Springhouse Review for Medical surgical Nursing Certification

  • Filename: springhouse-review-for-medical-surgical-nursing-certification.
  • ISBN: 1582555079
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This thoroughly updated review provides the information needed for certification in medical-surgical nursing from the credentialing arms of the American Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the American Nurses Association. It covers all topics on the exam and includes review questions, posttests, and answers with rationales. This edition reflects current NANDA Taxonomy II nursing diagnoses, arranged by nursing domain, and recent CDC infection prevention and control guidelines. The cardiovascular chapter reflects the latest information on acute coronary syndrome differential care and American Heart Association guidelines for emergency cardiovascular care. The appendix on oncology care issues and nursing implications has been expanded.

Medical Surgical Nursing Review Questions

  • Filename: medical-surgical-nursing-review-questions.
  • ISBN: 1940325013
  • Release Date: 2014-01-01
  • Number of pages: 68
  • Author: Dottie Roberts
  • Publisher: Academy of Medical Surgical nursing



The third edition of this valuable resource offers and excellent review for new graduates as well as seasoned nursing moving to medical-surgical nursing. The book is most likely to be used, however, by nurses preparing for the medical-surgical nursing specialty certification examination. The book contains 350 review questions with answers and rationales. It covers all areas of medical-surgical nursing practice. Excellent for certification preparation or general review!

Medical Surgical Nursing Test Success

  • Filename: medical-surgical-nursing-test-success.
  • ISBN: 9780826195777
  • Release Date: 2013-06-28
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Frances H. Cornelius, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



This is a unique case study reference for students in the medical surgical nursing core course and a review/workbook for students about to embark on the NCLEX-RN exam. Unlike other reviews, the book embeds required information into compelling, unfolding case studiesóstudies that evolve over timeóin order to promote active learning and facilitate knowledge retention. These unfolding case studies are of particular value because they closely mimic real-life situations in nursing and provide situational mental models that assist students with problem-solving and critical thinking techniques. The unfolding case study method also assists in the development of skills that are important for NCLEX-RN success in assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of patient care. All content areas required for NCLEX-RN successósafe and effective care, health promotion, physiological and psychological integrity--are interwoven in an enjoyable format that dispels the drudgery of straightforward memorization. A variety of NCLEX-style question formats are used throughout the book to help students assess their own learning. Additionally, eResource links to additional information are included throughout the book. Key Features: Uses unique unfolding case study method to present medical-surgical concepts Promotes active learning and knowledge retention Develops problem-solving and critical thinking skills Provides all of types of NCLEX-style questions for exam preparation Offers eResources throughout the Review for enhanced learning opportunities

ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy

  • Filename: ecg-interpretation-made-incredibly-easy.
  • ISBN: 1582553556
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 342
  • Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



A guide to reading and understanding rhythm strips and 12-lead ECGs, this updated edition reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the reader how to recognize and treat 18 arrhythmias.

Wound Care Essentials

  • Filename: wound-care-essentials.
  • ISBN: 1582554692
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 479
  • Author: Sharon Baranoski
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Written by two well-known wound care specialists and an interdisciplinary team of experts, this handbook is essential for all professionals involved in wound care, including nurses, physical therapists, physicians, podiatrists, and long-term care professionals. The book provides practical, comprehensive guidelines for assessment and management of both common and atypical wound problems and covers many topics not sufficiently addressed in other texts, such as sickle cell wounds, amputation, gene therapy, and the specific wound care needs of special populations. Features include more than 100 photographs and illustrations, recurring icons such as Evidence-Based Practice and Practice Points, case studies, and review questions.

Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse

  • Filename: psychiatric-nursing-certification-review-guide-for-the-generalist-and-advanced-practice-psychiatric-and-mental-health-nurse.
  • ISBN: 9781449661205
  • Release Date: 2010-10-25
  • Number of pages: 290
  • Author: Victoria Mosack
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Developed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Psychiatric Nursing Certification Review Guide for the Generalist and Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse provides a succinct, yet comprehensive review of the core material. This book has been organized to give the reviewer test taking strategies and techniques and sample test questions, which are intended to serve as an introduction to the testing arena. In addition, a bibliography is included for those who need a more in depth discussion of the subject matter in each chapter. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect current guidelines and information from the latest version of the DSM IV-TR. The medications and use of medications has also been updated to reflect proper usage and doses.

Straight A s in Medical surgical Nursing

  • Filename: straight-a-s-in-medical-surgical-nursing.
  • ISBN: 1582556946
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 501
  • Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This easy-to-read outline review follows the unique two-column Straight A's format that lets students choose how they study for NCLEX® and course exams. The interior column outlines key facts for in-depth review; the exterior column lists only the most crucial points for quickest review. Other features include NCLEX®-style questions at the beginning and end of each chapter; lists of top items to study before a test; Time-Out for Teaching patient-teaching points; Go with the Flow algorithms; and critical information highlighted in a second color. A bound-in CD-ROM contains hundreds of NCLEX®-style questions—including alternate-item format questions—with answers and rationales.

Lippincott s Q A Review for NCLEX RN

  • Filename: lippincott-s-q-a-review-for-nclex-rn.
  • ISBN: 9781469896380
  • Release Date: 2014-08-08
  • Number of pages: 1180
  • Author: Diane Billings
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



The 11th edition of Lippincott’s Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN provides the highest-quality practice questions, detailed rationales, and preparation strategies needed to succeed on the NCLEX-RN® examination. This revised reprint has been updated to ensure that content will help both U.S. and Canadian students to succeed on the licensure examination, with enhanced laboratory values, medication information, and diversity representation. The practice tests are organized into four major content areas: obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical, and mental health nursing, and are followed by 6 comprehensive tests with a random selection of questions from all content areas. Other features include rationales for both incorrect and correct answers choices, all the types of alternate-format questions found on the NCLEX, an overview of the licensing examination, test-taking strategies for each question format, and study tips, including instructions for creating a personal study plan.

NCLEX RN Questions and Answers Made Incredibly Easy

  • Filename: nclex-rn-questions-and-answers-made-incredibly-easy.
  • ISBN: 1451185499
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 909
  • Author: Susan Lisko
  • Publisher:



NCLEX-RN Questions & Answers Made Incredibly Easy, 6th edition, is an NCLEX review book that provides more than 6,500 questions and answers with rationales. In this new edition, the questions are much more challenging (Application level and higher is the NCLEX buzz phrase). The content is divided into six parts that cover all the major areas included on the NCLEX-RN examination. Part 1 explains the NCLEX examination itself. It offers studying and test-taking strategies and describes the test format in detail, including alternate-format questions. Parts 2 through 6 cover each of the five major areas in nursing practice: adult care, psychiatric care, maternal-neonatal care, care of the child, and professional issues. The book also includes six comprehensive examinations (75 questions each, for a total of 450 questions) with answers, rationales, and client-needs category information at the end of each test.

Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare

  • Filename: evidence-based-practice-in-nursing-and-healthcare.
  • ISBN: 1451190948
  • Release Date: 2014-09-19
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ph.D. RN
  • Publisher: Lww



A thoroughly updated edition of this best-selling book is a user-friendly guide to implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare.

Medical Records Review

  • Filename: medical-records-review.
  • ISBN: 9780735561182
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 851
  • Author: Kristyn S. Appleby
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online



Completely up to date, this resource helps you interpret and use medical records to your best advantage. Medical Records Review combines basic medical information, an understanding of the form and content of medical records, and record summarization technique in giving you practical, step-by-step guidance for understanding these often cloudy documents. Written by a medical professional and a legal professional, Medical Records Review enables you to extract the true meaning from medical records.

Ambulatory Surgical Nursing

  • Filename: ambulatory-surgical-nursing.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015029470633
  • Release Date: 1993
  • Number of pages: 742
  • Author:
  • Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company



Ambulatory Surgical Nursing addresses the chronologic needs of pre-, intra- and post-procedure nursing care. It provides information on issues such as infection control, anaesthesia concerns, legalities in relation to risk management, and patients who have special health, age related or social needs. Important themes evident throughout the text include identification of risks and prevention of complications, ongoing collaboration of all members of the healthcare team, and application of a philosophy of wellness rather than illness.

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