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Elsevier s 2022 Intravenous Medications E Book

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Find the essential information you need to safely administer more than 400 intravenous drugs! For more than 45 years, Gahart’s Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals has been a trusted resource for comprehensive drug coverage, unparalleled accuracy, and an intuitive quick-access format. In addition to updated drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and patient teaching instructions for all existing IV drugs, the 2022 edition includes approximately 10 new monographs of the most recent IV drugs to be approved by the FDA. Administering intravenous drugs is a critical task — inaccurate or out-of-date information is not an option. Known as the #1 IV drug handbook on the market, and with its history of impeccable accuracy, Gahart’s annual publication gives you the extra confidence and guidance you need to safely and effectively treat patients. Monographs on more than 400 IV drugs offer an impressive breadth of coverage that goes well beyond any comparable drug reference. Updated annual publication prevents you from referencing outdated information. Additional drug monographs are provided on the companion Evolve website. 45-year history of impeccable accuracy reinforces the importance of safe IV drug administration. Perfect depth of information equips you with everything that is needed for safe administration of IV drugs — nothing more, nothing less. Proven, clinically optimized format keeps all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread to prevent hand contamination by having to turn a page. Highlighted Black Box Warnings and relevant content make locating critical information fast and easy. Special circumstances in blue-screened text call attention to important circumstances that may not warrant Black Box Warnings. Life-stage dosage variances are highlighted for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients. Dilution and dosage charts within monographs provide quick access to essential clinical information. Convenient, alphabetical format organizes all drug monographs by generic name, allowing you to find any drug in seconds. NEW! Drug monographs for newly approved drugs by the FDA provide you with the most current drug information. Updates on drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and more have been made throughout the guide to reflect all changes to existing medications.

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2022 E Book

Author : Robert J. Kizior
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Over 1,000 generic name drugs, encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs, are organized alphabetically with A-to-Z tabs for quick and easy access. Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur. Highlighting of high-alert drugs helps promote safe administration of drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm; an appendix includes drug names that sound alike or look alike. UNIQUE! Herbal information is included in the appendix and on the Evolve companion website, covering the interactions and effects of commonly encountered herbs. Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families. Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs. Nursing considerations are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for baseline assessment, intervention/evaluation, and patient/family teaching. Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations equips you with special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, hepatic, and immune- or renal-compromised patients. Extensive IV content features IV compatibilities/IV incompatibilities and breaks down key information with headings on reconstitution, rate of administration, and storage. Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs, to help you understand different drug dose options for specific diseases. Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located throughout the book for easy access. Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs are located on Evolve, along with quarterly drug updates. Therapeutic and toxic blood level information promotes safe drug administration. Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. List of newly approved drugs in the front of the book makes it easy to locate the latest drugs. Callouts in a sample drug monograph highlight key features to help you understand how to use the book more efficiently.

Skills Performance Checklists for Clinical Nursing Skills Techniques E Book

Author : Anne Griffin Perry
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Track your performance of clinical nursing skills with convenient checklists! Skills Performance Checklists makes it easy to document and assess your proficiency in all of the more than 200 skills and procedures presented in Perry & Potter’s Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 10th Edition text. Follow these checklists step by step, and mark the completion of each step. Perforated pages make it easy to submit your work to instructors for evaluation. It’s an excellent tool for building and assessing essential nursing skills! More than 200 skills performance checklists are included, with step-by-step instructions for each of the basic, intermediate, and advanced nursing skills in the Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 10th Edition textbook. Thorough and convenient documentation of skill mastery makes it easier to evaluate your performance of each skill. Perforated pages make it easy to submit forms to instructors during clinical skills lab. F NEW! Updated content ensures that each checklist reflects the latest accepted clinical practice.

Pediatric Headache E Book

Author : Jack Gladstein, MD
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Covering the topic of headache in children from the viewpoint of both primary care and neurology, Pediatric Headache provides concise, authoritative guidance on all aspects of this multifaceted subject. Drs. Jack Gladstein, Christina Szperka, and Amy Gelfand, each an expert in pediatric headache, contribute their considerable knowledge and expertise to assist neurologists, pediatricians, and primary care providers in providing optimal care to young patients. Offers concise guidance on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric headache from both a primary care and neurologist's point of view. Covers traditional treatment options such as medication, devices, and behavioral interventions as well as sleep, diet, exercise, and stress management recommendations. Discusses the important issue of patient advocacy for providers and families. Provides support for school-age patients with samples of school letters and other patient material resources for providers to share with families.

Mosby s Drug Guide for Nursing Students E Book

Author : Linda Skidmore-Roth
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From the most-trusted name in nursing comes the handbook designed to help you understand common drug families and interactions. Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 14th Edition provides you with the latest information on more than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs, along with the latest FDA-approved medications. Side-effects are organized by body system and identified as common or life threatening, informing you of what signs to watch for during assessments. In addition, drug monographs are arranged alphabetically, and each includes clear dosing, administration, and nursing process information so you are ready for clinicals. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, administration of IV drugs, and medication safety — helping you understand how families of drugs work together. More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Black Box Warnings alert you to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Additional online-only drug monographs on the companion Evolve website provide information on even more medications. Safety Alert icon denotes the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Bold headings in coverage of IV drug administration highlight dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Logical organization of side effects information shows you what signs to watch for during assessments. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, while the full-color design highlights important information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug, as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate where drug information can be found in the appendixes. NEW! The most up-to-date information on drug dosages, warnings, and patient information ensures you understand the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions.

Study Guide for Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing E Book

Author : Patricia A. Williams
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Reinforce your understanding of basic nursing concepts and skills! Corresponding to the chapters in Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing, 6th Edition, this study guide provides the review and practice you need to master essential LPN/LVN knowledge. Engaging exercises and questions help you learn to apply the nursing process, set priorities, practice critical thinking, make good decisions, and communicate effectively. With this practical review, you will get more out of your textbook and prepare for success on the Next Generation NCLEX-PN® exam. Review Questions for the NCLEX-PN® Examination let you practice for the exam with multiple-choice and alternate item format questions based on real-life situations. Word Attack Skills offer practice in pronouncing difficult terms and phrases, with emphasis on stress and intonation. Clinical Situations use realistic sample practice situations to stimulate critical thinking, clinical judgment, and practical application of nursing concepts. Critical Thinking Activities provide nursing scenarios and questions to help build your problem-solving skills. Developing Clinical Judgment activities help you meet the clinical practice objectives of the corresponding chapter. Communication Exercises let you practice using realistic nurse-patient dialogues, and are especially useful when paired with a partner. Cultural Points summarize issues and ask questions about customs that may differ across the cultures found in patient communities. Grammar Points exercises offer a refresher on common grammatical errors, such as the use of the past tense in taking case histories. Completion exercises boost your vocabulary by offering more opportunities to use key terms. Priority Setting questions ask you to rank tasks in order of importance. Short answer, identification, multiple-choice, and matching questions test and reinforce your knowledge of concepts conveyed in the text. Application of the Nursing Process questions ask you to use critical thinking skills and apply the steps of the nursing process to real-life patient care. Review of structure and function of the human body helps you remember what you learned in previous classes and how it applies to nursing. NEW! Updated exercises reflect content in the new edition of the Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing textbook. NEW! UNIQUE! Next Generation NCLEX Exam-style questions are included in every chapter, reflecting the Clinical Judgment Measurement Model, and include each of the five new approved question types: enhanced hotspot, cloze (drop down), matrix, extended multiple-response, and extended drag-and-drop question types.

Workbook and Lab Manual for Mosby s Pharmacy Technician E Book

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This easy-to-use, chapter-by-chapter companion to Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition helps you solidify your understanding and mastery of key skills and concepts. Each chapter of this combination workbook and lab manual contains a wide variety of review questions, exercises, and experiential lab activities to help reinforce key concepts, encourage you to reflect critically, and relate to practice for success on the job. Combined with the core textbook, this learning package takes you from day one through graduation and certification! Comprehensive content aligns with ASHP competencies and certification exam coverage. Reinforce Key Concepts sections offer valuable review and practice. Reflect Critically sections with realistic scenarios encourage content assimilation and application. Relate to Practice sections with laboratory exercises provide hands-on practice to promote multi-dimensional skills mastery. Skills checklists correlated to textbook procedures enable you to track your progress on key competencies. NEW! Additional content ensures thorough coverage of all entry-level and many advanced ASHP accreditation competencies, including: Wellness, disease prevention, and immunizations Medication compliance and point-of-care testing Professional and regulatory standards Medication requiring special handling and documentation Nonsterile and sterile compounding Advanced Pharmacy Technician duties

Mosby s 2022 Nursing Drug Reference E Book

Author : Linda Skidmore-Roth
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Trusted for over 30 years, this portable, full-color drug reference is easy to navigate and provides safety features that help you practice knowledgeable, safe medication dispensing. Content on more than 5,000 generic and brand-name drugs covers almost every drug you are likely to encounter in clinicals. Side effects information, logically organized by body system and identified as common or life threatening, shows you the important and intricate signs to watch for during assessments. This guide also includes complete pharmacokinetic tables that explain the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as the action, duration, and excretion of the drug. Whether you’re in the classroom or in clinicals, Mosby's 2022 Nursing Drug Reference, 35th Edition is the all-in-one drug reference you need. Content on more than 5,000 generic and brand-name drugs covers almost every drug you will encounter in clinicals. Safety Alert feature icon highlights the most critical interactions and side effects that you must be aware of during clinicals. Black Box Warning feature alerts you to FDA warnings of potentially life-threatening reactions. Bold heading and details on IV drug administration so students can easily find appropriate dosage and IV instructions to help them administer these drugs safely. Side effects information is logically organized by body system and identified as common or life threatening, alerting students to the signs to watch for during assessments. Nursing Process Framework organizes all nursing care steps so students learn how to easily and completely incorporate the nursing process into their clinical experiences. Cross-reference headers in the book listings and in the appendicies make it easier to find the drug content quickly and less likely that students will think a drug is missing if it’s not first found in the book. Complete pharmacokinetic tables explain the mechanism and absorption of the drug, as well as the action, duration, and excretion of the drug. NEW! Approximately 20 monographs on newly released, FDA-approved drugs give you the intricate details you need both in the classroom and clinicals. Each monograph includes new interactions, precautions, alerts, patient teaching instructions, and other need-to-know information — so you’ll feel confident in the accuracy of the information and in preventing medication dispensing errors. NEW! Up-to-date content on drug therapies provides you with instant access to the latest information.

Elsevier s Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX RN Examination E Book

Author : Linda Anne Silvestri
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Prepare for success on the NCLEX-RN® exam with the review book written for Canadian nursing students! Elsevier’s Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 2nd Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX® exam — complete content review and more than 5,000 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. Proving that not all NCLEX exam review books are the same, only this book includes the kinds of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills needed to pass today's NCLEX exam. In addition, all answers include detailed rationales and test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. From Canadian editors Patricia Bradley and Karin Page-Cutrara, and NCLEX review experts Linda Anne Silvestri and Angela Silvestri, this edition integrates Canadian approaches to nursing, making this the only comprehensive review text written from a fully Canadian perspective. It’s THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation! More than 5,000 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice. UNIQUE! Detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes provide information about the steps you will take in clinical situations requiring clinical judgement and prioritization. UNIQUE! Pyramid Points icons indicate important information, identifying content that typically appears on the NCLEX-RN® examination. UNIQUE! Pyramid Alerts appear in red text and highlight important nursing concepts. UNIQUE! Priority Concepts — two in each chapter — discuss important content and nursing interventions. New graduate’s perspective is offered on how to prepare for the NCLEX-RN, in addition to nonacademic preparation, the CAT format, and test-taking strategies. Mnemonics are included to help you remember important information. 75-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas in the book in the same percentages that they are covered on the actual NCLEX-RN test plan. Practice questions on delegation, prioritization, and triage/disaster management emphasize these areas on the NCLEX exam. Companion Evolve website provides 25 new Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN)-style questions plus all alternate item format questions including multiple response, prioritizing (ordered response), fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions. Question categories on Evolve are organized by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area, allowing completely customizable exams or study sessions. UNIQUE! Audio review summaries on Evolve cover pharmacology, acid-base balance, and fluids and electrolytes.

Mosby s Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2022 Update E Book

Author : Linda Skidmore-Roth
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From the most-trusted name in nursing comes the handbook designed to help you understand common drug families and interactions. Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 14th Edition provides you with the latest information on more than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs, along with the latest FDA-approved medications. Side-effects are organized by body system and identified as common or life threatening, informing you of what signs to watch for during assessments. In addition, drug monographs are arranged alphabetically, and each includes clear dosing, administration, and nursing process information so you are ready for clinicals. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, administration of IV drugs, and medication safety — helping you understand how families of drugs work together. More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Black Box Warnings alert you to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Additional online-only drug monographs on the companion Evolve website provide information on even more medications. Safety Alert icon denotes the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Bold headings in coverage of IV drug administration highlight dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Logical organization of side effects information shows you what signs to watch for during assessments. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, while the full-color design highlights important information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug, as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate where drug information can be found in the appendixes. NEW! Appendix with new drugs for 2022. NEW! Updated Drug Categories that include the new 2022 drugs. NEW! The most up-to-date information on drug dosages, warnings, and patient information ensures you understand the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions.

2022 2023 Clinical Judgment and Test Taking Strategies E Book

Author : Linda Anne Silvestri
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Use proven strategies to prepare for nursing school tests and the NCLEX® exam! Saunders 2022-2023 Clinical Judgment and Test-Taking Strategies: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam, 7th Edition provides tools to help you overcome test anxiety, develop study skills, and improve test scores. You’ll gain insight into key nursing areas such as clinical judgment, prioritization, leading and managing, communication, and pharmacology. In the book and on the Evolve website, 1,200 practice questions represent all question types — including alternate item formats and new Next Generation NCLEX®-style test items. Written by leading NCLEX experts Linda Anne and Angela Silvestri, this essential resource offers the practical tips and realistic practice you need to succeed on any exam! Test-taking strategies help students find the correct answer to all types of test questions. Pyramid Points identify content that is important to know in preparing for the NCLEX® examination. Fun, full-color design features lots of sample questions, cartoons, and bold designs to help engage visual learners. 1,200 practice questions are included in the book and on the Evolve website, with each illustrating a test-taking strategy and including the correct answer, rationales for correct and incorrect options, a tip for the nursing student, and question codes. Categorization of questions by beginning, intermediate, or advanced level makes this book a useful tool throughout the nursing program. UNIQUE! Tip for the Nursing Student is provided with every practice question to help students learn content, develop clinical judgment, and master test-taking skills. UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Tips highlight real-life strategies that have helped other students successfully complete nursing school and pass the NCLEX® exam. Practice question categories on Evolve include the level of cognitive ability, client needs, integrated process, clinical judgment/cognitive skill, content area, priority concepts, alternate item formats, and strategy. NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) case studies and practice questions are included on the Evolve website, preparing students for the changes to the NCLEX® exam.

Mosby s Pharmacology Memory NoteCards E Book

Author : JoAnn Zerwekh
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Memorize the pharmacology facts you need to know — in a flash! Featuring more than 100 colorful 4 x 6 note cards, Mosby’s Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, & Memory Aids for Nurses, 6th Edition uses illustrations and humor to make studying easier and more fun. This unique pharmacology review may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards, so it’s perfect for studying while on the go. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Ashley Garneau, these durable note cards will help you prepare for class, clinicals, or the NCLEX® examination. There’s no other study tool like it! UNIQUE! Color-highlighted monographs emphasize important nursing implications, frequent side effects, serious or life-threatening implications, and patient teaching, making it easier to identify nursing priorities on common medications. UNIQUE! Mnemonics and other proven memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts. UNIQUE! More than 100 colorful cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs, and are ideal for visual learners. What You Need to Know sections on each card cover the most essential information in a quick and easy-to-review format. Thick pages and a spiral-bound format create a portable tool that is durable enough for use in the clinical environment. Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to find topics quickly. NEW! 8 brand-new cards are added on these topics: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Azoles, Mupirocin, Cyanocobalamin, Gabapentin, Corticosteroids, Clobetasol, and Folic Acid. NEW! Updated content is thoroughly reviewed and included throughout the cards.

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author : Heather Prendergast
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Prepare for VTNE success! Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition provides 5,000 VTNE-style questions that have been reviewed and updated to reflect the latest changes to the Veterinary Technician National Examination. The book begins with multiple-choice questions on basic knowledge, including anatomy and physiology, hospital management, calculations, and terminology. It continues with a Q&A review of core subjects such as pharmacology, surgical nursing, laboratory procedures, diagnostic imaging, and pain management. Written by veterinary technology educator Heather Prendergast, this review includes an Evolve website allowing you to create customized, timed practice exams that mirror the VTNE experience. More than 5,000 multiple-choice questions are rigorously reviewed, mirror the type of questions found on the VTNE, and are designed to test factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment. Detailed rationales are included in the print text and on the Evolve website, reinforcing student knowledge and providing the reasoning behind answers. Organization of the book into primary subject areas reflects the latest version of the VTNE. Customized exam generator on Evolve offers a simulated test-taking experience with customized practice tests and timed practice exams with instant feedback and extended rationales. NEW! More than 200 new questions are added to this edition.

Gray Morris s Calculate with Confidence Canadian Edition E Book

Author : Tania N Killian
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Learn to calculate dosages accurately and administer drugs safely! Gray Morris’s Calculate with Confidence, Second Canadian Edition uses a clear, step-by-step approach to make drug dosage calculations easy. More than 2,000 practice questions help you review basic math and then master the three standard methods of dosage calculation: ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis. With the increasing responsibility of the nurse in mind, emphasis is placed on critical thinking and clinical reasoning in preventing medication errors. Reflecting current practice in Canadian health care, this book also provides excellent preparation for Canadian licensure exams! SI measurement units and generic/Canadian drug names are included throughout the text. Practice problems and real-world examples help students master correct dosage calculations and safe medication administration, with rationales included in practice problem answers to enhance the understanding of principles. Tips for Clinical Practice boxes summarize information critical to math calculation and patient safety. Safety Alert! boxes highlight common medication errors and identify actions that must be taken to avoid calculation errors. Chapter Review problems test student knowledge of all major topics presented in the chapter. Pre-Test review includes practice problems to help students assess their basic math skills and identify their strengths and weaknesses, covering fractions, decimals, percentages, and ratio and proportion. Post-Test in Unit One allows students to assess and evaluate their understanding after completing the chapters on basic math. Comprehensive Post-Test at the end of the book covers dosage calculations and conversions, using real-life drug labels and situations. NCLEX® exam-style questions on Evolve help students prepare for the type of questions seen on the NCLEX-RN® Examination. NEW! Next Generation NCLEX-RN® exam-style case studies on the Evolve website provide drug calculation practice for the Next Generation NCLEX Examination. NEW! Increased number of Clinical Reasoning exercises builds students’ critical thinking skills, with a focus on preventing medication errors. NEW! Thoroughly updated content includes the latest Health Canada-approved medications, current drug labels, the latest research, Canadian statistics, commonly used abbreviations, and recommended practices related to medication errors and their prevention. NEW! A-Z medication index references the page numbers where drug labels can be found. NEW! Tips for Clinical Practice from the text are now available on Evolve in printable, easy-reference format.

Study Guide for Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology E Book

Author : Constance G Visovsky
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Reinforce your understanding of nursing pharmacology and medication safety! Corresponding chapter by chapter to Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 10th Edition, this study guide provides exercises designed to help you administer medications safely and prevent drug errors. Learning activities include a math review, dosage calculation exercises, and case studies that emphasize clinical decision-making and prioritization. It’s the comprehensive review you need to succeed on course and licensure exams! Variety of exercises reinforces your understanding with matching, multiple-choice, and select-all-that-apply questions, as well as crossword puzzles. Practice quizzes provide preparation for course and licensure exams. Reader-friendly writing style and organization makes the content easier to understand. NEW! Updated exercises cover newly approved pharmaceutical treatments and drugs. NEW Next Generation NCLEX®-format and alternate item review questions prepare you for the new licensure exam. NEW organization of chapters more logically organizes review exercises by body system and type of drug.

Strategies Techniques Approaches to Critical Thinking E Book

Author : Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo
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Develop the clinical nursing judgment you need to succeed on the Next Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) and in clinical practice! Strategies, Techniques, & Approaches to Critical Thinking: A Clinical Judgment Workbook for Nurses, 7th Edition uses a case-based, workbook format to help you build clinical judgment skills. The clear, step-by-step approach helps you learn and apply essential nursing knowledge, guiding you through increasingly sophisticated levels of critical thinking, clinical judgment, priority setting, and decision making. From respected educator Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo, this edition adds updates to reflect the NGN and continues to emphasize QSEN competencies, interprofessional collaboration, and nursing leadership and delegation. More than 100 clinical situations help you practice clinical judgment! UNIQUE! Step-by-step approach builds your skills in critical thinking, clinical decision making, and clinical judgment, walking you through the author's research-based critical thinking model. More than 100 true-to-life clinical situations demonstrate how cases progress and complications arise, helping you develop increasingly sophisticated levels of critical thinking. Emphasis on prioritization helps you prepare for the NGN and for nursing practice. Integrated NCLEX® Examination review helps you apply critical thinking skills to test questions and prepares you for the state boards. Integration of the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies and the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice equips you for safe practice and interprofessional collaboration. NEW! Updates reflect the Next Generation NCLEX® Examination (NGN) and include careful attention to NCLEX Examination formatting such as boldfacing key words and referencing "healthcare providers" versus "physicians." NEW! Enhanced emphasis on application-level questions includes an increased percentage of alternate-format questions. NEW emphasis on outpatient scenarios that demonstrate clinical judgment shows the application of skills to nursing roles outside of the acute care setting. NEW! Updated nursing diagnoses reflect the latest NANDA-I taxonomy to ensure familiarity with the most current NANDA-approved diagnostic language. NEW! Enhanced integration of the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice supports a focus on interprofessional collaborative care.

Study Guide for Wong s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing E Book

Author : Marilyn J. Hockenberry
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Updated to correspond to the bestselling textbook, the Study Guide for Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 11th Edition features Next Generation NCLEX®-style case studies and questions, key terms, and critical thinking exercises to help you learn difficult concepts. With practical activities and answers for review questions at the back of the guide, it enhances your comprehension — and helps you to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios. Key term mastery exercises include matching and fill-in-the-blank questions to give students the opportunity to test their ability to define all key terms highlighted in the corresponding textbook chapter. Concept and content review exercises include matching, fill-in-the-blank, true-false, short answer, and multiple choice to help students test their understanding upon completion of reading the chapter. Critical-thinking activities include case-based exercises that require students to apply the concepts found in the chapters to solve problems, make decisions concerning care management, and provide responses to patient questions and concerns. Perforated pages offer flexibility and ease of use. Answers for review questions and learning activities are provided at the end of the book. NEW! Next Generation NCLEX®-style case studies and questions UPDATED! Extensively updated content and revised organization matches the format and newly added information housed in the 11th edition textbook to provide a seamless comprehensive review of essential pediatric nursing concepts and skills. NEW! Expanded coverage of pediatric cancer corresponds to a new chapter on pediatric cancer that’s featured in the main text.

Workbook for McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author : Joanna M. Bassert
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Reinforce your understanding of veterinary technology and animal care! Corresponding chapter by chapter to McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 10th Edition, this workbook provides exercises and questions designed to help you review and remember the concepts, techniques, and responsibilities of the Vet Tech. Learning activities include matching exercises, true-or-false and multiple-choice questions, photo quizzes, and case studies that let you apply your knowledge to clinical practice. It’s the comprehensive review you need to improve test scores and to prepare for the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE®)! Engaging activities include: Definitions of key terms Comprehension exercises Photo-based quizzes Matching questions Fill-in-the-blank questions Multiple-choice questions Case studies Drug dosage calculations NEW! Updated exercises reflect the new content in McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 10th Edition.

Prioritization Delegation and Assignment E Book

Author : Linda A. LaCharity
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Prepare for the Next-Generation NCLEX-RN® Exam (NGN) and gain the clinical judgment skills you need to manage patient care safely and effectively! Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 5th Edition is the first and the most popular NCLEX-RN Exam review book focused exclusively on building management-of-care clinical judgment skills. What’s more, this bestselling review is now enhanced for the NGN with new NGN-style questions! Beginning with concepts relating to prioritization, delegation, and assignment decisions, the workbook guides you through patient care scenarios and exercises progressing from simple to complex. All of the book’s questions are provided in an interactive online format on the Evolve website in tests that simulate the latest NCLEX-RN Exam. Written by a team of noted educators led by Linda A. LaCharity, this review prepares you for success on the NGN and in clinical practice like no other! Management-of-care focus addresses the emphasis on prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment in the NCLEX-RN® Examination. Three-part organization first establishes foundational knowledge and then provides exercises with scenarios of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills. Part One: Introduction provides a concise foundation and practical guidelines for making prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment decisions. Part Two: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Common Health Scenarios provides practice in applying the principles you’ve learned to relatively straightforward health scenarios involving single patients or simple patient assignments. Part 3: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Complex Health Scenarios includes unfolding cases involving patients with progressively more complicated health problems or challenging assignment issues, demonstrating the progression of typical health scenarios and helping you learn to "think like a nurse." Answer keys follow each chapter and provide the correct answer plus a detailed rationale. Practice quizzes on the Evolve website include all of the book’s questions in an interactive format that allows you to create a virtually unlimited number of practice sessions or tests in Study Mode or Exam Mode. NEW and UNIQUE! Updated question formats prepare you to succeed on the Next-Generation NCLEX-RN® Examination (NGN) by including the latest item types and highlighting each with a distinctive icon. NEW and UNIQUE! Next-Generation NCLEX Questions chapter includes only NGN-style questions to help you focus your study time on these new question formats and optimize your chances for success on the NGN. NEW! Dozens of additional questions and answers provide more review and practice for the increasingly challenging NCLEX-RN Exam. NEW! Updated content throughout matches the latest evidence-based guidelines and treatment protocols.

Rosen s Emergency Medicine Concepts and Clinical Practice E Book

Author : John Marx
File Size : 37.29 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
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Rely on Rosen's Emergency Medicine for the latest answers on every facet of emergency medicine practice. For decades, this medical reference book has set the standard in emergency medicine, offering unparalleled comprehensiveness, clarity, and authority - to help you put the latest and best knowledge to work for your patients in the ER. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Practice confidently with easily actionable, dependable guidance on the entire breadth of emergency medicine topics. Get expert guidance on how to approach specific clinical presentations in the ER. The "Cardinal Presentations Section" provides quick and easy reference to differential diagnosis and directed testing for fever in the adult patient; dizziness and vertigo; chest pain; and over 20 other frequently seen presentations in the emergency department. Effectively apply the newest emergency medicine techniques and approaches, including evidence-based therapies for shock; high-cost imaging; evaluation and resuscitation of the trauma patient; cardiovascular emergencies; evaluation and risk stratification for transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients; and much more. Locate the answers you need quickly thanks to a user-friendly, full-color design, complete with more illustrations than ever before. Access the complete contents on the go from your laptop or mobile device at Expert Consult, fully searchable, with links to PubMed.