Mosbys Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills and Procedures is an best guide book for nurses who are really in need of patient care knowledge and procedures
Mosbys Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills and Procedures, eighth edition, is a practical, portable reference for students and practitioners in the clinical setting. Grouped alphabetically, 85 commonly performed skills are presented in a clear, step-by-step format that includes:
■ Purpose for performing each skill
■ Guidelines to help students in delegating tasks to assistive
■ List of equipment required
■ Rationales to explain why specific techniques are used
■ Full-color photographs and drawings to provide visual
In addition, Safety Alerts are included in the skills to highlight important information about patient safety and effective performance. Current Standard Precautions guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are incorporated throughout. Preprocedure and postprocedure protocols are conveniently located on the inside back cover.
Features of This Edition
■ Glove logo identifies when gloves should be worn.
■ Information is completely updated for every skill and procedure.
■ Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions present
commonly occurring complications and the appropriate responses
for patient care.
■ Completely updated, full-color illustrations throughout.
This pocket guide is also available in formats compatible with handheld electronic devices. For a more complete discussion of information presented in this book, refer to Perry and Potter: Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques, eighth edition.