Table of contents for Brunner & Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing.

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Contents
Unit 1
Basic Concepts in Nursing
 1	Health Care Delivery and Nursing Practice  4
 2	Community-Based Nursing Practice  19
 3	Critical Thinking, Ethical Decision Making, and the Nursing Process  26
 4	Health Education and Health Promotion  45
 5	Health Assessment  59
Unit 2
Biophysical and Psychosocial Concepts in Nursing Practice
 6	Homeostasis, Stress, and Adaptation  80
 7	Individual and Family Considerations Related to Illness  99
 8	Perspectives in Transcultural Nursing  113
 9	Genetics Perspectives in Nursing  123
10	Chronic Illness  146
11	Principles and Practices of Rehabilitation  158
12	Health Care of the Older Adult  188
Unit 3
Concepts and Challenges in Patient Management
13	Pain Management  216
14	Fluid and Electrolytes: Balance and Disturbance  249
15	Shock and Multisystem Failure  295
16	Oncology: Nursing Management in Cancer Care  315
17	End-of-Life Care  369
Unit 4
Perioperative Concepts and Nursing Management
18	Preoperative Nursing Management  398
19	Intraoperative Nursing Management  417
20	Postoperative Nursing Management  436
Unit 5
Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function
21	Assessment of Respiratory Function  462
22	Management of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders  492
23	Management of Patients With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders  516
24	Management of Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  568
25	Respiratory Care Modalities  599
Unit 6
Cardiovascular, Circulatory, and Hematologic Function
26	Assessment of Cardiovascular Function  646
27	Management of Patients With Dysrhythmias and Conduction Problems  682
28	Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disorders  712
29	Management of Patients With Structural, Infectious, and Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders  763
30	Management of Patients With Complications From Heart Disease  787
31	Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation  815
32	Assessment and Management of Patients With Hypertension  854
33	Assessment and Management of Patients With Hematologic Disorders  867
Unit 7
Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function
34	Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function  940
35	Management of Patients With Oral and Esophageal Disorders  958
36	Gastrointestinal Intubation and Special Nutritional Modalities  984
37	Management of Patients With Gastric and Duodenal Disorders  1010
38	Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal Disorders  1028
Unit 8
Metabolic and Endocrine Function
39	Assessment and Management of Patients With Hepatic Disorders  1074
40	Assessment and Management of Patients With Biliary Disorders  1123
41	Assessment and Management of Patients With Diabetes Mellitus  1149
42	Assessment and Management of Patients With Endocrine Disorders  1204
Unit 9
Urinary Tract Function
43	Assessment of Renal and Urinary Tract Function  1250
44	Management of Patients With Kidney Disorders 1271
45	Management of Patients With Urinary Disorders  1309
Unit 10
Reproductive Function
46	Assessment and Management of Female Physiologic Processes  1368
47	Management of Patients With Female Reproductive Disorders  1410
48	Assessment and Management of Patients With Breast Disorders  1445
49	Assessment and Management of Problems Related to Male Reproductive Processes  1485
Unit 11
Immunologic Function
50	Assessment of Immune Function  1520
51	Management of Patients With Immunodeficiency  1537
52	Management of Patients With HIV Infection and AIDS  1547
53	Assessment and Management of Patients With Allergic Disorders  1580
54	Assessment and Management of Patients With Rheumatic Disorders  1605
Unit 12
Integumentary Function
55	Assessment of Integumentary Function  1638
56	Management of Patients With Dermatologic Problems  1654
57	Management of Patients With Burn Injury  1703
Unit 13
Sensorineural Function
58	Assessment and Management of Patients With Eye and Vision Disorders  1746
59	Assessment and Management of Patients With Hearing and Balance Disorders  1789
Unit 14
Neurologic Function
60	Assessment of Neurologic Function  1820
61	Management of Patients With Neurologic Dysfunction  1849
62	Management of Patients With Cerebrovascular Disorders  1887
63	Management of Patients With Neurologic Trauma  1910
64	Management of Patients With Neurologic Infections, Autoimmune Disorders, and Neuropathies  1942
65	Management of Patients With Oncologic or Degenerative Neurologic Disorders  1969
Unit 15
Musculoskeletal Function
66	Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function  2002
67	Musculoskeletal Care Modalities  2017
68	Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders  2046
69	Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Trauma  2075
Unit 16
Other Acute Problems
70	Management of Patients With Infectious Diseases  2114
71	Emergency Nursing  2147
72	Terrorism, Mass Casualty, and Disaster Nursing  2183
Appendix A Diagnostic Studies and Interpretation  2213
Appendix B Understanding Clinical Pathways  2199
Appendix C Concept Maps

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nursing.
Surgical nursing.
Nursing Care.
Perioperative Nursing.