Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780323091435, 9780323091428

Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing

9th Edition

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Authors: Sharon Lewis Linda Bucher Margaret Heitkemper Shannon Dirksen
Paperback ISBN: 9780323091435
eBook ISBN: 9780323091428
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 20th December 2013
Page Count: 816

Key Features

  • Disorders section covers commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions in a consistent, clinically relevant presentation that includes:
    • Definition/Description
    • Pathophysiology
    • Clinical Manifestations
    • Complications
    • Diagnostic Studies
    • Collaborative Care (including Drug Therapy, where relevant)
    • Nursing Management
      • Goals
      • Nursing Diagnoses (using the most current NANDA terminology)
      • Nursing Interventions
      • Patient and Caregiver Teaching
  • Treatments and Procedures section provides need-to-know information on common medical-surgical treatments and procedures.
  • Reference Appendix features key reference information commonly used in nursing practice, including laboratory values, commonly used formulas, and Spanish translations of key phrases.
  • Patient teaching content is highlighted with a special icon, identifying information that patients and caregivers need to know about the care of various conditions.
  • Cross-references to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition make it easy to locate more in-depth information.

Table of Contents

Part One: Disorders
Abdominal Pain, Acute
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Addison's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Anemia
Anemia, Aplastic
Anemia, Cobalamin Deficiency
Anemia, Folic Acid Deficiency
Anemia, Iron Deficiency
Aneurysm
Angina, Chronic Stable
Angina, Prinzmetal's
Angina, Unstable (See Acute Coronary Syndrome)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Dissection
Appendicitis
Asthma
Bell's Palsy
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Bladder Cancer
Bone Cancer
Brain Tumors
Breast Cancer
Burns
Cardiomyopathy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cataract
Celiac Disease
Cervical Cancer
Chlamydial Infection
Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Cancer
Conjunctivitis
Constipation
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Disease
Crohn's Disease
Cushing Syndrome
Cystic Fibrosis
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus
Diarrhea
Dislocation and Subluxation
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis
Dysmenorrhea
Dysrhythmias
Encephalitis
Endocarditis, Infective
Endometrial Cancer
Endometriosis
Esophageal Cancer
Fibrocystic Breast Changes
Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Flail Chest
Fracture
Fracture, Hip
Fracture, Humerus
Fracture, Pelvis
Fracture, Mandible
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Upper
Glaucoma
Glomerulonephritis
Glomerulonephritis, Acute Poststreptococcal
Glomerulonephritis, Chronic
Gonorrhea
Gout
Guillain-Barré Syndrome
Head Injury
Head and Neck Cancer
Headache
Heart Failure
Hemophilia
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis, Viral
Hernia
Herniated Intervertebral Disk (See Interverteb

Details

No. of pages:
816
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323091428
eBook ISBN:
9780323240949
eBook ISBN:
9780323240963
Paperback ISBN:
9780323091435

About the Author

Sharon Lewis

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, Castella Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Linda Bucher

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, NJ

Margaret Heitkemper

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairperson, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Chair in Nursing, School of Nursing; Adjunct Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Shannon Dirksen

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ