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Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume
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Learn how to become an exceptional caregiver in today's evolving healthcare environment! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as patient safety, NCLEX exam preparation, evidence-based practice, and teamwork. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy for you to find essential information and the accessible writing style and building-block approach make even the most complex concepts easy to grasp. Best of all - a complete collection of learning and study resources helps you learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.


Contents:

Section One - Concepts in Nursing Practice

1. Professional Nursing Practice 2. Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care 3. Health History and Physical Examination 4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching 5. Chronic Illness and Older Adults 6. Stress and Stress Management 7. Sleep and Sleep Disorders 8. Pain  9. Palliative Care at End of Life 10. Substance Use Disorders

Section Two - Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

11. Inflammation and Wound Healing 12. Genetics and Genomics 13. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation 14. Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 15. Cancer 16. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances    

Section Three - Perioperative Care

17. Preoperative Care 18. Intraoperative Care 19. Postoperative Care        Section Four - Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

20. Assessment of Visual and Auditory Systems 21. Visual and Auditory Problems 22. Assessment of Integumentary System 23. Integumentary Problems 24. Burns

Section Five - Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

25. Assessment of Respiratory System 26. Upper Respiratory Problems 27. Lower Respiratory Problems 28. Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases   

Section Six - Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

29. Assessment of Hematologic System 30. Hematologic Problems     Section Seven - Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

31. Assessment of Cardiovascular System 32. Hypertension 33. Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome 34. Heart Failure 35. Dysrhythmias 36. Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders 37. Vascular Disorders     

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

38. Assessment of Gastrointestinal System  39. Nutritional Problems 40. Obesity 41. Upper Gastrointestinal Problems 42. Lower Gastrointestinal Problems 43. Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems   

Section Nine - Problems of Urinary Function

44. Assessment of Urinary System 45. Renal and Urologic Problems 46. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease 

Section Ten - Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

47. Assessment of Endocrine System 48. Diabetes Mellitus 49. Endocrine Problems 50. Assessment of Reproductive System 51. Breast Disorders 52. Sexually Transmitted Infections 53. Female Reproductive and Genital Problems 54. Male Reproductive and Genital Problems  

Section Eleven - Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

55. Assessment of Nervous System  56. Acute Intracranial Problems 57. Stroke 58. Chronic Neurologic Problems 59. Dementia and Delirium 60. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems 61. Assessment of Musculoskeletal System  62. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery 63. Musculoskeletal Problems  64. Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases 

Section Twelve - Nursing Care in Specialized Settings

65. Critical Care  66. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 67. Acute Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 68. Emergency and Disaster Nursing

Appendix A - Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Appendix B - Nursing Diagnoses Appendix C - Laboratory Reference Intervals

Glossary Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9780323371438
Publisher: Elsevier (Mosby)
Publication date: October, 2016
Pages: 1824

Subcategories: Nursing