Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice

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Elsevier Australia, Nov 1, 2008 - Medical - 974 pages
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A vital member of the health care team, the contemporary enrolled nurse faces increasing challenges and an increasing level of responsibility. Written specifically for Australian and New Zealand enrolled nurse students, this long awaited new edition reflects the changes and challenges in contemporary enrolled nurse practice as well as the additions and modifications that are occurring in nursing curricula. Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice 5th edition has been written, reviewed and edited by the people who educate the enrolled nurse and continues to provide enrolled nurse students with the most comprehensive resource available.
 

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Contents

What is nursing?
4
Roles and functions of the nurse
8
Nursing the profession
12
Outline of nursing theories and frameworks of care
17
Theories and models of nursing
18
Overview of selected nursing theories
19
Theoretical views on caring
22
Legal and ethical aspects of nursing practice
27
Drug calculations
422
Administering medications
424
Monitoring the effects of medications
438
Continuation of medication after discharge
441
Communication
445
Levels of communication
446
Elements of the communication process
447
Forms of communication
450

Legal aspects of nursing practice
28
Areas of legal liability in nursing
29
Nursing ethics
34
Nursing research
37
Nursing research
38
Research methods
39
The research process
41
Proposal writing for research approval
46
How is research utilised in practice?
47
Systems of health care delivery
55
The Australian health care system
56
Health services delivery
57
The health and disability sector in New Zealand
58
Health care economics
59
Health care settings
62
Factors affecting health care delivery
63
Health promotion and education
66
Health
67
Health promotion
68
Prerequisites for health
69
Goals and targets for Australias health in the 21st century
70
The role of the nurse in health promotion
71
The nursing process in health promotion and health education
72
Communitybased care
77
Communitybased health care
78
Communitybased nursing
79
Case management
80
The nursing process and community nursing
81
Health and wellness
83
Concepts of health and wellness
84
Variables influencing health beliefs and practices
85
Nursing and illness
87
Impact of acute and chronic illness on client and family
88
Cultural diversity in Australia and New Zealand
93
Cultural diversity in Australia an New Zealand
94
What is culture?
95
How does culture influence health?
96
Culture clash and culture conflict
97
The influence of culture shock
99
Transcultural nursing
101
Cultural safety
102
Competence in nursing across cultures
103
Indigenous health
107
The Indigenous health
108
Colonisation
109
The health status of Indigenous People in Australia and New Zealand
112
The meaning of health and illness
113
Indigenous health in Indigenous hands
114
Meeting the challenge
116
Spirituality
123
Defining spirituality
124
Culture and spirituality
125
Spiritual healing and the nurse
127
Spirituality and nursing assessment
128
nursing evaluation
134
Sexuality
137
What is sexuality?
138
Sexual development
139
Alterations to sexual health
141
Implementing the nursing process
144
Professional boundaries and sexuality
146
Stress and adaptation
149
Dimensions of stress and stressors
150
Stress adaptation models
152
Illness and stress
156
The nurse and stress
159
Therapeutic approaches to stress management
160
Loss grief and death
164
Loss
165
Working with grieving people
169
Death and dying
170
Care of the dying
171
Death and postmortem after death care
173
Care of the bereaved
176
Legal and ethical issues
177
Theories of growth and development conception through to late childhood
183
Theories of development
184
Growth and development
185
Conception
187
Intrauterine development and growth
188
Transition to extrauterine life
190
Childhood
194
Factors influencing growth and development
196
Nursing implications
197
Growth and development late childhood through to adolescence
200
Preadolescence
201
Responses to puberty
207
Health risks
208
Health promotion
211
Growth and development from the younger adult through to the older adult
213
Early adulthood
214
Grandparents
215
Critical thinking problembased learning and reflective practice
221
Critical thinking
222
Problembased learning
223
Reflective practice
224
Components of the nursing process
228
An overview of the nursing process
229
Documentation and reporting skills
237
Purpose of documentation
238
Reporting
239
Documentation
240
Resident classification scale RCS
241
Casemix case management and critical pathways
245
Vital signs
251
Guidelines for taking vital signs
252
Pulse
260
Respiration
264
Pules oximetry measuring oxygen saturation
268
Additional clinical measurements
275
Urinalysis
276
Examination of urine
279
Monitoring blood glucose levels
280
Assisting with electrocardiogram
288
General health assessment
294
Physical assessment
295
Guidelines for conducting a general health assessment
298
Diagnostic procedures
299
Assessing infants and children
300
Recording and reporting
305
Admission transfer and discharge process
307
Types of admission
308
Discharge planning
314
Infection prevention and control
325
Microorganisms and infection
326
Chain of infection
328
Resistance to infection
332
Factors that increase susceptibility to infection
338
Asepsis and infection prevention and control
340
Disinfection
347
Barrier and isolation precautions
350
Preparation for discharge to the home environment
351
Surgical asepsis
352
Infection prevention and control for health care workers
356
Safety and protection
361
Factors affecting the safety of clients
362
Risk assessment and management
364
Common causes of injury
365
Protective devices and other forms of restraint
371
Occupational health and safety
374
Hygiene and comfort
380
Factors affecting personal hygiene
381
Bathing and showering
382
Hair care
389
Eye ear and nasal care
391
Mouth care
393
Nail care
394
Hygiene summary
396
Bed making
400
Comfortable positioning
403
Medications
410
Pharmacology
411
Pharmacokinetics
413
Pharmacodynamics
416
Nursing care and administration of medications
417
Therapeutic helping relationships
454
Communicating with children adolescents and older adults
459
Strategies that enhance interactions when clients have special requirements
462
Complications in nurseclient relationships
470
Meeting fluid and electrolyte needs
475
Science in nursing
476
Acids and bases
478
Chemical energy
480
Radiation
482
Fluid balance
483
Nursing practice and meeting fluid and electrolyte needs
485
Nursing management of a client with fluid and eledtrolyte imbalance
488
Intravenous therapy
489
Nutrition
496
Nutrition
497
Nutrients
500
Diets to meet client needs
501
Nursing practice and nutritional needs
505
Common disorders associated with nutrition
508
Alternative methods to meet nutritional needs
510
Urinary elimination
519
The urinary system
520
Nursing care and meeting elimination needs
523
Factors affecting the urinary system
524
Catheters
526
Alterations in urinary system functioning
530
Care of the client with a disorder of the urinary system
534
Bowel elimination
546
The digestive tract
547
Physiology of digestion
552
Excretion
554
Nursing interventions
557
Disorders of the digestive system
558
Care of the individual with a digestive system disorder
563
Rest and Sleep
567
Physiology of sleep
568
Sleep disorders
569
Factors leading to sleep distubbances
571
Assessing sleep patterns
572
Pain management
577
Physiology of pain
578
Assessing pain
582
Nursing practice and pain avoidance needs
584
Nursing care of a client experiencing pain
587
Movement and exercise
590
The musculoskeletal system
591
Types of exercise
594
Diseases of muscles
595
Diseases of bones
596
Care of the individual with a musculoskeletal disorder
600
Nursing practice in meeting movement and exercise needs
603
Walking aids
605
Complications associated with reduced mobility
609
Skin integrity and wound care
615
The integumentary system
616
Wound healing
618
Types of wounds
619
Pathophysiological influenceseffects and major manifestations of skin disorders
621
Specific disorders of the skin
622
Care of the individual with a skin disorder
625
Pressure sores decubitus ulcers
626
Leg ulcers
631
Burns
632
Wound management
637
Oxygenation
645
Structure of the respiratory system
646
Scientific principles related to the respiratory system
649
Structure of the cardiovascular system
652
Circulation of blood
658
Structure of the lymphatic system
661
Factors affecting respiratory function
662
Respiratory pathophysiological influences and effects
664
Specific disorders of the respiratory system disorders
665
Cardiac pathophysiological influences and effects
668
Major clinical manifestations of circulatory system disorders
669
Diagnostic tests
675
Care of the client with a respiratory and or cardiac system disorder
679
The client with an artificial airway
687
The client with thoracic drainage tubes
691
Nursing practice and oxygen needs
693
Key aspects related to oxygen therapy
697
Endocrine health
701
Structure and function of the endocrine system
702
Care of the client with an endocrine disorder
711
Reproductive health
716
The male reproductive system
717
Disorders of the male reproductive system
718
Assessment and diagnostic tests
722
Nursing interventions in male reproductive health
723
Disorders of the female reproductive system
726
Assessment and diagnostic tests
731
Nursing interventions in female reproductive health
733
Reproductive system health and illness
735
Disorders of reproduction infertility
737
Sexual abuse
740
Sexually Transmitted Diseases STDs
742
Neurological health
747
The function and structure of the neurological system
748
Pathophysiological influences and effects of disorders of the nervous system
753
Specific disorders of the nervous system
756
Diagnostic tests
764
Care of the client with a nervous system disorder
767
Assessing neurological status
771
Care of the unconscious client
774
Sensory abilities
786
Components of the sensory experience
787
The eye
789
Disorders of the eye
792
The ears
800
Disorders of the ear
804
Palliative care
812
The philosophy of palliative care
813
Experiences and responses in palliative care
814
Support for the nurse
817
Perioperative nursing
819
Perioperative
820
Preoperative care
823
Intraoperative period
829
Postoperative care
832
Mental health
842
Concepts of mental health and mental illness
843
Classification of mental disorders
846
Theoretical models and causation of mental illness
850
The provision of care
851
Care of clients with specific emotional andor behavioural challenges
855
Legal and ethical aspects of mental health nursing
872
Rehabilitation nursing
880
Aims and characteristics of rehabilitation
881
Philosophy of rehabilitation
882
The rehabilitation team
883
The process of rehabilitation
887
Behavioural and social aspects of disability
892
Classification of disability
893
Historical backgound
895
Responses to disability
898
Family caregiving impact and support
901
disability prevention
903
Emergency care
907
Introduction
908
Priorities of action in an emergency
909
Resuscitation
910
Principles of emergency care
913
Specific emergency situations
915
Maternal and newborn care
926
Pregnancy
927
Prenatal care and preparation
929
Labour
932
Postnatal care
935
Standard Steps for nursing procedures
943
Units of measurement
945
Table of normal values
947
Commonly used abbreviations
949
Drug calculations
951
Index
953
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