Jul 232021

“This is an excellent resource for nurses practicing in critical care units, emergency departments, and trauma units, as well as for midlevel providers who manage these patients.–Doody’s Medical Reviews

Compact ClinicalGuide to Critical Care,Trauma, and EmergencyPain Management is aconcise, easy-to-readresource for nurses whowant to reinforce theirfoundational knowledgein this area.”–Critical Care Nurse

This addition to Springer Publishingís Compact Clinical Guide to Pain Management Series presents evidence-based national guidelines and treatment algorithms for managing pain in patients in the critical care, trauma, and emergency room settings. Such patients often present with co-morbid and complex conditions which often make accurate pain assessment and treatment a challenge.

In an easy-to-use, bulleted format, the book provides the most current information on assessing and managing pain in a variety of critical conditions. Both pharmacological management therapies and non-pharmacologic interventions are included along with information about pain assessment screening tools for special populations. Topics covered include the basics of pain physiology in critical, emergency, and operative care patients, assessing pain in the critically ill, medications and advanced pain management techniques useful with this population, and commonly occurring conditions in the various care environments. Also addressed are the management of particularly challenging patients (elderly, obese) and conditions (chronic pain, renal failure, chemically dependent patients, and burn patients). The book contains tables that efficiently summarize information and figures to illustrate key concepts. Pain rating scales and a helpful equi-analgesic conversion table are included in the Appendix.

Key Features:


  • Provides evidence-based information on treating pain in critical care, trauma, and emergency room patients for all practice levels
  • Organized for quick access to pertinent clinical information on treatment options and pain types
  • Provides cross-referenced indexing and easy-to-use assessment and screening tools
  • Includes information for treating especially challenging and difficult to manage patient pain scenarios





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Jul 232021

Written by a multidisciplinary team of medical and nursing experts, this fully-updated second edition provides evidence-based coverage of all frequently seen neonatal conditions. Divided into chapters based on body-systems, each section includes discussion of relevant embryology, anatomy and physiology.

Designed for real-life practice in the ward, each chapter includes clear guidelines for procedure and discussion of best practice. Case studies are used throughout to aid discussion of specific equipment, conditions, and situations.

An essential resource for neonatal nursing and midwifery students, as well as practicing neonatal nurses, this acclaimed text may also be of use to junior doctors beginning neonatology.

  • Evidence-based theory clearly linked to application in the ward with case studies throughout
  • Procedure and equipment guidelines included, with specific recommendations for practice
  • Accessible format designed for easy reading and reference
  • Highly illustrated with relevant diagrams and pictures





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Jul 212021

An updated second edition of the essential reference for any dental nurse undertaking the NEBDN qualification in Orthodontic Dental Nursing

The revised second edition of Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is a comprehensive guide that offers an introduction for students seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of this core area of clinical practice.

Written in a clear and accessible format, it covers key subjects such as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding and retention. It also contains information on care prior to treatment including the requirements for a first appointment and a helpful guide on maintaining motivation particularly for young patients and their parents.

  • Presents essential information on orthodontic dental nursing
  • Is written for trainee dental nurses undertaking the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) qualification in Orthodontic Dental Nursing
  • Covers key topics such as tooth eruption patterns, removable and fixed appliances, de-bonding and retention
  • Includes colour illustrations and updated photographs throughout

Designed to reflect sections of the syllabus of the NEBDN Certificate in Orthodontic Dental Nursing, the second edition of Basic Guide to Orthodontic Dental Nursing is an invaluable resource for all dental nurses with an interest in orthodontics.





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Mosby’s 2019 Nursing Drug Reference (Skidmore Nursing Drug Reference) 32nd Edition

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Jun 202021

Put the most trusted name in nursing in your hands. Mosby’s 2019 Nursing Drug Reference is a full-color portable nursing drug handbook that makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs that nurses administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled in the text and on the free app ― including 15 new entries for drugs and drug therapies recently approved by the FDA. Plus, no other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, Safety Alerts for situations requiring special attention, and a focus on both common and life-threatening side effects of 50 common drug classes. This 32nd edition proves once again why Mosby’s is the bestselling drug reference for nurses on the market!

Coverage of more than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs provides information for almost every drug you’re likely to encounter in clinicals.
Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions.
Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects.
Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments.
IV drug administration coverage in bold highlight dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.
Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information.
Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information.
Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendices.
Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion.
NEW! 15 added monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released, FDA-approved drugs and drug therapies.
NEW! BEERS indications included for selected monographs.
NEW! Drugs with genetic indications identifiable by easy to spot icon.





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Nurse’s Pocket Drug Guide 2010 6th Edition

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Jun 112021

Everything nurses need to know about 1000 common medications — in one pocket-sized guide!

“This very useful drug reference will easily fit in your lab coat pocket. The information is accurate and up to date. Due to size constraints, only the most frequently used medications are included in this book. This book retains its value by being revised yearly and maintaining a database of the most current information.”–Doody’s Review Service

Specifically geared towards patient care and safety, this instant-access pocket guide provides registered nurses with essential, up-to-the-minute information on the selection and administration of 1000 commonly used medications.This nursing classic is revised annually to reflect approval of new drugs, changes in usage of current drugs, and withdrawal of older ones.

Organized alphabetically by generic drug name
Mechanisms of action
Common usage and dosage
Side effects
Drug interactions
Nursing implications
New drugs
Patient education
Expanded coverage of natural and herbal agents





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High-Risk & Critical Care Obstetrics (Mandeville, AWHONN’s High Risk and Critical Care Intrapartum Nursing) 3rd Edition

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Jun 072021

Co-published with the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this comprehensive book on advanced obstetrics practice focuses on the care of childbearing women with complications during pregnancy and the related professional concerns of perinatal professionals caring for them. This substantially revised edition reflects the significant change in this specialty area and the need to collaborate in practice to maximize patient outcomes. All chapters have been revised by RN-MD author teams.

This edition includes the AWHONN Perinatal Morbidity Advisory Panel Top 5 Issues: obesity, thromboembolic disease, diabetes, perinatal infections, and cardiac disease. The entire first section presents the realities of today’s practice including ethics, collaboration, and patient safety. Nineteen chapters detail the primary complications of pregnancy.





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Medically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Dentistry, Medicine and Nursing

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May 082021

Medically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Dentistry, Medicine, and Nursing contains over 1,500 quotes pertinent and especially illuminating to these disciplines. Here you will find quotations from the most famous to the unknown. Some are profound, some are witty, some are wise but none are frivolous. The extensive author and subject indexes provide the perfect tool for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure.

This book can be read for entertainment or used as a handy reference by students and professionals and the wider public interested in who has said what on medicine.





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Critical Care Nursing: Monitoring and Treatment for Advanced Nursing Practice 1st Edition

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May 022021

Providing an easy-to-use reference, Critical Care Nursing outlines best practice for the assessment, monitoring and treatment of critically ill adult patients. Each chapter includes research and evidence-based strategies for treating commonly-seen conditions.

Initial chapters introduce ICU set-up and operation, the rapid response team, vitals measurement and shock management strategies. Subsequent chapters, structured by organ system, focus on care relating to specific organ function and dysfunction, including the respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, renal and gastrointestinal systems. Key information on monitoring for overdoses, special considerations in traumatic injury and end-of-life concerns is also included.

Critical Care Nursing is a comprehensive and informative resource for experienced staff nurses and advanced practice nurses working with critically ill patients on ICUs, PCUs, transitional care units and within emergency care departments.





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Children and Young People’s Nursing at a Glance (At a Glance (Nursing and Healthcare)) 1st Edition

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Apr 282021

Children and Young People’s Nursing at a Glance, is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children’s nursing students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. Divided into seven sections it explores assessment and screening, working with families, the newborn infant, the developing child, child health policy, nursing the sick child and young person and chronic and life-limiting conditions.

This comprehensive book is an invaluable resource for pre-registration nursing students as well as newly qualified nurses wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of children and young people’s nursing.

  • Breaks down complex aspects of child health care in an accessible and un-intimidating way
  • The perfect revision and consolidation textbook
  • Linked closely with the NMC standards for pre-registration nursing education, and the essential skills clusters framework
  • Highly visual colour presentation, with approximately 130 illustrations
  • Includes boxes, summary boxes, key points and recommendations for practice to improve the learning experience
  • Supported by a companion website featuring over 500 interactive multiple choice questions (www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/children)
  • Available in a range of digital formats – perfect for ‘on the go’ study and revision



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Nurse Prescribers’ Formulary 2013-2015 1 PAP/CRDSst Edition

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Apr 212021

The Nurse Prescribers’ Formulary is for use by district nurses and specialist community public health nurses (including health visitors) who have received nurse prescriber training, and is designed for use with the British National Formulary. The NPF provides an overview of some common conditions together with the details of the medicines that can be prescribed by community practitioner nurse prescribers.



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