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The Resource Being a caregiver in a home setting, Elana Zucker

Being a caregiver in a home setting, Elana Zucker

Label
Being a caregiver in a home setting
Title
Being a caregiver in a home setting
Statement of responsibility
Elana Zucker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zucker, Elana D.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Home care services
  • Caregivers
  • Home health aides
Label
Being a caregiver in a home setting, Elana Zucker
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
1. Providing care in the home -- Tasks, responsibilities, and delegation -- 2. Communication skills -- Communication -- Basic rules for communicating -- Using the telephone -- Emotional control -- Relationships with patients -- Observing , reporting, and recording your observations -- Teaching -- 3. Working with people -- Basic needs -- Your role as Family -- Working with someone who is ill or has a disability -- Mental health and mental illness -- Mental illness and your role as a caregiver -- Substance abuse -- Substance abuse and your role as a caregiver -- 4. Caring for an elderly person -- The elderly population -- Areas of concern as you care for an elder -- 5. Working with children -- Caring for children -- Child abuse -- Newborn and infant care -- 6. Care of the dying in the home -- The dying process -- Advance directives for health care -- Physical care of the dying -- The moment of death -- Postmortem care in the home -- 7. Infection control in the home -- Standard precautions -- Regulated medical waste -- 8. Care of a person's environment -- Homemaking tasks -- Safety in the home -- Fire prevention -- Poisons -- Oxygen safety -- Restraints versus positioning devices -- 9. Planning, purchasing, and serving food -- Basic nutrition -- Planning, shipping for, and serving a meal -- Getting a patient ready for a meal -- The therapeutic diet -- Feeding or assisting a patient -- Effects of chemotherapy and radiation on a patient's diet -- 10. Basic body movement and positions -- Body mechanics -- Daily ability level -- Body support and alignment -- Commonly used positions -- Moving patients in bed -- Using the correct terms -- Elastic support stockings (TED hose) -- 11. Skin care -- Basic skin care -- Decubitus ulcers -- Basic foot care -- Radiation therapy and the skin -- Chemotherapy and the skin -- 12. Personal care -- Oral hygiene -- Assisting a patient with dressing and undressing -- Assisting a patient with bathing -- Giving your patient a backrub -- Hair care -- Shaving -- Assisting a patient with toileting -- Care of the perineal area -- 13. Rehabilitation of the individual receiving care at home -- Physical therapy -- Speech and language therapy -- Hearing loss -- Occupational therapy -- 14. Vital signs -- Body temperature -- Taking a pulse -- Measuring respirations -- Measuring blood pressure -- Pulse oxygenation -- Pain -- 15. Preventing fluid overload and dehydration -- Fluid balance -- Recording intake and output -- Fluid intake -- Fluid output -- Balancing fluid intake -- Straining urine -- 16. Specimen collection -- Urine specimen collection -- Collecting a stool specimen -- Collecting a sputum specimen -- 17. Special procedures -- Assisting with medication -- Assisting a patient with oxygen therapy -- Nonsterile dressing changes -- Catheter care -- Intravenous therapy -- Cast care -- Ostomy care -- Seizure-safe environment -- Blood sugar testing -- Deep breathing -- Making normal saline -- Sitz bath -- Total parenteral nutrition -- Hot and cold compresses -- 18. Common diseases -- Hypertension -- Heart attack/myocardial infarction -- Congestive heart failure -- Angina -- Diabetes -- Stroke -- Arthritis -- Cancer -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- Neurological diseases -- Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome -- 19. Emergency procedures Emergency essentials -- Restore or maintain breathing function -- Controlling bleeding -- Poisoning -- Shock -- Burns -- Chest pain -- Cerebrovascular accident -- Terrorism and natural disasters
Dimensions
23cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 392 p.
Isbn
9780132741897
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011047158
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761361246
  • (OCoLC)ocn761361246
  • 643470
Label
Being a caregiver in a home setting, Elana Zucker
Publication
Contents
1. Providing care in the home -- Tasks, responsibilities, and delegation -- 2. Communication skills -- Communication -- Basic rules for communicating -- Using the telephone -- Emotional control -- Relationships with patients -- Observing , reporting, and recording your observations -- Teaching -- 3. Working with people -- Basic needs -- Your role as Family -- Working with someone who is ill or has a disability -- Mental health and mental illness -- Mental illness and your role as a caregiver -- Substance abuse -- Substance abuse and your role as a caregiver -- 4. Caring for an elderly person -- The elderly population -- Areas of concern as you care for an elder -- 5. Working with children -- Caring for children -- Child abuse -- Newborn and infant care -- 6. Care of the dying in the home -- The dying process -- Advance directives for health care -- Physical care of the dying -- The moment of death -- Postmortem care in the home -- 7. Infection control in the home -- Standard precautions -- Regulated medical waste -- 8. Care of a person's environment -- Homemaking tasks -- Safety in the home -- Fire prevention -- Poisons -- Oxygen safety -- Restraints versus positioning devices -- 9. Planning, purchasing, and serving food -- Basic nutrition -- Planning, shipping for, and serving a meal -- Getting a patient ready for a meal -- The therapeutic diet -- Feeding or assisting a patient -- Effects of chemotherapy and radiation on a patient's diet -- 10. Basic body movement and positions -- Body mechanics -- Daily ability level -- Body support and alignment -- Commonly used positions -- Moving patients in bed -- Using the correct terms -- Elastic support stockings (TED hose) -- 11. Skin care -- Basic skin care -- Decubitus ulcers -- Basic foot care -- Radiation therapy and the skin -- Chemotherapy and the skin -- 12. Personal care -- Oral hygiene -- Assisting a patient with dressing and undressing -- Assisting a patient with bathing -- Giving your patient a backrub -- Hair care -- Shaving -- Assisting a patient with toileting -- Care of the perineal area -- 13. Rehabilitation of the individual receiving care at home -- Physical therapy -- Speech and language therapy -- Hearing loss -- Occupational therapy -- 14. Vital signs -- Body temperature -- Taking a pulse -- Measuring respirations -- Measuring blood pressure -- Pulse oxygenation -- Pain -- 15. Preventing fluid overload and dehydration -- Fluid balance -- Recording intake and output -- Fluid intake -- Fluid output -- Balancing fluid intake -- Straining urine -- 16. Specimen collection -- Urine specimen collection -- Collecting a stool specimen -- Collecting a sputum specimen -- 17. Special procedures -- Assisting with medication -- Assisting a patient with oxygen therapy -- Nonsterile dressing changes -- Catheter care -- Intravenous therapy -- Cast care -- Ostomy care -- Seizure-safe environment -- Blood sugar testing -- Deep breathing -- Making normal saline -- Sitz bath -- Total parenteral nutrition -- Hot and cold compresses -- 18. Common diseases -- Hypertension -- Heart attack/myocardial infarction -- Congestive heart failure -- Angina -- Diabetes -- Stroke -- Arthritis -- Cancer -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- Neurological diseases -- Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome -- 19. Emergency procedures Emergency essentials -- Restore or maintain breathing function -- Controlling bleeding -- Poisoning -- Shock -- Burns -- Chest pain -- Cerebrovascular accident -- Terrorism and natural disasters
Dimensions
23cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 392 p.
Isbn
9780132741897
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011047158
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761361246
  • (OCoLC)ocn761361246
  • 643470

Library Locations

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