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Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing

Kozier & Erb

  • Audrey Berman
  • Shirlee Snyder
  • Author: Audrey Berman
    • ISBN:9789332519060
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332519064
    • Price:Rs. 2050.00
    • Pages:1666
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, 9/e thoroughly addresses the key concepts of contemporary professional nursing, helping nurses grow and evolve to meet the demands of a dramatically changing health care system. The Ninth Edition's content has been systematically revised to reflect new evidence, and a stronger emphasis on aging, wellness, safety, and home- and community-based care. Coverage includes: health promotion, disease prevention, holistic care, multiculturalism, nursing theories, informatics, research, ethics, advocacy, and many other topics. Designed for use with any nursing theory or conceptual framework, this edition contains several new pedagogical features, including new Safety and Self-Care alerts.

    Table of Content

    Unit 1. The Nature of Nursing
    1. Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice
    2. Evidence-Based Practice and Research in Nursing
    3. Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks
    4. Legal Aspects of Nursing
    5. Values, Ethics and Advocacy
    Unit 2. Contemporary Health Care
    6. Health Care Delivery Systems
    7. Community Nursing and Care Continuity
    8. Home Care
    9. Electronic Health Records and Information Technology
    Unit 3. The Nursing Process
    10. Critical Thinking and Nursing Practice
    11. Assessing
    12. Diagnosing
    13. Planning
    14. Implementing and Evaluating
    15. Documenting and Reporting
    Unit 4. Health Beliefs and Practices
    16. Health Promotion
    17. Health, Wellness, and Illness
    18. Culture and Heritage
    19. Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities
    Unit 5. Life Span Development
    20. Concepts of Growth and Development
    21. Promoting Health from Conception through Adolescence
    22. Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults
    23. Promoting Health in Older Adults
    24. Promoting Family Health
    Unit 6. Integrated Aspects of Nursing
    25. Caring
    26. Communicating
    27. Teaching
    28. Leading, Managing, and Delegating
    Unit 7. Assessing Health
    29. Vital Signs
    30. Health Assessment
    Unit 8. Integral Components of Client Care
    31. Asepsis
    32. Safety
    33. Hygiene
    34. Diagnostic Testing
    35. Medications
    36. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
    37. Perioperative Nursing
    Unit 9. Promoting Psychosocial Health
    38. Sensory Perception
    39. Self-Concept
    40. Sexuality
    41. Spirituality
    42. Stress and Coping
    43. Loss, Grieving, and Death
    Unit 10. Promoting Physiological Health
    44. Activity and Exercise
    45. Sleep
    46. Pain Management
    47. Nutrition
    48. Urinary Elimination
    49. Fecal Elimination
    50. Oxygenation
    51. Circulation
    52. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
    Appendix A. Answers to Anatomy and Physiology, Critical thinking Possibilities, and Answers to Test Your Knowledge
    Appendix B. 20XX-20XX NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
    Appendix C. Measurement Scales Used in Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC)


    Salient Features

    • Nursing Care Plans-presenting sample written guides organizing information about a client's care
    • Critical Thinking Checkpoints-presenting brief case studies followed by questions designed to stimulate deeper consideration
    • Identifying Nursing Diagnoses, Outcomes, and Interventions Tabels-providing guidelines, with data clusters and current NIC and NOC language for each specific disorder
    • Drug Capsule Boxes-providing brief overviews of drug information, nursing responsibilities, and related client teaching
    • Anatomy & Physiology Review Boxes-in selected clinical chapters, with additional critical thinking questions
    • Developmental Assessment Guidelines-supporting coverage of caring for babies, children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults
    • Nursing Process in Action-presented in a two page visual depiction of the components of the nursing process