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