Skills covered: Skin, Hair and Nails / Head and Neck / Eyes / Ears / Nose, Mouth and Throat / Breasts and Axillae / Thorax and Lungs / Heart and Neck Vessels / Peripheral Vascular and Lymphatic / Abdomen / Musculoskeletal / Neurologic / Male Genitourinary, Rectum and Prostate / Female Genitalia and Rectum / Head-to-Toe Examination of the Adult
1.Fundamentals ; 2.Infection control ; 3.Medication administration ; 4.Intravascular therapy ; 5.Cardiovascular care ; 6.Pulmonary care ; 7.Neurologic care ; 8.Gastrointestinal care ; 9.Renal and urologic care ; 10.Musculoskeletal care ; 11.Skin care ; 12. Endocrine and hematologic care.
Provides a conceptual framework and appropriate assessment and intervention guidelines for holistic care of patients in Canada who are from diverse cultural backgrounds. The first 7 chapters discuss the importance of providing culturally appropriate care and present the authors' model for cultural assessment. This model includes the dimensions of communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations. The remainder of the text focuses on descriptions of the predominant cultures found in Canada. [from the back cover]