Janice L. Hinkle, Kerry H. CheeverRead More
Readability, reliability, and robust resources combine in this outstanding nursing textbook and reference. Designed to prepare nurses for medical-surgical nursing practice and for success on the NCLEX, Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 13th Edition, has been a favorite resource for students, instructors, and practicing nurses for almost a half-century. Its comprehensive yet accessible approach covers a broad range of medical conditions while focusing on the nursing process and the nurse’s role in caring for and educating patients and families within today’s complex health care delivery system.
This edition focuses on physiologic, pathophysiologic, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care and integrates a variety of concepts from other disciplines such as nutrition, pharmacology, and gerontology. Coverage of the health care needs of people with disabilities, nursing research findings, ethical considerations, and evidence-based practice provides opportunities for readers to refine their clinical decision-making skills.Fully updated and enhanced, this new edition provides a fully integrated solution that promotes clinical judgment, performance, and success on the NCLEX examination and in nursing practice.
Lippincott Williams & WilkinsRead More
Cardiovascular care is one of the most demanding and complex areas of nursing practice. The wide-ranging, accessible and attractive pedagogy of Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy helps student nurses achieve a thorough understanding of this subject. Adapted for the UK, this book is packed with illustrations, chapter overviews, memory joggers and quick quizzes, which bring together the broad base of knowledge whilst targeting key information that the learner nurse needs to be confident in cardiovascular care.
Drawing on current UK guidance, Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy is rooted soundly in current standards of practice. It is an essential resource for any nurse new to cardiovascular care in the UK, as well as those wishing to refresh their knowledge.
Patric Devitt, John ThainRead More
Children's and Young People's Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! is a handy reference book in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style—perfect for those entering or needing a refresher in children's nursing, a core subject for nurses.
The particular conditions, skills, and practice of sick children's nursing are a common component of nurse training, and the curricula for sick children's nursing courses include a heavy emphasis on family-centred care, health promotion and communication skills. This book organizes developmental concerns and childhood disorders in an intuitive way, while weaving a family-centred approach to practice throughout the material.
Taking a developmental approach, the latest information on more than 100 paediatric disorders is included, highlighting collaborative management opportunities that identify appropriate involvement of other health care team members, so vital in clinical practice today.
This informative text assists the nurse in dealing with situations unique to children's care: psychosocial structures of families, common milestones in development, childhood hospitalizations and terminal illnesses, and dosage calculations and techniques for administering medications to children.
Children's and Young People's Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! is for all degree and diploma nursing students.
Mhairi HastingsRead More
Mapped to the NMC Essential Skills Clusters, Clinical Skills Made Incredibly Easy! presents, clearly and concisely, the essential clinical skills for safe and professional nursing practice. The book begins with fundamental skills covering the patient's hospital stay, specimen collection, aseptic technique and wound care, and medicines management. The text then focuses on procedures related to specific body systems. Each procedure is presented in the same easy-to-follow format. The last section details a range of other skills essential for competent practice. Quizzes at the end of each topic enable readers to evaluate their learning.
LippincottRead MoreUpdated with new treatments and algorithms, ECG Facts Made Incredibly Quick! Second Edition provides instant access to information that every nurse needs for safe patient care. The book fits comfortably into a pocket, and the wipeable page surface allows nurses to write notes and remove them easily. Coverage includes basic electrocardiography including cardiac conduction, lead placement, and heart rate calculation; rhythm strip interpretation; causes, signs and symptoms, interventions, and treatment for arrhythmias; 12-lead and 15-lead ECG interpretation; ECG changes with angina, MI, pericarditis, and bundle branch block; and antiarrhythmic drugs, pacemakers, and ICDs. Scores of ECG waveforms, treatment algorithms, and charts are included. Distinctive-colored tabs identify each section.
Lippincott Williams & WilkinsRead More
The Fourth Edition of this practical reference provides current, comprehensive information on I.V. therapy in a clear, concise, and entertaining manner. The book reviews the basics of I.V. therapy such as purpose, delivery methods, flow rates, legal issues, profession standards, and documentation; discusses the necessary components of peripheral and central venous therapy, including access sites, equipment, preparation, maintenance, and discontinuation of therapy; and describes administration of I.V. medications, including special considerations for the pediatric, elderly, and home care patient. Coverage includes transfusion therapy, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition. This edition includes new geriatrics and pediatrics chapters, new information on home care throughout, and updated Infusion Nurses Society standards.
Lippincott Williams & WilkinsRead MoreMedical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition provides nurses and nursing students with the information they need to confidently provide optimal care to patients. Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, which makes complex medical-surgical nursing concepts easy to understand, it is perfect for those entering or needing a refresher in medical-surgical nursing.The updated text covers nearly 300 disorders, treatments and nursing interventions across 13 body system-oriented chapters, with additional overview chapters on the nursing process and perioperative care, end-of-life care, and obesity. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and features headings and illustrations to enhance learning. Consistently formatted chapters and disorder entries make information easy to find. Key terms, bullets, checklists, and graphics focus attention on important information. In addition, online components, including case studies and NCLEX®-style questions, provide readers with additional learning tools.
Nursing Facts Made Incredibly Quick! Second Edition is the point-of-care reference that every nurse in every specialty needs. This pocket-sized book of clinical tools provides instant access to information that nurses need quickly every day. The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily. Dozens of charts and illustrations are included. Tabs or distinctive colors identify each section. This edition includes evidence-based nursing guidelines; new information on patient safety; an expanded ECG section that includes treatments; an expanded medications and IV section; new information on safe drug administration; updated IV information per the latest INS standards; pressure ulcer stages; and an expanded English-Spanish picture dictionary.
Pauline Paul, Rene Day, Beverly WilliamsRead MoreThe only Canadian textbook to include NCLEX questions and resources, this Third Edition of the popular Canadian adaptation of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing reflects key practice differences in Canada, ranging from the healthcare system, to cultural considerations, to epidemiology, pharmacology, and more.
Known for its strong nursing process focus and easy readability, this acclaimed text helps students prepare for the NCLEX exam that will be require of Canadian nurses in 2015, focuses on physiological, pathophysiological, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care, and provides insightful coverage of the nursing care and health care needs of older adults and people with disabilities, important priorities in the education of tomorrow’s Canadian health care professionals.
The Third Edition features an entirely new chapter on obesity, new information on key Canadian demographic groups (such as First Nations, Inuit, and Metis), updated coverage of Canadian nursing terminology and the Canadian health care system, and an unparalleled array of online instructor and student resources.
Edición actualizadaSuzanne Smeltzer, Brenda Bare, Janice L. Hinkle, Kerry H. CheeverRead MoreBrunner y Suddarth. Enfermería medicoquirúrgica ha sido la obra de referencia para estudiantes, docentes y profesionales de la enfermería en activo durante casi cinco décadas. En esta obra se tratan con exhaustividad un gran número afecciones, centrándose en conceptos fisiológicos, fisiopatológicos y psicosociales.
En especial, no obstante, se hace hincapié en la atención de enfermería, y se da una especial relevancia al papel del profesional en el cuidado, la educación y la ayuda al paciente y sus allegados.
En esta 12.ª edición se mantienen como puntos fuertes la legibilidad y el enfoque centrado en los procesos de enfermería. Estas características han ayudado a incontables estudiantes a prepararse para sus roles y responsabilidades en el ámbito medicoquirúrgico. Pero, además de otras novedades, esta nueva edición ofrece una mejor visualización de la información y una mejor portabilidad para los estudiantes.
Cambios exclusivos en esta edición actualizada:
- En esta nueva edición, el conjunto de recursos se completa con actividades de simulación, pruebas de adaptación y distintos recursos en línea para ayudar a los estudiantes a prepararse para responder a las demandas de la enfermería contemporánea y alcanzar la excelencia profesional.
- Programa de simulación, con experiencias más realistas para ayudar al estudiante y para ayudar a la facultad a conectar teoría y simulación.
- Pruebas de repaso de los contenidos del curso.
- Acceso a manual de laboratorio y pruebas diagnósticas.
- Contenidos mejorados con dos casos clínicos por capítulo.
- Imágenes y diseño gráfico rediseñado para obtener una lectura clara y aprovechar el espacio al máximo.
- Más cuadros de directrices, gráficas de recomendaciones de salud y tablas sobre el tratamiento de pacientes de distintas procedencias étnicas y aspectos relacionados.
- Videos y ejercicios interactivos sobre las habilidades más importantes del profesional de la enfermería.
- Recursos digitales ampliados que incluyen el manual de pruebas y diagnósticos de laboratorio, casos medicoquirúrgicos interactivos y curso de enfermería medicoquirúrgica en línea.
- Posibilidad de descargar el e-book a todo color desde la plataforma Vital Source.
- Revisión completa de la obra.
- Adición de un capítulo sobre obesidad.
- Traducción de gran parte del contenido en línea, como el banco de preguntas interactivo y el banco de imágenes, entre otros recursos.
Susan L. Woods, Erika S. Sivarajan Froelicher, Sandra Adams (Underhill) Motzer, Elizabeth J. BridgesRead More
Cardiac Nursing is recognized as "The Red Reference Book" for nurses caring for patients who have, or are at risk for developing, cardiac diseases. The book provides both basic and advanced content in evidence-based care and emphasizes health promotion, health maintenance, and disease management. The five-part organization consists of anatomy and physiology; physiologic and pathophysiologic responses; assessment of heart disease; pathophysiology of heart disease; and health promotion and disease prevention.
This edition has a new Global Perspective feature in most chapters, which reflects the rich cultural mix of patient populations and helps to determine appropriate care. A new chapter on Global Health reflects WHO commitments to reducing heart disease worldwide.
Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual! Second Edition offers an innovative visual approach to mastering the principles and practice of cardiovascular care. Hundreds of detailed color photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids clarify essential cardiovascular anatomy and physiology and guide nurses through all current physical assessment techniques, diagnostic tests, treatments, emergency procedures, cardiac monitoring methods, and more. This thoroughly updated edition includes current ACLS algorithms and information on congenital cardiac disorders, new diagnostic tests and treatments, and noninvasive cardiac output monitoring.
Special logos reinforce key points about equipment and procedures and present visual mnemonics, and "Vision Quest" puzzles test readers' knowledge in an entertaining way. Nurses can foster a quick and thorough understanding of cardiovascular care the Incredibly Visual way - with clear, logical content, written in conversational style, highly-detailed visual aids, and key highlights that help recall what has been learned.
Cathy Thomas HessRead MoreThis useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that's both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today's media capabilities. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care, including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation. Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products, all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference. The book also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more.
Joanne HickeyRead MoreThe new Seventh Edition of the award-winning classic prepares its users to deliver expert care in this challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stoke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders and features new chapters on neurological critical care and peripheral neuropathies. The new edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes separate pathophysiology sections in each chapter, new resource guides, such as internet sites and professional and patient information sources, key points summaries, evidence-based boxes, and nursing research features.
A companion site with fully-searchable text and image bank is available with purchase of the book.
An Official Publication of the Infusion Nurses SocietyMary Alexander, Ann M. Corrigan, Lisa A Gorski, Lynn PhillipsRead More
The Fourth Edition of the Core Curriculum for Infusion Nursing, an official publication of the Infusion Nurses Society, is the comprehensive authority when preparing for the Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI®) examination. The Core Curriculum also serves as an invaluable resource in any practice setting, helping you provide optimal infusion nursing care. An easy-to-use outline format allows quick review and retrieval of information within the core content areas: Technology and Clinical Application, Fluid and Electrolyte Balance, Pharmacology, Infection Prevention and Control, Transfusion Therapy, Antineoplastic Biologic Therapy, and Parenteral Nutrition. This completely revised edition reflects the expanded scope of infusion nursing practice and offers extensive coverage on special populations, highlighting infusion nursing in pediatrics, as well as older adults and pregnancy.
Margaret Bobonich, Mary NolenRead MoreDermatology for Advanced Practice Clinicians offers a practical approach to the care of common dermatosis. It comprehensively covers the basic science of lesion morphology and key diagnostic skills for exams. Chapters on common skin diseases walk you through everything you need to know, from the basic pathophysiology of the disease to epidemiology, common clinical presentations, diagnostics, differential diagnoses, management, complications, follow up, patient education, the need for referral or consultations, resources, and ICD-10 codes. A Special Considerations section addresses the unique needs of specific patient populations, such as pediatrics, geriatrics, and pregnancy.
Diagnostic Test Facts Made Incredibly Quick! provides instant access to essential information on more than 400 diagnostic tests. The book fits comfortably into a pocket, and the wipeable page surface allows nurses to write notes and remove them easily.
Distinctively colored tabs identify the major sections: Basics, Blood, Urine, Cultures, Imaging, and Other including ECG and EEG. Tests are listed alphabetically within each section. Each listing includes the purpose of the test; normal reference values for men, women, and children, including SI values; critical values; and nursing considerations. Scores of quick-reference charts and illustrations are included.
Thoroughly updated with the latest tests and clinical information, this Second Edition has everything nurses need to know to provide high-quality patient care before, during, and after a diagnostic test. The book includes hundreds of diagnostic tests organized by category. It concisely explains why and how each test is performed, what the normal findings are, what abnormal findings may mean, how to prepare a patient for the test, how to perform or assist with the test, and how to monitor a patient after the test. Eye-catching logos, illustrations, charts, memory joggers, and quick quizzes reinforce learning.
The latest spinoff of the Incredibly Easy! Series®, the Incredibly Visual! Pocket Guides are compact, carry-anywhere references that use stunning full-color photos and illustrations and brief, easy-to-read text to present must-know clinical concepts. Ideally suited for visual learners, the information is easy to learn and recall because the visual images leave a lasting impression, and most topics are covered on a two-page spread.
ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Visual! Pocket Guide presents the basics of interpreting various rhythm types such as sinus, atrial, junctional, ventricular, and AV blocks. Coverage includes must-know information on ECG changes in specific cardiac disorders such as myocardial infarction, in electrolyte imbalances, and with a pacemaker. Interpretation tips and life-threatening arrhythmias are highlighted throughout.