Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills

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Item#: 9780323547017
Edition 07
Author Perry & Potter
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Master nursing skills with this guide from the respected Perry, Potter & Ostendorf author team! The concise coverage inNursing Interventions & Clinical Skills, 7th Edition makes it easy to learn the skills most commonly used in everyday nursing practice. Clear, step-by-step instructions cover more than 160 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills - from measuring body temperature to insertion of a peripheral intravenous device - using evidence-based concepts to improve patient safety and outcomes. A streamlined, visual approach makes the book easy to read, and an Evolve companion website enhances learning with review questions and handy checklists for each clinical skill.

Table of Contents
Unit 1: Quality and Safety in Nursing Practice <
>1. Using Evidence in Nursing Practice<
>2. Communication & Collaboration<
>3. Documentation and Informatics<
>4. Patient Safety & Quality Improvement<
>5. Infection Control<
>6. Disaster Preparedness<
>Unit 2: Patient Assessment Skills <
>7. Vital Signs<
>8. Health Assessment<
>9. Specimen Collection<
>10. Diagnostic Procedures<
>Unit 3: Basic Human Needs <
>11. Bathing and Personal Hygiene<
>12. Care of the Eye and Ear<
>13. Promoting Nutrition<
>14. Parenteral Nutrition<
>15. Pain Management<
>16. Promoting Oxygenation<
>Unit 4: Activity and Mobility <
>17. Safe Patient Handling<
>18. Exercise, Mobility & Immobilization Devices<
>Unit 5: Promoting Elimination<
> 19. Urinary Elimination<
>20. Bowel Elimination<
>21. Ostomy Care<
>Unit 6: Medication Administration <
>22. Preparation for Safe Medication Administration<
>23. Nonparenteral Medications<
>24. Parenteral Medications<
>Unit 7: Dressings and Wound Care <
>25. Wound Care and Irrigation<
>26. Pressure Injury Prevention and Care<
>27. Dressings Bandages and Binders<
>Unit 8: Complex Nursing Interventions <
>28. Intravenous Therapy<
>29. Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Care<
>30. Emergency Measures for Life Support<
>Unit 9: Supportive Nursing Interventions <
>31. End-of-Life Care<
>32. Home Care Safety