Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 28, 2016 - Medical - 936 pages

Master the essential skills of today’s nursing assistant! Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures. New to this edition is a practice scenario in each chapter to help you develop problem solving and critical thinking skills, as well as Focus on Math boxes that highlight common calculations done on the job. Written by well-known educator Sheila Sorrentino and expert co-author Leighann Remmert, this market-leading text emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication — two elements critical to being an effective nursing assistant.

 

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Contents

1 Introduction to Health Care Agencies
1
2 The Persons Rights
12
3 The Nursing Assistant
21
4 Delegation
31
5 Ethics and Laws
38
6 Student and Work Ethics
55
7 Communicating With the Health Team
67
8 Assisting With the Nursing Process
83
35 The Person Having Surgery
588
36 Wound Care
604
37 Pressure Ulcers
621
38 Heat and Cold Applications
634
39 Oxygen Needs
642
40 Respiratory Support and Therapies
658
41 Rehabilitation and Restorative Nursing Care
666
42 Hearing Speech and Vision Problems
675

9 Understanding the Person
92
10 Body Structure and Function
108
11 Growth and Development
126
12 Care of the Older Person
140
13 Safety
154
14 Fall Prevention
186
15 Restraint Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
200
16 Preventing Infection
217
17 Body Mechanics
250
18 Safely Moving the Person
262
19 Safely Transferring the Person
282
20 The Persons Unit
303
21 Bedmaking
320
22 Personal Hygiene
335
23 Grooming
366
24 Urinary Elimination
388
25 Urinary Catheters
407
26 Bowel Elimination
422
27 Nutrition and Fluids
442
28 Nutritional Support and IV Therapy
473
29 Measuring Vital Signs
486
30 Exercise and Activity
513
31 Comfort Rest and Sleep
532
32 Admissions Transfers and Discharges
545
33 Assisting With the Physical Examination
561
34 Collecting and Testing Specimens
567
43 Cancer Immune System and Skin Disorders
694
44 Nervous System and MusculoSkeletal Disorders
705
45 Cardiovascular Respiratory and Lymphatic Disorders
724
46 Digestive and Endocrine Disorders
739
47 Urinary and Reproductive Disorders
749
48 Mental Health Disorders
757
49 Confusion and Dementia
769
50 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
786
51 Sexuality
794
52 Caring for Mothers and Babies
800
53 Assisted Living
822
54 Basic Emergency Care
829
55 EndofLife Care
851
56 Getting a Job
860
Review Question Answers
870
Appendix A
873
Appendix B
874
Appendix C
876
Appendix D
877
Glossary
883
Key Abbreviations
893
Index
895
Inside Back Cover
917
Laminated card
918
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