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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Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to unlock your Student Resources, including the new, Davis’s Lab & Dx Tests Monograph Library, all of the monographs in the book, Davis Digital Version, your complete text online, and other valuable resources.
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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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Feb 272015
 

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance (Paperback)

By (author): Muralitharan Nair, Ian Peate

Everything you need to know about Pathophysiology at a Glance!

From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series, and from the authors of the successful Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology textbook comes the ideal revision guide for all the key diseases and conditions that nursing and healthcare students need to be aware of. Combining superb illustrations with accessible and informative text, this book is perfect for all nursing and healthcare students, and anyone who is looking for an overview of pathophysiology.

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance covers all the key diseases and disease processes affecting each body system, and key concepts encountered from the start of the pre-registration nursing or healthcare course.

Key features: * Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout * Written specifically for nursing and healthcare students with all the information they need * Self-assessment questions provided for each chapter

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance is ideal for nursing and healthcare students as well as qualified practitioners, providing a comprehensive yet accessible overview of human pathophysiology.

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Feb 202015
 


This 'classic' has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the most up-to-date research findings and strategies for providing cost-effective and evidence-based care. New chapters address emerging infections, the late preterm infant, and neonatal care from a global perspective. Included are updated neonatal care protocols and procedures, neuroprotective risk factors, new treatments, and new trends in developmental care. Text integrates the Institute of Medicine's (10M) five competencies, reflects the Affordable Healthcare Act and the Robert Wood Johnson and 10M report "The Future of Nursing."

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Feb 172015
 

Dosage Calculations: A Ratio-Proportion Approach (Paperback)

By (author): Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar-Abernethy

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Feb 162015
 


Concise yet thorough guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult progressive care patients and their families

Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and written by top clinical experts in acute and progressive care nursing, this textbook covers all the must-know details on the care of adult progressive care patients and their families. Supported by helpful tables and algorithms, the book's practical, building-block organization starts with the basics before proceeding to more complex concepts. The AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing includes essential information to successfully prepare for PCCN certification in progressive care and much more! The AACN Essentials of Progressive Care Nursing is divided into four sections:

THE ESSENTIALS -- presents information that clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to the majority of progressive care patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses

PATHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS -- covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult, progressive care patients

ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN CARING FOR THE PROGRESSIVE CARE PATIENT -- presents advanced progressive care concepts or pathologic conditions that are less common or more specialized than expected in adult progressive care

KEY REFERENCE INFORMATION -- features normal laboratory and diagnostic values; pharmacology tables; algorithms for advanced cardiac life support; and summary tables of cardiac rhythms, ECG characteristics, and treatment guides

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Feb 162015
 

Nurses Pocket Drug Guide 2015 (Pocket Reference) (Paperback)

By (author): Judith Barberio, Susan Underwood, Claudia Beck

Up-to-the-minute data on more than 1,400 of the most commonly prescribed medications--with an emphasis on patient safety and nursing implications

UPDATED ANNUALLY

  • Includes branded, generic, and over-the-counter medications
  • Organized alphabetically by generic drug name
  • Provides the details you need on:
    • Mechanisms of action
    • Common usage and dosage
    • Side effects
    • Drug interactions
    • Nursing implications
    • New drugs
    • Patient education
    • More than 150 new drugs and herbs

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