Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing

Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric

Highly regarded for its clinically relevant and thought-provoking content, Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing, 6th Edition features 150 case studies that cover all four clinical practice areas: medical-surgical, pediatric, OB/maternity, and psychiatric nursing. Each case covers a common patient problem, drawn from actual clinical experiences and written by nurses who are clinical experts. This edition reflects the most current standards of clinical practice, including content on pharmacology, nutrition, and diagnostic/laboratory tests to prepare you for all aspects of patient care. From nursing educators Mariann Harding and Julie Snyder, this workbook helps you develop your clinical nursing judgment and bridge the gap from nursing knowledge to nursing practice.

Paperback, 688 Pages

Published: January 2015

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-28961-0


  • PART ONE: Medical-Surgical Cases
    1. Cardiovascular Disorders
    2. Respiratory Disorders
    3. Musculoskeletal Disorders
    4. Gastrointestinal Disorders
    5. Genitourinary Disorders
    6. Neurologic Disorders
    7. Endocrine Disorders
    8. Immunologic Disorders
    9. Oncologic and Hematologic Disorders
    10. Patients with Multiple Disorders
    11. Emergency Situations

    PART TWO: Pediatric, Maternity, and Women's Health Cases
    12. Pediatric Disorders
    13. Maternal and Obstetric Care
    14. Women’s Health Care

    PART THREE: Psychiatric and Alternative Therapies Cases
    15. Psychiatric Disorders
    16. Alternative Therapies

    APPENDIX: Abbreviations and Acronyms


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