Fundamentals Of Nursing 8e

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Author by : Patricia A. Potter RN MSN PhD FAAN
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : Mosby


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Learn fundamental nursing principles, concepts, and skills with ease! Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition includes accurate, cutting-edge content, active learning strategies, and the latest evidence-based research to help you excel in your classes and prepare for success in today's competitive nursing field. An expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry provides a trusted, comprehensive resource, thoroughly reviewed by nursing experts and peers to ensure the most accurate content. With practical, fully integrated study support, this edition makes it easier than ever to build the understanding and clinical reasoning essential to providing excellent patient care.

  • UNIQUE! Clear, streamlined writing style makes complex material more approachable.
  • UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show you how to apply the nursing process for successful clinical outcomes.
  • The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for clinical practice.
  • More than 55 skills demonstrations guide you through each step for administering safe nursing care.
  • More than 20 Procedural Guidelines clearly outline basic skill instructions.
  • Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for each skill alert you to potential problems and appropriate actions.
  • Planning sections on Goals and Outcomes, Setting Priorities, and Teamwork and Collaboration help you plan and prioritize care.
  • Implementation sections detail care guidelines for health promotion, acute care, and continuing care across all practice settings.
  • Delegation coverage clarifies which skills can or cannot be delegated.
  • Safe Patient Handling Guidelines help you ensure compliance with patient safety regulations.
  • More than 25 Care Plans help you understand how to apply the 5-step nursing process to address individual patient problems.
  • Patient Teaching boxes help you develop and implement successful strategies for patient education.
  • Nursing Assessment Questions boxes help you phrase questions for more effective patient communication.
  • Cultural Aspect of Care boxes provide practical guidelines for managing patients' cultural needs and preferences.
  • Focus on Older Adult boxes highlight key aspects of nursing assessment and care for this growing population.
  • Key Points summarize important content for more efficient study.
  • Key terms at the beginning of each chapter include convenient page references to complete definitions.
  • More than 25 Concept Maps illustrate care planning for clients with multiple nursing diagnoses.
  • NOC outcomes, NIC interventions, and the latest NANDA diagnoses incorporated into Care Plans reflect national care standards you'll encounter in practice.
  • UNIQUE! Caring for the Cancer Survivor chapter prepares you for the special challenges involved in caring for cancer survivors who still face physical and emotional effects of the illness and its treatment.
  • Engaging study tools on the Evolve companion website reinforce your understanding with convenient access to skills video clips, skills checklists, chapter audio summaries, answers to practice questions, a calculations tutorial, a searchable audio glossary, a Spanish/English glossary, and more.
  • NEW and UNIQUE! Building Competency boxes help you apply QSEN (Quality & Safety Education for Nurses) competencies to realistic clinical situations.
  • NEW and UNIQUE! Expanded Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight the importance of current clinical research in daily practice.
  • NEW! Case studies in all clinical chapters allow you to practice using care plans and concept maps to perform clinical application exercises.
  • NEW and UNIQUE! Clinical Application questions test your understanding of clinical practices.
  • NEW! Skill guidelines for blood glucose monitoring help you ensure accurate readings when performing this common skill.
  • NEW! Content on violence, genetics/genomics, compassion fatigue, bullying, and the accreditation process addresses current concerns in nursing practice.
  • NEW! More than 725 review questions test your retention of key chapter concepts.
  • NEW! Three comprehensive fundamentals practice exams and a calculations tutorial on the companion Evolve website help you assess your understanding.
  • More than 100 NEW photos clarify procedures and familiarize you with the latest clinical equipment.
  • NEW! Glossary provides quick, convenient access to definitions for all key terms.

Pharmacology A Patient Centered Nursing Process Approach 8e Kee Pharmacology

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Author by : Linda E. McCuistion PhD RN ANP CNS
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : Saunders


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Prepare to administer drugs safely by mastering key pharmacology concepts and drug calculation skills! Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 8th Edition covers nursing pharmacology within a real-world nursing context. Using a clear, streamlined approach, this text makes it easier to understand pharmacology with a detailed unit on dosage calculations, a nursing process framework for drug therapy, and summaries of prototype drugs. Written by nursing educators Joyce Kee, Evelyn Hayes, and Linda McCuistion, this edition includes a strong QSEN focus, enhanced coverage of prioritization, and more NCLEX® Examination–style questions on the subject of pharmacology.

  • NEW QSEN focus emphasizes patient-centered care, safety, quality, and collaboration and teamwork.
  • NEW content covers the most commonly used drugs, including updated Prototype Drug Charts and drug tables.
  • Enhanced coverage of prioritization includes nursing interventions in the Nursing Process sections listed in order of priority.
  • Updated illustrations include new drug labels in the Drug Calculations chapter.

Nursing Care Plans Diagnoses Interventions And Outcomes 8e

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Author by : Meg Gulanick PhD APRN FAAN
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : Mosby


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The bestselling nursing care planning book on the market, Nursing Care Plans: Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes, 8th Edition covers the most common medical-surgical nursing diagnoses and clinical problems seen in adults. It includes 217 care plans, each reflecting the latest evidence and best practice guidelines. NEW to this edition are 13 new care plans and two new chapters including care plans that address health promotion and risk factor management along with basic nursing concepts that apply to multiple body systems. Written by expert nursing educators Meg Gulanick and Judith Myers, this reference functions as two books in one, with 147 disorder-specific and health management nursing care plans and 70 nursing diagnosis care plans to use as starting points in creating individualized care plans.

  • 217 care plans --- more than in any other nursing care planning book.
  • 70 nursing diagnosis care plans include the most common/important NANDA-I nursing diagnoses, providing the building blocks for you to create your own individualized care plans for your own patients.
  • 147 disorders and health promotion care plans cover virtually every common medical-surgical condition, organized by body system.
  • Prioritized care planning guidance organizes care plans from actual to risk diagnoses, from general to specific interventions, and from independent to collaborative interventions.
  • Nursing diagnosis care plans format includes a definition and explanation of the diagnosis, related factors, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, related NOC outcomes and NIC interventions, ongoing assessment, therapeutic interventions, and education/continuity of care.
  • Disorders care plans format includes synonyms for the disorder (for easier cross referencing), an explanation of the diagnosis, common related factors, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, NOC outcomes and NIC interventions, ongoing assessment, and therapeutic interventions.
  • Icons differentiate independent and collaborative nursing interventions.
  • Student resources on the Evolve companion website include 36 of the book’s care plans ― 5 nursing diagnosis care plans and 31 disorders care plans.
  • Three NEW nursing diagnosis care plans include Risk for Electrolyte Imbalance, Risk for Unstable Blood Glucose Level, and Risk for Bleeding.
  • Six NEW health promotion/risk factor management care plans include Readiness for Engaging in a Regular Physical Activity Program, Readiness for Enhanced Nutrition, Readiness for Enhanced Sleep, Readiness for Smoking Cessation, Readiness for Managing Stress, and Readiness for Weight Management.
  • Four NEW disorders care plans include Surgical Experience: Preoperative and Postoperative Care, Atrial Fibrillation, Bariatric Surgery, and Gastroenteritis.
  • NEW Health Promotion and Risk Factor Management Care Plans chapter emphasizes the importance of preventive care and teaching for self-management.
  • NEW Basic Nursing Concepts Care Plans chapter focuses on concepts that apply to disorders found in multiple body systems.
  • UPDATED care plans ensure consistency with the latest U.S. National Patient Safety Goals and other evidence-based national treatment guidelines.
  • The latest NANDA-I taxonomy keeps you current with 2012-2014 NANDA-I nursing diagnoses, related factors, and defining characteristics.
  • Enhanced rationales include explanations for nursing interventions to help you better understand what the nurse does and why.

Seidel S Guide To Physical Examination 8e Mosby S Guide To Physical Examination

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Author by : Jane W. Ball RN DrPH CPNP DPNAP
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : Mosby


Description :

With a strong patient-centered approach to care and an author team comprised of nurses and physicians, Seidel’s Guide to Physical Examination, 8th Edition, addresses teaching and learning health assessment in nursing, medical, and a wide variety of other health-care programs, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This new edition offers an increased focus on evidence-based practice and improved readability, along with integrated lifespan content and numerous special features such as Clinical Pearls and Physical Variations, Functional Assessment, and Staying Well boxes.

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Examination boxes supply you with current data on the most effective techniques for delivering quality patient care.
  • Clinical Pearls lend insights and clinical expertise to help you develop clinical judgment skills.
  • Functional Assessment boxes present a more holistic approach to patient care that extends beyond the physical exam to patients’ functional ability.
  • Staying Well boxes focus you on patient wellness and health promotion.
  • Risk Factor boxes provide opportunities for patient teaching or genetic testing for a variety of conditions.
  • Differential diagnosis content offers you an understanding of how disease presentations vary and specific information for how to make diagnoses from similar abnormal findings.
  • Abnormal Findings tables equip you with a quick, illustrated reference that allows for comparisons of various abnormalities along with key symptoms and underlying pathophysiology.
  • Sample Documentation boxes clarify appropriate professional language for the process of recording patient assessment data.
  • NEW! Advance Practice Skills highlighted throughout text makes identification and reference easier for students.
  • NEW! Updated content throughout provides you with cutting-edge research and a strong evidence-based approach to care.
  • NEW! Vital Signs and Pain Assessment Chapter groups important, foundational tasks together for easy reference in one location.
  • NEW! Improve readability ensures content remains clear, straightforward, and easy to understand.
  • NEW! Updated illustrations and photographs enhances visual appeal and clarifies anatomic concepts and exam techniques.