Medical-Surgical Nursing Care / Edition 2

Medical-Surgical Nursing Care / Edition 2

by Karen M. Burke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131714724

ISBN-13: 9780131714724

Pub. Date: 06/09/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The nature of nursing is …

Medical Surgical Nursing Care, 2e

Karen M. Burke, RN, MS

Priscilla LeMone, RN, DSN, FAAN

Elaine L. Mohn-Brown, EdD, RN

The nature of nursing embodies the ever-changing rewards and challenges for today’s practical and vocational nursing students. Streamlined yet thorough content provides easy access to need-to-know

Overview

The nature of nursing is …

Medical Surgical Nursing Care, 2e

Karen M. Burke, RN, MS

Priscilla LeMone, RN, DSN, FAAN

Elaine L. Mohn-Brown, EdD, RN

The nature of nursing embodies the ever-changing rewards and challenges for today’s practical and vocational nursing students. Streamlined yet thorough content provides easy access to need-to-know information and the essential skills needed to deliver safe and effective medical surgical nursing care. Extensive unit wrap-ups, critical thinking care maps, comprehensive reviews and much more, all ensure your success as a nursing student and as a nurse!

Features that promote success include:

· Critical thinking care maps and NCLEX-PN® exam preparation

· Documentation samples, pharmacology tables, a variety of special boxes related to client teaching and special populations

· Nursing care features such as priorities in nursing care, nursing care checklists and procedure checklists, clinical alerts, and nursing process care plans

Additional resources include:

· Student CD-ROM inside with an audio glossary, animations and videos, and NCLEX-PN® style review questions.

· Companion Website at www.prenhall.com/burke with chapter-specific online resources, case studies, and additional NCLEX- PN® -style questions.

· Student workbook with chapter review activities and critical thinking case studies.

The nature of nursing — grow with it!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131714724
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/09/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1608
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.94(d)

Table of Contents

Unit

I. Introduction to Medical Surgical Nursing

1. The Medical-Surgical Nurse

2. The Adult Client in Health and illness

3. The Older Adult Client in Health and Illness *NEW CHAPTER*

4. Settings of Care (new title)

5. Guidelines for Client Assessment (new title)

6. Essential Nursing Pharmacology *NEW CHAPTER*

Unit

II. Foundations of Medical-Surgical Nursing

7. Caring for Clients with Altered Fluid, Electrolyte, or Acid-Base Balance

8. Caring for Clients in Pain

9. Caring for Clients Having Surgery

10. Caring for Clients with Inflammation and Infection

11. Caring for Clients with Altered Immunity

12. Caring for Clients with Cancer

13. Caring for Clients Experiencing Shock, Trauma, or Critical Illness

14. Loss, Grief, and End-of-Life Care

Unit

III. Disrupted Endocrine Function

Chapters

15. The Endocrine System and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

16. Caring for Clients with Endocrine Disorders

17. Caring for Clients with Diabetes Mellitus

Unit

IV. Disrupted Gastrointestinal Function

Chapters

18. The Gastrointestinal System and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

19. Caring for Clients with Nutritional and Upper GI Disorders

20. Caring for Clients with Bowel Disorders

21. Caring for Clients with Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreatic Disorders

Unit

V. Disrupted Respiratory Function

Chapters

22. The Respiratory System and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

23. Caring for Clients with Upper Respiratory Disorders

24. Caring for Clients with Lower Respiratory Disorders

VI. Disrupted Cardiovascular Function

25. The Cardiovascular System and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

26. Caring for Clients with Coronary Heart Disease

27. Caring for Clients with Cardiac Disorders

28. Caring for Clients with Peripheral Vascular Disorders

VII. Disrupted Hematologic and Lymphatic Function

29. The Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

30. Caring for Clients with Hematologic and Lymphatic Disorders

VIII. Disrupted Urinary Function

31. The Urinary System and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

32. Caring for Clients with Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders

IX. Disrupted Reproductive Function

33. The Reproductive System and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

34. Caring for Male Clients with Reproductive System Disorders

35. Caring for Female Clients with Reproductive System Disorders

36. Caring for Clients with Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Change to current terminology)

X. Disrupted Neurologic Function

37. The Nervous System and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

38. Caring for Clients with Intracranial Disorders

39. Caring for Clients with Degenerative Neurologic and Spinal Cord Disorders

40. Caring for Clients with Eye and Ear Disorders

XI. Disrupted Musculoskeletal Function

41. The Musculoskeletal System and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

42. Caring for Clients with Musculoskeletal Trauma

43. Caring for Clients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

XII. Disrupted Integumentary Function

44. The Integumentary System and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

45. Caring for Clients with Skin Disorders

46. Caring for Clients with Burns

XIII. Disrupted Mental Health Function

47. Mental Health and Assessment *NEW CHAPTER*

48. Caring for Clients with Psychotic Disorders *NEW CHAPTER*

49. Caring for Clients with Mood Disorders *NEW CHAPTER*

50. Caring for Clients with Anxiety Disorders *NEW CHAPTER*

51. Caring for Clients with Personality Disorders *NEW CHAPTER*

52. Caring for Clients with Substance Abuse or Dependency

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