Publisher: Wolters Kluwer,
Publication Year: 2019,
For an image-rich guide to the clinical concepts and on-the-unit skills needed to treat the major common diseases, look no further than the fully updated Lippincott Visual Nursing, 3rd Edition. Using clear, concise definitions backed by abundant images, this vital text explains disease pathophysiology, with expert guidance on anatomy, symptoms, assessment skills, and hands-on patient care. Ideal for students, new nurses, and experienced nurses needing a review, this is a must-have guide to providing appropriate, effective patient care.Follow these real-world visuals and top-notch directions for treating common diseases. . . NEW enhanced eBook included with purchaseNEW flow charts showing clinical manifestations and leading to diagnosis, showing improvement or declineNEWformat-tests, procedures, and treatments for each system now appearing before discussion of diseasesNEW diagnoses added for diseases throughout the textDozens of colorful illustrations, photos, waveforms, and diagrams that clearly demonstrate concepts and descriptionsStep-by-step guidance on basic assessment skills, including: gathering subjective and objective data, questions to ask, documentation, and moreStep-by-step assessment and treatment instructions that enhance your nursing skills and confidenceChapters addressing individual body systems: respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, renal and urologic, hematologic and immunologic, endocrine, integumentary, and male and female reproductive careEach body system chapter addresses:Major diseases affecting that systemNormal anatomy-descriptions and imagesPathophysiology of common health problemsLab tests and imaging studiesDisease developmentSigns, symptoms, stages, and preventionTreatments-drug therapies, procedures, and surgeryNursing considerations-assessing patient decision-making ability, monitoring for complications, checking vital signs, post-operative care, and moreComparative charts that list diseases, their causes, persons at risk, symptoms, assessment findings, diagnoses, treatments, interventionsIdeal study and review text for visual learners-colorful images that support other nursing texts, making it easy to learn and retain informationSummarizes the major diseases and nursing considerations and interventions clearly and conciselyChapter features that include:Picturing Patho-flowcharts that show the effects of complex diseasesHands On-photographs that illustrate nursing procedures and treatmentsLesson Plans-summaries of vital information for patient and family education Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one clickAbout the Clinical Editor Debra P. Kantor, PhD, RN, is an Associate Professor of Nursing at The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing, Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York.