Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Medical - 185 pages
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A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2011 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides: Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox; Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically; No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday; Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference. It has all the vital information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule; Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information; Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities, and adverse reactions; Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points; Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert.
  

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Contents

PART
19
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALES DEFINITION OF NURSING
27
THEORIES ABOUT BROAD NURSING PRACTICE
57
11
69
PART IV
101
HILDEGARD PEPLAUS INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS IN NURSING
131
ENVISIONING THEORIES THAT DEFY CLASSIFICATION THROUGH SPACE PHOTOGRAPHY
139
MARGARET NEWMANS HEALTHAS EXPANDING CONSCIOUSNESS
151
FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF NURSING THEORY
159
17
164
REFERENCES
171
27
173
INDEX
179
33
181
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