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Clinical Decision-Making Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition

by Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, ANEF, M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Patricia B. Conley, Amy H. Lee, RN, MSN and Donna Rose
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781437728026
Page Count: 736
Imprint: Saunders
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Designed to accompany Ignatavicius and Workman's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 7th Edition, this study guide helps you understand and apply material from each chapter in the text, and gives you added support as you learn to make safe and effective clinical decisions.

    • Study/review questions provide a review of key content using a variety of question formats, including a high percentage of questions in traditional and alternate NCLEX® Examination formats. Answers are provided in the back of the book.
    • Case studies in most chapters give you the opportunity to apply higher-level thinking skills to true-to-life clinical scenarios.
    • NEW! Increased emphasis on clinical decision-making prepares you to confidently make safe and effective decisions in clinical practice.
    • NEW! Documentation practice questions have been added to select case studies to help you take the next step in patient care, just as you would in clinical practice.
  • Unit I. Foundations for Medical-Surgical Nursing

    1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing

    2. Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    3. Common Health Problems of Older Adults

    4. Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness

    5. Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign

    6. Genetic Concepts for Medical-Surgical Nursing

    7. Evidence-Based Practice in Medical-Surgical Nursing NEW!

    8. Rehabilitation Concepts for Chronic and Disabling Health Problems

    9. End-of-Life Care

    Unit II. Concepts of Emergency Care and Disaster Preparedness

    10. Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing

    11. Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies

    12. Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

    Unit III. Management of Patients with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

    13. Assessment and Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances

    14. Assessment and Care of Patients with Acid-Base Imbalances

    15. Infusion Therapy

    Unit IV. Management of Perioperative Patients

    16. Care of Preoperative Patients

    17. Care of Intraoperative Patients

    18. Care of Postoperative Patients

    UNIT V. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

    19. Inflammation and the Immune Response

    20. Care of Patients with Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases

    21. Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Other Immune Deficiencies

    22. Care of Patients with Immune Function Excess: Hypersensitivity (Allergy) and Autoimmunity

    23. Cancer Development

    24. Care of Patients with Cancer

    25. Care of Patients with Infection EXPANDED!

    UNIT VI. PROBLEMS OF PROTECTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE SKIN, HAIR, AND NAILS

    26. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails

    27. Care of Patients with Skin Problems

    28. Care of Patients with Burns

    UNIT VII. PROBLEMS OF OXYGENATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE RESPIRATORY TRACT

    29. Assessment of the Respiratory System

    30. Care of Patients Requiring Oxygen Therapy or Tracheostomy

    31. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Upper Respiratory Problems

    32. Care of Patients with Noninfectious Lower Respiratory Problems

    33. Care of Patients with Infectious Respiratory Problems

    34. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Respiratory Problems

    UNIT VIII. PROBLEMS OF CARDIAC OUTPUT AND TISSUE PERFUSION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

    35. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System

    36. Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias

    37. Care of Patients with Cardiac Problems

    38. Care of Patients with Vascular Problems

    39. Care of Patients with Shock

    40. Care of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes

    UNIT IX. PROBLEMS OF TISSUE PERFUSION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM

    41. Assessment of the Hematologic System

    42. Care of Patients with Hematologic Problems

    UNIT X. PROBLEMS OF MOBILITY, SENSATION, AND COGNITION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

    43. Assessment of the Nervous System

    44. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Brain

    45. Care of Patients with Problems of the Central Nervous System: The Spinal Cord

    46. Care of Patients with Problems of the Peripheral Nervous System

    47. Care of Critically Ill Patients with Neurologic Problems

    UNIT XI. PROBLEMS OF SENSATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE SENSORY SYSTEM

    48. Assessment of the Eye and Vision

    49. Care of Patients with Eye and Vision Problems

    50. Assessment of the Ear and Hearing

    51. Care of Patients with Ear and Hearing Problems

    UNIT XII. PROBLEMS OF MOBILITY: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

    52. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System

    53. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Problems

    54. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma

    UNIT XIII. PROBLEMS OF DIGESTION, NUTRITION, AND ELIMINATION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

    55. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System

    56. Care of Patients with Oral Cavity Problems

    57. Care of Patients with Esophageal Problems

    58. Care of Patients with Stomach Disorders

    59. Care of Patients with Noninflammatory Intestinal Disorders

    60. Care of Patients with Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders

    61. Care of Patients with Liver Problems

    62. Care of Patients with Problems of the Biliary System and Pancreas

    63. Care of Patients with Malnutrition and Obesity

    UNIT XIV. PROBLEMS OF REGULATION AND METABOLISM: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

    64. Assessment of the Endocrine System

    65. Care of Patients with Pituitary and Adrenal Gland Problems

    66. Care of Patients with Problems of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

    67. Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

    UNIT XV. PROBLEMS OF EXCRETION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE RENAL/URINARY SYSTEM

    68. Assessment of the Renal/Urinary System

    69. Care of Patients with Urinary Problems

    70. Care of Patients with Renal Disorders

    71. Care of Patients with Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

    UNIT XVI. PROBLEMS OF REPRODUCTION: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PROBLEMS OF THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

    72. Assessment of the Reproductive System

    73. Care of Patients with Breast Disorders

    74. Care of Patients with Gynecologic Problems

    75. Care of Male Patients with Reproductive Problems

    76. Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Disease

    ANSWER KEY FOR STUDY/REVIEW QUESTIONS

  • Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, ANEF, Speaker and Curriculum Consultant for Academic Nursing Programs;
    Founder, Boot Camp for Nurse Educators;
    President, DI Associates, Inc.
    Placitas, New Mexico, M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Formerly, Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor of Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, Patricia B. Conley, Amy H. Lee, RN, MSN, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia and Donna Rose
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