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Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy by Lippincott Williams Lippincott Williams & WilkinsCalculate correct dosages with safety and confidence, with the easy-to-follow nursing expertise of Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy! 5th edition . This fully illustrated guide offers the complete how-to on calculating dosages for all drug forms and administration routes, with numerous practice exercises and seasoned guidance on interpreting drug orders accurately. Understand class materials more fully, get ready for the NCLEX or certification exam, or refresh your calculation skills with this enjoyable, colorful text. Your Incredible Easy editors know from experience that learning the basics isn't always easy so you'll find full coverage of topics including: o math basics such as fractions, decimals, and percentages o measurement systems and conversions o calculating oral, topical, liquid, and rectal drug dosages o calculating parenteral injections and IV infusions o calculating pediatric, obstetric, and critical care dosages o recording drug administration An easy-reference format with clearly worded, bulleted content demonstrated with numerous photos, illustrations, and diagrams will give you step-by-step direction on: o calculating dosages of all kinds o starting an infusion, including IV guidelines o choosing administration equipment o dealing with poor handwriting o understanding medication labels and drug Abbreviations o avoiding common drug errors Plus, you'll get all of the learning aids, tips, and tricks that nurses have come to expect from the books in the Incredibly Easy series: * Full-color inserts include: improving patient safety by using infusion devices; the anatomy of a medication label * Appendices include: multiple choice Q&A; drug therapy conversions chart; dosage calculation formulas table; glossary with key terms and definitions * Before you give that drug! - Crucial advice on avoiding medication errors * Advice from the experts - Tips on ensuring accurate dosages * For math phobics only - Hints, tips, and drawings to help you dissolve math obstacles * Dosage drill - Real-life clinical dosage situations to practice your calculation skills on * Memory jogger - Fortifies content with easy-to-remember tips and formulas * Quick quiz - Questions with answers/explanations at end of every chapter to help you remember vital points
Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference by Kathleen Deska Pagana; Timothy J. Pagana; Theresa N. PaganaGet the latest research and easy access to today's most important diagnostic and lab tests! Known for its accuracy, currency, and clear, easy-to-use format, Mosby's Diagnostic & Laboratory Test Reference 14th Edition features concise test entries that are arranged alphabetically and reflect the latest in diagnostic and lab testing and research. This new edition adds 15 tests with vital information such as alternate or abbreviated test names, test explanation, normal and abnormal findings, possible critical values, and guidelines to patient care before, during, and after the test. Plus, all related tests are cross-referenced throughout the book to simplify lookup. A compact size, durable cover, and A-to-Z thumb tabs make this market-leading book ideal for everyday use in the classroom and on the job! Alphabetically organized tests offer quick reference with A-to-Z thumb tabs, so you will never have to search for a test by having to first determine its correct category or body system. Normal findings for adult, elderly, and pediatric patients are included where applicable. Abnormal findings are highlighted with directional arrows to show increased or decreased test results. Convenient appendix lists tests by body system and test type, making it easy to quickly locate related studies. A durable cover with rounded edges helps prevent the book from being damaged and makes it easier to handle. Each test entry begins on a new page, making tests easy to find. Possible critical values are highlighted to show situations requiring immediate intervention. Icon for patient teaching-related care indicates information that should be shared with patients and their families. User's Guide to Test Preparation and Performance provides an overview and guidelines for each type of laboratory test and diagnostic procedure, so you can minimize worry about having to repeat a test due to an error. Abbreviations for tests are listed in the back of the book, and symbols and units of measurement are listed in an appendix. Cross-referencing of related tests makes them easy to find. NEW! Test entries include the latest diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures, featuring 10 new monographs and 15 additional tests. NEW! Content reflects the latest research on the diagnostic values of results, accuracy of testing, and patient care and education for each test. NEW! Common Reference Ranges section added to the Inside Front Cover material.
Call Number: RB38.2 .P337 2019 Ref.
Publication Date: 2018-11-15
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions by MosbyMake sense of the complex world of health care with Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 10th Edition! This one-stop reference includes detailed entries that help you communicate more effectively with colleagues in various disciplines. With over 56,000 definitions, 2,450 photographs and line drawings, and supporting reference appendixes and atlases, it is an indispensable reference for students and professionals alike. Over 56,000 entries offer detailed definitions, as well as the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care. More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. Strict, common-sense alphabetical organization makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. Detailed appendixes provide you with useful information on lab values, symbols and abbreviations, pharmacology, infection control standards, and more that can be used throughout your health career. NEW! Approximately 5,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology. NEW! Completely updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions to reflect current healthcare practice and equipment.
Sparks and Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual by Linda PhelpsThoroughly updated with the latest evidence-based information for nursing diagnoses, Sparks and Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual, 11th Edition, provides fast, efficient access to clearly written, comprehensive information about the NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses to help nursing students and practicing nurses meet the healthcare needs of patients.Each of these 244 comprehensive monographs reflects the nursing process and the expertise of leading nursing clinicians, educators and researchers to instill clinical confidence in any care setting. Units are now alphabetically organized for easy reference. This edition adds 17 new nursing diagnoses, updated information for 72 nursing diagnoses and updated definitions and content meeting the 2018-2020 NANDA-I standards, as well as an updated feature highlighting interventions that meet the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) criteria for patient-centered care or safe practice. UPDATED! 2018-2020 NANDA-I diagnosis and standards, Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) labels incorporated throughout reinforce clinical confidence and quality of care. NEW! 17 new diagnoses keep students on the cutting edge of nursing practice. UPDATED! QSENcompetency icons throughout reinforce important considerations for safe care. UPDATED! Alphabetical organization helps students find diagnosis information quickly and easily. Selected Nursing Diagnoses by Medical Diagnosis (Appendix I) delivers clearly written, authoritative care plans for every stage in the life cycle. Related Factors sections strengthen students' diagnostic capabilities. Quick Reference tables list diagnoses by life stages for access at a glance.
Call Number: RT48.6 .S66 2020 Ref.
Publication Date: 2020-02-04
Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam by JoAnn ZerwekhWho says preparing for the NCLEX® has to be boring? Using colorful illustrations and fun mnemonic cartoons, the Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 10th Edition brings the concepts found on the NCLEX-RN to life! This new edition is written in a concise outline format to make studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes approximately 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) - allowing you to create practice exams, identify personal strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. With new content covering culture and spirituality, this study guide gives you a robust, visual, less-intimidating way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help students to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier for students to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. NEW! UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN® test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 25 additional illustrations and mnemonics make the book more appealing than ever to the visual learner. NEW! Chapter on Culture and Spiritual Awareness addresses the addition of Culture and Spirituality to the Integrated Processes in the NCLEX test plan. NEW! Nursing Management and Ethical/Legal concepts divided into two chapters emphasize the increasing amount of administrative duties nurses face and the importance of management of care on the NCLEX. NEW! Priority Concepts added to the beginning of each chapter assist you in concept-based nursing programs in focusing on priority concepts for each chapter.
Lippincott Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN by Diane Billings; Desiree HenselLIPPINCOTT Q&A REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, 13E is designed to help pre-licensure nursing students prepare to take the licensing examination. The book has more than 6,000 questions reviewing the four major content areas of pre-licensure programs: obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical, and mental health nursing. The textbook also includes six comprehensive examinations to provide students a realistic example of the NCLECX-RN test, in which items are randomized by subject area and difficulty, and an additional new examination focused specifically on the challenging content area of pharmacology. The questions align with the 2019 National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) test plan and are written in the style used on the licensing examination, with heavy emphasis on alignment of content with the NCSBN's Practice Analysis and associated Activity Statements. Other features include the use of all the types of alternate-format questions found on the licensing examination, detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers, information about the NCLEX-RN, study tips, and a Content Mastery and Test-Taking Self Analysis grid by which students can chart their own progress and modify study as needed.
Call Number: RT55 .B55 2020 Ref.
Publication Date: 2019-04-09
Nursing : the ultimate study guide by Nadia R. SinghThe key to success in nursing school is effective studying Why not have a concise study guide that conveys all the essential, tested material for each course? Tired of buying study guides for each nursing course? This is the ultimate, all-in-one study guide to the core information nursing students need for success in all of their foundational courses. This is a small study guide that packs a big punch. This guide is also a great tool for new nurse graduates. Presented in a well-organized and easy-to-read style, it contains everything a nursing student needs to know from the first nursing course through the last. The second edition is updated with critical new information about medications, lab values, assessments, emerging disorders, and nursing interventions. It includes three new chapters: "What to Expect in Nursing School," "Decreasing Test Anxiety," and "Emergency Nursing." The guide closely follows the standard nursing curriculum and is designed as a reference for every core nursing course. To facilitate successful exam preparation, the text highlights important material most likely to appear on class exams. Also included are tips on what to expect on the NCLEX-RN√ . NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: New and updated information on medications, lab values, emerging conditions, and nursing interventions A new chapter on emergency nursing A new chapter on anxiety-reducing test-taking strategies A new chapter on what to expect in nursing school
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Publication Date: 2015-07-20
Nursing Diagnosis Handbook by Betty J. Ackley; Gail B. Ladwig; Mary Beth Flynn Makic; Marina Martinez-Kratz; Melody ZanottiGet nursing care plans right! Ackley's Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 12th Edition helps practicing nurses and nursing students select appropriate nursing diagnoses and write care plans with ease and confidence. This convenient handbook shows you how to correlate nursing diagnoses with known information about clients on the basis of assessment findings, established medical or psychiatric diagnoses, and the current treatment plan. Extensively revised and updated with the new 2018-2020 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, it integrates the NIC and NOC taxonomies, evidence-based nursing interventions, and adult, pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, home care, safety, and client/family teaching and discharge planning considerations to guide your students in creating unique, individualized care plans. Step-by-step instructions shows you how to use the Guide to Nursing Diagnoses and Guide to Planning Care sections to create a unique, individualized plan of care. UNIQUE! Provides care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis Promotes evidence-based interventions and rationales by including recent or classic research that supports the use of each intervention. Presents examples of and suggested NIC interventions and NOC outcomes in each care plan. 150 NCLEX exam-style review questions are available on Evolve. Easy-to-follow sections I and II guide you through the nursing process and selection of appropriate nursing Appendixes provide you with valuable information in an easy-to-access location. Clear, concise interventions are usually only a sentence or two long and use no more than two references. Safety content emphasizes what must be considered to provide safe patient care. Classic evidence-based references promote evidence-based interventions and rationales. List of Nursing Diagnosis Index on inside front cover of book for quick reference. Alphabetical thumb tabs allow quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses. NEW! Includes comprehensive, up-to-date information on the new 2018-2020 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, complete with 17 new diagnoses. NEW! and UPDATED! Provides the latest NIC/NO C, interventions, and rationales for every care plan NEW! Section I: Gender identity discussion includes information about the caregiver's responsibility for adapting care accordingly. NEW! Interventions reorganized by priority helps you quickly identify the information you're searching for. NEW! Section II: Bullying, Gender Dysphoria, Medical marijuana, Military families/personnel, Opioid use/abuse, Service animals, Technology addiction, and Veterans. NEW! Additional clarification of use of QSEN throughout book in Section I NEW! Concept map creator added from Yoost textbook. NEW! Updated rationales include evidence-based references 5 years or less.
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