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Introductory Medical-Surgical Nursing

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780781735537

ISBN10:
078173553X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
10/31/2002
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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Summary

The thoroughly updated Ninth Edition of this best-selling LPN/LVN text reflects the latest equipment and health care trends. New to this edition are a chapter on disaster nursing, end-of-unit review sections, new full-color skills photographs and illustrations, and exciting full-color ancillaries. Over 25 care plans are included, with new plans addressing Alzheimer's disease, cancer, diabetes mellitus, and more. "Stop! Think! Respond!" boxes in every chapter require students to respond quickly to practical scenarios. Nursing care is covered across the continuum, preparing students to practice in any setting. The LiveAdvise online tutoring and course assistance for students, powered by Smarthinking , is available when you adopt this textbook. Visit http: //connection.lww.com/liveadvise for more information on how this service can help your students!

Author Biography

Barbara K. Timby, RN, BC, BSN, MA: Nursing Professor, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Glen Oaks Community College, Centreville, MI Nancy E. Smith, MS, RN: Chairperson, Department of Nursing, Southern Maine Technical College, South Portland, ME

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Nursing Roles and Responsibilities 1(52)
Concepts and Trends in Healthcare
1(8)
Nursing in Various Settings
9(6)
The Nursing Process
15(9)
Interviewing and Physical Assessment
24(7)
Legal and Ethical Issues
31(13)
Leadership Roles and Management Functions
44(9)
Unit 2 Development Across the Life Span 53(34)
Biopsychosocial Aspects of Caring for Young Adults
53(16)
Biopsychosocial Aspects of Caring for Middle-Aged Adults
69(6)
Biopsychosocial Aspects of Caring for Older Adults
75(12)
Unit 3 Psychosocial Aspects of Nursing 87(20)
Nurse--Client Relationships
87(10)
Caring for Culturally Diverse Clients
97(10)
Unit 4 Psychobiologic Disorders 107(82)
Interaction of Body and Mind
107(16)
Caring for Clients With Somatoform Disorders
123(5)
Caring for Clients With Anxiety Disorders
128(10)
Caring for Clients With Mood Disorders
138(16)
Caring for Clients With Eating Disorders
154(11)
Caring for Chemically Dependent Clients
165(10)
Caring for Clients With Dementia and Thought Disorders
175(14)
Unit 5 Common Medical--Surgical Problems 189(128)
Caring for Clients With Infectious Disorders
189(14)
Caring for Clients With Cancer
203(19)
Caring for Clients With Pain
222(15)
Caring for Clients With Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
237(20)
Caring for Clients in Shock
257(12)
Caring for Clients Requiring Intravenous Therapy
269(15)
Caring for Perioperative Clients
284(23)
Caring for Dying Clients
307(10)
Unit 6 Caring for Clients With Respiratory Disorders 317(70)
Introduction to the Respiratory System
317(14)
Caring for Clients With Upper Respiratory Disorders
331(19)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Lower Respiratory Airway
350(37)
Unit 7 Caring for Clients With Cardiovascular Disorders 387(126)
Introduction to the Cardiovascular System
387(18)
Caring for Clients With Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders of the Heart and Blood Vessels
405(19)
Caring for Clients With Valvular Disorders of the Heart
424(13)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of Coronary and Peripheral Blood Vessels
437(26)
Caring for Clients With Cardiac Dysrhythmias
463(14)
Caring for Clients With Hypertension
477(9)
Caring for Clients With Heart Failure
486(13)
Caring for Clients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery
499(14)
Unit 8 Caring for Clients With Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Disorders 513(38)
Introduction to the Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Systems
513(9)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Hematopoietic System
522(20)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Lymphatic System
542(9)
Unit 9 Caring for Clients With Immune Disorders 551(42)
Introduction to the Immune System
551(9)
Caring for Clients With Immune-Mediated Disorders
560(17)
Caring for Clients With AIDS
577(16)
Unit 10 Caring for Clients With Neurologic Disorders 593(96)
Introduction to the Nervous System
593(13)
Caring for Clients With Central and Peripheral Nervous System Disorders
606(34)
Caring for Clients With Cerebrovascular Disorders
640(19)
Caring for Clients With Head and Spinal Cord Trauma
659(19)
Caring for Clients With Neurologic Deficits
678(11)
Unit 11 Caring for Clients With Sensory Disorders 689(40)
Caring for Clients With Eye Disorders
689(25)
Caring for Clients With Ear Disorders
714(15)
Unit 12 Caring for Clients With Gastrointestinal Disorders 729(114)
Introduction to the Gastrointestinal System and Accessory Structures
729(12)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
741(25)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
766(28)
Caring for Clients With an Ileostomy or Colostomy
794(13)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, or Pancreas
807(36)
Unit 13 Caring for Clients With Endocrine Problems 843(62)
Introduction to the Endocrine System
843(9)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Endocrine System
852(28)
Caring for Clients With Diabetes Mellitus
880(25)
Unit 14 Sexual Structures and Reproductive Function 905(92)
Caring for Female Clients With Disorders of Pelvic Reproductive Structures
905(31)
Caring for Clients With Breast Disorders
936(22)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
958(26)
Caring for Clients With Sexually Transmitted Diseases
984(13)
Unit 15 Caring for Clients With Urinary and Renal Disorders 997(64)
Introduction to the Urinary Tract
997(12)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Kidneys and Ureters
1009(30)
Caring for Clients With Disorders of the Bladder and Urethra
1039(22)
Unit 16 Caring for Clients With Musculoskeletal Disorders 1061(58)
Introduction to the Musculoskeletal System
1061(9)
Caring for Clients With Orthopedic and Connective Tissue Disorders
1070(49)
Unit 17 Caring for Clients With Integumentary Disorders 1119(42)
Introduction to the Integumentary System
1119(10)
Caring for Clients With Skin, Hair, and Nail Disorders
1129(18)
Caring for Clients With Burns
1147(14)
Appendix A Answers to Stop, Think, and Respond Boxes 1161(12)
Appendix B Nursing Resources 1173(14)
Appendix C Commonly Used Abbreviations and Acronyms 1187(4)
Appendix D Laboratory Values 1191(4)
Glossary 1195(32)
Index 1227


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