Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing, Fourth South Asia Edition,
Edition 4 Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems
Edited by Chintamani, MBBS, MS, Dr. L. Gopichandran and Mrinalini Mani

Publication Date: 21 Dec 2021

Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, Fourth South Asia Edition, is adapted from the 11th edition of Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing and provides an authoritative, comprehensive approach to medical-surgical nursing/adult health nursing in a concise and readable format. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate.

Key Features

Key Features

  • Over 800 full-color illustrations (diagrams and photographs) clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology.
  • Case studies followed by questions to help you put your learning to practical use.
  • Contains exam-oriented questions selected from previous years’ exam papers, along with NCLEX questions, to help students prepare for exams.

New Features

  • Content mapped and aligned to the revised BSc Nursing syllabus
  • Nearly 60 nursing care plans incorporated within the textbook, focusing on nursing assessment, diagnoses, intervention, and outcome, applying them to nursing practice
  • Several new pathophysiology maps added to the chapters
  • National programs added
    • National Blindness Control Program
    • National Deafness Control Program
    • Indian Transplantation programs

  • Other topics incorporated in the text
    • Eye banking
    • Post heart transplant follow-up management with checklist
    • Nursing management of patients in emergency and disaster situations
    • Highlights of newly introduced courses, e.g. Nurse Practitioner Midwifery
    • Hospice care in India
    • National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) guidelines for assessment of pressure ulcers
    • Screening for breast cancer and cervical cancer
    • Content on occupational and industrial disorders added

Ancillary Content on MedEnact Website

  • Educator Resources
    • TEACH for Nurses lesson plans
    • PowerPoint presentations
    • Image Collection
    • Nursing Care Plans

  • Student Resources
    • Key Points
    • Review Questions
    • Case Studies
    • Answer Keys for Case Studies and Rationales for Bridge to NCLEX Examination questions

Nursing Care Plans

About the author
Edited by Chintamani, MBBS, MS; Dr. L. Gopichandran and Mrinalini Mani
Table of Contents

Volume I

Section 1 Concepts in Nursing Practice

1 Professional Nursing Practice

2 Health Disparities and Culturally Competent Care

3 Health History and Physical Examination

4 Patient and Caregiver Teaching

5 Concept of Disease and Older Adults

6 Complementary and Alternative Therapies

7 Pain

8 Palliative Care at End of Life

Section 2 Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Disease

9 Infl ammation and Wound Healing

10 Altered Immune Responses and Transplantation

11 Infection and Human Immunodefi ciency Virus Infection

12 Cancer

13 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

Section 3 Perioperative Care

14 Preoperative Care

15 Intraoperative Care

16 Postoperative Care

Section 4 Problems Related to Altered Sensory Input

17 Assessment of Visual and Auditory Systems

18 Visual and Auditory Problems

19 Assessment of Integumentary System

20 Integumentary Problems

21 Burns

Section 5 Problems of Oxygenation: Ventilation

22 Assessment of Respiratory System

23 Upper Respiratory Problems

24 Lower Respiratory Problems

25 Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

Section 6 Problems of Oxygenation: Transport

26 Assessment of Hematologic System

27 Hematologic Problems

Section 7 Problems of Oxygenation: Perfusion

28 Assessment of Cardiovascular System

29 Hypertension

30 Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndrome

31 Heart Failure

32 Dysrhythmias

33 Infl ammatory and Structural Heart Disorders

34 Vascular Disorders


A Basic Life Support for Health Care Professionals

B Nursing Diagnoses

C Laboratory Reference Intervals



Volume 2

Section 8 Problems of Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination

35 Assessment of Gastrointestinal System

36 Nutritional Problems

37 Obesity

38 Upper Gastrointestinal Problems

39 Lower Gastrointestinal Problems

40 Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract Problems

Section 9 Problems of Urinary Function

41 Assessment of Urinary System

42 Renal and Urologic Problems

43 Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

Section 10 Problems Related to Regulatory and Reproductive Mechanisms

44 Assessment of Endocrine System

45 Diabetes Mellitus

46 Endocrine Problems

47 Assessment of Reproductive System

48 Breast Disorders

49 Sexually Transmitted Infections

50 Female Reproductive and Genital Problems

51 Male Reproductive and Genital Problems

Section 11 Problems Related to Movement and Coordination

52 Assessment of Nervous System

53 Acute Intracranial Problems

54 Stroke

55 Chronic Neurologic Problems

56 Dementia and Delirium

57 Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems

58 Assessment of Musculoskeletal System

59 Musculoskeletal Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery

60 Musculoskeletal Problems

61 Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases

Section 12 Nursing Care in Critical Care Settings

62 Critical Care

63 Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

64 Acute Respiratory Failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

65 Emergency and Disaster Nursing


A Basic Life Support for Health Care Professionals

B Nursing Diagnoses

C Laboratory Reference Intervals



Book details
ISBN: 9788131262917
Page Count: 1890
Retail Price : £44.77