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Lippincott Certification Review: Medical-Surgical Nursing

Lippincott Certification Review: Medical-Surgical Nursing

Sixth edition

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Laura Willis

Imprint: LWW

544 Pages, 212.00 x 276.00 x 0.00 mm, 4

544 pages, 212.00 x 276.00 x 0.00 mm, 4 illustrations

  • Trade Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781496387332
  • April 2018


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Pass your certification exam with the thoroughly updated Lippincott Review for Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification, 6th Edition , offering the most current content found on the Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) and Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC) exams.
This popular study guide covers the full range of exam content, from disorders, signs and symptoms, tests, and assessments to treatments and interventions. Whether you are a new or experienced nurse, this comprehensive review offers the knowledge—and confidence—you need to succeed.

Get the go-to exam prep resource for passing the CMSRN or RN-BC medical-surgical certification exam …
  • NEW enhanced eBook included with purchase
  • NEW and revised content that reflects current medical-surgical nursing best practices
  • NEW and updated end-of-chapter quizzes and 150-questionend-of-book practice test that helps to foolproof your preparation
  • NEW social media content in each chapter
  • NEW content updates written by nurses who have passed the most current CMSRN exam
  • Reviews disorders by body systems as covered in certification exams
  • Study plan advice, preparation strategies, and test-taking strategies that prepare you for exam-taking success, including a certification test plan
  • Easy-to-use outline format that outlines each topic with key points, making it easy to remember important points
  • Resources that include: NANDA taxonomy, common infectious disorders, CDC fact sheets, and lab tests results
  • Contents that include:
    • Medical-surgical certification eligibility requirements—lists criteria for medical-surgical nurse (RN-BC), Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) certification, and clinical nurse specialist in adult health (ACNS-BC) certification
    • Nursing foundations and principles
    • Legal and ethical nursing issues
    • Principles of wound care, including nursing assessments and treatment skills
    • Disruptions in homeostasis
    • Perioperative nursing
    • Cultural and ethnic beliefs and practices
    • Safety issues
    • Health maintenance
    • Patient's bill of rights and self-determination
    • Developmental theories of Jean Piaget and Abraham Maslow
    • Nutrition
    • Substance abuse
    • Complementary and herbal therapies
    • Obesity
    • Adult immunizations
    • Laboratory values
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About the Clinical Editor

Laura M. Willis, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CMSRN, is a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Springfield Regional Medical Group, Urbana Family Medicine and Pediatrics, Urbana, Ohio.