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Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing 2 Vol Set. Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. Edition No. 5

  • ID: 5350043
  • Book
  • September 2019
  • Elsevier Health Science
Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing ANZ 5th edition continues as the most comprehensive, go-to reference for developing the core aspects of professional nursing care in Australia and New Zealand.

With a clear framework of person-centred care, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice underpinning the assessment and management of adults with complex, acute and chronic healthcare issues, the 5th edition provides nursing students with the foundations for developing expert clinical practice.

Thoroughly revised, the new edition responds to key health priorities, providing an innovative approach to addressing Indigenous health in Australia and New Zealand. Greater emphasis is also given to the issues of: self-care; examination of the nurse's role within an interprofessional team; and management of the deteriorating patient, to reflect the changing nature of nursing practice in the contemporary healthcare environment.

Additional resources on Evolve

eBook on VitalSource

Student and Instructor Resources

- Review Questions - Conceptual Care Map creator - Student Case studies - Fluids and Electrolytes tutorial - Nursing Care Plans

Instructor Resources

- Test Bank - PowerPoint slides - Image bank - Now available in either hard cover or 2-volume set paperback formats

- New chapters:

- Chapter 3: Stress and coping. This chapter explores theoretical models of stress, the impact of stress on human functioning, and strategies for coping with stress in the context of nursing practice and healthcare delivery - Chapter 5: Working with Indigenous peoples of Australia and New Zealand. Co-authored by highly respected Indigenous and non-Indigenous academics from Australia and New Zealand, the chapter role-models Indigenous and non-Indigenous health professionals working alongside each other to improve health outcomes, and the practical role that nurses can play to improve the healthcare experiences of Indigenous people. - Chapter 69: Recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient. Authored by one of Australia's leaders in emergency response education, this chapter is designed to develop capability in relation to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards 2017, specifically Standard 8: Recognising and responding to acute deterioration. - Chapter 70: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: basic and advanced life support. Based on the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) guidelines, this chapter promotes a problem-solving approach to the management of a patient in cardiac arrest by providing the science behind the techniques and interventions used to treat a patient in cardiac arrest.
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SECTION 1 Concepts in nursing practice
SECTION 2 Pathophysiological mechanisms of disease
SECTION 3 Perioperative care
SECTION 4 Problems related to altered sensory input
SECTION 5 Problems of oxygenation: Ventilation
SECTION 6 Problems of oxygenation: Transport
SECTION 7 Problems of oxygenation: Perfusion
SECTION 8 Problems of ingestion, digestion, absorption and elimination
SECTION 9 Problems of urinary function
SECTION 10 Problems related to regulatory and reproductive mechanisms
SECTION 11 Problems related to movement and coordination
SECTION 12 Nursing care in specialised settings
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Diane Brown Professor of Clinical Nursing, Graduate School of Health Practice, Charles Darwin University, (formerly UTS), Australia.

Helen Edwards Professor, Head, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, QLD, Australia.

Thomas Buckley Senior Lecturer/ Co-ordinator Master of Nursing (Clinical Nursing & Nurse Practitioner), Sydney Nursing School, The University of Sydney; Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia.

Robyn L Aitken Associate Professor, Menzies School of Health Research ; Executive Director, Top End Health Service Clinical Innovation & Research, Northern Territory, Australia.
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