Medical-surgical nursing made incredibly easy.
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2004.
vi, 887 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
158255269X (pbk.)
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Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2004.
158255269X (pbk.)
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Medical-surgical nursing practice -- NUrsing process -- Fluids and electrolytes -- Perioperative care -- Pain management -- Neurologic disorders -- Eye disorders -- Ear, nose, and throat disorders -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Respiratory disorders -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Endocrine disorders -- Renal and urologic disorders -- Reproductive disorders -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Hematologic and lymphatic disorders -- Immunologic disorders -- Skin disorders -- Cancer care -- Gerontologic care.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 873) and index.
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Bowker Data Service Summary
This is a handy reference book for use during the medical-surgical nursing course and as a refresher for practicing nurses.
Main Description
Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy style, with tips and encouragement from cartoon characters throughout, this handy reference contains the latest information on 300 medical-surgical disorders, treatments, and nursing interventions. The text is organized by body system for quick reference and highlights essential information with abundant icons, tables, illustrations, and flowcharts. Each chapter includes a summary, an anatomy and physiology review, assessment, diagnostic tests, treatments, and nursing diagnoses. Disorders are presented alphabetically using an easy-to-understand, light-hearted approach. A quick quiz at the end of each chapter helps to reinforce learning.
Table of Contents
Contributors and consultantsp. iv
Forewordp. v
Medical-surgical nursing practicep. 1
Nursing processp. 13
Fluids and electrolytesp. 29
Perioperative carep. 55
Pain managementp. 75
Neurologic disordersp. 95
Eye disordersp. 163
Ear, nose, and throat disordersp. 195
Cardiovascular disordersp. 227
Respiratory disordersp. 325
Gastrointestinal disordersp. 403
Endocrine disordersp. 497
Renal and urologic disordersp. 547
Reproductive disordersp. 609
Musculoskeletal disordersp. 649
Hematologic and lymphatic disordersp. 709
Immunologic disordersp. 747
Skin disordersp. 777
Cancer carep. 803
Gerontologic carep. 837
Appendices and indexp. 869
Glossaryp. 870
Selected referencesp. 873
Indexp. 874
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