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Understanding medical-surgical nursing

Author: Linda S Williams; Paula D Hopper
Publisher: Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., ©1999.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda S Williams; Paula D Hopper
ISBN: 0803603517 9780803603516 0803603312 9780803603318
OCLC Number: 40339598
Description: xxxii, 1296 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Unit 1. Understanding Health Care. 1. The Nurse and the Health Care System / Linda S. Williams, Patrick Shannon and Joseph Catalano. 2. Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process / Paula D. Hopper and Linda S. Williams. 3. Cultural Influences on Nursing Care / Larry Purnell. 4. Trends in Health Care / Kathleen Kelley Walsh and Gail Ladwig --
Unit 2. Understanding Health and Illness. 5. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance and Imbalance / Donna D. Ignatavicius. 6. Nursing Care of Clients Receiving Intravenous Therapy / Jill Secord. 7. Nursing Care of Clients with Infections / Elizabeth Chapman. 8. Care of Clients in Shock / JoAnn Widner. 9. Nursing Care of Clients in Pain / Josephine Whitney Johns and Karen P. Kettelman. 10. Nursing Care of Clients with Cancer / Martha Spray and Vera Dutro. 11. Nursing Care of Clients Having Surgery / Linda S. Williams --
Unit 3. Understanding Aging and Chronic Illness. 12. Influences of Age on Health and Illness / Kathy Culliton. 13. Nursing Care of Elderly Clients / MaryAnne Pietraniec-Shannon. 14. Nursing Care of Clients with Chronic or Terminal Illness / Linda S. Williams --
Unit 4. Understanding the Cardiovascular System. 15. Cardiovascular System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures / Linda S. Williams and Valerie C. Scanlon. 16. Nursing Care of Clients with Hypertension / Diane Lewis. 17. Nursing Care of Clients with Inflammatory and Infectious Cardiovascular Disorders / Linda S. Williams. 18. Nursing Care of Clients with Occlusive Cardiovascular Disorders / Elizabeth Chapman. 19. Nursing Care of Clients with Cardiac Valvular Disorders / Linda S. Williams. 20. Nursing Care of Clients with Cardiac Dysrhythmias / Elizabeth Chapman. 21. Nursing Care of Clients with Heart Failure / Linda S. Williams. 22. Nursing Care of Clients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery / Sharon M. Nowak --
Unit 5. Understanding the Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Systems. 23. Hematopoietic and Lymphatic System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures / Valerie C. Scanlon and Cheryl L. Ivey. 24. Nursing Care of Clients with Hematopoietic Disorders / Cheryl L. Ivey. 25. Nursing Care of Clients with Lymphatic Disorders / Cheryl L. Ivey --
Unit 6. Understanding the Respiratory System. 26. Respiratory System Function and Assessment / Paula D. Hopper. 27. Nursing Care of Clients with Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders / Paula D. Hopper. 28. Nursing Care of Clients with Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders / Paula D. Hopper --
Unit 7. Understanding the Gastrointestinal System. 29. Gastrointestinal System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures / Sharon Ivy Gordon and Valerie C. Scanlon. 30. Nursing Care of Clients with Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders / Sharon Ivy Gordon. 31. Nursing Care of Clients with Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders / Deborah J. Mauffray --
Unit 8. Understanding the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas. 32. Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas Functions and Assessment / Elaine Bishop Kennedy. 33. Nursing Care of Clients with Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Disorders / Elaine Bishop Kennedy --
Unit 9. Understanding the Renal System. 34. Urinary System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures / Betty J. Ackley. 35. Nursing Care of Clients with Disorders of the Urinary Tract / Betty J. Ackley and Jeanette Acker --
Unit 10. Understanding the Endocrine System. 36. Endocrine System Function and Assessment / Paula D. Hopper and Valerie C. Scanlon. 37. Nursing Care of Clients with Endocrine Disorders / Paula D. Hopper. 38. Nursing Care of Clients with Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas / Paula D. Hopper --
Unit 11. Understanding the Reproductive System. 39. Genitourinary and Reproductive System Function and Assessment / Valerie C. Scanlon, Linda Hopper Cook and Cindy Meredith. 40. Nursing Care of Women with Reproductive System Disorders / Linda Hopper Cook. 41. Nursing Care of Male Clients with Genitourinary Disorders / Cindy Meredith. 42. Nursing Care of Clients with Sexually Transmitted Diseases / Linda Hopper Cook --
Unit 12. Understanding the Musculoskeletal System. 43. Musculoskeletal Function and Assessment / Donna D. Ignatavicius and Valerie C. Scanlon. 44. Nursing Care of Clients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders / Donna D. Ignatavicius --
Unit 13. Understanding the Nervous System. 45. Neurological Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures / Sally Schnell. 46. Nursing Care of Clients with Central Nervous System Disorders / Sally Schnell. 47. Nursing Care of Clients with Peripheral Nervous System Disorders / Marsha A. Miles and Deborah L. Roush --
Unit 14. Understanding the Sensory System. 48. Sensory System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures --
Vision and Hearing / Debra Aucoin-Ratcliff, Lazette Nowicki and Valerie C. Scanlon. 49. Nursing Care of Clients with Sensory Disorders --
Vision and Hearing / Lazette Nowicki and Debra Aucoin-Ratcliff --
Unit 15. Understanding the Integumentary System. 50. Integumentary Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures / Rita Bolek Trofino. 51. Nursing Care of Clients with Skin Disorders / Rita Bolek Trofino --
Unit 16. Understanding the Immune System. 52. Immune System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures / Sharon M. Nowak and Valerie C. Scanlon. 53. Nursing Care of Clients with Immune Disorders / Sharon M. Nowak --
Unit 17. Understanding Emergency Care. 54. Nursing Care of Clients with Emergent Conditions / Kate Schmitz --
Unit 18. Understanding Mental Health Care. 55. Nursing Care of Clients with Mental Health Disorders / Kathy Neeb --
App. A. List of NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses --
App. B. Normal Reference Laboratory Values.
Responsibility: Linda S. Williams, Paula D. Hopper.

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