Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice / Edition 8

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice / Edition 8

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by Sandra M. Nettina
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781794161

ISBN-13: 9780781794169

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

In addition to comprehensive coverage of the four areas of nursing: medical/surgical, maternal/newborn, pediatrics, and psychiatric, the Seventh Edition of this classic reference book features a variety of useful updates. New to this edition is an appendix of vitamins and herbs, necessary for dealing with patients who treat themselves with popular dietary supplements.

Overview

In addition to comprehensive coverage of the four areas of nursing: medical/surgical, maternal/newborn, pediatrics, and psychiatric, the Seventh Edition of this classic reference book features a variety of useful updates. New to this edition is an appendix of vitamins and herbs, necessary for dealing with patients who treat themselves with popular dietary supplements. Also unique to this edition are an increased emphasis on home care and geriatrics, Drug Alerts, Standards of Care, and additional patient teaching information that includes complementary therapies. Popular features, including Procedure Guidelines, Nursing Alerts, and Gerontologic Alerts have been expanded. New illustrations appear throughout.

Features:

  • Written in outline format, organized with subheads for ease of finding information
  • Each disorder entry is designed to highlight nursing care by grouping nursing management material together.
  • Contains extensive procedure guidelines - many hospitals, etc.. use this as a procedure and policy manual
    Includes Nursing Alerts, Drug Alerts, Gerontologic Alerts that highlight critical information

New to this Edition:

  • Has 2 new chapters: "Standards of Care of Legal Issues" and "Geriatrics and Health Applications."
  • Home care section added to Chapter 1.
  • Herbal and complementary therapy information is incorporated throughout text and appendix.
  • New information regarding problems of infants added to Chapter 38.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781794169
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Series:
Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews Series
Edition description:
2
Pages:
1888
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.20(d)

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Table of Contents


Contributors     ix
Reviewers     xiii
Preface     xv
Acknowledgments     xvii
Nursing Process and Practice
Nursing Practice and the Nursing Process     2
Standards of Care, Ethical and Legal Issues     12
Health Promotion and Preventive Care     22
Genetics and Health Applications     33
Medical-Surgical Nursing
General Health Considerations
Adult Physical Assessment     46
I.V. Therapy     84
Perioperative Nursing     104
Cancer Nursing     135
Care of the Older or Disabled Adult     166
Respiratory Health
Respiratory Function and Therapy     200
Respiratory Disorders     281
Cardiovascular Health
Cardiovascular Function and Therapy     324
Cardiac Disorders     379
Vascular Disorders     430
Neurologic and Sensory Health
Neurologic Disorders     465
Eye Disorders     558
Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders     586
Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Health
Gastrointestinal Disorders     621
Hepatic, Biliary, and Pancreatic Disorders     688
Nutritional Problems     719
Renal, Genitourinary, and ReproductiveHealth
Renal and Urinary Disorders     744
Gynecologic Disorders     807
Breast Conditions     854
Metabolic and Endocrine Health
Endocrine Disorders     873
Diabetes Mellitus     910
Hematologic Health
Hematologic Disorders     933
Transfusion Therapy and Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation     962
Immunologic Health
Asthma and Allergy     979
HIV Disease and AIDS     1002
Connective Tissue Disorders     1012
Infectious Diseases     1030
Musculoskeletal Health
Musculoskeletal Disorders     1049
Integumentary Health
Dermatologic Disorders     1093
Burns     1121
Emergency Nursing
Emergent Conditions     1138
Maternity and Neonatal Nursing
Maternal and Fetal Health     1174
Nursing Management During Labor and Delivery     1200
Care of Mother and Neonate During the Postpartum Period     1233
Complications of the Childbearing Experience     1259
Pediatric Nursing
General Practice Considerations
Pediatric Growth and Development     1307
Pediatric Physical Assessment     1322
Pediatric Primary Care     1349
Care of the Sick or Hospitalized Child      1382
Pediatric Health
Pediatric Respiratory Disorders     1423
Pediatric Cardiovascular Disorders     1465
Pediatric Neurologic Disorders     1487
Pediatric Eye and Ear Problems     1516
Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Disorders     1529
Pediatric Renal and Genitourinary Disorders     1571
Pediatric Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders     1589
Pediatric Oncology     1610
Pediatric Hematologic Disorders     1627
Pediatric Immunologic Disorders     1645
Pediatric Orthopedic Problems     1664
Pediatric Integumentary Disorders     1689
Developmental Disabilities     1706
Psychiatric Nursing
Problems of Mental Health     1724
Appendices
Diagnostic Studies and Interpretation     1756
Conversion Tables     1777
Pediatric Laboratory Values     1781
Herbal and Nutriceutical Preparations Used as Health Remedies     1792
Sources of Further Information     1802
Art Credits     1805
Index     1808

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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This book is great for a college student just starting to learn about nursing. Everyone should read this book if you have interest in becoming a nurse. It tells you everything you need to know to help you to succeed in college.