Davis's Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual

7th Edition

Everything you need to know about caring for patients—in one portable "must have" handbook!

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.


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Key Features
  • 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 relates to risks and complications
  • Collaborative and independent interventions
  • Pharmacological tables that outline 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
New To This Edition
  • REVISED & UPDATED! Up-to-date, must-know information on nearly 240 disorders that reflects advances in science and practice
  • REVISED & UPDATED! Thoroughly reviewed coverage for each disorder, including causes • pertinent physical and psychosocial findings • primary nursing diagnoses • 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

Davis's Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 7E (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-7196-4549-2
Author: Marilyn Sawyer Sommers
© 2023
Page Count: 1296
Binding: Softcover

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