Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2011
3 Rev ed
Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition provides nurses and nursing students with the information they need to confidently provide optimal patient care. Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, which makes complex medical-surgical nursing concepts easy to understand, it is perfect for those entering or needing a refresher in medical-surgical nursing. The updated text covers nearly 300 disorders, treatments and nursing interventions across 13 body system-oriented chapters, with additional overview chapters on the nursing process and perioperative care, end-of-life care, and obesity. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and features headings and illustrations to enhance learning. Consistently formatted chapters and disorder entries make information easy to find. Key terms, bullets, checklists, and graphics focus attention on important information. In addition, online components, including case studies and NCLEX[registered]-style questions, provide readers with additional learning tools. Features include: new: complete coverage of blood transfusion reactions, including transfusion-related acute lung injury; new: current NANDA nursing diagnoses; new: information on the evidence-based nursing process and steps; new: new tests and treatments; new: Online: Activities to improve study techniques and test-taking skills; new: Online: Clinical simulation case studies to enhance critical thinking skills; new: Online: NCLEX[registered] tutorial; new: Online: Over 1,000 NCLEX[registered]-style questions, including traditional and all 7 types of alternate-format questions; new: Replacement of all "Weighing the Evidence" pieces to reflect current evidence-based nursing practice; coverage of collaborative management practices; and glossary of terms.