Nursing Student's Clinical Survival Guide eBook (4e) : 9781488622748

Nursing Student's Clinical Survival Guide eBook (4e)

Reid-Searl et al
 
Edition
 
4
ISBN
 
9781488622748
ISBN 10
 
1488622744
Published
 
13/12/2018
Published by
 
Pearson Australia
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$22.99
 
 
 
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About the book: This quick-reference guide is not rivalled by anything else on the market. As a support text, Reid-Searl’s Nursing Student's Clinical Survival Guide assists students with tips to competently conduct clinical skills for safe and person-centred care in clinical settings..

Whether used individually across students’ education and into early practice or as a tool to complement a comprehensive text such as Berman, Skills in Clinical Nursing, Clinical Survival Guide students to deliver competent person-centred care in professional practice. practices and standards.

Additionally, this product

  • Has respected and updated/current content, mapped to NSQHS and NMBA Standards for the Registered Nurse
  • Can be used across any level of the Nursing curriculum
  • Is a part of the Survival Guide series, five texts known to be reliable and accurate from a respected author team

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Table of contents
  • 24-HOUR CLOCK
  • Protecting yourself and the patient
  • Standard precautions
  • Additional precautions
  • Hand hygiene
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Body fluids exposure
  • Moving patients safely
  • Falls prevention
  • Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention
  • Signs of stroke
  • MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
  • Five rights and more
  • Tips in preventing medication errors
  • Safety tips with oral medications
  • Safety tips with injections
  • Medication administration and student nurses
  • Abbreviations used in medication administration
  • Checks for medications and intravenous fluids at shift changeover
  • Medication orders
  • Metric system and symbols
  • Drug calculations/formulas
  • Drug name endings and related information
  • Drugs and antidotes
  • OXYGEN CONCENTRATION DELIVERY FLUID BALANCE
  • Measurements useful for fluid balance charts
  • Tips with fluid balance charts
  • Classification of urine output
  • Types of IV fluids
  • Drip rates
  • Intravenous site checks
  • Body weight method for calculating daily maintenance fluids
  • VITAL SIGNS
  • Vital signs: Normal ranges
  • Early warning systems
  • QUICK HEAD-TO-TOE ASSESSMENT PAIN ASSESSMENT
  • Common sites of referred pain from various body organs
  • LANDMARKS TO IDENTIFY ABDOMINAL AREAS
  • The nine abdominal regions
  • The four abdominal quadrants
  • BLOOD VALUES
  • NORMAL VALUES IN A URINALYSIS
  • MENTAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT
  • RESUSCITATION
  • Cardiac rhythms
  • Recognition of deterioration
  • CPR
  • Basic life support flow chart
  • Paediatric cardiopulmonary arrest flow chart
  • Adult cardiorespiratory arrest flow chart
  • Choking flow chart
  • WOUND CARE
  • Factors that inhibit healing
  • Wound types
  • Phases of wound healing
  • Wound assessment
  • Pressure injuries
  • Stages of pressure injuries
  • Pressure injury risk assessment tools
  • Pressure injury prevention
  • Wound dressings
  • Some wound-care products
  • Calculation of ankle/brachial pressure index (ABPI)
  • Skin tears
  • NURSING PROCESS DOCUMENTATION
  • Practice guidelines
  • Writing with SOAPIE
  • CLINICAL HANDOVER
  • ISBAR
  • Tips for verbal shift-to-shift handovers for students
  • CHECKLIST TO BE COMPLETED AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SHIFT
  • USEFUL WEBSITES
  • GENERAL ABBREVIATIONS
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