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Medical-Surgical Nursing

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780132706698

ISBN10:
0132706695
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/24/2013
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

Extensively updated to reflect new evidence and improved standards of care, MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING, 2/e fully exposes learners to concepts that are essential to modern medical-surgical nursing practice. It identifies and defines 58 key concepts associated with caring, critical thinking, research, nursing process, and health promotion; and weaves each of these throughout the text, establishing a strong foundation for practice. Through “experiential learning” techniques, readers become active participants, with many opportunities to demonstrate their understanding in diverse modern nursing settings. This edition’s content has been reorganized to support more efficient and intuitive learning. Major improvements include: tighter alignment with Institute of Medicine findings, including QSEN and Nursing Core Competencies; restructured coverage of Nursing Process/Patient Care Plans to support Gordon’s functional health patterns; and increased emphasis on prevention, community-based care, collaboration, and the role of nurses as key members of the health care team.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Concepts Related to Health Care Delivery and Nursing Practice

Chapter 1: Preparation for Practice

Chapter 2: Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Aspects of Health Care Delivery

Chapter 3: Research Foundations for Nursing Practice

Chapter 4: Nursing Care Delivery Systems

Chapter 5: Nursing Process and Documentation

Chapter 6: Health Assessment

 

Unit 2: Concepts Essential to Nursing Practice

Chapter 7: Genetics

Chapter 8: Nutrition

Chapter 9: The Biophysical and Psychosocial Aspects of Nursing

Chapter 10: The Aging Process

Chapter 11: Caring for the Patient at End of Life

 

Unit 3: Physiologic Concepts Central to Nursing Practice

Chapter 12: Pain Assessment and Management

Chapter 13: Substance Abuse Assessment and Management

Chapter 14: Infectious Process and Prophylaxis

Chapter 15: Fluids, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Imbalance

Chapter 16: Fluid and Blood Infusion Therapy

 

Unit 4: Nursing Management of the Surgical Patient

Chapter 17: Preoperative Nursing

Chapter 18: Intraoperative Nursing

Chapter 19: Postoperative Nursing

 

Unit 5: Nursing Management of Patients with Neurological Disorders

Chapter 20: Nursing Assessment of the Patient with Neurological Disorders

Chapter 21: Caring for the Patient with an Acute Brain or Cranial Nerve Disorder

Chapter 22: Caring for the Patient with Cerebral Vascular Disorders

Chapter 23: Caring for the Patient with Chronic and Degenerative Neurological Disorders

Chapter 24: Caring for the Patient with Spinal Cord Injuries

 

Unit 6: Nursing Management of Patients with Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 25: Nursing Assessment of the Patient with Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 26: Caring for the Patient with Upper Airway Disorders

Chapter 27: Caring for the Patient with Lower Airway Disorders

Chapter 28: Caring for the Patient with Complex Respiratory Disorders

 

Unit 7: Nursing Management of Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 29: Nursing Assessment of the Patient with Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 30: Car-ing for the Patient with Dysrhythmias

Chapter 31: Hemodynamic Monitoring

Chapter 32: Caring for the Patient with Coronary Artery Disorders

Chapter 33: Caring for the Patient with Cardiac Inflammatory Disorders

Chapter 34: Caring for the Patient with Heart Failure

Chapter 35: Caring for the Patient with Peripheral Vascular Disorders

 

Unit 8: Nursing Management of Patients with Gastrointestinal, Renal, and Urinary Disor-ders

Chapter 36: Nursing Assessment of the Patient with Gastrointestinal, Renal, or Urinary Disorders

Chapter 37: Caring for the Patient with Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chapter 38: Caring for the Patient with Hepatic and Biliary Disorders

Chapter 39: Caring for the Patient with Renal and Urinary Disorders

 

Unit 9: Nursing Management of Patients with Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 40: Nursing Assessment of the Patient with Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 41: Caring for the Patient with Female Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 42: Caring for the Patient with Male Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 43: Caring for the Patient with Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Chapter 44: Caring for the Patient with Breast Disorders

 

Unit 10: Nursing Management of Patients with Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 45: Nursing Assessment of the Patient Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 46: Caring for the Patient with Glandular and Hormonal Disorders

Chapter 47: Caring for the Patient with Diabetes

 

Unit 11: Nursing Management of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chapter 48: Nursing Management of the Patient with Musculoskeletal Disorders

 Chapter 49: Caring for the Patient with Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chapter 50: Caring for the Patient with Musculoskeletal Trauma and Surgical Procedures

Chapter 51: Caring for the Patient with Arthritis and Connective Tissue Disorders

 

Unit 12: Nursing Management of Patients with Immunological, Inflammatory, and Hematological Disorders

Chapter 52: Nursing Management of the Patient with Immunological and Inflammatory Disorders

Chapter 53: Caring for the Patient with Immune Response Disorders

Chapter 54: Caring for the Patient with Inflammatory Response, Shock, and Severe Sepsis

Chapter 55: Nursing Assessment of the Patient with Hematological Disorders

Chapter 56: Caring for the Patient with Blood Disorders

Chapter 57: Caring for the Patient with Cancer

 

Unit 13: Nursing Management of Patients with Integumentary Disorders

Chapter 58: Nursing Assessment of the Patient with Integumentary Disorders

Chapter 59: Caring for the Patient with Skin Disorders

Chapter 60: Caring for the Patient with Wounds

Chapter 61: Caring for the Patient with Burn Injuries

 

Unit 14: Nursing Management of Patients with Sensory Disorders

Chapter 62: Nursing Assessment of the Patient with Sensory Disorders

Chapter 63: Caring for the Patient with Hearing and Balance Disorders

Chapter 64: Caring for the Patient with Visual Disorders

 

Unit 15: Concepts Related to Disaster, Emergency, and Trauma Nursing

Chapter 65: Disaster Nursing

Chapter 66: Caring for the Patient in the Emergency Department

Chapter 67: Caring for the Patient with Multisystem Trauma

 

Appendixes

Appendix A: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

Appendix B: Standard Precautions

Appendix C: Units of Measurement in Metric and Household Systems

Appendix D: Answers to Evidence-Based Practice, Clinical Preparation, and NCLEX questions (ONLINE)

 

Glossary (ONLINE)

Index


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