Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002 - Medical - 1490 pages
Completely revised and updated, this broad yet comprehensive edition contains twenty-nine chapters on nursing issues and clinical practice. Topics cover practice and process, documentation, legal issues, health promotion, physical assessment, I.V. therapy, surgical care, and more. Disorders are organized by body system and feature an overview of anatomy and physiology, assessment, diagnostic tests, medication, treatment, and home care, with coverage of care for maternal-neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, emergency, and psychiatric patients. Added features include grabbing nursing procedure graphics, complementary therapies, clinical pathways, and cultural information. Over 1,000 illustrations, charts, and graphs enhance the text, with a new appendix relating Internet sites for nurses.
 

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A very imformative book, especially for a student nurse. I found the book highlighted many nursing practices which good uses of clinical resources.

Contents

Nursing process
11
Documentation
19
Legal issues
25
Intentional torts
31
physical assessment
50
Health promotion
73
Surgical patient care 137 Diagnostic tests
540
Nursing diagnoses 207 15 Gastrointestinal care
680
Maternal and neonatal care
1177
Pediatric care
1223
Gerontologic care
1258
Cancer care
1300
Psychiatric care
1373
Treatments
1413
An overview
1460
Common antibiotics
1466

Respiratory care 324 Assessment
687
Diagnostic tests 347
792
Nutritional care
802
Nursing diagnoses 359
813
21
998
Dangerous drug interactions
1472
Index
1480
Disorders 361
1488
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