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Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing : Concepts and Practice

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2nd
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9781437722116

ISBN10:
1437722113
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/1/2012
Publisher(s):
SAUNDERS W B CO
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Summary

Designed for use with Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts & Practice, 2nd Edition, this study guide provides an in-depth review of the most important concepts in the text. It features a clear, friendly writing style, creative practice exercises and activities, and unique Steps to Better Communication sections in each chapter. Review Questions for the NCLEX Examination, which include alternate-item format questions, test your knowledge of chapter content while providing valuable practice for the licensure exam. Critical Thinking activities based on concepts in the textbook encourage you to apply what you've learned to clinical scenarios. Application of the Nursing Process and Priority Setting exercises reflect real-life patient care situations to help you prepare for success on exams and in clinical practice. UNIQUE! Steps Toward Better Communication sections include a vocabulary-building glossary, completion tasks, pronunciation and grammar exercises, and communication exercises. Textbook page references throughout guide you to relevant content in the textbook for further study. To the Student preface offers valuable study hints and tips.

Table of Contents

Medical-Surgical Nursing Settings, Roles, and Issues
Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients
Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
Medical-Surgical Patient Care Problems
Fluids, 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 HIV/AIDS
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
Hematologic System
The Hematologic System
Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders
Cardiovascular System
The Cardiovascular System
Care of Patients with Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease
Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders
Care of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Surgery
Neurologic 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 Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreas
Musculoskeletal System
The Musculoskeletal System
Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal 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 During Disasters, Bioterrorism Attacks, and Pandemic Infections
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
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