Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing E-Book: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Sep 7, 2019 - Medical - 1712 pages

Get a unique, conceptual approach to nursing care in this rapidly changing healthcare environment. Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 11th Edition gives you a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing. This thoroughly revised text includes a more conversational writing style, an increased focus on nursing concepts and clinical trends, strong evidence-based content, and an essential pathophysiology review. Content covers all aspects of nursing care including health promotion, acute intervention, and ambulatory care. Helpful boxes and tables make it easy for you to find essential information, and a building-block approach makes even the most complex concepts simple to grasp. Key topics such as interprofessional care, delegation, safety, and prioritization are integrated throughout. Additionally, extensive drug therapy information and diagnostic studies tables give you a full picture of care. 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.

 

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Contents

ONE Concepts in Nursing Practice
1
TWO Problems Related to Comfort and Coping
76
THREE Problems Related to Homeostasis and Protection
156
FOUR Perioperative Care
299
FIVE Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input
348
Ventilation
455
Transport
585
Perfusion
656
ELEVEN Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms
1089
TWELVE Problems Related to Movement and Coordination
1279
THIRTEEN Care in Specialized Settings
1533
A BASIC LIFE SUPPORT FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
1624
B Nursing Diagnoses
1627
C Laboratory Reference Intervals
1629
INDEX
1
ABBREVIATIONS
53

NINE Problems of Ingestion Digestion Absorption and Elimination
828
TEN Problems of Urinary Function
1007

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About the author (2019)

Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE

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