Gastroenterology Nursing: A Core Curriculum
Gastroenterology Nursing: A Core Curriculum by Brand: Mosby at Nursing Comments. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This book is the official publication of the Society of Gastroenter-ology Nurses and Associates. This text encompasses all aspects of practice
* Presents content in a functional format and appropriate language level to accommodate all levels of professionals and associates working in the field of gastroenterology. * Offers review terms and questions to reinforce key content. * Bridges theory and practice through discussion of the nursing process to prepare readers for the chapters on technical aspects of endoscopy and gastroenterology nursing. * Provides "Case Situations" followed by "Points to Think About" and "Suggested Responses" to assist readers in applying the material and evaluating their responses with the author's view. * Offers current 1997 JCAHO standards of care to include patient family education. * Offers revised 1997 Competencies that document the ability to perform essential job functions. * Provides current information on conscious sedation and recovery and discharge criteria. * Incorporates principles of managed care to recognize the impact on budget management. * Includes discussion of central venous catheters and intravenous therapy to assist with the responsibilities of patient observation and routine IV care. * Expands content of biliary stents to familiarize readers with the new types of stents on the market: wire mesh, Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS). * Examines and discusses endoscopic ultrasound and small bowel enteroscopy and pancreatic and small bowel manometry. * An official publication of the SGNA. * Text is a comprehensive resource for the certification exam to assist readers in obtaining certification. * Features a new chapter titled "Surgical Procedures" and discusses esophageal surgery, nursing considerations, gastroduodenal surgery, pancreatobiliary surgery, surgical diseases of the colon, and colorectal surgery.
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