Lippincott's Essentials for Nursing Assistants

ISBN-10: 1609137507

ISBN-13: 9781609137502

Edition: 3rd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Pamela Carter

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Focusing on the commonly-encountered aspects of the nursing assistant's role in nursing homes, hospitals, and home health, this text prepares students for a nursing assistant career in any setting. It offers an art programme, a direct, conversational writing style, and an emphasis on professionalism.
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List price: $38.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 12/5/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 724
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740

TOC for 3rd Edition
Introduction to Health Care
The Health Care System
The Nursing Assistant's Job
Professionalism and Job-Seeking Skills
Communication Skills
Those We Care For
The Patient's or Resident's Environment
The Human Body in Health and Disease
Basic Body Structure and Function
Common Disorders
Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
Infection Control
Workplace Safety
Patient and Resident Safety
Basic First Aid and Emergency Care
Basic Patient and Resident Care
Assisting With Repositioning and Transferring
Assisting With Exercise
Measuring and Recording Vital Signs, Height, and Weight
Assisting With Hygiene
Preventing Pressure Ulcers and Assisting With Wound Care
Assisting With Grooming
Assisting With Nutrition
Assisting With Urinary Elimination
Assisting With Bowel Elimination
Assisting With Comfort
Special Care Concerns
Caring for People Who Are Dying
Caring for People With Dementia
Caring for People With Developmental Disabilities
Caring for People With Cancer
Caring for People With HIV/AIDS
Caring for People Who Are Having Surgery
Home Health Care
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