Publisher description for Handbook of medical-surgical nursing.


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Now in its updated Fourth Edition, this best-selling handbook is the most comprehensive pocket-sized guide to medical-surgical nursing. More than 300 disorders and treatments are covered in alphabetical order in a consistent quick-reference format, with icons, sidebars, alerts, illustrations, and tables to highlight key points. This edition covers bioterrorism-related disorders and new treatments such as enhanced external counterpulsation therapy and cardiac resynchronization therapy. A new icon highlights gender differences. Laboratory test results now include SI values. A new appendix on emergency preparedness is included.



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