Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

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Edition 04
Author Lippincott
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Publisher's Note:Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Get the vital concepts, data, and how-to on medical-surgical nursing with the newly updatedMedical-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®preparation, this is also the perfect on-the-spot refresher for nurses in every kind of medical-surgical practice.NEWreal-world guidance from “Nurse Joy and “Nurse Jake—expert tips and insights for medical-surgical nursing situationsNEWquick-scan format with concise, easy-to-remember bulleted contentHundreds of colorful drawings, charts, and diagramsillustrating vital pointsChapters covering disorders by body system, including cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, renal and urologic, reproductive, and musculoskeletalCurrent data and best practices on assessing and treating common disorders, including:Anatomy, etiology, and physiologyHealthPhysical assessmentsDiagnostic testingCurrent NANDA International nursing diagnosis guidelinesStep-by-step, expert guidance on vital skills, with real-life patient scenarios for areas including:Cancer, obesity, and gerontology careEnd-of-life careFluids and electrolytesAcid-base balancePain managementBlood transfusion reactionsClassifying and treating heart failureUse of CT scans, MRIs, and x-rays for each body systemPreoperative careSurgical processesSpecial chapter features:A closer look- Illustrations that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathwaysEducation edge- Patient teaching tipsJust the facts- Brief outline of content at the start of every chapterWhat do I do?- Steps to take in emergency situationsWeighing the evidence- Evidence-based practice pointers that support nursing actionsMemory jogger- Memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatmentsQuick quiz- End-of-chapter riddles and multiple-choice questions to help you retain vital contentOnline supplementary materials:1,000 NCLEX®-style questions in current NCLEX® exam formatNCLEX® preparation tutorialsClinical simulation case studiesTest-taking strategies and study techniquesAbout the Clinical EditorsCarolyn Gersch, MSN, RN, PhD(c), is Director of the Division of Nursing and Chair of the RN-BSN Completion Program at Kettering College in Kettering, Ohio, and co-President of Connect: RN2ED, a nurse education consultancy.Nicole Heimgartner, MSN, RN, COI, is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Kettering College in Kettering, Ohio, and co-President of Connect: RN2ED, a nurse education consultancy.Cherie Rebar, PhD, MBA, RN, FNP, COI, is Director of the Division of Nursing and Chair of the Prelicensure Nursing Program at Kettering College in Kettering, Ohio, and co-President of Connect: RN2ED, a nurse education consultancy.Laura Willis, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, is a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Little Clinic of Ohio LLC in Urbana, Ohio, and President of Connect: RN2ED, a nurse education consultancy.

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Publisher's Note:Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.The easy-to-relate-to guide that every medical-surgical nursing student and novice needs!Perform safe, accurate, up-to-date nursing protocols with this expert, colorfully-illustrated guidanceExpert Data + Wise Insights,this essential, fully-updated book is your personal guide to assessing and treating the common disorders of each body system, with current best practices on:Understanding anatomy, etiology, and pathophysiologyTaking health historiesDoing physical assessmentsDiagnostic testing, including patient preparation and monitoringCurrent NANDA International nursing diagnosis guidelinesFull-color visuals + real-world guidancewithcolorfully illustrated, quick-read content offering step-by-step protocols for areas such as:Cancer, gerontology, and end-of-life careAdministering fluids and electrolytes; maintaining acid-base balancePain managementBlood transfusion reactionsUse of CT scans, MRIs, and x-rays for each body systemPreoperative careSurgical processesClassifying and treating heart failureTreating acute and chronic renal failureEasy-to-follow = Easy-to-rememberwithclinical tips and nuggets in each chapter offering real-world support:A closer look-Illustrations and charts that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathwaysEducation edge- Practical tips for patient teachingJust the facts- Brief outline of content at the start of every chapterWhat do I do?- Steps to take in emergency situationsWeighing the evidence- Current evidence-based practice pointersMemory jogger- Memory tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatmentsQuick quiz- End-of-chapter riddles and multiple-choice questions to help you retain vital content