Table of contents for Fundamental nursing skills and concepts / Barbara Kuhn Timby.

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SECTION I - Fundamental Nursing Concepts
UNIT I - EXPLORING CONTEMPORARY NURSING 
1 - Nursing Foundations 
2 - Nursing Process 
End-of-Unit Exercises
UNIT II - INTEGRATING BASIC CONCEPTS 
3 - Laws and Ethics 
4 - Health and Illness 
5 - Homeostasis, Adaptation, and Stress 
6 - Culture and Ethnicity 
End-of-Unit Exercises
UNIT III - FOSTERING COMMUNICATION 
7 - The Nurse-Client Relationship 
8 - Client Teaching 
9 - Recording and Reporting 
End-of-Unit Exercises
SECTION II Fundamental Nursing Skills
UNIT IV - PERFORMING BASIC CLIENT CARE
10 -- Asepsis 
11 - Admission, Discharge, Transfer, and Referrals 
12 - Vital Signs 
13 - Physical Assessment 
14 - Special Examinations and Tests 
End-of-Unit Exercises
UNIT V - ASSISTING WITH BASIC NEEDS 
15 - Nutrition 
16 - Fluid and Chemical Balance 
17 -- Hygiene 
18-- Comfort, Rest, and Sleep 
19 -- Safety 
20 -- Pain Management 
21 -- Oxygenation 
22 -- Infection Control 
End-of-Unit Exercises
UNIT VI -- ASSISTING THE INACTIVE CLIENT 
23 -- Body Mechanics, Positioning, and Moving 
24 -- Therapeutic Exercise 
25 -- Mechanical Immobilization 
26 -- Ambulatory Aids 
End-of-Unit Exercises
UNIT VII -- THE SURGICAL CLIENT 
27 -- Perioperative Care 
28 -- Wound Care 
29 -- Gastrointestinal Intubation 
End-of-Unit Exercises
UNIT VIII -- PROMOTING ELIMINATION 
30 -- Urinary Elimination 
31 -- Bowel Elimination 
End-of-Unit Exercises
UNIT IX -- MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION 
32 -- Oral Medications 
33 -- Topical and Inhalant Medications 
34 -- Parenteral Medications 
35 -- Intravenous Medications 
End-of-Unit Exercises
UNIT X -- INTERVENING IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS 
36 -- Airway Management 
37 -- Resuscitation 
End-of-Unit Exercises
UNIT XI -- CARING FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL 
38 - End-of-Life Care
References & Suggested Readings
Glossary
Appendix A - Chapter Summaries
Appendix B - Commonly Used Abbreviations and Acronyms

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nursing.
Nursing Care.