Over the past three decades, more and more nursing educators have turned to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing for its accurate and up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field of medical-surgical nursing ― and the new ninth edition is no exception! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition offers the same easy-to-read style that students have come to love, along with the timely and thoroughly accurate content that educators have come to trust. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, critical thinking, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. Best of all ― a complete collection of interactive student resources creates a more engaging learning environment to prepare you for clinical practice. Highly readable format gives you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing.Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that the information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate.Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions.UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness.More than 50 comprehensive nursing care plans in the book and online incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems. Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. NEW! Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply important concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. NEW! Managing Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section give you practice applying your knowledge of various disorders and help you prioritize and delegate patient care.NEW! Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in health care settings.NEW! Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care.NEW! Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book cover surveillance for high-risk situations.NEW! Separate chapter on genetics expands on this key topic that impacts nearly every condition with a focus on the practical application to nursing care of patients.NEW! Expanded coverage of delegation includes additional Delegation Decisions boxes covering issues such as hypertension and postoperative patient care.NEW! Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders.NEW! Revised art program enhances the book’s visual appeal and lends a more contemporary look throughout.
This is a comprehensive yet concise edition geared toward medical and dental students enrolled in physiology courses. The textbook also serves as a review resource for physiology instructors. It offers specific discussions of pathophysiology in most clinical areas of medicine.
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This concise clinical companion to the twelfth edition of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing presents nearly 200 diseases and disorders in alphabetical format, allowing rapid access to need-to-know information on the most commonly clinical problems nurses are likely to encounter. The content is completely cross-referenced to the main text. Pages are tabbed alphabetically for speedy reference.
Clear and easy to understand, MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES, Seventh Edition delivers all of the knowledge base, skills, and behaviors required for an entry-level medical assistant, including a comprehensive section on the structure and function of body systems. The book has been streamlined and updated to include the latest in emergency preparedness, ICD-10, electronic health records, as well as personal effectiveness topics such as, professionalism and time management. Updated and innovative, the 7th edition of Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies uses multiple in-text features and exclusive technology products to prepare you for a successful career in medical assisting, and give you an advantage in today's competitive marketplace.
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After more than 75 years, Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of pediatric care. Embracing the new advances in science as well as the time-honored art of pediatric practice, this classic reference provides the essential information that practitioners and other care providers involved in pediatric health care throughout the world need to understand to effectively address the enormous range of biologic, psychologic, and social problems that our children and youth may face. Brand-new chapters and comprehensive revisions throughout ensure that you have the most recent information on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diseases based on the latest recommendations and methodologies. "The coverage of such a wide range of subjects relating to child health makes this textbook still the gold standard and companion for all pediatricians across the world." Reviewed by Neel Kamal, Sept 2015 "All in all, this is an excellent and detailed paediatric review textbook which represents excellent value for money..truly a textbook for the global community" Reviewed by glycosmedia.com, Sept 2015Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using evidence-based medicine and astute clinical experiences from leading international authors―many new to this edition.A NEW two-volume layout provides superior portability and exceptional ease of use. Gain a more complete perspective. Along with a broader emphasis on imaging and molecular diagnoses and updated references, the new edition includes an increased focus on international issues to ensure relevance in pediatrics practice throughout the world. Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with complete updates throughout 35 new chapters, including: Innovations in Addressing Child Health and Survival in Low Income Settings; Developmental Domains and Theories of Cognition; The Reggio Emilia Educational Approach Catatonia ; Refeeding Syndrome; Altitude-associated Illness; Genetic Approaches to Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases; Healthcare-Associated Infections; Intrapartum and Peripartum Infections; Bath salts and other drugs of abuse; Small Fiber Polyneuropathy; Microbiome; Kingella kingae; Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy; Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Plagiocephaly; CNS Vasculitis; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture; and Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury. Recognize, diagnose, and manage genetic and acquired conditions more effectively. A new Rehabilitation section with 10 new chapters, including: Evaluation of the Child for Rehabilitative Services; Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury and Autonomic Crisis Management; Spasticity; Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy; Traumatic and Sports-Related Injuries; Meningomyelocele; Health and Wellness for Children with Disabilities. Manage the transition to adult healthcare for children with chronic diseases through discussions of the overall health needs of patients with congenital heart defects, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis. Understand the principles of therapy and which drugs and dosages to prescribe for every disease. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Provides students and practitioners with a clear, concise introduction to the statistics they will come across in their regular reading of clinical papers. Written by three experts with wide teaching and consulting experience, Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences, Fourth Edition: Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics Covers all essential statistical methods Completely revised, updated and expanded Includes numerous examples and exercises on the interpretation of the statistics in papers published in medical journals From the reviews of the previous edition: "The book has several excellent features: it is written by statisticians, is.... well presented, is well referenced.... and is short." THE LANCET "Many statisticians are concerned at the generally poor standard of statistics in papers published in medical journals. Perhaps this could be remedied if more research workers would spare a few hours to read through Campbell and Machin's book." BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL "... a simple, interesting and insightful introduction to medical statistics... highly recommended." STATISTICAL METHODS IN MEDICAL RESEARCH "Campbell and Machin found the golden mean... this book can be recommended for all students and all medical researchers." ISCB NEWSLETTER