Study Guide for Adult Health Nursing, 6th Edition

Study Guide for Adult Health Nursing

6th Edition

By Barbara Lauritsen Christensen, RN, MS, Formerly, Nurse Educator, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE and Elaine Oden Kockrow, RN, MS, Formerly, Nurse Educator, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE


1. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

2. Care of the Surgical Patient

3. Care of the Patient with an Integumentary Disorder

4. Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder

5. Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder

6. Care of the Patient with a Gallbladder, Liver, Biliary Tract, or Exocrine Pancreatic Disorder

7. Care of the Patient with a Blood or Lymphatic Disorder

8. Care of the Patient with a Cardiovascular or a Peripheral Vascular Disorder

9. Care of the Patient with a Respiratory Disorder

10. Care of the Patient with a Urinary Disorder

11. Care of the Patient with an Endocrine Disorder

12. Care of the Patient with a Reproductive Disorder

13. Care of the Patient with a Visual or Auditory Disorder

14. Care of the Patient with a Neurological Disorder

15. Care of the Patient with an Immune Disorder

16. Care of the Patient with HIV/AIDS

17. Care of the Patient with Cancer