Phipps' Medical-Surgical Nursing

8th Edition

Health and Illness Perspectives - EMEA Edition

Authors:

  • Frances Monahan
  • Judith Sands
  • Marianne Neighbors
  • Jane Marek
  • Carol Green-Nigro
  • 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
    Print ISBN:
    9780323031974
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323060325

    About the authors

    Frances Monahan

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant in Nursing Education, Vero Beach, FL, USA

    Judith Sands

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 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

    Jane Marek

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Instructor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

    Carol Green-Nigro

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Nursing, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, USA