Together with the textbook, the Study Guide for Foundations and Adult Health Nursing, 6th Edition will help you gain a solid understanding of the key principles, concepts, and skills you need to succeed in your nursing education and career. New NCLEXO examination-style alternate-item format questions and critical thinking activities join labeling, completion, and short-answer activities all with textbook page references.
Table of Contents
UNIT ONE: BASIC NURSING CONCEPTS 1. The Evolution of Nursing 2. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Nursing 3. Communication 4. Vital Signs 5. Physical Assessment 6. Nursing Process and Critical Thinking 7. Documentation 8. Cultural and Ethnic Considerations 9. Life Span Development 10. Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death UNIT TWO: BASIC NURSING SKILLS 11. Admission, Transfer, and Discharge 12. Medical-Surgical Asepsis and Infection Control 13. Surgical Wound Care 14. Safety 15. Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility 16. Pain Management, Comfort, Rest, and Sleep 17. Complementary and Alternative Therapies 18. Hygiene and Care of the Patient's Environment 19. Specimen Collection and Diagnostic Examination 20. Selected Nursing Skills UNIT THREE: BASIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS 21. Basic Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy 22. Fluids and Electrolytes 23. Mathematics Review and Medication Administration 24. Emergency First Aid Nursing UNIT FOUR: MATERNAL AND NEONATAL NURSING 25. Health Promotion and Pregnancy 26. Labor and Delivery 27. Care of the Mother and Newborn 28. Care of the High-Risk Mother, Newborn, and Family with Special Needs UNIT FIVE: PEDIATRIC NURSING 29. Health Promotion for the Infant, Child, and Adolescent 30. Basic Pediatric Nursing Care 31. Care of the Child with a Physical Disorder 32. Care of the Child with a Mental or Cognitive Disorder UNIT SIX: GERONTOLOGIC NURSING 33. Health Promotion and Care of the Older Adult UNIT SEVEN: PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 34. Basic Concepts of Mental Health 35. Care of the Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder 36. Care of the Patient with an Addictive Personality UNIT EIGHT: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING 37. Home Health Nursing 38. Long-Term Care 39. Rehabilitation Nursing 40. Hospice Care UNIT NINE: ADULT HEALTH NURSING 41. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 42. Care of the Surgical Patient 43. Care of the Patient with an Integumentary Disorder 44. Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder 45. Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder 46. Care of the Patient with a Gallbladder, Liver, Biliary Tract, or Exocrine Pancreatic Disorder 47. Care of the Patient with a Blood or Lymphatic Disorder 48. Care of the Patient with a Cardiovascular or a Peripheral Vascular Disorder 49. Care of the Patient with a Respiratory Disorder 50. Care of the Patient with a Urinary Disorder 51. Care of the Patient with an Endocrine Disorder 52. Care of the Patient with a Reproductive Disorder 53. Care of the Patient with a Visual or Auditory Disorder 54. Care of the Patient with a Neurologic Disorder 55. Care of the Patient with an Immune Disorder 56. Care of the Patient with HIV/AIDS 57. Care of the Patient with Cancer UNIT TEN: FROM GRADUATE TO PROFESSIONAL 58. Professional Roles and Leadership