Study Guide to Accompany Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 10

Study Guide to Accompany Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 10

by Mary Jo Boyer, Suzanne C. Smeltzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781732158

ISBN-13: 9780781732154

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Developed to complement the Tenth Edition of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, this study guide provides numerous learning opportunities to reinforce content and promote its application in the clinical setting. The Study Guide prepares students for class exams and the NCLEX examination, helps develop critical thinking skills, aids

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Developed to complement the Tenth Edition of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, this study guide provides numerous learning opportunities to reinforce content and promote its application in the clinical setting. The Study Guide prepares students for class exams and the NCLEX examination, helps develop critical thinking skills, aids in client teaching, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781732154
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
Tenth Edition
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

    U N I T 1: Basic Concepts in Nursing 1

  1. Health Care Delivery and Nursing Practice 2
  2. Community-Based Nursing Practice 8
  3. Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision Making, and the Nursing Process 10
  4. Health Education and Health Promotion 17
  5. Health Assessment 21

    U N I T 2: Biophysical and Psychosocial Concepts in Nursing Practice 25

  6. Homeostasis, Stress, and Adaptation 26
  7. Individual and Family Considerations Related to Illness 33
  8. Perspectives in Transcultural Nursing 37
  9. Genetics Perspectives in Nursing 39
  10. Chronic Illness 42
  11. Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation 45
  12. Health Care of the Older Adult 50

    U N I T 3: Concepts and Challenges in Patient Management 55

  13. Pain Management 56
  14. Fluids and Electrolytes: Balance and Distribution 60
  15. Shock and Multisystem Failure 67
  16. Oncology: Nursing Management in Cancer Care 72
  17. End-of-Life Care 79

    U N I T 4: Perioperative Concepts and Nursing Management 81

  18. Preoperative Nursing Management 82
  19. Intraoperative Nursing Management 86
  20. Postoperative Nursing Management 90

    U N I T 5: Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function 97

  21. Assessment of Respiratory Function 98
  22. Management of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders 103
  23. Management of Patients With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders 108
  24. Management of Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 115
  25. Respiratory Care Modalities 120

    U N I T 6: Cardiovascular, Circulatory, and Hematologic Function 127

  26. Assessment of Cardiovascular Function 128
  27. Management of Patients With Dysrhythmias and Conduction Problems 134
  28. Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disorders 140
  29. Management of Patients With Structural, Infectious, and Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders 147
  30. Management of Patients With Complications From Heart Disease 152
  31. Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular and Peripheral Circulation Disorders 157
  32. Assessment and Management of Patients With Hypertension 162
  33. Assessment and Management of Patients With Hematologic Disorders 166

    U N I T 7: Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function 173

  34. Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function 174
  35. Management of Patients With Oral and Esophageal Disorders 177
  36. Gastrointestinal Intubation and Special Nutritional Modalities 182
  37. Management of Patients With Gastric and Duodenal Disorders 187
  38. Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal Disorders 191

    U N I T 8: Metabolic and Endocrine Function 197

  39. Assessment and Management of Patients With Hepatic Disorders 198
  40. Assessment and Management of Patients With Biliary Disorders 203
  41. Assessment and Management of Patients With Diabetes Mellitus 206
  42. Assessment and Management of Patients With Endocrine Disorders 214

    U N I T 9: Renal and Urinary Tract Function 221

  43. Assessment of Renal and Urinary Tract Function 222
  44. Management of Patients With Upper or Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction 225
  45. Management of Patients With Urinary Disorders 229

    U N I T 1 0: Reproductive Function 235

  46. Assessment and Management of Female Physiologic Processes 236
  47. Management of Patients With Female Reproductive Disorders 241

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