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cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing - Binder Ready,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780443111563
Publication Date: 09-14-2022
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $87.99

Medical-Surgical Nursing - Binder Ready, 8th Edition

by Adrianne Dill Linton, BSN, MN, PhD, RN, FAAN and Mary Ann Matteson, PhD, RN, FAAN

Binder Ready

ISBN: 9780443111563
Publication Date: 09-14-2022
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $87.99

Help your students provide quality nursing care for adults with medical-surgical and psychiatric disorders! Building upon the fundamentals of nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition helps students master the role and responsibilities of the LPN/LVN in medical-surgical care. The text addresses the special problems of older adult patients, then covers each major disorder by body system, presenting patient problems, goals, outcome criteria, and nursing interventions. Linton & Matteson’s text helps students build the clinical judgment skills needed to succeed on the Next-Generation NCLEX-PN® examination and in nursing practice.

    • UNIQUE! Older Adult Patient unit covers the special problems and disorders — such as falls, dementia, and incontinence — that are common to gerontologic patients, as this is the primary patient group for whom LPN/LVNs provide care.
    • UNIQUE! In-depth pharmacology coverage includes Pharmacology Capsule boxes highlighting critical information for common drugs, Pharmacology and Medications tables including classification, use/action, side/adverse effects, and nursing interventions, and a Pharmacology Tutorial on the Evolve website covering drug classifications, how drugs work, and nursing responsibilities.
    • Nursing care plans illustrate the application of content to the nursing process in realistic scenarios, with critical thinking questions to encourage thoughtful analysis of patient needs and nursing care.
    • For each body system, an introductory chapter provides a refresher review of anatomy and physiology; to minimize repetition in subsequent chapters, relevant diagnostic tests and procedures are described; and common classifications of the drugs used to manage system disorders are introduced.
    • Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! section at the end of each chapter covers key points and includes review questions and critical thinking questions to help you prepare for class tests and the NCLEX-PN examination.
    • Put on Your Thinking Cap boxes ask you to analyze and apply concepts to clinical situations.
    • Patient Teaching boxes provide nursing instructions, stressing the role and responsibility of the LPN/LVN in patient education.
    • Health Promotion Considerations boxes highlight timely wellness and disease prevention topics.
    • Nutrition Considerations boxes emphasize the role nutrition plays in disease and holistic nursing care.
    • Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes break down nontraditional therapies along with precautions and possible side effects.
    • Coordinated Care boxes highlight the team approach to patient care, helping nurses prioritize tasks and assign them safely to assistive personnel.
    • Cultural Considerations boxes promote understanding of the needs of culturally diverse patients when planning nursing care.
    • Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and make learning easier with terms listed at the beginning of each chapter, shown in color at first mention in the text, and defined in the glossary.
    • NEW! Next-Generation NCLEX® case studies and new-format questions help you prepare for the licensure examination.
    • NEW! Discussion of the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model helps in developing the decision-making skills needed to plan effective nursing interventions.
    • NEW! Content on disorders is thoroughly updated, including infection control and pandemic responses.
  • UNIT I MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING
    1 Aspects of Medical-Surgical
    2 Medical-Surgical
    UNIT II POPULATIONS RECEIVING MEDICAL-SURGICAL CARE
    3 Medical-Surgical Patients: Individuals, Families,and Communities
    UNIT III PATHOLOGY PROCESSES AND EFFECTS
    4 Health, Illness, Stress, and Coping
    5 Immunity, Inflammation, and Infection
    6 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
    7 The Patient With Cancer
    8 Pain
    9 Shock
    UNIT IV SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF THE OLDER ADULT PATIENT
    10 The Older Adult Patient
    11 Falls
    12 Immobility
    13 Delirium and Dementia
    14 Incontinence
    UNIT V THERAPEUTICS
    15 Nutrition
    16 Intravenous Therapy
    17 Surgery
    18 The Patient With an Ostomy
    19 Palliative and Hospice Care
    20 Complementary and Alternative Therapies and Integrative Health Care
    UNIT VI NEUROLOGICAL SYSTEM
    21 Neurologic System Introduction
    22 Neurologic Disorders
    23 Cerebrovascular Accident
    24 Spinal Cord Injury
    UNIT VII RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
    25 Respiratory System Introduction
    26 Upper Respiratory Disorders
    27 Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
    28 Chronic Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
    UNIT VIII HEMATOLOGIC AND IMMUNOLOGIC SYSTEMS
    29 Hematologic System Introduction
    30 Hematologic Disorders
    31 Immunologic System Introduction
    32 Immunologic Disorders
    UNIT IX CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
    33 Cardiovascular System Introduction
    34 Hypertension
    35 Cardiac Disorders
    36 Vascular Disorders
    UNIT X DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
    37 Digestive System Introduction
    38 Upper Digestive Tract Disorders
    39 Lower Digestive Tract Disorders
    40 Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Disorders
    UNIT XI UROLOGIC SYSTEM
    41 Urologic System Introduction
    42 Urologic Disorders
    UNIT XII MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
    43 Musculoskeletal System Introduction
    44 Connective Tissue Disorders
    45 Fractures
    46 Amputations
    UNIT XIII ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
    47 Endocrine System Introduction
    48 Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders
    49 Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders
    50 Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
    UNIT XIV REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
    51 Female Reproductive System Introduction
    52 Female Reproductive Disorders
    53 Male Reproductive System Introduction
    54 Male Reproductive Disorders
    55 Sexually Transmitted Infections
    UNIT XV INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEMS
    56 Integumentary System Introduction
    57 Skin Disorders
    UNIT XVI SPECIAL SENSES: VISION AND HEARING
    58 Special Senses: Vision and Hearing Introduction
    59 Eye and Vision Disorders
    60 Ear and Hearing Disorders
    UNIT XVII MEDICAL-SURGICAL PATIENTS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
    61 Psychobiologic Disorders
    62 Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
    UNIT XVIII NURSING IN DISASTERS AND FIRST AID
    63 First Aid, Emergency Care, and Disaster Management
    BIBLIOGRAPHY AND READER REFERENCES
    INDEX
  • Adrianne Dill Linton, BSN, MN, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Texas San Antonio School of Nursing. and Mary Ann Matteson, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Family Nursing at the University of Texas San Antonio School of Nursing