Nursing Procedures Made Incredibly Easy!

Publication Year: 2015

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Webb, Adele

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-630041-6

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 88

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Description

Written in the popular, lighthearted Incredibly Easy style, this comprehensive guide offers expert, step-by-step direction on a broad range of fundamental and system-based nursing procedures. This enjoyable way to learn nursing’s best practices will help you stay up-to-date with the latest in technology, nursing standards, NCLEX preparation, and safe, quality care.

New and updated content offers:
- Crucial patient care methods
- Current nursing practice guidelines
- Directions for using the latest medical technology
- Directions for ensuring patient safety and providing quality care

Coverage of topics including:
- Fundamental nursing procedures - Easy-to-follow algorithms for a patient’s entire hospital stay, from intake to discharge, including surgical care
- Specimen collection - Clear directions on collecting blood, urine, and other specimens
- Physical treatments - Techniques for heat and cold application, baths, support devices, wound care, drug administration, I.V. therapy, and more
- System-based procedures - Directions on procedures for all body systems
- Clear direction to meet the needs of your maternal, neonatal, and pediatric patients
- Easy-to-follow format for each procedure - Quick-skim paragraphs and bulleted lists specify equipment, step-by-step instructions, and practice pointers
- Nursing procedures guides such as comparing biological dressings and assessing pressure ulcers

Special features:
- Just the facts – Outline of chapter content at start of every chapter
- Write it down - Essential documentation points for each procedure
- Ages and stages – Issues where patient’s age impacts a procedure
- Handle with care - Patient care tips for elderly, pediatric, and bariatric patients
- Memory joggers – Simple tricks for remembering complex concepts
- Warning - Possible dangers, risks, complications, or contraindications associated with a particular procedure
- Quick Quiz – Questions & Answers at the end of every chapter

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Webb, Adele
ISBN: 978-1-49-630041-6
Specialty:
Dictionaries & Word References
Skills & Procedures
References
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 648
Illustrations: 300
Year: 2015
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 88

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