Medical-Surgical Nursing Demystified, Second Edition

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October 15, 2013


Mixed media product, 638 pages

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0071771492 / 9780071771498


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The quick and easy way to master medical-surgical nursing and use your knowledge in real-world situations

If you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils medical-surgical nursing down to its most essential, must-know points your search ends here! Medical-Surgical Nursing DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition is a complete yet concise overview of the major body systems and the diseases and disorders that can affect them. You will learn about hallmark signs and symptoms, treatment, and nursing intervention so you have the knowledge to help your patients as a student and as a nurse once you start your career.

Studying is easy and effective with key objectives, important terms, brief overviews, tables and diagrams, and NCLEX-style questions throughout the book. The book ends with a comprehensive final exam that covers all the content found in Medical-Surgical Nursing DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition.

This fast and easy guide offers:

  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  • An NCLEX-style quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
  • Coverage of diagnostic tests and treatment options
  • A final exam at the end of the book
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Medical-Surgical Nursing DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.

Great for course exams and as an NCLEX review!

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Cardiovascular System; Chapter 2: Respiratory System; Chapter 3: Immune System; Chapter 4: Hematologic System; Chapter 5: Nervous System; Chapter 6: Musculoskeletal System; Chapter 7: Gastrointestinal System; Chapter 8: Endocrine System; Chapter 9: Genitourinary System; Chapter 10: Integumentary System; Chapter 11: Fluids and Electrolytes; Chapter 12: Mental Health; Chapter 13: Perioperative Care; Chapter 14: Women's Health; Chapter 15: Pain Management; Chapter 16: Geriatrics; Chapter 17: Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Author comments

Mary DiGiulio is a Nurse Practitioner who has worked as a MedSurg nurse for many years. She is on faculty at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing.

Jim Keogh is a registered nurse and has authored more than a dozen books in the Demystified series.

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