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Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems / Edition 10

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems / Edition 10

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Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 10th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. And to make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book.

  • A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities, including NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, and case studies, help you learn the material.
  • Answers to all questions in the back of the book provide you with immediate feedback as you study.
  • Additional alternate item format questions prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam.

  • NEW! Attractive four-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323371483
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/17/2016
Edition description: Study Guid
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 381,987
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN

Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, CNE

Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE

Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN

Table of Contents

Section One - Concepts in Nursing Practice

1. Professional Nursing Practice 2. Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care 3. Health History and Physical Examination 4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching 5. Chronic Illness and Older Adults 6. Stress and Stress Management 7. Sleep and Sleep Disorders 8. Pain 9. Palliative Care at End of Life 10. Substance Abuse

Section Two - Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease 11. Inflammation and Wound Healing 12. Genetics and Genomics 13. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation 14. Infection 15. Cancer 16. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

Section Three - Perioperative Care

17. Preoperative Care 18. Intraoperative Care 19. Postoperative Care Section Four - Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

20. Assessment of Visual and Auditory Systems 21. Visual and Auditory Problems 22. Assessment of Integumentary System 23. Integumentary Problems 24. Burns

Section Five - Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

25. Assessment of Respiratory System 26. Upper Respiratory Problems 27. Lower Respiratory Problems 28. Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

Section Six - Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

29. Assessment of Hematologic System 30. Hematologic Problems

Section Seven - Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

31. Assessment of Cardiovascular System 32. Hypertension 33. Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome 34. Heart Failure 35. Dysrhythmias 36. Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders 37. Vascular Disorders

Section Eight - Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

38. Assessment of Gastrointestinal System 39. Nutritional Problems 40. Obesity 41. Upper Gastrointestinal Problems 42. Lower Gastrointestinal Problems 43. Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems

Section Nine - Problems of Urinary Function

44. Assessment of Urinary System 45. Renal and Urologic Problems 46. Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

Section Ten - Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

47. Assessment of Endocrine System 48. Diabetes Mellitus 49. Endocrine Problems 50. Reproductive System 51. Breast Disorders 52. Sexually Transmitted Infections 53. Female Reproductive Problems 54. Male Reproductive Problems

Section Eleven - Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

55. Assessment of Nervous System 56. Acute Intracranial Problems 57. Stroke 58. Chronic Neurologic Problems 59. Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia 60. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems 61. Assessment of Musculoskeletal System 62. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery 63. Musculoskeletal Problems 64. Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases

Section Twelve - Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

65. Critical Care 66. Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 67. Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 68. Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing Answer Key

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