Highly regarded for its clinically relevant and thought-provoking content, Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing, 6th Edition features 150 case studies that cover all four clinical practice areas: medical-surgical, pediatric, OB/maternity, and psychiatric nursing. Each case covers a common patient problem, drawn from actual clinical experiences and written by nurses who are clinical experts. This edition reflects the most current standards of clinical practice, including content on pharmacology, nutrition, and diagnostic/laboratory tests to prepare you for all aspects of patient care. From nursing educators Mariann Harding and Julie Snyder, this workbook helps you develop your clinical nursing judgment and bridge the gap from nursing knowledge to nursing practice.
PART ONE: Medical-Surgical Cases 1. Cardiovascular Disorders 2. Respiratory Disorders 3. Musculoskeletal Disorders 4. Gastrointestinal Disorders 5. Genitourinary Disorders 6. Neurologic Disorders 7. Endocrine Disorders 8. Immunologic Disorders 9. Oncologic and Hematologic Disorders 10. Patients with Multiple Disorders 11. Emergency Situations
PART TWO: Pediatric, Maternity, and Women's Health Cases 12. Pediatric Disorders 13. Maternal and Obstetric Care 14. Women’s Health Care
PART THREE: Psychiatric and Alternative Therapies Cases 15. Psychiatric Disorders 16. Alternative Therapies
APPENDIX: Abbreviations and Acronyms