Clinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition

Concepts For Interprofessional Collaborative Care
Authors :
Donna D. Ignatavicius & Chris Winkelman & M. Linda Workman & Cherie Rebar & Nicole M. Heimgartner
Date of Publication: 12/2017
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The go-to clinical companion for medical-surgical nursing students! Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius Workman and Rebar’s Medical-Surgical Nursing: Interprofessional Collaborative Care 9th Edition is an A-Z easy-to-use guide to more than ......view more

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The go-to clinical companion for medical-surgical nursing students! Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius Workman and Rebar’s Medical-Surgical Nursing: Interprofessional Collaborative Care 9th Edition is an A-Z easy-to-use guide to more than 250 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in a reader-friendly direct-address style this convenient tool is perfect for helping you out on clinical days in school and in practice. This edition features a unique focus on the concepts and exemplars found in the Ignatavicius textbook along with updated content throughout that cross-references to the main text. With a streamlined collaborative care format complete with new QSEN highlights and a reorganized Concepts in Medical-Surgical Nursing section it will quickly become your favorite bedside reference.


New to this edition
  • NEW! Updated content matches the 9th edition of the Ignatavicius textbook for a reliably seamless reference and study experience.
  • NEW and UNIQUE! Additional focus on concept exemplars reflects the new conceptual focus of the Ignatavicius textbook and includes cross-references to refer you to relevant exemplar disorders.
  • NEW and UNIQUE! A Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care section (Part One) reflects the emphasis on nursing concepts in the Ignatavicius textbook and provides you with a quick reference to essential concepts needed for effective nursing practice.
  • NEW and UNIQUE! Interprofessional focus added to remind you to coordinate care with other health professionals.
  • NEW! Cross references to the Ignatavicius textbook point you to detailed coverage of each concept or disorder.
  • UNIQUE! Consistent collaborative care format mirrors that of the Ignatavicius textbook to more effectively prepare you for clinical days.
  • UNIQUE! Nursing Safety Priorities (Drug Alert, Critical Rescue, and Action Alert) reinforce critical safety measures at the bedside and mirror those in the Ignatavicius textbook.

Key Features
  • A-Z synopses of more than 250 diseases and disorders, along with related collaborative care, serve as both a quick reference for clinical days and a study resource for diseases/disorders and related collaborative care.
  • QSEN highlights each focus on one or more of the six core QSEN competencies (Patient-Centered Care, Teamwork & Collaboration, Evidence-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, Safety, and Informatics) to help you understand how to apply QSEN competencies for safe patient care.
  • Quick reference thumb tabs appear along the edges of the pages to facilitate quick access to clinical information for just-in-time learning and reference at the bedside.

Author Information
By Donna D. Ignatavicius, MS, RN, CNE, ANEF, Speaker and Curriculum Consultant for Academic Nursing Programs; Founder, Boot Camp for Nurse Educators; President, DI Associates, Inc. Littleton, Colorado; Chris Winkelman, RN, PhD, CCRN, ACNP, Assistant Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University; Clinical Nurse, Trauma/Critical Care Float Pool, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio; M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Formerly, Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor of Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and Nicole M. Heimgartner, DNP, RN, COI, Former Associate Professor of Nursing Kettering College