Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - 8th Edition

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing

8th Edition

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Authors: Sharon Lewis Linda Bucher Shannon Dirksen
Imprint: Mosby

Table of Contents

Section One: Concepts in Nursing Practice

1. Contemporary 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. Community-Based Nursing and Home Care

7. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

8. Stress and Stress Management

9. Sleep and Sleep Disorders

10. Pain

11. Palliative Care at End of Life

12. Addictive Behaviors

Section Two: Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

13. Inflammation and Wound Healing

14. Genetics, Altered Immune Responses, and Transplantation

15. Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

16. Cancer

17. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

Section Three: Perioperative Care

18. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care

19. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care

20. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care

Section Four: Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

21. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems

22. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems

23. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System

24. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems

25. Nursing Management: Burns

Section Five: Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

26. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System

27. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems

28. Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems

29. Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

Section Six: Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

30. Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System

31. Nursing Management: Hematologic Problems

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Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 8th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. To make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book.

Key Features

  • A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities includes NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, case studies, fill-in-the-blank questions, anatomy and physiology review, clinical decision-making activities, and more.
  • Answers to all questions are included in the back of the book, so you get immediate feedback as you study.


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About the Authors

Sharon Lewis Author

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 Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, NJ

Shannon Dirksen Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ