Lippincott Visual Nursing : A Guide to Clinical Diseases, Skills, and Treatments

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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 purchase
NEW flow charts showing clinical manifestations and leading to diagnosis, showing improvement or decline
NEW format -tests, procedures, and treatments for each system now appearing before discussion of diseases
NEW diagnoses added for diseases throughout the text
Dozens of colorful illustrations, photos, waveforms, and diagrams that clearly demonstrate concepts and descriptions
Step-by-step guidance on basic assessment skills, including: gathering subjective and objective data, questions to ask, documentation, and more
Step-by-step assessment and treatment instructions that enhance your nursing skills and confidence
Chapters addressing individual body systems: respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, renal and urologic, hematologic and immunologic, endocrine, integumentary, and male and female reproductive care
Each body system chapter addresses:

Major diseases affecting that system
Normal anatomy-descriptions and images
Pathophysiology of common health problems
Lab tests and imaging studies
Disease development
Signs, symptoms, stages, and prevention
Treatments-drug therapies, procedures, and surgery
Nursing considerations-assessing patient decision-making ability, monitoring for complications, checking vital signs, post-operative care, and more

Comparative charts that list diseases, their causes, persons at risk, symptoms, assessment findings, diagnoses, treatments, interventions
Ideal study and review text for visual learners -colorful images that support other nursing texts, making it easy to learn and retain information
Summarizes the major diseases and nursing considerations and interventions clearly and concisely
Chapter features that include:

Picturing Patho -flowcharts that show the effects of complex diseases
Hands On -photographs that illustrate nursing procedures and treatments
Lesson 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 offline
Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks
Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design
The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click

About 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.


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