Publisher description for Handbook for Brunner & Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing / Joyce Young Johnson.


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This clinical handbook companion to Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing has been revised and updated to reflect the changes found in the Eleventh Edition of the text. Designed for rapid, easy access in the classroom or clinical setting, the handbook presents nearly 200 alphabetically organized entries on the most common medical-surgical disorders, cross-referenced to the textbook. Highlights include increased emphasis on nursing management; gerontological considerations; patient and family education; home and community care; and health promotion and maintenance. Appendices include a lab value reference resource and a complete list of current nursing diagnoses (NANDA).



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Surgical nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.