Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy
ISBN: 1496324846
EAN13: 9781496324849
Language: English
Pages: 1000
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 3.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: LWW
Book Overview
Get the vital concepts, data, and how-to on medical-surgical nursing with the newly updated Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, 4th Edition . This fun-but-informative guide uses colorful drawings and diagrams to demonstrate the mechanisms and clinical indications of the most common disorders found in each body system--followed by clear-cut direction on assessments, interventions, and evidence-based treatments. An ideal support to class materials and NCLEX (R) preparation, this is also the perfect on-the-spot refresher for nurses in every kind of medical-surgical practice. NEW real-world guidance from Nurse Joy and Nurse Jake--expert tips and insights for medical-surgical nursing situations NEW quick-scan format with concise, easy-to-remember bulleted content Hundreds of colorful drawings, charts, and diagrams illustrating vital points Chapters covering disorders by body system , including cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, renal and urologic, reproductive, and musculoskeletal Current data and best practices on assessing and treating common disorders, including: Anatomy, etiology, and physiology Health Physical assessments Diagnostic testing Current NANDA International nursing diagnosis guidelines Special chapter features: A closer look - Illustrations that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathways Education edge - Patient teaching tips Just the facts - Brief outline of content at the start of every chapter What do I do? - Steps to take in emergency situations Weighing the evidence - Evidence-based practice pointers that support nursing actions Memory jogger - Memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatments Quick quiz - End-of-chapter riddles and multiple-choice questions to help you retain vital content Step-by-step, expert guidance on vital skills, with real-life patient scenarios for areas including: Cancer, obesity, and gerontology care End-of-life care Fluids and electrolytes Acid-base balance Pain management Blood transfusion reactions Classifying and treating heart failure Use of CT scans, MRIs, and x-rays for each body system Preoperative care Surgical processes Online supplementary materials: 1,000 NCLEX(R)-style questions in current NCLEX(R) exam format NCLEX(R) preparation tutorials Clinical simulation case studies Test-taking strategies and study techniques