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Bring new expertise to your patient care with the brand new edition of the Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, the most complete nursing manual ever!
A classic text since it was first published in 1974, the Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice has provided essential nursing knowledge and up-to-date information on patient care for nearly 40 years. Now in its 10th edition, this full-color text is organized into five major parts, covering the Nursing Process and Practice; Medical-Surgical Nursing; Maternity & Neonatal Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; and Psychiatric Nursing.
This important centerpiece of your professional library …has been reviewed by dozens of clinical experts—all recognized authorities in their fields. You’ll find all the expert guidance you need to meet virtually every nursing challenge and can be totally confident with recommendations, facts and findings grounded in Official Guidelines from the National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Nurses Association, Joint Commission, AWHONN, and others.
With more than 596 full-color photos, illustrations, and charts organized in a convenient, 1,880 page outline format, the content is evidence-based and filled with procedure guidelines and practical help you’ll put to immediate use, including . . . • Step-by-step procedure guidelines for more than 150 procedures—with rationales—accompanying appropriate entries so you’ll know what to do next and why. • Scores of reproducible patient-teaching aids that let you quickly and easily review essential self-care information with your patient. • Lavish illustrations and photos clarify instructions and concepts. • Pathophysiology, diagnostics, and therapies • Nursing assessments, procedures, interventions, and patient teaching • Ethical and legal issues, wellness and prevention, and genetics • Easier documentation, drug safety, workload management tips ... …and much more
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Table of Contents
PART ONE NURSING PROCESS AND PRACTICE
1 Nursing Practice and the Nursing Process 2 Standards of Care, Ethical and Legal Issues 3 Health Promotion and Preventive Care 4 Genetics and Health Applications
PART TWO MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING
UNIT I General Health Considerations
5 Adult Physical Assessment 6 I.V. Therapy 7 Perioperative Nursing 8 Cancer Nursing 9 Care of the Older or Disabled Adult
UNIT II Respiratory Health
10 Respiratory Function and Therapy 11 Respiratory Disorders
UNIT III Cardiovascular Health
12 Cardiovascular Function and Therapy 13 Cardiac Disorders 14 Vascular Disorders
UNIT IV Neurologic and Sensory Health
15 Neurologic Disorders 16 Eye Disorders 17 Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
UNIT V Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Health
18 Gastrointestinal Disorders 19 Hepatic, Biliary, and Pancreatic Disorders 20 Nutritional Problems
UNIT VI Renal, Genitourinary, and Reproductive Health
21 Renal and Urinary Disorders 22 Gynecologic Disorders 23 Breast Conditions
UNIT VII Metabolic and Endocrine Health
24 Endocrine Disorders 25 Diabetes Mellitus
UNIT VIII Hematologic Health
26 Hematologic Disorders 27 Transfusion Therapy and Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation
UNIT IX Immunologic Health
28 Asthma and Allergy 29 HIV Disease and AIDS 30 Connective Tissue Disorders 31 Infectious Diseases
UNIT X Musculoskeletal Health
32 Musculoskeletal Disorders
UNIT XI Integumentary Health
33 Dermatologic Disorders 34 Burns
UNIT XII Emergency Nursing
35 Emergent Conditions
PART THREE MATERNITY AND NEONATAL NURSING
36 Maternal and Fetal Health 37 Nursing Management during Labor and Delivery 38 Care of Mother and Neonate during the Postpartum Period 39 Complications of the Childbearing Experience
PART FOUR PEDIATRIC NURSING
UNIT XIII General Practice Considerations
40 Pediatric Growth and Development 41 Pediatric Physical Assessment 42 Pediatric Primary Care 43 Care of the Sick or Hospitalized Child
UNIT XIV Pediatric Health
44 Pediatric Respiratory Disorders 45 Pediatric Cardiovascular Disorders 46 Pediatric Neurologic Disorders 47 Pediatric Eye and Ear Problems 48 Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Disorders 49 Pediatric Renal and Genitourinary Disorders 50 Pediatric Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders 51 Pediatric Oncology 52 Pediatric Hematologic Disorders 53 Pediatric Immunologic Disorders 54 Pediatric Orthopedic Problems 55 Pediatric Integumentary Disorders 56 Developmental Disabilities
PART FIVE PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
57 Problems of Mental Health
A Diagnostic Studies and Interpretation B Conversion Tables C Pediatric Laboratory Values D Sources of Additional Information Art Credits