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Fundamentals of nursing / [edited by] Patricia A. Potter, Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Stockert, Amy M. Hall ; section editor Wendy R. Ostendorf.

Format Book and Print
EditionEleventh edition.
Publication InfoSt. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2023]
Descriptionxvi, 1,513 pages : colored illustrations ; 29 cm
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorPotter, Patricia Ann, editor.
Other author/creatorPerry, Anne Griffin, editor.
Other author/creatorStockert, Patricia A., editor.
Other author/creatorHall, Amy (Amy M.), editor.
Uniform titleFundamentals of nursing (Potter)
Contents Unit 1. Nursing and the health care environment -- Chapter 1. Nursing today -- Chapter 2. The health care delivery system -- Chapter 3. Community-based nursing practice -- Chapter 4. Theoretical foundations of nursing practice -- Chapter 5. Evidence-based practice -- Unit 2. Caring throughout the life span -- Chapter 6. Health and wellness -- Chapter 7. Caring in nursing practice -- Chapter 8. Caring for patients with chronic illness -- Chapter 9. Cultural competence -- Chapter 10. Family dynamics -- Chapter 11. Developmental theories -- Chapter 12. Conception through adolescence -- Chapter 13. Young and middle adults -- Chapter 14. Older adults -- Unit 3. Clinical judgment in nursing practice -- Chapter 15. Critical thinking and clinical judgment -- Chapter 16. Nursing assessment -- Chapter 17. Analysis and nursing diagnosis -- Chapter 18. Planning and outcomes identification in nursing care -- Chapter 19. Implementing nursing care -- Chapter 20. Evaluation -- Chapter 21. Managing patient care -- Unit 4. Professional standards in nursing practice -- Chapter 22. Ethics and values -- Chapter 23. Legal implications in nursing practice -- Chapter 24. Communication -- Chapter 25. Patient education -- Chapter 26. Informatics and documentation -- Unit 5. Foundations for nursing practices -- Chapter 27. Patient safety and quality -- Chapter 28. Infection prevention and control -- Chapter 29. Vital signs -- Chapter 30. Health assessment and physical examination -- Chapter 31. Medication administration -- Chapter 32. Complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies -- Unit 6. Psychosocial basis for nursing practice -- Chapter 33. Self-concept -- Chapter 34. Sexuality -- Chapter 35. Spiritual health -- Chapter 36. Loss and grief -- Chapter 37. Stress and coping -- Unit 7. Physiological basis for nursing practice -- Chapter 38. Activity and exercise -- Chapter 39. Immobility -- Chapter 40. Hygiene -- Chapter 41. Oxygenation -- Chapter 42. Fluid, electrolyte, acid-base balance -- Chapter 43. Sleep -- Chapter 44. Pain management -- Chapter 45. Nutrition -- Chapter 46. Urinary elimination -- Chapter 47. Bowel elimination -- Chapter 48. Skin integrity and wound care -- Chapter 49. Sensory alterations -- Chapter 50. Perioperative nursing care.
Abstract Learn the concepts and skills and develop the clinical judgment you need to provide excellent nursing care! Fundamentals of Nursing, 11th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, clinical judgment, nursing theory, evidence-based practice, and patient-centered care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework that is coordinated with clinical judgement, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical judgment you need to succeed in the classroom and in your career.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2021936924
ISBN9780323810340 hardcover
ISBN0323810349 hardcover

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