Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323084697, 9780323243841

Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing

8th Edition

Authors: Patricia Potter Anne Perry Patricia Stockert Amy Hall Geralyn Ochs
Paperback ISBN: 9780323084697
eBook ISBN: 9780323243841
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 30th March 2012
Page Count: 336

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. Caring for the Cancer Survivor

9. Culture and Ethnicity

10. Caring for Families

11. Developmental Theories

12. Conception Through Adolescence

13. Young to Middle Adult

14. Older Adult

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. Documentation and Informatics

Unit 5: Foundations for Nursing Practice

27. Patient Safety

28. Infection Prevention and Infection Control

29. Vital Signs

30. Health Assessment and Physical Examination

31. Medication Administration

32. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

Unit 6: Psychosocial Basis for Nursing Practice

33. Self-Concept

34. Sexuality

35. Spiritual Health

36. The Experience of Loss, Death, and Grief

37. Stress and Coping

Unit 7: Physiological Basis for Nursing Practice

38. Activity and Exercise

39. Hygiene

40. Oxygenation

41. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

42. Sleep

43.


Description

Get the most out of your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition, by Patricia Potter et al., this study guide helps you understand key concepts with review questions, exercises, and learning activities. Skills checklists on an Evolve companion website help you learn and master important nursing procedures.

Key Features

  • Preliminary Readings refer back to related chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition.
  • Comprehensive Understanding sections help you master the key topics and main ideas in each chapter.
  • Case studies and Critical Thinking Model exercises help you apply what you've learned.
  • Multiple-choice review questions evaluate your understanding of key chapter objectives.

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323243841
eBook ISBN:
9780323089272
eBook ISBN:
9780323293990
Paperback ISBN:
9780323084697

About the Authors

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

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 Stockert Author

Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL

Affiliations and Expertise

President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL

Amy Hall Author

Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Chair and White Family Endowed Professor of Nursing, Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair and White Family Endowed Professor of Nursing, Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

Geralyn Ochs Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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