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Foundations of Basic Nursing

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ISBN-10: 1401826962

ISBN-13: 9781401826963

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Lois White

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This fully updated second edition of Foundations of Basic Nursing lays the foundation of introductory material for your nursing course of study. The book focuses on foundation concepts you will need to know, such as holistic care, legal responsibilities, communication, and client teaching, while also helping you master skills needed to be an effective and caring nurse. The special features throughout the book are specially designed to emphasize specific information, such as: Life Cycle Considerations, Client Teaching, Infection Control, Safety, Community/Home Health Care, Cultural Considerations, and Professional Tips. Critical Thinking Questions are included throughout the book to…    
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List price: $207.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/6/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 856
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.70" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 3.652
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…    

Procedure Contributors
About the Author
How to Use this Text
Student Nurse Skills for Success
Develop a Positive Attitude
Develop Your Basic Skills
Develop Your Learning Style
Develop a Time-Management Plan
Develop a Study Strategy
Practice Critical Thinking
Develop Test-Taking Skills
Your Program Is Almost Completed
From Student to LP/VN
Holistic Care
Interrelated Concepts of Health
Providing Quality Care
Self-Care As a Prerequisite to Client Care
Nurture Yourself
Nursing History, Education, and Organizations
Historical Overview
Practical Nursing Pioneer Schools
Nursing in the 20th Century
Nursing Education
Nursing Organizations
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
Basic Legal Concepts
The Law and Nursing Practice
Nurse-Client Relationship
Informed Consent
Advance Directives
Incident Reports
Liability Insurance
Impaired Nurse
Concept of Ethics
Ethical Principles
Ethical Theories
Ethics and Values
Code of Ethics
Client Rights
Ethical Dilemmas
Ethical Decision Making
Nursing and Ethics
The Health Care Environment
The Health Care Delivery System
Levels of Health Care Services
Health Care Delivery System
Health Care Team
Health Care Economics
Factors Influencing Health Care
Challenges Within the Health Care System
Nursing's Response to Health Care Challenges
Issues and Trends
Arenas of Care
Licensure, Certification, and Accreditation
Acute Care Hospital
Long-Term Care
Outpatient Care
Home Health Care
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client Requiring Rehabilitation
Process of Communication
Methods of Communication
Influences on Communication
Congruency of Messages
Psychosocial Aspects of Communication
Therapeutic Communication
Professional Boundaries
Nurse-Client Communication
Communicating with the Health Care Team
Communicating with Yourself
Nursing Process/Documentation
Nursing Process History
The Nursing Process
The Nursing Process and Critical Thinking
The Nursing Process and Decision Making
The Nursing Process and Holistic Care
Effective Documentation Principles
Systems of Documentation
Forms for Documentation
Documentation Trends
Client Teaching
The Teaching-Learning Process
Lifelong Learning
Professional Responsibilities of Teaching
Teaching-Learning and the Nursing Process
Developmental and Psychosocial Concerns
Life Cycle
Basic Concepts of Growth and Development
Dimensions and Theories of Human Development
Holistic Framework for Nursing
Life Cycle Stages
Cultural Considerations
Cultural Influences on Health Care Beliefs and Practices
Cultural and Racial Influences on Client Care
Cultural Aspects and the Nursing Process
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Family with Ineffective Coping
Stress, Adaptation, and Anxiety
Effects of and on Illness
Nursing Process
Stress Management for the Nurse
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client Experiencing Severe Anxiety
Loss, Grief, and Death
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client with a Terminal Illness/Cancer of the Lung
Health Promotion
Wellness Concepts
Health Promotion
Illness Prevention
Factors Affecting Health
Making a Genogram
Guidelines for Healthy Living
Complementary/Alternative Therapies
Legal Aspects
Historic Foundation
Current Trends
Complementary/Alternative Therapies
Use of C/A Approaches
Basic Nutrition
Physiology of Nutrition
Promoting Proper Nutrition
Factors Influencing Nutrition
Nutritional Needs during the Life Cycle
Nutrition and Health
Weight Management
Food Labeling
Food Quality and Safety
Nursing Process
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client with Altered Nutrition
Rest and Sleep
Rest and Sleep
Nursing Process
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client with Trouble Sleeping
Factors Affecting Safety
Nursing Process
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client at Risk for Injury
Infection Control
Infection Control/Asepsis
Pathogenicity and Virulence
Colonization and Infection
Chain of Infection
Breaking the Chain of Infection
Body Defenses
Types and Stages of Infections
Nosocomial Infections
Nursing Process
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client at Risk for Infection
Standard Precautions and Isolation
Historical Perspective
Standard Precautions
Client Responses to Isolation
Fundamental Nursing Care
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Chemical Organization
Acids, Bases, Salts, and pH
Substance Movement
Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Disturbances in Electrolyte Balance
Acid-Base Balance
Disturbances in Acid-Base Balance
Nursing Process
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client with Excess Fluid Volume
Medication Administration and IV Therapy
Drug Standards and Legislation
Drug Nomenclature
Drug Action
Factors Influencing Drug Action
Medication Orders
Systems of Weight and Measure
Approximate Equivalents
Drug Administration Safety
Medication Compliance
Legal Aspects of Medication Administration
Nursing Process
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client with Deep Vein Thrombosis
Health History
Physical Examination
Head-to-Toe Assessment
Pain Management
Definitions of Pain
Nature of Pain
Common Myths about Pain
Types of Pain
Purpose of Pain
Physiology of Pain
Factors Affecting the Pain Experience
JCAHO Standards
Nursing Process
Sample Nursing Care Plan: The Client with Chronic Pain
Diagnostic Tests
Diagnostic Testing
Laboratory Tests
Radiological Studies
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nuclear Scans
Electrodiagnostic Studies
Other Tests
Nursing Procedures
Basic Procedures
Hand Hygiene
Use of Protective Equipment
Taking a Temperature
Taking a Pulse
Counting Respirations
Taking Blood Pressure
Weighing a Client, Mobile and Immobile
Proper Body Mechanics
Performing Passive Range-of-Motion (ROM) Exercises
Ambulation Safety and Assisting from Bed to Walking
Turning and Positioning a Client
Moving a Client in Bed
Transferring from Bed to Wheelchair, Commode, or Chair
Transferring from Bed to Stretcher
Bedmaking: Unoccupied Bed
Bedmaking: Occupied Bed
Bathing a Client in Bed
Perineal Care
Routine Catheter Care
Oral Care
Eye Care
Giving a Back Rub
Shaving a Client
Applying Antiembolic Stockings
Assisting with a Bedpan or Urinal
Applying a Condom Catheter
Administering an Enema
Measuring Intake and Output
Urine Collection--Closed Drainage System
Urine Collection--Clean Catch, Female/Male
Collecting Nose, Throat, and Sputum Specimens
Collecting a Stool Specimen
Applying Abdominal, T-, Breast and Scultetus Binders
Application of Restraints
Performing the Heimlich Maneuver
Performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Admitting a Client
Transferring a Client
Discharging a Client
Intermediate Procedures
Surgical Asepsis: Preparing and Maintaining a Sterile Field
Performing Open Gloving
Performing Urinary Catheterization: Female/Male
Irrigating a Urinary Catheter
Irrigating the Bladder Using a Closed-System Catheter
Pouching a Stoma
Application of Heat and Cold
Administering Oral, Sublingual, and Buccal Medications
Withdrawing Medication from an Ampule
Withdrawing Medication from a Vial
Administering an Intradermal Injection
Administering a Subcutaneous Injection
Administering an Intramuscular Injection
Administering Eye and Ear Medications
Administering Skin/Topical Medications
Administering Nasal Medications
Administering Rectal Medications
Administering Vaginal Medications
Administering Nebulized Medications
Applying a Dry Dressing
Applying a Wet to Damp Dressing
Culturing a Wound
Irrigating a Wound
Administering Oxygen
Performing Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning
Performing Tracheostomy Care
Performing Tracheostomy Suctioning
Postoperative Exercise Instruction
Performing a Skin Puncture
Assisting with Crutches, Cane, or Walker
Feeding and Medicating via Enteral Tube
Performing Pulse Oximetry
Advanced Procedures
Initiating Strict Isolation Precautions
Inserting and Maintaining a Nasogastric Tube
Performing Venipuncture (Blood Drawing)
Preparing an IV Solution and Starting an IV
Setting the IV Flow Rate
Administering Medications via IV Piggyback
Assessing and Maintaining an IV Insertion Site
Removing Skin Sutures and Staples
NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 2003-2004
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols
English/Spanish Words and Phrases