Medical-Surgical Nursing - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780323086783, 9780323290340

Medical-Surgical Nursing

9th Edition

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume

Authors: Sharon Lewis Linda Bucher Margaret Heitkemper Shannon Dirksen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323086783
eBook ISBN: 9780323290340
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 2nd December 2013
Page Count: 1824

Description

Over the past three decades, more and more nursing educators have turned to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing for its accurate and up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field of medical-surgical nursing — and the new ninth edition is no exception! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition offers the same easy-to-read style that students have come to love, along with the timely and thoroughly accurate content that educators have come to trust. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, critical thinking, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. Best of all — a complete collection of interactive student resources creates a more engaging learning environment to prepare you for clinical practice.

Key Features

  • Highly readable format gives you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing.
  • Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that the information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate.
  • Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions.
  • UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness.
  • More than 50 comprehensive nursing care plans in the book and online incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems.
  • Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology.

Table of Contents

Section One – Concepts in Nursing Practice

  1. Professional Nursing Practice
  2. Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care
  3. Health History and Physical Examination
  4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching
  5. Chronic Illness and Older Adults
  6. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  7. Stress and Stress Management
  8. Sleep and Sleep Disorders
  9. Pain
  10. Palliative Care at End of Life
  11. Addictive Behaviors
  12. Section Two – Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

  13. Inflammation and Wound Healing
  14. Genetics and Genomics
  15. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation
  16. Infection
  17. Cancer
  18. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
  19. Section Three – Perioperative Care

  20. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care
  21. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care
  22. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care
  23. Section Four – Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

  24. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems
  25. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems
  26. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System
  27. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems
  28. Nursing Management: Burns
  29. Section Five – Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

  30. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System
  31. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems
  32. Nursing Management:

Details

No. of pages:
1824
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323086783
eBook ISBN:
9780323290340
eBook ISBN:
9780323091459
eBook ISBN:
9780323261869

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