Nursing Interventions and Clinical Skills

ISBN-10: 0323044581

ISBN-13: 9780323044585

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Martha Keene Elkin, Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter

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Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills provides complete coverage of nearly 150 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills in a streamlined, visually-oriented format. This text features a unique, user-friendly, full-color presentation, with over 860 photos and drawings. The nursing process framework and clear, 2-column format with rationales for key steps help put nursing skills into the context of care delivery. Skills are clustered, with similar skills covered together, to reflect the way they are commonly taught.
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Book details

List price: $82.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/23/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 928
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.444
Language: English

Professional Nursing Practice
Documenting Nurses Progress Notes
Giving a Change-of-Shift Report
Facilitating Communication
Establishing Nurse-Client Relationship
Communicating With Anxious Client
Communicating with Angry Client
Communicating with Depressed ClientNEW!
Promoting a Safe Environment
Procedural Guideline 3-1 Fire, Electrical and Radiation SafetyNEW!
Fall Prevention
Designing a Restraint-Free Environment
Applying Physical Restraints
Seizure Precautions
Procedural Guideline 3-2 Writing an Incident Report
Medical Aseptic Techniques
Hand Hygiene
Caring for Clients Under Isolation Precautions
Special Tuberculosis Precautions
Basic Sterile Techniques
Applying Personal Protective EquipmentNEW!
Preparing a Sterile Field
Sterile Gloving
Promoting Activity and Mobility
Assisting With Moving and Positioning Clients in Bed
Using Safe and Effective Transfer Technique
Assisting with Ambulation
Teaching Use of Cane, Crutches and Walker
Continuous Passive Motion Machine (CPM) (For Client with Total Knee Replacement).
Procedural Guideline 6-1 Applying Elastic Stockings and Sequential Compression Device .NEW!
Procedural Guideline 6-2 Range of Motion Exercises
Promoting Hygiene
Complete Bathing
Procedural Guideline 7-1 Commercial Bag Bath or Cleansing PackNEW!
Oral Care for the Debilitated or Unconscious Client
Procedural Guideline 7-2 Care of Dentures
Hair Care
Foot and Nail Care
Procedural Guideline 7-3 Unoccupied Bedmaking and Surgical BedEXPANDED!
Promoting Nutrition
Feeding Dependent Clients
Aspiration Precautions
Procedural Guideline 8-1 Standing Height and Weight on Platform or Chair Scale
Assisting With Elimination
Monitoring Intake and Output
Providing a Bedpan and Urinal
Applying an External Catheter
Catheter Care
Administering an Enema
Promoting Comfort and Pain Control
Nonpharmacological Comfort Measures
Relaxation and Guided ImageryNEW!
Pharmacological Pain Management
Patient-Controlled Analgesia
Epidural Analgesia
Local Anesthetic Infusion Pump for Analgesia
Vital Signs
Assessing Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, and Blood Pressure
Procedural Guideline 11-1 Obtaining Blood Pressure from Lower Extremity by Auscultation
Procedural Guideline 11-2 Electronic Blood Pressure Measurement
Measuring Oxygen Saturation with Pulse Oximetry
Health Assessment
General Survey
Assessing the Head and Neck
Assessing the Thorax and Lungs
Cardiovascular AssessmentNEW!
Assessing the Abdomen
Musculoskeletal and Neurological AssessmentNEW!
Laboratory Tests
Urine Specimen CollectionMidstream, Sterile Urinary Catheter
Procedural Guideline 13-1 Collecting 24-Hour Timed Urine Specimens
Procedural Guideline 13-2 Urine Screening for Glucose, Ketones, Protein, Blood, and pH
Testing for Gastrointestinal Alterations (Gastroccult Test, Stool Specimen, and Hemoccult Test)
Blood Glucose Monitoring
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