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Fundamentals of nursing : the art and science of person-centered care / Carol Taylor, Pamela Lynn, Jennifer L. Bartlett.

Author/creator Taylor, Carol (Carol R.) author.
Other author/creatorLynn, Pamela (Pamela Barbara), 1961- author.
Other author/creatorBartlett, Jennifer L., author.
Format Book and Print
EditionTenth edition.
Publication Info Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2023]
Descriptionxl, 1,984 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents Introduction to nursing and professional formation -- Theory, research, and evidence-based practice -- Health, wellness, and health disparities -- Health of the individual, family, community and environment -- Culturally respectful care -- Values, ethics, and advocacy -- Legal dimensions of nursing practice -- Communication -- Teaching and counseling -- Leading, managing, and delegating -- Health care delivery system -- Interprofessional collaborative practice and care coordination across settings -- Blended competencies, clinical reasoning, and processes of person-centered care -- Clinical judgment -- Assessing -- Diagnosis/Problem identification -- Outcome identification and planning -- Implementing -- Evaluating -- Documenting and reporting -- Informatics and health care technologies -- Developmental concepts -- Conception through young adulthood -- Middle and older adulthood -- Asepsis and infection control -- Vital signs -- Health assessment -- Safety, security, and emergency preparedness -- Complementary and integrative health -- Medications -- Perioperative nursing -- Hygiene -- Skin integrity and wound care -- Activity -- Rest and sleep -- Comfort and pain management -- Nutrition -- Urinary elimination -- Bowel elimination -- Oxygenation and perfusion -- Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance -- Self-concept -- Stress and adaptation -- Loss, grief, and dying -- Sensory functioning -- Sexuality -- Spirituality -- Index -- Glossary -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C.
Abstract "The preferred nursing fundamentals resources for generations of nursing students and educators, Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Nursing Care, 10th Edition, equips beginning nursing students with a holistic, case-based perspective on nursing practice and emphasizes the clinical reasoning and decision-making essential to their success in today's competitive healthcare environment. Promoting nursing as an evolving art and science directed to human health and well-being, this bestselling text is designed to instill in students the highest level of scientific knowledge and technical skill while cultivating the blended competencies crucial to responsible patient-centered care in a wide variety of care settings. Updates throughout this 10th Edition reflect a growing emphasis on clinical judgment and NCLEX® readiness, training students to think like nurses and respond confidently and effectively to clinical challenges. Ample clinical examples, pedagogy, illustrations, and online learning tools and assessments engage students and distill need-to-know information, complemented by a suite of integrated teaching and learning resources that create a seamless, superior learning experience for every student"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Taylor, Carol (Carol R.) Fundamentals of nursing Tenth edition. Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer, 2023 9781975168162
LCCN 2022021674
ISBN9781975168155 (hardcover)

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