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Medical-surgical nursing : assessment and management of clinical problems

Author: Sharon Mantik Lewis; et al
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby Elsevier, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 7th edView all editions and formats

Presents a comprehensive approach to nursing care. This title covers patient care in various clinical settings by employing a level of care approach, discussing nursing implementation at multiple  Read more...

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Medical-surgical nursing.
St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby Elsevier, 2007
Online version:
Medical-surgical nursing.
St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby Elsevier, 2007
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Mantik Lewis; et al
ISBN: 9780323036887 0323036880 9780323036900 0323036902 9780808923947 0808923943
OCLC Number: 141176500
Description: 2 v. : col. ill., ports. ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements : Windows 2000 or XP / Mcintosh ; PIII 500 MHz processor or faster processor ; At least 256 MB RAM recommended ; 10 MB free hard disk space ; CD-ROM drive ; 800 x 600 pixels screen resolution ; 16.7 million colors ; 16 bit 22 kHz audio card (SoundBlaster compatible) ; Plug-ins : Macromedia Flash MX (player 8) and above.
Contents: Nursing practice today --
Health disparities --
Culturally competent care --
Health history and physical examination --
Patient and family teaching --
Older adults --
Community-based nursing and home care --
Complementary and alternative therapies --
Stress and stress management --
Pain --
End-of-life and palliative care --
Addictive behaviors --
Inflammation and wound healing --
Genetics, altered immune responses, and transplantation --
Infection and human immunodeficiency virus infection --
Cancer --
Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances --
Preoperative care --
Intraoperative care --
Postoperative care --
Visual and auditory systems --
Visual and auditory problems --
Integumentary system --
Integumentary problems --
Burns --
Respiratory system --
Upper respiratory problems --
Lower respiratory problems --
Obstructive pulmonary diseases --
Hematologic system --
Hematologic problems --
Cardiovascular system --
Hypertension --
Coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndrome --
Heart failure --
Dysrhythmias --
Inflammatory and structural heart disorders --
Vascular disorders --
Gastrointestinal system --
Nutritional problems --
Obesity --
Upper gastrointestinal problems --
Lower gastrointestinal problems --
Liver, pancreas, and biliary tract problems --
Urinary system --
Renal and uorologic problems --
Acute renal failure and chronic kidney disease --
Endocrine system --
Diabetes Mellitus --
Endocrine problems --
Reproductive system --
Breast disorders --
Sexually transmitted diseases --
Female reproductive problems --
Male reproductive problems --
Nervous system --
Acute intracranial problems --
Stroke --
Chronic neurologic problems --
Alzheimer's disease and dementia --
Peripheral nerve and spinal cord problems --
Musculoskeletal system --
Musculoskeletal trauma and orthopedic surgery --
Musculoskeletal problems --
Arthritis and connective tissue diseases --
Critical care --
Shock, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome --
Respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome --
Emergency and disaster nursing. Appendixes: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and basic life support --
Nursing diagnoses --
Laboratory values --
Answer key to review questions.
Responsibility: Sharon L. Lewis ... [et al.].
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