Clinical Companion For Fundamentals Of Nursing: Just the Facts

Other | April 11, 2013

byPatricia A. Potter, Patricia A. Potter, Anne Griffin Perry...

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A concise, pocket-sized nursing reference, Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing: Just the Facts, 8th Edition provides quick access to all of the information you'll need to know in your clinicals. A streamlined format organizes content by body system, using tables, boxes and bulleted lists to simplify lookup. From definitions and abbreviations to dosage calculations and lab values, this pocket guide presents the most up-to-date guidelines and clinical information in a popular, quick-reference format!


    • The concise, pocket-sized format ensures portability for use in the clinical setting.

    • Content is presented in tabular, list, and outline format for quick and easy retrieval.

    • A body-systems organization makes it easy to locate specific information, including basic assessment and infection control guidelines, diagnostic tests, basic emergency care procedures, and more.

    • Chapter outlines with corresponding page numbers provide quick, easy access to information.

    • Basic facts and figures provide the valuable background frequently needed in early clinical experiences.

    • Abbreviation guidelines are included.

    • An English-to-Spanish Translation Guide helps you communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.

    • Thoroughly updated information reflects current nursing practice.
    • New 2010 AHA CPR Guidelines are included.
    • The latest information on infection control is included.
    • Updates include the newest information on pressure ulcers.
    • Includes the latest NANDA diagnoses.

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    A concise, pocket-sized nursing reference, Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing: Just the Facts, 8th Edition provides quick access to all of the information you'll need to know in your clinicals. A streamlined format organizes content by body system, using tables, boxes and bulleted lists to simplify lookup. From definitions ...

    Veronica Peterson, BA, RN, BSN, MS, Manager of Clinical Support, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation; Adjunct Clinical Instructor, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, Madison, WI

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    Format:OtherDimensions:384 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 11, 2013Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0323187005

    ISBN - 13:9780323187008

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    Table of Contents

    1. Health Care Terminology

    2. Medications: Calculations and Administration

    3. Infection Control

    4. Basic Nursing Assessments

    5. Documentation

    6. Integumentary System

    7. Skeletal System

    8. Muscular System

    9. Nervous System

    10. Circulatory System

    11. Respiratory System

    12. Endocrine System

    13. Digestive System

    14. Urinary System

    15. Reproductive System

    16. Tests and Procedures

    17. Surgical Nursing Care

    18. Patient Safety

    19. Care of the Dying

    Appendix: English-to-Spanish Translation Guide: Key Medical Questions