Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323083256, 9780323136907

Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing

5th Edition

Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric

Authors: Mariann Harding Julie Snyder Barbara Preusser
Paperback ISBN: 9780323083256
eBook ISBN: 9780323136907
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 31st May 2012
Page Count: 688

Description

Develop your critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills with 150 realistic case studies from the four major clinical practice areas: medical-surgical, pediatric, maternity, and psychiatric/mental health nursing. Each case covers a common problem, drawn from actual clinical experiences and written by nurses who are clinical experts. All cases have been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect current clinical practices, with integrated content on pharmacology, nutrition, and diagnostic/laboratory tests to encourage you to think critically about all aspects of care. This fifth edition also features an increased emphasis on patient management, and new documentation and communication exercises. Plus new NCLEX® Examination format-questions help you prepare for success on the NCLEX® Examination and provide safe, quality patient care.

Key Features

  • Three-part organization presents cases in three parts: 1) Medical-Surgical Cases; 2) Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric Cases; and 3) Other/Advanced Cases, the latter covering key topics such as multi-system disorders and emergency situations.
  • Realistic case study approach incorporates cases drawn from actual clinical experiences to help you identify changes, anticipate possible complications, and initiate therapeutic interventions.
  • Increasing case complexity provides you with a foundation on which to build as you advance to more difficult cases.

Table of Contents

PART ONE – MEDICAL-SURGICAL CASES

Chapter 1: Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 2: Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 3: Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chapter 4: Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chapter 5: Genitourinary Disorders

Chapter 6: Neurologic Disorders

Chapter 7: Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 8: Immunologic Disorders

Chapter 9: Oncologic and Hematologic Disorders

PART TWO – PEDIATRIC, MATERNITY, AND PSYCHIATRIC CASES

Chapter 10: Pediatric Disorders

Chapter 11: Maternal and Obstetric Disorders

Chapter 12: Women’s Health Disorders

Chapter 13: Psychiatric Disorders

PART THREE – OTHER/ADVANCED CASES

Chapter 14: Alternative Therapies

Chapter 15: Patients with Multiple Disorders

Chapter 16: Emergency Situations

Appendix: Abbreviations and Acronyms

Details

No. of pages:
688
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323136907
eBook ISBN:
9780323294553
eBook ISBN:
9780323083812
Paperback ISBN:
9780323083256

About the Author

Mariann Harding

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Julie Snyder

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Barbara Preusser

Affiliations and Expertise

Family Nurse Practitioner, Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT