Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing, 11th Edition

Authors :
Patricia A. Potter & Anne Griffin Perry & Patricia Stockert & Amy Hall
Date of Publication: 08/2022

To find the clinical facts you need to know, make this pocket guide your constant companion! Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing, 11th Edition includes the hard-to-remember facts, lab values, and abbreviations that are essential to prov ...view more

To find the clinical facts you need to know, make this pocket guide your constant companion! Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of Nursing, 11th Edition includes the hard-to-remember facts, lab values, and abbreviations that are essential to providing optimal nursing care. Organized by the major concepts and principles of your nursing fundamentals course, this reference features a quick-access format with summary tables and bulleted lists. The Clinical Companion makes retrieving, reviewing, and retaining clinical facts and figures easier than ever!

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To find the clinical facts you need to know, make this pocket guide your constant companion! Clinical Companion to Fundamentals of Nursing, 11th Edition includes the hard-to-remember facts, lab values, and abbreviations that are essential to providing optimal nursing care. Organized by the major concepts and principles of your nursing fundamentals course, this reference features a quick-access format with summary tables and bulleted lists. The Clinical Companion makes retrieving, reviewing, and retaining clinical facts and figures easier than ever!

New to this edition
  • NEW! A Clinical Judgment and the Nursing Process chapter is added to this edition.

Key Features
  • Basic facts and figures, standard values, care guidelines and more provide the background frequently needed in a reference for clinical practice.
  • At-a-glance content is provided in outline, list, and tabular formats for easy lookup and review.
  • Detailed information on medications helps to prevent medication errors and ensure safe practice, with topics including dosage calculations, compatibilities, conversions, and administration.
  • Vital Signs chapter contains everything you need to know to quickly and accurately obtain vital signs.
  • Physical Assessment chapter provides a systematic and thorough approach to health assessment.
  • Interprofessional Collaboration and Delegation chapter explains the role of the nurse within the larger healthcare team.
  • Pressure injury information includes prevention and care guidelines.
  • Medical, Nursing, and Health Professions Terminology chapter acts as a quick medical terminology refresher and helps you understand clinical terms as they are encountered.
  • Concise, pocket-sized format ensures portability for use in the clinical setting.

Author Information
By Patricia A. Potter, RN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research,Patient Care Services,Barnes-Jewish Hospital,St. Louis, Missouri ; Anne Griffin Perry, RN, MSN, EdD, FAAN, Professor Emerita,School of Nursing,Southern Illinois University,Edwardsville, Illinois ; Patricia A. Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, Illinois. and Amy M. Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana