Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Care Planning Resource (7th Revised edition)

Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Care Planning Resource (7th Revised edition)

By: Marianne Neighbors (author), Frances Donovan Monahan (author), Carol Green (author)Paperback

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Known for its reliable, clinically focused content, Swearingen's Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing provides a quick reference to 125 of the most commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions. Expert authors Fran Monahan, RN, PhD, ANEF, Marianne Neighbors, EdD, RN, and Carol Green, PhD, RN, CNE make it easy to find and use the information you need to know to provide optimal patient care. Unique to this manual, outcome criteria include specific and measurable timeframes to help in establishing realistic treatment goals and evaluating the effectiveness of care. For students, it's an ideal resource for care planning and clinicals; for practitioners, it's a great clinical reference! More than 125 common medical-surgical conditions are organized by body system for convenient use as a clinical reference. A quick-reference, easy-to-use format includes these headings for each med-surg disorder: Overview/Pathophysiology Assessment Diagnostic Tests Collaborative Management Nursing Diagnoses and Interventions Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning Outcome criteria feature specific and measurable timeframes for each outcome. Patient teaching for each disorder helps you educate patients and their families for self-care and discharge. Clinical notes and cautions stress key points or alerts related to various disorders and conditions. An overview of nursing considerations for the hospitalized patient includes concepts relevant to many disorders, such as perioperative care, pain, prolonged bed rest, psychosocial support, and older adult care. Attractive two-color design highlights key information for fast reference. A durable, water-resistant cover prolongs the life of the book. Thorough updates provide you with the latest evidence-based practice content and clinical developments, including the newest Joint Commission standards, latest screening recommendations, revised treatment guidelines, new drugs, and lab tests. New Burns section covers the care of burns in the medical-surgical setting. New Immunologic Disorders unit discusses transfusion reactions, hypersensitivity, and AIDS. New Cancer Care unit updates and expands coverage of lung cancer, nervous system tumors, GI malignancies, neoplastic diseases of the hematopoietic system, head/neck cancers, breast cancer, and GI cancer. An emphasis on patient safety addresses preventable patient safety issues.


1. General Concepts in Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients Perioperative Care Pain Prolonged Bed Rest Psychosocial Support Psychosocial Support for the Family and Significant Others Older Adult Care 2. Respiratory Disorders Acute Respiratory Disorders Atelectasis Pneumonia Pleural Effusion Pulmonary Embolus Pneumothorax/Hemothorax Pulmonary Tuberculosis Acute Respiratory Failure Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Restrictive Pulmonary Disorder Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis Asthma 3. Cardiovascular Disorders Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Hypertension Coronary Heart Disease Heart Failure Pulmonary Hypertension Inflammatory Heart Disorders Pericarditis Infective Endocarditis Valvular Heart Disorders Mitral Stenosis Mitral Insufficiency Aortic Stenosis Aortic Insufficiency Cardiovascular Conditions Secondary to Other Disease Processes Cardiac and Noncardiac Shock (Circulatory Failure) Sudden Cardiac Death Cardiac Surgery Dysrhythmias Dysrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Disorders of the Peripheral Vascular System Atherosclerotic Arterial Occlusive Disease Aneurysms Arterial Embolism Venous Thrombosis/Thrombophlebitis 4. Renal-Urinary Disorders Renal Disorders Glomerulonephritis Acute Pyelonephritis Hydronephrosis Renal Artery Stenosis Renal Failure Acute Renal Failure Chronic Kidney Disease Renal Dialysis Peritoneal Dialysis Hemodialysis Renal Transplant Disorders of the Urinary Tract Urinary Tract Infection Ureteral Calculi Urinary Tract Obstruction Urinary Disorders Secondary to Other Disease Processes Urinary Incontinence Urinary Retention Neurogenic Bladder Urinary Diversions 5. Neurologic Disorders Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System Multiple Sclerosis Guillain-Barre Syndrome Bacterial Meningitis Degenerative Disorders of the Nervous System Parkinsonism Alzheimer Disease Traumatic Disorders of the Nervous System Intervertebral Disk Disease Spinal Cord Injury Traumatic Brain Injury Vascular Disorders of the Nervous System Cerebral Aneurysm Stroke Seizures and Epilepsy General Care of Patients With Neurologic Disorders 6. Endocrine Disorders Disorders of the Thyroid Gland Hyperthyroidism Hypothyroidism Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands Hyperparathyroidism Hypoparathyroidism Disorders of the Adrenal Glands Addison's Disease Cushing's Disease Disorders of the Pituitary Gland Diabetes Insipidus Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Diabetes Mellitus General Discussion Diabetic Ketoacidosis Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome Hypoglycemia 7. Gastrointestinal Disorders Disorders of the Mouth and Esophagus Stomatitis Hiatal Hernia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, and Barrett's Esophagus Disorders of the Stomach and Intestines Peptic Ulcers Malabsorption/Maldigestion Intestinal Obstructive Processes Peritonitis Appendicitis Intestinal Inflammatory Processes Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis Polyps/Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Ulcerative Colitis Crohn's Disease Fecal Diversions Abdominal Trauma Hepatic and Biliary Disorders Hepatitis Cirrhosis Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis, and Cholangitis Pancreatitis 8. Hematologic Disorders Disorders of the Red Blood Cells Anemia of Chronic Disease Hemolytic and Sickle Cell Anemia Aplastic Anemia Polycythemia Disorders of Coagulation Thrombocytopenia Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation 9. Musculoskeletal Disorders Arthritic Disorders Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Muscular and Connective Tissue Disorders Ligamentous Injuries Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears Dislocation/Subluxation Acute Compartment Syndrome Skeletal Disorders Osteomyelitis Fractures Benign Neoplasms Osteoporosis Musculoskeletal Surgical Procedures Amputation Rotator Cuff Repair Bone Grafting Total Hip Arthroplasty Total Knee Arthroplasty 10. Reproductive Disorders Gynecologic Disorders Uterine Fibroids Pelvic Organ Prolapse Ectopic Pregnancy Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy 11. Immunologic Disorders NEW UNIT! Transfusion Reactions NEW! Hypersensitivity NEW! Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease 12. Cancer Care NEW UNIT! Lung Cancer Nervous System Tumors Gastrointestinal Malignancies Neoplastic Diseases of the Hematopoietic System Head and Neck Cancers Breast Cancer Genitourinary Cancer 13. Care for Patients With Special Needs Nutritional Support Nutritional Assessment Nutritional Support Modalities Total Parenteral Nutrition Wound Care Wounds Closed by Primary Intention Surgical or Traumatic Wounds Healing by Secondary Intention Pressure Ulcers Burns NEW! Palliative and End-Of-Life Care Appendix Appendix One: Infection Prevention and Control Appendix Two: Laboratory Tests Discussed in this Manual: Normal Values Appendix Three: Heart and Breath Sounds

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  • ISBN13: 9780323072540
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 840
  • ID: 9780323072540
  • ISBN10: 0323072542
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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