Focus on Adult Health: Medical-SurgicalNursing 2E separates the wheat from the chaff by drilling down to the essential content that students need to know. This book provides the foundation of medical-surgical nursing with core content, values, and skills. Focus on Adult Health: Medical-SurgicalNursing 2E is not designed to answer every question related to internal medical and surgical care. Instead the intentional design of the book is to give depth and breadth to the essentials. Written by nurses active in clinical practice, these expert clinicians know what qualifies as “need-to-know” content. This book includes rigorously researched current references and innovative technologies.