Princeton University Library Catalog

Fundamentals of nursing : standards & practice / Sue C. DeLaune, Patricia K. Ladner.

Author:
DeLaune, Sue C. (Sue Carter) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Clifton Park, NY : Delmar Cengage Learning, 2011.
Εdition:
4th ed.
Description:
xxxviii, 1415 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Summary note:
"Fundamentals of Nursing, Fourth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental nursing concepts, skills and standards of practice that will challenge introductory nursing students to learn and apply critical thinking skills for culturally diverse populations in a variety of environments. Research, evidence-based practice and emerging practice issues are highlighted to help readers prepare for delivering care across a continuum of settings. This book highlights the core themes of nursing, including nurse, person, health and environment"--BOOK JACKET.
Notes:
Previous ed.: 2006.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1363-1381) and index.
Contents:
Unit 1. Nursing's Perspective: Past, Present, and Future -- 1. Evolution of Nursing and Nursing Education -- 2. Nursing Theory -- 3. Research and Evidence-Based Practice -- 4. Health Care Delivery, Quality, and Continuum of Care -- Unit 2. Nursing Process: The Standard of Care -- 5. Critical Thinking, Decision Making, and Nursing Process -- 6. Assessment -- 7. Nursing Diagnosis -- 8. Planning and Outcome Identification -- 9. Implementation -- 10. Evaluation -- Unit 3. Professional Accountability -- 11. Leadership, Delegation, and Power -- 12. Legal and Ethical Responsibilities -- 13. Documentation and Informatics -- Unit 4. Promoting Client Health -- 14. Nursing, Healing, and Caring -- 15. Communication -- 16. Health and Wellness Promotion -- 17. Family and Community Health -- 18. The Life Cycle -- 19. The Older Adult -- 20. Cultural Diversity -- 21. Client Education -- Unit 5. Responding to Basic Psychosocial Needs -- 22. Self-Concept -- 23. Stress, Anxiety, Adaptation, and Change -- 24. Spirituality -- 25. Loss and Grief -- Unit 6. Responding to Basic Physiological Needs -- 26. Vital Signs -- 27. Physical Assessment -- 28. Diagnostic Testing -- 29. Safety, Infection Control, and Hygiene -- 30. Medication Administration -- 31. Complementary and Alternative Modalities -- 32. Oxygenation -- 33. Fluids and Electrolytes -- 34. Nutrition -- 35. Comfort and Sleep -- 36. Mobility -- 37. Skin Integrity and Wound Healing -- 38. Sensation, Perception, and Cognition -- 39. Elimination -- 40. Nursing Care of the Perioperative Client.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781435480674 (hbk.)
  • 1435480678 (hbk.)
OCLC:
477272825
Related name:
RCP:
C - S