Lippincott's essentials for nursing assistants : a humanistic approach to caregiving / Pamela J. Carter.

By: Carter, Pamela J
Publisher: Philadephia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007Description: xxxii, 704 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cmContent type: rdacontent Media type: rdamedia Carrier type: rdacarrierISBN: 0781796873 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780781796873Other title: Essentials for nursing assistantsSubject(s): Nurses' aides -- TextbooksLOC classification: RT 84 | .C37 2007Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description
Contents:
The health care system -- The nursing assistant's job -- Professionalism and job-seeking skills -- Communication skills -- Those we care for -- The patient's or resident's environment -- Basic body structure and function -- Common disorders -- Rehabilitation and restorative care -- Infection control -- Workplace safety -- Patient and resident safety -- Basic first aid and emergency care -- Assisting with repositioning and transferring -- Assisting with exercise -- Bedmaking -- Measuring and recording vital signs, height, and weight -- Assisting with hygiene -- Preventing pressure ulcers and assisting with wound care -- Assisting with grooming -- Assisting with nutrition -- Assisting with urinary elimination -- Assisting with bowel elimination -- Assisting with comfort -- Caring for people who are dying -- Caring for people with dementia -- Caring for people with developmental disabilities -- Caring for people with cancer -- Caring for people with HIV/AIDS -- Caring for people who are having surgery
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Circulation Books Medical Center Library
Circulation Nursing
RT 84 .C37 2007 (Browse shelf) Available 012919

Includes bibliographical references and index

The health care system -- The nursing assistant's job -- Professionalism and job-seeking skills -- Communication skills -- Those we care for -- The patient's or resident's environment -- Basic body structure and function -- Common disorders -- Rehabilitation and restorative care -- Infection control -- Workplace safety -- Patient and resident safety -- Basic first aid and emergency care -- Assisting with repositioning and transferring -- Assisting with exercise -- Bedmaking -- Measuring and recording vital signs, height, and weight -- Assisting with hygiene -- Preventing pressure ulcers and assisting with wound care -- Assisting with grooming -- Assisting with nutrition -- Assisting with urinary elimination -- Assisting with bowel elimination -- Assisting with comfort -- Caring for people who are dying -- Caring for people with dementia -- Caring for people with developmental disabilities -- Caring for people with cancer -- Caring for people with HIV/AIDS -- Caring for people who are having surgery

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