Study Guide for Understanding Medical-Surgical Nursing

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2022-09-27
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Here’s the perfect companion to Davis Advantage forUnderstanding Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th 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.

  • Updated & Revised! Thoroughly updated to reflect the content of the text
  • New! Clinical Judgment exercises
  • Each chapter includes…
  • Audio Case Study Questions—Listen to the Davis Advantage audio scenario to answer the critical-thinking questions.
  • Vocabulary Practice—Fill-in-the-blank or complete the matching activity.
  • Activities & Exercises—Complete basic matching, true/false, word scramble, prioritization, and other exercises to practice and understand medical-surgical nursing information.
  • Critical-Thinking & Clinical Judgment Exercises—Apply what you’re learning about how to think critically and practice making good clinical judgments.
  • SBAR, ISBARR, or CUS Communication Exercises—Practice the skills essential to communicating effectively with the health care team
  • NCLEX-PN–Style Questions—Develop your test-taking skills and identify areas for additional study. Rationales for correct and incorrect responses provide important context.
  • A&P Exercises—Label body structures to review basic anatomy in the Function and Data Collection chapters.

Table of Contents

Unit One. Understanding Health Care Issues
1Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
2Evidence-Based Practice
3Issues in Nursing Practice
4Cultural and Spiritual Influences on Nursing Care
5Complementary and Alternative Modalities
Unit Two. Understanding Health and Illness
6Nursing Care of Patients with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
7Nursing Care of Patients Receiving Intravenous Therapy
8Nursing Care of Patients with Infections
9Nursing Care of Patients in Shock
10Nursing Care of Patients in Pain
11Nursing Care of Patients with Cancer
12Nursing Care of Patients Having Surgery
13Nursing Care of Patients with Emergent Conditions and Disaster/Bioterrorism Response
Unit Three. Understanding Influences on Health and Illness
14Developmental Considerations and Chronic Illness in the Nursing Care of Adults
15Nursing Care of Older Adult Patients
16Patient Care Settings
17Nursing Care of Patients at the End of Life
Unit Four. Understanding the Immune System
18Immune System Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures
19Nursing Care of Patients with Immune Disorders
20Nursing Care of Patients with HIV and AIDS
Unit Five. Understanding the Cardiovascular System
21Cardiovascular System Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures
22Nursing Care of Patients with Hypertension
23Nursing Care of Patients with Valvular, Inflammatory, and Infectious Cardio or Venous Disorders
24Nursing Care of Patients with Occlusive Cardiovascular Disorders
25Nursing Care of Patients with Cardiac Arrhythmias
26Nursing Care of Patients with Heart Failure
Unit Six. Understanding the Hematologic and Lymphatic Systems
27Hematologic and Lymphatic System Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures
28Nursing Care of Patients with Hematologic and Lymphatic Disorders
Unit Seven. Understanding the Respiratory System
29Respiratory System Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures
30Nursing Care of Patients with Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders
31Nursing Care of Patients with Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
Unit Eight. Understanding the Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, and Pancreatic Systems
32Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, and Pancreatic Systems Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures
33Nursing Care of Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
34Nursing Care of Patients with Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders
35Nursing Care of Patients with Liver, Pancreatic and Gallbladder Disorders
Unit Nine. Understanding the Urinary System
36Urinary System Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures
37Nursing Care of the Patient with Disorders of the Urinary System
Unit Ten. Understanding the Endocrine System
38Endocrine System Function and Data Collection
39Nursing Care of Patients with Endocrine Disorders
40Nursing Care of Patients with Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas
Unit Eleven. Understanding the Reproductive System
41Reproductive System Function and Data Collection
42Nursing Care of Women with Reproductive System Disorders
43Nursing Care of Male Patients with Reproductive Disorders
44Nursing Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections
Unit Twelve. Understanding the Musculoskeletal System
45Musculoskeletal Function and Data Collection
46Nursing Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
Unit Thirteen. Understanding the Neurologic System
47Neurologic Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures
48Nursing Care of Patients with Central Nervous System Disorders
49Nursing Care of Patients with Cerebrovascular Disorders
50Nursing Care of Patients with Peripheral Nervous System Disorders
Unit Fourteen. Understanding the Sensory System
51Sensory System Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures: Vision And Hearing
52Nursing Care of Patients with Sensory Disorders: Vision and Hearing
Unit Fifteen. Understanding the Integumentary System
53Integumentary Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures
54Nursing Care of Patients with Skin Disorders
55Nursing Care of Patients with Burns
Unit Sixteen. Understanding Mental Health Care
56Mental Health Function, Data Collection, and Therapeutic Measures
57Nursing Care of Patients with Mental Health Disorders

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