Clinical Handbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Patient Care / Edition 5

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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.

An excellent reference for surgical nurses and others in the field of medicine and nursing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780135125151
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/4/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 172,257
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.10 (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
Empyema     171
Encephalitis     172
Endocarditis     176
Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer     179
Endometriosis     183
Epilepsy (Seizure 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 Syndrome     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 (Spastic Colitis)     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 Infarction     367
Myocarditis     373
Near-Drowning     376
Occupational Lung Disease     380
Osteoarthritis     383
Osteomalacia (Rickets)     386
Osteomyelitis     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 (Nephrolithiasis, 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-Jakob Disease     595
Venous Insufficiency, Chronic     596
Venous Thrombosis (Thrombophlebitis)     598
Vitiligo     602
West Nile Encephalitis     605
Tables     607
Index     615
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