The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:1975144368

Total Pages:534

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Need an insightful, real-world guide to mental health care concepts? The newly updated Psychiatric Nursing made Incredibly Easy, 3rd Edition addresses numerous mental health nursing issues, defining disorders and management strategies and offering down-to-earth guidance on a range of care issues — all in the enjoyable Made Incredibly Easy® style. With guidance that applies to any healthcare setting, this colorfully illustrated guide walks you through the vital skills needed for psychiatric mental health nursing care, offering solid support for being exam-ready and for handling a range of mental health and substance use concerns while on the job.

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Gray's Atlas of Anatomy E-Book

Author:Richard Drake,A. Wayne Vogl,Adam W. M. Mitchell,Richard Tibbitts,Paul Richardson

Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:0323636411

Total Pages:648

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Clinically focused, consistently and clearly illustrated, and logically organized, Gray's Atlas of Anatomy, the companion resource to the popular Gray's Anatomy for Students, presents a vivid, visual depiction of anatomical structures. Stunning illustrations demonstrate the correlation of structures with clinical images and surface anatomy - essential for proper identification in the dissection lab and successful preparation for course exams. Build on your existing anatomy knowledge with structures presented from a superficial to deep orientation, representing a logical progression through the body. Identify the various anatomical structures of the body and better understand their relationships to each other with the visual guidance of nearly 1,000 exquisitely illustrated anatomical figures. Visualize the clinical correlation between anatomical structures and surface landmarks with surface anatomy photographs overlaid with anatomical drawings. Recognize anatomical structures as they present in practice through more than 270 clinical images - including laparoscopic, radiologic, surgical, ophthalmoscopic, otoscopic, and other clinical views - placed adjacent to anatomic artwork for side-by-side comparison. Gain a more complete understanding of the inguinal region in women through a brand-new, large-format illustration, as well as new imaging figures that reflect anatomy as viewed in the modern clinical setting. Evolve Instructor site with an image and video collection is available to instructors through their Elsevier sales rep or via request at https://evolve.elsevier.com.

Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Author:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:1496309944

Total Pages:680

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Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition of Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! presents essential nursing fundamentals in the easy-to-read, fun-to-learn format that is popular with nurses, nursing students, and faculty. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the theoretical foundations of nursing, the nursing process, basic nursing skills, physiologic patient care, and the latest nursing concepts, including evidence-based practice and critical thinking. Specific topics covered include oxygenation, self-care and hygiene, mobility and exercise, comfort from pain, rest and sleep, skin integrity, nutrition, and urinary and bowel elimination. Abundant illustrations, call-outs, end-of-chapter quizzes reinforce reading and highlight age-related considerations, risks and complications, and provide tips for documentation and patient-teaching.

Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy

Author:Rose Knapp

Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:1496397924

Total Pages:416

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Time to master the complexities of respiratory care. The newly updated Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition, explains the essentials with humor, expert guidance, and numerous colorful images. Offering the essential terms, skills, and equipment how-to’s you need to successfully treat the most common respiratory disorders, this down-to-earth guide helps you grasp respiratory physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology in clear and simple language. Prepare for success in the classroom and on the job, with this enjoyable guide to creating positive respiratory outcomes.

Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:1496350472

Total Pages:784

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Get all the basics on drug therapies—and administer drugs confidently and accurately—with the newly updated Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy, 4th Edition. Written in the enjoyable, award-winning Incredibly Easy style, this easy-to-follow, fully illustrated guide offers step-by-step direction on the medication process, from assessing patient needs, to planning care, to implementation and positive outcomes. Strengthen your understanding of your class materials, get ready for the NCLEX® or certification exam, and administer drug therapies—safely and effectively! Build a strong platform of pharmacology knowledge and skills with. . . NEW and updated content on the newest approved medications and dosages and NEW tables listing: NEW vaccines and treatment for biological weapons exposure NEW treatment and antidotes for chemical weapons exposure NEW herbal drugs content NEW icons and images that clarify content Revised and updated content on the concepts of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics Pharmacology basics – How drugs are derived, developed, classified, and administered; classes of drugs by body system; their uses and mechanisms “Nurse Joy” and “Nurse Jake” illustrated characters offering tips and insights throughout Quick-scan format with concise, bulleted content Hundreds of illustrations and diagrams explaining key concepts and providing clear direction on administering drugs; drug distribution, absorption, and metabolism; potential drug interactions; adverse reactions; how different classes of drugs work in different body systems Special chapter features: Just the facts – A quick summary of chapter content Advice from the experts – Experienced practitioners’ insights Prototype pro – Actions, indications, and nursing considerations for common prototype drugs Nursing process – Patient assessment, diagnosis, outcome goals, implementation, and evaluation for each type and class of drug Pharm function – Illustrating how drugs act in the body; recognizing and treating adverse reactions Before you give that drug – Warnings to consider before you administer a drug Education edge – Information to share with your patient Quick quiz – End-of-chapter questions with answers/explanations, to help you remember the essentials End-of-book multiple-choice Q&A; Quick Guides to Medication Safety, Ophthalmic and Dermatologic Drugs, and Abbreviations to Avoid; Glossary of essential pharmacology terms.

Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual!

Author:LWW

Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:149632515X

Total Pages:280

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Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual maximizes visual learning to help nurses master patient assessment. The book features: Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids guide nurses through each step of performing a head-to-toe physical examination. Aids nurses in identifying normal and abnormal findings. Light-hearted logos reinforce key points, and Best Picture graphically displays the best way to perform a technique. Take Note features lifelike charts showing how to document findings. Outside the Norm presents clear illustrations of abnormal findings. Memory Board presents visual mnemonics to help nurses remember difficult concepts. “Vision Quest” puzzles test readers’ knowledge in an entertaining way.

Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual!

Author:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:1451123434

Total Pages:154

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Seeing Is Believing! Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual!, Second Edition, provides an innovative visual approach to understanding the principles and practice of hemodynamic monitoring. Based on the well-known Incredibly Easy! series, Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual!, Second Edition combines images and clearly written, concise text to make the complex concepts of hemodynamic monitoring easy to understand. Great for reference or review, it uses hundreds of detailed photographs, diagram, charts, and other visual aids to clarify essential cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology - and demonstrate the technical points and clinical applications of today's pressure monitoring systems, hemodynamic monitoring techniques, and circulatory assist devices. The latest edition offers: NEW! Updated to current Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice Centers for Disease Control requirements, and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Standards of PracticeNEW noninvasive cardiac output monitoring techniquesNEW revised content and images to provide the most up-to-date information Special sections to reinforce key points: -- Ride the Wave: waveform explanations -- On the Level: charts that outline normal and abnormal pressure readings.Visual mnemonics that help nurses understand and remember difficult concepts Foster a quick and thorough understanding of hemodynamic monitoring the Incredibly Visual way - with clear, logical content, written in conversational style, highly-detailed visual aids, and key highlights that help you recall what you've learned.

Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:1496359178

Total Pages:448

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No need to feel stressed over anatomy and physiology—grasp all the basic terms and concepts, with the fully updated Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Easy!, 5th Edition. Using humor and friendly guidance, this colorful text gives you the pure-and-simple clarity you need to understand the basic structure and functions of all major body systems, while also guiding you through genetics, nutrition, reproduction, and more. This handy quick-reference guide is the ideal NCLEX® study aid, textbook support, or quick refresher for nurses and other healthcare practitioners. Grasp the details of anatomy and physiology, in the Incredibly Easy!® way . . . NEW and completely updated content in easy-read format to simplify the core concepts of anatomy and physiology Defines anatomic terms such as cell structure, cell reproduction and energy generation, the four basic tissue types and their characteristics, and more End-of-book, pocket-sizedstudy cards for easy review anywhere, anytime Explains the forms and locations of body structures – the directional terms, reference planes, cavities, and regions of every major body system Dozens of full-color drawings and diagrams illustrating all major body systems—integumentary, musculoskeletal, neurosensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, and more, plus: fluids and electrolytes reproduction and lactation genetics nutrition chemical organization Special features include: “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” – expert insights, key concepts, and important care reminders Zoom in – an up-close look at anatomic structures Now I get it! – complex physiology processes stated in easy-to-handle terms Just the facts – quick content summary at start of each chapter Quick quiz – multiple-choice questions at end of each chapter to help you retain what you learned Senior moment – explains physiologic changes that occur with aging in each body system Body shop – illustrates how body systems and structures work together Memory jogger – helpful tricks and tips to help you retain vital data Just for fun – fun puzzles for boosting your understanding of anatomical terms and pathophysiological concepts Practice Makes Perfect – end-of-book NCLEX® practice questions, for solid exam preparation

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Pocket Handbook, Second Edition

Author:Marianne Chulay,Suzanne Burns,American Association of Critical-Care Nurses AACN

Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:0071702733

Total Pages:195

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Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must Know Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients. Contents include: Critical Care Drug Tables • Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters • Lists of Assessment Components • Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips • 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct • Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation • Weaning Assessment Tool • ACLS Algorithms.

Nursing Documentation Made Incredibly Easy

Author:Kate Stout

Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:1496394747

Total Pages:312

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Feeling unsure about the ins and outs of charting? Grasp the essential basics, with the irreplaceable Nursing Documentation Made Incredibly Easy!®, 5th Edition. Packed with colorful images and clear-as-day guidance, this friendly reference guides you through meeting documentation requirements, working with electronic medical records systems, complying with legal requirements, following care planning guidelines, and more. Whether you are a nursing student or a new or experienced nurse, this on-the-spot study and clinical guide is your ticket to ensuring your charting is timely, accurate, and watertight. Let the experts walk you through up-to-date best practices for nursing documentation, with: NEW and updated, fully illustrated content in quick-read, bulleted format NEWdiscussion of the necessary documentation process outside of charting—informed consent, advanced directives, medication reconciliation Easy-to-retain guidance on using the electronic medical records / electronic health records (EMR/EHR) documentation systems, and required charting and documentation practices Easy-to-read, easy-to-remember content that provides helpful charting examples demonstrating what to document in different patient situations, while addressing the different styles of charting Outlines the Do's and Don’ts of charting – a common sense approach that addresses a wide range of topics, including: Documentation and the nursing process—assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning care/outcomes, implementation, evaluation Documenting the patient’s health history and physical examination The Joint Commission standards for assessment Patient rights and safety Care plan guidelines Enhancing documentation Avoiding legal problems Documenting procedures Documentation practices in a variety of settings—acute care, home healthcare, and long-term care Documenting special situations—release of patient information after death, nonreleasable information, searching for contraband, documenting inappropriate behavior Special features include: Just the facts – a quick summary of each chapter’s content Advice from the experts – seasoned input on vital charting skills, such as interviewing the patient, writing outcome standards, creating top-notch care plans “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” – expert insights on the nursing process and problem-solving That’s a wrap! – a review of the topics covered in that chapter About the Clinical Editor Kate Stout, RN, MSN, is a Post Anesthesia Care Staff Nurse at Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, North Carolina.

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing - E-Book

Author:AACN,AWHONN,NANN

Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:0323392407

Total Pages:168

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Get ready for your neonatal intensive care nursing certification exam with the only review developed in collaboration with three leading nursing organizations! From AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition prepares you for your examination with hundreds of high-quality study questions and realistic test simulation. Based on the latest test plans of the AACN’s CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the changes to the Core Curriculum and reflect the latest evidence, essential knowledge, and best practices. New to this edition are three new chapters and 225 completely new review questions. This powerful study tool offers unparalleled preparation for your certification exam! Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Realistic exam practice is offered through 675 total questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Online flexibility allows you to organize review questions and test format by your preferred examination, either the AACN or NCC. Online exam simulation — included free with each new copy of the book — mirrors the test-taking experience with an interactive, timed format. Customized study lets you choose whether to work through online questions in Study Mode or Examination Mode. Online remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers, and in-book remediation provides rationales for correct answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere. 225 NEW review questions include 75 in the book and 150 additional online questions on the Evolve companion website. Thoroughly UPDATED review content reflects AACN’s latest CCRN®-Neonatal exam and the NCC’s latest Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 5th Edition, and the newest evidence-based guidelines for neonatal critical care. NEW! Three new chapters include Grieving Process, Quality Improvement, and Facilitation of Learning. NEW focus on culturally sensitive care is included in an expanded Family Integration and Culturally Sensitive Care chapter. UPDATED rationales in the Answer Key are referenced to the most recent literature and evidence-based guidelines. Compatibility with IPads, iPhones, and other mobile devices allows online exam practice that is easy and convenient.