A classic text since it was first published in 1974, the Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice (LMNP) International Edition has provided essential nursing knowledge and up-to-date information on patient care for nearly 40 years. Now in its 10th edition, this full-color text continues to serve as the most comprehensive reference for practicing nurses and nursing students worldwide.
Often referred as the 'Lippincott Manual' or simply the 'Lippincott', the LMNP is widely used as a procedure manual for many healthcare institutions (contains 150 Nursing Procedure Guidelines). It is also widely regarded as the Gold Standard for nursing practice in the courtroom.
Organized into five major parts, LMNP presents a comprehensive reference for all types of core nursing care. Part 1: Nursing Process & Practice; Part 2: Medical-Surgical Nursing; Part 3: Maternity & Neonatal Nursing: Part 4: Pediatric Nursing; Part 5: Psychiatric Nursing. Content is evidence-based with supporting articles highlighted in actual entries and procedure guidelines. Official Guidelines that shape practice are incorporated in to the content and include those from the National Institututes of Health, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Nurses Association, Joint Commission, AWHONN, and others; Plentiful additional resources as well as Web sites are included.
Expanded and completely updated for its Tenth Edition, this full-color classic reference is the one source every nurse needs for essential information on patient care. In an easy-to-read outline format, this clinically focused guide covers all disorders and patient problems in medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric nursing, and includes over 150 step-by-step procedures.
PART ONE NURSING PROCESS AND PRACTICE 1 Nursing Practice and the Nursing Process 2 Standards of Care, Ethical and Legal Issues 3 Health Promotion and Preventive Care 4 Genetics and Health Applications PART TWO MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING UNIT I General Health Considerations 5 Adult Physical Assessment 6 I.V. Therapy 7 Perioperative Nursing 8 Cancer Nursing 9 Care of the Older or Disabled Adult UNIT II Respiratory Health 10 Respiratory Function and Therapy 11 Respiratory Disorders UNIT III Cardiovascular Health 12 Cardiovascular Function and Therapy 13 Cardiac Disorders 14 Vascular Disorders UNIT IV Neurologic and Sensory Health 15 Neurologic Disorders 16 Eye Disorders 17 Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders UNIT V Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Health 18 Gastrointestinal Disorders 19 Hepatic, Biliary, and Pancreatic Disorders 20 Nutritional Problems UNIT VI Renal, Genitourinary, and Reproductive Health 21 Renal and Urinary Disorders 22 Gynecologic Disorders 23 Breast Conditions UNIT VII Metabolic and Endocrine Health 24 Endocrine Disorders 25 Diabetes Mellitus UNIT VIII Hematologic Health 26 Hematologic Disorders 27 Transfusion Therapy and Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation UNIT IX Immunologic Health 28 Asthma and Allergy 29 HIV Disease and AIDS 30 Connective Tissue Disorders 31 Infectious Diseases UNIT X Musculoskeletal Health 32 Musculoskeletal Disorders UNIT XI Integumentary Health 33 Dermatologic Disorders 34 Burns UNIT XII Emergency Nursing 35 Emergent Conditions PART THREE MATERNITY AND NEONATAL NURSING 36 Maternal and Fetal Health 37 Nursing Management during Labor and Delivery 38 Care of Mother and Neonate during the Postpartum Period 39 Complications of the Childbearing Experience PART FOUR PEDIATRIC NURSING UNIT XIII General Practice Considerations 40 Pediatric Growth and Development 41 Pediatric Physical Assessment 42 Pediatric Primary Care 43 Care of the Sick or Hospitalized Child UNIT XIV Pediatric Health 44 Pediatric Respiratory Disorders 45 Pediatric Cardiovascular Disorders 46 Pediatric Neurologic Disorders 47 Pediatric Eye and Ear Problems 48 Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Disorders 49 Pediatric Renal and Genitourinary Disorders 50 Pediatric Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders 51 Pediatric Oncology 52 Pediatric Hematologic Disorders 53 Pediatric Immunologic Disorders 54 Pediatric Orthopedic Problems 55 Pediatric Integumentary Disorders 56 Developmental Disabilities PART FIVE PSYCHIATRIC NURSING 57 Problems of Mental Health APPENDICES A Diagnostic Studies and Interpretation B Conversion Tables C Pediatric Laboratory Values D Sources of Additional Information Art Credits Index