Study Guide for deWit’s Medical-Surgical Nursing,
Edition 4 Concepts and Practice
By Holly K. Stromberg, RN, BSN, MSN, PHN, Alumnus CCRN

Publication Date: 27 Feb 2020

Take your understanding of medical-surgical nursing to another level with this trusted learning tool. The Study Guide for deWit’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, 4th Edition offers engaging, additional practice to help you master the content you’ve learned in class and succeed on the NCLEX exam. Exercises are divided by difficulty level, requiring you to move from simple recall to applying, analyzing, and synthesizing basic concepts. Critical thinking activities, application of the nursing process, and prioritization exercises give you ample practice in applying concepts to real-life scenarios. Plus, a unique section on communication includes questions on vocabulary, grammar, and culture to help strengthen your communication skills while working with a diverse patient population.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Section on the steps toward better communication includes vocabulary, grammar, and cultural scenarios to help you learn how to communicate with a diverse patient population.
  • Critical thinking activities, prioritization exercises, and application of the nursing process encourage you to apply concepts from the text to real-life scenarios.
  • Questions grouped by difficulty level force you to move from easy knowledge-based questions to more difficult analytical questions.

New Features

  • NEW! New exercises and review questions correspond with the updated content in the main text.
About the author
By Holly K. Stromberg, RN, BSN, MSN, PHN, Alumnus CCRN, Professor Emeritus of Nursing, Allan Hancock College, Clinical Educator, Marian Regional Medical Center, Santa Maria, California
Table of Contents
Unit I: Medical-Surgical Nursing Settings
1.Caring for Medical-Surgical Patients
2.Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
Unit II: Medical-Surgical Patient Care Problems
3.Fluid, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance and Intravenous Therapy
4.Care of Preoperative and Intraoperative Surgical Patients
5.Care of Postoperative Surgical Patients
6.Infection Prevention and Control
7.Care of Patients with Pain
8.Care of Patients with Cancer
9.Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation
Unit III: Immune System
10.The Immune and Lymphatic System
11.Care of Patients with Immune and Lymphatic Disorders
Unit IV: Respiratory System
12.The Respiratory System
13.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Respiratory System
14.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Respiratory System
Unit V: Hematologic System
15.The Hematologic System
16.Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders
Unit VI: Cardiovascular System
17.The Cardiovascular System
18.Care of Patients with Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease
19.Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders
20.Care of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiac Surgery
Unit VII: Neurologic System
21.The Neurologic System
22.Care of Patients with Head and Spinal Cord Injuries
23.Care of Patients with Brain Disorders
24.Care of Patients with Peripheral Nerve and Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
Unit VIII: Sensory System
25.The Sensory System: Eye
26.The Sensory System: Ear
Unit IX: Gastrointestinal System
27.The Gastrointestinal System
28.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal System
29.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal System
30.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Gallbladder, Liver,  and Pancreas
Unit X: Musculoskeletal System
31.The Musculoskeletal System
32.Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
Unit XI: Urinary System
33.The Urinary System
34.Care of Patients with Disorders of the Urinary System
Unit XII: Endocrine System
35.The Endocrine System
36.Care of Patients with Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
37.Care of Patients with Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
Unit XIII: Reproductive System
38.Normal Male and Female Reproductive System Findings NEW!
39.Care of Women with Reproductive Disorders
40.Care of Men with Reproductive Disorders
41.Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections
Unit XIV: Integumentary System
42.The Integumentary System
43.Care of Patents with Integumentary Disorders and Burns
Unit XV: Emergency and Disaster Management
44.Care of Patients in Disasters or Bioterrorism Attack
45.Care of Patients with Emergent Conditions, Trauma, and Shock
Unit XVI: Mental Health Nursing of the Adult
46.Care of Patients with Cognitive Function Disorders
47.Care of Patients with Anxiety, Mood, and Eating Disorders
48.Care of Patients with Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
49.Care of Patients with Thought and Personality Disorders
Book details
ISBN: 9780323609531
Page Count: 456
Retail Price : £33.99