Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing

Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric


  • Mariann Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Kent State University at Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, Ohio
  • Julie Snyder, MSN, RN-BC, Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

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.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2015
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-28961-0

Table of Contents

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