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Table of contents



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.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



Module 22: Addiction
The Concept of Addiction
22.A Alcohol Abuse
22.B Nicotine Use
22.C Substance Abuse

Module 23: Cognition
The Concept of Cognition
23.A Alzheimer Disease
23.B Delirium
23.C Schizophrenia

Module 24: Culture and Diversity
The Concept of Culture and Diversity

Module 25: Development
The Concept of Development
25.A Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
25.B Autism Spectrum Disorder
25.C Cerebral Palsy
25.D Failure to Thrive

Module 26: Family
The Concept of Family
26.A Family Response to Health Alterations

Module 27: Grief and Loss
The Concept of Grief and Loss

Module 28: Mood and Affect
The Concept of Mood and Affect
28.A Depression
28.B Bipolar Disorders
28.C Postpartum Depression
28.D Suicide

Module 29: Self
The Concept of Self
29.A Feeding and Eating Disorders
29.B Personality Disorders

Module 30: Spirituality
The Concept of Spirituality
30.A Spiritual Distress
30.B Religion

Module 31: Stress and Coping
The Concept of Stress and Coping
31.A Anxiety Disorders
31.B Crisis
31.C Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Module 32: Trauma
The Concept of Trauma
32.A Abuse
32.B Multisystem Trauma
32.C Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
32.D Rape and Rape-Trauma Syndrome


Module 33: Reproduction
The Concept of Reproduction
33.A Antepartum Care
33.B Intrapartum Care
33.C Postpartum Care
33.D Newborn Care
33.E Prematurity


Module 34: Assessment
The Concept of Assessment

Module 35: Caring Interventions
The Concept of Caring Interventions

Module 36: Clinical Decision Making
The Concept of Clinical Decision Making
36.A The Nursing Process
36.B The Nursing Plan of Care
36.C Prioritizing Care

Module 37: Collaboration
The Concept of Collaboration

Module 38: Communication
The Concept of Communication
38.A Groups and Group Communication
38.B Therapeutic Communication
38.C Documentation
38.D Reporting

Module 39: Managing Care
The Concept of Managing Care
39.A Case Management
39.B Cost-Effective Care
39.C Delegation
39.D Leadership and Management

Module 40: Professionalism
The Concept of Professionalism
40.A Commitment to Profession
40.B Work Ethic

Module 41: Teaching and Learning
The Concept of Teaching and Learning
41.A Patient/Consumer Education


Module 42: Accountability
The Concept of Accountability
42.A Competence
42.B Professional Development

Module 43: Advocacy
The Concept of Advocacy
43.A Environmental Quality

Module 44: Ethics
The Concept of Ethics
44.A Morality
44.B Ethical Dilemmas
44.C Patient Rights

Module 45: Evidence-Based Practice
The Concept of Evidence-Based Practice

Module 46: Healthcare Systems
The Concept of Healthcare Systems
46.A Emergency Preparedness

Module 47: Health Policy
The Concept of Health Policy

Module 48: Informatics
The Concept of Informatics
48.A Clinical Decision Support Systems
48.B Individual Information at Point of Care

Module 49: Legal Issues
The Concept of Legal Issues
49.A Nurse Practice Acts
49.B Advance Directives
49.C Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
49.D Mandatory Reporting
49.E Risk Management

Module 50: Quality Improvement
The Concept of Quality Improvement

Module 51: Safety
The Concept of Safety
51.A Health Promotion and Injury Prevention Across the Lifespan
51.B Patient Safety
51.C Nurse Safety

Appendix A: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses 2015—2017
Appendix B: Diagnostic Values and Laboratory Tests (available in Pearson MyLab and eText)


Chapter at a Glance

General Assessment
1.1 Appearance and Mental Status: Assessing
1.2 Height: Newborn, Infant, Child, Adult, Measuring
1.3 Newborn’s or Infant’s Head, Chest, and Abdomen: Measuring
1.4 Weight: Newborn, Infant, Child, Adult, Measuring

Vital Signs
1.5 Blood Pressure: Newborn, Infant, Child, Adult, Obtaining
1.6 Pulse, Apical and Peripheral: Obtaining
1.7 Pulse Oximeter: Using
1.8 Respirations: Newborn, Infant, Child, Adult, Obtaining
1.9 Temperature: Newborn, Infant, Child, Adult, Obtaining

Physical Assessment
1.10 Abdomen: Assessing
1.11 Anus: Assessing
1.12 Breasts and Axillae: Assessing
1.13 Ears: Hearing Acuity, Assessing
1.14 Eyes: Visual Acuity, Assessing
1.15 Genitals and Inguinal Area: Assessing
1.16 Hair: Assessing
1.17 Heart and Central Vessels: Assessing
1.18 Mouth and Oropharynx: Assessing
1.19 Musculoskeletal System: Assessing
1.20 Nails: Assessing
1.21 Neck: Assessing
1.22 Neurologic Status: Assessing
1.23 Nose and Sinuses: Assessing
1.24 Peripheral Vascular System: Assessing
1.25 Skin: Assessing
1.26 Skull and Face: Assessing
1.27 Thorax and Lungs: Assessing
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

Bed Care and Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
2.1 Bathing: Newborn, Infant, Child, Adult
2.2 Bedmaking: Occupied, Unoccupied
2.3 Eyes and Contact Lenses: Caring for
2.4 Feet: Caring for
2.5 Hair: Caring for
2.6 Hearing Aid: Removing, Cleaning, and Inserting
2.7 Mouth: Regular and for the Unconscious or Debilitated Patient, Caring for
2.8 Perineal-Genital Area: Caring for
2.9 Shaving: Male Patient

Medication and Administration Systems
2.10 Automated Dispensing System: Using
2.11 Medication: Preparing and Administering
2.12 Narcotic Control System: Using

Medication Preparation
2.13 Ampule Medication: Removing
2.14 Calculating Dosages
2.15 Mixing Medications in One Syringe
2.16 Vial Medication: Removing

Medication Routes
2.17 Ear Medication: Administering
2.18 Enteral Tube Medication: Administering
2.19 Eye Medication: Administering
2.20 Inhaler, Dry Powder Medication: Administering
2.21 Inhaler, Metered-Dose Medication: Administering
2.22 Nasal Medication: Administering
2.23 Nebulized Medication, Nonpressurized Aerosol (NPA): Administering
2.24 Oral Medication: Administering
2.25 Rectal Medication: Administering
2.26 Sublingual Medication: Administering
2.27 Topical Medication: Applying
2.28 Transdermal Patch Medication: Applying
2.29 Vaginal Medication: Administering

Parenteral Routes
2.30 Injection, Intradermal: Administering
2.31 Injection, Intramuscular: Administering
2.32 Injection, Subcutaneous: Administering
2.33 Injection, Subcutaneous Anticoagulant: Administering
2.34 Injection, Z-Track Method: Using
2.35 Insulin Injection: Using a Syringe, Pen, or Pump
2.36 Intravenous Medication: Adding to Fluid Container
2.37 Intravenous Medication, Intermittent: Using a Secondary Set
2.38 Intravenous Medication, IV Push: Administering
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

Acute/Chronic Pain Management
3.1 Pain in Newborn, Infant, Child, Adult: Assessing
3.2 Pain Relief: Back Massage
3.3 Pain Relief: Complementary Health Approaches
3.4 Pain Relief: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Unit, Using
3.5 Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Pump: Using
3.6 Sleep Promotion: Assisting

Heat and Cold Application
3.7 Cooling Blanket: Applying
3.8 Dry Cold: Applying
3.9 Dry Heat: Applying
3.10 Moist Pack and Tepid Sponges: Applying
3.11 Neonatal Incubator and Infant Radiant Warmer: Using
3.12 Sitz Bath: Assisting

End of Life Care
3.13 Physiological Needs of the Dying Patient: Managing
3.14 Postmortem Care: Providing
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

4.1 Bladder Scanner: Using
4.2 Stool Specimen, Routine, Culture, Ova, Parasites: Obtaining
4.3 Urine Specimen, Clean-Catch, Closed Drainage System for Culture and Sensitivity: Obtaining
4.4 Urine Specimen, Ileal Conduit: Obtaining
4.5 Urine Specimen, Routine, 24-Hour: Obtaining

Bladder Interventions
4.6 Bedpan: Assisting
4.7 Bladder Irrigation: Continuous
4.8 Bladder Irrigation: Providing
4.9 Commode: Assisting
4.10 Urinal: Assisting
4.11 Urinary Catheter: Caring for and Removing
4.12 Urinary Catheterization: Performing
4.13 Urinary Diversion Pouch: Applying
4.14 Urinary External Device: Applying
4.15 Urinary Ostomy: Caring for
4.16 Urinary Suprapubic Catheter: Caring for

Bowel Interventions
4.17 Bowel Routine, Develop Regular: Assisting
4.18 Bowel Diversion Ostomy Appliance: Changing
4.19 Colostomy: Irrigating
4.20 Enema and Retention Enema: Administering
4.21 Fecal Impaction: Removing
4.22 Fecal Ostomy Pouch: Applying
4.23 Rectal Tube: Inserting

4.24 Dialysis, Peritoneal: Catheter Insertion, Assisting
4.25 Dialysis, Peritoneal: Procedures, Assisting
4.26 Hemodialysis: Central Venous Dual-Lumen Catheter, Caring for
4.27 Hemodialysis: Procedures, Caring for, Assisting
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

Fluid Balance Measurement
5.1 Intake and Output: Measuring

Intravenous Therapy
5.2 Central Line Dressing: Changing
5.3 Central Line: Infusing Intravenous Fluids
5.4 Central Line: Managing
5.5 Implanted Vascular Access Devices: Managing
5.6 Infusion Device: Discontinuing
5.7 Infusion Flow Rate Using Controller or IV Pump: Regulating
5.8 Infusion Intermittent Device: Maintaining
5.9 Infusion: Initiating
5.10 Infusion: Maintaining
5.11 Infusion Pump and “Smart” Pump: Using
5.12 Infusion Syringe Pump: Using
5.13 Percutaneous Central Vascular Catheterization: Assisting
5.14 PICC Line Dressing: Changing
5.15 Venipuncture: Initiating
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

Medical Asepsis
6.1 Hand Hygiene: Performing

Person Protective Equipment (PPE) and Isolation Precautions
6.2 Enteric Contact Precautions: Using
6.3 Isolation, Attire: Donning and Doffing
6.4 Isolation, Patient and Others: Caring for
6.5 Isolation, Double-Bagging: Using
6.6 Isolation, Equipment, Specimens: Removing
6.7 Isolation, Transporting Patient Outside Room
6.8 PPE, Clean Gloves: Donning and Doffing
6.9 PPE, Face Masks: Donning and Doffing
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

7.1 Glasgow Coma Scale: Using
7.2 Intracranial Pressure: Monitoring and Caring for
7.3 Lumbar Puncture: Assisting
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

8.1 Endocrine Disorders: Assessing
8.2 Endocrine Disorders: Complementary Health Approaches
8.3 Paracentesis: Assisting

Diabetes Care
8.4 Capillary Blood Specimen for Glucose: Measuring
8.5 Diabetes: Managing
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

Balance and Strength
9.1 Body Mechanics: Using
9.2 Range-of-Motion Exercises: Assisting

Moving and Transferring a Patient
9.3 Ambulating Patient: Assisting
9.4 Hydraulic Lift: Using
9.5 Logrolling Patient in Bed
9.6 Moving Patient Up in Bed
9.7 Positioning Patient in Bed
9.8 Sitting on Side of Bed (Dangling): Assisting
9.9 Transferring Patient Between Bed and Chair
9.10 Transferring Patient Between Bed and Stretcher
9.11 Transporting: Newborn, Infant, Toddler
9.12 Turning Patient: Lateral or Prone Position in Bed

Patient Assistive Devices
9.13 Cane: Assisting
9.14 Crutches: Assisting
9.15 Walker: Assisting

Traction and Cast Care
9.16 Cast, Initial: Caring for
9.17 Cast, Ongoing for Plaster and Synthetic: Caring for
9.18 Traction, Skin and Skeletal: Caring for
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

Healthy Eating Habits
10.1 Body Mass Index (BMI): Assessing
10.2 Diet, Therapeutic: Managing
10.3 Eating Assistance: Providing
10.4 Mealtime: Complementary Health Approaches
10.5 Nutrition: Assessing

Enteral Nutrition Using a Feeding Tube
10.6 Feeding, Continuous, Nasointestinal/Jejunostomy with a Small-Bore Tube: Administering
10.7 Feeding, Gastrostomy or Jejunostomy Tubes: Administering
10.8 Gastric Lavage: Performing
10.9 Nasogastric Tube: Feeding
10.10 Nasogastric Tube: Flushing and Maintaining
10.11 Nasogastric Tube: Inserting
10.12 Nasogastric Tube: Removing

Parenteral Nutrition Using Intravenous Infusion
10.13 Lipids, IV Infusion: Providing
10.14 Total Parental Nutrition (TPN), IV Infusion: Providing
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

11.1 Nose and Throat Specimen: Collecting
11.2 Peak Expiratory Flow Rate: Measuring
11.3 Sputum Specimen: Collecting

11.4 Chest Physiotherapy: Preparing Patient
11.5 Incentive Spirometer: Using
11.6 Pursed-Lip Breathing
11.7 Thoracentesis: Assisting

Supplemental Oxygen Therapy
11.8 Oxygen Delivery Systems: Using
11.9 Oxygen, Portable Cylinder: Using
11.10 Ventilator, Mechanical: Caring for Patient

Maintaining a Patent Airway
11.11 Airway, Nasopharyngeal: Inserting
11.12 Airway, Oropharyngeal: Inserting
11.13 Endotracheal Tube: Caring for
11.14 Suctioning, Oropharyngeal and Nasopharyngeal: Newborn, Infant, Child, Adult
11.15 Suctioning, Tracheostomy or Endotracheal Tube
11.16 Tracheal Tube: Inflating the Cuff
11.17 Tracheostomy: Caring for

Maintaining Lung Expansion
11.18 Chest Tube Drainage: Maintaining
11.19 Chest Tube Insertion: Assisting
11.20 Chest Tube Removal: Assisting

Life Threatening Situations
11.21 Airway Obstruction: Clearing
11.22 Cardiac Compressions, External: Performing
11.23 Rescue Breathing: Performing
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

Maintaining Blood Volume
12.1 Blood Products: Administering
12.2 Blood Transfusion: Administering
12.3 Direct Pressure: Applying
12.4 Pressure Dressing: Applying

Antiembolism Devices
12.5 Antiembolism Stockings: Applying
12.6 Pneumatic Compression Device: Applying
12.7 Sequential Compression Devices: Applying

Electrical Conduction in the Heart
12.8 Automated External Defibrillator (AED): Adult, Using
12.9 ECG, 12-Lead: Recording
12.10 ECG, Leads: Applying
12.11 ECG, Strip: Interpreting
12.12 Pacemaker, Insertion: Assisting
12.13 Pacemaker, Permanent: Teaching
12.14 Pacemaker, Temporary: Maintaining
12.15 Temporary Cardiac Pacing, Transvenous, Epicardial: Monitoring

Arterial Line
12.16 Allen Test: Performing
12.17 Arterial Blood Pressure: Monitoring
12.18 Arterial Blood Samples: Withdrawing
12.19 Arterial Line: Caring for
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

13.1 Preoperative Patient Teaching
13.2 Surgical Hand Antisepsis and Scrubs
13.3 Surgical Site: Preparing

Using Sterile Technique
13.4 Sterile Field: Maintaining
13.5 Sterile Gown and Gloves: Donning (Closed Method)
13.6 Surgical Patient: Preparing
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

Antepartum Care
14.1 Amniocentesis: Assisting
14.2 Antepartum, Maternal and Fetal: Assessing
14.3 Antepartum Pelvic Examination: Assisting
14.4 Deep Tendon Reflexes and Clonus: Assessing
14.5 Fetal Well-Being, Nonstress Test and Biophysical Profile: Assessing
14.6 Rh Immune Globulin: Administering

Intrapartum Care
14.7 Amniotomy (Artificial Rupture of Membranes): Assisting
14.8 Epidural: Assisting and Caring for Patient
14.9 Fetal External Electronic: Monitoring
14.10 Fetal Heart Rate: Auscultating
14.11 Fetal Internal Scalp Electrode Placement: Monitoring
14.12 Induction of Labor with Oxytocin and Other Agents: Assisting and Caring for Patient
14.13 Intrapartum, Maternal and Fetal: Assessing
14.14 Intrapartum Pelvic Examination: Assisting
14.15 Prolapsed Cord: Caring for Patient

Postpartum Care
14.16 Breastfeeding: Assisting
14.17 Lochia: Evaluating
14.18 Postpartum, Maternal: Assessing
14.19 Postpartum, Perineum: Assessing
14.20 Uterine Fundus, After Vaginal or Caesarean Birth: Assessing

Newborn Care
14.21 Apgar Score: Assessing
14.22 Circumcision: Caring for
14.23 Newborn: Assessing
14.24 Newborn, Initial Bathing
14.25 Newborn Thermoregulation: Assisting
14.26 Phototherapy, Newborn, Infant: Providing
14.27 Umbilical Cord Clamp: Caring for
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

Patient Safety
15.1 Abuse: Newborn, Infant, Child, Older Adult, Assessing for
15.2 Fall Prevention: Assessing and Managing
15.3 Seizure Precautions: Implementing
15.4 Suicide: Caring for Suicidal Patient

Environmental Safety
15.5 Environmental Safety: Healthcare Facility, Community, Home
15.6 Fire Safety: Healthcare Facility, Community, Home
15.7 Thermal and Electrical Injuries: Preventing

Immobilizers and Restraints
15.8 Bed or Chair Alarm, Exit Monitor Device: Applying
15.9 Immobilizer, Mummy: Applying
15.10 Immobilizer, Papoose Board: Applying
15.11 Restraints and Alternatives: Caring for
15.12 Restraints, Torso and Belt: Applying
15.13 Restraints, Wrist and Ankle: Applying
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Chapter at a Glance

16.1 Wound Drainage Specimen: Obtaining

Dressings and Binders
16.2 Abdominal Binder: Applying
16.3 Closed Wound Drains: Maintaining
16.4 Dressing, Dry: Changing
16.5 Dressing, Sterile: Changing
16.6 Dressing, Venous Ulcer: Changing
16.7 Dressing, Wet-to-Moist: Applying
16.8 Elastic Bandage: Applying
16.9 Surgical Wound: Caring for

Wound Care
16.10 Dressing, Alginate: Applying
16.11 Dressing, Hydrocolloid: Applying
16.12 Dressing, Transparent: Applying
16.13 Electrical Stimulation: Using
16.14 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Using
16.15 Pressure Injury: Preventing and Caring for
16.16 Staple and Suture: Removing
16.17 Stump: Positioning and Exercising
16.18 Stump: Shrinking and Molding
16.19 Wound: Irrigating
Critical Thinking Options for Unexpected Outcomes
Review Questions

Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions
Appendix B: Guidelines for Laboratory and Diagnostic Assessment 

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