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Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes, 8th Edition takes you from basic to advanced medical-surgical nursing with an enhanced multimedia package that makes it easier to learn and apply concepts. This text provides a reliable foundation in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medical management, and nursing care for the full spectrum of adult health conditions. The roles of various healthcare professionals in managing each disorder and are clearly outlined, and evidence-based practice and clinical guidelines are integrated throughout the text. UNIQUE! Evidence-Based Practice icons identify statements based on primary research or standardized guidelines and teach you to base your practice on solid research evidence. Translating Evidence into Practice boxes present a topic in the form of a clinical question and summarize the conclusions of 4-5 research articles, encouraging you to judge the research for yourself and consider how it relates to the nursing setting. Care Plans highlight nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems, expected outcomes, interventions with rationales, and evaluation to help you prioritize tasks and determine the appropriate treatment. Thinking Critically questions at the end of each nursing care chapter pose short, typical client scenarios followed by questions about what actions to take to test your critical thinking skills. Concept Maps illustrate the links among pathophysiological processes, clinical manifestations, medical treatment, and nursing interventions. Integrating Pharmacology boxes help you understand how medications can be used for disease management by exploring common classifications of routinely used medications. Bridge to Critical Care and Bridge to Home Health Care boxes introduce you to critical care and home health nursing by connecting these related specialties to medical-surgical nursing. Feature boxes highlight issues in Critical Monitoring, Management and Delegation, Genetics, Terrorism, Community-Based Practice, and Physical Assessment in the Healthy Adult. UNIQUE! Completely revised and newly illustrated chapter on structural cardiac disorders provides the latest information on the expected outcomes of transplantation and the related nursing care. UNIQUE! Chapter on management of clients with integumentary disorders includes author Joyce Blacks cutting-edge research on pressure ulcers. Chapter on critical thinking helps you to establish a foundation for high-level nursing care. Expanded infectious diseases chapter includes vital content on bioterrorism. Revised health assessment chapter introduces the assessment format used throughout the text. NIC and NOC labels incorporated throughout in the Nursing Care Plans demonstrate the application of these standardized nursing taxonomies to everyday clinical practice. UNIQUE! Integrating Diagnostic Studies boxes in every assessment chapter provide examples of laboratory and imaging studies that may be ordered during the course of a clients illness. Safety Alert icons identify common hospital emergencies and The Joint Commissions patient safety goals and sentinel events to help you keep your patients safe.
Table of Contents
|Foundations of Practice|
|Health Promotion and Disease Prevention|
|Complementary and Alternative Therapies|
|Health Care Delivery Systems|
|Ambulatory Health Care|
|Acute Health Care|
|Home Health Care|
|Foundations of Medical-Surgical Nursing Anatomy and Physiology Review: Body Fluid Compartments and Cellular Function|
|Clients with Fluid Imbalances|
|Clients with Electrolyte Imbalances|
|Clients Having Surgery|
|Physiologic Foundations Anatomy and Physiology Review: Physiologic Genomics|
|Perspectives in Genetics|
|Perspectives in Oncology|
|Clients with Cancer|
|Clients with Wounds|
|Perspectives on Infectious Disease and Bioterrorism|
|Psychosocial Foundations Anatomy and Physiology Review: Arousal, Pain, and Conscious Awareness|
|Clients with Pain|
|Perspectives in Palliative Care|
|Clients with Sleep and Rest Disorders and Fatigue|
|Clients with Psychosocial and Mental Health Concerns|
|Clients with Substance Abuse Disorders|
|Musculoskeletal Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Musculoskeletal System|
|Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System|
|Management of Clients with Musculoskeletal Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Musculoskeletal Trauma or Overuse|
|Nutritional Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Nutritional (Gastrointestinal) System|
|Assessment of Nutrition and the Digestive System|
|Management of Clients with Malnutrition|
|Management of Clients with Ingestive Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Digestive Disorders|
|Elimination Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Elimination Systems|
|Assessment of Elimination|
|Management of Clients with Intestinal Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Urinary Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Renal Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Renal Failure|
|Sexuality and Reproductive Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Reproductive Systems|
|Assessment of the Reproductive System|
|Management of Men with Reproductive Disorders|
|Management of Women with Reproductive Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Breast Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Sexually Transmitted Infections|
|Metabolic Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Metabolic Systems|
|Assessment of the Endocrine and Metabolic Systems|
|Management of Clients with Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Adrenal and Pituitary Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Diabetes Mellitus|
|Management of Clients with Exocrine Pancreatic and Biliary Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Hepatic Disorders|
|Integumentary Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Integumentary System|
|Assessment of the Integumentary System|
|Management of Clients with Integumentary Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Burn Injury|
|Vascular Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Vascular System|
|Assessment of the Vascular System|
|Management of Clients with Hypertensive Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Vascular Disorders|
|Cardiac Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Heart|
|Assessment of the Cardiac System|
|Management of Clients with Structural Cardiac Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Functional Cardiac Disorders|
|Management of Clients with Dysrhythmias|
|Management of Clients with Myocardial Infarction|
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