Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing (6th Revised edition)

Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing (6th Revised edition)

By: Adrianne Dill Linton (author)Hardback

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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.

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Contents

Unit I Patient Care Concepts 1. The Health Care System 2. Nursing in Varied Patient Care Settings 3. Legal and Ethical Considerations 4. The Leadership Role of the Licensed Practical Nurse 5. The Nurse-Patient Relationship 6. Cultural Aspects of Nursing Care 7. The Nurse and the Family 8. Health and Illness 9. Nutrition 10. Developmental Processes 11. The Older Patient 12. The Nursing Process and Critical Thinking Unit II Pysiologic Responses to Illness 13. Inflammation, Infection, and Immunity 14. Fluid and Electrolytes 15. Pain Management Unit III Acute Care 16. First Aid, Emergency Care, and Disaster Management 17. Surgical Care 18. Intravenous Therapy 19. Shock Unit IV Long-Term Care and Home Health Care 20. Falls 21. Immobility 22. Delirium and Dementia 23. Incontinence 24. Loss, Death, and End-of-Life Care Unit V Cancer 25. The Patient with Cancer 26. The Patient with an Ostomy Unit VI Neurologic Disorders 27. Neurologic Disorders 28. Cerebrovascular Accident 29. Spinal Cord Injury Unit VII Respiratory Disorders 30. Disorders of the Upper Respiratory Tract: Nose, Sinuses, Throat 31. Acute Disorders of the Lower Respiratory Tract 32. Chronic Disorders of the Lower Respiratory Tract Unit VIII Hematologic and Immunologic disorders 33. Hematologic Disorders 34. Immunologic Disorders 35. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Unit IX Cardiovascular Disorders 36. Cardiac Disorders 37. Vascular Disorders 38. Hypertension Unit X Digestive Disorders 39. Disorders of the Upper Digestive Tract 40. Disasters of the Lower Digestive Tract 41. Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Disorders Unit XI Urologic Disorders 42. Urologic Disorders Unit XII Musculoskeletal Disorders 43. Connective Tissue Disorders 44. Fractures 45. Amputations Unit XIII Endocrine Disorders 46. Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders 47. Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders 48. Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia Unit XIV Reproductive Disorders 49. Female Reproductive Disorders 50. Male Reproductive Disorders 51. Sexually Transmitted Infections Unit XV Integumentary Disorders 52. Skin Disorders Unit XVI Disorders of the Eyes and Ears 53. Eye and Vision Disorders 54. Ear and Hearing Disorders Unit XVII Mental Health and Illness 55. Psychologic Responses to Illness 56. Psychiatric Disorders 57. Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders Glossary Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/03/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781455776412
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1408
  • ID: 9781455776412
  • weight: 2835
  • ISBN10: 1455776416
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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