Medical Surgical Nursing: Preparation for Practice, Combined Volume

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Preparation for Practice

"The authors are to be commended for fostering a comprehensive and holistic view of nursing practice, as caregiver, patient advocate, educator, researcher, and leader. I highly recommend this book."

-Patricia Benner, RN, PhD, FAAN

author of From Novice to Expert

Pearson Health Science

Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458

www.pearsonhighered.com/ nursing

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131781023
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 4/21/2009
  • Series: MyNursingKit Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 2688
  • Sales rank: 1,174,476
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 3.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Author website: www.authorcasting.com/pearson/osborn/medsurg/cb/

Kathleen S. Osborn, RN, MS, EdD

Dr. Kathleen Osborn was first introduced to the profession of nursing at St. Francis School of Nursing in San Francisco, where she received her diploma. She went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Sacramento State University, a Master of Science degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Southern California.

Her clinical practice is in critical care, including cardiac, burn, neurological, and respiratory specialties. She has more than 29 years of experience teaching bachelor and master’s degree students, as well as teaching nurses in hospital in-service and continuing education programs. Dr. Osborn’s expertise includes program and course development, didactic lecturing, and clinical supervision of undergraduate and graduate students. She also has been actively involved in nursing research and publication throughout her clinical and teaching career.

Since 1999, Dr. Osborn has participated as a nurse educator on humanitarian surgical missions to Laos, Africa, Vietnam, Honduras, Bangladesh, and Ecuador. She received the “Heroes in Healthcare” Community Service Award for her humanitarian work from the Coalition for Excellence in Healthcare, a division of the Health Communication Research Institute of Northern California. She also received the Community Service Award from Sacramento State University for her humanitarian work and her service to student development. In 1995, a perpetual faculty award was begun in her honor by the graduating class: The Guiding Light Award for Outstanding Performance by a Nursing Faculty.

Cheryl E. Wraa, RN, MS

Cheryl Wraa received her nursing diploma from the Kaiser Foundation School of Nursing in Oakland, California. She went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree, and Master of Science degree in nursing from California State University, Sacramento. Her clinical career has focused on critical care nursing, leadership, and education.

Ms. Wraa’s clinical practice includes the medical intensive care unit, emergency department, and flight nursing. She is currently the trauma program manager at a level 1 trauma center and clinical faculty for advanced medical—surgical nursing students in a baccalaureate program. Ms. Wraa is also an educator for Interplast and has participated on surgical missions to Vietnam, Bangladesh, and Ghana. She has been active in education and publication throughout her career and is currently a senior clinical editor for the Journal of Emergency Nursing. She is past president of the Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association, and president-elect of the Trauma Managers Association of California. Ms. Wraa received the Barbara A. Hess Award for her contributions to education in the air medical and ground transport field.

Annita Watson, RN, MS, DNSc

Dr. Annita Watson began her nursing career in Jamestown, New York, at WCA Hospital School of Nursing. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Teachers College, Columbia University, and her master’s and doctorate in nursing at the University of California, San Francisco. Her graduate focus was medical–surgical nursing and leadership and administration in the service and educational settings.

Dr. Watson began her teaching career in 1970 at California State University, Sacramento, where she currently teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her areas of practice include medical–surgical nursing, intensive care, longterm care, and community health. Throughout her career, she has served as a national consultant to health care agencies and educational programs on topics related to development of management systems, quality improvement of patient care, curriculum development and evaluation, and implementation of accreditation processes. She has published in like areas, and made numerous professional preparations. Research interests focus on measurement of patient and student outcomes.

Currently Dr.Watson assumes a leadership role on several local and regional community boards, focusing on health services for vulnerable populations, for example, children, the elderly, and people who have been abused. Nationally, she serves as an accreditation site evaluator for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. In 2008, she was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award for community service by California State University, Sacramento, recognizing her contributions to the health of the community and her ability to foster community-based learning experiences for students.

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Table of Contents

Unit I: Concepts Related to Health Care Delivery and Nursing Practice

Chapter 1: Preparation for Practice

Chapter 2: Experiential Learning: Skill Acquisition and Gaining Clinical Knowledge

Chapter 3: Health Care Trends and Regulatory Aspects of Health Care Delivery

Chapter 4: Ethical and Legal Guidelines for Nursing Practice

Chapter 5: Nursing Care Delivery Systems

Chapter 6: Nursing Documentation

Chapter 7: Nursing Process

Chapter 8: Role of Research in Nursing Practice

Unit II: General Concepts Related to Nursing Practice

Chapter 9: Health Assessment

Chapter 10: The Aging Patient

Chapter 11: Genetics

Chapter 12: Stress and Adaptation

Chapter 13: Psychosocial Issues in Nursing

Chapter 14: Nutrition

Chapter 15: Pain Assessment and Management

Chapter 16: Substance Abuse

Chapter 17: Nursing Management at End of Life

UNIT III: Physiological Concepts Related to Nursing Practice

Chapter 18: Fluid and electrolytes

Chapter 19: Acid-Base Imbalance

Chapter 20: Infectious Disease

Chapter 21: Hypertension

UNIT IV: Complex Skills Related to Nursing Practice

Chapter 22: Infusion Therapy

Chapter 23: Blood Administration

Chapter 24: Hemodynamic Monitoring

UNIT V: Nursing Management of the Surgical Patient

Chapter 25: Preoperative Nursing

Chapter 26: Intraoperative Nursing

Chapter 27: Postoperative Nursing

Unit VI: Nursing Management of Patients with Neurological Disorders

Chapter 28: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Neurological Disorders

Chapter 29: Caring for the Patient with Acute Brain Disorders

Chapter 30: Caring for the Patient with Cerebral Vascular Disorders

Chapter 31: Caring for the Patient with Chronic Neurological Disorders

Chapter 32: Caring for the Patient with Spinal Cord Injuries

Unit VII: Nursing Management of Patients with Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 33: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 34: Caring for the Patient with Upper Airway Disorders

Chapter 35: Caring for the Patient with Lower Airway Disorders

Chapter 36: Caring for the Patient with Complex Respiratory Disorders

Unit VIII: Nursing Management of Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 37: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 38: Nursing Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram

Chapter 39: Diagnostic & Interventional Therapies for Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 40: Caring for the Patient with Coronary Artery Disorders

Chapter 41: Caring for the Patient with Cardiac Inflammatory Disorders

Chapter 42: Caring for the Patient with Heart Failure

Chapter 43: Caring for the Patient with Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Unit IX: Nursing Management of Patients with Gastrointestinal, Renal & Urinary Disorders

Chapter 44: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Gastrointestinal, Renal and Urinary Disorders

Chapter 45: Caring for the Patient with Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chapter 46: Caring for the Patient with Hepatic and Biliary Disorders

Chapter 47: Caring for the Patient with Renal and Urinary Disorders

Unit X: Nursing Management of Patients with Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 48: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 49: Caring for the Patient with Female Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 50: Caring for the Patient with Male Reproductive Disorders

Unit XI: Nursing Management of Patients with Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 51: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 52: Caring for the Patient with Glandular and Hormonal Disorders

Chapter 53: Caring for the Patient with Diabetes

Unit XII: Nursing Management of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chapter 54: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chapter 55: Caring for the Patient with Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chapter 56: Caring for the Patient with Musculoskeletal Trauma

Chapter 57: Caring for the Patient during Musculoskeletal Surgical Procedures

Chapter 58: Caring for the Patient with Arthritis and ConnectiveTissue Disorders?

Unit XIII: Nursing Management of Patients with Immunologic, Inflammatory and Hematolog Disorders

Chapter 59: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Immunological and Inflammatory Disorders

Chapter 60: Caring for the Patient with Immune Response Disorders

Chapter 61: Caring for the Patient with Inflammatory Response, Shock, and Severe Sepsis

Chapter 62: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Hematological Disorders

Chapter 63: Caring for the Patient with Blood Disorders

Chapter 64: Caring for the Patient with Cancer

Unit XIV: Nursing Management of Patients with Integumentary Disorders

Chapter 65: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Integumentary Disorders

Chapter 66: Caring for the Patient with Skin Disorders

Chapter 67: Caring for the Patient with Wounds

Chapter 68: Caring for the Patient with Burn Injuries

Unit XV: Nursing Management of Patients with Sensory Disorders

Chapter 69: Nursing Assessment of Patients with Sensory Disorders

Chapter 70: Caring for the Patient with Hearing and Balance Disorders

Chapter 71: Caring for the Patient with Visual Disorders

Unit XVI: Disaster, Emergency, and Trauma Nursing

Chapter 72: Disaster and Bioterrorism Nursing

Chapter 73: Caring for the Patient in the Emergency Department

Chapter 74: Caring of the Patient with Multi-system Trauma

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