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Clinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing

Patient-Centered Collaborative Care

The Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius & Workman: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 7th Edition, is an easy-to-use, A-Z guide to 245 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in a reader-friendly, direct-address style, this handbook is a convenient quick reference that you can carry with you on clinical days.

Paperback, 848 Pages

Published: February 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2797-5

Contents

  • Part One: Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing

    Cancer Pathophysiology

    Cancer Treatment Issues

    End-of-Life Care

    Infection

    Inflammation and Immunity

    Pain

    Perioperative Care

    Substance Abuse

    Part Two: Diseases and Disorders

    Alphabetical entries for 245 common medical-surgical conditions

    Appendices

    1. Guide to Head-To-Toe Physical Assessment of Adults,

    2. Terminology Associated With Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

    3. Laboratory Values

    4. Interventions for Common Environmental Emergencies

    5. Chemical and Biological Agents of Terrorism

    6. Discharge Planning

    7. Electrocardiographic Complexes, Segments, and Intervals

    8. The Patient Requiring Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation

    9. The Patient Requiring Chest Tubes

    10. Communication Quick Reference for Spanish-Speaking Patients

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