Highly readable and rich with engaging case studies and learning tools, Brunner & Suddarth&;s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 14th Edition delivers the complete nursing foundation students need in a format designed for the way they like to learn. This approachable text is accompanied by callouts, questions, and vignettes to help students explore essential patient care practices in real-world terms and gain a more practical understanding of how they&;ll apply what they&;ve learned in practice._x000D_ Trusted by instructors, students, and practicing nurses for more than 50 years, the 14th edition of this landmark resource has been comprehensively updated to reflect the latest research and practices and keep pace with the transition from critical care to home care, ethics, and genetics. Complete integration with Lippincott CoursePoint allows you to easily map out your entire course, provide personalized student remediation, and simulate real-world nursing scenarios based directly on vignettes in the text, giving your students unparalleled preparation for success in the medical-surgical nursing workforce._x000D_ _x000D_ Key Features in the 14th Edition:_x000D_ NEW! New chapter on assessment and management of patients with obesity including expanded content on gastric and duodenal disorders._x000D_ NEW! Interdisciplinary feature in every chapter. Nursing students should be educated in an environment that provides such interdisciplinary educational experiences based on mutual understanding and respect and designed to enhance the practice of each discipline._x000D_ EXPANDED! Immunodeficiency chapter includes updated HIV infection and AIDS content._x000D_ UPDATED! The following units have been revised Immunologic Function, Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function, and Metabolic and Endocrine Function._x000D_ Concept Mastery Alerts clarify difficult concepts, informed by data from Misconception Alert questions in PrepU for Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing , 12e._x000D_ Quality and Safety Nursing Alerts build upon previous edition&;s Nursing Alerts to highlight issues related to quality and safety nursing care._x000D_ UPDATED! The unit openers include new Case Studies with QSEN Competency Focus to highlight a competency and related knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Additional information for these case studies related to NANDA-I, NIC, NOC and the nursing process is available online._x000D_ Prioritization Questions have been added to the Critical Thinking Exercises ._x000D_ Genetics Charts and Ethical Dilemma Charts have been revised to reflect the latest advances in the field._x000D_ Critical care information has been updated to further the authors' goal to have the most up-to-date and clinically relevant content on critical care throughout the book._x000D_ The Table of Contents has been reorganized for a more logical sequence and flow._x000D_ Nursing Process sections, Plans of Nursing Care , and Critical Care sections_x000D_ More than 2,900 NCLEX-style review questions_x000D_ Assessment Charts, Risk Factor Charts, Guidelines Charts , Genetics in Nursing Practice Charts, Patient Education Charts, Health Promotion Charts , Ethics and Related Issues Charts , and Pharmacology Charts and tables._x000D_ Gerontologic Considerations sections, Physiology/Pathophysiology figures, and updated Home Care Checklists_x000D_ Nursing Research Profiles_x000D_ and EBP questions help students learn the importance of evidence-based practice._x000D_ Concepts in Action Animations bring anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology concepts to life.