Prepare for success in the classroom! Corresponding to the chapters in the 9th edition of Lewis' market-leading Medical-Surgical Nursing, this study guide offers a complete review of content and a wide range of activities to help you understand key nursing concepts. Alternate item format questions reflect the most current NCLEX test plan. To make studying easier, answers for all exercises are included in the back of the book.
A wide variety of clinically relevant exercises and activities
includes NCLEX examination-style multiple-choice questions, prioritization and delegation questions, case studies, fill-in-the-blank questions, anatomy and physiology review, critical thinking activities, and more.
Answers to all questions are included in the back of the book, giving you immediate feedback as you study.
Additional alternate item format questions incorporating prioritization and delegation are included to better prepare you for the most current NCLEX exam.
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Section One - Concepts in Nursing Practice 1. Professional Nursing Practice 2. Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care 3. Health History and Physical Examination 4. Patient and Caregiver Teaching 5. Chronic Illness and Older Adults 6. Complementary and Alternative Therapies 7. Stress and Stress Management 8. Sleep and Sleep Disorders 9. Pain 10. Palliative Care at End of Life 11. Substance Abuse
Section Two - Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease 12. Inflammation and Wound Healing 13. Genetics and Genomics 14. Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation 15. Infection and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 16. Cancer 17. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
Section Three - Perioperative Care 18. Nursing Management: Preoperative Care 19. Nursing Management: Intraoperative Care 20. Nursing Management: Postoperative Care
Section Four - Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input 21. Nursing Assessment: Visual and Auditory Systems 22. Nursing Management: Visual and Auditory Problems 23. Nursing Assessment: Integumentary System 24. Nursing Management: Integumentary Problems 25. Nursing Management: Burns
Section Five - Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation 26. Nursing Assessment: Respiratory System 27. Nursing Management: Upper Respiratory Problems 28. Nursing Management: Lower Respiratory Problems 29. Nursing Management: Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
Section Six - Problems of Oxygenation: Transport 30. Nursing Assessment: Hematologic System 31. Nursing Management: Hematologic Problems
Section Nine - Problems of Urinary Function 45. Nursing Assessment: Urinary System 46. Nursing Management: Renal and Urologic Problems 47. Nursing Management: Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease
Section Ten - Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms 48. Nursing Assessment: Endocrine System 49. Nursing Management: Diabetes Mellitus 50. Nursing Management: Endocrine Problems 51. Nursing Assessment: Reproductive System 52. Nursing Management: Breast Disorders 53. Nursing Management: Sexually Transmitted Infections 54. Nursing Management: Female Reproductive Problems 55. Nursing Management: Male Reproductive Problems
Section Eleven - Problems Related to Movement and Coordination 56. Nursing Assessment: Nervous System 57. Nursing Management: Acute Intracranial Problems 58. Nursing Management: Stroke 59. Nursing Management: Chronic Neurologic Problems 60. Nursing Management: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and Delirium 61. Nursing Management: Peripheral Nerve and Spinal Cord Problems 62. Nursing Assessment: Musculoskeletal System 63. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery 64. Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal Problems 65. Nursing Management: Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases
Section Twelve - Nursing Care in Critical Care Settings 66. Nursing Management: Critical Care 67. Nursing Management: Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 68. Nursing Management: Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 69. Nursing Management: Emergency, Terrorism, and Disaster Nursing
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By Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN, Research Professor, Castella Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; Shannon Ruff Dirksen, RN, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ and Linda Bucher, RN, PhD, CEN, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Staff Nurse, Emergency Department, Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mt. Holly, NJ