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ISBN-10 0132154501ISBN-13 9780132154505
ISBN-10 0135080908ISBN-13 9780135080900
Author(s): Kathleen Koernig Blais,; Janice S. Hayes,
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 504

For courses in Professional Nursing Practice or Introduction to the Nursing Profession.

This book provides an introduction to professional nursing for beginning students–whether they are basic students or returning to school for a baccalaureate or advanced degree. Focusing on foundational knowledge, it includes coverage of nursing history, theory, ethics, and law, as well as nursing roles, issues, and changes in the profession. Fully updated, this edition includes more information on technology, interdisciplinary care, rural health and holistic health care. Capturing the changing health care system, it includes discussion of health care economics, the cultural and spiritual dimensions of client care, and nursing in a changing world.

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