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cover image - Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323811910
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 02-18-2022
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Saunders
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Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource, 5th Edition

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

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323811910
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 02-18-2022
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $32.99
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Reinforce your understanding of medical-surgical nursing — and prepare for the Next Generation NCLEX-PN® (NGN) exam! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Stromberg’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 5th Edition, this study guide provides a variety of exercises to help you master the role of the LPN/LVN. Review questions help you understand terms and apply concepts to patient care settings, and realistic activities provide practice with critical thinking and clinical judgment skills. Now with new NGN-style practice questions and case studies, this practical study tool will boost your readiness for the NCLEX-PN® 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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