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ISBN: 9781926648958
Page Count: 2160
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Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 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)
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ISBN: 9781926648958
Page Count: 2160
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $125.00
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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.
    • Safety Alerts highlight patient safety issues.
    • Pathophysiology Map flow charts make it easier to visualize and understand changes occurring in major diseases.
    • New Cultural Competence and Health Equity chapter introduces the important role that culture plays in nursing care and outlines the determinants of health equity/inequity in Canada.
    • New Sleep Disorders chapter expands your knowledge on this key topic that impacts multiple disorders and body systems.
    • 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. Nursing Practice in Canada
    2. Health Equity and Cultural Competence
    3. Health History and Physical Examination
    4. Client and Caregiver Teaching
    5. Chronic Illness
    6. Community-based Nursing and Home Care
    7. Older Adults
    8. Stress and Stress Management
    9. NEW! Sleep and Sleep Disorders
    10. Pain
    11. Substance Abuse and Addictive Behaviors
    12. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    13. End-of-Life Care
    14. Section Two – Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

    15. Inflammation and Wound Healing
    16. Genetics
    17. Transplantation and Altered Immune Responses
    18. Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
    19. Cancer
    20. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
    21. Section Three – Perioperative Care

    22. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care
    23. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care
    24. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care
    25. Section Four – Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

    26. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems
    27. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems
    28. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System
    29. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems
    30. Nursing Management: Burns
    31. Section Five – Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

    32. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System
    33. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems
    34. Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems
    35. Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
    36. Section Six – Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

    37. Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System
    38. Nursing Management: Hematologic Problems
    39. Section Seven – Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

    40. Nursing Assessment: Cardiovascular System
    41. Nursing Management: Hypertension
    42. Nursing Management: Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    43. Nursing Management: Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
    44. Nursing Management: Dysrhythmias
    45. Nursing Management: Inflammatory and Valvular Heart Diseases
    46. Nursing Management: Vascular Disorders
    47. Section Eight – Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

    48. Nursing Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
    49. Nursing Management: Nutritional Problems
    50. Nursing Management: Obesity
    51. Nursing Management: Upper Gastrointestinal Problems
    52. Nursing Management: Lower Gastrointestinal Problems
    53. Nursing Management: Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas Problems

    Section Nine – Problems of Urinary Function

    45. Nursing Assessment: Urinary System

    46. Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems

    47. Nursing Management: Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

    Section Ten – Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

    1. Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System
    2. Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus
    3. Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems
    4. Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System
    5. Nursing Management: Breast Disorders
    6. Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    7. Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems
    8. Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems
    9. Section Eleven – Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

    10. Nursing Assessment: Nervous System
    11. Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems
    12. Nursing Management: Stroke
    13. Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems
    14. Nursing Management: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
    15. Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems
    16. Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System
    17. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery
    18. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems
    19. Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases
    20. Section Twelve – Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

    21. Nursing Management: Critical Care
    22. Nursing Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
    23. Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    24. Nursing Management: Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing

    Appendix A Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers

    Appendix B Nursing Diagnoses

    Appendix C Laboratory Reference Intervals


    Illustration Credits


  • 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.
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