More Details about KOZIER and ERB’S Fundamentals of Nursing Concepts, Process, and Practice 10th Edition updated 2018

General Information  
Author(s)Audrey Berman and Shirlee Snyder and Geralyn Frandsen
PublisherPearson Education
EditionUpdated 10th Edition 2018
Publish YearAugust 2018


This text is the tenth edition of one of the most revered text for nursing foundations— Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing—a gold standard that helps students embark on their careers in nursing.

For years, this impeccable text set the foundation for nursing excellence with its clear and approachable writing style. The book prepare readers to become effective nurses with its balanced coverage of the key concepts of contemporary nursing, as well as the latest nursing evidence, standards, and competencies. The new QSEN competencies,  incorporated in this edition, draw connections to actual nursing practice and help students develop their clinical-reasoning abilities and to learn and maintain safety and quality in their provision of nursing care.This edition also includes legal aspects of nursing in India INC standards of care and code of ethics and code of professional conduct for nurses in India. Health care delivery, community nursing care and home care in the Indian scenario have also been discussed in detail.

Key Feature:- 

- QSEN linkages: QSEN competencies addresses the gap between nursing education and practice
- Culturally Responsive Care: Highlights diversity and special considerations in nursing care
- Evidence-Based Practice: Focuses evidence-informed practice to highlight relevant research and its implications for nursing care
- Home Care Assessment: Focuses on educating the client, family, and community to recognize what is needed for care at home
- Men in nursing: Includes increased information about men in nursing from a historical and current perspective
- Safety Alerts: Correlate to the Patient Safety Goals and identify other crucial safety issues.

Table of Content
UNIT 1 The Nature of Nursing 
Chapter 1 Historical and Contemporary Nursing Practice 
Chapter 2 Evidence-Based Practice and Research in Nursing
Chapter 3 Nursing Theories and Conceptual Frameworks 
Chapter 4 Legal Aspects of Nursing 
Chapter 5 Values, Ethics, and Advocacy

UNIT 2 Contemporary Health Care 
Chapter 6 Health Care Delivery Systems 
Chapter 7 Community Nursing and Care Continuity
Chapter 8 Home Care 
Chapter 9 Electronic Health Records and Information Technology

UNIT 3 The Nursing Process 
Chapter 10 Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning 
Chapter 11 Assessing 
Chapter 12 Diagnosing 
Chapter 13 Planning 
Chapter 14 Implementing and Evaluating 
Chapter 15 Documenting and Reporting

UNIT 4 Health Beliefs and Practices 
Chapter 16 Health Promotion 
Chapter 17 Health, Wellness, and Illness 
Chapter 18 Culturally Responsive Nursing Care 
Chapter 19 Complementary and Alternative Healing Modalities

UNIT 5 Life Span Development 
Chapter 20 Concepts of Growth and Development 
Chapter 21 Promoting Health from Conception Through Adolescence 
Chapter 22 Promoting Health in Young and Middle-Aged Adults 
Chapter 23 Promoting Health in Older Adults 
Chapter 24 Promoting Family Health

UNIT 6 Integral Aspects of Nursing
Chapter 25 Caring 
Chapter 26 Communicating 
Chapter 27 Teaching 
Chapter 28 Leading, Managing, and Delegating

UNIT 7 Assessing Health 
Chapter 29 Vital Signs 
Chapter 30 Health Assessment

UNIT 8 Integral Components of Client Care

Chapter 31 Asepsis 
Chapter 32 Safety 
Chapter 33 Hygiene 
Chapter 34 Diagnostic Testing 
Chapter 35 Medications 
Chapter 36 Skin Integrity and Wound Care 
Chapter 37 Perioperative Nursing

UNIT 9 Promoting Psychosocial Health 
Chapter 38 Sensory Perception 
Chapter 39 Self-Concept 
Chapter 40 Sexuality 
Chapter 41 Spirituality 
Chapter 42 Stress and Coping 
Chapter 43 Loss, Grieving, and Death

UNIT 10 Promoting Physiological Health 
Chapter 44 Activity and Exercise 
Chapter 45 Sleep 
Chapter 46 Pain Management
Chapter 47 Nutrition 
Chapter 48 Urinary Elimination 
Chapter 49 Fecal Elimination 
Chapter 50 Oxygenation 
Chapter 51 Circulation 
Chapter 52 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

Appendix A Answers to Test Your
Appendix B Review Questions