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Known for its reliable, clinically focused content, Swearingen's Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing provides a quick reference to 125 of the most commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions. Expert authors Fran Monahan, RN, PhD, ANEF, Marianne Neighbors, EdD, RN, and Carol Green, PhD, RN, CNE make it easy to find and use the information you need to know to provide optimal patient care. Unique to this manual, outcome criteria include specific and measurable timeframes to help in establishing realistic treatment goals and evaluating the effectiveness of care. For students, it's an ideal resource for care planning and clinicals; for practitioners, it's a great clinical reference! More than 125 common medical-surgical conditions are organized by body system for convenient use as a clinical reference. A quick-reference, easy-to-use format includes these headings for each med-surg disorder: Overview/Pathophysiology Assessment Diagnostic Tests Collaborative Management Nursing Diagnoses and Interventions Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning Outcome criteria feature specific and measurable timeframes for each outcome. Patient teaching for each disorder helps you educate patients and their families for self-care and discharge. Clinical notes and cautions stress key points or alerts related to various disorders and conditions. An overview of nursing considerations for the hospitalized patient includes concepts relevant to many disorders, such as perioperative care, pain, prolonged bed rest, psychosocial support, and older adult care. Attractive two-color design highlights key information for fast reference. A durable, water-resistant cover prolongs the life of the book.Thorough updates provide you with the latest evidence-based practice content and clinical developments, including the newest Joint Commission standards, latest screening recommendations, revised treatment guidelines, new drugs, and lab tests. New Burns section covers the care of burns in the medical-surgical setting. New Immunologic Disorders unit discusses transfusion reactions, hypersensitivity, and AIDS. New Cancer Care unit updates and expands coverage of lung cancer, nervous system tumors, GI malignancies, neoplastic diseases of the hematopoietic system, head/neck cancers, breast cancer, and GI cancer. An emphasis on patient safety addresses preventable patient safety issues.
Table of Contents
|General Concepts in Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients|
|Prolonged Bed Rest|
|Psychosocial Support for the Family and Significant Others|
|Older Adult Care|
|Acute Respiratory Disorders|
|Acute Respiratory Failure|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease|
|Restrictive Pulmonary Disorder|
|Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis|
|Diseases of the Cardiovascular System|
|Coronary Heart Disease|
|Inflammatory Heart Disorders|
|Valvular Heart Disorders|
|Cardiovascular Conditions Secondary to Other Disease Processes|
|Cardiac and Noncardiac Shock (Circulatory Failure)|
|Sudden Cardiac Death|
|Dysrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances|
|Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter|
|Disorders of the Peripheral Vascular System|
|Atherosclerotic Arterial Occlusive Disease|
|Renal Artery Stenosis|
|Acute Renal Failure|
|Chronic Kidney Disease|
|Disorders of the Urinary Tract|
|Urinary Tract Infection|
|Urinary Tract Obstruction|
|Urinary Disorders Secondary to Other Disease Processes|
|Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System|
|Degenerative Disorders of the Nervous System|
|Traumatic Disorders of the Nervous System|
|Intervertebral Disk Disease|
|Spinal Cord Injury|
|Traumatic Brain Injury|
|Vascular Disorders of the Nervous System|
|Seizures and Epilepsy|
|General Care of Patients With Neurologic Disorders|
|Disorders of the Thyroid Gland|
|Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands|
|Disorders of the Adrenal Glands|
|Disorders of the Pituitary Gland|
|Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone|
|Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome|
|Disorders of the Mouth and Esophagus|
|Hiatal Hernia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, and Barrett's Esophagus|
|Disorders of the Stomach and Intestines|
|Intestinal Obstructive Processes|
|Intestinal Inflammatory Processes|
|Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis|
|Polyps/Familial Adenomatous Polyposis|
|Hepatic and Biliary Disorders|
|Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis, and Cholangitis|
|Disorders of the Red Blood Cells|
|Anemia of Chronic Disease|
|Hemolytic and Sickle Cell Anemia|
|Disorders of Coagulation|
|Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation|
|Muscular and Connective Tissue Disorders|
|Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears|
|Acute Compartment Syndrome|
|Musculoskeletal Surgical Procedures|
|Rotator Cuff Repair|
|Total Hip Arthroplasty|
|Total Knee Arthroplasty|
|Pelvic Organ Prolapse|
|Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy|
|Immunologic Disorders NEW UNIT!|
|Transfusion Reactions NEW!|
|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease|
|Cancer Care NEW UNIT!|
|Nervous System Tumors|
|Neoplastic Diseases of the Hematopoietic System|
|Head and Neck Cancers|
|Care for Patients With Special Needs|
|Nutritional Support Modalities|
|Total Parenteral Nutrition|
|Wounds Closed by Primary Intention|
|Surgical or Traumatic Wounds Healing by Secondary Intention|
|Palliative and End-Of-Life Care|
|Infection Prevention and Control|
|Laboratory Tests Discussed in this Manual: Normal Values|
|Heart and Breath Sounds|
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