Get a solid foundation in essential nursing principles, concepts, and skills! Essentials for Nursing Practice, 9th Edition combines everything you need from your fundamentals course and streamlines it into a format that's perfect for busy nursing students. The ninth edition retains many classic features, including chapter case studies, procedural guidelines, and special considerations for various age groups, along with new content including a chapter on Complementary and Alternative Therapies, interactive clinical case studies on Evolve, a new Reflective Learning section, and QSEN activities to encourage active learning. Thoroughly reviewed by nursing clinical experts and educators, this new edition ensures you learn nursing Essentials with the most accurate, up-to-date, and easy-to-understand book on the market.
2. Health and Wellness
3. The Health Care Delivery System
4. Community-Based Nursing Practice
5. Legal Principles in Nursing
7. Evidence-Based Practice
8. Critical Thinking
9. Nursing Process
10. Informatics and Documentation
12. Patient Education
13. Managing Patient Care
14. Infection Prevention and Control
15. Vital Signs
16. Health Assessment and Physical Examination
17. Medication Administration
18. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances
19. NEW! Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies
20. Caring in Nursing Practice
21. Cultural Competence
22. Spiritual Health
23. Growth and Development
24. Self-Concept and Sexuality
25. Family Dynamics
26. Stress and Coping
27. Loss and Grief
28. Activity and Exercise
34. Pain Management
36. Urinary Elimination
37. Bowel Elimination
38. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
39. Sensory Perceptions
40. Surgical Patient
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Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO
Perry, Anne Griffin Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL.
Anne Griffin Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois
Stockert, Patricia President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL.
Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL
Hall, Amy Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana