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.
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ments of care that are associated with risk and issues concerning safety. We can never guarantee that patients will never be harmed by the system that is meant to look after them. Issues concerning risk and safety may be associated with ...
A cardiac care nurse, for example, will be more familiar with cardiac issues whereas a nurse working with people with gastrointestinal problems will be more familiar with more complex gastrointestinal conditions and the associated ...
Understanding the associated risks and using aseptic non‐touch technique (ANTT) at all times are prerequisites. The practitioner should be familiar with the products and infusion sets being used.
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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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