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Adult Orthopaedic Nursing

Author : Delores Christina Schoen
ISBN : 0781718805
Genre : Medical
File Size : 73. 83 MB
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As orthopaedic specialty units are being combined with other nursing units or integrated into medical-surgical units, more nurses are frequently unprepared to care for these patients with orthopaedic problems. To help them keep pace with the changing demands of this specialty, this book's straightforward approach and wealth of illustrations address the nursing care of patients with common orthopaedic conditions. Step-by-step coverage shows preoperative, postoperative, home, and rehabilitative care. Where appropriate, discussions also include the care of outpatients receiving follow-up or rehabilitative care. Special attention is given to the care of patients in traction or casts.

The Nursing Process In The Care Of Adults With Orthopaedic Conditions

Author : Leona A. Mourad
ISBN : UOM:39015029236620
Genre : Medical
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Nursing The Surgical Patient

Author : Rosemary Pudner
ISBN : 9780702027574
Genre : Medical
File Size : 73. 55 MB
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"Discusses all types of surgery so will be applicable to nurse working in all settings where they will encounter patients recovering from surgery. The nursing care is underpinned by the relevant research findings to ensure evidence-based practice. Focuses on nursing role and so is relevant to readers' needs. Relevant A&P and relevant pathophysiology are covered to aid understanding of the common disorders that require surgical intervention. Learning objectives assist study Use of care plans and case studies help relate theory to practice Boxes highlight key points and examples to aid study A full glossary of key terms aids comprehension Summaries of key points aid revision "--Elsevier website.

Orthopedic Nursing Secrets

Author : Michael E. Zychowicz
ISBN : 156053530X
Genre : Medical
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Orthopedic Nursing Secrets provides pearls of knowledge, or "nursing secrets" to nurses who provide care to patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Not only is this a useful reference for orthopedic nurses, but also for nurses who provide care to orthopedic patients in a variety of settings including the ER, OR, ICU, Med/Surg units, outpatient clinics, etc. This book provides essential nursing considerations from a wide variety of orthopedic nursing topic areas. Each chapter has been developed upon thought-provoking questions and straightforward answers.

Assessing And Managing The Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

Author : Fiona McArthur-Rouse
ISBN : 9780470691243
Genre : Medical
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Assessing and managing the acutely ill adult surgical patient focuses on major surgical conditions and interventions commonly encountered in District General Hospitals which potentially require intensive monitoring and intervention. It emphasizes the importance of thorough assessment and interpretation of clinical data, and provides the necessary knowledge to help nurses make sense of their findings and to integrate theory and practice in relation to surgical care. Part one addresses principles of surgical care for all patients undergoing surgery — including pre-operative assessment and preparation, the peri-operative period and post-operative recovery, post-operative pain management and psychosocial aspects of surgery — which underpin the knowledge and rationale for practice. Part two considers specific surgical conditions and interventions, organised according to surgical specialities. Each chapter considers the underlying patho-physiology, investigation and diagnosis, assessment, monitoring and management of common acute surgical conditions within that specialty.

Orthopaedic And Trauma Nursing

Author : Sonya Clarke
ISBN : 9781118438848
Genre : Medical
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Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing provides practitioners working in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma settings with the essential evidence, guidance and knowledge required to underpin effective practice. This comprehensive and contemporary textbook explores the variety of adult and paediatric clinical settings where orthopaedic and trauma practitioners work, including acute wards, clinics, community hospitals, nursing homes and patients' homes. Divided into 5 sections, this book looks at: key issues in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma care; specialist practice issues; common orthopaedic conditions and their care and management; musculoskeletal trauma care; and care of children and young people. Suitable for students at degree level as well as those clinicians practicing in more advanced orthopaedic and trauma care roles, Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing is a foremost authority on orthopaedic and musculoskeletal practice for both students and practitioners. Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing: Is strongly supported by the latest evidence, with chapters summarizing evidence, with reference to relevant and seminal research Offers practical guidance based on the relevant evidence Focuses on the perspective of the patient with patient narrative and case studies throughout Includes a section specifically dealing with children and young people

Medical Surgical Nursing

Author : Donna D. Ignatavicius
ISBN : 9781455772551
Genre : Medical
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Unit I: Foundations for medical-surgical nursing Unit II: Concepts of emergency care and disaster preparedness Unit III: Management of patients with fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances Unit IV: Management of perioperative patients Unit V: Problems of protection: management of patients with problems of the immune system Unit VI: Problems of protection: management of patients with problems of the skin, hair, and nails Unit VII: Problems of oxygenation: management of patients with problems of the respiratory tract Unit VIII: Problems of cardiac output and tissue perfusion: management of patients with problems of the cardiovascular system Unit IX: Problems of tissue perfusion: management of patients with problems of the hematologic system Unit X: Problems of mobility, sensory perception, and cognition: management of patients with problems of the nervous system Unit XI: Problems of sensory perception: management of patients with problems of the sensory system Unit XII: Problems of mobility: management of patients with problems of the musculoskeletal system Unit XIII: Problems of digestion, nutrition, and elimination: management of patients with problems of the gastrointestional system Unit XIV: Problems of regulation and metabolism: management of patients with problems of the endocrine system Unit XV: Problems of excretion: management of patients with problems of the renal/urinary system Unit XVI: Problems of reproduction: management of patients with problems of the reproductive system.

Ulrich Canale S Nursing Care Planning Guides E Book

Author : Nancy Haugen
ISBN : 9781437717280
Genre : Medical
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Practical and comprehensive, this essential resource helps you plan individualized care for clients in a variety of settings, including acute care, extended care, and home care environments. It features 33 detailed nursing diagnosis care plans and 65 disease/disorder care plans that are keyed to specific expected outcomes and interventions. This book also includes the popular Online Care Planner that allows you to edit and print standardized nursing diagnosis care plans. Offers the most in-depth care plans of any planning book, fostering critical thinking and promoting effective clinical decision-making. 33 separate nursing diagnosis care plans provide detailed interventions with rationales and documentation guidelines for the most common nursing diagnoses. 65 comprehensive care plans serve as a complete reference for the most common disorders in acute care, extended care, and home care settings. Body system organization makes content easy to locate. Nursing/collaborative diagnoses are linked to actions and rationales. Specific points for discharge teaching serve as guidelines for planning client education. A complete discussion of caring for older adult clients and changes that occur with aging helps you understand the unique considerations of caring for this population group. A new care plan format focuses on prioritized nursing interventions, interventions that can be delegated, and documentation criteria, as well as differentiating between independent and collaborative nursing actions. Features 8 new nursing diagnosis care plans on topics such as comfort, confusion, contamination, decision-making, falls/injury, unstable glucose level, risk-prone health behavior, and self-care. Includes 9 new disease/disorder care plans for Abdominal Trauma, Alzheimer’s Disease, Asthma, Enteral Nutrition, Intravenous Conscious Sedation, Internal Radiation Therapy (Brachytherapy), Mechanical Ventilation, Parkinson’s Disease, and Total Parenteral Nutrition. Evidence-based practice content presents the latest research findings and standards of care. Updated NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC interventions, and NOC outcomes reflect the latest nursing taxonomies. An open, user-friendly design makes it easy to quickly locate essential information. The companion Evolve website features 71 new narrated 3D pathophysiology animations that correspond to disorders content in the text.

Nursing The Surgical Patient

Author : Rosie Pudner
ISBN : 9780702044120
Genre : Medical
File Size : 26. 28 MB
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The new edition of this highly successful text brings it fully up to date with recent developments in surgical nursing, and includes a new chapter on perioperative stress and anxiety . The need for surgical nurses to remain at the cutting edge in relation to their knowledge and skills has never been greater, as the demands of higher patient throughput and reduced hospital stays take their toll. Nursing the Surgical Patient is written for, and by, nurses. It adopts a patient-centred approach to the care of people requiring a wide variety of surgical procedures. Compiled by experienced practitioners and educators in the field, it covers relevant anatomy and physiology, investigations, brief information on relevant medical conditions leading to surgery, an outline of the surgical procedures and the nursing care the patient will require. The key nursing care issues are described and explored, with case studies and care plans to bring theory to life. Comprehensive and research-based, yet accessible and engaging, Nursing the Surgical Patients a vital companion to nurses caring for surgical patients in either the primary or secondary care setting. This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States.

Care Planning In Children And Young People S Nursing

Author : Doris Corkin
ISBN : 9781444346046
Genre : Medical
File Size : 42. 17 MB
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Care Planning in Children and Young People's Nursing addresses a selection of the most common concerns that arise when planning care for infants, children and young people within the hospital and community setting. Clear and detailed, this text reflects both the uniqueness and diversity of contemporary children's nursing and utilizes images and case studies to provide a holistic insight into the practice of care planning through the reporting of best available evidence and current research, policy and education. Divided into sections for ease of reference, Care Planning in Children and Young People’s Nursing explores both the theory and practice of care planning. Chapters on the principles of care planning include issues such as managing risk, safeguarding children, ethical and legal implications, integrated care pathways, interprofessional assessment, and invaluable parent perspectives. Additional chapters on the application of planning care examine the practical aspects of a wide range of specific conditions including cystic fibrosis, obesity, cardiac/renal failure and HIV/AIDS. Each chapter is interactive, with questions, learning activities and points for discussion creating an engaging and enquiry-based learning approach. Care Planning in Children and Young People’s Nursing is a definitive resource, reflecting innovative practice which is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate nurse education.

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