Essentials For Nursing Practice by Patricia A. Potter

Essentials For Nursing Practice

byPatricia A. Potter, Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia Stockert

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Taking all the expert nursing content and student-friendly features of Potter and Perry'sFundamentalstext and streamlining it into a shorter format,Essentials for Nursing Practice, 8th Edition is the perfect choice to help busy nursing students master all the fundamental nursing principles in less time! This new 8th edition contains the nursing principles, concepts, skills, and easy-to-follow format that nursing students have come to love about Potter and Perry'sBasic Nursingall updated with the latest information, visuals, and learning features. Plus, this reinvigoratedEssentials text is streamlined and re-designed to work better with the rest of your books. It also comes with a wide array of online learning tools (free with book purchase) to help you master the important nursing concepts and skills with ease.

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Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Chair and White Family Endowed Professor of Nursing, Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN
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Title:Essentials For Nursing PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1248 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 27, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323112021

ISBN - 13:9780323112024

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Table of Contents

UNIT 1: CONCEPTS IN NURSING

1. Professional NursingNEW! 2. Health and Wellness 3. The Health Care Delivery System 4. Community-Based Nursing Practice 5. Legal Principles in Nursing 6. Ethics 7. Evidence-Based Practice

UNIT 2: PROCESSES IN NURSING CARE 8. Critical Thinking 9. Nursing Process 10. Informatics and Documentation 11. Communication 12. Patient Education 13. Managing Patient Care

UNIT 3: NURSING PRACTICE FOUNDATIONS 14. Infection Control 15. Vital Signs 16. Health Assessment and Physical Examination 17. Administering Medications 18. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balances

UNIT 4: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH 19. Caring in Nursing Practice 20. Cultural Awareness 21. Spiritual Health 22. Growth and Development 23. Self-Concept and Sexuality 24. Family in Nursing 25. Stress and Coping 26. Loss and Grief

UNIT 5: PROMOTING PHYSICAL HEALTH 27. Exercise and Activity 28. Safety 29. Hygiene 30. Oxygenation 31. Sleep 32. Pain Management 33. Nutrition 34. Urinary Elimination 35. Bowel Elimination 36. Immobility 37. Skin and Wound Care 38. Sensory Alterations 39. Surgical Patient