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Nov 142018
 

This new volume of the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery Series presents the most advanced, successful surgical techniques for treating fractures, congenital conditions, and other orthopaedic problems in children. The world’s foremost surgeons describe their preferred techniques in step-by-step detail, explain the indications and contraindications, identify pitfalls and potential complications, and offer pearls and tips for improving results. The book is thoroughly illustrated with full-color, sequential, surgeon’s-eye view intraoperative photographs, as well as drawings by noted medical illustrators. A companion Website offers the fully searchable text and an image bank.
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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Alarming Signs and Symptoms

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Nov 142018
 

This full-color handbook is a quick-reference guide to identification, interpretation, and intervention for more than 100 signs and symptoms that indicate urgent, life-threatening, or limb-threatening situations. Each entry concisely describes a sign or symptom and presents succinct, bulleted information on each possible urgent medical cause—typical history and physical exam findings, associated signs and symptoms, emergency interventions, nursing considerations, and follow-up. Recurring icons include Alert, Clinical Picture (charts visually comparing clusters of abnormal findings), and Act Now (specific immediate interventions needed). Appendices cover toxic drug-drug interactions, dangerous drug-herb interactions, and potential agents of bioterrorism.
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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Pocket Guide: Critical Care Nursing

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Nov 142018
 

Designed for quick, easy point-of-care reference, this spiralbound pocket guide covers every aspect of critical care nursing in a concise format packed with bulleted facts, tables and illustrations. Five tabbed, distinctively colored sections cover Disorders, Diagnostic Tests, Treatments, Procedures, and Clinical Tools such as ACLS algorithms, ECG strips, emergency drug infusion rates, and drug calculations. Topics in each section are arranged alphabetically and follow a consistent format. Recurring icons highlight key points such as life-threatening disorders, interdisciplinary care, patient teaching topics, and color illustrations of pathophysiology.
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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Pocket Guide: Pediatric Nursing

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Nov 132018
 

Designed for quick, easy point-of-care reference, this spiralbound pocket guide covers every aspect of pediatric nursing in a concise format that is packed with bulleted facts, tables, and illustrations. Five tabbed, distinctively colored sections cover Disorders, Diagnostic Tests, Treatments, Procedures, and Clinical Tools such as growth and development assessment parameters, developmental milestones, drug calculations, infusion therapy guidelines, immunization schedules, and weight and temperature conversions. Topics in each section are arranged alphabetically and follow a consistent format. Recurring icons highlight key points such as life-threatening disorders, interdisciplinary care, patient teaching topics, and color illustrations of pathophysiology.
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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Pathophysiology

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Nov 132018
 

This full-color handbook clearly and succinctly explains the how and why behind disease processes and treatments and the most appropriate nursing care throughout the course of each disease. Information is presented in bulleted format, with over 100 full-color illustrations that show disease development and progression and numerous lists, tables, and flowcharts that highlight key facts. Recurring graphic icons include Focus In (illustrations showing detailed mechanisms behind disease development), Disease Block (flowcharts showing points where treatments halt disease progression), Life-Threatening Disorder, and Alert (possible complications, significant changes in clinical appearance, variations in incidence and pathophysiology, and age-related considerations).
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LPN Expert Guides: Pathophysiology

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Nov 132018
 

This quick-reference pocket guide succinctly explains the pathophysiology of hundreds of diseases and disorders. Richly illustrated with color art showing disease development and progression, the book gives LPNs/LVNs a clear understanding of the why behind each disease and treatment and the most appropriate nursing care. Disorders are covered in a consistent format—pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, complications, and treatments. Recurring icons include Red Flag (dangers and complications), Life Stages (age-related variations), Genetic Connection (areas where genes play a major role in disease development), and Teaching Focus (key patient teaching topics).
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Nursing: Interpreting Signs & Symptoms (Nursing Series)

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Nov 132018
 

The Nursing series of handbooks presents core nursing information in the clear, conversational, practical style of the award-winning Nursing journal. Each handbook features to-the-point bulleted text, explanatory illustrations, and icons that echo familiar column names in the journal. Interpreting Signs & Symptoms covers the latest understanding of more than 500 signs and symptoms—their clinical significance and urgency; immediate interventions for life-threatening indicators; possible causes including diseases, drugs, alternative medicines, diet, surgery, and procedures; nursing considerations; and patient teaching. Icons include Action Stat! for urgent interventions and Assessment Tip for technique pointers.
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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Assessment

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Nov 132018
 
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).
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Nursing: Perfecting Clinical Procedures (Nursing Series

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Nov 132018
 

The Nursing series of handbooks presents core nursing information in the clear, conversational, practical style of the award-winning Nursing journal. Each handbook features to-the-point bulleted text, explanatory illustrations, and icons that echo familiar column names in the journal. Perfecting Clinical Procedures covers more than 250 clinical and nursing procedures. Coverage of each procedure includes purpose, equipment, equipment preparation, key steps, special considerations, patient teaching, and documentation. Icons include Action Stat! for urgent interventions, Alert for important clinical facts, Do’s & Don’ts for technique and intervention advice, and Device Safety for equipment precautions and safe use.
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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Diagnostic Tests

 Nursing  Comments Off on Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Diagnostic Tests
Nov 132018
 

Designed for quick reference, this full-color handbook provides succinct, bulleted information on over 300 of the leading laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures. Entries are arranged alphabetically and follow a consistent format: purpose of the test, patient preparation, procedure steps, post-test care, precautions, normal findings or reference values (including SI values), abnormal findings and clinical implications, and factors affecting the accuracy of results. Recurring icons highlight possible post-test complications and pediatric and geriatric considerations.
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