Davis's Diseases & Disorders A Nursing Therapeutics Manual

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Davis's Diseases & Disorders A Nursing Therapeutics Manual by Sommers, Marilyn Sawyer, 9781719645492
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  • ISBN: 9781719645492 | 1719645493
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/27/2022

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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 Ÿ pertinent physical and psychosocial findings Ÿ primary nursing diagnoses Ÿ 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
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