Foundations Of Nursing In The Community E Book

Author: Marcia Stanhope
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323100961
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With concise, focused coverage of community health nursing, Foundations of Nursing in the Community: Community-Oriented Practice, 4th Edition provides essential information for community practice — from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. The book uses a practical, community-oriented approach and places an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Practical application of concepts is highlighted throughout the text in case studies, critical thinking activities, QSEN competencies, and Healthy People 2020 objectives. Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight current research findings, their application to practice, and how community/public health nurses can apply the study results. Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, to reinforce the concept of prevention as it pertains to community and public health care. Focus on health promotion throughout the text emphasizes initiatives, strategies, and interventions that promote the health of the community. Clinical Application scenarios offer realistic situations with questions and answers to help you apply chapter concepts to practice in the community. Case Studies provide client scenarios within the community/public health setting to help you develop assessment and critical thinking skills. What Would You Do? boxes present problem-solving challenges that encourage both independent and collaborative thinking required in community settings. How To boxes offer specific instructions on nursing interventions. NEW! QSEN boxes illustrate how quality and safety goals, competencies, objectives, knowledge, skills, and attitudes can be applied in nursing practice in the community. NEW! Feature box on Linking Content to Practice highlights how chapter content is applied in the role of public/community health nursing. NEW! Healthy People 2020 objectives in every chapter address the health priorities and emerging health issues expected in the next decade.

Foundations Of Nursing In The Community

Author: Marcia Stanhope
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323032094
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Designed to provide concise, focused information on nursing in the community, this easy-to-read textbook covers everything a nurse practicing in this specialty needs to know - from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. It features a practical, "community-oriented" approach, with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Now in full color throughout, this edition provides new chapters on vulnerable populations and evidence-based practice, as well as expanded coverage of key topics such as bioterrorism and homeland security. The various roles and settings for community health nursing are discussed, for a comprehensive perspective on this field. Clinical Applications present real-life community client situations with questions and answers. Evidence-Based Practice boxes focus on recent research findings and applications to community nursing practice. What Would You Do? activities sharpen problem-solving skills and challenge students to apply chapter material outside the classroom. Briefly Noted sections present topics for discussion, special clinical considerations, and facts of interest related to chapter content. How To boxes present specific, application-oriented information. Health promotion is emphasized throughout with discussions of how national public health efforts impact community health practice, and Healthy People 2010 objectives for various areas are highlighted in special boxes. Full-color design highlights important content and features, making information easier to understand. A new chapter on evidence-based practice emphasizes the need to develop best practices in clinical care based on current research. Two new chapters expand the book's coverage of vulnerable populations to offer coverage of clients in rural settings and migrant workers, as well as teen pregnancy, poverty and homelessness, and clients with mental illness. Increased coverage of bioterrorism and homeland security in the Disaster Management chapter addresses the need for more education about this growing societal concern. Level of Prevention boxes emphasize the importance of a preventive approach in community-oriented nursing. Case studies incorporated into the chapters present examples of "real life" situations. An Additional Resources list at the end of every chapter includes cross-references to the book's appendices, the Evolve site, and the Hale: Real World Community Health Nursing CD-ROM, 2nd edition. This CD-ROM is available separately for purchase as a supplement to the textbook. Perforated cards are located in the front of the book that provide easy access to important information for the community setting.

Fundamentals Of Nursing E Book

Author: Patricia A. Potter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323399916
Size: 74.55 MB
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It’s your complete guide to nursing — from basic concepts to essential skills! Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, evidence-based practice, nursing theory, and safe clinical care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to provide excellent patient care. 51 skills demonstrations provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for safe nursing care — and include rationales for each step. 29 procedural guidelines provide streamlined, step-by-step instructions for performing basic skills. UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show how to apply the nursing process and critical thinking to achieve successful clinical outcomes. Evidence-Based Practice chapter shows how nursing research helps in determining best practices. UNIQUE! Caring for the Cancer Survivor chapter prepares nurses to care for cancer patients who may still face physical and emotional issues. Case studies include unique clinical application questions and exercises, allowing you to practice using care plans and concept maps. The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for care, and is demonstrated in more than 20 care plans. 15 review questions in every chapter test your retention of key concepts, with answers available in the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical study tools on Evolve include video clips of skills, skills checklists, printable key points, a fluid & electrolytes tutorial, a concept map creator, an audio glossary, and more. UNIQUE! Clear, streamlined writing style makes complex material more approachable. More than 20 concept maps show care planning for clients with multiple nursing diagnoses. Key points and key terms in each chapter summarize important content for more efficient review and study. Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for each skill alert you to potential problems and appropriate nursing actions. Delegation coverage clarifies which tasks can and cannot be delegated. A glossary provides quick access to definitions for all key terms.

Foundations For Population Health In Community Public Health Nursing E Book

Author: Marcia Stanhope
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323443818
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Get the essential information you need to know about population health and community health nursing! Foundations for Population Health in Community/Public Health Nursing, 5th Edition includes concise, focused coverage of community health nursing — from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. The book uses a practical, community-oriented approach and places an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Practical application of concepts is highlighted throughout the text in case studies, critical thinking activities, QSEN competencies, and Healthy People 2020 objectives. QSEN boxes illustrate how quality and safety goals, competencies, objectives, knowledge, skills, and attitudes can be applied in nursing practice in the community. Healthy People 2020 objectives in every chapter address the health priorities and emerging health issues expected in the next decade. Genomics coverage provides a history of genetics and genomics and how they impact public/community health nursing care. Focus on health promotion throughout the text emphasizes initiatives, strategies, and interventions that promote the health of the community. Clinical Application scenarios present practice situations with questions and answers to help you apply chapter concepts to practice in the community. Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight current research findings, their application to practice, and how community/public health nurses can apply the study results. Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, to reinforce the concept of prevention as it pertains to community and public health care. Feature box on Linking Content to Practice highlights how chapter content is applied in the role of public/community health nursing. NEW! Coverage of health care reform includes discussions of the impact of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) on public health nursing and the potential implications of its repeal. NEW! Check Your Practice boxes feature scenarios and discussion questions to promote active learning.

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook E Book

Author: Betty J. Ackley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032307152X
Size: 48.12 MB
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Use this convenient resource to formulate nursing diagnoses and create individualized care plans! Updated with the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 9th Edition shows you how to build customized care plans using a three-step process: assess, diagnose, and plan care. It includes suggested nursing diagnoses for over 1,300 client symptoms, medical and psychiatric diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, surgical interventions, and clinical states. Authors Elizabeth Ackley and Gail Ladwig use Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) information to guide you in creating care plans that include desired outcomes, interventions, patient teaching, and evidence-based rationales. Promotes evidence-based interventions and rationales by including recent or classic research that supports the use of each intervention. Unique! Provides care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to use the Guide to Nursing Diagnoses and Guide to Planning Care sections to create a unique, individualized plan of care. Includes pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, and home care interventions as necessary for plans of care. Includes examples of and suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomes in each care plan. Allows quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses with alphabetical thumb tabs. Unique! Includes a Care Plan Constructor on the companion Evolve website for hands-on practice in creating customized plans of care. Includes the new 2009-2011 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses including 21 new and 8 revised diagnoses. Illustrates the Problem-Etiology-Symptom format with an easy-to-follow, colored-coded box to help you in formulating diagnostic statements. Explains the difference between the three types of nursing diagnoses. Expands information explaining the difference between actual and potential problems in performing an assessment. Adds detailed information on the multidisciplinary and collaborative aspect of nursing and how it affects care planning. Shows how care planning is used in everyday nursing practice to provide effective nursing care.

Victims Of Abuse An Issue Of Nursing Clinics E Book

Author: Sharon Stark
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709409
Size: 10.70 MB
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This issue of Nursing Clinics of North America, Guest Edited by Sharon Stark, PhD, RN, APN-C, will focus on Victims of Abuse, with topics including: Types of Abuse ; Interpersonal Violence; Child Abuse; Elder Abuse; Bullying; Substance Abuse and Violence; Domestic Violence; Abuse in Nursing Homes; Nurses as Victims of Abuse; Issues of abuse in military deployment and military families; Abusive Behavior in the Workplace; The Relationship Between Abuse and Depression; Meeting the 2015 Millennium Development Goals With New Interventions for Abused Women; Community Services/Prevention; and Educational Considerations.

Public Health Nursing

Author: Marcia Stanhope
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323080019
Size: 25.48 MB
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This 'gold standard' text in community health nursing is now available in an updated, 7th edition! This respected text gives you a solid foundation in community and public health nursing concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities. Throughout, health promotion and disease prevention concepts are integrated into the multifaceted role of population-focused, community-oriented nursing practice. You'll find timely coverage of topics such as nursing roles following terrorist attacks and during infectious disease outbreaks; parish nursing; nurse-managed centers; and, important client populations such as clients with AIDS, pregnant teens, and the homeless. Student-friendly features provide an accessible and challenging learning experience, and new content throughout keeps you up to date with this fast-changing field.

Contemporary Nursing

Author: Barbara Cherry (Nurse)
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN:
Size: 13.50 MB
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Popular for its comprehensive but concise overview of the issues facing nurses today, this text is designed to help you prepare for the dynamic world of modern health care. This edition is fully revised and updated, giving you the most practical, balanced preparation for the issues, trends, and management topics you'll encounter in practice. Chapter features identify the most important concepts in each chapter and help you study more efficiently. Website references in every chapter direct you to online resources for additional learning. Critical Thinking Questions challenge your understanding and help you perfect your analytical skills. A NEW chapter on Budgeting Basics for Nurses prepares you for participation in the budgeting process, an increasingly common responsibility for nurses in the clinical setting. An expanded Workplace Advocacy chapter familiarizes you with the benefits and challenges of collective bargaining. New content helps you clearly identify compassion fatigue and presents strategies for prevention. Expanded coverage of nursing educational programs identifies new opportunities available to you for career growth and development. An updated chapter on the NCLEX-RN"¥ examination incorporates the 2007 NCLEX test plans to help you master the exam and become licensed. Increased emphasis on the uninsured population highlights changes to the U.S. healthcare delivery system affecting your responsibilities in professional nursing. Revised chapter organization makes content easier to grasp. Expanded Evolve resources reinforce what you¡¦ve learned with Student Learning Worksheets, answers to Critical Thinking Activities, Appendices, and links to additional sources.

Community Health

Author: Jeanne Wissmann
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781933107547
Size: 10.68 MB
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