Nursing Assisting: A Foundation in Caregiving, 4e

ISBN-13: 9781604250619

ISBN-10: 1604250615

Author: Diana Dugan RN

Edition: 4

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Hartman Publishing, Inc.
Paperback 544 pages
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Acknowledged author Diana Dugan RN wrote Nursing Assisting: A Foundation in Caregiving, 4e comprising 544 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1604250615 and 9781604250619. Since then Nursing Assisting: A Foundation in Caregiving, 4e textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $16.87 or rent at the marketplace.


Nursing Assisting: A Foundation in Caregiving, 4e by Diana Dugan RN (Author) ISBN-13: 978-1604250619 ISBN-10: 1604250615 Edition: 4th The fourth edition of this comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook is organized by body system, which gives students a context for learning. Here is important information about the latest edition: - Chapters are organized around body systems (structure and function, normal changes of aging, and common diseases and related care are grouped together). - Many new photos and website references were added. - Material regarding infection prevention and Alzheimer's disease material was updated and expanded. - Information about residents' legal rights, as well as how to reinforce person-centered care, may be found throughout the book in highly visible blue boxes. - New diseases, disorders, and conditions and related care information were added. Pressure ulcer material was significantly updated, including new photos and illustrations. - Chapter review sections now contain multiple choice questions, along with short answer questions. - The page count remained the same from the last edition to this edition. - There is a hardback version of this book. Chapters 1 The Nursing Assistant in Long-Term Care 2 Ethical and Legal Issues 3 Communication Skills 4 Communication Challenges 5 Diversity and Human Needs and Development 6 Infection Prevention 7 Safety and Body Mechanics 8 Emergency Care, First Aid, and Disasters 9 Admission, Transfer, Discharge, and Physical Exams 10 Bedmaking and Unit Care 11 Positioning, Moving, and Lifting 12 Personal Care 13 Vital Signs 14 Nutrition and Fluid Balance 15 The Gastrointestinal System 16 The Urinary System 17 The Reproductive System 18 The Integumentary System 19 The Circulatory or Cardiovascular System 20 The Respiratory System 21 The Musculoskeletal System 22 The Nervous System 23 The Endocrine System 24 The Immune and Lymphatic Systems and Cancer 25 Rehabilitation and Restorative Care 26 Subacute Care 27 End-of-Life Care 28 Your New Position