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Potter & Perry's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures

Potter & Perry's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures

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Put essential nursing skills and procedures at your fingertips! Based on Potter & Perrys bestselling textbook Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, this pocket guide provides quick access to 83 key nursing skills in a convenient, A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why and how to use specific techniques, and also suggest nursing interventions for potential complications. The books portable size and spiral binding make it an ideal companion during clinical rotations. Reflecting the latest in evidence-based practice, this study tool and clinical reference helps you perform core nursing skills safely and effectively.

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Elsevier
93886
9780323870764
9780323870764

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Publication date
2023
Issue number
10
Cover
soft binded
Pages count
680
Dimensions (mm)
110 x 186
Weight (g)
750
  • A

    Skill 1 Acapella Device, 1

    Skill 2 Aquathermia and Heating Pads, 4

    Skill 3 Aspiration Precautions, 8

    Skill 4 Assistive Device Ambulation (Use of Crutches, Cane, and Walker), 15

    Skill 5 Automated External Defibrillator, 30

    B

    Skill 6 Bladder Volume Measurement, 36

    Skill 7 Blood Administration, 39

    Skill 8 Blood Pressure by Auscultation: Upper Extremities, Lower Extremities, Palpation, 49

    Skill 9 Blood Glucose Testing, 60

    Skill 10 Blood Pressure: Automatic, 66

    C

    Skill 11 Cardiac Monitor: Applying, 71

    Skill 12 Central Venous Access Device Care: Central Venous Catheter, Ports, 76

    Skill 13 Chest Tube Care, 93

    Skill 14 Cold Applications, 110

    Skill 15 Condom Catheter, 116

    Skill 16 Continuous Passive Motion Machine, 121

    Skill 17 Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion, 125

    D

    Skill 18 Dressings: Dry and Moist-to-Dry, 132

    Skill 19 Dressings: Hydrocolloid, Hydrogel, Foam, or Alginate, 142

    Skill 20 Dressings: Transparent, 150

    E

    Skill 21 Ear Drop Administration, 155

    Skill 22 Ear Irrigations, 159

    Skill 23 Electrocardiogram: Obtaining A 12-Lead Electrocardiogram, 163

    Skill 24 Enemas, 169

    Skill 25 Enteral Nutrition via a Gastrostomy or Jejunostomy Tube, 178

    Skill 26 Enteral Nutrition via a Nasoenteric Feeding Tube, 187

    Skill 27 Epidural Analgesia, 196

    Skill 28 Eye Irrigation, 204

    Skill 29 Eye Medications: Drops and Ointment, 209

    F

    Skill 30 Fall Prevention in a Health Care Facility, 219

    Skill 31 Fecal Impaction: Removing Digitally, 228

    H

    Skill 32 Hypothermia and Hyperthermia Blankets, 233

    I

    Skill 33 Using Incentive Spirometry, 238

    Skill 34 Intradermal Injections, 241

    Skill 35 Intramuscular Injections, 248

    Skill 36 Intravenous Medications: Intermittent Infusion Sets and Mini-Infusion Pumps, 259

    Skill 37 Intravenous Medications: Intravenous Bolus, 270

    Skill 38 Isolation Precautions, 280

    M

    Skill 39 Mechanical Lifts, 293

    Skill 40 Metered-Dose Inhalers, 300

    Skill 41 Moist Heat (Compress and Sitz Bath), 309

    Skill 42 Mouth Care: Unconscious or Debilitated Patients, 316

    N

    Skill 43 Nail and Foot Care, 321

    Skill 44 Nasoenteral Tube: Placement and Irrigation, 326

    Skill 45 Nasogastric Tube for Gastric Decompression: Insertion and Removal, 338

    Skill 46 Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy, 345

    O

    Skill 47 Oral Medications, 354

    Skill 48 Oral Medications: Medication Administration Through an Enteral Feeding Tube, 364

    Skill 49 Ostomy Care (Pouching), 372

    Skill 50 Oxygen Therapy: Nasal Cannula, Oxygen Mask, T Tube, or Tracheostomy Collar, 379

    P

    Skill 51 Parenteral Medication Preparation: Ampules and Vials, 386

    Skill 52 Parenteral Medications: Mixing Medications in One Syringe, 399

    Skill 53 Patient-Controlled Analgesia, 408

    Skill 54 Peripheral Intravenous Care: Dressing Care, Discontinuation, 414

    Skill 55 Peripheral Intravenous Care: Regulating Intravenous Flow Rate, Changing Tubing and Solution, 421

    Skill 56 Peripheral Intravenous Insertion, 432

    Skill 57 Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Care, 455

    Skill 58 Preoperative Teaching, 465

    Skill 59 Pressure Bandages (Applying), 479

    Skill 60 Pressure Injury Risk Assessment, 484

    Skill 61 Pressure Injury Treatment, 496

    Skill 62 Pulse Oximetry, 506

    R

    Skill 63 Rectal Suppository Insertion, 512

    Skill 64 Respiration Assessment, 518

    Skill 65 Restraint Application, 524

    Skill 66 Restraint-Free Environment, 532

    S

    Skill 67 Seizure Precautions, 538

    Skill 68 Sequential Compression Device and Elastic Stockings, 546

    Skill 69 Specialty Beds: Air-Fluidized, Air-Suspension, and Rotokinetic, 555

    Skill 70 Sterile Gloving, 562

    Skill 71 Sterile Technique: Donning and Removing Cap, Mask, and Protective Eyewear, 571

    Skill 72 Subcutaneous Injections, 578

    Skill 73 Suctioning: Closed (in-Line), 587

    Skill 74 Suctioning: Nasopharyngeal, Nasotracheal, and Artificial Airway, 592

    Skill 75 Suprapubic Catheter Care, 608

    Skill 76 Suture and Staple Removal, 613

    T

    Skill 77 Topical Skin Applications, 620

    Skill 78 Tracheostomy Care, 630

    U

    Skill 79 Urinary Catheter Insertion, 642

    Skill 80 Urinary Catheter Care and Removal, 658

    Skill 81 Urinary Catheter Irrigation, 667

    Skill 82 Urinary Diversion: Pouching an Incontinent Urinary Diversion, 674

    V

    Skill 83 Vaginal Instillations, 680

    Skill 84 Venipuncture: Collecting Blood Specimens and Cultures by Syringe and Vacutainer Method, 687

    W

    Skill 85 Managing Wound Drainage Evacuation, 699

    Skill 86 Wound Irrigation, 705

    Appendix: Overview of CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines, 711

    Bibliography, 714

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