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Gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in medical-surgical nursing with this leading textbook! Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing, 12th Edition uses a conversational writing style, a focus on nursing concepts and clinical trends, evidence-based content, and basic pathophysiology review to provide the solid foundation needed in a rapidly changing healthcare environment. Comprehensive chapters cover topics including nursing management and collaboration, health promotion, acute interventions, and ambulatory care. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find essential information, and a building-block approach makes even the most complex concepts simple to grasp. In addition to three new chapters, this edition includes a stronger focus on the nursing process, clinical judgment, and preparation for the Next-Generation NCLEX® Examination.

    • Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate.
    • Interprofessional care is addressed in special Interprofessional Care sections and Interprofessional Care tables.
    • Bridge to the NCLEX® Examination review questions reinforce key content and include both standard and alternate item format questions to help you prepare for the NCLEX exam.
    • Coverage of cultural and ethnic health disparities highlights important issues such as risk factors, economic aspects, and access to health care.
    • Coverage of gerontology and chronic illness is addressed in a separate chapter and highlighted in special gerontologic tables.
    • Pathophysiology maps use flowcharts tooutline complex concepts related to diseases, making them easier to understand.
    • Focused Assessment boxes provide brief checklists for a practical "assessment on the run" or bedside approach to assessment, and can be used to evaluate the status of previously identified health problems and monitor for signs of new problems.
    • Safety Alert boxes highlight patient safety issues and focus on the National Patient Safety Goals.
    • Nutritional Therapy tables summarize nutritional interventions and strategies for promoting healthy lifestyles.
    • Promoting Population Health boxes summarize health care goals as they relate to specific disorders such as cancer and diabetes, and identify strategies for health promotion.
    • Drug Therapy tables and Drug Alerts highlight important safety considerations for key drugs. 
      • Check Your Practice boxes challenge you to think critically, analyze patient assessment data, and implement appropriate interventions.
      • Coverage of genetics includes a separate chapter on genetics, Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes covering disorders and genetic testing, risk alerts, and links to disorders. 
        • Focus on patient and caregiver teaching shows how you can help patients and caregivers learn to manage chronic illnesses and conditions.
        • Ethical / Legal Dilemmas boxes introduce key topics such as informed consent, advance directives, and confidentiality.
          • Enhanced focus on clinical judgment and preparation for the Next-Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) features Applying Clinical Judgment With Multiple Patients boxes with traditional and NGN-style questions.
          • Revised table of contents reflects critical care content throughout the book and adds new chapters including Supporting Ventilation and Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, and Gender Diverse Patients.
          • Social Determinants of Health chapter focuses on nursing awareness of how patient circumstances affect health outcomes.
          • Clinical problems language replaces NANDA-I / ICNP diagnoses and better aligns with Harding & Hagler’s Conceptual Nursing Care Planning.
          • Case studies ― now labeled with Cognitive Skills from the NCSBN’s Clinical Judgment Measurement Model ― bring patient care to life, helping you develop skills in clinical judgment, prioritization, delegation, and evidence-based practice.
          • Conceptual focus for the patient experiencing infection or inflammation is included in the Infection chapter and the Inflammation and Healing chapter.
          • Updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based guidelines for patient care.
          • Streamlined features and content provide an optimized learning experience.

      Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

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        • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Elsevier; 12th edition (September 15, 2022)
        • Language ‏ : ‎ English
        • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 1829 pages
        • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0323789617
        • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0323789615
      • Section 1
        Concepts in Nursing Practice
        1 Professional Nursing
        2 Social Determinants of Health
        3 Health History and Physical Examination
        4 Patient and Caregiver Teaching
        5 Chronic Illness and Older Adults
        6 Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,
        Queer or Questioning, and Gender Diverse
        Section 2
        Problems Related to Comfort and Coping
        7 Stress Management
        8 Sleep and Sleep Disorders
        9 Pain
        10 Palliative and End-of-Life Care
        11 Substance Use Disorders
        Section 3
        Problems Related to Homeostasis and
        12 Inflammation and Healing
        13 Genetics
        14 Immune Responses and Transplantation
        15 Infection
        16 Cancer
        17 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
        Section 4
        Perioperative and Emergency Care
        18 Preoperative Care
        19 Intraoperative Care
        20 Postoperative Care
        21 Emergency and Disaster Nursing
        Section 5
        Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input
        22 Assessment and Management: Visual
        23 Assessment and Management:
        Auditory Problems
        24 Assessment: Integumentary System
        25 Integumentary Problems
        26 Burns
        Section 6
        Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation
        27 Assessment: Respiratory System
        28 Supporting Ventilation
        29 Upper Respiratory Problems
        30 Lower Respiratory Problems
        31 Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
        32 Acute Respiratory Failure and Acute
        Respiratory Distress Syndrome
        Section 7
        Problems of Oxygenation: Transport
        33 Assessment: Hematologic System
        34 Hematologic Problems
        Section 8
        Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion
        35 Assessment: Cardiovascular System
        36 Hypertension
        37 Coronary Artery Disease and Acute
        Coronary Syndrome
        38 Heart Failure
        39 Dysrhythmias
        40 Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders
        41 Vascular Disorders
        42 Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ
        Dysfunction Syndrome
        Section 9
        Problems of Ingestion, Digestion,
        Absorption, and Elimination
        43 Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
        44 Nutrition Problems
        45 Obesity
        46 Upper Gastrointestinal Problems
        47 Lower Gastrointestinal Problems
        48 Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas Problems
        Section 10
        Problems of Urinary Function
        49 Assessment: Urinary System
        50 Renal and Urologic Problems
        51 Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic
        Kidney Disease
        Section 11
        Problems Related to Regulatory and
        Reproductive Mechanisms
        52 Assessment: Endocrine System
        53 Diabetes
        54 Endocrine Problems
        55 Assessment: Reproductive System
        56 Breast Disorders
        57 Sexually Transmitted Infections
        58 Female Reproductive Problems
        59 Male Reproductive Problems
        Section 12
        Problems Related to Movement and
        60 Assessment: Nervous System
        61 Acute Intracranial Problems
        62 Stroke
        63 Chronic Neurologic Problems
        64 Dementia and Delirium
        65 Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems
        66 Assessment: Musculoskeletal System
        67 Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic
        68 Musculoskeletal Problems
        69 Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases
        Answer Key for Study Guide

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