Lippincott's Nursing Procedures

Lippincotts Nursing Procedures 9781451146332
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Author(s): Lippincott 
Publication Date: Oct 17, 2012
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Format: Book
Edition: Sixth
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451146332
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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.

Features

New - Alphabetical organization based on key words
New - Color-coded evidence-based references
New - Joint Commission Standards, AACN guidelines, INS standards, and many more included in Evidence-based references for each procedure
New - Scores of new illustrations
Full-color design
Entry headings: Overview, Equipment, Preparation of equipment, Implementation (with rationales in italics), Special considerations, Patient teaching, Complications, Documentation
Every procedure thoroughly reviewed and updated
Eye-catching icons for nursing alerts and cautions and emergency procedures
Troubleshooting and Equipment icons
Home care tips emphasized and identified with an icon
More than 400 nursing procedures, basic to advanced
Over 750 illustrations, photographs, and tables
Pediatric care and Elder care variations identified and highlighted with an icon



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Specs

  • Edition: Sixth
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9781451146332
  • Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
  • Pages: 848
  • Pub Date: Oct 17, 2012
  • Weight: 3.0