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Title:
Medical-surgical nursing : concepts & clinical practice
Author:
Phipps, Wilma J., 1925-
Edition:
Sixth edition.
Publication Information:
St. Louis : Mosby, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxiv, 2388 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
CD-ROM contains case studies, matching, fill-in-the-blank and NCLEX-style questions, and a vocabulary review.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780323003100
Format :
Book

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This popular text, now in full color, provides information on today's nursing practices, patient/family education and health promotion and prevention. MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND CLINICAL PRACTICE is well known for its solid, balanced presentation of medical and nursing management issues and thoroughly detailed content on diagnosing and treating major adult illnesses. The sixth edition includes entire chapters on cultural care nursing in a diverse health care arena, home care considerations, gerontologic care and other timely issues. You also receive FREE an exciting, interactive CD-ROM with critical thinking exercises, case studies, NCLEX review questions, and a vocabulary review with sound pronunciations.

* Employs a consistent 5-step nursing process to encourage students to use problem solving skills in practice * Includes nursing care plans that allow students to test their knowledge in clinical situations * Dedicates an entire chapter to basic home care issues and includes home care considerations within the discussion of appropriate medical conditions * Dedicates an entire chapter to gerontologic issues and includes important considerations within presentation of major conditions * Integrates research boxes throughout the text to provide useful applications of today's nursing practices * Provides a computerized test bank for flexibility in creating tests

(Includes FREE CD-ROM and MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/Mosby/Phipps/)


Table of Contents

Perspectives for Nursing
Practice with Ill Adults
Perspectives For Health & Illness
Issues Affecting Adult Health Care
Cultural Care Nursing
Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
Nursing Practice with Elders
Ethical Decision Making in Nursing
Common Concepts For Care Of Ill Adults
Stress, Stressors, and Stress Management
Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation
Loss, Grief, and Dying
Impact of Illness on Mentation
Common Problems Encountered In Care Of Adults
Inflammation & Infection
Cancer
Pain and Pain Control
Sleep Disorders
Substance Abuse
Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance
Acid-Base Imbalance
Shock
Surgery: Perioperative Nursing
Preoperative Nursing
Intraoperative Nursing
Postoperative Nursing
Special Environments Of Care
Emergency Care Environment
Critical Care Environment
Home Care Environment
Alteration In Human Functioning
Alterations In Gas Transport
Section 1 Cardiovascular System
Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
Management of Persons with Coronary Artery Disease & Dysrhythmias
Management of Persons with Inflammatory Heart Disease, Heart Failure, and Persons Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
Management of Persons with Vascular Problems
Section 2 Hematologic System
Assessment of the Hematologic System
Management of Persons with Hematologic Problems
Section 3 Respiratory System
Assessment of the Respiratory System
Management of Persons with Problems of the Upper Airway
Management of Persons with Problems of the Lower Airway
Alterations In Metabolism
Section 1 Endocrine System
Assessment of the Endocrine System
Management of Persons with Problems of the Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Glands
Management of Persons with Diabetes Mellitus & Hypoglycemia
Section 2 Hepatic System
Assessment of the Hepatic System
Management of Persons with Problems of the Hepatic System
Alterations In Digestion And Elimination
Section 1 Gastrointestinal, Biliary, and Exocrine Pancreatic Systems
Assessment of the Gastrointestinal, Biliary, and Exocrine Pancreatic Systems
Management of Persons with Problems of the Mouth and Esophagus
Management of Persons with Problems of the Stomach and Duodenum
Management of Persons with Problems of the Intestines
Management of Persons with Problems of the Gallbladder & Exocrine Pancreas
Section 2 Renal System
Assessment of the Renal System
Management of Persons with Problems of the Kidney & Urinary Tract
Management of Persons with Renal Failure
Alterations in Reproduction and Sexuality
Assessment of the Reproductive System and Sexuality
Management of Women with Reproductive Problems
Management of Persons with Problems of the Breast
Management of Men with Reproductive Problems
Management of Persons with Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Alterations In Cognition, Sensation, And Motion
Section 1 Nervous System
Assessment of the Nervous System
Management of Persons with Traumatic Neoplastic and Related Problems of the Brain
Management of Persons with Vascular, Degenerative, and Autoimmune Problems of the Brain
Management of Persons with Problems of the Spinal Cord & Peripheral Nerves
Section 2 Visual and Auditory Systems
Assessment of the Visual System
Management of Persons with Problems of the Eye
Assessment of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems
Management of Persons with Problems of the Ear
Section 3 Musculoskeletal System
Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
Management of Persons with Trauma to the Musculoskeletal System
Management of Persons with Degenerative Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
Alterations In Defense And Protection
Section 1 Integumentary System
Assessment of Skin
Management of Persons with Problems of the Skin
Management of Persons with Burns
Section 2 Immune System
Assessment of the Immune System
Management of Persons with Problems of the Immune System
Management of Persons with HIV Infection and AIDS
Management of Persons with Organ/Tissue Transplant

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