Take this reference to clinicals or on the job for quick access to nursing skills! Download the FREE app and view selected topics (Approximately 10% of the content is viewable in the free app and tapping on the locked topic will launch the in-app purchase screen). ABOUT: Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills and Procedures 80+ skills w/ rationales. Step-by-step full-color photos. Safety alerts. Includes bullet-ed list of what should be documented in the patient records. Author: Anne Griffin Perry, EdD, RN, FAAN and Patricia A. Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN Publisher: Mosby | Elsevier, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-0323187411 FULL DESCRIPTION: Take this reference to clinicals or on the job for quick access to nursing skills! Based on Perry & Potter's market-leading Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures, 8th Edition presents 85 key skills in a A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why and how to use specific techniques. This edition adds coverage of two new skills. With the latest in evidence-based practice, this guide helps you perform basic nursing skills safely and effectively. Key Features - NEW! Additional nursing skills include instructions for blood glucose testing and applying a pressure bandage, both important skills in today's practice. - Safety alerts highlight important information for patient safety and effective performance of skills. - Unexpected outcomes and related interventions help you troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them. - Special Considerations address teaching, the home care setting, and care modifications for pediatric and geriatric patients. - Clear, two-column format shows how to perform skills, with rationales for each step explaining the reason behind the practice and the benefit to patients. - A Gloving logo identifies procedures in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection. - Documentation guidelines include a bulleted list of what should be reported and recorded in the patient records. - Alphabetical organization of skills makes it easy to find information quickly. SPECIAL FEATURES: Locate a disease, symptom or medication in the fastest possible manner: - Use "Spotlight Search" from Home screen - Tap and Hold launch icon to open the Last Topic, History, Favorites - Navigate using multiple indices - History to open frequently visited pages - Bookmarks NEVER FORGET ANYTHING: Mark topics with relevant information: - Rich-text notes - Voice memos - Annotations with scribble, doodle or text You choose the method to note this regardless of the context you are in to ensure that the important facts are available whenever you access the topic, whether it is tomorrow or six months from now.