Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume / Edition 9

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume / Edition 9

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by Sharon L. Lewis, Shannon Ruff Dirksen, Margaret M. Heitkemper, Linda Bucher
     
 

Over the past three decades, more and more nursing educators have turned to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing for its accurate and up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field of medical-surgical nursing - and the new ninth edition is no exception! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis,See more details below

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Over the past three decades, more and more nursing educators have turned to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing for its accurate and up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field of medical-surgical nursing - and the new ninth edition is no exception! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition offers the same easy-to-read style that students have come to love, along with the timely and thoroughly accurate content that educators have come to trust. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, critical thinking, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. Best of all - a complete collection of interactive student resources creates a more engaging learning environment to prepare you for clinical practice.

  • Highly readable format gives you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing.
  • Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that the information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate.
  • Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions.
  • UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness.
  • More than 50 comprehensive nursing care plans in the book and online incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems.
  • Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology.

  • NEW! Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply important concepts and procedures to real-life patient care.
    • NEW! Managing Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section give you practice applying your knowledge of various disorders and help you prioritize and delegate patient care.
  • NEW! Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in health care settings.
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care.
  • NEW! Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book cover surveillance for high-risk situations.
  • NEW! Separate chapter on genetics expands on this key topic that impacts nearly every condition with a focus on the practical application to nursing care of patients.
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of delegation includes additional Delegation Decisions boxes covering issues such as hypertension and postoperative patient care.
  • NEW! Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders.
  • NEW! Revised art program enhances the book’s visual appeal and lends a more contemporary look throughout.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323086783
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/16/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1824
Sales rank:
45,840
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 11.12(h) x 2.25(d)

Table of Contents

Section One - Concepts in Nursing Practice

  1. Professional Nursing Practice
  2. Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care
  3. Health History and Physical Examination
  4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching
  5. Chronic Illness and Older Adults
  6. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  7. Stress and Stress Management
  8. Sleep and Sleep Disorders
  9. Pain
  10. Palliative Care at End of Life
  11. Addictive Behaviors
  12. Section Two - Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

  13. Inflammation and Wound Healing
  14. Genetics and Genomics
  15. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation
  16. Infection
  17. Cancer
  18. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
  19. Section Three - Perioperative Care

  20. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care
  21. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care
  22. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care
  23. Section Four - Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

  24. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems
  25. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems
  26. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System
  27. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems
  28. Nursing Management: Burns
  29. Section Five - Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

  30. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System
  31. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems
  32. Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems
  33. Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
  34. Section Six - Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

  35. Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System
  36. Nursing Management: Hematologic Problems
  37. Section Seven - Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

  38. Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System
  39. Nursing Management: Hypertension
  40. Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  41. Nursing Management: Heart Failure
  42. Nursing Management: Dysrhythmias
  43. Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders
  44. Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders
  45. Section Eight - Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

  46. Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
  47. Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems
  48. Nursing Management: Obesity
  49. Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems
  50. Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems
  51. Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems
  52. Section Nine - Problems of Urinary Function

  53. Nursing Assessment: Urinary System
  54. Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems
  55. Nursing Management: Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease
  56. Section Ten - Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

  57. Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System
  58. Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus
  59. Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems
  60. Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System
  61. Nursing Management: Breast Disorders
  62. Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  63. Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems
  64. Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems
  65. Section Eleven - Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

  66. Nursing Assessment: Nervous System
  67. Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems
  68. Nursing Management: Stroke
  69. Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems
  70. Nursing Management: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  71. Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems
  72. Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System
  73. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery
  74. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems
  75. Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases
  76. Section Twelve - Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

  77. Nursing Management: Critical Care
  78. Nursing Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
  79. Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  80. Nursing Management: Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing

Appendix A. Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers

Appendix B. Nursing Diagnoses

Appendix C. Laboratory Reference Intervals

Glossary

Illustration Credits

Index

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