Clinical Handbook for Medical Surgical Nursing / Edition 4

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An ideal companion resource to LeMone/Burke's Medical Surgical Nursing, 4/e. This clinical handbook provides vital information centering around medical surgical nursing care. Ideal for quick reference or use during clinical, an accessible writing style presents all the material essential for mastery. Also included are common causes, assessment, medical interventions, key nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions, and home care considerations
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131985636
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 5/11/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 664
  • Product dimensions: 4.02 (w) x 7.55 (h) x 1.35 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acid-Base Disorders 1
Acute Coronary Syndrome 6
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 10
Adrenal Cortical Insufficiency (Addison's Disease) 14
Alzheimer's Disease 17
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease) 21
Anaphylaxis 24
Anemia 28
Aneurysm 32
Angina Pectoris 36
Anthrax 40
Appendicitis 43
Asthma 45
Bell's Palsy 50
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 52
Bladder Cancer 55
Bone Tumor, Primary 58
Brain Tumor (Benign and Malignant) 61
Breast Cancer 66
Bronchiectasis 71
Bronchitis, Acute 74
Bronchitis, Chronic 76
Calcium Imbalance 80
Cancer 86
Candidiasis (Moniliasis, Yeast Infection, Thrush) 92
Cardiomyopathy 95
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 99
Cataract 101
Cervical Cancer 104
Chlamydial Infection 107
Cholecystitis 109
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 113
Cirrhosis 118
Colorectal Cancer 124
Condyloma Acuminata (Genital Warts) 128
Coronary Heart Disease 130
Crohn's Disease 133
Cushing's Syndrome 136
Cystic Fibrosis 140
Decubitus Ulcers (Pressure Ulcers, Bedsores) 144
Diabetes Insipidus 147
Diabetes Mellitus 150
Diabetic Ketoacidosis 156
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation 158
Diverticular Disease 162
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding 165
Emphysema 168
Encephalitis 172
Endocarditis 176
Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer 179
Endometriosis 183
Epilepsy (Seisure Disorder) 186
Fibrocystic Breast Disease 192
Fibromyalgia 194
Flail Chest 196
Fluid Volume Deficit (Dehydration) 199
Fluid Volume excess (Hypervolemia) 203
Fracture 206
Gastritis 211
Gastroenteritis (Enteritis, Food Poisoning, Cholera, Traveler's Diarrhea) 215
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 218
Glaucoma 220
Glomerulonephritis 224
Gonorrhea 230
Gout (Gouty Arthritis) 232
Guillain-Barre Sndrome 234
Heart Failure (Congestive Heart Failure) 238
Hemophilia 243
Hemorrhoids 246
Hepatitis 249
Hernia 253
Herniated Intervertebral Disk 255
Herpes Simplex Virus (Herpes Labialis, Herpes Genitalis, Herpetic Whitlow, Herpes Simplex Virus Keratitis) 258
Hiatal Hernia 261
Hodgkin's Disease 264
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease 267
Hyperglycemia 274
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State 276
Hyperparathyroidism 279
Hypersensitivity 282
Hypertension 288
Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis) 293
Hypoglycemia 296
Hypoparathyroidism 298
Hypothyroidism 300
Increased Intracranial Pressure 304
Influenza 307
Intestinal Obstruction 310
Irritable Bowel Syndrome 314
Kaposi's Sarcoma 317
Legionnaires' Disease 320
Leukemia 322
Lyme Disease 328
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's 330
Macular Degeneration 335
Magnesium Imbalance 337
Melanoma 342
Meniere's Disease 345
Meningitis (Bacterial, Viral, Fungal) 349
Mononucleosis 353
Multiple Myeloma 354
Multiple Sclerosis 358
Muscular Dystrophy 362
Myasthenia Gravis 364
Myocardial Infraction 367
Myocarditis 373
Near-Drowning 376
Occupational Lung Disease 380
Osteoarthritis 383
Osteomalacia (Rickets) 386
Oseomyelitis 388
Osteoporosis 391
Otitis, Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear), Otitis Media 394
Ovarian Cancer 398
Pancreatic Cancer 402
Pancreatitis 404
Parkinson's Disease 409
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease 412
Peptic Ulcer Disease 415
Pericarditis 419
Peripheral Vascular Disease 423
Peritonitis 426
Pertussis (Whooping Cough) 430
Pheochromocytoma 433
Phosphate Imbalance 435
Pleural Effusion 439
Pneumonia 442
Pneumothorax 446
Poliomyelitis, Postpolio Syndrome 449
Polycystic Kidney Disease 452
Polycythemia 455
Potassium Imbalance 458
Prostate Cancer 463
Psoriasis 466
Pulmonary Edema 468
Pulmonary Embolism 472
Pyelonephritis 476
Raynaud's Phenomenon 480
Renal Calculi (Nephorolithiasis, Kidney Stones) 482
Renal Failure 486
Respiratory Failure 495
Rheumatoid Arthritis 500
Scoliosis 505
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) 507
Shock (Hypovolemic, Cardiogenic, Distributive, Septic) 511
Sickle Cell Anemia 515
Skin Cancer, Nonmelanoma (Basal Cell, Squamous Cell) 518
Smallpox 521
Sodium Imbalance 522
Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident, Brain Attack) 526
Substance Abuse 530
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion 536
Syphilis 539
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 542
Testicular Cancer 547
Tetanus 549
Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease) 553
Thrombocytopenia 555
Tonsillitis 558
Trigeminal Neuralgia 561
Tuberculosis 564
Ulcerative Colitis 569
Urinary Tract Infection 573
Uterine Leiomyomata (Fibroids) 577
Vaginitis 580
Valvular Heart Disease 582
Varicella Zoster Virus Infection (Chickenpox, Herpes Zoster [Shingles]) 589
Varicose Veins 592
New Variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease 595
Venous Insufficiency, Chronic 596
Venous Thrombosis (Thrombophlebitis) 598
Vitiligo 602
West Nile Encehalitis 605

Tables 607
Index 615

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