A full-purpose content review for the NCLEX, covering all key NCLEX-TN topics such as: essential nursing concepts; clinical skills such as physical assessment, infection control, arrhythmia interpretation, and more; adult, maternal-infant, child, perioperative, and generic, and mental health nursing; hone health care; case studies, and more. The content is enhanced by the fun "Incredibly Easy" features.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 About the Clinical Editor Theresa Capriotti, DO, MSN, CRNP, RN, is Clinical Associate Professor at Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania.
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.
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
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.
Part of the new Medical Assisting Made Incredibly Easy series, this text presents the core lab skills for routine tests performed in the medical office in a light-hearted, humorous, readable, extremely practical style that makes teaching and learning fun. A host character guides students through all the lab skills needed to pass certification exams required by CAAHEP and ABHES. Boxes with eye-catching icons provide practical advice about workplace scenarios and other topics. More than 350 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. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.
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-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
überraschende Antworten auf alltägliche Lebensfragen ; [warum wohnen Drogenhändler bei ihren Müttern? Führt mehr Polizei zu weniger Kriminalität? Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Macht gute Erziehung glücklich?]
Author: Steven D. Levitt,Stephen J. Dubner
Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Warum betrügen Lehrer? Der preisgekrönte Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Steven D. Levitt kombiniert Statistiken, deren Zusammenführung und Gegenüberstellung auf den ersten Blick absurd erscheint, durch seine Analysetechnik aber zu zahlreichen Aha-Effekten führt. Ein äußerst unterhaltsamer Streifzug durch die Mysterien des Alltags, der uns schmunzeln lässt und stets über eindimensionales Denken hinausführt.
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.
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. New at ECG interpretation? No need to go it alone--keep the basic skills and concepts at your fingertips, with ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy!® Pocket Guide. Use this enjoyable reference for at-a-glance reviews of how to use and monitor ECG equipment, obtain and interpret rhythm strips, and accurately spot and treat arrhythmias. Full of helpful charts, illustrations, and easy-to-relate-to definitions, this is the perfect on-the-spot guide for students, new nurses, and all those looking for expert guidance on the job. Increase on-the-job or classroom confidence with this must-have pocket guide, featuring: NEW and updated content in quick-read, bulleted format, with easy-to-remember guidance on topics including: o Identifying and interpreting atrial, junctional, ventricular, sinus node, and atrioventricular arrhythmias o ECG effects of electrolyte imbalances o ECG effects of antiarrhythmics o Basic and advanced electrocardiography, including equipment uses and components o Waveform types and components Dozens of photos, drawings, and diagrams clearly outline key concepts, including: 8-step method of ECG evaluation Identifying and monitoring disorders, rhythm disturbances, and electrolyte imbalances Placement of different types of leads Identifying and solving monitor problems Interventions - Administering nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for arrhythmias, including pacemakers, ICDs, and antiarrhythmics Special features: Memory jogger - Memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatments Through the ages - Identifies differences in ECG interpretation and pacemaker needs, according to the patient''s age Help desk - Explanations of monitoring equipment components and functions What causes it - Causes of different disorders, imbalances, and arrhythmias What to look for - Tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmia How it''s treated - Steps to take for a variety of treatment "Nurse Joy" and "Nurse Jake" - Expert insights on ECG methods and problem-solving End-of-book guides and tests: The Test Zone - Practice Q&A Quick guide to arrhythmias ACLS algorithms: The Pulseless Arrest, Tachycardia, and Bradycardia Guide to antiarrhythmic drugs Guide to choosing monitoring leads About the Clinical Editor Jessica Shank Coviello, DNP, APM, ANP-BC, is Associate Professor and Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Yale Univers