Study Guide for Foundations and Adult Health Nursing
Study Guide for Foundations and Adult Health Nursing,
Edition 7
By Kim Cooper, RN, MSN and Kelly Gosnell, RN, MSN

Publication Date : 24 Sept 2014

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Together with the textbook, the Study Guide for Foundations and Adult Health Nursing, 6th Edition will help you gain a solid understanding of the key principles, concepts, and skills you need to succeed in your nursing education and career. New NCLEXÒ examination-style alternate-item format questions and critical thinking activities join labeling, completion, and short-answer activities all with textbook page references.

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  • A complete answer key for the study guide is provided in the student resources on Evolve.

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  • NEW! An increased emphasis on NCLEX® review prepares you more effectively for the NCLEX-PN® examination, with more NCLEX-style alternate-format type questions and more critical thinking activities.
About the author
By Kim Cooper, RN, MSN, Chair, Nursing Department Program, Ivy Tech State College, Terre Haute, IN and Kelly Gosnell, RN, MSN, Associate Professor of Nursing Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute, Indiana
Table of Contents
1. Evolution of Nursing
2. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing
3. Documentation
4. Communication
5. Nursing Process and Critical Thinking
6. Cultural and Ethnic Considerations
7. Asepsis and Infection Control
8. Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility
9. Hygiene and Care of the Patient’s Environment
10. Safety 
11. Vital Signs
12. Physical Assessment
13. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge
14. Surgical Wound Care
15. Specimen Collection and Diagnostic Testing
16. Care of Patients Experiencing Urgent Alterations in Health
17. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
18. Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep
19. Nutritional Concepts and Related Therapies
20. Fluids and Electrolytes
21. Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration
22. Care of Patients with Alterations in Health
23. Lifespan Development
24. Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death
25. Health Promotion and Pregnancy
26. Labor and Delivery
27. Care of the Mother and Newborn
28. Care of the High-Risk Mother, Newborn, and Family with Special Needs
29. Health Promotion for the Infant, Child, and Adolescent
30. Basic Pediatric Nursing Care
31. Care of the Child with a Physical and Mental or Cognitive Disorder
32. Health Promotion and Care of the Older Adult
33. Concepts of Mental Health
34. Care of the Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder
35. Care of the Patient with an Addictive Personality
36. Home Health Nursing
37. Long-Term Care
38. Rehabilitation Nursing
39. Hospice Care
40. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
41. Care of the Surgical Patient
42. Care of the Patient with an Integumentary Disorder
43. Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder
44. Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder
45. Care of the Patient with a Gallbladder, Liver, Biliary Tract, or Exocrine Pancreatic Disorder
46. Care of the Patient with a Blood or Lymphatic Disorder
47. Care of the Patient with a Cardiovascular or a Peripheral Vascular Disorder
48. Care of the Patient with a Respiratory Disorder
49. Care of the Patient with a Urinary Disorder
50. Care of the Patient with an Endocrine Disorder
51. Care of the Patient with a Reproductive Disorder
52. Care of the Patient with a Visual or Auditory Disorder
53. Care of the Patient with a Neurologic Disorder
54. Care of the Patient with an Immune Disorder
55. Care of the Patient with HIV/AIDS
56. Care of the Patient with Cancer
57. Professional Roles and Leadership
Book details
ISBN: 9780323112192
Page Count: 394
Retail Price: €41.99