Clinical Handbook for Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing, 13/e

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Author: Perrecone
Edition: 13th
ISBN: 9789351293781
Language: English
Published: 2014
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

This concise clinical companion to the thirteenth edition of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing presents nearly 200 diseases and disorders in alphabetical format, allowing rapid access to need-to-know information on the most common clinical problems nurses are likely to encounter.

Clinical Handbook for Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook 

of Medical Surgical Nursing, 13/e

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This concise clinical companion to the thirteenth edition of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing presents nearly 200 diseases and disorders in alphabetical format, allowing rapid access to need-to-know information on the most common clinical problems nurses are likely to encounter. The content is completely cross-referenced to the main text. Pages are tabbed alphabetically for speedy reference.

Key Features

  • Quality and Safety Nursing Alerts focus on tips for best clinical practice and red-flag safety warnings about priority care issues and hazardous or potentially life-threatening situations.
  • Gerontologic Considerations provide thumbnail descriptions and interventions related to the care of the rapidly growing older adult population.
  • Selected tables and boxes provide at-a-glance presentations of additional information, such as diagnostic findings and measurements.
  • Appendices for use in clinicals or in practice, on units, at home, or in the community include acronyms and abbreviations, important laboratory and diagnostic values, and current nursing diagnoses.
  • Nursing Process and Management information is incorporated throughout!

Table of Contents

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV Infection)
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome and Myocardial Infarction
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Addison's Disease (Adrenocortical Insufficiency)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia, Aplasic
  • Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
  • Anemia, Megaloblastic (Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid Deficiency)
  • Anemia, Sickle Cell
  • Aneurysm, Aortic
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Aortic Insufficiency (Regurgitation)
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Appendicitis
  • Arterial Embolism and Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerosis
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • Asthma
  • Asthma: Status Asthmaticus
  • Back Pain, Low
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Prostatectomy
  • Bone Tumors
  • Bowel Obstruction, Large
  • Bowel Obstruction, Small
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Tumors
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Burn Injury
  • Cancer
  • Cancer of the Bladder
  • Cancer of the Breast
  • Cancer of the Cervix
  • Cancer of the Colon and Rectum (Colorectal Cancer)
  • Cancer of the Endometrium
  • Cancer of the Esophagus
  • Cancer of the Kidneys (Renal Tumors)
  • Cancer of the Larynx
  • Cancer of the Liver
  • Cancer of the Lung (Bronchogenic Carcinoma)
  • Cancer of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx
  • Cancer of the Ovary
  • Cancer of the Pancreas
  • Cancer of the Prostate
  • Cancer of the Skin (Malignant Melanoma)
  • Cancer of the Stomach (Gastric Cancer)
  • Cancer of the Testis
  • Cancer of the Thyroid
  • Cancer of the Vagina
  • Cancer of the Vulva
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cataract
  • Cholelithiasis (and Cholecystitis)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cirrhosis, Hepatic
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Cystitis (Lower Urinary Tract Infection)
  • Dermatitis, Contact
  • Dermatitis, Exfoliative
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis, Infective
  • Endocarditis, Rheumatic
  • Endometriosis
  • Epididymitis
  • Epilepsies
  • Epistaxis (Nosebleed)
  • Esophogeal Varices, Bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Gastritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Glomerulonephritis, Acute
  • Glomerulonephritis, Chronic
  • Gout
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome (Polyradiculoneuritis)
  • Head Injury (Brain Injury)
  • Headache
  • Heart Failure
  • Hemophilia
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy and Hepatic Coma
  • Hepatic Failure, Fulminant
  • Hepatitis, Viral: Types A, B, C, D, E, and G
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Huntington Disease
  • Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome
  • Hypertension (and Hypertensive Crisis)
  • Hyperthyroidism (Graves' Disease)
  • Hypoglycemia (Insulin Reaction)
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism and Myxedema
  • Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura
  • Impetigo
  • Increased Intracranial Pressure
  • Influenza
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lymphedema and Elephantiasis
  • Lymphomas, Non-Hodgkin
  • Mastoiditis and Mastoid Surgery
  • Ménière's Disease
  • Meningitis
  • Mitral Regurgitation (Insufficiency)
  • Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Musculoskeletal Trauma (Contusions, Strains, Sprains, and Joint Dislocations)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myocarditis
  • Nephritic Syndrome, Acute
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
  • Obesity, Morbid
  • Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease)
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media, Acute
  • Otitis Media, Chronic
  • Pancreatitis, Acute
  • Pancreatitis, Chronic
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pelvic Infection (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease)
  • Pemphigus
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericarditis (Cardiac Tamponade)
  • Perioperative Nursing Management
  • Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
  • Peritonitis
  • Pharyngitis, Acute
  • Pharyngitis, Chronic
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax and Hemothorax
  • Polycythemia
  • Prostatitis
  • Pruritus
  • Psoriasis
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema, Acute
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pyelonephritis, Acute
  • Pyelonephritis, Chronic
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Renal Failure, Acute
  • Renal Failure, Chronic (End-Stage Kidney Disease)
  • Seborrheic Dermatoses
  • Seizures
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • Shock, Anaphylactic
  • Shock, Cardiogenic
  • Shock, Hypovolemic
  • Shock, Neurogenic
  • Shock, Septic
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke, Hemorrhagic
  • Stroke, Ischemic
  • Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thyroid Storm (Thyrotoxic Crisis)
  • Thyroiditis, Acute
  • Thyroiditis, Chronic (Hashimoto's Thyroiditis)
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureux)
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unconscious Patient
  • Urolithiasis
  • Vein Disorders: Venous Thrombosis, Thrombophlebitis, Phlebothrombosis, and Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Appendix A: Selected Lab Values
  • Appendix B: NANDA International Nursing Diagnoses
  • Appendix C: Key Health Care Abbreviations and Acronyms