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Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice

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Overview

Take your understanding of medical-surgical nursing to another level with this trusted learning tool. The Study Guide for deWit’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 4th Edition offers engaging, additional practice to help you master the content you’ve learned in class and succeed on the NCLEX exam. Exercises are divided by difficulty level, requiring you to move from simple recall to applying, analyzing, and synthesizing basic concepts. Critical thinking activities, application of the nursing process, and prioritization exercises give you ample practice in applying concepts to real-life scenarios. Plus, a unique section on communication includes questions on vocabulary, grammar, and culture to help strengthen your communication skills while working with a diverse patient population.


• UNIQUE! Section on the steps toward better communication
includes vocabulary, grammar, and cultural scenarios to help you learn how to communicate with a diverse patient population.
Critical thinking activities, prioritization exercises, and application of the nursing process encourage you to apply concepts from the text to real-life scenarios.
Questions grouped by difficulty level force you to move from easy knowledge-based questions to more difficult analytical questions.

NEW! New exercises and review questions correspond with the updated content in the main text.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323810234
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/15/2022
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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