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Brunner & Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing

Author: Suzanne C O'Connell Smeltzer
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne C O'Connell Smeltzer
ISBN: 9780781759786 0781759781 9780781766951 0781766958
OCLC Number: 676700822
Notes: "Includes Live Advise student online tutoring"--Cover.
Description: 2 volumes : color illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM
Contents: UNIT 1: BASIC CONCEPTS OF NURSING: Health care delivery and nursing practice --
Community-based nursing practice --
Critical thinking, ethical decision making and the nursing process --
Health education and health promotion --
Health assessment --
UNIT 2: BIOPHYSICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL CONCEPTS IN NURSING PRACTICE: Homeostatis, stress, and adaptation --
Individual and family considerations related to illness --
Perspectives in transcultural nursing --
Genetics perspectives in nursing --
Chronic illness and disability --
Principles and practices of rehabilitation --
Health care of the older adult --
UNIT 3: CONCEPTS AND CHALLENGES IN PATIENT MANAGEMENT: Pain management --
Fluid and electrolytes: balance and disturbances --
Shock and multisystem failure --
Oncology: nursing management in cancer care --
End-of-life care --
UNIT 4: PERIOPERATIVE CONCEPTS AND NURSING MANAGEMENT: Preoperative nursing management --
Intraoperative nursing management --
Postoperative nursing management --
UNIT 5: GAS EXCHANGE AND RESPIRATORY FUNCTION: Assessment of respiratory function --
Management of patients with upper respiratory tract disorders --
Management of patients with chest and lower respiratory tract disorders --
Management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders --
Respiratory care modalities --
UNIT 6: CARDIOVASCULAR, CIRCULATORY, AND HEMATOLOGIC FUNCTION: Assessment of cardiovascular function --
Management of patients with dysrhythmias and conduction problems --
Management of patients with coronary vascular disorders --
Management of patients with structural, infectious, and inflammatory cardiac disorders --
Management of patients with complications from heart disease --
Assessment and management of patients with vascular disorders and problems of peripheral circulation --
Assessment and management of patients with hypertension --
Assessment and management of patients with hematologic disorders --
UNIT 7: DIGESTIVE AND GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION: Assessment of digestive and gastrointestinal function --
Management of patients with oral and esophageal disorders --
Gastrointestinal intubation and special nutritional modalities --
Management of patients with gastric and duodenal disorders --
Management of patients with intestinal and rectal disorders --
UNIT 8: METABOLIC AND ENDOCRINE FUNCTION: Assessment and management of patients with hepatic disorders --
Assessment and management of patients with biliary disorders --
Assessment and management of patients with diabetes mellitus --
Assessment and management of patients with endocrine disorders --
UNIT 9: RENAL AND URINARY TRACT FUNCTION: Assessment of renal and urinary tract function --
Management of patients with renal disorders --
Management of patients with urinary disorders --
UNIT 10: REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION: Assessment and management of female physiologic processes --
Management of patients with female reproductive disorders --
Assessment and management of patients with breast disorders --
Assessment and management of problems related to male reproductive processes --
UNIT 11: IMMUNOLOGIC FUNCTION: Assessment of immune function --
Management of patients with immunodeficiency --
Management of patients with HIV infection and AIDS --
Assessment and management of patients with allergic disorders --
Assessment and management of patients with rheumatic disorders --
UNIT 12: INTEGUMENTARY FUNCTION: Assessment of integumentary function --
Management of patients with dermatologic problems --
Management of patients with burn injury --
UNIT 13: SENSORINEURAL FUNCTION: Assessment and management of patients with eye and vision disorders --
Assessment and management of patients with hearing and balance disorders --
UNIT 14: NEUROLOGIC FUNCTION: Assessment of neurologic function --
Management of patients with neurologic function --
Management of patients with cerebrovascular disorders --
Management of patients with neurologic trauma --
Management of patients with neurologic infections, autoimmune disorders, and neuropathies --
Management of patients with oncologic or degenerative neurologic disorders --
UNIT 15: MUSCULOSKELETAL FUNCTION: Assessment of musculoskeletal function --
Musculoskeletal care modalities --
Management of patients with musculoskeletal disorders --
Management of patients with musculoskeletal trauma --
UNIT 16: OTHER ACUTE PROBLEMS: Management of patients with infectious diseases --
Emergency nursing --
Terrorism, mass casualty, and disaster nursing --
Appendix A: Diagnosis studies and interpretation --
Appendix B: Understanding clinical pathways --
Appendix C: Concept maps.
Other Titles: Brunner and Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing
Textbook of medical-surgical nursing
Responsibility: Suzanne C. Smeltzer [and others].
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