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Just the Facts, 4th Edition

A Pocket Guide to Basic Nursing

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Just the Facts provides beginning students with all the facts and figures they need to know for their early clinical experiences. It's a portable, concise reference that contains a wealth of information, ranging from definitions and abbreviations to dosage calculations and lab values. It's a valuable tool that students will rely on throughout their nursing career.

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New to This Edition

    • Thoroughly updated information reflects current practice:.
      • Includes new 2007 Pressure Ulcer Staging Guidelines from the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.
      • Includes new guidelines for restraint and bedrail use.
      • Includes current NANDA, NIC, and NOC.
      • Includes new abbreviation guidelines from The Joint Commission.

Key Features

    • Content presented in tabular, list and outline format provides quick and easy retrieval.
    • Includes basic facts and figures students need for early clinical experiences.
    • Basic assessment by body system allows for ease in locating specific information.
    • Small, portable size enhances utility for students.
    • Chapter outlines with corresponding page numbers provide quick, easy access to information.
    • English-to-Spanish Translation Guide assists students posing general medical questions to Spanish-speaking patients.

Author Information

    By Veronica Peterson, BA, RN, BSN, MS, Manager of Clinical Support, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation; Adjunct Clinical Instructor, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, Madison, WI

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Just the Facts, 4th Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 400 Pages
  • Trim Size: 4 1/3 X 7 3/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-05520-8
  • Copyright: 2009