Mosby's textbook for nursing assistants / Sheila A. Sorrentino.

By: Sorrentino, Sheila A
Material type: TextTextPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby Elsevier, c1996Edition: 4th editionDescription: xix, 779 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cmISBN: 9780815180265; 0815180268Other title: Textbook for nursing assistantsSubject(s): Nurses' aides | Care of the sickDDC classification: 610.730698
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Contents

1. Introduction to Health Care Agencies
2. The Nursing Assistant
3. Communicating with the Health Facility
4. Understanding the Person
5. Body Structure and Function
6. Growth and Development
7. Care of the Older Person
8. Safety
9. Preventing Infection
10. Body Mechanics
11. The patient/Resident unit
12. Bedmaking
13. Cleaning and Skin Care
14. Personal Care and Grooming
15. Urinary Eliminations
16. Bowel Elimination
17. Foods and Fluid
18. Measuring Vital Signs
19. Exercise and Activity
20. Comfort, Rest and Sleep
21. Admission, Transfer and Discharges
22. Assisting with the physical Examination
23. Heat and cold Application
24. Special Procedures and Treatments
25.The Person Having Surgery
26. Rehabilitation and Restoration Care
27. Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems
28. Common Health Problems
29. Mental Health Problems
30. Confusion and Dementia
31. Sexuality
32. Caring for Mothers and Newborns
33. Basic Emergency Care
34. The Dying Person
35. The Home Health Care Assistant
36. Medical Terminology

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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