Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing

Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing

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Prepare for medical-surgical nursing practice and success on the NCLEX with Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 13th Edition. A favorite resource for students and practicing nurses for almost a half-century, this book provides comprehensive yet accessible coverage of a broad range of medical conditions while focusing on the nursing process and the nurse's role in caring for and educating patients and families within today's complex health care delivery system. Up-to-date coverage of the health care needs of people with disabilities, nursing research findings, ethical considerations, and evidence-based practice gives you opportunities to refine your clinical decision-making skills. Fully updated and enhanced, this new edition provides a fully integrated solution that promotes clinical judgment, performance, and success on the NCLEX examination and in nursing practice.Key Features in the 13th Edition: NEW! Concept Mastery Alerts clarify difficult concepts, informed by data from Misconception Alert questions in PrepU for Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 12e.NEW! Quality and Safety Nursing Alerts build upon previous edition's Nursing Alerts to highlight issues related to quality and safety nursing care.NEW! The updated unit openers include new Case Studies with QSEN Competency Focus to highlight a competency and related knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Additional information for these case studies related to NANDA-I, NIC, NOC and the nursing process is available online.NEW! Prioritization Questions have been added to the Critical Thinking Exercises.UPDATED! Genetics Charts and Ethical Dilemma Charts have been revised to reflect the latest advances in the field.UPDATED! Critical care information has been updated to further the authors' goal to have the most up-to-date and clinically relevant content on critical care throughout the book.EXPANDED! Expanded coverage of obesity, highlighted with a new icon, focuses on this epidemic health problem in our society.STEAMLINED! The Table of Contents has been reorganized for a more logical sequence and flow.REVISED! The accompanying Study Guide now features reorganized content and revised questions.Nursing Process sections, Plans of Nursing Care, and Critical Care sectionsMore than 2,900 NCLEX-style review questionsAssessment Charts, Risk Factor Charts, Guidelines Charts, Genetics in Nursing Practice Charts, Patient Education Charts, Health Promotion Charts, Ethics and Related Issues Charts, and Pharmacology Charts and tables.Gerontologic Considerations sections, Physiology/Pathophysiology figures, and Home Care Checklists Nursing Research Profiles and EBP questions help students learn the importance of evidence-based practice.Concepts in Action Animations bring anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology concepts to lifshow more

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  • Hardback | 2288 pages
  • 213 x 276 x 68mm | 4,491g
  • Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Thirteenth, International Edition
  • 1451146655
  • 9781451146653
  • 5,611

Table of contents

Unit 1 Basic Concepts in Nursing1 Health Care Delivery and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice2 Community-Based Nursing Practice3 Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision Making and the Nursing Process4 Health Education and Promotion5 Adult Health and Nutritional AssessmentUnit 2 Biophysical and Psychosocial Concepts in Nursing Practice6 Individual and Family Homeostasis, Stress, and Adaptation7 Overview of Transcultural Nursing8 Overview of Genetics and Genomics in Nursing9 Chronic Illness and Disability10 Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation11 Health Care of the Older AdultUnit 3 Concepts and Challenges in Patient Management12 Pain Management13 Fluid and Electrolytes: Balance and Disturbance14 Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome15 Oncology: Nursing Management in Cancer Care16 End-of-Life CareUnit 4 Perioperative Concepts and Nursing Management 17 Preoperative Nursing Management18 Intraoperative Nursing Management19 Postoperative Nursing ManagementUnit 5 Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function 20 Assessment of Respiratory Function21 Respiratory Care Modalities22 Management of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders23 Management of Patients With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders24 Management of Patients With Chronic Pulmonary DiseaseUnit 6 Cardiovascular and Circulatory Function25 Assessment of Cardiovascular Function26 Management of Patients With Dysrhythmias and Conduction Problems27 Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disorders28 Managements of Patients With Structural, Infectious, and Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders29 Management of Patients With Complications from Heart Disease30 Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation31 Assessment and Management of Patients With HypertensionUnit 7 Hematologic Function32 Assessment of Hematologic Function33 Management of Patients With Nonmalignant Hematologic Disorders34 Management of Patients With Hematologic NeoplasmsUnit 8 Immunologic Function35 Assessment of Immune Function36 Management of Patients With Immunodeficiency Disorders37 Management of Patients With HIV Infection and AIDS38 Assessment and Management of Patients With Allergic Disorders39 Assessment and Management of Patients With Rheumatic DisordersUnit 9 Musculoskeletal Function40 Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function41 Musculoskeletal Care Modalities42 Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders43 Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal TraumaUnit 10 Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function 44 Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function45 Digestive and Gastrointestinal Treatment Modalities46 Management of Patients with Oral and Esophageal Disorders47 Management of Patients with Gastric and Duodenal Disorders48 Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal DisordersUnit 11 Metabolic and Endocrine Function 49 Assessment and Management of Patients with Hepatic Disorders50 Assessment and Management of Patients with Biliary Disorders51 Assessment and Management of Patients with Diabetes52 Assessment and Management of Patients with Endocrine DisordersUnit 12 Kidney and Urinary Function 53 Assessment of Kidney and Urinary Function54 Management of Patients with Kidney Disorders55 Management of Patients with Urinary DisordersUnit 13 Reproductive Function 56 Assessment and Management of Female Physiologic Processes57 Management of Patients with Female Reproductive Disorders58 Assessment and Management of Patients with Breast Disorders59 Assessment and Management of Problems Related to Male Reproductive ProcessesUnit 14 Integumentary Function 60 Assessment of Integumentary Function61 Managements of Patients with Dermatologic Problems62 Managements of Patients with Burn InjuryUnit 15 Sensory Function63 Assessment and Management of Patients with Eye and Vision Disorders64 Assessment and Management of Patients with Hearing and Balance DisordersUnit 16 Neurologic Function 65 Assessment of Neurologic Function66 Management of Patients with Neurologic Dysfunction67 Management of Patients with Cerebrovascular Disorders68 Management of Patients with Neurologic Trauma69 Management of Patients with Neurologic Infections, Autoimmune Disorders, and Neuropathies70 Management of Patients with Oncologic or Degenerative Neurologic DisordersUnit 17 Acute Community Based Challenges 71 Management of Patients With Infectious Diseases72 Emergency Nursing73 Terrorism, Mass Casualty, and Disaster Nursing Appendix A Diagnostic Studies and Interpretation, Available on thePointshow more

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