cover image - Study Guide for deWit’s Medical-Surgical Nursing,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323609531
Page Count: 456
Imprint: Saunders
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Study Guide for deWit’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 4th Edition

by Holly Stromberg
cover image - Study Guide for deWit’s Medical-Surgical Nursing,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323609531
Page Count: 456
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $39.95
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Take your understanding of medical-surgical nursing to another level with this trusted learning tool. The Study Guide for deWit’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 4th Edition offers engaging, additional practice to help you master the content you’ve learned in class and succeed on the NCLEX exam. Exercises are divided by difficulty level, requiring you to move from simple recall to applying, analyzing, and synthesizing basic concepts. Critical thinking activities, application of the nursing process, and prioritization exercises give you ample practice in applying concepts to real-life scenarios. Plus, a unique section on communication includes questions on vocabulary, grammar, and culture to help strengthen your communication skills while working with a diverse patient population.

    • UNIQUE! Section on the steps toward better communication includes vocabulary, grammar, and cultural scenarios to help you learn how to communicate with a diverse patient population.
    • Critical thinking activities, prioritization exercises, and application of the nursing process encourage you to apply concepts from the text to real-life scenarios.
    • Questions grouped by difficulty level force you to move from easy knowledge-based questions to more difficult analytical questions.
    • NEW! New exercises and review questions correspond with the updated content in the main text.
  • Unit I: Medical-Surgical Nursing Settings
    1.Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients
    2.Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
    Unit II: Medical-Surgical Patient Care Problems
    3.Fluid, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance and Intravenous Therapy
    4.Care of Preoperative and Intraoperative Surgical Patients
    5.Care of Postoperative Surgical Patients
    6.Infection Prevention and Control
    7.Care of Patients with Pain
    8.Care of Patients with Cancer
    9.Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation
    Unit III: Immune System
    10.The Immune and Lymphatic System
    11.Care of Patients with Immune and Lymphatic Disorders
    Unit IV: Respiratory System
    12.The Respiratory System
    13.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Respiratory System
    14.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Respiratory System
    Unit V: Hematologic System
    15.The Hematologic System
    16.Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders
    Unit VI: Cardiovascular System
    17.The Cardiovascular System
    18.Care of Patients with Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease
    19.Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders
    20.Care of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Surgery
    Unit VII: Neurologic System
    21.The Neurologic System
    22.Care of Patients with Head and Spinal Cord Injuries
    23.Care of Patients with Brain Disorders
    24.Care of Patients with Peripheral Nerve and Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
    Unit VIII: Sensory System
    25.The Sensory System: Eye
    26.The Sensory System: Ear
    Unit IX: Gastrointestinal System
    27.The Gastrointestinal System
    28.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal System
    29.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal System
    30.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Gallbladder, Liver,  and Pancreas
    Unit X: Musculoskeletal System
    31.The Musculoskeletal System
    32.Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
    Unit XI: Urinary System
    33.The Urinary System
    34.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary System
    Unit XII: Endocrine System
    35.The Endocrine System
    36.Care of Patients with Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
    37.Care of Patients with Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
    Unit XIII: Reproductive System
    38.Normal Male and Female Reproductive System Findings NEW!
    39.Care of Women with Reproductive Disorders
    40.Care of Men with Reproductive Disorders
    41.Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections
    Unit XIV: Integumentary System
    42.The Integumentary System
    43.Care of Patents with Integumentary Disorders and Burns
    Unit XV: Emergency and Disaster Management
    44.Care of Patients in Disasters or Bioterrorism Attack
    45.Care of Patients with Emergent Conditions, Trauma, and Shock
    Unit XVI: Mental Health Nursing of the Adult
    46.Care of Patients with Cognitive Function Disorders
    47.Care of Patients with Anxiety, Mood, and Eating Disorders
    48.Care of Patients with Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
    49.Care of Patients with Thought and Personality Disorders
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