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Medical-Surgical Nursing, Volume 1 and Volume 2 - With CD

Medical-Surgical Nursing, Volume 1 and Volume 2 - With CD - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-1416046875

Cover of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Volume 1 and Volume 2 - With CD 8TH 09 (ISBN 978-1416046875)
ISBN13: 978-1416046875
ISBN10: 1416046879
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 09
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $164.00

Medical-Surgical Nursing, Volume 1 and Volume 2 - With CD - 8TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-1416046875

Joyce M. Black

ISBN13: 978-1416046875
ISBN10: 1416046879
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 09
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes, 8th Edition takes you from basic to advanced medical-surgical nursing with an enhanced multimedia package that makes it easier to learn and apply concepts. This text provides a reliable foundation in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medical management, and nursing care for the full spectrum of adult health conditions. The roles of various healthcare professionals in managing each disorder and are clearly outlined, and evidence-based practice and clinical guidelines are integrated throughout the text. UNIQUE! Evidence-Based Practice icons identify statements based on primary research or standardized guidelines and teach you to base your practice on solid research evidence. Translating Evidence into Practice boxes present a topic in the form of a clinical question and summarize the conclusions of 4-5 research articles, encouraging you to judge the research for yourself and consider how it relates to the nursing setting. Care Plans highlight nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems, expected outcomes, interventions with rationales, and evaluation to help you prioritize tasks and determine the appropriate treatment. Thinking Critically questions at the end of each nursing care chapter pose short, typical client scenarios followed by questions about what actions to take to test your critical thinking skills. Concept Maps illustrate the links among pathophysiological processes, clinical manifestations, medical treatment, and nursing interventions. Integrating Pharmacology boxes help you understand how medications can be used for disease management by exploring common classifications of routinely used medications. Bridge to Critical Care and Bridge to Home Health Care boxes introduce you to critical care and home health nursing by connecting these related specialties to medical-surgical nursing. Feature boxes highlight issues in Critical Monitoring, Management and Delegation, Genetics, Terrorism, Community-Based Practice, and Physical Assessment in the Healthy Adult. UNIQUE! Completely revised and newly illustrated chapter on structural cardiac disorders provides the latest information on the expected outcomes of transplantation and the related nursing care. UNIQUE! Chapter on management of clients with integumentary disorders includes author Joyce Blacks cutting-edge research on pressure ulcers. Chapter on critical thinking helps you to establish a foundation for high-level nursing care. Expanded infectious diseases chapter includes vital content on bioterrorism. Revised health assessment chapter introduces the assessment format used throughout the text. NIC and NOC labels incorporated throughout in the Nursing Care Plans demonstrate the application of these standardized nursing taxonomies to everyday clinical practice. UNIQUE! Integrating Diagnostic Studies boxes in every assessment chapter provide examples of laboratory and imaging studies that may be ordered during the course of a clients illness. Safety Alert icons identify common hospital emergencies and The Joint Commissions patient safety goals and sentinel events to help you keep your patients safe.

Table of Contents

Unit I - Foundations of Practice 1. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 2. Health Assessment 3. Critical Thinking 4. Complementary and Alternative Therapies Unit II - Health Care Delivery Systems 5. Ambulatory Health Care 6. Acute Health Care 7. Critical Care 8. Home Health Care 9. Long-Term Care 10. Rehabilitation Unit III - Foundations of Medical-Surgical Nursing Anatomy and Physiology Review: Body Fluid Compartments and Cellular Function 11. Clients with Fluid Imbalances 12. Clients with Electrolyte Imbalances 13. Acid-Base Balance 14. Clients Having Surgery Unit IV - Physiologic Foundations Anatomy and Physiology Review: Physiologic Genomics 15. Perspectives in Genetics 16. Perspectives in Oncology 17. Clients with Cancer 18. Clients with Wounds 19. Perspectives on Infectious Disease and Bioterrorism Unit V - Psychosocial Foundations Anatomy and Physiology Review: Arousal, Pain, and Conscious Awareness 20. Clients with Pain 21. Perspectives in Palliative Care 22. Clients with Sleep and Rest Disorders and Fatigue 23. Clients with Psychosocial and Mental Health Concerns 24. Clients with Substance Abuse Disorders Unit VI Musculoskeletal Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Musculoskeletal System 25. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System 26. Management of Clients with Musculoskeletal Disorders 27. Management of Clients with Musculoskeletal Trauma or Overuse Unit VII Nutritional Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Nutritional (Gastrointestinal) System 28. Assessment of Nutrition and the Digestive System 29. Management of Clients with Malnutrition 30. Management of Clients with Ingestive Disorders 31. Management of Clients with Digestive Disorders Unit VIII Elimination Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Elimination Systems 32. Assessment of Elimination 33. Management of Clients with Intestinal Disorders 34. Management of Clients with Urinary Disorders 35. Management of Clients with Renal Disorders 36. Management of Clients with Renal Failure Unit IX Sexuality and Reproductive Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Reproductive Systems 37. Assessment of the Reproductive System 38. Management of Men with Reproductive Disorders 39. Management of Women with Reproductive Disorders 40. Management of Clients with Breast Disorders 41. Management of Clients with Sexually Transmitted Infections Unit X Metabolic Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Metabolic Systems 42. Assessment of the Endocrine and Metabolic Systems 43. Management of Clients with Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders 44. Management of Clients with Adrenal and Pituitary Disorders 45. Management of Clients with Diabetes Mellitus 46. Management of Clients with Exocrine Pancreatic and Biliary Disorders 47. Management of Clients with Hepatic Disorders Unit XI Integumentary Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Integumentary System 48. Assessment of the Integumentary System 49. Management of Clients with Integumentary Disorders 50. Management of Clients with Burn Injury Unit XII Vascular Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Vascular System 51. Assessment of the Vascular System 52. Management of Clients with Hypertensive Disorders 53. Management of Clients with Vascular Disorders Unit XIII Cardiac Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Heart 54. Assessment of the Cardiac System 55. Management of Clients with Structural Cardiac Disorders 56. Management of Clients with Functional Cardiac Disorders 57. Management of Clients with Dysrhythmias 58. Management of Clients with Myocardial Infarction Unit XIV Oxygenation Disorde