Handbook of Clinical Nursing: Medical-Surgical Nursing, Paperback / softback Book

Handbook of Clinical Nursing: Medical-Surgical Nursing Paperback / softback

Edited by Joyce Fitzpatrick, Celeste M. Alfes, Ronald, PhD Hickman


Designed for recently graduated RNs and nurses transitioning to a new clinical area, this extensive clinical reference is the best resource to provide essential information to nurses working on the med-unit.

Concise and practical entries provide fundamental coverage of the most common clinical problems and issues encountered in nursing practice today. Alphabetized for easy access, each entry includes a definition and description of the clinical problem; etiology; clinical aspects, such as assessment, nursing interventions, management, and implications; and outcomes. Each entry focuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment process, and discusses the role of other healthcare providers with a focus on multidisciplinary treatment.

Handbook of Clinical Nursing: Medical-Surgical Nursing will be of value to nursing faculty, undergraduate and graduate-level nurses, and nursing students at all levels. Entries from this text have been selected from the larger resource, A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing: The Comprehensive Reference. Key Features:Provides essential information on clinical topics pertinent to nurses working in med-surg unitsOffers key knowledge for nurses new to practice or working in an unfamiliar nursing areaPresented in a consistent format for ease of useIncludes an overview of each specialty areaFocuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment processWritten and edited by expert clinicians and educators


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 300 pages, 30 illustrations
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Intensive care nursing
  • ISBN: 9780826130785



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