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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 9th edition of Lewis' market-leading Medical-Surgical Nursing, 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, 480 Pages

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09147-3



    Section One - Concepts in Nursing Practice
    1. Professional 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. Complementary and Alternative Therapies    
    7. Stress and Stress Management    
    8. Sleep and Sleep Disorders       
    9. Pain         
    10. Palliative Care at End of Life    
    11. Substance Abuse       

    Section Two - Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease     
    12. Inflammation and Wound Healing       
    13. Genetics and Genomics
    14. 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 Infections  
    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 Critical Care 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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