Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing Care Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management

ISBN-10: 0323037275

ISBN-13: 9780323037273

Edition: 6th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Pamela L. Swearingen

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Designed for use in the clinical setting, Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing Care covers everything that nurses need to know about commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions to more effectively manage patients and improve outcomes. It describes treatment in terms of specific timeframes and desired outcomes, making it easier to set realistic goals and evaluate patient care. A consistent, reader-friendly format makes information easy to find and easy to use. Written by a wide range of clinical experts, this is an essential resource for planning patient care and preparing care plans! A consistent, easy-to-use format makes this book ideal for quick reference. Experienced clinical experts from various practice settings provide the most current and accurate information. Highlighted notes and cautions throughout the manual stress key points related to various disorders and conditions. Outcome criteria are included with specific timeframes to help establish realistic treatment goals and evaluate patient care. A variety of resources for further information are included, such as phone numbers and websites. General information relevant to many disorders is highlighted in Chapter 1. Tables and boxes summarize information and enhance the manuals clinical usefulness. Convenient Overview/Pathophysiology headings introduce each disorder. A special patient teaching icon identifies the patient education and discharge planning information for each disorder. The latest infection prevention and control guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are included. The latest NANDA Taxonomy II nursing diagnoses are provided for each disorder. Updated information includes the latest on: JNC-7 hypertension guidelines Breast cancer screening and treatment JCAHO guidelines Cholesterol parameters Drug therapy
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List price: $50.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 848
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.23" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

General Concepts in Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients
Perioperative Care
Prolonged Bed Rest
Cancer Care
Lung Cancer
Nervous System Tumors
Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Neoplastic Diseases of the Hematopoietic System
Head and Neck Cancers
Breast Cancer
Genitourinary Cancer
Psychosocial Support
Psychosocial Support for the Patient's Family and Significant Others
Older Adult Care
Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Respiratory Disorders
Acute Respiratory Disorders
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Embolus
Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Acute Respiratory Failure
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Restrictive Pulmonary Disorder
Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis
Cardiovascular Disorders
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
Coronary Artery Disease
Heart Failure
Pulmonary Hypertension
Inflammatory Heart Disorders
Infective Endocarditis
Valvular Heart Disorders
Mitral Stenosis
Mitral Insufficiency
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Insufficiency
Cardiovascular Conditions Secondary to Other Disease Processes
Cardiac and Noncardiac Shock (Circulatory Failure)
Sudden Cardiac Death
Cardiac Surgery
Dysrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances
Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
Disorders of the Peripheral Vascular System
Atherosclerotic Arterial Occlusive Disease
Arterial Embolism
Venous Thrombosis/Thrombophlebitis
Renal-Urinary Disorders
Renal Disorders
Acute Pyelonephritis
Renal Artery Stenosis
Renal Failure
Acute Renal Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease
Renal Dialysis
Care of the Patient Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis
Care of the Patient Undergoing Hemodialysis
Care of the Renal Transplant Recipient
Disorders of the Urinary Tract
Ureteral Calculi
Urinary Tract Obstruction
Urinary Disorders Secondary to Other Disease Processes
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Retention
Neurogenic Bladder
Urinary Diversions
Neurologic Disorders
Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System
Multiple Sclerosis
Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Bacterial Meningitis
Degenerative Disorders of the Nervous System
Alzheimer's Disease
Traumatic Disorders of the Nervous System
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Spinal Cord Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disorders of the Nervous System
Cerebral Aneurysm
Seizures and Epilepsy
General Care of Patients With Neurologic Disorders
Endocrine Disorders
Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands
Disorders of the Adrenal Glands
Addison's Disease
Cushing's Disease
Disorders of the Pituitary Gland
Diabetes Insipidus
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
Diabetes Mellitus
General Discussion
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Disorders of the Mouth and Esophagus
Hiatal Hernia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, and Barrett's Esophagus
Disorders of the Stomach and Intestines
Peptic Ulcers
Intestinal Obstructive Processes
Intestinal Inflammatory Processes
Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
Polyps/Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Ulcerative Colitis
Crohn's Disease
Fecal Diversions
Abdominal Trauma
Hepatic and Biliary Disorders
Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis, and Cholangitis
Hematologic Disorders
Disorders of the Red Blood Cells
Anemia of Chronic Disease
Hemolytic and Sickle Cell Anemia
Aplastic Anemia
Disorders of Coagulation
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Arthritic Disorders
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Muscular and Connective Tissue Disorders
Ligamentous Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears
Acute Compartment Syndrome
Skeletal Disorders
Benign Neoplasms
Musculoskeletal Surgical Procedures
Rotator Cuff Repair
Bone Grafting
Total Hip Arthroplasty
Total Knee Arthroplasty
Reproductive Disorders
Gynecologic Disorders
Uterine Fibroids
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Ectopic Pregnancy
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
Providing Care for Patients With Special Needs
Caring for Individuals With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease
Providing Nutritional Support
Nutritional Assessment
Nutritional Support Modalities
Total Parenteral Nutrition
Managing Wound Care
Wounds Closed by Primary Intention
Surgical or Traumatic Wound Healing by Secondary Intention
Pressure Ulcers
Infection Prevention and Control
Laboratory Tests Discussed in this Manual: Normal Values
Heart and Breath Sounds
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