Med Surg Notes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide | Mobile App & Web

Using a systematic approach MedSurg Notes covers advanced nursing procedures and concepts associated with 65+ urgent clinical situations.

Includes 1-year online access with WebView.


Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

5th Edition

MedSurg Notes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide app provides on-the-spot guidance that helps you identify and treat patients with urgent and common medical-surgical conditions. Each condition is in outline format and delivers all the current information you need to deliver the very best patient care.


  • Covers advanced nursing procedures and concepts associated with over 65 urgent and common medical-surgical conditions.
  • Uses a systems approach, organized by symptom and medical diagnosis.
  • Addresses the clinical picture, immediate interventions, focused assessment, stabilizing and monitoring, and follow-up assessment and interventions.
  • Includes an A&P snapshot of the associated system in each section—7 in all.
  • Provides a focused assessment tool for each body system and each clinical problem.
  • Reviews IV therapy, including indications for crystalloids, colloids, or blood products administration.


  • Updated and revised throughout to reflect the art and science of nursing today
  • New content that addresses the opioid crisis and the role of the Med-Surg nurse, from safely and effectively managing patients’ pain, and educating patients to assessing for abuse potential and making appropriate referrals
  • New content on caring for LGBTQ persons
  • New section in each chapter, “You’ll Want to Know,” that spotlights helpful background or supplemental information for each disorder


What students and clinicians are saying…

  • “This little pocket flip book is invaluable if you are a nursing student or new nurse, a wealth of information very condensed and to the point.”—Robert S., Online Reviewer
  • “I carried this around on my clinicals and it was great! It has nice rundowns of every major body system/problem that you might encounter on a med/surg floor.” —Lisa R., Online Reviewer
  • “Perfect for a new nurse who needs a quick, concise refresher on information. Fits in my pocket nicely, and has come in handy more than once!”—Chandra B., Online Reviewer
  • “A must have for any nurse or nursing student! Everything you could need in one place!”—Jecca L., Online Reviewer

ISBN 10: 0803694512

ISBN 13: 9780803694514