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Perform nursing procedures safely and accurately, with the freshly updated Nursing Procedures Made Incredibly Easy, Second Edition. Written in the popular, lightheartedIncredibly Easy style, this comprehensive guide offers expert, step-by-step direction on a broad range of fundamental and system-based nursing procedures. This enjoyable way to learn nursing’s best practices will help you stay up-to-date with the latest in technology, nursing standards, NCLEX preparation, and safe, quality care.· NEW and updated content offers:o crucial patient care methodso current nursing practice guidelineso directions for using the latest medical technologyo directions for ensuring patient safety and providing quality care· Coverage of topics including:o Fundamental nursing procedures - Easy-to-follow algorithms for a patient’s entire hospital stay, from intake to discharge, including surgical careo Specimen collection - Clear directions on collecting blood, ******, and other specimenso Physical treatments - Techniques for heat and cold application, baths, support devices, wound care, drug administration, I.V. therapy, and moreo System-based procedures - Directions on procedures for all body systems· Clear direction to meet the needs of your maternal, neonatal, and pediatric patients· Easy-to-follow format for each procedure - Quick-skim paragraphs and bulleted lists specify equipment, step-by-step instructions, and practice pointers· Nursing procedures guides such as comparing biological dressings and assessing pressure ulcers· Special features:o Just the facts– Outline of chapter content at start of every chaptero Write it down - Essential documentation points for each procedureo Ages and stages– Issues where patient’s age impacts a procedureo Handle with care - Patient care tips for elderly, pediatric, and bariatric patientso Memory joggers– Simple tricks for remembering complex conceptso Warning - Possible dangers, risks, complications, or contraindications associated with a particular procedureo Quick Quiz– Questions & Answers at the end of every chapter
Number of Pages: 637
Series Title: Incredibly Easy!
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Street Date: October 5, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-23-5397