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Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume

Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field, to help you provide exceptional care in today's fast-paced health care environment. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy to find essential information and the accessible writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp! Best of all - a complete collection of interactive learning and study tools help you learn more effectively and offer valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.


Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09029-2


  • Section One: Concepts in Nursing Practice

    1. Contemporary Nursing Practice
    2. Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care
    3. Health History and Physical Examination
    4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching
    5. Chronic Illness and Older Adults
    6. Community-Based Nursing and Home Care
    7. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    8. Stress and Stress Management
    9. Sleep and Sleep Disorders NEW CHAPTER!
    10. Pain
    11. Palliative Care at End of Life
    12. Addictive Behaviors
    13. Section Two: Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

    14. Inflammation and Would Healing
    15. Genetics, Altered Immune Responses, and Transplantation
    16. Infection
    17. Cancer
    18. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
    19. Section Three: Perioperative Care

    20. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care
    21. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care
    22. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care
    23. Section Four: Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

    24. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems
    25. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems
    26. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System
    27. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems
    28. Nursing Management: Burns
    29. Section Five: Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

    30. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System
    31. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems
    32. Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems
    33. Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
    34. Section Six: Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

    35. Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System
    36. Nursing Management: Hematologic Problems
    37. Section Seven: Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

    38. Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System
    39. Nursing Management: Hypertension
    40. Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    41. Nursing Management: Heart Failure
    42. Nursing Management: Dysrhythmias
    43. Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders
    44. Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders
    45. Section Eight: Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

    46. Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
    47. Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems
    48. Nursing Management: Obesity
    49. Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems
    50. Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems
    51. Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems
    52. Section Nine: Problems of Urinary Function

    53. Nursing Assessment: Urinary System
    54. Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems
    55. Nursing Management: Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease
    56. Section Ten: Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

    57. Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System
    58. Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus
    59. Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems
    60. Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System
    61. Nursing Management: Breast Disorders
    62. Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    63. Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems
    64. Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems
    65. Section Eleven: Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

    66. Nursing Assessment: Nervous System
    67. Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems
    68. Nursing Management: Stroke
    69. Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems
    70. Nursing Management: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and Delirium
    71. Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems
    72. Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System
    73. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery
    74. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems
    75. Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases
    76. Section Twelve: Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

    77. Nursing Management: Critical Care
    78. Nursing Management: Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
    79. Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    80. Nursing Management: Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing


         A.  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support

         B.   Nursing Diagnoses

         C.   Laboratory Values


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