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cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323243797
Page Count: 1264
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Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Susan C. deWit, MSN, RN, CNS, PHN, Holly Stromberg, RN, BSN, MSN, PHN, Alumnus CCRN and Carol Dallred

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780323243797
Page Count: 1264
Imprint: Saunders
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Providing a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing, Susan deWit’s Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice, 3rd Edition ensures you have the information you need to pass the NCLEX-PN® Examination and succeed in practice. Part of the popular LPN/LVN Threads series, this uniquely understandable, concise text builds on the fundamentals of nursing, covering roles, settings, and health care trends; all body systems and their disorders; emergency and disaster management; and mental health nursing. With updated content, chapter objectives, and review questions, this new edition relates national LPN/LVN standards to practice with its integration of QSEN competencies, hypertension, diabetes, and hypoglycemia.

    • Concept Maps in the disorders chapters help you visualize difficult material, and illustrate how a disorder's multiple symptoms, treatments, and side effects relate to each other.
    • Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! section includes Key Points that summarize chapter objectives, additional resources for further study, review questions for the NCLEX® Examination, and critical thinking questions.
    • Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions provide a clinical scenario and demonstrate application of the nursing process with updated NANDA-I nursing diagnoses to individual patient problems.
    • Anatomy and physiology content in each body system overview chapter provides basic information for understanding the body system and its disorders, and appears along with Focused Assessment boxes highlighting the key tasks of data collection for each body system.
    • Assignment Considerations, discussed in Chapter 1 and highlighted in feature boxes, address situations in which the RN delegates tasks to the LPN/LVN, or the LPN/LVN assigns tasks to nurse assistants, per the individual state nurse practice act.
    • Gerontologic nursing presented throughout in the context of specific disorders with Elder Care Points boxes that address the unique medical-surgical care issues that affect older adults.
    • Safety Alert boxes call out specific dangers to patients and teach you to identify and implement safe clinical care.
    • Evidence-based Practice icons highlight current references to research in nursing and medical practice.
    • Patient Teaching boxes provide step-by-step instructions and guidelines for post-hospital care — and prepare you to educate patients on their health condition and recovery.
    • Health Promotion boxes address wellness and disease prevention strategies that you can provide in patient teaching.
    • NEW! Content updated with the most current health care standards, including QSEN competencies, hypertension, diabetes, and hypoglycemia, to relate national standards to LPN/LVN practice.
    • UPDATED! Revised chapter objectives and content reflects higher-level critical thinking, communication, patient safety, and priority setting.
    • UPDATED! Get Ready for the NCLEX®! review questions updated per the 2014 NCLEX-PN® test plan.
  • Unit One: Medical-Surgical Nursing Settings, Roles, and Issues
    1. Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients
    2. Critical Thinking and Nursing Process
    Unit Two: Medical-Surgical Patient Care Problems
    3. Fluids, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance, and Intravenous Therapy
    4. Care of Preoperative and Intraoperative Surgical Patients
    5. Care of Postoperative Surgical Patients
    6. Infection Prevention and Control
    7. Care of Patients with Pain
    8. Care of Patients with Cancer
    9. Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation
    Unit 3: Immune System
    10. The Immune and Lymphatic Systems
    11. Care of Patients with Immune and Lymphatic Disorders and HIV/AIDS
    Unit 4: Respiratory System
    12. The Respiratory System
    13. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Respiratory System
    14. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Respiratory System
    Unit 5: Hematologic System
    15. The Hematologic System
    16. Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders
    Unit 6: Cardiovascular System
    17. The Cardiovascular System
    18. Care of Patients with Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease
    19. Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders
    20. Care of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Surgery
    Unit 7: Neurologic System
    21. The Neurologic System
    22. Care of Patients with Head and Spinal Cord Injuries
    23. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Brain
    24. Care of Patients with Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
    Unit 8: Sensory System
    25. The Sensory System: Eye and Ear
    26. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Eyes and Ears
    Unit 9: Gastrointestinal System
    27. The Gastrointestinal System
    28. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal System
    29. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal System
    30. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreas
    Unit 10: Musculoskeletal System
    31. The Musculoskeletal System
    32. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
    Unit 11: Urinary System
    33. The Urinary System
    34. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary System
    Unit 12: Endocrine System
    35. The Endocrine System
    36. Care of Patients with Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
    37. Care of Patients with Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
    Unit 13: Reproductive System
    38. Care of Women with Reproductive Disorders
    39. Care of Men with Reproductive Disorders
    40. Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections
    Unit 14: Integumentary System
    41. The Integumentary System
    42. Care of Patients with Integumentary Disorders and Burns
    Unit 15: Emergency and Disaster Management
    43. Care of Patients in Disasters or Bioterrorism Attack
    44. Care of Patients with Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock
    Unit 16: Mental Health Nursing of the Adult
    45. Care of Patients with Anxiety, Mood, and Eating Disorders
    46. Care of Patients with Substance Abuse Disorders
    47. Care of Patients with Cognitive Disorders
    48. Care of Patients with Thought and Personality Disorders
    Appendices
     • Appendix A: Standards of Practice and Educational Competencies of Graduates of Practical/Vocational Nursing Programs
     • Appendix B: NFLPN Nursing Practice Standards for the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
     • Appendix C: American Hospital Association: The Patient Care Partnership – Understanding Expectations, Rights, and Responsibilities
    Bibliography
    Glossary
    Index
  • Susan C. deWit, MSN, RN, CNS, PHN, Formerly, Instructor of Nursing, El Centro College, Dallas, TX; and Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA, Holly Stromberg, RN, BSN, MSN, PHN, Alumnus CCRN and Carol Dallred
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