Fundamentals of Nursing: Human Health and Function (Craven, Fundamentals of Nursing: Human Health and Functionraven, Fundamentals of Nurs)
- Publish Date: 2006-02-03
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Ruth F. Craven EdD RN;Constance J. Hirnle MN RN
This comprehensive text introduces the broad range of the discipline of nursing, including theory, the nursing process, and step-by-step procedures. The Fifth Edition maintains its emphasis on both wellness/health and human function as frameworks for nursing practice. The text emphasizes critical thinking by regularly incorporating features that apply to client situations, research-based discussions, clinical scenarios, and ethical-legal considerations. This edition includes new material on Evidence-Based Research and a chapter on Working with Challenging Patients.