Nursing Student's Clinical Survival Guide [Fourth Edition]

Nursing Student's Clinical Survival Guide [Fourth Edition]

By: Kerry Reid-Searl and Trudy Dwyer and Lorna Moxham

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This quick-reference guide is not rivalled by anything else in 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. 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.

Title: Nursing Student's Clinical Survival Guide [Fourth Edition]

Author Name: Kerry Reid-Searl and Trudy Dwyer and Lorna Moxham

Categories: Medicine & Nursing,

Edition: Fourth Edition

Publisher: Australia, Pearson Education: 2018

ISBN Number: 148862271X

ISBN Number 13: 9781488622717

Binding: Spiral bound

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 12.0 x 8.0 x 0.7 cm

Kg: 0.08 Kg

Seller ID: 9781488622717

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