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Unit: Supporting the Patient Through the Health Care System 1 Using Evidence in Practice 2 Admitting, Transfer, and Discharge 3 Communication and Collaboration 4 Documentation and Informatics
Unit II: Vital Signs and Physical Assessment 5 Vital Signs 6 Health Assessment
Unit III: Special Procedures 7 Specimen Collection 8 Diagnostic Procedures
Unit IV: Infection Control 9 Medical Asepsis 10 Sterile Technique
Unit V: Activity and Mobility 11 Safe Patient Handling, Transfer and Positioning 12 Exercise and Mobility 13 Support Surfaces and Special Beds
Unit VI: Safety and Comfort 14 Patient Safety 15 Disaster Preparedness 16 Pain Management 17 Palliative Care
Unit VII: Hygiene 18 Personal Hygiene and Bed Making 19 Care of the Eye and Ear
Unit VIII: Medications 20 Safe Medicine Preparation 21 Administration of Nonparenteral Medications 22 Administration of Parenteral Medications
Unit IX: Oxygenation 23 Oxygen Therapy 24 Performing Chest Physiotherapy 25 Airway Management 26 Cardiac Care (NEW CHAPTER) 27 Closed Chest Drainage Systems 28 Emergency Measures for Life Support
Unit X: Fluid Balance 29 Intravenous and Vascular Access Therapy 30 Blood Therapy
Unit XI: Nutrition 31 Oral Nutrition 32 Enteral Nutrition 33 Parenteral Nutrition
Unit XII: Elimination 34 Urinary Elimination 35 Bowel Elimination and Gastric Intubation 36 Ostomy Care
Unit XIII: Care of the Surgical Patient 37 Preoperative and Postoperative Care 38 Intraoperative Care
Unit XIV: Dressings and Wound Care 39 Impaired Skin Integrity Prevention and Care 40 Wound Care and Irrigations 41 Dressings, Bandages, and Binders 42 Warm and Cold Therapy
Unit XV: Home Care 43 Home Care Safety 44 Home Care Teaching
Anne Griffin Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois
Potter, Patricia A. Director of Research, Patient Care Services
St. Louis, MO.
Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO
Ostendorf, Wendy Neumann University, Aston, Pennsylvania.
Wendy Ostendorf, RN, MS, EdD, CNE, Professor of Nursing, Neumann University, Aston, Pennsylvania