- DeWit, Susan C.
- Sanders, Jack.
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- Previous ed.: 2001.
- Includes index.
- Accompanied by CD-ROM in pocket.
- Text on inside cover.
- Bibliography: p. 867-886.
- Unit One: Introduction to Nursing and the Health Care System 1 Nursing and the Health Care System 2 Concepts of Health, Illness, and Health Promotion 3 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing Unit Two: The Nursing Process 4 Overview of the Nursing Process and Critical Thinking 5 Assessment, Nursing Diagnosis, and Planning 6 Implementation and Evaluation Unit Three: Communication in Nursing 7 Documentation of Nursing Care 8 Communication and the Nurse-Patient Relationship 9 Patient Teaching 10 Delegation, Leadership, and Management NEW! Unit Four: Developmental, Psychosocial, and Cultural Considerations 11 Growth and Development: Infancy Through Adolescence 12 Adulthood and the Family 13 Promoting Healthy Adaptation to Aging 14 Cultural and Spiritual Aspects of Patient Care 15 Loss, Grief, and the Dying Patient Unit Five: Basic Nursing Skills 16 Infection, Protective Mechanisms, and Asepsis 17 Infection Control in the Hospital and Home 18 Lifting, Moving, and Positioning Patients 19 Assisting with Hygiene, Personal Care, Skin Care, and the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers 20 Patient Environment and Safety 21 Measuring Vital Signs 22 Assessing Health Status 23 Admitting, Transferring, and Discharging Patients 24 Diagnostic Tests and Specimen Collection Unit Six: Meeting Basic Physiologic Needs 25 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 26 Concepts of Basic Nutrition and Cultural Considerations 27 Diet Therapy and Assisted Feeding 28 Assisting with Respiration and Oxygen Delivery 29 Promoting Urinary Elimination 30 Promoting Bowel Elimination 31 Pain, Comfort and Sleep 32 Complementary and Alternative Therapies NEW! Unit Seven: Medication Administration 33 Pharmacology and Preparation for Drug Administration 34 Administering Oral, Topical, and Inhalant Medications 35 Administering Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Injections 36 Administering Intravenous Solutions and Medications Unit Eight: Care of the Surgical and Immobile Patient 37 Car.
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