Helps you tailor your nursing care to meet the highly specialized needs of your geriatric patients. You'll find reliable solutions to more than 60 acute and chronic health problems common to older adults, including pneumonia, osteoarthritis, heart failure, Parkinson's disease. [from back cover]
Uncovering the knowledge embedded in clinical nursing practice; the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition applied to nursing; an interpretive approach to identifying and describing clinical knowledge; the helping role; the teaching-coaching function; the diagnostic and monitoring function; effective management of rapidly changing situations; administering and monitoring; monitoring and ensuring the quality of health care practices; organizational and work-role competencies; implications for research and clinical practice; implications for career development; the quest for a new identity and new entitlement in nursing; excellence and power in clinical nursing practice.
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.