Richly illustrated in stunning full colour throughout, this new volume builds on the success of the previous edition and covers everything you need to know to get through your exams safely with the minimum of stress. Prepared in a 'no nonsense', easy-to-read fashion, Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing, second edition, covers the A-Z of the latest curriculum and contains an array of helpful 'pull out' boxes and other learning features to help you recall key facts. Fully updated with the latest information on legislation and professional practice - including the appropriate use of Social Media - this volume includes updated and new information on anatomy, charting, drug allergy, governance and care of minority and vulnerable groups. Prepared by leading authorities in the field, Mosby's Textbook of Dental Nursing, second edition is ideal for candidates sitting NEBDN exams, as well as serving as a ready reference for fully qualified dental nurses and therapists in the hospital, community or general practice setting.
This Elsevier title is a Pageburst product which provides you with the printed volume PLUS an e-book. Pageburst (formerly Evolve eBooks) allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other Pageburst titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic 'bookshelf' so that you can search across your entire electronic library. Mosby’s Textbook of Dental Nursing is a brand new comprehensive learning resource which contains everything a dental nurse needs to know to perform safely and effectively in the clinical environment. Prepared by leading authorities in the field, this book is ideal for candidates sitting the National Diploma in Dental Nursing or City and Guilds qualifications in Dental Nursing, as well as serving as a ready reference for fully qualified dental nurses and therapists in the hospital, community or general practice setting. Designed specifically for pre-registration dental nurses Prepared by authors of international renown Ideal for the National Diploma in Dental Nursing as well as City and Guilds qualifications An easy-to-read format to aid learning Over 150 illustrations and photographs bringing the subject to life! ‘Terms to learn’ boxes providing useful word definitions on the spot ‘Key points’ boxes highlighting core messages to be remembered ‘Identify and learn’ boxes to help you transfer your knowledge into the workplace Completely up-to-date with links to relevant websites
Heilpraktiker-Prüfungswissen – alles, was Sie brauchen, um sich aufs Schriftliche und Mündliche vorzubereiten und fit in die Prüfung zu gehen. Die schriftliche Prüfung: 840 Original Multiple-Choice-Fragen aus den Jahren 2011-2017 machen es Ihnen leicht, die Lerninhalte systematisch zu wiederholen. Die Fragen und alle Antworten mit ausführlichen Kommentaren – auch zu den falschen Antworten – stehen online zur Verfügung. Das Lern-Tool zählt mit. Es zeigt an, wie viele Fragen Sie schon bearbeitet haben und wie viele Sie davon richtig/falsch beantwortet haben. So wissen Sie immer, wo Sie stehen. Die mündliche Prüfung: Ausführlich im Textteil und knapp in der „Auf-den-Punkt-gebracht"-Randspalte erhalten Sie das Prüfungswissen zum Erstellen einer Anamnese und zu Techniken der körperlichen Untersuchung zum Vorgehen bei der Blickdiagnose zu den wichtigsten Leitsymptomen von Erkrankungen und zur Differenzialdiagnostik zu Hygienemaßnahmen und zur Durchführung von Injektionstechniken zum Erstellen und Interpretieren von Laborwerten 20 Beispiele aus mündlichen Prüfungen mit Fällen vermitteln einen Eindruck der Überprüfung und zeigen Ihnen, wie man im Gespräch zu einer Verdachtsdiagnose kommt, weitere therapeutische Maßnahmen plant und die Fragen des Prüfers souverän beantwortet. In Lehrvideos zeigt Dagmar Dölcker Schritt für Schritt die körperliche Untersuchung und die Injektionstechniken. Mit zusätzlicher App Texte und Abbildungen der „Auf-den-Punkt-gebracht"-Randspalte. Damit haben Sie das komprimierte Prüfungswissen jederzeit griffbereit Die Inhalte der Randspalte können auch kapitelweise heruntergeladen und offline genutzt werden – ideal für unterwegs „Gewusst" / „Wiederholen"/„Nicht gewusst" - das können Sie bei jedem Inhalt individuell festlegen und zuordnen Unter „Kontrolle" sehen Sie auf einen Blick, wo Sie stehen. So können Sie sich die Inhalte jederzeit wieder vornehmen und sie Stück für Stück von „Nicht gewusst" zu „Wiederholen" und später zu „Gewusst" verschieben Schnell mal etwas nachschlagen – mit der „Suche A-Z" kein Problem. Sie geben den ersten Buchstaben eines Wortes ein und sofort werden Ihnen die passenden Begriffe vorgeschlagen Das alphabetische Glossar lässt keine Frage offen. Hier können Sie schwierige Begriffe leicht nachschlagen Mit dem Kauf des Buches haben Sie zeitlich begrenzten kostenfreien Zugang* zur Online-Version des Titels auf „Elsevier-Medizinwelten" sowie auf die Lehrvideos. App: einfach im App Store/Google Play herunterladen und mit dem Code aus dem Buch freischalten. Ihre Vorteile auf einen Blick: Optimal für unterwegs oder zum schellen Nachschlagen Mit Suchfunktion zum schnellen Finden der richtigen Textstellen Mit zahlreichen zeitsparenden Features und Zusatzinhalten *Angebot freibleibend Für alle, die mit der Heilpraktiker-Ausbildung beginnen oder mitten drin sind, gibt es auch den Band Dölcker, Heilpraktiker-Ausbildungswissen. (ISBN 978-3-437-58785-6) Das Werk macht es Ihnen leicht, sich das nötige Wissen anzueignen und schon während der Ausbildung die Prüfungen "auf dem Schirm zu haben".
Facts101 is your complete guide to Mosbys Textbook for Nursing Assistants. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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This convenient, concise version of the best-selling Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Professions provides condensed definitions to incorporate only the most essential information. Mosby’s Pocket Dictionary includes all of the information you need, including content on diseases, procedures, equipment, drugs, and so much more. Screened thumb tabs make it easy to locate definitions quickly, and a list of common medical abbreviations printed in the front and back covers make this a perfect reference for clinical practice. UNIQUE! Emphasis on nursing and health science terminology makes this the most useful pocket dictionary for students and practitioners in nursing and health professions. Its small size makes it easy to transport, and the sturdy, flexible cover increases the durability. The practical, straightforward alphabetical organization with no subentries and easy-to-use thumb tabs make it easy to find and understand information. UNIQUE! A section on nursing diagnoses with entries for all NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses prepares you for real-world practice. British spellings for selected entries help you recognize alternate spellings. Etymologies aid your understanding of medical terminology and help you develop a professional vocabulary. Pronunciations provided for key entries help you use terminology correctly in everyday practice. Includes 38,700 definitions, with over 5,000 new and 25,000 revised definitions, to reflect the latest information in all areas of nursing, medicine, and health professions. UNIQUE! Current definitions for all NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC (Nursing Interventions Classifications) and NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classifications) ensure you have the most up-to-date information for clinical documentation, communication, and care evaluation.
Designed for use by the entire dental team, Mosby's Dental Dictionary includes more than 10,000 terms and 300 full-color illustrations. Definitions include all areas of dentistry, basic, clinical and behavioral sciences, terms related to office management, and commonly used medical terms. Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition includes more terms, more pronunciations, and extensive appendices for quick, easy-to-use access to information used daily in the clinical setting. Full-color illustrations enhance definitions. Accuracy of entries is verified by an expert review board including dentists and dental hygienists. Colored thumb bleeds make it easy to locate definitions quickly. Extensive appendices provide useful information in a quick-access format. 800 new terms have been added, especially in the fields of oral surgery, anatomy, and pathology. More implant and pathology photos are included to visually depict additional conditions and equipment. 20% more pronunciations have been added to the companion CD-ROM, for a total of 5,200 pronunciations. Updated appendices include CDT-2007/2008 — the coding system from the American Dental Association (ADA), chemical agents for surface disinfection, and the ADA's guidelines for prescribing dental radiographs. Implant prosthetics appendix has been added. New consultants include implantologist Charles Babbush, a pioneer in the field of dental implants and an internationally acclaimed surgeon, teacher, and lecturer.
Your one-stop review for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE), Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, 7th Edition is the most trusted review and study tool on the market. A total of 2,500 review questions including four online timed practice exams -- all with answers and rationales for remediation -- make this book stand out as a student favorite. Already known for its in-depth coverage, an easy-to-use outline format, and expert authorship, this review parallels the NBDHE with case studies, the "testlet" format for community health and research content, an emphasis on computer-based testing, and coverage of dynamic areas such as infection control and local anesthesia administration. Expert author Michele Darby provides the NBDHE review tool you cannot afford to be without! A comprehensive review includes all the necessary content for the NBDHE, with 2,500 review questions including four simulated exams. A logical organization covers the three main areas of the NBDHE: (1) the scientific basis for dental hygiene practice, (2) the provision of clinical dental hygiene services, and (3) community health and research principles. NBDHE-style review questions offer practice and self-assessment relating to key content. A new 350-question examination complete with Components A and B mimics the format of the NBDHE and is included in the back of the book and on the companion Evolve website; it provides answers, rationales, and a timer function. Three additional timed simulated practice examinations are provided on the companion website for additional test-taking experience. Case-based questions prepare you for the case studies and scenarios emphasized on the NBDHE. An outline format allows for easy review and study. Illustrations, diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiographs help in recognizing suspected pathologic processes and interpreting radiographs. Tables and boxes summarize concepts and procedures. Unique! Website tables in each chapter provide a quick reference to key sites for further research and study. Expert authors are leading educators, researchers, and practitioners, each of whom has an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to succeed on the NBDHE. 1,450 NEW practice questions are added to this edition for a more complete review. Updated content reflects changes and advances in areas such as infection control, pharmacology, digital imaging, and local anesthesia administration. Expanded case studies promote critical thinking and provide practice with the complex cases that make up Component B of the examination. NEW full-color photographs, illustrations, and radiographs accurately represent dental conditions. Labeling and identification exercises are included, with electronic flashcards for added vocabulary practice.
Ideal for chairside use by the entire dental team, Mosby's Dental Drug Reference provides guidelines for safe, accurate drug administration. More than 800 drug monographs make it easy to find indications and dosages, contraindications, interactions, side effects, serious reactions, and dental-specific drug information. With profiles of drugs recently approved by the FDA, this edition is completely up to date! A companion Evolve website adds regular drug updates, and a CD offers a full-color pill atlas and printable patient education handouts. From lead editor Arthur Jeske, a well-known researcher and author on dental pharmacology, this pocket-sized reference provides the current, concise drug information you need at the point of care. User-friendly, durable, pocket-sized format provides information at a glance, and makes this guide ideal for chairside use. More than 800 detailed monographs include each drug's generic name, pronunciation, brand names, drug class, controlled substances schedule, mechanism of action, uses or indications, doses and routes of administration, side effects/adverse reactions, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions of concern to dentistry, and other dental considerations. Dental considerations include suggestions for consultations and recommendations for the patient/family in preventing dental complications. A companion CD includes a full-color pill atlas, a searchable glossary of terms with pronunciations, illustrations of drug-related pathologic oral conditions, and patient information handouts. Useful appendices summarize information such as combination products, food and herbal interactions, pregnancy and pediatric considerations, and IV compatibilities and incompatibilities. The companion Evolve website includes patient teaching guides, a full-color pill atlas, all appendices from the text, alternative medicine information, and regular updates to the book. New monographs for recently FDA approved drugs include up-to-date dental considerations. More emphasis on oral health, prevention, and treatment from the dental hygienist's perspective helps in educating the patient. Stronger coverage of oral contraceptives includes brand names with generic names when possible. A list of common prescriptions in the appendix includes the use for each along with rationales, providing a quick reference when considering a drug's implications for dental treatment. Expanded resources on CD include a search function and pronunciations for the glossary, plus crossword puzzles, word searches, and additional illustrations of common oral complications, making it easier to recognize terms, drug classes, and pathologic conditions.
Get all the review and testing practice you need to pass the NBDE Part II! Providing the most up-to-date information on the biomedical and dental sciences addressed in Part II of the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) — including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology, and Prosthodontics — this complete exam review features an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Plus, it’s loaded with informative examples and illustrations, endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, and customizable testing modes to ensure you are fully prepared to tackle every aspect of Part II of the NBDE! Easy-to-use outline format organizes essential data and key points in a clean, streamlined fashion. Exam-based progression of topics presents sections and topics in the same order as they appear on the actual exam. Practice exams with approximately 450 questions appear at the end of the book along with the correct answers and rationales. Approximately 400 diagrams and photographs provide visual evidence to support key biomedical and dental topics. Tables and text boxes provide supplementary information and emphasize important data from the text. NEW! Online resources on the companion Evolve website include: Database of exam questions Timed practice exams Custom test generator to mimic the NBDE II Sample cases Answers and rationales Downloadable apps NEW! Practice and testing modes for NBDE II review allow you to test yourself via category or in a testing format that allows you to create an unlimited number of unique practice tests with instant feedback. UPDATED! New test items types in practice exams include multiple correct answer, extended matching, and answer ordering question types that are found on the latest NBDE exam from the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE).
Medical by Patricia M. Nugent,Judith S. Green,Barbara A. Vitale,Phyllis K. Pelikan
Author: Patricia M. Nugent,Judith S. Green,Barbara A. Vitale,Phyllis K. Pelikan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Prepare for exam success with Mosby's Review Questions for the NCLEX-RN® Examination! Over 5,000 exam-style practice questions help you assess your strengths and weaknesses, develop test-taking skills, and reduce your test anxiety. Written by testing experts Patricia M. Nugent, Phyllis K. Pelikan, Judith S. Green, and Barbara A. Vitale, this book makes review easy by organizing material into the core clinical areas of medical-surgical nursing, mental health, maternity, and pediatrics. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answers, and alternate item format questions ensure that you're prepared for the latest version of the exam. Convenient organization by core clinical area, body system, and disorders makes it easy for students to select the practice questions they prefer. More than 3,000 questions in the book Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers explain the reasoning behind each answer option. Alternate item format questions include fill-in-the-blank, multiple response, drag and drop prioritizing, chart/exhibit, and hot spot (figure/illustration) enhance students' critical thinking skills. Three practice modes -- study, quiz, and exam Coverage of new content on the 2010 NCLEX-RN test plan prepares your students for the exam with the most up-to-date information. An increase to over 300 alternate item format questions provides additional practice with these important critical thinking questions. 12 chart/exhibit alternate item format questions introduce students to the newest alternate item format type. Coverage of new content on the 2010 NCLEX-RN test plan prepares you for the exam with the most up-to-date information. An increase to over 300 alternate item format questions provides additional practice with these important critical thinking questions. 12 chart/exhibit alternate item format questions introduce the newest alternate item format type.
Provide the best possible nursing care to children and their families, no matter what their condition. This one-of-a-kind resource equips you with detailed information on commonly encountered pediatric diseases, medical and surgical conditions, and disorders, with separate sections devoted to diagnostic tests, outpatient procedures, and surgeries. Its compact, A-to-Z format is designed for ease of use in busy settings - perfect for quick reference when working with patients! Portable size and straightforward, alphabetical organization are designed for quick, convenient, on-the-spot reference. Consistent format throughout lets you easily locate necessary information, including pathophysiology, incidence, clinical manifestations, complications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, medical or surgical management, nursing assessment, diagnoses, and interventions, discharge planning and home care instructions, client outcomes, and references. The book is divided into three main parts covering 87 medical and surgical conditions, 12 topics related to diagnosis and procedures, and 16 helpful appendices. New chapters address autism spectrum disorders, chronic lung disease of infancy, Type 2 Diabetes, Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, overweight and childhood obesity, and Turner Syndrome. New appendices offer helpful information on mental health, non-accidental trauma, and palliative care. Updated charts and references in the appendices - specifically growth charts and immunization information - reflect current practice. Expanded content is provided on community resources.
Offering the most realistic NBDHE review and practice available, Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination includes both a print book and companion website to prepare you for exam success. In the book, you’ll review with more than 1,250 Component A practice questions — with each answer including a rationale for both correct and incorrect answer options. Online, you can review the same questions plus an additional 420 case-based items related to Component B in 1) practice mode or 2) timed, exam-simulation mode with randomized tests that match the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE. From a team of dental hygiene experts including lead editor Barbara Bennett, this Q&A resource is an excellent supplement to any NBDHE content review book! More than 1,680 multiple-choice questions provide comprehensive practice spanning the entire NBDHE, with 1,250+ items relating to Component A — more than six times the number of questions on the actual exam! — and 420 case-based questions related to Component B. Rationales accompany each question, fully explaining why each answer choice is either correct or incorrect and thus serving as secondary content review. Distribution of questions matches each category on the NBDHE test specifications, ensuring that you have adequate practice for each content area. An Evolve companion website includes all 1,250+ questions from the book plus additional case studies with color images and accompanying questions, available either in practice mode with instant feedback or in exam-simulation format with results and feedback provided at the end of the exam. A test creator and timer on Evolve generates NBDHE-style tests that mimic the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE and also provides realistic practice with time management during the exam. 16 detailed case studies on Evolve, each of which includes a patient medical/dental history, completed periodontal chart, oral radiographs, clinical photographs, and 20-35 multiple-choice questions for patients in the five main categories covered on the NBDHE (adult periodontitis, pediatric, geriatric, special needs, and medically compromised). References to text sources make it easy to review or find more information on specific topics.
Comprehensive and up to date, Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition offers complete coverage of today’s dental hygiene skills and theories -- all based on the Human Needs Model for better hygienist/patient communication. With a strong focus on clinical application, each section closely follows the critical thinking and clinical assessment approach that a hygienist must use in the classroom, clinic, and practice. Clinical competencies at the beginning of each chapter provide a clear, quick overview of exactly what you need to know, and procedure boxes with detailed steps and rationales ensure that you understand the reasoning behind each step in the competencies. In addition, new chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection keep you up to date with today’s major areas of research. Each section takes you from conceptual foundations of dental hygiene through patient assessment, treatment, and evaluation. Scenario boxes challenge you to integrate complex information as you assess, diagnose, plan care, and evaluate the outcome of care. Client Education Issues and Legal, Ethical and Safety Issues boxes inform you of the latest information in these important areas. Critical Thinking exercises provide opportunities for independent thought and problem solving. Tables and boxes build upon and simplify information from the text, making study and review quick and easy. Evolve website contains free online resources, including weblinks, self-assessment quizzes, and professional development worksheets for student review. A reorganized section for Individuals with Special Needs includes chapters on Cleft Palate, Physical Abuse, Blood Diseases, and Mental Illness, all reflecting evidence-based research now available in these areas. New chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection -- hot topics in today’s dental sciences. New anesthesia guidelines keep you up to date with what's new in pain and anxiety control. Essential resources and websites are now included at the end of each chapter for easy reference. New illustrations provide a fresh, reader-friendly design. Self-assessment quizzes are available online, all case-based to follow the NBDH format. Free online access to the Legal and Ethical Decision Making chapter, including an 'asset center' to assist you with clinical skills.
Make learning medical terminology faster and more fun with Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 6th Edition! Featuring CDs with interactive games and audio pronunciations, this book helps you begin reading, writing, and speaking medical terms in the shortest time possible. Small chunks of information are always followed immediately by exercises, so students will be learning "every minute!" The many puzzles, activities, and games make it easier to understand and remember terminology. Written in a clear, conversational style by Peggy C. Leonard, MT, MEd, this book gives you the tools to communicate effectively in the health care environment. A companion CD reinforces learning with fun, interactive exercises, including medical reports and Hear It/Spell It exercises. Two audio CDs let you listen to correct pronunciations of medical terms and encourage you to pronounce each term aloud. A flexible, body systems organization lets you go through the material in any order after completing the orientation chapters, making it easy to coordinate your study with other courses such as anatomy and physiology. The programmed learning approach presents content in small blocks called 'frames' that allow you to learn the content and get immediate feedback on your progress before proceeding. Diverse learning styles are accommodated by a wide variety of exercises -- labeling diagrams, writing terms, choosing pronunciation accents, recognizing misspelled terms, matching word parts, interpreting terms within health reports, and categorizing terms. Unique! A conversational writing style makes the book more readable and enjoyable. Unique! Thorough explanations of terms help you understand and remember the material by presenting terminology in a medical context. A consistent format to body systems chapters uses categories to simplify the learning of terms, with each chapter including function; structure; diseases, disorders, and diagnostic terms; and surgical and therapeutic interventions. Healthcare reports and case studies allow you to apply your knowledge to real-life situations. A review of anatomy and physiology at the beginning of each body systems chapter provides a context for understanding the medical terminology. Drug information is integrated into the body systems chapters, with detailed information on specific drugs on CD. Caution boxes alert you to confusing terms. Spanish translations of key terms are listed in each chapter to help you communicate with Hispanic patients; glossaries are included in the appendix. Comprehensive end-of-chapter reviews correspond to the learning objectives at the beginning of the chapter. A bookmark includes a quick-reference guide to pronouncing terms plus a list of pronunciation symbols. A companion Evolve website includes study tips, electronic flashcards, Body Spectrum coloring pages, an English/Spanish glossary, learning activities that include Spanish term exercises, updates, and links to related sites. More short exercises include Find the Clue and Connections puzzles, letting you check your learning more often and stay on track. Procedures and terminology updates keep you current with new technologies and terms you'll encounter in the workplace. Quick Tips in the margins add essential information and interesting, fun facts. Games add fun and competition to exercises on the companion CD. More medical reports with exercises are included on the CD, allowing you to use terms in real-life situations.
This portable, student-friendly reference provides information on 50 drug classifications and more than 4,000 individual generic and trade name drugs — including 20 new FDA-approved drugs. Drug monographs are organized alphabetically for quick reference, and important data on interactions and therapeutic outcomes is also included to help prevent errors. In all, this full-color reference equips you with all the information you could possibly need to master safe drug administration in a wide variety of scenarios. Monographs organized alphabetically by name allow fast retrieval of important information. Comprehensive drug monographs throughout the text contain: Generic names Rx or OTC designations Pronunciations U.S. and Canadian trade names Functional and chemical classifications Pregnancy category Controlled-substance schedule Do-not-confuse drugs Actions Therapeutic outcomes Uses Unlabeled uses Dosages and routes Available forms Adverse effects Contraindications Precautions Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics Drug/herb, drug/food, and lab test interactions Nursing considerations Treatment of overdose Concise, practice-oriented nursing considerations include assessment, implementation, patient/family education, and evaluation. IV drug information is highlighted in one easy-to-find place, under the Implementation heading, and includes special considerations, Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. High alerts drugs are identified by those that pose the greatest risk for patient harm if administered incorrectly. Canadian brand names are designated by a maple leaf icon. Nursing alert icons identify considerations that require special attention. Common and life-threatening side effects are highlighted for easy identification. Do Not Confuse headings help you avoid administering the wrong drugs. Tall Man lettering is applied to easily confused drug names, as recommended by the FDA. Therapeutic Outcome headings in monographs encourage critical thinking and provide a focus for the plan of care. Extensive interactions information including lab test interferences is included. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. Safe Medication Administration Guide in the back of the book includes a nomogram for calculation of body surface area. Drug Categories section features nursing diagnoses, generic drugs, and highlighted key drugs in each category. 13 illustrations and an atlas of medication administration show mechanisms or sites of action for select drug classes. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in chart form offer easy access to information. NEW! 20 of the latest FDA-approved drugs have been added. NEW! Common drugs seen on the NCLEX Exam have been highlighted to help in review. UPDATED! Black Box Warnings include alerts to dangerous and/or life-threatening adverse effects. NEW! Thousands of new and updated drug facts cover the areas of doses, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions, and nursing considerations.
Take this pocket reference to clinicals on the job for quick access to nursing skills! Based on Perry & Potter's market-leading Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th Edition, Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nursing Skills & Procedures, 7th Edition presents 83 key skills in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format. Step-by-step instructions include full-color photos plus rationales explaining why to use specific techniques. With the latest in evidence-based practice, this book helps you perform basic nursing skills safely and effectively. Also available on Skyscape for use on any hand-held device! A clear, two-column format presents skills with rationales for each step explaining why to use specific techniques. A gloving logo identifies skills in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection. Safety alerts highlight important information for patient safety and effective performance of skills. Reporting and recording guidelines include a bulleted list of what should be documented in the patient records. Unexpected outcomes and related interventions help you troubleshoot potential problems and take appropriate actions to address them. Alphabetical organization of skills makes it easy to find information quickly. A convenient pocket size and spiral binding allow the book to fit easily into your coat pocket and to stay open on the page you want. New full-color design and illustrations help you follow step-by-step directions more easily. Completely updated content is based on Perry & Potter's market-leading text, Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th Edition, for the latest in evidence-based care.
This full-color text prepares dental professionals to promptly and proactively recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It details how to anticipate potential emergencies and what resources must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. The book is arranged in eight sections concentrating on topics such as prevention of emergencies through patient evaluation (medical history) and specific types of more common emergencies that practitioners may encounter. Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations. PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed. Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations. Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market. Full-color drawings and updated photographs add realism to situations and equipment. Information on AEDs (Automated Electronic Defibrillators) explains why these should be mandatory in every dental practice and describes how to use these devices properly. A Pediatric Considerations chapter covers pediatric CPR and guidelines for basic life support. A Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses topics such as theories of liability, definitions of emergencies and standards, and limitations and requirements of the doctor-patient relationship. An Evolve® website contains the Instructor's Resource Manual, an electronic image collection, and an ExamView® test bank.