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Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of nursing: Concepts, Process and Practice, 10/e

Kozier and Erb

Author(s):
  • Audrey Berman
  • Shirlee Snyder
  • Geralyn Frandsen
  • Author: Audrey Berman
    • ISBN:9789332584372
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332584370
    • Price:Rs. 1899.00
    • Pages:1536
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    This text is the tenth edition of one of the most revered text for nursing foundations— Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing—a gold standard that helps students embark on their careers in nursing.

    For years, this impeccable text set the foundation for nursing excellence with its clear and approachable writing style. The book prepare readers to become effective nurses with its balanced coverage of the key concepts of contemporary nursing, as well as the latest nursing evidence, standards, and competencies. The new QSEN competencies,  incorporated in this edition, draw connections to actual nursing practice and help students develop their clinical-reasoning abilities and to learn and maintain safety and quality in their provision of nursing care.This edition also includes legal aspects of nursing in India INC standards of care and code of ethics and code of professional conduct for nurses in India. Health care delivery, community nursing care and home care in the Indian scenario have also been discussed in detail.

    Table of Content

    UNIT 1 The Nature of Nursing
    Chapter 1 Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice
    Chapter 2 Evidence-Based Practice and Research in Nursing
    Chapter 3 Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks
    Chapter 4 Legal Aspects of Nursing
    Chapter 5 Values, Ethics, and Advocacy

    UNIT 2 Contemporary Health Care
    Chapter 6 Health Care Delivery Systems
    Chapter 7 Community Nursing and Care Continuity
    Chapter 8 Home Care
    Chapter 9 Electronic Health Records and Information Technology

    UNIT 3 The Nursing Process
    Chapter 10 Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning
    Chapter 11 Assessing
    Chapter 12 Diagnosing
    Chapter 13 Planning
    Chapter 14 Implementing and Evaluating
    Chapter 15 Documenting and Reporting

    UNIT 4 Health Beliefs and Practices
    Chapter 16 Health Promotion
    Chapter 17 Health, Wellness, and Illness
    Chapter 18 Culturally Responsive Nursing Care
    Chapter 19 Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities

    UNIT 5 Life Span Development
    Chapter 20 Concepts of Growth and Development
    Chapter 21 Promoting Health from Conception Through Adolescence
    Chapter 22 Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults
    Chapter 23 Promoting Health in Older Adults
    Chapter 24 Promoting Family Health

    UNIT 6 Integral Aspects of Nursing
    Chapter 25 Caring
    Chapter 26 Communicating
    Chapter 27 Teaching
    Chapter 28 Leading, Managing, and Delegating

    UNIT 7 Assessing Health
    Chapter 29 Vital Signs
    Chapter 30 Health Assessment

    UNIT 8 Integral Components of Client Care

    Chapter 31 Asepsis
    Chapter 32 Safety
    Chapter 33 Hygiene
    Chapter 34 Diagnostic Testing
    Chapter 35 Medications
    Chapter 36 Skin Integrity and Wound Care
    Chapter 37 Perioperative Nursing

    UNIT 9 Promoting Psychosocial Health
    Chapter 38 Sensory Perception
    Chapter 39 Self-Concept
    Chapter 40 Sexuality
    Chapter 41 Spirituality
    Chapter 42 Stress and Coping
    Chapter 43 Loss, Grieving, and Death

    UNIT 10 Promoting Physiological Health
    Chapter 44 Activity and Exercise
    Chapter 45 Sleep
    Chapter 46 Pain Management
    Chapter 47 Nutrition
    Chapter 48 Urinary Elimination
    Chapter 49 Fecal Elimination
    Chapter 50 Oxygenation
    Chapter 51 Circulation
    Chapter 52 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

    Appendix A Answers to Test Your
    Knowledge
    Appendix B Review Questions
    GLOSSARY
    INDEX "
     

    Salient Features

    "New and enhanced features:

    QSEN linkages: QSEN competencies addresses the gap between nursing education and practice
    Culturally Responsive Care: Highlights diversity and special considerations in nursing care
    Evidence-Based Practice: Focuses evidence-informed practice to highlight relevant research and its implications for nursing care
    Home Care Assessment: Focuses on educating the client, family, and community to recognize what is needed for care at home
    Men in nursing: Includes increased information about men in nursing from a historical and current perspective
    Safety Alerts: Correlate to the Patient Safety Goals and identify other crucial safety issues.

    Hallmark Pedagogy:

    Nursing care plans                                                Self-care alerts
    Clinical alerts                                                         Concept maps
    Drug capsule boxes                                               Practice guidelines
    Chapter highlights                                                 Test your knowledge
    Clinical manifestation boxes                              Critical thinking checkpoints
    Applying critical thinking- questions                Meeting the standards- end of unit activities
    "