LPN expert guides. Advanced skills [electronic resource].
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.
viii, 309 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
1582558310 (alk. paper)
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Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.
1582558310 (alk. paper)
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contents note
Assessment -- Infection control -- I.V. therapy and medication administration -- Cardiovascular care -- Respiratory care -- Neuromuscular care -- Gastrointestinal care -- Genitourinary care -- Integumentary care -- Cultural considerations in patient care -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Choking.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-294) and index.
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Main Description
This quick-reference pocket guide focuses on difficult skills that LPNs/LVNs must perform accurately and safely to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Coverage includes data collection, physical examination, and patient communication; medication administration; I.V. therapy; wound care; specimen collection; and skills for specific body systems. Information is presented in a highly organized format with abundant illustrations. Recurring icons include Equipment Challenge (suggestions for troubleshooting equipment), Red Flag (dangers, complications, and contraindications), Best Practice (evidence-based guidelines), and Life Stages (age-related variations).
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A quick-reference pocket guide that focuses on difficult tasks that LPNs/LVNs must perform accurately & safely to ensure optimum patient outcomes. Includes data collection, physical examination, patient communication, medication administration, I.V. therapy, wound care, specimen collection, & skills for specific body systems.
Table of Contents
Assessmentp. 1
Infection controlp. 26
I.V. therapy and medication administrationp. 41
Cardiovascular carep. 72
Respiratory carep. 98
Neuromuscular carep. 149
Gastrointestinal carep. 174
Genitourinary carep. 217
Integumentary carep. 248
Cultural considerations in patient carep. 282
Cardiopulmonary resuscitationp. 288
Chokingp. 290
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