Author : Jane Tyerman,Shelley Cobbett,Mariann M. Harding,Jeffrey Kwong,Dottie Roberts,Debra Hagler,Courtney Reinisch
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2022-04-20
ISBN : 0323791573
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
Master the role and skills of the medical-surgical nurse in Canada with the book that has it all! Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing in Canada: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 5th Edition reflects the expertise of nurses from across Canada with evidence-informed guidelines, a focus on clinical trends, and a review of pathophysiology. Clear examples make it easy to understand every concept in nursing care — from health promotion to acute intervention to ambulatory care. An Evolve website includes new case studies to enhance your skills in clinical judgement and prepare you for the Next Generation NCLEX®, CPNRE®, and REx-PNTM. From Canadian educators Jane Tyerman and Shelley L. Cobbett, this comprehensive guide provides a solid foundation in perioperative care as well as nursing care of disorders by body system. Easy-to-understand content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field, ensuring that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. More than 800 full-colour illustrations and photographs demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. Focus on key areas includes the determinants of health, patient and caregiver teaching, age-related considerations, collaborative care, cultural considerations, nutrition, home care, evidence-informed practice, and patient safety. Nursing Assessment chapters focus on individual body systems and include a brief review of related anatomy and physiology, a discussion of health history and non-invasive physical assessment skills, and note common diagnostic studies, expected results, and related nursing responsibilities. Unfolding case studies in each assessment chapter help you apply important concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. UNIQUE! Levels of Care approach organizes nursing management into three levels: health promotion, acute intervention, and ambulatory and home care. Nursing Management chapters focus on the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, laboratory and diagnostic study results, interprofessional care, and nursing management of various diseases and disorders, and are organized to follow the steps of the nursing process (assessment, nursing diagnoses, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Safety Alerts and Drug Alerts highlight important safety issues in patient care. Informatics boxes discuss the importance and use of technology with topics such as use of social media in the context of patient privacy, teaching patients to manage self-care using smartphone apps, and using Smart infusion pumps. Cultural Competence and Health Equity in Nursing Care chapter discusses culture as a determinant of health, especially in regard to Indigenous populations; health equity and health equality issues as they relate to marginalized groups in Canada; and practical suggestions for developing cultural competence in nursing care. More than 60 comprehensive nursing care plans on the Evolve website include defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems.