Davis's Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual | Mobile App & Web

Based on 7th print ed. 240+ diseases & disorders. Primary nursing diagnoses with outcomes & interventions. Patient teaching checklists.

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Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

7th Edition

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.


  • 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


  • 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

REVIEWS See what students and practitioners are saying

  • Nursing students must have. “If you’re in a nursing program, this book will help you tremendously! Some books are lengthy but this one will get right to the point and the info you need to be successful!”—Chris G.
  • Most helpful HESI, ATI and NCLEX study material. “Best for studying and understanding content. A must-use when studying for standardized tests…and licensing exams such as the NCLEX.”—Chelle
  • Wonderful reference book. “The quick reference nature of this book tells me what I need to know and do as a nurse in a matter of a few pages.”—Bran
  • This is an awesome book for referencing diseases that are unknown and you... “just need some concise, organized and to-the-point information! Used it for nursing school and it is fantastic!”—Guy L.

ISBN 10: 1719645493

ISBN 13: 9781719645492