9780766808263

Foundations of Nursing : Caring for the Whole Person

  • ISBN 13:

    9780766808263

  • ISBN 10:

    0766808262

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 02/29/2000
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

This full-color, highly illustrated book for practical and vocational nursing programs includes material for all courses (except anatomy and physiology) in LPN/LVN programs. Following the nursing process format, topics covered in this comprehensive book include: nursing skills, history and nursing organizations, legal and ethical issues, cultural aspects, communication, human development, health promotion, infection control, homeostasis, gerontological nursing, medical-surgical nursing, health care in the community, maternal-child nursing, mental health and illness, and leadership/work transition. Special boxes highlighting information relating to life cycle considerations, client teaching, home health care, safety, cultural considerations, infection control, internet activities, and professional tips are found throughout. (KEYWORDS: LPN/LVN, LPN, LVN, nursing skills, introduction, foundations, med-surg, medical-surgical, holistic, comprehensive, fundamentals, pediatric nursing, maternity nursing, psychiatric nursing, mental health nursing, gerontological nursing, leadership, nursing process, procedures, vocational nursing, health promotion, critical thinking, health promotion, critical thinking, care plans, case study)

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