Professional Guide to Diseases, Tenth Edition

Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize nursing interventions for the patient with cardiac complications.
  • Recognize acute disorders of the respiratory system, causes, symptoms, complications, and treatment.
  • Distinguish between gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Differentiate the evaluation and treatment of various bone diseases.
  • Match the acute renal disorder with the patient population in which the disorder may be seen.
  • Identify potential findings in and causes of external and internal otitis media.
  • Distinguish between fungal infections and parasitic infestations.
  • Associate complications with treatment for cancer.
  • Distinguish between common infections based on cause, modes of transmission, signs and symptoms, and/or treatment.
  • Recognize alternative therapies and their uses.