Say hello to the perfect pocket-sized partner for Barbara Yoost and Lynne Crawford's brand new fundamentals text: the easy-to-use Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing: Active Learning for Collaborative Practice. This new Clinical Companion features the hard-to-remember charts, graphs, numbers, and abbreviations you need to know for your first clinical experience and beyond - all in quick reference format. Its topics follow the flow of the textbook, so retrieving, reviewing, and retaining clinical facts and figures could not be easier.
Small, portable size so you can carry it with you on clinical days and also use as a reference in clinical practice.
Includes basic facts and figures you need for early clinical experience.
Content presented in tabular, list, and outline formats for easy retrieval and review of key information on adult health care.
Topics organized by unit follow the flow of the textbook.
Chapter outlines with corresponding page numbers provide quick, easy access to information.
UNIT I: NURSING BASICS 1. Nursing and Professional Practice 2. Values, Beliefs and Caring 3. Communication 4. Critical Thinking in Nursing UNIT II: NURSING PROCESS 5. Introduction to the Nursing Process 6. Assessment 7. Nursing Diagnosis 8. Planning 9. Implementation and Evaluation UNIT III: NURSING PRACTICE 10. Documentation, Electronic Health Records, and Reporting 11. Ethical and Legal Considerations 12. Leadership and Management 13. Health Literacy and Patient Education 14. Health and Wellness UNIT IV: NURSING ASSESSMENT 15. Human Development 16. Vital Signs 17. Ethnicity and Cultural Assessment 18. Spiritual Health 19. Public Health, Community-Based, and Home Health Care 20. Human Sexuality UNIT V: NURSING PRINCIPLES 21. Safety 22. Asepsis and Infection Control 23. Hygiene and Patient Care 24. Activity, Immobility, and Safe Movement 25. Skin Integrity and Wound Care 26. Nutrition 27. Cognitive and Sensory Alterations 28. Stress and Coping UNIT: VI NURSING CARE 29. Diagnostic Testing 30. Medication Administration 31. Perioperative Nursing Care 32. Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion 33. Fluid, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance