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Medical-Surgical Nursing / Complete with CD

Medical-Surgical Nursing / Complete with CD - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-1556644306

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Edition/Copyright: 5TH 00
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2000
International: No

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Medical-Surgical Nursing / Complete with CD - 5TH 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-1556644306

Sharon Lewis, Idolia Collier, Margaret Heifkemper and Shannon Dirksen

ISBN13: 978-1556644306
ISBN10: 1556644302
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 00
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

Medical-Surgical Nursing presents a thorough overview of the concepts that provide the framework for medical-surgical nursing, including the nursing process, nursing assessment, adult development, collaborative care, patient teaching, and critical thinking. A strong emphasis on pathophysiology and a body-systems approach encourages understanding of the disease process and accurate assessment findings. The easy-to-follow, full color design and comprehensive and logical format promote student learning of essential nursing concepts.


Each body system section contains a separate assessment chapter that includes a review of anatomy and physiology, an explanation of relevant health history and physical assessment, and a discussion of common diagnostic studies to give students a basis for understanding the discussions of disorders.

Identifies and discusses all levels of nursing management, including Health Promotion, Acute Intervention, and Ambulatory and Home Care to prepare the nurse to effectively intervene at various stages of illness.

Extensive gerontologic content identifies age-related changes for each body system to alert the nurse to differences often encountered in older patients, highlighted in Gerontologic Considerations and Effects of Aging headings and in Gerontologic Differences in Assessment and Effects of Aging tables.

Critical Thinking Exercises at the end of each nursing management chapter include Case Studies with Critical Thinking Questions, as well as Nursing Research Issues questions to highlight current topics for research.

Chapter 9: "Nursing Management: Pain" has been updated for increased readability and student comprehension of this complex yet important subject.

Provides over 80 nursing care plans, thoroughly updated, to incorporate current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics of the problem, specific nursing interventions, and evaluation criteria.

Table of Contents

Section I General Concepts of Nursing Practice

1 Applying Critical Thinking to the Nursing Process
2 Community-Based Nursing and Home Health Care
3 Adult Development
4 Gerontologic Considerations
5 Health History and Physical Examination
6 Patient Education
7 Nursing Management: Stress
8 Alternative and Complementary Therapies
9 Nursing Management: Pain
10 Nursing Management: Substance Abuse and Dependence

Section II Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

11 Nursing Management: Inflammation and Infection
12 Nursing Management: Altered Immune Responses
13 Nursing Management: HIV Infection
14 Nursing Management: Cancer
15 Nursing Management: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

Section III Surgical Experience

16 Nursing Management: Preoperative Patient
17 Nursing Management: Patient During Surgery
18 Nursing Management: Postoperative Patient

Section IV Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

19 Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems
20 Nursing Management: Vision and Hearing Problems
21 Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System
22 Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems
23 Nursing Management: Patient with Burns

Section V Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

24 Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System
25 Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems
26 Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems
27 Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

Section VI Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

28 Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System
29 Nursing Management: Hematologic Problems

Section VII Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

30 Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System
31 Nursing Management: Hypertension
32 Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease
33 Nursing Management: Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiac Surgery
34 Nursing Management: Arrhythmias
35 Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Valvular Heart Disorders
36 Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders

Section VIII Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

37 Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
38 Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems
39 Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems
40 Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems
41 Nursing Management: Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas Problems

Section IX Problems of Urinary Function

42 Nursing Assessment: Urinary System
43 Nursing Management: Renal and Urological Problems
44 Nursing Management: Acute and Chronic Renal Failure

Section X Problems Related to Regulatory Mechanisms

45 Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System
46 Nursing Management: Patient with Diabetes
47 Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems
48 Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System
49 Nursing Management: Breast Disorders
50 Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
51 Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems 52 Nursing Management: Male Genitourinary Problems

Section XI Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

53 Nursing Assessment: Neurologic System
54 Nursing Management: Intracranial Problems
55 Nursing Management: Patient with a Stroke
56 Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems
57 Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems
58 Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System
59 Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems
60 Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases

Section XII Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

61 Nursing Management: Shock and Multiorgan Failure
62 Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure
63 Nursing Management: Critical Care
64 Nursing Management: Selected Emergency Situations

Appendices

A Nursing Diagnoses
B Laboratory Values
C Answer Key to Review Questions

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