9780130493712

Clinical Nursing Skills: Basic to Advanced Skills

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130493712

  • ISBN 10:

    0130493716

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This best seller remains a comprehensive source of essential clinical skills presented within the nursing process framework to facilitate student success. Now in its Sixth Edition, Clinical Nursing Skills continues its high standards for skill presentation. The book provides over 650 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills presented in a clear, concise, and step-by-step format, supported by over 1100 photos and illustrations. Special Features NEW-Coverage of disaster nursing includes the latest information on: triage, smallpox vaccination, personal protection, and nursing interventions in case of an emergency. NEW-Pediatric and maternity assessments and selected skills round out students' knowledge of special populations. NEW-Cultural Competence and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice sections highlight their impact on nursing practice. NEW-Case studies present real-world scenarios for students. Expanded Theoretical Concepts open each chapter to offer students a base of knowledge. Clinical Alerts highlight critical aspects of client care. Expanded Management and Delegation Guidelines point out regulations of care. Critical Thinking strategies, with a focus on unexpected outcomes, help students apply skills in practice. Gerontologic Considerations provide variations for the older adult allowing students to identify the clear differences in this growing population.

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