Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing Care / Edition 3

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136080114
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 5/2/2010
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 776,352
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The medical - surgical nurse 3
Ch. 2 The adult client in health and illness 15
Ch. 3 The older adult client in health and illness 30
Ch. 4 Settings of care 43
Ch. 5 Guidelines for client assessment 57
Ch. 6 Essential nursing pharmacology 75
Ch. 7 Caring for clients with altered fluid, electrolyte, or acid-base balance 91
Ch. 8 Caring for clients in pain 137
Ch. 9 Caring for clients having surgery 161
Ch. 10 Caring for clients with inflammation and infection 192
Ch. 11 Caring for clients with altered immunity 220
Ch. 12 Caring for clients with cancer 252
Ch. 13 Caring for clients experiencing shock, trauma, or critical illness 284
Ch. 14 Loss, grief, and end-of-life care 306
Ch. 15 The endocrine system and assessment 325
Ch. 16 Caring for clients with endocrine disorders 335
Ch. 17 Caring for clients with diabetes mellitus 357
Ch. 18 The gastrointestinal system and assessment 385
Ch. 19 Caring for clients with nutritional and upper gastrointestinal disorders 398
Ch. 20 Caring for clients with bowel disorders 432
Ch. 21 Caring for clients with gallbladder, liver, and pancreatic disorders 470
Ch. 22 The respiratory system and assessment 501
Ch. 23 Caring for clients with upper respiratory disorders 513
Ch. 24 Caring for clients with lower respiratory disorders 537
Ch. 25 The cardiovascular system and assessment 593
Ch. 26 Caring for clients with coronary heart disease and dysrhythmias 606
Ch. 27 Caring for clients with cardiac disorders 641
Ch. 28 Caring for clients with peripheral vascular disorders 668
Ch. 29 The hematologic and lymphatic systems and assessment 701
Ch. 30 Caring for clients with hematologic and lymphatic disorders 712
Ch. 31 The urinary system and assessment 745
Ch. 32 Caring for clients with renal and urinary tract disorders 757
Ch. 33 The reproductive system and assessment 803
Ch. 34 Caring for male clients with reproductive system disorders 816
Ch. 35 Caring for female clients with reproductive system disorders 838
Ch. 36 Caring for clients with sexually transmitted infections 876
Ch. 37 The nervous system and assessment 895
Ch. 38 Caring for clients with intracranial disorders 911
Ch. 39 Caring for clients with degenerative neurologic and spinal cord disorders 945
Ch. 40 Caring for clients with eye and ear disorders 973
Ch. 41 The musculoskeletal system and assessment 1005
Ch. 42 Caring for clients with musculoskeletal trauma 1018
Ch. 43 Caring for clients with musculoskeletal disorders 1045
Ch. 44 The integumentary system and assessment 1081
Ch. 45 Caring for clients with skin disorders 1090
Ch. 46 Caring for clients with burns 1114
Ch. 47 Mental health and assessment 1135
Ch. 48 Caring for clients with psychotic disorders 1146
Ch. 49 Caring for clients with mood disorders 1164
Ch. 50 Caring for clients with anxiety disorders 1188
Ch. 51 Caring for clients with personality disorders 1206
Ch. 52 Caring for clients with substance abuse or dependency 1222
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