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Preparing students for successful NCLEX results and strong futures as nurses in today's world. Now in its 12th edition,Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursingis designed to assist nurses in preparing for their roles and responsibilities in the medical-surgical setting and for success on the NCLEX. In the latest edition, the resource suite is complete with a robust set of premium and included ancillaries such as simulation support, adaptive testing, and a variety of digital resources helping prepare today's students for success. This leading textbook focuses on physiological, pathophysiological, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care. Brunner is known for its strong Nursing Process focus and its readability. This edition retains these strengths and incorporates enhanced visual appeal and better portability for students.
Table of Contents
Unit 1 Basic Concepts in Nursing 1 Health Care Delivery and Nursing Practice 2 Community-Based Nursing Practice 3 Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision Making, and the Nursing Process 4 Health Education and Health Promotion 5 Adult Health and Nutritional Assessment Unit 2 Biophysical and Psychosocial Concepts in Nursing Practice 6 Homeostasis, Stress, and Adaptation 7 Individual and Family Considerations Related to Illness 8 Perspectives in Transcultural Nursing 9 Genetics and Genomics Perspectives in Nursing 10 Chronic Illness and Disability 11 Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation 12 Health Care of the Older Adult Unit 3 Concepts and Challenges in Patient Management 13 Pain Management 14 Fluid and Electrolytes: Balance and Disturbance 15 Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 16 Oncology: Nursing Management in Cancer Care 17 End-of-Life Care Unit 4 Perioperative Concepts and Nursing Management 18 Preoperative Nursing Management 19 Intraoperative Nursing Management 20 Postoperative Nursing Management Unit 5 Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function 21 Assessment of Respiratory Function 22 Management of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders 23 Management of Patients With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders 24 Management of Patients With Chronic Pulmonary Disease 25 Respiratory Care Modalities Unit 6 Cardiovascular, Circulatory, and Hematologic Function 26 Assessment of Cardiovascular Function 27 Management of Patients With Dysrhythmias and Conduction Problems 28 Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disorders 29 Management of Patients With Structural, Infectious, and Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders 30 Management of Patients With Complications From Heart Disease 31 Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation 32 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hypertension 33 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hematologic Disorders Unit 7 Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function 34 Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function 35 Management of Patients With Oral and Esophageal Disorders 36 Gastrointestinal Intubation and Special Nutritional Modalities 37 Management of Patients With Gastric and Duodenal Disorders 38 Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal Disorders Unit 8 Metabolic and Endocrine Function 39 Assessment and Management of Patients With Hepatic Disorders 40 Assessment and Management of Patients With Biliary Disorders 41 Assessment and Management of Patients With Diabetes Mellitus 42 Assessment and Management of Patients With Endocrine Disorders Unit 9 Urinary Tract Function 43 Assessment of Renal and Urinary Tract Function 44 Management of Patients With Renal Disorders 45 Management of Patients With Urinary Disorders Unit 10 Reproductive Function 46 Assessment and Management of Female Physiologic Processes 47 Management of Patients With Female Reproductive Disorders 48 Assessment and Management of Patients With Breast Disorders 49 Assessment and Management of Problems Related to Male Reproductive Processes Unit 11 Immunologic Function 50 Assessment of Immune Function Abbreviated Table of Contents