ISBN: 9780323222280
Page Count: 1744
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Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition

by Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, ANEF and M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice. Easy-to-read content includes evidence-based treatment guidelines, an enhanced focus on QSEN competencies, and an emphasis on developing clinical judgment skills. This edition continues the book’s trendsetting tradition with increased LGBTQ content and a new Care of Transgender Patients chapter. Written by nursing education experts Donna Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman, this bestselling text also features NCLEX® Exam-style challenge questions to prepare you for success on the NCLEX Exam. Cutting-edge coverage of the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you not just for today’s nursing practice but also for tomorrow’s.

    • UNIQUE! A collaborative approach that presents all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions through the lens of the nursing process.
    • A reader-friendly, direct writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical textbooks on the market.
    • Chapter-opening Learning Outcomes are linked to Self-Assessment Questions for the NCLEX Examination on the companion CD and EVOLVE website.
    • Unique chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections include Key Points lists organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories.
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes now include highlighted Levels of Evidence to teach you how to appraise the level of validity of research and provide synopses of recent nursing research articles and other scientific articles applicable to nursing.
    • Considerations boxes highlight important nursing considerations to help you better understand how to care for older adults, women, and patients from various cultural and genetic backgrounds.
    • Streamlined Concept Maps now emphasize information on what is critical for you to know for patient rescue by providing the links among pathophysiology, assessment, and intervention.
    • UNIQUE! New Human Needs focus and features help you learn to think clinically and be prepared to make sound clinical decisions at the bedside.
    • UNIQUE! Seven richly illustrated Human Needs Overviews relate concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals to disorders that you will study in Medical-Surgical Nursing.
    • UNIQUE! Chapter-ending Human Needs Assessment Reviews and Human Needs Nursing Care Reviews demonstrate application of these Fundamentals concepts to specific disorders.
    • UNIQUE! New Decision-Making Challenges throughout the book teach you to apply concepts to true-to-life clinical situations.
    • UNIQUE! NCLEX Examination Challenge questions throughout the chapters are now organized by NCLEX Client Needs Category and apply chapter content to the categories and subcategories of the NCLEX test plan.
    • Increased emphasis on prioritization, delegation to equip you with these increasingly important skills, which continue to be a major focus of the NCLEX Examination.
    • Expanded coverage of emergency and disaster preparedness prepares you to deal not only with common environmental emergencies but also with the consequences of bioterrorism and mass-casualty events.
    • New Patient Safety icons highlight content reflecting The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals initiative and the National Patient Safety Goals.
    • Companion CD-ROM features more than 1,000 interactive questions, an audio glossary, 35 animations, more than 40 Health Assessment video clips, 20 audio clips of key heart and lung sounds, and 45 Health Assessment images of key health assessment findings.
  • UNIT I. FOUNDATIONS FOR MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING

    1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing

    2. Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    3. Common Health Problems of Older Adults

    4. Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness

    5. Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign

    6. Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing

    7. Substance Abuse and Medical-Surgical Nursing

    8. Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems

    9. End-of-Life Care


    UNIT II. CONCEPTS OF EMERGENCY CARE AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

    10. Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing

    11. Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies

    12. NEW! Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness


    UNIT III. MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH FLUID, ELECTROLYTE, AND ACID-BASE IMBALANCES

    13. Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances

    14. Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances

    15. Infusion Therapy


    UNIT IV. MANAGEMENT OF PERIOPERATIVE PATIENTS

    16. Care of Preoperative Patients

    17. Care of Intraoperative Patients

    18. Care of Postoperative Patients


    NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: PROTECTION


    UNIT V. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

    19. Inflammation and the Immune Response

    20. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases

    21. Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Other Immunodeficiencies

    22. Care of Patients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity

    23. Cancer Development

    24. Care of Patients with Cancer

    25. EXPANDED! Care of Patients with Infection


    UNIT VI. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE SKIN, HAIR, AND NAILS

    26. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails

    27. Care of Patients with Skin Problems

    28. Care of Patients with Burns


    NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: OXYGENATION AND TISSUE PERFUSION


    UNIT VII. PROBLEMS OF OXYGENATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE RESPIRATORY TRACT

    29. Assessment of the Respiratory System

    30. Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy

    31. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems

    32. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems

    33. Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems

    34. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Respiratory Problems


    UNIT VIII. PROBLEMS OF CARDIAC OUTPUT AND TISSUE PERFUSION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

    35. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System

    36. Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias

    37. Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems

    38. Care of Patients with Vascular Problems

    39. Care of Patients with Shock

    40. Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes


    UNIT IX. PROBLEMS OF TISSUE PERFUSION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM

    41. Assessment of the Hematologic System

    42. Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems


    NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: MOBILITY, SENSATION, AND COGNITION


    UNIT X. PROBLEMS OF MOBILITY, SENSATION, AND COGNITION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

    43. Assessment of the Nervous System

    44. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain

    45. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord

    46. Care of Patients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System

    47. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Neurologic Problems


    UNIT XI. PROBLEMS OF SENSATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE SENSORY SYSTEM

    48. Assessment of the Eye and Vision

    49. Care of Patients with Eye and Vision Problems

    50. Assessment of the Ear and Hearing

    51. Care of Patients with Ear and Hearing Problems


    UNIT XII. PROBLEMS OF MOBILITY: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

    52. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System

    53. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Problems

    54. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma


    NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: NUTRITION, BOWEL ELIMINATION, AND METABOLISM


    UNIT XIII. PROBLEMS OF DIGESTION, NUTRITION, AND ELIMINATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

    55. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System

    56. Care of Patients with Oral Cavity Problems

    57. Care of Patients with Esophageal Problems

    58. Care of Patients with Stomach Disorders

    59. Care of Patients with Noninflammatory Intestinal Disorders

    60. Care of Patients with Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders

    61. Care of Patients with Liver Problems

    62. Care of Patients with Problems of the Biliary System and Pancreas

    63. Care of Patients with Malnutrition and Obesity


    UNIT XIV. PROBLEMS OF REGULATION AND METABOLISM: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

    64. Assessment of the Endocrine System

    65. Care of Patients with Pituitary and Adrenal Gland Problems

    66. Care of Patients with Problems of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

    67. Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus


    NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: URINARY ELIMINATION


    UNIT XV. PROBLEMS OF EXCRETION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE RENAL/URINARY SYSTEM

    68. Assessment of the Renal/Urinary System

    69. Care of Patients with Urinary Problems

    70. Care of Patients with Renal Disorders

    71. NEW TITLE! Care of Patients with Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease


    NEW! HUMAN NEEDS OVERVIEW: SEXUALITY


    UNIT XVI. PROBLEMS OF REPRODUCTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

    72. Assessment of the Reproductive System

    73. Care of Patients with Breast Disorders

    74
  • Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, ANEF, Speaker and Curriculum Consultant for Academic Nursing Programs;
    Founder, Boot Camp for Nurse Educators;
    President, DI Associates, Inc.
    Placitas, New Mexico and M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Formerly, Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor of Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
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