A fully-revised new edition of Australia and New Zealandas most highly esteemed medical-surgical nursing text. The thoroughly revised third edition of Lewisas Medical-Surgical Nursing builds on the respected quality content of its previous editions. Authored by Di Brown and Helen Edwards with contributions from an impressive pedigree of leading academics and clinical experts, this latest edition cements Lewisas position as the regionas premier medical-surgical nursing textbook. Fully updated, this hardback nursing text reflects recent changes in clinical nursing practice in Australia and New Zealand. Its local focus is strengthened by up-to-date research, data, policies, procedures and guidelines with an emphasis on current issues. All text in Lewisas Medical-Surgical Nursing is underpinned by evidence-based practice with an emphasis on the pathophysiological mechanisms of disease. Lewisas Medical-Surgical Nursing 3e provides nurses in Australia and New Zealand with clear and concise guidance on the assessment and management of conditions. The content is arranged by body systems and addresses myriad conditions relevant to medical-surgical nursing, including respiratory problems, cardiovascular disease, cancer, gastrointestinal problems, renal and urological problems, reproductive problems, movement and coordination and emergency care. Lewisas Medical-Surgical Nursing 3e by Brown and Edwards is accompanied by an impressive suite of resources for instructors and students including a test bank, image banks and PowerPoint slides available on Elsevieras Evolve website. Also available for purchase separately are companion publications Simulation Learning System for Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing (9780729541060 AU $89.95) ANZ adaptation by Karen Wotton a Mark Neill and Clinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing 2e (9780729539968 AU $ 49.95) by Gayle McKenzie and Tanya Porter together form a highly comprehensive learning package. ac Learning Objectives ac Key Terms ac Each section is organised into two themes: Assessment and Management ac Assessment chapters focus on the body systems; outlining anatomy and physiology, health history and physical assessment skills ac Management chapters focus on pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, collaborative care and nursing management of disease and disorders ac Features boxes include: o Nursing Research o Evidence Based Practice o Clinical Practice o Health Promotion o Complementary and Alternative therapies o Health Disparities ac Tables featuring the most up-to-date data for ANZ ac Boxed information across a range of nursing care issues ac Nursing care plans ac Case studies accompanied by critical thinking questions ac Multiple choice review questions at the end of each chapter ac Extensive References and Online Resources listed at the end of each chapter for further research ac Evolve and resourcesFully updated, this hardback nursing text reflects recent changes in clinical nursing practice in Australia and New Zealand.
|Title||:||Lewis's Medical Surgical Nursing|
|Author||:||Diane Brown, Helen Edwards|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013-01-31|