Medical surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon Mantik Lewis
Publisher:
ISBN: 9996080900
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Nursing

Publisher's description: A bestseller in the field, Medical-Surgical Nursing, eighth edition offers up-to-date, evidence-based coverage of the latest clinical developments you need to know to provide exceptional care in today's fast-paced health care environment. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy to find essential information, and the accessible writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp. Best of all - a complete collection of engaging, interactive learning tools and resources helps you gain valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice!

Medical surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon Mantik Lewis
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015073882014
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nursing

Accompanying CD-ROM, in pocket at front of v. 1, contains ... "more than 50 interactive case studies with realistic, 3-D animations to help you visualize disease processes from the inside out; a unique Stress-Busting Kit for Nursing Students with straategies for managing your (and your patients') stress; a collection of Multimedia Supplements with audio and video clips, plus additional animations; 375 NCLEX Examination-style review questions."--P. [4] of cover.

Medical surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon Mantik Lewis
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015045583005
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

This book contains solid, research-based content presented in a concise, readable, and consistent format. Special features highlight the content that is most relevant and challenging for today's nursing students, including patient teaching, community and home care, gerontology, cultural and ethnic considerations, collaborative care, nutrition, and critical thinking. Nursing management content is discussed in a unique levels-of-care approach, with separate headings for Health Promotion, Acute Intervention, and Ambulatory and Home Care. More than just a textbook, it is a comprehensive resource with the essential information that students need to prepare for lectures, classroom activities, examinations, clinical assignments, and comprehensive care of patients. All content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field to ensure that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Extensive gerontologic content identifies age-related changes for each body system and alerts the nurse to differences often encountered in older patients. Attractive four-color design and over 1,300 full-color illustrations enhance learning by presenting disease processes and related anatomy and physiology more clearly. More than 70 comprehensive nursing care plans are thoroughly updated to incorporate current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems. Ethical Dilemmas boxes promote critical thinking for timely and sensitive issues that nursing students will face in practicetopics such as informed consent, patient adherence, guardianship, confidentiality, and sterilization. More than 70 Patient and Family Teaching Guides provide students with critical information to include in teaching patients about care of conditions and stress points for educating family members when they will be helping to care for the patient. Critical Thinking Exercises at the end of each nursing management chapter include Case Studies with Critical Thinking Questions to help students apply information presented and promote critical thinking. Also included are Nursing Research Issues questions to highlight current topics for research and encourage further study. Collaborative Management headings and Collaborative Care tables emphasize the importance of total patient care in todays health care settings and provide a clear understanding of each providers role in managing disorders. Multiple-choice Review Questions at the end of each chapter test students mastery of the content and correspond with learning objectives in the chapter openers. Nutritional Therapy tables summarize nutritional interventions and promote healthy lifestyles in patients with various conditions. Gerontologic Differences in Assessment and Effects of Aging tables present information about older adults special needs for nursing care. Nursing Research boxes apply research to clinical practice and cover such timely topics such as pain medication adherence, ethnic influences on cancer screening, family-centered focus in lung transplant care, health promotion for women with multiple sclerosis, and caring for battered women in the emergency department. Emergency Management tables outline the treatment of health problems most likely to create medical emergencies. Common Assessment Abnormalities tables alert the nurse to typically encountered abnormalities. Nursing Assessment tables summarize the subjective and objective data for which the nursing student assesses. Health History tables present key assessment questions to summarize important assessment parameters. Diagnostic Studies tables highlight important information relevant to diagnostic studies. Drug Therapy tables pull out medication information in a format that provides easy student reference Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help students identify key content New chapter on Culturally Competent Care discusses cultural variations affecting health care and key nursing implications to help prepare nurses to interact with the increasingly diverse patient populations entrusted to nursing care. New chapter on End-of-Life Care discusses the physical and psychosocial manifestations at the end of life, related legal and ethical issues, palliative care, and the special needs of caregivers. New chapter on Nursing Management: Alzheimers Disease and Dementia covers Alzheimers disease and other causes of dementia. Evidence-Based Practice boxes discuss non-nursing or interdisciplinary research topics. Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes cover timely topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimers disease, sickle cell anemia, and genetics-related ethics issues. Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes summarize what nurses need to know about topics such as various herbal remedies, acupuncture, and biofeedback. The accompanying CD-ROM has been expanded and includes: case studies, disorder overviews, interactive learning activities, NCLEX-style review questions, and a comprehensive glossary. Selected nursing care plans incorporating NIC (Nursing Interventions Classification) and NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classification) show how NIC and NOC are used in clinical practice. Included on the Evolve website are the concept map creator program and sample concept maps to familiarize students these clinical tools which are used by increasing numbers of nursing instructors. Chapter 9: Pain has been completely updated and rewritten. New chapter on Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery covers sprains, strains, fractures, joint surgery, and other related conditions. The Genetics and Altered Immune Responses chapter includes expanded content on genetics and immunosuppressant therapy for transplant patients. Key Terms are listed in chapter openers (with page numbers) and bolded where defined in the text narrative. The Addictive Behaviors chapter features a more holistic approach and contains expanded content on tobacco abuse and smoking cessation. New color photos throughout feature ethnic and cultural diversity.

Study Guide for Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323371643
Release Date: 2016-09-07
Genre: Medical

Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 10th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. And to make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book. A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities, including NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, and case studies, help you learn the material. Answers to all questions in the back of the book provide you with immediate feedback as you study. Additional alternate item format questions prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam. NEW! Attractive four-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

Clinical Companion to Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323371506
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Medical

Get instant access to all the information you need for more than 200 medical-surgical conditions and procedures with the Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. Designed to accompany the 10th Edition of the Lewis main text, this portable reference has been completely updated throughout to reflect current practice. The Clinical Companion is organized alphabetically for quick reference and includes a variety of full-color illustrations and summary tables to help you digest information quickly. Disorders section covers commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions in a consistent, clinically-relevant format that includes: Definition/Description Pathophysiology Clinical Manifestations Complications Diagnostic Studies Interprofessional Care (including Drug Therapy, where relevant) Nursing Management Treatments and Procedures section summarizes the need-to-know content about common medical-surgical treatments and procedures such as basic life support, enteral nutrition, and artificial airway management. Cross-references to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Edition, make it easy to locate more in-depth information. Patient and caregiver teaching content highlighted with a special icon, identifying information to share with patients and caregivers. Reference Appendix contains information commonly used in nursing practice, such as abbreviations, laboratory values, and commonly used formulas. NEW! Attractive full-color design ties the Clinical Companion to the textbook.

Clinical Companion to Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323091428
Release Date: 2014-06-25
Genre: Medical

Disorders section covers commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions in a consistent, clinically relevant presentation that includes: Definition/Description Pathophysiology Clinical Manifestations Complications Diagnostic Studies Collaborative Care (including Drug Therapy, where relevant) Nursing Management Goals Nursing Diagnoses (using the most current NANDA terminology) Nursing Interventions Patient and Caregiver Teaching Treatments and Procedures section provides need-to-know information on common medical-surgical treatments and procedures. Reference Appendix features key reference information commonly used in nursing practice, including laboratory values, commonly used formulas, and Spanish translations of key phrases. Patient teaching content is highlighted with a special icon, identifying information that patients and caregivers need to know about the care of various conditions. Cross-references to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition make it easy to locate more in-depth information.

Lewis s Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Diane Brown
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729583930
Release Date: 2017-03-25
Genre: Medical

Perfect for: • Undergraduate Nursing Students • Postgraduate Specialist Nursing Pathways (Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing) • TAFE Bachelor of Nursing Program Lewis’s Medical–Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 4th Edition is the most comprehensive go-to reference for essential information about all aspects of professional nursing care of patients. Using the nursing process as a framework for practice, the fourth edition has been extensively revised to reflect the rapid changing nature of nursing practice and the increasing focus on key nursing care priorities. Building on the strengths of the third Australian and New Zealand edition and incorporating relevant global nursing research and practice from the prominent US title Medical–Surgical Nursing, 9Th Edition, Lewis’s Medical–Surgical Nursing, 4th Edition is an essential resource for students seeking to understand the role of the professional nurse in the contemporary health environment. 49 expert contributors from Australia and New Zealand Current research data and Australian and New Zealand statistics Focus on evidence-based practice Review questions and clinical reasoning exercises Evolve Resources for instructor and student, including quick quiz’s, test banks, review questions, image gallery and videos. • Chapter on current national patient safety and clinical reasoning • Over 80 new and revised case studies • Chapter on rural and remote area nursing • Fully revised chapter on chronic illness and complex care • Chapter on patient safety and clinical reasoning • Greater emphasis on contemporary health issues, such as obesity and emergency and disaster nursing • Australia and New Zealand sociocultural focus

Medical surgical Nursing

Author: Susan C. Dewit
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323243780
Release Date: 2016-02-05
Genre: Nursing

Providing a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing, Susan deWit's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice, 3rd Edition ensures you have the information you need to pass the NCLEX-PN? Examination and succeed in practice. Part of the popular LPN/LVN Threads series, this uniquely understandable, concise text builds on the fundamentals of nursing, covering roles, settings, and health care trends; all body systems and their disorders; emergency and disaster management; and mental health nursing. With updated content, chapter objectives, and review questions, this new edition relates national LPN/LVN standards to practice with its integration of QSEN competencies, hypertension, diabetes, and hypoglycemia. Concept Maps in the disorders chapters help you visualize difficult material, and illustrate how a disorder's multiple symptoms, treatments, and side effects relate to each other. Get Ready for the NCLEX? Examination! section includes Key Points that summarize chapter objectives, additional resources for further study, review questions for the NCLEX? Examination, and critical thinking questions. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions provide a clinical scenario and demonstrate application of the nursing process with updated NANDA-I nursing diagnoses to individual patient problems. Anatomy and physiology content in each body system overview chapter provides basic information for understanding the body system and its disorders, and appears along with Focused Assessment boxes highlighting the key tasks of data collection for each body system. Assignment Considerations, discussed in Chapter 1 and highlighted in feature boxes, address situations in which the RN delegates tasks to the LPN/LVN, or the LPN/LVN assigns tasks to nurse assistants, per the individual state nurse practice act. Gerontologic nursing presented throughout in the context of specific disorders with Elder Care Points boxes that address the unique medical-surgical care issues that affect older adults. Safety Alert boxes call out specific dangers to patients and teach you to identify and implement safe clinical care. Evidence-based Practice icons highlight current references to research in nursing and medical practice. Patient Teaching boxes provide step-by-step instructions and guidelines for post-hospital care - and prepare you to educate patients on their health condition and recovery. Health Promotion boxes address wellness and disease prevention strategies that you can provide in patient teaching. NEW! Content updated with the most current health care standards, including QSEN competencies, hypertension, diabetes, and hypoglycemia, to relate national standards to LPN/LVN practice. UPDATED! Revised chapter objectives and content reflects higher-level critical thinking, communication, patient safety, and priority setting. UPDATED! Get Ready for the NCLEX?! review questions updated per the 2014 NCLEX-PN? test plan.

Brunner Suddarth s Textbook of Medical surgical Nursing

Author: Suzanne C. O'Connell Smeltzer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781785891
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Preparing students for successful NCLEX results and strong futures as nurses in today's world. Now in its 12th edition, Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing is designed to assist nurses in preparing for their roles and responsibilities in the medical-surgical setting and for success on the NCLEX. In the latest edition, the resource suite is complete with a robust set of premium and included ancillaries such as simulation support, adaptive testing, and a variety of digital resources helping prepare today's students for success. This leading textbook focuses on physiological, pathophysiological, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care. Brunner is known for its strong Nursing Process focus and its readability. This edition retains these strengths and incorporates enhanced visual appeal and better portability for students. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.

Med Surg Success

Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803657816
Release Date: 2016-08-15
Genre: Medical

Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases

Study Guide for Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323371485
Release Date: 2016-10-03
Genre: Medical

Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 10th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. And to make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book. A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities, including NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, and case studies, help you learn the material. Answers to all questions in the back of the book provide you with immediate feedback as you study. Additional alternate item format questions prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam. NEW! Attractive four-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Lewis Medical surgical Nursing 36 month

Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323244971
Release Date: 2013-12-04
Genre: Medical

Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Medical-Surgical Nursing, Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 9e, Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing is the fun and engaging way to focus your study time and effectively prepare for class, course exams, and the [NCLEX®/certification/licensure] exam. Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing is comprised of a bank of high-quality practice questions that allows you to advance at your own pace - based on your performance - through multiple mastery levels for each chapter.. A comprehensive dashboard allows you to view your progress and stay motivated. UNIQUE! Elsevier's trusted, market-leading content serves as the foundation for all questions, which are written, reviewed, and leveled by experienced [nursing/health professions] educators, item writers, and authors. UNIQUE! Unfolding questions become progressively more complex as you advance to higher levels, incorporating concepts such as delegation, multi-system disease, or complicating conditions to help you strengthen your critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills. UNIQUE! Essential test-taking tips and strategies help you learn how to successfully dissect and tackle different question types and improve test-taking skills for both course exams and the [NCLEX/certification/licensure] examination. Confidence level indicators allow you to indicate your confidence when submitting answers, providing valuable insight into areas where you might require further study. UNIQUE! Practice in Study Mode, which provides immediate feedback, or in Exam Mode where the quiz is timed and results are summarized at the end. UNIQUE! In addition to detailed rationales for each question, select questions include interactive, multimedia resources such as illustrations, animations, videos, audio clips, and study tips to help you master challenging material. The engaging, easy-to-use interface ensures that you'll be able to navigate through the program with ease. Multiple mastery levels for each chapter, topic, or concept allow you to progress from one level to the next based on your performance. Alternate item format questions - including multiple-response, fill-in-the-blank, prioritizing, graphic item options, chart/exhibit, video, audio, and hot spot - provide valuable [NCLEX®/certification/ licensure] exam preparation. The comprehensive dashboard allows you to view your personal learning progress with summaries of your strengths, weaknesses, mastery levels, and normative data.

Brunner Suddarth s Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Janice L. Hinkle
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469831763
Release Date: 2013-12-15
Genre: Medical

Readability, reliability, and robust resources combine in this outstanding nursing textbook and reference. Designed to prepare nurses for medical-surgical nursing practice and for success on the NCLEX, Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 13th Edition, has been a favorite resource for students, instructors, and practicing nurses for almost a half-century. Its comprehensive yet accessible approach covers a broad range of medical conditions while focusing on the nursing process and the nurse’s role in caring for and educating patients and families within today’s complex health care delivery system. This edition focuses on physiologic, pathophysiologic, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care and integrates a variety of concepts from other disciplines such as nutrition, pharmacology, and gerontology. Coverage of the health care needs of people with disabilities, nursing research findings, ethical considerations, and evidence-based practice provides opportunities for readers to refine their clinical decision-making skills. Fully updated and enhanced, this new edition provides a fully integrated solution that promotes clinical judgment, performance, and success on the NCLEX examination and in nursing practice.

Medical surgical Nursing

Author: Donna D. Ignatavicius
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455772551
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Medical

Unit I: Foundations for medical-surgical nursing Unit II: Concepts of emergency care and disaster preparedness Unit III: Management of patients with fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances Unit IV: Management of perioperative patients Unit V: Problems of protection: management of patients with problems of the immune system Unit VI: Problems of protection: management of patients with problems of the skin, hair, and nails Unit VII: Problems of oxygenation: management of patients with problems of the respiratory tract Unit VIII: Problems of cardiac output and tissue perfusion: management of patients with problems of the cardiovascular system Unit IX: Problems of tissue perfusion: management of patients with problems of the hematologic system Unit X: Problems of mobility, sensory perception, and cognition: management of patients with problems of the nervous system Unit XI: Problems of sensory perception: management of patients with problems of the sensory system Unit XII: Problems of mobility: management of patients with problems of the musculoskeletal system Unit XIII: Problems of digestion, nutrition, and elimination: management of patients with problems of the gastrointestional system Unit XIV: Problems of regulation and metabolism: management of patients with problems of the endocrine system Unit XV: Problems of excretion: management of patients with problems of the renal/urinary system Unit XVI: Problems of reproduction: management of patients with problems of the reproductive system.

Understanding Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Linda S Williams
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803642263
Release Date: 2015-01-09
Genre: Medical

Here’s everything you need to know to care for adult medical-surgical patients and pass the NCLEX-PN®. Easy-to-understand guidance helps you confidently grasp the principles, concepts, and skills essential for practice.