Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing

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Disorders section covers commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions in a consistent, clinically relevant presentation that includes: Definition/Description Pathophysiology Clinical Manifestations Complications Diagnostic Studies Collaborative Care (including Drug Therapy, where relevant) Nursing Management Goals Nursing Diagnoses (using the most current NANDA terminology) Nursing Interventions Patient and Caregiver Teaching Treatments and Procedures section provides need-to-know information on common medical-surgical treatments and procedures. Reference Appendix features key reference information commonly used in nursing practice, including laboratory values, commonly used formulas, and Spanish translations of key phrases. Patient teaching content is highlighted with a special icon, identifying information that patients and caregivers need to know about the care of various conditions. Cross-references to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition make it easy to locate more in-depth information.Begin High-Quality CPR n If there is no pulse, expose the victima#39;s chest and immediately begin chest compressions ... Source: American Heart Association: BLS for healthcare providersa¬Ä¬Ēstudent manual, Dallas, 2011, The Association. ACLSanbsp;...

Title:Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing
Author:Sharon L. Lewis, Shannon Ruff Dirksen, Margaret M. Heitkemper, Linda Bucher
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2014-06-25


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