Handbook of Medical-surgical Nursing

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 - Medical - 1014 pages
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Now in its updated Fourth Edition, this best-selling handbook is the most comprehensive pocket-sized guide to medical-surgical nursing. More than 300 disorders and treatments are covered in alphabetical order in a consistent quick-reference format, with icons, sidebars, alerts, illustrations, and tables to highlight key points.

This edition covers bioterrorism-related disorders and new treatments such as enhanced external counterpulsation therapy and cardiac resynchronization therapy. A new icon highlights gender differences. Laboratory test results now include SI values. A new appendix on emergency preparedness is included.

 

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Contents

DISORDERS TREATMENTS in alphabetical order
1
Quickreference guide to laboratory test results
970
Emergency responses to bioterrorism
981
EnglishSpanish quickreference guide
989
Index
995
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