The easy-to-use Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius and Workman’s Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition, is an A-Z guide to more than 250 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in a reader-friendly, direct-address style, this resource is a convenient tool that you can carry with you on clinical days. Now organized in a streamlined collaborative care format, complete with new QSEN highlights and a reorganized Concepts in Medical-Surgical Nursing section, it will quickly become your best bedside reference.
PART ONE: CONCEPTS OF MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING Cancer Pathophysiology Cancer Treatment Cellular Regulation Fluid and Electrolyte Balance Infection Inflammation Pain Palliation and End-of-Life Care Perioperative Care Planning for Discharge
PART TWO: DISEASES AND DISORDERS Alphabetical entries for more than 250 common medical-surgical conditions
APPENDIXES 1. Guide to Head-To-Toe Physical Assessment of Adults 2. Interventions for Common Environmental Emergencies 3. Chemical and Biological Agents of Terrorism 4. Terminology Associated with Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 5. Electrocardiographic Complexes, Segments, and Intervals 6. The Patient Requiring Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation 7. The Patient Requiring Chest Tubes 8. Communication Quick Reference for Spanish-Speaking Patients