Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 3

Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 3

by Barbara C. Long, Wilma J. Phipps, Virginia L. Cassmeyer
     
 

The new edition of this core text provides the essentials of medical-surgical nursing, including etiology, clinical manifestations, medical therapy, and prevention. Nursing management, presented in the 5-step nursing process format, includes in-depth nursing interventions with coverage of both independent and collaborative functions. An inviting layout and numerous

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The new edition of this core text provides the essentials of medical-surgical nursing, including etiology, clinical manifestations, medical therapy, and prevention. Nursing management, presented in the 5-step nursing process format, includes in-depth nursing interventions with coverage of both independent and collaborative functions. An inviting layout and numerous student aids have created strong student appeal for this text.

Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-270-8

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801674174
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/1992
Pages:
193
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Medical Surgical Nursing Practice
1Perspectives of Medical-Surgical Nursing3
2Quality Management in Nursing16
2Health Promotion and Illness Prevention
3Cultural Influences on Health and Illness29
4Promotion of Health in the Elderly46
5Health Promotion: Nutrition and Exercise71
6Stressors, Stress, and Stress Management88
3Common Problems Encountered in Medical-Surgical Nursing
7Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances111
8Acid-Base Imbalances132
9Shock139
10Pain163
11Cancer182
12Sleep Disorders228
13Substance Abuse244
14Chronic Illness273
15Loss, Dying, and Death297
4Infection
16Biologic Defense Mechanisms315
17Infection Control340
18Sexually Transmitted Diseases360
19Management of Person with HIV Infection and AIDS383
5Perioperative Nursing
20Preoperative Intervention409
21Intraoperative Intervention425
22Postoperative Intervention449
6Gas Transport Problems
23The Patient with Nose and Throat Problems477
24The Patient with Pulmonary Problems510
25The Patient with Cardiovascular Problems631
26The Patient with Vascular Problems705
27The Patient with Hematologic Problems743
7Metabolic and Endocrine Problems
28The Patient with Diabetes Mellitus777
29The Patient with Endocrine Problems821
30The Patient with Hepatic Problems871
8Problems with Digestion or Elimination
31The Patient with Gastrointestinal Problems917
32The Patient with Biliary and Pancreatic Problems989
33The Patient with Urinary Problems1009
9Sexual and Reproductive Problems
34Sexuality in Health and Illness1099
35The Patient with Reproductive Problems1121
36The Patient with Problems of the Breast1159
10Problems of Cognition, Sensation, and Motion
37The Patient with Neurologic Problems1185
38The Patient with Eye Problems1296
39The Patient with Ear Problems1327
40The Patient with Musculoskeletal Disorders1353
11Problems of Defense and Protection
41The Patient with Immunologic Problems1427
42The Patient with an Organ/Tissue Transplant1446
43The Patient with Dermatologic Problems1469
44The Patient with Burns1500
12Special Environments of Care
45Problems Encountered in Emergencies and Disasters1537
46Care of the Patient in a Critical Care Unit1563
47Home Care of the Ill Adult1585

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