Nursing Students Clinical Survival Guide (4e)

$31.32 NZD

This quick-reference guide is not rivalled by anything else on the market. As a support text, Reid-Searl’s Nursing Student’s Clinical Survival Guide 4e assists students with tips to competently conduct clinical skills for safe and person-centred care in clinical settings..

Whether used individually across students’ education and into early practice or as a tool to complement a comprehensive text such as Berman, Skil

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SKU: PEA2717

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  • Protecting yourself and the patient
  • Standard precautions
  • Additional precautions
  • Hand hygiene
  • Personal protective equipment (ppe)
  • Body fluids exposure
  • Moving patients safely
  • Falls prevention
  • Venous thromboembolism (vte) prevention
  • Signs of stroke

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION

  • Five rights and more
  • Tips in preventing medication errors
  • Safety tips with oral medications
  • Safety tips with injections
  • Medication administration and student nurses
  • Abbreviations used in medication administration
  • Checks for medications and intravenous fluids at shift changeover
  • Medication orders
  • Metric system and symbols
  • Drug calculations/formulas
  • Drug name endings and related information
  • Drugs and antidotes

OXYGEN CONCENTRATION DELIVERY FLUID BALANCE

  • Measurements useful for fluid balance charts
  • Tips with fluid balance charts
  • Classification of urine output
  • Types of iv fluids
  • Drip rates
  • Intravenous site checks
  • Body weight method for calculating daily maintenance fluids

VITAL SIGNS

  • Vital signs: normal ranges
  • Early warning systems

QUICK HEAD-TO-TOE ASSESSMENT PAIN ASSESSMENT

  • Common sites of referred pain from various body organs

LANDMARKS TO IDENTIFY ABDOMINAL AREAS

  • The nine abdominal regions
  • The four abdominal quadrants

BLOOD VALUES

NORMAL VALUES IN A URINALYSIS

MENTAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT

RESUSCITATION

  • Cardiac rhythms
  • Recognition of deterioration
  • CPR
  • Basic life support flow chart
  • Paediatric cardiopulmonary arrest flow chart
  • Adult cardiorespiratory arrest flow chart
  • Choking flow chart

WOUND CARE

  • Factors that inhibit healing
  • Wound types
  • Phases of wound healing
  • Wound assessment
  • Pressure injuries
  • Stages of pressure injuries
  • Pressure injury risk assessment tools
  • Pressure injury prevention
  • Wound dressings
  • Some wound-care products
  • Calculation of ankle/brachial pressure index (abpi)
  • Skin tears

NURSING PROCESS DOCUMENTATION

  • Practice guidelines
  • Writing with soapie

CLINICAL HANDOVER

  • ISBAR
  • Tips for verbal shift-to-shift handovers for students

CHECKLIST TO BE COMPLETED AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SHIFT

USEFUL WEBSITES

GENERAL ABBREVIATIONS

Weight 0.1500 kg

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