Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care + Skills in Clinical Nursing (3e) : 9781488686023

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care + Skills in Clinical Nursing (3e)

Lemone, Burke & Levett-Jones et al
 
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3
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9781488686023
ISBN 10
 
1488686025
Published
 
20/11/2016
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Description

This pack contains 1 copy of Skills in Clinical Nursing + 1 copy of Medical Surgical Nursing Volumes 1-3.

Skills in Clinical Nursing is a visual Australian resource to support nurses to achieve competency in the most relevant skills performed in clinical practice, aligned to the NMBA standards for professional practice. The first Australian edition of Skills in Clinical Nursing is a definitive resource that has been designed as a practical and easy-to-navigate reference for both the classroom and clinical practice settings. This text includes 95 of the most important skills performed by nursing students and graduates, organised from simple to complex and written to reflect current evidence-based practice guidelines.

The third Australian edition of Medical–Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care will help prepare you for your nursing journey.

This straightforward Australian edition integrates the following concepts: epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, legal and ethical issues, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication and cultural competence.

This textbook has been designed to:

  • emphasise a person-centred philosophy whereby the patient is seen as an integral member of the team and consideration of their needs and wishes is paramount
  • foster critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills as the basis for nursing excellence in clinical practice
  • recognise the nurse’s role as an essential member of the interprofessional healthcare team
Table of contents
Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care
  • Unit 1 Dimensions of Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Chapter 1 Medical-Surgical Nursing in the Twenty-first Century
  • Chapter 2 Health and Illness in Adults
  • Unit 2 Alterations in Patterns of Health
  • Chapter 3 Nursing Care of People Having Surgery
  • Chapter 4 Nursing Care of People Experiencing Loss, Grief, and Death
  • Chapter 5 Nursing Care of People with Problems of Substance Misuse
  • Chapter 6 Nursing Care of People Experiencing Disasters
  • Unit 3 Pathophysiology and Patterns of Health
  • Chapter 7 Genetic Implications of Adult Health Nursing
  • Chapter 8 Nursing Care of People in Pain
  • Chapter 9 Nursing Care of People with Altered Fluid, Electrolyte, Acid-Based Balance
  • Chapter 10 Nursing Care of People Experiencing Trauma and Shock
  • Chapter 11 Nursing Care of People with Infections
  • Chapter 12 Nursing Care of People with Altered Immunity
  • Chapter 13 Nursing Care of People with Cancer
  • Unit 4 Responses to Altered Integumentary Structure and Function
  • Chapter 14 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Integumentary System
  • Chapter 15 Nursing Care of People with Integumentary Disorders
  • Chapter 16 Nursing Care of People with Burns
  • Unit 5 Responses to Altered Endocrine Function
  • Chapter 17 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Endocrine System
  • Chapter 18 Nursing Care of People with Endocrine Disorders
  • Chapter 19 Nursing Care of People with Diabetes Mellitus
  • Unit 6 Responses to Altered Gastrointestinal Function
  • Chapter 20 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Gastrointestinal System
  • Chapter 21 Nursing Care of People with Nutritional Disorders
  • Chapter 22 Nursing Care of People with Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Chapter 23 Nursing Care of People with Bowel Disorders
  • Chapter 24 Nursing Care of People with Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreatic Disorders
  • Unit 7 Responses to Altered Urinary Elimination
  • Chapter 25 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Renal System
  • Chapter 26 Nursing Care of People with Urinary Tract Disorders
  • Chapter 27 Nursing Care of People with Kidney Disorders
  • Unit 8 Responses to Altered Cardiac Function
  • Chapter 28 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
  • Chapter 29 Nursing Care of People with Coronary Heart Disease
  • Chapter 30 Nursing Care of People with Cardiac Disorders
  • Chapter 31 Nursing Care of People with Vascular and Lymphatic Disorders
  • Chapter 32 Nursing Care of People with Hematologic Disorders
  • Unit 9 Responses to Altered Respiratory Function
  • Chapter 33 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Respiratory System
  • Chapter 34 Nursing Care of People with Upper Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 35 Nursing Care of People with Ventilation Disorders
  • Chapter 36 Nursing Care of People with Gas Exchange Disorders
  • Unit 10 Responses to Altered Neurologic Function
  • Chapter 37 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing The Musculoskeletal System
  • Chapter 38 Nursing Care of People with Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Chapter 39 Nursing Care of People with Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Unit 11 Responses to Altered Neurologic Function
  • Chapter 40 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Nervous System
  • Chapter 41 Nursing Care of People with Intracranial Disorders
  • Chapter 42 Nursing Care of People with Cerebrovascular and Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Chapter 43 Nursing Care of People with Neurologic Disorders
  • Unit 12 Responses to Altered Visual and Auditory Function
  • Chapter 44 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Eye and Ear
  • Chapter 45 Nursing Care of People with Eye and Ear Disorders
  • Unit 13 Responses to Altered Reproductive Function
  • Chapter 46 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Male and Female Reproductive Systems
  • Chapter 47 Nursing Care of Men with Reproductive System and Breast Disorders
  • Chapter 48 Nursing Care of Women with Reproductive System and Breast Disorders
  • Chapter 49 Nursing Care of People with Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Unit 14 Special topics in medical-surgical nursing
  • Chapter 50 Mental healthcare in the Australian context
  • Chapter 51 Community Care
  • Chapter 52 Nursing care of clients in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia

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Features & benefits

Learning Objectives show you the knowledge you’ll gain, while Clinical Competencies demonstrate how you will apply that knowledge.

Diagnostic Tests This section includes diagnostic test tables and a narrative summary. The tables include the name of the test, the purpose and description of the test, and related nursing care.

Focus on Cultural Diversity boxes demonstrate how culture, age and gender produce differences in incidence, prevalence and mortality.

Pathophysiology Illustrated art brings physiological processes to life.

Genetic Considerations boxes remind you of the relevant genetic-based information to gather during the health history.

Health Assessment Interviews not only summarise and prioritise the questions to ask, but also provide an interview guide based on functional health patterns.

The Physical Assessment section is in an easy-to-read two-column format that demonstrates how to perform the assessment, with normal and abnormal findings.

Fast Facts boxes highlight and summarise important data about the prevalence and incidence of selected disorders in Australia, and of other featured content.

An end-of-unit review for each of the units, called Building Clinical Competence, synthesises what you have learned in the unit and applies the knowledge to specific cases.

 

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