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

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781732154
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 7/1/2003
  • Edition description: Tenth Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 8.44 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. U N I T 1: Basic Concepts in Nursing 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    U N I T 7: Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function 173

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

    U N I T 8: Metabolic and Endocrine Function 197

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

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

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

    U N I T 1 0: Reproductive Function 235

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