Lippincott's Nursing Procedures, 6e, is start-to-finish guide to more than 400 nursing procedures from basic to advanced. This reference outlines every procedure, lists equipment, details each step, and includes rationales and cautions to ensure patient safety and positive outcomes. Concise, clear content targets key information needed to perform procedures safely and accurately at the bedside. Tips, alerts, checklists, illustrations, and tables provide clarity and quick access to key procedural information. Organized alphabetically for easy accessibility, the book includes basic and advanced procedures on key topics, such as: infection control, specimen collection, physical treatments, drug administration, IV therapy, hemodynamic monitoring, as well as procedures related to body systems such as chest tubes, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intra-abdominal pressure monitoring.