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ISBN: 9780323681476
Page Count: 600
Imprint: Elsevier
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Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Edition

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

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Get a thorough review of medical-surgical nursing Concepts and Exemplars while developing your clinical judgment skills! Corresponding to Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 10th Edition, from Ignatavicius, Workman, Rebar, and Heimgartner, this Study Guide is thoroughly revised with a fresh emphasis on the Concepts and Exemplars featured in the textbook. It adds application-level NCLEX® Exam-style questions and exercises, new NCLEX alternate item questions, and a completely new collection of Case Studies to prepare you for the Next Generation NCLEX Examination. With this practical study guide, you will prepare for NCLEX success and build the clinical reasoning skills you need for safe, effective nursing practice.

    • Complete review of textbook content builds students’ clinical nursing judgment skills and enhances their ability to make safe and effective clinical decisions.
    • UNIQUE! Focus on interprofessional collaboration provides tips for coordinating care with other health professionals, and includes application of IPEC’s Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice.
    • Answer Key follows each chapter and adds new in-depth rationales for improved self-study and remediation.
    • UNIQUE! Unparalleled emphasis on NCLEX® Exam-style questions includes multiple-choice and multiple-select formats, familiarizing students with all NCLEX question formats to better prepare them for the NCLEX Examination.
    • UNIQUE! Emphasis on the textbook’s Concepts and Exemplar disorders focuses students on key medical-surgical nursing concepts and how they are exemplified in common disorders.
    • NEW and UNIQUE! Focus on Concepts and Exemplars reflects the conceptual emphasis of the Ignatavicius textbook.
    • NEW! Higher percentage of application-level NCLEX® Exam-style questions is distributed throughout the chapters, plus additional NCLEX alternate item formats to help students develop clinical nursing judgment.
    • NEW! Completely new collection of Next-Generation NCLEX®-style Case Studies to develop students’ clinical judgment skills and begin to prepare them for the Next-Generation NCLEX Exam (NGN).
    • NEW! Detailed rationales in Answer Keys (now following each chapter) are provided for questions above the "Knowing" level of Bloom’s taxonomy, for improved remediation and development of clinical nursing judgment consistent with the NGN.
    • NEW! Updated content throughout matches the 10th edition of the Ignatavicius textbook for more efficient study of essential medical-surgical nursing knowledge.
  • Section I: Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing
    1. Overview of Professional Nursing Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing 
    2. From Clinical Judgment to Systems Thinking  NEW!
    3. Overview of Health Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing  
    4. Common Health Problems of Older Adults 
    5. Assessment and Care of Patients with Pain 
    6. Concepts of Genetics and Genomics 
    7. Concepts of Rehabilitation for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems 
    8. Care of Patients at End-of-Life  
    9. Care of Perioperative Patients
    Section II: Concepts of Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness
    10. Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing
    11. Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies 
    12. Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness 
    Section III: Concepts of Patients with Problems of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
    13. Concepts of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 
    14. Concepts of Acid-Base Balance
    15. Concepts of Infusion Therapy 
    Section V: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of Immunity
    16. Concepts of Inflammation and Immunity 
    17. Care of Patients with HIV Disease  
    18. Care of Patients with Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity
    19. Concepts of Cancer Development 
    20. Care of Patients with Cancer 
    21. Care of Patients with Infection 
    Section VI: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
    22. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails 
    23. Care of Patients with Skin Problems   
    Section VII: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Respiratory System
    24. Assessment of the Respiratory System 
    25. Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy 
    26. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems 
    27. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems 
    28. Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems 
    29. Critical Care of Patients with Respiratory Emergencies 
    Section VIII: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Cardiovascular System
    30. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System 
    31. Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias 
    32. Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems
    33. Care of Patients with Vascular Problems 
    34. Critical Care of Patients with Shock 
    35. Critical Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes 
    Section IX: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Hematologic System
    36. Assessment of the Hematologic System 
    37. Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems 
    Section X: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Nervous System
    38. Assessment of the Nervous System 
    39. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain 
    40. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord 
    41. Critical Care of Patients with Neurologic Emergencies 
    Section XI: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Sensory System
    42. Assessment and Care of the Eye and Vision Problems
    43. Assessment and Care of Patients with Ear and Hearing Problems
    Section XII: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Musculoskeletal System
    44. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System 
    45. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Problems 
    46. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Total Joint Arthroplasty  NEW!
    47. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma
    Section XIII:  Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Gastrointestinal System
    48. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System 
    49. Care of Patients with Oral Cavity and Esophageal Problems 
    50. Care of Patients with Stomach Disorders 
    51. Care of Patients with Noninflammatory Intestinal Disorders 
    52. Care of Patients with Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders 
    53. Care of Patients with Liver Problems 
    54. Care of Patients with Problems of the Biliary System and Pancreas 
    55. Care of Patients with Malnutrition: Undernutrition and Obesity 
    Section XIV: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Endocrine System
    56. Assessment of the Endocrine System 
    57. Care of Patients with Pituitary and Adrenal Gland Problems 
    58. Care of Patients with Problems of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands 
    59. Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus 
    Section XV: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Renal/Urinary System
    60. Assessment of the Renal/Urinary System 
    61. Care of Patients with Urinary Problems 
    62. Care of Patients with Kidney Disorders 
    63. Care of Patients with Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease 
    Section XVI: Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Problems of the Reproductive System
    64. Assessment of the Reproductive System 
    65. Care of Patients with Breast Disorders 
    66. Care of Patients with Gynecologic Problems 
    67. Care of Patients with Male Reproductive Problems 
    68. Care of Transgender Patients 
    69. Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections
    Answer Key
  • Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, CNEcl, ANEF, 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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