Lois White Foundations of Basic Nursing

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This fully updated second edition of Foundations of Basic Nursing lays the foundation of introductory material for your nursing course of study. The book focuses on foundation concepts you will need to know, such as holistic care, legal responsibilities, communication, and client teaching, while also helping you master skills needed to be an effective and caring nurse. The special features throughout the book are specially designed to emphasize specific information, such as: Life Cycle Considerations, Client Teaching, Infection Control, Safety, Community/Home Health Care, Cultural Considerations, and Professional Tips. Critical Thinking Questions are included throughout the book to encourage the user to apply the chapter's content. At the end of each chapter, readers will find a Summary and Review Questions, along with References/Suggested Readings and Resources.

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1. Student Nurse Skills for Success. 2. Holistic Care. 3. Nursing History, Education, and Organizations. 4. Legal and Ethical Responsibilities. Unit 2 - The Health Care Environment. 5. The Health Care Delivery System. 6. Arenas of Care. Unit 3 - Communication. 7. Communication. 8. Client Teaching. 9. Nursing Process/Documentation/Informatics. Unit 4 - Developmental and Psychosocial Concerns. 10. Lifespan Development. 11. Cultural Considerations. 12. Stress, Adaptation, and Anxiety. 13. Loss, Grief, and Death. Unit 5 - Health Promotion. 14. Wellness Concepts. 15. Self-concept (NEW). 16. Spirituality (NEW). 17. Complementary/Alternative Therapies. 18. Basic Nutrition. 19. Rest and Sleep. 20. Safety/Hygiene. Unit 6 - Infection Control. 21. Infection Control/Asepsis. 22. Standard Precautions and Isolation. 23 . Bioterrorism (NEW). Unit 7 - Fundamental Nursing Care. 24. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance. 25. Medication Administration and IV Therapy. 26. Assessment. 27. Pain Management. 28. Diagnostic Tests. Unit 8 - Nursing Procedures. 29. Basic Procedures. 30. Intermediate Procedures. 31. Advanced Procedures. Appendix A. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011. Appendix B. Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule. Appendix C. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols. Appendix D. English/Spanish Words and Phrases. Glossary. Index.

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Foundations of Basic Nursing begins with Student Nurse Skills for Success which has been expanded to include information on transition to employee, applying for a job, resume' writing with examples. Important changes in health care are covered, such as the shift to the practice of hand hygiene (explained as covering hand-washing with soap and water, and hand cleansing with an alcohol-based hand rub). The Nursing Process and Documentation chapters have been combined into one chapter to show how they are interrelated. HIPAA has been included as have West Nile Virus, SARS, and bio-terrorism. The References/Suggested Readings and Resources are listed at the end of each chapter. This makes them more accessible and more likely that the readers will use them. Throughout the book, there are specially designed boxes emphasizing specific information, such as: LifeCycle Considerations, Client Teaching, Infection Control, Safety, Community/Home HealthCare, Cultural Considerations, and Professional Tips. Critical Thinking Questions are included throughout the book to provoke the user to apply the chapter's content. At the end of each chapter, readers will find a Summary and Review Questions.

The appendices contain a listing of the latest NANDA nursing diagnoses, Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols used in the book, and English/Spanish Words and Phrases appropriate for use in the healthcare system. There is a Glossary of all the key terms in the book, and listing of Standard Precautions.

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