Phipps' Medical-Surgical Nursing - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780723434566, 9780323060325

Phipps' Medical-Surgical Nursing

8th Edition

Health and Illness Perspectives - EMEA Edition

Authors: Frances Monahan Judith Sands Marianne Neighbors Jane Marek Carol Green-Nigro
Hardcover ISBN: 9780723434566
eBook ISBN: 9780323060325
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 20th October 2006
Page Count: 2096
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Description

This well respected, comprehensive textbook presents the complete diagnosis and treatment of the most common conditions encountered in the care of adults, and written for easier understanding of the subject matter. Known for its solid, balanced presentation of medical and nursing management, it also features in-depth coverage of pathophysiology. The eighth edition brings together a superior new author team and includes outstanding content and features for today's medical-surgical nursing

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

39. Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia


UNIT 11 GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS

40. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System

41. Mouth and Esophagus Problems

42. Stomach and Duodenum Problems

43. Intestinal Problems

44. Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreatic Problems


UNIT 12 HEPATIC PROBLEMS

45. Assessment of the Hepatic Problems

46. Hepatic Problems


UNIT 13 NEUROLOGIC PROBLEMS

47. Assessment of the Nervous System

48. Traumatic and Neoplastic Problems of the Brain

49. Vascular and Degenerative Problems of the Brain

50. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems


UNIT 14 MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS

51. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal Problems

52. Trauma to the Musculoskeletal System

53. Degenerative Disorders

54. Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis


UNIT 15 REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS

55. Assessment of the Reproductive System

56. Female Reproductive Problems

57. Male Reproductive Problems

58. Problems of the Breast

59. Sexually Transmitted Diseases


UNIT 16 EYE PROBLEMS

60. Assessment of the Visual System

61. Problems of the Eye


UNIT 17 EAR PROBLEMS

62. Assessment of the Auditory System

63. Problems of the Ear


UNIT 18 SKIN PROBLEMS

64. Assessment of the Skin

65. Problems of the Skin

66. Burns


Selected Bibliography

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Details

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

About the Author

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