Mosby

Mosby's Handbook of Patient Teaching

This practical resource provides instant access to a wealth of essential patient teaching information for patients with common diseases and disorders, as well as those who are undergoing diagnostic testing or a medical or surgical procedure. It features coverage of more than 200 diseases, disorders, and procedures — including 30 new or extensively revised in this edition. A special section on home care procedures provides comprehensive guidance on preparing a discharge teaching plan and providing care in the home.

Paperback, 1024 Pages

Published: October 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03208-7

Contents

  • DISEASES/DISORDERS

    Abdominal Surgery
    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
    Adrenal Insufficiency (Addison’s Disease, Adrenocortical Insufficiency),
    Adrenalectomy
    Aldosteronism, Primary ( Hyperaldosteronism, Conn’s Syndrome)
    Allergy
    Alzheimer's Disease
    Amputation
    Amyloidosis
    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
    Anaphylaxis
    Aneurysm, Aortic (Abdominal Thoracic)
    Anorectal Abscess, Fistula, and Fissure
    Aortic Regurgitation (Incompetence, Insufficiency)
    Aortic Valve Stenosis
    Aplastic Anemia (Hypoplastic anemia)
    Appendicitis/Appendectomy
    Arrhythmia (Sinus Bradycardia, Heart Block, Junctional Rhythm, Sinus Tachycardia, Atrial Flutter, Atrial Fibrillation, Ventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Fibrillation)
    Arterial Insufficiency
    Arterial Revascularization
    Arthritis (Rheumatoid, Osteoarthritis)
    Arthroscopy (Diagnostic, Surgical)
    Asthma
    Atelectasis
    Back Pain
    Bladder Cancer
    Blindness (Visual Impairment)
    Bone Cancer
    Bone Marrow Harvest
    Bone Marrow Suppression,
    Bone Marrow Transplantation,
    Bowel Obstruction and Resection with Anastomosis,
    Brain Tumor
    Breast Cancer
    Breast Surgery (Mastectomy, Lumpectomy)
    Bronchitis
    Bronchoscopy
    Buerger's Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)
    Bunion
    Bunionectomy
    Burns
    Cancer
    Cancer: General Care
    Cardiac Catheterization
    Carotid Endarterectomy
    Carpal Tunnel Release
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Cataract and Cataract Surgery
    Catheter Ablation NEW!
    Cellulitis
    Cervical Cancer
    Charcot's Syndrome (Neurogenic Arthropathy)
    Chest trauma (Flail chest)
    Cholecystectomy
    Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis
    Cirrhosis
    Colonoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy
    Colorectal Cancer (Colon Cancer)
    Compartment Syndrome
    COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
    Coronary Artery Disease, (Atherosclerosis, Angina Pectoris, Myocardial Infarction, Myocardial Ischemia)
    Craniotomy and Craniectomy
    Cushing's Disease and Cushing's Syndrome
    Cystic Fibrosis
    Diabetes Insipidus
    Diabetes Mellitus (Diabetic Ketoacidosis)
    Dilated Cardiomyopathy
    Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
    Electrophysiology Study (Cardiac Mapping)
    Encephalitis and Meningitis
    Endocarditis
    Endometrial Cancer (Uterine Cancer)
    Endometriosis
    Endoscopy
    Enucleation
    Epididymitis,
    Epidural Injection NEW!
    Erectile Dysfunction and Penile Implant (Impotence)
    Fixator Devices
    Fractures
    Frostbite
    Gangrene
    Gastrectomy and Gastrostomy
    Gastroenteritis
    Gastrointestinal Bleeding, (Esophageal Bleeding)
    Glaucoma
    Glomerulonephritis and Nephrotic Syndrome
    Gout
    Guillain-Barré Syndrome
    Head Trauma
    Heart Failure (Congestive Heart Failure)
    Hemolytic Anemia
    Hemophilia
    Hemorrhoid
    Hemorrhoidectomy
    Hepatitis, Viral ( A,B,C,D,E, and G)
    Herniorrhaphy (Hernia)
    Hip Replacement
    Hyperparathyroidism
    Hypertension
    Hyperthyroidism (Graves Disease, Thyrotoxicosis, Thyroidits)
    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    Hypoparathyroidism
    Hypothyroidism (Myxedema)
    Hysterectomy
    Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
    Iron Deficiency Anemia
    Laminectomy (Spinal Fusion, Diskectomy)
    Laryngeal Cancer
    Laryngectomy
    Leukemia (Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Myelocytic Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, and Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
    Liver Biopsy
    Lung Cancer (Bronchogenic)
    Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
    Lyme Disease
    Lymphoma, Malignant (Hodgkins Disease, Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma)
    Melanoma (Cutaneous Melanoma) NEW!
    Mitral Stenosis
    Mitral Valve Prolapse
    Mitral Valve Regurgitation (Insufficiency)
    Multiple Sclerosis (Disseminated Sclerosis)
    Muscular Dystrophy
    Myasthenia Gravis
    Myelogram
    Myocarditis
    Nephrectomy
    Neurogenic Bladder
    Orchiectomy
    Osteomalacia (Rickets)
    Osteomyelitis
    Osteoporosis
    Ovarian Cancer
    Pancreatic Cancer
    Pancreatitis
    Parkinson's Disease
    Pericardiocentesis
    Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: Angioplasty, Atherectomy, Intracoronary Stenting
    Pericarditis
    Pheochromocytoma (Chromaffin Tumor)
    Pleural Effusion
    Pneumonia
    Polycystic Kidney Disease
    Prostate Cancer
    Prostatectomy
    Pulmonary Embolism
    Pulmonary Hypertension
    Pyelonephritis
    Renal Failure (Acute, Chronic)
    Renal Transplant
    Replacement of the Knee
    Replacement of the Shoulder
    Retinal Detachment (Retinal Tears, Holes)
    Rheumatic Fever
    Ruptured Disk, Back Injury (Herniated or "Slipped Disk", Herniated Nucleus Pulposus)
    Sarcoidosis
    Seizure Disorder (Epilepsy)
    Sickle Cell Anemia
    Spinal Cord Injury
    Sprains and Strains
    Steroid Therapy (Corticosteroid Therapy)
    Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
    Tendinitis, Epicondylitis, and Bursitis
    Testicular Cancer
    Thoracentesis
    Thrombolytic Therapy
    Thyroidectomy
    Torn Knee Cartilage/Meniscectomy
    Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
    Ulcer (Peptic)
    Ulcerative Colitis (Crohn’s Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
    Urolithiasis (Kidney Stones, Renal Calculi, Nephrolithiasis)
    Valve Repair/Replacement
    Varicose Vein, Vein Ligation and Stripping
    Venous Thrombosis

    HOME CARE PROCEDURES

    Aerosol Therapy
    Anticoagulation Therapy
    Cast Care
    Catheter Care (External Venous, Hickman, and Broviac)
    Catheter Care (Implanted Port)
    Catheter Care (Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter [PICC])
    Chemotherapy
    Crutch Walking
    Dialysis (Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis)
    Diarrhea
    Glucose Monitoring NEW!
    Ostomy (Ileostomy, Colostomy)
    Oxygen Therapy
    Pacemaker (Permanent)
    Pain Management
    Palliative and Hospice Care (Dying at Home)
    Pulse Taking (Pulse-taking Diary)
    Radiation Therapy
    Suctioning (Nasal, Oropharyngeal, Endotracheal) NEW!
    Tracheostomy Care
    Transfer Techniques NEW!
    Tube Feeding (Enteral Feeding)
    Urinary Catheters
    Urinary Diversion and Urinary Diversion Care (Ileal Conduit)
    Urinary Incontinence
    Urinary Incontinence Surgical Repair, Female (Bladder Neck Suspension)

    APPENDIXES

    A Desirable weights for men and women
    B Caloric needs of healthy adults and hospitalized patients
    C Therapeutic diets
    Modification of protein intake
    Modification of sodium intake
    High-sodium foods to omit on a sodium-restricted diet
    Modification of food consistency
    D Food sources of selected nutrients
    Foods high in sodium
    Foods high in potassium
    Foods low in potassium
    Foods high in phosphorus
    Foods low in phosphorus
    Foods high in calcium
    Foods high in iron
    Food sources of major vitamins
    E Foods for specific conditions
    High-fiber foods for diverticulosis
    Foods to avoid for diverticulosis
    Foods that cause stoma odor
    Foods that thicken output
    Foods that loosen output
    F Patient Resources
    G Patient and Family Guidelines for Taking Natural Herbal Supplements

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