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Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Publication Year:
2022
Edition:
5th Ed.
Author:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Cromar, Keelin; Moebius, Casey
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-97-517751-5
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Feeling anxious or unsure about medical-surgical nursing care? Get grounded in the latest best practices, with the freshly updated Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!®, Fifth Edition
This colorful fully illustrated guide offers clear, concise descriptions of crucial medical-surgical nursing concepts and procedures, with learning aids that help you grasp skills and concepts easily, in an enjoyable Incredibly Easy style. From assessment and diagnostics to current evidence-based treatments and interventions, this is the perfect backup to class materials, helpful support for new nurses, and a handy refresher for experienced nurses. 
 
Be expertly guided into a solid foundation in medical-surgical care, with: 
  • NEW and updated statistics and guidelines on current medical-surgical nursing practice in a concise, quick-scan outline format
  • The “need-to-know” basics, including the most common disorders medical-surgical nurses encounter 
  • Chapters address disorders by body system – neurologic, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal and urologic, reproductive, musculoskeletal, and more
  • Chapters offer vital foundational knowledge, with expert direction on: 
    • Essential elements of medical-surgical nursing practice and the nursing process
    • Fluids and electrolytes, perioperative care, and pain management 
    • Diagnostic testing – CT, MRI, and PET scan imaging, x-rays, biopsies, EMGs, and more
    • Additional chapters on cancer care, obesity, gerontologic care, and end-of-life care
  • Current data and best practices on assessing and treating common disorders – Reviews of anatomy and physiology, step-by-step guidance on assessments and history–taking, and diagnostic testing, including patient preparation, monitoring, teaching points, and developing a plan of care 
  • Hundreds of colorful diagrams, drawings, and charts that illustrate core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions
  • “Practice Makes Perfect” end-of-book practice exam with NCLEX®-style questions in current exam format 
  • Chapter features include:
    • Memory jogger – Acronyms and other memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatments
    • A closer look – Illustrations that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathways
    • Education edge – Practical guidance for effective patient teaching
    • What do I do? – Steps to take in emergency situations
    • Stop, look, and listen – Elements of assessment for a particular body system
    • Weighing the evidence – Evidence-based practice pointers that support nursing actions
    • Quick quiz – End-of-chapter multiple-choice questions to help you retain chapter content, followed by answers and rationales
    • Nurse Joy and Jake illustrated characters offer tips and insights throughout.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Cromar, Keelin; Moebius, Casey
ISBN:
978-1-97-517751-5
Specialty:
  • Dictionaries & Word References
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Pathophysiology
  • References
Language:
English
Edition:
5th Ed.
Pages:
0
Publication Year:
2022

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