Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 5th Edition

Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing

5th Edition

By Adrianne Dill Linton, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Chair Department of Family and Community Health Systems, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Nursing, San Antonio, TX

Unit One: Patient Care Concepts

Chapter 1: The Health Care System

Chapter 2: Patient Care Settings

Chapter 3: Legal and Ethical Considerations

Chapter 4: The Leadership Role of the Licensed Practical Nurse

Chapter 5: The Nurse-Patient Relationship

Chapter 6: Cultural Aspects of Nursing Care

Chapter 7: The Nurse and the Family

Chapter 8: Health and Illness

Chapter 9: Nutrition

Chapter 10: Developmental Processes

Chapter 11: The Older Patient

Chapter 12: The Nursing Process and Critical Thinking

Unit Two: Physiologic Responses to Illness

Chapter 13: Inflammation, Infection, and Immunity

Chapter 14: Fluid and Electrolytes

Chapter 15: Pain Management

Unit Three: Acute Care

Chapter 16: First Aid and Emergency Care and Disaster Management

Chapter 17: Surgical Care

Chapter 18: Intravenous Therapy

Chapter 19: Shock

Unit Four: Long-Term Care and Home Health Care

Chapter 20: Falls

Chapter 21: Immobility

Chapter 22: Confusion

Chapter 23: Incontinence

Chapter 24: Loss, Death, and End-of-Life Care

Unit Five: Cancer

Chapter 25: The Patient with Cancer

Chapter 26: The Ostomy Patient

Unit Six: Neurologic Disorders

Chapter 27: Neurologic Disorders

Chapter 28: Cerebrovascular Accident

Chapter 29: Spinal Cord Injury

Unit Seven: Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 30: Acute Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 31: Chronic Respiratory Disorders

Unit Eight: Hematologic and Immunologic Disorders

Chapter 32: Hematologic Disorders

Chapter 33: Immunologic Disorders

Chapter 34: HIV/AIDS

Unit Nine: Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 35: Cardiac Disorders

Chapter 36: Vascular Disorders

Chapter 37: Hypertension

Unit Ten: Digestive Disorders

Chapter 38: Digestive Tract Disorders

Chapter 39: Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas

Unit Eleven: Urologic Disorders

Chapter 40: Urologic Disorders

Unit Twelve: Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chapter 41: Connective Tissue Disorders

Chapter 42: Fractures

Chapter 43: Amputations

Unit Thirteen: Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 44: Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders

Chapter 45: Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

Chapter 46: Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia

Unit Fourteen: Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 47: Female Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 48: Male Reproductive Disorders

Chapter 49: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Unit Fifteen: Integumentary Disorders

Chapter 50: Skin Disorders

Unit Sixteen: Disorders of the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat

Chapter 51: Eye and Vision Disorders

Chapter 52: Ear and Hearing Disorders

Chapter 53: Nose, Sinus, and Throat Disorders

Unit Seventeen: Mental Health and Illness

Chapter 54: Psychological Responses to Illness

Chapter 55: Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 56: Substance-Related Disorders

References and Readings

Illustration Credits

Glossary (including Abbreviations, formerly Appendix A)


Answers to Review Questions

ISMP's List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations (inside back cover)