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Communications in nursing

Communications in nursing

communicating assertively & responsibly in nursing : a guidebook

  • Author: Julia W. Balzer-Riley,Susan Smith
  • Publisher: C.V. Mosby
  • ISBN: 9780815105626
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 471
  • View: 7224
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"Communications in Nursing": Communicating Assertively and Responsibly in Nursing: a Guidebook has become a leading text on communication, the heart of nursing practice. The book's practical approach and abundant use of examples and exercises help the reader understand basic concepts of communication and apply them in clinical situations. This edition features two unique new chapters on the therapeutic use of humor and spirituality.

Communications in nursing

Communications in nursing

communicating assertively and responsibly in nursing : a guidebook

  • Author: Susan Smith
  • Publisher: Mosby Elsevier Health Science
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 360
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Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing - E-Book

Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing - E-Book

Just the Facts

  • Author: Patricia A. Potter,Anne Griffin Perry,Patricia Stockert,Amy Hall,Veronica Peterson
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323187005
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 384
  • View: 7536
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A concise, pocket-sized nursing reference, Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing: Just the Facts, 8th Edition provides quick access to all of the information you'll need to know in your clinicals. A streamlined format organizes content by body system, using tables, boxes and bulleted lists to simplify lookup. From definitions and abbreviations to dosage calculations and lab values, this pocket guide presents the most up-to-date guidelines and clinical information in a popular, quick-reference format! The concise, pocket-sized format ensures portability for use in the clinical setting. Content is presented in tabular, list, and outline format for quick and easy retrieval. A body-systems organization makes it easy to locate specific information, including basic assessment and infection control guidelines, diagnostic tests, basic emergency care procedures, and more. Chapter outlines with corresponding page numbers provide quick, easy access to information. Basic facts and figures provide the valuable background frequently needed in early clinical experiences. Abbreviation guidelines are included. An English-to-Spanish Translation Guide helps you communicate with Spanish-speaking patients. Thoroughly updated information reflects current nursing practice. New 2010 AHA CPR Guidelines are included. The latest information on infection control is included. Updates include the newest information on pressure ulcers. Includes the latest NANDA diagnoses.

Communication in Nursing

Communication in Nursing

  • Author: Julia Balzer Riley
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323354157
  • Category:
  • Page: 392
  • View: 5832
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Immerse yourself in the topic of communication in the workplace with an interesting conversation about the communication demands of today s nursing practice! Communication in Nursing, 8th Edition adopts a uniquely practical and personal approach, providing extensive examples, exercises, and techniques that help you understand important concepts and apply communication skills in a variety of clinical settings. With its conversational tone, this relatable text takes you beyond theory to show you how to use communication as a tool to limit stress in your nursing practice. A new "Active Learning" feature that promotes goal-directed reading, and additional QSEN exercises highlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients all in an easy-to-read magazine layout.QSEN preface and exercises stress how communication impacts safety and quality of care."Moments of Connection" boxes highlight beneficial outcomes of successful communication and provide concrete examples of how communication techniques work.""Reflections on..."" boxes provide thoughtful summary exercises at the end of each chapter that give you a specific task to help you integrate chapter material into the broader scope of nursing practice."Wit & Wisdom" boxes present selected verses and quotations relevant to chapter topics, adding interest and humor. These boxes keep your attention by providing moments of relief from serious topics and "a-ha" moments when theory becomes linked to practice.Exercisesthroughout each chapter help you master chapter techniques and strengthen your communication skills.NEW! "Active Learning" feature in every chapter promotes active, goal-directed reading.NEW! Exercises in each chapter, including reflective journaling, remediation, online and group activities, and discussion topics, help facilitate various learning types.NEW and UPDATED! Additional QSEN exercises and an updated QSEN preface highlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients.NEW! Discusses the importance of interprofessional education and communication in the healthcare environment.NEW! Addresses the importance of "presence" in nursing being present for clients, families, colleagues, and self. NEW! New content on healthy grief and the issues of death denial and death phobia and professional boundaries related to social media.NEW! Coverage of the most current research about the importance of self-care.NEW! Explains the importance of the concept of "the pause" in communication so you better understand how and when to use pauses. "

Communication in Nursing

Communication in Nursing

  • Author: Julia Balzer Riley
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323354114
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 392
  • View: 4497
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Immerse yourself in the topic of communication in the workplace with an interesting conversation about the communication demands of today’s nursing practice! Communication in Nursing, 8th Edition adopts a uniquely practical and personal approach, providing extensive examples, exercises, and techniques that help you understand important concepts and apply communication skills in a variety of clinical settings. With its conversational tone, this relatable text takes you beyond theory to show you how to use communication as a tool to limit stress in your nursing practice. A new Active Learning feature that promotes goal-directed reading, and additional QSEN exercises highlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients — all in an easy-to-read magazine layout. QSEN preface and exercises stress how communication impacts safety and quality of care. Moments of Connection boxes highlight beneficial outcomes of successful communication and provide concrete examples of how communication techniques work. "Reflections on..." boxes provide thoughtful summary exercises at the end of each chapter that give you a specific task to help you integrate chapter material into the broader scope of nursing practice. Wit & Wisdom boxes present selected verses and quotations relevant to chapter topics, adding interest and humor. These boxes keep your attention by providing moments of relief from serious topics and "a-ha" moments when theory becomes linked to practice. Exercises throughout each chapter help you master chapter techniques and strengthen your communication skills. NEW! Active Learning feature in every chapter promotes active, goal-directed reading. NEW! Exercises in each chapter, including reflective journaling, remediation, online and group activities, and discussion topics, help facilitate various learning types. NEW and UPDATED! Additional QSEN exercises and an updated QSEN preface highlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients. NEW! Discusses the importance of interprofessional education and communication in the healthcare environment. NEW! Addresses the importance of "presence" in nursing — being present for clients, families, colleagues, and self. NEW! New content on healthy grief and the issues of death denial and death phobia and professional boundaries related to social media. NEW! Coverage of the most current research about the importance of self-care. NEW! Explains the importance of the concept of "the pause" in communication so you better understand how and when to use pauses.

Foundations of Mental Health Nursing

Foundations of Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Michelle Morrison,Michelle Morrison Valfre
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780815169642
  • Category: Mental health services
  • Page: 501
  • View: 7157
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The purpose is to soften the social distinction between mental "health" and mental "illness"; to assist nurses and other health care providers in comfortably working with clients who exhibit a wide range of maladaptive behaviors and to apply the concepts of holistic nursing and caring when assisting clients in developing more effective attitudes and behaviors.

Communication in Nursing

Communication in Nursing

  • Author: Julia W. Balzer-Riley
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Communication
  • Page: 454
  • View: 9121
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Explains "how to apply the nursing process in your interpersonal communication with clients and colleagues while showing you how to involve them in the decision-making process that relates to health promotion, maintenance, and restoration."--Cover.

Communication in Nursing

Communication in Nursing

  • Author: Julia W. Balzer-Riley
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780323024013
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 407
  • View: 8891
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Detailing how nurses communicate with their patients, the author takes a spiritual, even artistic approach while at the same time using practical clinical applications. This helps the reader first understand the basic concepts of therapeutic communication and then apply them to various clinical situations with clients and colleagues alike. The content features a wide array of topics, including: being assertive, electronic communication, respect, humour, group communication, confrontation and requesting support.

Fundamentals of Nursing

Fundamentals of Nursing

Active Learning for Collaborative Practice

  • Author: Barbara L Yoost,Lynne R Crawford
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323296890
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1216
  • View: 4763
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There’s a new fundamentals text in town. One that centers on simple language, active learning, and a fresh new way to help you truly understand, apply, and retain important nursing information and concepts. Introducing the brand new Fundamentals of Nursing text from Yoost and Crawford. Written in a warm and conversational style, this innovative text starts by guiding you towards a basic understanding of the nursing profession and then logically progresses through the nursing process and into the safe and systematic methods of applying care. Each chapter features realistic case studies and critical thinking exercises woven throughout the content to help you continually apply what you’ve learned to actual patient care. Conceptual care maps further your ability to make clinical judgments and synthesize knowledge as you develop plans of care after analyzing and clustering related patient assessment data. All of this paired with a wealth of student-friendly learning features and clinically-focused content offers up a fundamentally different — and quite effective — way for you to easily master the fundamentals of nursing. UNIQUE! Active learning approach centers on case studies and critical thinking exercises that are woven throughout each chapter to ensure readers are able to apply chapter content to broader nursing concepts and realistic patient scenarios. UNIQUE! Simple to complex progression of information starts by guiding readers towards a basic understanding of the nursing profession and then logically progressing through the nursing process and into the safe and systematic methods of applying care. UNIQUE! Warm, conversational style devoid of repetitive discussions and unnecessary information slows down the pace of information to give readers time to critically think and master all fundamental concepts and skills. UNIQUE! Conceptual care maps require readers to develop a plan of care after analyzing and clustering related patient assessment data. This unique learning tool assists readers in recognizing the importance of each type of assessment data and furthers your ability to make clinical judgments and synthesize knowledge about the whole patient. Learning objectives carried throughout the chapter features the objective being showcased at the start of the chapter, tied to headings throughout the chapter, and once again reinforced at the close of the chapter. Nursing Skills sections provide information on the purpose, procedures, evidence-based practice, special circumstances, and more for a variety of important nursing skills — all supported by rationales, photos, and illustrations. Nursing Care Guidelines highlight information (including background, procedural concerns, documentation concerns, and evidence-based practice) and resources to reduce risk and ensure safety for the patient and nurse. Diverse mix of clinically focused boxes are incorporated throughout each chapter.

Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing

Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing

Theory and Application

  • Author: Bessie L. Marquis,Carol Jorgensen Huston
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781772464
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 654
  • View: 1609
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion. Case studies cover a variety of settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely issues such as leadership development, staffing, delegation, ethics and law, organizational, political, and personal power, management and technology, and more. Web links and learning exercises appear in each chapter. An Instructor's CD-ROM includes a testbank and PowerPoint slides.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - E-Book

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing - E-Book

  • Author: Katherine M. Fortinash,Patricia A. Holoday Worret
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323293271
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 752
  • View: 8818
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Focusing on what psychiatric nurses actually do in everyday practice, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 5th Edition, uses a balanced nursing-medical approach to cover all of the most common disorders and treatments. The text's full-color illustrations and straightforward style help you make sense of challenging material. And its strong emphasis on the nursing process, updated DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, interdisciplinary interventions, and the latest mental health practices boost your confidence in managing clients and prepare you for success on the NCLEX ̈ examination. UNIQUE! Balanced nursing-medical approach offers strong baseline coverage of the nursing process and interdisciplinary interventions and focuses on what psychiatric nurses actually do. Complete coverage of the nursing process features the six-step problem-solving method and how to put it into practice. DSM-IV-TR Criteria boxes list categories of mental disorders and the criteria for diagnosing them. Nursing care plans provide care guidelines for each plan and include a brief case study, followed by assessment, diagnosis, goal setting, interventions with rationales, and evaluation. UNIQUE! Clinical Alert boxes address issues critical to the safety or well-being of the client. Case studies depict effective nursing care strategies and promote critical thinking. Research for Evidence-Based Practice boxes discuss the implications of current research studies. Client and Family Teaching Guidelines boxes focus on the issues confronting families when a member suffers from mental illness. UNIQUE! Medication Key Facts boxes highlight the most common psychopharmacologic interventions along with safe and effective use. Nursing Assessment Questions boxes include questions that should be asked in the assessment of a particular disorder. Clinical Symptoms boxes help you apply content to the real world. Additional Treatment Modalities boxes summarize other modalities and interventions used in conjunction with nursing interventions in the treatment of a particular disorder. Chapter summaries conclude each chapter with the most significant ideas to remember. Review questions with answers in the appendix offer immediate reinforcement of chapter content and help you prepare for the NCLEX Examination. Glossary provides concise definitions of key terms. Objectives and key terms emphasize the most important concepts from each chapter.

Nursing Leadership and Management

Nursing Leadership and Management

An Experiential Approach

  • Author: Elaine L. La Monica,Elaine La Monica Rigolosi
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 9780867203776
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 316
  • View: 8052
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Psychiatric-mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric-mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Katherine M. Fortinash,Patricia A. Holoday-Worret
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780815133483
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 726
  • View: 791
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Provides a balanced nursing and medical approach with strong coverage of DSM-IV and related treatments. Nursing process is treated as a separate section in relevant chapters. Nursing process sections include comprehensive nursing care plans. Text also addresses the biological revolution and new concepts in health care delivery, the clients' psychosocial needs and the behavior of nurses and associated professionals to attain, maintain and promote the clients' integrity related to those needs.

Introduction to Person-centered Nursing

Introduction to Person-centered Nursing

  • Author: Janice B. Lindberg,Mary Love Hunter,Ann Z. Kruszewski
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 717
  • View: 9938
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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780323006484
  • Category: Psychiatric nursing
  • Page: 854
  • View: 1886
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This leading psychiatric nursing textbook provides comprehensive, yet straightforward coverage of psychiatric nursing in a lively, full-color format. PSYCHIATRIC-MENTAL HEALTH NURSING utilizes a balanced nursing-medical approach, presenting strong coverage of the DSM-IV and related treatments. This edition includes new chapters on psychobiology, spirituality and alternative care, as well as increased emphasis on health promotion and community-based care, legal/ethical issues, research, growth/development, and cultural implications. (Includes a FREE MERLIN website.at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Fortinash/)

Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing - E-Book

Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing - E-Book

From Student to Leader

  • Author: Signe S. Hill,Helen Stephens Howlett
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323293344
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 464
  • View: 2068
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Part of the LPN Threads series, Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing: From Student to Leader, 7th Edition helps you develop the practical knowledge and problem-solving skills you need for a successful career as an LPN/LVN. This edition features up-to-date content that is logically organized with concepts that build on each other as you progress through the material. 1-2-3-approach walks you through the steps of what you need to do and how to do it. A separate chapter on critical thinking and plentiful critical thinking exercises encourage you to apply your knowledge to solve problems in both academic and personal situations. Coverage of Medicare helps you understand the costs of managed care, especially in long-term settings for older adults, and how it affects LPN/LVN practice and patients. Keep In Mind boxes prompt you to consider the underlying theme as you read the chapter. New Research and Evidence Based Practice chapter addresses topics commonly encountered in LPN/LVN practice. New technology content helps you understand the role of simulation in nursing education and the proper etiquette for using electronic devices. Content reflects the concepts contained in the most current NCLEX-PN test plan. Professional Pointers throughout the text offer valuable advice on expectations in the professional arena during and after nursing school. Revised chapter on Health Care Systems reflects the implementation of dramatic changes. Updated nutrition and dietary information includes new MyPlate information. The latest protocols from the NAPNES, including student confidentiality, keeps you updated on your national association's practice standards. Revised, updated, and expanded culture content allows you to provide culturally sensitive care.

Insights on Death & Dying

Insights on Death & Dying

  • Author: Joy Ufema
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9781582559735
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 278
  • View: 1711
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This book brings together the most popular and thought-provoking Insights on Death & Dying columns written by internationally acclaimed thanatologist Joy Ufema for the Nursing journal. The book offers the kind of thoughtful advice that only a seasoned practitioner skilled in the palliative arts could provide. The preface presents a history of thanatology and explains why it's such an important part of today's health care landscape. The body of the book consists of ten themed chapters filled with Joy Ufema's personal, first-hand accounts of how she helped patients, families, and co-workers through the most stressful times in their lives.

Behavioral Concepts and the Nursing Process

Behavioral Concepts and the Nursing Process

  • Author: Sylvia Jasmin,Louise N. Trygstad
  • Publisher: C.V. Mosby
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Human behavior
  • Page: 193
  • View: 2905
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Zwischenmenschliche Beziehungen in der Pflege - ausgewählte Werke

Zwischenmenschliche Beziehungen in der Pflege - ausgewählte Werke

  • Author: Hildegard E. Peplau
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783456847900
  • Category:
  • Page: 414
  • View: 7441
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