Publisher description for Mason's basic medical-surgical nursing / Grace Fleet Bates, editor ; Nancy DiMauro, consulting editor.


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Counter A classic in the field, updated for the next century. This completely revised edition helps the nursing student establish a diagnosis, select appropriate intervention, and form the basis for a nursing care plan. Chapters begin with an outline, followed by Expected Behavioral Outcomes designed to be used as educational guides. Vocabulary Development covers prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. A review of various body system structures and functions follows. Each chapter is concluded by one or more case studies, review questions, suggestions for further study, and additional readings.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Practical nursing, Nursing, Practical