Key Features

  • A convenient alphabetical organization with colored A-Z thumb tabs for quick reference in the clinical setting.
  • Two-color design highlights important information.
  • Information on more than 200 diseases, disorders, and procedures — including 30 new or extensively revised in this edition.
  • Extensive home care content, including comprehensive guidelines for preparing a discharge teaching plan.
  • Helpful lists of diagnostic test results for specific diseases.
  • Clear explanations of therapeutic management, including surgery and medications.
  • Easy-to-understand language with no specific nursing terminology makes it ideal for a broad range of health professionals.

Table of Contents

DISEASES/DISORDERS

Abdominal Surgery
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Adrenal Insufficiency (Addison’s Disease, Adrenocortical Insufficiency),
Adrenalectomy
Aldosteronism, Primary ( Hyperaldosteronism, Conn’s Syndrome)
Allergy
Alzheimer's Disease
Amputation
Amyloidosis
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
Anaphylaxis
Aneurysm, Aortic (Abdominal Thoracic)
Anorectal Abscess, Fistula, and Fissure
Aortic Regurgitation (Incompetence, Insufficiency)
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aplastic Anemia (Hypoplastic anemia)
Appendicitis/Appendectomy
Arrhythmia (Sinus Bradycardia, Heart Block, Junctional Rhythm, Sinus Tachycardia, Atrial Flutter, Atrial Fibrillation, Ventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Fibrillation)
Arterial Insufficiency
Arterial Revascularization
Arthritis (Rheumatoid, Osteoarthritis)
Arthroscopy (Diagnostic, Surgical)
Asthma
Atelectasis
Back Pain
Bladder Cancer
Blindness (Visual Impairment)
Bone Cancer
Bone Marrow Harvest
Bone Marrow Suppression,
Bone Marrow Transplantation,
Bowel Obstruction and Resection with Anastomosis,
Brain Tumor
Breast Cancer
Breast Surgery (Mastectomy, Lumpectomy)
Bronchitis
Bronchoscopy
Buerger's Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)
Bunion
Bunionectomy
Burns
Cancer
Cancer: General Care
Cardiac Catheterization
Carotid Endarterectomy
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cataract and Cataract Surgery
Catheter Ablation NEW!
Cellulitis
Cervical Cancer
Charcot's Syndrome (Neurogenic Arthropathy)
Chest trauma (Flail chest)
Cholecystectomy
Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis
Cirrhosis
Colonoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer (Colon Cancer)
Compartment Syndrome
COPD: Chronic Obstr

Details

No. of pages:
1024
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323032087
Electronic ISBN:
9780323059497

About the editor

Mary Canobbio

Affiliations and Expertise

Cardiovascular Clinical Specialist Administrative Coordinator, Ahmanson-UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, Lecturer, UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA