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cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing - Single-Volume Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323288583
Publication Date: 06-17-2014
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $164.80

Medical-Surgical Nursing - Single-Volume Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package, 9th Edition

by Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN, Shannon Ruff Dirksen, RN, PhD, Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN and Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, CNE


ISBN: 9780323288583
Publication Date: 06-17-2014
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $164.80

Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9e, Elsevier Adaptive Learning combines the power of brain science with sophisticated, patented Cerego algorithms to help students to learn faster and remember longer. It’s fun; it’s engaging; and it’s constantly tracking student performance and adapting to deliver content precisely when it’s needed to ensure core information is transformed into lasting knowledge.

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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 Spinal Cord Problems 62. Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System 63. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery 64. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems 65. Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases

    Section Twelve – Nursing Care in Specialized Settings 66. Nursing Management: Critical Care 67. Nursing Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 68. Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 69. Nursing Management: Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing

    Appendix A. Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Appendix B. Nursing Diagnoses Appendix C. Laboratory Reference Intervals Glossary Illustration Credits Index

  • 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 and 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