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Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills and Procedures Elsevier Ebook on Vitalsource Retail Access Card

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Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures, 9th Edition,is a concise, pocket-sized study tool and clinical reference based on the best-selling textbook Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 9th Edition! This spiral-bound presents 85 key nursing skills in a convenient, A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why and how to use specific techniques to help you troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them. With the latest in evidence-based practice this essential guide is a great tool to help you safely and effectively perform core nursing skills.

  • Clear, two-column format shows you how to perform skills, with rationales for each step explaining the reason behind the practice and the benefit to patients.
  • Alphabetical organization of skills makes it easy to find information quickly, with each skill beginning on a new page.
  • 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.
  • Safety alerts highlight important information for patient safety and effective performance of skills.
  • Special Considerations address teaching, the home care setting, and care modifications for pediatric and geriatric patients.
  • Documentation guidelines include a bulleted list of what should be reported and recorded in the patient records.
  • Unexpected outcomes and related interventions help you to troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them.
  • NEW! Additional nursing skills cover Obtaining a 12-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) and Applying a Cardiac Monitor to address these vital elements of cardiac care.
  • NEW! Up-to-date content is based on the most recent edition of Perry & Potter's Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques,the bestselling nursing skills text.
Number of Pages: 680
Genre: Medical
Series Title: Nursing Pocket Guides
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
Author: Anne Griffin Perry & Patricia Ann Potter
Language: English
Street Date: February 22, 2018
TCIN: 53504423
UPC: 9780323529082
Item Number (DPCI): 248-74-1743
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