Mosby's Textbook For Nursing Assistants - Hard Cover Version

Hardcover | March 2, 2016

bySheila A. Sorrentino, Leighann RemmertEditorSheila A. Sorrentino

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Master the essential skills of today's nursing assistant!Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures. New to this edition is a practice scenario in each chapter to help you develop problem solving and critical thinking skills, as well asFocus on Mathboxes that highlight common calculations done on the job. Written by well-known educator Sheila Sorrentino and expert co-author Leighann Remmert, this market-leading text emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication two elements critical to being an effective nursing assistant.

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Master the essential skills of today's nursing assistant!Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assist...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:936 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 2, 2016Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323319750

ISBN - 13:9780323319751

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Health Care Agencies
2. The Person's Rights
3. The Nursing Assistant
4.NEW! Delegation
5. Ethics and Laws
6. Work Ethics
7. Communicating with the Health Team
8. Assisting with the Nursing Process
9. Understanding the Person
10. Body Structure and Function
11. Growth and Development
12. Care of the Older Person
13. Safety
14. Preventing Falls
15. Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
16. Preventing Infection
17. Body Mechanics
18.NEW! Safely Moving the Person
19.NEW! Safely Transferring the Person
20. The Person's Unit
21. Bedmaking
22. Personal Hygiene
23. Grooming
24. Urinary Elimination
25.NEW! Urinary Catheters
26. Bowel Elimination
27. Nutrition and Fluids
28. Nutritional Support and IV Therapy
29. Measuring Vital Signs
30. Exercise and Activity
31. Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
32. Admission, Transfers, and Discharges
33. Assisting with the Physical Examination
34. Collecting and Testing Specimens
35. The Person Having Surgery
36. Wound Care
37. Pressure Ulcers
38. Heat and Cold Applications
39. Oxygen Needs
40. Respiratory Support and Therapies
41. Rehabilitation and Restorative Nursing
42. Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems
43. Cancer, Immune System, and Skin Disorders
44. Nervous System and Musculoskeletal Disorders
45. Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Lymphatic Disorders
46. Digestive and Endocrine Disorders
47. Urinary and Reproductive Disorders
48. Mental Health Problems
49. Confusion and Dementia
50. Development Disabilities
51. Sexuality
52. Caring for Mothers and Children
53. Assisted Living
54. Basic Emergency Care
55. End-of-Life Care
56.NEW! Getting a Job