Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Sep 1, 2003 - Medical - 1869 pages
Now in full color, this comprehensive Eighth Edition nursing text continues to meet the needs of practical/vocational nursing curriculum as one coherent source. Broad coverage includes anatomy and physiology; nursing process, growth and development; nursing skills; and, pharmacology. A solid foundation is also provided for medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. Step-by-step procedures are formatted in two-column presentation with rationale and numerous illustrations to show clearly all aspects of nursing procedures. Appendixes provide English-Spanish healthcare phrases, key abbreviations and acronyms, and more. Other new features include a section on study skills and home health care mentioned throughout the text. Now with three multimedia CD-ROMs: 1) an audio pronunciation CD-ROM 2) a clinical simulation of wound care of the diabetic patient 3) a bonus CD-ROM containing a simulated NCLEX-PN exam; a clinical simulation on whistleblowing; a full video on treatment of pressure ulcers; and six animations--cell cycle, congestive heart failure, hypertension, immune response, nerve synapse, and stroke
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