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Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques. Edition No. 10

  • ID: 5230662
  • Book
  • April 2021
  • 1296 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science

Learn clinical nursing skills and prepare for success on the Next Generation NCLEX® Examination! Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 10th Edition provides clear, step-by-step guidelines to more than 200 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills. With more than 1,200 full-color illustrations, a nursing process framework, and a focus on evidence-based practice, this manual helps you learn to think critically, ask the right questions at the right time, and make timely decisions. New to this edition are NGN-style unfolding case studies, preparing you for the changes to the NCLEX exam. Written by respected nursing experts Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter, Wendy Ostendorf, and Nancy Laplante, this trusted text is the bestselling nursing skills book on the market!

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UNIT 1: SUPPORTING THE PATIENT THROUGH THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
1. Using Evidence in Nursing Practice
2. Communication and Collaboration
3. Admitting, Transfer, and Discharge
4. Documentation and Informatics
Unit 1 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 2: VITAL SIGNS AND PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT
5. Vital Signs
6. Health Assessment
Unit 2 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 3: SPECIAL PROCEDURES
7. Specimen Collection
8. Diagnostic Procedures
Unit 3 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 4: INFECTION CONTROL
9. Medical Asepsis
10. Sterile Technique
Unit 4 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 5: ACTIVITY AND MOBILITY
11. Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM)
12. Exercise and Mobility
13. Support Surfaces and Special Beds
Unit 5 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 6: SAFETY AND COMFORT
14. Patient Safety
15. Disaster Preparedness
16. Pain Management
17. End-of-Life Care
Unit 6 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 7: HYGIENE
18. Personal Hygiene and Bed Making
19. Care of the Eye and Ear
Unit 7 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 8: MEDICATIONS
20. Safe Medication Preparation
21. Nonparenteral Medications
22. Parenteral Medications
Unit 8 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 9: OXYGENATION
23. Oxygen Therapy
24. Performing Chest Physiotherapy
25. Airway Management
26. Cardiac Care
27. Closed Chest Drainage Systems
28. Emergency Measures for Life Support
Unit 9 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 10: FLUID BALANCE
29. Intravenous and Vascular Access Therapy
30. Blood Therapy
Unit 10 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 11:  NUTRITION
31. Oral Nutrition
32. Enteral Nutrition
33. Parenteral Nutrition
Unit 11 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 12: ELIMINATION
34. Urinary Elimination
35. Bowel Elimination and Gastric Intubation
36. Ostomy Care
Unit 12 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 13: CARE OF THE SURGICAL PATIENT
37. Preoperative and Postoperative Care
38. Intraoperative Care
Unit 13 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 14: DRESSINGS AND WOUND CARE
39. Wound Care and Irrigations
40. Impaired Skin Integrity Prevention and Care
41. Dressings, Bandages, and Binders
Unit 14 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
UNIT 15: HOME CARE
42. Home Care Safety
43. Home Care Teaching
Unit 15 Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
Appendix A: Answers to Chapter Review Questions
Appendix B: Answers to Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-Style Unfolding Case Studies
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Perry, Anne Griffin Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois..

Anne Griffin Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN is a Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois.
Potter, Patricia A. Director of Research, Patient Care Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.

Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN is a Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, Missouri.
Ostendorf, Wendy Neumann University, Aston, Pennsylvania.

Wendy Ostendorf, RN, MS, EdD, CNE, Professor of Nursing, Neumann University, Aston, Pennsylvania
Laplante, Nancy PhD, RN, AHN-BC, Associate Professor of Nursing, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania.
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