Medical-Surgical Nursing

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Numerous updates and a state-of-the-art ancillary package make the Tenth Edition of this best-selling textbook the most up-to-date book of its kind. New chapters include: End-of-Life Care, Genetics Perspectives in Nursing Practice, and Management of Patients Affected by Terrorism, Mass Casualty, and Disaster. New features include: Concept Maps relating NANDA diagnoses with NIC and NOC classification systems; boxed charts alerting nurses to genetics perspectives in practice; and new, specialized content on elderly...

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Overview

Numerous updates and a state-of-the-art ancillary package make the Tenth Edition of this best-selling textbook the most up-to-date book of its kind. New chapters include: End-of-Life Care, Genetics Perspectives in Nursing Practice, and Management of Patients Affected by Terrorism, Mass Casualty, and Disaster. New features include: Concept Maps relating NANDA diagnoses with NIC and NOC classification systems; boxed charts alerting nurses to genetics perspectives in practice; and new, specialized content on elderly patients and those with disabilities. A free CD-ROM in the text includes over 3,500 general student-study questions, 500 unit review questions, 3-dimensional animations that illustrate disease processes, and interactive clinical simulations covering asthma and congestive heart failure. For more information, visit connection.LWW.com/go/smeltzer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608310883
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 12/1/2009
  • Edition description: Twelfth Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 2496

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Basic Concepts in Nursing 2
1 Health Care Delivery and Nursing Practice 4
2 Community-Based Nursing Practice 19
3 Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision Making, and the Nursing Process 26
4 Health Education and Health Promotion 45
5 Health Assessment 59
Unit 2 Biophysical and Psychosocial Concepts in Nursing Practice 78
6 Homeostasis, Stress, and Adaptation 80
7 Individual and Family Considerations Related to Illness 99
8 Perspectives in Transcultural Nursing 113
9 Genetics Perspectives in Nursing 123
10 Chronic Illness 146
11 Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation 158
12 Health Care of the Older Adult 188
Unit 3 Concepts and Challenges in Patient Management 214
13 Pain Management 216
14 Fluid and Electrolytes: Balance and Distribution 249
15 Shock and Multisystem Failure 295
16 Oncology: Nursing Management in Cancer Care 315
17 End-of-Life Care 369
Unit 4 Perioperative Concepts and Nursing Management 396
18 Preoperative Nursing Management 398
19 Intraoperative Nursing Management 417
20 Postoperative Nursing Management 436
Unit 5 Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function 460
21 Assessment of Respiratory Function 462
22 Management of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders 492
23 Management of Patients With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders 516
24 Management of Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 568
25 Respiratory Care Modalities 599
Unit 6 Cardiovascular, Circulatory, and Hematologic Function 644
26 Assessment of Cardiovascular Function 646
27 Management of Patients With Dysrhythmias and Conduction Problems 682
28 Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disorders 712
29 Management in Patients With Structural, Infectious, and Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders 763
30 Management of Patients With Complications From Heart Disease 787
31 Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation 815
32 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hypertension 854
33 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hematologic Disorders 867
Unit 7 Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function 938
34 Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function 940
35 Management of Patients With Oral and Esophageal Disorders 958
36 Gastrointestinal Intubation and Special Nutritional Modalities 984
37 Management of Patients With Gastric and Duodenal Disorders 1010
38 Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal Disorders 1028
Unit 8 Metabolic and Endocrine Function 1072
39 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hepatic Disorders 1074
40 Assessment and Management of Patients With Biliary Disorders 1123
41 Assessment and Management of Patients With Diabetes Mellitus 1149
42 Assessment and Management of Patients With Endocrine Disorders 1204
Unit 9 Renal and Urinary Tract Function 1248
43 Assessment of Renal and Urinary Tract Function 1250
44 Management of Patients With Upper or Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction 1271
45 Management of Patients With Urinary Disorders 1309
Unit 10 Reproductive Function 1366
46 Assessment and Management of Female Physiologic Processes 1368
47 Management of Patients With Female Reproductive Disorders 1410
48 Assessment and Management of Patients With Breast Disorders 1445
49 Assessment and Management of Problems Related to Male Reproductive Processes 1485
Unit 11 Immunologic Function 1518
50 Assessment of Immune Function 1520
51 Management of Patients With Immunodeficiency 1537
52 Management of Patients With HIV Infection and AIDS 1547
53 Assessment and Management of Patients With Allergic Disorders 1580
54 Assessment and Management of Patients With Rheumatic Disorders 160ä
Unit 12 Integumentary Function 163ä
55 Assessment of Integumentary Function 163ä
56 Management of Patients With Dermatologic Problems 1654
57 Management of Patients With Burn Injury 1703
Unit 13 Sensorineural Function 1744
58 Assessment and Management of Patients With Eye and Vision Disorders 1746
59 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hearing and Balance Disorders 1789
Unit 14 Neurologic Function 1818
60 Assessment of Neurologic Function 1820
61 Management of Patients With Neurologic Dysfunction 1849
62 Management of Patients With Cerebrovascular Disorders 1887
63 Management of Patients With Neurologic Trauma 1910
64 Management of Patients With Neurologic Infections, Autoimmune Disorders, and Neuropathies 1942
65 Management of Patients With Oncologic or Degenerative Neurologic Disorders 1969
Unit 15 Musculoskeletal Function 2000
66 Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function 2002
67 Musculoskeletal Care Modalities 2017
68 Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders 2046
69 Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Trauma 2075
Unit 16 Other Acute Problems 2112
70 Management of Patients With Infectious Diseases 2114
71 Emergency Nursing 2147
72 Terrorism, Mass Casualty, and Disaster Nursing 2183
App. A Understanding Clinical Pathways 2199
App. B Diagnostic Studies and Interpretation 2213
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