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cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9781416069782
Page Count: 2368
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $132.00

Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Joyce M. Black, PhD, RN, CPSN, CWCN, FAPWCA and Jane Hokanson Hawks, DNSc, RN, BC

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9781416069782
Page Count: 2368
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $132.00
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Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes, 8th Edition takes you from basic to advanced medical-surgical nursing with an enhanced multimedia package that makes it easier to learn and apply concepts. This text provides a reliable foundation in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medical management, and nursing care for the full spectrum of adult health conditions. The roles of various healthcare professionals in managing each disorder and are clearly outlined, and evidence-based practice and clinical guidelines are integrated throughout the text.
    • UNIQUE! Evidence-Based Practice icons identify statements based on primary research or standardized guidelines and teach you to base your practice on solid research evidence.
    • Translating Evidence into Practice boxes present a topic in the form of a clinical question and summarize the conclusions of 4-5 research articles, encouraging you to judge the research for yourself and consider how it relates to the nursing setting.
    • Care Plans highlight nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems, expected outcomes, interventions with rationales, and evaluation to help you prioritize tasks and determine the appropriate treatment.
    • Thinking Critically questions at the end of each nursing care chapter pose short, typical client scenarios followed by questions about what actions to take to test your critical thinking skills.
    • Concept Maps illustrate the links among pathophysiological processes, clinical manifestations, medical treatment, and nursing interventions.
    • Integrating Pharmacology boxes help you understand how medications can be used for disease management by exploring common classifications of routinely used medications.
    • Bridge to Critical Care and Bridge to Home Health Care boxes introduce you to critical care and home health nursing by connecting these related specialties to medical-surgical nursing.
    • Feature boxes highlight issues in Critical Monitoring, Management and Delegation, Genetics, Terrorism, Community-Based Practice, and Physical Assessment in the Healthy Adult.
    • UNIQUE! Completely revised and newly illustrated chapter on structural cardiac disorders provides the latest information on the expected outcomes of transplantation and the related nursing care.
    • UNIQUE! Chapter on management of clients with integumentary disorders includes author Joyce Black’s cutting-edge research on pressure ulcers.
    • Chapter on critical thinking helps you to establish a foundation for high-level nursing care.
    • Expanded infectious diseases chapter includes vital content on bioterrorism.
    • Revised health assessment chapter introduces the assessment format used throughout the text.
    • NIC and NOC labels incorporated throughout in the Nursing Care Plans demonstrate the application of these standardized nursing taxonomies to everyday clinical practice.
    • UNIQUE! Integrating Diagnostic Studies boxes in every assessment chapter provide examples of laboratory and imaging studies that may be ordered during the course of a client’s illness.
    • Safety Alert icons identify common hospital emergencies and The Joint Commission’s patient safety goals and sentinel events to help you keep your patients safe.
  • Unit I - Foundations of Practice
    1. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
    2. Health Assessment
    3. Critical Thinking
    4. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    Unit II - Health Care Delivery Systems
    5. Ambulatory Health Care
    6. Acute Health Care
    7. Critical Care
    8. Home Health Care
    9. Long-Term Care
    10. Rehabilitation

    Unit III - Foundations of Medical-Surgical Nursing
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: Body Fluid Compartments and Cellular Function

    11. Clients with Fluid Imbalances
    12. Clients with Electrolyte Imbalances
    13. Acid-Base Balance
    14. Clients Having Surgery

    Unit IV - Physiologic Foundations
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: Physiologic Genomics

    15. Perspectives in Genetics
    16. Perspectives in Oncology
    17. Clients with Cancer
    18. Clients with Wounds
    19. Perspectives on Infectious Disease and Bioterrorism

    Unit V - Psychosocial Foundations
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: Arousal, Pain, and Conscious Awareness

    20. Clients with Pain
    21. Perspectives in Palliative Care
    22. Clients with Sleep and Rest Disorders and Fatigue
    23. Clients with Psychosocial and Mental Health Concerns
    24. Clients with Substance Abuse Disorders

    Unit VI – Musculoskeletal Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Musculoskeletal System

    25. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
    26. Management of Clients with Musculoskeletal Disorders
    27. Management of Clients with Musculoskeletal Trauma or Overuse

    Unit VII – Nutritional Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Nutritional (Gastrointestinal) System

    28. Assessment of Nutrition and the Digestive System
    29. Management of Clients with Malnutrition
    30. Management of Clients with Ingestive Disorders
    31. Management of Clients with Digestive Disorders

    Unit VIII – Elimination Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Elimination Systems

    32. Assessment of Elimination
    33. Management of Clients with Intestinal Disorders
    34. Management of Clients with Urinary Disorders
    35. Management of Clients with Renal Disorders
    36. Management of Clients with Renal Failure

    Unit IX – Sexuality and Reproductive Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Reproductive Systems

    37. Assessment of the Reproductive System
    38. Management of Men with Reproductive Disorders
    39. Management of Women with Reproductive Disorders
    40. Management of Clients with Breast Disorders
    41. Management of Clients with Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Unit X – Metabolic Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Metabolic Systems

    42. Assessment of the Endocrine and Metabolic Systems
    43. Management of Clients with Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders
    44. Management of Clients with Adrenal and Pituitary Disorders
    45. Management of Clients with Diabetes Mellitus
    46. Management of Clients with Exocrine Pancreatic and Biliary Disorders
    47. Management of Clients with Hepatic Disorders

    Unit XI – Integumentary Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Integumentary System

    48. Assessment of the Integumentary System
    49. Management of Clients with Integumentary Disorders
    50. Management of Clients with Burn Injury

    Unit XII – Vascular Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Vascular System

    51. Assessment of the Vascular System
    52. Management of Clients with Hypertensive Disorders
    53. Management of Clients with Vascular Disorders

    Unit XIII – Cardiac Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Heart

    54. Assessment of the Cardiac System
    55. Management of Clients with Structural Cardiac Disorders
    56. Management of Clients with Functional Cardiac Disorders
    57. Management of Clients with Dysrhythmias
    58. Management of Clients with Myocardial Infarction

    Unit XIV – Oxygenation Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Respiratory System

    59. Assessment of the Respiratory System
    60. Management of Clients with Upper Airway Disorders
    61. Management of Clients with Lower Airway Disorders
    62. Management of Clients with Parenchymal and Pleural Disorders
    63. Management of Clients with Acute Pulmonary Disorders

    Unit XV – Sensory Impairments
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Eyes and Ears

    64. Assessment of the Eyes and Ears
    65. Management of Clients with Visual Disorders
    66. Management of Clients with Hearing and Balance Disorders

    Unit XVI – Cognitive and Perceptual Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Neurologic System

    67. Assessment of the Neurologic System
    68. Management of Comatose or Confused Clients
    69. Management of Clients with Cerebral Disorders
    70. Management of Clients with Stroke
    71. Management of Clients with Peripheral Nervous System Disorders
    72. Management of Clients with Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
    73. Management of Clients with Neurologic Trauma

    Unit XVII – Protective Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology Review: The Hematopoietic System

    74. Assessment of the Hematopoietic System
    75. Management of Clients with Hematologic Disorders
    76. Management of Clients with Immune Disorders
    77. Management of Clients with Rheumatic Disorders
    78. Management of Clients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
    79. Management of Clients with Leukemia and Lymphoma

    Unit XVIII – Multisystem Disorders
    80. Management of Clients Requiring Transplantation
    81. Management of Clients with Shock and Multisystem Disorders
    82. Management of Clients in the Emergency Department
  • Joyce M. Black, PhD, RN, CPSN, CWCN, FAPWCA, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE and Jane Hokanson Hawks, DNSc, RN, BC, Professor of Nursing, Midland Lutheran College, Fremont, NE
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