Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition


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.

  • 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.
  • Additional alternate item format questions incorporating prioritization and delegation are included to better prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam.
  • New review activities are provided for the textbook's new chapter on sleep and sleep disorders.
  • Attractive two-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

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

Section Seven: Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

32. Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System

33. Nursing Management: Hypertension

34. Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome

35. Nursing Management: Heart Failure

36. Nursing Management: Dysrhythmias

37. Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders

38. Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders

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

39. Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System

40. Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems

41. Nursing Management: Obesity

42. Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems

43. Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems

44. Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems

Section Nine: Problems of Urinary Function

45. Nursing Assessment: Urinary System

46. Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems

47. Nursing Management: Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

Section Ten: Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

48. Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System

49. Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus

50. Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems

51. Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System

52. Nursing Management: Breast Disorders

53. Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

54. Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems

55. Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems

Section Eleven: Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

56. Nursing Assessment: Nervous System

57. Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems

58. Nursing Management: Stroke

59. Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems

60. Nursing Management: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia,

Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN, Research Professor, Castella Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, CNE, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, NJ, Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN, 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 and Shannon Ruff Dirksen, RN, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ


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