MOSBY'S assisting with patient care
was developed to meet the growing demands for a complete textbook that addresses the needs of the patient care technician (PCT) or multi-skilled healthcare worker. The content covers the basic skills of the nurse assistant as well as those commonly performed by the PCT. In addition to the clinical skills, the text also includes discussions of important concepts, such as work ethic, communication, and professional conduct. The appealing full-color design, abundance of photographs and drawings, and readable writing style ensure that all levels of learners will be able to follow and comprehend the content.
* Includes basic nurse assisting skills as well as those commonly performed by PCTs. * Prepares students to provide competent care in hospitals, nursing homes, and managed care facilities. * Clear, eighth-grade reading level
ensures student comprehension. * Appealing design and many color photos and drawings enhance learning and add visual appeal. * Procedure boxes are logically divided into pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure steps. * Key terms with definitions appear at the beginning of each chapter and are in bold print throughout the text. * Review questions for each chapter help students evaluate learning. UNIQUE FEATURES: * Focus On ... boxes provide special guidelines for caring for older persons, children, long-term care and patients in the home setting. * Procedures that UAPs may not perform in certain states are highlighted and bear a caution to the reader.
(Includes a FREE MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/MAPS/AsstgPtCare/)