1.1.    Good things to say

      1.2.    Bad things to say
      1.3.    The nursing process
      1.4.    Nursing diagnoses
      1.5.    Client’s needs
      1.6.    Universal precautions
      1.7.    Proper position of client........................

1.8.    Cancer screening guide
1.9.    Patients with cancer
1.10.  Vital Signs
1.11.  Preoperative care
1.12.  Postoperative care
1.13.  Wound care

      2.1.    Health promotion
      2.2.    Low-protein diet
      2.3.    High-protein diet
      2.4.    Low-cholesterol diet.............................
      2.5.    Low-fat diet
      2.6.    Diabetic diet

2.7.    Bland diet
2.8.    Low-sodium diet
2.9.    High-potassium diet
2.10.  Other diets
2.11.  Vitamins

2.12.  Dosage calculation
2.13.  IV calculation

3. FLUIDS & ELECTROLYTES

      3.1.    Diffusion & Osmosis
      3.2.    Acid/Base physiology
      3.3.    Acid/Base disorders
      3.4.    Respiratory acidosis
      3.5.    Metabolic acidosis
      3.6.    Respiratory alkalosis...........................
      3.7.    Metabolic alkalosis
      3.8.    Sodium levels
      3.9.    Simple dehydration

3.10.  Overhydration
3.11.  Potassium levels
3.12.  Hyperkalemia
3.13.  Hypokalemia
3.14.  Calcium levels
3.15.  Hypercalcemia
3.16.  Hypocalcemia
3.17.  IV solutions

      4.1.    Physiology
      4.2.    Signs & Symptoms
      4.3.    Hypertension
      4.4.    Coronary heart disease
      4.5.    Chest pain
      4.6.    Other causes of chest pain...................
      4.7.    Angina pectoris
      4.8.    Myocardial infarction
      4.9.    Complications of MI
      4.10.  Arrhythmias
      4.11.  Pacemakers
      4.12.  Assessment: Heart failure
      4.13.  Congestive heart failure
      4.14.  Assessment: Shock

4.15.  Hypovolemic shock
4.16.  Pericarditis
4.17.  Cardiac tamponade
4.18.  Myocarditis
4.19.  Rheumatic heart disease
4.20.  Endocarditis
4.21.  Heart valves
4.22.  Cardiomyopathy
4.23.  Blood vessels
4.24.  Arteriosclerosis
4.25.  Raynaud’s disease
4.26.  Aneurysms
4.27.  Vasculitis
4.28.  Phlebothrombosis

      5.1.    Physiology
      5.2.    Breathing patterns
      5.3.    Lung sounds
      5.4.    Pulmonary care principles
      5.5.    Pneumothorax
      5.6.    Upper respiratory infections.................
      5.7.    Pneumonia
      5.8.    Tuberculosis

5.9.    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
5.10.  Chronic bronchitis
5.11.  Emphysema
5.12.  Asthma
5.13.  Restrictive lung diseases
5.14.  ARDS (shock lung)
5.15.  Lung cancer

      6.1.    Alteration in nutrition
      6.2.    Mouth: Signs & Symptoms
      6.3.    GI bleeding
      6.4.    Upper abdominal pain
      6.5.    Esophagitis
      6.6.    Hiatal hernia
      6.7.    Esophageal varices
      6.8.    Gastritis
      6.9.    Peptic ulcer disease
      6.10.  Liver: Signs & Symptoms
      6.11.  Liver: Lab data
      6.12.  Jaundice
      6.13.  Drug induced liver disease...................
      6.14.  Liver cirrhosis

6.15.  Hepatitis
6.16.  Gallbladder
6.17.  Cholecystitis
6.18.  Pancreatitis
6.19.  Maldigestion
6.20.  Diarrhea
6.21.  Lower abdominal pain
6.22.  Appendicitis
6.23.  Diverticulitis
6.24.  Hemorrhoids
6.25.  Inflammatory bowel disease
6.26.  Intestinal obstruction
6.27.  Peritonitis
6.28.  Colorectal cancer

      7.1.    Physiology
      7.2.    Assessment: Urine
      7.3.    Lower urinary tract infections..............
      7.4.    Kidney stones
      7.5.    Kidneys: Lab data
      7.6.    Glomerulonephritis

7.7.    Acute renal failure
7.8.    Chronic renal failure
7.9.    Kidney transplantation
7.10.  Prostate hypertrophy
7.11.  Prostate cancer

      10.1.    Blood
      10.2.    Blood cells
      10.3.    Red blood cells
      10.4.    Anemias
      10.5.    Blood products
      10.6.    Transfusion reactions.........................
      10.7.    Acute leukemia

10.8.    Chronic leukemia
10.9.    Multiple myeloma
10.10.  Lymphoma
10.11.  Bleeding disorders
10.12.  Thrombocytopenia
10.13.  Hemophilia
10.14.  DIC

      11.1.    Physiology
      11.2.    Pituitary hypofunction
      11.3.    Pituitary hyperfunction.......................
      11.4.    Acromegaly
      11.5.    Cushing’s disease
      11.6.    Conn’s syndrome
      11.7.    Addison’s disease

11.8.    Addisonian crisis
11.9.    Hyperthyroidism
11.10.  Hypothyroidism
11.11.  Diabetes mellitus
11.12.  Insulin
11.13.  Sulfonylureas

      12.1.    Signs & Symptoms
      12.2.    Assessment: Arthritis
      12.3.    Osteoarthritis
      12.4.    Rheumatoid arthritis
      12.5.    Gout
      12.6.    Spondyloarthropathies
      12.7.    Systemic lupus erythematosus...........

12.8.    Osteoporosis
12.9.    Herniated disk
12.10.  Carpal tunnel syndrome
12.11.  Osteomyelitis
12.12.  Leg amputation
12.13.  Crutches & Canes

      13.1.    Signs & Symptoms
      13.2.    Glasgow coma scale
      13.3.    Central nervous system
      13.4.    Autonomic nervous system
      13.5.    Cranial nerves
      13.6.    Sleep disorders
      13.7.    Headache
      13.8.    Increased intracranial pressure.........
      13.9.    Meningitis

13.10.  Stroke
13.11.  Paraplegia / Quadriplegia 
13.12.  Peripheral neuropathies 
13.13.  Parkinson’s disease
13.14.  Multiple sclerosis
13.15.  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
13.16.  Bell’s palsy
13.17.  Epilepsy

      14.1.    Refraction
      14.2.    Cataract
      14.3.    Blindness
      14.4.    Conjunctivitis
      14.5.    Chalazion & Stye................................
      14.6.    Glaucoma

14.7.    Retina detachment
14.8.    Assessment: ears
14.9.    Otosclerosis
14.10.  Presbyacusis
14.11.  Ménière’s disease

      15.1.    Skin lesions
      15.2.    Dermatitis
      15.3.    Acne
      15.4.    Seborrheic eczema..............................

15.5.    Psoriasis
15.6.    Stasis dermatitis
15.7.    Varicose veins
15.8.    Skin tumors

      16.1.    ABC of trauma
      16.2.    Poisoning
      16.3.    Head trauma
      16.4.    Chest trauma
      16.5.    Abdominal trauma
      16.6.    Genitourinary trauma.........................
      16.7.    Sprains
      16.8.    Fractures

16.9.    Nerve injuries
16.10.  Casts
16.11.  Traction
16.12.  Burns
16.13.  Drowning
16.14.  Altitude sickness
16.15.  Bites & Stings

      17.1.    Menstrual cycle
      17.2.    Contraception
      17.3.    Infertility
      17.4.    Menstruation
      17.5.    Primary amenorrhea
      17.6.    Secondary amenorrhea
      17.7.    Dysmenorrhea
      17.8.    Endometriosis
      17.9.    Pelvic inflammatory disease...............

17.10.  Menopause
17.11. Nipple discharge
17.12.  Fibrocystic change
17.13.  Breast cancer
17.14.  Breast self-exam
17.15.  Cervical cancer
17.16.  Ovarian cancer
17.17.  Endometrial cancer
17.18.  Uterine myomas

      18.1.    Parity
      18.2.    Pregnancy: Signs & Symptoms..........
      18.3.    Pregnancy: Common problems
      18.4.    Pregnancy: Signs of danger
      18.5.    First trimester
      18.6.    Second trimester
      18.7.    Third trimester
      18.8.    Preeclampsia
      18.9.    The fetus
      18.10.  Fetal evaluation
      18.11.  Fetal heart rate
      18.12.  Assessment: Labor

18.13.  Labor: First stage
18.14.  Labor: Second stage
18.15.  Labor: Third stage
18.16.  Spontaneous abortion
18.17.  Premature labor
18.18.  Cesarean section
18.19.  Abruptio placentae
18.20.  Prolapsed cord
18.21.  Postpartum hemorrhage
18.22.  Puerperal infection
18.23.  Mastitis

      19.1.    Nutrition
      19.2.    Motor development
      19.3.    Psychological development................

19.4.    IQ tests
19.5.    Failure to thrive
19.6.    Child abuse

      20.1.    Birth trauma
      20.2.    Apgar score
      20.3.    Vital Signs 
      20.4.    Reflexes
      20.5.    Small & large infants
      20.6.    Prematurity
      20.7.    Postmaturity
      20.8.    Respiratory distress syndrome..........
      20.9.    Neonatal jaundice
      20.10.  Neonatal sepsis

20.11.  Teratogens
20.12.  Multifactorial birth defects
20.13.  Heart defects: What to expect
20.14.  Cerebral palsy
20.15.  Down’s syndrome
20.16.  Esophageal atresia
20.17.  Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
20.18.  Intussusception
20.19.  Hirschsprung’s disease
20.20.  Congenital hip dysplasia

      21.1.    The ill child
      21.2.    Proper position
      21.3.    Diaper dermatitis
      21.4.    Cryptorchidism
      21.5.    Infectious diseases of childhood........
      21.6.    Incubation periods 
      21.7.    Immunization schedule
      21.8.    Respiratory tract infections
      21.9.    Croup
      21.10.  Epiglottitis
      21.11.  Otitis media

21.12.  Tonsillitis
21.13.  Reye’s syndrome
21.14.  Rheumatic fever
21.15.  Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
21.16.  Cystic fibrosis
21.17.  Leukemia
21.18.  Wilms’ tumor
21.19.  Febrile seizures
21.20.  Enuresis
21.21.  ADHD

      22.1.    The “difficult” client
      22.2.    Defense mechanisms
      22.3.    Signs & Symptoms
      22.4.    Mental status
      22.5.    Delirium & Dementia
      22.6.    Alzheimer’s disease
      22.7.    Dementia & Depression.....................
      22.8.    Grief & Depression

22.9.    Personality disorders
22.10.  Anxiety disorders
22.11.  Hypochondriasis & Malingering
22.12.  Major depression
22.13.  Bipolar disorder
22.14.  Schizophrenia
22.15.  Drug abuse
22.16.  Eating disorders

      23.1.    Some trademarks
      23.2.    Famous side effects
      23.3.    Antibiotics
      23.4.    Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs
      23.5.    Corticosteroids
      23.6.    Antihypertensive drugs
      23.7.    Nitrates
      23.8.    Diuretics
      23.9.    Congestive heart failure
      23.10.  Anticoagulants
      23.11.  Antiarrhythmic drugs

23.12.  Asthma
23.13.  Peptic ulcers
23.14.  Sex-hormones
23.15.  Drugs used in obstetrics
23.16.  Anxiolytic drugs
23.17.  Hypnotic drugs
23.18.  Antidepressants
23.19.  Lithium
23.20.  Neuroleptics
23.21.  Parkinson’s disease
23.22.  Chemotherapy