Davis’s Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual

Davis’s Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual
7th Ed.
2022 © F. A. Davis Company
Marilyn Sawyer Sommers, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN-13: 978-1-7196-4549-2
eISBN-13: 978-1-7196-4839-4
Nursing, Diagnosis, Point of Care


Everything you need to know about caring for patients—in a succinct easy-to-understand "must-have" guide! 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.

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 the 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

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Specialty Score: 2.27 Nursing - Medical/Surgical
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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This book does not really have any true competition. Its presentation is much more user friendly than the average diagnostic or disease oriented books of the past."

-- Carole A. Kenner, RNC, DNS, FAAN (University of Oklahoma College of Nursing) - previous edition

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