Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 6th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Smith-Temple, Jean; Johnson, Joyce Young
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This handy pocket reference, now in its sixth edition, delivers step by step instruction on about 200 of the most commonly performed nursing skills.
Each skill is presented according to its place in the nursing process and includes relevant information on required equipment, assessment needed, sample diagnosis, care planning, implementation, expected outcomes, and sample documentation. Coverage includes suggestions on how to alter a procedure based on client, plus home health considerations, cost-cutting tips, and when to delegate a procedure.
Nurses' Guide to Clinical Procedures