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Fundamental nursing skills and concepts / Barbara Kuhn Timby, RN, BSN, MA, Professor Emeritus, Glen Oaks Community College, Centreville, Michigan.

Book Book ([2017])
Description: xviii, 969 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, [2017]
0 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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Bunker Hill Community College Reference REF RT41 .T54 2017 (Text to Phone) Library Use Only -

  • ISBN: 9781496327628
  • ISBN: 1496327624
  • Edition: Edition 11.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 890-916) and index.
Contents: Unit 1: Exploring contemporary nursing -- Nursing foundations -- Nursing process -- Unit 2: Integrating basic concepts -- Laws and ethics -- Health and illness -- Homeostasis, adaptation, and stress -- Culture and ethnicity -- Unit 3: Fostering communication -- The nurse-client relationship -- Client teaching -- Recording and reporting -- Unit 4: Performing basic client care -- Asepsis -- Admission, discharge, transfer, and referrals -- Vital signs -- Physical assessment -- Special examination and tests -- Unit 5: Assisting with basic needs -- Nutrition -- Fluid and chemical balance -- Hygiene -- Comfort, rest, and sleep -- Safety -- Pain management -- Oxygenation -- Infection control -- Unit 6: Assisting the inactive client -- Body mechanics, positioning, and moving -- Fitness and therapeutic exercise -- Mechanical immobilization -- Ambulatory aids -- Unit 7: The surgical client -- Perioperative care -- Wound care -- Gastrointestinal intubation -- Unit 8: Promoting elimination -- Urinary elimination -- Bowel elimination -- Unit 9: Medication administration -- Oral medications -- Topical and inhalant medications -- Parenteral medications -- Intravenous medications -- Unit 10: Intervening in emergency situations -- Airway management -- Resuscitation -- Unit 11: Caring for the terminally III -- End-of-life care.
Subject: Nursing.

Citation:

Timby, Barbara Kuhn. "Fundamental nursing skills and concepts." Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2017.

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