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Contents Part A Foundations of Nursing Unit 1 The Nature of Nursing 1 The Origins of Nursing 2 Beginning Your Nursing Career 3 The Healthcare Delivery System 4 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing Unit 2 Personal and Environmental Health 5 Basic Human Needs 6 Health and Wellness 7 Community Health 8 Transcultural Healthcare Unit 3 Development Throughout the Life Cycle 9 The Family 10 Infancy and Childhood 11 Adolescence 12 Early and Middle Adulthood 13 Older Adulthood and Aging 14 Death and Dying Unit 4 Structure and Function 15 Organization of the Human Body 16 The Integumentary System 17 Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 18 The Musculoskeletal System 19 The Nervous System 20 The Endocrine System 21 The Sensory System 22 The Cardiovascular System 23 The Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems 24 The Immune System 25 The Respiratory System 26 The Digestive System 27 The Urinary System 28 The Male Reproductive System 29 The Female Reproductive System Unit 5 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 30 Basic Nutrition 31 Transcultural and Social Aspects of Nutrition 32 Diet Therapy and Special Diets Part B Nursing Care Skills Unit 6 The Nursing Process 33 Introduction to the Nursing Process 34 Nursing Assessment 35 Nursing Diagnosis and Planning 36 Implementing and Evaluating Care 37 Documenting and Reporting Unit 7 Safety in the Healthcare Facility 38 The Healthcare Facility Environment 39 Emergency Preparedness 40 Introduction to Microbiology 41 Medical Asepsis 42 Infection Control 43 Emergency Care and First Aid Unit 8 Client Care 44 Therapeutic Communication Skills 45 Admission, Transfer, and Discharge 46 Vital Signs 47 Data Collection in Client Care 48 Body Mechanics and Positioning 49 Beds and Bed Making 50 Personal Hygiene and Skin Care 51 Elimination 52 Specimen Collection 53 Bandages and Binders 54 Heat and Cold Applications 55 Client Comfort and Pain Management 56 Preoperative and Postoperative Care 57 Surgical Asepsis 58 Wound Care 59 End-of-Life Care Unit 9 Pharmacology and Administration of Medications 60 Review of Mathematics 61 Introduction to Pharmacology 62 Classification of Medications 63 Administration of Medications Part C Nursing Throughout the Life Cycle Unit 10 Maternal and Newborn Nursing 64 Normal Pregnancy 65 Normal Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum Care 66 Care of the Normal Newborn 67 High-Risk Pregnancy and Childbirth 68 The High-Risk Newborn 69 Sexuality, Fertility, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Unit 11 Pediatric Nursing 70 Fundamentals of Pediatric Nursing 71 Care of the Infant, Toddler, or Preschooler 72 Care of the School-Age Child or Adolescent 73 The Child or Adolescent With Special Needs Unit 12 Adult Care Nursing 74 Skin Disorders 75 Disorders in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 76 Musculoskeletal Disorders 77 Nervous System Disorders 78 Endocrine Disorders 79 Sensory System Disorders 80 Cardiovascular Disorders 81 Blood and Lymph Disorders 82 Cancer 83 Allergic, Immune, and Autoimmune Disorders 84 HIV and AIDS 85 Respiratory Disorders 86 Oxygen Therapy and Respiratory Care 87 Digestive Disorders 88 Urinary Disorders 89 Male Reproductive Disorders 90 Female Reproductive Disorders Unit 13 Gerontological Nursing 91 Gerontology: The Aging Adult 92 Dementias and Related Disorders Unit 14 Mental Health Nursing 93 Psychiatric Nursing 94 Substance Abuse Unit 15 Nursing in a Variety of Settings 95 Extended Care 96 Rehabilitation Nursing 97 Ambulatory Nursing 98 Home Care Nursing 99 Hospice Nursing Part D Your Career Unit 16 The Transition to Practicing Nurse 100 From Students to Graduate Nurse 101 Career Opportunities and Job-Seeking Skills 102 Advancement and Leadership in Nursing Bibliography Appendix A: Key English-to-Spanish Healthcare Phrases Appendix B: Key Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in Healthcare Appendix C: Normal Values and Reference Tables Appendix D: Medical Terminology Appendix E: Examples of Documentation Forms and Formats Answers to NCLEX-Style Review Questions Glossary Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Practical nursing -- Textbooks.
Nursing, Practical -- methods.
Community Health Nursing -- methods.
Nursing Care -- methods.