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 PRACTICE1 Nursing Practice and the Nursing Process2 Standards of Care, Ethical and Legal Issues3 Health Promotion and Preventive Care4 Genetics and Health Applications PART TWO MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING UNIT I General Health Considerations 5 Adult Physical Assessment6 I.V. Therapy7 Perioperative Nursing8 Cancer Nursing9 Care of the Older or Disabled Adult UNIT II Respiratory Health 10 Respiratory Function and Therapy11 Respiratory Disorders UNIT III Cardiovascular Health 12 Cardiovascular Function and Therapy13 Cardiac Disorders14 Vascular Disorders UNIT IV Neurologic and Sensory Health 15 Neurologic Disorders16 Eye Disorders17 Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders UNIT V Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Health 18 Gastrointestinal Disorders19 Hepatic, Biliary, and Pancreatic Disorders20 Nutritional Problems UNIT VI Renal, Genitourinary, and Reproductive Health 21 Renal and Urinary Disorders22 Gynecologic Disorders23 Breast Conditions UNIT VII Metabolic and Endocrine Health 24 Endocrine Disorders25 Diabetes Mellitus UNIT VIII Hematologic Health 26 Hematologic Disorders27 Transfusion Therapy and Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation UNIT IX Immunologic Health 28 Asthma and Allergy29 HIV Disease and AIDS30 Connective Tissue Disorders31 Infectious Diseases UNIT X Musculoskeletal Health 32 Musculoskeletal Disorders UNIT XI Integumentary Health 33 Dermatologic Disorders34 Burns UNIT XII Emergency Nursing 35 Emergent Conditions PART THREE MATERNITY AND NEONATAL NURSING 36 Maternal and Fetal Health37 Nursing Management during Labor and Delivery38 Care of Mother and Neonate during the Postpartum Period39 Complications of the Childbearing Experience PART FOUR PEDIATRIC NURSING UNIT XIII General Practice Considerations 40 Pediatric Growth and Development41 Pediatric Physical Assessment42 Pediatric Primary Care43 Care of the Sick or Hospitalized Child UNIT XIV Pediatric Health 44 Pediatric Respiratory Disorders45 Pediatric Cardiovascular Disorders46 Pediatric Neurologic Disorders47 Pediatric Eye and Ear Problems48 Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Disorders49 Pediatric Renal and Genitourinary Disorders50 Pediatric Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders51 Pediatric Oncology52 Pediatric Hematologic Disorders53 Pediatric Immunologic Disorders54 Pediatric Orthopedic Problems55 Pediatric Integumentary Disorders56 Developmental Disabilities PART FIVE PSYCHIATRIC NURSING 57 Problems of Mental Health APPENDICES A Diagnostic Studies and InterpretationB Conversion TablesC Pediatric Laboratory ValuesD Sources of Additional InformationArt Credits Index