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Fundamentals of Nursing

The Art and Science of Person-Centered Care
Edition: 10
9781975168155
ISBN/ISSN:
9781975168155
Publication Date:
September 20, 2022
2022-09-20
9781975168155
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    The preferred nursing fundamentals resources for generations of nursing students and educators, Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Nursing Care, 10th Edition, equips beginning nursing students with a holistic, case-based perspective on nursing practice and emphasizes the clinical reasoning and decision-making essential to their success in today’s competitive healthcare environment. 
     
    Promoting nursing as an evolving art and science directed to human health and well-being, this bestselling text is designed to instill in students the highest level of scientific knowledge and technical skill while cultivating the blended competencies crucial to responsible patient-centered care in a wide variety of care settings. Updates throughout this 10th Edition reflect a growing emphasis on clinical judgment and NCLEX® readiness, training students to think like nurses and respond confidently and effectively to clinical challenges. 
     
    Ample clinical examples, pedagogy, illustrations, and online learning tools and assessments engage students and distill need-to-know information, complemented by a suite of integrated teaching and learning resources that create a seamless, superior learning experience for every student. 


    New to this Edition
    • NEW! Clinical Judgment chapter conditions students think like nurses, incorporating the nursing process and the latest evidence-based practices to prioritize responsibilities and make confident clinical decisions. 
    • NEW! Integrated NCSBN concepts and terms keep students on the front lines of today’s evolving nursing practice and ready them for success on the NextGen NCLEX®. 
    • NEW! Evolving Case Studies familiarize students with the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Evaluation Model and reflect the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN). 
    • NEW! Diversity, inclusion, and equity content equips students with a diverse perspective on patient care essential to today’s nursing practice. 
    • NEW! Timely coverage throughout the text reflects the impact of climate change and COVID-19 on patient care.
    • NEW! 2021 AACN Essentials and ANA Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice incorporated throughout the text help you meet the latest curriculum standards in competency-based nursing education.    
    • NEW! Thoughtful Person-Centered Practice: Challenging Topics leverage Unfolding Patient Stories to reinforce clinical reasoning and judgment competencies in a real-world context.
    • UPDATED! NCLEX®-style Chapter Review Questions in every chapter strengthen students’ exam readiness. 
  • Specs
    Edition
    10
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975168155
    Product Format
    Hardcover Book
    Trim Size
    8 3/8 x 10 7/8
    Pages
    2024
    Edition
    10
    Publication Date
    September 20, 2022
  • Carol R. Taylor PhD, MSN, RN

    Center for Clinical Bioethics, Professor of Nursing, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

    Pamela B Lynn EdD, MSN, RN

    Associate Professor
    Gwynedd Mercy University
    Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions
    Gwynedd Valley, PA

    Jennifer L Bartlett Ph.D., RN-BC, CNE, CHSE
  • Table of contents
    Unit I Foundations of Nursing Practice 
    Chapter 1      Introduction to Nursing and Professional Formation 
    Chapter 2      Theory, Research, and Evidence-Based Practice 
    Chapter 3      Health, Wellness, and Health Disparities 
    Chapter 4      Health of the Individual, Family, Community, and Environment 
    Chapter 5      Culturally Respectful Care 
    Chapter 6      Values, Ethics, and Advocacy 
    Chapter 7      Legal Dimensions of Nursing Practice 
    Chapter 8      Communication 
    Chapter 9      Teaching and Counseling
    Chapter 10    Leadership, Managing, and Delegating 
    Unit II Health Care Delivery
    Chapter 11    Health Care Delivery System
    Chapter 12    Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and Care Coordination Across Settings 
    Unit III Processes of Person-Centered Care
    Chapter 13    Blended Competencies, Clinical Reasoning, and Processes of Person-Centered Care 
    Chapter 14    Clinical Judgment
    Chapter 15    Assessing 
    Chapter 16    Diagnosing 
    Chapter 17    Outcome Identification and Planning 
    Chapter 18    Implementing 
    Chapter 19    Evaluating 
    Chapter 20    Documenting and Reporting
    Chapter 21    Informatics and Health Care Technologies
    Unit IV Developmentally Appropriate Care
    Chapter 22    Developmental Concepts
    Chapter 23    Conception Through Young Adulthood
    Chapter 24    Middle and Older Adulthood
    Unit V Actions Basic to Nursing Care
    Chapter 25    Asepsis and Infection Control
    Chapter 26    Vital Signs
    Chapter 27    Health Assessment
    Chapter 28    Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness
    Chapter 29    Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    Chapter 30    Medications
    Chapter 31    Perioperative Nursing
    Unit VI Promoting Healthy Physiologic Responses
    Chapter 32    Hygiene
    Chapter 33    Skin Integrity and Wound Care
    Chapter 34    Activity
    Chapter 35    Rest and Sleep 
    Chapter 36    Comfort
    Chapter 37    Nutrition 
    Chapter 38    Urinary Elimination
    Chapter 39    Bowel Elimination 
    Chapter 40    Oxygenation and Perfusion
    Chapter 41    Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Balance
    Unit VII Promoting Healthy Psychosocial Responses  
    Chapter 42    Self-Concept  
    Chapter 43    Stress and Adaptation
    Chapter 44    Loss, Grief, and Dying
    Chapter 45    Sensory Functioning
    Chapter 46    Sexuality
    Chapter 47    Spirituality
                        
    Appendix A   Equivalents
    Appendix B   Normal Adult Laboratory Values
    Glossary        
    Index
  • Features
    • NEW! Clinical Judgment chapter conditions students think like nurses, incorporating the nursing process and the latest evidence-based practices to prioritize responsibilities and make confident clinical decisions. 
    • NEW! Integrated NCSBN concepts and terms keep students on the front lines of today’s evolving nursing practice and ready them for success on the NextGen NCLEX®. 
    • NEW! Evolving Case Studies familiarize students with the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Evaluation Model and reflect the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN). 
    • NEW! Diversity, inclusion, and equity content equips students with a diverse perspective on patient care essential to today’s nursing practice. 
    • NEW! Timely coverage throughout the text reflects the impact of climate change and COVID-19 on patient care.
    • NEW! 2021 AACN Essentials and ANA Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice incorporated throughout the text help you meet the latest curriculum standards in competency-based nursing education.    
    • NEW! Thoughtful Person-Centered Practice: Challenging Topics leverage Unfolding Patient Stories to reinforce clinical reasoning and judgment competencies in a real-world context.
    • UPDATED! NCLEX®-style Chapter Review Questions in every chapter strengthen students’ exam readiness. 
    • Case Scenarios provide a patient-centered introduction to each chapter.
    • Unfolding Patient Stories, written by the National League of Nursing, inspire meaningful reflection and classroom dialog. 
    • QSEN Boxes help students meet Quality and Safety Education for Nurses competencies. 
    • Technology Alerts familiarize students with emerging devices and software they will encounter in practice. 
    • Legal Alerts promote compliance with important laws applicable to nursing practice. 
    • Reflective Practice features challenge students to consider responses to patient-centered scenarios. 
    • Focused Critical Thinking Guides reinforce effective critical thinking step by step.   
    • Developing Clinical Reasoning exercises train students to apply what they’ve learned as they think through clinical solutions.
    • Reflective Practice Leading to Person Learning activities guide students to enhanced practice and optimal patient outcomes through skill-centered reflection. 
    • Nursing Care Plans and Concept Maps simplify the nursing process and guide students step by step through identifying common health problems and relevant interventions. 
    • Focused Assessment Guides strengthen students’ assessment skills with sample interview questions.
    • Skills and Procedures hone students’ mastery with detailed actions and rationales.
    • Health Promotion and Wellness sections cultivate students’ health literacy and patient teaching capabilities.
    • Nursing Advocacy in Action features alert students to important considerations for the care of vulnerable individuals. 
    • Through the Eyes features promote a holistic perspective on the nursing experience among students, patients, nurses, and caregivers. 
    • Research in Nursing: Bridging the Gap to Evidence-Based Practice and PICOT in Practice: Asking Clinical Questions boxes clarify the “why” behind nursing decisions to reinforce students’ clinical reasoning.
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