Study Guide to Accompany Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 9

Study Guide to Accompany Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing / Edition 9

by Mary Jo Boyer, Suzanne Smeltzer, Brenda Bare, Boyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781723051

ISBN-13: 9780781723053

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Study Guide to Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Ninth Edition, was developed as a learning tool to help nursing students understand the concepts, techniques, and disease processes presented in the main text. It is an easy-to-use, authoritative guide that simplifies studying and enhances learning. It contains various exam-style

Overview

The Study Guide to Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Ninth Edition, was developed as a learning tool to help nursing students understand the concepts, techniques, and disease processes presented in the main text. It is an easy-to-use, authoritative guide that simplifies studying and enhances learning. It contains various exam-style questions and answers that will test knowledge of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Ninth Edition and reinforce understanding of the main text. The study guide follows a critical thinking approach, and includes knowledge-based exercises and clinical applications that will help nursing students prepare for and successfully complete their examinations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781723053
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
9TH STUDY
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Health Care Delivery and Nursing Practice     1
Community-Based Nursing Practice     8
Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision Making, and the Nursing Process     12
Health Education and Health Promotion     21
Health Assessment     26
Homeostasis, Stress, and Adaptation     31
Individual and Family Considerations Related to Illness     40
Perspectives in Transcultural Nursing     46
Genetics Perspectives in Nursing     49
Chronic Illness and Disability     53
Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation     57
Health Care of the Older Adult     64
Pain Management     70
Fluid and Electrolytes: Balance and Disturbances     76
Shock and Multisystem Failure     87
Oncelogy: Nursing Management in Cancer Care     95
End-of Life Care     104
Preoperative Nursing Management     107
Intraoperative Nursing Management     113
Postoperative Nursing Management     118
Assessment of Respiratory Function     125
Management of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders     132
Management of Patient With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders     139
Management ofPatient With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease     148
Respiratory Care Modalities     154
Assessment of Cardiovascular Function     163
Management of Patients With Dysrhythmias and Conduction Problems     171
Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disorders     179
Management of Patients With Structural, Infectious, and Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders     187
Management of Patients With Complications From Heart Disease     193
Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation     200
Assessment and Management of Patients With Hypertension     207
Assessment and Management of Patients With Hematologic Disorders     212
Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function     221
Management of Patients With Oral and Esophageal Disorders     227
Gastrointestinal Intubation and Special Nutritional Modalities     234
Management of Patients With Gastric and Duodenal Disorders     239
Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal Disorders     244
Assessment and Management of Patients With Hepatic Disorders     252
Assessment and Management of Patients With Biliary Disorders     258
Assessment and Management of Patients With Diabetes Mellitus      262
Assessment and Management of Patients With Endocrine Disorders     272
Assessment of Renal and Urinary Tract Function     280
Management of Patients With Renal Disorders     283
Management of Patients With Urinary Disorders     290
Assessment and Management of Female Physiologic Processes     295
Management of Patients With Female Reproductive Disorders     302
Assessment and Management of Patients With Breast Disorders     309
Assessment and Management of Problems Related to Male Reproductive Processes     315
Assessment of Immune Function     320
Management of Patients With Immunodeficiency     324
Management of Patients With HIV and AIDS     327
Assessment and Management of Patients With Allergic Disorders     331
Assessment and Management of Patients With Rheumatic Disorders     335
Assessment of Integumentary Function     341
Management of Patients With Dermatologic Problems     345
Management of Patients With Burn Injury     352
Assessment and Management of Patients With Eye and Vision Disorders     358
Assessment and Management of Patients With Hearing and Balance Disorders     365
Assessment of Neurologic Function     370
Management of Patients With Neurologic Dysfunction     376
Management of Patients With Cerebrovascular Disorders     382
Management of Patients With Neurologic Trauma     386
Management of Patients With Neurologic Infections, Autoimmune Disorders, and Neuropathies     391
Management of Patients With Oncologic or Degenerative Neurologic Disorders     395
Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function     400
Musculoskeletal Care Modalities     404
Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders     411
Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Trauma     415
Management of Patients With Infectious Diseases     422
Emergency Nursing     428
Terrorism, Mass Casualty, and Disaster Nursing     433
Answer Key     437

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