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Hurst Reviews Medical-Surgical Nursing Review [NOOK Book]

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Let Marlene Hurst show you the fastest – and most efficient way -- to learn Medical-Surgical Nursing



98% of Marlene Hurst’s students pass the NCLEX®

That’s because Marlene knows that just memorizing facts isn’t enough – you need a strategy. In Medical-Surgical Nursing Review Marlene shows you how to apply critical thinking and test-taking...

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Hurst Reviews Medical-Surgical Nursing Review

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Overview

Let Marlene Hurst show you the fastest – and most efficient way -- to learn Medical-Surgical Nursing



98% of Marlene Hurst’s students pass the NCLEX®

That’s because Marlene knows that just memorizing facts isn’t enough – you need a strategy. In Medical-Surgical Nursing Review Marlene shows you how to apply critical thinking and test-taking skills rather than endure endless hours of memorization. With this proven, common sense approach, you’ll slash your study time and focus on what you really need to know in order to excel on this important course.



Medical-Surgical Nursing Review includes practice questions at the end of each chapter, complete with answers and explanations, and access to a download with an additional 300 practice questions and MP3 audio tips from the author.



Marlene’s helpful icons make it easy and fun for you to learn medical-surgical nursing:

Marlene Moments: Tell you humorous stories of common student situations and mistakes

Deadly Dilemmas: Alert you to situations that could affect patient safety

Here’s the Deal: Gives you an understanding of complex nursing and pathophysiology concepts

Hurst Hint Helps you to understand core nursing content

Factoids Teach you important clinical nursing facts and important points you need to know

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Reviewer: Josie Martin Bowman, RN, MSN, PhD (East Carolina University )
Description: This is a thorough overview of all body systems with a focus on the areas of fluids and electrolytes, cellular aberrations, and acid-base imbalance that prepares nurses for an unexpected occurrence in patient.
Purpose: The author discusses how a simple patient or procedure can easily turn into an emergency situation. The book is intended to arm nurses with the medical-surgical knowledge they need to respond to these situations.
Audience: It is written for nurses new to practice or to a medical-surgical setting, but it also can be used by new graduates in preparation for the licensing examination. The author encourages new graduates to start in medical-surgical settings prior to moving to specialty areas, which is not as common in today's healthcare environment.
Features: To keep readers on their toes, the author presents a "deadly dilemma" that describes the changes that can rapidly occur in patients. Tables and illustrations highlight points of concern and other important information. The book suggests websites that readers can access for further information, and a companion CD provides practice questions and additional content.
Assessment: This book is easy to use, concise, and clearly written, which makes it a good review. I would recommend it to beginning practitioners and those studying nursing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071811842
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 6/7/2011
  • Series: Hurst Reviews
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 882
  • Sales rank: 599,151
  • File size: 63 MB
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Meet the Author

Marlene Hurst, RN, MSN, FNP-R, CCRN-R

President

Hurst Review Services

Brookhaven, MI
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing

Chapter 2. Fluids and Eectrolytes

Chapter 3. Acid-Base Imbalances

Chapter 4. Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 5. Shock and Multisystem Failure

Chapter 6. Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 7. Neurologic Dysfunction

Chapter 8. Renal and Urologic Disorders

Chapter 9. Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chapter 10. Metabolic and Endocrine Dysfunction

Chapter 11. Sensorineural Dysfunction

Chapter 12. Musculoskeletal Dysfunction

Chapter 13. Infectious Diseases

Chapter 14. Autoimmune and Rheumatic Disorders

Chapter 15. Cellular Aberrations: Cancer

Chapter 16. Alterations in Integumentary Function

Answers and Explanatins for the Practice Questions

Index

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