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Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance


Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance


At a Glance (Nursing and Healthcare) 1. Aufl.

von: Ian Peate

26,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 23.11.2015
ISBN/EAN: 9781118903131
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 184

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<p><i>Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance</i> is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing and healthcare students from the publishers of the market-leading <i>at a Glance</i> 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.</p> <ul> <li>A clear and accessible foundation of the need to know aspects of medicine and surgery for nurses</li> <li>Takes a systems approach exploring nursing care of key medical and surgical conditions and disorders </li> <li>Covers assessment, nutrition, pain, infection control</li> <li>Supported by a companion website with over 300 interactive multiple choice questions</li> <li>Provides need-to-know information in a quick-reference format</li> <li>Written from a UK perspective, with application to clinical practice</li> <li>A companion website is available at <a href="http://www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/medsurg"><b>www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/medsurg</b></a> featuring interactive multiple choice questions</li> </ul> <p><i>Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance</i> is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient.</p>
<p>Preface ix</p> <p>Acknowledgements x</p> <p>About the companion website xi</p> <p><b>Part 1: Nursing practice 1</b></p> <p>1 What is nursing? 2</p> <p>2 The 6 Cs 4</p> <p>3 Accountability and responsibility 6</p> <p>4 Risk and safety 8</p> <p>5 Patient-centred care 10</p> <p>6 Team working 12</p> <p><b>Part 2: General care 15</b></p> <p>7 Health assessment 16</p> <p>8 Intravenous therapy 18</p> <p>9 Blood transfusion 20</p> <p>10 Nutrition 22</p> <p>11 Pain 24</p> <p>12 Infection prevention and control: I 26</p> <p>13 Infection prevention and control: II 28</p> <p><b>Part 3: Medical nursing 31</b></p> <p>Immune system</p> <p>14 HIV 32</p> <p>15 Systemic lupus erythematosus 34</p> <p>16 Irritable bowel syndrome 36</p> <p>Respiratory system</p> <p>17 Asthma 38</p> <p>18 Pulmonary embolism 40</p> <p>19 Pneumonia 42</p> <p>Haematology</p> <p>20 Iron deficiency anaemia 44</p> <p>21 Thrombocytopenia 46</p> <p>22 Leukaemia 48</p> <p>Cardiovascular system</p> <p>23 Myocardial infarction 50</p> <p>24 Heart failure 52</p> <p>25 Angina 54</p> <p>Neurological system</p> <p>26 Meningitis 56</p> <p>27 Subarachnoid haemorrhage 58</p> <p>28 Epilepsy 60</p> <p>Gastrointestinal system</p> <p>29 Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease 62</p> <p>30 Diverticular disease 64</p> <p>31 Constipation 66</p> <p>Musculoskeletal system</p> <p>32 Osteoporosis 68</p> <p>33 Gout 70</p> <p>34 Rheumatoid arthritis 72</p> <p>Endocrine system</p> <p>35 Diabetes mellitus 74</p> <p>36 Thyrotoxicosis 76</p> <p>Reproductive system</p> <p>37 Erectile dysfunction 78</p> <p>38 Chlamydia 80</p> <p>39 Dysmenorrhoea 82</p> <p>The skin</p> <p>40 Eczema 84</p> <p>41 Psoriasis 86</p> <p>42 Skin cancer 88</p> <p>Cancer</p> <p>43 Lung cancer 90</p> <p>44 Cervical cancer 92</p> <p>45 Prostate cancer 94</p> <p>The senses</p> <p>46 Glaucoma 96</p> <p>47 Conjunctivitis 98</p> <p>48 Age-related macular degeneration 100</p> <p><b>Part 4: Surgical nursing 103</b></p> <p>Principles of care</p> <p>49 Preoperative care 104</p> <p>50 Perioperative care 106</p> <p>51 Postoperative care 108</p> <p>Respiratory system</p> <p>52 Thoracotomy 110</p> <p>53 Chest drain 112</p> <p>Haematology</p> <p>54 Stem cell transplantation 114</p> <p>55 Splenectomy 116</p> <p>Cardiovascular system</p> <p>56 Coronary artery bypass graft 118</p> <p>57 Cardiac valve surgery 120</p> <p>58 Varicose veins 122</p> <p>Neurological system</p> <p>59 Craniotomy 124</p> <p>60 Neurosurgical clipping 126</p> <p>Gastrointestinal system</p> <p>61 Appendicectomy 128</p> <p>62 Right-sided hemicolectomy 130</p> <p>63 Bariatric surgery 132</p> <p>Musculoskeletal system</p> <p>64 Arthroscopy 134</p> <p>65 Lower limb amputation 136</p> <p>66 Laminectomy 138</p> <p>Endocrine system</p> <p>67 Pituitary surgery 140</p> <p>68 Thyroidectomy 142</p> <p>69 Orchidectomy 144</p> <p>Reproductive system</p> <p>70 Vasectomy 146</p> <p>71 Dilation and curettage 148</p> <p>72 Cone biopsy 150</p> <p>The skin</p> <p>73 Burns 152</p> <p>74 Skin grafts 154</p> <p>75 Cosmetic and plastic surgery 156</p> <p>The eyes and ears</p> <p>76 Cataract 158</p> <p>77 Mastoidectomy 160</p> <p>Appendices 163</p> <p>1 Normal values 163</p> <p>2 Glossary of terms 165</p> <p>Further reading 167</p> <p>Index 168</p>
<strong>Ian Peate</strong> is Professor of Nursing and Head of School, School of Health Studies, Gibraltar.
<p><i>Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance</i> 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.</p> <ul> <li>A clear and accessible foundation of the need to know aspects of medicine and surgery for nurses</li> <li>Takes a systems approach exploring nursing care of key medical and surgical conditions and disorders </li> <li>Covers assessment, nutrition, pain, infection control</li> <li>Supported by a companion website with over 300 interactive multiple choice questions</li> <li>Provides need-to-know information in a quick-reference format</li> <li>Written from a UK perspective, with application to clinical practice</li> </ul> <p><i>Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance</i> is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient.</p>

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