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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice

- 1594 Pages
Published: 03/11/2018

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A classic nursing reference, the fully updated Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice, 11th Edition , offers expert nursing knowledge and much-needed practical guidance on patient care.
Authoritative yet easy to follow, this comprehensive text guides you through the nursing concepts and skills particularly vital for medical-surgical assessment, care, and treatment. Essential for both in-the-classroom and on-the-unit guidance, this is the expertise that all students, new nurses, and medical-surgical nurses need to grasp essential nursing concepts, care management, and procedures.
Discover the insights and data that every nurse needs:

  • NEW and updated features - Nursing, Gerontologic, Drug, and Transitional Care Alerts, evidence-based references, diagnostic methods, and drug treatment throughout the book
  • Easy-to-read, well-illustrated outline format - practical, pertinent, and comprehensive content for the busy nurse, including:
    • Patient education - essential self-care, prevention, and health promotion information
    • Nursing assessments - important signs and symptoms and other clinical data to be on the alert for in all types of conditions
    • Body system terminology - how anatomy and physiology are affected by disease in each body system
    • Equipment use - utilizing technology for patient monitoring and therapy
    • Nursing process and practice - systematic use of the nursing process for assessment, planning, and intervention
    • Emergency nursing - emergent conditions
    • Psychiatric Nursing - mental health problems
    Medical-surgical nursing - adult physical assessment, IV therapy, perioperative nursing, cancer nursing, and care of the older or disabled adult
  • Patient care by body system - functions, problems, disorders, and therapies described for the respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic and sensory, gastrointestinal, renal, genitourinary, reproductive, metabolic, endocrine, hematologic, immunologic, musculoskeletal, and integumentary systems
  • Maternity and neonatal nursing - maternal and fetal health, nursing management during labor and delivery, care of mother and neonate in postpartum period, and complications of childbearing
  • Pediatric nursing - pediatric growth and development, physical assessment, primary care, treatment of pediatric disorders of all body systems, and developmental disabilities
  • eBook that includes step-by-step procedure guidelines - guidance on more than 150 procedures, with rationales and direction on what to do next and why

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