Wound Care Essentials

Written by two well-known wound care specialists and an interdisciplinary team of experts, this handbook is essential for all professionals involved in wound care, including nurses, physical therapists, physicians, podiatrists, and long ...

Wound Care Essentials

Author: Sharon Baranoski

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582554693

Page: 479

View: 360

Written by two well-known wound care specialists and an interdisciplinary team of experts, this handbook is essential for all professionals involved in wound care, including nurses, physical therapists, physicians, podiatrists, and long-term care professionals. The book provides practical, comprehensive guidelines for assessment and management of both common and atypical wound problems and covers many topics not sufficiently addressed in other texts, such as sickle cell wounds, amputation, gene therapy, and the specific wound care needs of special populations. Features include more than 100 photographs and illustrations, recurring icons such as Evidence-Based Practice and Practice Points, case studies, and review questions.

Wound Care Essentials

This comprehensive yet concise wound care handbook covers all aspects of wound care: wound healing, wound assessment, and treatment options for all types of wounds.

Wound Care Essentials

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582552743

Page: 415

View: 791

This comprehensive yet concise wound care handbook covers all aspects of wound care: wound healing, wound assessment, and treatment options for all types of wounds. More than 100 illustrations, checklists, tables, recurring icons, and flowcharts provide easy access to essential information, and a 16-page full-color insert illustrates the healing process and types of wounds.

Wound Care Essentials

The newly revised Wound Care Essentials, 5th Edition is the comprehensive seminal resource, offering the latest evidence, guidelines and information to assist the interprofessional skin and wound care team translate knowledge into practice.

Wound Care Essentials

Author: Sharon Baranoski

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1975128893

Page: 632

View: 192

Looking for an up-to-date, how-to, evidence-based wound care reference? The newly revised Wound Care Essentials, 5th Edition is the comprehensive seminal resource, offering the latest evidence, guidelines and information to assist the interprofessional skin and wound care team translate knowledge into practice.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book

Pain Management and Wounds. In Wound Care Essentials: Practice Principles (
2nd ed). S Baronski, EA Ayello (eds). Philadelphia: Lippincott William & Wilkins,
2008. Thomson PD, Smith DJ.What Is Infection? AmJ Surg 1994;167(1A):7S-11S.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists   E Book

Author: Jaime C. Paz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416069488

Page: 624

View: 314

Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical–surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical–surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting. Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition Focuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the material NEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Wound Care at a Glance

Baranoski, S. (2012) Wound Care Essentials: Practice and Principles. 3rd Ed.
Philadelphia: Lippincott. Bale, S. (2006) Wound Care Nursing: A Patient Centred
Approach. 2nd Ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier. Bryant, R.A. and Nix, D.P. (2012) Acute ...

Wound Care at a Glance

Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118995554

Page: 128

View: 396

Wound Care at a Glance combines superb illustrations with accessible and informative text to make the key concepts of wound care easy to understand. Providing practical guidance for all healthcare professionals who care for people with wounds, or who have an interest in this complex area of healthcare, it succinctly addresses a wide range of issues including relevant anatomy and physiology, psychological issues, physical care considerations, patient safety issues, legal and ethical issues, and various treatment and management options.

Fast Facts for Wound Care Nursing

Armstrong, D. and Rothenberg, G. (2002). Maggot Therapy: Is It Viable In Wound
Care? Retrieved May 27, 2010 from http://www. podiatrytoday.com/article/895.
Baranoski, S. and Ayello, E. (2004). Wound Care Essentials, Practice Principles.

Fast Facts for Wound Care Nursing

Author: Zelia A. Kifer, RN, BSN, CWS

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826107761

Page: 304

View: 937

"This book is a user-friendly, real-world guide to assessing and managing any type of wound. The author presents vital information for nurses and nursing students who provide wound care in any setting...a wonderful resource for nurses."--The AORN Journal (Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses) "Wound care is arguably the single most difficult topic in medicine. It has no defined solution like insulin for the diabetic...no easy strategy that covers all wounds...we are so tremendously blessed when [a wound care specialist] like Zelia carves out time to capture a career of experiences in text so that it can be shared with others. We are indebted to her for making this important contribution to the clinician's armament for dealing with [the] difficult-to-heal wounds of their patients." Bruce Gibbins, PhD Founder, Chief Technical Officer and Chairman of the Board of AcryMed, Inc. Former faculty at the University of Otago Medical School Using the concise, compact Fast Facts format, this guide encompasses the multitude of new healing technologies and presents important breakthroughs in understanding why some wounds don't heal. Each chapter builds, step-by-step, on the essential principles of wound care including wound assessment and documentation, the spectrum of wounds from simple to complex, wound treatment guidelines and protocols, and the legal aspects and regulations surrounding wound care. This user-friendly guide organizes the vast amount of information relating to wound care products and eases the complexity of wound management. A "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" section in each chapter provides quick access to important wound care principles, and bullet-point information and tables enable readers to quickly locate relevant information. This guide will be a useful companion in the day-to-day care of wound patients, reinforcing knowledge needed in all practice settings, including acute care, critical care, long-term care, home care, operating room, and outpatient settings. Key Features: Organizes and simplifies a vast amount of wound care information into a compact, user-friendly format Addresses wound care assessment, protocol, and treatment of the spectrum of wounds from simple to complex for all levels of practitioners Encompasses new healing technologies and information regarding difficult-to-heal wounds Presents comprehensive wound care algorithms, dressings, debridement procedures, ostomy care, optimal surface and equipment for wound patients, and adjunctive therapies

Management of Complex Wounds An Issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics E Book

Surgical debridement: the key to successful wound healing and reconstruction.
Clin Podiatr Med Surg 2000;17(4):599–630. Ayello E, Baranoski S, Kerstein M, et
al. Wound debridement. In: Baranoski S, Ayello E, Wound care essentials: ...

Management of Complex Wounds  An Issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics   E Book

Author: Janet Foster

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145574560X

Page: 201

View: 247

This issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics, Guest Edited by Janet Foster, PhD, RN, CNS, will focus on Wound Care, with article topics including: Wound management; wound debridement; acute wounds; nutrition and wound healing; biology of acute wound failure; psychological stress and wound healing; chronic wound management in the elderly; and adjuncts to preparing wounds for closure: growth factors, skin substitutes, negative pressure therapy and hyperbaric oxygen.

1995 Nursing Directory

... 3rd Edition: Melinda George ESsentiaIs of Wound and Incontinence Care for
Nurses: Nursing Interventions for Wound Care Essentials of Wound and
Incontinence Care for Nurses: Nursing Management of Incontinence Essentials
of Wound ...

1995 Nursing Directory

Author: Scott Alan Stewart

Publisher: Stewart Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 0936999306

Page: 235

View: 734

Contains 597 computer-assisted instructional programs for nursing education and reference (from 1995).

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook E Book

REFERENCES Ayello EA, Braden B: How and why to do pressure ulcer risk
assessment, Adv Skin Wound Care 15(3):125, 2002. Baranoski S, Ayello EA:
Skin an essential organ. In Baranoski S, Ayello EA, editors: Wound care
essentials: ...

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook   E Book

Author: Betty J. Ackley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032307152X

Page: 960

View: 956

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.

Nursing Interventions Clinical Skills E Book

Place dressing over wound; apply light pressure for 30 to 60 seconds. a, c, e, f, b,
d c, d, a, e, b, f c, d, a, e, b, f e, a, c, d, b, f 6. ... In Baranoski S, Ayello EA, editors:
Wound care essentials: practice principles, ed 3, Philadelphia, 2012, Lippincott ...

Nursing Interventions   Clinical Skills   E Book

Author: Anne Griffin Perry

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323241158

Page: 888

View: 202

Master nursing skills with this guide from the respected Perry, Potter & Ostendorf author team! The concise coverage in Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills, 6th Edition makes it easy to master the clinical skills required in everyday nursing practice. Clear guidelines address 159 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills — from measuring body temperature to insertion of a peripheral intravenous device — and step-by-step instructions emphasize the use of evidence-based concepts to improve patient safety and outcomes. Its friendly, easy-to-read writing style includes a streamlined format and an Evolve companion website with review questions and handy checklists for each skill. Coverage of 159 skills and interventions addresses basic, intermediate, and advanced skills you'll use every day in practice. UNIQUE! Using Evidence in Nursing Practice chapter provides the information needed to use evidence-based practice to solve clinical problems. Safe Patient Care Alerts highlight unusual risks in performing skills, so you can plan ahead at each step of nursing care. Delegation & Collaboration guidelines help you make decisions in whether to delegate a skill to unlicensed assistive personnel, and indicates what key information must be shared. Special Considerations indicate additional risks or accommodations you may face when caring for pediatric or geriatric patients, and patients in home care settings. Documentation guidelines include samples of nurses’ notes showing what should be reported and recorded after performing skills. A consistent format for nursing skills makes it easier to perform skills, always including Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. A Glove icon identifies procedures in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection. Media resources include skills performance checklists on the Evolve companion website and related lessons, videos, and interactive exercises on Nursing Skills Online. NEW coverage of evidence-based techniques to improve patient safety and outcomes includes the concept of care bundles, structured practices that have been proven to improve the quality of care, and teach-back, a new step that shows how you can evaluate your success in patient teaching. NEW! Coverage of HCAHPS (Hospital Care Quality Information from the Consumer Perspective) introduces a concept now widely used to evaluate hospitals across the country. NEW! Teach-Back step shows how to evaluate the success of patient teaching, so you can be sure that the patient has mastered a task or consider trying additional teaching methods. NEW! Updated 2012 Infusion Nurses Society standards are incorporated for administering IVs, as well as other changes in evidence-based practice. NEW topics include communication with cognitively impaired patients, discharge planning and transitional care, and compassion fatigue for professional and family caregivers.

An Introduction to Hospitals and Inpatient Care

Correct identification of the wound etiology, which includes evaluation of ankle/
brachial index (ABI), is essential for these wounds, as the many aspects of care
depend on the nature of wound. Local wound care will include the general
wound ...

An Introduction to Hospitals and Inpatient Care

Author: Saeid Mirafzali, MD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826121950

Page: 368

View: 165

This book offers an overview of key elements of the hospital -- its structure, administration, and its functioning. Students and new clinicians may be so focused on mastering specific clinical skills that they have little time to observe or question the whole process of care. This book looks beyond acute disease to the environment of care, how it works, how it doesn't work, and how it might improve. Issues discussed include understanding and communicating with families, the basics of hospital finance, how dangerous hospitalization can be to the elderly, and how to minimize errors. Medical students and residents, advanced practice nurses, and physician's assistants, are among the many potential readers for this book.

Wound Healing for Plastic Surgeons An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery E Book

Ostomy Wound Manage 2007;53(4):64–6, 68–70, 72. 7. Armstrong DG, Lavery
LA. Clinical care of the diabetic foot. 2nd edition. Alexandria (VA): American
Diabetes Association; 2010. 8. Baranoski S, Ayello EA. Wound care essentials: ...

Wound Healing for Plastic Surgeons  An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery   E Book

Author: Mark S. Granick

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455747475

Page: 240

View: 553

Plastic Surgery’s pre-eminence in the field of surgical wound management is enhanced with clinical information in this publication. A surgeon involved with an international team training surgeons throughout the world in wound technology leads this issue, presenting advances in wound technology. Wound technology has enabled plastic surgeons to treat a wide variety of wounds successfully and has transformed wound surgery to a thriving, cutting edge specialty. Topics include: Debridement; Microbial Barrier Protection; Harnessing Growth Factors to Influence Wound Healing; Regenerative Materials that Facilitate Wound Healing; Compression and Venous surgery to treat VLUs; Early Experience with Stem Cells in treating Chronic Wounds; Hyperbaric Oxygen, Topical Oxygen and Nasal Oxygen in Wound Management; Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: An Algorithm; Sophisticated Surgical Solutions for Complex Wound Problems; An Algorithm for Limb Salvage for Chronic Ulcers; Outcome Assessment for Chronic Wound Management with Serial Debridement, and Topical Surface Manipulation.

Physical Rehabilitation E Book

Baranoski S, Ayello EA: Wound Care Essentials: Practice Principles,
Philadelphia, 2004, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2. Bonham PA, Flemister BG:
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) Clinical Practice
Guideline Series: ...

Physical Rehabilitation   E Book

Author: Michelle H. Cameron

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416065318

Page: 1120

View: 315

The only physical rehabilitation text modeled after the concepts of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, this detailed resource provides the most complete coverage of rehabilitation across the preferred practice patterns of physical therapy all in one place! Each chapter is consistently organized to make it easy to find the information you need, with clear guidelines, examples, and summaries based on the latest clinical evidence to help you improve quality of care and ensure positive patient outcomes. In-depth, evidence-based coverage of more key content areas than any other rehabilitation resource of its kind, including orthopedics, neurology, and wound management, ensures a comprehensive understanding of rehabilitation supported by the latest clinical research. More than 65 case studies present a problem-based approach to rehabilitation and detail practical, real-world applications. Over 600 full-color illustrations clarify concepts and techniques. A FREE companion CD prepares you for practice with printable examination forms and reference lists from the text linked to Medline abstracts and reinforces understanding through interactive boards-style review questions, and vocabulary-building exercises.

Wound Care Nursing

This text provides a holistic view of caring for patients with wounds, and a critical approach to the management of wounds in both hospital and community settings.

Wound Care Nursing

Author: Sue Bale

Publisher: Bailliere Tindall Limited

ISBN:

Page: 235

View: 675

This text provides a holistic view of caring for patients with wounds, and a critical approach to the management of wounds in both hospital and community settings. The life-cycle approach reflects the context of wound theory and case studies enable student

Integumentary Essentials

Nutritional assessment and treatment . In : Group on the Clinical Characterization
of Venous Disorders . Sussman C , Bates - Jensen BM , ed . Wound Care : A
Collaborative Appraisal of the information content of the classes of CEAP
Practice ...

Integumentary Essentials

Author: Marilyn Moffat

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556426704

Page: 133

View: 783

Integumentary Essentials: Applying the Preferred Physical Therapist Practice PatternsSM answers the call to what today's physical therapy students and clinicians are looking for when integrating the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice as it relates to the integumentary system in clinical care. As a part of Essentials in Physical Therapy led by Series Editor Dr. Marilyn Moffat, Integumentary Essentials: Applying the Preferred Physical Therapist Practice PatternsSM is edited by Katherine Biggs Harris in a user-friendly format that not only brings together the conceptual frameworks of the Guide language, but also parallels the patterns of the Guide. In each case, where appropriate, a brief review of the pertinent anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, imaging, and pharmacology is provided. Each pattern then details three diversified case studies coinciding with the Guide format. The physical therapist examination, including history, systems review, and specific tests and measures for each case, as well as evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, plan of care, and evidence-based interventions are also addressed. Sample Cases in Some of the Practice Patterns Include: -Primary Prevention/Risk Reduction for Integumentary Disorders: A patient with multiple sclerosis; an octogenarian in skeletal traction; a patient with rheumatoid arthritis -Impaired Integumentary Integrity Associated With Superficial Skin Involvement: A patient burned from a splash injury; a patient with a CVA and a pressure area; a patient with a deep vein thrombosis, cellulitis and edema -Impaired Integumentary Integrity Associated With Partial-Thickness Skin Involvement and Scar Formation: A patient with a vascular ulcer; a patient with mixed vascular disease and pressure ulcer; a patient with a superficial partial-thickness burn -Impaired Integumentary Integrity Associated With Full-Thickness Skin Involvement and Scar Formation: A patient with a neuropathic wound; a patient with a full-thickness traumatic, arterial insufficient wound; a patient with a full-thickness infected wound -Impaired Integumentary Integrity Associated With Skin Involvement Extending Into Fascia, Muscle, Bone, and Scar Formation: A patient with infection in a post-traumatic wound extending to the bone; a patient pre-operative for free flap surgical coverage of a sacral pressure ulcer; a patient post free flap reconstruction of an electrical wound At long last, Dr. Marilyn Moffat and Katherine Biggs Harris have created a book that will integrate the parameters of the Guide, as it relates to the integumentary system, into the practice arena, that not only covers the material but also allows for a problem-solving approach to learning for educators and students.

Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E Book

However, for chronic wounds that do not have easily removable necrotic tissues (
e.g., adherent, yellow, necrotic tissues at the base of the wound), enzymatic
débridement through the use ... US skin disease assessment: ulcer and wound
care.

Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E Book

Author: Walter R. Frontera

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323222722

Page: 992

View: 357

From sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition provides you with the knowledge you need to get your patients moving again. This practical and authoritative new edition delivers easy access to the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders and other common conditions requiring rehabilitation. Each topic is presented in a concise, focused, and well-illustrated format featuring a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. An extensive treatment section covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Put concepts into practice. Practical, clinically relevant material facilitates the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal, pain, and chronic disabling conditions. Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of interventions such as physical agents and therapeutic exercise in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that produce pain, impairment, and disability. Find answers fast thanks to a consistent chapter organization that delivers all the content you need in a logical, practical manner. Get a broader perspective on your field from new chapters on Labral Tears of the Shoulder and Hip, Pubalgia, Chondral Injuries, Central Post-Stroke Pain (Thalamic Pain Syndrome), Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome, and Neural Tube Defects. Stay current with expanded and updated coverage of diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of Cervical Dystonia, Suprascapular Neuropathy, Epicondylitis, Temporomandibular Joint Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Adhesive Capsulitis of the Hip, and Adductor Strain of the Hip. Glean the latest information on hot topics in the field such as cancer-related fatigue, polytrauma, and traumatic brain injury Efficiently and expertly implement new ICD-10 codes in a busy outpatient setting.

Manual of Critical Care Nursing E Book

Baranoski S, Ayello EA: Wound care essentials: practice principles. Springhouse,
PA, 2004, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, pp. 54–58. Bednash G, Ferrell BR: End-
of-life nursing education consortium (ELNEC) faculty guide. Duarte, CA, 2007 ...

Manual of Critical Care Nursing   E Book

Author: Marianne Saunorus Baird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065929

Page: 1008

View: 725

It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use, Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialists Marianne Baird and Sue Bethel separate the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. A concise format presents the material in a way that reflects a practicing nurse's thought processes. Coverage of approximately 80 critical care conditions/disorders includes those most commonly seen in critical care units. Chapter outlines provide easy access to disorders. A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Unique! Gerontology icon highlights considerations relating to the care of older adults. Unique! Research briefs in special boxes discuss selected research studies for evidence-based patient care. Unique! The latest NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses increase familiarity with NANDA terminology. Appendixes provide quick reference to information needed in the critical care setting. Revised format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care, making it easier to find information. Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organization. Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient’s safety. Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Unique! Collaborative Management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines. Colored tabs mark the location of each body system, making topics easier to find. Smaller trim size increases portability for use in the unit or bedside, while enhancing readability.

Mosby s Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills and Procedures E Book

Cutler C and others: Improving oral care in patients receiving mechanical
ventilation, Am J Crit Care 13(3):389, 2005. Dallan LE and others: Pain
management and wounds. In Baranoski S, Ayello EA, editors: Wound care
essentials: practice ...

Mosby s Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills and Procedures   E Book

Author: Anne Griffin Perry

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075797

Page: 640

View: 883

Take this pocket reference to clinicals on the job for quick access to nursing skills! Based on Perry & Potter's market-leading Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th Edition, Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures, 7th Edition presents 83 key skills in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why to use specific techniques. With the latest in evidence-based practice, this book helps you perform basic nursing skills safely and effectively. Also available on Skyscape for use on any hand-held device! A clear, two-column format presents skills with rationales for each step explaining why to use specific techniques. A gloving logo identifies skills in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection. Safety alerts highlight important information for patient safety and effective performance of skills. Reporting and recording guidelines include a bulleted list of what should be documented in the patient records. Unexpected outcomes and related interventions help you troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them. Alphabetical organization of skills makes it easy to find information quickly. A convenient pocket size and spiral binding allow the book to fit easily into your coat pocket and to stay open on the page you want. New full-color design and illustrations help you follow step-by-step directions more easily. Completely updated content is based on Perry & Potter's market-leading text, Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th Edition, for the latest in evidence-based care.