Key Features

  • Brief Situations in selected chapters help you apply the knowledge you have gained.
  • Creative activities make studying fun with games such as crossword puzzles, word-finds, word completions, interpretation of images, and indentifying incorrect items in images.
  • Activities including matching, completion, and true/false help you understand and remember the material.
  • Skills Competency Checklists allow you to practice each procedure in the textbook.
  • Answers are provided for all questions.

Table of Contents

QUESTIONS
PART 1: Orientation to Home Care
1. Learning about Home Care
2. The Home Care Industry
3. Developing Effective Communication Skills
4. Understanding Your Client’s Needs
5. Understanding How the Body Works
6. Observing, Reporting, Recording
7. Working With the Ill and Disabled
PART 2: Managing the Home Environment
8. Maintaining a Safe Environment
9. Maintaining a Healthy Environment
10. Meeting the Client’s Nutritional Needs
PART 3: Home Care Procedures
11. Preventing Infection/Medical Asepsis
12. Body Mechanics
13. Bedmaking
14. Personal Care
15. Elimination
16. Collecting Specimens 
17. Measuring Vital Signs
18. Special Procedures
PART 4: Meeting The Client’s Special Needs
19. Caring for Older Adults
20. Caring for Mothers, Infants, and Children
21. Caring for Clients with Mental Illness
22. Caring for Clients with Illnesses Requiring Home Care
23. Caring for the Dying Client
24. Emergencies
PART 5: Professional Skills
25. Getting a Job and Keeping It

ANSWERS
PART 1: Orientation to Home Care
1. Learning about Home Care
2. The Home Care Industry
3. Developing Effective Communication Skills
4. Understanding Your Client’s Needs
5. Understanding How the Body Works
6. Observing, Reporting, Recording
7. Working With the Ill and Disabled
PART 2: Managing the Home Environment
8. Maintaining A Safe Environment
9. Maintaining a Healthy Environment
10. Meeting the Client’s Nutritional Needs
PART 3: Home Care Procedures
11. Preventing Infection/Medical Asepsis
12. Body Mechanics
13. Bedmaking
14. Personal Care
15. Elimination
16. Collecting Specimens 
17. Measuring Vital Signs
18. Special Procedures
PART 4: Meeting The Client’s Special Needs

Details

No. of pages:
264
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323084390
Electronic ISBN:
9780323292955