FOUNDATIONS OF BASIC NURSING lays the foundation of introductory material for a practical or vocational nursing course of study. The text focuses on fundamental concepts such holistic care, legal responsibilities, communication, and client teaching. Step-by-step basic, intermediate and advanced nursing procedures are presented with full color photos and figures further illustrating the skill. New chapters to this edition include a chapter on self-concept and the promotion of physical and mental wellness, as well as a chapter on spirituality. Abundant special features, NCLEX style questions, and the loaded new StudyWARE CD-ROM make this an engaging, student-friendly text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.To maintain therapeutic blood level, medication must be given around the clock and not aas needed. ... a weak opioid or combination agents, such as oxycodone/ hydrocodone and acetaminophen or tramadol (Ultram); and for severe pain, stronglonger-acting ... Figure 13-6 shows some long- and short-acting opioids. Treatment starts at the level of the clienta#39;s pain and does not have to start at the first step.
|Title||:||Foundations of Basic Nursing|
|Author||:||Lois White, Gena Duncan, Wendy Baumle|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2010-01-27|