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Mosby's textbook for long-term care nursing assistants

Kostelnick, Clare. (Author). Sorrentino, Sheila A. Mosby's textbook for long-term care nursing assistants. 6th edition. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library RT 84 .K67 2015 30775305508872 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780323279413
  • ISBN: 0323279414
  • Physical Description: print
    xxv, 710 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 disc (4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: 7th edition /
  • Publisher: St. Louis : Mosby, 2015.

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General Note: Previous edition: published as by Sheila A. Sorrentino. 2010.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Nursing Assistant Working in Long-Term Care -- Resident rights, ethics and law -- Work ethics -- Communicating with the health team -- Assisting with the nursing process -- Understanding the resident -- Body structure and function -- The older person -- Sexuality -- Safety -- Preventing falls -- Restraint alternatives and the safe restraint use -- Preventing infection -- Body mechanics and safe resident handling, positioning, and transfers -- The resident's unit -- Bedmaking -- Hygiene -- Grooming -- Nutrition and fluids -- Nutritional support and IV therappy -- Urinary elimination -- Bowel elimination -- Exercise and activity -- Comfort, rest, and sleep -- Oxygen needs and respiratory therapies -- Measuring vital signs -- Assisting with the physical examination -- Collecting and testing specimens -- Admissions, transfers, and discharges -- Wound care -- Pressure ulcers -- Hearing, speech, and vision problems -- Cancer, immune system, and skin disorders -- Nervous system and musculo-skeletal disorders -- Digestive and endocrine disorders -- Urinary and reproductive disorders -- Mental health disorders -- Confusion and dementia -- Developmental disabilities -- Rehabilitation and restoratvie nursing care -- Assisted living -- Basic emergency care -- Endo-of-life care.
Subject: Nurses' aides Textbooks
Long-term care of the sick Textbooks
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