Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada, 3rd Edition
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
- Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing Practice In Canada
- Cultural Competence and Health Equity in Nursing Care
- Health History and Physical Examination
- Patient and Caregiver Teaching
- Chronic Illness
- Community-Based Nursing and Home Care
- Older Adults
- Stress and Stress Management
- Sleep and Sleep Disorders
- Substance Abuse
- Complementary and Alternative Therapies
- Palliative Care at the End of Life
Section Two – Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease
14. Inflammation and Wound Healing
16. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation
17. Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
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.