Alexander

Alexander's Nursing Practice

With Pageburst access

Paperback, 996 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-5465-5

Contents

  • 1 Nursing practice - Introduction

     SECTION 1 CARE OF PATIENTS WITH COMMON DISORDERS

    2 Nursing patients with cardiovascular disorders

    3 Nursing patients with respiratory disorders

    4 Nursing patients with gastrointestinal, liver and biliary disorders

    5 Nursing patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders

    Part 1 Nursing patients with endocrine disorders

    Part 2 Nursing patients with diabetes mellitus

    6 Nursing patients with disorders of the immune system

    7 Nursing patients with disorders of the breast and reproductive systems

    Part 1 Nursing patients with disorders of the reproductive systems

    Part 2 Nursing patients with disorders of the breast

    8 Nursing patients with urinary disorder

    9 Nursing patients with disorders of the nervous system

    10 Nursing patients with musculoskeletal disorders

    11 Nursing patients with blood disorders

    12 Nursing patients with skin disorders

    13 Nursing patients with disorders of the eye & vision

    14 Nursing patients with disorders of the ear, nose and throat

    15 Nursing patients with disorders of the mouth

    Section 2 core nursing issues

    16 Infection prevention and control

    17 Stress and anxiety

    18 Recognising and managing shock

    19 Pain management

    20 Maintaining fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance

    21 Nutrition and health

    22 Maintaining body temperature

    23 Tissue viability and managing chronic wounds

    24 Maintaining continence

    25 Promoting sleep

    Section 3 NURSING SPECIFIC PATIENT GROUPS

    26 Nursing the patient undergoing surgery

    27 Nursing the patient who experiences trauma

    28 Nursing the unconscious patient

    29 Nursing the critically ill patient

    30 Nursing the patient with burn injury

    31 Nursing the patient with cancer

    32 Care and rehabilitation of people with long-term conditions

    33 Nursing patients who need palliative care

    34 Nursing older adults

    35 Nursing patients with sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS

    Appendix Normal values

    Glossary

    Index

     

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