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Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance

Ian Peate (Author)
Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing and healthcare students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This easy-to-read, accessible guide brings together all the key principles of caring for patients with medical and surgical needs. Highly visual, each topic is covered in one two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of the key aspects of caring for the adult patient.-A clear and accessible foundation of the need to know aspects of medicine and surgery for nurses -Takes a systems approach exploring nursing care of key medical and surgical conditions and disorders -Covers assessment, nutrition, pain, infection control -Supported by a companion website with over 300 interactive multiple choice questions -Provides need-to-know information in a quick-reference format -Written from a UK perspective, with application to clinical practice -A companion website is available at featuring interactive multiple choice questions Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient
eBook, English, 2016
Wiley Blackwell, Chichester, West Sussex, 2016
1 online resource : illustrations
9781118903131, 9781118902752, 9781118902776, 1118903137, 1118902750, 1118902777
Nursing practice
General care
Medical nursing
Surgical nursing
Preface Acknowledgments About the companion website Part 1: Nursing practice 1 What is nursing? 2 The 6 Cs 3 Accountability and responsibility 4 Risk and safety 5 Patient-centred care 6 Team working Part 2: General care 7 Health assessment 8 Intravenous therapy 9 Blood transfusion 10 Nutrition 11 Pain 12 Infection prevention and control: I 13 Infection prevention and control: II Part 3: Medical nursing Immune system 14 HIV 15 Systemic lupus erythematosus 16 Irritable bowel syndrome Respiratory system 17 Asthma 18 Pulmonary embolism 19 Pneumonia Haematology 20 Iron deficiency anaemia 21 Thrombocytopenia 22 Leukaemia Cardiovascular system 23 Myocardial infarction 24 Heart failure 25 Angina
Neurological system 26 Meningitis 27 Subarachnoid haemorrhage 28 Epilepsy Gastrointestinal system 29 Gastroesophageal reflux disease 30 Diverticular disease 31 Constipation Musculoskeletal system 32 Osteoporosis 33 Gout 34 Rheumatoid arthritis Endocrine system 35 Diabetes mellitus 36 Thyrotoxicosis Reproductive system 37 Erectile dysfunction 38 Chlamydia 39 Dysmenorrhoea The skin 40 Eczema 41 Psoriasis 42 Skin cancer Cancer 43 Lung cancer 44 Cervical cancer 45 Prostate cancer The senses 46 Glaucoma 47 Conjunctiva 48 Age related macular degeneration Part 4: Surgical nursing Principles of care 49 Preoperative care 50 Perioperative care 51 Post operative care Respiratory
System 52 Thoracotomy 53 Chest drain Haematology 54 Stem cell transplantation 55 Splenectomy Cardiovascular system 56 Coronary artery bypass graft 57 Cardiac valve surgery 58 Varicose veins Neurological system 59 Craniotomy 60 Neurosurgical clipping Gastrointestinal system 61 Appendicectomy 62 Right-sided hemicolectomy 63 Bariatric surgery Musculoskeletal system 64 Arthroscopy 65 Lower limb amputation 66 Laminectomy Endocrine system 67 Pituitary surgery 68 Thyroidectomy 69 Orchidectomy Reproductive system 70 Vasectomy 71 Dilatation and curettage 72 Cone biopsy The skin 73 Burns 74 Skin grafts 75 Cosmetic and plastic surgery The eyes and ears 76 Cataract 77 Mastoidectomy
Appendices 1 Normal values 2 Glossary of terms Further reading Index Ebook Central Academic Complete UKI Edition
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