The Lippincott manual of nursing practice.
8th ed.
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2006.
xvii, 1866 p. : ill.
1582553424 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781582553429 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2006.
1582553424 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781582553429 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : Ovid Technologies, Inc. Available via World Wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This classic reference book is the one source every nurse needs for essential nursing knowledge. Designed in an easy-to-read format, this guide covers a wide range of disorders and patient problems in all basic areas of nursing, including, medical-surgical, pediatric, maternity, and psychiatric.
Main Description
Completely updated for its Eighth Edition, this full-color classic reference is the one source every nurse needs for essential patient assessment and treatment guidelines. In an easy-to-read outline format, this clinically focused guide covers all disorders and patient problems in Medical-Surgical, Maternal-Neonatal, Pediatric, and Psychiatric nursing, and includes over 150 step-by-step procedures. Each Eighth Edition chapter incorporates and identifies official guidelines that shape clinical practice. New and expanded material includes several new orthopaedic, connective tissue, infectious, and dermatologic conditions, patient safety, personal safety, culturally sensitive care, HIPAA, palliative care, advocacy for the disabled, chest physical therapy, interventional cardiology, hyperbaric therapy, neurologic findings, intracranial monitoring systems, vertebral compression fracture, immunization information, emerging infections, biological weapons preparedness, pediatric asthma guidelines, substance-related disorders, and adolescent problems.
Table of Contents
Contributorsp. ix
Reviewersp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Nursing Process and Practice
Nursing Practice and the Nursing Processp. 2
Standards of Care, Ethical and Legal Issuesp. 12
Health Promotion and Preventive Carep. 22
Genetics and Health Applicationsp. 33
Medical-Surgical Nursing
General Health Considerations
Adult Physical Assessmentp. 46
I.V. Therapyp. 84
Perioperative Nursingp. 104
Cancer Nursingp. 135
Care of the Older or Disabled Adultp. 166
Respiratory Health
Respiratory Function and Therapyp. 200
Respiratory Disordersp. 281
Cardiovascular Health
Cardiovascular Function and Therapyp. 324
Cardiac Disordersp. 379
Vascular Disordersp. 430
Neurologic and Sensory Health
Neurologic Disordersp. 465
Eye Disordersp. 558
Ear, Nose, and Throat Disordersp. 586
Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Health
Gastrointestinal Disordersp. 621
Hepatic, Biliary, and Pancreatic Disordersp. 688
Nutritional Problemsp. 719
Renal, Genitourinary, and Reproductive Health
Renal and Urinary Disordersp. 744
Gynecologic Disordersp. 807
Breast Conditionsp. 854
Metabolic and Endocrine Health
Endocrine Disordersp. 873
Diabetes Mellitusp. 910
Hematologic Health
Hematologic Disordersp. 933
Transfusion Therapy and Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantationp. 962
Immunologic Health
Asthma and Allergyp. 979
HIV Disease and AIDSp. 1002
Connective Tissue Disordersp. 1012
Infectious Diseasesp. 1030
Musculoskeletal Health
Musculoskeletal Disordersp. 1049
Integumentary Health
Dermatologic Disordersp. 1093
Burnsp. 1121
Emergency Nursing
Emergent Conditionsp. 1138
Maternity and Neonatal Nursing
Maternal and Fetal Healthp. 1174
Nursing Management During Labor and Deliveryp. 1200
Care of Mother and Neonate During the Postpartum Periodp. 1233
Complications of the Childbearing Experiencep. 1259
Pediatric Nursing
General Practice Considerations
Pediatric Growth and Developmentp. 1307
Pediatric Physical Assessmentp. 1322
Pediatric Primary Carep. 1349
Care of the Sick or Hospitalized Childp. 1382
Pediatric Health
Pediatric Respiratory Disordersp. 1423
Pediatric Cardiovascular Disordersp. 1465
Pediatric Neurologic Disordersp. 1487
Pediatric Eye and Ear Problemsp. 1516
Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Disordersp. 1529
Pediatric Renal and Genitourinary Disordersp. 1571
Pediatric Metabolic and Endocrine Disordersp. 1589
Pediatric Oncologyp. 1610
Pediatric Hematologic Disordersp. 1627
Pediatric Immunologic Disordersp. 1645
Pediatric Orthopedic Problemsp. 1664
Pediatric Integumentary Disordersp. 1689
Developmental Disabilitiesp. 1706
Psychiatric Nursing
Problems of Mental Healthp. 1724
Diagnostic Studies and Interpretationp. 1756
Conversion Tablesp. 1777
Pediatric Laboratory Valuesp. 1781
Herbal and Nutriceutical Preparations Used as Health Remediesp. 1792
Sources of Further Informationp. 1802
Art Creditsp. 1805
Indexp. 1808
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