Clinical Companion to Medical Surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion to Medical Surgical Nursing Author Sharon L. Lewis
ISBN-10 9780323091428
Release 2014-06-25
Pages 816
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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.



Medical Surgical Nursing

Medical Surgical Nursing Author Donna D. Ignatavicius
ISBN-10 9780323392693
Release 2015-01-30
Pages 1744
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Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice. Easy-to-read content includes evidence-based treatment guidelines, an enhanced focus on QSEN competencies, and an emphasis on developing clinical judgment skills. This edition continues the book’s trendsetting tradition with increased LGBTQ content and a new Care of Transgender Patients chapter. Written by nursing education experts Donna Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman, this bestselling text also features NCLEX® Exam-style challenge questions to prepare you for success on the NCLEX Exam. Cutting-edge coverage of the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you not just for today’s nursing practice but also for tomorrow’s. UNIQUE! Collaborative care approach organizes all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions within the framework of the nursing process, mirroring the nurse’s role in the coordination/management of care in the real world of medical-surgical nursing. UNIQUE! A focus on nursing concepts relates concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals with the disorders you will study in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Easy to read, direct-address writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available. UNIQUE! A focus on QSEN emphasizes patient safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescues, and Action Alerts. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical judgment teaches you to develop skills in clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making when applying concepts to clinical situations, with Clinical Judgment Challenge questions throughout the chapters. An emphasis on prioritization stresses the most important patient problems and nursing interventions, with patient problems presented in a single prioritized list of nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. UNIQUE! NCLEX preparation tools include chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections organized by NCLEX® Client Needs Categories, plus NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, with an answer key in the back of the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical learning aids include NCLEX Examination Challenges, Clinical Judgment Challenges, Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care charts, common examples of drug therapy, concept maps, laboratory profiles, and more. A clear alignment with the language of clinical practice reflects the real world of nursing practice with NANDA diagnostic labels where they make sense, and non-NANDA diagnostic labels when these are more common descriptions of patient problems. Student Resources on an Evolve companion website help you prepare for class, clinicals, or lab with video and audio clips, animations, case studies, a concept map creator, NCLEX exam-style review questions, and more. UNIQUE! Concentration on essential knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on need-to-know content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safety as a beginning nurse.



Clinical Companion to Medical surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion to Medical surgical Nursing Author Shannon Ruff Dirksen
ISBN-10 0323018963
Release 2003
Pages 813
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This clinical manual presents approximately 200 commonly encountered medical-surgical disorders and procedures in a concise, alphabetical format for quick clinical reference. Designed for portability, the Clinical Companion includes the essential, need-to-know information for medical-surgical nursing practice. The attractive and functional two-color design highlights key information, and helpful cross-references to the Lewis text direct students to more extensive background information. The 3rd edition features expanded patient and family teaching content as well as additional illustrations and tables to enhance functionality and visual appeal. Presents approximately 200 medical-surgical disorders in a consistent, clinically-functional format for practical use in the clinical environment. Patient teaching content has been increased and highlighted to stress critical information to teach patients and family about the care of various conditions. Attractive and functional two-color design highlights key information for quick, easy reference. Now includes even more illustrations and summary tables to enhance functionality and visual appeal. Includes the most up-to-date information, including isolation precaution guidelines, lab values, and ECGs; also contains the most recent NANDA Taxonomy II nursing diagnoses. Features a portable format for utility in the medical-surgical environment. Contains cross-references to the core text (Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 6/e) to provide students with more thorough background information.



Clinical Companion

Clinical Companion Author Gayle McKenzie
ISBN-10 9780729539968
Release 2011
Pages 443
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Fully-revised for Australian and New Zealand medical-surgical nursing students, the second edition of Clinical Companion Medical-Surgical Nursing is a user-friendly, quick-find guide. Clinical Companion Medical-Surgical Nursing, 2nd Edition has been fully revised and updated to address situations Australian and New Zealand medical-surgical nursing students will most frequently face during their clinical placement. Common diseases and disorders are presented in a practical format - from cause, signs and symptoms through to diagnosis, treatment, complications and nursing considerations. The first local edition of the Clinical Companion was regarded as an indispensable quick-reference guide, and this new release will prove even more valuable; providing practical suggestions and helpful tips to assist with nursing care and learning outcomes, along with the useful new content. Each of the book's 14 chapters has been fully revised to include the most relevant and up-to-date information. Appendices have also been enhanced, with new features including updated Life Support flow charts aligning with the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines. Comprehensive yet succinct, the book's convenient format makes it easy for nurses to carry; eliminating the need to lug around a hefty hardback on clinical placement. Clinical Companion Medical-Surgical Nursing is an essential reference for student nurses, and continues the ongoing success of the US editions. The book is also a must-have guide for graduates, as well as registered nurses re-entering acute care practice after a period of absence. The ultimate learning package - available October 2011 Clinical Companion Medical Surgical Nursing, 2nd Edition is the ideal resource to accompany Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition by Brown & Edwards, and the exciting new Lewis Medical Surgical Simulation Learning System ANZ adaptation - both of which will be available in October 2011. All chapters fully revised and updated Appendix 1- Life support flow charts updated to the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines New Appendix 4 - Handover chart Updated websites and references



Clinical Companion for Medical Surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion for Medical Surgical Nursing Author Donna D. Ignatavicius
ISBN-10 9780323222396
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 736
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The easy-to-use Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius and Workman’s Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition, is an A-Z guide to more than 250 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in a reader-friendly, direct-address style, this resource is a convenient tool that you can carry with you on clinical days. Now organized in a streamlined collaborative care format, complete with new QSEN highlights and a reorganized Concepts in Medical-Surgical Nursing section, it will quickly become your best bedside reference. A-Z synopses of more than 250 diseases and disorders, along with related collaborative care, serve as both a quick reference for clinical days and a study resource for diseases/disorders and related collaborative care. Consistent collaborative care format mirrors the coverage provided in the Ignatavicius & Workman textbook to more effectively prepare students for clinical days. UNIQUE! Nursing Safety Priorities reinforce critical safety measures at the bedside and mirror those in the Ignatavicius & Workman text: Drug Alert, Critical Rescue, and Action Alert. Special Considerations highlights call students' attention to important aspects of nursing care, such as Genetic/Genomic Considerations, Considerations for Older Adults, Gender Health Considerations, and Cultural Considerations. A Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing section (Part One) includes a NEW! concept on fluid and electrolyte balance, reflects the emphasis on concepts from Giddens’ Concepts of Nursing Practice, and provides students with an understanding of essential concepts needed for effective nursing practice. A-Z printed thumb tabs appear along the edges of the pages to facilitate quick access to clinical information for just-in-time learning and reference at the bedside. 8 quick-reference appendices provide need-to-know, quick-reference coverage of common and some less typical clinical topics. NEW! Updated content matches the 8th edition of the Ignatavicius & Workman textbook for a reliably seamless reference and study experience. NEW! Streamlined collaborative care format helps you focus more effectively on nursing care priorities. NEW! QSEN highlights each focus on one or more of the six core QSEN competencies (Patient-Centered Care, Teamwork & Collaboration, Evidence-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, Safety, and Informatics) to help you understand how to apply QSEN competencies for safe patient care.



Clinical Companion for Medical Surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion for Medical Surgical Nursing Author Donna D. Ignatavicius
ISBN-10 9780323222358
Release 2015-01-30
Pages 736
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The Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius & Workman: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 7th Edition, is an easy-to-use, A-Z guide to 245 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in a reader-friendly, direct-address style, this handbook is a convenient quick reference that you can carry with you on clinical days. A-Z synopses of 245 diseases and disorders, along with related collaborative care, serve as both a quick reference for clinical days and a study resource for essential information Streamlined format helps you focus more effectively on nursing care priorities Consistent collaborative care format helps you prepare for clinical days more efficiently. Special Considerations highlights call your attention to important aspects of nursing care, such as Genetic/Genomic Considerations, Considerations for Older Adults, Women's Health Considerations, and Cultural Considerations. National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) icons help you provide safe and effective care by highlighting safety information identified in The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals. Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing sections provide a quick, one-stop review of eight concepts that are critical to medical-surgical nursing practice. A-Z thumb tabs along the edges of the pages facilitate quick access to clinical information for just-in-time learning and review at the bedside. 10 quick-reference appendices provide need-to-know, quick-reference coverage of common or important clinical topics Guide to Head-To-Toe Physical Assessment of Adults Terminology Associated With Fluid and Electrolyte Balance Laboratory Values Interventions for Common Environmental Emergencies Chemical and Biological Agents of Terrorism Discharge Planning Electrocardiographic Complexes, Segments, and Intervals The Patient Requiring Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation The Patient Requiring Chest Tubes Communication Quick Reference for Spanish-Speaking Patients Updated content matches the Ignatavicius & Workman textbook for a reliably seamless reference and study experience. UNIQUE! Nursing Safety Priorities highlights have been refined and divided into three types of Nursing Safety Priority highlights: Drug Alert!, Critical Rescue!, and Action Alert! to help you recognize critical situations in which the patient's health or very life may be in jeopardy. Increased use of color improves table readability and highlights headings and new Nursing Safety Priority boxes.



Clinical Companion to Medical Surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion to Medical Surgical Nursing Author Sharon L. Lewis
ISBN-10 0323371175
Release 2016-10-03
Pages 816
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Complemented by Medical-surgical nursing / Sharon L. Lewis [and five others]. Tenth edition. [2017].



Clinical Companion for Medical surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion for Medical surgical Nursing Author Kathy A. Hausman
ISBN-10 0721688225
Release 2002
Pages 769
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This portable book condenses the essential, need-to-know information from the Ignatavicius & Workman text into a practical A-Z reference for clinical days. The CLINICAL COMPANION formerly entitled "Pocket Companion" has been thoroughly revised by an author team with a wealth of experience in walking students through clinicals. Its newly streamlined format is easier than ever to read and enables readers to find essential information in seconds. The Clinical Companion now incorporates the very latest, 2001-2002 NANDA nursing diagnoses and includes both the complete 2001-2002 NANDA list and the Communication Quick Reference for Spanish-Speaking Clients. It's an essential companion for clinicals.



Clinical Companion for Medical Surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion for Medical Surgical Nursing Author Donna D Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CM
ISBN-10 0323461700
Release 2017-10-01
Pages 736
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Clinical Companion Medical Surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion  Medical Surgical Nursing Author Gayle McKenzie
ISBN-10 9780729584142
Release 2014-09-30
Pages 504
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Perfect For: • Undergraduate bachelor of Nursing students • Diploma of Nursing students • Registered and enrolled nurses re-entering acute care practice after a period of absence Clinical Companion: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition has been fully revised to provide accessible information to assist with nursing care, including the assessment and management of people experiencing chronic, acute and complex health issues. Clinical Companion: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition can be used in conjunction with Brown & Edwards Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 4th Edition as part of the medical-surgical suite of resources or as a stand- alone quick reference guide. All body system chapters features the following: • Overview • Anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of related conditions • Common diseases and disorders are presented by causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, complications and nursing considerations • Further actions are indicated in the event that medical or surgical interventions, tests or pharmacology are required. • New chapter on mental health considerations • New hint boxes on the assessment and management of the deteriorating patient included throughout • Revised and updated nutrition section • Revised and updated renal chapter, in particular diabetes and obesity • Revised and updated wound care section • Chapter 2: includes ISBAR in the documentation process • Appendix 1 Life support charts included in the front and back of the book as a ready reference.



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Clinical Companion for Medical surgical Nursing Pageburst E book on Vitalsource Retail Access Card Author Donna D Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CM
ISBN-10 0323222382
Release 2015-03-01
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The Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius & Workman: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Collaborative Care is an easy-to-use, A-Z guide to 240 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in reader-friendly, direct-address style, this handbook is a convenient quick reference that students can carry with them on clinical days.



Clinical Companion to Medical Surgical Nursing CD ROM PDA Software

Clinical Companion to Medical Surgical Nursing   CD ROM PDA Software Author Sharon Mantik Lewis
ISBN-10 0323049613
Release 2007-10-05
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Powered by Skyscape, this PDA software is based on the reliable, clinically focused content found in Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 7th Edition and its Clinical Companion. You'll gain access to information on 200 commonly encountered medical-surgical disorders, and treatments and procedures. This software also contains bonus material such as electronic calculators, emergency management information, herbal therapies content, a glossary, and a guide to normal laboratory values. Disorders index includes the following information for each profile: Definition/Description Pathophysiology Clinical Manifestations Complications Diagnostic Studies Collaborative Care (including drug therapy) Nursing Management Goals Nursing Diagnoses (using current NANDA terminology) Nursing Interventions Patient Teaching Treatments and Procedures index includes information you need to know about common medical-surgical treatments and procedures such as CPR, tube feeding, and artificial airway management. Reference Appendix features key reference information commonly used in nursing practice, such as laboratory values, commonly used formulas, and Spanish translations of key phrases. Electronic calculators allow quick and accurate calculations of body mass index (BMI), body surface area (BSA), calculated serum osmolality, heart rate, temperature conversions, and more. Glossary of key terms Emergency management summaries Herbal therapies index Comprehensive guide to normal laboratory values User-friendly features now include: Full-text search Easy, intuitive navigation Built-in display adjustment tools Complete, comprehensive cross-linking between all Skyscape products



Clinical Companion to Medical surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion to Medical surgical Nursing Author
ISBN-10 1780343108
Release 2011
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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.



Contemporary Medical surgical Nursing Clinical Companion

Contemporary Medical surgical Nursing Clinical Companion Author Rick Daniels
ISBN-10 1401837212
Release 2006-08-01
Pages 464
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The Clinical Companion to Accompany Contemporary Medical-Surgical Nursing is a practical and convenient manual presented in a concise and alphabetical format for quick clinical reference. Designed for portability, this resource provides nurses fast answers to the questions: What is the condition? What should I look for? What should I do? Approximately 200 common diseases, disorders, acute care procedures, and treatments are covered in an easy to follow format.



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Clinical Companion to Medical surgical Nursing

Clinical Companion to Medical surgical Nursing Author Sharon Mantik Lewis
ISBN-10 0323355935
Release 2016
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Get instant access to all the information you need for more than 200 medical-surgical conditions and procedures with the Clinical Companion to Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. Designed to accompany the 10th Edition of the Lewis main text, this portable reference has been completely updated throughout to reflect current practice. The Clinical Companion is organized alphabetically for quick reference and includes a variety of full-color illustrations and summary tables to help you digest information quickly.