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Managing Client Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Terrorism readiness and disaster management content has been added to prepare readers for today's most relevant issues.
    • The chapter on Understanding the Context of Health has been thoroughly revised to offer readers a glimpse into the heart of the business of health care. New content in this chapter includes economic and political ties to seamless health care, nursing informatics, and technology in practice.
    • The latest issues facing staff nursing are covered - including content on staff shortages, mandatory overtime, agency nurses/temps, self-preservation, and continuing education.
    • Revised and updated instructor's resources are now located online for added flexibility.

Key Features

    • Content focuses on client care management, rather than staff management, to go beyond basic management concepts and help those whose role will be managing quality client care.
    • Essential theoretical information is covered with an emphasis on practical application.
    • Application Exercises at the end of each chapter challenge readers to apply what they've just learned. A brief clinical situation is followed by questions or commands to describe the solution, based on what was learned in the chapter.
    • Critical Thinking Scenarios at the end of each chapter give readers a short case study to consider and questions to test their application of knowledge.
    • A competency-based format is applied throughout and is based on a research study that identifies clinical management skills needed by beginning staff nurses.
    • Objectives and Key Concepts at the beginning of each chapter provide readers with a glimpse at important information contained within. Key concepts are also shown in boldface upon first mention in that chapter.
    • Cartoons are provided throughout to keep readers more actively interested in the text content.

Author Information

    By Elizabeth F. Wywialowski, EdD, MS, BSN, CRRN, RN

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Managing Client Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2004