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Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780397550739

ISBN10:
0397550731
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
4/1/1996
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

Numerous updates and a state-of-the-art ancillary package make the Tenth Edition of this best-selling textbook the most up-to-date book of its kind. New chapters include: End-of-Life Care, Genetics Perspectives in Nursing Practice, and Management of Patients Affected by Terrorism, Mass Casualty, and Disaster. New features include: Concept Maps relating NANDA diagnoses with NIC and NOC classification systems; boxed charts alerting nurses to genetics perspectives in practice; and new, specialized content on elderly patients and those with disabilities. A free CD-ROM in the text includes over 3,500 general student-study questions, 500 unit review questions, 3-dimensional animations that illustrate disease processes, and interactive clinical simulations covering asthma and congestive heart failure. For more information, visit connection.LWW.com/go/smeltzer.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 Health Maintenance and Health Needs 1(64)
Health Care Delivery and Nursing Practice
3(14)
Community-Based Nursing Practice
17(8)
Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
25(14)
Health Education and Health Promotion
39(12)
Ethical Issues in Medical-Surgical Nursing
51(14)
UNIT 2 Health Assessment of the Client/Patient 65(28)
Clinical Interviewing: The Health History
67(12)
Physical Assessment and Nutritional Assessment
79(14)
UNIT 3 Biophysical and Psychosocial Concepts 93(84)
Homeostasis and Pathophysiologic Processes
95(10)
Stress and Adaptation
105(14)
Human Response to Illness
119(14)
Transcultural Perspectives in Nursing
133(8)
Health Care of the Older Adult
141(36)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 3
174(3)
UNIT 4 Concepts and Challenges in Patient Management 177(178)
Pain Management
179(26)
Fluids and Electrolytes: Balance and Disturbances
205(42)
Shock and Multisystem Failure
247(18)
Oncology: Nursing the Patient With Cancer
265(52)
Chronic Illness
317(8)
Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation
325(30)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 4
353(2)
UNIT 5 Perioperative Concepts and Management 355(72)
Preoperative Nursing Management
357(16)
Intraoperative Nursing and Anesthesia
373(18)
Postoperative Nursing Management
391(36)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 5
424(3)
UNIT 6 Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Exchange and Respiratory Function 427(158)
Assessment of Respiratory Function
429(32)
Management of Patients With Conditions of the Upper Respiratory Tract
461(18)
Management of Patients With Conditions of the Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract
479(64)
Respiratory Care Modalities
543(42)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 6
583(2)
UNIT 7 Cardiovascular, Circulatory, and Hematologic Function 585(230)
Assessment of Cardiovascular Function
587(28)
Management of Patients With Dysrhythmias and Conduction Problems
615(22)
Management of Patients With Cardiac Disorders and Related Complications
637(42)
Management of Patients With Structural, Infectious, or Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders
679(18)
Management of the Cardiac Surgery Patient
697(24)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation
721(48)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Hematologic Disorders
769(46)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 7
812(3)
UNIT 8 Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function 815(144)
Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function
817(16)
Management of Patients With Ingestive Problems and Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
833(26)
Gastrointestinal Intubation and Special Nutritional Management
859(26)
Management of Patients With Gastric and Duodenal Disorders
885(24)
Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal Disorders
909(50)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 8
956(3)
UNIT 9 Metabolic and Endocrine Function 959(166)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Hepatic and Biliary Disorders
961(56)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Diabetes Mellitus
1017(52)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Endocrine Disorders
1069(56)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 9
1122(3)
UNIT 10 Urinary and Renal Function 1125(106)
Assessment of Urinary and Renal Function
1127(18)
Management of Patients With Urinary and Renal Dysfunction
1145(34)
Management of Patients With Urinary and Renal Disorders
1179(52)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 10
1228(3)
UNIT 11 Reproductive Function 1231(132)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Problems Related to Female Physiologic Processes
1233(36)
Management of Patients With Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
1269(32)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Breast Disorders
1301(34)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
1335(28)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 11
1360(3)
UNIT 12 Immunologic Function 1363(112)
Assessment of Immune Function
1365(16)
Management of Patients With Immunodeficiency Disorders
1381(8)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
1389(32)
Management of Patients With Allergic Disorders
1421(22)
Management of Patients With Rheumatic Disorders
1443(32)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 12
1473(2)
UNIT 13 Integumentary Function 1475(110)
Assessment of Integumentary Function
1477(16)
Management of Patients With Dermatologic Problems
1493(52)
Management of Patients With Burn Injury
1545(40)
UNIT 14 Sensorineural Function 1585(88)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Vision Problems and Eye Disorders
1587(56)
Assessment and Management of Patients With Hearing Problems and Ear Disorders
1643(30)
UNIT 15 Neurologic Function 1673(156)
Assessment of Neurologic Function
1675(30)
Management of Patients With Neurologic Dysfunction
1705(46)
Management of Patients With Neurologic Disorders
1751(78)
Nursing Research Profile For Unit 15
1827(2)
UNIT 16 Musculoskeletal Function 1829(122)
Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function
1831(14)
Management Modalities for Patients With Musculoskeletal Dysfunction
1845(34)
Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders
1879(28)
Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Trauma
1907(44)
Nursing Research Profile for Unit 16
1947(4)
UNIT 17 Other Acute Problems 1951(90)
Management of Patients With Infectious Diseases
1953(46)
Emergency Nursing
1999(42)
Appendix: Diagnostic Studies and Their Meaning 2041
Index


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