Clinical Decision-Making Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - 7th Edition

Clinical Decision-Making Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing

7th Edition

Patient-Centered Collaborative Care

Authors: Donna Ignatavicius M. Linda Workman Patricia B. Conley Amy Lee Donna Rose
Imprint: Saunders

Table of Contents

Unit I. Foundations for Medical-Surgical Nursing

1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing

2. Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies

3. Common Health Problems of Older Adults

4. Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness

5. Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign

6. Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing

7. Evidence-Based Practice in Medical-Surgical Nursing NEW!

8. Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems

9. End-of-Life Care

Unit II. Concepts of Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness

10. Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing

11. Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies

12. Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Unit III. Management of Patients with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

13. Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances

14. Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances

15. Infusion Therapy

Unit IV. Management of Perioperative Patients

16. Care of Preoperative Patients

17. Care of Intraoperative Patients

18. Care of Postoperative Patients

UNIT V. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

19. Inflammation and the Immune Response

20. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases

21. Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Other Immune Deficiencies

22. Care of Patients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity

23. Cancer Development

24. Care of Patients with Cancer

25. Care of Patients with Infection EXPANDED!

UNIT VI. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE SKIN, HAIR, AND NAILS


Description

Designed to accompany Ignatavicius and Workman's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 7th Edition, this study guide helps you understand and apply material from each chapter in the text, and gives you added support as you learn to make safe and effective clinical decisions.

Key Features

  • Study/review questions provide a review of key content using a variety of question formats, including a high percentage of questions in traditional and alternate NCLEX® Examination formats. Answers are provided in the back of the book.
  • Case studies in most chapters give you the opportunity to apply higher-level thinking skills to true-to-life clinical scenarios.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437728026

About the Authors

Donna Ignatavicius Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Speaker and Curriculum Consultant for Academic Nursing Programs; Founder, Boot Camp for Nurse Educators; President, DI Associates, Inc. Placitas, New Mexico

M. Linda Workman Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly, Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor of Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Patricia B. Conley Author

Amy Lee Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Donna Rose Author