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Clinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Updated content matches the Ignatavicius & Workman textbook for a reliably seamless reference and study experience.
    • UNIQUE! Nursing Safety Priorities highlights have been refined and divided into three types of Nursing Safety Priority highlights: Drug Alert!, Critical Rescue!, and Action Alert! to help you recognize critical situations in which the patient's health or very life may be in jeopardy.
    • Increased use of color improves table readability and highlights headings and new Nursing Safety Priority boxes.

Key Features

    • A-Z synopses of 245 diseases and disorders, along with related collaborative care, serve as both a quick reference for clinical days and a study resource for essential information
    • Streamlined format helps you focus more effectively on nursing care priorities
    • Consistent collaborative care format helps you prepare for clinical days more efficiently.
    • Special Considerations highlights call your attention to important aspects of nursing care, such as Genetic/Genomic Considerations, Considerations for Older Adults, Women's Health Considerations, and Cultural Considerations.
    • National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) icons help you provide safe and effective care by highlighting safety information identified in The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals.
    • Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing sections provide a quick, one-stop review of eight concepts that are critical to medical-surgical nursing practice.
    • A-Z thumb tabs along the edges of the pages facilitate quick access to clinical information for just-in-time learning and review at the bedside.
    • 10 quick-reference appendices provide need-to-know, quick-reference coverage of common or important clinical topics
      • Guide to Head-To-Toe Physical Assessment of Adults
      • Terminology Associated With Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
      • Laboratory Values
      • Interventions for Common Environmental Emergencies
      • Chemical and Biological Agents of Terrorism
      • Discharge Planning
      • Electrocardiographic Complexes, Segments, and Intervals
      • The Patient Requiring Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation
      • The Patient Requiring Chest Tubes
      • Communication Quick Reference for Spanish-Speaking Patients

Author Information

    By Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, ANEF, Speaker and Curriculum Consultant for Academic Nursing Programs; Founder, Boot Camp for Nurse Educators; President, DI Associates, Inc. Placitas, New Mexico; Chris Winkelman, RN, PhD, CCRN, ACNP, Assistant Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University; Clinical Nurse, Trauma/Critical Care Float Pool, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio and M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Volunteer Faculty, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; Formerly, Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor of Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

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Clinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition
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  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2013