Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition

Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

5th Edition

By Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL; Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Research Scientist, Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO and Martha Keene Elkin, RN, MSN, IBCLC, Nursing Educator for Associate Degree Nursing, Private Practice Lactation Consultant, Mother Care of Maine, Comprehensive Breastfeeding Services, Sumner, ME; Formerly, Lactation Counselor, Stephens Memorial Hospital, Norway, ME

Unit 1: Quality and Safety in Nursing Practice

Chapter 1: Using Evidence in Nursing Practice  NEW!

Chapter 2: Communication & Collaboration

Chapter 3: Documentation and Informatics

Chapter 4: Patient Safety & Quality Improvement

Chapter 5: Infection Control

Unit 2: Patient Assessment Skills

Chapter 6: Vital Signs

Chapter 7: Health Assessment

Chapter 8: Specimen Collection

Chapter 9: Diagnostic Procedures

Unit 3: Basic Human Needs

Chapter 10: Bathing and Personal Hygiene

Chapter 11: Care of the Eye and Ear

Chapter 12: Promoting Nutrition

Chapter 13: Pain Management

Chapter 14: Promoting Oxygenation

Unit 4: Activity and Mobility

Chapter 15: Safe Patient Handling

Chapter 16: Exercise & Mobility

Chapter 17: Support Surfaces and Special Beds

Chapter 18: Traction, Cast Care, and Immobilization Devices

Unit 5: Promoting Elimination

Chapter 19: Urinary Elimination

Chapter 20: Bowel Elimination

Chapter 21: Ostomy Care

Unit 6: Medication Administration

Chapter 22: Preparation for Safe Medication Administration

Chapter 23: Nonparenteral Medications

Chapter 24: Parenteral Medications

Unit 7: Dressings and Wound Care

Chapter 25: Wound Care and Irrigation

Chapter 26: Pressure Ulcers

Chapter 27: Dressings Bandages and Binders

Chapter 28: Therapeutic Use of Heat and Cold

Unit 8: Complex Nursing Interventions

Chapter 29: Intravenous Therapy

Chapter 30: Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Care

Chapter 31 Emergency Measures for Life Support in the Hospital Setting

Unit 9: Supportive Nursing Interventions

Chapter 32: Palliative Care

Chapter 33: Home Care Safety


A: Answer key to end-of-chapter exercises

B: Abbreviations and Equivalents