Phipps

Phipps' Medical-Surgical Nursing

Health and Illness Perspectives

This well-respected, comprehensive textbook covers the complete diagnosis and treatment of the most common conditions encountered in the care of adults. Its straightforward writing style promotes quick comprehension of the subject matter, yet the text is known for its solid, balanced presentation of medical and nursing management and for its in-depth coverage of pathophysiology. The eighth edition brings together a superior author team and includes outstanding content and features that reflect the evolving field of medical-surgical nursing and will help students pass the NCLEX-RN® examination.

Hardbound, 2096 Pages

Published: March 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03197-4

Contents

  • UNIT 1 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING TODAY

    1. Scope of Medical-Surgical Nursing

    2. The Aging Population

    3. Healthy Lifestyles

    4. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    5. Genetics and Disease

    6. Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism

    7. Rehabilitation and Chronic Illness

    8. Palliative and End-of-Life Care


    UNIT 2 CARE SETTINGS

    9. Emergency Care

    10. Critical Care

    11. Community-Based Care

    12. Long-Term Care


    UNIT 3 PERIOPERATIVE NURSING

    13. Preoperative Nursing

    14. Intraoperative Nursing

    15. Postoperative Nursing


    UNIT 4 COMMON PROBLEMS

    16. Pain

    17. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance

    18. Acid-Base Imbalance

    19. Shock


    UNIT 5 IMMUNOLOGIC PROBLEMS

    20. Assessment of the Immune System

    21. Immunologic Problems

    22. HIV Infection and AIDS

    23. Cancer


    UNIT 6 RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS

    24. Assessment of the Respiratory System

    25. Upper Airway Problems

    26. Lower Airway Problems

    27. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


    UNIT 7 CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS

    28. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System

    29. Coronary Artery Disease and Dysrhythmias

    30. Heart Failure, Valvular, and Inflammatory Problems of the Heart

    31. Vascular Problems


    UNIT 8 HEMATOLOGIC PROBLEMS

    32. Assessment of the Hematologic System

    33. Hematologic Problems


    UNIT 9 RENAL PROBLEMS

    34. Assessment of the Renal System

    35. Kidney and Urinary Tract Problems

    36. Kidney Failure


    UNIT 10 ENDOCRINE PROBLEMS

    37. Assessment of the Endocrine System

    38. Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Gland Problems

    39. Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia


    UNIT 11 GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS

    40. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System

    41. Mouth and Esophagus Problems

    42. Stomach and Duodenum Problems

    43. Intestinal Problems

    44. Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreatic Problems


    UNIT 12 HEPATIC PROBLEMS

    45. Assessment of the Hepatic Problems

    46. Hepatic Problems


    UNIT 13 NEUROLOGIC PROBLEMS

    47. Assessment of the Nervous System

    48. Traumatic and Neoplastic Problems of the Brain

    49. Vascular and Degenerative Problems of the Brain

    50. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems


    UNIT 14 MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS

    51. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal Problems

    52. Trauma to the Musculoskeletal System

    53. Degenerative Disorders

    54. Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis


    UNIT 15 REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS

    55. Assessment of the Reproductive System

    56. Female Reproductive Problems

    57. Male Reproductive Problems

    58. Problems of the Breast

    59. Sexually Transmitted Diseases


    UNIT 16 EYE PROBLEMS

    60. Assessment of the Visual System

    61. Problems of the Eye


    UNIT 17 EAR PROBLEMS

    62. Assessment of the Auditory System

    63. Problems of the Ear


    UNIT 18 SKIN PROBLEMS

    64. Assessment of the Skin

    65. Problems of the Skin

    66. Burns


    Selected Bibliography

    Illustration Credits

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