Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book Elsevier 2022-09-30 Use this study guide to review and apply medical-surgical nursing concepts! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Linton & Matteson's Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition, this workbook provides a variety of questions and exercises to help you master the LPN/LVN's role in medical-surgical care. Questions include matching, multiple-choice, labeling, case studies, diagram reading, fill-in-the-blank, ordering, and prioritizing challenges. Next Generation NCLEX(R)-format questions help you get ready for the Next Generation NCLEX-PN(R) examination -- and for success in nursing practice!
Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing, Fourth South Asia Edition - E-Book Chintamani, Mbbs MS 2021-12-21 Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing, Fourth South Asia Edition, is adapted from the 11th edition of Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing and provides an authoritative, comprehensive approach to medical-surgical nursing/adult health nursing in a concise and readable format. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Key Features Over 800 full-color illustrations (diagrams and photographs) clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. Case studies followed by questions to help you put your learning to practical use. Contains exam-oriented questions selected from previous years' exam papers, along with NCLEX questions, to help students prepare for exams. Content mapped and aligned to the revised BSc Nursing syllabus Nearly 60 nursing care plans incorporated within the textbook, focusing on nursing assessment, diagnoses, intervention, and outcome, applying them to nursing practice Several new pathophysiology maps added to the chapters National programs added National Blindness Control Program National Deafness Control Program Indian Transplantation programs Other topics incorporated in the text Eye banking Post heart transplant follow-up management with checklist Nursing management of patients in emergency and disaster situations Highlights of newly introduced courses, e.g. Nurse Practitioner Midwifery Hospice care in India National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) guidelines for assessment of pressure ulcers Screening for breast cancer and cervical cancer Content on occupational and industrial disorders added Ancillary Content on MedEnact Website Educator Resources TEACH for Nurses lesson plans PowerPoint presentations Image Collection Nursing Care Plans Student Resources Key Points Review Questions Case Studies Answer Keys for Case Studies and Rationales for Bridge to NCLEX Examination questions Nursing Care Plans
Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book Donna D. Ignatavicius 2020-10-01 Master the essential medical-surgical nursing content you’ll need for success on the Next Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) and safe clinical practice! Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 10th Edition uses a conceptual approach to provide adult health knowledge and help you develop the clinical nursing judgment skills that today’s medical-surgical nurses need to deliver safe, effective care. "Iggy" emphasizes three emerging trends in nursing — interprofessional collaborative care, concept-based learning, and clinical judgment and systems thinking — trends that will ground you in how to think like a nurse and how to apply your knowledge in the classroom, simulation laboratory, and clinical settings. A perennial bestseller, "Iggy" also features NCLEX Exam-style Challenge and Mastery questions to prepare you for success on the NGN! Consistent use of interprofessional terminology promotes interprofessional collaboration through the use of a common healthcare language, instead of using isolated nursing-specific diagnostic language. UNIQUE! Enhanced conceptual approach to learning integrates nursing concepts and exemplars, providing a foundation in professional nursing concepts and health and illness concepts, and showing their application in each chapter. Unparalleled emphasis on clinical reasoning and clinical judgment helps you develop these vital skills when applying concepts to clinical situations. Emphasis on QSEN and patient safety focuses on safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes, including Drug Alert, Critical Rescue, and Action Alert boxes. Direct, easy-to-read writing style features concise sentences and straightforward vocabulary. Emphasis on health promotion and community-based care reflects the reality that most adult health care takes place in environments outside of high-acuity (hospital) settings.
Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing EBook Di Brown 2019-08-15 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.
Health Careers Today - E-Book Judith Gerdin 2013-08-13 Describing more than 45 health careers, Health Careers Today, 5th Edition offers a practical overview to help you make an informed decision in choosing a profession. Not only does it discuss the roles and responsibilities of various occupations, it provides a solid foundation in the skills needed for all health careers. Clear explanations of anatomy and physiology provide essential knowledge of health related to the human body, and show how this applies to different careers. A companion Evolve website includes skills videos, animations, quizzes, and flashcards. Written by experienced educator Judith Gerdin, this book reflects National Health Care Skills Standards. A clear, easy-to-read approach makes it easy to explore health career options. Over 45 health careers are discussed, including the requirements and roles and responsibilities of each. Full-color drawings and photographs illustrate concepts, techniques, and equipment. The National Health Care Skills Standards are incorporated, and the book's organization closely follows the standards. An Anatomy and Physiology unit covers all of the body systems, and applies A&P to various career settings. Skill Activities provide the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience. Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus on key information. Key Terms with definitions are listed at the beginning of each chapter. Core concepts are reinforced with more than 70 content boxes, skill boxes, review questions, and critical thinking questions. National Standard sections summarize the specific number and name of each national standard covered in that chapter, along with page references. Chapter summaries make it easy to review and identify key content. A comprehensive glossary includes all key terms and definitions for quick reference. Student resources on a companion Evolve website include fill-in-the-blank and drag-and-drop quizzes, flashcards, anatomy and physiology animations, skill videos, an audio glossary, and web links. A workbook corresponds to the chapters in the textbook, and features learning activities such as vocabulary practice exercises, medical abbreviation practice exercises, coloring/labeling activities, concept application exercises, laboratory exercises, critical thinking exercises, and Internet activities. Sold separately.
Developing Clinical Judgment Donna D. Ignatavicius 2020-04-19 This one-of-a-kind workbook dedicated to developing clinical judgment skills helps prepare you for the Next-Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) through practical thinking exercises in which you will apply the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Clinical Judgment Model (CJM). A comprehensive collection of carefully developed clinical reasoning exercises range from basic to more complex and address all specialty areas. Answer key with robust rationales to remediate learning follows at the end of the book. Six-part organization guides you through the entire NGN test plan. Answer questions in the book itself or on a companion Evolve website for automated scoring and remediation.
Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing Diane Brown 2017-03-25 Perfect for: • Undergraduate Nursing Students • Postgraduate Specialist Nursing Pathways (Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing) • TAFE Bachelor of Nursing Program Lewis’s Medical–Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 4th Edition is the most comprehensive go-to reference for essential information about all aspects of professional nursing care of patients. Using the nursing process as a framework for practice, the fourth edition has been extensively revised to reflect the rapid changing nature of nursing practice and the increasing focus on key nursing care priorities. Building on the strengths of the third Australian and New Zealand edition and incorporating relevant global nursing research and practice from the prominent US title Medical–Surgical Nursing, 9Th Edition, Lewis’s Medical–Surgical Nursing, 4th Edition is an essential resource for students seeking to understand the role of the professional nurse in the contemporary health environment. 49 expert contributors from Australia and New Zealand Current research data and Australian and New Zealand statistics Focus on evidence-based practice Review questions and clinical reasoning exercises Evolve Resources for instructor and student, including quick quiz’s, test banks, review questions, image gallery and videos. • Chapter on current national patient safety and clinical reasoning • Over 80 new and revised case studies • Chapter on rural and remote area nursing • Fully revised chapter on chronic illness and complex care • Chapter on patient safety and clinical reasoning • Greater emphasis on contemporary health issues, such as obesity and emergency and disaster nursing • Australia and New Zealand sociocultural focus
Medical-Surgical Nursing Donna D. Ignatavicius 2020-10 Master the essential medical-surgical nursing content you''ll need for success on the Next-Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) and safe clinical practice! Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 10th Edition uses a conceptual approach to provide adult health knowledge and help you develop the clinical nursing judgment skills that today''s medical-surgical nurses need to deliver safe, effective care. "Iggy" emphasizes three emerging trends in nursing - interprofessional collaborative care, concept-based learning, and clinical judgment and systems thinking - trends that will ground you in how to think like a nurse and how to apply your knowledge in the classroom, simulation laboratory, and clinical settings. A perennial bestseller, "Iggy" also features NCLEX Exam-style Challenge and Mastery questions to prepare you for success on the NGN! UNIQUE! Interprofessional collaborative approach to care views medical and nursing management through the lens of the nursing process and the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Model and aligns with the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. Consistent use of interprofessional terminology promotes interprofessional collaboration through the use of a common healthcare language, instead of using isolated nursing-specific diagnostic language. UNIQUE! Enhanced conceptual approach to learning integrates nursing concepts and exemplars, providing a foundation in professional nursing concepts and health and illness concepts and showing their application in each chapter. Unparalleled emphasis on clinical reasoning and clinical judgment helps you develop these vital skills when applying concepts to clinical situations. UNIQUE! Emphasis on Next-Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) preparation includes chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections, plus NCLEX Examination Challenge questions and new Mastery Questions, with an answer key in the back of the book and on the companion Evolve website. Emphasis on QSEN and patient safety focuses on safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes, including Drug Alert, Critical Rescue, and Action Alert boxes. Direct, easy-to-read writing style features concise sentences and straightforward vocabulary. Emphasis on health promotion and community-based care reflects the reality that most adult health care takes place in environments outside of high-acuity (hospital) settings. NEW! Strengthened conceptual approach with data-driven Concept and Exemplar selections adds the concepts of pain, inflammation, and infection, and presents Exemplar disorders with a nursing-process format and depth to help prepare you for the Next-Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN). NEW and UNIQUE! Enhanced focus on clinical judgment and systems thinking ensures alignment with the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Model and emphasizes the six cognitive skills you''ll need for effective clinical judgment, for the NGN, and for safe clinical practice. NEW! Emphasis on need-to-know content provides a solid foundation for beginning nurse generalists, including only the most important patient problems for each medical condition, with streamlined chapters and concise coverage of nursing skills for preoperative and postoperative care. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest national and international evidence-based guidelines and protocols. NEW! Improved learning resources on the companion Evolve website are thoroughly updated and closely integrated with the textbook. NEW! Interprofessional Collaboration boxes highlight how the nurse collaborates with other members of the healthcare team. NEW! Ethical/Legal Considerations boxes address dilemmas that medical-surgical nurses face related to technological changes and socioeconomic disparities. NEW! Increased emphasis on home care, health promotion, and community-based care reflects the ongoing shift of care from hospitals to the home environment. NEW! Updated illustrations include new anatomy and physiology images, procedure images, and disorder photos. NEW! Updated drug tables are designed for quick reference and the use of drug trade names is eliminated for better alignment with the NGN. NEW! Coverage of opioid misuse is updated to reflect the opioid crisis in the U.S. NEW! Content on personal safety and preparedness for mass casualty events has been expanded to equip you for the realities of healthcare today. NEW! Key terms and definitions at the beginning of each chapter give you advance familiarity with essential terminology. NEW! Revised Key Points align closely with Learning Outcomes and each includes a QSEN or Clinical Nursing Concept "tag" to maximize your study efficiency. NEW! Simplified and streamlined chapters make the book easier to use and information easier to find.
Medical-surgical Nursing Donna D. Ignatavicius 2013 Care of patients with skin problems -- Care of patients with burns -- Assessment of the respiratory system -- Care of patients requiring oxygen therapy or tracheostomy -- Care of patients with noninfectious upper respiratory problems -- Care of patients with noninfectious lower respiratory problems -- Care of patients with infectious respiratory problems -- Care of critically ill patients with respiratory problems -- Assessment of the cardiovascular system -- Care of patients with dysrhythmias -- Care of patients with cardiac problems -- Care of patients with vascular problems -- Care of patients with shock -- Care of patients with acute coronary syndromes -- Assessment of the hematologic system -- Care of patients with hematologic problems.
Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book Sharon L. Lewis 2015-07-13 Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field, to help you provide exceptional care in today's fast-paced health care environment. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy to find essential information and the accessible writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp! Best of all — a complete collection of interactive learning and study tools help you learn more effectively and offer valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.
Medical-Surgical Nursing Adrianne Dill Linton 2019-02-25 Gain the knowledge and skills you need to effectively care for adult patients. Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition covers both medical-surgical and psychiatric mental health conditions and disorders while building on the fundamentals of nursing. This essential text focuses on nursing roles, settings, trends, body systems and their disorders, and emergency and disaster management. Unique to this edition is the gerontologic nursing unit which addresses physiologic and psychosocial changes in the older adult, along with related disorders common to the elder patient - the primary patient group population you'll encounter in practice. It also emphasizes culturally competent care and holistic nursing, while thoroughly covering all relevant NCLEX-PN® test plan content. With updated guidelines on diabetes, heart failure, asthma, COPD, and cancer treatment protocols, no other resource offers the breadth of topics at a level that is so perfectly tailored to the LPN/LVN student. UNIQUE! Gerontologic nursing unit covers physiologic and psychosocial changes in the older adult, along with related disorders common to the elder patient, the primary patient group for whom LPNs provide care. UNIQUE! In-depth pharmacology coverage includes: the Pharmacology Tutorial covering drug classifications, how drugs work, and nursing responsibilities; Pharmacology Capsules boxes providing medication information, precautions for use, interactions, and side/adverse effects; and Pharmacology and Medications tables including classification, use/action, side/adverse effects, and nursing interventions. Nursing care plans reinforce the nursing process and focus on critical thinking. Get Ready for the NCLEX-PN® Examination! sections at the end of chapters include key points, review questions, and case studies that address the various NCLEX® Client Needs categories. Coordinated Care boxes highlight team approach to patient care, helping you to prioritize tasks and assign them safely to assistive personnel. Patient Teaching Plans provide bulleted lists of nursing instructions for patients, stressing the role and responsibility of the LPN/LVN to reinforce patient education. Health Promotion Considerations boxes highlight timely wellness and disease prevention topics. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss the importance of providing culturally competent care related to various clinical situations. Put on Your Thinking Cap boxes allow you to pause and consider the practical implications of what you have just read. Nutritional Considerations boxes are spotlighted at appropriate points throughout the text to emphasize the role that nutrition plays in disease and nursing care. Complementary and Alternative Therapies focus on nontraditional therapies along with precautions and possible side effects. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help improve terminology and language skills of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) students and students with limited proficiency in English before they enter clinical practice. NEW! Organization of disorders units consolidates anatomy and physiology, nursing assessment/data collection, and diagnostic tests into one chapter. NEW! Updated guidelines on diabetes, heart failure, asthma, COPD, and cancer provides you with latest treatment protocols.
Medical-surgical Nursing Sharon L. Lewis 2004 The 6th edition has been thoroughly revised to incorporate the most recent medical-surgical nursing information. This comprehensive resource contains essential information that students need to prepare for lectures, classroom activities, examinations, clinical assignments, and comprehensive care of patients.
Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner Leslie Neal-Boylan 2011-11-28 Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioneris a key resource for advanced practice nurses and graduatestudents seeking to test their skills in assessing, diagnosing, andmanaging cases in family and primary care. Composed of morethan 70 cases ranging from common to unique, the book compilesyears of experience from experts in the field. It is organizedchronologically, presenting cases from neonatal to geriatric carein a standard approach built on the SOAP format. Thisincludes differential diagnosis and a series of critical thinkingquestions ideal for self-assessment or classroom use.
Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada Donna Goodridge 2009-06 Medical-Surgical Nursing is a popular medical/surgical text used in nursing courses around the world containing solid, research-based content presented in a concise, readable, and consistent format.
Introduction to Critical Care Nursing Mary Lou Sole 2005 The 4th edition provides a solid foundation in the concepts, assessment, and technical skills of critical care nursing. It includes an entire section focusing on skills that every critical care nurse needs to use, such as ventilatory assistance and hemodynamic monitoring. The text also provides real-life case studies to help readers understand how concepts apply to critical care practice. New chapters on the hot areas of Nutrition and Comfort and Sedation reflect the real-world challenges of the critical care nurse. Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, 4th Edition also comes with a companion website with self-study exercises. Ideal for students as well as experienced nurses new to critical care. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details. Clinical Alerts emphasize the procedures and issues encountered in the clinical setting. Laboratory Alerts detail both common and cutting-edge tests and procedures. Research Analysis with references incorporate studies on cultural diversity and complementary therapies. Nursing Care Plans provide examples of nursing care for specific disorders; they include nursing diagnoses, patient outcomes, nursing interventions, and rationales. Case Studies present actual cases highlighting the major discussions in each chapter with accompanying questions to help readers better understand how concepts apply to real life. Pathophysiology Flow Charts provide outcomes of particular injuries, disorders, and complex diseases. Geriatric Assessments alert the reader to the special critical care needs of the older patient. Drug Tables reflect the most current and most commonly used critical care drugs. Critical Thinking Questions challenge students' comprehension of the content. 2 NEW chapters on Nutritional Support and Comfort and Sedation cover hot topics in critical care nursing today. NEW! Two-color design and 85 new two-color line drawings enhance reader understanding. NEW! Evolve companion website supplements the text with numerous resources for instructors and learning tools for students, such as open-book quizzes for self-study and review. A NEW column of Rationales is included in Nursing Care Plans. Expansion of Gerontology content throughout the text increases the focus on this special population.
Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada - E-Book Sharon L. Lewis 2018-02-09 Learn how to become an exceptional caregiver in Canada’s evolving health care environment! Adapted by a team of 4 experienced Canadian nurse-educators and a slate of expert contributors from across the country, the 4th Canadian Edition of Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as patient safety, exam preparation, evidence-informed practice, prioritization, patient and caregiver teaching, culturally competent care, and the determinants of health. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy for students to find essential information and the accessible writing style makes even the most complex concepts easy to grasp. Best of all — a complete collection of learning and study resources helps students learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice. Highly readable format offers a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Revised Chapter 1 situates nursing practice in the unique Canadian context, discussing patient-centred care, interprofessional practice (including delegation and assignment), information-communication technologies, patient safety and quality improvement Culturally competent care chapter and special sections discuss culture as a determinant of health, Indigenous populations; health equity and health equality issues; and practical suggestions for developing cultural competence in nursing care Determinants of Health boxes focus on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s determinants of health, as they apply to particular disorders. UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach organizes nursing care in three levels: health promotion, acute intervention, and ambulatory and home care. Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for examinations. Expanded chapter on genetics focuses on the practical application of genetics to nursing care of patients and includes current changes in Canadian clinical practice. Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes address key topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimer’s disease, sickle cell disease, and genetics-related ethical issues. Assessment Abnormalities tables alert readers to abnormalities frequently encountered in practice, as well as their possible etiologies More than 60 comprehensive nursing care plans on the Evolve website defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems
Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book Adrianne Dill Linton 2014-04-14 With just the right level of information to equip you to effectively care for adults and older adults, Linton's Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 5th Edition is the leading LPN/LVN text in its field. Covering both med-surg and psychiatric mental health conditions and disorders, it addresses your role in a variety of care settings, emphasizes culturally competent care and holistic nursing, and thoroughly covers all relevant NCLEX-PN Test Plan content. Abundant real-life case studies clearly show how to apply what you've learned to clinical practice. Features separate chapters on common, high-profile disorders (including hypertension, diabetes, and shock), providing an in-depth understanding for patient care. Offers foundational units on basic concepts related to the health care system, care settings, the nursing process, leadership, nutrition, the older adult, growth and nutrition, legal/ethical considerations, evidence-based nursing care, and many more essential topics, avoiding repetition later in the text Includes a separate, comprehensive unit on the older adult and related disorders — no other LPN/LVN med-surg text has as much coverage of this primary patient group. Includes a separate, comprehensive unit on psychosocial responses to illness, psychiatric disorders, and substance abuse — eliminating the need for a separate psychiatric mental health nursing text. Emphasizes content related to the NCLEX-PN Test Plan, including health promotion, nutrition, legal/ethical issues, HIPAA, and prevention of medication/medical errors. Offers in-depth pharmacology coverage: the Pharmacology Tutorial covers drug classifications, how drugs work, and nursing responsibilities; Pharmacology Capsules boxes provide medication information, precautions for use, interactions, and side/adverse effects; and Pharmacology and Medications tables in body systems chapters include classification, use/action, side/adverse effects, and nursing interventions — all with the goal of reducing medication errors on the job and equipping you to pass the NCLEX exam. Assists with assignment and supervision, helping you assign tasks to nurse assistants, patient care techs, and unlicensed assistive personnel, and making sure you understand the difference between delegation, management, supervision, and assignment of tasks on the health care team. Features Diagnostic Tests and Procedures tables for a quick reference to MRI, CT, Doppler flow, lumbar puncture tests for neurologic disorders, and much more. Highlights timely information with Health Promotion boxes, Cultural Considerations boxes, Nutrition Considerations boxes, and Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes. Provides bulleted lists of nursing instructions for Patient Teaching Plans, stressing the role and responsibility of the LPN/LVN to reinforce patient education. Provides consistent Nursing Care Plans that reinforce the nursing process and focus on critical thinking, and Put on Your Thinking Cap Critical Thinking boxes encourage you to pause and consider the practical implications of what you have just read.
Clinical Decision-Making Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - Revised Reprint Donna D. Ignatavicius 2012-12-27 Designed to accompany Ignatavicius and Workman's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 7th Edition, this study guide helps you understand and apply material from each chapter in the text, and gives you added support as you learn to make safe and effective clinical decisions. Study/review questions provide a review of key content using a variety of question formats, including a high percentage of questions in traditional and alternate NCLEX® Examination formats. Answers are provided in the back of the book. Case studies in most chapters give you the opportunity to apply higher-level thinking skills to true-to-life clinical scenarios. NEW! Increased emphasis on clinical decision-making prepares you to confidently make safe and effective decisions in clinical practice. NEW! Documentation practice questions have been added to select case studies to help you take the next step in patient care, just as you would in clinical practice.
Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing Adrianne Dill Linton 2019-02-25 Get the additional practice you need to master class content and pass the NCLEX® with the Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition! This easy-to-use guide includes exercises divided by difficulty level, fun activities, and a wealth of multiple-choice and alternate-format questions. Questions in disorders chapters cover the Client Needs categories in the NCLEX-PN® test plan which also helps you to transfer your knowledge of medical-surgical concepts directly to patient care in the clinical setting. Questions grouped by level of difficulty encourage you to move from easy, knowledge-based questions to more difficult, analytical questions. Alternate item formats exam include priority order, multiple response, labeling, and calculation questions to help you practice for the NCLEX-PN®. Exercises focus on long-term care patients and settings help you to prepare for real-world practice. NEW! Completely revised exercises and review questions match the most up-to-date nursing diagnoses from the text.
Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing E-Book Adrianne Dill Linton 2019-04-12 Questions grouped by level of difficulty encourage you to move from easy, knowledge-based questions to more difficult, analytical questions. Alternate item formats exam include priority order, multiple response, labeling, and calculation questions to help you practice for the NCLEX-PN®. Exercises focus on long-term care patients and settings help you to prepare for real-world practice.
Winningham and Preusser's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing Barbara A. Preusser 2009 A collection of case studies for nursing students and practitioners offers 148 examples that foster creative thinking skills in medical-surgical, pediatric, maternity and psychiatric situations.
Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing Adrianne Dill Linton, PhD, RN, FAAN 2015-02-06 The leading medical-surgical text for LPN/LVN students, Linton's Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 6th Edition offers just the right level of information to equip today's students to effectively care for adults and older adults. Covering both medical-surgical and psychiatric mental health conditions and disorders, this comprehensive text addresses the LPN/LVN's role in a variety of care settings, including acute care and long-term care, with a special emphasis on assignment and supervision responsibilities. It also emphasizes culturally competent care and holistic nursing, while thoroughly covering all relevant NCLEX-PN test plan content No other resource offers the breadth of topics at a level that is so perfectly tailored to the LPN/LVN student. Foundational units on basic concepts related to the health care system, care settings, the nursing process, leadership, nutrition, the older adult, growth and nutrition, legal/ethical considerations, evidence-based nursing care, and many more essential topics, avoid repetition later in the text and create a foundation to build your understanding of disorders by body system. Safety alerts are highlighted throughout the text with a Safety Considerations icon. A separate unit on psychiatric mental health nursing covers psychosocial responses to illness, psychiatric disorders, and substance abuse - eliminating the need for a separate psychiatric mental health nursing text. Content related to the NCLEX-PN test plan is emphasized throughout the text, including health promotion, nutrition, legal/ethical issues, HIPAA, and prevention of medication/medical errors. Separate chapters on common, high-profile disorders (including hypertension, diabetes, and shock), provide an in-depth understanding for patient care. Focus on assignment and supervision helps you assign tasks to nurse assistants, patient care techs, and unlicensed assistive personnel, and makes sure they understand the difference between delegation, management, supervision, and assignment of tasks on the health care team. UNIQUE! In-depth pharmacology coverage includes: the Pharmacology Tutorial covering drug classifications, how drugs work, and nursing responsibilities; Pharmacology Capsules boxes providing medication information, precautions for use, interactions, and side/adverse effects; and Pharmacology and Medications tables including classification, use/action, side/adverse effects, and nursing interventions. A separate unit on gerontologic nursing provides comprehensive coverage of the care of the older adult and related disorders. No other LPN/LVN med-surg text offers as much coverage of this primary patient group. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures tables offer quick reference to MRI, CT, Doppler flow, lumbar puncture tests for neurologic disorders, and much more. Health Promotion Considerations boxes highlight timely wellness and disease prevention topics. Patient Teaching Plans provide bulleted lists of nursing instructions for patients, stressing the role and responsibility of the LPN/LVN to reinforce patient education. Nutrition Considerations boxes are spotlighted at appropriate points throughout the text to emphasize the role that nutrition plays in disease and nursing care. Nursing care plans reinforce the nursing process and focus on critical thinking. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss the importance of providing culturally-competent care related to various clinical situations. Put on Your Thinking Cap boxes allow you to pause and consider the practical implications of what you have just read. Get Ready for the NCLEX-PN Examination! sections at the end of chapters include key points, review questions, and case studies that address the various NCLEX Client Needs categories. NEW! Continued emphasis on evidence-based practice and the most current research findings include specific examples of how scientific evidence can justify and support patient care. NEW! Updated nursing diagnoses all reflect the most current NANDA listings for NCLEX compliance.
Clinical Nursing Judgment Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book Donna D. Ignatavicius 2015-01-29 The Clinical Nursing Judgment Study Guide for Ignatavicius & Workman's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition, provides extensive practice in developing clinical judgment and reasoning skills while facilitating deep learning of the core textbook content. Completely revised under new authorship and with a fresh emphasis on NCLEX-style questions and core textbook content, the 8th edition Study Guide ensures that you are thoroughly prepared for today’s NCLEX Examination and safe nursing practice. Provides a thorough review of core textbook content while uniquely developing your clinical nursing judgment skills. Emphasis on clinical decision-making prepares you to confidently make safe and effective decisions in clinical practice. Answer key in the back of the book facilitates self-study. NEW! Stronger emphasis on NCLEX Exam question formats, including alternate-item formats, familiarizes you with NCLEX question formats to better prepare you for the NCLEX Examination. NEW! Tips for Student Success introductory chapter helps you apply academic knowledge to the clinical setting. NEW! Renewed emphasis and focus on core textbook content helps you focus limited study time on learning core medical-surgical content from the Ignatavicius & Workman textbook, rather than searching for content from other sources. NEW! Extensive revision under new authorship facilitates learning of essential textbook content with greater quality, accuracy, and consistency. NEW! Expanded use of long-term care questions addresses the shift in clinical sites toward long-term skilled care settings.
Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing Mariann M. Harding 2019-10 Get a unique, conceptual approach to nursing care in this rapidly-changing healthcare environment. Lewis''s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 11th Edition gives you a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing. This thoroughly revised text includes an increased focus on nursing concepts, strong evidence-based content, coverage of clinical trends, and an essential pathophysiology review. Content is presented in a readable format and covers every unique approach to nursing care including health promotion, acute intervention, and ambulatory care. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy for you to find essential information and a building-block approach throughout make even the most complex concepts simple to grasp. Key topics such as interprofessional care, delegation, safety, and prioritization are integrated throughout. Additionally, extensive drug therapy information and diagnostic studies tables help give you a full picture of care. Best of all - a complete collection of learning and study resources helps you learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice. Highly readable format offers students a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Interprofessional Care tables and sections in all management chapters emphasize the importance of total patient care in today''s health care settings and outline the role of each provider in managing disorders. Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you to prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions. Check Your Practice boxes challenge you to think critically and interact with patient data. Scenarios and in-class activity questions are provided to promote active learning. Informatics in Practice boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in healthcare settings. Evidence-based practice boxes help you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care. Safety Alerts throughout the book highlight patient safety issues and focus on the latest National Patient Safety Goals. UNIQUE! Nursing management?is presented in a consistent and comprehensive format, addressing the unique approaches to nursing care. Case Studies throughout text emphasize prioritization, delegation, and concept mapping to help you learn to prioritize and delegate patient care Separate chapter on Genetics focuses on practical application to nursing care of patients. Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes cover key topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimer''s disease, sickle cell disease, and genetics-related ethics issues. Genetic Risk alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders. Ethical/Legal Dilemmas boxes promote critical thinking for timely and sensitive ethical and legal issues. Pathophysiology Map flow charts make it easier for you to visualize and understand changes occurring in major diseases. Focused Assessment tables reflect a realistic "assessment on the run" approach and offer brief checklists for evaluating the status of previously identified health problems and monitoring for signs of new problems. Extensive drug therapy?content includes Drug Therapy tables and concise Drug Alerts highlighting important safety considerations for key drugs. Promoting Population Health tables summarize government health care goals as they relate to specific disorders and identify important strategies for the prevention and early detection of diseases. Nutritional Therapy tables summarize nutritional interventions and strategies for promoting healthy lifestyles in patients with various conditions. Promoting Health Equity boxes and a dedicated chapter on health disparities and culturally competent care highlight risk factors and important issues related to the nursing care of various ethnic groups. Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes summarize what you need to know about the clinical uses, effects, and nursing implications of herbal remedies and complementary and alternative treatment options. Nursing interventions and nursing diagnoses are listed in order of priority Nursing Management boxes highlight the nurse''s role in working with members of the interprofessional team and also cover specific topics and skills related to delegation. Assessment Abnormalities tables?alert the nurse to frequently encountered abnormalities and their possible etiologies. Core clinical content focuses on highlighting and incorporating QSEN competencies. Emergency Management tables outline the treatment of health problems most likely to create medical emergencies. Learning Outcomes and Key Terms help you identify the key content for that chapter. Health History tables present key questions to ask patients related to a specific disease or disorder. Patient and Caregiver teaching tables provide critical information to help you educate others who will be helping to care for the patient. Gerontology and chronic illness included throughout?the text under Gerontologic Considerations headings and in Gerontologic Assessment tables. Nursing Assessment tables summarize the key subjective and objective data related to common diseases. Gender Differences boxes discuss how women and men are affected differently by conditions such as pain and hypertension. Diagnostic Studies tables provide details of commonly used lab tests that help assess various body systems. Over 60 nursing care plans clearly shows the linkages among NIC, NOC, and nursing diagnoses, and applies them to nursing practice. Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. NEW! An increased focus on concepts throughout the text includes a new Concepts Table of Contents that lists the most common exemplars with page number references, a new Problems Related to Comfort and Coping section, and the most relevant concepts listed at the start of each chapter. NEW! Additional body map images added throughout text.
Lilley's Pharmacology for Canadian Health Care Practice - E-Book Kara Sealock 2020-10-18 Let Canada’s #1 pharmacology text help guide you in mastering the complicated world of nursing pharmacology. Now in its fourth edition, Lilley’s Pharmacology for Canadian Health Care Practice covers all the key pharmacology content needed by today’s Canadian nurses. Known for its vibrant design, abundance of visuals, and wealth of helpful feature boxes, this engaging text brings important pharmacology concepts to life. The text’s popular and unique key drug approach focuses only on the drug information you need to know to safely and effectively administer drugs. Along with its exam preparation and insightful learning strategies, it’s the complete (and proven) pharmacology text to help you succeed in school, clinicals, and professional practice.
Case Studies in Nurse Anesthesia E-Book Elisha Saas 2021-03-03 Clinical case studies make it easy to learn and master perioperative nurse anesthesia! Written in a succinct question-and-answer format, Case Studies in Nurse Anesthesia covers anesthesia management for the most frequently performed surgical procedures. Chapters are organized by surgical specialty, and each case describes the entire perioperative course of care, including the patient’s history, physical assessment, anesthetic considerations, surgical concerns, differential diagnosis, and potential complications. From noted anesthesia educator Sass Elisha, this reference will help you learn how to think like a highly skilled nurse anesthetist! Question-and-answer format provides an easy and engaging way to study the many aspects of perioperative anesthesia. 55 case studies demonstrate a wide variety of diseases and surgeries, and allow readers to follow the thought process needed for successful nurse anesthesia practice. Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative perspectives are covered in the case studies and patient scenarios. Thorough discussions in each chapter include pathophysiology, pharmacology, surgical intervention, anesthesia case management, and postoperative considerations. Key points and preoperative evaluation notes are included at the beginning of each chapter, with review questions at the end. Expert author Sass Elisha is also the co-author of the popular text Nagelhout: Nurse Anesthesia.
Clinical Cases: Nursing care case studies - Inkling Margaret Webb 2014-09-08 Perfect for: • Diploma of Nursing Students. Apply theory to practice with the Clinical Cases textbook series! Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Studies is the perfect textbook for nursing students completing their Diploma. This nursing book offers a variety of case studies based on common real-life examples that you are likely to encounter in practice. Written by Margaret Webb and Ellie Kirov, Nursing Care Studies focusses on key nursing care topics, including: Vital Signs, Skin Integrity and Wound Care, Community-based Care, General Health Assessment, Medications and Palliative Care. Benefit from the logical structure of this nursing book, where each case study begins with an introduction of the presenting condition and associated symptoms. As the scenario develops, more information is provided, such as the patient’s condition, medications, tests and other important factors. Best of all, the conclusion of each case study emphasises patient outcomes and emphasises key points, providing you a great summary to reflect on. Make the most of Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Studies by using it in conjunction with Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice, 6th Edition by Gabby Koutoukidis, Kate Stainton and Jodie Hughson as you progress through your Diploma of Nursing. Used together, these nursing textbooks provide a strong foundation for your knowledge of important themes and issues in nursing care. Support your nursing education by purchasing the other great titles available in the Clinical Cases textbook series. Other titles in this series: • Clinical Cases: Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies by Natashia Scully and Damian Wilson. • Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies by Janine Bothe. Other formats: This book is also available as an App via the Apple App Store https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/clinical-cases-nursing-care/id659030265?mt=8 • Easy-to-understand, logical layout. • 24 case studies covering key topics in nursing care. • Multiple choice questions to test your knowledge throughout the textbook. • Rationales provided for all answers. • References for further reading and research. • Designed as an exam preparation and revision tool.
Pharmacology and the Nursing Process Linda Lane Lilley 2015-12-15 Textbook for Nursing Pharmacology.
Davis Advantage for Medical-Surgical Nursing Janice Hoffman 2019-09-27
Dewit's Medical-surgical Nursing Holly Stromberg 2020-03-02 Get the solid foundation you need to pass the NCLEX-PN? exam and succeed in practice! deWit's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice, 4th Edition builds on the fundamentals of nursing with complete coverage of adult medical-surgical conditions, including roles, settings, health care trends, and all body systems and their disorders. It provides special attention to care of older adults, those with chronic illnesses, and residents in long-term care settings. Written by nursing educator Holly Stromberg, deWit's Medical-Surgical Nursing makes exam prep easier with NCLEX-PN? review questions, and reflects national LPN/LVN standards with an emphasis on evidence-based practice and patient safety.
Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing - 2-Volume Set Mariann M. Harding 2019-10 Get a unique, conceptual approach to nursing care in this rapidly-changing healthcare environment. Lewis''s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 11th Edition gives you a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing. This thoroughly revised text includes an increased focus on nursing concepts, strong evidence-based content, coverage of clinical trends, and an essential pathophysiology review. Content is presented in a readable format and covers every unique approach to nursing care including health promotion, acute intervention, and ambulatory care. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy for you to find essential information and a building-block approach throughout make even the most complex concepts simple to grasp. Key topics such as interprofessional care, delegation, safety, and prioritization are integrated throughout. Additionally, extensive drug therapy information and diagnostic studies tables help give you a full picture of care. Best of all - a complete collection of learning and study resources helps you learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice. Highly readable format offers students a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Interprofessional Care tables and sections in all management chapters emphasize the importance of total patient care in today''s health care settings and outline the role of each provider in managing disorders. Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you to prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions. Check Your Practice boxes challenge you to think critically and interact with patient data. Scenarios and in-class activity questions are provided to promote active learning. Informatics in Practice boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in healthcare settings. Evidence-based practice boxes help you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care. Safety Alerts throughout the book highlight patient safety issues and focus on the latest National Patient Safety Goals. UNIQUE! Nursing management?is presented in a consistent and comprehensive format, addressing the unique approaches to nursing care. Case Studies throughout text emphasize prioritization, delegation, and concept mapping to help you learn to prioritize and delegate patient care Separate chapter on Genetics focuses on practical application to nursing care of patients. Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes cover key topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimer''s disease, sickle cell disease, and genetics-related ethics issues. Genetic Risk alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders. Ethical/Legal Dilemmas boxes promote critical thinking for timely and sensitive ethical and legal issues. Pathophysiology Map flow charts make it easier for you to visualize and understand changes occurring in major diseases. Focused Assessment tables reflect a realistic "assessment on the run" approach and offer brief checklists for evaluating the status of previously identified health problems and monitoring for signs of new problems. Extensive drug therapy?content includes Drug Therapy tables and concise Drug Alerts highlighting important safety considerations for key drugs. Promoting Population Health tables summarize government health care goals as they relate to specific disorders and identify important strategies for the prevention and early detection of diseases. Nutritional Therapy tables summarize nutritional interventions and strategies for promoting healthy lifestyles in patients with various conditions. Promoting Health Equity boxes and a dedicated chapter on health disparities and culturally competent care highlight risk factors and important issues related to the nursing care of various ethnic groups. Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes summarize what you need to know about the clinical uses, effects, and nursing implications of herbal remedies and complementary and alternative treatment options. Nursing interventions and nursing diagnoses are listed in order of priority Nursing Management boxes highlight the nurse''s role in working with members of the interprofessional team and also cover specific topics and skills related to delegation. Assessment Abnormalities tables?alert the nurse to frequently encountered abnormalities and their possible etiologies. Core clinical content focuses on highlighting and incorporating QSEN competencies. Emergency Management tables outline the treatment of health problems most likely to create medical emergencies. Learning Outcomes and Key Terms help you identify the key content for that chapter. Health History tables present key questions to ask patients related to a specific disease or disorder. Patient and Caregiver teaching tables provide critical information to help you educate others who will be helping to care for the patient. Gerontology and chronic illness included throughout?the text under Gerontologic Considerations headings and in Gerontologic Assessment tables. Nursing Assessment tables summarize the key subjective and objective data related to common diseases. Gender Differences boxes discuss how women and men are affected differently by conditions such as pain and hypertension. Diagnostic Studies tables provide details of commonly used lab tests that help assess various body systems. Over 60 nursing care plans clearly shows the linkages among NIC, NOC, and nursing diagnoses, and applies them to nursing practice. Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. NEW! An increased focus on concepts throughout the text includes a new Concepts Table of Contents that lists the most common exemplars with page number references, a new Problems Related to Comfort and Coping section, and the most relevant concepts listed at the start of each chapter. NEW! Additional body map images added throughout text.
Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing / Handbook for Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing Suzanne C. Smeltzer, RN 2011-11-01 This package contains the following products: 9780781785891 Smeltzer Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, North American Edition, One Volume 9780781785921 Smeltzer Brunner and Suddarth's Handbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing 9780781785945 Smeltzer Study Guide for Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing 9781451115994 Smeltzer PrepU for Smeltzer, Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing
Clinical Reasoning Cases in Nursing 7th Edition Mariann M. Harding CNE 2019-02-07
Pharmacology and the Nursing Process - E-Book Linda Lane Lilley 2015-11-26 Let this outstanding pharmacology text help you learn how to administer drugs safely and effectively! Now in its eighth edition, Pharmacology and the Nursing Process continues to deliver the perfect amount of pharmacology, prioritization, and nursing process information to today’s nursing students. Centering on its unique key drug approach, this text focuses only on the drug information you need to safely administer drugs. The text also continues to emphasize the nursing process and prioritization, covering the most essential assessments, nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluations you need to practice effectively. New to this edition is even more coverage of QSEN competencies, simpler language, and a wealth of reader-friendly features and innovative learning aids. Along with its integrated NCLEX preparation and insightful learning strategies, you won’t find a more complete pharmacology text on the market!
Medical-Surgical Nursing Sharon L. Lewis 2007 Provides the need-to-know information for nurses, in an easy retrieval format for clinical settings, and includes approximately 200 medical surgical conditions and procedures.
Medical-surgical Nursing Donna D. Ignatavicius 2010 The sixth edition includes a new emphasis on clinical decision-making for patient-centered collaborative care and more streamlined and balanced coverage of the core body of knowledge needed for safe clinical practice. There is also expanded coverage of emergency and disaster preparedness along with an enhanced "Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination" feature that includes the addition of new NCLEX Challenge questions. --from publisher description.
Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book Sharon L. Lewis 2015-07-13 Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 8th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. To make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book. A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities includes NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, case studies, fill-in-the-blank questions, anatomy and physiology review, clinical decision-making activities, and more. Answers to all questions are included in the back of the book, so you get immediate feedback as you study. Additional alternate item format questions incorporating prioritization and delegation are included to better prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam. New review activities are provided for the textbook's new chapter on sleep and sleep disorders. Attractive two-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.
Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada - E-Book Jane Tyerman 2022-04-20 Master the role and skills of the medical-surgical nurse in Canada with the book that has it all! Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 5th Edition reflects the expertise of nurses from across Canada with evidence-informed guidelines, a focus on clinical trends, and a review of pathophysiology. Clear examples make it easy to understand every concept in nursing care — from health promotion to acute intervention to ambulatory care. An Evolve website includes new case studies to enhance your skills in clinical judgement and prepare you for the Next Generation NCLEX®, CPNRE®, and REx-PNTM. From Canadian educators Jane Tyerman and Shelley L. Cobbett, this comprehensive guide provides a solid foundation in perioperative care as well as nursing care of disorders by body system. Easy-to-understand content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field, ensuring that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. More than 800 full-colour illustrations and photographs demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. Focus on key areas includes the determinants of health, patient and caregiver teaching, age-related considerations, collaborative care, cultural considerations, nutrition, home care, evidence-informed practice, and patient safety. Nursing Assessment chapters focus on individual body systems and include a brief review of related anatomy and physiology, a discussion of health history and non-invasive physical assessment skills, and note common diagnostic studies, expected results, and related nursing responsibilities. Unfolding case studies in each assessment chapter help you apply important concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. UNIQUE! Levels of Care approach organizes nursing management into three levels: health promotion, acute intervention, and ambulatory and home care. Nursing Management chapters focus on the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, laboratory and diagnostic study results, interprofessional care, and nursing management of various diseases and disorders, and are organized to follow the steps of the nursing process (assessment, nursing diagnoses, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Safety Alerts and Drug Alerts highlight important safety issues in patient care. Informatics boxes discuss the importance and use of technology with topics such as use of social media in the context of patient privacy, teaching patients to manage self-care using smartphone apps, and using Smart infusion pumps. Cultural Competence and Health Equity in Nursing Care chapter discusses culture as a determinant of health, especially in regard to Indigenous populations; health equity and health equality issues as they relate to marginalized groups in Canada; and practical suggestions for developing cultural competence in nursing care. More than 60 comprehensive nursing care plans on the Evolve website include defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems.
HESI Case Studies HESI 2011-09-01
Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book Holly Stromberg 2022-04-12 Reinforce your understanding of medical-surgical nursing — and prepare for the Next Generation NCLEX-PN® (NGN) exam! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Stromberg’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 5th Edition, this study guide provides a variety of exercises to help you master the role of the LPN/LVN. Review questions help you understand terms and apply concepts to patient care settings, and realistic activities provide practice with critical thinking and clinical judgment skills. Now with new NGN-style practice questions and case studies, this practical study tool will boost your readiness for the NCLEX-PN® exam. Variety of exercises, questions, and activities includes terminology, short answer, priority setting, critical thinking activities, application of the nursing process, and NCLEX-PN review. Steps Toward Better Communication sections offer practice with pronunciation, vocabulary building, proper usage of grammar, and relating to cultural differences. Additional interactive exercises and activities are provided on the Evolve website for the textbook. NEW! Next Generation NCLEX®-format questions help you review and practice for the new licensure examination. NEW! Case studies in the clinical chapters allow you to practice and develop clinical judgment.

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