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by Pamela L. Swearingen

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Designed for use in the clinical setting, Manual of Medical-Surgical Nursing Care covers everything that nurses need to know about commonly encountered medical-surgical conditions to more effectively manage patients and improve outcomes. It describes treatment in terms of specific timeframes and desired outcomes, making it easier to set realistic goals and evaluate patient care. A consistent, reader-friendly format makes information easy to find and easy to use. Written by a wide range of clinical experts, this is an essential resource for planning patient care and preparing care plans!A consistent, easy-to-use format makes this book ideal for quick reference.Experienced clinical experts from various practice settings provide the most current and accurate information.Highlighted notes and cautions throughout the manual stress key points related to various disorders and conditions.Outcome criteria are included with specific timeframes to help establish realistic treatment goals and evaluate patient care.A variety of resources for further information are included, such as phone numbers and websites.General information relevant to many disorders is highlighted in Chapter 1.Tables and boxes summarize information and enhance the manual's clinical usefulness.Convenient Overview/Pathophysiology headings introduce each disorder.A special patient teaching icon identifies the patient education and discharge planning information for each disorder.The latest infection prevention and control guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are included.The latest NANDA Taxonomy II nursing diagnoses are provided for each disorder.Updated information includes the latest on:JNC-7 hypertension guidelinesBreast cancer screening and treatmentJCAHO guidelinesCholesterol parameters Drug therapy

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