Study Guide for Adult Health Nursing / Edition 6

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This must-have Study Guide will help you understand and apply material from every chapter of Adult Health Nursing, 6th Edition! Use this study guide together with the textbook to gain a solid understanding of the key principles, concepts, and skills you need to succeed in your nursing education and career, while also preparing for the NCLEX examination.

  • Labeling, matching, completion, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple-choice review questions are specific to chapter objectives and include textbook page references.
  • Critical thinking activities sum up important chapter concepts with realistic clinical scenarios.
  • Performance Checklists correspond to skills in the textbook.
  • More NCLEX exam-style review questions, including alternate-item formats, prepare you for class tests and the NCLEX exam.
  • Additional critical thinking questions allow you to practice applying what you have learned.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323057394
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/16/2010
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 195,918
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Nurse Educator, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE

Formerly, Nurse Educator, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE

Chair, Nursing Department Program, Ivy Tech State College, Terre Haute, IN

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

2. Care of the Surgical Patient

3. Care of the Patient with an Integumentary Disorder

4. Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder

5. Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder

6. Care of the Patient with a Gallbladder, Liver, Biliary Tract, or Exocrine Pancreatic Disorder

7. Care of the Patient with a Blood or Lymphatic Disorder

8. Care of the Patient with a Cardiovascular or a Peripheral Vascular Disorder

9. Care of the Patient with a Respiratory Disorder

10. Care of the Patient with a Urinary Disorder

11. Care of the Patient with an Endocrine Disorder

12. Care of the Patient with a Reproductive Disorder

13. Care of the Patient with a Visual or Auditory Disorder

14. Care of the Patient with a Neurological Disorder

15. Care of the Patient with an Immune Disorder

16. Care of the Patient with HIV/AIDS

17. Care of the Patient with Cancer

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