Apr 092015
 

2015 Nurse's Drug Handbook (Paperback)

By (author): Jones & Bartlett Learning

Jones & Bartlett Learning 2015 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. Updated annually, it provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abatacept to zonisamide. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically. Jones & Bartlett Learning 2015 Nurse’s Drug Handbook includes: * Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names * Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category, and controlled substance schedule * Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information * Incompatibilities and contraindications * Interactions with drugs, food, and activities * Adverse reactions * Nursing considerations, including key teaching points for patients * Mechanism-of-action illustrations * Warnings and precautions New drug entries: hydrocodone bitartrate, levomilnacipran hydrochloride, lomitapide mesylate, mipomersen sodium, prothrombin complex concentrate (human), and vortioxetine hydrobromide. New to the Appendices: * Selected Ophthalmic Drugs: brinzolamide/brimonidine tartrate * Antihistamines: carbinoxamine maleate * Selected Topical Drugs: adapalene/benzolyl peroxide, brimonidine, desoximetasone, luliconazole, and urea * Antivirals: dolutegravir, simeprevir, and sofosbuvir * Antineoplastic Drugs: erlotinib, ibrutinib, lenalidomide, obinutuzumab, ofatumumab, romidepsin, trametinib, vandetanib, and vemurafenib
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Apr 092015
 

Lippincott's Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN (Paperback)

By (author): Diane Billings EdD RN FAAN, Desiree Hensel

The 11th edition of Lippincott’s Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN provides the highest-quality practice questions, detailed rationales, and preparation strategies needed to succeed on the NCLEX-RN® examination.  This revised reprint has been updated to ensure that content will help both U.S. and Canadian students to succeed on the licensure examination, with enhanced laboratory values, medication information, and diversity representation.
 
The practice tests are organized into four major content areas: obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical, and mental health nursing, and are followed by 6 comprehensive tests with a random selection of questions from all content areas.  Other features include rationales for both incorrect and correct answers choices, all the types of alternate-format questions found on the NCLEX, an overview of the licensing examination, test-taking strategies for each question format, and study tips, including instructions for creating a personal study plan.  In addition, there is a CD-ROM containing questions that allow students to practice test-taking skills in both a study and review mode, as well as student and instructor resources on thePoint.
 
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Apr 092015
 


The Content Review is a supplementary resource designed to cover the content most frequently tested on the NCLEX-RN exam.
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Mar 302015
 

Nurse's Pocket Guide: Diagnoses, Prioritized Interventions and Rationales (Paperback)

By (author): Marilynn E. Doenges APRN BC-retired, Mary Frances Moorhouse RN MSN CRRN LNC, Alice C. Murr BSN RN-retired

Updated with NANDA-I 2012-2014 Diagnoses

This pocket-sized, quick-reference tool has what you need to select the appropriate diagnosis to plan your patient’s care effectively. The 13th Edition features all the latest nursing diagnoses and updated interventions. There’s also a laminated “pocket minder” quick reference bookmark to make diagnosis even easier.

Plus, Davis’s Nursing Diagnosis and Care Planning Resource Center online features a searchable database with 800 diagnoses, plus a wealth of clinical tools and valuable information for care planning and nursing diagnosis.

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Mar 302015
 

Principles and Practice of Nursing (Paperback)

By (author): Shakuntla Sharma Birpuri

Principles and Practice of Nursing
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Mar 192015
 


This companion book to Focus on Adult Health: Medical-Surgical Nursing is a concise, portable, full-color handbook of hundreds of test results and their implications. The two-part presentation includes a review of specimen collection procedures followed by an alphabetical list of tests. Tests include important information about reference values, normal and abnormal values as well as associated nursing implications, interfering factors, and essential nursing considerations before, during, and after the test.

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Mar 182015
 

Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses at a Glance (Paperback)

By (author): Ian Peate, Muralitharan Nair

Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare students, from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series.

Combining superb illustrations with accessible and informative text, this book covers all the body systems and key concepts encountered from the start of the pre-registration nursing or healthcare programme, and is ideal for anyone looking for an overview of the human body. Providing a concise, visual overview of anatomy and physiology and the related biological sciences, this book will help students develop practical skills, enabling them to become caring, kind and compassionate nurses.

  • Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout
  • Breaks down complex concepts in an accessible way
  • Written specifically for nursing and healthcare students with all the information they need
  • Includes access to a companion website with self-assessment questions for each chapter
  • Available in a range of digital formats- perfect for ‘on the go’ study and revision
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Mar 182015
 


The information nurses need…when, where, and how they need it!
Nursing-focused and easy-to-read, this handbook delivers all of the information you need to understand how tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care—pre-test, intra-test, and post-test.

Tests and procedures are listed in alphabetical order by their complete name for quick reference. The integrated index allows fast searches by abbreviation, synonym, disease/disorder, specimen type, or test classification. Plus, a Body Systems Appendix includes a list of common laboratory and diagnostic tests for each body system as well as nutrition-related lab tests.

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Mar 072015
 

MediQuik Drug Cards (Cards)

By (author): Carla Vitale

MediQuik Drug Cards, the card deck companion to Nursing2015 Drug Handbook, provides concise drug information in a handy card format. Nursing students preparing for the NCLEX and practicing nurses who need a quick reference to specific drugs will find this deck a valuable tool, with a plastic sleeve for carrying selected cards, the drug cards offer important drug information, including generic and trade names with pronunciations, indications and dosages, contraindications and cautions, and much more.

This new edition features: Tall-man lettering for easy-to-confuse generic drug names; Overdose signs and symptoms; and an Appendix on vitamins. The Nursing Process is used to address patient assessment, key nursing diagnoses, planning and implementation, including patient teaching and evaluation of patient outcomes. Additional cards addressing available forms and indications and uses of vitamins are also included.

Users of MediQuik are provided access to a free Online Toolkit featuring study aids and practical tips on drug safety and administration videos, pharmacology animations, over 300 NCLEX-style questions, drug pronunciation guide, English-to-Spanish audio translation guide, patient-teaching sheets and a dosage calculator.
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Feb 282015
 


All the information you need, right at your fingertips! Quick access to essential drug information for patients is available with the portable, pocket-sized Delmar's Mini Guide to the Most Commonly Used Drugs. This drug guide focuses on the most commonly prescribed drugs and outlines drug actions and interactions, administration information, side-effects, and storage.
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