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Medical-Surgical Nursing - Text

Medical-Surgical Nursing - Text - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0135075944

Cover of Medical-Surgical Nursing - Text 5TH 11 (ISBN 978-0135075944)
ISBN13: 978-0135075944
ISBN10: 0135075947
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 11
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No

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Medical-Surgical Nursing - Text - 5TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135075944

Priscilla LeMone

ISBN13: 978-0135075944
ISBN10: 0135075947
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 11
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Patient Care, 5e has been revised and updated to provide the knowledge and skills needed to care for adult patients to promote health, facilitate recovery from illness and injury, and provide support when coping with disability or loss. Throughout the text, the authors make every effort to communicate that both nurses and patients may be male or female; and that patients require holistic, individualized care regardless of their age; gender; or racial, cultural, or socioeconomic background. The goal of the fifth edition is to provide the knowledge and resources that ensure a solid base for critical thinking and clinical judgment and that can be applied to provide safe, individualized, and competent clinical nursing care. Multiple learning strategies have been developed to facilitate success--audio, illustrations, teaching tips, and video and animation media. Understandable language and a consistent format are used, and students overwhelmingly report that they actually like reading the text.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Part 1 Medical-Surgical Nursing Practice Unit I Dimensions of Medical-Surgical Nursing Unit 2 Alterations in Patterns of Health Unit 3 Pathophysiology and Patterns of Health
Part II Nutritional-Metabolic Patterns Unit 4 Responses to Altered Integumentary Function Unit 5 Responses to Altered Endocrine Function Unit 6 Responses to Altered Gastrointestinal Function
Part III Elimination Patterns Unit 7 Responses to Altered Urinary Elimination
Part IV Activity-Exercise Patterns Unit 8 Responses to Altered Cardiovascular Function Unit 9 Responses to Altered Respiratory Function Unit 10 Responses to Altered Musculoskeletal Function
Part V Cognitive-Perceptual Patterns Unit 11 Responses to Altered Neurologic Function Unit 12 Responses to Altered Eye and Ear Function
Part VI Sexuality-Reproductive Patterns Unit 13 Responses to Altered Sexual-Reproductive Function

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