9781416032236

Medical-Surgical Nursing (Book with CD-ROM + Quick Reference Guide)

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  • ISBN13:

    9781416032236

  • ISBN10:

    1416032231

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: SAUNDERS W B CO
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Summary

This new text covers the nursing care of medical-surgical patients LPN/LVN nurses need to know to practice. Organized by body systems, each unit is divided into two primary chaptersan interview chapter and a disorders chapter. Includes the latest content on emergency and disaster management, including bioterrorism, trauma, and shock, plus an entire unit on mental health nursing.

Table of Contents

Medical-Surgical Nursing Settings, Roles, and Issues
Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients
Critical Thinking and Nursing Process
Medical-Surgical Patient Care Problems
Fluid, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance, and Intravenous Therapy
Care of Preoperative and Intraoperative Surgical Patients
Care of Postoperative Surgical Patients
Infection Prevention and Control
Care of Patients with Pain
Care of Patients with Cancer
Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation
Immune System
The Immune and Lymphatic Systems
Care of Patients with Immune and Lymphatic Disorders
Respiratory System
The Respiratory System
Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Respiratory System
Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Respiratory System
Hematological System
The Hematological System
Care of Patients with Hematological Disorders
Cardiovascular System
The Cardiovascular System
Care of Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease and Hypertension
Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders
Care of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Surgery
Neurological System
The Neurologic System
Care of Patients with Head and Spinal Cord Injuries
Care of Patients with Disorders of the Brain
Care of Patients with Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
Sensory System
The Sensory System: Eye and Ear
Care of Patients with Disorders of the Eyes and Ears
Gastrointestinal System
The Gastrointestinal System
Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal System
Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal System
Care of Patients with Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas
Musculoskeletal System
The Musculoskeletal System
Care of Patients with Muculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
Urinary System
The Urinary System
Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary System
Endocrine System
The Endocrine System
Care of Patients with Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
Care of Patients with Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
Reproductive System
Care of Women with Reproductive Disorders
Care of Men with Reproductive Disorders
Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections
Integumentary System
The Integumentary System
Care of Patients with Integumentary Disorders and Burns
Emergency and Disaster Management
Care of Patients in Disasters or Bioterrorism Attack
Care of Patients with Trauma or Shock
Mental Health Nursing of the Adult
Care of Patients with Anxiety, Mood, and Eating Disorders
Care of Patients with Substance Abuse Disorders
Care of Patients with Cognitive Disorders
Care of Patients with Thought and Personality Disorders
Appendices
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