Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Fourth edition

Incredibly Easy! Series®

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Imprint: LWW

1000 Pages, 177.00 x 228.00 x 0.00 mm, 1033

1000 pages, 177.00 x 228.00 x 0.00 mm, 1033 illustrations

  • Trade Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781496324849
  • September 2016


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Get the vital concepts, data, and how-to on medical-surgical nursing with the newly updated Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, 4th Edition .
This fun-but-informative guide uses colorful drawings and diagrams to demonstrate the mechanisms and clinical indications of the most common disorders found in each body system—followed by clear-cut direction on assessments, interventions, and evidence-based treatments. An ideal support to class materials and NCLEX ® preparation, this is also the perfect on-the-spot refresher for nurses in every kind of medical-surgical practice.
  • NEW real-world guidance from “Nurse Joy” and “Nurse Jake”—expert tips and insights for medical-surgical nursing situations
  • NEW quick-scan format with concise, easy-to-remember bulleted content
  • Hundreds of colorful drawings, charts, and diagrams illustrating vital points
  • Chapters covering disorders by body system , including cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, renal and urologic, reproductive, and musculoskeletal
  • Current data and best practices on assessing and treating common disorders, including:
    • Anatomy, etiology, and physiology
    • Health
    • Physical assessments
    • Diagnostic testing
    • Current NANDA International nursing diagnosis guidelines
  • Special chapter features:
    • A closer look – Illustrations that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathways
    • Education edge – Patient teaching tips
    • Just the facts – Brief outline of content at the start of every chapter
    • What do I do? – Steps to take in emergency situations
    • Weighing the evidence – Evidence-based practice pointers that support nursing actions
    • Memory jogger – Memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatments
    • Quick quiz – End-of-chapter riddles and multiple-choice questions to help you retain vital content
  • Step-by-step, expert guidance on vital skills, with real-life patient scenarios for areas including:
    • Cancer, obesity, and gerontology care
    • End-of-life care
    • Fluids and electrolytes
    • Acid-base balance
    • Pain management
    • Blood transfusion reactions
    • Classifying and treating heart failure
    • Use of CT scans, MRIs, and x-rays for each body system
    • Preoperative care
    • Surgical processes
  • Online supplementary materials:
    • 1,000 NCLEX®-style questions in current NCLEX® exam format
    • NCLEX® preparation tutorials
    • Clinical simulation case studies
    • Test-taking strategies and study techniques