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Foundations of Nursing

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ISBN-10: 140182692X

ISBN-13: 9781401826925

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Lois White

List price: $239.95
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The fully updated second edition of Foundations of Nursing gives you all the information you need to successfully complete your nursing curriculum. This single volume includes comprehensive, fundamental content in basic nursing, adult health nursing, and maternal and pediatric nursing. Introductory content covers such topics as the health care system, communication, nursing processes, and client teaching. Current topics such as HIPAA, West Nile Virus, SARS, and bioterrorism are also discussed. The adult health nursing section is written following the Nursing Process format. The clinical chapters have been revised to include Nursing Management sections for each disorder, emphasizing the…    
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List price: $239.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/7/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1728
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 8.184
Language: English

Nancy Tye-Murray is a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and an Adjunct Professor at New Zealand's University of Canterbury. A founder of the University of Iowa Cochlear Implant Aural Rehabilitation Programs, she also served as Director of Research for Central Institute for the Deaf. In addition to developing several communication strategies training programs, auditory training programs, and speechreading tests, Dr. Tye-Murray is the principle investigator of three National Institutes of Health RO1 grants. Her research focuses on the effects of aging on audiovisual speech recognition, discourse comprehension, and auditory…    

Contributors
Procedure Contributors
Reviewers
Preface
About the Author
How to Use this Text
Basic Nursing
Foundations
The Health Care Environment
Communication
Developmental and Psychosocial Concerns
Health Promotion
Infection Control
Fundamental Nursing Care
Nursing Procedures
Adult Health Nursing
Essential Concepts
Nursing Care of the Client: Oxygenation and Perfusion
Nursing Care of the Client: Digestion and Elimination
Nursing Care of the Client: Mobility, Coordination, and Regulation
Nursing Care of the Client: Reproductive and Sexual Health
Nursing Care of the Client: Body Defenses
Nursing Care of the Client: Physical and Mental Integrity
Applications
Maternal & Pediatric Nursing
Nursing Care of the Client: Childbearing
Nursing Care of the Client: Childrearing
NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 2003-2004
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols
English/Spanish Words and Phrases
Glossary
Index