cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9781926648705
Page Count: 2160
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $155.00

Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada,3rd Edition

by Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN, Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, CNE, Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN, Ian Camera, RN, MSN, ND, Maureen A. Barry, RN,MScN, Donna Goodridge, RN, PhD, CHPNC(c) and Sandra Goldsworthy, RN, MSc, PhD, CNCC(C), CMSN(C)
cover image - Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9781926648705
Page Count: 2160
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $155.00
Free Shipping!
In Stock
Please note
This item has low stock levels and may be back-ordered. We'll let you know if it is back-ordered, and you will not be charged until the item ships.

Completely revised and updated, Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 3rd Edition explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, evidence-informed practice, and patient safety. A variety of boxes and tables, in addition to an accessible writing style, make it easy to comprehend both essential information and the most complex concepts. Best of all, a complete collection of interactive learning and study tools help you learn more effectively and offer valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.

    • UNIQUE! Key nursing management content using a "levels of care" approach shows you how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness.
    • More than 50 comprehensive nursing care plans with defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems, help you understand how information in the book applies to real-life situations.
    • Examination Review Questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content, preparing you for the licensure examination with MCQ format questions.
    • Convenient tables offer quick access to vital data on drug therapy, nutritional therapy, emergency management, health history, collaborative care, nursing assessment, common assessment abnormalities, and more.
    • Helpful boxes throughout the text highlight important information on key topics such as complementary and alternative therapies, nursing research, ethics, determinants of health, genetics, and evidence-informed practice.
    • Over 1,400 full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology.
    • Unique! A separate chapter covering "Sleep Disorders" expands your knowledge on this key topic that impacts multiple disorders and body systems.
    • New Cultural Competence and Health Equity content introduces the important role that culture plays in nursing care and outlines the determinants of health equity/inequity in Canada.
    • Safety Alerts highlight patient safety issues.
    • Pathophysiology Map flow charts make it easier to visualize and understand changes occurring in major diseases.
    • Focused Assessment boxes provide you with a realistic "assessment on the run" approach, offering brief checklists for evaluating the status of previously identified health problems and monitoring for signs of new problems.
    • Assessment Case Studies for all assessment chapters help you with integrating and prioritizing assessment findings, empowering you to apply key concepts to real-world practice.
  • Section One – Concepts in Nursing Practice

    1. Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing Practice In Canada
    2. Cultural Competence and Health Equity in Nursing Care 
    3. Health History and Physical Examination 
    4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching
    5. Chronic Illness
    6. Community-Based Nursing and Home Care
    7. Older Adults
    8. Stress and Stress Management
    9. Sleep and Sleep Disorders
    10. Pain
    11. Substance Abuse
    12. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    13. Palliative Care at the End of Life 

    Section Two – Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

    14. Inflammation and Wound Healing

    15. Genetics

    16. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation

    17. Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

    18. Cancer

    19. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

    Section Three – Perioperative Care

    20. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care

    21. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care

    22. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care

    Section Four – Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

    23. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems

    24. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems

    25. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System

    26. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems

    27. Nursing Management: Burns

    Section Five – Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

    28. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System

    29. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems

    30. Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems

    31. Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

    Section Six – Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

    32. Nursing Assessment: Hematological System

    33. Nursing Management: Hematological Problems

    Section Seven – Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

    34. Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System

    35. Nursing Management: Hypertension

    36. Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome

    37. Nursing Management: Heart Failure

    38. Nursing Management: Dysrhythmias

    39. Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders 

    40. Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders

    Section Eight – Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

    41. Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System

    42. Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems

    43. Nursing Management: Obesity

    44. Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems

    45. Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems

    46. Nursing Management: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems 

    Section Nine – Problems of Urinary Function

    47. Nursing Assessment: Urinary System

    48. Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems

    49. Nursing Management: Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease 

    Section Ten – Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

    50.Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System

    51. Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems 

    52. Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus 

    53. Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System

    54. Nursing Management: Breast Disorders

    55. Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Infections

    56. Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems

    57. Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems

    Section Eleven – Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

    58. Nursing Assessment: Nervous System

    59. Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems

    60. Nursing Management: Stroke

    61. Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems

    62. Nursing Management: Delirium, Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias 

    63. Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems

    64. Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System

    65. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery

    66. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems

    67. Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases

    Section Twelve – Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

    68. Nursing Management: Critical Care Environment

    69. Nursing Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

    70. Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    71. Nursing Management: Emergency Care Situations

    72. Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management 

    Appendix A Nursing Diagnoses

    Appendix B Laboratory Values

  • Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN, Research Professor, Castella Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, CNE, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, NJ, Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor and Chairperson, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Chair in Nursing, School of Nursing; Adjunct Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Ian Camera, RN, MSN, ND, Ian M. Camera, Professor, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA, Maureen A. Barry, RN,MScN, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON., Donna Goodridge, RN, PhD, CHPNC(c), Professor, College of Nursing
    University of Saskatchewan and Sandra Goldsworthy, RN, MSc, PhD, CNCC(C), CMSN(C), Associate Dean Teaching-Learning and Technology; Associate Professor Research Professorship in Simulation Faculty of Nursing University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.
Free Shipping!
In Stock
Please note
This item has low stock levels and may be back-ordered. We'll let you know if it is back-ordered, and you will not be charged until the item ships.