Medical-Surgical Nursing: Health and Illness Perspectives / Edition 4

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Health and Illness Perspectives / Edition 4

by Wilma J. Phipps
     
 

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… See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801662188
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/04/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
2347
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Unit IPerspectives for Nursing Practice
1Medical-Surgical Nursing Today1
2Complementary and Alternative Therapies9
3Promoting Healthy Lifestyles31
4Nursing Care of Older Adults52
5Chronic Illness71
6Loss, Grief, Dying, and End-of-Life Care90
Unit IICare Settings
7Emergency Care118
8Critical Care135
9Community-Based Care150
10Long-Term Care167
Unit IIICommon Problems in the Care of Adults
11Inflammation and Infection183
12Pain212
13Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalance236
14Shock283
15Cancer302
Unit IVPerioperative Nursing
16Preoperative Nursing361
17Intraoperative Nursing391
18Postoperative Nursing427
Unit VRespiratory Problems
19Assessment of the Respiratory System455
20Upper Airway Problems480
21Lower Airway Problems523
Unit VICardiovascular Problems
22Assessment of the Cardiovascular System611
23Coronary Artery Disease and Dysrhythmias645
24Heart Failure, Valvular Problems, and Inflammatory Problems of the Heart707
25Vascular Problems760
Unit VIIHematologic Problems
26Assessment of the Hematologic System801
27Hematologic Problems812
Unit VIIIEndocrine Problems
28Assessment of the Endocrine System856
29Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Gland Problems874
30Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia929
Unit IXGastrointestinal Problems
31Assessment of the Gastrointestinal, Biliary, and Exocrine Pancreatic Systems983
32Mouth and Esophagus Problems1002
33Stomach and Duodenum Problems1023
34Intestinal Problems1063
35Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreatic Problems1115
Unit XHepatic Problems
36Assessment of the Hepatic System1136
37Hepatic Problems1147
Unit XIRenal Problems
38Assessment of the Renal System1186
39Kidney and Urinary Tract Problems1202
40Kidney Failure1250
Unit XIINeurologic Problems
41Assessment of the Nervous System1288
42Traumatic and Neoplastic Problems of the Brain1317
43Vascular and Degenerative Problems of the Brain1362
44Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems1404
Unit XIIIMusculoskeletal Problems
45Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System1437
46Trauma to the Musculoskeletal System1467
47Degenerative Disorders1506
Unit XIVImmunologic Problems
48Assessment of the Immune System1604
49Immunologic Problems1623
50HIV Infection and AIDS1653
51Organ Transplantation1686
Unit XVReproductive Problems
52Assessment of the Reproductive System1717
53Female Reproductive Processes1741
54Problems of the Breast1788
55Male Reproductive Problems1823
56Sexually Transmitted Diseases1855
Unit XVIEye Problems
57Assessment of the Visual System1872
58Problems of the Eye1885
Unit XVIIEar Problems
59Assessment of the Auditory System1909
60Problems of the Ear1919
Unit XVIIISkin Problems
61Assessment of the Skin1934
62Problems of the Skin1946
63Burns1984
Selected Bibliography2021
Illustration Credits2045

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