Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Nursing

Author: Dolores F. Saxton,Phyllis K. Pelikan

Publisher: C.V. Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 956

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Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Nursing for NCLEX-RN® Examination, 20/e

Author: Patricia M. Nugent,Judith S. Green,Mary Ann Hellmer Saul,Phyllis K. Pelikan

Publisher: Elsevier India

ISBN: 9788131231173

Category:

Page: N.A

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A classic resource that has helped nurses pass the NCLEX exam for over 60 years, Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Nursing for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 20th Edition is fully updated to reflect the newest NCLEX-RN test plan. Content review is presented in a concise and full-color outline format organized by the core areas of medical-surgical, pediatric, maternity/women's health, and mental health nursing, with a practice test following each unit. More than 4,200 practice questions and rationales -- including more than 600 questions in the newest alternate item formats -- are written by a team of trusted NCLEX experts led by author Patricia M. Nugent. A companion CD enhances your NCLEX review by allowing you to customize quizzes and exams and download audio review summaries of key content. Over 4,200 practice questions in the book and on the companion CD provide ample practice opportunities in both print and electronic testing formats. Review questions are grouped by categories of concern to focus your study on any areas of weakness. Detailed rationales for correct and incorrect answers are provided with every question. Text references are provided with the answer rationales for further study of difficult topics. Two comprehensive exams are coded by clinical area, client need, nursing process, and cognitive level, to help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses. An overview of the latest NCLEX-RN test plan describes the recent changes and additions to content. Companion CD allows you to create customized quizzes and exams based on clinical area, NCLEX client needs category, nursing process, and cognitive level.
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Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review for Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Leighann Remmert,Relda T. Kelly

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323476252

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 813

Get the most out of your nurse assisting textbook, and review for your certification exam! Corresponding to the chapters in Sorrentino and Remmert’s Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition, this workbook reinforces your understanding with numerous exercises and review questions. Checklists help you study skills — with a checklist for each of the 100+ procedures in the text. The Competency Evaluation Review section helps you prepare for the CNA exam with a review of content, a skills evaluation review, and two practice exams. Answers are included for all review questions and practice exams! Comprehensive review corresponds chapter-by-chapter to the textbook. Competency Evaluation Review section includes a content review and review questions for all key topics, a skills evaluation review, and two practice exams that help to prepare you for the written certification exam. A wide variety of exercises enhances learning and keeps you interested in the material. Skills checklists help you review and practice the procedures required for certification. Independent learning activities in every chapter allow additional review and practice. Optional learning exercises are provided for longer programs and/or higher-level students. NEW review chapters are added to correspond to the five new chapters in the textbook.
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Mosby's Nursing Drug Cards

Author: Patricia A. Nutz,Joseph A. Albanese

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323172938

Category: Medical

Page: 500

View: 7007

Plan care and prepare for clinicals with Mosby's Nursing Drug Cards, 22nd Edition! More than 360 durable cards make it easy to find pharmacologic details and nursing management guidelines for over 750 generic and 600 brand-name drugs. Each 4 x 6 card provides essential nursing information including descriptions, use(s), mechanism(s), pharmacokinetics, side/adverse effects, contraindications/precautions, interactions, dosing, and nursing management priorities. Organized alphabetically, Mosby's Nursing Drug Cards provide quick access to the information you need to prepare care plans and review medication orders. More than 360 colorful 4"x 6" cards include cards for individual drugs plus drug category cards for 65 categories of drugs. Coverage of over 750 generic and over 600 brand-name drugs provides one-stop access to the information most needed for clinical practice. Concise entries feature generic name, pronunciation, category, pregnancy category, brand name, dosage forms, use(s), mechanism(s), pharmacokinetics, side/adverse effects, contraindications/precautions, interactions, dosing, and nursing management priorities. Black Box Warnings highlight high-alert drugs. NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses for all drug categories familiarize you with the application of nursing diagnoses in pharmacology. Convenient appendix provides access to additional drug information such as antagonists and antidotes, nutritional supplements, and look-alike/sound-alike drug names. Common conversion formulas are found on the inside lid of the box. UPDATED, streamlined content is designed with nurses in mind. NEW Critical Thinking fill-in-the-blank card may be used on any drug. UPDATED! Category cards are condensed to allow for easier retrieval.
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A Place to Call Home

Tradition, Style, and Memory in the New American House

Author: Gil Schafer, III

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0847860213

Category: DESIGN

Page: 288

View: 6586

For award-winning architect Gil Schafer, the most successful houses are the ones that celebrate the small moments of life - houses with timeless charm that are imbued with memory and anchored in a distinct sense of place. Essentially, Schafer believes a house is truly successful when the people who live there consider it home. It's this belief - and Schafer's rare ability to translate his clients' deeply personal visions of how they want to live into a physical home that reflects those dreams - that has established him as one of the most sought-after, highly-regarded architects of our time. In his new book, A Place to Call Home Schafer follows up his bestselling The Great American House, by pulling the curtain back on his distinctive approach, sharing his process (complete with unexpected, accessible ideas readers can work into their own projects) and taking readers on a detailed tour of seven beautifully realized houses in a range of styles located around the country - each in a unique place, and each with a character all its own. 250 lush, full color photographs of these seven houses and other never-before-seen projects, including exterior, interior, and landscape details, invite readers into Schafer's world of comfortable classicism. Ultimately, the houses featured in A Place to Call Home are more than just beautiful buildings in beautiful places. In each of them, Schafer has created a dialogue between past and present, a personalised world that people can inhabit gracefully, in sync with their own notions of home. Because, as Schafer writes in the book, he designs houses "not for an architect's ego, but [for] the beauty of life, the joys of family, and, not least, a heartfelt celebration of place."
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The Comprehensive NCLEX®-RN Review

Author: Ascend Learning Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781565335493

Category: National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses

Page: 270

View: 649

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Clinical Cases: Medical-surgical nursing case studies

Author: Janine Bothe

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729584321

Category: Medical

Page: 250

View: 6090

Perfect for: • Bachelor of Nursing Students. • Diploma of Nursing students. Apply theory to practice with the Clinical Cases textbook series! Janine Bothe’s Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies is part of the Clinical Cases textbook series, which offers nursing students a collection of scenarios that are common in a variety of practical settings. Some of the topics covered in Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies include: Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Musculoskeletal and Respiratory in relation to medical-surgical nursing. The Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies textbook is complete with multiple choice questions throughout the chapters so you can revise and test your knowledge as you progress through the text. Best of all, use Bothe’s nursing textbook alongside Lewis’ Medical-Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition by Diane Brown and Helen Edwards to really excel at your Diploma and Bachelor of Nursing courses. Benefit from the logical structure of this nursing textbook. Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies features a clear introduction that explores an existing condition and outlines its symptoms. Further details are then provided to help you form a more complete context, including: patient’s conditions, tests, medications and other considerations. Each case study within this nursing textbook provides a thorough conclusion that examines patient outcomes and the case’s key points. If you enjoy learning from real life cases, the Clinical Cases textbook series is the perfect educational suite to support your nursing education. Janine Bothe’s Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies is perfect for use during exam preparation or as a study tool, providing an engaging approach to learning and revision. Browse other titles in this series to enhance your knowledge of core nursing skills and theories. Other titles in this series: • Clinical Cases: Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies by Natashia Scully and Damian Wilson • Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Case Studies by Margaret Webb and Ellie Kirov Other Formats This book is also available as an App via the Apple App Store (https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/clinical-cases-medical-surgical/id666477607?mt=8) • Easy-to-understand, logical layout. • 22 case studies covering the body systems. • Multiple choice questions to test your knowledge throughout the textbook. • Rationales provided for all answers. • References for further reading and research. • Designed as an exam preparation and revision tool.
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Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology

Author: Kevin T. Patton,Gary A. Thibodeau,Catherine Parker Anthony

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323055390

Category: Medical

Page: 1131

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For years, Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology has been known for its unbeatable student-friendly writing style and "big picture" approach to A&P. And now, with a visually oriented design and an exceptional array of electronic resources to explain how the body works, the new 19th edition helps students GET A&P like no other textbook. UNIQUE! Body systems are broken down into separate chapters for anatomy and physiology to improve comprehension. UNIQUE! A comprehensive color key unifies the art of the book with consistent color for cellular and chemical structures, and more. UNIQUE! Uses unifying themes such as the Big Picture and Cycle of Life sections to help you see the interrelation of body systems and how their structure and function changes in relation to age and development. Quick Check questions reinforce learning with content review of major sections within the chapters. Detailed, end-of-chapter summaries outline essential information to help you organize your studies. Both critical thinking and content review questions for each chapter help you know how well you have mastered important concepts while also challenging your reasoning skills. UNIQUE! A design layout with more than 1,400 full-color photos and illustrations that guide your attention to the most important concepts on each page. UNIQUE! New A&P Connect feature throughout the text guides you to the bonus material on the Evolve website, which features topics that go beyond basic A&P to connect concepts with the real world. Dozens of new histology slides help provide a foundation for easily learning the anatomy of every part of the body. Study Tips throughout each chapter offer practical advice on how to study A&P. New, end-of-chapter Case Studies challenge you with "real-life" clinical situations.
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Lippincott's Review for NCLEX-RN

Author: Diane McGovern Billings

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582553603

Category: Medical

Page: 843

View: 7907

The thoroughly updated edition reflects the current NCLEX test plan and contains more than 5,000 test questions to help students practice taking the exam. The book contains more questions than any other NCLEX-RN review and includes more pharmacology-related questions.
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Davis's Q&A For The NCLEX-RN Examination

Author: Kathleen A Ohman

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803626037

Category: Medical

Page: 896

View: 7282

Based on the new NCLEX-RN® Test Plan! Step 1 is an orientation and review of test-taking strategies with guidance for international and repeat test-takers. Step 2 consists of 60 practice tests over six chapters, all with NCLEX descriptors. Each chapter corresponds to one the exam’s major subject areas, fundamentals, medical-surgical, ob/newborn, pediatric, mental health, and gerontological nursing. Each chapter also features specialized, stand-alone tests for pharmacology, management of care, and cultural diversity. Step 3 is exams that test mastery of all subject areas covered in the book and on the NCLEX-RN.
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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for General Sonography Examinations

Author: Susanna Ovel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323172296

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 7775

Be confident that you can answer any and all questions on your registry exams correctly when you prepare with this complete review. Mosby’s Comprehensive Review for General Sonography Examinations provides study resources for all three main exams required for general ultrasound practice: physics, abdomen, and ob/gyn. Each chapter is arranged in table and outline format with 50 review questions at the end of the chapter and a mock exam at the end of each section. Access additional mock exams for each subject area on the companion CD or Evolve site. These exams give you experience with timed test taking in an electronic environment that simulates the actual registry exam experience. With this realistic preview of the exam environment and solid review of the material, you’ll be prepared to ace the exams! Complete preparation for the three general ARDMS exams (physics, abdomen, and ob/gyn) Content review in outline and tabular format provides a quick review of all the material you need to learn, including key terms, anatomy, functions, scanning techniques, lab values, and pathology. More than 2,500 questions in Registry format cover everything you’ll be tested on in the Registry exams. Rationales for answers to mock questions help you understand why an answer is correct or incorrect and increase your comprehension. More than 350 ultrasound scans included in the abdominal and ob/gyn sections prepare you for exam questions that ask you to identify pathology on scans. Color insert with Doppler images of the liver, biliary, and umbilical cord helps you be ready to answer questions related to Doppler imaging. Companion CD provides extra timed, graded mock exams and two entertaining, interactive games: Sonography Millionaire and Tournament of Sonography.
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Problem-oriented Medical Diagnosis

Author: Henry Harold Friedman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781729550

Category: Medical

Page: 441

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Now in its updated Seventh Edition, this popular Spiral(R) Manual is a step-by-step guide to the diagnostic workup of 75 of the most common clinical problems in internal medicine. The book focuses on the analysis of the presenting signs and symptoms, history, and physical examination and the appropriate use of laboratory and radiologic studies to reach a definitive diagnosis. Each chapter presents detailed information in an easy-to-follow outline format.Problem-Oriented Medical Diagnosis, Seventh Edition is the ideal "how-to" guide for residents, medical students, and nurse practitioners. It is also a valuable, time-saving memory aid for practicing physicians.Paperback edition available only in selected countries. Please check with your local representative or distributor.
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Foundations of Nursing Practice E-Book

Fundamentals of Holistic Care

Author: Chris Brooker,Anne Waugh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702053333

Category: Medical

Page: 676

View: 3390

This second edition of Foundations of Nursing Practice has been revised and updated specifically to meet the needs of nursing students in all fields of practice The book explains how and why sensitive, safe, evidence-based holistic nursing care is carried out, including topics common to all fields of practice. Core nursing skills are emphasised to reflect the importance of clinical skills as well as the underpinning theory. Aids to learning in each chapter: Learning outcomes Interactive boxes for all age groups and fields of nursing practice Key words and phrases for literature searching Useful websites, references and further reading. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to nursing that will meet the needs of students, nurses returning to practice, mentors and other registered nurses. Relevant to all branches of nursing settings: infants, children, adults, pregnant women, older people and people with a learning disability or mental health problems Themes relevant to all stages and fields of nursing practice include safety, infection prevention and control, managing stress, communication, managing wounds and pressure ulcers, and dealing with loss Scenarios develop the skills of evidence-based practice, critical thinking, reflection and health promotion, and encourage further learning The areas of psychology, sociology, physiology and pathology are clearly related to nursing practice Key principles of health promotion, the law and ethics, the human lifespan and development are explained in earlier chapters, then applied in later chapters Cultural diversity information helps with understanding the needs of people from different backgrounds Person-centred approach encourages problem solving and application to practice Evidence-based practice is explicit throughout, and best-practice guidelines underpin exploration/explanation of nursing care. Easy-reference Glossary at the back of the book. Meets the requirements of the new pre-registration nursing curriculum including the NMC (2010) competencies and Essential Skills Clusters Greater emphasis on safeguarding vulnerable people, maternal health and first aid Self-test questions with answers available on accompanying website.
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Cancer and Sexual Health

Author: John P. Mulhall,Luca Incrocci,Irwin Goldstein,Ray Rosen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781607619161

Category: Medical

Page: 783

View: 995

The average physician and even cancer care-givers are not knowledgeable about the effects of cancer treatment on sex and reproductive life. They are even less aware of the options available for treatment of such patients. Cancer and Sexual Health fills a great need for a reference work devoted to the link between cancer and human sexuality. The volume is designed to give a comprehensive and state-of-the-art review of the sexual and reproductive consequences of cancer diagnosis and treatment. It will prove an invaluable resource for those clinicians caring for cancer patients as well as acting as a reference text for the sexual medicine clinician who may not see a large number of cancer patients.
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Fallen Heroes

Author: Barry Nugent

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1847538525

Category:

Page: 289

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A computer disk no one can read but everyone wants. An orphan whose visions of death and destruction hold the key to his past and future. A pair of master thieves hunted for a crime they did not commit. An investigator of the unknown, a stalker of demons. A government agent whose murder investigation will bring him face to face with a tragic mistake from his past. All connected, all unwitting pawns in a plan set in motion over nine centuries before their birth. Pursued across the globe by enemies both human and supernatural they must overcome their mistrust of each other and uncover the truth before it destroys them and unleashes a malevolent and ancient evil upon an unsuspecting world.
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Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN

Reviews & Rationales

Author: Mary Ann Hogan (MSN.)

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131195998

Category: Medical

Page: 1520

View: 5371

Completely current reflecting the April 2007 NCLEX-RN test plan, this review book features a comprehensive outline review, more than 1,600 practice questions and 265-question practice tests. A free CD-ROM provides an additional 4,000 questions for review.
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