The updated and revised Second Edition of this thorough reference explains in simple terms how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. Focusing on the mechanisms of drug action, the book details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems. Drugs for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, and cancer are included. Potentially harmful drug and drug-herb interactions are also covered extensively. Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, the book features abundant illustrations, eye-catching icons, quick quizzes, memory joggers, and spirited cartoons that make learning fun. New to this edition: updated coverage of existing drugs and detailed coverage of new drugs; an expanded section on pain medications; a quick-reference chart of medications for skin disorders; and vaccines, toxoids, and other agents of both active and passive immunity.
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Get clear on nursing care planning and map the way to positive outcomes—in the classroom and in clinical practice—with the thoroughly updated Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition. Learn step-by-step how to build a concept map, develop a nursing diagnosis, and choose realistic outcomes and individualized interventions. This nursing guide leads you expertly through the care plan process, backed by the Made Incredibly Easy series’ trademark humor, plentiful illustrations, and down-to-earth explanations. Master the concepts and process of care planning ... NEWand updated guidance on following the evidence-based standards of North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) diagnoses, and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) guidelines Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC), and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) guidelines NEWfull-color design—dozens of illustrations and diagrams that outline the process of concept mapping, diagramming, and intervention planning NEW guidance on creating electronic plans—online access to 166 customizable care plans covering every nursing specialty, including new plans for gastric bypass, preterm labor, and cerebral palsy, plus examples of handwritten care plans NEW Nurse Joy and Jake offer practical advice throughout Breaks down the process of creating individualized care plans into easy-to-follow segments Guides nursing students and new nurses into the critical thinking and planning skills needed to choose appropriate, effective treatments and interventions Case study exercises and clinical tips to help you integrate care plan concepts and evidence-based standards with real-life situations Part Idiscusses NANDA-I, NOC, and NIC—covers assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, and integrating the concepts Part II integrates major nursing diagnoseswith common medical diagnoses—addresses medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric diagnoses Chapter features include: Just the facts—quick summary of chapter content Under construction—sample concept maps and care plan components, with tips for creating individualized care plans On the case—visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios Weighing the evidence—the latest evidence-based standards of care, demonstrated in sample care plans Teacher knowsbest—helpful tips and reminders to help you apply what you are learning Memory jogger—techniques for remembering vital content
Part of the new Medical Assisting Made Incredibly Easy series, this text presents the core clinical skills medical assistants need for patient care in a light-hearted, humorous, readable, extremely practical style that makes teaching and learning fun. A host character guides students through all the clinical skills needed to pass certification exams required by CAAHEP and ABHES. Boxes with eye-catching icons provide practical advice about workplace scenarios, professionalism, and other topics. More than 400 full-color illustrations enhance visual learning. A Study Guide and an online course are available as additional purchases. A free Instructor's Resource CD-ROM including PowerPoint slides and lecture notes is available from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to instructors who adopt the text.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Presents information logically, based on the pathophysiology of disease, significance of evidence, and avoidance of harmful effects inherent at the critical care level of nursing practice. Chapters include critical care basics, holistic care issues, body system-based conditions, and hematologic, immune and multisystem disorders. This new edition is completely updated to incorporate the spectrum of critical care and evidence-based nursing practice, ranging from moderate sedation and perianesthesia management to special concerns for patients who are elderly, the types of shock, management of stroke, and more.
Unser Körper ist ein komplexes System, in dem viele unterschiedlich aufgebaute Teile zusammenwirken. In ”Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies“ erfahren die Leser, was sie über Knochen, Muskeln, Nerven, Hormone und den Rest, der den menschlichen Körper ausmacht, wissen müssen. Das ist aber natürlich noch nicht alles. Donna Rae Siegfried zeigt in diesem ausgiebig und teilweise farbig illustrierten Band, wie viele Einzelteile zusammenarbeiten und wie der Körper als großes Ganzes funktioniert. Mit Übungsaufgaben, die online gestellt wurden, können Sie Ihr frisch erworbenes Wissen noch einmal überprüfen. Wie man es von den Dummies nicht anders kennt, werden die Leser locker, leicht und mit einer Prise Humor in das komplexe Thema eingeführt.
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 text.
Heart Sounds Made Incredibly Easy! is an entertaining, easy-to-read, practical, and informative reference that includes an audio CD of heart sounds for those who must accurately interpret heart sounds and understand their implications, diagnosis, and treatments. Revealing the importance of accurate heart sound interpretation, this Incredibly Easy! title walks the reader through more than 65 heart sounds. The book includes an audio index and cues to the CD throughout the text for each sound, which allows the reader to listen to the sounds sequentially with the book or review them out of sequence.
Medical by Paul L. Marino,Götz Geldner,Tilmann Müller-Wolff
Author: Paul L. Marino,Götz Geldner,Tilmann Müller-Wolff
Ob Weiterbildungsassistent auf der Intensivstation oder erfahrener Arzt: das ICU-Buch - Praktische Intensivmedizin macht es Ihnen leicht, die oft sehr komplexen Vorgänge bei z.T. multimorbiden Patienten zu verstehen, die richtigen Prioritäten zu setzen und begründete diagnostische und therapeutische Entscheidungen zu treffen. Das Buch spannt den Bogen von der Physiologie über gebräuchliche Arbeitstechniken bis hin zu konkreten und klinisch begründeten Behandlungskonzepten bei speziellen Erkrankungen. Detaillierte Diagnostik und differenzierte Therapie werden problemorientiert dargestellt Die Interdisziplinäre Herangehensweise wird den oft vielschichtigen Erkrankungen gerecht Neu in der 5. Auflage: Komplett überarbeitet und aktualisiert unter Betonung neu erschienener Übersichtsartikel und klinischer Leitlinien 5 zusätzliche Kapitel: Gefäßkatheter, Berufsbedingte Expositionen, Alternative Beatmungsverfahren, Pankreatitis und Leberinsuffizienz sowie Nichtmedikamentöse Toxidrome Komplett in Farbe - das macht das Buch maximal lesefreundlich „Resümee" für die Praxis am Kapitelende unterstützt Sie bei der Umsetzung im Klinikalltag 246 neue Abbildungen und 199 neue Tabellen visualisieren die Inhalte und zeigen Ihnen alles Wichtige auf einen Blick Inhalte adaptiert entsprechend deutscher und europäischer Leitlinien/Empfehlungen sowie gesetzlicher Vorgaben
Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition provides nurses and nursing students with the information they need to confidently provide optimal patient care. 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. Features include: NEW: Complete coverage of blood transfusion reactions, including transfusion-related acute lung injury NEW: Current NANDA nursing diagnoses NEW: Information on the evidence-based nursing process and steps NEW: New tests and treatments NEW: Online: Activities to improve study techniques and test-taking skills NEW: Online: Clinical simulation case studies to enhance critical thinking skills NEW: Online: NCLEX® tutorial NEW: Online: Over 1,000 NCLEX®-style questions, including traditional and all 7 types of alternate-format questions NEW: Replacement of all "Weighing the Evidence" pieces to reflect current evidence-based nursing practice Coverage of collaborative management practices Glossary of terms
The new edition of Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy is the resource every student needs to master the art of care planning, including concept mapping. Starting with a review of the nursing process, this comprehensive resource provides the foundations needed to write practical, effective care plans for patients. It takes a step-by-step approach to the care planning process and builds the critical thinking skills needed to individualize care in the clinical setting. Special tips and information sections included throughout the book help students incorporate evidence-based standards and rationales into their nursing interventions.
This innovative reference from the award-winning Incredibly Easy series uses humor and recurring characters to encourage the reader and make learning fun. Organized by body system, the book presents the latest information on over 100 critical care disorders. Key information is highlighted in numerous quick-scan tables, illustrations, and flow charts, and icons and sidebars draw attention to essential information. Features include a glossary of important critical care terms and an appendix of web resources.
Designed to accompany Medical Assisting Made Incredibly Easy: Clinical Competencies, this Study Guide includes Competency Evaluation Forms for each of the clinical competencies required by CAAHEP and ABHES. It also includes exercises and activities to reinforce the material in the text and certification review practice.
NCLEX-RN® Pediatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! is really two books in one: a comprehensive review of pediatric nursing for the NCLEX exam, plus a question and answer review with over 1,000 study questions and rationales that follow the most recent NCLEX test plan. This subject-focused study resource provides solid clinical information and detailed rationales using the Incredibly Easy! approach to learning, which breaks down complex concepts and provides unique memory aids that encourage knowledge retention. This affordable resource also offers pediatric nursing study questions, following the same organization as the review text, and contains special sections on the exam structure, studying and test-taking tips, and information to help international students and graduate nurses pass the NCLEX.
NCLEX-RN® Maternal-Neonatal Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! is really two books in one: a comprehensive review of maternal-neonatal nursing for the NCLEX exam, plus hundreds of study questions, answers, and rationales following the latest NCLEX test plan. It provides solid clinical information and detailed rationales in the conversational Incredibly Easy! manner that breaks down complex concepts provides unique memory aids to encourage knowledge retention. This affordable resource also offers hundreds of practice questions, following the same organization as the review text, and contains special sections on the exam structure, studying and test-taking tips, and information to help international students and graduate nurses pass the NCLEX.
NCLEX-RN® Psychiatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! is really two books in one: a comprehensive review of psychiatric nursing for the NCLEX exam, plus a question and answer review with over 600 study questions and rationales that follow the most recent NCLEX test plan. This subject-focused study resource provides solid clinical information and detailed rationales using the Incredibly Easy! approach to learning, which breaks down complex concepts and provides unique memory aids that encourage knowledge retention. This affordable resource also offers psychiatric nursing study questions, following the same organization as the review text, and contains special sections on the exam structure, studying and test-taking tips, and information to help international students and graduate nurses pass the NCLEX.
CLS Review Made Incredibly Easy!® gives you the confidence you need to pass the ACLS certification exam as well as the knowledge and skills needed to perform advanced cardiac life support. Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and step-by-step directions on the latest treatment algorithms, this enjoyable review text tackles required ACLS course and exam content. It is also the perfect on-the-spot clinical reference—for nurses, students, and all healthcare professionals. Be expertly guided through the latest ACLS training and exam preparation with: NEW and updated content in quick-read, bulleted format, based on current American Heart Association guidelines NEW and updated cardiovascular pharmacology content NEW and updated interventions Explains ACLS course and exam components and requirements Proven study strategies, end-of-chapter quick quizzes, and an end-of-book practice test Explanations of complex concepts—easy-to-retain guidance on how to recognize and treat cardiac arrhythmias, including: Classifications of interventions, including basic life support skills, adult cardiac arrest algorithm, and defibrillation Step-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms Managing specific rhythms—hypovolemia, hypoxia, acidosis, hypothermia, cardiac tamponade, tension pneumothorax, pulmonary coronary thrombosis, and more Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outline the core concepts and skills needed for ACLS certification, including: CPR – when and how to use it Devices and procedures skills – safe ventilation techniques, including endotracheal intubation and supraglottic devices, as well as defibrillators, pacemakers, and more Early management – managing the first 30 minutes of cardiac emergencies Emergency conditions – which cardiac rhythms may require ACLS treatment IV and invasive techniques – such as peripheral and central IV line insertion Pharmacology – knowing the action, indication, dosages, and precautions for the major drugs used during ACLS Special features that include: Just the facts – quick summary of each chapter’s content o “Nurse Joy” and “Nurse Jake” – expert insights on interventions and problem-solving Quick quiz – multiple-choice questions after each chapter to help you retain knowledge o Now I get it! – real-life patient scenarios illustrating correct ACLS interventions o What to look for – tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmias. About the Clinical Editor Kate Stout, RN, MSN, is a Critical Care Charge RN at Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.