Clinical Pathways in Nursing: A Guide to Managing Care from Hospital to Home

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Springhouse Corporation, 1999 - Medical - 300 pages
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The first-ever step-by-step guide to the full continuum of care! Includes 30 pathways, each covering prehospital admission, acute care, and home care; multidisciplinary care interventions; medical, surgical, and psychosocial problems; and patient outcomes, patient teaching, and nursing research. Contents include contributors, consultants, and reviewers; preface; overview; respiratory problems; cardiovascular problems; metabolic function problems; cancer; renal disorders; musculoskeletal problems; neurologic problems; bowel elimination problems; pressure ulcers; psychiatric disorders; appendices, including NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses and national resources; selected references; and index.

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Respiratory problems
13
Pneumonia
28
Cardiovascular problems
41
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Poirrier, Assistant Professor and Dept. Head Dept. of Baccalaureate Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Southwestern, Louisiana.

Oberleitner, Assistant Professor and Semester Coord., Dept. of Baccalaureate Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Southwestern, Louisiana.

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