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cover image - Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card),5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323811903
Publication Date: 02-23-2022
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Saunders
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Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition

by Holly K. Stromberg, RN, BSN, MSN, PHN, Alumnus CCRN

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cover image - Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card),5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323811903
Publication Date: 02-23-2022
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Saunders
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Reinforce student understanding of medical-surgical nursing concepts and skills! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Stromberg’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 5th Edition, this study guide provides a variety of exercises to help your students master the role of the LPN/LVN. Review questions help students understand terms and apply concepts to patient care settings, and realistic activities provide practice with critical thinking and clinical judgment skills. Now with new Next Generation NCLEX-PN® (NGN)-style practice questions and case studies, this study tool ensures that your students will be ready to pass the NGN exam.

    • Variety of exercises, questions, and activities includes terminology, short answer, priority setting, critical thinking activities, application of the nursing process, and NCLEX-PN review.
    • Steps Toward Better Communication sections offer practice with pronunciation, vocabulary building, proper usage of grammar, and relating to cultural differences.
    • Additional interactive exercises and activities are provided on the Evolve website for the textbook.
    • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX®-format questions help you review and practice for the new licensure examination.
    • NEW! Case studies in the clinical chapters allow you to practice and develop clinical judgment.
  • **includes NGN-style case studies/questions

    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 Systems

    **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

    **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 Psychotic and Personality Disorders

    Appendix A: Most Common Laboratory Test Values

    Appendix B: Standard Precautions

    Appendix C: Standard Steps for All Nursing Procedures

  • Holly K. Stromberg, RN, BSN, MSN, PHN, Alumnus CCRN, Professor Emeritus of Nursing, Allan Hancock College, Clinical Educator, Marian Regional Medical Center, Santa Maria, California
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