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  • Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

    Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

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    Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! covers the fundamental aspects of emergency care nursing.  Presented in a logical and user-friendly manner, the book has been adapted fully so that the content is placed firmly in the UK context for education and practice. The book covers the basics of triage, such as the evidence-based triage process, and holistic care issues, such as cultural andpsychological support considerations. Subsequent chapters focus on physiological systems, covering shock, trauma & musculoskeletal, cardiac, respiratory, neurological, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynaecological & childbirth, maxillofacial and ophthalmic, and general environmental emergencies.

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  • Charting: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

    Charting: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

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    Charting: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide provides time-starved nurses with essential documentation guidelines in a streamlined, bulleted format, with illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features. The book is conveniently pocket sized for quick reference anytime and anywhere.

    The first section reviews the basics of charting, including types of records, dos and dont's, and current HIPAA and JCAHO regulations. The second section, alphabetically organized, presents hundreds of examples and guidelines for accurately charting everyday occurrences. Logos include Help Desk best practices tips; Form Fitting completed forms that exemplify top-notch documentation; Making a Case documentation-related court cases; and Memory Jogger mnemonics.

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  • Diagnostic Test Facts Made Incredibly Quick!

    Diagnostic Test Facts Made Incredibly Quick!

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    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.

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  • ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Workout

    ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Workout

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    ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Workout features scores of lifelike ECG strips and over 250 enjoyable practice exercises to help readers master ECG interpretation. A perfect companion to ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy!, this workbook uses the light-hearted Incredibly Easy! writing style that makes learning and reviewing complex information less threatening and more fun.

    Chapters test the reader's knowledge of essential ECG topics, including ECG fundamentals, arrhythmia interpretation, arrhythmia treatment, and 12-lead ECGs. Readers maneuver through a variety of practice exercises that will suit different learning styles, including labeling, placing graphic procedure steps in sequence, crossword puzzles, and matching games. Nurse Joy and other host characters offer coaching and encouragement.

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  • End-of-Life Care: A Nurse's Guide to Compassionate Care

    End-of-Life Care: A Nurse's Guide to Compassionate Care

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    This sensitively written book offers a wealth of insight and practical advice for nurses in every specialty and setting providing end-of-life care. Nurses will learn how to address patients' spiritual concerns, ensure that physical needs are met, help patients maintain their dignity, and provide emotional support to grieving families. Nurses will also learn how to cope with their own feelings about dying and end-of-life care.

    Coverage includes stages of dying, nursing interventions for palliative care, pain control, alternative therapies, physical and psychological signs of grieving, and more. Vignette insights from the well-known end-of-life specialist Joy Ufema offer advice on giving compassionate care.

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  • Medical Spanish Made Incredibly Easy!

    Medical Spanish Made Incredibly Easy!, 3e

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    Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this guide will help health care professionals in all clinical settings communicate easily with Spanish-speaking patients. It presents Spanish words, phrases, questions, and instructions that cover signs and symptoms, history-taking, assessment of all body systems, mental health, diagnostic tests, disorders, medications, procedures, surgery, nutrition and diet therapy, medical equipment, and alternative and complementary therapies. Features include a picture dictionary, clear body-system illustrations with labels in both languages, rules of Spanish pronunciation and grammar, and indexes in English and Spanish.

    A companion Website offers audio files with correct pronunciations for hundreds of medical terms in English and Spanish, downloadable to a computer or MP3 player.

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