Phipps' Medical-Surgical Nursing. Health and Illness Perspectives. Edition No. 8

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  • 2096 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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This well respected, comprehensive textbook presents the complete diagnosis and treatment of the most common conditions encountered in the care of adults, and written for easier understanding of the subject matter. Known for its solid, balanced presentation of medical and nursing management, it also features in-depth coverage of pathophysiology. The eighth edition brings together a superior new author team and includes outstanding content and features for today's medical-surgical nursing.
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UNIT 1 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING TODAY

1. Scope of Medical-Surgical Nursing

2. The Aging Population

3. Healthy Lifestyles

4. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

5. Genetics and Disease

6. Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism

7. Rehabilitation and Chronic Illness

8. Palliative and End-of-Life Care

UNIT 2 CARE SETTINGS

9. Emergency Care

10. Critical Care

11. Community-Based Care

12. Long-Term Care

UNIT 3 PERIOPERATIVE NURSING

13. Preoperative Nursing

14. Intraoperative Nursing

15. Postoperative Nursing

UNIT 4 COMMON PROBLEMS

16. Pain

17. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance

18. Acid-Base Imbalance

19. Shock

UNIT 5 IMMUNOLOGIC PROBLEMS

20. Assessment of the Immune System

21. Immunologic Problems

22. HIV Infection and AIDS

23. Cancer

UNIT 6 RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS

24. Assessment of the Respiratory System

25. Upper Airway Problems

26. Lower Airway Problems

27. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

UNIT 7 CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS

28. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System

29. Coronary Artery Disease and Dysrhythmias

30. Heart Failure, Valvular, and Inflammatory Problems of the Heart

31. Vascular Problems

UNIT 8 HEMATOLOGIC PROBLEMS

32. Assessment of the Hematologic System

33. Hematologic Problems

UNIT 9 RENAL PROBLEMS

34. Assessment of the Renal System

35. Kidney and Urinary Tract Problems

36. Kidney Failure

UNIT 10 ENDOCRINE PROBLEMS

37. Assessment of the Endocrine System

38. Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Gland Problems

39. Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia

UNIT 11 GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS

40. Assessment of the Gastrointestinal System

41. Mouth and Esophagus Problems

42. Stomach and Duodenum Problems

43. Intestinal Problems

44. Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreatic Problems

UNIT 12 HEPATIC PROBLEMS

45. Assessment of the Hepatic Problems

46. Hepatic Problems

UNIT 13 NEUROLOGIC PROBLEMS

47. Assessment of the Nervous System

48. Traumatic and Neoplastic Problems of the Brain

49. Vascular and Degenerative Problems of the Brain

50. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems

UNIT 14 MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS

51. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal Problems

52. Trauma to the Musculoskeletal System

53. Degenerative Disorders

54. Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

UNIT 15 REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS

55. Assessment of the Reproductive System

56. Female Reproductive Problems

57. Male Reproductive Problems

58. Problems of the Breast

59. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

UNIT 16 EYE PROBLEMS

60. Assessment of the Visual System

61. Problems of the Eye

UNIT 17 EAR PROBLEMS

62. Assessment of the Auditory System

63. Problems of the Ear

UNIT 18 SKIN PROBLEMS

64. Assessment of the Skin

65. Problems of the Skin

66. Burns

Selected Bibliography

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Monahan, Frances Donovan Consultant in Nursing Education, Vero Beach, FL, USA.

Sands, Judith K. Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.

Neighbors, Marianne Professor, Eleanor Mann School of Nursing; Co-Director, Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA.

Marek, Jane F. Instructor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

Green-Nigro, Carol J. Professor of Nursing, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, USA.
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