Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Clinical Practice / Edition 6

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Clinical Practice / Edition 6

by Wilma J. Phipps, Jane F. Marek, Judith K. Sands, Jane F. Marek
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323003109

ISBN-13: 9780323003100

Pub. Date: 05/01/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This popular text, now in full color, provides information on today's nursing practices, patient/family education and health promotion and prevention. MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND CLINICAL PRACTICE is well known for its solid, balanced presentation of medical and nursing management issues and thoroughly detailed content on diagnosing and treating major

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This popular text, now in full color, provides information on today's nursing practices, patient/family education and health promotion and prevention. MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND CLINICAL PRACTICE is well known for its solid, balanced presentation of medical and nursing management issues and thoroughly detailed content on diagnosing and treating major adult illnesses. The sixth edition includes entire chapters on cultural care nursing in a diverse health care arena, home care considerations, gerontologic care and other timely issues. You also receive FREE an exciting, interactive CD-ROM with critical thinking exercises, case studies, NCLEX review questions, and a vocabulary review with sound pronunciations.

* Employs a consistent 5-step nursing process to encourage students to use problem solving skills in practice
• Includes nursing care plans that allow students to test their knowledge in clinical situations
• Dedicates an entire chapter to basic home care issues and includes home care considerations within the discussion of appropriate medical conditions
• Dedicates an entire chapter to gerontologic issues and includes important considerations within presentation of major conditions
• Integrates research boxes throughout the text to provide useful applications of today's nursing practices
• Provides a computerized test bank for flexibility in creating tests

(Includes FREE CD-ROM and MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/Mosby/Phipps/)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323003100
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
2388
Product dimensions:
8.83(w) x 11.15(h) x 2.70(d)

Table of Contents

PERSPECTIVES FOR NURSING · Practice with Ill Adults · PERSPECTIVES FOR HEALTH & ILLNESS · Issues Affecting Adult Health Care · Cultural Care Nursing · Promoting Healthy Lifestyles · Nursing Practice with Elders · Ethical Decision Making in Nursing · COMMON CONCEPTS FOR CARE OF ILL ADULTS · Stress, Stressors, and Stress Management · Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation · Loss, Grief, and Dying · Impact of Illness on Mentation · COMMON PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN CARE OF ADULTS · Inflammation & Infection · Cancer · Pain and Pain Control · Sleep Disorders · Substance Abuse · Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance · Acid-Base Imbalance · Shock · SURGERY: PERIOPERATIVE NURSING · Preoperative Nursing · Intraoperative Nursing · Postoperative Nursing · SPECIAL ENVIRONMENTS OF CARE · Emergency Care Environment · Critical Care Environment · Home Care Environment · ALTERATION IN HUMAN FUNCTIONING · ALTERATIONS IN GAS TRANSPORT · Section One: Cardiovascular System · Assessment of the Cardiovascular System · Management of Persons with Coronary Artery Disease & Dysrhythmias · Management of Persons with Inflammatory Heart Disease, Heart Failure, and Persons Undergoing Cardiac Surgery · Management of Persons with Vascular Problems · Section Two: Hematologic System · Assessment of the Hematologic System · Management of Persons with Hematologic Problems · Section Three: Respiratory System · Assessment of the Respiratory System · Management of Persons with Problems of the Upper Airway · Management of Persons with Problems of the Lower Airway · ALTERATIONS IN METABOLISM · Section One: Endocrine System · Assessment of the Endocrine System · Management of Persons with Problems of the Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Glands · Management of Persons with Diabetes Mellitus & Hypoglycemia · Section Two: Hepatic System · Assessment of the Hepatic System · Management of Persons with Problems of the Hepatic System · ALTERATIONS IN DIGESTION AND ELIMINATION · Section One: Gastrointestinal, Biliary, and Exocrine Pancreatic Systems · Assessment of the Gastrointestinal, Biliary, and Exocrine Pancreatic Systems · Management of Persons with Problems of the Mouth and Esophagus · Management of Persons with Problems of the Stomach and Duodenum · Management of Persons with Problems of the Intestines · Management of Persons with Problems of the Gallbladder & Exocrine Pancreas · Section Two: Renal System · Assessment of the Renal System · Management of Persons with Problems of the Kidney & Urinary Tract · Management of Persons with Renal Failure · Alterations in Reproduction and Sexuality · Assessment of the Reproductive System and Sexuality · Management of Women with Reproductive Problems · Management of Persons with Problems of the Breast · Management of Men with Reproductive Problems · Management of Persons with Sexually Transmitted Diseases · ALTERATIONS IN COGNITION, SENSATION, AND MOTION · Section One: Nervous System · Assessment of the Nervous System · Management of Persons with Traumatic Neoplastic and Related Problems of the Brain · Management of Persons with Vascular, Degenerative, and Autoimmune Problems of the Brain · Management of Persons with Problems of the Spinal Cord & Peripheral Nerves · Section Two: Visual and Auditory Systems · Assessment of the Visual System · Management of Persons with Problems of the Eye · Assessment of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems · Management of Persons with Problems of the Ear · Section Three: Musculoskeletal System · Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System · Management of Persons with Trauma to the Musculoskeletal System · Management of Persons with Degenerative Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System · ALTERATIONS IN DEFENSE AND PROTECTION · Section One: Integumentary System · Assessment of Skin · Management of Persons with Problems of the Skin · Management of Persons with Burns · Section Two: Immune System · Assessment of the Immune System · Management of Persons with Problems of the Immune System · Management of Persons with HIV Infection and AIDS · Management of Persons with Organ/Tissue Transplant

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