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Fundamentals of Nursing. Edition No. 10

  • ID: 4850308
  • Book
  • May 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 1392 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Learn the concepts and skills you need to provide excellent nursing care! Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, clinical reasoning, nursing theory, evidence-based practice, and patient-centered care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to succeed in the classroom and in your career.

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Unit 1: Nursing and the Health Care Environment
1. Nursing Today
2. 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 Patients with Chronic Illness  NEW!
9. Cultural Competence
10. Family Dynamics
11. Developmental Theories
12. Conception Through Adolescence
13. Young and Middle Adults
14. Older Adults
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. Informatics and Documentation
Unit 5: Foundations for Nursing Practice
27. Patient Safety and Quality
28. Infection Prevention and Control
29. Vital Signs
30. Health Assessment and Physical Examination
31. Medication Administration
32. Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies
Unit 6: Psychosocial Basis for Nursing Practice
33. Self-Concept
34. Sexuality
35. Spiritual Health
36. Loss and Grief
37. Stress and Coping
Unit 7: Physiological Basis for Nursing Practice
38. Activity and Exercise
39. Immobility
40. Hygiene
41. Oxygenation
42. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
43. Sleep
44. Pain Management
45. Nutrition
46. Urinary Elimination
47. Bowel Elimination
48. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
49. Sensory Alterations
50. Perioperative Nursing Care
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Potter, Patricia A. Director of Research, Patient Care Services
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO.

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
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