We listened. We listened at multiple instructor and student focus groups, class testers, survey respondents, current adopters and through more than 400 peer reviews. Contemporary Medical-Surgical Nursing, Second Edition, by Rick Daniels and Leslie Nicoll is an exciting new offering of this comprehensive, concept based text, which is created for instructors and students to address the adult health concepts that supports the most current holistic nursing practice and helps to bridge the gap from classroom to practice. All of this is delivered through a caring approach to the content-a central theme to foster quality nursing care for generations to come. Contemporary Medical-Surgical Nursing, Second Edition is a thoroughly researched and tested book and package focused on meeting the needs of today's nursing student.