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Lippincott Essentials for Nursing Assistants

Lippincott Essentials for Nursing Assistants
titolo Lippincott Essentials for Nursing Assistants
sottotitolo A Humanistic Approach to Caregiving
argomenti Medicina Infermieristica Discipline infermieristiche specialistiche
Medicina Geriatria e gerontologia Opere di carattere generale
Medicina Geriatria e gerontologia
Medicina Infermieristica
editore Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
formato Libro
pagine 784
pubblicazione 2016
ISBN 9781496339560
48,00 45,60 (-5%)
Prepare your students for a successful career as a nursing assistant with this concise text. This easy-to-understand, conversational text focuses on the most essential information that nursing assistants need to know to function competently and compassionately in a long-term care facility, acute care facility, or home health care agency. Each chapter of the new edition has been updated to reflect the latest best practices and advances in the field. KEY FEATURES *NEW! A separate unit on Long-Term Care covers nursing assistant care with residents in long-term care settings.*UPDATED! Procedure boxes present 71 core procedures with step-by-step instructions that incorporate the latest guidelines and NNAAP skill revisions.*UPDATED! Nurse Pam tips promote compassionate, holistic care and help students empathize with their patients.*Guidelines (What You Do/Why You Do it) boxes summarize both the whys and the hows of carrying out key nursing assistant actions.*Tell the Nurse! Notes summarize observations that the nursing assistant needs to report to the nurse.*Stop and Think! Scenarios encourage students to solve real world problems in the types of complex situations they will encounter in the workplace.*Online videos featuring eight hours of engaging footage offer complete, step-by-step demonstrations of the core skills performed daily by nursing assistants. An accompanying Workbook follows the same straightforward organization as the 4th Edition Textbook. Activities include multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blanks, think about it, and matching questions, as well as crossword puzzles, word jumbles, labeling, sequencing, and identification.

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Table of Contents UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE Chapter 1: The Health Care System A Holistic Approach to Health Care Health Care Organizations Patients, Residents, and Clients Oversight of the Health Care System Paying for Health Care Chapter 2: The Nursing Assistant's Job Education of the Nursing Assistant The Nursing Assistant as a Member of the Nursing Team Legal and Ethical Aspects of the Nursing Assistant's Job Chapter 3: Professionalism and Job-Seeking Skills Working as a Professional Finding a Job Chapter 4: Communication Skills Introduction to Communication Communicating with People with Special Needs Resolving Conflicts Using the Telephone Communication Among Members of the Health Care Team Electronic Health Records Chapter 5: Those We Care For Growth and Development Basic Human Needs Human Sexuality and Intimacy Culture and Religion Quality of Life What is it Like to be a Patient or Resident A Person's Family Chapter 6: The Patient's or Resident's Environment The Physical Environment Furniture and Equipment UNIT TWO: THE HUMAN BODY IN HEATLH AND DISEASE Chapter 7: Basic Body Structure and Function How is the Body Organized? The Integumentary System The Musculoskeletal System The Respiratory System The Cardiovascular System The Nervous System The Sensory System The Endocrine System The Digestive System The Urinary System The Reproductive System Chapter 8: Common Disorders Introduction to Disorders Integumentary Disorders Musculoskeletal Disorders Respiratory Disorders Cardiovascular Disorders Nervous System Disorders Sensory Disorders Endocrine Disorders Digestive Disorders Urinary Disorders Reproductive Disorders Mental Health Disorders Chapter 9: Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Introduction to Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Types of Rehabilitation The Role of the Nursing Assistant UNIT THREE: LONG-TERM CARE (New Unit) Chapter 10: Overview of Long-Term Care Types of Long-Term Care Settings Ownership and Operation of Long-Term Care Facilities Oversight of Long-Term Care The Survey Process Paying for Long-Term Care Chapter 11: The Long-Term Care Resident Our Aging Population Factors Leading to Long-Term Care Admissions Making the Adjustment to Long-Term Care Living with a Chronic Condition The Young Resident Chapter 12: Caring for People With Dementia Introduction to Dementia Types of Dementia Behaviors Associated with Dementia Caring for a Person With Dementia Effects on the Caregiver UNIT FOUR: SAFETY Chapter 13: Infection ControlCauses of InfectionDefenses Against Infection Ways Infections are Transmitted The Chain of Infection Methods of Infection Control Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Chapter 14: Workplace Safety Protecting Your Body Following Procedures Fire Safety Preventing Chemical and Electrical Injuries Disaster Preparedness Workplace Violence Chapter 15: Patient and Resident Safety Accidents and Incidents in the Health Care Setting Restraints and Restraint Alternatives Chapter 16: Basic First Aid and Emergency Care Responding To An Emergency Basic Life Support (BLS) Measures Emergency Situations UNIT FIVE: BASIC PATIENT AND RESIDENT CARE Chapter 17: Assisting With Repositioning and Transferring Assisting With Repositioning Assisting With Transferring Chapter 18: Assisting With Exercise Assisting With Walking (Ambulation) Assisting With Range-of-Motion Exercises Chapter 19: Bedmaking Linens Standard Bedmaking Techniques Chapter 20: Measuring and Recording Vital Signs, Height, and Weight Introduction to Vital Signs Body Temperature Pulse Respiration Pulse oximetry Blood Pressure Height and Weight Chapter 21: Assisting With Hygiene Introduction to Personal Hygiene Assisting with Oral Care Assisting with Perineal Care Assisting with Bathing Chapter 22: Preventing Pressure Ulcers and Assisting With Wound Care Preventing Pressure Ulcers Assisting With Wound Care Chapter 23: Assisting With Grooming Introduction to Grooming Assisting with Hand Care Assisting With Foot Care Assisting with Dressing and Undressing Assisting with Hair Care Assisting with Shaving Assisting with Vision and Hearing Accessories Chapter 24: Assisting With Nutrition Introduction to Nutrition Factors that Affect Food Choices and Eating Habits Special Diets Assisting With Meals Assisting With Fluids Alternative Ways of Providing Nutrition and Fluids Chapter 25: Assisting With Urinary Elimination Introduction to Urinary Elimination Assisting With Bedside Commodes, Bedpans, and Urinals Caring for a Person With an Indwelling Urinary Catheter Caring for a Person Who is Incontinent of Urine Obtaining a Urine Specimen Measuring Urine Output Chapter 26: Assisting With Bowel Elimination Introduction to Bowel Elimination Problems With Bowel Elimination Obtaining a Stool Specimen Assisting With Enemas Assisting With Ostomy Care Chapter 27: Assisting With Comfort and Rest The Benefits of Rest and Sleep General Comfort Measures Managing Pain Heat and Cold Applications UNIT SIX: SPECIAL CARE CONCERNS Chapter 28: Caring for People Who Are Dying Terminal Illness Advance Directives and Wills Attitudes Toward Death and Dying Care and Support of the Dying Person and the Family Postmortem Care Chapter 29: Caring for People with Developmental Disabilities Introduction to Developmental Disabilities Education and Protection of Rights Caring for People With Developmental Disabilities Chapter 30: Caring for People with Cancer Introduction to Cancer Detecting and Treating Cancer Caring for a Person with Cancer Chapter 31: Caring for People with HIV/AIDS Introduction to HIV/AIDS Attitudes Toward People With HIV/AIDS Caring for a Person with HIV/AIDS Chapter 32: Caring for People Who Are Having Surgery Introduction to Surgery Pre-Operative Care Intra-Operative Care Post-Operative Care Oxygen Therapy Chapter 33: Caring for People in the Home Environment Introduction to Home Health Care The Home Health Aide The Home Health Care Environment Infection Control Appendix A: Answers to What Did You Learn? Questions Appendix B: Introduction to the Language of Health Care Glossary Index

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