The book is a compilation of clinical procedures which nurses perform independently and collaboratively with other health care professionals, for individuals in varying physical status and stages of illness. The categories of procedures are diagnostic, therapeutic, health assessment, promotion of comfort and safety, and life saving. Clinical specialties covered are medical, surgical, pediatrics, obstetrics, community health, mental health and critical care nursing. It is written in simple, easy to follow language and in a specific format. Tables, illustrations and color photographs are included throughout. In addition to 15 chapters of procedures and related policies, a chapter on legal and ethical aspects of nursing practice is also added in the 5th edition. The section of appendices includes assessment formats, conversion tables, medication calculation formulae and reference values for laboratory tests. The book will be a valuable possession for students throughout their learning period and a helpful reference tool for practicing nurses and nurse educators.
|Author||Annamma Jacob (Editor), Rekha R. (Editor), Jadhav Sonali Tarachand (Editor)|
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