Fundamentals of Nursing - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 10, 2020 - Medical - 1440 pages

Learn the concepts and skills you need to provide excellent nursing care! Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, clinical reasoning, nursing theory, evidence-based practice, and patient-centered care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to succeed in the classroom and in your career.

 

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Contents

1 Nursing and the Health Care Environment
1
2 Caring Throughout the Life Span
68
3 Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice
196
4 Professional Standards in Nursing Practice
294
5 Foundations for Nursing Practice
384
6 Psychosocial Basis for Nursing Practice
690
7 Physiological Basis for Nursing Practice
777
GLOSSARY
1370
INDEX
1388
CONTENTS
1425
Special Features
1427
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About the author (2020)

Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO

Anne Griffin Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois

Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL

Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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