Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice

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Reinforce your understanding of medical-surgical nursing — and prepare for the Next Generation NCLEX-PN® (NGN) exam! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Stromberg’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 5th Edition, this study guide provides a variety of exercises to help you master the role of the LPN/LVN. Review questions help you understand terms and apply concepts to patient care settings, and realistic activities provide practice with critical thinking and clinical judgment skills. Now with new NGN-style practice questions and case studies, this practical study tool will boost your readiness for the NCLEX-PN® exam.

  • Variety of exercises, questions, and activities includes terminology, short answer, priority setting, critical thinking activities, application of the nursing process, and NCLEX-PN review.
  • Steps Toward Better Communication sections offer practice with pronunciation, vocabulary building, proper usage of grammar, and relating to cultural differences.
  • Additional interactive exercises and activities are provided on the Evolve website for the textbook.
  • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX®-format questions help you review and practice for the new licensure examination.
  • NEW! Case studies in the clinical chapters allow you to practice and develop clinical judgment.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323810234
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/01/2022
Edition description: 5th ed.
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

**includes NGN-style case studies/questions

Unit I: Medical-Surgical Nursing Settings

1. Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients

2. Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process

Unit II: Medical-Surgical Patient Care Problems

**3. Fluid, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance, and Intravenous Therapy

**4. Care of Preoperative and Intraoperative Surgical Patients

**5. Care of Postoperative Surgical Patients

**6. Infection Prevention and Control

**7. Care of Patients with Pain

**8. Care of Patients with Cancer

**9. Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation

Unit III: Immune System

10. The Immune and Lymphatic Systems

**11. Care of Patients with Immune and Lymphatic Disorders

Unit IV: Respiratory System

12. The Respiratory System

**13. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Respiratory System

**14. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Respiratory System

Unit V: Hematologic System

15. The Hematologic System

**16. Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders

Unit VI: Cardiovascular System

17. The Cardiovascular System

**18. Care of Patients with Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease

**19. Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders

**20. Care of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Surgery

Unit VII: Neurologic System

21. The Neurologic System

**22. Care of Patients with Head and Spinal Cord Injuries

**23. Care of Patients with Brain Disorders

**24. Care of Patients with Peripheral Nerve and Degenerative Neurologic Disorders

Unit VIII: Sensory System

**25. The Sensory System: Eye

**26. The Sensory System: Ear

Unit IX: Gastrointestinal System

27. The Gastrointestinal System

**28. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal System

**29. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal System

**30. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreas

Unit X: Musculoskeletal System

31. The Musculoskeletal System

**32. Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders

Unit XI: Urinary System

33. The Urinary System

**34. Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary System

Unit XII: Endocrine System

35. The Endocrine System

**36. Care of Patients with Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

**37. Care of Patients with Diabetes and Hypoglycemia

Unit XIII: Reproductive System

38. Normal Male and Female Reproductive System Findings

**39. Care of Women with Reproductive Disorders

**40. Care of Men with Reproductive Disorders

**41. Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections

Unit XIV: Integumentary System

42. The Integumentary System

**43. Care of Patents with Integumentary Disorders and Burns

Unit XV: Emergency and Disaster Management

**44. Care of Patients in Disasters or Bioterrorism Attack

**45. Care of Patients with Emergent Conditions, Trauma, and Shock

Unit XVI: Mental Health Nursing of the Adult

**46. Care of Patients with Cognitive Function Disorders

**47. Care of Patients with Anxiety, Mood, and Eating Disorders

**48. Care of Patients with Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

**49. Care of Patients with Psychotic and Personality Disorders

Appendix A: Most Common Laboratory Test Values

Appendix B: Standard Precautions

Appendix C: Standard Steps for All Nursing Procedures

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