Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice / Edition 2

Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice / Edition 2

by Springhouse Publishing Company
     
 

Clinical material is organized by body system, with each chapter providing fully illustrated anatomy and physiology, assessment techniques, diagnostic test data, nursing diagnoses with sample plans of care, information on major disorders, patient-teaching guidelines, treatments, and related patient care. This edition provides updates on more than 1,500 disorders,… See more details below

Overview

Clinical material is organized by body system, with each chapter providing fully illustrated anatomy and physiology, assessment techniques, diagnostic test data, nursing diagnoses with sample plans of care, information on major disorders, patient-teaching guidelines, treatments, and related patient care. This edition provides updates on more than 1,500 disorders, tests, procedures, and treatments, including information on cardiovascular drugs, AIDS and hypertension classifications, peptic ulcers, and CPR guidelines. Nurses find more detailed information on drugs and professional issues, an added chapter on documentation, and an expanded chapter on the nursing process. Contributors include renowned nurse educators, researchers, and practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874346091
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1472
Product dimensions:
8.35(w) x 10.33(h) x 2.25(d)

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Table of Contents

Advisory Board
Consultants
Contributors
Foreword
1Nursing practice2
2Nursing process10
3Documentation17
4Legal issues in nursing practice23
5Ethical issues in nursing practice35
6Health history and physical assessment48
7Health promotion75
8I.V. therapy99
9Surgical patient care137
10Cardiovascular care171
11Respiratory care327
12Neurologic care425
13Musculoskeletal care519
14Renal and urologic care603
15Gastrointestinal care681
16Nutritional care789
17Endocrine care835
18Immunologic care893
19Hematologic care941
20Reproductive care981
21Skin care1033
22Eye care1071
23Ear, nose, and throat care1117
24Maternal and neonatal care1157
25Pediatric care1203
26Gerontologic care1237
27Cancer care1275
28Emergency care1343
29Psychiatric care1383
Appendix 1: Infection control1430
Appendix 2: Normal laboratory test values1433
Appendix 3: Common antibiotic drugs1435
Index1440

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