9780803669000

Study Guide for Understanding Medical Surgical Nursing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803669000

  • ISBN10:

    0803669003

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Study Guide
  • Copyright: 2019-02-01
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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  • Understanding Medical-Surgical Nursing,6th Edition
  • Davis’s Nursing Skills Videos for LPN/LVN, 3rd Edition

A title in our new approach to LPN/LVN education.

LPN/LVN Connections responds to the pressures and challenges faced in nursing education with a new approach that highlights key themes across our core textbooks, maintains a consistent reading level, common terminology and lab values to improve student outcomes in class and prepare them for professional practice.  Educators: Contact your F.A. Davis Consultant to learn more about LPN/LVN Connections.

Think. Learn. Do.

Here’s the perfect companion to Understanding Medical-Surgical Nursing, 6th Edition. It offers the practice nursing students need to hone their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, while mastering the principles, concepts, and procedures essential to success in the classroom and in practice.

The Study Guide corresponds to the text chapter by chapter, while reinforcing the text’s emphasis on ‘connections’ each step of the way. Perforated pages make it easy for students to submit their assignments to their instructors for evaluation.

*Study Guide answers are available for Instructors only

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Understanding Health Care Issues
1. Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
2. Evidence-Based Practice
3. Issues in Nursing Practice
4. Cultural Influences on Nursing Care
5. Complementary and Alternative Modalities

Unit 2 Understanding Health and Illness
6. Nursing Care of Patients with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
7. Nursing Care of Patients Receiving Intravenous Therapy
8. Nursing Care of Patients with Infections
9. Nursing Care of Patients in Shock
10. Nursing Care of Patients in Pain
11. Nursing Care of Patients With Cancer
12. Nursing Care of Patients Having Surgery
13. Nursing Care of Patients with Emergent Conditions and Disaster/Bioterrorism Response

Unit 3 Understanding Influences on Health and Illness
14. Developmental Considerations and Chronic Illness in the Nursing Care of Adults
15. Nursing Care of Older Adult Patients
16. Patient Care Settings
17. Nursing Care of Patients at the End of Life

Unit 4 Understanding the Immune System
18. Immune System Function, Assessment and Therapeutic Measures
19. Nursing Care of Patients With Immune Disorders
20. Nursing Care of Patients With HIV Disease and AIDS

Unit 5 Understanding the Cardiovascular System
21. Cardiovascular System Function, Assessment and Therapeutic Measures
22. Nursing Care of Patients With Hypertension
23. Nursing Care of Patients With Valvular, Inflammatory and Infectious Cardiac or Venous Disorders
24. Nursing Care of Patients With Occlusive Cardiovascular Disorders
25. Nursing Care of Patients With Cardiac Arrhythmias
26. Nursing Care of Patients With Heart Failure

Unit 6 Understanding the Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems
27. Hematologic and Lymphatic System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures
28. Nursing Care of Patients With Hematologic and Lymphatic Disorders

Unit 7 Understanding the Respiratory System
29. Respiratory System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures
30. Nursing Care of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders
31. Nursing Care of Patients With Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders

Unit 8 Understanding the Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Pancreatic Systems
32. Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, and Pancreatic Systems Function, Assessment and Therapeutic Measures
33. Nursing Care of Patients With Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
34. Nursing Care of Patients With Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders
35. Nursing Care of Patients With Liver, Pancreatic, and Gallbladder Disorders

Unit 9 Understanding the Urinary System
36. Urinary System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures
37. Nursing Care of Patients With Disorders of the Urinary System

Unit 10 Understanding the Endocrine System
38. Endocrine System Function and Assessment
39. Nursing Care of Patients With Endocrine Disorders
40. Nursing Care of Patients With Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas

Unit 11 Understanding the Genitourinary and Reproductive System
41. Genitourinary and Reproductive System Function and Assessment
42. Nursing Care of Women With Reproductive System Disorders
43. Nursing Care of Male Patients With Genitourinary Disorders
44. Nursing Care of Patients With Sexually Transmitted Infections

Unit 12 Understanding the Musculoskeletal System
45. Musculoskeletal Function and Assessment
46. Nursing Care of Patients With Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders

Unit 13 Understanding the Neurologic System
47. Neurologic System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures
48. Nursing Care of Patients With Central Nervous System Disorders
49. Nursing Care of Patients With Cerebrovascular Disorders
50. Nursing Care of Patients With Peripheral Nervous System Disorders

Unit 14 Understanding the Sensory System
51. Sensory System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures: Vision and Hearing
52. Nursing Care of Patients With Sensory Disorders: Vision and Hearing

Unit 15 Understanding the Integumentary System
53. Integumentary System Function, Assessment and Therapeutic Measures
54. Nursing Care of Patients With Skin Disorders
55. Nursing Care of Patients With Burns

Unit 16 Understanding Mental Health Care
56. Mental Health Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures
57. Nursing Care of Patients With Mental Health Disorders

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