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“butterfly” cannula 13.2 Intravenous Device Insertion
abductor pillow 9.4 Positioning in Bed
abnormal posture 16.4 Pain Assessment
Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs 2.1 Changing with Trends
absolute refractory period 24.1 Cardiovascular System
abstract thinking 20.1 Mental Health Assessment
accommodation 26.2 Physical Assessment
acetylsalicylic acid 15.4 Temperature
acidosis 15.6 Respiration
acromegaly 22.1 Head and Neck
active immunity 6.1 Infection Cycle
active-assisted ROM 9.2 Assessing Mobility
activity of daily living (ADL) 9.1 Assessing Functional Ability
acute radiation syndrome (ARS) 8.4 Burn Injuries and Management
acute renal failure 13.4 Blood Transfusions
adenosine diphosphate (ADP) 17.1 Nutritional Concepts
adipose tissue 9.2 Assessing Mobility
adjuvant analgesic 16.5 Pain Management
administering blood and blood products 13.4 Blood Transfusions, 13 Summary
administering eye medications 14.1 Administering Eye Medications, 14 Summary
advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) 18.2 Cardiovascular System
advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) 2.1 Changing with Trends
affective learning domain 3.3 Patient Education and Teaching
affective response 16.2 Responses to Pain
airborne transmission 6.1 Infection Cycle
Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test 20.2 Substance Use Disorder Assessment
alkalosis 15.6 Respiration
alternating pressure mattress 9.4 Positioning in Bed
amblyopia (also, lazy eye) 22.2 Eyes
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) 2.1 Changing with Trends
American Heart Association 9.1 Assessing Functional Ability
American Indian healing 5.1 Understanding Cultural Differences
American Psychiatric Association 20.1 Mental Health Assessment
American Psychological Association (APA) 5.2 Ethical Practice in Culture and Diversity
anisocoria 22.2 Eyes
anti-arrhythmics 11.2 Dosing
antibodies 6.1 Infection Cycle
antiepileptics 11.2 Dosing
antimanics 11.2 Dosing
antimicrobial filter 13.2 Intravenous Device Insertion
antipyretic 15.4 Temperature
apical pulse 15.5 Heart Rate
apothecary system 11.2 Dosing, 11.2 Dosing
arterial blood sampling 10.4 Blood Sampling, 10.4 Blood Sampling
arthrofibrosis 8.3 Wound Management
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) 2.3 Practice Standards
astigmatism 22.2 Eyes
Asymptomatic carriers 6.1 Infection Cycle
asystole 15.5 Heart Rate
atrial fibrillation 15.5 Heart Rate
atrial gallop 24.3 Nursing Assessment
attention deficit disorder 7.2 Factors Influencing Personal Hygiene
auscultatory gap 15.7 Blood Pressure
autolytic debridement 8.3 Wound Management
axillary temperature 15.4 Temperature
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 2.3 Practice Standards
bacitracin ophthalmic ointment 14.1 Administering Eye Medications
bacterial reaction 13.4 Blood Transfusions
Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) 11.1 Rights of Medication Administration
basal metabolic rate (BMR) 17.1 Nutritional Concepts
Bates-Jensen Wound Assessment Tool (BWAT) 8.2 Wound Assessment
beclomethasone inhalation 14.4 Administering Inhaled Medications
bedside swallow screen 22.4 Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinuses
Bell palsy 22.1 Head and Neck
benign prostatic hyperplasia 14.4 Administering Inhaled Medications
blood-brain barrier 24.2 Peripheral Vascular System
brachial pulse 15.5 Heart Rate
brain lateralization 26.1 Structure and Function
bronchoscopy collection 10.3 Sputum Collection, 10 Summary
budesonide inhalation suspension 14.4 Administering Inhaled Medications
butterfly needle 10.4 Blood Sampling
candidiasis (also, thrush) 22.4 Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinuses
capillary blood collection 10.4 Blood Sampling, 10.4 Blood Sampling
capillary exchange 24.2 Peripheral Vascular System
capillary wall 13.3 Intravenous Infusion
Caput medusae 27.2 Physical Assessment
carbon dioxide 15.6 Respiration
cardiac anomalies 15.5 Heart Rate
cardiac output 15.5 Heart Rate
cardiogenic shock 15.7 Blood Pressure
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 18.2 Cardiovascular System
carotid pulse 15.5 Heart Rate
cataract 22.2 Eyes
catheter-associated thrombus 13.1 Principles of Intravenous Therapy
catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) 19.4 Nursing Management of Elimination
catheterized urine sample 10.1 Urine Specimen
cauliflower ear 22.3 Ears
cellular respiration 17.1 Nutritional Concepts
central line–associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) 13.3 Intravenous Infusion
central nervous system (CNS) 26.1 Structure and Function
cerebral hemispheres 26.1 Structure and Function
cerebrovascular accident 15.7 Blood Pressure
cervical vertebrae 22.1 Head and Neck
Chalazion 22.2 Eyes
chemical restraint 9.5 Limited Movement Devices
Child Protective Services (CPS) 20.3 Abuse and Neglect Assessment
chronic glomerulonephritis 24.2 Peripheral Vascular System
chronic liver disease 24.2 Peripheral Vascular System
ciliary muscle 22.2 Eyes
circadian rhythm 15.4 Temperature
circulating blood volume 15.5 Heart Rate
circumstantial thinking 20.1 Mental Health Assessment
clavicular notch 23.1 Structure and Function
clean-catch urine sample 10.1 Urine Specimen
clinical nurse specialist 2.1 Changing with Trends
cochlea 22.3 Ears
cognitive learning domain 3.3 Patient Education and Teaching
collaborative model 2.4 Collaborative Care
collaborative nursing intervention 1.3 Nursing Process
color blindness 22.2 Eyes
communication barriers 20.1 Mental Health Assessment, 20 Summary
compartment syndrome 25.2 Physical Assessment
compassion fatigue 2.1 Changing with Trends
competitive listening 3.1 Therapeutic Communication
complete urinalysis 10.1 Urine Specimen
comprehensive assessment 1.3 Nursing Process
computed tomography 22.1 Head and Neck
computerized provider order entry (CPOE) 11.1 Rights of Medication Administration
concrete thinking 20.1 Mental Health Assessment
concussion 22.1 Head and Neck
conduction 15.4 Temperature
conductive hearing loss 22.3 Ears
cone 22.2 Eyes
confidentiality 1.2 Evidence-Based Practice
confrontation test 22.2 Eyes
congenital abnormality 9.2 Assessing Mobility
congenital ear pit 22.3 Ears
congenital ear tag 22.3 Ears
connective tissue disease 22.1 Head and Neck
continuous capillaries 24.2 Peripheral Vascular System
continuous multiple infusions 13.3 Intravenous Infusion, 13 Summary
convalescent period 6.1 Infection Cycle
convection 15.4 Temperature
corneal abrasion 22.2 Eyes
corneal scar 22.2 Eyes
coronavirus 6.2 Asepsis and PPE
corpus callosum 26.1 Structure and Function
corticobulbar tract 26.1 Structure and Function
critical care 2.1 Changing with Trends
critical thinking indicators (CTIs) 28.2 Developing Critical Thinking Skills
critical-care pain observation tool 25.2 Physical Assessment
Cultural awareness 3.1 Therapeutic Communication
Cultural Formulation Interview 20.1 Mental Health Assessment
cultural self-awareness 5.3 Cultural Practice in Nursing
culturally responsive care 5.1 Understanding Cultural Differences
Culture Care Theory (CCT) 5.3 Cultural Practice in Nursing
Cushing syndrome 22.1 Head and Neck
cutaneous pain 16.1 The Pain Process
data sharing 2.4 Collaborative Care
degenerative disk disease 25.2 Physical Assessment
degenerative joint disease (DJD) 25.3 Recognizing Common Musculoskeletal Disorders
dependent nursing intervention 1.3 Nursing Process
descriptive theory 1.2 Evidence-Based Practice
developmental theory 1.2 Evidence-Based Practice
diaphoresis 15.4 Temperature
Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) 17.1 Nutritional Concepts
dimensional analysis 11.2 Dosing
direct care activity 1.3 Nursing Process
discolored teeth 22 Summary
diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) 2.1 Changing with Trends
dorsal venous network 13.2 Intravenous Device Insertion
dorsalis pedis pulse 15.5 Heart Rate
dorsiflexors 9.4 Positioning in Bed
droplet transmission 6.1 Infection Cycle
dry powder inhaler (DPI) 14.4 Administering Inhaled Medications
ear assessment 22.3 Ears, 22.3 Ears, 22.3 Ears
earwax impaction 22.3 Ears
eccentric muscle contractions 9.1 Assessing Functional Ability
Ectropion 22.2 Eyes
ejection fraction (EF) 18.2 Cardiovascular System
emotion-focused coping 1.1 Principles of Nursing Practice
end-systolic volume 24.1 Cardiovascular System
environmental control 5 Summary
Environmental Theory 2.1 Changing with Trends
equilibrium 22.3 Ears, 22 Summary
Erikson’s psychosocial development theory 1.2 Evidence-Based Practice, 1.2 Evidence-Based Practice
erythromycin ophthalmic ointment 14.1 Administering Eye Medications
esophageal duodenostomy (EGD) 17.4 Nutritional Assessment
Ethical guidelines and standards 1.2 Evidence-Based Practice
ethmoid bone 22.1 Head and Neck
etiology of pain 16.1 The Pain Process
eustachian tube 22.3 Ears
evaporation 15.4 Temperature
Exophthalmos 22.2 Eyes
external auditory canal 22.3 Ears
external ear 22.3 Ears
external factor 9.2 Assessing Mobility
external fixation 9.5 Limited Movement Devices
external stimulus 1.2 Evidence-Based Practice
extracellular fluid (ECF) 19.1 Fluid and Electrolytes
extraocular movement 22.2 Eyes
eye assessment 22.2 Eyes
eye medication disks 14.1 Administering Eye Medications
eyebrow 22.2 Eyes
eyelashes 22.2 Eyes
eyelid 22.2 Eyes
facial bones 22.1 Head and Neck
facial drooping 22.1 Head and Neck
false vocal cords 18.1 Respiratory System
fecal occult blood card 10.2 Stool Collection
fecal occult blood test (FOBT) 10.2 Stool Collection
femoral pulse 15.5 Heart Rate
fenestrated capillaries 24.2 Peripheral Vascular System
fetal alcohol spectrum disorder 20.2 Substance Use Disorder Assessment
fibroelastic membrane 23.1 Structure and Function
fibrous connective tissue 9.2 Assessing Mobility
fight-or-flight response 16.2 Responses to Pain
first line therapy 16.5 Pain Management
first morning void (FMV) sample 10.1 Urine Specimen
flash 22.2 Eyes
floater 22.2 Eyes
fluid volume deficit (FVD) 19.1 Fluid and Electrolytes
fluid volume excess (FVE) 19.1 Fluid and Electrolytes
fluticasone propionate nasal spray 14.3 Administering Nasal Medications
fluticasone-salmeterol inhalation powder 14.4 Administering Inhaled Medications
foam mattress 9.4 Positioning in Bed
focused assessment 1.3 Nursing Process
foot drop syndrome 9.4 Positioning in Bed
forensic nurse examiners 20.3 Abuse and Neglect Assessment
formed elements 24.1 Cardiovascular System
formula method 11.2 Dosing, 11.2 Dosing
foul purulent 8.2 Wound Assessment
four-point walkers 9.3 Transferring Patients
framework of nursing theory 1.2 Evidence-Based Practice
frontal bone 22.1 Head and Neck
Full-thickness (third-degree) 8.4 Burn Injuries and Management
functional blockage 24.2 Peripheral Vascular System
functional brace 9.5 Limited Movement Devices
functional urinary incontinence 19.4 Nursing Management of Elimination
gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) 22.4 Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinuses
gate control theory 16.1 The Pain Process, 16 Summary
gel overlay mattress 9.4 Positioning in Bed
general systems theory 1.2 Evidence-Based Practice
glucagon nasal powder 14.3 Administering Nasal Medications
glycerin rectal suppositories 14.5 Administering Other Medications
Grey Turner sign 27.2 Physical Assessment
halo 22.2 Eyes
Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act 4.3 Informatics
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act 4.1 Foundations for a Complete Electronic Health Record: Accurate Health History
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 4.1 Foundations for a Complete Electronic Health Record: Accurate Health History
healthcare informatics 4.3 Informatics, 4.3 Informatics
healthcare-associated infection (HAI) 6.1 Infection Cycle
heat stroke 15.4 Temperature
heat transfer 15.4 Temperature
heel protector 9.4 Positioning in Bed
hemoglobin 15.6 Respiration
hemoglobinuria 13.4 Blood Transfusions
hemorrhagic stroke 15.7 Blood Pressure
herniated disk 16.1 The Pain Process
Hildegard Peplau 2.1 Changing with Trends
Hordeolum (also, stye) 22.2 Eyes
household system 11.2 Dosing
hyperactive bowel sounds 27.2 Physical Assessment
hypercortisolism 22.1 Head and Neck
hypermagnesemia 19.1 Fluid and Electrolytes
hyperopia (farsightedness) 22.2 Eyes
hyperosmolar hyperglycemia 13.3 Intravenous Infusion
hyperphosphatemia 19.1 Fluid and Electrolytes