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Restorative Care: Fundamentals for the Certified Nursing Assistant Paperback – July 30, 1999

ISBN-13: 978-0827381414 ISBN-10: 0827381417 Edition: 1st
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Section I- Introduction to Restorative Nursing: Chapter 1-Introduction to Rehabilitation and Restorative Nursing Care. Chapter 2-The Nursing Process in Restorative Nursing Care. Chapter 3-The Elderly in Long-Term Care. Chapter 4-Infection Control. Chapter5-Principles of Restorative Nursing and Rehabilitation. Chapter 6-Restorative Care of Residents with Musculoskeletal System Conditions. Chapter 7-Care of Residents with Common Neurological Conditions. Chapter 8- Restorative Care of the Residents with Disorders of the Integumentary System. Chapter 9-Consideration of Special Needs. Chapter 10-Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries, Back Injuries in Health Care Workers, Body Mechanics. Chapter 11-Restorative Exercise and Bed Mobility Exercise. Chapter 12-Progressive Mobility. Chapter 13-Ambulation and Assistive Devices. Chapter 14-Restorative Approaches to Meeting Residents" Nutrition and Hydration Needs. Chapter 15-Restorative Self-Care. Chapter 16-Restorative Care of Residents with Respiratory Disorders. Chapter 17-Bowel and Bladder Management, Problems Related to the Urinary System. Chapter 18-Restorative Care of Residents with Psychosocial and Behavioral Issues. Chapter 19-Documenting Restorative Care. Appendix A-Employment Information. Appendix B-Exercise and Mobility. Appendix C-Patterns for Restorative Equipment. Appendix E-Communication: Communication Cards, Appendix F-Basic Nursing Assistant Procedure Review. Appendix G-Resources. Appendix H-Federal Law. Appendix I-Minimum Data Set 2.0. Appendix J-Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Barbara Acello has worked in long-term care for more than four decades. Currently a nurse consultant and educator, she owns a school for nursing assistants, where she helped to write and develop mandatory state curricula for nurse aides and EMTs. She has also written and contributed to dozens of textbooks, instructor guides, quick reference guides, and supplemental instructional materials for health care personnel. Formerly a practicing nurse, Ms. Acello was also a director of nursing and a long-term care facility consultant. Her interests and expertise include clinical geriatrics, resident safety, pain assessment and management, restraints, pressure ulcers, and infection control. She is particularly committed to improving working conditions, education, and professionalism for personnel in the long-term care industry.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 1 edition (July 30, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0827381417
  • ISBN-13: 978-0827381414
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 8.2 x 10.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #129,429 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A. Meade on January 23, 2008
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This is a fabulous resource for anyone who is getting into restorative nursing care. I am an RN and I use this book to provide resources for CNA's who are new to restorative care and actually use it from time to time for my own edification.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By JIMMY on March 15, 2013
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if you are looking for a book which can prepare for the restorative aide then you should be looking into this book, its short and to the point, it explains what is restorative care and also have a competency checklist which will help the student prepare for the national certification career association ncca certification exam to be a certified restorative aide, my exam in next week will keep posted after my exams to let everyone know how useful this book it
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By BookLover on November 11, 2013
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The pictures are very illustrative. The topics were clearly explained. I use it for my Restorative care nurse assistant training.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By willie r boughner on January 7, 2015
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bought for my wife . . just what she wanted
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