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AUTHORS: White, Lois - ©2005
This fully updated second edition of Foundations of Basic Nursing lays the foundation of introductory material for your nursing course of study. The book focuses on foundation concepts you will need to know, such as holistic care, legal responsibilities, communication, and client teaching, while also helping you master skills needed to be an effective and caring nurse. The special features throughout the book are specially designed to emphasize specific information, such as: Life Cycle Considerations, Client Teaching, Infection Control, Safety, Community/Home Health Care, Cultural Considerations, and Professional Tips. Critical Thinking Questions are included throughout the book to encourage the user to apply the chapter's content. At the end of each chapter, readers will find a Summary and Review Questions, along with References/Suggested Readings and Resources.