Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance
Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for nursing and healthcare students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This easy-to-read, accessible guide brings together all the key principles of caring for patients with medical and surgical needs. Highly visual, each topic is covered in one two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of the key aspects of caring for the adult patient.
Medical-Surgical Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students looking for a clear and visual summary of care of the adult patient.
The nurse practitioner is skilled at making nursing assessments, performing examinations, counselling, teaching and treating minor and self‐limiting illness. A nurse educator teaches in clinical and educational settings, ...
... function and are recognised as a team by others outside the team • The tasks the team perform have consequences that affect others inside or outside the organisation Figure 6.1 Characteristics of an effective team 13 (e) " .
Members of the team perform their roles and responsibilities with discipline, even when it seems difficult. Concurrently, team members are disciplined in seeking out and sharing new information to advance individual and team functioning ...
During the history taking, communication must respect the person as an individual and physical examination must be performed in a respectful and culturally sensitive manner. Privacy is essential and the nurse must be aware of their own ...
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Respiratory system 52 Thoracotomy
Stem cell transplantation
Cardiovascular system 56 Coronary artery bypass graft
Cardiac valve surgery
Gastrointestinal system 29 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
Musculoskeletal system 32 Osteoporosis
Endocrine system 35 Diabetes mellitus
Reproductive system 37 Erectile dysfunction
The skin 40 Eczema
The senses 46 Glaucoma
Agerelated macular degeneration
Neurological system 59 Craniotomy
Gastrointestinal system 61 Appendicectomy
Musculoskeletal system 64 Arthroscopy
Lower limb amputation
Endocrine system 67 Pituitary surgery
Reproductive system 70 Vasectomy
Dilation and curettage
The skin 73 Burns
Cosmetic and plastic surgery
The eyes and ears 76 Cataract
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