Designed for quick reference in any clinical setting, this handbook presents succinct, bulleted instructions for over 500 nursing procedures. It provides a rapid refresher on current equipment and techniques, key steps essential for safe and efficient performance, and tips on documentation. Entries are alphabetically organized and cover fundamental skills, specimen collection, physical treatments, drug administration, IV therapy, and cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal/urologic, orthopedic, skin, maternal/neonatal, and pediatric procedures. Each procedure is presented on an easy-to-scan two-page spread. Numerous illustrations and tables are included. Special logos highlight age-related considerations and potential risks.