Study Guide for Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing,
Edition 12 Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems
By Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, FAADN, Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Debra Hagler, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN, Courtney Reinisch, RN, DNP, FNP-BC and Collin Bowman-Woodall, MSN, RN

Publication Date: 08 Aug 2022

Get a leg up in your medical-surgical nursing class and on the Next-Generation NCLEX® (NGN) Examination! With chapters corresponding to those in the Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 12th Edition textbook, this study guide provides the review and practice you need to master the nurse’s role in medical-surgical care. Questions reflect the most current NCLEX Exam test plan and include multiple-choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, prioritization, delegation, and alternate item formats, along with new NGN-style case studies and questions. To reinforce your understanding, answers to all questions are included in the back of the book.

Key Features

  • Wide variety of clinically relevant exercises includes NCLEX® Examination–style items consisting of multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, and prioritization and delegation questions.
  • Case studies for dozens of diseases and disorders allow you to develop clinical judgment skills.
  • Alternate item format questions familiarize you with the types of questions seen on the NCLEX Exam.
  • Answers to all questions are included in the back of the book, providing immediate feedback.
  • Attractive full-color design makes learning easier.

New Features

  • NEW! Updated content throughout corresponds to the updates in the Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing, 12th Edition textbook.
  • NEW! Next-Generation NCLEX® Examination (NGN)–style case studies and question types help you review and practice for the NGN.
About the author
By Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, FAADN, Professor of Nursing Technology, Kent State University Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, Ohio; Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Professor, Division of Advanced Nursing Practice, School of Nursing, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey; Debra Hagler, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN, Clinical Professor,Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation,Arizona State University,Phoenix, Arizona; Courtney Reinisch, RN, DNP, FNP-BC, Director of Undergraduate Nursing, School of Nursing, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey and Collin Bowman-Woodall, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor,Department of Nursing,Samuel Merritt University,San Mateo, California
Table of Contents
Section 1
Concepts in Nursing Practice

1 Professional Nursing
2 Social Determinants of Health
3 Health History and Physical Examination
4 Patient and Caregiver Teaching
5 Chronic Illness and Older Adults
6 Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,
Queer or Questioning, and Gender Diverse
Section 2
Problems Related to Comfort and Coping

7 Stress Management
8 Sleep and Sleep Disorders
9 Pain
10 Palliative and End-of-Life Care
11 Substance Use Disorders
Section 3
Problems Related to Homeostasis and

12 Inflammation and Healing
13 Genetics
14 Immune Responses and Transplantation
15 Infection
16 Cancer
17 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
Section 4
Perioperative and Emergency Care

18 Preoperative Care
19 Intraoperative Care
20 Postoperative Care
21 Emergency and Disaster Nursing
Section 5
Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

22 Assessment and Management: Visual
23 Assessment and Management:
Auditory Problems
24 Assessment: Integumentary System
25 Integumentary Problems
26 Burns
Section 6
Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

27 Assessment: Respiratory System
28 Supporting Ventilation
29 Upper Respiratory Problems
30 Lower Respiratory Problems
31 Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
32 Acute Respiratory Failure and Acute
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Section 7
Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

33 Assessment: Hematologic System
34 Hematologic Problems
Section 8
Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

35 Assessment: Cardiovascular System
36 Hypertension
37 Coronary Artery Disease and Acute
Coronary Syndrome
38 Heart Failure
39 Dysrhythmias
40 Inflammatory and Structural Heart Disorders
41 Vascular Disorders
42 Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ
Dysfunction Syndrome
Section 9
Problems of Ingestion, Digestion,
Absorption, and Elimination

43 Assessment: Gastrointestinal System
44 Nutrition Problems
45 Obesity
46 Upper Gastrointestinal Problems
47 Lower Gastrointestinal Problems
48 Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas Problems
Section 10
Problems of Urinary Function

49 Assessment: Urinary System
50 Renal and Urologic Problems
51 Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic
Kidney Disease
Section 11
Problems Related to Regulatory and
Reproductive Mechanisms

52 Assessment: Endocrine System
53 Diabetes
54 Endocrine Problems
55 Assessment: Reproductive System
56 Breast Disorders
57 Sexually Transmitted Infections
58 Female Reproductive Problems
59 Male Reproductive Problems
Section 12
Problems Related to Movement and

60 Assessment: Nervous System
61 Acute Intracranial Problems
62 Stroke
63 Chronic Neurologic Problems
64 Dementia and Delirium
65 Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems
66 Assessment: Musculoskeletal System
67 Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic
68 Musculoskeletal Problems
69 Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases
Answer Key for Study Guide
Book details
ISBN: 9780323792387
Page Count: 576
Illustrations : 80 illustrations (80 in full color)
Retail Price : £35.99