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Medical-Surgical Nursing : Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care - Priscilla Lemone

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care

Paperback Published: 24th October 2016
ISBN: 9781488610363

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Supporting person-centred clinical practice.

The third Australian edition of Medical–Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care will help prepare you for your nursing journey.

This straightforward Australian edition integrates the following concepts: epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, legal and ethical issues, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication and cultural competence.

This textbook has been designed to:

  • emphasise a person-centred philosophy whereby the patient is seen as an integral member of the team and consideration of their needs and wishes is paramount
  • foster critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills as the basis for nursing excellence in clinical practice
  • recognise the nurse’s role as an essential member of the interprofessional healthcare team

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  • Unit 1 Dimensions of Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Chapter 1 Medical-Surgical Nursing in the Twenty-first Century
  • Chapter 2 Health and Illness in Adults
  • Unit 2 Alterations in Patterns of Health
  • Chapter 3 Nursing Care of People Having Surgery
  • Chapter 4 Nursing Care of People Experiencing Loss, Grief, and Death
  • Chapter 5 Nursing Care of People with Problems of Substance Misuse
  • Chapter 6 Nursing Care of People Experiencing Disasters
  • Unit 3 Pathophysiology and Patterns of Health
  • Chapter 7 Genetic Implications of Adult Health Nursing
  • Chapter 8 Nursing Care of People in Pain
  • Chapter 9 Nursing Care of People with Altered Fluid, Electrolyte, Acid-Based Balance
  • Chapter 10 Nursing Care of People Experiencing Trauma and Shock
  • Chapter 11 Nursing Care of People with Infections
  • Chapter 12 Nursing Care of People with Altered Immunity
  • Chapter 13 Nursing Care of People with Cancer
  • Unit 4 Responses to Altered Integumentary Structure and Function
  • Chapter 14 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Integumentary System
  • Chapter 15 Nursing Care of People with Integumentary Disorders
  • Chapter 16 Nursing Care of People with Burns
  • Unit 5 Responses to Altered Endocrine Function
  • Chapter 17 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Endocrine System
  • Chapter 18 Nursing Care of People with Endocrine Disorders
  • Chapter 19 Nursing Care of People with Diabetes Mellitus
  • Unit 6 Responses to Altered Gastrointestinal Function
  • Chapter 20 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Gastrointestinal System
  • Chapter 21 Nursing Care of People with Nutritional Disorders
  • Chapter 22 Nursing Care of People with Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Chapter 23 Nursing Care of People with Bowel Disorders
  • Chapter 24 Nursing Care of People with Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreatic Disorders
  • Unit 7 Responses to Altered Urinary Elimination
  • Chapter 25 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Renal System
  • Chapter 26 Nursing Care of People with Urinary Tract Disorders
  • Chapter 27 Nursing Care of People with Kidney Disorders
  • Unit 8 Responses to Altered Cardiac Function
  • Chapter 28 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
  • Chapter 29 Nursing Care of People with Coronary Heart Disease
  • Chapter 30 Nursing Care of People with Cardiac Disorders
  • Chapter 31 Nursing Care of People with Vascular and Lymphatic Disorders
  • Chapter 32 Nursing Care of People with Hematologic Disorders
  • Unit 9 Responses to Altered Respiratory Function
  • Chapter 33 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Respiratory System
  • Chapter 34 Nursing Care of People with Upper Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 35 Nursing Care of People with Ventilation Disorders
  • Chapter 36 Nursing Care of People with Gas Exchange Disorders
  • Unit 10 Responses to Altered Neurologic Function
  • Chapter 37 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing The Musculoskeletal System
  • Chapter 38 Nursing Care of People with Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Chapter 39 Nursing Care of People with Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Unit 11 Responses to Altered Neurologic Function
  • Chapter 40 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Nervous System
  • Chapter 41 Nursing Care of People with Intracranial Disorders
  • Chapter 42 Nursing Care of People with Cerebrovascular and Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Chapter 43 Nursing Care of People with Neurologic Disorders
  • Unit 12 Responses to Altered Visual and Auditory Function
  • Chapter 44 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Eye and Ear
  • Chapter 45 Nursing Care of People with Eye and Ear Disorders
  • Unit 13 Responses to Altered Reproductive Function
  • Chapter 46 A Person-centred Approach to Assessing the Male and Female Reproductive Systems
  • Chapter 47 Nursing Care of Men with Reproductive System and Breast Disorders
  • Chapter 48 Nursing Care of Women with Reproductive System and Breast Disorders
  • Chapter 49 Nursing Care of People with Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Unit 14 Special topics in medical-surgical nursing
  • Chapter 50 Mental healthcare in the Australian context
  • Chapter 51 Community Care
  • Chapter 52 Nursing care of clients in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia

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ISBN: 9781488610363
ISBN-10: 1488610363
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 24th October 2016
Publisher: Pearson Education Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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