Fundamentals of Nursing. Active Learning for Collaborative Practice - 2nd Edition -

DUBLIN--()--The "Fundamentals of Nursing. Active Learning for Collaborative Practice. Edition No. 2" book has been added to's offering.

Yoost and Crawford's Fundamentals of Nursing is back for a second-edition encore! The text that made its name by focusing on simple language and active learning continues its focus on helping you truly understand, apply, and retain important nursing information and concepts. Using a warm and conversational style, this new second edition guides you towards a basic understanding of the nursing profession and then logically progresses through the nursing process and into the safe and systematic methods of applying care. Each chapter features realistic and complex case studies and critical thinking exercises woven throughout the content to help you continually apply what you've learned to actual patient care. A conceptual care mapping approach - created by Yoost and Crawford themselves - further your ability to make clinical judgments and synthesize knowledge as you develop plans of care after analysing and clustering related patient assessment data. All of this paired with a wealth of student-friendly learning features and clinically-focused content offers up a fundamentally different - and effective - way for you to easily master the fundamentals of nursing.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Nursing, Theory, and Professional Practice
  2. Values, Beliefs, and Caring
  3. Communication
  4. Critical Thinking in Nursing
  5. Introduction to the Nursing Process
  6. Assessment
  7. Nursing Diagnosis
  8. Planning
  9. Implementation and Evaluation
  10. Documentation, Electronic Health Records, and Reporting
  11. Ethical and Legal Considerations
  12. Leadership and Management
  13. Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research
  14. Health Literacy and Patient Education
  15. Nursing Informatics
  16. Health and Wellness
  17. Human Development: Conception through Adolescence
  18. Human Development: Young Adult through Older Adult
  19. Vital Signs
  20. Health History and Physical Assessment
  21. Ethnicity and Cultural Assessment
  22. Spiritual Health
  23. Public Health, Community-Based, and Home Health Care
  24. Human Sexuality
  25. Safety
  26. Asepsis and Infection Control
  27. Hygiene and Personal Care
  28. Activity, Immobility, and Safe Movement
  29. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
  30. Nutrition
  31. Cognitive and Sensory Alterations
  32. Stress and Coping
  33. Sleep
  34. Diagnostic Testing
  35. Medication Administration
  36. Pain Management
  37. Perioperative Nursing Care
  38. Oxygenation and Tissues Perfusion
  39. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
  40. Bowel Elimination
  41. Urinary Elimination
  42. Death and Loss


  • Yoost, Barbara L
  • Crawford, Lynne R

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For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900