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Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems / Edition 10

Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems / Edition 10

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Get instant access to all the information you need for more than 200 medical-surgical conditions and procedures with the Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. Designed to accompany the 10th Edition of the Lewis main text, this portable reference has been completely updated throughout to reflect current practice. The Clinical Companion is organized alphabetically for quick reference and includes a variety of full-color illustrations and summary tables to help you digest information quickly.

  • Disorders section covers commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions in a consistent, clinically-relevant format that includes:
    • Definition/Description
    • Pathophysiology
    • Clinical Manifestations
    • Complications
    • Diagnostic Studies
    • Interprofessional Care (including Drug Therapy, where relevant)
    • Nursing Management
  • Treatments and Procedures section summarizes the need-to-know content about common medical-surgical treatments and procedures such as basic life support, enteral nutrition, and artificial airway management.
  • Cross-references to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Edition, make it easy to locate more in-depth information.
  • Patient and caregiver teaching content highlighted with a special icon, identifying information to share with patients and caregivers.
  • Reference Appendix contains information commonly used in nursing practice, such as abbreviations, laboratory values, and commonly used formulas.
  • NEW! Attractive full-color design ties the Clinical Companion to the textbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323371179
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/11/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 816
Sales rank: 92,290
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 4.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN

Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, CNE

Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN

Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE

Table of Contents

Part One: Disorders

Abdominal Pain, Acute Acute Coronary Syndrome Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Addison’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Anal Cancer Anemia Anemia, Aplastic Anemia, Cobalamin (Vitamin B12) Deficiency Anemia, Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia, Iron Deficiency Aneurysm Angina, Chronic Stable Angina, Unstable Ankylosing Spondylitis Aortic Dissection Appendicitis Asthma Bell’s Palsy Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Bladder Cancer Bone Cancer Brain Tumors Breast Cancer Bronchiectasis Burns Cardiomyopathy Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cataract Celiac Disease Cervical Cancer Chlamydial Infections Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Cirrhosis Colorectal Cancer Conjunctivitis Constipation Cor Pulmonale Coronary Artery Disease Crohn’s Disease Cushing’s Syndrome Cystic Fibrosis Dementia Diabetes Insipidus Diabetes Mellitus Diarrhea Dislocation and Subluxation Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis Dysmenorrhea Dysrhythmias Eating Disorders Encephalitis Endocarditis, Infective Endometrial Cancer Endometriosis Esophageal Cancer Fibrocystic Breast Changes Fibromyalgia Flail Chest Fracture Fracture, Hip Fracture, Humerus Fracture, Pelvis Gastritis Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Upper Glaucoma Glomerulonephritis Gonorrhea Gout Guillain-Barré Syndrome Head Injury Head and Neck Cancer Headache Heart Failure Hemophilia and Von Willebrand Disease Hemorrhoids Hepatitis, Viral Hernia Herpes, Genital Hiatal Hernia Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Huntington’s Disease Hyperparathyroidism Hypertension Hyperthyroidism Hypoparathyroidism Hypothyroidism Increased Intracranial Pressure Inflammatory Bowel Disease Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome Intervertebral Disc Disease Intestinal Obstruction Irritable Bowel Syndrome Kidney Cancer Kidney Disease, Chronic Kidney Injury, Acute Lactase Deficiency Leiomyomas Leukemia Liver Cancer Low Back Pain, Acute Low Back Pain, Chronic Lung Cancer Lyme Disease Macular Degeneration Malignant Melanoma Malnutrition Meningitis, Bacterial Metabolic Syndrome Multiple Myeloma Multiple Sclerosis Myasthenia Gravis Myocardial Infarction Myocarditis Narcolepsy Nausea and Vomiting Nephrotic Syndrome Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas Obesity Obstructive Sleep Apnea Oral Cancer Osteoarthritis Osteomalacia Osteomyelitis Osteoporosis Ovarian Cancer Paget’s Disease Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatitis, Acute Pancreatitis, Chronic Parkinson’s Disease Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Pelvic Pain, Chronic Peptic Ulcer Disease Pericarditis, Acute Peripheral Artery Disease Peritonitis Pneumonia Pneumothorax Polycystic Kidney Disease Polycythemia Pressure Ulcer Prostate Cancer Psoriatic Arthritis Pulmonary Embolism Pulmonary Hypertension Pyelonephritis Raynaud’s Phenomenon Reactive Arthritis Refractive Errors Respiratory Failure, Acute Restless Legs Syndrome Retinal Detachment Rheumatic Fever and Heart Disease Rheumatoid Arthritis Scleroderma Seizure Disorders Sexually Transmitted Infections Shock Sickle Cell Disease Sjögren’s Syndrome Spinal Cord Injury Spinal Cord Tumors Spleen Disorders Stomach Cancer Stroke Syphilis Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Testicular Cancer Thalassemia Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger’s Disease) Thrombocytopenia Thyroid Cancer Trigeminal Neuralgia Tuberculosis Ulcerative Colitis Urethritis Urinary Incontinence Urinary Retention Urinary Tract Calculi Urinary Tract Infections Vaginal, Cervical, and Vulvar Infections Valvular Heart Disease Varicose Veins Venous Thrombosis Warts, Genital

Part Two: Treatments and Procedures

Amputation Artificial Airways: Endotracheal Tubes Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Chemotherapy Chest Tubes and Pleural Drainage Dialysis Enteral Nutrition Immunotherapy and Targeted Therapy Mechanical Ventilation Ostomies Oxygen Therapy Pacemakers Parenteral Nutrition Tracheostomy Urinary Catheterization

Part Three: Reference Appendix

Abbreviations The Joint Commission’s Official “Do Not Use” List Blood Gases Blood Products Breath Sounds Commonly Used Formulas Dysrhythmias Electrocardiogram (ECG) Monitoring: Waveform and Normal Sinus Rhythm Glasgow Coma Scale Heart Sounds Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Laboratory Values Lung Volumes and Capacities Medication Administration Temperature Conversion Factors TNM Classification System English/Spanish Common Medical Terms Urinalysis

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