Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 3rd Ed.
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Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
This reference allows nurses and students to quickly find - and understand - information on disorders so they can effectively plan nursing care. Offering a clear but comprehensive discussion of pathophysiology, and providing rationales in the medications and laboratory sections, Diseases and Disorders will help students understand the scientific basis for the nursing care patients need. It is an excellent reference for students transitioning from classroom to clinical settings and nurses working in community and clinical settings.
Expanded coverage of gender and life span considerations
Information on genetics and an explanation of differences in health and disease conditions based on racial and ethnic ancestry
More than 250 diseases and disorders encountered in nursing practice
Each disorder begins with the Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) and covers causes, pertinent physical and psychosocial findings, life span considerations, primary nursing diagnoses, and collaborative and independent nursing interventions, plus documentation information on average length of stay and home healthcare guidelines
Primary nursing diagnoses with outcomes and interventions
Diagnostic Highlights tables make locating pertinent test results quick and easy
Pharmacologic Highlights tables outline drugs most commonly used for a disorder, including the dosage, mechanism of action, and rationales for use
Emphasizes patient teaching and essentials of home care
Patient teaching checklists ensure that the patient receives all essential information before discharge
Images: Brings the content to life.
Table Viewer: View tables easily and conveniently by rows and columns on the small screen.
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