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Medical-Surgical Nursing Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

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ISBN-10: 0323036880

ISBN-13: 9780323036887

Edition: 7th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Sharon L. Lewis, Margaret McLean Heitkemper, Patricia Graber O'Brien, Linda Bucher, Shannon Ruff Dirksen

List price: $130.00
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The bestselling Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition provides a well-rounded and comprehensive approach to nursing care. It covers patient care in various clinical settings by employing a unique levels of care approach, discussing nursing implementation at multiple levels. Special features highlight the content that is most relevant and challenging for todays nursing students, including patient teaching, nutrition, drug therapy, cultural and ethnic disparities, and more. Identifies and discusses all levels of nursing management, including Health Promotion, Acute Intervention, and Ambulatory and Home Care, to prepare the nurse to effectively intervene at various stages of illness. Online podcasts feature audio key points summaries for each chapter highlighting important information. Extensive gerontologic content discusses age-related changes for each body system and alerts the nurse to differences often encountered in older patients. Attractive four-color design and over 1,400 full-color illustrations enhance learning by presenting disease processes and related anatomy and physiology more clearly. About 55 thoroughly updated, comprehensive nursing care plans incorporate current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and more. New chapters on Health Disparities, Stress and Stress Management, Infection and HIV, and Nursing Management: Obesity provide a more comprehensive look at the world of medical-surgical nursing. Electronic Resource Summary at chapter openers alert students to additional electronic resources available on companion CD and Evolve. Gender Differences boxes summarize how women and men are affected differently by medical conditions. Drug Alert boxes highlight important considerations applicable to key drugs. A glossary of key terms and definitions contains definitions and page references. NCLEX examination style review questions in each chapter include a focus on prioritization of patient care. All nursing care plans now incorporate NIC and NOC. Companion CD: More than 50 interactive case studies with realistic, 3-D animations to help you visualize disease processes from the inside out A unique Stress-Busting Kit for Nursing Students with strategies for managing your (and your patients') stress A collection of Multimedia Supplements with audio and video clips, plus additional animations NCLEX examination-style review questions
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Book details

List price: $130.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/23/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 2144
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 8.382
Language: English

Concepts in Nursing Practice
Nursing Practice Today
Health Disparities
Culturally Competent Care
Health History and Physical Examination
Patient and Family Teaching
Older Adults
Community-Based Nursing and Home Care
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Stress and Stress ManagementNEW!
Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Addictive Behaviors
Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease
Inflammation and Wound Healing
Genetics, Altered Immune Responses, and Transplantation
Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection--NEW!
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalance
Perioperative Care
Nursing Management: Preoperative Care
Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care
Nursing Management: Postoperative Care
Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input
Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems
Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems
Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System
Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems
Nursing Management: Burns
Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation
Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System
Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems
Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems
Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
Problems of Oxygenation: Transport
Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System
Nursing Management: Hematologic Proble
Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion
Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System
Nursing Management: Hypertension
Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Nursing Management: Heart Failure
Nursing Management: Dysrhythmias
Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders
Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders
Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination
Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems
Nursing Management: ObesityNEW!
Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems
Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems
Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Problems
Problems of Urinary Function
Nursing Assessment: Urinary System
Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems
Nursing Mgmt.: Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease
Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms
Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System
Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus
Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems
Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System
Nursing Management: Breast Disorders
Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems
Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problem
Problems Related to Movement and Coordination
Nursing Assessment: Nervous System
Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems
Nursing Management: Stroke
Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems
Nursing Management: Alzheimers Disease and Dementia
Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems
Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System
Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery