Concepts For Nursing Practice (with Ebook Access On Vitalsource)

Paperback | February 5, 2016

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Looking for a conversational and easy-to-follow book that walks you through the most important nursing concepts and helps you apply them in practice? Then look no further thanConcepts for Nursing Practice, 2nd Edition ! Written by conceptual learning expert Jean Giddens, this innovative interactive text explains 58 of the most common nursing concepts including six all new concepts that span the areas of patient physiology, patient behavior, and the professional nursing environment. Featured exemplars for each concept are also discussed to help you more easily understand the concepts and apply them to the clinical setting. In addition to more concepts and featured exemplar sections, this new second edition also boasts a more intuitive organization and review questions for both RN and LPN/LVN programs. In a nutshell,Concepts for Nursing Practice, 2nd Edition is not only the key to understanding nursing concepts, it's also the way to hone your clinical reasoning skills and be confidently prepared for almost any workplace situation.

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Looking for a conversational and easy-to-follow book that walks you through the most important nursing concepts and helps you apply them in practice? Then look no further thanConcepts for Nursing Practice, 2nd Edition ! Written by conceptual learning expert Jean Giddens, this innovative interactive text explains 58 of the most common n...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 5, 2016Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323374735

ISBN - 13:9780323374736

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Health Care Recipient Concepts

Theme: Attributes and Resources 1. Development 2. Functional Ability 3. Family Dynamics

Theme: Personal Preference 4. Culture 5. Spirituality 6. Adherence 7. Self-Management

Unit 2: Health and Illness Concepts

Theme: Homeostasis and Regulation 8. Fluid and Electrolytes 9. Acid-Base Balance 10. Thermoregulation 11. Sleep 12. Cellular Regulation 13. Intracranial Regulation 14. Hormonal Regulation 15. Glucose Regulation 16. Nutrition 17. Elimination 18. Perfusion 19. Gas Exchange 20. Clotting

Theme: Sexuality and Reproduction 21. Reproduction 22. Sexuality

Theme: Protection and Movement 23. Immunity 24. Inflammation 25. Infection 26. Mobility 27. Tissue Integrity 28. Sensory Perception 29. Pain 30. Fatigue

Theme: Resilience 31. Stress 32. Coping

Theme: Mood and Cognition 33. Mood and Affect 34. Anxiety 35. Cognition 36. Psychosis

Theme: Maladaptive Behavior 37. Addiction 38. Interpersonal Violence

Unit 3: Professional Nursing and Health Care Concepts

Theme: Nursing Attributes and Roles 39. Professional Identity 40. Clinical Judgment 41. Leadership 42. Ethics 43. Patient Education 44. Health Promotion

Theme: Care Competencies 45. Communication 46. Collaboration 47. Safety 48. Technology and Informatics 49. Evidence 50. Health Care Quality

Theme: Health Care Delivery 51. Care Coordination 52. Caregiving 53. Palliative Care 54. Health Disparities

Theme: Health Care Infrastructure 55. Health Care Organizations 56. Health Care Economics 57. Health Policy 58. Health Care Law