Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing,
Edition 3 Active Learning for Collaborative Practice
By Barbara L Yoost, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF and Lynne R Crawford, MSN, MBA, RN, CNE

Publication Date: 25 May 2022

Make this clinical companion your best friend at the point of care! When you need hard-to-remember clinical information, rely on Yoost’s Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing, 3rd Edition for quick access to thousands of facts, lab values, assessment guidelines, abbreviations with definitions, and more. Bulleted lists and summary tables make it easy to look up the details essential to providing safe, patient-centered care. This handbook is more than just a condensed version of the text — it’s a portable tool that will enhance your clinical judgment. It’s an indispensable nursing reference for class, lab, and clinicals!

Key Features

  • Thousands of basic facts and figures, standard lab values, care guidelines and more provide the information frequently needed in a reference for clinical practice.
  • Concise outlines, bulleted lists, and summary tables allow easy, at-a-glance lookup and review.
  • Medical, Nursing, and Health Professions Terminology chapter acts as a quick medical terminology refresher and helps you understand clinical terms as they are encountered.
  • Detailed information on medication administration includes drug dosage calculations, conversions, IV infusions, and more, helping you prevent medication errors and ensuring safe practice.
  • Chapters on body system assessment help you learn a systematic and thorough approach to health assessment.
  • Guidelines for pressure ulcer prevention and care can be referenced quickly while on the job.
  • Compact, portable size makes this handbook easy to carry during clinical practice.

New Features

  • NEW! Updated content reflects the latest care standards throughout the Fundamentals of Nursing, 3rd Edition text.
  • NEW! Clinical Judgment chapter helps you learn how to develop and apply clinical judgment skills in the clinical setting.
About the author
By Barbara L Yoost, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF and Lynne R Crawford, MSN, MBA, RN, CNE
Table of Contents

1. Medical, Nursing, and Health Professions Terminology

2. Communication

3. Interprofessional Collaboration and Delegation

4. Nursing Process and Care Planning

5. Clinical Judgment (NEW!)

6. Documentation

7. Patient Interview

8. Vital Signs

9. Physical Assessment

10. Pain Assessment

11. Skin, Hair, Nail Assessment

12. Head, Ears, Eyes, Nose, and Throat Assessment

13. Respiratory Assessment

14. Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Assessment

15. Musculoskeletal Assessment

16. Neurological Assessment

17. Abdominal Assessment

18. Breast and Genital Assessment

19. Safety

20. Equivalents and Dosage Calculation

21. Medication Administration

22. Infection Control

23. Mobility and Positioning

24. Personal Care

25. Wound Care

26. Oxygen Administration

27. Nutrition and Diets

28. Diagnostic Testing and Procedures

29. Preoperative and Postoperative Care

30. Emergent Clinical Situations

31. Death and Dying

Book details
ISBN: 9780323828185
Page Count: 424
Illustrations : 30 illustrations
Retail Price : £31.99

Undergraduate nursing students in BSN programs (88,435 completions annually, per 2019 IPEDs data)