Phipps' Medical-Surgical Nursing

8th Edition

Health and Illness Perspectives - EMEA Edition

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Key Features

Pathophysiology, medical management, and nursing management are presented authoritatively.
Patient and family teaching are emphasized.
Content on collaborative management stresses the importance of collaboration in care.
Health promotion and prevention are integrated throughout to stress the importance of ongoing care.
Guidelines for Safe Practice boxes provide step by step instructions.
Common Medications tables summarize key drug group information and nursing considerations.
Clinical Manifestations boxes are integrated throughout and summarize important indications.
Gerontologic Considerations boxes provide unique elements to consider in the care of the older adult.
Risk Factor boxes alert the student to important considerations in the care of specific conditions.
Research boxes are integrated throughout to provide applications to today's nursing practice.
Actual examples of 18 Clinical Pathways provide samples of this collaborative clinical tool.
Healthy People 2010 boxes include the most up-to-date health promotion and prevention objectives.
Future Watch boxes alert readers to topics on the horizon like genetics and gender-based medicine.
Complementary & Alternative Therapies are integrated throughout to provide important alternatives to traditional techniques.
Nursing Care Plans that use NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC priority interventions for specific conditions, and NOC suggested outcomes guide readers in selecting nursing activities.
Evidence-Based Practice boxes throughout emphasize the importance of applying research to practice.
Community-Based Care is introduced in a new chapter and incorporated, wherever appropriate.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING TODAY

1. Scope of Medical-Surgical Nursing

2. The Aging Population

3. Healthy Lifestyles

4. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

5. Genetics and Disease

6. Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism

7. Rehabilitation and Chronic Illness

8. Palliative and End-of-Life Care


UNIT 2 CARE SETTINGS

9. Emergency Care

10. Critical Care

11. Community-Based Care

12. Long-Term Care


UNIT 3 PERIOPERATIVE NURSING

13. Preoperative Nursing

14. Intraoperative Nursing

15. Postoperative Nursing


UNIT 4 COMMON PROBLEMS

16. Pain

17. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance

18. Acid-Base Imbalance

19. Shock


UNIT 5 IMMUNOLOGIC PROBLEMS

20. Assessment of the Immune System

21. Immunologic Problems

22. HIV Infection and AIDS

23. Cancer


UNIT 6 RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS

24. Assessment of the Respiratory System

25. Upper Airway Problems

26. Lower Airway Problems

27. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


UNIT 7 CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS

28. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System

29. Coronary Artery Disease and Dysrhythmias

30. Heart Failure, Valvular, and Inflammatory Problems of the Heart

31. Vascular Problems


UNIT 8 HEMATOLOGIC PROBLEMS

32. Assessment of the Hematologic System

33. Hematologic Problems


UNIT 9 RENAL PROBLEMS

34. Assessment of the Renal System

35. Kidney and Urinary Tract Problems

36. Kidney Failure


UNIT 10 ENDOCRINE PROBLEMS

37. Assessment of the Endocrine System

38. Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Gland Problems

Details

No. of pages:
2096
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323060325
Print ISBN:
9780323031974

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