Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition
Get the additional practice you need to master class content and pass the NCLEX® with the Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition! This easy-to-use guide includes exercises divided by difficulty level, fun activities, and a wealth of multiple-choice and alternate-format questions. Questions in disorders chapters cover the Client Needs categories in the NCLEX-PN® test plan which also helps you to transfer your knowledge of medical-surgical concepts directly to patient care in the clinical setting.
- Questions grouped by level of difficulty encourage you to move from easy, knowledge-based questions to more difficult, analytical questions.
- Alternate item formats exam include priority order, multiple response, labeling, and calculation questions to help you practice for the NCLEX-PN®.
- Exercises focus on long-term care patients and settings help you to prepare for real-world practice.
- NEW! Completely revised exercises and review questions match the most up-to-date nursing diagnoses from the text.
UNIT I: Medical-Surgical Nursing 1. Aspects of Medical-Surgical Nursing 2. Medical-Surgical Practice Settings
UNIT II: Populations Receiving Medical-Surgical Care 3. Medical-Surgical Patients: Individuals, Families, and Communities
UNIT III: Pathology Process and Effects 4. Health, Illness, Stress, and Coping 5. Immunity, Inflammation, and Infection 6. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 7. Cancer 8. Pain 9. Shock
UNIT IV: Special Problems of the Older Adult Patient 10. The Older Adult Patient 11. Falls 12. Immobility 13. Delirium & Dementia 14. Incontinence
UNIT V: Therapeutics 15. Nutrition 16. Intravenous Therapy 17. Surgery 18. Ostomy 19. Palliative and Hospice Care 20. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
UNIT VI: Neurological System 21. Neurological System Introduction 22. Neurological Disorders 23. Cerebrovascular Accident 24. Spinal Cord Injury
UNIT VII: Respiratory System 25. Respiratory System Introduction 26. Upper Respiratory Disorders 27. Acute Lower Respiratory Disorders 28. Chronic Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
UNIT VIII: Hematologic and Immunologic Systems 29. Hematologic System Introduction 30. Hematologic Disorders 31. Immunologic System Introduction 32. Immunologic Disorders
UNIT IX: Cardiovascular System 33. Cardiovascular System Introduction 34. Cardiac Disorders 35. Vascular Disorders 36. Hypertension
UNIT X: Digestive System 37. Digestive System Introduction 38. Upper Digestive Tract Disorders 39. Lower Digestive Tract Disorders 40. Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Disorders
UNIT XI: Urologic System 41. Urologic System Introduction 42. Urologic Disorders
UNIT XII: Musculoskeletal System 43. Musculoskeletal Introduction 44. Connective Tissue Disorders 45. Fractures 46. Amputations
UNIT XIII: Endocrine System 47. Endocrine System Introduction 48. Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders 49. Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders 50. Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
UNIT XIV: Reproductive System 51. Female Reproductive System Introduction 52. Female Reproductive Disorders 53. Male Reproductive Introduction 54. Male Reproductive Disorders 55. Sexually Transmitted Infections
UNIT XV: Integumentary System 56. Integumentary System Introduction 57. Skin Disorders
UNIT XVI: Special Senses 58. Special Senses Introduction 59. Eye and Vision Disorders 60. Ear and Hearing Disorders
UNIT XVII: Medical-Surgical Patients with Psychiatric Disorders 61. Psychobiologic Disorders 62. Substance Abuse
UNIT XVIII: Nursing in Disasters and First Aid 63. First Aid, Emergency Care, and Disaster Management
Adrianne Dill Linton, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Community Care Systems, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Nursing, San Antonio, TX and Mary Ann Matteson, PhD, RN, FAAN