Portable RN : the all-in-one nursing reference.Publication details: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007Edition: 3rd edDescription: vii, 728 p. : illContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781582559339 (alk. paper); 1582559333 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Nursing Process | Nursing Care -- methodsLOC classification: RT 51 | .P676 2007
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 715-716) and index.
Assessment: reviewing the techniques -- Assessment findings: distinguishing health from disease -- ECGs: interpreting them with ease and accuracy -- Common laboratory tests: giving care and interpreting results -- Common disorders: treating and preventing diseases -- Common procedures: performing them safely and accurately -- Surgical patient care: reviewing the techniques -- Pain management: assessing pain and using medications -- Pressure ulcers and traumatic wound care: preventing, staging, and treating wounds -- Precautions: preventing the spread of infection -- Troubleshooting: spotting and correcting equipment problems -- Drug administration: reviewing the methods -- Dosage calculation: ensuring effective therapy -- Drug hazards: recognizing and responding to them -- Complications: spotting and correcting life-threatening conditions -- Alternative and complementary therapies: enhancing care and healing -- End-of-life care: caring for the dying patient and his family -- Documentation systems: completing forms fully and concisely.