Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care

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Supporting person-centred clinical practice. The third Australian edition of Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care will help prepare you for your nursing journey. This straightforward Australian edition integrates the following concepts: epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, legal and ethical issues, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication and cultural competence. This textbook has been designed to: emphasise a person-centred philosophy whereby the patient is seen as an integral member of the team and consideration of their needs and wishes is paramount foster critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills as the basis for nursing excellence in clinical practice recognise the nurse's role as an essential member of the interprofessional healthcare team Pearson recommends including MyNursingLab with your textbook purchase. MyNursingLab provides students with a personalised, interactive learning experience that integrates homework, hints and feedback. It allows students to practice what they learn combined with a personalised study plan to help them better understand difficult concepts. With MyNursingLab you can create a variety of automatically graded homework and quizzes. Motivate students to learn with videos and develop clinical nursing skills with handover simulations and decision-making case studies to support critical thinking and clinical reasoning.show more

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  • Paperback
  • Pearson Education Australia
  • Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia
  • 3rd edition
  • 1488610363
  • 9781488610363

Table of contents

Unit 1 Dimensions of Medical-Surgical Nursing Chapter 1 Medical-Surgical Nursing in the Twenty-first Century Chapter 2 Health and Illness in Adults Unit 2 Alterations in Patterns of Health Chapter 3 Nursing Care of People Having Surgery Chapter 4 Nursing Care of People Experiencing Loss, Grief, and Death Chapter 5 Nursing Care of People with Problems of Substance Misuse Chapter 6 Nursing Care of People Experiencing Disasters Unit 3 Pathophysiology and Patterns of Health Chapter 7 Genetic Implications of Adult Health Nursing Chapter 8 Nursing Care of People in Pain Chapter 9 Nursing Care of People with Altered Fluid, Electrolyte, Acid-Based Balance Chapter 10 Nursing Care of People Experiencing Trauma and Shock Chapter 11 Nursing Care of People with Infections Chapter 12 Nursing Care of People with Altered Immunity Chapter 13 Nursing Care of People with Cancer Unit 4 Responses to Altered Integumentary Structure and Function Chapter 14 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Integumentary System Chapter 15 Nursing Care of People with Integumentary Disorders Chapter 16 Nursing Care of People with Burns Unit 5 Responses to Altered Endocrine Function Chapter 17 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Endocrine System Chapter 18 Nursing Care of People with Endocrine Disorders Chapter 19 Nursing Care of People with Diabetes Mellitus Unit 6 Responses to Altered Gastrointestinal Function Chapter 20 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Gastrointestinal System Chapter 21 Nursing Care of People with Nutritional Disorders Chapter 22 Nursing Care of People with Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders Chapter 23 Nursing Care of People with Bowel Disorders Chapter 24 Nursing Care of People with Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreatic Disorders Unit 7 Responses to Altered Urinary Elimination Chapter 25 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Renal System Chapter 26 Nursing Care of People with Urinary Tract Disorders Chapter 27 Nursing Care of People with Kidney Disorders Unit 8 Responses to Altered Cardiac Function Chapter 28 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems Chapter 29 Nursing Care of People with Coronary Heart Disease Chapter 30 Nursing Care of People with Cardiac Disorders Chapter 31 Nursing Care of People with Vascular and Lymphatic Disorders Chapter 32 Nursing Care of People with Hematologic Disorders Unit 9 Responses to Altered Respiratory Function Chapter 33 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Respiratory System Chapter 34 Nursing Care of People with Upper Respiratory Disorders Chapter 35 Nursing Care of People with Ventilation Disorders Chapter 36 Nursing Care of People with Gas Exchange Disorders Unit 10 Responses to Altered Neurologic Function Chapter 37 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing The Musculoskeletal System Chapter 38 Nursing Care of People with Musculoskeletal Trauma Chapter 39 Nursing Care of People with Musculoskeletal Disorders Unit 11 Responses to Altered Neurologic Function Chapter 40 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Nervous System Chapter 41 Nursing Care of People with Intracranial Disorders Chapter 42 Nursing Care of People with Cerebrovascular and Spinal Cord Disorders Chapter 43 Nursing Care of People with Neurologic Disorders Unit 12 Responses to Altered Visual and Auditory Function Chapter 44 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Eye and Ear Chapter 45 Nursing Care of People with Eye and Ear Disorders Unit 13 Responses to Altered Reproductive Function Chapter 46 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Male and Female Reproductive Systems Chapter 47 Nursing Care of Men with Reproductive System and Breast Disorders Chapter 48 Nursing Care of Women with Reproductive System and Breast Disorders Chapter 49 Nursing Care of People with Sexually Transmitted Infections Unit 14 Special topics in medical-surgical nursing Chapter 50 Mental healthcare in the Australian context Chapter 51 Community Care Chapter 52 Nursing care of clients in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia View the detailed contents listshow more