Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition
Written by an expert team of authors led by Shannon Dirksen, Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition offers your students at-a-glance access to key information on more than 200 medical-surgical conditions and procedures. Completely updated content is organized alphabetically for quick reference in the clinical setting. Plus, a variety of illustrations and summary tables clarify key concepts and add to the overall functionality of this essential resource.
- Disorders section covers commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions in a consistent, clinically relevant presentation that includes:
- Clinical Manifestations
- Diagnostic Studies
- Collaborative Care (including Drug Therapy, where relevant)
- Nursing Management
- Nursing Diagnoses (using the most current NANDA terminology)
- Nursing Interventions
- Patient and Caregiver Teaching
- Treatments and Procedures section provides need-to-know information on common medical-surgical treatments and procedures.
- Reference Appendix features key reference information commonly used in nursing practice, including laboratory values, commonly used formulas, and Spanish translations of key phrases.
- Patient teaching content is highlighted with a special icon, identifying information that patients and caregivers need to know about the care of various conditions.
- Cross-references to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition make it easy to locate more in-depth information.
Part One: Disorders Abdominal Pain, Acute Acute Coronary Syndrome Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Addison's Disease Alzheimer's Disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Anemia Anemia, Aplastic Anemia, Cobalamin Deficiency Anemia, Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia, Iron Deficiency Aneurysm Angina, Chronic Stable Angina, Prinzmetal's Angina, Unstable (See Acute Coronary Syndrome) Ankylosing Spondylitis Anorectal Abscess Aortic Dissection Appendicitis Asthma Bell's Palsy Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Bladder Cancer Bone Cancer Brain Tumors Breast Cancer Burns Cardiomyopathy Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cataract Celiac Disease Cervical Cancer Chlamydial Infection Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis Cirrhosis Colorectal Cancer Conjunctivitis Constipation Cor Pulmonale Coronary Artery Disease Crohn's Disease Cushing Syndrome Cystic Fibrosis Diabetes Insipidus Diabetes Mellitus Diarrhea Dislocation and Subluxation Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis Dysmenorrhea Dysrhythmias Encephalitis Endocarditis, Infective Endometrial Cancer Endometriosis Esophageal Cancer Fibrocystic Breast Changes Fibromyalgia Syndrome Flail Chest Fracture Fracture, Hip Fracture, Humerus Fracture, Pelvis Fracture, Mandible Gastritis Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Upper Glaucoma Glomerulonephritis Glomerulonephritis, Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis, Chronic Gonorrhea Gout Guillain-Barré Syndrome Head Injury Head and Neck Cancer Headache Heart Failure Hemophilia Hemorrhoids Hepatitis, Viral Hernia Herniated Intervertebral Disk (See Intervertebral Lumbar Disk Damage) Herpes, Genital Hiatal Hernia Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Hodgkin's Disease) Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Huntington's Disease Hyperparathyroidism Hypertension Hyperthyroidism Hypoparathyroidism Hypothyroidism Increased Intracranial Pressure Inflammatory Bowel Disease Interstitial Cystitis Intervertebral Lumbar Disk Damage Intestinal Obstruction Irritable Bowel Syndrome Kidney Cancer Kidney Disease, Chronic Lactase Deficiency Leiomyomas Leukemia Liver Cancer Low Back Pain, Acute Low Back Pain, Chronic Lung Cancer Lyme Disease Macular Degeneration Malabsorption Syndrome Malignant Melanoma Malnutrition Mèniére's Disease Meningitis Metabolic Syndrome Multiple Myeloma Multiple Sclerosis Myasthenia Gravis Myocardial Infarction (see Acute Coronary Syndrome) Myocarditis Nausea and Vomiting Nephrotic Syndrome Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Obesity Oral Cancer Osteoarthritis Osteomalacia Osteomyelitis Osteoporosis Ovarian Cancer Paget's Disease Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatitis, Acute Pancreatitis, Chronic Parkinson's Disease Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Peptic Ulcer Disease Pericarditis, Acute Peripheral Arterial Disease (Lower Extremities) Peritonitis Pneumonia Pneumothorax Polycystic Kidney Disease Polycythemia Pressure Ulcer Prostate Cancer Pulmonary Embolism Pulmonary Hypertension Pyelonephritis Raynaud's Phenomenon (Arteriospastic Disease) Reactive Arthritis Refractive Errors Reiter Syndrome (See Reactive Arthritis) Renal Failure, Acute Respiratory Failure, Acute Restless Legs Syndrome Retinal Detachment Rheumatic Fever and Heart Disease Rheumatoid Arthritis Seizure Disorders Sexually Transmitted Diseases Shock Sickle Cell Disease Sjšgren Syndrome Spinal Cord Injury Spinal Cord Tumors Spleen Disorders Stomach Cancer Stroke Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Syphilis Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma) Testicular Cancer Tetanus Thalassemia Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease) Thrombocytopenic Purpura Trigeminal Neuralgia Tuberculosis Ulcerative Colitis Urethritis Urinary Incontinence and Retention Urinary Tract Calculi Urinary Tract Infection Vaginal, Cervical, and Vulvar Infections Valvular Heart Disease Varicose Veins Venous Thrombosis Warts, Genital Part Two: Treatments and Procedures Amputation Artificial Airways: Endotracheal Tubes Biologic and Targeted Therapy for Cancer Treatment Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Basic Life Support Casts Chemotherapy Chest Tubes and Pleural Drainage Dialysis Emergency Patient: Primary and Secondary Survey Enteral Nutrition Heimlich Maneuver Mechanical Ventilation Ostomies Oxygen Therapy Pacemakers Parenteral Nutrition Tracheostomy Tube Feeding Urinary Catheterization Part Three: Reference Appendix Abbreviations Official "Do Not Use" Abbreviations Blood Gases Blood Laboratory Values Blood Products Breath Sounds Cancer Screening Guidelines Commonly Used Formulas Commonly Used Herbs Characteristics of Common Dysrhythmias Electrocardiogram (ECG) Monitoring: Waveform and Normal Sinus Rhythm Glasgow Coma Scale Heart Sounds Medication Administration Preventive Services for Healthy Adults Temperature Conversion Factors TNM Classification System English/Spanish Common Medical Terms Urine Laboratory Values
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