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Elsevier Adaptive Learning and Quizzing Package for Medical-Surgical Nursing (Retail Access Card), 7th Edition

by Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, ANEF, M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN and Elsevier
ISBN: 9780323323949
Imprint: Elsevier
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Studying is about to get a whole lot easier! Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition, the Elsevier Adaptive Solutions Package combines two innovative adaptive products into one powerful learning solution. Elsevier Adaptive Learning (EAL) helps you transform textbook information into lasting knowledge, while Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing (EAQ) ensures you know how to apply that knowledge to exams and clinical practice. Both EAL and EAQ are fun, engaging, and constantly tracking and adapting to your performance so you learn more effectively and efficiently. This dynamic duo is the personalized solution you need to learn faster, remember longer, and be better prepared for exams and licensure.

  • Elsevier Adaptive Learning:

    • An individual study schedule reduces cognitive workload and helps you become a more effective learner by automatically guiding the learning and review process.
    • The mobile app offers a seamless learning experience between your smartphone and the web with your memory profile maintained and managed in the cloud.
    • UNIQUE! Your memory strength is profiled at the course, chapter, and item level to identify personal learning and forgetting patterns.
    • UNIQUE! Material is re-presented just before you would naturally forget it to counteract memory decay.
    • A personalized learning pathway is established based on your learning profile, memory map, and time required to demonstrate information mastery.
    • The comprehensive student dashboard allows you to view your personal learning progress.

    Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing:

    • In addition to detailed rationales for each question, select questions include interactive, multimedia resources such as illustrations, animations, videos, audio clips, summary tables, and study tips to help you master challenging material.
    • Alternate item format questions — including multiple-response, fill-in-the-blank, prioritizing, graphic options, chart/exhibit, video, audio, and hot spot — provide valuable licensure or certification exam preparation.
    • The comprehensive dashboard allows you to view your personal learning progress with summaries of your strengths, weaknesses, mastery levels, and normative data.
    • The engaging, easy-to-use interface ensures that you’ll be able to navigate through the program with ease.
    • UNIQUE! Elsevier’s trusted, market-leading content serves as the foundation for all questions, which are written, reviewed, and leveled by experienced nursing and/or health professions educators, item writers, and authors.
    • UNIQUE! Unfolding questions become progressively more complex as you advance to higher levels, incorporating concepts such as delegation, multi-system diseases, or complicating conditions to help you strengthen your critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills.
    • Confidence level indicators allow you to indicate your confidence when submitting answers, providing valuable insight into areas where you might require further study.
    • UNIQUE! Practice in Study Mode, which provides immediate feedback, or in Exam Mode where the quiz is timed and results are summarized at the end.
    • Multiple mastery levels for each chapter allow you to progress from one level to the next based on your performance.
    • UNIQUE! Essential test-taking tips and strategies help you learn how to successfully dissect and tackle different question types and improve test-taking skills for both course exams and the licensure or certification examination.
  • Unit I: Foundations for Medical-Surgical Nursing
    1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing
    2. Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    3. Common Health Problems of Older Adults
    4. Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness
    5. Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
    6. Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing
    7. Evidence-Based Practice in Medical-Surgical Nursing NEW!
    8. Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems
    9. End-of-Life Care
    Unit II: Concepts of Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness
    10 Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing
    11 Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies
    12 Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
    Unit III: Management of Patients with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
    13. Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
    14. Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances
    15. Infusion Therapy
    Unit IV: Management of Perioperative Patients
    16. Care of Preoperative Patients
    17. Care of Intraoperative Patients
    18. Care of Postoperative Patients
    Concept Overview: Protection
    Unit V: Problems of Protection: Management of Patients with Problems of the Immune System
    19. Inflammation and the Immune Response
    20. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases
    21. Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Other Immune Deficiencies
    22. Care of Patients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity
    23. Cancer Development
    24. Care of Patients with Cancer
    25. Care of Patients with Infection EXPANDED!
    Unit VI: Problems of Protection: Management of Patients with Problems of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
    26. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
    27. Care of Patients with Skin Problems
    28. Care of Patients with Burns
    Concept Overview: Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion
    Unit VII: Problems of Oxygenation: Management of Patient with Problems of the Respiratory Tract
    29. Assessment of the Respiratory System
    30. Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy
    31. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems
    32. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems
    33. Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems
    34. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Respiratory Problems
    Unit VIII: Problems of Cardiac Output and Tissue Perfusion: Management of Patient with Problems of the Cardiovascular System
    35. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
    36. Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias
    37. Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems
    38. Care of Patients with Vascular Problems
    39. Care of Patients with Shock
    40. Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Unit IX: Problems of Tiddue Perfusion: Management of Patients with Problems of the Hematologic System
    41. Assessment of the Hematologic System
    42. Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems
    Concept Overview: Mobility, Sensation, and Cognition
    Unit X: Problems of Mobility, Sensation, and Cognition: Management of Patients with Problems of the Nervous System
    43. Assessment of the Nervous System
    44. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain
    45. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord
    46. Care of Patients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System
    47. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Neurologic Problems
    Unit XI: Problems of Sensation: Management of Patients with Problems of the Sensory System
    48. Assessment of the Eye and Vision
    49. Care of Patients with Eye and Vision Problems
    50. Assessment of the Ear and Hearing
    51. Care of Pati
  • Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, ANEF, Speaker and Curriculum Consultant for Academic Nursing Programs;
    Founder, Boot Camp for Nurse Educators;
    President, DI Associates, Inc.
    Placitas, New Mexico, M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Volunteer Faculty, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; Formerly, Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor of Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and Elsevier
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