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ISBN-10:
0803644175
ISBN-13:
9780803644175
Pub. Date:
08/15/2016
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Davis Advantage for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice / Edition 1

Davis Advantage for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice / Edition 1

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Overview

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  • Connects the concepts students are learning in class to the real world in which they will practice.
    • Creates a learning environment that strengthens their understanding and mastery of the content.
    • Promotes critical thinking and clinical decision making.
    • Emphasizes patient care by highlighting the how and why of clinical presentation and treatment plans.


  • Focuses on the patient-centered role of the nurse.
    • Presents nursing management using the nursing process to identify and reinforce the nurse's responsibilities as a member of an inter-professional care team.
    • Focuses on the diseases and disorders that will be encountered most frequently in practice.
    • Correlates nursing interventions with the relevant physiologic and pathophysiologic content.
    • Incorporates the critical care content important for new nurses.



Personalized Learning Plans for Students


  • Creates a Personalized Learning Plan for each student, beginning with a pre-test for each module that assesses their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Charts the path for each student to follow to ensure they master the content.
  • Creates personalized learning plans that ensure students master the content.
  • Offers multiple paths to learning success through an immersive, interactive, multi-media experience with a wealth of quizzes, animations, and dynamic exercises.
  • Tracks each student’s progress every step of the way in their Gradebooks; students know exactly how they’re doing and where they need to focus their studies.

Davis Edge Med-Surg


  • Features progressive quizzing, customized to each student’s knowledge level that challenges them to reach higher levels of understanding, and identify the areas in which they need additional review.
  • Provides comprehensive rationales for correct and incorrect answers that teach students how to analyze questions critically—ensuring they understand why they answered a question correctly, and when they don’t, how to improve.
  • Includes self-grading that provides immediate feedback as each quiz is completed.
  • Test-taking strategies and tips prepare students for course exams, ATI, HESI, and NCLEX® exams.
  • Alternate-format questions build confidence for these more difficult question types, including “select all that apply” and “ordered response.”
  • Quiz builder lets students select practice quizzes by specific topics or concepts.
  • Student Success Center monitors students’ overall progress and identifies their strengths and weaknesses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803644175
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Edition description: New
Pages: 1728
Sales rank: 14,602
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

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I. Professional Foundations of Medical-Surgical Nursing

1. Foundations for Medical-Surgical Nursing

2. Interprofessional Collaboration and Care Coordination

3. Cultural Considerations

4. Ethical Concepts

5. Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues



II. Clinical Principles of Medical-Surgical Nursing

6. Geriatric Implications for Medical-Surgical Nursing

7. Oxygen Therapy Management

8. Fluid and Electrolyte Management

9. Acid-Base Balance

10. Overview of Infusion Therapies

11. Pain Management

12. Complementary and Alternative Care Initiatives

13. Overview of Cancer Care

14. Overview of Shock and Sepsis



III. Managing the Surgical Experience

15. Priorities for the Preoperative Patient

16. Priorities for the Intraoperative Patient

17. Priorities for the Postoperative Patient



IV. Promoting Health in Patients With Immune Disorders

18. Assessment of Immune Function

19. Coordinating Care for Patients With Connective Tissue Disorders

20. Coordinating Care for Patients With Immune Disorders

21. Coordinating Care for Patients With Multidrug-Resistant Organism Infectious Disorders

22. Coordinating Care for Patients With HIV



V. Promoting Health in Patients With Oxygenation Disorders

23. Assessment of Respiratory Function

24. Coordinating Care for Patients With Infectious Respiratory Disorders

25. Coordinating Care for Patients With Upper Airway Disorders

26. Coordinating Care for Patients With Lower Airway Disorders

27. Coordinating Care for Critically Ill Patients With Respiratory Dysfunction



VI. Promoting Health in Patients With Circulatory or Perfusion Disorders

28. Assessment of Cardiovascular Function

29. Coordinating Care for Patients With Cardiac Dysrhythmia

30. Coordinating Care for Patients With Cardiac Disorders

31. Coordinating Care for Patients With Vascular Disorders

32. Coordinating Care for Critically Ill Patients With Cardiovascular Dysfunction



VII. Promoting Health in Patients With Hematological Disorders

33. Assessment of Hematological Function

34. Coordinating Care for Patients With Hematological Disorders



VIII. Promoting Health in Patients With Neurological Disorders

35. Assessment of Neurological Function

36. Coordinating Care for Patients With Brain Disorders

37. Coordinating Care for Patients With Spinal Cord Disorders

38. Coordinating Care for Patients With Peripheral Nervous System Disorders

39. Coordinating Care for Critically Ill Patients With Neurological Dysfunction



IX. Promoting Health in Patients With Endocrine Disorders

40. Assessment of Endocrine Function

41. Coordinating Care for Patients With Pituitary Disorders

42. Coordinating Care for Patients With Adrenal Disorders

43. Coordinating Care for Patients With Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

44. Coordinating Care for Patients With Diabetes Mellitus



X. Promoting Health in Patients With Sensory System Disorders

45. Assessment of Visual Function

46. Coordinating Care for Patients With Visual Disorders

47. Assessment of Auditory Function

48. Coordinating Care for Patients With Hearing Disorders



XI. Promoting Health in Patients With Integumentary Disorders

49. Assessment of Integumentary Function

50. Coordinating Care for Patients With Skin Disorders

51. Coordinating Care for Patients With Burns



XII. Promoting Health in Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders

52. Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function

53. Coordinating Care for Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders

54. Coordinating Care for Patients With Musculoskeletal Trauma



XIII. Promoting Health in Patients With Gastrointestinal Disorders

55. Assessment of Gastrointestinal Function

56. Coordinating Care for Patients With Oral and Esophageal Disorders

57. Coordinating Care for Patients With Stomach Disorders

58. Coordinating Care for Patients With Intestinal Disorders

59. Coordinating Care for Patients With Hepatic Disorders

60. Coordinating Care for Patients With Biliary and Pancreatic Disorders



XIV. Promoting Health in Patients With Renal Disorders

61. Assessment of Renal and Urinary Function

62. Coordinating Care for Patients With Renal Disorders

63. Coordinating Care for Patients With Urinary Disorders



XV. Promoting Health in Patients With Reproductive Disorders

64. Assessment of Reproductive Function

65. Coordinating Care for Female Patients With Reproductive and Breast Disorders

66. Coordinating Care for Male Patients With Reproductive and Breast Disorders

67. Coordinating Care for Patients With Sexually Transmitted Infection



XVI. Promoting Health in Special Populations

68. Managing Care for the Adult Patient With Obesity

69. Substance Use Disorders in the Adult Population

70. Emergency, Trauma, and Environmental Injuries

71. Mass Casualty and Disaster Preparedness

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