Medical Surgical Nursing Assessment & Management of Clinical Problems

Lewis; Bucher; Heitkemper ; Harding et al

Key Features

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.

  • Elsevier
  • Jan 1 2017
  • Edition 10 USA