Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Sharon L. Lewis,Linda Bucher,Shannon Ruff Dirksen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290396

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 974

Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 9th edition of Lewis' market-leading Medical-Surgical Nursing, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. To make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book. A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities includes NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, case studies, fill-in-the-blank questions, anatomy and physiology review, critical thinking activities, and more. Answers to all questions are included in the back of the book, giving you immediate feedback as you study. Additional alternate item format questions incorporating prioritization and delegation are included to better prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam. Attractive two-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Susan A. Sandstrom,Sharon L. Lewis,Margaret McLean Heitkemper, RN Ph.D.,Shannon Ruff Dirksen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323091474

Category: Medical

Page: 469

View: 9362

Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 9th edition of Lewis' market-leadingMedical-Surgical Nursing, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. To make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book. A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities includes NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, case studies, fill-in-the-blank questions, anatomy and physiology review,critical thinking activities, and more. Answers to all questions are included in the back of the book, giving you immediate feedback as you study.Additional alternate item format questions incorporating prioritization and delegation are included to better prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam.Attractive two-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

Study Guide for Medical-surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Eighth Edition

Author: Sharon L. Lewis,Judy L. Maltas,Linda Bucher,Shannon Ruff Dirksen

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323066549

Category: Medical

Page: 513

View: 7068

Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 8th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. To make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book. A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities includes NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, case studies, fill-in-the-blank questions, anatomy and physiology review, clinical decision-making activities, and more. Answers to all questions are included in the back of the book, so you get immediate feedback as you study. Additional alternate item format questions incorporating prioritization and delegation are included to better prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam. New review activities are provided for the textbook's new chapter on sleep and sleep disorders. Attractive two-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

Medical-Surgical Nursing, Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems - Single Volume

Nursing, Nursing

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467222046

Category: Education

Page: 339

View: 5179

Facts101 is your complete guide to Medical-Surgical Nursing, Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems - Single Volume. In this book, you will learn topics such as Health History and Physical Examination,, Patient and Caregiver Teaching,, Chronic Illness and Older Adults,, and Community-Based Nursing and Home Care, plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Medical-surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Sharon Mantik Lewis,Idolia Cox Collier,Margaret McLean Heitkemper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nursing

Page: 2137

View: 3323

Medical-Surgical Nursing presents thorough coverage of the concepts that provide the framework for medical-surgical nursing, including pathophysiology, nursing assessment and care, adult development, and critical thinking. The easy-to-follow, full-colour design and logical format promote learning of essential nursing management in the medical-surgical setting. Text is available as a single volume or in a two-volume set.

Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Sharon L. Lewis,Linda Bucher,Mariann M. Harding,Susan A. Sandstrom,Margaret M. Heitkemper,Jeffrey Kwong,Dottie Roberts

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323371483

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 9933

Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 10th edition of Lewis' market-leading text Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. And to make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book. A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities, including NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, and case studies, help you learn the material. Answers to all questions in the back of the book provide you with immediate feedback as you study. Additional alternate item format questions prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam. NEW! Attractive four-color design ties the study guide to the textbook.

Medical-surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Sharon Mantik Lewis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nursing

Page: 1867

View: 1763

Accompanying CD-ROM, in pocket at front of v. 1, contains ... "more than 50 interactive case studies with realistic, 3-D animations to help you visualize disease processes from the inside out; a unique Stress-Busting Kit for Nursing Students with straategies for managing your (and your patients') stress; a collection of Multimedia Supplements with audio and video clips, plus additional animations; 375 NCLEX Examination-style review questions."--P. [4] of cover.

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Patricia Graber O'Brien,Sharon L. Lewis,Margaret McLean Heitkemper,Shannon Ruff Dirksen

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323037426

Category: Medical

Page: 556

View: 6004

The Study Guide contains over 500 pages of thoroughly revised review material including a wide variety of exercises and activities, Alternate Item questions to better prepare for NCLEX exams. Answers for all the exercises are printed in the back of the study guide to facilitate self-study.

Medical-Surgical Nursing - 2-Volume Set

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Sharon L. Lewis,Shannon Ruff Dirksen,Margaret M. Heitkemper,Linda Bucher,Ian Camera

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323065818

Category: Medical

Page: 2064

View: 8697

Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field, to help you provide exceptional care in today's fast-paced health care environment. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy to find essential information and the accessible writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp! Best of all - a complete collection of interactive learning and study tools help you learn more effectively and offer valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice. Provides a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing in a highly readable format. All content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field to ensure that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Colorful design and over 1,400 full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. UNIQUE! A complete collection of study tools and resources, including the innovative Stress-Busting Kit for Nursing Students, offers engaging, interactive exercises and activities that make learning more effective and help prepare you for clinical practice. UNIQUE! Presents key nursing management content using a "levels of care" approach that explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness. Approximately 55 comprehensive nursing care plans incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems. Bridge to NCLEX Examination Review Questions at the end of each chapter focus on prioritization and help reinforce your understanding of key content. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize key interdisciplinary research and clearly demonstrate how it applies to nursing practice. Collaborative Management headings and Collaborative Care tables emphasize the importance of total patient care in today's health care settings and provide a clear understanding of each provider's role in managing disorders. Drug Alert boxes highlight important considerations applicable to key drugs. Healthy People boxes summarize government health care goals as they relate to specific disorders and identify important strategies for the prevention and early detection of diseases. Drug Therapy tables highlight vital medication information for quick reference. Nutritional Therapy tables summarize nutritional interventions and strategies for promoting healthy lifestyles in patients with various conditions. Cultural and ethnic health disparities content includes a dedicated chapter on health disparities and culturally competent care, as well as summary boxes highlighting important issues (including risk factors) related to the nursing care of various ethnic populations. Extensive gerontologic content discusses age-related changes for each body system and alerts you to differences often encountered in older patients. Emergency Management tables outline the treatment of health problems most likely to create medical emergencies. Health History tables summarize the key questions you should ask, as well as important assessment parameters. Patient and Caregiver Teaching Guides provide critical information to help you educate others who will be helping to care for the patient. Ethical Dilemmas boxes promote critical thinking for timely and sensitive issues such as informed consent, patient adherence, guardianship, confidentiality, and sterilization. Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes summarize what you need to know about the clinical uses, effects, and nursing implications of herbal remedies, acupuncture, biofeedback, and more Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes cover key topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimer's disease, sickle cell disease, and genetics-related ethics issues. A glossary of key terms and definitions in the back of the book provides definitions and page references. Completely revised and revamped content is more readable, concise, and user-friendly. Reorganized coverage reflects an increased emphasis on more common disorders versus rare disorders. An increased focus on prioritization is featured throughout the text and in the review questions, nursing care plans, and case studies. Expanded coverage of delegation includes Delegation Decisions boxes throughout the text that highlight specific topics and skills related to delegation. End-of-chapter Clinical Decision-Making Exercises feature case scenarios that emphasize prioritization, delegation, and concept mapping. End-of-chapter review sections now feature alternate item-format questions. Safety Alerts highlight patient safety issues and focus on the latest National Patient Safety Goals. Pathophysiology Map flow charts make it easier to visualize and understand changes occurring in major diseases. Focused Assessment boxes reflect a realistic "assessment on the run" approach and offer brief checklists for evaluating the status of previously identified health problems and monitoring for signs of new problems. Assessment Case Studies for all assessment chapters help reinforce the importance of integrating and prioritizing assessment findings. UNIQUE! A separate Sleep and Sleep Disorders chapter expands upon this key topic that impacts multiple disorders and body systems, as well as nearly every aspect of daily functioning. UNIQUE! The Patient and Caregiver Teaching chapter emphasizes the increasing importance and prevalence of patient management of chronic illnesses and conditions, as well as the role of the caregiver in patient care. The Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing chapter features expanded coverage of terrorism. Revised Infection chapter features updated infection control guidelines, an expanded section on emerging and reemerging infections, and new information about prions and H1N1 flu.

Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Diane Brown,Helen Edwards,Lesley Seaton,Thomas Buckley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729583937

Category: Medical

Page: 1896

View: 7663

Perfect for: • Undergraduate Nursing Students • Postgraduate Specialist Nursing Pathways (Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing) • TAFE Bachelor of Nursing Program Lewis’s Medical–Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 4th Edition is the most comprehensive go-to reference for essential information about all aspects of professional nursing care of patients. Using the nursing process as a framework for practice, the fourth edition has been extensively revised to reflect the rapid changing nature of nursing practice and the increasing focus on key nursing care priorities. Building on the strengths of the third Australian and New Zealand edition and incorporating relevant global nursing research and practice from the prominent US title Medical–Surgical Nursing, 9Th Edition, Lewis’s Medical–Surgical Nursing, 4th Edition is an essential resource for students seeking to understand the role of the professional nurse in the contemporary health environment. 49 expert contributors from Australia and New Zealand Current research data and Australian and New Zealand statistics Focus on evidence-based practice Review questions and clinical reasoning exercises Evolve Resources for instructor and student, including quick quiz’s, test banks, review questions, image gallery and videos. • Chapter on current national patient safety and clinical reasoning • Over 80 new and revised case studies • Chapter on rural and remote area nursing • Fully revised chapter on chronic illness and complex care • Chapter on patient safety and clinical reasoning • Greater emphasis on contemporary health issues, such as obesity and emergency and disaster nursing • Australia and New Zealand sociocultural focus

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Sharon M. Lewis,Patricia O'Brien,Sharon Mantik Lewis,Shannon Ruff Dirksen,Margaret McLean Heitkemper

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323002585

Category: Medical

Page: 612

View: 6242

This extensive study guide presents over 400 pages of review and testing material which has been thoroughly revised to reflect Mosby's MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING textbook. This clinically relevant guide reinforces students' learning and enables further review outside of the classroom. Focusing on key components of care for all common medical-surgical conditions and procedures, the STUDY GUIDE reinforces the essential, need-to-know information to better prepare students for practice in the medical-surgical nursing setting. * Presents approximately 300 worksheets for student learning and review. * Fosters the development of critical thinking skills in the clinical setting with critical thinking activities and case studies. * Features an extensive variety of exercises which makes review and study of this challenging content more interesting for students. Includes fill-in-the-blank worksheets, quiz-art review sheets, true-false questions, critical thinking activities, crossword puzzles, case studies, word scrambles, matching, and multiple-choice questions. * Includes comprehensive cross-references to Lewis, MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING, 5/e, which provide students with thorough background information. * Contains answers to all exercises in the back of the study guide to facilitate self study. * Perforated and hole-punched 8-1/2" x 11" format facilitates removal and storage in a 3-ring binder.

Lewis's Medical Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems

Author: Diane Brown,Helen Edwards

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579956

Category: Medical

Page: 2080

View: 6814

A fully-revised new edition of Australia and New Zealand’s most highly esteemed medical-surgical nursing text. The thoroughly revised third edition of Lewis’s 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 Lewis’s position as the region’s 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 Lewis’s Medical–Surgical Nursing is underpinned by evidence-based practice with an emphasis on the pathophysiological mechanisms of disease. Lewis’s 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. Lewis’s 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 Elsevier’s 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 & 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. • Learning Objectives • Key Terms • Each section is organised into two themes: Assessment and Management • Assessment chapters focus on the body systems; outlining anatomy and physiology, health history and physical assessment skills • Management chapters focus on pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, collaborative care and nursing management of disease and disorders • Features boxes include: o Nursing Research o Evidence Based Practice o Clinical Practice o Health Promotion o Complementary and Alternative therapies o Health Disparities • Tables featuring the most up-to-date data for ANZ • Boxed information across a range of nursing care issues • Nursing care plans • Case studies accompanied by critical thinking questions • Multiple choice review questions at the end of each chapter • Extensive References and Online Resources listed at the end of each chapter for further research • Evolve and resources

Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume

Author: Sharon L. Lewis,Linda Bucher,Margaret M. Heitkemper,Mariann M. Harding,Jeffrey Kwong,Dottie Roberts

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323371434

Category: Medical

Page: 1776

View: 7807

Awarded first place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Medical-Surgical Nursing category. Learn how to become an exceptional caregiver in today’s evolving healthcare environment! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as patient safety, NCLEX exam preparation, evidence-based practice, and teamwork. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy for you to find essential information and the accessible writing style and building-block approach make even the most complex concepts easy to grasp. Best of all — a complete collection of learning and study resources helps you learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice. Highly readable format offers you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in healthcare settings. Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care. Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book highlight patient safety issues and focus on the latest National Patient Safety Goals. UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness. Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions. Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. Managing Care of Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section help you apply your knowledge of various disorders and prioritize and delegate patient care. Separate chapter on genetics focuses on the practical application to nursing care of patients. Genetics in Clinical Practice boxes address key topics such as genetic testing, Alzheimer’s disease, sickle cell disease, and genetics-related ethical issues. Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders.

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume

Author: Sharon L. Lewis,Shannon Ruff Dirksen,Margaret M. Heitkemper,Linda Bucher

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323086780

Category: Medical

Page: 1824

View: 3838

Preceded by: Medical-surgical nursing: assessment and management of clinical problems / Sharon L. Lewis ... [et al.]. 8th ed. c2011.

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam8

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323082327

Category: Medical

Page: 642

View: 2684

It's a fun, visual review for the NCLEX! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 8th Edition covers all the nursing concepts and content found on the latest NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and 2,300 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) are included to test your knowledge at the end of each chapter and on the Evolve companion website. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide uses colorful illustrations and mnemonic cartoons to help you remember key concepts for the NCLEX-RN exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Electronic alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the computerized NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to create a customized review experience based on your personal study needs. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. NEW! 2,300 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website. Two NEW alternate item question types are added: graphic options and questions incorporating audio. UPDATED content reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporated important clinical updates. NEW! Page references to an Elsevier textbook are provided with each question, for further study and self-remediation. NEW! Disorder names are highlighted in color in the index for quick reference. EXPANDED coverage of management of care reflects the increased percentage of this content on the NCLEX-RN test plan.

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

Author: Kate Curtis,Clair Ramsden

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579824

Category: Medical

Page: 1494

View: 3446

Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)