12 November 2009

Care of People with Diabetes, A Manual Nursing Practice

Judul Buku : Care of People with Diabetes, A Manual Nursing Practice
Penulis : Trisha Dunning, RN, MED, PhD, CDE, FRCNA
Penerbit : Balckwell Publishing Ltd, 2003
Isi Buku : Download dibawah ini
  1. Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes : What is diabetes mellitus, Classification of diabetes, Type land Type 2 diabetes, Diagnosis of diabetes, Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), Example Instruction Sheet 1: Preparation for an oral glucose tolerance test, Screening for diabetes, Management of diabetes mellitus, Diabetes Education, Complications of diabetes, Cost of diabetes, Aim and objectives of nursing care of people with diabetes
  2. Assessment and Nursing Diagnosis : Characteristics of the nursing history, Nursing history, Example of an assessment chart
  3. Documenting and Charting Patient Care : Documenting in the medical record, Nursing responsibilities, Documentation by people with diabetes
  4. Monitoring Diabetes Mellitus : Introduction, Monitoring 1: blood glucose, The role of blood glucose monitoring in the care of diabetes, Guidelines for the frequency of blood glucose Monitoring, Blood glucose meters, Reasons for inaccurate blood glucose results, Non-invasive/minimally invasive blood glucose testing, Monitoring blood ketones, Blood glucose testing checklist, Monitoring 2: urine glucose/ketones and blood ketones, Limitations of urine glucose testing, Indications for urine glucose tests, Monitoring ketones, Urine tests of kidney function, Micral-test, Monitoring 3: additional assessment, Nursing responsibilities, Blood glucose, Glycosylated haemoglobin (HbAlc), Fructosamines, Serum lipids, C-peptide, Islet cell antibodies, Creatinine clearance and urea, Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)
  5. Nutritional Aspects of Caring for People with Diabetes : Role of the nurse, Obesity, Method of screening for dietary characteristics and problems, Principles of dietary management for people with diabetes, 'Sugar-free'foods, Non-nutritive sweeteners, Carbohydrate modified foods, Dietetic foods, Alcohol, Exchanges and portions, Glycaemic index, Exercise/activity, Example questions to ask when taking a diet history
  6. Oral Hypoglycaemia and Lipid Lowering Agents : Sulphonylureas, Biguanides, Glitinides, Thiazolidinediones, Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, Drug interactions, Combining OHAs, Combining OHAs and insulin, Lipid lowering agents
  7. Insulin Therapy : Basic insulin Action, Objectives of insulin therapy, Types of insulin available, Storage of insulin, Injection site and administration, Mixing short- and long-acting insulin, Common insulin regimes, Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII), Sliding scale and top-up regimes, Intravenous insulin infusions, Uses of insulin infusions, Risks associated with insulin infusions, Factors affecting insulin delivery via infusion, Mistakes associated with insulin infusions, Inhaled insulin, Insulin allergy, Pancreas transplants
  8. Hypoglycaemia : Definition of hypoglycaemia, Recognising hypoglycaemia, Counter-regulatory hormonal response to hypoglycaemia, Objectives of care, Treatment, Nocturnal hypoglycaemia, Chronic hypoglycaemia, Relative hypoglycaemia, Drug interactions, Patients most at risk of hypoglycaemia, Psychological effects of hypoglycaemia, Guidelines for the administration of glucagon, Adverse reactions
  9. Stabilisation of Diabetes : Stabilisation of diabetes in hospital, Outpatient stabilisation, Example protocol for outpatient stabilisation onto insulin
  10. Hyperglycaemia, Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA), Hyperosmolar Coma and Lactic Acidosis : Hyperglycaemia, Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), Hyperosmolar non-ketotic coma (HONK), Prevention, Euglycaemic DKA, Lactic acidosis
  11. Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes : Objectives of care, Nursing responsibilities, Medical tests/procedures, Rehabilitation, Modification of risk factors associated with the development of cardiac disease, Coaching, Cerebrovascular disease
  12. Management During Surgical Procedures : Aims of Management, Preoperative nursing care, Major procedures, Postoperative nursing responsibilities, Minor procedures, Emergency procedures, Example Instruction Sheet 2(a): Instructions for diabetic patients on oral hypoglycaemic agents having procedures as outpatients under sedation or general anaesthesia, Example Instruction Sheet 2(b): Instructions for diabetic patients on insulin having procedures as outpatients under sedation or general anaesthesia
  13. Care During Investigative Procedures : General nursing Management, Colonoscopy, Eye procedures, Care of the patient having radiocontrast media injected
  14. Special Situations and Unusual Conditions Related to Diabetes : Enteral and parenteral nutrition, Key points, Aims of therapy, Routes of administration, Choice of formula, Nursing responsibilities, Diabetes and cancer, Key points, Objectives of care, Nursing responsibilities, Autonomic neuropathy, Key points, Diagnosis and Management, Nursing care, Diabetes and corticosteroid medications, Effect on blood glucose, Predisposing factors, Management, Brittle diabetes, Teeth, gums and diabetes, Causal mechanisms, Haemochromatosis and hepatic iron overload, Haemochromatosis, Iron overload, Diabetic mastopathy
  15. Diabetes and Eye Disease : Risk factors for retinopathy, Eye problems associated with diabetes, Resources for people with visual impairment, Aids for people with low vision, Nursing care of visually impaired patients
  16. Diabetes and Renal Disease : Risk factors for renal disease, Renal failure, Renal disease and anaemia, Diet and renal disease, Renal disease and the elderly patient, Kidney biopsy, Renal dialysis, Objectives of care, Nursing responsibilities, Commencing CAPD in patients on insulin, Protocol for insulin administration in people with diabetes on CAPD -based on four bag changes each day, Education of patient about CAPD, Renal disease and herbal medicine
  17. Diabetes and Sexual Health : Sexual Health, Sexual Development, Sexual problems, Possible causes of sexual difficulties and dysfunction, Sexuality and the elderly, Women, Men, Investigation and Management, Sexual counselling, The PLISSIT model, Role of the nurse
  18. Diabetes in the Older Person : Metabolic changes, Aims of treatment, Education approaches, Access and equity to diabetes services, Factors that can affect metabolic control, Infection, Quality of life, Safety, Medications, Nutrition, Hypoglycaemia, Diabetes and falls, Nursing care
  19. Foot Care : Vascular changes, Infection, Neuropathy, Objectives of care, Nursing responsibilities, Classification of foot ulcers, Wound Management, Rehabilitation
  20. Diabetes in Children and Adolescents : Diabetes in children and adolescents, Strategies toExample Instruction Sheet 3: How to draw up insulin - one bottle only enhance compliance in adolscence, Ketoacidosis in Children
  21. Diabetes in Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes
  22. Psychological and Quality of Life Issues Related to Having Diabetes : Depression, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Compliance/non-compliance, Quality of life
  23. Diabetes Education : Sample diabetes education record chart, Empowerment, Special issues, The role of the bedside nurse in diabetes Education, Insulin administration, Guidelines for instructing patients about insulin delivery systems, Example Instruction Sheet 3: How to draw up insulin - one bottle only, Example Instruction Sheet 4: How to draw up insulin - two bottles, Example Instruction Sheet 5: How to give an insulin injection, Example Instruction Sheet 6a: Managing your diabetes when you are ill: patients with Type 1 diabetes, Example Instruction Sheet 6b: Managing your diabetes when you are ill: patients with Type 2 diabetes
  24. Discharge Planning : On day of discharge
  25. District Nursing and Home-based Care : Diabetic problems nurses commonly encounter in the home, Nursing Action, Interpreting the blood glucose level, Hypoglycaemia, Hyperglycaemia, The patient with chest pain, The patient who has not taken their insulin or diabetes tablets and it is 11 am or later, Managing diabetic foot ulcers at home, The patient who does not follow the management plan, Disposal of sharps in the home situation, Storage of insulin, Guidelines for premixing and storing insulin doses for home and district nursing services
  26. Complementary Therapies and Diabetes : Complementary therapy philosophy, Integrating complementary and conventional care, Can complementary therapies benefit people with diabetes?, How can complementary therapies be used safely?, Nursing responsibilities
  27. Nursing Care in the Emergency and Outpatient Departments : Nursing Care in the Emergency and Outpatient Departments, The outpatient department

09 November 2009

Clinical Psychomotor Skills

Judul : Clinical Psychomotor Skills
Penulis : Joanne Tollefson
Penerbit : 2004, Thomson Social Science Press
Isi Buku : Download dibawah ini
  1. Ambulating the Patient
  2. Aseptic Technique
  3. Blood Glucose Measurement
  4. Measuring Blood Pressure
  5. Administration of a Blood Transfusion
  6. Cardiovascular Assessment
  7. Cardiovascular Assessment - 12 Lead ECG
  8. Urinary Catheterisation
  9. Managing a Patient with a Central Venous Line
  10. Managing a Patient with Chest Drains/Underwater Seal Drainage
  11. Management of Complex Wounds - Drain Removal
  12. Complex Wounds - Wound Irrigation
  13. Packing a Wound
  14. Dry Dressing Technique
  15. Care of the Patient re, Peri and Post ECT
  16. Assisting with Elimination
  17. Suctioning of Endotracheal Tube or Tracheostomy
  18. Administering Eye Drops or Ointment
  19. Gowning and Gloving
  20. Handwashing
  21. Establishing Intravenous Therapy
  22. Administering Intravenous Medications (bolus)
  23. Administering Intravenous Medications (burette)
  24. Administering Intravenous Medications (IV Container)
  25. Medication Administration - Oral Medications
  26. Medication Administration - Parenteral Medication
  27. Managing Patient Cotrolled Analgesia or other Syringe Driven Medication
  28. Mental Status Assessment
  29. Nasogastric Tube Insertion
  30. Daily Care of the Neonate
  31. Neurological Observation
  32. Neurovascular Observation
  33. Providing Oxygen Therapy via Nasal Cannula or Various Masks
  34. Pain Assessment
  35. Pain Management : Use of Non Pharmacological Intervention for Pain Relief
  36. Use of Non Pharmacological Intervention for Pain RElief - Massage
  37. Use of Non Pharmacological Interventions for Pain RElief - TENS
  38. Personal Higiene - Bed Bath or Dependent Shower
  39. Personal Higiene - Mouth Care, Shaving, Hair Care, Nail Care
  40. Physical Assessment
  41. Assissting with Positioning of Dependent Patient
  42. Post Operative Care
  43. Pre Operative Care
  44. Monitoring with Pulse Oximetry
  45. Active and Passive of Motion Exercise
  46. Recovery Room Care and Handover
  47. Respiratory Assessment
  48. Managing a Patient who Requires Seclusion
  49. Suctioning of Oropharinx/Nasopharyx
  50. Surgical Scrub
  51. Patient Teaching
  52. Measuring Temperature (Oral), Pulse, and Respiration
  53. Tracheostomy Care
  54. Care of the Unconscious Patient
  55. Venipunctur

Clinical Applications of Nursing Diagnosis

Judul : Clinical Applications of Nursing Diagnosis Fourth Edition
Penulis : Helen C. Cox, et al.
Penerbit : 2002 by F. A. Davis Company
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08 November 2009

Understanding Medical Surgical Nursing Second Edition

Judul : Understanding Medical Surgical Nursing Third Edition
Penulis : LINDA S. WILLIAMS, MSC, RNC
Penerbit : 2003 by F. A. Davis Company
Isi Buku : Download dibawah ini
  1. Understanding Health Care Issues : Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process, Ethical and Legal Issues for Nursing, Cultural Influences on Nursing, Alternative and Complementary Therapies
  2. Understanding Health and Illness : Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance and Imbalance, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance and Imbalance, Nursing Care of Patients with Infections, Nursing Care of Patients in Shock, Nursing Care of Patients in Pain, Nursing Care of Patients with Cancer, Nursing Care of Patients Having Surgery, Nursing Care of Patients with Emergent Conditions
  3. Understanding Life Span Influences on Health and Illness : Influences on Health and Illness, Nursing Care of Elderly Patients
  4. Understanding the Cardiovascular System : System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures, Nursing Care of Patients with Hypertension, Nursing Care of Patients with Inflammatory and Infectious Cardiovascular Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with Occlusive Cardiovascular Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with Cardiac Valvular Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with Cardiac Dysrhythmias, Nursing Care of Patients with Heart Failure, Nursing Care of Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery
  5. Understanding the Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Systems : Hematopoietic and Lymphatic System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures, Nursing Care of Patients with Hematopoietic Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with Lymphatic Disorders
  6. Understanding the Respiratory System : Respiratory System Function and Assessment, Nursing Care of Patients with Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
  7. Understanding the Gastrointestinal System : Gastrointestinal System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures, Nursing Care of Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders, Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas Functions and Assessment, Nursing Care of Patients with Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Disorders
  8. Understanding the Renal and Urinary System : Urinary System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures, Nursing Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary Tract
  9. Understanding the Endocrine System : Endocrine System Function and Assessment, Nursing Care of Patients with Endocrine Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas
  10. Understanding the Genitourinary and Reproductive System : Genitourinary and Reproductive System Function and Assessment, Nursing Care of Women with Reproductive System Disorders, Nursing Care of Male Patients with Genitourinary Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  11. Understanding the Musculoskeletal System : Musculoskeletal Function and Assessment, Nursing Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
  12. Understanding the Neurological System : Neurological Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures, Nursing Care of Patients with Central Nervous System Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with Peripheral Nervous System Disorders
  13. Understanding the Sensory System : Sensory System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures: Vision and Hearing, Nursing Care of Patients with Sensory Disorders: Vision and Hearing
  14. Understanding the Integumentary System : Integumentary Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures, Nursing Care of Patients with Skin Disorders and Burns
  15. Understanding the Immune System : Immune System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures, Nursing Care of Patients with Immune Disorders, Nursing Care of Patients with HIV Disease and AIDS, Nursing Care of Patients with Mental Health Disorders

Breastfeeding 101: Nursing Basics for New Moms

Author : Barbara A. Eastom Bates

Making the choice to breastfeed your new baby is one of the most important and far-reaching decisions you will make as a new mother. Both the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) recommend breastfeeding as the preferred method of infant nutrition for the first year of life...Read More