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Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing: Concepts; Process; and Practice (4th Canadian Edition)

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book-author

Barbara J. Kozier, Glenora Erb, Audrey J. Berman, Shirlee Synder, Geralyn Frandsen, Madeleine Buck, Linda Ferguson, Lucia Yiu, Lynnette Leeseberg Stamler

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Pearson Canada; 4th Edition

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PDF

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1666 pages

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English

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B0722Y7KMN

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134192702

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9780134192703


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Building on its popular predecessor; Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing; 4th Canadian edition; (PDF) offers nursing students with a vital understanding of contemporary professional nursing practice in Canada. The 4th edition takes a comprehensive; less prescriptive approach to nursing diagnoses and encourages nurses and students to use their knowledge; experience; and critical thinking skills to make diagnoses or analyses.

Demonstrating a pan-Canadian experience; the lead editors enlisted contributors and reviewers from across Canada to show different geographical experiences. Praised for its accessible and clear language; beginning nurses learn fundamental and foundational knowledge and skills needed to enter the nursing profession in Canada.

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book-author

Barbara J. Kozier, Glenora Erb, Audrey J. Berman, Shirlee Synder, Geralyn Frandsen, Madeleine Buck, Linda Ferguson, Lucia Yiu, Lynnette Leeseberg Stamler

publisher

Pearson Canada; 4th Edition

file-type

PDF

pages

1666 pages

language

English

asin

B0722Y7KMN

isbn10

134192702

isbn13

9780134192703

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents
About the Canadian Editors
Dedication
Preface
Acknowledgments
Canadian Reviewers
Unit 1: The Foundation of Nursing in Canada
Chapter 1: Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice
Historical Nursing Practice
Contemporary Nursing Practice
Roles and Functions of the Nurse
Nursing as a Profession
Factors Influencing Contemporary Nursing Practice
Nursing Organizations
Chapter 2: Nursing Education in Canada
Nursing Education
Types of Educational Programs
Nursing Associations and Their Influence on Education
Issues Facing Nursing Education
Chapter 3: Nursing Research in Canada
Nursing Research
Chapter 4: Nursing Philosophies, Theories, Concepts, Frameworks, and Models
What Is Philosophy?
Philosophy’s Three Primary Areas of Inquiry
World Views and Paradigms
Philosophy in Nursing
Concepts and Theories
Overview of Selected Nursing Theories
Chapter 5: Values, Ethics, and Advocacy
Values
Ethics
Ethical Decision Making
Selected Ethical Issues in Nursing
Nursing and Advocacy
Enhancing Ethical Practice
Chapter 6: Accountability and Legal Aspects of Nursing
Relationship between Nurses and the Law
Contractual Arrangements in Nursing
Areas of Potential Tort Liability in Nursing
Selected Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice
Legal Protections in Nursing Practice
Reporting Crimes, Torts, and Unsafe Practices
Legal Responsibilities of Nursing Students
Unit 2: Contemporary Health Care in Canada
Chapter 7: Health, Wellness, and Illness
Concepts of Health, Wellness, and Well-Being
Models of Health and Wellness
Health-Promotion Models
Health Care Adherence
Illness and Disease
What Makes Canadians Healthy?
Summary
Chapter 8: Health Promotion
Development of Health-Promotion Initiatives in Canada
Strategies for Population Health (1994)
Defining Health Promotion
Sites for Health-Promotion Activities
Pender’s Health-Promotion Model
The Transtheoretical Model: Stages of Health Behaviour Change
The Nurse’s Role in Health Promotion
The Nursing Process and Health Promotion
Promoting Canadians’ Health
Chapter 9: The Canadian Health Care System
History
Rights and Health Care
Categories of Health Care
Types of Health Care Organizations and Care Settings
Factors Impacting the Health Care System
Contemporary Frameworks for Care
Models for the Delivery of Nursing
Chapter 10: Environmental and Global Health Nursing
Environment and Health
Global Health versus International Health: What Is the Difference?
Theories of Development
Globalization
Sustainable Development Goals
Major Issues in Global Health
Nurses and Global Health
Chapter 11: Safe Cultural Caring
Canada’s Cultural Mosaic
Definitions and Concepts Related to Culture
Considerations for Culturally Safe Nursing Practice
Providing Culturally Safe Care
Chapter 12: Individual Care
Concept of Individuality
Self-Concept
Concept of Holism
Applying Theoretical Frameworks to Individuals
Chapter 13: Nursing Care of Families
What Is “Family?”
Family Nursing
Development of Family Nursing
Canadian Families: A Demographic Snapshot
Understanding Families
How Does the Family Affect the Illness?
Nursing Care of Families
Evaluating Nursing Care of Families
Chapter 14: Community Health Nursing
What Is Community Health Nursing?
Community Health Nursing in the Context of Canadian Health Care
Community Health Nursing Practice
The Community Health Nurse as a Collaborator
Community Health Nursing Competencies
Focus on Trends in Community Health Nursing
Chapter 15: Rural and Remote Health Care
Definition of Rural
Rural Health: Place, Space, and Time
Elements of a Rural Health Framework
Health of Rural Residents
Special Concerns in Rural and Remote Aboriginal Communities
Health Care Delivery
Chapter 16: Complementary and Alternative Health Modalities
Basic Concepts
Complementary and Alternative Health Modalities
Nursing Role in Complementary and Alternative Health Modalities
Unit 3: Lifespan and Developmental Stages
Chapter 17: Concepts of Growth and Development
Factors Influencing Growth and Development
Stages of Growth and Development
Growth and Development Theories
Applying Growth and Development Concepts to Nursing Practice
Chapter 18: Development from Conception through Adolescence
Conception and Prenatal Development
Neonates and Infants (Birth to 1 Year)
Toddlers (1 to 3 Years)
Preschoolers (4 to 5 Years)
School-Age Children (6 to 12 Years)
Adolescence (12 to 18 Years)
Chapter 19: Young and Middle Adulthood
Young Adults (20–40 Years)
Middle-Aged Adults (40 to 65 Years)
Chapter 20: Older Adults
Characteristics of Older Adults in Canada
Attitudes toward Aging
Gerontological Nursing in Canada
Care Settings for Older Adults
Theories of Aging
Psychosocial Aging
Cognitive Abilities and Aging
Moral Development
Spirituality and Religion
Promoting Healthy Aging
Planning for Health Promotion
Unit 4: Integral Aspects of Nursing
Chapter 21: Clinical Reasoning and Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking: Definitions and Purposes
Techniques in Critical Thinking
Clinical Reasoning
Attitudes That Foster Critical Thinking
Standards of Critical Thinking
Applying Critical Thinking to Nursing Practice
Developing Critical Thinking Attitudes and Skills
Chapter 22: Caring and Communicating
Professionalization of Caring
Nursing Theories on Caring
Types of Knowledge in Nursing
Caring in Practice
Communicating
The Helping Relationship
Group Communication
Communication and the Nursing Process
Communication among Health Care Professionals
Nurse and Physician Communication
Chapter 23: The Nursing Process
Overview of the Nursing Process
Assessing
Diagnosing/Analyzing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Nursing Process Summarized
Chapter 24: Documenting and Reporting
Ethical and Legal Considerations
Purposes of Client Records and Documentation
Documentation Systems
Documenting Nursing Activities
General Guidelines for Documentation
Reporting
Conferring
Chapter 25: Nursing Informatics and Technology
Definition of Nursing Informatics
Informatics Fundamentals: Data, Information, and Knowledge
Standardized Languages
Computer Technology and Informatics in Nursing
How Nurses Are Currently Using Technology
Using Evidence-Informed Nursing Practice in ICT
Roles in Nursing Informatics
How Technology Influences Humans and How Humans Influence Technology
Workflow or Nursing Practice Process
Consumers’ Health Informatics and Online Information Access
Professional Issues
Conclusion
Chapter 26: Teaching and Learning
Teaching
Learning
Nurse as Educator
Chapter 27: Leading, Managing, and Delegating
Nurse as Leader
Nurse as Manager
Nurse as Delegator
Change
Unit 5: Nursing Assessment and Clinical Studies
Chapter 28: Health Assessment
Physical Health Assessment
General Survey
The Integument
Head
Eyes and Vision
Ears and Hearing
Nose and Sinuses
Mouth and Oropharynx
The Neck
Thorax and Lungs
Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Systems
Breasts and Axillae
Abdomen
Musculoskeletal System
Neurological System
Female Genitals and Inguinal Lymph Nodes
Male Genitals and Inguinal Area
The Anus
Chapter 29: Vital Signs
Body Temperature
Pulse
Respirations
Blood Pressure
Oxygen Saturation
Chapter 30: Pain Assessment and Management
The Nature of Pain
Physiology of Pain: Nociception
Factors Affecting the Pain Experience
Pain Assessment
Planning
Implementing
Pharmacological Pain Management
Nonpharmacological Pain Management
Evaluating
Chapter 31: Hygiene
Skin
Feet
Nails
Mouth
Hair Care
Eyes
Ears
Nose
Supporting a Hygienic Environment
Chapter 32: Safety
Factors Affecting Safety
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 33: Medications
Key Concepts in Pharmacology
Effects of Drugs
Drug Misuse
Actions of Drugs in the Body
Factors Affecting Medication Action
Routes of Administration
Medication Order
Systems of Measurement
Methods of Calculating Dosages
Administering Medications Safely
System Factors Related to Medication Safety
Enteral Medications
Parenteral Medications
Topical Medications
Inhaled Medications
Chapter 34: Infection Prevention and Control
Health Care–Associated Infections
Types of Microorganisms Causing Infections
Body Defences against Infection
Pathophysiology of Infection
The Clinical Spectrum of Infection
Infection: An Imbalance between Microorganisms and Defences
The Chain of Infection
Breaking the Chain: Prevention and Control of Health Care–Associated Infections
Routine Practices and Additional Precautions
Practical Considerations for Implementation of Precautions
Nursing Responsibility for Infection Prevention and Control
Occupational Health Issues Related to Infection
Roles of the Infection Control Practitioner
Infection Prevention and Control Is a Shared Responsibility
Chapter 35: Skin Integrity and Wound Care
Skin Function and Integrity
Wounds or Altered Skin Integrity
Wound Healing
Heat and Cold Applications
Care of Specific Common Wound Etiologies
Pressure Injury
Skin Tears
Moisture-Associated Skin Damage
Lower Extremity Ulcers
Chapter 36: Caring for Perioperative Clients
Types of Surgery
Preoperative Phase
Intraoperative Phase
Postoperative Phase
Unit 6: Promoting Physiological Health
Chapter 37: Sensory Perception
Components of the Sensory-Perceptual Process
Sensory Alterations
Factors Affecting Sensory Function
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 38: Sleep
Physiology of Sleep
Normal Sleep Patterns and Requirements
Factors Affecting Sleep
Common Sleep Disorders
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 39: Activity and Exercise
Normal Movement
Factors Affecting Body Alignment and Activity
Exercise
Effects of Immobility
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Using Body Mechanics
Evaluating
Chapter 40: Nutrition
Essential Nutrients: Macronutrients
Essential Nutrients: Micronutrients
Energy Balance
Factors Affecting Nutrition
Nutritional Variations Throughout the Lifespan
Standards for a Healthy Diet
Vegetarian Diets
Altered Nutrition
Assessing
Diagnosing
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 41: Fecal Elimination
Physiology of Defecation
Factors that Affect Defecation
Fecal Elimination Problems
Bowel Diversion Ostomies
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 42: Urinary Elimination
Physiology of Urinary Elimination
Factors Affecting Voiding
Altered Urine Production
Altered Urinary Elimination
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 43: Oxygenation and Circulation
Physiology of the Respiratory System
Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
Factors Affecting Respiratory and Cardiovascular Functions
Alterations in Function
Assessing
Diagnosing
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 44: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Balance
Body Fluids and Electrolytes
Acid–Base Balance
Factors Affecting Body Fluid, Electrolytes, and the Acid–Base Balance
Disturbances in Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Balance
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Unit 7: Promoting Psychosocial Health
Chapter 45: Sexuality
Development of Sexuality
Sexual Health
Factors Influencing Sexuality
Sexual Response Cycle
Altered Sexual Function
Effects of Medications on Sexual Function
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 46: Spirituality
Spirituality and Related Concepts
Spiritual, Religious, and Faith Development
Spiritual and Religious Care in Contemporary Context
Spiritual and Religious Practices Affecting Nursing Care
Spiritual Health and the Nursing Process
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 47: Stress and Coping
Concept of Stress
Models of Stress
Indicators of Stress
Coping
Assessing
Diagnosing
Planning
Implementing
Evaluating
Chapter 48: Loss, Grieving, and Death
Loss and Grief
Assessing
Implementing
Dying and Death
Glossary
Answers and Explanations for NCLEX-Style Practice Quizzes
Appendix A: Laboratory Values
Appendix B: Vital Signs
Index
Back Cover

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