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Written by two expert authors, this trend-setting textbook of medical-surgical nursing offers cutting-edge content that’s easy to understand. The sixth edition includes a new emphasis on clinical decision-making for patient-centered collaborative care and more streamlined and balanced coverage of the core body of knowledge needed for safe clinical practice. There is also expanded coverage of emergency and disaster preparedness along with an enhanced “Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination” feature that includes the addition of new NCLEX Challenge questions.
  • UNIQUE! A collaborative approach that presents all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions through the lens of the nursing process.
  • A reader-friendly, direct writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical textbooks on the market.
  • Chapter-opening Learning Outcomes are linked to Self-Assessment Questions for the NCLEX Examination on the companion CD and EVOLVE website.
  • Unique chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections include Key Points lists organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories.
  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes now include highlighted Levels of Evidence to teach you how to appraise the level of validity of research and provide synopses of recent nursing research articles and other scientific articles applicable to nursing.
  • Considerations boxes highlight important nursing considerations to help you better understand how to care for older adults, women, and patients from various cultural and genetic backgrounds.
  • Streamlined Concept Maps now emphasize information on what is critical for you to know for patient rescue by providing the links among pathophysiology, assessment, and intervention.
  • UNIQUE! New Human Needs focus and features help you learn to think clinically and be prepared to make sound clinical decisions at the bedside.
  • UNIQUE! Seven richly illustrated Human Needs Overviews relate concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals to disorders that you will study in Medical-Surgical Nursing.
  • UNIQUE! Chapter-ending Human Needs Assessment Reviews and Human Needs Nursing Care Reviews demonstrate application of these Fundamentals concepts to specific disorders.
  • UNIQUE! New Decision-Making Challenges throughout the book teach you to apply concepts to true-to-life clinical situations.
  • UNIQUE! NCLEX Examination Challenge questions throughout the chapters are now organized by NCLEX Client Needs Category and apply chapter content to the categories and subcategories of the NCLEX test plan.
  • Increased emphasis on prioritization, delegation to equip you with these increasingly important skills, which continue to be a major focus of the NCLEX Examination.
  • Expanded coverage of emergency and disaster preparedness prepares you to deal not only with common environmental emergencies but also with the consequences of bioterrorism and mass-casualty events.
  • New Patient Safety icons highlight content reflecting The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals initiative and the National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Companion CD-ROM features more than 1,000 interactive questions, an audio glossary, 35 animations, more than 40 Health Assessment video clips, 20 audio clips of key heart and lung sounds, and 45 Health Assessment images of key health assessment findings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455735426
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/7/2009
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 1968
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Table of Contents

UNIT I. FOUNDATIONS FOR MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING

1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing

2. Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies

3. Common Health Problems of Older Adults

4. Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness

5. Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign

6. Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing

7. Substance Abuse and Medical-Surgical Nursing

8. Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems

9. End-of-Life Care

UNIT II. CONCEPTS OF EMERGENCY CARE AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

10. Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing

11. Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies

12. NEW! Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

UNIT III. MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH FLUID, ELECTROLYTE, AND ACID-BASE IMBALANCES

13. Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances

14. Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances

15. Infusion Therapy

UNIT IV. MANAGEMENT OF PERIOPERATIVE PATIENTS

16. Care of Preoperative Patients

17. Care of Intraoperative Patients

18. Care of Postoperative Patients

NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: PROTECTION

UNIT V. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

19. Inflammation and the Immune Response

20. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases

21. Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Other Immunodeficiencies

22. Care of Patients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity

23. Cancer Development

24. Care of Patients with Cancer

25. EXPANDED! Care of Patients with Infection

UNIT VI. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE SKIN, HAIR, AND NAILS

26. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails

27. Care of Patients with Skin Problems

28. Care of Patients with Burns

NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: OXYGENATION AND TISSUE PERFUSION

UNIT VII. PROBLEMS OF OXYGENATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE RESPIRATORY TRACT

29. Assessment of the Respiratory System

30. Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy

31. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems

32. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems

33. Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems

34. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Respiratory Problems

UNIT VIII. PROBLEMS OF CARDIAC OUTPUT AND TISSUE PERFUSION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

35. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System

36. Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias

37. Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems

38. Care of Patients with Vascular Problems

39. Care of Patients with Shock

40. Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes

UNIT IX. PROBLEMS OF TISSUE PERFUSION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM

41. Assessment of the Hematologic System

42. Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems

NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: MOBILITY, SENSATION, AND COGNITION

UNIT X. PROBLEMS OF MOBILITY, SENSATION, AND COGNITION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

43. Assessment of the Nervous System

44. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain

45. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord

46. Care of Patients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System

47. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Neurologic Problems

UNIT XI. PROBLEMS OF SENSATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE SENSORY SYSTEM

48. Assessment of the Eye and Vision

49. Care of Patients with Eye and Vision Problems

50. Assessment of the Ear and Hearing

51. Care of Patients with Ear and Hearing Problems

UNIT XII. PROBLEMS OF MOBILITY: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

52. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System

53. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Problems

54. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma

NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: NUTRITION, BOWEL ELIMINATION, AND METABOLISM

UNIT XIII. PROBLEMS OF DIGESTION, NUTRITION, AND ELIMINATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

55. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System

56. Care of Patients with Oral Cavity Problems

57. Care of Patients with Esophageal Problems

58. Care of Patients with Stomach Disorders

59. Care of Patients with Noninflammatory Intestinal Disorders

60. Care of Patients with Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders

61. Care of Patients with Liver Problems

62. Care of Patients with Problems of the Biliary System and Pancreas

63. Care of Patients with Malnutrition and Obesity

UNIT XIV. PROBLEMS OF REGULATION AND METABOLISM: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

64. Assessment of the Endocrine System

65. Care of Patients with Pituitary and Adrenal Gland Problems

66. Care of Patients with Problems of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

67. Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: URINARY ELIMINATION

UNIT XV. PROBLEMS OF EXCRETION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE RENAL/URINARY SYSTEM

68. Assessment of the Renal/Urinary System

69. Care of Patients with Urinary Problems

70. Care of Patients with Renal Disorders

71. NEW TITLE! Care of Patients with Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: SEXUALITY

UNIT XVI. PROBLEMS OF REPRODUCTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

72. Assessment of the Reproductive System

73. Care of Patients with Breast Disorders

74. Care of Patients with Gynecologic Problems

75. Care of Male Patients with Reproductive Problems

76. Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Disease

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