Saunders Nursing Survival Guide Critical Care Emergency Nursing

  • Filename: saunders-nursing-survival-guide-critical-care-emergency-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9781437726008
  • Release Date: 2009-07-31
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Lori Schumacher
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Part of the popular Saunders Nursing Survival Guide series, this book prepares you to manage the most common health care problems you'll see in critical care, trauma, or emergency settings. Each chapter is organized from the most immediate and life-threatening conditions to less emergent critical care conditions. Its lighthearted, cartoon-filled approach simplifies difficult concepts, covering each body system in terms of current practice standards. Consistent headings break content into four succinct areas of review: What (subject) IS, What You NEED TO KNOW, What You DO, and Do You UNDERSTAND? Clinical terms and shorthand expressions are highlighted, exposing you to terminology used in the hospital setting. A color insert illustrates concepts and principles of critical care and emergency nursing, including various complications Mnemonic devices aid your memory and interactive activities help you learn, with exercises including fill in the blank, matching, word jumbles, true/false, and crossword puzzles. Special icons help you focus on vital information: Take Home Points help you prepare for clinical rotations. Caution notes alert you to dangerous conditions and how to avoid them. Lifespan notes point out age-related variations in signs and symptoms, nursing interventions, and patient teaching. Culture notes cite possible variations related to a patient’s cultural background. Web links direct you to Internet resources for additional research and study. What You WILL LEARN learning objectives help you identify quickly the content covered and goals for each chapter. NCLEX„¥ examination-style review questions at the end of each chapter allow you to test your understanding of content and practice for the Boards. Cartoon characters with brief captions help to better explain difficult concepts. Margin notes are streamlined for ease of use and effectiveness. Content updates reflect current practice and emergent situations, including increased focus on disaster preparedness, code management, updated ACLS guidelines, and hypertension.

Saunders Nursing Guide to Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

  • Filename: saunders-nursing-guide-to-diagnostic-and-laboratory-tests.
  • ISBN: 9781455703838
  • Release Date: 2011-11-01
  • Number of pages: 738
  • Author: Louise M. Malarkey
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Saunders Nursing Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, 2nd Edition is the perfect guide to laboratory testing for both students and practicing nurses alike. Featuring the latest testing information organized alphabetically for quick reference, this resource offers test formats that emphasize the nurse's specific role in all aspects of the testing process. Basics the Nurse Needs to Know and Nursing Care sections for every laboratory test explain what the nurse is to do during the pre-, post- and actual test stages, and highlights the nursing responses to critical values, complications, patient teaching, and health promotion. A new companion Evolve website also offers a variety of learning resources and skills videos to help you master diagnostic procedures and perform accurate testing. Alphabetical organization of the laboratory tests (featuring alphabetical thumb tabs) makes every test easy to find. Also Called sections feature synonyms and abbreviations that help you identify specific tests. Purpose of the Test states the indications of each test. Basics the Nurse Needs to Know offers an explanation of each test in clear, simple language. Normal Values in standard and SI units include variations for gender and age, where relevant. How the Test is Done succinctly describes how each test is performed. Significance of Test Results list the diseases and disorders that are associated with abnormal findings. Interfering Factors list the factors, such as drugs, herbs, and improper specimen collection and handling, that inadvertently affect test results. Nursing Care is divided into Pretest, During the Test, and Posttest, listing in detail what the nurse does in the testing process. Nursing Response to Critical Values and Nursing Response to Complications detail what you should be alert for before, during, and after the test and how to manage dangerous situations. Explicit incorporation of nursing concerns related to lab tests can only be found in this lab book. Over 50 new and updated pieces of art highlight how results are interpreted, what equipment is used, and how various techniques are performed. Over 20 new tests prepare you for the types of tests you will encounter during your clinical experience. Patient Teaching icons make crucial nursing content easy to find. New Student Resources on Evolve feature a variety of supplemental learning tools. Skills materials, including skills checklists, PDFs of skills, and brief skills video clips, help you master specimen collection and basic diagnostic procedures. Patient handouts provide practical, useable materials to make your clinical experience easier. Audio pronunciations simplify the process of learning difficult terminology.

ASTNA Patient Transport

  • Filename: astna-patient-transport.
  • ISBN: 9780323066136
  • Release Date: 2009-09-10
  • Number of pages: 848
  • Author: ASTNA
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Whether you’re caring for patients on the ground or in the air, this trusted, one-of-a-kind resource is an essential tool for your success in transport nursing. The 4th edition has been extensively revised to keep you up to date with the latest technological advances and help you meet the ever-changing needs of this critical nursing field. Comprehensive overviews familiarize you with the most common diseases and injuries encountered in practice, accompanied by important management considerations to help you ensure the most effective communication and the safest patient care in all transport settings. Case studies presented at the end of each clinical chapter demonstrate how to apply concepts to scenarios similar to those you’ll encounter in practice. Special Populations Unit helps you meet the unique care needs of pregnant, neonatal, pediatric, and military patients. Competencies listed at the beginning of each chapter help you identify key components of effective patient care. Collaborative, multidisciplinary focus meets the educational and reference needs of all transport health care providers and emphasizes the importance of teamwork in ensuring successful patient outcomes. 3 new chapters highlight emerging trends in transport care: The Use of Technology During Transport, including ventricular assist devices, a chapter devoted to Mechanical Ventilation, and Military Transport with EnRoute care. Updated content throughout provides a balance of ground and air coverage and reflects the recently published Flight and Ground Transport Nursing Core Curriculum to help you prepare for the CTRN or CFRN examination. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses front-line response to major disasters. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses important concerns for improving front-line response to major disasters. Additional pathophysiology content helps you better understand the effects of diseases and injuries on the body’s normal physiologic processes. Clear instructions for reading radiographs and CT scans simplify the use of these diagnostic tools and help you improve related outcomes. Information based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board alerts you to important safety regulations. Obesity considerations included in the Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport chapter outline special challenges and possible solutions for the care of obese patients.


  • Filename: pathophysiology.
  • ISBN: UCSD:31822035367218
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 702
  • Author: Kathleen Gutierrez
  • Publisher: Saunders

Providing students with additional information on this extensive and especially difficult subject area, this guide features visual cues to help students retain information by expressing the material in a fun, engaging manner with activities created to appeal to students of different learning styles. NCLEX( Review questions follow the end of each chapter to help check the students' understanding of key topics and to perform necessary review.

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Nursing for NCLEX RN

  • Filename: mosby-s-comprehensive-review-of-nursing-for-nclex-rn.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015051834839
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 960
  • Author: Dolores F. Saxton
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

Companion CD-ROM includes over 3500 questions with answers and rationales.

Manual of Pediatric Emergency Nursing

  • Filename: manual-of-pediatric-emergency-nursing.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015041322283
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 795
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

Essential information on nursing care of the most frequently encountered pediatric emergencies. Its practical, readily understood discussions are organized by body systems. It covers current approaches to emergency treatment of children, selected emergencies, and pediatric trauma. 202 illus.

Forthcoming Books

  • Filename: forthcoming-books.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015054037059
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Rose Arny
  • Publisher:

Pilates Anatomie

  • Filename: pilates-anatomie.
  • ISBN: 9783767910669
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 204
  • Author: Rael Isacowitz
  • Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

Presents a visual perspective on correct alignment, posture, and movements. It offers an inside look at your workout by providing a customisable approach and combining full-color anatomical illustrations with step-by-step instructions for the most effective mat exercises ; aim: to build a stronger, more articulate body.

Das Mind map Buch

  • Filename: das-mind-map-buch.
  • ISBN: 3636062433
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 319
  • Author: Tony Buzan
  • Publisher: MVG Verlag

Trauma nursing

  • Filename: trauma-nursing.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015025270516
  • Release Date: 1993
  • Number of pages: 808
  • Author: Janet A. Neff
  • Publisher: Mosby

This comprehensive reference focuses on the practice of trauma nursing and the prevention of traumatic injury. The state-of-the-art content is presented in a logical, nursing-oriented approach that simulates the realities of trauma nursing practice. TRAUMA NURSING emphasizes care of the adult, while providing expansive lifespan content on pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric trauma patients.

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