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Medical-Surgical Nursing
 
 

Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume

 
Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition,Sharon Lewis,Shannon Dirksen,Margaret Heitkemper,Linda Bucher,ISBN9780323086783
 
 
 

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Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field, to help you provide exceptional care in today's fast-paced health care environment. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy to find essential information and the accessible writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp! Best of all — a complete collection of interactive learning and study tools help you learn more effectively and offer valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.

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Key Features

  • Highly readable format gives you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing.
  • Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that the information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate.
  • Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions.
  • UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness.
  • More than 50 comprehensive nursing care plans in the book and online incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems.
  • Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology.

Sharon Lewis

RN, PhD, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, Castella Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

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Shannon Dirksen

RN, PhD

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

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Margaret Heitkemper

RN, PhD, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairperson, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Chair in Nursing, School of Nursing; Adjunct Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Linda Bucher

RN, PhD, CEN

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, NJ

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Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition

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. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  7. Stress and Stress Management
  8. Sleep and Sleep Disorders
  9. Pain
  10. Palliative Care at End of Life
  11. Addictive Behaviors
  12. Section Two - Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

  13. Inflammation and Wound Healing
  14. Genetics and Genomics
  15. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation
  16. Infection
  17. Cancer
  18. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
  19. Section Three - Perioperative Care

  20. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care
  21. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care
  22. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care
  23. Section Four - Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

  24. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems
  25. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems
  26. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System
  27. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems
  28. Nursing Management: Burns
  29. Section Five - Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

  30. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System
  31. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems
  32. Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems
  33. Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
  34. Section Six - Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

  35. Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System
  36. Nursing Management: Hematologic Problems
  37. Section Seven - Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

  38. Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System
  39. Nursing Management: Hypertension
  40. Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  41. Nursing Management: Heart Failure
  42. Nursing Management: Dysrhythmias
  43. Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders
  44. Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders
  45. Section Eight - Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

  46. Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
  47. Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems
  48. Nursing Management: Obesity
  49. Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems
  50. Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems
  51. Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems
  52. Section Nine - Problems of Urinary Function

  53. Nursing Assessment: Urinary System
  54. Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems
  55. Nursing Management: Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease
  56. Section Ten - Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

  57. Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System
  58. Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus
  59. Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems
  60. Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System
  61. Nursing Management: Breast Disorders
  62. Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  63. Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems
  64. Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems
  65. Section Eleven - Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

  66. Nursing Assessment: Nervous System
  67. Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems
  68. Nursing Management: Stroke
  69. Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems
  70. Nursing Management: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  71. Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems
  72. Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System
  73. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery
  74. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems
  75. Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases
  76. Section Twelve - Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

  77. Nursing Management: Critical Care
  78. Nursing Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
  79. Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  80. Nursing Management: Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing

Appendix A. Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers

Appendix B. Nursing Diagnoses

Appendix C. Laboratory Reference Intervals

 

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Index

 
 
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