Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN, Research Professor, Castella Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; Shannon Ruff Dirksen, RN, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor and Chairperson, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Chair in Nursing, School of Nursing; Adjunct Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, NJ; Ian M. Camera, RN, MSN, ND, Professor, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA
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Section One: Concepts in Nursing Practice
1. Contemporary Nursing Practice
2. Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care
3. Health History and Physical Examination
4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching
5. Chronic Illness and Older Adults
6. Community-Based Nursing and Home Care
7. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
8. Stress and Stress Management
9. Sleep and Sleep Disorders NEW CHAPTER!
11. Palliative Care at End of Life
12. Addictive Behaviors
Section Two: Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease
13. Inflammation and Would Healing
14. Genetics, Altered Immune Responses, and Transplantation
17. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
Section Three: Perioperative Care
18. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care
19. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care
20. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care
Section Four: Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input
21. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems
22. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems
23. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System
24. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems
25. Nursing Management: Burns
Section Five: Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation
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