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cover image - Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing,11th Edition
ISBN: 9780323551496
Publication Date: 09-26-2019
Page Count: 1712
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $184.99

Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing, 11th Edition

by Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, FAADN, Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Dottie Roberts, RN, EdD, MSN, MACI, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE, Debra Hagler, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN and Courtney Reinisch, RN, DNP, FNP-BC


cover image - Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing,11th Edition
ISBN: 9780323551496
Publication Date: 09-26-2019
Page Count: 1712
Imprint: Mosby
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Engage your classroom with a unique, conceptual approach to nursing care in this rapidly changing healthcare environment. Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 11th Edition gives your students a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing. This thoroughly revised text includes a more conversational writing style, an increased focus on nursing concepts and clinical trends, strong evidence-based content, and an essential pathophysiology review. Content is presented in a way that nursing students will understand, and covers all aspects of nursing care including health promotion, acute intervention, and ambulatory care. Helpful boxes and tables make it easy for students to find essential information, and a building-block approach makes even the most complex concepts simple to grasp. Key topics such as interprofessional care, delegation, safety, and prioritization are integrated throughout. Additionally, extensive drug therapy information and diagnostic studies tables give students a full picture of care. Best of all — a complete collection of learning and study resources helps your students learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.

    • Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate.
    • Interprofessional Care tables and sections in all management chapters emphasize the importance of total patient care in today's health care settings and outline the role of each provider in managing disorders.
    • Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you to prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions.
    • Check Your Practice boxes challenge you to think critically and interact with patient data.
    • Informatics in Practice boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in healthcare settings.
    • Evidence-based practice boxes help you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care.
    • Safety Alerts throughout the book highlight patient safety issues and focus on the latest National Patient Safety Goals.
    • UNIQUE! Nursing management is presented in a consistent and comprehensive format, addressing the unique approaches to nursing care.
    • Case studies throughout text emphasize prioritization, delegation, and concept mapping to help you learn to prioritize and delegate patient care.
    • Separate chapter on Genetics focuses on practical application to nursing care of patients.
    • Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes cover key topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimer's disease, sickle cell disease, and genetics-related ethics issues.
    • Genetic Risk alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders.
    • Ethical/Legal Dilemmas boxes promote critical thinking for timely and sensitive ethical and legal issues.
    • Pathophysiology Map flow charts make it easier for you to visualize and understand changes occurring in major diseases.
    • Focused Assessment tables reflect a realistic "assessment on the run" approach and offer brief checklists for evaluating the status of previously identified health problems and monitoring for signs of new problems.
    • Extensive drug therapy content includes Drug Therapy tables and concise Drug Alerts highlighting important safety considerations for key drugs.
    • Promoting Population Health tables summarize government health care goals as they relate to specific disorders and identify important strategies for the prevention and early detection of diseases.
    • Nutritional Therapy tables summarize nutritional interventions and strategies for promoting healthy lifestyles in patients with various conditions.
    • Promoting Health Equity boxes and a dedicated chapter on health disparities and culturally competent care highlight risk factors and important issues related to the nursing care of various ethnic groups.
    • Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes summarize what you need to know about the clinical uses, effects, and nursing implications of herbal remedies and complementary and alternative treatment options.
    • Nursing interventions and nursing diagnoses are listed in order of priority.
    • Nursing Management boxes highlight the nurse’s role in working with members of the interprofessional team and also cover specific topics and skills related to delegation.
    • Assessment Abnormalities tables alert the nurse to frequently encountered abnormalities and their possible etiologies.
    • Core clinical content focuses on highlighting and incorporating QSEN competencies.
    • Emergency Management tables outline the treatment of health problems most likely to create medical emergencies.
    • Learning Outcomes and Key Terms help you identify the key content for that chapter.
    • Health History tables present key questions to ask patients related to a specific disease or disorder.
    • Patient and Caregiver teaching tables provide critical information to help you educate others who will be helping to care for the patient.
    • Gerontology and chronic illness included throughout the text under Gerontologic Considerations headings and in Gerontologic Assessment tables.
    • Nursing Assessment tables summarize the key subjective and objective data related to common diseases.
    • Gender Differences boxes discuss how women and men are affected differently by conditions such as pain and hypertension.
    • Diagnostic Studies tables provide details of commonly used lab tests that help assess various body systems.
    • Over 60 nursing care plans clearly shows the linkages among NIC, NOC, and nursing diagnoses, and applies them to nursing practice.
    • Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology.
    • NEW! Conversational, reader-friendly writing style makes it easier to understand nursing concepts.
    • NEW use of nursing diagnosis language (ICNP) smoothes your transition into practice, as the International Classification for Nursing Practice is a common language shared with many electronic health record documentation systems.
    • NEW! Increased focus on concepts throughout the text includes a new Concepts Table of Contents that lists the most common exemplars with page number references, a new Problems Related to Comfort and Coping section, and the most relevant concepts listed at the start of each chapter.
    • NEW! Additional body map images are added throughout text.
  • Section One – Concepts in Nursing Practice
    1. Professional Nursing    
    2. Health Equity and Culturally Competent Care    
    3. Health History and Physical Examination      
    4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching                           
    5. Chronic Illness and Older Adults
    Section Two – Problems Related to Comfort and Coping                                                    
    6. Stress Management    
    7. Sleep and Sleep Disorders       
    8. Pain         
    9. Palliative and End-of-Life Care   
    10. Substance Use Disorders
    Section Three – Problems Related to Homeostasis and Protection
    11. Inflammation and Healing       
    12. Genetics
    13. Immune Responses and Transplantation
    14. Infection
    15. Cancer         
    16. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances    
    Section Four – Perioperative Care
    17. Management: Preoperative Care    
    18. Management: Intraoperative Care     
    19. Management: Postoperative Care    
    Section Five – Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input
    20. Assessment and Management: Visual Problems  
    21. Assessment and Management: Auditory Problems  
    22. Assessment:  Integumentary System   
    23. Management: Integumentary Problems    
    24. Management: Burns      
    Section Six – Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation
    25. Assessment:  Respiratory System      
    26. Management: Upper Respiratory Problems   
    27. Management: Lower Respiratory Problems    
    28. Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases   
    Section Seven – Problems of Oxygenation: Transport
    29. Assessment: Hematologic System      
    30. Management: Hematologic Problems   
    Section Eight – Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion
    31. Assessment: Cardiovascular System     
    32. Management: Hypertension
    33. Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    34. Management: Heart Failure      
    35. Management: Dysrhythmias     
    36. Management: Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders 
    37. Management: Vascular Disorders     
    Section Nine – Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination
    38. Assessment:  Gastrointestinal System   
    39. Management: Nutritional Problems    
    40. Management: Obesity     
    41. Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems  
    42. Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems   
    43. Management: Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas   
    Section Ten – Problems of Urinary Function
    44. Assessment:  Urinary System     
    45. Management: Renal and Urologic Problems    
    46. Management: Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease 
    Section Eleven – Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms
    47. Assessment:  Endocrine System     
    48. Management: Diabetes Mellitus    
    49. Management: Endocrine Problems      
    50. Assessment: Reproductive System      
    51. Management: Breast Disorders     
    52. Management: Sexually Transmitted Infections
    53. Management: Female Reproductive Problems    
    54. Management: Male Reproductive Problems  
    Section Twelve – Problems Related to Movement and Coordination
    55. Assessment:  Nervous System    
    56. Management: Acute Intracranial Problems   
    57. Management: Stroke     
    58. Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems 
    59. Management: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia  
    60. Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems
    61. Assessment:  Musculoskeletal System   
    62. Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery 
    63. Management: Musculoskeletal Problems      
    64. Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases 
    Section Thirteen – Nursing Care in Specialized Settings
    65. Management: Critical Care     
    66. Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
    67. Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    68. Management: Emergency Care Situations
    A: Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers
    B: Nursing Diagnosis
    C: Laboratory Reference Intervals
  • Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, FAADN, Professor of Nursing Technology,Kent State University Tuscarawas,New Philadelphia, Ohio, Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Professor, Division of Advanced Nursing Practice, School of Nursing, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, Dottie Roberts, RN, EdD, MSN, MACI, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE, Instructor, University of South Carolina College of Nursing, Columbia, South Carolina, Debra Hagler, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN, Clinical Professor,Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation,Arizona State University,Phoenix, Arizona and Courtney Reinisch, RN, DNP, FNP-BC, Director of Undergraduate Nursing, School of Nursing, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey
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