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Nursing Assisting: A Foundation in Caregiving, 6th Edition - Textbook

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SKU: 8775T-6ED

NEW 2023 Edition!

The 6th edition of Hartman's comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook is organized by body system, which gives students a context for learning. It includes the following:

In-depth information on anatomy and physiology, disease processes, and related care
Creative ways to teach how to encourage independence, prevent abuse and neglect, reinforce person-centered care, and promote residents’ legal rights
New information about the following diseases and disorders: COVID-19, migraines and cluster headaches, more types of cancers, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), metabolic syndrome, varicose veins, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD), as well as expanded and reorganized mental health disorder coverage
Additional electronic documentation guidelines
New information on topics including testing (albumin/protein, CT calcium score, point-of-care testing [POCT], and continuous glucose monitoring [CGM] systems); medical devices (stents, Holter monitors, nebulizers); and patient care/treatments (cochlear implants, targeted therapy, and information from the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Institute (IDDSI) on thickened liquids and texture modified foods)
Chapters that are organized around learning objectives
Chapter-ending material which develops critical thinking, as well as tests the chapter (two exams for every chapter!)
584 pages, including a table of procedures, common abbreviations list, special appendix with a math review, and glossary

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ISBN: 978-1-60425-154-8


© 2023 by Diana L. Dugan Hartman Publishing, Inc.
All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from the publisher.

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