Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - 10th Edition - ISBN: 9780323371483, 9780323371643

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing

10th Edition

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Authors: Sharon Lewis Susan Sandstrom Linda Bucher Mariann Harding Margaret Heitkemper Jeffrey Kwong Dottie Roberts
Paperback ISBN: 9780323371483
eBook ISBN: 9780323371643
eBook ISBN: 9780323371650
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 3rd October 2016
Page Count: 480

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Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 10th 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. And 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, including NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, and case studies, help you learn the material.
  • Answers to all questions in the back of the book provide you with immediate feedback as you study.
  • Additional alternate item format questions prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam.

Table of Contents

Section One – Concepts in Nursing Practice

1.   Professional 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.   Stress and Stress Management    
7.   Sleep and Sleep Disorders       
8.   Pain         
9.   Palliative Care at End of Life    
10. Substance Abuse

Section Two – Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease 
11. Inflammation and Wound Healing       
12. Genetics and Genomics
13. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation
14. Infection
15. Cancer         
16. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances    

Section Three – Perioperative Care

17. Preoperative Care    
18. Intraoperative Care     
19. Postoperative Care    
Section Four – Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

20. Assessment of Visual and Auditory Systems   
21. Visual and Auditory Problems  
22. Assessment of Integumentary System   
23. Integumentary Problems    
24. Burns      

Section Five – Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

25. Assessment of Respiratory System      
26. Upper Respiratory Problems   
27. Lower Respiratory Problems    
28. Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases   

Section Six – Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

29. Assessment of Hematologic System      
30. Hematologic Problems   

Section Seven – Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

31. Assessment of Cardiovascular System     
32. Hypertension
33. Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome
34. Heart Failure      
35. Dysrhythmias     
36. Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders 
37. Vascular Disorders     

Section Eight – Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

38. Assessment of Gastrointestinal System   
39. Nutritional Problems    
40. Obesity     
41. Upper Gastrointestinal Problems  
42. Lower Gastrointestinal Problems   
43. Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems   

Section Nine – Problems of Urinary Function

44. Assessment of Urinary System     
45. Renal and Urologic Problems    
46. Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease 

Section Ten – Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

47. Assessment of Endocrine System     
48. Diabetes Mellitus    
49. Endocrine Problems      
50. Reproductive System      
51. Breast Disorders     
52. Sexually Transmitted Infections
53. Female Reproductive Problems    
54. Male Reproductive Problems  

Section Eleven – Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

55. Assessment of Nervous System    
56. Acute Intracranial Problems   
57. Stroke     
58. Chronic Neurologic Problems 
59. Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia  
60. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems
61. Assessment of Musculoskeletal System   
62. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery 
63. Musculoskeletal Problems      
64. Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases 

Section Twelve – Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

65. Critical Care     
66. Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
67. Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
68. Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing  
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About the Author

Sharon Lewis

Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, Castella Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Susan Sandstrom

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor in Nursing, Retired; College of St. Mary; Omaha, Nebraska

Linda Bucher

Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, CNE

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Mariann Harding

Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Kent State University at Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, Ohio

Margaret Heitkemper

Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairperson, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Chair in Nursing, School of Nursing; Adjunct Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Jeffrey Kwong

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program; Program Director, HIV Sub-specialty; Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York

Dottie Roberts

Affiliations and Expertise

Instructor, University of South Carolina College of Nursing, Columbia, South Carolina