Anthelyn Jean Smith-Temple (Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alaba...
This revised pocket guide provides step by step instructions for over 200 common nursing procedures. A two column format presents specific steps and rationales, with icons that highlight equipment needs, standard precautions, and cultural considerations. The text includes nursing diagnosis and documentation and uses samples to identify important data. Illustrations enhance comprehension and promote mastery of specific steps. Chapter overviews feature principles and concepts that provide a knowledge base for procedures. New features include: home health content and home health-specific procedures updated from Nurses' Guide to Home Health Procedures , new appendices, and new skills reflecting current technology and nursing practice