Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing Care: Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management / Edition 5

Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing Care: Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management / Edition 5

by Pamela L. Swearingen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323016472

ISBN-13: 9780323016476

Pub. Date: 09/20/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This thorough, portable, and clinically-focused reference offers quick, easy access to clinical information for the care of the medical-surgical patient. Content is organized by body system and provides a quick review of pathophysiology, physical assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, and patient/family teaching and discharge planning data for each…  See more details below

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This thorough, portable, and clinically-focused reference offers quick, easy access to clinical information for the care of the medical-surgical patient. Content is organized by body system and provides a quick review of pathophysiology, physical assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, and patient/family teaching and discharge planning data for each disorder. The presentation for each condition provides a hierarchy of data that assists in making nursing diagnoses and planning interventions specific to each patient.

New to this Edition:

  • The most recent NANDA Taxonomy II nursing diagnoses are included for each disorder.
  • Sections on Pain and End-of-Life Care are now included to highlight these important topics in patient care.
  • The newest infection prevention and control guidelines recently issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are included in the appendix and incorporated throughout the manual.
  • Cancer content has been consolidated to provide a quick and thorough reference.
  • Expanded coverage of endocrine, gastrointestinal, hepatic, and musculoskeletal disorders includes new discussions of Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypoparathyroidism, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Cholangitis, and Rotator Cuff Repair.
Key Features:
  • A consistent, easy-to-use format enhances the quick-reference feature of this book. Standard headings for each disorder include Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Collaborative Management, Nursing Diagnoses and Interventions, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning.
  • The attractive and functional two-color design highlights key information for quick, easy reference.
  • Expert contributors from various practice settings provide the most current and accurate information.
  • Highlighted cautions throughout stress key points related to various disorders and conditions.
  • Outcome criteria are included with timeframes, where appropriate, to facilitate the evaluation of care and to help users set more realistic goals for nursing outcomes.
  • A variety of information resources provide additional information and patient teaching services — including websites, when available.
  • General information that is relevant to many disorders is highlighted — including perioperative care, pain, cancer care, psychosocial support for patients/family/significant others, and end-of-life care.
  • Information is summarized in tables and boxes, where appropriate, to enhance clinical usefulness.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323016476
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/20/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.72(h) x 1.33(d)

Table of Contents

1General Concepts in Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients1
Sect. 1Perioperative Care1
Sect. 2Pain12
Sect. 3Prolonged Bedrest23
Sect. 4Cancer Care31
Sect. 5Psychosocial Support61
Sect. 6Psychosocial Support for the Patient's Family and Significant Others71
Sect. 7Older Adult Care75
Sect. 8End-of-Life Care84
2Respiratory Disorders99
Sect. 1Acute Respiratory Disorders99
Sect. 2Acute Respiratory Failure124
Sect. 3Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease127
Sect. 4Restrictive Pulmonary Disorder137
3Cardiovascular Disorders142
Sect. 1Degenerative Cardiovascular Disorders142
Sect. 2Inflammatory Heart Disorders167
Sect. 3Valvular Heart Disorders173
Sect. 4Cardiovascular Conditions Secondary to Other Disease Processes181
Sect. 5Special Cardiac Procedures194
Sect. 6Disorders of the Peripheral Vascular System203
4Renal-Urinary Disorders217
Sect. 1Renal Disorders217
Sect. 2Renal Failure229
Sect. 3Renal Dialysis240
Sect. 4Care of the Renal Transplant Recipient246
Sect. 5Disorders of the Urinary Tract249
Sect. 6Urinary Disorders Secondary to Other Disease Processes257
Sect. 7Urinary Diversions272
5Neurologic Disorders281
Sect. 1Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System281
Sect. 2Degenerative Disorders of the Nervous System300
Sect. 3Traumatic Disorders of the Nervous System324
Sect. 4Vascular Disorders of the Nervous System362
Sect. 5Seizure Disorders381
Sect. 6General Care of Patients with Neurologic Disorders394
6Endocrine Disorders416
Sect. 1Disorders of the Thyroid Gland416
Sect. 2Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands426
Sect. 3Disorders of the Adrenal Glands434
Sect. 4Disorders of the Pituitary Gland443
Sect. 5Diabetes Mellitus450
7Gastrointestinal Disorders478
Sect. 1Disorders of the Mouth and Esophagus478
Sect. 2Disorders of the Stomach and Intestines485
Sect. 3Intestinal Inflammatory Processes508
Sect. 4Abdominal Trauma536
Sect. 5Hepatic and Biliary Disorders547
Sect. 6Pancreatitis570
8Hematologic Disorders579
Sect. 1Disorders of the Red Blood Cells579
Sect. 2Disorders of Coagulation593
9Musculoskeletal Disorders606
Sect. 1Arthritic Disorders606
Sect. 2Muscular and Connective Tissue Disorders616
Sect. 3Skeletal Disorders626
Sect. 4Musculoskeletal Surgical Procedures642
10Reproductive Disorders658
Sect. 1Gynecologic Disorders658
Sect. 2Ectopic Pregnancy665
Sect. 3Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy667
11Providing Care for Patients with Special Needs676
Sect. 1Caring for Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease676
Sect. 2Providing Nutritional Support689
Sect. 3Managing Wound Care707
App. 1Infection Prevention and Control716
App. 2Laboratory Tests Discussed in this Manual: Normal Values727
App. 3Heart and Breath Sounds732

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