Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing 15th Edition

Original price was: $132.99.Current price is: $24.99.

Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing 15th Edition
Year: 2021
Publisher: LWW
ISBN 13: 9781975168285
15, North American
Language: English
ISBN 10:
 (PDF, 218.60 MB)
Digital delivery: Downloadable files (PDF)
Categories: , Tag:

Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing 15th Edition


Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing (Two-Volume Set), 15th Edition
Keeping tomorrow’s nurses at the forefront of today’s changing healthcare environment, Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 15th Edition delivers the most comprehensive resource available for nursing students in the medical-surgical course. This bestselling text is designed for the way students like to learn, combining a highly readable approach with engaging case studies and learning tools to help students explore essential patient care practices in real-world terms and gain a more practical understanding of how they’ll apply what they’ve learned in practice.

Trusted by instructors, students, and practicing nurses for nearly 60 years, this landmark resource has been comprehensively updated for the 15thEdition to reflect the latest research, evidence-based practices, settings, issues, ethical challenges, and concerns of today’s healthcare practice. Complete integration with Lippincott® CoursePoint+ allows you to easily map out your entire course, provide personalized student remediation, and simulate real-world nursing scenarios involving patients mentioned in vignettes in the text, giving your students unparalleled preparation for success in the medical-surgical nursing workforce.


    • UNIT 1  Principles of Nursing Practice
      • Chapter 1           Professional Nursing Practice
      • Chapter 2           Medical-Surgical Nursing
      • Chapter 3           Health Education and Health Promotion
      • Chapter 4           Adult Health and Physical, Nutritional, and Cultural Assessment
      • Chapter 5           Stress and Inflammatory Responses
      • Chapter 6           Genetics and Genomics in Nursing
      • Chapter 7           Disability and Chronic Illness
      • Chapter 8           Management of the Older Adult Patient
    • UNIT 2  Concepts and Principles of  Patient Management
      • Chapter 9           Pain Management
      • Chapter 10         Fluid and Electrolytes
      • Chapter 11         Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
      • Chapter 12         Oncologic Management
      • Chapter 13         Palliative and End-of-Life Care
    • UNIT 3  Perioperative Concepts and Nursing Management
      • Chapter 14         Preoperative Nursing Management
      • Chapter 15         Intraoperative Nursing Management
      • Chapter 16         Postoperative Nursing Management
    • UNIT 4  Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function
      • Chapter 17         Assessment of Respiratory Function
      • Chapter 18         Management of Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders
      • Chapter 19         Management of Patients With Chest and Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders
      • Chapter 20         Management of Patients With Chronic Pulmonary Disease
    • UNIT 5  Cardiovascular and Circulatory Function
      • Chapter 21         Assessment of Cardiovascular Function
      • Chapter 22         Management of Patients With Arrhythmias and Conduction Problems
      • Chapter 23         Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disorders
      • Chapter 24         Management of Patients With Structural, Infectious, and Inflammatory Cardiac Disorders
      • Chapter 25         Management of Patients With Complications From Heart Disease
      • Chapter 26         Assessment and Management of Patients With Vascular Disorders and Problems of Peripheral Circulation
      • Chapter 27         Assessment and Management of Patients With Hypertension
    • UNIT 6  Hematologic Function
      • Chapter 28         Assessment of Hematologic Function and Treatment Modalities
      • Chapter 29         Management of Patients With Nonmalignant Hematologic Disorders
      • Chapter 30         Management of Patients With Hematologic Neoplasms
    • UNIT 7  Immunologic Function
      • Chapter 31         Assessment of Immune Function
      • Chapter 32         Management of Patients With Immune Deficiency Disorders
      • Chapter 33         Assessment and Management of Patients With Allergic Disorders
      • Chapter 34         Assessment and Management of Patients With Inflammatory Rheumatic Disorders
    • UNIT 8  Musculoskeletal Function
      • Chapter 35         Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function
      • Chapter 36         Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders
      • Chapter 37         Management of Patients With Musculoskeletal Trauma
    • UNIT 9  Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function
      • Chapter 38         Assessment of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function
      • Chapter 39         Management of Patients With Oral and Esophageal Disorders
      • Chapter 40         Management of Patients With Gastric and Duodenal Disorders
      • Chapter 41         Management of Patients With Intestinal and Rectal Disorders
    • UNIT 10 Metabolic and Endocrine Function
      • Chapter 42         Assessment and Management of Patients With Obesity
      • Chapter 43         Assessment and Management of Patients With Hepatic Disorders
      • Chapter 44         Management of Patients With Biliary Disorders
      • Chapter 45         Assessment and Management of Patients With Endocrine Disorders
      • Chapter 46         Management of Patients With Diabetes
    • UNIT 11 Kidney and Urinary Tract Function
      • Chapter 47         Assessment of Kidney and Urinary Function
      • Chapter 48         Management of Patients With Kidney Disorders
      • Chapter 49         Management of Patients With Urinary Disorders
    • UNIT 12 Reproductive Function
      • Chapter 50         Assessment and Management of Patients With Female Physiologic Processes
      • Chapter 51         Management of Patients With Female Reproductive Disorders
      • Chapter 52         Assessment and Management of Patients With Breast Disorders
      • Chapter 53         Assessment and Management of Patients With Male Reproductive Disorders
      • Chapter 54         Assessment and Management of Patients Who Are LGBTQ
    • UNIT 13 Integumentary Function
      • Chapter 55         Assessment of Integumentary Function
      • Chapter 56         Management of Patients With Dermatologic Disorders
      • Chapter 57         Management of Patients With Burn Injury
    • UNIT 14 Sensory Function
      • Chapter 58         Assessment and Management of Patients With Eye and Vision Disorders
      • Chapter 59         Assessment and Management of Patients With Hearing and Balance Disorders
    • UNIT 15 Neurologic Function
      • Chapter 60         Assessment of Neurologic Function
      • Chapter 61         Management of Patients With Neurologic Dysfunction
      • Chapter 62         Management of Patients With Cerebrovascular Disorders
      • Chapter 63         Management of Patients With Neurologic Trauma
      • Chapter 64         Management of Patients With Neurologic Infections, Autoimmune Disorders, and Neuropathies
      • Chapter 65         Management of Patients With Oncologic or Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
    • UNIT 16 Acute Community Based Challenges
      • Chapter 66         Management of Patients With Infectious Diseases
      • Chapter 67         Emergency Nursing
      • Chapter 68         Disaster Nursing
    • Appendix A:  Diagnostic Studies and Interpretation (available on thePoint)
    • Index


      • New to this Edition:
        • NEW! A new chapter on assessment and management of LGBTQ patients helps students ensure effective care of this patient population.
        • NEW! Veterans Considerations sections alert students to unique health risks and special care needs for military veterans.
        • NEW! COVID-19 Considerations sections highlight evidence-based information on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) for the care of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
        • ALL NEW! Case Studies with QSEN Competency Focus in every unit opener demonstrate important connections between competencies and relevant knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
        • ALL NEW! Critical Thinking Exercises with evidence-based practice, interprofessional collaboration, and prioritization questions strengthen students’ decision-making capabilities.
        • EXPANDED! Nursing care and management content familiarizes students with essential practice considerations.
        • UPDATED! Extensively revised units equip students with the latest clinical insights and practices in Respiratory Function, Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function, and Musculoskeletal Function.
        • UPDATED! Genetics ChartsEthical Dilemma Charts, and Nursing Research Profiles provide fast reference to the latest advances in the field.
        • UPDATED! Critical care information empowers students with the most up-to-date, clinically relevant practices.
        • REVISED! Focusing on the needs of today’s learners and instructors, coverage of foundational principles has been consolidated into one unit, with an emphasis on their application to medical-surgical nursing practice.
        • REVISED! Information about therapeutic modalities, which was previously located in separate chapters, has now been incorporated into the chapters focused on health conditions, where application of these modalities dovetails seamlessly into nursing management and the nursing process.
      • Additional Outstanding Features Include:
        • Concept Mastery Alerts clarify challenging concepts, informed by data from Misconception Alert questions in Lippincott® PrepU adaptive quizzing.
        • Quality and Safety Nursing Alerts highlight common mistakes to help students maintain safe, effective care.
        • Unfolding Patient Stories, written by the National League for Nursing, are an engaging way to begin meaningful conversations in the classroom.
        • Nursing Process and Plans of Nursing Care sections alert students to important considerations for effective practice.
        • More than 1,800 NCLEX®-style review questions available on thePoint bolster students’ confidence on the NCLEX-RN exam.
        • Clear, concise charts and tables distill complex information on assessment, risk factors, home care, genetics in nursing, patient education, health promotion, ethics, and pharmacology for quick reference and greater understanding.
        • Gerontologic Considerations sections and Physiology/Pathophysiology figures clarify nursing implications across a diverse spectrum of care.
        • Practice and Learn Interactive Case Studies, Watch and Learn Videos, and Concepts in Action Animations reinforce anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology concepts with lifelike clarity and detail.


There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

Shopping Cart