A comprehensive presentation of medical-surgical nursing, or the nursing care of ill adults. Through five editions this book has earned the reputation of providing the most detailed synthesis of basic A&P, pathophysiology, medical management and nursing care available. Changes in the 6th edition maintain the book's traditional strengths while reflecting the dynamically changing trends in how nursing care is delivered in today's health care system.
Table of Contents
Unit 1 - Promotion of Self Care. Unit 2 - Health Care Delivery Systems. Unit 3 - Health Assessment. Unit 4 - Foundations of Medical Surgical Nursing. Unit 5 - Mobility Disorders Unit 6 - Nutritional Disorders Unit 7 - Elimination Disorders. Unit 8 - Sexuality and Reproductive Disorders. Unit 9 - Metabolic Disorders. Unit 10 Integumentary Disorders. Unit 11 - Circulatory Disorders. Unit 12 - Cardiac Disorders. Unit 13 Oxygenation Disorders. Unit 14 -Sensory Disorder. Unit 15 - Cognitive and Perceptual Disorders. Unit 16 - Protective Disorders. Unit 17 - Multisystem Disorders. APPENDICES. A - Religious Beliefs and Practices Affecting Health care. B - A Health History Format That Integrates the Assessment of Functional. Health Patterns. C - Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance in Medical-Surgical Nursing. INDEX