ISBN-10:
0134004329
ISBN-13:
9780134004327
Pub. Date:
01/27/2015
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Student Workbook and Resource Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing Care / Edition 4

Student Workbook and Resource Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing Care / Edition 4

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Overview

Key Benefit:

Medical-Surgical Nursing Care, Fourth Edition gives students an in-depth understanding of the common diseases and disorders that affect adult patients.It provides a strong foundation for caring by emphasizing pathophysiology, nursing care, and patient teaching. The material in Nursing Care is presented in an easily-accessible format with streamlined content and a clear writing style that makes it easy for students to absorb information. Study aids throughout the text also help students focus less on memorization and more on practice and the integration of new material into their critical thought-processes. The Fourth Edition includes new content and features that will help students grow and develop as practical/vocational nurses.

Key Topics:

Nursing in the 21st Century; Health, Illness, and Settings of Care; Cultural and Developmental Considerations for Adults; The Older Adult in Health and Illness; Guidelines for Patient Assessment; Essential Nursing Pharmacology; Caring for Patients With Altered Fluid, Electrolyte, or Acid–Base Balance; Caring for Patients in Pain; Caring for Patients With Inflammation and Infection; Caring for Patients Having Surgery; Caring for Patients With Altered Immunity; Caring for Patients With Cancer; Loss, Grief, and End-of-Life Care; Caring for Patients Experiencing Shock, Trauma, or Disasters; The Cardiovascular System and Assessment; Caring for Patients With Coronary Heart Disease and Dysrhythmias; Caring for Patients With Cardiac Disorders; Caring for Patients With Peripheral Vascular Disorders; The Hematologic Assessment; Caring for Patients With Hematologic and Lymphatic Disorders; The Respiratory System and Assessment; Caring for Patients With Upper Respiratory Disorders; Caring for Patients With Lower Respiratory Disorders; The Gastrointestinal System and Assessment; Caring for Patients With Nutritional and Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders; Caring for Patients With Bowel Disorders; Caring for Patients With Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreatic Disorders; The Urinary System and Assessment; Caring for Patients Tract Disorders; The Reproductive System and Assessment; Caring for Male Patients With Reproductive System Disorders; Caring for Female Patients With Reproductive System Disorders; Caring for Patients With Sexually Transmitted Infections; The Endocrine System and Assessment; Caring for Patients With Endocrine Disorders; Caring for Patients With Diabetes Mellitus; The Nervous System and Assessment; Caring for Patients With Intracranial Disorders; Caring for Patients With Degenerative Neurologic and Spinal Cord Disorders; Caring for Patients With Eye and Ear Disorders; The Musculoskeletal System and Assessment; Caring for Patients With Musculoskeletal Trauma; Caring for Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders; The Integumentary System and Assessment; Caring for Patients With Skin Disorders; Caring for Patients With Burns; Mental Health and Assessment; Caring for Patients With Neurocognitive Disorders; Caring Disorders; Caring for Patients With Mood Disorders; Caring for Patients With Anxiety Disorders; Caring for Patients With Personality Disorders; Caring for Patients With Substance Use Disorders

Market:

Suitable for students enrolled in licensed practical/vocational nursing programs (LPN/LVN).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134004327
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 01/27/2015
Edition description: Student
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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