Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323289610, 9780323291965

Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing

6th Edition

Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric

Authors: Mariann Harding Julie Snyder
Paperback ISBN: 9780323289610
eBook ISBN: 9780323291965
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 23rd January 2015
Page Count: 688


Highly regarded for its clinically relevant and thought-provoking content, Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing, 6th Edition features 150 case studies that cover all four clinical practice areas: medical-surgical, pediatric, OB/maternity, and psychiatric nursing. Each case covers a common patient problem, drawn from actual clinical experiences and written by nurses who are clinical experts. This edition reflects the most current standards of clinical practice, including content on pharmacology, nutrition, and diagnostic/laboratory tests to prepare you for all aspects of patient care. From nursing educators Mariann Harding and Julie Snyder, this workbook helps you develop your clinical nursing judgment and bridge the gap from nursing knowledge to nursing practice.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive case study approach uses cases drawn from actual clinical experiences to help you identify changes, anticipate possible complications, and initiate therapeutic interventions.
  • Progressive case complexity builds on previous learning and helps you develop more and more expertise.
  • 150 case studies cover all major clinical areas, including medical-surgical, pediatric, OB/maternity, and psychiatric cases, providing you with many diverse clinical situations and opportunities to apply knowledge and develop critical thinking skills.
  • Body system organization makes the book easier to use with medical-surgical nursing textbooks and courses.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Medical-Surgical Cases
1. Cardiovascular Disorders
2. Respiratory Disorders
3. Musculoskeletal Disorders
4. Gastrointestinal Disorders
5. Genitourinary Disorders
6. Neurologic Disorders
7. Endocrine Disorders
8. Immunologic Disorders
9. Oncologic and Hematologic Disorders
10. Patients with Multiple Disorders
11. Emergency Situations

PART TWO: Pediatric, Maternity, and Women's Health Cases
12. Pediatric Disorders
13. Maternal and Obstetric Care
14. Women’s Health Care

PART THREE: Psychiatric and Alternative Therapies Cases
15. Psychiatric Disorders
16. Alternative Therapies

APPENDIX: Abbreviations and Acronyms


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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