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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; The 2nd edition of Canada's leading medical-surgical nursing text is now available! A team of outstanding Canadian editors and more than 50 contributors from across the country have collaborated to revise and update the entire text. This new edition of Lewis provides the most current Canadian content in a brand-new, student-friendly design. Four new chapters have been added to ensure coverage of key topics:  Chronic Illness, Genetics, Obesity, and Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management. This text delivers the most up-to-date Canadian research and statistics and reflects trends and issues in Canadian nursing practice today. Featuring a suite of unrivalled printed and electronic support material for students and instructors, Lewis clarifies difficult concepts in the classroom and provides the knowledge your students need to feel confident in practice. It is the clear choice of Canadian medical-surgical nursing texts.

Book, 2016 Pages

Published: August 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-1-926648-80-4


  • Section One - Concepts in Nursing Practice

    1 Nursing Practice in Canada

    2 Chronic Illness - New Chapter

    3 Culturally Competent Care

    4 Health History and Physical Examination

    5 Client and Family Teaching

    6 Older Adults

    7 Community-Based Nursing and Home Care

    8 Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    9 Stress and Stress Management

    10 Pain

    11 End-of-Life Care

    12 Addictive Behaviours

    Section Two - Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

    13 Inflammation and Wound Healing

    14 Genetics - New Chapter

    15 Transplantation and Altered Immune Response

    16 Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

    17 Cancer

    18 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

    Section Three - Perioperative Care

    19 Nursing Management: Preoperative Care

    20 Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care

    21 Nursing Management: Post-operative Care

    Section Four - Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

    22 Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems

    23 Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems

    24 Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System

    25 Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems

    26 Nursing Management: Burns

    Section Five - Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

    27 Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System

    28 Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems

    29 Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems

    30 Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

    Section Six - Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

    31 Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System

    32 Nursing Management: Hematological Problems

    Section Seven - Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

    33 Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System

    34 Nursing Management: Hypertension

    35 Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome

    36 Nursing Management: Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy

    37 Nursing Management: Arrhythmias

    38 Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Valvular Heart Diseases

    39 Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders

    Section Eight - Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

    40 Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System

    41 Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems

    42 Nursing Management - Obesity - New Chapter

    43 Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems

    44 Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems

    45 Nursing Management: Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas Problems

    Section Nine - Problems of Urinary Function

    46 Nursing Assessment: Urinary System

    47 Nursing Management: Renal and Urological Problems

    48 Nursing Management: Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

    Section Ten - Problems Related to Regulatory Mechanisms

    49 Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System

    50 Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus

    51 Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems

    52 Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System

    53 Nursing Management: Breast Disorders

    54 Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Infections

    55 Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems

    56 Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems

    Section Eleven - Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

    57 Nursing Assessment: Nervous System

    58 Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems

    59 Nursing Management: Stroke

    60 Nursing Management: Chronic Neurological Problems

    61 Nursing Management: Alzheimer’s Disease, Delerium and Dementia

    62 Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems

    63 Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System

    64 Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery

    65 Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems

    66 Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases

    Section Twelve - Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

    67 Nursing Management: Critical Care

    68 Nursing Management: Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

    69 Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    70 Nursing Management: Emergency Care Situations

    71 Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management - New Chapter


    A CPR and Basic Life Support

    B Nursing Diagnoses

    C Laboratory Values

    D Answer Key to Review Questions


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