Visual Nursing: A Guide to Diseases, Skills, and Treatments

by LWW
  • Softcover

This colorful book for practicing nurses and nursing students provides a unique approach to learning important clinical concepts and techniques. It presents information in a remarkably clear and easy-to-understand fashion, using abundant illustrations to demonstrate hands-on treatments and explain disease pathophysiology. Fully visual text lets the nurse read less and understand more, improving her skills and gaining confidence as a health professional through pictures.


■NEW: Addition of abdominal pressure monitoring skill
■NEW: Addition of deep vein thrombosis, superficial vein thrombosis, and peripheral arterial disease
■NEW: Peripheral vascular interventions such as aortic aneurysm resection, arterial bypass graft, aortic endovascular stent graft, embolectomy, and vena caval filters
■Hundreds of color illustrations, photographs, wave forms, diagrams, and more creative visuals
■Concise, step-by-step instructions to help build nurse's confidence and alleviate fear of hands-on treatments
■Disease pathophysiology depicted clearly
■Visual presentation of topics, to make it simple to learn complicated techniques
■"Lesson Plans" icon signals important information to teach the patient
■"Picturing Patho" icon points to anatomical illustrations demonstrating what happens when a disease occcurs.
■"Hands On" icon shows the nurse how to perform nursing procedures and techniques and administer treatments.

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ISBN: 9781609136505
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication Date: Jan 9, 2011
Cover: softcover
Pages: 512
Weight: 1.400 kg
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