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Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

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

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Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 10th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. And to make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book.

    • A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities, including NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, and case studies, help you learn the material.
    • Answers to all questions in the back of the book provide you with immediate feedback as you study.
    • Additional alternate item format questions prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam.
      • NEW! Attractive four-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

      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 Abuse

      Section Two – Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease       11. Inflammation and Wound Healing        12. Genetics and Genomics 13. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation 14. 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 Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease 

      Section Ten – Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

      47. Assessment of Endocrine Syste

      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, Susan A. Sandstrom, RN, MSN, BC, CNE, Associate Professor in Nursing, Retired; College of St. Mary; Omaha, Nebraska, 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, CNE, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Kent State University at Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, Ohio, Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, ANP-BC, 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, MSN, MACI, CMSRN, OCNS-C, CNE, Instructor, University of South Carolina College of Nursing, Columbia, South Carolina

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