Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 8th Edition (2 Volume Set): Sharon L. Lewis, Shannon Ruff Dirksen, Margaret M. Heitkemper, Linda Bucher, Ian Camera: 9780323065818

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ve nursing students to provide a compelling, interactive exercises and activities to make learning more effective, and more to help you prepare for clinical practice.
Unique! Introduce the main nursing management content, using the “levels of care”, how to care for different levels of health and disease change.
Approximately 55 comprehensive care plans, including the problem of the NIC, NOC and Nanda diagnosis, clear, expected results, the theoretical basis of the evaluation criteria and collaboration with specific nursing interventions.
Bridge NCLEX exam review questions in each chapter focuses on priority and help strengthen your understanding of key content.
Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize key interdisciplinary research clearly shows how it can be used in nursing practice.
Collaborative management title and Collaborative Care tables emphasize the importance of total patient care, and provide a clear understanding of the role in today’s health care institutions and each supplier management disease.
Drug warning boxes highlight important considerations applicable to key drugs.
Healthy people boxes summarize government health care goals, as they relate to specific diseases, disease prevention and early discovery and identification strategies.
Quick reference the medication table highlights the important drug information.
Nutritional interventions and strategies to promote a healthy lifestyle, nutrition therapy table summarizes the various conditions of the patients.
Between culture and ethnic health disparities content includes a dedicated chapter on health disparities and cultural competent care, as well as summary boxes, highlight important issues related to the care of various ethnic populations (including the risk factors).
Geriatric wide discussion of the changes in the system of age-related agencies, and remind you of the differences often encountered in older patients.
Emergency Management table summarizes the health problems most likely to create the handling of medical emergencies.
Health history table summarizes the key question you should ask, as well as important assessment parameters.
Teaching guide for patients and caregivers to provide important information to help educate other people who will help take care of patients.
Timely and sensitive issues, such as informed consent, patient adherence, guardianship, confidentiality, disinfection, and to promote critical thinking, ethical dilemmas box.
Complementary and alternative therapies boxes summarize what you need to know about herbs, acupuncture, biofeedback, clinical application, the effect and the impact of nursing
Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes cover key topics, such as genetic testing, Alzheimer’s disease, sickle cell disease and genetic related ethical issues.
Definition of key terms and definitions of the glossary in the back of the book and page references.
Fully revised and innovative content more readable, concise, and user-friendly.
The recombinant reports reflect more attention to rare diseases more common diseases.
Pay more attention to the characteristics of priority in the entire text and review questions, care plans, and case studies.
Delegations, including the delegation decided to expand coverage of the entire text box, highlight specific topics and skills related to delegation.
Movement characteristics of the final chapter in clinical decision-making, stressed that the priority of the delegation, the concept map.
Review portion of the end of the chapter provide alternative project format.
Security Alert emphasis on patient safety issues latest national patient safety goals and priorities.
Pathophysiology Map flow charts make it easier to visualize and understand the changes in major diseases.
Focused assessment boxes reflect a realistic “evaluation” to run the state, and provide a brief checklist assessment, previously identified health problems and monitoring for signs of new problems.
Assessment case studies of all assessment chapters help to strengthen the importance of integration and priority assessment.
Unique! A separate sleep and sleep disorders chapter elaborated on this very important issue, the impact of a variety of diseases and body systems, as well as day-to-day operation of almost every aspect.
Unique! Teaching sections of patients and carers emphasized the growing importance of chronic diseases and conditions, as well as the role of caregiver, patient care, patient management and prevalence.
In case of emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing chapter to expand the coverage of terrorism.
Infected Chapter revised to provide updated infection control guidelines, the extended portion of emerging and re-emerging infections, prions new information and H1N1 influenza.
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