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Concepts for Nursing Practice (with Access on VitalSource). Edition: 3

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Learn the core concepts of nursing care and apply them to the clinical setting! Concepts for Nursing Practice, 3rd Edition uses a simplified, intuitive approach to describe 57 important concepts relating to all areas of nursing practice. For easier understanding, this book also makes connections among related concepts and links you to other nursing textbooks. Exemplars for each concept provide useful examples and models, showing how concepts are successfully applied to practice. New to this edition are updated research evidence and a new Population Health concept. Written by conceptual learning expert Jean Giddens, this text will help you build clinical reasoning skills and prepare confidently for almost any clinical nursing situation.

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Theme: Attributes and Resources
1. Development
2. Functional Ability
3. Family Dynamics
Theme: Personal Preference
4. Culture
5. Spirituality
6. Adherence
7. Self-Management
Theme: Homeostasis and Regulation
8. Fluid and Electrolytes
9. Acid-Base Balance
10. Thermoregulation
11. Sleep
12. Cellular Regulation
13. Intracranial Regulation
14. Hormonal Regulation
15. Glucose Regulation
16. Nutrition
17. Elimination
18. Perfusion
19. Gas Exchange
Theme: Sexuality and Reproduction
20. Reproduction
21. Sexuality
Theme: Protection and Movement
22. Immunity
23. Inflammation
24. Infection
25. Mobility
26. Tissue Integrity
27. Sensory Perception
28. Pain
29. Fatigue
Theme: Mood and Cognition
30. Stress and Coping
31. Mood and Affect
32. Anxiety
33. Cognition
34. Psychosis
Theme: Maladaptive Behavior
35. Addiction
36. Interpersonal Violence
Theme: Nursing Attributes and Roles
37. Professional Identity
38. Clinical Judgment
39. Leadership
40. Ethics
41. Patient Education
42. Health Promotion
Theme: Care Competencies
43. Communication
44. Collaboration
45. Safety
46. Technology and Informatics
47. Evidence
48. Health Care Quality
Theme: Health Care Delivery
49. Care Coordination
50. Caregiving
51. Palliative Care
52. Health Disparities
53. Population Health  NEW!
Theme: Health Care Infrastructure
54. Health Care Organizations
55. Health Care Economics
56. Health Policy
57. Health Care Law
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    May 22, 2020
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