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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9781582556314
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1104
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This clinical pocket manual based on the comprehensive text, Lippincott's Manual of Nursing Practice, covers the four main areas of nursing—medical-surgical, maternal-newborn, pediatric, and psychiatric—and contains comprehensive assessment, treatment, and nursing intervention information on the most common conditions. Conditions are presented in alphabetical order with extensive cross-referencing.

Gerontological Nursing, 7th Ed. + Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook, 3rd Ed. + Contemporary Practical / Vocational Nursing, 7th Ed.

Gerontological Nursing, 7th Ed. + Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook, 3rd Ed. + Contemporary Practical / Vocational Nursing, 7th Ed.

  • Author: Charlotte Eliopoulos,WILLIAMS AND WILKINS LIPPINCOTT,Sandra M. Nettina,Corrine R. Kurzen, RN
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781451168563
  • Category: Medical
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This package contains the following products: 9780781753449 Eliopoulos Gerontological Nursing 9781582556314 Nettina Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook 9781609136925 Kurzen Contemporary Practical/Vocational Nursing

Manual of School Health - E-Book

Manual of School Health - E-Book

A Handbook for School Nurses, Educators, and Health Professionals

  • Author: Keeta DeStefano Lewis,Bonnie J. Bear
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455712264
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 672
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Completely updated, the 3rd edition of this practical, highly portable manual offers quick access to the most relevant health and wellness information for children -- from birth through age 21 – in the school setting. You’ll find valuable guidance on developmental stages, learning domains, acute and chronic illnesses, first aid, medical syndromes, special education, and emergency illness. This edition also addresses the growing array of issues affecting today’s children, including mental health disorders, disaster management, substance abuse, and school violence, as well as new threats such as West Nile virus, dermatological conditions, and the reemergence of tuberculosis. Ideal for use in school and community settings, this manual is a must-have resource for anyone who works with children. A best practice approach to health issues and concerns helps you provide the best possible care to students. A clear, consistent outline format and straightforward writing style make it easy to locate and apply essential information. Updated content includes important contemporary issues in schools, such as body piercing, backpack syndrome, and computer ergonomics. Brain Findings section offers relevant information about recent brain and neurology research, with insights on how it relates to childhood development and health. Numerous appendices, including the latest growth charts and immunization schedules, provide essential information for assessing school age children. English-Spanish translation guide for common health terms and phrases helps you communicate more effectively with Hispanic students. Web site resources at the end of each chapter provide reliable sources for further information and research. A convenient Glossary familiarizes you with important terminology and definitions used throughout the book. New, user-friendly design helps you find key information quickly with helpful boxes, tables, and headings. New 8-page color insert serves as an instant visual reference to help you identify rashes, skin lesions, and other dermatological conditions that are common among school-age children. A separate chapter on first aid walks you through the management of common injuries and emergency situations. Revised mental health chapter presents current, detailed information on the major mental disorders that affect school-age children such as depression, autism, and Asperger's, with an extensive psychotropic medication table. A new chapter devoted to disaster management includes the latest information on bioterrorism and homeland security threats to help you create an action plan for disaster situations. A revised chapter on violence addresses sexual assault, self-mutilation, suicide, domestic violence, and violence in the schools, to help you stay informed about current societal trends, issues, and developments. New information on teen pregnancy offers helpful guidelines on communicating with students about this important issue.

Lippincott's Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans

Lippincott's Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans

  • Author: Judith M. Schultz,Sheila L. Videbeck
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781768689
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 439
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Accompanying CD-ROM has nursing care plans, a customizable psychosocial assessment tool, and monographs about psychotropic drugs.

ECG Interpretation

ECG Interpretation

  • Author: Jennifer Lynn Kowalak,Carol Turkington
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781777414
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 282
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This full-color handbook features more than 200 waveforms that demonstrate the most important characteristics of all the common arrhythmias. The book explains the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, rhythm strips, and 12-lead ECGs and covers all the common arrhythmias as well as ECG effects of various disorders. Coverage includes antiarrhythmic drug actions and adverse effects and nonpharmacologic treatments such as radiofrequency ablation, ICDs, and biventricular pacemakers. Key telltale abnormalities are highlighted on each rhythm strip. Icons call attention to dangerous rhythms, differences in similar patterns, and red-flag alerts. Scores of practice strips are also included.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

  • Author: Jaime C Paz,Michele P West
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455728950
  • Category:
  • Page: 528
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Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting.Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workupsIncludes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practiceClinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second EditionFocuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the materialNEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book

  • Author: Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1416069488
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 624
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Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical–surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical–surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting. Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition Focuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the material NEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Assessment

Assessment

  • Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9781582559391
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 442
  • View: 1660
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This full-color quick-reference handbook covers all aspects of the patient history and physical examination to help nurses interpret assessment findings, recognize patient needs, and provide focused care. Information is presented in a succinct, highly bulleted format, with lists, tables, and flowcharts to highlight key facts. Recurring graphic icons include Skill Check (tips for performing physical examination techniques), Culture Cue and Age Alert (specific variations in assessment findings and techniques related to age, culture, or ethnicity), Alert (life- or limb-threatening situations), and Clinical Picture (quick-scan charts visually comparing clusters of abnormal findings and differentiating among possible causes).