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Medical-Surgical Nursing - 2-Volume Set Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

ISBN-10: 0323100899

ISBN-13: 9780323100892

Edition: 9th 2014

Authors: Sharon L. Lewis, Shannon Ruff Dirksen, Margaret M. Heitkemper, Linda Bucher

List price: $164.00
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Over the past three decades, more and more nursing educators have turned to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing for its accurate and up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field of medical-surgical nursing - and the new ninth edition is no exception! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition offers the same easy-to-read style that students have come to love, along with the timely and thoroughly accurate content that educators have come to trust. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, critical thinking, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. Best of all - a complete collection of interactive student resources creates a more engaging learning environment to prepare you for clinical practice. 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.NEW! Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply important concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. NEW! Managing Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section give you practice applying your knowledge of various disorders and help you prioritize and delegate patient care.NEW! Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in health care settings.NEW! Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care.NEW! Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book cover surveillance for high-risk situations.NEW! Separate chapter on genetics expands on this key topic that impacts nearly every condition with a focus on the practical application to nursing care of patients.NEW! Expanded coverage of delegation includes additional Delegation Decisions boxes covering issues such as hypertension and postoperative patient care.NEW! Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders.NEW! Revised art program enhances the book's visual appeal and lends a more contemporary look throughout.
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Book details

List price: $164.00
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1936
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.06" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 8.118
Language: English

Concepts in Nursing Practice
Professional Nursing Practice
Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care
Health History and Physical Examination
Patient and Caregiver Teaching
Chronic Illness and Older Adults
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Stress and Stress Management
Sleep and Sleep Disorders
Pain
Palliative Care at End of Life
Addictive Behaviors
Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease
Inflammation and Wound Healing
Genetics and Genomics
Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation
Infection
Cancer
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
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 Problems
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: Obesity
Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems
Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems
Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems
Problems of Urinary Function
Nursing Assessment: Urinary System
Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems
Nursing Management: 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 Problems
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: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems
Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System
Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery
Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems
Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases
Nursing Care in Specialized Settings
Nursing Management: Critical Care
Nursing Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Nursing Management: Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing
Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers
Nursing Diagnoses
Laboratory Reference Intervals
Glossary
Illustration Credits
Index