May 012016
 

Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan


This book provides a broad overview of quality health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It focuses on providing the reader a practical approach to dealing with the health and well-being of people with IDD in general terms as well as in dealing with specific conditions. In addition, it offers the reader a perspective from many different points of view in the health care delivery system as well as in different parts of the world. This is the 3rd , and much expanded edition, of a text that was first published in 1989 (Lea and Fibiger). The second edition was published in 2006 (Paul Brookes)  and has been used as a formal required text in training programs for physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners as well as by administrators who are responsible for programs serving people with IDD. This book is considered the “Bible” in the field of health care for people with IDD since 1989 when the first edition came out.
List Price: $839.00 USD
New From: $839.00 USD In Stock
Used from: Out of Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button
Apr 302016
 

Medical Surgical Nursing: An Integrated Approach (White, Medical Surgical Nursing)


By (author): Lois White, Gena Duncan, Wendy Baumle

MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH 3E is a comprehensive, reader friendly resource for the practical/vocational nurse. The Third Edition has been completely reinvisioned and thoroughly updated in all aspects of its coverage, with content now broken out into smaller, more manageable portions. In addition to rich coverage of all body systems with anatomy & physiology, data collection, disease information, and a strong focus on the nursing process, exciting new chapters on family processes and issues, psychobiological issues, bioterrorism and more have been added. Engaging features including case studies, critical thinking exercises, evidence-based practice boxes, informatics boxes, memory tricks, and more support learning and retention throughout the book. NCLEX style questions and Theory to Practice activities provide opportunities to test understanding and apply concepts.
List Price: $241.95 USD
New From: $110.00 USD In Stock
Used from: $94.40 USD In Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button
Apr 282016
 

Pocket Nursing Skills: What You Need to Know Now


Features: Used Book in Good Condition
By (author): Judith M. Wilkinson PhD CNS APRN, Leslie S. Treas PhD RN CPNP-PC NNP-BC

Put the what, why, and how for 106 fundamentals skills and procedures right at your fingertips! From the team of Wilkinson and Treas, this handy guide will become an invaluable companion on the road to becoming a successful nurse. You’ll have quick access to the critical aspects of the most frequently used procedures from Fundamentals of Nursing, 2nd Edition.

List Price: $27.95 USD
New From: $17.00 USD In Stock
Used from: $14.42 USD In Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button
Apr 152016
 

Signs and Symptoms: A 2-in-1 Reference for Nurses (2-in-1 Reference for Nurses Series)


Features: Used Book in Good Condition
By (author): Springhouse

This unique 2-in-1 reference presents vital information on signs and symptoms in two practical, helpful ways on every page. The wide inner column of each page contains detailed narrative text on the sign or symptom, emergency interventions, history, physical assessment, medical and other causes, patient counseling, and pediatric and geriatric pointers. The narrow outer column contains brief bulleted summaries of the same information. This page layout enables nurses to quickly scan the bulleted points in the outer column and jump to detailed information as needed without turning the page. Coverage includes over 200 signs and symptoms, arranged in alphabetical order.

List Price: $45.95
New From: $15.23 USD In Stock
Used from: $1.15 USD In Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button
Apr 152016
 

Rapid Response to Everyday Emergencies: A Nurse’s Guide


Features: Used Book in Good Condition
By (author): Springhouse

Designed for quick reference, this portable handbook provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to respond to over 170 emergency situations that can arise in every unit of a healthcare facility. Coverage of each emergency begins with bulleted, quick-scanning, action-oriented rapid response instructions and then proceeds to explanations of what caused the emergency and preventive strategies.

Tables and checklists provide vital information at a glance. Numerous sidebars and more than 200 illustrations describe and demonstrate key procedures. Icons highlight complications and potential dangers that can arise during and after the initial response.

List Price: $54.99
New From: $20.00 USD In Stock
Used from: $0.01 USD In Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button
Apr 102016
 

Emergency Nursing: 5-Tier Triage Protocols


By (author): Julie K. Briggs, Valerie G.A. Grossman BSN CEN CCRN

This quick-reference handbook presents complaint-based triage protocols for assessing patients face to face in emergency and urgent care settings and assigning acuity levels within the 5-tier triage acuity system. The 5-tier triage acuity system is endorsed by the Emergency Nurses Association and the American College of Emergency Physicians and is rapidly becoming the international standard for emergency care clinical units.

Organized alphabetically, the book covers 120 emergent and urgent complaints in all age groups, including environmental exposures and psychiatric presentations. Differential diagnosis charts are included to aid in rapid triage decisions. Nursing pearls are integrated throughout the book.

List Price: $59.99 USD
New From: $44.86 USD In Stock
Used from: $44.88 USD In Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button
Apr 102016
 

ECG Interpretation: A 2-in-1 Reference for Nurses (2-in-1 Reference for Nurses Series)


Features: Used Book in Good Condition
By (author): Springhouse

This unique 2-in-1 reference presents key information on rhythm strip and 12-lead ECG interpretation in two practical, helpful ways on every page. The wide inner column contains detailed narrative text; the narrow outer column contains brief bulleted summaries of the same information. This format enables nurses to quickly scan the bulleted points and jump to more in-depth information as needed without turning the page. Full-color inserts illustrate 12-lead ECG placement and ischemia, injury, and infarction patterns in myocardial infarction.

List Price: $47.99
New From: $4.81 USD In Stock
Used from: $2.56 USD In Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button
Apr 082016
 

Healthy Aging: Principles and Clinical Practice for Clinicians


By (author): Dr. Virginia Burggraf RN DNS FAAN, Dr. Kye Y Kim MD, Dr. Aubrey L Knight MD

An American Journal of Nursing 2014 Book of the Year in Gerontologic Nursing!

Meet the challenges of caring for today’s fastest-growing health care population

Older adults are among the fastest growing age groups, and according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, it is anticipated that more than 37 million people in this group will manage more than 1 chronic condition or related disability by 2030, including diabetes mellitus, arthritis, congestive heart failure, and dementia.

Healthy Aging: Principles and Clinical Practice for Clinicians, provides a fresh perspective and evidence-based approach for helping older adults maintain healthy lifestyles, adapt to normal age-related changes, and manage acute and chronic illnesses. This brand new text, divided into chronic illness both physical and emotional, covers only the most common illnesses of older adults and incorporates the holistic framework that comprises geriatric care in partnership with physicians, gerontologists and nurses while addressing the Healthy People 2020 objectives that all practitioners must incorporate into their practice.

With so many factors affecting the health, function, and quality of life of older adults, the goal of this text is to provide clinicians with the tools they need to improve the health, function, and quality of life of older adults. Taking a cross-functional approach to the graying of America, Healthy Aging covers important topics clinicians regularly encounter including promoting a healthy lifestyle, preventative care, assessment, nutrition, medication, sexuality, caregiving, abuse, and end-of-life care.
List Price: $76.99 USD
New From: $39.25 USD In Stock
Used from: $3.50 USD In Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button
Apr 082016
 

Charting: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide (Incredibly Easy! Series®)


Features: Used Book in Good Condition
By (author): Springhouse

Charting: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide provides time-starved nurses with essential documentation guidelines in a streamlined, bulleted format, with illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features. The book is conveniently pocket sized for quick reference anytime and anywhere.

The first section reviews the basics of charting, including types of records, dos and dont’s, and current HIPAA and JCAHO regulations. The second section, alphabetically organized, presents hundreds of examples and guidelines for accurately charting everyday occurrences. Logos include Help Desk best practices tips; Form Fitting completed forms that exemplify top-notch documentation; Making a Case documentation-related court cases; and Memory Jogger mnemonics.

List Price: $36.99 USD
New From: $21.00 USD In Stock
Used from: $13.99 USD In Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button
Apr 082016
 

Advanced Practice Nursing: Core Concepts for Professional Role Development, Third Edition (Springer Series on Advanced Practice Nursing)


Features: Used Book in Good Condition
By (author): Dr. Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher PhD RN GNP/GC

Designated a Doody’s Core Title!

This thoroughly updated edition provides comprehensive content to prepare students for all advanced practice roles. It includes content needed for graduate courses on the role of the advanced practice nurse and transition to professional practice. It also encompasses the essential information on the multifaceted role of the advanced practice nurse, placing the clinical content within the reality of the practice arena.

The text will be used by all graduate students enrolled in core courses on the role of the advanced practice nurse and transition to professional practice. It encompasses the four major advanced practice roles: nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nurse midwife, and nurse anesthetists. The text reflects competencies identified by the key organizations for advanced practice nursing, including the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, American College of Nurse Midwives, and American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

List Price: $50.00
New From: $7.96 USD In Stock
Used from: $0.01 USD In Stock

GET IT FREE HERE

Share Button