ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy

ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 1582556261
Release 2007
Pages 346
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This quick-review study guide for the American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiac Life Support training course and examination provides detailed and thoroughly illustrated information on all the fundamentals of ACLS, including airway management, arrhythmia recognition and treatment, cardiovascular pharmacology, defibrillation procedures, I.V. techniques, special resuscitation situations, and more. In addition, real-life case scenarios are included in a Megacode review.--From publisher description.



ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy

ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy Author LWW
ISBN-10 9781496355003
Release 2017-01-26
Pages 396
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CLS Review Made Incredibly Easy!® gives you the confidence you need to pass the ACLS certification exam as well as the knowledge and skills needed to perform advanced cardiac life support. Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and step-by-step directions on the latest treatment algorithms, this enjoyable review text tackles required ACLS course and exam content. It is also the perfect on-the-spot clinical reference—for nurses, students, and all healthcare professionals. Be expertly guided through the latest ACLS training and exam preparation with: NEW and updated content in quick-read, bulleted format, based on current American Heart Association guidelines NEW and updated cardiovascular pharmacology content NEW and updated interventions Explains ACLS course and exam components and requirements Proven study strategies, end-of-chapter quick quizzes, and an end-of-book practice test Explanations of complex concepts—easy-to-retain guidance on how to recognize and treat cardiac arrhythmias, including: Classifications of interventions, including basic life support skills, adult cardiac arrest algorithm, and defibrillation Step-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms Managing specific rhythms—hypovolemia, hypoxia, acidosis, hypothermia, cardiac tamponade, tension pneumothorax, pulmonary coronary thrombosis, and more Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outline the core concepts and skills needed for ACLS certification, including: CPR – when and how to use it Devices and procedures skills – safe ventilation techniques, including endotracheal intubation and supraglottic devices, as well as defibrillators, pacemakers, and more Early management – managing the first 30 minutes of cardiac emergencies Emergency conditions – which cardiac rhythms may require ACLS treatment IV and invasive techniques – such as peripheral and central IV line insertion Pharmacology – knowing the action, indication, dosages, and precautions for the major drugs used during ACLS Special features that include: Just the facts – quick summary of each chapter’s content o “Nurse Joy” and “Nurse Jake” – expert insights on interventions and problem-solving Quick quiz – multiple-choice questions after each chapter to help you retain knowledge o Now I get it! – real-life patient scenarios illustrating correct ACLS interventions o What to look for – tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmias. About the Clinical Editor Kate Stout, RN, MSN, is a Critical Care Charge RN at Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.



ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy

ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 9781496306913
Release 2015-09-04
Pages 392
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ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy makes learning to read and interpret rhythm strips simple. The book reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to obtain and interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the reader how to recognize and treat sinus, atrial, and ventricular arrhythmias, as well as heart blocks. In addition, the book explains how to obtain and interpret 12-lead ECGs. Each chapter features: a summary of key points; clear, simple explanations of problems; definitions of key terms; illustrations that clearly explain key concepts; bullets, ballot boxes, and checklists that make it easy to spot important points at a glance; sidebars that highlights key facts about ECG interpretation; and quick quizzes to test knowledge.



NCLEX RN R Review Made Incredibly Easy

NCLEX RN R  Review Made Incredibly Easy Author Lippincott, Williams
ISBN-10 9781451123661
Release 2012-03-30
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NCLEX-RN(r) Review Made Incredibly Easy! Fifth Editionuses the well-knownIncredibly Easy!approach to make NCLEX review more interesting and effective. Fully revised and updated to match the latestNCLEX-RN(r) test plan, this titleprovides solid clinical information and clear rationales written in a conversational, easy-to-understandmanner with wealth of unique memory aids toassist with knowledge retention. It covers every area of nursingthat students will see on the NCLEX exam, including adult care, pediatric care, maternal-neonatal care, psychiatric care, and professional issues. Critical thinkingquestions accompany each chapter and each section, and an additional 3,250 challenging NCLEX-style practice questions, including audio questions and graphic option questions, are offered online. This is the tablet version of NCLEX-RN(r) Review Made Incredibly Easy! which does not include access to the supplemental content mentioned in the



Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 9781496306944
Release 2015-09-15
Pages 752
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Presents information logically, based on the pathophysiology of disease, significance of evidence, and avoidance of harmful effects inherent at the critical care level of nursing practice. Chapters include critical care basics, holistic care issues, body system-based conditions, and hematologic, immune and multisystem disorders. This new edition is completely updated to incorporate the spectrum of critical care and evidence-based nursing practice, ranging from moderate sedation and perianesthesia management to special concerns for patients who are elderly, the types of shock, management of stroke, and more.



Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 9781496363381
Release 2017-12-20
Pages 264
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Get the vital basics of cardiovascular care, with the expert direction and clear-cut images of the freshly updated Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual!TM, 3rd Edition. Let this colorful, down-to-earth text guide you smoothly through essential skills, concepts, and equipment how-to’s, including physical assessments, diagnostic tests, cardiac monitoring, and handling emergencies and complications. Get ready for success in both the classroom and with patient care; the clear explanations, Incredibly VisualTM humor, and numerous illustrations make this the enjoyable way to learn positive, effective cardiac care. Master the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of cardiac care ... NEW and updated guidance on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) algorithms, with step-by-step direction on handling emergency situations NEW end-of-chapter selected readings that support evidence-based learning Hundreds of colorful imagesthatbring complex cardiovascular care concepts to life—drawings, charts, photos, and diagrams explaining and reinforcing key cardiovascular concepts in easy-to-follow ways Ideal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and other healthcare practitioners—detailed visuals and clear, concise explanations to help you master cardiovascular anatomy, and physiology and effective treatments and interventions Perfect for visual learners—numerous images that demonstrate skills and interventions in easy-to-follow ways, including: Essential cardiovascular anatomy and physiology Physical assessment techniques Diagnostic tests Common disorders ECG interpretation, including rhythm strip analysis, the 8-step method, and arrhythmias Cardiac monitoring methods, including handling monitor problems Hemodynamic monitoring Handling complications Treatments and interventions Emergency procedures Excellent teaching aid—visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios, backed by expert clinical tips Perfect supplement to medical-surgical texts on cardiovascular care, clarifying complex concepts Chapter features: Just the facts—quick summary of chapter content Vision Quest—End-of-Chapter games that help you match words, concepts, and photos to reinforce key learning points “Nurse Joy and Jake” —Practical advice and expert insights offered throughout Memory jogger—simple techniques for remembering vital information



Anatomy Physiology Made Incredibly Easy

Anatomy   Physiology Made Incredibly Easy Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 9781496359179
Release 2017-07-07
Pages 448
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No need to feel stressed over anatomy and physiology—grasp all the basic terms and concepts, with the fully updated Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Easy!, 5th Edition. Using humor and friendly guidance, this colorful text gives you the pure-and-simple clarity you need to understand the basic structure and functions of all major body systems, while also guiding you through genetics, nutrition, reproduction, and more. This handy quick-reference guide is the ideal NCLEX® study aid, textbook support, or quick refresher for nurses and other healthcare practitioners. Grasp the details of anatomy and physiology, in the Incredibly Easy!® way . . . NEW and completely updated content in easy-read format to simplify the core concepts of anatomy and physiology Defines anatomic terms such as cell structure, cell reproduction and energy generation, the four basic tissue types and their characteristics, and more End-of-book, pocket-sizedstudy cards for easy review anywhere, anytime Explains the forms and locations of body structures – the directional terms, reference planes, cavities, and regions of every major body system Dozens of full-color drawings and diagrams illustrating all major body systems—integumentary, musculoskeletal, neurosensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, and more, plus: fluids and electrolytes reproduction and lactation genetics nutrition chemical organization Special features include: “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” – expert insights, key concepts, and important care reminders Zoom in – an up-close look at anatomic structures Now I get it! – complex physiology processes stated in easy-to-handle terms Just the facts – quick content summary at start of each chapter Quick quiz – multiple-choice questions at end of each chapter to help you retain what you learned Senior moment – explains physiologic changes that occur with aging in each body system Body shop – illustrates how body systems and structures work together Memory jogger – helpful tricks and tips to help you retain vital data Just for fun – fun puzzles for boosting your understanding of anatomical terms and pathophysiological concepts Practice Makes Perfect – end-of-book NCLEX® practice questions, for solid exam preparation



Medical Spanish Made Incredibly Easy

Medical Spanish Made Incredibly Easy  Author
ISBN-10 0781789419
Release 2009
Pages 346
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Translates into Spanish the questions commonly asked when examining the primary body systems, and provides educational phrases to teach patients about major clinical disorders, pain management, medications, and nutrition.



Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 1582554641
Release 2007
Pages 532
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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.



Anatomy Physiology Made Incredibly Visual

Anatomy   Physiology Made Incredibly Visual Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 078178686X
Release 2009
Pages 249
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Part of the Incredibly Visual! extension of the award-winning Incredibly Easy! Series®, this innovative book uses a vivid graphic presentation to maximize the power of visual thinking in understanding anatomy and physiology. Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids demonstrate the anatomic structures and physiologic processes of each body system. Logos include Memory Board—visual mnemonics; Inside Scoop—close-up look at internal anatomic structures; Go with the Flow—physiology flowcharts; and Through the Ages—age-related considerations. "Vision Quest" puzzles test readers' knowledge in an entertaining way.



Fast Facts for the ER Nurse

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse Author Jennifer R. Buettner, RN, CEN
ISBN-10 082610522X
Release 2009-09-10
Pages 304
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"The book is clearly written and concise and uses sidebars to highlight core concepts." Score: 90, 4 stars --Doody's Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast... Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is an orientation guide and reference, designed specifically for new ER nurses and the preceptors responsible for their orientation. The chapters provide a brief overview of equipment, treatments, and drugs used to manage common disorders and conditions frequently seen in the ER. Critical information presented in each chapter includes disorder definitions, signs and symptoms, interventions, and critical thinking questions. With this guide, nurses can get the information they need fast in bullet-point lists. Each chapter is conveniently organized alphabetically by disease and disorder for quick access. The book serves as an organized, reliable, and thorough ER guide, ensuring a structured approach to orientation. All new ER nurses and their preceptors will find this book to be a reference they cannot do without. Key topics covered include: Cardiovascular Emergencies Disaster Response Emergencies Infectious Disease Emergencies Mental Health Emergencies Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies And many more!



Intensive Care Nursing

Intensive Care Nursing Author Philip Woodrow
ISBN-10 9781134191208
Release 2006-09-27
Pages 608
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This completely updated and revised new edition is specially written for qualified nurses working in intensive care nursing units. Fully comprehensive and developed to be as accessible as possible it contains four new chapters with valuable new and updated clinical scenarios to aid learning. Intensive Care Nursing is structured in user-friendly sections. Each chapter contains 'fundamental knowledge' needed to understand the chapter, an introduction, 'implications for practice', a chapter summary, completely updated further reading, 'time out' sections for revision and a clinical scenario with questions included. This second edition has been fully developed and reviewed by practitioners and teachers, as well as a senior pharmacist and covers: patient-focused issues of bedside nursing the technical knowledge necessary to care safely for ICU patients the more common and specialized disease processes and treatments encountered how nurses can use their knowledge and skills to develop their own and others' practice. A support website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415373239 links to other important sites, gives answers to the clinical scenario questions and provides a forum for discussion of important clinical issues. Written by a practice development nurse with a strong clinical background in intensive care nursing and experience of teaching nursing, Intensive Care Nursing is essential reading for nurses and health professionals working with high dependency patients.



ACLS Study Cards

ACLS Study Cards Author Barbara Aehlert
ISBN-10 0323058108
Release 2008-12-01
Pages 144
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500 flashcards make it easy to study ACLS anytime, anywhere! Corresponding to Aehlert: ACLS Study Guide, 3rd Edition, these flashcards offer a quick, concise overview of the information you need to know to pass ACLS. Each card includes a question on the front and an answer on the back. Offered in book format, these flashcards may be removed and organized by topic. 500 study cards cover each ACLS topic. Full-color design allows for color coding and easy correlation with the ACLS Study Guide. Numerous high-quality illustrations - including practice rhythm strips - offer visual clarity for easier understanding of ACLS concepts. A newly combined vascular access and medication section covers methods to access the venous circulation and common medications used during cardiac emergencies. Case studies give you the opportunity to practice correct patient management. Perforation allows you to remove the cards to make your own customized study decks. Content corresponds to Aehlert: ACLS Study Guide, 3rd Edition and the 2005 ECC guidelines. 100 cards on dysrhythmia recognition with 30 new practice rhythm strips provide a great refresher on rhythm recognition. 34 new cards cover special resuscitation situations.



Sheehy s Manual of Emergency Care

Sheehy   s Manual of Emergency Care Author ENA
ISBN-10 9780323171106
Release 2012-11-12
Pages 656
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Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice. Comprehensive content presents thorough discussion of signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education for each condition. Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing. Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily. NEW! 2-column format features new Tricks of the Trade boxes to give you a professional's perspective on common issues in emergency nursing. NEW! Fully revised content from the ENA and a broad panel of expert contributors includes up-to-date, practical information on topics such as critical care in the ED, time management, the morbidly obese patient, electronic medical records, disaster nursing, forensic nursing, and workplace violence.



ECG Interpretation An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide

ECG Interpretation  An Incredibly Easy  Pocket Guide Author Lippincott
ISBN-10 9781451152029
Release 2012-03-29
Pages 288
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ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with the essentials of electrocardiography in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime and anywhere and uses charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features to help nurses spot key points at a glance. Topics include ECG basics, such as obtaining and interpreting rhythm strips; arrhythmia interpretation; pacemakers and ICDs; and 12-lead ECGs. This revised and updated Second Edition provides expanded coverage of the 8-step interpretation method, including new illustrations. A new appendix presents ACLS algorithms.



Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 149636337X
Release 2018
Pages 264
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Get the vital basics of cardiovascular care, with the expert direction and clear-cut images of the freshly updated Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual!(tm), 3rd Edition. Let this colorful, down-to-earth text guide you smoothly through essential skills, concepts, and equipment how-to's, including physical assessments, diagnostic tests, cardiac monitoring, and handling emergencies and complications. Get ready for success in both the classroom and with patient care; the clear explanations, Incredibly Visual(tm) humor, and numerous illustrations make this the enjoyable way to learn positive, effective cardiac care. Master the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of cardiac care ... NEW and updated guidance on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) algorithms, with step-by-step direction on handling emergency situations NEW end-of-chapter selected readings that support evidence-based learning Hundreds of colorful imagesthatbring complex cardiovascular care concepts to life--drawings, charts, photos, and diagrams explaining and reinforcing key cardiovascular concepts in easy-to-follow ways Ideal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and other healthcare practitioners--detailed visuals and clear, concise explanations to help you master cardiovascular anatomy, and physiology and effective treatments and interventions Perfect for visual learners--numerous images that demonstrate skills and interventions in easy-to-follow ways, including: Essential cardiovascular anatomy and physiology Physical assessment techniques Diagnostic tests Common disorders ECG interpretation, including rhythm strip analysis, the 8-step method, and arrhythmias Cardiac monitoring methods, including handling monitor problems Hemodynamic monitoring Handling complications Treatments and interventions Emergency procedures Excellent teaching aid--visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios, backed by expert clinical tips Perfect supplement to medical-surgical texts on cardiovascular care, clarifying complex concepts Chapter features: Just the facts--quick summary of chapter content Vision Quest--End-of-Chapter games that help you match words, concepts, and photos to reinforce key learning points "Nurse Joy and Jake" --Practical advice and expert insights offered throughout Memory jogger--simple techniques for remembering vital information About the Clinical Editor Mary Ann Siciliano McLaughlin EdD, RN, is Assistant Professor and Program Director of the Accelerated BSN Program at Gwynedd Mercy University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.



Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual

Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 9781496307019
Release 2015-08-31
Pages 160
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HEMODYNAMIC MONITORING Made Incredibly VISUAL, Third Edition combines images and clearly written, concise text to make the complex concepts of hemodynamic monitoring easy to understand. Great for reference or review, it uses hundreds of detailed photographs, diagram, charts, and other visual aids to clarify essential cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology - and demonstrate how to confirm that lungs are getting enough oxygen and how well the heart is pumping. Chapters cover vascular access and the monitoring of arterial pressure, central venous pressure, pulmonary artery pressure, cardiac output, and tissue oxygenation, as well as minimally invasive hemodynamic monitoring and circulatory assist devices.