Introductory Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 10

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The Tenth Edition of this best-selling text for LPN/LVN students provides comprehensive coverage of introductory medical-surgical nursing in a highly visual and easy to understand manner. This content equips readers with the practical knowledge and skills to manage nursing care of clients in today's changing healthcare environments and eases the transition from classroom to clinical practice. The text has been updated to reflect the latest equipment and trends in health care, and includes hundreds of new full-color illustrations and photographs.

Over 30 care plans are included, addressing common conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, cancer, myocardial infarction, stroke, diabetes mellitus, modified radical mastectomy, and chronic renal failure. "Stop, Think, and Respond" exercises in every chapter encourage rapid recall and practical assimilation of content.

A bound-in CD-ROM and a companion Website include a Spanish-English audio glossary, Concepts in Action animations, Watch and Learn video clips, NCLEX®-style review questions, plus the full text online.

Study guide to accompany text by Scherer, S1846.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605470634
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 9/30/2009
  • Series: Tenth Edition
  • Edition description: Tenth
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 1264
  • Sales rank: 893,183
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 Nursing Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Concepts and Trends in Healthcare
  2. Settings and Models for Nursing Care
  3. The Nursing Process
  4. Interviewing and Physical Assessment
  5. Legal and Ethical Issues
  6. Leadership Roles and Management Functions
  7. UNIT 2 Client Care Concerns

  8. Nurse-Client Relationships
  9. Cultural Care Considerations
  10. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  11. End-of-Life Care
  12. UNIT 3 Foundations of Medical-Surgical Nursing

  13. Pain Management
  14. Infection
  15. Intravenous Therapy
  16. Perioperative Care
  17. Disaster Situations
  18. UNIT 4 Caring for Clients With Multisystem Disorders

  19. Caring for Clients With Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
  20. Caring for Clients in Shock
  21. Caring for Clients With Cancer
  22. UNIT 5 Caring for Clients With Respiratory Disorders

  23. Introduction to the Respiratory System
  24. Caring for Clients With Upper Respiratory Disorders
  25. Caring for Clients With Lower Respiratory Disorders
  26. UNIT 6 Caring for Clients With Cardiovascular Disorders

  27. Introduction to the Cardiovascular System
  28. Caring for Clients With Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders of the Heart and Blood Vessels
  29. Caring for Clients With Valvular Disorders of the Heart
  30. Caring for Clients With Disorders of Coronary and Peripheral Blood Vessels
  31. Caring for Clients With Cardiac Dysrhythmias
  32. Caring for Clients With Hypertension
  33. Caring for Clients With Heart Failure
  34. Caring for Clients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery
  35. UNIT 7 Caring for Clients With Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Disorders

  36. Introduction to the Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Systems
  37. Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Hematopoietic System
  38. Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Lymphatic System
  39. UNIT 8 Caring for Clients With Immune Disorders

  40. Introduction to the Immune System
  41. Caring for Clients With Immune-Mediated Disorders
  42. Caring for Clients With HIV/AIDS
  43. UNIT 9 Caring for Clients With Neurologic Disorders

  44. Introduction to the Nervous System
  45. Caring for Clients With Central and Peripheral Nervous System Disorders
  46. Caring for Clients With Cerebrovascular Disorders
  47. Caring for Clients With Head and Spinal Cord Trauma
  48. Caring for Clients With Neurologic Deficits
  49. UNIT 10 Caring for Clients With Sensory Disorders

  50. Introduction to the Sensory System
  51. Caring for Clients With Eye Disorders
  52. Caring for Clients With Ear Disorders
  53. UNIT 11 Caring for Clients With Gastrointestinal Disorders

  54. Introduction to the Gastrointestinal System and Accessory Structures
  55. Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
  56. Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
  57. Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, or Pancreas
  58. Caring for Clients With Ostomies
  59. UNIT 12 Caring for Clients With Endocrine Disorders

  60. Introduction to the Endocrine System
  61. Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Endocrine System
  62. Caring for Clients With Diabetes Mellitus
  63. UNIT 13 Caring for Clients With Breast and Reproductive Disorders

  64. Introduction to the Reproductive System
  65. Caring for Clients with Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
  66. Caring for Clients with Breast Disorders
  67. Caring for Clients with Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
  68. Caring for Clients with Sexually Transmitted Infections
  69. Abbreviated Table of Contents

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