This comprehensive yet concise clinical reference presents need-to-know information on over 170 commonly encountered diseases and disorders. The easy-to-use, colorful, consistent, and alphabetized format enables readers to gain quick access to vital information onPathophysiologyRisk FactorsClinical Manifestations and AssessmentsDiagnostic MethodsMedical and Nursing ManagementComplicationsSpecial Features include:Nursing Process sections that include all of the steps of the nursing process: Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Nursing Interventions, and Evaluation.Nursing Alerts that offer brief tips or highlight red-flag warnings for clinical practice. Gerontologic Considerations that highlight information pertaining specifically to the care of older adults, who comprise the fastest-growing segment of our population.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Number of pages: 736
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 184 x 108 x 28 mm
"Organized using the nursing process, nursing alerts, and gerontological considerations, this handbook presents need-to-know information on common diseases and disorders."
"This is a useful, concise reference for nursing students and other healthcare providers."
Josie Martin Bowman, RN, MSN, DSN(East Carolina University)