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"Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric Case Studies"

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Improve your critical thinking skills with 148 realistic case studies from all four clinical practice areas: medical-surgical, pediatrics, maternity, and psychiatric nursing. Each case in Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing, 4th Edition covers a common problem, drawn from actual clinical experiences and written by nurses who are clinical experts. All cases have been thoroughly updated and revised to include current clinical practices, with integrated content on pharmacology, nutrition, and diagnostic/lab tests to encourage you to think critically about all aspects of care. This fourth edition also features highlighted prioritization content to help you prepare for success on the NCLEX® examination and provide quality patient care.

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Published: September 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09406-1

Contents

  • PART ONE: MEDICAL-SURGICAL CASES

    Chapter 1: Cardiovascular Disorders - 17 Cases

    Chapter 2: Pulmonary Disorders - 14 Cases

    Chapter 3: Musculoskeletal Disorders -10 Cases

    Chapter 4: Gastrointestinal Disorders -10 Cases

    Chapter 5: Genitourinary Disorders - 9 Cases

    Chapter 6: Neurologic Disorders - 15 Cases

    Chapter 7: Endocrine Disorders - 7 Cases

    Chapter 8: Immunologic Disorders - 6 Cases

    Chapter 9: Oncologic and Hematologic Disorders - 10 Cases



    PART TWO: PEDIATRIC, MATERNITY, AND PSYCHIATRIC CASES

    Chapter 10: Pediatric Disorders - 13 Cases (All New Cases)

    Chapter 11: Maternal/Obstetric Disorders - 6 Cases (4 New Cases)

    Chapter 12: Women’s Health Disorders - 6 Cases

    Chapter 13: Psychiatric Disorders - 8 Cases



    PART THREE: OTHER/ADVANCED CASES

    Chapter 14: Alternative Therapies - 2 Cases

    Chapter 15: Multiple System Disorders - 5 Cases

    Chapter 16: Emergency Situations - 10 Cases



    APPENDIX A: Pointers for Students: How to Look Like You Know What You’re Doing

    APPENDIX B: Case Study Worksheet: Preparation and Self-Correction

    APPENDIX C: Abbreviations

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