Brunner & Suddarth?s Textbook of Medical- Surgical Nursing, 13/e, (2 Vol. Set)

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Author: Hinkle
Edition: 13th
ISBN: 9789351292067
Language: English
Published: 2014
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

Prepare for medical-surgical nursing practice and success on the NCLEX with Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 13th Edition. A favorite resource for students and practicing nurses for almost a half-century, this book provides comprehensive yet accessible coverage of a broad range of medical conditions while focusing on the nursing process and the nurse&rsquos role in caring for and educating patients and families within today's complex health care delivery system.

Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical- 

Surgical Nursing, 13/e, (2 Vol. Set)

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Prepare for medical-surgical nursing practice and success on the NCLEX with Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 13th Edition. A favorite resource for students and practicing nurses for almost a half-century, this book provides comprehensive yet accessible coverage of a broad range of medical conditions while focusing on the nursing process and the nurse&rsquos role in caring for and educating patients and families within today's complex health care delivery system.

Up-to-date coverage of the health care needs of people with disabilities, nursing research findings, ethical considerations, and evidence-based practice gives you opportunities to refine your clinical decision-making skills. Fully updated and enhanced, this new edition provides a fully integrated solution that promotes clinical judgment, performance, and success on the NCLEX examination and in nursing practice.

Key Features

  • Includes brief discussion about Health and Medical-Surgical Nursing from Indian perspective.
  • The current status of Indian Health and disease burden (communicable and non-communicable) are discussed.
  • The development of Medical-Surgical Nursing in India is discussed briefly.
  • Few of the National Health Policies of India and the milestones are enumerated along with policy prescriptions specific to nursing.
  • A list of Indian knowledge resources of Medical-Surgical Nursing is listed for further reading.
  • Concept Mastery Alerts clarify difficult concepts, informed by data from Misconception Alert questions in PrepU for Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 12/e.
  • Quality and Safety Nursing Alerts build upon previous edition's Nursing Alerts to highlight issues related to quality and safety nursing care.
  • The updated unit openers include new Case Studies with QSEN Competency Focus to highlight a competency and related knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Additional information for these case studies related to NANDA-I, NIC, NOC and the nursing process is available online.
  • NEW! Prioritization Questions have been added to the Critical Thinking Exercises.
  • Genetics Charts and Ethical Dilemma Charts have been revised to reflect the latest advances in the field.
  • Critical care information has been updated to further the authors' goal to have the most up-to-date and clinically relevant content on critical care throughout the book.
  • Expanded coverage of obesity, highlighted with a new icon, focuses on this epidemic health problem in our society.
  • The Table of Contents has been reorganized for a more logical sequence and flow.
  • Nursing Process sections, Plans of Nursing Care, and Critical Care sections
  • More than 2,900 NCLEX-style review questions
  • Assessment Charts, Risk Factor Charts, Guidelines Charts, Genetics in Nursing Practice Charts, Patient Education Charts, Health Promotion Charts, Ethics and Related Issues Charts, and Pharmacology Charts and tables.
  • Gerontologic Considerations sections, Physiology/Pathophysiology figures, and Home Care Checklists
  • Nursing Research Profiles and EBP questions help students learn the importance of evidence-based practice.
  • Concepts in Action Animations bring anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology concepts to life.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Basic Concepts in Nursing

  1. Health Care Delivery and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
  2. Community-Based Nursing Practice
  3. Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision Making and the Nursing Process
  4. Health Education and Promotion
  5. Adult Health and Nutritional Assessment

Unit 2: Biophysical and Psychosocial Concepts in Nursing Practice

  1. Individual and Family Homeostasis, Stress, and Adaptation
  2. Overview of Transcultural Nursing
  3. Overview of Genetics and Genomics in Nursing
  4. Chronic Illness and Disability
  5. Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation
  6. Health Care of the Older Adult

Unit 3: Concepts and Challenges in Patient Management

  1. Pain Management
  2. Fluid and Electrolytes: Balance and Disturbance
  3. Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
  4. Oncology: Nursing Management in Cancer Care
  5. End-of-Life Care

Unit 4: Perioperative Concepts and Nursing Management

  1. Preoperative Nursing Management
  2. Intraoperative Nursing Management
  3. Postoperative Nursing Management

Unit 5: Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function

  1. Assessment of Respiratory Function
  2. Respiratory Care Modalities
  3. Management of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders
  4. Management of Patients With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
  5. Management of Patients With Chronic Pulmonary Disease

Unit 6: Cardiovascular and Circulatory Function

  1. Assessment of Cardiovascular Function
  2. Management of Patients With Dysrhythmias and Conduction Problems
  3. Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disorders
  4. Managements of Patients With Structural, Infectious, and Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders
  5. Management of Patients With Complications from Heart Disease
  6. Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation
  7. Assessment and Management of Patients With Hypertension

Unit 7: Hematologic Function

  1. Assessment of Hematologic Function
  2. Management of Patients With Nonmalignant Hematologic Disorders
  3. Management of Patients With Hematologic Neoplasms

Unit 8: Immunologic Function

  1. Assessment of Immune Function
  2. Management of Patients With Immunodeficiency Disorders
  3. Management of Patients With HIV Infection and AIDS
  4. Assessment and Management of Patients With Allergic Disorders
  5. Assessment and Management of Patients With Rheumatic Disorders

Unit 9: Musculoskeletal Function

  1. Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function
  2. Musculoskeletal Care Modalities
  3. Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders
  4. Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Trauma

Unit 10: Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function

  1. Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function
  2. Digestive and Gastrointestinal Treatment Modalities
  3. Management of Patients with Oral and Esophageal Disorders
  4. Management of Patients with Gastric and Duodenal Disorders
  5. Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal Disorders

Unit 11: Metabolic and Endocrine Function

  1. Assessment and Management of Patients with Hepatic Disorders
  2. Assessment and Management of Patients with Biliary Disorders
  3. Assessment and Management of Patients with Diabetes
  4. Assessment and Management of Patients with Endocrine Disorders

Unit 12: Kidney and Urinary Function

  1. Assessment of Kidney and Urinary Function
  2. Management of Patients with Kidney Disorders
  3. Management of Patients with Urinary Disorders

Unit 13: Reproductive Function

  1. Assessment and Management of Female Physiologic Processes
  2. Management of Patients with Female Reproductive Disorders
  3. Assessment and Management of Patients with Breast Disorders
  4. Assessment and Management of Problems Related to Male Reproductive Processes

Unit 14: Integumentary Function

  1. Assessment of Integumentary Function
  2. Managements of Patients with Dermatologic Problems
  3. Managements of Patients with Burn Injury

Unit 15: Sensory Function

  1. Assessment and Management of Patients with Eye and Vision Disorders
  2. Assessment and Management of Patients with Hearing and Balance Disorders

Unit 16: Neurologic Function

  1. Assessment of Neurologic Function
  2. Management of Patients with Neurologic Dysfunction
  3. Management of Patients with Cerebrovascular Disorders
  4. Management of Patients with Neurologic Trauma
  5. Management of Patients with Neurologic Infections, Autoimmune Disorders, and Neuropathies
  6. Management of Patients with Oncologic or Degenerative Neurologic Disorders

Unit 17: Acute Community Based Challenges

  1. Management of Patients With Infectious Diseases
  2. Emergency Nursing
  3. Terrorism, Mass Casualty, and Disaster Nursing

Appendix A: Diagnostic Studies and Interpretation, Available on thePoint