9781416049036

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 2-Volume Set, 6e

Ignatavicius MS RN ANEF, Donna D.; Workman PhD RN FAAN, M. Linda

ISBN 10: 1416049037 / 1-4160-4903-7
ISBN 13: 9781416049036
Publisher: Saunders
Publication Date: 2009
Binding: Hardcover
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This two-volume version, written by two expert authors, is the trend-setting textbook of medical-surgical nursing that offers cutting-edge content that's easy to understand. The sixth edition includes a new emphasis on clinical decision-making for patient-centered collaborative care and more streamlined and balanced coverage of the core body of knowledge needed for safe clinical practice. There is also expanded coverage of emergency and disaster preparedness along with an enhanced "Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination” feature that includes the addition of new NCLEX Challenge questions.
  • UNIQUE! A collaborative approach that presents all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions through the lens of the nursing process.
  • A reader-friendly, direct writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical textbooks on the market.
  • Chapter-opening Learning Outcomes are linked to Self-Assessment Questions for the NCLEX Examination on the companion CD and EVOLVE website.
  • Unique chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections include Key Points lists organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories.
  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes now include highlighted Levels of Evidence to teach you how to appraise the level of validity of research and provide synopses of recent nursing research articles and other scientific articles applicable to nursing.
  • Considerations boxes highlight important nursing considerations to help you better understand how to care for older adults, women, and patients from various cultural and genetic backgrounds.
  • Streamlined Concept Maps now emphasize information on what is critical for you to know for patient rescue by providing the links among pathophysiology, assessment, and intervention.
  • UNIQUE! New Human Needs focus and features help you learn to think clinically and be prepared to make sound clinical decisions at the bedside.
  • UNIQUE! Seven richly illustrated Human Needs Overviews relate concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals to disorders that you will study in Medical-Surgical Nursing.
  • UNIQUE! Chapter-ending Human Needs Assessment Reviews and Human Needs Nursing Care Reviews demonstrate application of these Fundamentals concepts to specific disorders.
  • UNIQUE! New Decision-Making Challenges throughout the book teach you to apply concepts to true-to-life clinical situations.
  • UNIQUE! NCLEX Examination Challenge questions throughout the chapters are now organized by NCLEX Client Needs Category and apply chapter content to the categories and subcategories of the NCLEX test plan.
  • Increased emphasis on prioritization, delegation to equip you with these increasingly important skills, which continue to be a major focus of the NCLEX Examination.
  • Expanded coverage of emergency and disaster preparedness prepares you to deal not only with common environmental emergencies but also with the consequences of bioterrorism and mass-casualty events.
  • New Patient Safety icons highlight content reflecting The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals initiative and the National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Companion CD-ROM features more than 1,000 interactive questions, an audio glossary, 35 animations, more than 40 Health Assessment video clips, 20 audio clips of key heart and lung sounds, and 45 Health Assessment images of key health assessment findings.

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Book Description: Saunders, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: UNIT I. FOUNDATIONS FOR MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING 1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing 2. Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies 3. Common Health Problems of Older Adults 4. Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness 5. Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign 6. Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing 7. Substance Abuse and Medical-Surgical Nursing 8. Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems 9. End-of-Life Care UNIT II. CONCEPTS OF EMERGENCY CARE AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS 10. Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing 11. Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies 12. NEW! Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness UNIT III. MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH FLUID, ELECTROLYTE, AND ACID-BASE IMBALANCES 13. Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances 14. Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances 15. Infusion Therapy UNIT IV. MANAGEMENT OF PERIOPERATIVE PATIENTS 16. Care of Preoperative Patients 17. Care of Intraoperative Patients 18. Care of Postoperative Patients NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: PROTECTION UNIT V. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM 19. Inflammation and the Immune Response 20. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases 21. Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Other Immunodeficiencies 22. Care of Patients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity 23. Cancer Development 24. Care of Patients with Cancer 25. EXPANDED! Care of Patients with Infection UNIT VI. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE SKIN, HAIR, AND NAILS 26. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails 27. Care of Patients with Skin Problems 28. Care of Patients with Burns NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: OXYGENATION AND TISSUE PERFUSION UNIT VII. PROBLEMS OF OXYGENATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE RESPIRATORY TRACT 29. Assessment of the Respiratory System 30. Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy 31. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems 32. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems 33. Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems 34. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Respiratory Problems UNIT VIII. PROBLEMS OF CARDIAC OUTPUT AND TISSUE PERFUSION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM 35. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System 36. Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias 37. Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems 38. Care of Patients with Vascular Problems 39. Care of Patients with Shock 40. Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes UNIT IX. PROBLEMS OF TISSUE PERFUSION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM 41. Assessment of the Hematologic System 42. Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: MOBILITY, SENSATION, AND COGNITION UNIT X. PROBLEMS OF MOBILITY, SENSATION, AND COGNITION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM 43. Assessment of the Nervous System 44. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain 45. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord 46. Care of Patients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System 47. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Neurologic Problems UNIT XI. PROBLEMS OF SENSATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1416049037

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