Nursing Assisting: A Foundation In Caregiving, 3E

  • Publish Date: 2011-08-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Diana Dugan RN
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Nursing Assisting: A Foundation in Caregiving, 3rd Edition

The third edition of our comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook (formerly Successful Nursing Assistant Care ) is organized by body system, which gives students a context for learning. It includes:


- Just-released information about the USDA's MyPlate
- Chapters that are organized around body systems (structure and function, normal changes of aging, and common diseases and related care are grouped together)
- Updated and expanded material on Alzheimer's disease and infection prevention
- Residents' Rights material that is emphasized throughout the book in highly visible blue boxes
- A table of procedures, common abbreviations list, and a glossary


Contents
1 The Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care
2 Ethical and Legal Issues
3 Communication Skills
4 Communication Challenges
5 Diversity and Human Needs and Development
6 Infection Prevention
7 Safety and Body Mechanics
8 Emergency Care, First Aid, and Disasters
9 Admission, Transfer, Discharge, and Physical Exams
10 Bedmaking and Unit Care
11 Positioning, Moving, and Lifting
12 Personal Care
13 Vital Signs
14 Nutrition and Fluid Balance
15 The Gastrointestinal System
16 The Urinary System
17 The Reproductive System
18 The Integumentary System
19 The Circulatory or Cardiovascular System
20 The Respiratory System
21 The Musculoskeletal System
22 The Nervous System
23 The Endocrine System
24 The Immune and Lymphatic Systems and Cancer
25 Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
26 Subacute Care
27 End-of-Life Care
28 Your New Position

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