Davis's Diseases & Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual (Paperback)

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Everything you need to know about caring for patients--in a succinct easy-to-understand "must-have" guide Put information on more than 240 diseases and disorders at your fingertips. Clear, comprehensive discussions of pathophysiology--with rationales in the test and intervention sections--help you deliver effective care with confidence.

Nursing students' must-have."If you're in a nursing program, this book will help you tremendously Some books are lengthy but this one will get right to the point and the info you need to be successful "--Chris G., Online Reviewer

Most helpful HESI, ATI and NCLEX study material."Best for studying and understanding content. A must-use when studying for standardized tests...and licensing exams such as the NCLEX."--Chelle, Online Reviewer

Wonderful reference book."The quick reference nature of this book tells me what I need to know and do as a nurse in a matter of a few pages."--Bran, Online Reviewer
  • REVISED & UPDATED Thoroughly reviewed coverage for each disorder, including causes Y pertinent physical and psychosocial findings Y primary nursing diagnoses Y and collaborative and independent nursing interventions
  • UPDATED Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) for each disorder, plus documentation information on average length of stay and home healthcare guidelines
  • NEW How to handle COVID/infectious diseases and pandemics in the sections on 'Global Health Considerations' and 'Evidence-Based Practice and Health Policy'
  • NEW 'Health Disparities and Sexual and Gender Minority Health' section with new considerations for LGBTQ+ community
  • Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) for each disorder
  • The primary nursing diagnosis for each disease and disorder
  • Diagnostic tables that make test results easy to reference
  • The genetic basis of the diseases and disorders
  • The physiology of the disorders and how it related to risks and complications
  • Collaborative and independent interventions
  • Pharmacological tables outlining the dosages, mechanisms of action, and rationales for the drugs most commonly used for a disorder
  • Separate headings for psychosocial issues
  • Outlines for required documentation
  • Home care and discharge guidelines and patient teaching checklists
  • Evidence-based practice section
  • Global health considerations that reflect issues that transcend national borders


Product Details
ISBN: 9781719645492
ISBN-10: 1719645493
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication Date: September 27th, 2022
Pages: 1296
Language: English