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Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis

A Book of Lists

Thompson

editore: Saunders

pagine: 416

Get instant access to the critical data you need to make accurate diagnoses and effectively plan treatment. Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 3rd Edition combines over 400 expert resources and boils them down into one easy-to-use reference covering the differential diagnosis, etiology, clinical signs, and relevant laboratory abnormalities of the most common conditions you will encounter in dogs and cats. And because of its pocket size and intuitive organization, you can have it on hand as a quick consultative device throughout the day to make reliable on-the-scene decisions. More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single quick reference. Easy identification of the likeliest diagnosis is attributed by the possibilities being listed in order of incidence. Intuitive organization presents differential diagnosis by sign, symptom, and disorder to facilitate quick access to information. Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find. Pocket size makes this guide portable, practical, and simple to use. NEW! Coverage of FAST ultrasound examinations is found in the section on Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma, Triage, and Tracking. NEW! Overall content update includes substantial revisions to the disorders, syndromes, and diagnostic and laboratory tests that are listed in this guide.
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Health Insurance Today

A Practical Approach

Janet I. Beik

editore: Saunders

pagine: 528

Learn to comprehend the complexities of health insurance! Using a reader-friendly approach, Health Insurance Today, A Practical Approach, 6th Edition gives you a solid understanding of health insurance, its types and sources, and the ethical and legal issues surrounding it. This new edition incorporates the latest information surrounding ICD-10, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and other timely federal influencers, as it guides you through the important arenas of health insurance such as claims submission methods, the claims process, coding, reimbursement, hospital billing, and more. Plus, with hands-on UB-04 and CMS-1500 (02-12) case studies on Evolve, you will come away with a clear understanding and working knowledge of the latest advances and issues in health insurance.CMS-1500 (02-12) software with case studies gives you hands-on practice filling in a CMS-1500 (02-12) form electronically. What Did You Learn? review questions ensure you understand the material already presented before moving on to the next section. Imagine This! scenarios help you understand how information in the book applies to real-life situations.Stop and Think exercises challenge you to use your critical thinking skills to solve a problem or answer a question.?Clear, attainable learning objectives help you focus on the most important information and make chapter content easier to teach. Chapter summaries relate to learning objectives, provide a thorough review of key content, and allow you to quickly find information for further review.Direct, conversational writing style makes reading fun and concepts easier to understand.HIPAA tips emphasize the importance of privacy and following government rules and regulations. NEW! Updated content on the latest advances covers the most current information on Medicare, Electronic Health Records, Version 5010, and much more.NEW! Expanded ICD-10 coverage and removal of all ICD-9 content ensures you stay up-to-date on these significant healthcare system changes.NEW! UB-04 software and case studies gives you hands-on practice filling out electronic UB-04 forms. NEW! UNIQUE! SimChart� for the Medical Office case studies gives you additional real-world practice.
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Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

ENA - Emergency Nurses Association

editore: Saunders

pagine: 768

Whether you are a new or an experienced emergency nurse, you'll find that the Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is an essential tool for your practice. Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this highly-respected resource will help you build and verify your knowledge, develop practice standards, improve quality of care, and educate nursing staff as well as patients and families. The Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is also the ideal resource to help you prepare for the Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam.Authored by ENA, you can rely on this text to be the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available.The text's outline format and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters mean you can find the information you need - fast!NEW! Updated content incorporates the latest information about:New types of insulinCancer statisticsStroke guidelinesHIPAA information Healthy People 2020Sepsis protocolsForensic Aspects of Emergency NursingViolence in the EDPalliative care ENA-authored ensures text is the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available.NEW! Reorganized unit on trauma emergencies makes facts more easy to find. Updated outline and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters makes information quickly accessible. NEW! Additional illustrations and tables enhance your understanding of key information.
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Certification and Core Review for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing

Lisa M. Stone

editore: Saunders

pagine: 192

The 7th edition of this powerful review tool helps you assess and build your knowledge of the information covered in the Core Curriculum for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing - and achieve Adult CCRN� or PCCN� certification. Three 150-question exams mirror the style and content of the CCRN exam and PCCN exam. You can also access these same practice exams, along with 100 additional questions, on an accompanying Evolve website for interactive practice. Integration of the ACCN Synergy Model for Patient Care ensures that the needs or characteristics of patients and families influence and drive the characteristics or Developed in conjunction with and based on the AACN Core Curriculum for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing, the Certification and Core Review is an ideal study companion to the Core Curriculum.Each exam mirrors the certification exam content, question format, and content distribution, giving you realistic practice for the Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam.Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to assist you in remediation.NEW! Three 150-item interactive exams on a secure Evolve site allow for access to interactive exam practice on any HTML5-compatible device, including desktop computers, iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. Exams address the complete range of vital content in critical care nursing and challenge your mastery of the essential knowledge base for Adult CCRN� and PCCN� certification.NEW and EXPANDED! 100 additional interactive questions on Evolve go beyond what can be found in the printed or electronic book, and provide even more practice for the Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam.NEW and UPDATED! Content distribution matches that of the latest Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam test blueprints, so you better know what to expect come exam day.NEW! Updated content throughout ensures currency, accuracy, and consistency with standardized guidelines and the latest evidence-based practice.UPDATED and NEW! All questions feature integration of the AACN Synergy Model, including both patient characteristics (resiliency, vulnerability, stability, complexity, resource availability, participation in care, participation in decision making, and predictability) and nurse characteristics (clinical judgment, advocacy/moral agency, caring practices, collaboration, systems thinking, response to diversity, facilitation of learning, and clinical inquiry).NEW! New behavioral and psychosocial content addresses new content now found on AACN's Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam.NEW! Updated illustrations reflect current clinical procedures and assessment skills.
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Equine Internal Medicine

Debra C. Sellon, Stephen M. Reed
e altri

editore: Saunders

pagine: 1488

Confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions with the only comprehensive book on the market devoted solely to equine internal medicine. Filled with fully updated content on principles of treatment and contributions from internationally known equine experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 4th Edition focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases. A problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. A new companion website with over 120 video clips presents diseases and disorders that cannot be explained as well through wordsUpdated information throughout, including the most recent drug information. Current and well-referenced content on equine diseases and treatment techniques cites the latest books and journals.Internationally known equine experts present information on problems affecting horses throughout the world - and provide contributions that enable practitioners and students to approach disease and treatment of equine patients with more authority and understanding. User-friendly exterior and interior design makes the book appealing to both the equine internal medicine practitioner and the veterinary student. Easy-to-find information facilitates a more thorough understanding with minimal frustration.Organized and consistent coverage among chapters allows you to easily find information on a specific topic.NEW! Fully updated and revised sections on disorders and principles of treatment.NEW! Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. NEW! Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. NEW! Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. NEW and UNIQUE! Companion website includes more than 120 video clips linked to content from chapters on cardiovascular and neurologic system disorders.NEW! Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material.
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Craig's Essentials of Sonography and Patient Care

M. Robert De Jong

editore: Saunders

pagine: 320

Providing a solid foundation in sonography, Craig's Essentials of Sonography and Patient Care, 4th Edition prepares you to succeed in the classroom and in practice. Divided into two parts, this updated text first describes the origins and evolution of diagnostic medical sonography, defines important terminology, and provides proven study techniques such as note taking, effective listening, and test-taking strategies. The second section prepares you for the clinical environment, covering topics from the sonography perspective such as taking a patient's vital signs, safety considerations, body mechanics, patient transfer, infection control, emergency procedures, and assisting patients with special needs. Additionally, survival skills throughout the text seek to build students' problem solving skills to help them adjust both academically and in the clinical setting.UPDATED! JRC-DMS content ensures you are up-to-date on the latest standards. The only text devoted entirely to entry-level students provides a foundation of essential knowledge ensuring your educational and professional success.Step-by-step presentation of patient care in a sonography setting teaches you how to perform basic medical techniques and interact with patients.Safety Issues chapter explains how to scan with proper scanning technique and posture to avoid repetitive-motion musculoskeletal injuries.Note boxes add information on applying concepts to the clinical setting.Objectives and key terms introduce each chapter's important content.Chapter summaries simplify study and review by recapping the most important points.Glossary of Spanish phrases covers common instructions for better communication with Spanish-speaking patients.HIPAA information provides the knowledge that you will need to comply with federal law. NEW! Coverage of aseptic and non-aseptic infection control techniques prepares you to work with patients in the clinical environment.NEW! Inclusion of critical thinking "survival skills" help you to adjust your problem-solving skills both academically and in the clinical setting.NEW! Expanded accreditation section guides you through the full process in detail.NEW! Full-color design helps break up content and bring it to life.
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Neuroscience

Fundamentals for Rehabilitation

Laurie Lundy-Ekman

editore: Saunders

pagine: 576

Boost your skills in planning and managing physical rehabilitation! Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation, 5th Edition provides a practical guide to the nervous system and how it affects the practice of physical and occupational therapy. Case studies and first-person stories from people with neurologic disorders make it easier to apply your knowledge to the clinical setting. New to this edition is a new chapter on neuroanatomy imaging. Written by noted PT educator Laurie Lundy-Ekman, this book uses evidence-based research to help you understand neurologic disorders and treat clients who have physical limitations due to nervous system damage or disease.Logical, systems approach to neuroscience makes it easier to master complex information and provides a framework for conducting a neurologic examination and evaluation.A clinical perspective of neuroscience is provided through case studies, personal stories written by patients, and summaries of key features of neurologic disorders and the body systems they affect. Five sections - Overview of Neurology, Neuroscience at the Cellular Level, Development of the Nervous System, Vertical Systems, and Regions - first show how neural cells operate, and then allow you to apply your knowledge of neuroscience.Emphasis on topics critical to physical rehabilitation includes coverage of abnormal muscle tone, chronic pain, control of movement, and differential diagnosis of dizziness.Hundreds of color-coded illustrations show body structures and functions across systems.Clinical Notes case studies demonstrate how neuroscience knowledge may be applied to clinical situations. Pathology boxes provide a quick summary of the features of neurologic disorders commonly encountered in rehabilitation practice.New! Neuroimaging and Neuroanatomy Atlas chapter includes MRI and CT images. NEW! Neurologic Disorders and the Neurologic Examination chapter provides detailed descriptions and photographs of techniques.NEW! Diagnostic Clinical Reasoning boxes help you develop the ability to recognize patterns of signs and symptoms associated with specific diagnoses.NEW! Updated content reflects the most current research findings.NEW! Reader-friendly approach converts long, technical chapters into smaller, more accessible chapters.NEW! Reorganized chapters progress from the cellular view to the systems view to the regional view.
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Physical Agents in Rehabilitation

An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice

Michelle H. Cameron

editore: Saunders

pagine: 464

With straightforward, in-depth coverage of the use of physical agents to improve patient outcomes, Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice, 5th Edition reflects how physical agents and modalities are being taught in the classroom. This new edition brings the ideal balance of evidence and practical instruction to the teaching and practice of physical agents in rehabilitation. Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the mechanisms, clinical effects, and application techniques for thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, electromagnetic radiation, hydrotherapy, traction, and compression. Plus, each chapter includes a scientific rationale and step-by-step instructions in the use of the agent(s), as well as up-to-date research support and new Find the Evidence tables. The new edition is supported with electronic ancillaries including review questions for students, PowerPoints (R), and links to all references on Medline.Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the mechanisms, clinical effects, and application techniques for thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, electromagnetic radiation, hydrotherapy, traction, and compression.Find the Evidence tables guide the reader in finding up-to-date, patient-specific evidence using the PICO framework.UNIQUE Step-by-step illustrated application techniques boxes guide you in reproducing effective treatment options.Electronic ancillariesElectrical Stimulation, Ultrasound & Laser Light Handbook helps you to understand the material and can be printed out for quick reference to use in the clinical setting. NEW! Chapter on biofeedback complements the coverage of powered devices used in rehabilitation.UNIQUE! New Find the Evidence tables guide the reader in finding up-to-date, patient-specific evidence using the PICO framework.
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Exotic Animal Formulary

Chris Marion, James W. Carpenter

editore: Saunders

pagine: 776

The only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations encountered in clinical practice. Using clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages, this text helps you find the information you need fast. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, it includes biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. This thoroughly revised edition includes coverage of antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents, along with new chapters on invertebrates, backyard poultry and waterfowl, compound medications, and more! Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals. Biological tables provide details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipunctures sites, and medical protocols for common conditions. More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition. All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current. NEW! Chapter on backyard poultry and waterfowl, an increasingly popular pet in the U.S. UPDATED Chapter on wildlife includes new information on: considerations for developing a wildlife policy in private practice; recommendations for safe restraint of native wildlife; recommendations for meat withdrawal times in game species for select medications; agents used in wild mammal emergencies; and much more. NEW! Information details the euthanasia agents used in fish. NEW! Information on amphibians includes the blood collection sites and the selected disinfectants for equipment and cage furniture. NEW! Information on hedgehogs includes common differential diagnoses based on physical examination findings and confirmed zoonotic diseases carried by hedgehogs. NEW Information on the constant rate infusion (CRI) protocols used in rabbits. NEW! Information on the protein electrophoresis values for ferrets. NEW! Information on compounding pharmacies.
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Clinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing

Concepts For Interprofessional Collaborative Care

Donna D. Ignatavicius

editore: Saunders

pagine: 736

The go-to clinical companion for medical-surgical nursing students! Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius, Workman, and Rebar's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 9th Edition, is an A-Z, easy-to-use guide to more than 250 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in a reader-friendly, direct-address style, this convenient tool is perfect for helping you out on clinical days in school and in practice. This edition features a unique focus on the concepts and exemplars found in the Ignatavicius textbook, along with updated content throughout that cross-references to the main text. With a streamlined collaborative care format, complete with new QSEN highlights and a reorganized Concepts in Medical-Surgical Nursing section, it will quickly become your favorite bedside reference.A-Z synopses of more than 250 diseases and disorders, along with related collaborative care, serve as both a quick reference for clinical days and a study resource for diseases/disorders and related collaborative care.QSEN highlights each focus on one or more of the six core QSEN competencies (Patient-Centered Care, Teamwork & Collaboration, Evidence-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, Safety, and Informatics) to help you understand how to apply QSEN competencies for safe patient care.Quick reference thumb tabs appear along the edges of the pages to facilitate quick access to clinical information for just-in-time learning and reference at the bedside.NEW! Updated content matches the 9th edition of the Ignatavicius textbook for a reliably seamless reference and study experience.NEW and UNIQUE! Additional focus on concept exemplars reflects the new conceptual focus of the Ignatavicius textbook and includes cross-references to refer you to relevant exemplar disorders.NEW and UNIQUE! A Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care section (Part One) reflects the emphasis on nursing concepts in the Ignatavicius textbook and provides you with a quick reference to essential concepts needed for effective nursing practice.NEW and UNIQUE! Interprofessional focus added to remind you to coordinate care with other health professionals.NEW! Cross references to the Ignatavicius textbook point you to detailed coverage of each concept or disorder.UNIQUE! Consistent collaborative care format mirrors that of the Ignatavicius textbook to more effectively prepare you for clinical days.UNIQUE! Nursing Safety Priorities (Drug Alert, Critical Rescue, and Action Alert) reinforce critical safety measures at the bedside and mirror those in the Ignatavicius textbook.
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Medical Terminology: A Short Course

Davi-Ellen Chabner

editore: Saunders

pagine: 448

Learn the basics of medical terminology with Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 8th Edition! Based on Davi-Ellen Chabner's proven learning method, this streamlined text omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you quickly build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Medical terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology so you understand exact meaning, and case studies, vignettes, and activities demonstrate how they're used in practice. With writing and interacting with medical terminology on almost every page, you'll learn the content by doing the work. In addition, an Evolve companion website reinforces understanding with medical animations, word games, and flash cards.Easy to read and understandable language allows you, regardless of medical background, to quickly grasp and retain medical terminology.Self-teaching text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and review sheets throughout the book.First Person narratives help you to understand diseases and conditions from the patient's perspective.Picture Show activities, practical case studies, and vignettes demonstrate real-life applications of medical terms in describing describe pathology and procedures.???Principal Diagnosis feature shows how medical terms are used in clinical practice by asking you to read physician notes about a case and determine the patient's principal diagnosis.?Medical Terminology Check Up at the end of each chapter reinforces your understanding of key concepts.Spotlight feature identifies and clarifies potentially confusing terminology. Full-color images illustrate anatomical and pathological terms.Evolve student resources optimized for tablet use, and mobile-optimized versions of the flash cards and quick quizzes make it easier for on-the-go study and review.UNIQUE! Accompanying online course (MTO) provides interactive resources not possible in the print text. NEW! Body Systems Challenge self-test reinforces content understanding at your own pace.
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Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants

Kathy Bonewit-West

editore: Saunders

pagine: 880

Learn the foundational concepts and skills necessary to become a successful clinical medical assistant! Written using clear and accessible language, Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants, 10th Edition guides you through common office procedures such as taking vital signs, collecting and processing lab specimens, preparing patients for examinations, and assisting with office surgeries. This new edition is thoroughly updated throughout and includes content on elephant system for ear irrigation, influenza test, h. pylori test, digital scale for measuring weight, administration of rotavirus vaccine, along with new chapters on nutrition, emergency preparedness, and the medical record. Plus, with the addition of soft skills, and critical thinking exercises, this comprehensive text introduces you the skills you need to succeed in today's fast-paced medical office. UPDATED procedural photos provides you with the most current pictures of how to perform important clinical medical assisting procedures.Detailed learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter align with respective procedures to help guide you through the learning process (and ensure that you learned everything you should from the chapter).Over 120 procedures presented in a clear, illustrated, step-by-step format, with online videos showing 84 of the procedures in action.Student resources on the Evolve companion website offer a fun way for you to practice your medical assisting knowledge with animations, games matching exercises, and other interactive activities.Chapter outlines and learning objectives prepare you for the skills and concepts you will be learning.Charting examples help you understand the process for charting your own procedures.Patient Teaching boxes prepares you for effective communication, with detailed instructions on how to answer questions and how to explain medical concepts and procedures.What Would You Do? What Would You Not Do? case studies challenge you to apply?yourr knowledge to realistic medical office situations?- with a practitioner's response at the end of chapters.Putting It All Into Practice and Memories from Practicum boxes feature real medical assistants sharing personal, on-the-job experiences.Glossary of key terms gives you a quick reference guide for important terms and concepts. NEW! Chapter on nutrition focuses on everything a medical assistant should know about the important field of nutrition.NEW! Chapter on emergency preparedness focuses on everything a medical assistant needs to know about emergency preparedness in the medical office.UPDATED chapter on emergency procedures and first aid ensures you have the most up-to-date information on this vital trend.UPDATED chapter on the medical record reviews how the MA maintains and interacts with the medical record.UPDATED content on the latest products and tests used in the medical office includes elephant system for ear irrigation, influenza test, digital scale for measuring weight, administration of rotavirus vaccine, procedure for measuring BP using an automatic BP cuff, and the new hazardous communication standard.NEW! SimChart (R) for the Medical Office (SCMO) connection ties Elsevier's Educational EHR cases to the appropriate chapters and provides cohesion for the total curriculum solution.NEW! New certification examination review on Evolve help you use the textbook when studying for certification and will help you to create a study plan.NEW! Professionalism and soft skills content emphasizes importance of professional interaction with patients and co-workers.
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Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

A Clinical Approach

Margaret Jordan Halter

editore: Saunders

pagine: 696

Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 8th Edition is the most comprehensive RN psychiatric nursing text on the market! User-friendly by design, it simplifies the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing with a practical, clinical perspective. Revised with the help of a readability expert, chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples. New to this edition is coverage of neurobiology of the brain throughout the Major Disorders chapters, the latest DSM-5 guidelines, and coverage of trauma, pediatric mental health, major disorders, QSEN competencies, and more!Mentor-like writing style reinforces important information and helps in applying textbook content to the clinical setting.Coverage of key topics and emerging nursing trends keep you current with best practices in the field.Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of person-centered care in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations.Vignettes with vivid mini-stories prepare you for real-world practice with personal, descriptive characterizations of patients with specific psychiatric disorders.Health Policy Boxes introduce the role you can play in advocating for patients and the profession.Clinical chapters follow the six-step nursing process, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention.NEW! Full-page illustrated explanations about the neurobiology of disorders and associated medications. NEW! DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content.NEW! Completely revised Evidence-Based Practice boxes. NEW! Revised chapter on Dying, Death and Grieving gives you all the vital information you need.NEW! Ten NCLEX-style questions and answers at the end of each chapter.
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Medical-Surgical Nursing

Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 2-Volume Set

Cherie R. Rebar, Donna D. Ignatavicius
e altri

editore: Saunders

pagine: 1668

Healthcare is evolving at an incredible pace and with it, the roles and responsibilities of the medical-surgical nurse. Ensure you are fully equipped to thrive and adapt in this ever-changing nursing environment with Ignatavicius, Workman, and Rebar's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 9th Edition. This trendsetting text not only covers all essential adult health knowledge, but also reinforces the application, conceptual thinking, and clinical judgment skills that today's nurses need to stay one step ahead in delivering exceptional patient care, no matter the environment. As with previous "Iggy" editions, you'll find a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, a thorough integration of QSEN competencies, extensive NCLEX (R) Exam preparation, and a direct, reader-friendly tone throughout the text. This ninth edition incorporates two emerging and complementary trends - the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and a more conceptual approach teaching and learning - areas that will ground you in how to think like a nurse and how to apply the knowledge you gain from the text to clinical practice. There are a lot of med-surg nursing texts out there, but there's only one that combines all the information, concepts, and on-the-job realities in a way that makes perfect sense: "Iggy!"Trendsetting QSEN integration emphasizes patient safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes, including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescues, and Action Alerts. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical judgment helps you develop skills in clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making when applying concepts to clinical situations. Strong emphasis on NCLEX Exam preparation includes chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories, plus NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, with an answer key in the back of the book and on the Evolve companion website. Exceptionally readable content features shorter sentences, straightforward vocabulary, and a direct, reader-friendly writing style.NEW! Enhanced emphasis on conceptual teaching and learning features a strong integration of nursing concepts and exemplars throughout the book via new concept overview chapters, chapter-opening concept lists, and a focus on concept exemplars within disorders chapters. NEW! Integration of interprofessional collaborative practice takes the book's hallmark collaborative management approach to the next level via new collaboration-focused Clinical Judgment Challenges, integration of a new Teamwork & Interprofessional Collaboration concept, and in-depth integration within TEACH lesson plans. NEW! Deeper integration of Tanner's model of clinical nursing judgment utilizes Tanner's terminology within nursing process headings, NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, and Key Points. NEW! Stronger emphasis on health promotion and community-based care includes revised and updated content throughout the text to reflect the reality that most adult health care no longer takes place as long-term stays in high-acuity settings. NEW! More consistent, interprofessional terminology for patient problems promotes interprofessional collaboration through the promotion of a common healthcare language. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the most recent changes in practice and the latest evidence-based guidelines, particularly national and international treatment guidelines and protocols. NEW! More consistent learning outcomes now incorporate QSEN and nursing concepts in a more consistent and intentional manner from chapter to chapter.
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Medical-Surgical Nursing

Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 2-Volume Set

Cherie R. Rebar, Donna D. Ignatavicius
e altri

editore: Saunders

pagine: 1808

Healthcare is evolving at an incredible pace and with it, the roles and responsibilities of the medical-surgical nurse. Ensure you are fully equipped to thrive and adapt in this ever-changing nursing environment with Ignatavicius, Workman, and Rebar's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 9th Edition. This trendsetting text not only covers all essential adult health knowledge, but also reinforces the application, conceptual thinking, and clinical judgment skills that today's nurses need to stay one step ahead in delivering exceptional patient care, no matter the environment. As with previous "Iggy" editions, you'll find a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, a thorough integration of QSEN competencies, extensive NCLEX (R) Exam preparation, and a direct, reader-friendly tone throughout the text. This ninth edition incorporates two emerging and complementary trends - the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and a more conceptual approach teaching and learning - areas that will ground you in how to think like a nurse and how to apply the knowledge you gain from the text to clinical practice. There are a lot of med-surg nursing texts out there, but there's only one that combines all the information, concepts, and on-the-job realities in a way that makes perfect sense: "Iggy!" Trendsetting QSEN integration emphasizes patient safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes, including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescues, and Action Alerts. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical judgment helps you develop skills in clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making when applying concepts to clinical situations. Strong emphasis on NCLEX Exam preparation includes chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories, plus NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, with an answer key in the back of the book and on the Evolve companion website. Exceptionally readable content features shorter sentences, straightforward vocabulary, and a direct, reader-friendly writing style. NEW! Enhanced emphasis on conceptual teaching and learning features a strong integration of nursing concepts and exemplars throughout the book via new concept overview chapters, chapter-opening concept lists, and a focus on concept exemplars within disorders chapters. NEW! Integration of interprofessional collaborative practice takes the book's hallmark collaborative management approach to the next level via new collaboration-focused Clinical Judgment Challenges, integration of a new Teamwork & Interprofessional Collaboration concept, and in-depth integration within TEACH lesson plans. NEW! Deeper integration of Tanner's model of clinical nursing judgment utilizes Tanner's terminology within nursing process headings, NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, and Key Points. NEW! Stronger emphasis on health promotion and community-based care includes revised and updated content throughout the text to reflect the reality that most adult health care no longer takes place as long-term stays in high-acuity settings. NEW! More consistent, interprofessional terminology for patient problems promotes interprofessional collaboration through the promotion of a common healthcare language. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the most recent changes in practice and the latest evidence-based guidelines, particularly national and international treatment guidelines and protocols. NEW! More consistent learning outcomes now incorporate QSEN and nursing concepts in a more consistent and intentional manner from chapter to chapter.
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Medical Office Administration

A Worktext

Brenda A. Potter

editore: Saunders

pagine: 412

Using a clear, hands-on approach to learning front office skills, Medical Office Administration, 4th edition prepares you for a successful career as an administrative medical office assistant. Performing procedures with SimChart� for the Medical Office (SCMO), you'll practice day-to-day tasks as if you were in an actual office setting. This new edition adds updated content to support use of the electronic health record, new Affordable Care Act information, Insurance/Billing/Coding content, and SCMO activities woven throughout the text. Covering administrative tasks from appointment scheduling to medical billing, this work text helps you develop the knowledge and skills you need to think critically and respond confidently to the challenges you'll encounter on the job.?A conversational writing style makes it easier for you to read and understand the material.Stopping points provide you with thought-provoking questions or activities to break up the narrative in manageable segments.HIPAA Hints ensure that you comply with HIPAA mandates.Real-world examples apply important concepts to the medical office setting.Interactive electronic procedure checklists spell out the individual steps required to complete a full range of administrative procedures, and are based on CAAHEP competencies.NEW! SimChart� for the Medical Office (SCMO) throughout text allows you to practice common administrative tasks with real-world office management software.NEW! Coverage of the Affordable Care Act and ICD-10 prepares you for what you'll encounter on the job.�NEW! Medical Assisting mapping tables tie into CAAHEP and ABHES competencies.NEW! High-quality illustrations and updated screenshots helps reinforce content.
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Leadership and Nursing Care Management

Diane Huber

editore: Saunders

pagine: 544

Develop your management and leadership skills. Leadership and Nursing Care Management, 6th Edition maintains its AONE competencies, and features the most up-to-date, evidence-based blend of practice and theory related to the issues that impact nursing management and leadership today. A fresh, conversational writing style provides you with an easy-to-understand, in-depth look at these prevalent issues. Key topics include the nursing professional's role in law and ethics, staffing and scheduling, delegation, cultural considerations, care management, human resources, outcomes management, safe work environments, preventing employee injury, and time and stress management.UNIQUE! Chapters divided according to AONE competencies for nurse leaders, managers, and executives.Research Notes in each chapter summarize relevant nursing leadership and management studies and highlight the practical applications of research findings.Case Studies at the end of each chapter present real-world leadership and management situations and illustrate how key concepts can be applied to actual practice.Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each chapter present clinical situations followed by critical thinking questions that allow you to reflect on chapter content, critically analyze the information, and apply it to the situation.Full-color design and photos makes content more vivid. Updated! Chapter on the Prevention of Workplace Violence emphasizes the AONE, Joint Commission's, and OSHA's leadership regarding ethical issues with disruptive behaviors of incivility, bullying, and other workplace violence. Updated! Chapter on Workplace Diversity includes the latest information on how hospitals and other healthcare facilities address and enhance awareness of diversity.Updated! Chapter on Data Management and Clinical Informatics covers how new technology helps patients be informed, connected, and activated through social networks; and how care providers access information through mobile devices, data dashboards, and virtual learning systems.
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Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists

Screening for Referral

Catherine C. Goodman

editore: Saunders

pagine: 784

Learn how to screen for red flags and when to refer clients to a medical specialist! Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists: Screening for Referral, 6th Edition provides a step-by-step approach to screening for systemic disease and medical conditions that can mimic neuromuscular and musculoskeletal problems. It describes both red flags and yellow flags, so you can recognize the signs and symptoms for conditions outside the scope of physical therapy practice. This edition includes new information on women's health issues. Written by experienced PT practitioner Catherine Cavallaro Goodman, this book helps you determine whether a client's symptoms require physical therapy or physician referral!UNIQUE! Five-step screening model is systems- and symptoms-based, and follows the standards for competency established by the American Physical Therapy Association, covering past medical history, risk factor assessment, clinical presentation, associated signs and symptoms, and review of symptoms.�UNIQUE! Case studies are based on clinical experience and give real-world examples of how to integrate screening information into the diagnostic process and when to treat or refer.Evidence for the screening process is based on peer-reviewed literature, reporting on the sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios of yellow (cautionary) and red (warning) flags.Key Points to Remember boxes at the end of each chapter provide quick, bulleted summaries of critical information.Quick-reference summaries include tables, boxes, follow-up questions, clinical signs and symptoms, and case examples.Screening tools and checklists are found in the book and on the Evolve website, and are downloadable and printable for use in the clinic.�Quick response (QR) codes that can be scanned on a smartphone, tablet, or other mobile device provide links to valuable screening tools such as lists of questions for screening specific problems, checklists, intake forms, and assessment testsNew content on women's health expands coverage of this important topic.UPDATES reflect the most current information on screening for referral.New associate editors - John Heick and Rolando Lazaro - bring fresh insight, as respected physical therapy educators.New! Color tabs make it easier to locate chapters and topics.
89,00 84,55

Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal Expert Consult

2-Volume Set

Karen M. Tobias, Spencer A. Johnston

editore: Saunders

pagine: 2556

Focus on the "how" and "why" of medical/surgical conditions - the critical issues that lead to successful outcomes for your patients - with Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal Expert Consult, 2nd Edition.
213,99 203,29

Practice of Clinical Echocardiography

Catherine M. Otto

editore: Saunders

pagine: 1024

The new edition of Practice of Clinical Echocardiography provides expert guidance on interpreting echocardiographic images and Doppler flow data. Designed for those already equipped with a mastery of basic principles, this definitive reference shows you how to apply these findings to your daily clinical decision making. Each chapter focuses on a specific disease process with technical details of qualitative and quantitative interpretation of echocardiographic images and Doppler flow data.
218,00 207,10

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