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Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants

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ISBN-10: 0323075835

ISBN-13: 9780323075831

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Sheila A. Sorrentino

List price: $69.95
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Provide safe and effective care in any type of long-term care setting! Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants provides a complete guide to the skills you need as a nursing assistant. More than 100 key procedures are described with clear, easy-to-learn instructions. Written by noted educator and author Sheila Sorrentino, this edition adds coverage that will help you care for residents with acute or chronic medical conditions. Content on OBRA and Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) is highlighted, emphasizing national regulations and rules Ñ this knowledge is required for certification. Clear, readable writing style makes the material easy to understand. More than…    
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Book details

List price: $69.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/28/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 816
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.004
Language: English

Working in Long-Term Care Settings
Introduction to Long-Term Care
Resident Rights NEW!
The Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care
Ethics and Laws
Work Ethics
Communicating With the Health Team
Assisting With the Nursing Process
Focusing on the Person
Understanding the Resident
Body Structure and Function
The Older Person
Protecting the Person
Preventing Falls
Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
Preventing Infection
Body Mechanics
Safe Resident Handling, Moving, and Transfers
Assisting With Activities of Daily Living
The Resident's Unit
Urinary Elimination
Bowel Elimination
Nutrition and Fluids
Nutritional Support and IV Therapy
Exercise and Activity
Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
Oxygen Needs
Respiratory Support and Therapies NEW!
Assisted Living
Assisting With Assessment
Measuring Vital Signs
Assisting With the Physical Examination
Collecting and Testing Specimens
Assisting With Care Needs
Admitting, Transferring, and Discharging Residents
Wound Care
Heat and Cold Applications
Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems
Cancer and Immune System Disorders NEW!
Nervous System and Musculoskeletal Disorders NEW!
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disorders NEW!
Digestive and Endocrine Disorders NEW!
Urinary and Reproductive Disorders NEW!
Mental Health Problems
Confusion and Dementia
Developmental Disabilities
Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
Basic Emergency Care
The Dying Person