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Clinical Handbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing
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Preface ixAcid-Base Disorders 1Acute Coronary Syndrome 6Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 10Adrenal Cortical Insufficiency (Addison's Disease) 14Alzheimer's Disease 17Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease) 21Anaphylaxis 24Anemia 28Aneurysm 32Angina Pectoris 36Anthrax 40Appendicitis 43Asthma 45Bell's Palsy 50Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 52Bladder Cancer 55Bone Tumor, Primary 58Brain Tumor (Benign and Malignant) 61Breast Cancer 66Bronchiectasis 71 Bronchitis, Acute 74Bronchitis, Chronic 76Calcium Imbalance 80Cancer 86Candidiasis (Moniliasis, Yeast Infection, Thrush) 92Cardiomyopathy 95Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 99Cataract 101Cervical Cancer 104Chlamydial Infection 107Cholecystitis 109Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 113Cirrhosis 118Colorectal Cancer 124Condyloma Acuminata (Genital Warts) 128Coronary Heart Disease 130Crohn's Disease 133Cushing's Syndrome 136Cystic Fibrosis 140Decubitus Ulcers (Pressure Ulcers, Bedsores) 144Diabetes Insipidus 147Diabetes Mellitus 150 Diabetic Ketoacidosis 156Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation 158Diverticular Disease 162Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding 165Emphysema 168Encephalitis 172Endocarditis 176Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer 179Endometriosis 183Epilepsy (Seisure Disorder) 186Fibrocystic Breast Disease 192Fibromyalgia 194Flail Chest 196Fluid Volume Deficit (Dehydration) 199Fluid Volume excess (Hypervolemia) 203Fracture 206Gastritis 211Gastroenteritis (Enteritis, Food Poisoning, Cholera, Traveler's Diarrhea) 215Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 218Glaucoma 220Glomerulonephritis 224 Gonorrhea 230Gout (Gouty Arthritis) 232Guillain-Barre Sndrome 234Heart Failure (Congestive Heart Failure) 238Hemophilia 243Hemorrhoids 246Hepatitis 249Hernia 253Herniated Intervertebral Disk 255Herpes Simplex Virus (Herpes Labialis, Herpes Genitalis, Herpetic Whitlow, Herpes Simplex Virus Keratitis) 258Hiatal Hernia 261Hodgkin's Disease 264Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease 267Hyperglycemia 274Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State 276Hyperparathyroidism 279Hypersensitivity 282Hypertension 288Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis) 293Hypoglycemia 296Hypoparathyroidism 298Hypothyroidism 300Increased Intracranial Pressure 304Influenza 307Intestinal Obstruction 310Irritable Bowel Syndrome 314Kaposi's Sarcoma 317Legionnaires' Disease 320Leukemia 322Lyme Disease 328Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's 330Macular Degeneration 335Magnesium Imbalance 337Melanoma 342Meniere's Disease 345Meningitis (Bacterial, Viral, Fungal) 349Mononucleosis 353Multiple Myeloma 354Multiple Sclerosis 358Muscular Dystrophy 362Myasthenia Gravis 364Myocardial Infraction 367Myocarditis 373Near-Drowning 376Occupational Lung Disease 380Osteoarthritis 383Osteomalacia (Rickets) 386Oseomyelitis 388Osteoporosis 391Otitis, Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear), Otitis Media 394Ovarian Cancer 398Pancreatic Cancer 402Pancreatitis 404Parkinson's Disease 409Pelvic Inflammatory Disease 412Peptic Ulcer Disease 415Pericarditis 419Peripheral Vascular Disease 423Peritonitis 426Pertussis (Whooping Cough) 430Pheochromocytoma 433Phosphate Imbalance 435Pleural Effusion 439Pneumonia 442Pneumothorax 446 Poliomyelitis, Postpolio Syndrome 449Polycystic Kidney Disease 452Polycythemia 455Potassium Imbalance 458Prostate Cancer 463Psoriasis 466Pulmonary Edema 468Pulmonary Embolism 472Pyelonephritis 476Raynaud's Phenomenon 480Renal Calculi (Nephorolithiasis, Kidney Stones) 482Renal Failure 486Respiratory Failure 495Rheumatoid Arthritis 500Scoliosis 505Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) 507Shock (Hypovolemic, Cardiogenic, Distributive, Septic) 511Sickle Cell Anemia 515Skin Cancer, Nonmelanoma (Basal Cell, Squamous Cell) 518Smallpox 521Sodium Imbalance 522 Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident, Brain Attack) 526Substance Abuse 530Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion 536Syphilis 539Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 542Testicular Cancer 547Tetanus 549Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease) 553Thrombocytopenia 555Tonsillitis 558Trigeminal Neuralgia 561Tuberculosis 564Ulcerative Colitis 569Urinary Tract Infection 573Uterine Leiomyomata (Fibroids) 577Vaginitis 580Valvular Heart Disease 582Varicella Zoster Virus Infection (Chickenpox, Herpes Zoster [Shingles]) 589Varicose Veins 592New Variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease 595Venous Insufficiency, Chronic 596Venous Thrombosis (Thrombophlebitis) 598Vitiligo 602West Nile Encehalitis 605Tables 607Index 615

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An ideal companion resource to LeMone/Burke's Medical Surgical Nursing, 4/e. This clinical handbook provides vital information centering around medical surgical nursing care. Ideal for quick reference or use during clinical, an accessible writing style presents all the material essential for mastery. Also included are common causes, assessment, medical interventions, key nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions, and home care considerations

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