Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 9

Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 9

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by Suzanne C. O'Connell Smeltzer, Brenda G. Bare, Doris S. Suddarth, Doris Smith Suddarth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 078171575X

ISBN-13: 9780781715751

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Meticulously revised and completely updated, this best-selling medical-surgical nursing text is the ultimate resource for meeting today's nursing challenges. Numerous illustrations and charts provide the reader with easily accessible information. The Ninth Edition features new chapters: Individual and Family Considerations Related to Illness, Hypertension, and

Overview

Meticulously revised and completely updated, this best-selling medical-surgical nursing text is the ultimate resource for meeting today's nursing challenges. Numerous illustrations and charts provide the reader with easily accessible information. The Ninth Edition features new chapters: Individual and Family Considerations Related to Illness, Hypertension, and Neurological Trauma. Every chapter provides the reader with a glossary of key terms for quick access to definitions, while gerontologic considerations are highlighted throughout. A free CD-ROM is included, and a companion Web page on Lippincott's BookLink keeps content up to date, and provides additional teaching and learning aids for the instructor and student. Risk factors, patient and community-based nursing care, collaborative problems, and nursing research boxes are a few of the numerous features that help make this text a comprehensive and highly organized resource for today's medical-surgical nurse. A Study Guide and Handbook are also sold separately to enhance teaching and learning techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781715751
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
2096
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

BASIC CONCEPTS IN NURSING: 1) Health Care Delivery & Nursing Practice. 2) Community-Based Nursing Practice. 3) Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision Making & the Nursing Process. 4) Health Education & Health Promotion. 5) Health Assessment
BIOPHYSICAL & PSYCHOSOCIAL CONCEPTS IN NURSING PRACTICE: 6) Homeostasis, Stress & Adaptation. 7) Individual & Family Considerations Related to Illness. 8) Perspectives in Transcultural Nursing. 9) Genetics Perspectives in Nursing. 10) Chronic Illness. 11) Principles & Practices of Rehabilitation. 12) Health Care of the Older Adult
CONCEPTS & CHALLENGES IN PATIENT MANAGEMENT: 13) Pain Management. 14) Fluids & Electrolytes: Balance & Disturbance. 15) Shock & Multisystem Failure. 16) Oncology: Nursing Management in Cancer Care. 17) End-of-Life Care
PERIOPERATIVE CONCEPTS & NURSING MANAGEMENT: 18) Preoperative Nursing Management. 19) Intraoperative Nursing Management. 20) Postoperative Nursing Management
GAS EXCHANGE & RESPIRATORY FUNCTION: 21) Assessment of Respiratory Function. 22) Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders. 23) Chest & Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders. 24) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 25) Respiratory Care Modalities
CARDIOVASCULAR, CIRCULATORY & HEMATOLOGIC FUNCTION: 26) Assessment of Cardiovascular Function. 27) Dysrhythmias & Conduction Problems. 28) Coronary Vascular Disorders. 29) Structural, Infectious & Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders. 30) Complications From Heart Disease. 31) Vascular Disorders & Problems of Peripheral Circulation. 32) Hypertension. 33) Hematologic Disorders
DIGESTIVE & GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION:34) Assessment of Digestive & Gastrointestinal Function. 35) Oral & Esophageal Disorders. 36) Gastrointestinal Intubation & Special Nutritional Modalities. 37) Gastric & Duodenal Disorders. 38) Intestinal & Rectal Disorders
METABOLIC & ENDOCRINE FUNCTION: 39) Hepatic Disorders. 40) Biliary Disorders. 41) Diabetes Mellitus. 42) Endocrine Disorders
URINARY TRACT FUNCTION: 43) Assessment of Renal & Urinary Tract Function. 44) Kidney Disorders. 45) Urinary Disorders
REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION: 46) Assessment & Management of Female Physiologic Processes. 47) Management of Patients With Female Reproductive Disorders. 48) Assessment & Management of Patients With Breast Disorders. 49) Assessment & Management of Problems Related to Male Reproductive Processes
IMMUNOLOGIC FUNCTION: 50) Assessment of Immune Function. 51) Management of Patients With Immunodeficiency. 52) Management of Patients With HIV Infection & AIDS. 53) Assessment & Management of Patients With Allergic Disorders. 54) Assessment & Management of Patients With Rheumatic Disorders
INTEGUMENTARY FUNCTION: 55) Assessment of Integumentary Function. 56) Management of Patients With Dermatologic Problems. 57) Management of Patients With Burn Injury
SENSORINEURAL FUNCTION: 58) Assessment & Management of Patients With Eye & Vision Disorders. 59) Assessment & Management of Patients With Hearing & Balance Disorders
NEUROLOGIC FUNCTION: 60) Assessment of Neurologic Function. 61) Management of Patients with Neurologic Dysfunction. 62) Cerebrovascular Disorders. 63) Neurologic Trauma. 64) Neurologic Infections, Autoimmune Disorders & Neuropathies. 65) Oncologic or Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
MUSCULOSKELETAL FUNCTION: 66) Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function. 67) Musculoskeletal Care Modalities. 68) Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders. 69) Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Trauma
OTHER ACUTE PROBLEMS: 70) Management of Patients With Infectious Diseases. 71) Emergency Nursing. 72) Terrorism, Mass Casualty & Disaster Nursing

Appendix A: Diagnostic Studies & Interpretation. Appendix B: Understanding Clinical Pathways. Appendix C: Concept Maps

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