Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

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This handbook succinctly describes over 500 common errors made by nurses and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Coverage includes the entire scope of nursing practicea€”administration, medications, process of care, behavioral and psychiatric, cardiology, critical care, endocrine, gastroenterology and nutrition, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, pulmonary, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care, emergency nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatric nursing. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference. Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate.Rooting, for example, is the natural reflex of a newborn to turn his face left or right in response to the stimulation of his left or right cheek. This reflex assists the ... This effort, when used with a bottle, will initiate the flow of fluids from the bottle, through the nipple opening and into the babya#39;s mouth. This effort when used with a pacifier will simply hold the pacifier in the infanta#39;s mouth. There are also natural anbsp;...

Title:Avoiding Common Nursing Errors
Author:Betsy H. Allbee, Lisa Marcucci, Jeannie S. Garber, Monty Gross, Sheila Lambert, Ricky J. McCraw, Anthony D. Slonim, Teresa A. Slonim
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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