Medical-Surgical Nursing – Single-Volume Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning and Quizzing Package (Retail Access Card), 9th Edition

Medical-Surgical Nursing – Single-Volume Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning and Quizzing Package (Retail Access Card), 9th Edition


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      Section One – Concepts in Nursing Practice
      1. Professional 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. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
      7. Stress and Stress Management
      8. Sleep and Sleep Disorders
      9. Pain
      10. Palliative Care at End of Life
      11. Addictive Behaviors
      Section Two – Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease
      12. Inflammation and Wound Healing
      13. Genetics and Genomics
      14. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation
      15. 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 Renal Failure 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 and Dementia
      61. Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spin
      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, Shannon Ruff Dirksen, RN, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, 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, 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 and Elsevier

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