The Nursing series of handbooks presents core nursing information in the clear, conversational, practical style of the award-winning Nursing journal. Each handbook features to-the-point bulleted text, explanatory illustrations, and icons that echo familiar column names in the journal.
Understanding Diseases covers more than 450 diseases and disorders in body-system organization. Coverage of each disorder includes causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests that may be performed, up-to-date treatment modalities, nursing actions and considerations, and more. Icons include Action Stat! for urgent interventions, Alert for important clinical facts, Do's & Don'ts for intervention advice, and Drug Challenge for critical drug information.