Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, Global Edition

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Pearson
Autor
Audrey T Berman / Charles Snyder / Geralyn Frandsen  
Verlag
Pearson
Einband
Softcover
Auflage
10
Sprache
Englisch
Seiten
1520
Erschienen
August 2015
ISBN13
9781292106106
ISBN
1292106107
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For fundamentals of nursing courses in the nursing curriculum

 

Help each student think like a nurse using a clear, consistent approach
Consistency and accessibility are essential to student success in the Fundamentals of Nursing course. With its clear, approachable, writing style, Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing sets the foundation for nursing excellence. Coverage of the key concepts of contemporary nursing, as well as the latest nursing evidence, standards, and competencies, helps prepare readers to become effective nurses. To help students develop their clinical-reasoning abilities, new QSEN features draw connections to actual nursing practice. All basic and fundamental skills for the registered nurse are described within the nursing process. Students will learn to think like nurses as they see how the material they are reading is applied in nursing practice.

 

Features

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States.

 

 

Foster students’ clinical-reasoning abilities to help them begin thinking and acting like a nurse

  • UPDATED: Develop students’ clinical-reasoning and critical-thinking skills. Chapter 10, Clinical Reasoning, integrates critical thinking and clinical reasoning, providing the fundamentals nursing student with the skills to make decisions about client care. The student is introduced to the decision-making process for the prioritization of care.
  • NEW: Link QSEN competencies and make connections to nursing practice. This edition has incorporated QSEN competencies and specific expectations in QSEN features. The QSEN features will guide students to learn and maintain safety and quality in their provision of nursing care by providing specific examples of how they relate to everyday practice.
  • NEW: Help students succeed with an increasingly diverse client population. Culturally Responsive Care features highlight diversity and special considerations in nursing care.
    • NEW: Support students in promoting evidence-based care. Evidence-Based Practice boxes focus on evidence informed practice to highlight relevant research and their implications for nursing care.
    • NEW: Prepare students to participate in, or lead, home care efforts. Home Care Assessment boxes focus on educating the client, family and community to recognize what is needed for care in the home. Home Care Considerations focus on teaching the client and caregiver the proper care at home.
    • NEW: Reinforce safe nursing practices. Safety Alerts correlate to the National Patient Safety Goals and identify other crucial safety issues.
  • Meet today’s nursing standards. To help students think critically and link theory to nursing practice, end-of-unit Meeting the Standards activities provide the opportunity to think through themes and competencies presented across the chapters in a unit.
  • Prepare students to develop and utilize nursing care plans. To address nursing diagnoses and produce desired outcomes, Nursing Care Plans present sample written guides organizing information about a client’s care and providing continuity of care.
  • Help readers gain deeper insight into the issues they will see in practice. Designed to stimulate deeper consideration, Critical-Thinking Checkpoints present a brief case study about issues challenging nurses today. The accompanying questions encourage students to analyze, compare, contemplate, interpret and evaluate information.
  • Help visual learners grasp complex concepts. Concept Maps offer visual presentations of nursing care plans and other difficult concepts in decision-tree format.
  • Visualize how the entire nursing process fits together. Nursing Process in Action presents a two-page visual depiction of the components of the nursing process.

Help new nursing students understand concepts and skills with a clear, consistent approach

  • Provide a clear, approachable introduction. Consistency and approachability are key for new nursing students. A very clear, approachable writing style makes this book popular with students and instructors.
  • Offer a consistent, seamless skills component. Because the Berman textbook and Skills books are written by the same author team, fundamentals students experience a seamless presentation, style, and experience throughout. Contact your Pearson representative to package Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing, Tenth Edition with the authors’ Skills in Clinical Nursing, Eighth Edition.

Set the foundation for clinical competence

  • Incorporate skills so that students can see how to apply concepts. Placed within the nursing process, all basic and fundamental skills for the registered nurse are described and illustrated.
  • Provide concise reference information for a variety of settings and scenarios. Skill-related Practice Guidelines contain instant-access summaries of clinical do’s and don’ts in easy-to-read, bulleted lists
  • NEW: Help students become effective members of a collaborative health care team. A section on Interprofessional Practice is included within each of the skills to reinforce that multiple members of a health care team may be performing the same skill. Recognition of the overlapping of scopes of practice emphasizes the importance of a team approach to client care.
  • Support diagnostic skills with quick access to information about signs and symptoms. Clinical Manifestations boxes contain bulleted lists of signs and symptoms of various diseases and disorders
  • Summarize key information about widely prescribed drugs. Drug Capsule boxes provide brief overviews of drug information, nursing responsibilities, and related client teaching to help students understand the pharmacotherapathy in different situations.
  • Help students practice successfully with clients of all ages. Lifespan Considerations focus on customizing skills or procedures for differently aged populations.
  • Help students teach their clients more effectively. Client Teaching boxes cover issues such as preventing infections in the home, and environmental management.
  • Prepare students to perform effective interviews. Assessment Interview boxes illuminate the types and range of assessment questions to ask clients.
  • Offer valuable A&P summaries where they are most useful. Anatomy & Physiology Review boxes are included in select clinical chapters, with additional critical-thinking questions.
  • Introduce critical pathways and how they can be applied. Critical Pathways features present two interdisciplinary care plans, including diagnoses, emergency and trauma care, and surgical procedures.
  • Help students care appropriately for clients at each stage of life. Developmental Assessment Guidelines support coverage of caring for babies, children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults.
  • Help nurses visualize essential patterns associated with clients’ functional health. Functional Health Patterns are presented in a four-page, four-color insert at the end of the text.
  • NEW: Assist visual learners with updated and new photos. The enhanced photo program includes more than 150 new photos, including screenshots from actual modern electronic health records, to help students visualize concepts.

Keep your course current

  • NEW: Stay up-to-date with current standards of care. This edition continues to value and update standards of care as evidenced by the latest National Patient Safety Goals, Infusion Nursing Society Profusion Nursing Standards of Practice, ANA Scope & Standards, 2014 Hypertension Guidelines; IHI Pressure Ulcer Prevention Guidelines, OSHA/CDC BBP and Infection Prevention Standards, and Cancer Screening Guidelines.
  • UPDATED: Cover trending topics. Updated and expanded Genetics and Genomics content is included in Chapter 20.
  • NEW: Incorporate the most current NANDA diagnoses. New NANDA 2015-2017 Nursing Diagnoses (published in October, 2014) are included in this edition.
  • Increase awareness of the importance of bullying issues. Inclusion of how incivility, lateral violence, and bullying affect the health care environment and client safety is included in Chapter 26.
  • NEW: Reinforce the importance of men in nursing. This edition includes increased information in Chapter 1 about men in nursing from a historical and current perspective.

New to this Edition

 Foster students’ clinical-reasoning abilities to help them begin thinking and acting like a nurse

  • Develop students’ clinical-reasoning and critical-thinking skills. Chapter 10, Clinical Reasoning, integrates critical thinking and clinical reasoning, providing the fundamentals nursing student with the skills to make decisions about client care. The student is introduced to the decision-making process for the prioritization of care.
  • Link QSEN competencies and make connections to nursing practice. This edition has incorporated QSEN competencies and specific expectations in QSEN features. The QSEN features will guide students to learn and maintain safety and quality in their provision of nursing care by providing specific examples of how they relate to everyday practice.
  • Help students succeed with an increasingly diverse client population. Culturally Responsive Care features highlight diversity and special considerations in nursing care.
    • Support students in promoting evidence-based care. Evidence-Based Practice boxes focus on evidence informed practice to highlight relevant research and their implications for nursing care.
    • Prepare students to participate in, or lead, home care efforts. Home Care Assessment boxes focus on educating the client, family and community to recognize what is needed for care in the home. Home Care Considerations focus on teaching the client and caregiver the proper care at home.
    • Reinforce safe nursing practices. Safety Alerts correlate to the National Patient Safety Goals and identify other crucial safety issues.

Help new nursing students understand concepts and skills with a clear, consistent approach

  • Offer a consistent, seamless skills component. Because the Berman textbook and Skills books are written by the same author team, fundamentals students experience a seamless presentation, style, and experience throughout. Contact your Pearson representative to package Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing, Tenth Edition with the authors’ Skills in Clinical Nursing, Eighth Edition.

Set the foundation for clinical competence

  • Help students become effective members of a collaborative health care team. A section on Interprofessional Practice is included within each of the skills to reinforce that multiple members of a health care team may be performing the same skill. Recognition of the overlapping of scopes of practice emphasizes the importance of a team approach to client care.
  • Assist visual learners with updated and new photos. The enhanced photo program includes more than 150 new photos, including screenshots from actual modern electronic health records, to help students visualize concepts.

Keep your course current

  • Stay up-to-date with current standards of care. This edition continues to value and update standards of care as evidenced by the latest National Patient Safety Goals, Infusion Nursing Society Profusion Nursing Standards of Practice, ANA Scope & Standards, 2014 Hypertension Guidelines; IHI Pressure Ulcer Prevention Guidelines, OSHA/CDC BBP and Infection Prevention Standards, and Cancer Screening Guidelines.
  • Cover trending topics. Updated and expanded Genetics and Genomics content is included in Chapter 20.
  • Incorporate the most current NANDA diagnoses. New NANDA 2015-2017 Nursing Diagnoses (published in October, 2014) are included in this edition.
  • Increase awareness of the importance of bullying issues. Inclusion of how incivility, lateral violence, and bullying affect the health care environment and client safety is included in Chapter 26.
  • Reinforce the importance of men in nursing. This edition includes increased information in Chapter 1 about men in nursing from a historical and current perspective.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 The Nature of Nursing 1

  1. Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice 2
  2. Evidence-Based Practice and Research in Nursing 27
  3. Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks 39
  4. Legal Aspects of Nursing 52
  5. Values, Ethics, and Advocacy 80

UNIT 2 Contemporary Health Care 98

  1. Health Care Delivery Systems 99
  2. Community Nursing and Care Continuity 116
  3. Home Care 131
  4. Electronic Health Records and Information Technology 143

UNIT 3 The Nursing Process 161

  1. Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning 162
  2. Assessing 177
  3. Diagnosing 199
  4. Planning 214
  5. Implementing and Evaluating 236
  6. Documenting and Reporting 250

UNIT 4 Health Beliefs and Practices 274

  1. Health Promotion 275
  2. Health, Wellness, and Illness 298
  3. Culturally Responsive Nursing Care 315
  4. Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities 335

UNIT 5 Lifespan Development 352

  1. Concepts of Growth and Development 353
  2. Promoting Health from Conception Through Adolescence 372
  3. Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults 39
  4. Promoting Health in Older Adults 411
  5. Promoting Family Health 434

UNIT  6 Integral Aspects of Nursing 447

  1. Caring 448
  2. Communicating 462
  3. Teaching 491
  4. Leading, Managing, and Delegating 518

UNIT 7 Assessing Health 533

  1. Vital Signs 534
  2. Health Assessment 574

UNIT 8 Integral Components of Client Care 669

  1. Asepsis 670
  2. Safety 715
  3. Hygiene 749
  4. Diagnostic Testing 807
  5. Medications 840
  6. Skin Integrity and Wound Care 919
  7. Perioperative Nursing 959

UNIT 9 Promoting Psychosocial Health 999

  1. Sensory Perception 1000
  2. Self-Concept 1021
  3. Sexuality 1035
  4. Spirituality 1058
  5. Stress and Coping 1078
  6. Loss, Grieving, and Death 1098

UNIT 10 Promoting Physiological Health 1121

  1. Activity and Exercise 1122
  2. Sleep 1182
  3. Pain Management 1204
  4. Nutrition 1249
  5. Urinary Elimination 1304
  6. Fecal Elimination 1344
  7. Oxygenation 1378
  8. Circulation 1426
  9. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid—Base Balance 1449