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Nursing2016 Drug Handbook

Lippincott

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 1672

The 36th edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and thousands of brand-name drugs. Monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use and focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms, indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. Also includes chapters on general drug information (pharmacology/pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacogenomics, safe drug administration, therapeutic classifications), numerous appendices, and new easy-to-spot symbols for Canadian drugs (maple leaf) and Do Not Crush (DNC) drugs. Text is complemented by free Toolkit containing hundreds of online resources. You can also count on Nursing2016 Drug Handbook to tell you unapproved, off-label drug uses so you'll always know why a drug is prescribed. And, this year, be a more confident nurse with fingertip access to...It includes 32 new FDA- approved drugs. New! Appendices on Serotonin syndrome, Tumor lysis syndrome, and the Nursing Process and Drug Therapy. New! Appendices on Canadian drugs and safety concerns: Do Not Use chart (ISMP Canada), Decision Tree, Canadian National Drug Schedules. With the safeguards you'll find only in the Nursing2016 Drug Handbook, it's easier than ever to stay current on the more than 4,500 latest changes to drug information and to avoid even the most common medication errors: adjust-a-dose feature for dosage adjustments needed by special populations; administration guidelines for all appropriate routes; expanded full-color pill guide containing more drug images than in any previous edition! It includes the increased coverage of adverse reactions! It includes those that occur with 1 per cent & greater frequency, with special emphasis on life-threatening adverse reactions; chapters on drug classes, drug safety, drug interactions, and drug therapy across the lifespan; combination drug section; elder care medication tips and pediatric drug-error information in appendices; evidence-based off-label indications and dosages; FDA Black Box Warnings in appropriate drug monographs; interactions by Drug-drug, Drug-food, Drug-lab tests, Drug-alternative therapy clearly identified; less commonly used drugs appendix provides essential information, including indications and dosages for very infrequently used drugs; overdose signs & symptoms, where appropriate; and robust web toolkit with hundreds of tools and resources, including monthly drug updates, warnings, and news capsules. It also features safe drug administration chapter that focuses on the most current guidelines, ISMP initiatives, and contemporary patient safety issues (such as REMS), preventing and treating extravasation, and preventing exposure to hazardous drugs; safety alert icon for potentially toxic drugs, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.
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Lippincott Nursing Procedures

Lippincott

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 864

This start-to-finish guide includes over 400 nursing procedures--from basic to advanced. Every entry lists equipment, details each step to perform right at the bedside, and provides rationales and cautions to ensure patient safety and positive outcomes. Organized alphabetically for fast, easy access, the 7th Edition of Lippincott Nursing Procedures addresses what the nurse needs to know and do to perform best-practice procedures concerning infection control, specimen collection, physical assessment, drug administration, IV therapy, and hemodynamic monitoring, as well as procedures related to body systems, such as chest tube insertion, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intra-abdominal pressure monitoring. Thoroughly updated, this edition also includes new evidence-based entries on synchronized cardioversion, gait belt use, intermittent infusion device flushing and locking, isolation garb use, nasal bridal insertion and removal, pneumatic antishock garment application and removal, self-medication administration practice, and weaning a patient from a ventilator. With clear, step-by-step guidelines and hundreds of sidebars, photos, illustrations, and eye-catching alerts (Nursing Alerts, Pediatric, Elder, Hospital-Acquired Condition Alerts), you'll find the level of detail required to provide optimal hands-on patient care. Packed with pre- and postprocedure nursing considerations, warnings about potential complications, troubleshooting tips, and other helpful advice, this go-to reference provides everything you need to do your job confidently and well, whether you are beginning your nursing career, learning a new skill, or brushing up on a familiar technique.
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Lippincott's Manual of Toxicology

Lippincott

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 450

"Lippincott's Manual of Toxicology" gives the emergency medicine clinician or toxicologist the information necessary to quickly diagnose and treat a broad range of poisonings and toxicologic emergencies. The content is provided in a concise and practical manner with evidence-based recommendations. The chapters are all extracted from the Harwood Nuss textbook, "Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine". This text is written by medical toxicologists, board certified and practicing, and highlights critical interventions and common pitfalls. Common poisons as well as rare and hard to look up poisons are included to provide you with readily available information at your fingertips. Features include: prehospital care information; content designed to speed searchability; critical interventions; and, common pitfalls.
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Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 280

Ready to learn health assessment skills? The fully updated Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual, 3rd Edition, shows you how-with humor, great visuals, and real-life scenarios. Hundreds of colorful drawings, diagrams, and photos support easy-to-follow, expert nursing instruction on the many skills needed for physical exams and assessments of every body system, from head to toe. Fulfill the requirements of student nursing-and start your nursing practice with a high standard-with this top-level direction on performing solid, accurate health assessments! Benefit from the expert wisdom of this invaluable guide, featuring ...* NEW content on geriatric care from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth and Fifth Edition (DSM-4 and DSM-5)*Simple-to-use and easy-to-follow guidance on all aspects of health assessment*Fully illustrated examples of best practices - Current nursing standards for each type of assessment*Support for accurate assessment - Guides you through the anatomy and assessment processes for each body system or health issue, including skin, hair, and nails; eyes and ears; nose, mouth, throat, and neck; pregnancy, and the respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, neurologic, and genitourinary systems*Step-by-step guidance on examination skills with photos, diagrams, drawings, and descriptions for areas including:* Use of examination tools and equipment* Choosing, using, and interpreting assessment tests* Spotting abnormalities* Palpating the nose and maxillary sinuses* Measuring diaphragm movement* Percussing the chest* Measuring vision* Assessing eye muscle function* Hearing and voice assessments*Special chapter features:*Take Note - Real-life examples of documentation for complex conditions*Outside the norm - Photos and explanations of abnormalities*Memory board - Memory tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments*Symptom synopsis - Symptoms, key facts, and possible causes for numerous conditions*Skill check - Expert guidance, backed by real-life photos, on how to examine and assess different body systems and functions*Q&A - End-of-chapter quizzes-puzzles, riddles, and multiple-choice questions to help you retain essential information
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Nursing Procedures Made Incredibly Easy!

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 648

Perform nursing procedures safely and accurately, with the freshly updated Nursing Procedures Made Incredibly Easy, Second Edition. Written in the popular, lighthearted Incredibly Easy style, this comprehensive guide offers expert, step-by-step direction on a broad range of fundamental and system-based nursing procedures. This enjoyable way to learn nursing's best practices will help you stay up-to-date with the latest in technology, nursing standards, NCLEX preparation, and safe, quality care. * NEW and updated content offers: o crucial patient care methods o current nursing practice guidelines o directions for using the latest medical technology o directions for ensuring patient safety and providing quality care * Coverage of topics including: o Fundamental nursing procedures - Easy-to-follow algorithms for a patient's entire hospital stay, from intake to discharge, including surgical care o Specimen collection - Clear directions on collecting blood, urine, and other specimens o Physical treatments - Techniques for heat and cold application, baths, support devices, wound care, drug administration, I.V. therapy, and more o System-based procedures - Directions on procedures for all body systems * Clear direction to meet the needs of your maternal, neonatal, and pediatric patients * Easy-to-follow format for each procedure - Quick-skim paragraphs and bulleted lists specify equipment, step-by-step instructions, and practice pointers * Nursing procedures guides such as comparing biological dressings and assessing pressure ulcers * Special features: o Just the facts - Outline of chapter content at start of every chapter o Write it down - Essential documentation points for each procedure o Ages and stages - Issues where patient's age impacts a procedure o Handle with care - Patient care tips for elderly, pediatric, and bariatric patients o Memory joggers - Simple tricks for remembering complex concepts o Warning - Possible dangers, risks, complications, or contraindications associated with a particular procedure o Quick Quiz - Questions & Answers at the end of every chapter
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Psychiatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Includes DSM-5!

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 600

Don't overthink it - learning psychiatric nursing can be Incredibly Easy! This psychiatric nursing guide will help you master the assessment, management, and recovery of your mental health patients. Part of the popular and award-winning Made Incredibly Easy series, this newly updated edition clarifies the complexities of psychiatric nursing, providing an oasis of down-to-earth wisdom and guidance. Seasoned experts in psychiatric-mental health nursing present symptoms, causes and diagnostic methods for more than 70 psychiatric disorders describing the latest in treatment approaches, psychopharmacology, and nursing interventions. Numerous helpful patient care tips are offered in a reader-friendly format and positive tone, interlaced with the series' trademark humor. This is an encouraging and insightful reference for students and nurses of all specialties and skill levels. Features: - Updated content reflects DSM-5 * Concise, reader-friendly content illuminates complex concepts * "Nurse Joy" offers tips and encouragement throughout * Topics covered include: disorders of children and adolescents; disorders of the elderly; schizophrenia; mood and anxiety disorders; dissociative disorders; personality disorders; eating disorders; substance use disorders * Disorders listed with: introduction; typical symptoms; possible causes; diagnostic methods; treatment approaches; nursing interventions * Numerous quick-scan tables, flow charts, and illustrations * Special features: * Advice from the experts - Practical tips from experienced psychiatric nurses * Myth busters - Distinguishes fact from fiction about people with mental illness * Bridging the gap - Discusses the unique needs and beliefs of different cultural groups * Meds matters - Pharmacologic and herbal remedies for psychiatric problems * Quick quiz - At end of each chapter * Memory joggers - Mnemonics that help readers remember difficult concepts
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Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 288

The action-packed reference that takes the stress out of learning about wound care-and makes it incredibly easy! Confused by the complexities of wound care? Worried about doing assessments and procedures correctly? Let Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy! be your guide! Tackle the fundamentals of wound care the fun way! Get all the basics on wound care-the fundamental skills and science you need, in easy-to-remember ways, including: * Skin anatomy and physiology in easy-to-follow terms * Basic wound care assessment, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care * The stages of wound healing * Wound and skin assessment tool Expert insight and step-by-step direction! Get the complete how-to on essential nursing procedures, including: * Quick guide to wound care dressings, with dressing type, indications, and products * Prevention, staging, and management of pressure ulcers * Interventions for diabetic, arterial, vascular, and venous ulcers * Infection control, patient-teaching tips, pain management, and more Wound care made easy! This is the wound care book you've been looking for-the basics in simple terms, packed with humor and real-life examples. Practical illustrations throughout focus on helping you learn with ease: o Just the facts - An outline of chapter content at the start of every chapter o Memory joggers - Simple tricks for remembering crucial info o Stay on the ball - Possible dangers, risks, complications and safety measures o Take note! - Tips on documenting patient info o Dress for success - Tips for choosing and using wound dressings o Get wise to wounds - Pointers on doing wound assessments, wound care procedures, and patient teaching o Handle with care - Unique wound care needs of pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric patients o Quick Quiz - Multiple-choice questions (and answers) at end of every chapter
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Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 160

Perform pressure monitoring safely, accurately, and confidently with the freshly updated Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual! Hundreds of drawings, flow charts, photos, and diagrams offer essential background on cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology, nursing principles, and current hemodynamic monitoring technology, in the popular and colorful Made Incredibly Visual style. This easy-to-follow, easy-to-remember content will help you prepare for the NCLEX or certification exam, get clear on concepts discussed in class, and simply upgrade your pressure monitoring skills. The updated 3rd edition of Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual! includes brand new and updated content covering ...o Current nursing practice guidelines for hemodynamic monitoring o Complete and current directions for procedures such as: changing a CV dressing; CV and PA catheter insertion; arterial line insertion; handling a displaced arterial line; and troubleshooting pressure monitoring systems o Directions and images that explain the latest pressure monitoring technology, and current circulatory and ventricular assist devices You'll also get colorful, real-life guidance on vital topics and step-by-step monitoring guidelines including: o Anatomy and functions of the cardiac and pulmonary systems o Pressure monitoring systems - square wave testing; leveling and zeroing the transducer o Arterial pressure monitoring o Central venous pressure monitoring o Pulmonary artery pressure monitoring o Cardiac output monitoring o Tissue oxygenation and monitoring o Minimally invasive hemodynamic monitoring Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual's easy-to-read format will help you learn how to deliver safe and accurate monitoring with: * Special features help you retain vital information: * Q & A - Illustrated riddles, diagrams, and questions at end of each chapter help you retain vital information * On the Level - Defines normal and abnormal pressure readings for different patient conditions * Ride the Wave - Explains the actions of waveforms, including how to recognize abnormal waveforms
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NCLEX-PN Q&A Plus Revised Reprint

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 688

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ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 392

Deliver safe, accurate care during electrocardiographic monitoring, with the newly updatedECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! Sixth edition. This easy-to-follow, fully illustrated text explains the basics of cardiac physiology, then leads you through recognizing and treating arrhythmias, with step-by-step guidance on current medications, devices, and monitoring equipment. Take advantage of this real-world, expert nursing advice to reinforce your class materials, prepare for the NCLEX or certification exam, and strengthen your ECG interpretation skills. Features: * Coverage of topics including: o ECG fundamentals - cardiac anatomy and physiology; obtaining and interpreting a rhythm strip o Identifying and interpreting arrhythmias - atrial, junctional, ventricular, atrioventricular, and more * Hundreds of photos, illustrations, and diagrams explain key concepts and provide clear direction on vital procedures, including: o The 8-Step Method for interpreting a rhythm strip o Nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for arrhythmias, including pacemakers, ICDs, and antiarrhythmics o Obtaining and interpreting a 12-lead ECG o Troubleshooting equipment problems * Helpful practice questions and quick guides include: o End-of-book multiple choice Q&A o Sample rhythm strips to help you practice your interpretation skills o A Quick Guide to arrhythmias * Special features: o Ages and stages - Identifies differences in ECGs and pacemaker needs, according to the patient's age o Now I get it - Clear-cut directions for performing complex procedures, such as using an automated external defibrillator o Don't skip this strip - Identifies the arrhythmias that have the most serious consequences o Mixed signals - Insights on solving common problems in ECG monitoring and interpretation o I can't waste time - Key points you need to know for conditions that require quick identification and treatment o Quick quiz - Questions with answers/explanations at end of every chapter, to help you remember vital points
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Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 392

Calculate 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 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
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Maternal-Neonatal Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 624

Are you ready to deliver expert nursing care to your maternal and neonatal patients? Learning how to deliver safe & effective care to mothers and their infants has never been easier. Don't be overwhelmed. Let Nurse Joy be your guide as you discover answers to all of your mom and baby questions - the Incredibly Easy way! From the popular Made Incredibly Easy series comes the updated third edition of Maternal-Neonatal Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, covering a broad range of care topics in a friendly, conversational style. You'll discover the latest in research and therapeutic nursing interventions, covering areas such as prenatal care; high-risk pregnancy; family planning, contraception and infertility; labor and birth; and postpartum care, among many other crucial topics. The series' award-winning interactive format addresses a range of readers, from students to experienced nurses. With humor and expert insight woven throughout, this fun and enjoyable text will give you a solid grounding in maternal-neonatal nursing care and concepts. Features: updated information on numerous maternal-neonatal disorders, including preeclampsia; premature birth; postpartum depression; substance abuse; alternative therapies; "Nurse Joy" offers tips and encouragement throughout; numerous quick-scan tables, flow charts, illustrations, and fun cartoons aid retention of information; full-color inserts demonstrate complex clinical concepts. Special features include: Advice from the Experts - Tips from experienced maternal-neonatal nurses; Bridging the Gap - Unique beliefs and aspects of care for different cultural groups; Education Edge - Patient teaching tips and checklists; Memory joggers - Mnemonics that help readers remember difficult concepts; Quick Quiz - Multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter; and Quick-reference appendices on maternal daily dietary allowances and normal neonatal lab values.
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Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 536

Completely revised and updated to reflect the latest guidelines and innovation, Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, Second Edition, offers essential information on emergency, trauma, and critical care. Presented in the 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. It also addresses 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.
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Handbook of Signs and Symptoms

Lippincott

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 768

Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this convenient, portable handbook is a comprehensive guide to the evaluation of more than 530 signs and symptoms. It has all the assessment information busy clinicians need in a single source. Each entry describes the sign or symptom and covers emergency interventions if needed, history and physical examination, medical and other causes with their associated signs and symptoms, and special considerations such as tests, monitoring, treatment, and gender and cultural issues. This edition identifies specific signs and symptoms caused by emerging diseases such as avian flu, monkeypox, respiratory syncytial virus, norovirus, metabolic syndrome, blast lung injury, Kawasaki disease, and popcorn lung disease. New information on patient teaching and obtaining a health history is included.
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