Fundamentals of Nursing, 11th edition
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Table of contents
UNIT 1: THE NATURE OF NURSING
1. Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice
2. Evidence-Based Practice and Research in Nursing
3. Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks
4. Legal Aspects of Nursing
5. Values, Ethics, and Advocacy
UNIT 2: CONTEMPORARY HEALTH CARE
6. Health Care Delivery Systems
7. Community Nursing and Care Continuity
8. Home Care
9. Electronic Health Records and Information Technology
UNIT 3: THE NURSING PROCESS
10. Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning
14. Implementing and Evaluating
15. Documenting and Reporting
UNIT 4: HEALTH BELIEFS AND PRACTICES
16. Health Promotion
17. Health, Wellness, and Illness
18. Culturally Responsive Nursing Care
19. Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities
UNIT 5: LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT
20. Concepts of Growth and Development
21. Promoting Health from Conception Through Adolescence
22. Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults
23. Promoting Health in Older Adults
24. Promoting Family Health
UNIT 6: INTEGRAL ASPECTS OF NURSING
28. Leading, Managing, and Delegating
UNIT 7: ASSESSING HEALTH
29. Vital Signs
30. Health Assessment
UNIT 8: INTEGRAL COMPONENTS OF CLIENT CARE
34. Diagnostic Testing
36. Skin Integrity and Wound Care
37. Perioperative Nursing
UNIT 9: PROMOTING PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH
38. Sensory Perception
42. Stress and Coping
43. Loss, Grieving, and Death
UNIT 10: PROMOTING PHYSIOLOGICAL HEALTH
44. Activity and Exercise
46. Pain Management
48. Urinary Elimination
49. Fecal Elimination
52. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Balance
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