Trauma Certified Registered Nurse TCRN Examination Review

  • Filename: trauma-certified-registered-nurse-tcrn-examination-review.
  • ISBN: 9780826131959
  • Release Date: 2017-01-05
  • Number of pages: 474
  • Author: Kendra Menzies Kent, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Promotes critical thinking with Socratic-style reasoning process This is a comprehensive review for the new Trauma-Certified Registered Nurse Exam, featuring innovative clinical judgment-enhancing content review, 500 practice test Q&A's with rationales, test-taking skills, and in-depth coverage of the test blueprint. The Review is distinguished by its unique‚ 'Think in Questions' format, which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked, and promotes critical thinking throughout the exam. The content review is comprised of bite-size sections for easier learning and memorization that include thousandsof unfolding questions, answers, and hints. The Review's user-friendly format guides candidates through each topic with a short content review followed by a Socratic-style Q&A reasoning process to assist in arriving at the best possible clinical judgment. It also includes plentiful tables and charts to reinforce learning, a chapter on test-taking skills, specific guidance on preparing for the certification exam, and useful suggestions related to the exam format. Key Features: Goes beyond mere memorization of facts with "Think in Questions" Socratic-style content review Provides content review, practice exam-style Q&A with rationales, test-taking skills, and test blueprint format Includes thousands of unfolding questions, answers and hints Contains "bite-size" sections for each topic for easier learning and memorization Includes 500 exam-style questions with rationales

Trauma Nursing

  • Filename: trauma-nursing.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015053510973
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 881
  • Author: Karen A. McQuillan
  • Publisher: Mosby



Now with updated diagnostic and treatment methods, this book offers more complete and detailed coverage than any other trauma nursing text. Chapters provide detailed instruction on the best ways to respond during all phases of the cycle of trauma from prevention and resuscitation through critical care and rehabilitation. A team of expert contributors guides readers through specific injuries and their treatments. They identify and describe the nursing skills necessary to provide the best care for your clients. Updated content reflects new research-based findings, includes expanded content on pain management, and three new chapters on performance improvement in trauma care, injury prevention, and prehospital care. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly says the new 3rd edition "continues to be the comprehensive resource for trauma nursing."

Emergency Nursing The Profession The Pathway The Practice

  • Filename: emergency-nursing-the-profession-the-pathway-the-practice.
  • ISBN: 9781940446462
  • Release Date: 2016-01-13
  • Number of pages: 488
  • Author: Jeff Solheim
  • Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau



With over 136.3 million patient visits to the Emergency Department, emergency nurses are not only in high demand but a continuously growing segment of the nursing profession. Emergency nurses find themselves in high-risk, faced-paced, physically and emotionally demanding, and difficult situations on a constant bases, which many nurses will describe as both stressful and surprisingly, extremely fulfilling. But there are so many variables, moving pieces, and different roles when it comes to emergency nurses. How do you begin to understand or know if this is the right career for you when there is so much to know? Emergency Nurse: The Profession, the Pathway, and the Practice provides students, new nurses, and existing emergency nurses the tools and information they need to pursue and sustain a successful career in emergency healthcare. Author Jeff Solheim informs readers about the career opportunities that exist within emergency nursing, introduces nurses to the emergency department and how it differs from other healthcare settings, and explains the challenges and patient populations that emergency nurses will face on a regular basis. Filled with fun facts, notes, and practical advice, this book is a fantastic resource for a nurse eager to learn more about emergency care.

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics

  • Filename: emergency-and-trauma-care-for-nurses-and-paramedics.
  • ISBN: 9780729579827
  • Release Date: 2011-08-15
  • Number of pages: 1494
  • Author: Kate Curtis
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)

1200 Questions to Help You Pass the Emergency Medicine Boards

  • Filename: 1200-questions-to-help-you-pass-the-emergency-medicine-boards.
  • ISBN: 9781451171259
  • Release Date: 2012-07-12
  • Number of pages: 414
  • Author: Amer Z. Aldeen
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



1200 Questions to Help You Pass the Emergency Medicine Boards, Second Edition is a unique resource designed to help emergency medicine residents and physicians pass their exam on the first attempt. This review book contains 1200 questions and answers that mimic both the in-service residency exam and the board exam in emergency medicine. The tests are randomly divided into 12 individual tests of 100 questions, one for each area of emergency medicine: internal medicine and surgery specialty areas, dentistry, trauma, obstetrics, pediatrics, toxicology, environmental, psychiatry, radiology, dermatology, EMS, and bioterrorism. Most of the questions are case-based and 10% involve interpreting an image. The book also provides concise rationale for the correct and incorrect answers to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and fully understand the material. The questions in the book are designed to be slightly more difficult than the average question in ABEM's Written Qualifying Examination to adequately challenge your existing knowledge and help you better prepare. New for this edition: · 200 new, case-based questions with many images have been added to provide you with additional review · Existing questions have been updated in response to feedback and new knowledge development in emergency medicine to help you stay up to date on the latest information · FREE online access to a companion website with question bank to test yourself anytime, anywhere

AACN Procedure Manual for High Acuity Progressive and Critical Care

  • Filename: aacn-procedure-manual-for-high-acuity-progressive-and-critical-care.
  • ISBN: 9780323376631
  • Release Date: 2016-12-02
  • Number of pages: 1312
  • Author: AACN
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



The AACN Procedure Manual for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care, 7th Edition, authored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, is the authoritative reference to procedures performed in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. It visually guides you through procedures unique to the adult critical care environment, including those performed by advanced practice nurses, in an illustrated, step-by-step format. This edition features 17 new procedures, new illustrations, and updated content throughout, reflecting the latest evidence-based guidelines and national and international protocols. Authored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the foremost authority in critical care nursing, the AACN Procedure Manual is the most authoritative reference to procedures performed by nurses in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. Comprehensive coverage includes all procedures commonly performed by nurses in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings, including those performed by advanced practice nurses (indicated by an AP icon). A straightforward step-by-step organization uses consistent headings to make following a procedure (and finding the various supporting elements) quick and easy. Rationales for all interventions in patient and family education, assessment, patient preparation, procedure, and monitoring help you understand the reason for every step. The level of evidence is provided when an evidence base exists to substantiate an intervention, giving insight into the strength of information available. Advanced practice procedures are clearly identified with an AP icon so you can judge whether a procedure is within your scope of practice. Alphabetical Procedure Index inside the front cover provides quick access to the procedures. Written by more than 100 expert critical care nurses and extensively reviewed by more than 100 experts in critical care nursing to ensure the accuracy and currency of each procedure. Bulleted lists, tables, and detailed illustrations throughout ensure that content is easy to reference and digest. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based guidelines and national and international protocols. NEW! 17 new procedures reflect major additions to nursing practice in high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. NEW! Engaging new illustrations of procedures, equipment, and techniques are integrated throughout.

Review of Ophthalmology

  • Filename: review-of-ophthalmology.
  • ISBN: 9781455737734
  • Release Date: 2012-01-05
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: William B. Trattler
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Don’t take chances with your exam prep! Trust Review of Ophthalmology to help you study all the current information you need to know to ace your exams! Efficiently review a wide spectrum of topics with an organization by common ophthalmologic subspecialties. Maximize retention with a popular outline approach that distills key information on each topic alongside sample review questions. Review the findings of many important clinical studies with which you are expected to be familiar. Test your understanding of essential information with questions at the end of each chapter and answers at the end of the book. Study on the go, search the complete text online, and download images at www.expertconsult.com. Be fully prepared for current exam topics with information on the latest techniques in corneal surgery, macular degeneration treatment and trials, and expanded treatment options for many sections. View anatomic details, common ophthalmic test findings, and examples of classic histopathology specimens through brand-new illustrations and photographs.

Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

  • Filename: emergency-nursing-made-incredibly-easy.
  • ISBN: 1582554641
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 532
  • Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! offers essential information on emergency, trauma, and critical care in the popular, easy-to-learn, and enjoyable Incredibly Easy! format. It covers emergency care basics including patient assessment and triage, trauma, disease crises, and patient and family communication, as well as legal issues such as handling evidence and documentation and holistic issues such as pain and end-of-life care. Chapters detail emergency nursing by body system and cover shock, multi-system traumas, environmental emergencies, disaster preparedness, communicable diseases, and obstetric and pediatric emergencies. The presentation features light-hearted cartoons and humor, "Memory Joggers" and other icons, and end-of-chapter review questions.

Tuning Timbre Spectrum Scale

  • Filename: tuning-timbre-spectrum-scale.
  • ISBN: 1852337974
  • Release Date: 2005-01-03
  • Number of pages: 426
  • Author: William A. Sethares
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



Table2. 2. Each note consists of three partials. If the sequence is played ascending, then the ?rst virtual pitch tends to be perceived, whereas if played descending, the second, lower virtual pitch tends to be heard. Only one virtual pitch is audible at a time. This can be heard in sound examples [S: 6] and [S: 7]. Note First Second Third Virtual Pitch Virtual Pitch partial partial partial ascending descending 1 600 800 1000 200. 0 158. 9 2 620 820 1020 205. 2 163. 0 3 640 840 1040 210. 4 167. 1 4 660 860 1060 215. 6 171. 2 5 680 880 1080 220. 9 175. 3 6 700 900 1100 226. 1 179. 4 7 720 920 1120 231. 3 183. 6 8 740 940 1140 236. 6 187. 7 9 760 960 1160 241. 8 191. 8 10 780 980 1180 247. 0 195. 9 11 800 1000 1200 252. 2 200. 0 Pitch and virtual pitch are properties of a single sound. For instance, a chord played by the violin, viola, and cello of a string quartet is not usually thoughtofashavingapitch;rather,pitchisassociatedwitheachinstrumental tone separately. Thus, determining the pitch or pitches of a complex sound source requires that it ?rst be partitioned into separate perceptual entities. Only when a cluster of partials fuse into a single sound can it be assigned a pitch. When listening analytically, for instance, there may be more “notes” presentthaninthesamesoundwhenlisteningholistically.

Barron s Ccrn Exam

  • Filename: barron-s-ccrn-exam.
  • ISBN: 1438004583
  • Release Date: 2015-06-01
  • Number of pages: 300
  • Author: Patricia Juarez
  • Publisher: Barrons Test Prep



Provides key concepts students need to master in order to successfully pass the adult critical care nursing certification exam. Features a 25-question pre-test, detailed subject reviews, 2 full-length sample CCRN tests with fully-explained answers, and 450 practice questions in all.

PASS CEN

  • Filename: pass-cen.
  • ISBN: 9780323086523
  • Release Date: 2010-12-20
  • Number of pages: 832
  • Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Prepare for success on the Certification for Emergency Nurses examination! Not only does Pass CEN! review all the content covered in the current exam blueprint, it includes fun yet challenging learning activities, realistic practice questions, and comprehensive practice examinations. A concise outline format and numerous illustrations make the material easy to read, understand, and remember. Written by a team of expert nursing instructors led by Robin Donohoe Dennison, this unique guide also reviews anatomy and physiology for each core body system. This is the all-in-one study tool you can't do without! An easy-to-follow outline format quickly and clearly delineates what you must know to pass the CEN exam. Content follows the most current CEN blueprint and eliminates extraneous information that is not likely to be tested. Learning activities provide fun and stimulating ways to learn critical concepts, such as matching questions, essays, table completion exercises, and crossword puzzles. Anatomy and physiology reviews cover each core body system Case Related Learning activities include questions on clinical reasoning and decision-making.

Fluid Orality in the Discourse of Japanese Popular Culture

  • Filename: fluid-orality-in-the-discourse-of-japanese-popular-culture.
  • ISBN: 9789027267139
  • Release Date: 2016-03-15
  • Number of pages: 344
  • Author: Senko K. Maynard
  • Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company



This volume invites the reader into the world of pragmatic and discourse studies in Japanese popular culture. Through “character-speak”, the book analyzes quoted speech in light (graphic) novels, the effeminate onee kotoba in talk shows, narrative character in keetai (mobile phone) novels, floating whispers in manga, and fictionalized dialects in television drama series. Explorations into conversational interaction, internal monologue, rhetorical figures, intertextuality, and the semiotic mediation between verbal and visual signs reveal how speakers manipulate language in performing playful “characters” and “characteristics”. Most prominent in the discourse of Japanese popular culture is its “fluid orality”. We find the essential oral nature in and across genres of Japanese popular culture, and observe seamless transitions among styles and speech variations. This fluidity is understood as a feature of polyphonic speech initiated not by the so-called ideal singular speaker, but by a multiple and often shifting interplay of one’s speaking selves performing as various characters. Challenging traditional (Western) linguistic theories founded on the concept of the autonomous speaker, this study ventures into open and embracing pragmatic and discourse studies that inquire into the very nature of our speaking selves.

The Rap Year Book

  • Filename: the-rap-year-book.
  • ISBN: 9781613128190
  • Release Date: 2015-10-13
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Shea Serrano
  • Publisher: Abrams



The Rap Year Book takes readers on a journey that begins in 1979, widely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present. Shea Serrano deftly pays homage to the most important song of each year. Serrano also examines the most important moments that surround the history and culture of rap music—from artists’ backgrounds to issues of race, the rise of hip-hop, and the struggles among its major players—both personal and professional. Covering East Coast and West Coast, famous rapper feuds, chart toppers, and show stoppers, The Rap Year Book is an in-depth look at the most influential genre of music to come out of the last generation. Complete with infographics, lyric maps, hilarious and informative footnotes, portraits of the artists, and short essays by other prominent music writers, The Rap Year Book is both a narrative and illustrated guide to the most iconic and influential rap songs ever created.

The PMDD Phenomenon

  • Filename: the-pmdd-phenomenon.
  • ISBN: 0071400753
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 239
  • Author: Diana L. Dell
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



The first book to clearly explain this new disorder and offer treatment options Afflicting an estimated 3 million women in the United States, PMDD is an extreme form of PMS in which the physical and psychological symptoms are often so severe that they strain social, familial, and work relationships to the breaking point. Despite the rapidly growing body of scientific research into its causes and cures, PMDD continues to be a bone of contention among medical professionals, and many women who suffer from it are still told that it's all in their heads. The first consumer book written on this condition and authored by a nationally respected expert on the treatment of this condition, The PMDD Phenomenon: Helps readers determine whether they have PMDD Explains the full spectrum of prescription and nonprescription drug therapies Covers major alternative treatments Features inspiring and informative case studies of women who have battled PMDD

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