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Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 8th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. To make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book.

Paperback, 520 Pages

Published: November 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-06654-9


  • 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

    10. Pain

    11. Palliative Care at End of Life

    12. Addictive Behaviors

    Section Two: Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

    13. Inflammation and Wound Healing

    14. Genetics, Altered Immune Responses, and Transplantation

    15. Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

    16. Cancer

    17. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

    Section Three: Perioperative Care

    18. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care

    19. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care

    20. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care

    Section Four: Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

    21. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems

    22. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems

    23. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System

    24. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems

    25. Nursing Management: Burns

    Section Five: Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

    26. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System

    27. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems

    28. Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems

    29. Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

    Section Six: Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

    30. Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System

    31. Nursing Management: Hematologic Problems

    Section Seven: Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

    32. Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System

    33. Nursing Management: Hypertension

    34. Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome

    35. Nursing Management: Heart Failure

    36. Nursing Management: Dysrhythmias

    37. Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders

    38. Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders

    Section Eight: Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

    39. Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System

    40. Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems

    41. Nursing Management: Obesity

    42. Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems

    43. Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems

    44. Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems

    Section Nine: Problems of Urinary Function

    45. Nursing Assessment: Urinary System

    46. Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems

    47. Nursing Management: Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

    Section Ten: Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

    48. Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System

    49. Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus

    50. Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems

    51. Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System

    52. Nursing Management: Breast Disorders

    53. Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    54. Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems

    55. Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems

    Section Eleven: Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

    56. Nursing Assessment: Nervous System

    57. Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems

    58. Nursing Management: Stroke

    59. Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems

    60. Nursing Management: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and Delirium

    61. Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems

    62. Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System

    63. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery

    64. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems

    65. Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases

    Section Twelve: Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

    66. Nursing Management: Critical Care

    67. Nursing Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

    68. Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    69. Nursing Management: Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing

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