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.
... treatment by health science practitioners for any particular patient. The publisher and the author make no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the contents of this work and specifically disclaim ...
... treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations Royal College of Nursing The use of clinical judgment in the provision of care to enable people to improve, maintain, or ...
... treatment of the human response; nurses also act as advocates caring for individuals, families, communities and populations. The Royal College of Nursing (2003: www.rcn.org.uk/__ data/assets/pdf_file/0003/604038/Defining_Nursing_Web.pdf) ...
... treatment that is safe and based on research and evidence. Communication. Nurses are at the heart of the communication process, ensuring that care and support planning is in place based on the identified needs of the person being cared ...
... Treatment: Quick Reference Guide – European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Best Practice Statement. Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers – NHS Quality Improvement Scotland, Tissue ...
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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