Saunders Nursing Survival Guide Critical Care Emergency Nursing

Saunders Nursing Survival Guide  Critical Care   Emergency Nursing Author Lori Schumacher
ISBN-10 9781437726008
Release 2009-07-31
Pages 400
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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.



Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology Author Kathleen Gutierrez
ISBN-10 0721690467
Release 2002
Pages 462
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This book includes over 150 NCLEX-style questions and answers. Plus, several icons help direct students to important information including urgent information, a calculations icon, lifespan icon, culture icon and web links icon. Contains essential information and skills to master, with a discussion of why they are important.



Drug Calculations Drug Administration

Drug Calculations   Drug Administration Author Cynthia C. Chernecky
ISBN-10 1416028773
Release 2006
Pages 304
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Designed to be a study and review series to help you get through the nursing school jungle. With this tool in your hands, you'll have no trouble mastering the complexities of drug calculations and oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, topical and intravenous drug administration.



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!



Schaum s Outline of Emergency Nursing

Schaum s Outline of Emergency Nursing Author Jim Keogh
ISBN-10 9780071789813
Release 2012-12-28
Pages 336
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The ideal review for your emergency nursing course More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s Outlines for their expert knowledge and helpful solved problems. Written by a renowned expert in this field, Schaum's Outline of Emergency Nursing covers what you need to know for your course and, more important, your exams. Step-by-step, the author walks you through coming up with solutions to exercises in this topic. Relevant examples and extensive end-of-chapter exercises motivate you to understand new material and reinforce acquired skills Detailed explanations and practice problems in the different areas of emergency nursing Offers a comprehensive review of specialized topics such as multi-system trauma, environmental emergencies, communicable diseases, and disaster preparedness Provides comprehensive explanations of the topics covered in cardiac intensive care



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.



Critical Care Notes

Critical Care Notes Author Janice Jones
ISBN-10 9780803644847
Release 2014-10-07
Pages 288
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Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition offers even more of what you need at a moment’s notice, including coverage of rebreathing masks, cardiac surgeries, traumatic brain and head injuries, MRSA prevention and treatment guidelines, and much more!



Cardiac Intensive Care

Cardiac Intensive Care Author Allen Jeremias
ISBN-10 9781416037736
Release 2010
Pages 710
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Ventilator Management for the Cardiac Patient; Management of Post-Operative Complications in the Cardiac Surgery Patient; Guidelines Relevant to Care in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit--to keep the book and you up to date. yPresents the text in a new, full-color design and layout for a more visually-appealing and accessible format that makes finding the information you need quick and easy.



Hemodynamic Monitoring

Hemodynamic Monitoring Author Rebecca K. Hodges
ISBN-10 0721603750
Release 2005
Pages 206
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"The book begins with an overview of five main concepts: cardiac output, stroke volume, preload, afterload, and contractility. It discusses equipment used for specific procedures, followed by discussions of specific aspects of hemodynamic monitoring including cardiac output, intra-arterial, central venous, pulmonary artery, and mixed venous oxygenation." -- WEBSITE.



Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing

Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Author Kathleen Perrin
ISBN-10 0134146344
Release 2017-04-27
Pages 640
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This title is appropriate for all baccalaureate-level courses in critical care and advanced adult or medical surgical nursing, as well as for hospital orientation programs for beginning critical care nurses. An introduction to critical care that helps nurses deliver safe, effective care that optimizes patients' outcome Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing provides novice critical care nurses with a firm foundation so that they are able to understand the complexities of care; deliver safe, effective care; and begin their transition to expert nurses. It identifies concepts and techniques that are unique to critical care nursing and focuses on the essentials of providing care to patients with disorders that are commonly seen in critical care settings. Evidence-based practices, safety initiatives, commonly used medications, and leading technologies for providing better care are highlighted throughout the book. The Third Edition includes current recommendations for practice as well as new NCLEX�-style questions and analytical Why/Why Not features that spark critical thinking and test readers' understanding. By concentrating on the problems that the new critical care nurse is most likely to encounter, the text establishes the groundwork students need to become increasingly effective nurses capable of offering advanced care.



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.



Critical Care Nursing Handbook

Critical Care Nursing Handbook Author William Porter
ISBN-10 9780763770976
Release 2008-08-01
Pages 223
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Critical Care Nursing Handbook offers clinicians quick access to the latest treatment guidelines for the specific diseases and conditions most commonly found in the ER or ICU so they can treat the most vulnerable patients effectively and efficiently. This text includes such topics as pathophysiology, treatment guidelines, rationales to help clinicians quickly identify an illmess and treat a patient; IV infusion rates for the most common IV push medications; and a list of brand and generic names for over 1,600 prescription and over-the-counter medications. Diseases covered include: diabetic ketoacidosis Acute myocardial infarction Sepsis Stroke Meningitis



Advanced Critical Care Nursing

Advanced Critical Care Nursing Author Vicki S. Good
ISBN-10 1455758752
Release 2017-02-22
Pages 912
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Preceded by AACN advanced critical care nursing / [edited by] Karen K. Carlson. 2009.



The Atlas of Emergency Medicine Flashcards

The Atlas of Emergency Medicine Flashcards Author Kevin Knoop
ISBN-10 9780071794015
Release 2013-02-05
Pages 512
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268 full-color cards sharpen your visual diagnosis skills Vivid full-color flash cards illustrate common emergency medicine problems A super-effective portable learning tool to enhance visual diagnosis skills Covers the most common and acute clinical presentations Diagnosis, Clinical Findings, and Treatment provided for every problem



Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse

Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse Author Michele Angell Landrum
ISBN-10 9780826107282
Release 2011-07-27
Pages 272
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Case Studies in Critical Care Nursing

Case Studies in Critical Care Nursing Author Sheila Drake Melander
ISBN-10 0721603440
Release 2004
Pages 506
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Containing detailed and up-to-date case studies on critical care conditions with accompanying questions and answers for applied learning of the practice of critical care nursing, this resource allows the reader to hone vital skills that are necessary in a critical care environment.



High acuity Nursing

High acuity Nursing Author Kathleen Dorman Wagner
ISBN-10 UOM:39015061009794
Release 2006
Pages 913
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The Fourth Edition ofHigh Acuity Nursingdelivers essential understanding of complex patients and instructs both students and nurses on how to provide nursing care in varied clinical settings. Broken down into a series of learner-focused, active learning modules,High Acuity Nursingtakes complex information and presents it in smaller, more accessible chunks that promote easier mastery by readers. As the modules progress in difficulty, this text addresses the multiple-system problems that nurses face when caring for high acuity patients. With a focus on concepts and principles that can be applied across practice settings and patient populations,High Acuity Nursing, Fourth Editionis a learner-friendly approach that will help nurses and nursing students master the concepts and confidence necessary to succeed in today's health care settings. New to this edition: Greater attention to problems seen in high acuity populations Integration of research and Evidence Based Practice boxes throughout modules Conceptual approach to patient care that provides readers with an understanding of rationales Consistency and continuity among modules that is achieved by means of a single concept or nursing application format