Phipps' Medical-Surgical Nursing

Health and Illness Perspectives

By

  • Frances Monahan, PhD, RN, ANEF, Consultant in Nursing Education, Vero Beach, FL, USA
  • Judith Sands, EdD, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Marianne Neighbors, EdD, RN, Professor, Eleanor Mann School of Nursing; Co-Director, Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
  • Jane Marek, MSN, RN, APRN, BC, Instructor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Carol Green-Nigro, PhD, RN, Professor of Nursing, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, USA

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.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2006
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03197-4


Table of 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

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