Fundamentals of Nursing Care: Concepts, Connections & Skills
Connection Boxes illustrate how to apply theory to practice in key areas: Clinicals - A&P - Patient Teaching - Real World Nursing - People & Places - Knowledge - Lab/Diagnoses - Delegation/Supervision. Full-color photographs and figures clearly illustrate anatomy and clinical procedures. Step-by-step procedures for over 120 skills make every concept easy to grasp. Post Conference boxes follow each skill, summarizing what you've learned and describing the possible reactions of both patient and nurse. Critical-thinking questions hone your skills and thought processes for clinical success. Instructor and Student Resources online at Davis Plus Davis Digital Version--your complete text online. Quickly search for the content you need. Add notes, highlights, and bookmarks. Study Guide --Five types of exercises throughout the chapters...vocabulary exercises, connection questions, critical-thinking questions, and documentation exercises. IQ Question Bank --Approximately 1,000 NCLEX-style questions covering a variety of topics found in the book and on the NCLEX-PN(R) exam. Auscultation Sounds --Almost 40 samples of heart, lung, and bowel sounds followed by quick quizzes for review. Key Term Pronunciations --Over 1,000 audio pronunciations from Taber's Cylcopedic Medical Dictionary, 21st Edition. Documentation Forms --Actual documentation forms used in practice. Abbreviation Tables --Common medical abbreviations as found in Taber's Cylcopedic Medical Dictionary, 21st Edition. Dosage Calculators --Common dosage calculations like Body Mass Index (BMI) and IV drip rates.