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Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition
Pamela L. Swearingen, RN, Frances Donovan Monahan, PhD, RN, ANEF, Marianne Neighbors, EdD, RN and Carol Green, PhD, MN, RN, CNE
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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.
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:
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.
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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