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cover image - Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323461641
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Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition

by Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, CNEcl, ANEF, FAADN, Linda A. LaCharity, PhD, RN and M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,9th Edition
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Imprint: Saunders
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Corresponding to the 9th edition of Ignatavicius, Workman, and Rebar's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, this thoroughly updated study guide provides you with a thorough review of core med-surg content while also developing your clinical judgment and clinical reasoning skills. Completely revised with a fresh emphasis on interprofessional collaboration, NCLEX-style questions, and core textbook content, it helps facilitate a deeper understanding of the core textbook content to ensure that you are thoroughly prepared for med-surg exams, the NCLEX Examination, and safe nursing practice.

    • Provides a thorough review of core textbook content while uniquely developing your clinical nursing judgment skills.
    • UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical nursing judgment prepares you to confidently make safe and effective decisions in clinical practice.
    • UNIQUE! Renewed emphasis and focus on core textbook content helps you focus limited study time on learning core medical-surgical content from the textbook, rather than searching for content from other sources.
    • UNIQUE! Stronger emphasis on NCLEX Exam question formats, including alternate-item formats, familiarizes you with NCLEX question formats to better prepare for the NCLEX Examination.
    • Answer key in the back of the book facilitates self-study and remediation
    • NEW! UNIQUE! Focus on nursing concepts and exemplar disorders helps you overcome content saturation by focusing on broad concepts and how they are exemplified in disorders.
    • NEW! UNIQUE! Focus on interprofessional collaboration includes application of the Core Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPEC, 2016) in every chapter.
    • NEW! Thoroughly revised and updated throughout to match the changes in the 9th edition of the Ignatavicius textbook.
  • Unit 1: Foundations for Medical-Surgical Nursing
    1. Overview of Professional Nursing Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing New!
    2. Overview of Health Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing New!
    3. Common Health Problems of Older Adults
    4. Assessment and Care of Patients with Pain
    5. Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing
    6. Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems
    7. End-of-Life Care
    Unit II: Principles of Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness
    8. Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing
    9. Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies
    10. Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
    Unit III: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
    11. Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
    12. Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances
    13. Infusion Therapy
    Unit IV: Interprofessional Collaboration for Perioperative Patients
    14. Care of Preoperative Patients
    15. Care of Intraoperative Patients
    16. Care of Postoperative Patients
    Unit V: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of Immunity
    17. Inflammation and Immunity
    18. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases
    19. Care of Patients with HIV Disease
    20. Care of Patients with Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity
    21. Cancer Development
    22. Care of Patients with Cancer
    23. Care of Patients with Infection
    Unit VI: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
    24. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
    25. Care of Patients with Skin Problems
    26. Care of Patients with Burns
    Unit VII: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Respiratory System
    27. Assessment of the Respiratory System
    28. Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy
    29. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems
    30. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems
    31. Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems
    32. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Respiratory Problems
    Unit VIII: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Cardiovascular System
    33. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
    34. Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias
    35. Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems
    36. Care of Patients with Vascular Problems
    37. Care of Patients with Shock
    38. Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Unit IX: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Hematologic System
    39. Assessment of the Hematologic System
    40. Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems
    Unit X: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Nervous System
    41. Assessment of the Nervous System
    42. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain
    43. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord
    44. Care of Patients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System
    45. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Neurologic Problems
    Unit XI: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Sensory System
    46. Assessment of the Eye and Vision
    47. Care of Patients with Eye and Vision Problems
    48. Assessment and Care of Patients with Ear and Hearing Problems
    Unit XII: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Musculoskeletal System
    49. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
    50. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Problems
    51. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma
    Unit XIII:  Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Gastrointestinal System
    52. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System
    53. Care of Patients with Oral Cavity Problems
    54. Care of Patients with Esophageal Problems
    55. Care of Patients with Stomach Disorders
    56. Care of Patients with Noninflammatory Intestinal Disorders
    57. Care of Patients with Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders
    58. Care of Patients with Liver Problems
    59. Care of Patients with Problems of the Biliary System and Pancreas
    60. Care of Patients with Malnutrition: Undernutrition and Obesity
    Unit XIV: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Endocrine System
    61. Assessment of the Endocrine System
    62. Care of Patients with Pituitary and Adrenal Gland Problems
    63. Care of Patients with Problems of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
    64. Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus
    Unit XV: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Renal/Urinary System
    65. Assessment of the Renal/Urinary System
    66. Care of Patients with Urinary Problems
    67. Care of Patients with Kidney Disorders
    68. Care of Patients with Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease
    Unit XVI: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Reproductive System
    69. Assessment of the Reproductive System
    70. Care of Patients with Breast Disorders
    71. Care of Patients with Gynecologic Problems
    72. Care of Patients with Male Reproductive Problems
    73. Care of Transgender Patients
    74. Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infection
    Answer Key
  • Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, CNEcl, ANEF, FAADN, Speaker and Curriculum Consultant for Academic Nursing Programs; Founder, Boot Camp for Nurse Educators; President, DI Associates, Inc. Littleton, Colorado, Linda A. LaCharity, PhD, RN, Formerly, Accelerated Program Director and Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio and M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Visiting Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
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