Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 7

Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 7

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by Linda Bucher, Margaret M. Heitkemper, Shannon Ruff Dirksen, Patricia Graber O'Brien
     
 

Putting essential information at your fingertips, this handy guide describes 200 commonly encountered medical-surgical disorders and procedures. Numerous illustrations and summary tables are used to clarify key information. It focuses on the information you need to know, emphasizing the procedures and treatments in which the nurse plays a major role.

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Overview

Putting essential information at your fingertips, this handy guide describes 200 commonly encountered medical-surgical disorders and procedures. Numerous illustrations and summary tables are used to clarify key information. It focuses on the information you need to know, emphasizing the procedures and treatments in which the nurse plays a major role.

  • Part 1: Disorders includes the following information for each profile:
    • Definition/Description
    • Pathophysiology
    • Clinical Manifestations
    • Complications
    • Diagnostic Studies
    • Collaborative Care (including drug therapy)
    • Nursing Management
      • Goals
      • Nursing Diagnoses (using current NANDA terminology)
      • Nursing Interventions
      • Patient Teaching
  • Part 2: Treatments and Procedures includes information you need to know about common medical-surgical treatments and procedures such as CPR, tube feeding, and artificial airway management.
  • Part 3: Reference Appendix features key reference information commonly used in nursing practice, including laboratory values, commonly used formulas, and Spanish translations of key phrases.
  • Patient teaching content is highlighted with a special icon, identifying information that patients and families need to know about the care of various conditions.
  • A portable format makes this book easy to carry in the clinical setting.
  • Cross-references to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition make it easy to find background information.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323036894
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/02/2007
Series:
Clinical Companion Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
4.46(w) x 7.22(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

DISORDERS

Abdominal Pain, Acute
• Acute Coronary Syndrome
• Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
• Addison’s Disease
• Alzheimer’s Disease
• Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
• Anemia
• Anemia, Aplastic
• Anemia, Cobalamin Deficiency
• Anemia, Folic Acid Deficiency
• Anemia, Iron Deficiency
• Aneurysm
• Angina, Chronic Stable
• Angina, Prinzmetal’s
• Angina, Unstable (See Acute Coronary Syndrome)
• Ankylosing Spondylitis
• Anorectal Abscess
• Aortic Dissection
• Appendicitis
• Asthma
• Bell’s Palsy
• Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
• Bladder Cancer
• Bone Cancer
• Brain Tumors
• Breast Cancer
• Burns
• Cardiomyopathy
• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
• Cataract
• Celiac Disease (Sprue)
• Cervical Cancer
• Chlamydial Infection
• Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis
• Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
• Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis
• Cirrhosis
• Colorectal Cancer
• Conjunctivitis
• Constipation
• Cor Pulmonale
• Coronary Artery Disease
• Crohn’s Disease
• Cushing Syndrome
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Diabetes Insipidus
• Diabetes Mellitus
• Diarrhea
• Dislocation and Subluxation
• Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
• Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis
• Dysmenorrhea
• Dysrhythmias
• Encephalitis
• Endocarditis, Infective
• Endometrial Cancer
• Endometriosis
• Esophageal Cancer
• Fibrocystic Breast Changes
• Fibromyalgia Syndrome
• Flail Chest
• Fracture
• Fracture, Hip
• Fracture, Humerus
• Fracture, Pelvis
• Fracture, Mandible
• Gastric Cancer
• Gastritis
• Gastroenteritis
• Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
• Glaucoma
• Glomerulonephritis
• Glomerulonephritis, Acute Poststreptococcal
• Glomerulonephritis, Chronic
• Gonorrhea
• Gout
• Guillain-Barré Syndrome
• Head Injury
• Head and Neck Cancer
• Headache
• Heart Failure
• Hemophilia
• Hemorrhoids
• Hepatitis, Viral
• Hernia
• Herniated Intervertebral Disk (See Intervertebral Lumbar Disk Damage)
• Herpes, Genital
• Hiatal Hernia
• Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (Hodgkin’s Disease)
• Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
• Huntington’s Disease
• Hyperparathyroidism
• Hypertension
• Hyperthyroidism
• Hypoparathyroidism
• Hypothyroidism
• Increased Intracranial Pressure
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease
• Interstitial Cystitis
• Intervertebral Lumbar Disk Damage
• Intestinal Obstruction
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
• Kidney Cancer
• Kidney Disease, Chronic
• Lactase Deficiency
• Leiomyomas
• Leukemia
• Liver Cancer
• Low Back Pain, Acute
• Low Back Pain, Chronic
• Lung Cancer
• Lyme Disease
• Macular Degeneration, Age-Related
• Malabsorption Syndrome
• Malignant Melanoma
• Malnutrition
• Mèniére’s Disease
• Meningitis
• Metabolic Syndrome
• Multiple Myeloma
• Multiple Sclerosis
• Muscular Dystrophy
• Myasthenia Gravis
• Myocardial Infarction (see Acute Coronary Syndrome)
• Myocarditis
• Nausea and Vomiting
• Nephrotic Syndrome
• Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
• Obesity
• Oral Cancer
• Osteoarthritis
• Osteomalacia
• Osteomyelitis
• Osteoporosis
• Ovarian Cancer
• Paget’s Disease
• Pancreatic Cancer
• Pancreatitis, Acute
• Pancreatitis, Chronic
• Parkinson’s Disease
• Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
• Peptic Ulcer Disease
• Pericarditis, Acute
• Peripheral Arterial Disease (Lower Extremities)
• Peritonitis
• Pneumonia
• Pneumothorax
• Polycystic Kidney Disease
• Polycythemia
• Pressure Ulcer
• Prostate Cancer
• Pulmonary Embolism
• Pulmonary Hypertension
• Pyelonephritis
• Raynaud’s Phenomenon
• Reactive Arthritis
• Refractive Errors
• Reiter Syndrome (See Reactive Arthritis)
• Renal Failure, Acute
• Respiratory Failure, Acute
• Restless Legs Syndrome
• Retinal Detachment
• Rheumatic Fever and Heart Disease
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Seizure Disorders
• Sexually Transmitted Diseases
• Shock
• Sickle Cell Disease
• Sjögren Syndrome
• Spinal Cord Injury
• Spinal Cord Tumors
• Spleen Disorders
• Stroke
• Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
• Syphilis
• Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Multiple Organ Dysfunction
• Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
• Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)
• Testicular Cancer
• Tetanus
• Thalassemia
• Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger’s Disease)
• Thrombocytopenic Purpura
• Trigeminal Neuralgia
• Tuberculosis
• Ulcerative Colitis
• Urethritis
• Urinary Incontinence and Retention
• Urinary Tract Calculi
• Urinary Tract Infection
• Vaginal, Cervical, and Vulvar Infections
• Valvular Heart Disease
• Varicose Veins
• Venous Thrombosis
• Warts, Genital

TREATMENTS AND PROCEDURES

Amputation
• Artificial Airways: Endotracheal Tubes
• Biologic and Targeted Therapy
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Casts
• Chemotherapy
• Chest Tubes and Pleural Drainage
• Dialysis
• Emergency Patient: Primary and Secondary Survey
• Heimlich Maneuver
• Mechanical Ventilation
• Ostomies
• Oxygen Therapy
• Pacemakers
• Parenteral Nutrition (PN)
• Tracheostomy
• Tube Feeding
• Urinary Catheterization

REFERENCE APPENDIX

Abbreviations
• Blood Gases
• Blood Laboratory Values
• Blood Products
• Breath Sounds
• Cancer Screening Guidelines
• Commonly Used Formulas
• Dysrhythmias, Characteristics of Common Electrocardiogram (ECG) Monitoring: Waveform
• Emergency Management Summaries
• Glasgow Coma Scale
• Heart Sounds
• Medication Administration
• Preventive Services for Healthy Adults
• Temperature Conversion Factors
• TNM Classification System
• English/Spanish Common Medical Terms
• Urine Laboratory Values

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