Perry A.G., Potter P.A., Ostendorf W.R.
8th edition. — Elsevier – Mosby, 2014. — 1216 p. — ISBN:9780323083836.Known for its clear, comprehensive coverage of over 200 evidence-based skills. It features photographs and drawings, a nursing process framework, step-by-step instructions with rationales, and a focus on critical thinking and evidence-based practice. This edition includes new coverage of patient-centered care and safety guidelines. The coverage of core competencies includes delegation and collaboration, guidelines for reporting and recording, and pediatric, geriatric, home care, and teaching considerations. The use of evidence in nursing practice covers the entire process of conducting research, including collecting, evaluating, and applying evidence from published research. Are covered 212 basic, intermediate, and advanced nursing skills. Are considered key safety issues or possible skill modifications for specific patient needs. Rationales for each skill step explain why steps are performed in a specific way, including their clinical significance and benefit, and incorporate the latest research findings. The five-step nursing process provides a framework for the description of skills within overall client care. Unexpected outcomes and related interventions alert you to what might go wrong and how to appropriately intervene.
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