Clinical Handbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing for Palms Os Publisher's description
The Clinical Handbook for Gerontological Nursing is a convenient, practical tool that gives students the confidence they need in their care of older patients.
The Clinical Handbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care is an accurate, current, and practical reference, so that nursing students can easily find answers to problems for the care of clients with health problems often encountered in clinical situations. This title by Pearson Prentice Hall provides nursing students essential information in an easy-to-follow format, allowing them to respond quickly when a clientвЂ™s condition changes or when they are assigned to a new client.
The 4th Edition of Clinical Handbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing covers the most common health problems nursing students are likely to encounter. The conditions appear in alphabetical order for quick retrieval of the most vital information.
Clinical Handbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing presents varying amounts of information about each condition according to its
prevalence and/or seriousness.
вЂў Overview: includes the definition of the condition, its classification within other categories, incidence, and basic pathophysiologic mechanisms.
вЂў Causes: lists actual causes, when known, or provides a risk-factor assessment when appropriate.
вЂў Manifestations: appear in order of those most characteristic of the condition to those less frequently encountered.
вЂў Diagnostic Tests: include the most frequently used laboratory tests, diagnostic imaging tests, and/or other testing methods, as well as the significance of abnormal results.
вЂў Interdisciplinary Management: lists the medications and treatments most commonly associated with each condition.
вЂў Selected Nursing Diagnoses with Interventions: lists the high priority nursing diagnoses with related nursing interventions.
вЂў Community-Based Care: provides teaching topics and referral sources, as appropriate, for clients who are being discharged from a healthcare facility or
who provide self-care at home.
вЂў Cross-references guide students to more detailed information available
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall