Medical-Surgical Nursing: Health and Illness Perspectives / Edition 7

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Health and Illness Perspectives / Edition 7

by Wilma J. Phipps, Penny L. Marshall, Carol J. Green, Penny L. Marshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323018068

ISBN-13: 9780323018067

Pub. Date: 10/01/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This comprehensive study aid provides a thorough understanding of the content in Phipps: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition. Each chapter presents multiple, varied learning exercises that promote critical thinking, encourage students to think about the solutions they choose, and consider both possible benefits and consequences to the patient. Exercises

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This comprehensive study aid provides a thorough understanding of the content in Phipps: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition. Each chapter presents multiple, varied learning exercises that promote critical thinking, encourage students to think about the solutions they choose, and consider both possible benefits and consequences to the patient. Exercises include case studies, patient scenarios, analogies, compare and contrast, and inquiry.

• Provides learning exercises throughout to test content knowledge and promote critical thinking.
• Incorporates Critical Thinking Case Studies to encourage students to think about the solutions they choose and consider benefits and consequences to the patient.
• Critical Thinking Questions build in complexity as the student works through each case study.
• Includes a thorough answer key. Students are advised that answers may vary and are designed to stimulate discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323018067
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
Study Guide
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: PERSPECTIVES FOR NURSING PRACTICE
1. Medical-Surgical Nursing Today
2. Complementary and Alternative Therapies NEW!
3. Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
4. Nursing Care of Older Adults
5. Chronic Illness
6. Loss, Grief, Dying, and End of Life Care
UNIT 2: CARE SETTINGS
7. Emergency Care
8. Critical Care
9. Community-Based Care NEW!
10. Long-Term Care NEW!
UNIT 3: COMMON PROBLEMS IN THE CARE OF ADULTS
11. Inflammation and Infection
12. Pain
13. Fluid, Electrolyte, & Acid-Base Imbalance
14. Shock
15. Cancer
UNIT 4: PERIOPERATIVE NURSING
16. Preoperative Nursing
17. Intraoperative Nursing
18. Postoperative Nursing
UNIT 5: RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS
19. Assessment of the Respiratory System
20. Upper Airway Problems
21. Lower Airway Problems
UNIT 6: CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS
22. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
23. Dysrhythmias and Coronary Artery Disease
24. Heart Failure and Valvular and Inflammatory Problems
25. Vascular System Problems
UNIT 7: HEMATOLOGIC PROBLEMS
26. Assessment of the Hematologic System
27. Hematologic Problems
UNIT 8: ENDOCRINE PROBLEMS
28. Assessment of the Endocrine System
29. Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Gland Problems
30. Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia
UNIT 9: GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS
31. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System
32. Mouth and Esophagus Problems
33. Stomach and Duodenum Problems
34. Intestinal Problems
35. Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreatic Problems
UNIT 10: HEPATIC PROBLEMS
36. Assessment of the Hepatic System
37. Hepatic Problems
UNIT 11: RENAL PROBLEMS
38. Assessment of the Renal System
39. Kidney and Urinary Tract Problems
40. Kidney Failure
UNIT 12: NEUROLOGIC PROBLEMS
41. Assessment of the Nervous System
42. Traumatic and Neoplastic Problems of the Brain
43. Vascular and Degenerative Problems of the Brain
44. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems
UNIT 13: MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS
45. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
46. Trauma to the Musculoskeletal System
47. Degenerative Disorders
UNIT 14: IMMUNOLOGIC PROBLEMS
48. Assessment of the Immune System
49. Immunologic Problems
50. HIV Infection and AIDS
51. Organ Transplantation
UNIT 15: REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS
52. Assessment of the Reproductive System
53. Female Reproductive Problems
54. Problems of the Breast
55. Male Reproductive Problems
56. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
UNIT 16: EYE PROBLEMS
57. Assessment of the Visual System
58. Problems of the Eye
UNIT 17: EAR PROBLEMS
59. Assessment of the Auditory System
60. Problems of the Ear
UNIT 18: SKIN PROBLEMS
61. Assessment of the Skin
62. Problems of the Skin
63. Burns

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