Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing

7th Edition

A Care Planning Resource

Authors:

  • Frances Monahan
  • Marianne Neighbors
  • Carol Green
  • Key Features

    • More than 125 common medical-surgical conditions are organized by body system for convenient use as a clinical reference.
    • A quick-reference, easy-to-use format includes these headings for each med-surg disorder:
      • Overview/Pathophysiology
      • Assessment
      • Diagnostic Tests
      • Collaborative Management
      • Nursing Diagnoses and Interventions
      • Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning
    • Outcome criteria feature specific and measurable timeframes for each outcome.
    • Patient teaching for each disorder helps you educate patients and their families for self-care and discharge.
    • Clinical notes and cautions stress key points or alerts related to various disorders and conditions.
    • An overview of nursing considerations for the hospitalized patient includes concepts relevant to many disorders, such as perioperative care, pain, prolonged bed rest, psychosocial support, and older adult care.
    • Attractive two-color design highlights key information for fast reference.
    • A durable, water-resistant cover prolongs the life of the book.

    Table of Contents

    1. General Concepts in Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients

    Perioperative Care

    Pain

    Prolonged Bed Rest

    Psychosocial Support

    Psychosocial Support for the Family and Significant Others

    Older Adult Care

    2. Respiratory Disorders

    Acute Respiratory Disorders

      • Atelectasis
      • Pneumonia
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Embolus
      • Pneumothorax/Hemothorax
      • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Acute Respiratory Failure

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Restrictive Pulmonary Disorder

      • Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis
      • Asthma

    3. Cardiovascular Disorders

    Diseases of the Cardiovascular System

      • Hypertension
      • Coronary Heart Disease
      • Heart Failure
      • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Inflammatory Heart Disorders

      • Pericarditis
      • Infective Endocarditis

    Valvular Heart Disorders

      • Mitral Stenosis
      • Mitral Insufficiency
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Insufficiency

    Cardiovascular Conditions Secondary to Other Disease Processes

      • Cardiac and Noncardiac Shock (Circulatory Failure)
      • Sudden Cardiac Death
      • Cardiac Surgery

    Dysrhythmias

    Details

    No. of pages:
    840
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323072540
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323183390

    About the authors

    Frances Monahan

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant in Nursing Education, Vero Beach, FL, USA

    Marianne Neighbors

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Eleanor Mann School of Nursing; Co-Director, Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA

    Carol Green

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, School of Nursing, Graceland University, Independence, MO, USA; Captain, US Navy Nurse Corps