Textbook of Basic Nursing

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Caroline Bunker Rosdahl, Mary T. Kowalski
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 1741 pages
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Now in its Ninth Edition, this comprehensive all-in-one textbook covers the basic LPN/LVN curriculum and all content areas of the NCLEX-PNŽ. Coverage includes anatomy and physiology, nursing process, growth and development, nursing skills, and pharmacology, as well as medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. The book is written in a student-friendly style and has an attractive full-color design, with numerous illustrations, tables, and boxes.

Bound-in multimedia CD-ROMs include audio pronunciations, clinical simulations, videos, animations, and a simulated NCLEX-PNŽ exam. This edition's comprehensive ancillary package includes curriculum materials, PowerPoint slides, lesson plans, and a test generator of NCLEX-PNŽ-style questions.

  

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Contents

THE NATURE OF NURSING
1
Legal and Ethical Aspects
32
PERSONAL
44
Transcultural Healthcare
72
DEVELOPMENT
86
Infancy and Childhood
95
Adolescence
108
Early and Middle Adulthood
114
Wound Care
755
EndofLife Care
770
PHARMACOLOGY
783
Introduction to Pharmacology
790
Classification of Medications
800
Administration of Medications
834
NURSING
872
Normal Labor Delivery
900

Older Adulthood and Aging
120
Death and Dying
126
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
130
The Integumentary System
144
Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
153
The Musculoskeletal System
167
The Nervous System
186
The Endocrine System
201
The Sensory System
212
The Cardiovascular System
223
The Hematologic and Lymphatic
235
The Immune System
248
The Respiratory System
255
The Digestive System
264
The Urinary System
277
The Male Reproductive System
287
NUTRITION
300
Diet Therapy and Special Diets
336
Part B NURSING CARE SKILLS
356
Nursing Assessment
365
Nursing Diagnosis and Planning
371
Documenting and Reporting
381
SAFETY IN THE HEALTHCARE
395
Emergency Preparedness
405
Medical Asepsis
429
Infection Control
443
Emergency Care and First Aid
451
CLIENT CARE
481
Admission Transfer
496
Vital Signs
512
Data Collection in Client Care
536
Body Mechanics
565
Beds and Bed Making
604
Personal Hygiene and Skin Care
616
Personal Hygiene
629
Elimination
642
Specimen Collection
668
Bandages and Binders
683
or a Large Abdominal Binder
691
Heat and Cold Applications
693
Client Comfort and Pain
704
Preoperative
714
Surgical Asepsis
740
Care of the Normal Newborn
922
HighRisk Pregnancy and Childbirth
948
The HighRisk Newborn
968
Sexuality Fertility and Sexually
980
PEDIATRIC NURSING
1000
Care of the Infant Toddler
1023
Care of the SchoolAge Child
1062
The Child or Adolescent
1074
ADULT CARE NURSING
1092
Disorders in Fluid
1111
Musculoskeletal Disorders
1121
Nervous System Disorders
1148
Endocrine Disorders
1176
Sensory System Disorders
1203
Cardiovascular Disorders
1221
Blood and Lymph Disorders
1246
Cancer
1261
Allergic Immune and Autoimmune
1277
HIV and AIDS
1286
Respiratory Disorders
1295
Oxygen Therapy
1323
Digestive Disorders
1336
Urinary Disorders
1375
Male Reproductive Disorders
1399
Female Reproductive Disorders
1412
GERONTOLOGICAL
1436
Dementias and Related Disorders
1451
MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
1465
Substance Abuse
1504
NURSING IN A VARIETY
1529
Rehabilitation Nursing
1536
Ambulatory Nursing
1551
Home Care Nursing
1560
Hospice Nursing
1567
YOUR CAREER
1582
Career Opportunities
1594
Advancement and Leadership
1607
Bibliography
1615
Normal Values
1629
Medical Terminology
1636
Answers to NCLEXStyle Review
1645
Index
1693
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