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 Editionprovides 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 formatensures portability for use in the clinical setting.
      • Content is presented in tabular, list, and outline formatfor quick and easy retrieval.
        • A body-systems organizationmakes it easy to locate specific information, including basic assessment and infection control guidelines, diagnostic tests, basic emergency care procedures, and more.
          • Chapter outlineswith corresponding page numbers provide quick, easy access to information.
            • Basic facts and figuresprovide the valuable background frequently needed in early clinical experiences.
              • Abbreviation guidelinesare included.
                • An English-to-Spanish Translation Guidehelps you communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.
                  • Thoroughly updated informationreflects current nursing practice.
                  • New 2010 AHA CPR Guidelinesare included.
                  • The latest information on infection controlis included.
                  • Updates includethe newest information on pressure ulcers.
                  • Includes thelatest NANDA diagnoses.

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                  A concise, pocket-sized nursing reference,Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing: Just the Facts, 8th Editionprovides 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 an...

                  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 CanadaLanguage: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