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Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Thorough updates provide you with the latest evidence-based practice content and clinical developments, including the newest Joint Commission standards, latest screening recommendations, revised treatment guidelines, new drugs, and lab tests.
    • New Burns section covers the care of burns in the medical-surgical setting.
    • New Immunologic Disorders unit discusses transfusion reactions, hypersensitivity, and AIDS.
    • New Cancer Care unit updates and expands coverage of lung cancer, nervous system tumors, GI malignancies, neoplastic diseases of the hematopoietic system, head/neck cancers, breast cancer, and GI cancer.
    • An emphasis on patient safety addresses preventable patient safety issues.

Key Features

    • More than 125 common medical-surgical conditions are organized by body system for convenient use as a clinical reference.
    • A quick-reference, easy-to-use format includes these headings for each med-surg disorder:
      • Overview/Pathophysiology
      • Assessment
      • Diagnostic Tests
      • Collaborative Management
      • Nursing Diagnoses and Interventions
      • Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning
    • Outcome criteria feature specific and measurable timeframes for each outcome.
    • Patient teaching for each disorder helps you educate patients and their families for self-care and discharge.
    • Clinical notes and cautions stress key points or alerts related to various disorders and conditions.
    • An overview of nursing considerations for the hospitalized patient includes concepts relevant to many disorders, such as perioperative care, pain, prolonged bed rest, psychosocial support, and older adult care.
    • Attractive two-color design highlights key information for fast reference.
    • A durable, water-resistant cover prolongs the life of the book.

Author Information

    By Pamela L. Swearingen, RN, Special Project Editor, Grand Rapids, MN; Frances Donovan Monahan, PhD, RN, ANEF, Consultant in Nursing Education, Vero Beach, FL, USA; Marianne Neighbors, EdD, RN, Professor, Eleanor Mann School of Nursing; Co-Director, Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA and Carol Green, PhD, MN, RN, CNE, Professor, School of Nursing, Graceland University, Independence, MO, USA; Captain, US Navy Nurse Corps

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Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition
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  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2011