Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 72
Nurse's Quick Check: Diseases, second edition, presents vital information on over 450 diseases in an easy-to-scan format using bulleted lists, charts, and illustrations.
Each disease in this edition is covered on a two-page spread that includes pathophysiology, causes, risk factors, complications, assessment, treatment, nursing interventions, outcomes, and patient education. "Life-Threatening Disorder" banners indicate the most serious diseases. Alert icons highlight crucial patient safety information.
This edition covers fifteen new diseases, includes a newly updated rare disease appendix, has more illustrations, includes prevention guidelines sidebars, and has "Special Populations" icons indicating clinical tips for pediatric, geriatric, and other patients. Enhanced treatment sections in each entry include names of individual medications.
Nurse's Quick Check: Diseases