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Medical-Surgical Nursing; Critical Thinking for Collaborative Care, Single Volume,9780721604466
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Medical-Surgical Nursing; Critical Thinking for Collaborative Care, Single Volume

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9780721604466

ISBN10:
0721604463
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Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
4/28/2005
Publisher(s):
ELSEVIER SAUNDERS PUBLISHING
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Summary

This innovative medical-surgical resource features a unique collaborative approach that helps readers understand the multidisciplinary nature of medical-surgical care by presenting all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions through the framework of the nursing process. In addition to comprehensive med-surg coverage, this book incorporates cutting-edge content in areas such as emergency and mass casualty nursing and genetics. Also features extensive NCLEX® examination preparation materials, including Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination features. Need-to-know coverage of pathophysiology gives readers the knowledge base they need to understand the rationales behind their assessments and interventions. Critical Thinking Challenges help readers develop their skills through brief case scenarios and corresponding critical thinking questions. Answers are on Evolve. Best Practice boxes highlight the very best nursing practices for various medical-surgical nursing procedures. Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing boxes feature key research studies along with levels of evidence to provide readers with a scientific basis for practice. Meeting Healthy People 2010 Objectives boxes demonstrate what nurses can do to help advance these national health objectives. Assessment Using Gordon's Functional Health Patterns boxes help bridge the gap from body systems to functional health assessment. Integrated NIC interventions and NOC outcomes, with NIC Intervention Activities boxes and NIC and NOC icons throughout. Expanded emergency nursing content, with two new emergency nursing chapters in a completely new Concepts of Emergency Nursing unit that includes coverage of mass casualty nursing A new chapter, Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing, works hand-in-hand with Genetic Considerations boxes and Genetic Risks headings throughout the book to illustrate the genetic aspects of health conditions. Enhanced coverage of pharmacology mirroring the new emphasis of the NCLEX® Examination includes Pharmacology Review questions on the Evolve website, identified by a special icon in the margins. 16 innovative Concept Maps show readers how to think clinically about common health conditions. Multimedia icons direct readers to integrated animations and video clips available on the Student CD-ROM and Evolve website. Resource Management boxes introduce readers to the increasingly important economic aspects of care. Expanded complementary and alternative therapy content

Table of Contents

Health Promotion and Illness
Critical Thinking in the Role of the Medical-Surgical Nurse
Community-Based Care
Introduction to Managed Care and Case Management
Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Nursing
Health Care of Older Adults
Biopsychosocial Concepts Related to Health Care
Cultural Aspects of Health
Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
Substance Abuse
End-of-Life Care
Rehabilitation Concepts for Acute and Chronic Problems
Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing New!
Concepts of Emergency Nursing New!
Emergency and Mass Casualty Nursing NEW!
Interventions for Clients with Common Environmental Emergencies New!
Management of Clients With Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Interventions for Clients with Fluid Imbalances
Interventions for Clients with Electrolyte Imbalances
Infusion Therapy
Acid-Base Balance
Interventions for Clients with Acid-Base Imbalances
Management of Perioperative Clients
Interventions for Preoperative Clients
Interventions for Intraoperative Clients
Interventions for Postoperative Clients
Problems of Protection: Management of Clients with Problems of the Immune System
Concepts of Inflammation and the Immune Response
Interventions for Clients with Connective Tissue Disease and Other Types of Arthritis
Interventions for Clients with HIV/AIDS and Other Immunodeficiencies
Interventions for Clients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity
Altered Cell Growth and Cancer Development
General Interventions for Clients with Cancer
Interventions for Clients with Infection
Problems of Oxygenation: Management of Clients with Problems of the Respiratory Tract
Assessment of the Respiratory System
Interventions for Clients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy
Interventions for Clients with Noninfectious Problems of the Upper Respiratory Tract
Interventions for Clients with Noninfectious Problems of the Lower Respiratory Tract
Interventions for Clients with Infectious Problems of the Lower Respiratory Tract
Interventions for Critically Ill Clients with Respiratory Problems
Problems of Cardiac Output and Tissue Perfusion: Management of Clients With Problems of the Cardiovascular System
Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
Interventions for Clients with Dysrhythmias
Interventions for Clients with Cardiac Problems
Interventions for Clients with Vascular Problems
Interventions for Clients with Shock
Interventions for Critically Ill Clients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
Problems of Tissue Perfusion: Management of Clients with Problems of the Hematologic System
Assessment of the Hematologic System
Interventions for Clients with Hematologic Problems
Problems of Mobility, Sensation, and Cognition: Management of Clients with Problems of the Nervous System
Assessment of the Nervous System
Interventions for Clients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain
Interventions for Clients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord
Interventions for Clients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System
Interventions for Critically Ill Clients with Neurologic Problems
Problems of Sensation: Management of Clients with Problems of the Sensory System
Assessment of the Eye and Vision
Interventions for Clients with Eye and Vision Problems
Assessment of the Ear and Hearing
Interventions for Clients with Ear and Hearing Problems
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