Medical-Surgical Nursing: Reviews and Rationales / Edition 2

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Reviews and Rationales / Edition 2

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by MaryAnn Hogan, Stacy Estridge BSN, MN, Dolores Zygmont RN, PhD, Joan Davenport RN, PhD
     
 

Essential for NCLEX, course and competencey review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of medical-surgical nursing. Each chapter contains objectives, pre- and post chapter tests with comprehensive rationales, vocabulary review, practice to pass exercises, critical thinking case studies, as well as NCLEX alerts and new test-taking strategies. Content… See more details below

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Essential for NCLEX, course and competencey review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of medical-surgical nursing. Each chapter contains objectives, pre- and post chapter tests with comprehensive rationales, vocabulary review, practice to pass exercises, critical thinking case studies, as well as NCLEX alerts and new test-taking strategies. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering nursing care for respiratory, cardiac, neurological, renal, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and other health problems, emergency and critical care, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131789708
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Series:
Prentice Hall Nursing Reviews & Rationales Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 10.92(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vi

Contributors and Reviewers of the First Edition xii

Chapter 1 Nursing Process, Physical Assessment, and Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests 1

Chapter 2 Respiratory Disorders 44

Chapter 3 Cardiac Disorders 93

Chapter 4 Peripheral Vascular Health Problems 130

Chapter 5 Neurological Disorders 161

Chapter 6 Renal and Urinary Disorders 204

Chapter 7 Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders 248

Chapter 8 Gastrointestinal Disorders 288

Chapter 9 Musculoskeletal Disorders 323

Chapter 10 Integumentary Disorders 359

Chapter 11 Immunologic Disorders 398

Chapter 12 Cullular Disorders (Oncology) 436

Chapter 13 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 464

Chapter 14 Hematologic Disorders 503

Chapter 15 Reproductive and Sexual Disorders 543

Chapter 16 Eye and Ear Disorders 601

Chapter 17 Common Problems Encountered in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing 635

Appendix A Suggested Answers to Practice to Pass & Case Study Questions 693

Index 710

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