The Long-term Care Nursing Desk Reference, Second Edition
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Solutions and information for virtually every scenario that occurs in your nursing home
It’s vitally important that long-term care nurses have a resource by their side that addresses all of their unique and wide-ranging clinical and regulatory concerns. Turn to the second edition of this HCPro bestseller! It’s still the only reference manual available that offers virtually every tool long-term care nurses need to provide high-quality, regulation-compliant, long-term resident care.
Quick answers to everyday problems in long-term care
Long-term care nurses can rely on this authoritative reference daily. The Long-term Care Nursing Desk Reference, Second Edition is packed with practical, need-to-know resident care information, essential policies and procedures, and vital regulatory and safety requirements specific to long-term care.
Author Barbara Acello, RN, MSN, has updated each section of this bestseller with particular attention to hot-button issues such as pain, pressure ulcers, medication administration, infection control, hydration, and nutrition.
This comprehensive desk reference provides:
- Detailed information about common long-term care clinical issues
- Valuable tools and practical information about hundreds of clinical conditions
- Timely and relevant updates that help you stay current and compliant
- One go-to resource for all your clinical needs
- Comprehensive, detailed sections that make it easy to find what you need
Bonus CD-ROM included!
The companion CD-ROM contains vital tools and forms that help nurses save time and effort. You get ready-made resources such as depression and social adjustment scales, lawsuit prevention checklists, and pain assessment questionnaires.
About the author:
As an independent nurse consultant and educator, Barbara Acello, MS, RN, has worked in long-term care for more than thirty-three years. In addition to owning and operating a school for nursing assistants, she helped to write and develop mandatory state curricula for nurse aides and EMTs. She has also written and/or contributed to approximately 60 textbooks, instructor guides, quick reference guides, and supplemental instructional material for healthcare personnel. During her nursing career, Ms. Acello has worked in eight states as a director of nursing, long-term care facility consultant, and educator. Presently, she is consults, lectures, and writes on long-term care issues.
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