Here’s everything you need to know to care for adult medical-surgical patients and pass the NCLEX-PN®. Understanding Medical-Surgical Nursing, 5th edition (PDF) is easy-to-understand guidance that helps you confidently grasp the concepts, principles, and skills essential for practice.
Complex nursing concepts made easier to understand.
Nursing Care Plans are easy to read and clearly present the rationale for each action—Concept Maps provide a visual interpretation of a care plan.
- UPDATED! A&P review in an enhanced visual format.
- ENHANCED! Easier-to -read tables and a full-color design bring concepts to life.
Enhance critical thinking.
- NEW! 10 interactive clinical scenarios & new animations online at DavisPlus
- NEW! Learning Outcomes at the beginning of each chapter to plan and assess progress.
- “Patient Perspectives” give a patient’s eye view of the disease or condition you are studying.
- Evidence-based practice boxes within the chapter provide an in-depth look at research that supports best practices.
- Boxed Presentations of Cultural, Gerontological, Home Health, Ethical, and Nutritional considerations tie classroom instruction to clinical practice.
- Learning exercises and questions throughout help you develop your clinical judgment. Even more activities available in the workbook and online at DavisPlus.
Build a comprehensive foundation.
- MORE! Coverage of prison nursing
- Framework of the textbook is organized by the nursing process.
- NEW! Chapter resource maps in the margins of the text suggest additional resources.
Explore body systems and diseases with:
- mental health
- summary boxes
- a review of anatomy
- full chapters on CAMs
- detailed nursing care for disorders.
Ensure patient safety.
- English/Spanish Translations table in the Appendix.
- Learning, Safety Tips and Nursing Care provide helpful advice to achieve the best patient outcomes.
- NEW! Safe and Effective Care competencies, appropriate for the LPN/LVN level, offer updated and new safety tips.
NOTE: This sale only includes the Understanding Medical-Surgical Nursing 5e PDF. NO online codes or access to Davis online are included in the sale