Transitioning From Lpn Vn To Rn Moving Ahead In Your Career

Author: Gena Duncan
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1435448219
Size: 15,60 MB
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TRANSITIONING FROM LPN/VN TO RN: MOVING AHEAD IN YOUR CAREER, 2E provides coverage of key RN roles, including client care, management, delegation, and leadership. This book clearly explains how an RN's role differs from that of an LPN/VN's; providing appropriate theoretical knowledge and fully explains the relationship of theory to practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sparks And Taylor S Nursing Diagnosis Pocket Guide

Author: Sheila Sparks Ralph
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582557330
Size: 11,42 MB
Format: PDF
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This volume offers a quick guide to authoritative plans of care for the most up-to-date NANDA International (NANDA-I) approved nursing diagnoses.

Prentice Hall Nurse S Drug Guide 2005 Retail Edition

Author: Billie A. Wilson
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131194762
Size: 15,70 MB
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This comprehensive guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug administration information in a quickly accessible format. The fully revised 2005 edition includes the latest drugs approved by the FDA. This is the only drug guide to include Prototype Drugs for easier learning. Also included are Drug Interactions that include food and herbal interactions, Geriatric and Pediatric Dosing Guidelines that include infants and neonates, complete IV Preparation and Administration information, Adverse Effects organized by body system, Administration Information organized by route, as well as a comprehensive Companion Website - www.prenhall.com/drugguides - that provides access to the most up-to-date drug information. Nursing Implications are highlighted throughout.

Prentice Hall Nurse S Drug Guide 2005

Author: Billie Ann Wilson
Editor:
ISBN: 9780131194755
Size: 10,10 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For courses in Pharmacology, Fundamentals of Nursing, Medical Surgical Nursing and Maternal Child Nursing. A standard resource for nurses, this unique book provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug administration information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, all drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. An easy-to-use dosage information disk is included to provide nurses with monographs of the most commonly prescribed and dispensed drugs and prototype drugs.

Medical Surgical Nursing Clinical Management For Positive Outcomes 8e 2 Vol Set Without Cd

Author: Joyce M. Black
Editor:
ISBN: 9788131229828
Size: 20,21 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes, 8th Edition takes you from basic to advanced medical-surgical nursing with an enhanced multimedia package that makes it easier to learn and apply concepts. This text provides a reliable foundation in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medical management, and nursing care for the full spectrum of adult health conditions. The roles of various healthcare professionals in managing each disorder and are clearly outlined, and evidence-based practice and clinical guidelines are integrated throughout the text. UNIQUE! Evidence-Based Practice icons identify statements based on primary research or standardized guidelines and teach you to base your practice on solid research evidence. Translating Evidence into Practice boxes present a topic in the form of a clinical question and summarize the conclusions of 4-5 research articles, encouraging you to judge the research for yourself and consider how it relates to the nursing setting. Care Plans highlight nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems, expected outcomes, interventions with rationales, and evaluation to help you prioritize tasks and determine the appropriate treatment. Thinking Critically questions at the end of each nursing care chapter pose short, typical client scenarios followed by questions about what actions to take to test your critical thinking skills. Concept Maps illustrate the links among pathophysiological processes, clinical manifestations, medical treatment, and nursing interventions. Integrating Pharmacology boxes help you understand how medications can be used for disease management by exploring common classifications of routinely used medications. Bridge to Critical Care and Bridge to Home Health Care boxes introduce you to critical care and home health nursing by connecting these related specialties to medical-surgical nursing. Feature boxes highlight issues in Critical Monitoring, Management and Delegation, Genetics, Terrorism, Community-Based Practice, and Physical Assessment in the Healthy Adult.

Mosby S Pathology For Massage Therapists E Book

Author: Susan G. Salvo
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291589
Size: 17,47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written by a massage therapist for massage therapists, Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3rd Edition provides direct information along with focused recommendations. Coverage of over 340 pathologies helps you appropriately tailor massage treatment, and more than 750 full-color photographs and illustrations make it easier to recognize common pathologies. This edition includes a new chapter on geriatric massage and has been extensively reviewed by over a dozen experts in the massage and medical fields. Written by massage therapy educator and practitioner Susan Salvo, this resource provides the pathology knowledge you need to succeed on licensure and certification exams and in practice. A traffic light icon appears before each pathology in the book, designating whether massage is contraindicated (red), local contraindication (yellow), or indicated (green) for that particular pathology. Consistent format for each chapter makes it easy to find key information with learning objectives, list of pathologies, system overview, and pathologies, including description, etiology, signs and symptoms, treatment, and massage considerations. Student-friendly features in each chapter include learning objectives and self-tests that measure your comprehension. Medical Technology boxes highlight special populations, such as clients in wheelchairs or with pacemakers, and explain what the medical device is, and what special precautions or contraindications you should be aware of before working on these clients. Spotlight on Research boxes summarize recent studies of massage therapy and its effects. Student resources on an Evolve companion website include interactive activities, video clips of techniques, animations, the Body Spectrum coloring book, flashcards, review questions, additional case studies, an image collection, an audio glossary, study tips, stress-busting tips, research updates, and more. Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists Online reinforces content covered in the book and provides a dynamic way to learn key concepts, with features including recall activities, rollover glossary terms and definitions, animations, quizzes, and Clinical Tips boxes. (Available separately.)

Critical Care Nursing

Author: Linda D. Urden
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032344749X
Size: 15,85 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Get a firm understanding and mastery of the unique issues and procedures involved in critical care nursing with Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, 8th Edition. Praised for its comprehensive coverage and clear organization, this market-leading text offers a great foundation in the realities and challenges of today’s critical care unit that’s perfect for both nursing students and practicing nurses alike. This new edition also features enhanced integration of QSEN and interprofessional collaborative practice, plus expanded coverage of leadership, post-ICU outcomes and highly contagious infections. Revamped case studies, Patient Teaching boxes, Evidence-Based Practice boxes, Patient Safety Alerts, and other learning tools further develop your critical thinking skills and prepare you for success in high-acuity, progressive, and critical care settings. UNIQUE! Nursing management plans of care feature approximately 35 NANDA-I nursing diagnoses to provide a detailed, ready-to-use, clinically current reference for safe, effective patient care. Consistent organization within each body-system unit provides a systematic framework for learning and for CCRN and PCCN certification preparation. It also serves as a great reference for clinical practice. Pharmacologic Management tables offer quick summaries of the drugs most often used in critical care. NEW! Enhanced QSEN integration makes it easier to link text content to the various QSEN competencies through the addition of QSEN-related questions in case studies, retitled features and boxes, QSEN content icons, and highlighted QSEN information throughout. UNIQUE! Integration of interprofessional collaborative practice incorporates the various IPEC competencies - such as Values & Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles & Responsibilities, Interprofessional Communication, and Teams & Teamwork - into the text content and case studies. NEW! Enhanced focus on core content directs readers’ attention to routine adult critical care situations and minimizes the attention given to issues treated by specialized facilities. NEW! Revamped case studies feature updated scenarios and information to reflect the current "flavor" of high-acuity, progressive, and critical care settings - with patients being seen in a variety of settings. These scenarios help readers "scaffold" learning and apply chapter content to true-to-life clinical situations. NEW! Content on post-ICU outcomes has been added to chapters on therapeutic management and disorders to provide readers with a more holistic perspective on the critical care patient experience. NEW! Expanded leadership content places a fresh focus on the emerging importance of nursing leadership to ensure optimal patient outcomes. NEW! Added content on highly contagious infections has been incorporated into the chapter on sepsis to keep readers abreast of this ever-changing area of interest. NEW! Links to 15 sample skills from Elsevier Clinical Skills give readers a foundation in mastering critical care skills. NEW! Enhanced Patient Teaching boxes feature more specific and practical content for at-the-bedside patient care. NEW! Additional animations have been added to the Evolve companion website. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects changes in nursing, medical, and collaborative care of patients in high-acuity, progressive, and critical care settings.

Community Public Health Nursing Practice E Book

Author: Frances A. Maurer
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293743
Size: 18,37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Focusing on practical, need-to-know information, Community/Public Health Nursing Practice helps you learn how to apply the nursing process at the community and family level. It features an engaging, easy-to-understand writing style, as well as assessment tools, detailed case studies, and clinical examples that demonstrate how key concepts apply to real-world practice. Additional resources on the companion Evolve website expand and enhance content within the text. Practical features including Case Studies, Ethics in Practice, and The Nursing Process in Practice illustrate real-world applications of key community/public health nursing concepts. A complete unit on the community as client helps you understand how the assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation steps of the nursing process apply to the community, as opposed to an individual. A chapter devoted to community assessment provides a complete assessment tool and shows you how the tool applies to two different types of communities. UNIQUE! A chapter on screening and referral promotes population-focused practice, which is the crux of community/public health nursing. A separate unit on the family emphasizes the importance of viewing the family as a singular client. A complete discussion of the Minnesota Wheel helps you better understand this widely-accepted framework for community/public health nursing practice. Helpful sections such as Focus Questions, Chapter Outlines, Key Ideas, and Learning by Experience and Reflection help you pinpoint essential information. NEW! Healthy People 2020 objectives throughout the text help you identify common health risk factors in populations and families. NEW! Coverage of health care reform, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA), explores how current health care legislation impacts community/public health nursing. NEW! Discussions of community health "hot button" issues, such as human trafficking, genital circumcision, and bullying, introduce you to today's health care challenges. NEW! Information on weather-related disaster fatalities, bioterrorism, and national and state planning responses familiarize you with current, relevant issues which affect the health of populations worldwide and shape the role of the community/public health nurse.