Medical-Surgical Nursing Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, Single Volume

ISBN-10: 1437728014
ISBN-13: 9781437728019
Edition: 7th 2012
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List price: $164.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 2/9/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1968
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 7.656
Language: English

Using a uniquely collaborative and reader-friendly approach, expert authors Donna D. Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman cover all the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice in medical-surgical nursing. This seventh edition features an expanded emphasis on patient safety and NCLEX® Examination preparation, new ties to the QSEN priorities for patient safety, and a greater alignment with the language and focus of clinical practice. A new chapter on evidence-based practice and a wealth of effective online learning tools help solidify your mastery of medical-surgical nursing.UNIQUE! Collaborative approach presents all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions through the lens of the nursing process.Reader-friendly, direct writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available.UNIQUE! Cutting-edge focus on the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you for both today and tomorrow's nursing practice.UNIQUE! Integrated tools for NCLEX preparation get you ready for your licensure examination.Chapter-opening Learning Outcomes are linked to Self-Assessment Questions for the NCLEX Examination on the Evolve website.Unique chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections include Key Points organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories.UNIQUE! Focus on nursing concepts helps bridge the gap between the concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals, and disorders content learned in the medical-surgical nursing course.UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical decision-making teaches you to apply concepts to true-to-life clinical situations.UNIQUE! Concentration on the core body of knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on "need-to-know" content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safely as a beginning nurse.Rich array of effective learning aids includes:Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality CareBest Practice for Emergency CarePatient and Family Education: Preparing for Self-Management Nursing Focus on the Older AdultHome Care AssessmentFocused AssessmentCommon Examples of Drug TherapyEvidence-Based PracticeConcept MapsLaboratory ProfilesAssessment Using Gordon's Functional Health PatternsPatient safety is emphasized throughout with Nursing Safety Priority features, including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescue, and Action Alerts.More NCLEX® Examination preparation, including integrated NCLEX Examination Challenges to prepare you for the types of questions you will see on today's NCLEX Examination.Greater use of realistic clinical language familiarizes you with the terminology actually used by nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals in clinical practice today.Streamlined, prioritized coverage of the nursing process highlights the most important patient problems, regardless of whether they can be addressed by independent nursing actions or must be addressed by collaborative interventions.UNIQUE! New ties to QSEN competencies for patient safety inform you of the best safety practices in medical-surgical nursing.More coverage of evidence-based practice teaches you how to appraise the validity of research and provides synopses of recent nursing research and other evidence-based articles.Student Resources on Evolve include animations, video clips, audio clips, tutorials, Review Questions for the NCLEX Examination, and more.Improved layout and design streamlines content for an easier reading experience.Coverage of core genetics competencies acquaints you with new research demonstrating a genetic component to many diseases and disorders.Increased emphasis on health promotion and promotion of self-care offers strategies for helping people recover from illness and stay well and prevent illness.All-new Concept Maps match the streamlined nursing process format of the text and employ more creative, visually oriented symbols.

Foundations for Medical-Surgical Nursing
Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing
Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Common Health Problems of Older Adults
Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness
Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing
Evidence-Based Practice in�Medical-Surgical Nursing� NEW!
Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems
End-of-Life Care
Concepts of Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness
Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing
Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies
Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
Management of Patients with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances
Infusion Therapy
Management of Perioperative Patients
Care of Preoperative Patients
Care of Intraoperative Patients
Care of Postoperative Patients
Concept Overview: Protection
Problems of Protection: Management of Patients with Problems of the Immune System
Inflammation and the Immune Response
Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases
Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Other Immune Deficiencies
Care of Patients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity
Cancer Development
Care of Patients with Cancer
Care of Patients with Infection EXPANDED!
Problems of Protection: Management of Patients with Problems of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
Care of Patients with Skin Problems
Care of Patients with Burns
Concept Overview: Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion
Problems of Oxygenation: Management of Patient with Problems of the Respiratory Tract
Assessment of the Respiratory System
Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy
Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems
Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems
Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems
Care of Critically Ill Patients with Respiratory Problems
Problems of Cardiac Output and Tissue Perfusion: Management of Patient with Problems of the Cardiovascular System
Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias
Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems
Care of Patients with Vascular Problems
Care of Patients with Shock
Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
Problems of Tiddue Perfusion: Management of Patients with Problems of the Hematologic System
Assessment of the Hematologic System
Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems
Concept Overview: Mobility, Sensation, and Cognition
Problems of Mobility, Sensation, and Cognition: Management of Patients with Problems of the Nervous System
Assessment of the Nervous System
Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain
Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord
Care of Patients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System
Care of Critically Ill Patients with Neurologic Problems
Problems of Sensation: Management of Patients with Problems of the Sensory System
Assessment of the Eye and Vision
Care of Patients with Eye and Vision Problems
Assessment of the Ear and Hearing
Care of Patients with Ear and Hearing Problems
Problems of Mobility: Management of Patients with Problems of the Musculoskeletal System
Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Problems
Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma
Concept Overview: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Bowel Elimination
Problems of Digestion, Nutrition, and Elimination: Management of Patients with Problems of the Gastrointestinal System
Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System
Care of Patients with Oral Cavity Problems
Care of Patients with Esophageal Problems
Care of Patients with Stomach Disorders
Care of Patients with Noninflammatory Intestinal Disorders
Care of Patients with Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders
Care of Patients with Liver Problems
Care of Patients with Problems of the Biliary System and Pancreas
Care of Patients with Malnutrition and Obesity
Problems of Regulation and Metabolism: Management of Patients with Problems of the Endocrine System
Assessment of the Endocrine System
Care of Patients with Pituitary and Adrenal Gland Problems
Care of Patients with Problems of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus
Concept Overview: Urinary Elimination
Problems of Excretion: Managemen of Patients with Problems of the Renal/Urinary System
Assessment of the Renal/Urinary System
Care of Patients with Urinary Problems
Care of Patients with Renal Disorders
Care of Patients with Acute�Kidney Injury�and Chronic Kidney Disease
Concept Overview: Sexuality
Problems of Reproduction: Management of Patients with Problems of the Reproductive System
Assessment of the Reproductive System
Care of Patients with Breast Disorders
Care of Patients with Gynecologic Problems
Care of Male Patients with Reproductive Problems
Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Disease

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