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Author Osborn, Kathleen S.

Title Medical-surgical nursing : preparation for practice / Kathleen S. Osborn, Cheryl E. Wraa, Annita B. Watson
Published Boston : Pearson, 2010

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Description xxxii, 2447 pages, 212 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents UNIT 1: CONCEPTS RELATED TO HEALTH CARE DELIVERY AND NURSING PRACTICE: Preparation for practice -- Experiential learning: Skill acquisition and gaining clinical knowledge -- Health care trends and regulatory aspects of health care delivery -- Ethical and legal guidelines for nursing practice -- Nursing care delivery systems -- Nursing documentation -- Nursing Process -- Role of research in nursing practice -- UNIT 2: GENERAL CONCEPTS RELATED TO NURSING PRACTICE: Health assessment -- The aging patient -- Genetics -- Stress and adaptation -- Psychosocial issues in nursing -- Nutrition -- Pain assessment and management -- Substance abuse -- Nursing management at end of life -- UNIT 3: PHYSIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS RELATED TO NURSING PRACTICE: Fluid and electrolytes -- Acid-base imbalance -- Infectious disease -- Hypertension -- UNIT 4: COMPLEX SKILLS RELATED TO NURSING PRACTICE: Infusion therapy -- Blood administration -- Hemodynamic monitoring -- UNIT 5: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF THE SURGICAL PATIENT: Preoperative nursing -- Intraoperative nursing -- Postoperative nursing -- UNIT 6: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of patients with neurological disorders -- Caring for the patient with acute brain disorders -- Caring for the patient with cerebral vascular disorders -- Caring for the patient with chronic neurological disorders -- Caring for the patient with spinal cord injuries -- UNIT 7: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH RESPIRATORY DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of patients with respiratory disorders -- Caring for the patient with upper airway disorders -- Caring for the patient with lower airway disorders -- Caring for the patient with complex respiratory disorders -- UNIT 8: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of patients with cardiovascular disorders -- Nursing interpretation of the Electrocardiogram -- Diagnostic and interventional therapies for cardiovascular disorders -- Caring for the patient with coronary artery disease -- Caring for the patient with cardiac inflammatory disorders -- Caring for the patient with heart failure -- Caring for the patient with peripheral vascular disorders -- UNIT 9: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH GASTROINTESTINAL, RENAL, AND URINARY DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of patients with gastrointestinal, renal, and urinary disorders -- Caring for the patient with gastrointestinal disorders -- Caring for the patient with hepatic and biliary disorders -- Caring for the patient with renal and urinary disorders -- UNIT 10: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH REPRODUCTIVE DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of patients with reproductive disorders -- Caring for the patient with female reproductive disorders -- Caring for the patient with male reproductive disorders -- UNIT 11: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH ENDOCRINE DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of patients with endocrine disorders -- Caring for the patient with glandular and hormonal disorders -- Caring for the patient with diabetes -- UNIT 12: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders -- Caring for the patient with musculoskeletal disorders -- Caring for the patient with musculoskeletal trauma -- Caring for the patient during musculoskeletal surgical procedures -- Caring for the patient with arthritis and connective tissue disorders -- UNIT 13: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH IMMUNOLOGIC, INFLAMMATORY, AND HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of patients with immunologic and inflammatory disorders -- Caring for the patient with immune response disorders -- Caring for the patient with inflammatory response, shock, and sever sepsis -- Nursing assessment of patients with hematologic disorders -- Caring for the patient with blood disorders -- Caring for the patient with cancer -- UNIT 14: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH INTEGUMENTARY DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of patients with integumentary disorders -- Caring for the patient with skin disorders -- Caring for the patient with wounds -- Caring for the patient with brain injuries -- UNIT 15: NURSING MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH SENSORY DISORDERS: Nursing assessment of the patient with sensory disorders -- Caring for the patient with hearing and balance disorders -- Caring for the patient with visual disorders -- UNIT 16: DISASTER, EMERGENCY, AND TRAUMA NURSING: Disaster and bioterrorism nursing -- Caring for the patient in the emergency department -- Caring for the patient with multiple-system trauma
Notes Licence conditions preclude Library use of accompanying Website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing.
Surgical nursing.
Nursing Care -- methods.
Perioperative Nursing -- methods.
Nurse's Role.
Author Wraa, Cheryl E.
Watson, Annita B., 1937-
LC no. 2009002926
ISBN 9780131781023
0131781022