Highly readable and rich with engaging case studies and learning
tools, Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical
Nursing, 14th Edition delivers the complete nursing foundation
students need in a format designed for the way they like to learn.
Approachable text is accompanied by callouts, questions, and
vignettes to help students explore essential patient care practices
in real-world terms and gain a more practical understanding of how
they'll apply what they've learned in practice. Trusted by
instructors, students, and practicing nurses for more than 50
years, the 14th edition of this landmark resource has been
comprehensively updated to reflect the latest research and
practices and keep pace with the transition from critical care to
home care, ethics, and genetics. Complete integration with
Lippincott CoursePoint allows you to easily map out your entire
course, provide personalized student remediation, and simulate
real-world nursing scenarios based directly on vignettes in the
text, giving your students unparalleled preparation for success in
the medical-surgical nursing workforce. Key Features in the 14th
Edition: NEW! New chapter on assessment and management of patients
with obesity including expanded content on gastric and duodenal
disorders. NEW! Interdisciplinary feature in every chapter. Nursing
students should be educated in an environment that provides such
interdisciplinary educational experiences based on mutual
understanding and respect and designed to enhance the practice of
each discipline. EXPANDED! Immunodeficiency chapter includes
updated HIV infection and AIDS content. UPDATED! The following
units have been revised Immunologic Function, Digestive and
Gastrointestinal Function, and Metabolic and Endocrine Function.
Concept Mastery Alerts clarify difficult concepts, informed by data
from Misconception Alert questions in PrepU for Brunner &
Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing , 12e. Quality and
Safety Nursing Alerts build upon previous edition's Nursing Alerts
to highlight issues related to quality and safety nursing care.
UPDATED! The unit openers include new Case Studies with QSEN
Competency Focus to highlight a competency and related knowledge,
skills, and attitudes. Additional information for these case
studies related to NANDA-I, NIC, NOC and the nursing process is
available online. Prioritization Questions have been added to the
Critical Thinking Exercises . Genetics Charts and Ethical Dilemma
Charts have been revised to reflect the latest advances in the
field. Critical care information has been updated to further the
authors' goal to have the most up-to-date and clinically relevant
content on critical care throughout the book. The Table of Contents
has been reorganized for a more logical sequence and flow. Nursing
Process sections, Plans of Nursing Care , and Critical Care
sections More than 2,900 NCLEX-style review questions Assessment
Charts, Risk Factor Charts, Guidelines Charts , Genetics in Nursing
Practice Charts, Patient Education Charts, Health Promotion Charts
, Ethics and Related Issues Charts , and Pharmacology Charts and
tables. Gerontologic Considerations sections,
Physiology/Pathophysiology figures, and updated Home Care
ChecklistsNursing Research Profiles and EBP questions help students
learn the importance of evidence-based practice. Concepts in Action
Animations bring anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology concepts
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