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Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing - 2nd edition

Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780323004046

ISBN10: 0323004040

Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing by Shannon Ruff Dirksen, Sharon Mantik Lewis and Margaret Heitkemper - ISBN 9780323004046
Edition: 2ND 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2000
International: No
Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing by Shannon Ruff Dirksen, Sharon Mantik Lewis and Margaret Heitkemper - ISBN 9780323004046

ISBN13: 9780323004046

ISBN10: 0323004040

Summary

This clinical manual presents 300 common medical-surgical conditions and procedures in a concise, alphabetical format for quick clinical reference. Designed for portability, Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing includes the essential, need-to-know information for medical-surgical nursing practice. Part 1: "Disorders" uses a consistent format of definition/description; pathophysiology; clinical manifestations; diagnostic studies; therapeutic management; nursing management with therapeutic outcomes, interventions, and nursing diagnoses; and patient teaching. Part 2 covers common medical-surgical procedures, and Part 3 contains reference material commonly used in the medical-surgical setting.


Presents approximately 300 medical-surgical disorders in a consistent, clinically-functional format for practical use in the clinical environment.

Includes the most up-to-date information, including isolation precaution guidelines, lab values, and ECGs.

Features a portable format for utility in the medical-surgical environment.

Contains cross references to Lewis Medical-Surgical Nursing, 5/e, to provide students with more thorough background information.

Focuses on treatments in which the nurse plays a major role.

Contains a list of commonly-used abbreviations.

Features an attractive two-color design which makes the content more accessible.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1: A-Z Medical-Surgical Disorders
Part 2: Medical-Surgical Procedures
Part 3: Reference/Appendixes

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