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Table of Contents

Unit 1.
Foundations for practice -- -- ch. 1.
Health care delivery systems -- -- ch. 2.
Roles and the interdisciplinary team -- -- ch. 3.
Delegation of nurse-related tasks -- -- ch. 4.
Health promotion and disease prevention -- -- ch. 5.
Nursing care of the individual, family and community -- -- ch. 6.
Complementary alternative therapies -- -- ch. 7.
Nursing process -- -- ch. 8.
Critical thinking -- -- ch. 9.
Basic communication -- -- ch. 10.
Therapeutic communication -- -- ch. 11.
Client education -- -- ch. 12.
Documentation and reporting -- -- ch. 13.
Ethics and values -- -- ch. 14.
Legal responsibilities -- -- ch. 15.
Infant (birth to 1 year) -- -- ch. 16.
Toddler (12 months to 3 years) -- -- ch. 17.
Preschooler (3 to 5 years) -- -- ch. 18.
School-age child (5 to 12 years) -- -- ch. 19.
Adolescent (12 to 20 years) -- -- ch. 20.
Young adult (20 to 40 years) -- -- ch. 21.
Middle adult (40 to 60 years) -- -- ch. 22.
Older adult (over 65 year).
Unit 2.
Health assessment -- -- ch. 23.
Temperature -- -- ch. 24.
Pulse -- -- ch. 25.
Respirations and pulse oximetry -- -- ch. 26.
Blood pressure -- -- ch. 27.
Health history -- -- ch. 28.
General survey -- -- ch. 29.
Physical assessment techniques -- -- ch. 30.
Skin, hair, and nails -- -- ch. 31.
Head and neck -- -- ch. 32.
Eyes -- -- ch. 33.
Ears, nose, mouth, and throat -- -- ch. 34.
Breasts -- -- ch. 35.
Thorax and lungs -- -- ch. 36.
Circulatory system -- -- ch. 37.
Abdomen -- -- ch. 38.
Musculoskeletal system -- -- ch. 39.
Neurological system -- -- ch. 40.
Genitalia and rectum.
Unit 3.
Basic nursing care -- -- ch. 41.
Admission process -- -- ch. 42.
Transfer and discharge process -- -- ch. 43.
Basic principles of medication administration -- -- ch. 44.
Safe medication administration and error prevention -- -- ch. 45.
Dosage calculation -- -- ch. 46.
Intravenous therapy -- -- ch. 47.
Client safety -- -- ch. 48.
Ergonomic principles and client positioning -- -- ch. 49.
Medical and surgical asepsis -- -- ch. 50.
Infection control -- -- ch. 51.
Hygiene care -- -- ch. 52.
Application of heat and cold -- -- ch. 53.
Mobility and immobility -- -- ch. 54.
Rest and sleep -- -- ch. 55.
Pain management -- -- ch. 56.
Nutrition and oral hydration -- -- ch. 57.
Wound healing and management -- -- ch. 58.
Pressure ulcers.
Unit 4.
Supporting psychosocial, family, cultural and spiritual health -- -- ch. 59.
Stress, adaptation, coping, and compliance -- -- ch. 60.
Self-concept, body image, and sexuality -- -- ch. 61.
Assessment of family systems and family dynamics -- -- ch. 62.
Situational role changes -- -- ch. 63.
Culturally competent care -- -- ch. 64.
Spiritual care -- -- ch. 65.
Grief, loss, and end of life -- -- ch. 66.
Palliative care -- -- ch. 67.
Death and postmortem care.
Unit 5.
Supporting physiologic needs -- -- ch. 68.
Oxygenation assessment and oxygen administration -- -- ch. 69.
Artificial airway -- -- ch. 70.
Airway clearance and specimen collection -- -- ch. 71.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- -- ch. 72.
Promoting venous return -- -- ch. 73.
Fluid balance -- -- ch. 74.
Electrolyte and acid-base balance -- -- ch. 75.
Glucose monitoring -- -- ch. 76.
Gastroenteral feedings -- -- ch. 77.
Nasogastric tubes -- -- ch. 78.
Bowel elimination needs and specimen collection -- -- ch. 79.
Urinary elimination needs and specimen collection -- -- ch. 80.
Assisting the client with sensoriperceptual alterations.

Edition Notes

Cover title.

"The overall goal of this Assessment Technologies Institute, LLC (ATI) Content Mastery Series module is to provide nursing students with an additional resource for the focused review of "Fundamentals for nursing" content relevant to NCLEX preparation and entry level nursing practice."--Preface.

Includes bibliographical references.

Series Content mastery series, Content mastery series
Other Titles Fundamentals for nursing review module

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 610.73
Library of Congress RT55 .F86 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination ix, 746 pages ;
Number of pages 746

ID Numbers

Open Library OL26335506M
Internet Archive isbn_9781933107677
ISBN 10 1933107677
ISBN 13 9781933107677
OCLC/WorldCat 317551742

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