Medical-Surgical Nursing book cover

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, Single Volume

Hardbound, 1872 Pages

Published: February 2015

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-7255-1

Contents

  • Unit 1: Foundations for Medical-Surgical Nursing
    1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing Practice
    2. Common Health Problems of Older Adults
    3. Assessment and Care of Patients with Pain
    4. Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing
    5. Evidence-Based Practice in Health Care
    6. Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems
    7. End-of-Life Care

    Unit II: Concepts of Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness
    8. Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing
    9. Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies
    10. Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

    Unit III: Management of Patients with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
    11. Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
    12. Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances
    13. Infusion Therapy

    Unit IV: Management of Perioperative Patients
    14. Care of Preoperative Patients
    15. Care of Intraoperative Patients
    16. Care of Postoperative Patients

    Concept Overview: Protection

    Unit V: Problems of Protection: Management of Patients with Problems of the Immune System
    17. Inflammation and Immunity
    18. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases
    19. Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Other Immunodeficiencies
    20. Care of Patients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity
    21. Cancer Development
    22. Care of Patients with Cancer
    23. Care of Patients with Infection

    Unit VI: Problems of Protection: Management of Patients with Problems of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
    24. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
    25. Care of Patients with Skin Problems
    26. Care of Patients with Burns

    Concept Overview: Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion

    Unit VII: Problems of Oxygenation: Management of Patients with Problems of the Respiratory Tract
    27. Assessment of the Respiratory System
    28. Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy
    29. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems
    30. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems
    31. Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems
    32. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Respiratory Problems

    Unit VIII: Problems of Cardiac Output and Tissue Perfusion: Management of Patients with Problems of the Cardiovascular System
    33. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
    34. Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias
    35. Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems
    36. Care of Patients with Vascular Problems
    37. Care of Patients with Shock
    38. Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes

    Unit IX: Problems of Tissue Perfusion: Management of Patients with Problems of the Hematologic System
    39. Assessment of the Hematologic System
    40. Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems

    Concept Overview: Mobility, Sensory Perception, and Cognition

    Unit X: Problems of Cognition, Mobility, and Sensory Perception: Management of Patients with Problems of the Nervous System
    41. Assessment of the Nervous System
    42. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain
    43. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord
    44. Care of Patients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System
    45. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Neurologic Problems

    Unit XI: Problems of Sensation: Management of Patients with Problems of the Sensory System
    46. Assessment of the Eye and Vision
    47. Care of Patients with Eye and Vision Problems
    48. Assessment and Care of Patients with Ear and Hearing Problems

    Unit XII: Problems of Mobility: Management of Patients with Problems of the Musculoskeletal System
    49. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
    50. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Problems
    51. 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
    52. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System
    53. Care of Patients with Oral Cavity Problems
    54. Care of Patients with Esophageal Problems
    55. Care of Patients with Stomach Disorders
    56. Care of Patients with Noninflammatory Intestinal Disorders
    57. Care of Patients with Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders
    58. Care of Patients with Liver Problems
    59. Care of Patients with Problems of the Biliary System and Pancreas
    60. Care of Patients with Malnutrition: Undernutrition and Obesity

    Unit XIV: Problems of Regulation and Metabolism: Management of Patients with Problems of the Endocrine System
    61. Assessment of the Endocrine System
    62. Care of Patients with Pituitary and Adrenal Gland Problems
    63. Care of Patients with Problems of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
    64. Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

    Concept Overview: Urinary Elimination

    Unit XV: Problems of Excretion: Management of Patients with Problems of the Renal/Urinary System
    65. Assessment of the Renal/Urinary System
    66. Care of Patients with Urinary Problems
    67. Care of Patients with Kidney Disorders
    68. 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
    69. Assessment of the Reproductive System
    70. Care of Patients with Breast Disorders
    71. Care of Patients with Gynecologic Problems
    72. Care of Patients with Male Reproductive Problems
    73. Care of Transgender Patients
    74. Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Disease

    Glossary

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