Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice / Edition 2

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Overview

Designed for use with Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts & Practice, 2nd Edition, this study guide provides an in-depth review of the most important concepts in the text. It features a clear, friendly writing style, creative practice exercises and activities, and unique Steps to Better Communication sections in each chapter.

Review Questions for the NCLEX Examination, which include alternate-item format questions, test your knowledge of chapter content while providing valuable practice for the licensure exam.
Critical Thinking activities based on concepts in the textbook encourage you to apply what you've learned to clinical scenarios.
Application of the Nursing Process and Priority Setting exercises reflect real-life patient care situations to help you prepare for success on exams and in clinical practice.
UNIQUE! Steps Toward Better Communication sections include a vocabulary-building glossary, completion tasks, pronunciation and grammar exercises, and communication exercises.
Textbook page references throughout guide you to relevant content in the textbook for further study.
To the Student preface offers valuable study hints and tips.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437722116
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/9/2012
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 219,463
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit One: Medical-Surgical Nursing Settings, Roles, and Issues

1. Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients

2. Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process

Unit Two: Medical-Surgical Patient Care Problems

3. Fluids, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance, and Intravenous Therapy

4. Care of Preoperative and Intraoperative Surgical Patients

5. Care of Postoperative Surgical Patients

6. Infection Prevention and Control

7. Care of Patients with Pain

8. Care of Patients with Cancer

9. Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation

UnitThree: Immune System

10. The Immune and Lymphatic Systems

11. Care of Patients with HIV/AIDS

12. Care of Patients with Immune and Lymphatic Disorders

UnitFour: Respiratory System

13. The Respiratory System

14. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Respiratory System

15. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Respiratory System

UnitFive: Hematologic System

16. The Hematologic System

17. Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders

UnitSix: Cardiovascular System

18. The Cardiovascular System

19. Care of Patients with Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease

20. Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders

21. Care of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Surgery

UnitSeven: Neurologic System

22. The Neurologic System

23. Care of Patients with Head and Spinal Cord Injuries

24. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Brain

25. Care of Patients with Degenerative Neurologic Disorders

UnitEight: Sensory System

26. The Sensory System: Eye and Ear

27. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Eyes and Ears

UnitNine: Gastrointestinal System

28. The Gastrointestinal System

29. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal System

30. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal System

31. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreas

UnitTen: Musculoskeletal System

32. The Musculoskeletal System

33. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders

UnitEleven: Urinary System

34. The Urinary System

35. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary System

UnitTwelve: Endocrine System

36. The Endocrine System

37. Care of Patients with Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

38. Care of Patients with Diabetes and Hypoglycemia

UnitThirteen: Reproductive System

39. Care of Women with Reproductive Disorders

40. Care of Men with Reproductive Disorders

41. Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections

UnitFourteen: Integumentary System

42. The Integumentary System

43. Care of Patients with Integumentary Disorders and Burns

UnitFifteen: Emergency and Disaster Management

44. Care of Patients During Disasters, Bioterrorism Attacks, and Pandemic Infections

45. Care of Patients with Trauma or Shock

UnitSixteen: Mental Health Nursing of the Adult

46. Care of Patients with Anxiety, Mood, and Eating Disorders

47. Care of Patients with Substance Abuse Disorders

48. Care of Patients with Cognitive Disorders

49. Care of Patients with Thought and Personality Disorders

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