Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing
Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing,
Edition 9 Just the Facts
By Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE and Veronica Peterson, BA, RN, BSN, MS

Publication Date: 07 Apr 2016

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A concise, pocket-sized nursing reference, Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition includes all the facts and figures you’ll need to succeed in clinicals. The streamlined format organizes content by body system, with tables, boxes, and bulleted lists that simplify searching. From definitions and abbreviations to dosage calculations and lab values, this pocket guide presents the most up-to-date guidelines and clinical information in an easy-to-use, quick-reference format!

Key Features

  • Basic assessment by body system makes it easy to locate specific information.
  • Concise, pocket-sized format ensures portability for use in the clinical setting.
  • Basic facts and figures provide valuable background information.
  • English-to-Spanish translations help you communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.
  • Content is presented in tabular, list, and outline format for quick and easy retrieval.
  • Chapter outlines with corresponding page numbers provide quick, easy access to information.

New Features

  • NEW! The latest information on infection control, pressure ulcers, dietary guidelines, and more.
  • NEW! Uses the latest NANDA-1 (2015-17), NIC, and NOC terminologies.
  • UPDATED images serve as visual reinforcement throughout.
  • NEW! Additional information for six QSEN competencies.
  • UPDATED chapter bibliographies reference related sources for further in-depth study.
About the author
By Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO ; Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL; Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL ; Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Chair and White Family Endowed Professor of Nursing, Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN and Veronica Peterson, BA, RN, BSN, MS, Manager of Clinical Support, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation; Adjunct Clinical Instructor, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, Madison, WI
Table of Contents

1. Health Care Terminology
2. Medications: Calculations and Administration
3. Infection Control
4. Basic Nursing Assessments
5. Documentation
6. Integumentary System
7. Skeletal System
8. Muscular System
9. Nervous System
10. Circulatory System
11. Respiratory System
12. Endocrine System
13. Digestive System
14. Urinary System
15. Reproductive System
16. Tests and Procedures
17. Surgical Nursing Care
18. Patient Safety
19. Care of the Dying

Appendix: English-to-Spanish Translation Guide: Key Medical Questions

Book details
ISBN: 9780323396639
Page Count: 374
Illustrations: Approx. 100 illustrations
Retail Price: £22.99