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Core Curriculum 5th Edition

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Updated edition. Prepare for certification exams and stay current on medical-surgical trends and topics. Great reference book for new and experienced medical-surgical nurses. 600+ pages ...
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ISBN:978-1-940325-21-7
Number of pages:634
Edition: 5th
Year published:2016
Weight:3.2600
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Updated edition. Prepare for certification exams and stay current on medical-surgical trends and topics. Great reference book for new and experienced medical-surgical nurses. 600+ pages and 29 chapters.

New and experienced medical-surgical nurses will find this is the definitive resource to prepare for the medical-surgical nursing certification exam. The Core provides the latest information in medical-surgical nursing practice, making it very useful when you want to stay current on specific practice areas, trends, and topics. Presented in an easy-to-use topic and outline format, this comprehensive resource provides the foundational body of knowledge for medical-surgical nursing practice.

New in this edition:

  • New chapter on care of bariatric patients
  • Case studies – apply your knowledge to real-life patient care
  • Emphasis on surgical procedures and recommended nursing care and/or interventions
Many helpful tables, figures, and charts provide a fast subject overview for better understanding or comparison. Each chapter begins with the key points necessary for comprehension and success on the certification exam. Medical-surgical units will also find that the outline format makes this book a useful clinical reference to help ensure your nurses are providing excellent patient care. Readers will benefit from the expertise of 29 authors and 32 content reviewers.

Editor: Heather Craven, PhD, RN, CMSRN
ISBN: 978-1-940325-21-7
Copyright: 2016


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Table of Contents

Factors that Affect Medical-Surgical Nursing

  1. Patient/Family Education
  2. Cancer
  3. Care of the Geriatric Patient
  4. Behavioral Health
  5. Care of the Bariatric Patient NEW
  6. Nutrition
  7. Immobility
  8. Pain
  9. Fluid/Electrolyte/Acid-Base Imbalances
  10. Shock
  11. End-of-Life Care and Ethics
  12. Perioperative Nursing Care
  13. Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies
  14. Disaster Planning
Nursing Assessment and Alterations

  1. The Gastrointestinal System
  2. The Respiratory System
  3. The Cardiovascular System
  4. The Endocrine System
  5. Diabetes
  6. The Renal and Urologic Systems
  7. The Reproductive System
  8. The Neurologic System
  9. The Musculoskeletal System
  10. The Hematologic System
  11. The Immune System
  12. Infectious Disease and Sepsis
  13. The Integumentary System
Professionalism

  1. Domains of Nursing Practice
  2. Achieving Excellence in Medical-Surgical Nursing
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