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cover image - Adult Health Nursing,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323811613
Page Count: 896
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $96.99

Adult Health Nursing, 9th Edition

by Kim Cooper, RN, MSN and Kelly Gosnell, RN, MSN

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cover image - Adult Health Nursing,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323811613
Page Count: 896
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $96.99
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Help your students master the LPN/LVN’s role in medical-surgical nursing! With coverage organized by body systems, Adult Health Nursing, 9th Edition provides an essential guide to nursing care for patients with common disorders. Through use of the nursing process, students will develop clinical judgment skills to assess patient needs, develop nursing care plans, and plan effective nursing interventions. Case studies provide practice with critical thinking and clinical judgment, and new Next Generation NCLEX®-format questions help students prepare for success on the NCLEX-PN® examination. Pair this text with Foundations of Nursing, and your program will meet all LPN/LVN curriculum needs.

    • Step-by-step instructions for skills show clearly defined nursing actions along with the rationales for each.
    • Overview of Anatomy and Physiology begins each body systems chapter, and the Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology chapter provides a clear, basic understanding of the A&P that LPN/LVNs need to know.
    • The nursing process is applied to the discussion of disorders, and is summarized at the end of each chapter.
    • Nursing care plans use a case-study format to emphasize patient goals and outcomes, and include critical thinking questions at the end of each care plan.
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes provide synopses of research articles that apply to nursing, along with nursing implications for the LPN/LVN.
    • Safety Alert! boxes cover issues related to safe patient care in a variety of settings.
    • Coordinated Care boxes promote comprehensive patient care with other members of the health care team, focusing on prioritization, assignment, supervision, collaboration, delegation, and leadership topics.
    • Lifespan Considerations boxes provide age-specific information for the care of the patient.
    • Older Adult Considerations boxes provide age-specific information for the care of the aging population, which is often the primary focus of the LPN/LVN nurse.
    • Communication boxes illustrate communication strategies through real-life examples of nurse-patient dialogue.
    • Patient Teaching boxes focus on three-way communication among the nurse, patient, and family members, and include topics such as hospital discharge instructions.
    • Health Promotion Considerations boxes highlight information on wellness and disease prevention, including infection control, diet, and pregnancy.
    • Home Health Considerations boxes discuss issues facing patients and their caregivers in the home setting.
    • Medication tables provide quick access to action, dosage, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs.
    • Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination sections provide key points, review questions, and critical thinking activities to reinforce learning.
    • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® case studies and new format questions help you prepare for success on the NCLEX-PN® examination.
    • NEW! Discussion of the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model helps you develop the skills needed to plan effective nursing interventions.
    • NEW! Updated Immune Disorder and HIV/AIDS chapters highlight the newest medical and drug therapies.
    • NEW! Updated photos and illustrations show nursing techniques, procedures, and patient care.
  • 1. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

    2. Care of the Surgical Patient

    3. Care of the Patient with an Integumentary Disorder

    4. Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder

    5. Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder

    6. Care of the Patient with a Gallbladder, Liver, Biliary Tract, or Exocrine Pancreatic Disorder

    7. Care of the Patient with a Blood or Lymphatic Disorder

    8. Care of the Patient with a Cardiovascular or a Peripheral Vascular Disorder

    9. Care of the Patient with a Respiratory Disorder

    10. Care of the Patient with a Urinary Disorder

    11. Care of the Patient with an Endocrine Disorder

    12. Care of the Patient with a Reproductive Disorder

    13. Care of the Patient with a Visual or Auditory Disorder

    14. Care of the Patient with a Neurological Disorder

    15. Care of the Patient with an Immune Disorder

    16. Care of the Patient with HIV/AIDS

    17. Care of the Patient with Cancer

    References

    Glossary

  • Kim Cooper, RN, MSN, Chair, Nursing Department Program, Ivy Tech State College, Terre Haute, Indiana and Kelly Gosnell, RN, MSN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Ivy Tech Community College, Terre Haute, Indiana
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