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For courses in medical-surgical nursing.

The novice nurse’s guide to whole-patient care
LeMone and Burke’s Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Reasoning in Patient Care offers the skills and knowledge needed to provide safe, evidence-based care for the diseases and disorders the new nurse will most likely encounter, based on incidence and prevalence data. The theme is that patient care should address the whole person, not just the malfunction of body systems. Rather than memorize medical conditions, readers build the clinical reasoning skills they need to safely perform simple to complex tasks. The 7th edition has a new section on transitions of care and a new chapter linking sleep and health. It is now organized with a more consistent chapter structure for easier navigation.

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Table of contents

UNIT 1: DIMENSIONS OF MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING
1. Medical-Surgical Nursing in the 21st Century
2. Health and Illness in Adults

UNIT 2: ALTERATIONS IN PATTERNS OF HEALTH
3. Nursing Care of the Patient with Alterations of Sleep
4. Nursing Care of the Patient Having Surgery
5. Palliative Care and End of Life
6. Nursing Care of Patients with Substance Use Disorder
7. Nursing Care of Patients Experiencing Violent Trauma and Disasters

UNIT 3: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PATTERNS OF HEALTH
8. Genetic Implications of Nursing Care of Adults
9. Nursing Care of Patients in Pain
10. Nursing Care of Patients with Altered Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
11. Nursing Care of Patients Experiencing Trauma and Shock
12. Nursing Care of Patients with Infections
13. Nursing Care of Patients with Altered Immunity
14. Nursing Care of Patients with Cancer

UNIT 4: RESPONSES TO ALTERED INTEGUMENTARY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
15. Assessing the Integumentary System
16. Nursing Care of Patients with Integumentary Disorders
17. Nursing Care of Patients with Burns

UNIT 5: RESPONSES TO ALTERED ENDOCRINE FUNCTION
18. Assessing the Endocrine System
19. Nursing Care of Patients with Endocrine Disorders
20. Nursing Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

UNIT 6: RESPONSES TO ALTERED GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION
21. Assessing the Gastrointestinal System
22. Nursing Care of Patients with Nutritional Disorders
23. Nursing Care of Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
24. Nursing Care of Patients with Bowel Disorders
25. Nursing Care of Patients with Gallbladder, Liver, and Pancreatic

UNIT 7: RESPONSES TO ALTERED URINARY ELIMINATION
26. Assessing the Renal System
27. Nursing Care of Patients with Urinary Tract Disorders
28. Nursing Care of Patients with Kidney Disorders

UNIT 8: RESPONSES TO ALTERED CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION
29. Assessment of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
30. Nursing Care of Patients with Coronary Heart Disease
31. Nursing Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders
32. Nursing Care of Patients with Vascular Disorders
33. Nursing Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders

UNIT 9: RESPONSES TO ALTERED RESPIRATORY FUNCTION
34. Assessing the Respiratory System
35. Nursing Care of Patients with Upper Respiratory Disorders
36. Nursing Care of Patients with Ventilation Disorders
37. Nursing Care of Patients with Gas Exchange Disorders

UNIT 10: RESPONSES TO ALTERED MUSCULOSKELETAL FUNCTION
38. Assessing the Musculoskeletal System
39. Nursing Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma
40. Nursing Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

UNIT 11: RESPONSES TO ALTERED NEUROLOGIC FUNCTION
41. Assessing the Nervous System
42. Nursing Care of Patients with Intracranial Disorders
43. Nursing Care of Patients with Spinal Cord Disorders and CNS Infections
44. Nursing Care of Patients with Neurologic Disorders

UNIT 12: RESPONSES TO ALTERED SENSORY FUNCTION
45. Assessing the Eye and Ear
46. Nursing Care of Patients with Eye or Ear Disorders

UNIT 13: RESPONSES TO ALTERED REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION
47. Assessing the Internal and External Reproductive Organs
48. Nursing Care of Men with Reproductive and Breast Disorders
49. Nursing Care of Women with Reproductive and Breast Disorders
50. Nursing Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections

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