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cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323371445
Page Count: 1776
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $137.00

Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition

by Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN, Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, CNE, Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN, Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, FAADN, CNE, Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP and Dottie Roberts, RN, EdD, MSN, MACI, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE

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cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323371445
Page Count: 1776
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $137.00
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Awarded first place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Medical-Surgical Nursing category. Learn how to become an exceptional caregiver in today’s evolving healthcare environment! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as patient safety, NCLEX exam preparation, evidence-based practice, and teamwork. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy for you to find essential information and the accessible writing style and building-block approach make even the most complex concepts easy to grasp. Best of all — a complete collection of learning and study resources helps you learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.

    • Highly readable format offers you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing.
    • Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate.
    • Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in healthcare settings.
    • Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care.
    • Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book highlight patient safety issues and focus on the latest National Patient Safety Goals.
    • UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approachexplains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness.
    • Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions.
    • Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply concepts and procedures to real-life patient care.
    • Managing Care of Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section help you apply your knowledge of various disorders and prioritize and delegate patient care.
    • Separate chapter on genetics focuses on the practical application to nursing care of patients.
    • Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes address key topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimer’s disease, sickle cell disease, and genetics-related ethical issues.
    • Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders.
    • NEW! Interprofessional Care tables emphasize the importance of total patient care and outline the role of each provider in managing disorders.
    • NEW! Teamwork & Collaboration boxes highlight your role in working with members of the interprofessional team.
    • NEW! Check Your Practice boxes challenge you to think critically and interact with patient data.
    • NEW! Becoming a Nurse Leader boxes introduce you to concepts related to being a responsible team member and leader.
    • NEW! Patient and Caregiver Teaching chapter includes a stronger focus on informatics to reflect the current use of technology as it relates to patient self-management.
    • NEW! Core clinical content focuses on highlighting and incorporating QSEN competencies.
  • 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. Stress and Stress Management     7. Sleep and Sleep Disorders        8. Pain          9. Palliative Care at End of Life     10. Substance Use Disorders

    Section Two – Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

    11. Inflammation and Wound Healing        12. Genetics and Genomics 13. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation 14. Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 15. Cancer          16. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances    

    Section Three – Perioperative Care

    17. Preoperative Care     18. Intraoperative Care      19. Postoperative Care        Section Four – Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

    20. Assessment of Visual and Auditory Systems    21. Visual and Auditory Problems   22. Assessment of Integumentary System    23. Integumentary Problems     24. Burns      

    Section Five – Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

    25. Assessment of Respiratory System       26. Upper Respiratory Problems    27. Lower Respiratory Problems     28. Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases   

    Section Six – Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

    29. Assessment of Hematologic System       30. Hematologic Problems     Section Seven – Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

    31. Assessment of Cardiovascular System      32. Hypertension 33. Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome 34. Heart Failure       35. Dysrhythmias      36. Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders  37. Vascular Disorders     

    Section Eight – Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

    38. Assessment of Gastrointestinal System    39. Nutritional Problems     40. Obesity      41. Upper Gastrointestinal Problems   42. Lower Gastrointestinal Problems    43. Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems   

    Section Nine – Problems of Urinary Function

    44. Assessment of Urinary System      45. Renal and Urologic Problems     46. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease 

    Section Ten – Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

    47. Assessment of Endocrine System      48. Diabetes Mellitus     49. Endocrine Problems       50. Assessment of Reproductive System       51. Breast Disorders      52. Sexually Transmitted Infections 53. Female Reproductive and Genital Problems     54. Male Reproductive and Genital Problems  

    Section Eleven – Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

    55. Assessment of Nervous System     56. Acute Intracranial Problems    57. Stroke      58. Chronic Neurologic Problems  59. Dementia and Delirium 60. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems 61. Assessment of Musculoskeletal System    62. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery 63. Musculoskeletal Problems       64. Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases 

    Section Twelve – Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

    65. Critical Care      66. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 67. Acute Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 68. Emergency and Disaster Nursing    

    Appendix A – Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Appendix B – Nursing Diagnoses Appendix C – Laboratory Reference Intervals

    Glossary 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, 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, 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, Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, FAADN, CNE, Professor, Department of Nursing, Kent State University at Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, Ohio, Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, Program Director, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program; Program Director, HIV Sub-specialty; Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York and Dottie Roberts, RN, EdD, MSN, MACI, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE, Instructor, University of South Carolina College of Nursing, Columbia, South Carolina
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