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Titel:   Fundamentals of Nursing
Reihe:   Prentice Hall
Autor:   Barbara Kozier / Sharon Harvey / Richard Lake
Verlag:   Pearson
Einband:   Softcover
Auflage:   1
Sprache:   Englisch
Seiten:   808
Erschienen:   Dezember 2007
ISBN13:   9780131976535
ISBN10:   0-13-197653-2
Status:   Der Titel ist leider nicht mehr lieferbar. Sorry, This title is no longer available. Malheureusement ce titre est épuisé.
 
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Fundamentals of Nursing

Description

Nurses today must be able to grow and evolve in order to meet the demands of a changing health care system.  Fundamentals of Nursing helps them on this journey with comprehensive coverage of contemporary professional nursing.

This book has been designed to support student nurses at undergraduate level, particularly those on the Common Foundation Programme and is the only text in the market that equally addresses nursing theory and practice.

"Kozier is an excellent resource for students throughout their training, and could be used as the starting point for most of their assessments.  Overall, it is an excellent text that I will have no hesitation in recommending to my students." - Dorothy Adam, Lecturer, Nursing & Midwifery, The Robert Gordon University   

"The text is an exciting, clear and essential textbook for pre-registration nursing students. It sets the scene, shows application to practice, helps to make nursing practice more understandable and so enhances the student’s learning experience." - Martin Bailey, Senior Lecturer, Nursing and Applied Clinical Studies, Christ Church University Canterbury

 


Features

  • Case Studies are included in all chapters
  • Step-by-Step Procedures are included in clinical chapters in which clinical procedures are discussed using a step-by-step approach
  • Clinical Alerts are used to highlight particular areas of practice that need to be taken into account when caring for an individual or group
  • Clinical Anecdotes, which are real-world comments made by student and qualified nurses, provide the view points of real individuals within clinical practice 
  • Home Care Considerations provide information on caring for individuals in the home care and community setting

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Table of Contents

Contents

1 Historical and current nursing practice

             Learning outcomes

             Stereotypes of nurses

             The history of nursing

             Current nursing practice

             Roles and functions of the nurse

             Criteria of a profession

             Factors influencing current nursing practice

             Nurse education

             Nursing research

            Chapter highlights

            References

2 Nursing models, theories and care pathways

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Introduction to theories in other disciplines

            The metaparadigm for nursing

            Purposes of nursing theory

            Overview of selected nursing theories/models

            Critique of nursing theory

            Nursing process, care and frameworks

            Chapter highlights

            References

3 Legal aspects of nursing

            Learning outcomes

            Overview of the British legal system and common legal terms

            Nursing as a profession

            The Nursing Midwifery Council

            The role of the Nursing Midwifery Council

            Accountability

            Human Rights Act 1998

            Duty of care

            Liability for acts or omissions

            Consent

            Mental Health Act 1983

            Advanced directives

            Access to health records and the Data Protection Act

            Chapter highlights

            Guidance

4 Professional and ethical aspects of nursing

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Values

            Morality and ethics

            Nursing ethics

            Specific ethical issues

            Advocacy

            Chapter highlights

            References

5 Health, wellness and illness

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Concepts of health, wellness and well-being

            Models of health and wellness

            Variables influencing health status, beliefs and practices

            Health belief models

            Health care compliance

            Illness and disease       

            Individual health

            Family health

            Applying theoretical frameworks to individuals and families

            Community health

            Culture and cultural care nursing

            Concepts related to cultural care nursing

            Health traditions and health benefits

            Chapter highlights

            References

6 Aspects of psychosocial health

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Components of self-concept

            Factors that affect self-concept

            Sexuality

            Spirituality

            Spiritual practices affecting nursing care

            Spiritual health and the nursing process

            Stress

            Chapter highlights

            References

7 Health promotion

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Defining health promotion

            Sites for health-promotion activities

            Approaches to health promotion

            Health promotion models

            Stages of health behaviour changes

            The nursing process and health promotion

            Chapter highlights

            References

8 Healthcare delivery: settings and process

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            The National Health Service

            Types of health care agencies and services

            Types of health care services

            Providers of healthcare

            Factors affecting healthcare delivery

            Frameworks for care

            Chapter highlights

             References

9 The nursing process

            Learning outcomes

            Critical thinking

            Skills in critical thinking

            Applying critical thinking to nursing practice

            Developing critical thinking attitudes and skills

            Assessment as part of the nursing process

           Data

            Planning the interview and setting

            Data Management

            Diagnosing

            The diagnostic process

            Ongoing development of nursing diagnoses

            Planning

            Developing nursing care plans

            The planning process

            Implementing

            Evaluating

            Chapter highlights

            References

10 Mental health

            Learning outcomes

            Mental health defined

            Substance abuse/misuse

            Mental health disorders

            Psychological treatments

            Depression and its effects

            Medication - mood stabilisers

            Memory problems

            Post-traumatic stress disorder

            Chapter highlights

            Guidance and further information

11 Infection control

            Learning outcomes

           Micro-organisms and infection

            Types of infections

            Chain of infection

            Body defences against infection

            Factors increasing susceptibility to infection

            Isolation precautions

            Isolation practices

            Infection control for healthcare workers

            Role of the infection control nurse

            Chapter highlights

            References

12 Moving and handling: promoting the safety of the patient and the nurse           

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Legal and professional responsibilities

            Human Rights

            The spine

            Principles of biomechanics

            Risk assessment

            Handling an inanimate load

            Patient handling         

            Chapter highlights

            Guidance

13 Hygiene

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Hygienic care

            Skin

            Feet

           Nails

            Mouth

            Hair

            Eyes

            Ears

            Nose

            Supporting a hygienic environment

            Making beds

            Chapter highlights

            References

14 Skin integrity and wound care

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Skin integrity

            Types of wounds         

            Pressure ulcers

            Wound healing

            Chapter highlights

            References

15 Vital signs

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Body temperature

            Pulse

            Respirations

            Blood pressure

            Oxygen saturation

            Chapter highlights

            References

16 Oxygenation

            Learning outcomes

            Physiology of the respiratory system

            Respiratory regulation

            Factors affecting respiratory function

            Alterations in respiratory function

            Chapter highlights

             References

17 Nutrition

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Macronutrients

            Energy balance

            Healthy diet

            Body weight

            Factors affecting nutrition

            Altered nutrition

            Chapter highlights

            References

18 Hydration

            Learning outcomes

            Body fluids and electrolytes

            Acid–base balance

            Factors affecting body fluid, electrolytes and acid–base balance

            Disturbances in fluid volume, electrolyte and acid–base balances

            Chapter highlights

             References

19 Bowel elimination

            Learning outcomes

            Physiology of defecation

            Factors that affect defecation

            Bowel elimination problems

            Bowel diversion ostomies

            Chapter highlights

            References

20 Urinary elimination

            Learning outcomes

            Physiology of urinary elimination

            Urination

            Factors affecting voiding

            Urinary elimination problems    

            Chapter highlights

            References

21 Administration of medication

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Drug standards

            Legal aspects of drug administration

            Effects of drugs

            Drug misuse

            Actions of drugs on the body

            Factors affecting medication action

            Routes of administration

            Medication prescriptions and charts

            Systems of measurement: metric system

            Administering medications safely

            Oral medications

            Nasogastric and gastrostomy medications

            Parenteral medications

            Respiratory inhalation

            Summary

            Chapter highlights

            References


22 Pain management

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            Introduction

            Types of pain

            Concepts associated with pain

            Physiology of pain

            Chapter highlights

            References

23 Activity and exercise

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Normal movement

            Exercise

            Factors affecting body alignment and activity

            Effects of immobility

            Rest and sleep

            Physiology of sleep

            Functions of sleep

            Normal sleep patterns and requirements

            Factors affecting sleep

            Common sleep disorders

            Chapter highlights

            References

24 Pre- and post-operative care

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Classification of surgery

            Pre-operative phase

            Intra-operative phase

            Post-operative phase

            Chapter highlights

            References

25 Emergency management of the patient and resuscitation

            Learning outcomes

            Introduction

            Early recognition of the sick patient to prevent cardiac arrest

            Early cardiopulmonary resusitation (CPR)

            Early defibrillation: to restart the heart

            Post-resuscitation care

            Chapter highlights

            References

26 Physical assessment and diagnostic testing

            Learning outcomes

            Intoduction

            Complete physical assessment

            General assessment

            The skin, hair and nails

            The head

            Neurological system

            Neck

            Thorax and lungs

            Cardiovascular and peripheral vascular systems

            Breasts and axillae

            Abdomen

            Musculoskeletal system

            Female genitals and inguinal area

            Male genitals and inguinal area

            Rectum and anus

            Chapter highlights

            Reference

Index

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Back Cover

Welcome to your essential companion for the Common Foundation Programme and beyond!

As a nurse today, you must be able to grow and evolve in order to meet the demands of a changing health care system.  Fundamentals of Nursing helps you on this journey with comprehensive coverage of contemporary professional nursing.

Support for your learning is provided through:

Case Studies – which are included in all chapters and are suitable for personal reflection or group discussion. 

Step-by-Step Procedures are included in all clinical chapters.  Clinical procedures are discussed using a step-by-step approach, and the rationale is provided for these procedures based on current clinical evidence.

Clinical Alerts are used in clinical chapters to highlight particular areas of practice that need to be taken into account when caring for an individual or group. 

Clinical Anecdotes are real-world comments made by student nurses and qualified nurses which provide the view points of real individuals within clinical practice. 

Lifespan Considerations are included where appropriate to highlight for students alternatives practices when caring for infants, children and/or older adults.

Home Care Considerations provide information on caring for individuals in the home care and community setting

 

This book has been designed to support adult, child and mental health student nurses at undergraduate level, particularly those on the Common Foundation Programme.  Students on other programmes such as Access to Health and Social Care will also find this book useful. 

 

'I really enjoyed this text. The authors have effectively brought their wealth of experience and understanding to provide an extremely comprehensive resource which addresses all aspects of nursing theory and practice.'

Mary O'Rourke University of Central England, Birmingham

 

'This new text not only addresses the main themes of nursing practice, it also includes areas that have been previously neglected or addressed in limited detail.'

Lindesay Irvine, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

 

 

 

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Reader Review(s)

'I really enjoyed this text. The authors have effectively brought their wealth of experience and understanding to provide an extremely comprehensive resource which addresses all aspects of nursing theory and practice.'

Mary O'Rourke University of Central England, Birmingham

'This new text not only addresses the main themes of nursing practice, it also includes areas that have been previously neglected or addressed in limited detail. I will certainly be recommending it to our students as an appropriate text to be structuring their learning around. The use of interactive materials and weblinks encourages students to be actively involved in the gaining of knowledge, and this approach will certainly be useful as nursing education moves to a more enquiry based approach to learning'.

Lindesay Irvine, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

‘This is a great text that gives the reader a chance to take sound theoretical knowledge and place it into context within the clinical area. It offers interactive features and case studies that will facilitate student nurses and other health professionals to learn the fundamentals of nursing care’.

Louise Bramley, Nottingham University School of Nursing

‘I really enjoyed reading this book.  The authors have used their wealth of experience in the nursing and education fields to produce written material which makes even difficult concepts easy to follow and understand.  I feel that students will enjoy using this book to enhance their own knowledge and understanding of nursing issues’.

Sharon Urwin, Kingston University and St George's University of London

‘Here is a comprehensive overview of what any nursing student would need to know about in caring for people. The content takes the reader on a journey of learning and exploration of some of the complexities of nursing, giving very practical helpful approaches and strategies for care delivery. The holistic nature of nursing is captured in this very helpful text’.

Helen Glenn, Kings College London

 

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