Mosby's Pocket Guide To Nursing Skills & Procedures

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Item#: 9780323529105
Edition 09
Author Potter & Potter
Cover Spiral bound
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Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures, 9thEdition, is a concise, pocket-sized study tool and clinical reference based on the best-selling textbookClinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 9th Edition! This spiral-bound presents 85 key nursing skills in a convenient, A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why and how to use specific techniques to help you troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them. With the latest in evidence-based practice this essential guide is a great tool to help you safely and effectively perform core nursing skills.

Table of Contents
A Skill 1. Acapella DeviceSkill 2. Aquathermia and Heating PadsSkill 3. Aspiration PrecautionsSkill 4. Assistive Device Ambulation (Use of Crutches, Cane, and Walker)Skill 5. Automated External Defi
illatorB Skill 6. Bladder Volume MeasurementSkill 7. Blood AdministrationSkill 8. Blood Pressure by Auscultation: Upper extremities, Lower extremities, PalpationSkill 9. Blood Glucose TestingSkill 10. Blood Pressure: AutomaticC Skill 11. Cardiac Monitor: ApplyingSkill 12. Central Venous Access Device Care: Central Venous Catheter, PortsSkill 13. Chest Tube CareSkill 14. Cold ApplicationsSkill 15. Condom CatheterSkill 16. Continuous Passive Motion MachineSkill 17. Continuous Subcutaneous InfusionD Skill 18. Dressings: Dry and Moist-to-Dry,Skill 29. Dressings: Hydrocolloid, Hydrogel, Foam, or AlginateSkill 20. Dressings: TransparentE Skill 21. Ear Drop AdministrationSkill 22. Ear IrrigationsSkill 23. Electrocardiogram: Obtaining a 12-LeadSkill 24. EnemasSkill 25. Enteral Nutrition via Gastrostomy or Jejunostomy TubeSkill 26. Enteral Nutrition via a Nasoenteric Feeding TubeSkill 27. Epidural AnalgesiaSkill 28. Eye IrrigationSkill 29. Eye Medications: Drops and OintmentF Skill 30. Fall Prevention in a Health Care FacilitySkill 31. Fecal Impaction: Removing DigitallyH Skill 32. Hypothermia and Hyperthermia BlanketsI Skill 33. Incentive SpirometerySkill 34. Intradermal InjectionsSkill 35. Intramuscular InjectionsSkill 36. Intravenous Medications: Intermittent Infusion Sets and Mini-Infusion PumpsSkill 37. Intravenous Medications: Intravenous BolusSkill 38. Isolation PrecautionsM Skill 39. Mechanical LiftsSkill 40. Metered-Dose InhalersSkill 41. Moist Heat (Compress and Sitz Bath)Skill 42. Mouth Care: Unconscious or Debilitated PatientsN Skill 43. Nail and Foot CareSkill 44. Nasoenteral Tube: Placement and IrrigationSkill 45. Nasogastric Tube for Gastric Decompression: Insertion and RemovalSkill 46. Negative-Pressure Wound TherapyO Skill 47. Oral MedicationsSkill 48. Oral Medications: Nasogastric Tube AdministrationSkill 49. Ostomy Care (Pouching)Skill 50. Oxygen Therapy: Nasal Cannula, Oxygen Mask, T Tube, or Tracheostomy CollarP Skill 51. Parenteral Medication Preparation: Ampules and VialsSkill 52. Parenteral Medications: Mixing Medications in One SyringeSkill 53. Patient-Controlled AnalgesiaSkill 54. Peripheral Intravenous Care: Dressing Care, DiscontinuationSkill 55. Peripheral Intravenous Care: Regulating Intravenous Flow Rate, Changing Tubing and SolutionSkill 56. Peripheral Intravenous InsertionSkill 57. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter CareSkill 58. Postoperative ExercisesSkill 59. Pressure Bandages (Applying)Skill 60. Pressure Ulcer Risk AssessmentSkill 61. Pressure Ulcer TreatmentSkill 62. Pulse OximetryR Skill 63. Rectal Suppository InsertionSkill 64. Respiration AssessmentSkill 65. Restraint ApplicationSkill 66. Restraint-Free EnvironmentS Skill 67. Seizure PrecautionsSkill 68. Sequential Compression Device and Elastic StockingsSkill 69. Specialty Beds: Air-Fluidized, Air Suspension, and RotokeneticSkill 70. Sterile GlovingSkill 71. Sterile Technique: Donning and Removing Cap, Mask, and Protective EyewearSkill 72. Subcutaneous InjectionsSkill 73. Suctioning: Closed (In-line)Skill 74. Suctioning: Nasopharyngeal, Nasotracheal, and Artificial AirwaySkill 75. Suprapubic Catheter CareSkill 76. Suture and Staple RemovalT Skill 77. Topical Skin ApplicationsSkill 78. Tracheostomy CareU Skill 79. Urinary Catheter InsertionSkill 80. Urinary Catheter Care and RemovalSkill 81. Urinary Catheter IrrigationSkill 82. Urinary Diversion: Pouching an Incontinent Urinary DiversionV Skill 83. Vaginal InstillationsSkill 84. Venipuncture: Collecting Blood Specimens and Cultures by Syringe and Vacutainer MethodW Skill 85. Wound Drainage Devices: Jackson-Pratt, HemovacSkill 86. Wound IrrigationAppendix: Overview of CDC Hand Hygiene GuidelinesBibliography