caring in Nursing Practice
8. NEW! Caring for Patients with Chronic Illness
9. Cultural Competence
10. Family Dynamics
11. Developmental Theories
12. Conception Through Adolescence
13. Young and Middle Adult
14. Older Adults

Unit 3: Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice
15. Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice
16. Nursing Assessment
17. Nursing Diagnosis
18. Planning Nursing Care
19. Implementing Nursing Care
20. Evaluation
21. Managing Patient Care

Unit 4: Professional Standards in Nursing Practice
22. Ethics and Values
23. Legal Implications in Nursing Practice
24. Communication
25. Patient Education
26. Informatics and Documentation

Unit 5: Foundations for Nursing Practice
27. Patient Safety and Quality
28. Infection Prevention and Control
29. Vital Signs
30. Health Assessment and Physical Examination
31. Medication Administration
32. Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies

Unit 6: Promoting Psychosocial Health
33. Self-Concept
34. Sexuality
35. Spiritual Health
36. Loss and Grief
37. Stress and Coping

Unit 7: Promoting Physical Health
38. Activity and Exercise
39. Immobility
40. Hygiene
41. Oxygenation
42. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
43. Sleep
44. Pain Management
45. Nutrition
46. Urinary Elimination
47. Bowel Elimination
48. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
49. Sensory Alterations
50. Perioperative Nursing Care

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About the Author

Geralyn Ochs

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professorof Nursing, Coordinator of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, St. Louis University, School of Nursing, St. Louis, MO