Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, 11/e with the Point Access Scratch Code

Author: Nettina
Edition: 11/e
ISBN: 9789388313285
Language: English
Published: 2019
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

A classic nursing reference, the fully updated Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice, 11th Edition, offers expert nursing knowledge and much-needed practical guidance on patient care.

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, 11/e 

with the Point Access Scratch Code


A classic nursing reference, the fully updated Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice, 11th Edition, offers expert nursing knowledge and much-needed practical guidance on patient care.

Authoritative yet easy to follow, this comprehensive text guides you through the nursing concepts and skills particularly vital for medical-surgical assessment, care, and treatment. Essential for both in-the-classroom and on-the-unit guidance, this is the expertise that all students, new nurses, and medical-surgical nurses need to grasp essential nursing concepts, care management, and procedures.

Discover the insights and data that every nurse needs:

  • NEW and updated features – Nursing, Gerontologic, Drug, and Transitional Care Alerts, evidence-based references, diagnostic methods, and drug treatment throughout the book
  • Easy-to-read, well-illustrated outline format – practical, pertinent, and comprehensive content for the busy nurse, including:
  • Patient education – essential self-care, prevention, and health promotion information
  • Nursing assessments – important signs and symptoms and other clinical data to be on the alert for in all types of conditions
  • Body system terminology – how anatomy and physiology are affected by disease in each body system
  • Equipment use – utilizing technology for patient monitoring and therapy
  • Nursing process and practice – systematic use of the nursing process for assessment, planning, and intervention 
  • Emergency nursing – emergent conditions 
  • Psychiatric Nursing – mental health problems
  • Medical-surgical nursing – adult physical assessment, IV therapy, perioperative nursing, cancer nursing, and care of the older or disabled adult
  • Patient care by body system – functions, problems, disorders, and therapies described for the respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic and sensory, gastrointestinal, renal, genitourinary, reproductive, metabolic, endocrine, hematologic, immunologic, musculoskeletal, and integumentary systems
  • Maternity and neonatal nursing – maternal and fetal health, nursing management during labor and delivery, care of mother and neonate in postpartum period, and complications of childbearing
  • Pediatric nursing – pediatric growth and development, physical assessment, primary care, treatment of pediatric disorders of all body systems, and developmental disabilities

Table of Contents

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 I: 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 II: 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