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The Resource Medical-surgical nursing : concepts & practice, [edited by] Susan C. deWit, Candice K. Kumagai

Medical-surgical nursing : concepts & practice, [edited by] Susan C. deWit, Candice K. Kumagai

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Medical-surgical nursing : concepts & practice
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Medical-surgical nursing
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concepts & practice
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[edited by] Susan C. deWit, Candice K. Kumagai
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  • Surgical nursing
  • Practical nurses
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Medical-surgical nursing : concepts & practice, [edited by] Susan C. deWit, Candice K. Kumagai
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 1142-1158) and index
Contents
  • Provide Safe Patient Care
  • Factors that Influence Infectious Disease
  • Disease-Producing Pathogens
  • The Body's Defense Against Infection
  • Skin
  • Normal Flora
  • The Inflammatory Response
  • The Immune Response
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Preventing and Controlling the Spread of Infection
  • Precaution Categories for Infection Prevention and Control
  • Teach Patients
  • Health Care-Associated Infections
  • The Cost of Health Care-Associated Infections
  • Nursing Interventions to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections
  • Infection Surveillance and Reporting
  • Medical Asepsis and Surgical Asepsis
  • Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Nursing Interventions for Patients with Sepsis
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • Home Care
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Long-Term Care
  • 7.
  • Care of Patients with Pain
  • Theories of Pain
  • Classification of Pain
  • Nociceptive Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Perception of Pain
  • Acute versus Chronic Pain
  • Acute Pain
  • Work as a Collaborative Member of the Health Care Team
  • Chronic Pain
  • Nursing Management
  • Management of Pain
  • Pharmacologic Approaches
  • Nonpharmacologic Approaches
  • Community Care
  • Extended Care
  • Home Care
  • 8.
  • Care of Patients with Cancer
  • Advocate for the Patient
  • Carol Dallred
  • The Impact of Cancer
  • Physiology of Cancer
  • Classification of Tumors
  • Metastasis
  • Causative Factors
  • Chemical Carcinogens
  • Promoters
  • Chronic Irritation
  • Physical Carcinogens
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Genetic Predisposition
  • Contributing Factors
  • Intrinsic Factors
  • Stress
  • Diet
  • Measures to Prevent Cancer
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Alcohol
  • Environment
  • Identifying High-Risk People
  • Expanded Roles
  • Detection of Cancer
  • Diagnostic Tests
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Therapies, Problems, and Nursing Care
  • Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Immunotherapy Using Biologic Response Modifiers
  • Charge Nurse/Manager of Care
  • Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Gene Therapy
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of Medical Treatment
  • Complementary and Integrative Medicine
  • Common Problems Related to Cancer or Cancer Treatment
  • Anorexia, Mucositis, and Weight Loss
  • Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Cystitis
  • Immunosuppression, Bone Marrow Suppression, and Infection
  • Types of Health Care Financing
  • Hyperuricemia
  • Fatigue
  • Alopecia
  • Pain
  • Patients with Metastatic Disease
  • Fear and Ineffective Coping
  • Oncologic Emergencies
  • Care for the Dying Cancer Patient
  • Psychological Process of Death
  • Palliative Care
  • Health Insurance
  • 9.
  • Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation
  • Carol Dallred
  • Chronic Illness
  • Preventing the Hazards of Immobility
  • Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Programs
  • The Rehabilitation Team
  • Nursing Management
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Goals for Health Care
  • Home Care
  • The LPN/LVN in Home Care
  • The Family Caregiver
  • UNIT III
  • Immune System
  • 10.
  • The Immune and Lymphatic Systems
  • Trena L. Rich
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Immune And Lymphatic Systems
  • What are the Organs and Structures of the Immune and Lymphatic Systems?
  • Cost Containment
  • What are the Functions of the Immune and Lymphatic systems?
  • What Effects Does Aging have on the Immune and Lymphatic Systems?
  • Protective Mechanisms of the Immune and Lymphatic Systems
  • Inflammatory Response
  • Immune Response
  • Immune and Lymphatic System Disorders
  • Prevention of Immune and Lymphatic System Problems
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Problems Related to the Immune and Lymphatic Systems
  • Fever
  • Health Promotion and Healthy People 2020
  • Nutrition
  • Immunosuppression
  • 11.
  • Care of Patients with HIV/AIDS
  • Trena L. Rich
  • Disorders of Immune Deficiency
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Nursing Management
  • 12.
  • Care of Patients with Immune and Lymphatic Disorders
  • Holistic Care of Patients
  • Trena L. Rich
  • Immune Disorders
  • Therapeutic Immunosuppression
  • Diagnostic Tests and Treatment of Immune Deficiencies
  • Nursing Management
  • Disorders of Inappropriate Immune Response
  • Allergy and Hypersensitivity
  • Nursing Management
  • Anaphylactic Reaction and Anaphylactic Shock
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • 2.
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Disorders Of The Lymphatic System
  • Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Lymphedema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • UNIT IV
  • Respiratory System
  • 13.
  • Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
  • The Respiratory System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Respiratory System
  • What Are the Functions of Each of the Structures of the Upper Respiratory System?
  • How Does the Epiglottis Protect the Airway?
  • How Is Speech Produced in the Larynx?
  • What Are the Functions of the Structures of the Lower Respiratory System?
  • How Is Oxygen Delivered to the Alveolar Membrane, Where It Can Diffuse into the Blood?
  • How Is the Lung Protected?
  • How Is Respiration Controlled?
  • How Do the Bones of the Thorax and the Respiratory Muscles Affect the Respiratory Process?
  • Signe S. Hill
  • What Factors Can Affect the Exchange of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide?
  • What Age-Related Changes Affect the Respiratory System?
  • Causes of Respiratory Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Prevention
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Respiratory Patient Care Problems
  • Ineffective Airway Clearance
  • Ineffective Breathing Patterns
  • Risk of Infection
  • Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment
  • Alterations in Nutrition and Hydration
  • Fatigue
  • 14.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Respiratory System
  • Disorders of the Nose and Sinuses
  • Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) (the Common Cold) and Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Epistaxis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Factors that Influence Your Thinking and Nursing Care
  • Obstruction and Trauma
  • Airway Obstruction and Respiratory Arrest
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Nasal Fracture
  • Cancer of the Larynx
  • Community Care
  • Home Care
  • Extended Care
  • 15.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Respiratory System
  • Integrating Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
  • Respiratory Infectious Diseases
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Influenza
  • Pneumonia
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Occupational Lung Disorders
  • UNIT I
  • The Nursing Process
  • Interstitial Pulmonary Disease
  • Restrictive Pulmonary Disorders
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders
  • Atelectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Asthma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disorders
  • The Institute for Healthcare Improvement Bundles
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Chest Injuries
  • Pneumothorax and Hemothorax
  • Lung Disorders
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Adult (Acute) Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Common Therapeutic Measures
  • The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals
  • Intrathoracic Surgery
  • Medication Administration
  • Humidification
  • Pulmonary Hygiene
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Community Care --
  • The Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures
  • Applying LPN/LVN Standards in Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Assessment (Data Collection)
  • Analysis and Nursing Diagnosis
  • Planning
  • Implementation
  • Evaluation
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Settings, Roles, and Issues
  • Interdisciplinary (Collaborative) Care Plan
  • UNIT II
  • Medical-Surgical Patient Care Problems
  • 3.
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance, and Intravenous Therapy
  • Distribution and Regulation of Body Fluids
  • Pathophysiology
  • Movement of Fluid and Electrolytes
  • Fluid Imbalances
  • Pathophysiology
  • 1.
  • Deficient Fluid Volume
  • Excess Fluid Volume
  • Home Care
  • Osmolality
  • Electrolytes
  • Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Acid-Base System
  • Physiology
  • Acid-Base Imbalances
  • Pathophysiology
  • Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
  • Respiratory Acidosis
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Respiratory Alkalosis
  • Metabolic Alkalosis
  • Home Care
  • Intravenous Fluid Therapy
  • Nursing Responsibilities in Administering IV Fluids
  • Calculating and Regulating the Rate of Flow
  • Nursing Management
  • Helen Stephens Howlett
  • Community Care
  • 4.
  • Care of Preoperative and Intraoperative Surgical Patients
  • Technological Advances in Surgery
  • Autologous Blood for Transfusion
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Nursing Management
  • Intraoperative Care
  • The Surgical Team
  • The Surgical Suite
  • Roles of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses
  • The Surgical Holding Area
  • Roles of the Circulating Nurse and the Scrub Person
  • Anesthesia
  • General Anesthesia
  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Procedural Sedation Anesthesia (Moderate Sedation)
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Potential Intraoperative Complications
  • 5.
  • Care of Postoperative Surgical Patients
  • Uphold Clinical Standards
  • Immediate Postoperative Care
  • Postanesthesia Care Unit
  • Immediate Postoperative Care
  • Nursing Management
  • Discharge Planning
  • Community Care
  • 6.
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Trena L. Rich
  • The Infectious Process and Disease
  • What Are the Functions of the Plasma Proteins?
  • Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders
  • Disorders of the Heart
  • Heart Failure
  • Nursing Management
  • Cardiac Conduction Disorders (Dysrhythmias)
  • Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases of the Heart
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac Valve Disorders
  • How Does the Body Produce Blood Cells?
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Regurgitation (Insufficiency)
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Regurgitation (Insufficiency)
  • Treatment of Valve Disorders
  • Cardiac Trauma
  • Common Therapies and Their Nursing Implications
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pharmacologic Agents
  • Dietary Control
  • What Are the Functions of the Red Blood Cells?
  • Community Care
  • 21.
  • Care of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome and Myocardial Infarction
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatment Options
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
  • What Are the Functions of White Blood Cells?
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Community Care
  • UNIT VII
  • Neurologic System
  • 22.
  • The Neurologic System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Neurologic System
  • How Is the Nervous System Organized?
  • How Does the Peripheral Nervous System Interact with the Central Nervous System?
  • How Is the Central Nervous System Protected?
  • What Are Platelets and What is Their Function?
  • How Do Nerves Conduct Impulses?
  • What Are the Special Characteristics of the Nervous System?
  • What Changes Occur in the Nervous System with Aging?
  • Causative Factors Involved in Neurologic Disorders
  • Prevention of Neurologic Disorders
  • Evaluation of Neurologic Status
  • Cranial Nerves
  • Coordination and Balance
  • Neuromuscular Function Testing
  • Reflexes
  • How Does the Lymphatic System Interact with the Vascular System?
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Neurologic Patient Care Problems
  • Ineffective Breathing Pattern
  • Impaired Mobility
  • Self-Care Deficit
  • Dysphagia
  • Incontinence
  • Pain
  • Confusion
  • Aphasia
  • What Changes of the Hematologic System Occur with Aging?
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Psychosocial Concerns
  • Ineffective Family Coping
  • 23.
  • Care of Patients with Head and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Head Injuries
  • Increased Intracranial Pressure
  • Nursing Management
  • Injuries of the Spine and Spinal Cord
  • Nursing Management
  • Causes of Hematologic Disorders
  • Back Pain and Ruptured Intervertebral Disk ("Slipped Disk")
  • 24.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Brain
  • Seizure Disorders and Epilepsy
  • Nursing Management
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke, Brain Attack)
  • Nursing Management
  • Brain Tumor
  • Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System
  • Prevention of Hematologic Disorders
  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Viral Meningitis
  • Nursing Management
  • Encephalitis
  • Brain Abscess
  • Headaches
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Cluster Headaches
  • Tension Headaches
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureux)
  • Nursing Management
  • Bell's Palsy
  • 25.
  • Care of Patients with Peripheral Nerve and Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Nursing Management
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nursing Management
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Contents note continued:
  • Nursing Management
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Nursing Management
  • Poliomyelitis and Postpolio Syndrome
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • UNIT VIII
  • Sensory System
  • Common Problems Related to Disorders of the Hematologic System
  • 26.
  • The Sensory System: Eye and Ear
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Eye
  • What Are the Structures of the Eye?
  • What Are the Functions of the Eye Structures?
  • What Changes Occur in the Eye with Aging?
  • The Eye
  • Eye Disorders
  • Basic Eye Care
  • Prevention of Eye Injury
  • Excessive Bleeding
  • Prevention of Visual Loss
  • Diagnostic Tests and Examinations
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Ear
  • What Are the Structures of the Ear?
  • What Are the Functions of the Ear Structures?
  • What Changes Occur in the Ear with Aging?
  • The Ear
  • Hearing Loss
  • Fatigue
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Problems of Patients with Ear Disorders
  • Rehabilitation for Hearing Loss
  • Community Care
  • 27.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Eyes and Ears
  • Common Disorders of the Eye
  • Errors of Refraction
  • Uveitis
  • Corneal Disorders
  • Anorexia
  • Eye Trauma
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Narrow-Angle (Angle-Closure) Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nursing Care of the Patient Having Eye Surgery
  • Preoperative Care
  • Pain
  • Postoperative Care
  • Community Care
  • Resources for the Vision Impaired
  • Common Disorders of the Ear
  • External Otitis
  • Impacted Cerumen and Foreign Bodies
  • Otitis Media
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Meniere's Disease (Meniere's Syndrome)
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Infection
  • Otosclerosis and Hearing Loss
  • Nursing Care of the Patient Having Ear Surgery
  • Preoperative Care
  • Postoperative Care
  • Community Care
  • UNIT IX
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • 28.
  • The Gastrointestinal System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Gastrointestinal System
  • Bone Marrow Failure
  • What Are the Organs and Structures of the Gastrointestinal System?
  • What Are the Functions of the Gastrointestinal System?
  • What Effects Does Aging Have on the Gastrointestinal System?
  • What Are the Structures and Locations of the Accessory Organs?
  • What Are the Functions of the Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreas?
  • How Does Aging Affect the Accessory Organs of Digestion?
  • The Gastrointestinal System
  • Gastrointestinal System Disorders
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Problems Related to the Gastrointestinal System
  • 17.
  • 29.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal System
  • Eating Disorder
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Obesity
  • Nursing Management
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Stomatitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders
  • Cancer of the Oral Cavity
  • Cancer of the Esophagus
  • Hiatal Hernia (Diaphragmatic Hernia)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastritis
  • Nursing Management
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Common Therapies for Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System
  • UNIT V
  • Disorders of the Hematologic System
  • Gastrointestinal Decompression
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition
  • 30.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal System
  • Disorders of the Abdomen and Bowel
  • Abdominal and Inguinal Hernia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Diarrhea or Constipation
  • Diverticula
  • Anemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Bowel Ischemia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Nursing Management
  • Appendicitis
  • Peritonitis
  • Malabsorption
  • Cancer of the Colon --
  • Nursing Management
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Leukemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Hemophilia
  • Hematologic System
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Therapies Frequently Used in the Management of Hematologic Disorders
  • Transfusions
  • Leukapheresis
  • Biologic Response Modifiers: Colony-Stimulating Factor Therapy
  • Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Iron Therapy
  • Vitamin B12 Therapy
  • Splenectomy
  • 16.
  • Community Care
  • UNIT VI
  • Cardiovascular System
  • 18.
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Cardiovascular System
  • What Are the Structures of the Heart and Their Functions?
  • What Causes the Heart to Contract and Pump Blood?
  • What Is the Cardiac Cycle?
  • What Is the Ejection Fraction?
  • The Hematologic System
  • How Does the Vascular System Function to Carry Blood Throughout the Body?
  • What Is the Blood Pressure and What Affects It?
  • What Changes Occur in the Cardiovascular System with Aging?
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Women and Heart Disease
  • Causes of Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Problems of Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Hematologic System
  • Fatigue and Dyspnea
  • Fluid Overload (Edema)
  • Pain
  • Altered Tissue Perfusion
  • Impaired Tissue Integrity
  • 19.
  • Care of Patients with Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Nursing Management
  • Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerosis
  • What Are the Functions of Blood?
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (Arterial Insufficiency)
  • Nursing Management
  • Aneurysm
  • Nursing Management
  • Carotid Occlusion
  • Buerger's Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)
  • Nursing Management
  • Raynaud's Disease and Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Venous Disorders
  • What Are the Components of Blood?
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Nursing Management
  • Varicose Veins
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Stasis Ulcers
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 20.
  • Pilonidal Sinus (Pilonidal Cyst)
  • Urologic System Cancers
  • Cancer of the Bladder
  • Cancer of the Kidney
  • Renal Failure
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Nursing Management
  • Chronic Renal Failure
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • UNIT XII
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Endocrine System
  • 36.
  • The Endocrine System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Endocrine System
  • What Are the Organs and Structures of the Endocrine System?
  • What Are the Functions of the Endocrine System?
  • What Are the Effects of the Pituitary Hormones?
  • What Are the Effects of the Thyroid Hormones?
  • What Are the Functions of the Parathyroid Glands?
  • What Are the Functions of the Hormones Secreted by the Adrenal Glands?
  • Community Care
  • What Is the Hormonal Function of the Pancreas?
  • What Are the Effects of Aging on the Endocrine System?
  • The Endocrine System
  • Endocrine System Disorders
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 37.
  • Care of Patients with Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
  • Disorders of the Pituitary Gland
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • 31.
  • Hypofunction of the Pituitary Gland
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
  • Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
  • Goiter
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Myxedema Coma
  • Thyroiditis
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyperparathyroidism (von Recklinghausen's Disease)
  • Disorders of the Adrenal Glands
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Adrenocortical Insufficiency (Addison's Disease)
  • Acute Adrenal Insufficiency or Adrenal Crisis
  • Excess Adrenocortical Hormone (Cushirig Syndrome)
  • Community Care
  • Disorders of the Gallbladder
  • 38.
  • Care of Patients with Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
  • Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Nursing Management
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Community Care
  • UNIT XIII
  • Reproductive System
  • 39.
  • Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis
  • Care of Women with Reproductive Disorders
  • Gloria Leifer
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Female Reproductive System
  • What Are the Primary External Structures of the Female Reproductive System?
  • What Are the Primary Internal Structures of the Female Reproductive System?
  • What Are the Accessory Organs of the Female Reproductive System?
  • What Are the Phases of the Female Reproductive Cycle during the Childbearing Years?
  • When Does Sexual Development Occur in the Fetus?
  • What Changes Take Place as Girls Mature into Women and Become Capable of Reproduction?
  • What Changes Take Place as a Woman Enters Menopause?
  • Disorders of the Liver
  • What Changes Occur with Aging?
  • The Female Reproductive System
  • Menstruation
  • Normal Breasts
  • Contraception and Fertility
  • Menopause
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Nursing Management
  • Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
  • Menstrual Dysfunctions
  • Hepatitis
  • Pelvic Relaxation Syndrome
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Leiomyoma
  • Endometriosis
  • Inflammations of the Lower Genital Tract
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Cancer of the Reproductive Tract
  • Disorders of the Breast
  • Nursing Management
  • Benign Disorders of the Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Home Care
  • Community Care
  • 40.
  • Care of Men with Reproductive Disorders
  • Gloria Leifer, RN, MA, CNE Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Male Reproductive System
  • What Are the Structures of the Male Reproductive System?
  • What Are the Functions of the Organs of the Male Reproductive System?
  • How Is Sperm Production Controlled?
  • Contents note continued:
  • Cirrhosis
  • What Changes Occur with Aging?
  • The Male Reproductive System
  • Fertility
  • Contraception
  • Nursing Management
  • Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Ejaculation Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Hydrocele
  • Nursing Management
  • Varicocele
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Priapism
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Inflammations and Infections of the Male Reproductive Tract
  • Cancer of the Male Reproductive Tract
  • Community Care
  • 41.
  • Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Gloria Leifer
  • Common Infections of the Female Reproductive Tract
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Candidiasis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Risk Factors for Transmission of Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Prevention of Human Papillomavirus
  • Lesions of Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Reporting Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Transmission of Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Cancer of the Liver
  • Common Diagnostic Tests
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • UNIT XIV
  • Integumentary System
  • 42.
  • The Integumentary System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Integumentary System
  • What Is the Structure of the Skin, Hair, and Nails?
  • What Are the Functions of the Skin and Its Structures?
  • Disorders of the Pancreas
  • What Changes Occur in the Skin and Its Structures with Aging?
  • The Integumentary System
  • Disorders of the Integumentary System
  • Integrity of Skin
  • Nursing Management
  • 43.
  • Care of Patients with Integumentary Disorders and Burns
  • Inflammatory Infections
  • Dermatitis
  • Acne
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Viral Infections
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Fungal Infections
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Parasitic Infections
  • Pediculosis and Scabies
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Noninfectious Disorders of Skin
  • Skin Cancer
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Burns
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • UNST XV Emergency and Disaster Management
  • 44.
  • Care of Patients During Disasters, Bioterrorism Attacks, and Pandemic Infections
  • Disaster Preparedness and Response
  • Cancer of the Pancreas
  • Community Preparedness
  • Hospital Preparedness
  • Psychological Responses to Disaster
  • Triage
  • Preparing for Chemical, Nuclear, or Biologic Disasters
  • Chemical Disaster
  • Nuclear Disaster
  • Biologic Disaster
  • Pandemic Influenza Infection
  • 45.
  • Community Care
  • Care of Patients with Trauma or Shock
  • Prevention of Accidents
  • Home Safety
  • Highway Safety
  • Water Safety
  • First Aid and Good Samaritan Laws
  • Emergency Care
  • Triage: Initial Survey
  • Airway and Respiration
  • Control of Bleeding
  • UNIT X
  • Neck and Spine Injuries
  • Chest Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Multiple Trauma
  • Metabolic Emergencies
  • Insulin Reaction or Severe Hypoglycemia
  • Other Metabolic Emergencies
  • Injuries Caused by Extreme Heat and Cold
  • Heatstroke
  • Hypothermia
  • Ostomy Surgery and Care
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Frostbite
  • Poisoning
  • Accidental Poisoning
  • Food Poisoning
  • Inhaled Poisons
  • Bites and Stings
  • Human Bites
  • Animal Bites
  • Snakebite
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • 32.
  • Electric Shock and Burns
  • Chemical Burns
  • Choking Emergencies
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Hypovolemic Shock
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Obstructive Shock
  • Maldistribution of Fluids (Distributive Shock)
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Neurogenic Shock
  • Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
  • Nursing Management
  • Psychological and Social Emergencies --
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Musculoskeletal System
  • What Are the Structures of the Musculoskeletal System?
  • What Are the Functions of the Bones
  • What Are the Functions of the Muscles?
  • What Changes Occur in the Musculoskeletal System with Aging?
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Causes
  • Colostomy
  • Prevention
  • Nursing Management
  • 33.
  • Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Sprain
  • Strain
  • Dislocation
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Ileostomy
  • Meniscal Injury
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Bursitis
  • Bunion (Hallux Valgus)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fractures
  • Nursing Management
  • Inflammatory Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Lyme Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Preoperative Nursing Care
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Nursing Management
  • Gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Nursing Management
  • Paget's Disease
  • Bone Tumors
  • Amputation
  • Community Care
  • UNIT XI
  • Nursing Management
  • Urinary System
  • 34.
  • The Urinary System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Urologic System
  • What Are the Structures of the Urologic System and How Do They Interrelate?
  • What Are the Functions of the Kidneys?
  • What Are the Functions of the Ureters, Bladder, and Urethra?
  • What Changes Occur with Aging?
  • The Urologic System
  • Disorders of the Urologic System
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Urologic Problems
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • 35.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary System
  • Inflammatory Disorders of the Urinary Tract
  • Cystitis
  • Urethritis
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Obstructions of the Urinary Tract
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Renal Stenosis
  • Renal Stones
  • Urologic System Trauma
  • Trauma to Kidneys and Ureters
  • Trauma to the Bladder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Phobic Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Nursing Management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Nursing Management
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nursing Management
  • Contents note continued:
  • Suicidal Patients
  • Nursing Management
  • Eating Disorders
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Treatment of Eating Disorders
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 47.
  • Care of Patients with Substance Abuse Disorders
  • The Combative Patient
  • Substance and Alcohol Abuse
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Effects of Substance Abuse on Family and Friends
  • Disorders Associated with Substance Abuse
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Symptoms of Intoxication and Withdrawal
  • Abuse of Other Central Nervous System Depressants
  • Abuse of Opiates
  • Abuse of Stimulants
  • Abuse of Nicotine
  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
  • Abuse of Cannabis
  • Abuse of Hallucinogens and Inhalants
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 48.
  • Care of Patients with Cognitive Disorders
  • Overview of Cognitive Disorders
  • Delirium
  • Substance-Induced Delirium
  • Dementia
  • UNIT XV
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Nursing Management
  • Vascular Dementia
  • AIDS Dementia Complex
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 49.
  • Care of Patients with Thought and Personality Disorders
  • Overview of Thought Disorders
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Mental Health Nursing of the Adult
  • Schizophrenia
  • Nursing Management
  • Overview of Personality Disorders
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • Appendices
  • Appendix A
  • Most Common Laboratory Test Values
  • Appendix B
  • 46.
  • Standard Precautions
  • Appendix C
  • Standard Steps for All Nursing Procedures
  • Appendix D
  • Answers to Review Questions for the NCLEX® Examination
  • Appendix E
  • Standards of Practice and Educational Competencies of Graduates of Practical/Vocational Nursing Programs
  • Appendix F
  • NFLPN Nursing Practice Standards for the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
  • Appendix G
  • Care of Patients with Anxiety, Mood, and Eating Disorders
  • American Hospital Association: The Patient Care Partnership---Understanding Expectations, Rights, and Responsibilities
  • Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders
Control code
ocn760270743
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xxviii, 1234 p.
Isbn
9781437717075
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011046197
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)760270743
Label
Medical-surgical nursing : concepts & practice, [edited by] Susan C. deWit, Candice K. Kumagai
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1142-1158) and index
Contents
  • Provide Safe Patient Care
  • Factors that Influence Infectious Disease
  • Disease-Producing Pathogens
  • The Body's Defense Against Infection
  • Skin
  • Normal Flora
  • The Inflammatory Response
  • The Immune Response
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Preventing and Controlling the Spread of Infection
  • Precaution Categories for Infection Prevention and Control
  • Teach Patients
  • Health Care-Associated Infections
  • The Cost of Health Care-Associated Infections
  • Nursing Interventions to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections
  • Infection Surveillance and Reporting
  • Medical Asepsis and Surgical Asepsis
  • Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Nursing Interventions for Patients with Sepsis
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • Home Care
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Long-Term Care
  • 7.
  • Care of Patients with Pain
  • Theories of Pain
  • Classification of Pain
  • Nociceptive Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Perception of Pain
  • Acute versus Chronic Pain
  • Acute Pain
  • Work as a Collaborative Member of the Health Care Team
  • Chronic Pain
  • Nursing Management
  • Management of Pain
  • Pharmacologic Approaches
  • Nonpharmacologic Approaches
  • Community Care
  • Extended Care
  • Home Care
  • 8.
  • Care of Patients with Cancer
  • Advocate for the Patient
  • Carol Dallred
  • The Impact of Cancer
  • Physiology of Cancer
  • Classification of Tumors
  • Metastasis
  • Causative Factors
  • Chemical Carcinogens
  • Promoters
  • Chronic Irritation
  • Physical Carcinogens
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Genetic Predisposition
  • Contributing Factors
  • Intrinsic Factors
  • Stress
  • Diet
  • Measures to Prevent Cancer
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Alcohol
  • Environment
  • Identifying High-Risk People
  • Expanded Roles
  • Detection of Cancer
  • Diagnostic Tests
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Therapies, Problems, and Nursing Care
  • Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Immunotherapy Using Biologic Response Modifiers
  • Charge Nurse/Manager of Care
  • Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Gene Therapy
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of Medical Treatment
  • Complementary and Integrative Medicine
  • Common Problems Related to Cancer or Cancer Treatment
  • Anorexia, Mucositis, and Weight Loss
  • Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Cystitis
  • Immunosuppression, Bone Marrow Suppression, and Infection
  • Types of Health Care Financing
  • Hyperuricemia
  • Fatigue
  • Alopecia
  • Pain
  • Patients with Metastatic Disease
  • Fear and Ineffective Coping
  • Oncologic Emergencies
  • Care for the Dying Cancer Patient
  • Psychological Process of Death
  • Palliative Care
  • Health Insurance
  • 9.
  • Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation
  • Carol Dallred
  • Chronic Illness
  • Preventing the Hazards of Immobility
  • Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Programs
  • The Rehabilitation Team
  • Nursing Management
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Goals for Health Care
  • Home Care
  • The LPN/LVN in Home Care
  • The Family Caregiver
  • UNIT III
  • Immune System
  • 10.
  • The Immune and Lymphatic Systems
  • Trena L. Rich
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Immune And Lymphatic Systems
  • What are the Organs and Structures of the Immune and Lymphatic Systems?
  • Cost Containment
  • What are the Functions of the Immune and Lymphatic systems?
  • What Effects Does Aging have on the Immune and Lymphatic Systems?
  • Protective Mechanisms of the Immune and Lymphatic Systems
  • Inflammatory Response
  • Immune Response
  • Immune and Lymphatic System Disorders
  • Prevention of Immune and Lymphatic System Problems
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Problems Related to the Immune and Lymphatic Systems
  • Fever
  • Health Promotion and Healthy People 2020
  • Nutrition
  • Immunosuppression
  • 11.
  • Care of Patients with HIV/AIDS
  • Trena L. Rich
  • Disorders of Immune Deficiency
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Nursing Management
  • 12.
  • Care of Patients with Immune and Lymphatic Disorders
  • Holistic Care of Patients
  • Trena L. Rich
  • Immune Disorders
  • Therapeutic Immunosuppression
  • Diagnostic Tests and Treatment of Immune Deficiencies
  • Nursing Management
  • Disorders of Inappropriate Immune Response
  • Allergy and Hypersensitivity
  • Nursing Management
  • Anaphylactic Reaction and Anaphylactic Shock
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • 2.
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Disorders Of The Lymphatic System
  • Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Lymphedema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • UNIT IV
  • Respiratory System
  • 13.
  • Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
  • The Respiratory System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Respiratory System
  • What Are the Functions of Each of the Structures of the Upper Respiratory System?
  • How Does the Epiglottis Protect the Airway?
  • How Is Speech Produced in the Larynx?
  • What Are the Functions of the Structures of the Lower Respiratory System?
  • How Is Oxygen Delivered to the Alveolar Membrane, Where It Can Diffuse into the Blood?
  • How Is the Lung Protected?
  • How Is Respiration Controlled?
  • How Do the Bones of the Thorax and the Respiratory Muscles Affect the Respiratory Process?
  • Signe S. Hill
  • What Factors Can Affect the Exchange of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide?
  • What Age-Related Changes Affect the Respiratory System?
  • Causes of Respiratory Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Prevention
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Respiratory Patient Care Problems
  • Ineffective Airway Clearance
  • Ineffective Breathing Patterns
  • Risk of Infection
  • Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment
  • Alterations in Nutrition and Hydration
  • Fatigue
  • 14.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Respiratory System
  • Disorders of the Nose and Sinuses
  • Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) (the Common Cold) and Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Epistaxis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Factors that Influence Your Thinking and Nursing Care
  • Obstruction and Trauma
  • Airway Obstruction and Respiratory Arrest
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Nasal Fracture
  • Cancer of the Larynx
  • Community Care
  • Home Care
  • Extended Care
  • 15.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Respiratory System
  • Integrating Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
  • Respiratory Infectious Diseases
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Influenza
  • Pneumonia
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Occupational Lung Disorders
  • UNIT I
  • The Nursing Process
  • Interstitial Pulmonary Disease
  • Restrictive Pulmonary Disorders
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders
  • Atelectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Asthma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disorders
  • The Institute for Healthcare Improvement Bundles
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Chest Injuries
  • Pneumothorax and Hemothorax
  • Lung Disorders
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Adult (Acute) Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Common Therapeutic Measures
  • The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals
  • Intrathoracic Surgery
  • Medication Administration
  • Humidification
  • Pulmonary Hygiene
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Community Care --
  • The Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures
  • Applying LPN/LVN Standards in Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Assessment (Data Collection)
  • Analysis and Nursing Diagnosis
  • Planning
  • Implementation
  • Evaluation
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Settings, Roles, and Issues
  • Interdisciplinary (Collaborative) Care Plan
  • UNIT II
  • Medical-Surgical Patient Care Problems
  • 3.
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance, and Intravenous Therapy
  • Distribution and Regulation of Body Fluids
  • Pathophysiology
  • Movement of Fluid and Electrolytes
  • Fluid Imbalances
  • Pathophysiology
  • 1.
  • Deficient Fluid Volume
  • Excess Fluid Volume
  • Home Care
  • Osmolality
  • Electrolytes
  • Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Acid-Base System
  • Physiology
  • Acid-Base Imbalances
  • Pathophysiology
  • Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
  • Respiratory Acidosis
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Respiratory Alkalosis
  • Metabolic Alkalosis
  • Home Care
  • Intravenous Fluid Therapy
  • Nursing Responsibilities in Administering IV Fluids
  • Calculating and Regulating the Rate of Flow
  • Nursing Management
  • Helen Stephens Howlett
  • Community Care
  • 4.
  • Care of Preoperative and Intraoperative Surgical Patients
  • Technological Advances in Surgery
  • Autologous Blood for Transfusion
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Nursing Management
  • Intraoperative Care
  • The Surgical Team
  • The Surgical Suite
  • Roles of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses
  • The Surgical Holding Area
  • Roles of the Circulating Nurse and the Scrub Person
  • Anesthesia
  • General Anesthesia
  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Procedural Sedation Anesthesia (Moderate Sedation)
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Potential Intraoperative Complications
  • 5.
  • Care of Postoperative Surgical Patients
  • Uphold Clinical Standards
  • Immediate Postoperative Care
  • Postanesthesia Care Unit
  • Immediate Postoperative Care
  • Nursing Management
  • Discharge Planning
  • Community Care
  • 6.
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Trena L. Rich
  • The Infectious Process and Disease
  • What Are the Functions of the Plasma Proteins?
  • Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders
  • Disorders of the Heart
  • Heart Failure
  • Nursing Management
  • Cardiac Conduction Disorders (Dysrhythmias)
  • Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases of the Heart
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac Valve Disorders
  • How Does the Body Produce Blood Cells?
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Regurgitation (Insufficiency)
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Regurgitation (Insufficiency)
  • Treatment of Valve Disorders
  • Cardiac Trauma
  • Common Therapies and Their Nursing Implications
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pharmacologic Agents
  • Dietary Control
  • What Are the Functions of the Red Blood Cells?
  • Community Care
  • 21.
  • Care of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome and Myocardial Infarction
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatment Options
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
  • What Are the Functions of White Blood Cells?
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Community Care
  • UNIT VII
  • Neurologic System
  • 22.
  • The Neurologic System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Neurologic System
  • How Is the Nervous System Organized?
  • How Does the Peripheral Nervous System Interact with the Central Nervous System?
  • How Is the Central Nervous System Protected?
  • What Are Platelets and What is Their Function?
  • How Do Nerves Conduct Impulses?
  • What Are the Special Characteristics of the Nervous System?
  • What Changes Occur in the Nervous System with Aging?
  • Causative Factors Involved in Neurologic Disorders
  • Prevention of Neurologic Disorders
  • Evaluation of Neurologic Status
  • Cranial Nerves
  • Coordination and Balance
  • Neuromuscular Function Testing
  • Reflexes
  • How Does the Lymphatic System Interact with the Vascular System?
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Neurologic Patient Care Problems
  • Ineffective Breathing Pattern
  • Impaired Mobility
  • Self-Care Deficit
  • Dysphagia
  • Incontinence
  • Pain
  • Confusion
  • Aphasia
  • What Changes of the Hematologic System Occur with Aging?
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Psychosocial Concerns
  • Ineffective Family Coping
  • 23.
  • Care of Patients with Head and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Head Injuries
  • Increased Intracranial Pressure
  • Nursing Management
  • Injuries of the Spine and Spinal Cord
  • Nursing Management
  • Causes of Hematologic Disorders
  • Back Pain and Ruptured Intervertebral Disk ("Slipped Disk")
  • 24.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Brain
  • Seizure Disorders and Epilepsy
  • Nursing Management
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke, Brain Attack)
  • Nursing Management
  • Brain Tumor
  • Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System
  • Prevention of Hematologic Disorders
  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Viral Meningitis
  • Nursing Management
  • Encephalitis
  • Brain Abscess
  • Headaches
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Cluster Headaches
  • Tension Headaches
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureux)
  • Nursing Management
  • Bell's Palsy
  • 25.
  • Care of Patients with Peripheral Nerve and Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Nursing Management
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nursing Management
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Contents note continued:
  • Nursing Management
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Nursing Management
  • Poliomyelitis and Postpolio Syndrome
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • UNIT VIII
  • Sensory System
  • Common Problems Related to Disorders of the Hematologic System
  • 26.
  • The Sensory System: Eye and Ear
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Eye
  • What Are the Structures of the Eye?
  • What Are the Functions of the Eye Structures?
  • What Changes Occur in the Eye with Aging?
  • The Eye
  • Eye Disorders
  • Basic Eye Care
  • Prevention of Eye Injury
  • Excessive Bleeding
  • Prevention of Visual Loss
  • Diagnostic Tests and Examinations
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Ear
  • What Are the Structures of the Ear?
  • What Are the Functions of the Ear Structures?
  • What Changes Occur in the Ear with Aging?
  • The Ear
  • Hearing Loss
  • Fatigue
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Problems of Patients with Ear Disorders
  • Rehabilitation for Hearing Loss
  • Community Care
  • 27.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Eyes and Ears
  • Common Disorders of the Eye
  • Errors of Refraction
  • Uveitis
  • Corneal Disorders
  • Anorexia
  • Eye Trauma
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Narrow-Angle (Angle-Closure) Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nursing Care of the Patient Having Eye Surgery
  • Preoperative Care
  • Pain
  • Postoperative Care
  • Community Care
  • Resources for the Vision Impaired
  • Common Disorders of the Ear
  • External Otitis
  • Impacted Cerumen and Foreign Bodies
  • Otitis Media
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Meniere's Disease (Meniere's Syndrome)
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Infection
  • Otosclerosis and Hearing Loss
  • Nursing Care of the Patient Having Ear Surgery
  • Preoperative Care
  • Postoperative Care
  • Community Care
  • UNIT IX
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • 28.
  • The Gastrointestinal System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Gastrointestinal System
  • Bone Marrow Failure
  • What Are the Organs and Structures of the Gastrointestinal System?
  • What Are the Functions of the Gastrointestinal System?
  • What Effects Does Aging Have on the Gastrointestinal System?
  • What Are the Structures and Locations of the Accessory Organs?
  • What Are the Functions of the Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreas?
  • How Does Aging Affect the Accessory Organs of Digestion?
  • The Gastrointestinal System
  • Gastrointestinal System Disorders
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Problems Related to the Gastrointestinal System
  • 17.
  • 29.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal System
  • Eating Disorder
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Obesity
  • Nursing Management
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Stomatitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders
  • Cancer of the Oral Cavity
  • Cancer of the Esophagus
  • Hiatal Hernia (Diaphragmatic Hernia)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastritis
  • Nursing Management
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Common Therapies for Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System
  • UNIT V
  • Disorders of the Hematologic System
  • Gastrointestinal Decompression
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition
  • 30.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal System
  • Disorders of the Abdomen and Bowel
  • Abdominal and Inguinal Hernia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Diarrhea or Constipation
  • Diverticula
  • Anemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Bowel Ischemia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Nursing Management
  • Appendicitis
  • Peritonitis
  • Malabsorption
  • Cancer of the Colon --
  • Nursing Management
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Leukemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Hemophilia
  • Hematologic System
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Therapies Frequently Used in the Management of Hematologic Disorders
  • Transfusions
  • Leukapheresis
  • Biologic Response Modifiers: Colony-Stimulating Factor Therapy
  • Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Iron Therapy
  • Vitamin B12 Therapy
  • Splenectomy
  • 16.
  • Community Care
  • UNIT VI
  • Cardiovascular System
  • 18.
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Cardiovascular System
  • What Are the Structures of the Heart and Their Functions?
  • What Causes the Heart to Contract and Pump Blood?
  • What Is the Cardiac Cycle?
  • What Is the Ejection Fraction?
  • The Hematologic System
  • How Does the Vascular System Function to Carry Blood Throughout the Body?
  • What Is the Blood Pressure and What Affects It?
  • What Changes Occur in the Cardiovascular System with Aging?
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Women and Heart Disease
  • Causes of Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Problems of Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Hematologic System
  • Fatigue and Dyspnea
  • Fluid Overload (Edema)
  • Pain
  • Altered Tissue Perfusion
  • Impaired Tissue Integrity
  • 19.
  • Care of Patients with Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Nursing Management
  • Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerosis
  • What Are the Functions of Blood?
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (Arterial Insufficiency)
  • Nursing Management
  • Aneurysm
  • Nursing Management
  • Carotid Occlusion
  • Buerger's Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)
  • Nursing Management
  • Raynaud's Disease and Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Venous Disorders
  • What Are the Components of Blood?
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Nursing Management
  • Varicose Veins
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Stasis Ulcers
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 20.
  • Pilonidal Sinus (Pilonidal Cyst)
  • Urologic System Cancers
  • Cancer of the Bladder
  • Cancer of the Kidney
  • Renal Failure
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Nursing Management
  • Chronic Renal Failure
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • UNIT XII
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Endocrine System
  • 36.
  • The Endocrine System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Endocrine System
  • What Are the Organs and Structures of the Endocrine System?
  • What Are the Functions of the Endocrine System?
  • What Are the Effects of the Pituitary Hormones?
  • What Are the Effects of the Thyroid Hormones?
  • What Are the Functions of the Parathyroid Glands?
  • What Are the Functions of the Hormones Secreted by the Adrenal Glands?
  • Community Care
  • What Is the Hormonal Function of the Pancreas?
  • What Are the Effects of Aging on the Endocrine System?
  • The Endocrine System
  • Endocrine System Disorders
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 37.
  • Care of Patients with Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
  • Disorders of the Pituitary Gland
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • 31.
  • Hypofunction of the Pituitary Gland
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
  • Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
  • Goiter
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Myxedema Coma
  • Thyroiditis
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyperparathyroidism (von Recklinghausen's Disease)
  • Disorders of the Adrenal Glands
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Adrenocortical Insufficiency (Addison's Disease)
  • Acute Adrenal Insufficiency or Adrenal Crisis
  • Excess Adrenocortical Hormone (Cushirig Syndrome)
  • Community Care
  • Disorders of the Gallbladder
  • 38.
  • Care of Patients with Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
  • Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Nursing Management
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Community Care
  • UNIT XIII
  • Reproductive System
  • 39.
  • Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis
  • Care of Women with Reproductive Disorders
  • Gloria Leifer
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Female Reproductive System
  • What Are the Primary External Structures of the Female Reproductive System?
  • What Are the Primary Internal Structures of the Female Reproductive System?
  • What Are the Accessory Organs of the Female Reproductive System?
  • What Are the Phases of the Female Reproductive Cycle during the Childbearing Years?
  • When Does Sexual Development Occur in the Fetus?
  • What Changes Take Place as Girls Mature into Women and Become Capable of Reproduction?
  • What Changes Take Place as a Woman Enters Menopause?
  • Disorders of the Liver
  • What Changes Occur with Aging?
  • The Female Reproductive System
  • Menstruation
  • Normal Breasts
  • Contraception and Fertility
  • Menopause
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Nursing Management
  • Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
  • Menstrual Dysfunctions
  • Hepatitis
  • Pelvic Relaxation Syndrome
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Leiomyoma
  • Endometriosis
  • Inflammations of the Lower Genital Tract
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Cancer of the Reproductive Tract
  • Disorders of the Breast
  • Nursing Management
  • Benign Disorders of the Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Home Care
  • Community Care
  • 40.
  • Care of Men with Reproductive Disorders
  • Gloria Leifer, RN, MA, CNE Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Male Reproductive System
  • What Are the Structures of the Male Reproductive System?
  • What Are the Functions of the Organs of the Male Reproductive System?
  • How Is Sperm Production Controlled?
  • Contents note continued:
  • Cirrhosis
  • What Changes Occur with Aging?
  • The Male Reproductive System
  • Fertility
  • Contraception
  • Nursing Management
  • Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Ejaculation Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Hydrocele
  • Nursing Management
  • Varicocele
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Priapism
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Inflammations and Infections of the Male Reproductive Tract
  • Cancer of the Male Reproductive Tract
  • Community Care
  • 41.
  • Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Gloria Leifer
  • Common Infections of the Female Reproductive Tract
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Candidiasis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Risk Factors for Transmission of Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Prevention of Human Papillomavirus
  • Lesions of Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Reporting Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Transmission of Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Cancer of the Liver
  • Common Diagnostic Tests
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • UNIT XIV
  • Integumentary System
  • 42.
  • The Integumentary System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Integumentary System
  • What Is the Structure of the Skin, Hair, and Nails?
  • What Are the Functions of the Skin and Its Structures?
  • Disorders of the Pancreas
  • What Changes Occur in the Skin and Its Structures with Aging?
  • The Integumentary System
  • Disorders of the Integumentary System
  • Integrity of Skin
  • Nursing Management
  • 43.
  • Care of Patients with Integumentary Disorders and Burns
  • Inflammatory Infections
  • Dermatitis
  • Acne
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Viral Infections
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Fungal Infections
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Parasitic Infections
  • Pediculosis and Scabies
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Noninfectious Disorders of Skin
  • Skin Cancer
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Burns
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • UNST XV Emergency and Disaster Management
  • 44.
  • Care of Patients During Disasters, Bioterrorism Attacks, and Pandemic Infections
  • Disaster Preparedness and Response
  • Cancer of the Pancreas
  • Community Preparedness
  • Hospital Preparedness
  • Psychological Responses to Disaster
  • Triage
  • Preparing for Chemical, Nuclear, or Biologic Disasters
  • Chemical Disaster
  • Nuclear Disaster
  • Biologic Disaster
  • Pandemic Influenza Infection
  • 45.
  • Community Care
  • Care of Patients with Trauma or Shock
  • Prevention of Accidents
  • Home Safety
  • Highway Safety
  • Water Safety
  • First Aid and Good Samaritan Laws
  • Emergency Care
  • Triage: Initial Survey
  • Airway and Respiration
  • Control of Bleeding
  • UNIT X
  • Neck and Spine Injuries
  • Chest Trauma
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Multiple Trauma
  • Metabolic Emergencies
  • Insulin Reaction or Severe Hypoglycemia
  • Other Metabolic Emergencies
  • Injuries Caused by Extreme Heat and Cold
  • Heatstroke
  • Hypothermia
  • Ostomy Surgery and Care
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Frostbite
  • Poisoning
  • Accidental Poisoning
  • Food Poisoning
  • Inhaled Poisons
  • Bites and Stings
  • Human Bites
  • Animal Bites
  • Snakebite
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • 32.
  • Electric Shock and Burns
  • Chemical Burns
  • Choking Emergencies
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Hypovolemic Shock
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Obstructive Shock
  • Maldistribution of Fluids (Distributive Shock)
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Neurogenic Shock
  • Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
  • Nursing Management
  • Psychological and Social Emergencies --
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Musculoskeletal System
  • What Are the Structures of the Musculoskeletal System?
  • What Are the Functions of the Bones
  • What Are the Functions of the Muscles?
  • What Changes Occur in the Musculoskeletal System with Aging?
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Causes
  • Colostomy
  • Prevention
  • Nursing Management
  • 33.
  • Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Sprain
  • Strain
  • Dislocation
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Ileostomy
  • Meniscal Injury
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Bursitis
  • Bunion (Hallux Valgus)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fractures
  • Nursing Management
  • Inflammatory Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Lyme Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Preoperative Nursing Care
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Nursing Management
  • Gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Nursing Management
  • Paget's Disease
  • Bone Tumors
  • Amputation
  • Community Care
  • UNIT XI
  • Nursing Management
  • Urinary System
  • 34.
  • The Urinary System
  • Overview Of Anatomy And Physiology Of The Urologic System
  • What Are the Structures of the Urologic System and How Do They Interrelate?
  • What Are the Functions of the Kidneys?
  • What Are the Functions of the Ureters, Bladder, and Urethra?
  • What Changes Occur with Aging?
  • The Urologic System
  • Disorders of the Urologic System
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Nursing Management
  • Common Urologic Problems
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • 35.
  • Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary System
  • Inflammatory Disorders of the Urinary Tract
  • Cystitis
  • Urethritis
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Obstructions of the Urinary Tract
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Renal Stenosis
  • Renal Stones
  • Urologic System Trauma
  • Trauma to Kidneys and Ureters
  • Trauma to the Bladder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Phobic Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Nursing Management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Nursing Management
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nursing Management
  • Contents note continued:
  • Suicidal Patients
  • Nursing Management
  • Eating Disorders
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Treatment of Eating Disorders
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 47.
  • Care of Patients with Substance Abuse Disorders
  • The Combative Patient
  • Substance and Alcohol Abuse
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Effects of Substance Abuse on Family and Friends
  • Disorders Associated with Substance Abuse
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Symptoms of Intoxication and Withdrawal
  • Abuse of Other Central Nervous System Depressants
  • Abuse of Opiates
  • Abuse of Stimulants
  • Abuse of Nicotine
  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
  • Abuse of Cannabis
  • Abuse of Hallucinogens and Inhalants
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 48.
  • Care of Patients with Cognitive Disorders
  • Overview of Cognitive Disorders
  • Delirium
  • Substance-Induced Delirium
  • Dementia
  • UNIT XV
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Nursing Management
  • Vascular Dementia
  • AIDS Dementia Complex
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • 49.
  • Care of Patients with Thought and Personality Disorders
  • Overview of Thought Disorders
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Mental Health Nursing of the Adult
  • Schizophrenia
  • Nursing Management
  • Overview of Personality Disorders
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Nursing Management
  • Community Care
  • Appendices
  • Appendix A
  • Most Common Laboratory Test Values
  • Appendix B
  • 46.
  • Standard Precautions
  • Appendix C
  • Standard Steps for All Nursing Procedures
  • Appendix D
  • Answers to Review Questions for the NCLEX® Examination
  • Appendix E
  • Standards of Practice and Educational Competencies of Graduates of Practical/Vocational Nursing Programs
  • Appendix F
  • NFLPN Nursing Practice Standards for the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
  • Appendix G
  • Care of Patients with Anxiety, Mood, and Eating Disorders
  • American Hospital Association: The Patient Care Partnership---Understanding Expectations, Rights, and Responsibilities
  • Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders
Control code
ocn760270743
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xxviii, 1234 p.
Isbn
9781437717075
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011046197
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)760270743

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