Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing, Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 9th Edition

Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing

9th Edition Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

By Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN, Research Professor, Castella Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; Shannon Ruff Dirksen, RN, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor and Chairperson, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Chair in Nursing, School of Nursing; Adjunct Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, NJ


Part One: Disorders
Abdominal Pain, Acute
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Addison's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Anemia
Anemia, Aplastic
Anemia, Cobalamin Deficiency
Anemia, Folic Acid Deficiency
Anemia, Iron Deficiency
Aneurysm
Angina, Chronic Stable
Angina, Prinzmetal's
Angina, Unstable (See Acute Coronary Syndrome)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Dissection
Appendicitis
Asthma
Bell's Palsy
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Bladder Cancer
Bone Cancer
Brain Tumors
Breast Cancer
Burns
Cardiomyopathy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cataract
Celiac Disease
Cervical Cancer
Chlamydial Infection
Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Cancer
Conjunctivitis
Constipation
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Disease
Crohn's Disease
Cushing Syndrome
Cystic Fibrosis
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus
Diarrhea
Dislocation and Subluxation
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis
Dysmenorrhea
Dysrhythmias
Encephalitis
Endocarditis, Infective
Endometrial Cancer
Endometriosis
Esophageal Cancer
Fibrocystic Breast Changes
Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Flail Chest
Fracture
Fracture, Hip
Fracture, Humerus
Fracture, Pelvis
Fracture, Mandible
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Upper
Glaucoma
Glomerulonephritis
Glomerulonephritis, Acute Poststreptococcal
Glomerulonephritis, Chronic
Gonorrhea
Gout
Guillain-Barré Syndrome
Head Injury
Head and Neck Cancer
Headache
Heart Failure
Hemophilia
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis, Viral
Hernia
Herniated Intervertebral Disk (See Intervertebral Lumbar Disk Damage)
Herpes, Genital
Hiatal Hernia
Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Hodgkin's Disease)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
Huntington's Disease
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertension
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Interstitial Cystitis
Intervertebral Lumbar Disk Damage
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Disease, Chronic
Lactase Deficiency
Leiomyomas
Leukemia
Liver Cancer
Low Back Pain, Acute
Low Back Pain, Chronic
Lung Cancer
Lyme Disease
Macular Degeneration
Malabsorption Syndrome
Malignant Melanoma
Malnutrition
Mèniére's Disease
Meningitis
Metabolic Syndrome
Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Sclerosis
Myasthenia Gravis
Myocardial Infarction (see Acute Coronary Syndrome)
Myocarditis
Nausea and Vomiting
Nephrotic Syndrome
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Obesity
Oral Cancer
Osteoarthritis
Osteomalacia
Osteomyelitis
Osteoporosis
Ovarian Cancer
Paget's Disease
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatitis, Acute
Pancreatitis, Chronic
Parkinson's Disease
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Peptic Ulcer Disease
Pericarditis, Acute
Peripheral Arterial Disease (Lower Extremities)
Peritonitis
Pneumonia
Pneumothorax
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Polycythemia
Pressure Ulcer
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pyelonephritis
Raynaud's Phenomenon (Arteriospastic Disease)
Reactive Arthritis
Refractive Errors
Reiter Syndrome (See Reactive Arthritis)
Renal Failure, Acute
Respiratory Failure, Acute
Restless Legs Syndrome
Retinal Detachment
Rheumatic Fever and Heart Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Seizure Disorders
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Shock
Sickle Cell Disease
Sj?gren Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumors
Spleen Disorders
Stomach Cancer
Stroke
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
Syphilis
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and Multiple Organ Dysfunction
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)
Testicular Cancer
Tetanus
Thalassemia
Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Tuberculosis
Ulcerative Colitis
Urethritis
Urinary Incontinence and Retention
Urinary Tract Calculi
Urinary Tract Infection
Vaginal, Cervical, and Vulvar Infections
Valvular Heart Disease
Varicose Veins
Venous Thrombosis
Warts, Genital

Part Two: Treatments and Procedures
Amputation
Artificial Airways: Endotracheal Tubes
Biologic and Targeted Therapy for Cancer Treatment
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Basic Life Support
Casts
Chemotherapy
Chest Tubes and Pleural Drainage
Dialysis
Emergency Patient: Primary and Secondary Survey
Enteral Nutrition
Heimlich Maneuver
Mechanical Ventilation
Ostomies
Oxygen Therapy
Pacemakers
Parenteral Nutrition
Tracheostomy
Tube Feeding
Urinary Catheterization

Part Three: Reference Appendix
Abbreviations
Official "Do Not Use" Abbreviations
Blood Gases
Blood Laboratory Values
Blood Products
Breath Sounds
Cancer Screening Guidelines
Commonly Used Formulas
Commonly Used Herbs
Characteristics of Common Dysrhythmias
Electrocardiogram (ECG) Monitoring: Waveform and Normal Sinus Rhythm
Glasgow Coma Scale
Heart Sounds
Medication Administration
Preventive Services for Healthy Adults
Temperature Conversion Factors
TNM Classification System
English/Spanish Common Medical Terms
Urine Laboratory Values