Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing, Just the Facts, 8th Edition

Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing

8th Edition Just the Facts

By Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Research Scientist, Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL; Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL ; Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Chair and White Family Endowed Professor of Nursing, Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN and 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


1. Health Care Terminology

2. Medications: Calculations and Administration

3. Infection Control

4. Basic Nursing Assessments

5. Documentation

6. Integumentary System

7. Skeletal System

8. Muscular System

9. Nervous System

10. Circulatory System

11. Respiratory System

12. Endocrine System

13. Digestive System

14. Urinary System

15. Reproductive System

16. Tests and Procedures

17. Surgical Nursing Care

18. Patient Safety

19. Care of the Dying

Appendix: English-to-Spanish Translation Guide: Key Medical Questions