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Clinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study (Retail Access Card), 7th Edition

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Clinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study (Retail Access Card), 7th Edition

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The Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius & Workman: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 7th Edition, is an easy-to-use, A-Z guide to 245 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in a reader-friendly, direct-address style, this handbook is a convenient quick reference that you can carry with you on clinical days.

    • A-Z synopses of 245 diseases and disorders, along with related collaborative care, serve as both a quick reference for clinical days and a study resource for essential information
    • Streamlined format helps you focus more effectively on nursing care priorities
    • Consistent collaborative care format helps you prepare for clinical days more efficiently.
    • Special Considerations highlights call your attention to important aspects of nursing care, such as Genetic/Genomic Considerations, Considerations for Older Adults, Women's Health Considerations, and Cultural Considerations.
    • National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) icons help you provide safe and effective care by highlighting safety information identified in The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals.
    • Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing sections provide a quick, one-stop review of eight concepts that are critical to medical-surgical nursing practice.
    • A-Z thumb tabs along the edges of the pages facilitate quick access to clinical information for just-in-time learning and review at the bedside.
    • 10 quick-reference appendices provide need-to-know, quick-reference coverage of common or important clinical topics
      • Guide to Head-To-Toe Physical Assessment of Adults
      • Terminology Associated With Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
      • Laboratory Values
      • Interventions for Common Environmental Emergencies
      • Chemical and Biological Agents of Terrorism
      • Discharge Planning
      • Electrocardiographic Complexes, Segments, and Intervals
      • The Patient Requiring Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation
      • The Patient Requiring Chest Tubes
      • Communication Quick Reference for Spanish-Speaking Patients
      • Updated content matches the Ignatavicius & Workman textbook for a reliably seamless reference and study experience.

      • UNIQUE! Nursing Safety Priorities highlights have been refined and divided into three types of Nursing Safety Priority highlights: Drug Alert!, Critical Rescue!, and Action Alert! to help you recognize critical situations in which the patient's health or very life may be in jeopardy.
      • Increased use of color improves table readability and highlights headings and new Nursing Safety Priority boxes.

      Part One: Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing

      Cancer Pathophysiology

      Cancer Treatment Issues

      End-of-Life Care

      Infection

      Inflammation and Immunity

      Pain

      Perioperative Care

      Substance Abuse

      Part Two: Diseases and Disorders

      Alphabetical entries for 245 common medical-surgical conditions

      Appendices

      1. Guide to Head-To-Toe Physical Assessment of Adults,

      2. Terminology Associated With Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

      3. Laboratory Values

      4. Interventions for Common Environmental Emergencies

      5. Chemical and Biological Agents of Terrorism

      6. Discharge Planning

      7. Electrocardiographic Complexes, Segments, and Intervals

      8. The Patient Requiring Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation

      9. The Patient Requiring Chest Tubes

      10. Communication Quick Reference for Spanish-Speaking Patients

      Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, 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 and Chris Winkelman, RN, PhD, CCRN, ACNP, Assistant Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University;
      Clinical Nurse, Trauma/Critical Care Float Pool, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
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