Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 12

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This authoritative, best-selling learning resource offers even more opportunities to understand and enhance your role in the nursing care of adult clients across the spectrum of health and illness. Comprehensive coverage of a range of diseases and disorders - combined with timely updates, new features, and an innovative ancillary package - make the Tenth Edition the most up-to-date text of its kind!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781785907
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 12/4/2009
  • Edition description: Twelfth, North American Edition, Two Volume Set
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 2496
  • Sales rank: 595,387
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 4.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Basic Concepts in Nursing

  • 1 Health Care Delivery and Nursing Practice
  • 2 Community-Based Nursing Practice
  • 3 Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision Making, and the Nursing Process
  • 4 Health Education and Health Promotion
  • 5 Adult Health and Nutritional Assessment
  • Unit 2 Biophysical and Psychosocial Concepts in Nursing Practice

  • 6 Homeostasis, Stress, and Adaptation
  • 7 Individual and Family Considerations Related to Illness
  • 8 Perspectives in Transcultural Nursing
  • 9 Genetics and Genomics Perspectives in Nursing
  • 10 Chronic Illness and Disability
  • 11 Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation
  • 12 Health Care of the Older Adult
  • Unit 3 Concepts and Challenges in Patient Management

  • 13 Pain Management
  • 14 Fluid and Electrolytes: Balance and Disturbance
  • 15 Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
  • 16 Oncology: Nursing Management in Cancer Care
  • 17 End-of-Life Care
  • Unit 4 Perioperative Concepts and Nursing Management

  • 18 Preoperative Nursing Management
  • 19 Intraoperative Nursing Management
  • 20 Postoperative Nursing Management
  • Unit 5 Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function

  • 21 Assessment of Respiratory Function
  • 22 Management of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders
  • 23 Management of Patients With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
  • 24 Management of Patients With Chronic Pulmonary Disease
  • 25 Respiratory Care Modalities
  • Unit 6 Cardiovascular, Circulatory, and Hematologic Function

  • 26 Assessment of Cardiovascular Function
  • 27 Management of Patients With Dysrhythmias and Conduction Problems
  • 28 Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disorders
  • 29 Management of Patients With Structural, Infectious, and Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders
  • 30 Management of Patients With Complications From Heart Disease
  • 31 Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation
  • 32 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hypertension
  • 33 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hematologic Disorders
  • Unit 7 Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function

  • 34 Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function
  • 35 Management of Patients With Oral and Esophageal Disorders
  • 36 Gastrointestinal Intubation and Special Nutritional Modalities
  • 37 Management of Patients With Gastric and Duodenal Disorders
  • 38 Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal Disorders
  • Unit 8 Metabolic and Endocrine Function

  • 39 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hepatic Disorders
  • 40 Assessment and Management of Patients With Biliary Disorders
  • 41 Assessment and Management of Patients With Diabetes Mellitus
  • 42 Assessment and Management of Patients With Endocrine Disorders
  • Unit 9 Urinary Tract Function

  • 43 Assessment of Renal and Urinary Tract Function
  • 44 Management of Patients With Renal Disorders
  • 45 Management of Patients With Urinary Disorders
  • Unit 10 Reproductive Function

  • 46 Assessment and Management of Female Physiologic Processes
  • 47 Management of Patients With Female Reproductive Disorders
  • 48 Assessment and Management of Patients With Breast Disorders
  • 49 Assessment and Management of Problems Related to Male Reproductive Processes
  • Unit 11 Immunologic Function

  • 50 Assessment of Immune Function
  • Abbreviated Table of Contents

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  • Posted November 22, 2011

    Disappointed with what actually came:(

    I purchased what I believed to be both volumes based on picture and description I paid a little kore than half what my bookstore was charging for both volumes and ended up with only the 2nd volume which is of no use to me for this next quarter. I am disappointed and now I have to spend more money to buy the first volume:(:(:(

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2012


    TIMING - I ordered on June 30 and my order was shipped about a week after.

    RESULTS - Only Volume 1 was received. IBSN is correct but very poor description of the product. Are we expected to base our order on the photograph provided alone...?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2010

    Very helpful

    I got this book and it is just a helpful textbook for my nursing classes.

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