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Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing

A Care Planning Resource

Known for its reliable, clinically focused content, Swearingen's Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing provides a quick reference to 125 of the most commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions. Expert authors Fran Monahan, RN, PhD, ANEF, Marianne Neighbors, EdD, RN, and Carol Green, PhD, RN, CNE make it easy to find and use the information you need to know to provide optimal patient care. Unique to this manual, outcome criteria include specific and measurable timeframes to help in establishing realistic treatment goals and evaluating the effectiveness of care. For students, it's an ideal resource for care planning and clinicals; for practitioners, it's a great clinical reference!

Paperback, 840 Pages

Published: September 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07254-0

Contents

  • 1. General Concepts in Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients

    • Perioperative Care
    • Pain
    • Prolonged Bed Rest
    • Psychosocial Support
    • Psychosocial Support for the Family and Significant Others
    • Older Adult Care

    2. Respiratory Disorders

    • Acute Respiratory Disorders
      • Atelectasis
      • Pneumonia
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Embolus
      • Pneumothorax/Hemothorax
      • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
    • Acute Respiratory Failure
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    • Restrictive Pulmonary Disorder
      • Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis
      • Asthma

    3. Cardiovascular Disorders

    • Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
      • Hypertension
      • Coronary Heart Disease
      • Heart Failure
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Inflammatory Heart Disorders
      • Pericarditis
      • Infective Endocarditis
    • Valvular Heart Disorders
      • Mitral Stenosis
      • Mitral Insufficiency
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Insufficiency
    • Cardiovascular Conditions Secondary to Other Disease Processes
      • Cardiac and Noncardiac Shock (Circulatory Failure)
      • Sudden Cardiac Death
      • Cardiac Surgery
    • Dysrhythmias
      • Dysrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances
      • Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter
      • Defibrillators
    • Disorders of the Peripheral Vascular System
      • Atherosclerotic Arterial Occlusive Disease
      • Aneurysms
      • Arterial Embolism
      • Venous Thrombosis/Thrombophlebitis

    4. Renal-Urinary Disorders

    • Renal Disorders
      • Glomerulonephritis
      • Acute Pyelonephritis
      • Hydronephrosis
      • Renal Artery Stenosis
    • Renal Failure
      • Acute Renal Failure
      • Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Renal Dialysis
      • Peritoneal Dialysis
      • Hemodialysis
    • Renal Transplant
    • Disorders of the Urinary Tract
      • Urinary Tract Infection
      • Ureteral Calculi
      • Urinary Tract Obstruction
    • Urinary Disorders Secondary to Other Disease Processes
      • Urinary Incontinence
      • Urinary Retention
      • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Urinary Diversions

    5. Neurologic Disorders

    • Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System
      • Multiple Sclerosis
      • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
      • Bacterial Meningitis
    • Degenerative Disorders of the Nervous System
      • Parkinsonism
      • Alzheimer Disease
    • Traumatic Disorders of the Nervous System
      • Intervertebral Disk Disease
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disorders of the Nervous System
      • Cerebral Aneurysm
      • Stroke
    • Seizures and Epilepsy
    • General Care of Patients With Neurologic Disorders

    6. Endocrine Disorders

    • Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
      • Hyperthyroidism
      • Hypothyroidism
    • Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Hypoparathyroidism
    • Disorders of the Adrenal Glands
      • Addison's Disease
      • Cushing's Disease
    • Disorders of the Pituitary Gland
      • Diabetes Insipidus
      • Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
    • Diabetes Mellitus
      • General Discussion
      • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
      • Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome
      • Hypoglycemia

    7. Gastrointestinal Disorders

    • Disorders of the Mouth and Esophagus
      • Stomatitis
      • Hiatal Hernia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, and Barrett's Esophagus
    • Disorders of the Stomach and Intestines
      • Peptic Ulcers
      • Malabsorption/Maldigestion
      • Intestinal Obstructive Processes
      • Peritonitis
      • Appendicitis
    • Intestinal Inflammatory Processes
      • Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
      • Polyps/Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Fecal Diversions
    • Abdominal Trauma
    • Hepatic and Biliary Disorders
      • Hepatitis
      • Cirrhosis
      • Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis, and Cholangitis
    • Pancreatitis

    8. Hematologic Disorders

    • Disorders of the Red Blood Cells
      • Anemia of Chronic Disease
      • Hemolytic and Sickle Cell Anemia
      • Aplastic Anemia
      • Polycythemia
    • Disorders of Coagulation
      • Thrombocytopenia
      • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    9. Musculoskeletal Disorders

    • Arthritic Disorders
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Muscular and Connective Tissue Disorders
      • Ligamentous Injuries
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears
      • Dislocation/Subluxation
      • Acute Compartment Syndrome
    • Skeletal Disorders
      • Osteomyelitis
      • Fractures
      • Benign Neoplasms
      • Osteoporosis
    • Musculoskeletal Surgical Procedures
      • Amputation
      • Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Bone Grafting
      • Total Hip Arthroplasty
      • Total Knee Arthroplasty

    10. Reproductive Disorders

    • Gynecologic Disorders
      • Uterine Fibroids
      • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

    11. Immunologic Disorders  NEW UNIT!

    • Transfusion Reactions  NEW!
    • Hypersensitivity  NEW!
    • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease

    12. Cancer Care  NEW UNIT!

    • Lung Cancer
    • Nervous System Tumors
    • Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    • Neoplastic Diseases of the Hematopoietic System
    • Head and Neck Cancers
    • Breast Cancer
    • Genitourinary Cancer

    13. Care for Patients With Special Needs

    • Nutritional Support
      • Nutritional Assessment
      • Nutritional Support Modalities
      • Total Parenteral Nutrition
    • Wound Care
      • Wounds Closed by Primary Intention
      • Surgical or Traumatic Wounds Healing by Secondary Intention
      • Pressure Ulcers
    • Burns  NEW!
    • Palliative and End-Of-Life Care

    Appendix

    • Appendix One: Infection Prevention and Control
    • Appendix Two: Laboratory Tests Discussed in this Manual: Normal Values
    • Appendix Three: Heart and Breath Sounds

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