Chapter in American Nursing Review for Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification. Also contributed sections on Pain, Infection, Inflammation, Stress Response.
An ever-popular study guide now thoroughly updated to better prepare nurses for a difficult exam. Organized by major disorders and grouped by body system, appropriate nursing actions are given along with insightful rationales. Contents include certification examination guidelines; foundations of nursing; legal and ethical aspects of nursing; principles of medical-surgical nursing; principles of wound care; principles of home health care; disruptions in homeostasis; cardiovascular disorders; hematologic disorders; respiratory disorders; neurologic disorders; musculoskeletal disorders; gastrointestinal disorders; skin disorders; endocrine disorders; renal and urinary tract disorders; reproductive system disorders; immune system disorders; ear, nose, and throat disorders; eye disorders; perioperative nursing; appendices: NANDA taxonomy and nursing implications of diagnostic tests, oncology care, and clinical pharmacology; and posttest.
Caton-Lemon, L. (1994). ______chapter title___. In P.F. Healy, and L.A. Mourad (Eds.). American Nursing Review for Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification. Spring House, PA: Spring House.