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Medical-Surgical Nursing - Single-Volume Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package

Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7e, Elsevier Adaptive Learning combines the power of brain science with sophisticated, patented Cerego algorithms to help you learn faster and remember longer. It’s fun; it’s engaging; and it’s constantly tracking your performance and adapting to deliver content precisely when it’s needed to ensure core information is transformed into lasting knowledge.

Hardbound,

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-323-28824-8

Contents

  • Unit I: Foundations for Medical-Surgical Nursing

    1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing
    2. Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    3. Common Health Problems of Older Adults
    4. Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness
    5. Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
    6. Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing
    7. Evidence-Based Practice in Medical-Surgical Nursing NEW!
    8. Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems
    9. End-of-Life Care

    Unit II: Concepts of Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness

    10. Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing
    11. Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies
    12. Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

    Unit III: Management of Patients with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

    13. Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
    14. Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances
    15. Infusion Therapy

    Unit IV: Management of Perioperative Patients

    16. Care of Preoperative Patients
    17. Care of Intraoperative Patients
    18. Care of Postoperative Patients

    Concept Overview: Protection

    Unit V: Problems of Protection: Management of Patients with Problems of the Immune System

    19. Inflammation and the Immune Response
    20. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases
    21. Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Other Immune Deficiencies
    22. Care of Patients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity
    23. Cancer Development
    24. Care of Patients with Cancer
    25. Care of Patients with Infection EXPANDED!

    Unit VI: Problems of Protection: Management of Patients with Problems of the Skin, Hair, and Nails

    26. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
    27. Care of Patients with Skin Problems
    28. Care of Patients with Burns

    Concept Overview: Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion

    Unit VII: Problems of Oxygenation: Management of Patient with Problems of the Respiratory Tract

    29. Assessment of the Respiratory System
    30. Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy
    31. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems
    32. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems
    33. Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems
    34. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Respiratory Problems

    Unit VIII: Problems of Cardiac Output and Tissue Perfusion: Management of Patient with Problems of the Cardiovascular System

    35. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
    36. Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias
    37. Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems
    38. Care of Patients with Vascular Problems
    39. Care of Patients with Shock
    40. Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes

    Unit IX: Problems of Tiddue Perfusion: Management of Patients with Problems of the Hematologic System

    41. Assessment of the Hematologic System
    42. Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems

    Concept Overview: Mobility, Sensation, and Cognition

    Unit X: Problems of Mobility, Sensation, and Cognition: Management of Patients with Problems of the Nervous System

    43. Assessment of the Nervous System
    44. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain
    45. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord
    46. Care of Patients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System
    47. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Neurologic Problems

    Unit XI: Problems of Sensation: Management of Patients with Problems of the Sensory System

    48. Assessment of the Eye and Vision
    49. Care of Patients with Eye and Vision Problems
    50. Assessment of the Ear and Hearing
    51. Care of Patients with Ear and Hearing Problems

    Unit XII: Problems of Mobility: Management of Patients with Problems of the Musculoskeletal System

    52. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
    53. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Problems
    54. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma

    Concept Overview: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Bowel Elimination

    Unit XIII: Problems of Digestion, Nutrition, and Elimination: Management of Patients with Problems of the Gastrointestinal System

    55. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System
    56. Care of Patients with Oral Cavity Problems
    57. Care of Patients with Esophageal Problems
    58. Care of Patients with Stomach Disorders
    59. Care of Patients with Noninflammatory Intestinal Disorders
    60. Care of Patients with Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders
    61. Care of Patients with Liver Problems
    62. Care of Patients with Problems of the Biliary System and Pancreas
    63. Care of Patients with Malnutrition and Obesity

    Unit XIV: Problems of Regulation and Metabolism: Management of Patients with Problems of the Endocrine System

    64. Assessment of the Endocrine System
    65. Care of Patients with Pituitary and Adrenal Gland Problems
    66. Care of Patients with Problems of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
    67. Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

    Concept Overview: Urinary Elimination

    Unit XV: Problems of Excretion: Managemen of Patients with Problems of the Renal/Urinary System

    68. Assessment of the Renal/Urinary System
    69. Care of Patients with Urinary Problems
    70. Care of Patients with Renal Disorders
    71. Care of Patients with Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

    Concept Overview: Sexuality

    Unit XVI: Problems of Reproduction: Management of Patients with Problems of the Reproductive System

    72. Assessment of the Reproductive System
    73. Care of Patients with Breast Disorders
    74. Care of Patients with Gynecologic Problems
    75. Care of Male Patients with Reproductive Problems
    76. Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Disease

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