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The bestselling Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition provides a well-rounded and comprehensive approach to nursing care. It covers patient care in various clinical settings by employing a unique levels of care approach, discussing nursing implementation at multiple levels. Special features highlight the content that is most relevant and challenging for today's nursing students, including patient teaching, nutrition, drug therapy, cultural and ethnic disparities, and more. Identifies and discusses all levels of nursing management, including Health Promotion, Acute Intervention, and Ambulatory and Home Care, to prepare the nurse to effectively intervene at various stages of illness. Online podcasts feature audio key points summaries for each chapter highlighting important information. Extensive gerontologic content discusses age-related changes for each body system and alerts the nurse to differences often encountered in older patients. Attractive four-color design and over 1,400 full-color illustrations enhance learning by presenting disease processes and related anatomy and physiology more clearly. About 55 thoroughly updated, comprehensive nursing care plans incorporate current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and more. New chapters on Health Disparities, Stress and Stress Management, Infection and HIV, and Nursing Management: Obesity provide a more comprehensive look at the world of medical-surgical nursing. Electronic Resource Summary at chapter openers alert students to additional electronic resources available on companion CD and Evolve. Gender Differences boxes summarize how women and men are affected differently by medical conditions. Drug Alert boxes highlight important considerations applicable to key drugs. A glossary of key terms and definitions contains definitions and page references. NCLEX examination style review questions in each chapter include a focus on prioritization of patient care. All nursing care plans now incorporate NIC and NOC. Companion CD: More than 50 interactive case studies with realistic, 3-D animations to help you visualize disease processes from the inside out A unique Stress-Busting Kit for Nursing Students with strategies for managing your (and your patients') stress A collection of Multimedia Supplements with audio and video clips, plus additional animations 375 NCLEX® examination-style review questions
Table of Contents
|Concepts in Nursing Practice|
|Nursing Practice Today|
|Culturally Competent Care|
|Health History and Physical Examination|
|Patient and Family Teaching|
|Community-Based Nursing and Home Care|
|Complementary and Alternative Therapies|
|Stress and Stress ManagementNEW!|
|Palliative and End-of-Life Care|
|Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease|
|Inflammation and Wound Healing|
|Genetics, Altered Immune Responses, and Transplantation|
|Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection--NEW!|
|Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalance|
|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 Proble|
|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: ObesityNEW!|
|Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems|
|Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems|
|Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Problems|
|Problems of Urinary Function|
|Nursing Assessment: Urinary System|
|Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems|
|Nursing Mgmt.: 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 Problem|
|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: Alzheimers Disease and Dementia|
|Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems|
|Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System|
|Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery|
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