Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems / Edition 8

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Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 9th edition of Lewis' market-leading Medical-Surgical Nursing, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item formatquestions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. To make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book.

• A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities
includes NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, case studies, fill-in-the-blank questions, anatomy and physiology review, critical thinking activities, and more.
Answers to all questions are included in the back of the book, giving you immediate feedback as you study.
Additional alternate item formatquestions incorporating prioritization and delegation are included to better prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam.
Attractive two-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323066549
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/29/2010
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 520
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Section One: Concepts in Nursing Practice

1. Contemporary Nursing Practice

2. Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care

3. Health History and Physical Examination

4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching

5. Chronic Illness and Older Adults

6. Community-Based Nursing and Home Care

7. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

8. Stress and Stress Management

9. Sleep and Sleep Disorders

10. Pain

11. Palliative Care at End of Life

12. Addictive Behaviors

Section Two: Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

13. Inflammation and Wound Healing

14. Genetics, Altered Immune Responses, and Transplantation

15. Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

16. Cancer

17. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

Section Three: Perioperative Care

18. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care

19. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care

20. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care

Section Four: Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

21. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems

22. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems

23. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System

24. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems

25. Nursing Management: Burns

Section Five: Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

26. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System

27. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems

28. Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems

29. Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

Section Six: Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

30. Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System

31. Nursing Management: Hematologic Problems

Section Seven: Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

32. Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System

33. Nursing Management: Hypertension

34. Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome

35. Nursing Management: Heart Failure

36. Nursing Management: Dysrhythmias

37. Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders

38. Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders

Section Eight: Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

39. Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System

40. Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems

41. Nursing Management: Obesity

42. Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems

43. Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems

44. Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems

Section Nine: Problems of Urinary Function

45. Nursing Assessment: Urinary System

46. Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems

47. Nursing Management: Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

Section Ten: Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

48. Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System

49. Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus

50. Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems

51. Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System

52. Nursing Management: Breast Disorders

53. Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

54. Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems

55. Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems

Section Eleven: Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

56. Nursing Assessment: Nervous System

57. Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems

58. Nursing Management: Stroke

59. Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems

60. Nursing Management: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and Delirium

61. Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems

62. Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System

63. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery

64. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems

65. Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases

Section Twelve: Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

66. Nursing Management: Critical Care

67. Nursing Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

68. Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

69. Nursing Management: Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2009

    Great for Test Review

    This study guide was a great supplement for my Nursing of the Adult tests. It is a good way to review and test your knowledge after studying. It follows along well with the actual Medical-Surgical Nursing textbook. I think it was only like $26, definitely worth the money, especially if your professor pulls questions directly from it :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2010

    Great study tool!

    This has been a great study tool for all the nursing tests. i would recomend that if your school uses the med surge book that you pick this study guide up too. Its especially helpfull because it provides the rationale for each answer. It has really helped prepare me for all my exams.

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