Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing, 11th Edition
Get a leg up in your medical-surgical nursing class and on the NCLEX examination with this essential study guide. Corresponding to the chapters in the 11th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of the important information in your Lewis text as well as a wide variety of purposeful exercises to help you apply your understanding of key nursing concepts. Questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan and include multiple choice, prioritization, delegation, case studies, and alternate item formats. Plus, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book to give you immediate feedback on your understanding and make studying easier overall.
- A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities include NCLEX-examination-style alternate item questions, multiple-choice questions, prioritization questions, delegation, and case studies.
- Answers to all questions located in the back of the book provide you with immediate feedback and help make your study time more efficient overall.
- Attractive four-color design helps you better retain key information.
- NEW! Updated content reflects the information revisions in the new 11th edition of Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing 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 Answer Key
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