Lippincott Nursing Procedures

Edition: 9th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2022-09-10
Publisher(s): LWW
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Confidently provide best practices in patient care, with the newly updated Lippincott® Nursing Procedures, 9th Edition

More than 400 entries offer detailed, evidence-based guidance on procedures ranging from the most basic patient care to assisting with intricate surgeries. The alphabetical organization allows you to quickly look up any procedure by name, and benefit from the clear, concise, step-by-step direction of nursing experts. Whether you’re a nursing student, are new to nursing, or are a seasoned practitioner, this is your go-to guide to the latest in expert care and positive outcomes. 
Ensure a high level of nursing expertise with this practical, quick-reference guide.  This edition offers: 
  • NEW entries with evidence-based direction on: 
    • Ankle-brachial index calculation
    • Biohazardous waste handling
    • Cultural assessment  
    • Elastomeric pump use
    • Hazardous drug preparation and handling
    • Hazardous drug spill management
    • Nasal decolonization
    • Opioid withdrawal management
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder assessment
    • Prone positioning for the awake patient
    • Sepsis emergency patient care
    • Wound photography
  • Colored letter tabs at the top of each page that allow quick-and-easy locating of any entry 
  • Full-color photos and diagrams that illustrate procedure steps with a quick-read, bulleted format that walks you through each procedure
  • Practices based on clinical evidence—recent studies supporting best practices are cited
  • Colorful, eye-catching special alerts:
    • Nursing Alerts – Potentially dangerous actions or clinically significant findings related to a procedure 
    • Pediatric Alerts – Special precautions to take while treating infants, young children, and adolescents
    • Elder Alerts – Elder patient special needs
    • Hospital-Acquired Condition Alerts – Conditions the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have identified as events that may occur during hospitalization
  • Procedures presented in a structured how-to format:
    • Equipment – Types of equipment needed for procedure
    • Preparation of equipment – Guidance on preparing any needed equipment for procedure
    • Implementation – Step-by-step guidance for performing procedure
    • Special considerations – Factors to keep in mind that can affect the procedure
    • Troubleshooting – Methods for troubleshooting equipment issues, with step-by-step interventions
    • Patient teaching – Helpful tips, reminders, and follow-up instructions before patient discharge
    • Complications – Procedure-related complications to watch for
    • Documentation – Everything needed to document the procedure fully

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