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Lewis's medical-surgical nursing : assessment and management of clinical problems / edited by Di Brown, Thomas Buckley, Robyn L. Aitken, Helen Edwards.

Contributor(s): Brown, Di [editor.] | Buckley, Thomas C. T [editor.] | Aitken, Robyn L [editor.] | Edwards, Helen [editor.]Publisher: Chatswood, NSW : Elsevier Australia, 2024Edition: 6e. Australia and New Zealand editionDescription: xxiv, 2055 pages : illustrations ; 29 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780729544801; 9780729544511Other title: Medical-surgical nursingSubject(s): Nursing | Nursing Assessment | Perioperative Nursing | Operating room nurses | Surgical Procedures, Operative | Cardiovascular nursingDDC classification: 617.0231 LEW 2024 LOC classification: RT41 | .L4 2024

This edition has been produced by leading expert nursing academics and clinicians who bring a strengthened focus on inclusion and diversity.

"With a clear framework of person-centred care, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice underpinning the assessment and management of adults with complex, acute and chronic healthcare issues, this book provides nursing students with the foundations for developing expert clinical practice.Thoroughly revised, this new edition responds to key health priorities, providing an innovative approach to addressing Indigenous health in Australia and New Zealand. Greater emphasis is also given to the issues of: self-care; examination of the nurse's role within an interprofessional team; and management of the deteriorating patient, to reflect the changing nature of nursing practice in the contemporary healthcare environment." -- Publisher. Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing has long been considered a comprehensive and reliable resource for nursing students preparing for their transition into clinical practice. This sixth edition has been fully updated to incorporate the latest research, data, current clinical practice, procedures and guidelines. The text addresses core skills and knowledge that students need to pass their exams and go on to provide expert clinical care. It prepares nurses to assess patients, understand underlying diseases and their signs and symptoms, and go on to plan and deliver care.The text encourages readers to develop their clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills in order to apply theory to their work. Key Features Provides a person-centred holistic approach to patient assessment and care. Complex concepts are illustrated with figures, tables, summaries and reflections of best practice. Case studies throughout—based on real-life medical-surgical scenarios—help students to apply theory to real life. Clinical practice features offer practical guidance for students. Underpinned by the nursing process framework. Accompanying Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing supports students with assessment preparation and provides a framework for class-based tutorials. Instructor resources on Evolve: Image collection PowerPoint slides Student and Instructor resources on Evolve: Answer guidelines for clinical reasoning questions in case studies Student case studies Fluids and electrolytes tutorial eNursing Care Plans Clinical Cases Case Study Review questions and answers with answer rationale Conceptual Care Map Creator New Features Refreshed and up-to-date evidence, statistics, standards and procedures. Updated chapters on the deteriorating patient and advanced life support to reflect recent international (ILCOR) and national (ARC) practice guidelines. New chapter on caring for individuals with intellectual disability and autism. Increased focus throughout on culturally safe care that aims to improve access to services and improved health outcomes for Maori, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Focus on the impact of COVID-19. Enhanced content on gender equity, mental health, intellectual disability and autism, harm minimisation for people experiencing the effects of alcohol and other drugs, patient safety and nurses’ wellbeing and safety at work. Updated Evolve resources for students and instructors.

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