Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume 1, 3rd edition

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Overview

Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning is the only concepts curriculum built from the ground up as a comprehensive, cohesive learning system. This 3-volume series provides all the nursing curriculum content and materials needed to prepare you for nursing practice. With exemplars and assessment tools, you'll deepen your grasp of connections between concepts, with broad applications throughout a nursing career.

Volume I focuses on 21 biophysical concepts, including their normal function, interrelationships, and alterations across the lifespan. Complementary exemplars illuminate concepts. The 3rd Edition is a significant revision bringing the text in line with new evidence-based practice, care and safety guidelines.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780136873419

Subject: Concept-Based Nursing

Category: Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume 1

Overview

PART 1: BIOPHYSICAL MODULES

  • Module 1: Acid - Base Balance
    • The Concept of Acid - Base Balance
    • 1.A Metabolic Acidosis
    • 1.B Metabolic Alkalosis
    • 1.C Respiratory Acidosis
    • 1.D Respiratory Alkalosis
  • Module 2: Cellular Regulation
    • The Concept of Cellular Regulation
    • 2.A Cancer
    • 2.B Anemia
    • 2.C Breast Cancer
    • 2.D Colorectal Cancer
    • 2.E Leukemia
    • 2.F Lung Cancer
    • 2.G Prostate Cancer
    • 2.H Sickle Cell Disease
    • 2.I Skin Cancer
  • Module 3: Comfort
    • The Concept of Comfort
    • 3.A Acute and Chronic Pain
    • 3.B End-of-Life Care
    • 3.C Fatigue
    • 3.D Fibromyalgia
    • 3.E Sleep - Rest Disorders
  • Module 4: Digestion
    • The Concept of Digestion
    • 4.A Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    • 4.B Hepatitis
    • 4.C Malabsorption Disorders
    • 4.D Pancreatitis
    • 4.E Pyloric Stenosis
  • Module 5: Elimination
    • The Concept of Elimination
    • 5.A Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    • 5.B Bladder Incontinence and Retention
    • 5.C Bowel Incontinence, Constipation, and Impaction
    • 5.D Urinary Calculi
  • Module 6: Fluids and Electrolytes
    • The Concept of Fluids and Electrolytes
    • 6.A Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance
    • 6.B Acute Kidney Injury
    • 6.C Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Module 7: Health, Wellness, Illness, and Injury
    • The Concept of Health, Wellness, Illness, and Injury
    • 7.A Physical Fitness and Exercise
    • 7.B Oral Health
    • 7.C Normal Sleep - Rest Patterns
  • Module 8: Immunity
    • The Concept of Immunity
    • 8.A HIV/AIDS
    • 8.B Hypersensitivity
    • 8.C Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • 8.D Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Module 9: Infection
    • The Concept of Infection
    • 9.A Cellulitis
    • 9.B Conjunctivitis
    • 9.C Influenza
    • 9.D Otitis Media
    • 9.E Pneumonia
    • 9.F Sepsis
    • 9.G Tuberculosis
    • 9.H Urinary Tract Infection
  • Module 10: Inflammation
    • The Concept of Inflammation
    • 10.A Appendicitis
    • 10.B Gallbladder Disease
    • 10.C Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • 10.D Nephritis
    • 10.E Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Module 11: Intracranial Regulation
    • The Concept of Intracranial Regulation
    • 11.A Increased Intracranial Pressure
    • 11.B Seizure Disorders
    • 11.C Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Module 12: Metabolism
    • The Concept of Metabolism
    • 12.A Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    • 12.B Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    • 12.C Liver Disease
    • 12.D Osteoporosis
    • 12.E Thyroid Disease
  • Module 13: Mobility
    • The Concept of Mobility
    • 13.A Back Problems
    • 13.B Fractures
    • 13.C Hip Fractures
    • 13.D Multiple Sclerosis
    • 13.E Osteoarthritis
    • 13.F Parkinson Disease
    • 13.G Spinal Cord Injury
  • Module 14: Nutrition
    • The Concept of Nutrition
    • 14.A Obesity
  • Module 15: Oxygenation
    • The Concept of Oxygenation
    • 15.A Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    • 15.B Asthma
    • 15.C Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    • 15.D Cystic Fibrosis
    • 15.E Respiratory Syncytial Virus/Bronchiolitis
    • 15.F Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Module 16: Perfusion
    • The Concept of Perfusion
    • 16.A Cardiomyopathy
    • 16.B Congenital Heart Defects
    • 16.C Coronary Artery Disease
    • 16.D Deep Venous Thrombosis
    • 16.E Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
    • 16.F Heart Failure
    • 16.G Hypertension
    • 16.H Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
    • 16.I Life-Threatening Dysrhythmias
    • 16.J Peripheral Vascular Disease
    • 16.K Pulmonary Embolism
    • 16.L Shock
    • 16.M Stroke
  • Module 17: Perioperative Care
    • The Concept of Perioperative Care
  • Module 18. Sensory Perception
    • The Concept of Sensory Perception
    • 18.A Hearing Impairment
    • 18.B Diseases of the Eye
    • 18.C Eye Injuries
    • 18.D Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Module 19: Sexuality
    • The Concept of Sexuality
    • 19.A Family Planning
    • 19.B Menopause
    • 19.C Menstrual Dysfunction
    • 19.D Sexual Dysfunctions
    • 19.E Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Module 20: Thermoregulation
    • The Concept of Thermoregulation
    • 20.A Hyperthermia
    • 20.B Hypothermia
  • Module 21: Tissue Integrity
    • The Concept of Tissue Integrity
    • 21.A Burns
    • 21.B Pressure Injuries
    • 21.C Wound Healing

Appendix A: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses 2015 - 2017

Appendix B: Diagnostic Values and Laboratory Tests

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