Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a GlanceFrom the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes a comprehensive yet accessible overview of all the fundamental elements of acute and critical care nursing. Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance provides an introduction to the key knowledge and skills for patient assessment and problem identification, as well as how to plan, implement and evaluate care management strategies. It also explores clinical decision-making processes and their impact on care delivery, as well as key psychosocial issues, pain management, and safe transfer. All information is presented in a clear, double-page spread with key information accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs and diagrams. Key features: Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout An accessible, evidence-based, introduction to a complex topic Presents information structured according to the Resuscitation Council's systematic ABCDE framework for ease of understanding Accompanied by patient case studies to help apply theory to practice Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students, healthcare assistants, and registered nurses working within the acute and critical care setting.
Children and Young People's Nursing Skills at a GlanceChildren and Young People's Nursing Skills at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children's nursing students. Highly visual, each clinical skill is covered in a two-page spread, with superb colour illustrations accompanied by clear informative text. Providing up to date, evidence-based information on a wide range of clinical skills that are required by today's children's nurses, this comprehensive and accessible text makes it easy for the reader to grasp the fundamentals in order to meet the care needs of the child and family, both in the hospital and community setting. Structured around the key systems of the body, the book is divided into sixteen sections, and covers all the essential clinical skills, including: Principles of assessment Communication Record keeping Drug calculations and administration Safeguarding Care planning Respiratory and cardiac care Gastrointestinal care ECG reading and interpretation Neurological assessment Musculoskeletal care. Aimed at both student nurses and those newly qualified, Children and Young People's Nursing Skills at a Glance provides need to know, rapid information to ensure safe and effective clinical practice.
Publication Date: 2018
A Dictionary of NursingThe new edition of this bestselling and trusted dictionary has been fully revised to take account of recent developments in nursing practice and related fields. Updates to this edition cover many areas, with a particular focus on radiography, public health and the NHS, theoretical concepts familiar in nursing education, and key vocabulary used in the 2018 Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses. Written by medical and nursing specialists, and offering more than 10,500 clear and concise entries on nursing theory and practice, the dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions. As well as nursing-specific terms, there are also many entries in the fields of medicine, anatomy, physiology, ethics, psychiatry, nutrition, dentistry, statistics, and pharmacology. Almost 100 helpful illustrations and tables, and 16 appendices covering the calculation of drug dosages, religion and nursing practice, recommended alcohol intake, and much more, help to make this an essential reference tool for all nursing students and professionals.
The Newly Qualified Nurse's Survival GuideEven after years of training and hard work, finding yourself on the threshold of your nursing career is often a daunting prospect. In this revised and updated second edition, Jackie Hole provides clear, practical advice on both managing the transition from student to qualified nurse - including getting the most from your final placement and making applications - and practical advice on key areas encountered in the first weeks and months after qualification. Drug safety, dealing with common clinical problems, and how and when to seek expert advice are all covered, while a newly written chapter addresses the key area of infection control. Management aspects such as delegation, objective setting, budgeting, prioritisation of care and time management are outlined clearly and engagingly, along with questions of professional development and career futures. This book will be invaluable to newly-qualified nurses, as well as to student nurses, nurse tutors, and experienced nurses wishing to gain an insight into their own practice and changes in the profession.
Nursing Older People at a GlanceAs the environment of care continues to evolve to promote person-centredness, dignity, health, and wellbeing, for nurses working with older people, this can be challenging. Nursing Older People at a Glance is a timely publication which provides an overview of key concepts that nurses need to know in order to care for older people in a wide range of settings. Divided into six sections, it explores a range of themes such as person-centred care, health and wellbeing, health promotion, and the complexity of older people's care, encompassing mental wellbeing, diverse communities and learning disability. With a strong focus on dignity in care throughout, Nursing Older People at a Glance will readily equip undergraduate and post-qualification nurses with the knowledge and skills required to care for older people in a competent and compassionate manner.
Publication Date: 2018
Nursing Practice : Knowledge and CareThe second edition of the successful and definitive nursing textbook, Nursing Practice is designed to support the student throughout the entire nursing degree. Structured around the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct, it explores a range of clinical and professional issues that the student will need to know, in one complete and accessible volume. Thoroughly updated and with full-colour, high quality illustrations throughout, this new edition features an additional chapter on the principles of supporting families and carers in practice, advice on revalidation, as well as a number of learning features and activities to help consolidate learning. Nursing Practice provides invaluable information to enable not just student nurses, but also those who are qualified and members of the extended nursing family, to develop a deeper understanding of their patients' needs and to ensure that they are practicing safely and effectively.
Publication Date: 2018
Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, 4th EditionNursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 4th Edition is an essential document for every nurse. The scope of practice statement answers the who, what, when, where, how, and why questions of nursing. The standards provide authoritative statements of the actions and behaviors that all registered nurses are expected to competently perform, regardless of role, population, specialty, and setting. Each standard is accompanied by detailed competencies for the three practice levels. The product of extensive thought work by many registered nurses, this new edition provides: A revised and contemporary definition of nursing. An extensive discussion of respect, equity, inclusion, and social justice. The new ANA Professional Nursing Model and the revised Model Representing Regulation of Professional Nursing Practice. An expanded discussion of the application of ethics in nursing. A complete picture of the dynamic and complex practice of nursing and its membership and evolving boundaries. 18 national standards of practice and professional performance and their accompanying competencies. This premier professional resource informs and guides nurses in their vital work providing safe, quality, and competent care. It is a must-have for every registered nurse.
Role Development in Professional Nursing PracticeRole Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive resource to guide students along their journey as professional nurses. It focuses on the foundations of professional nursing practice, including career development, as well as the management of quality and safe patient care. Through theory, classroom activities, and case studies, the text explores topics such as teamwork and collaboration, communication, leadership, evidence-based practice, patient-centered care, informatics, and ethical and legal issues--essential knowledge and competencies that nursing students need for a successful career. * Coverage of the revised AACN competencies for pre-licensure nursing* Updated content on topics such as conflict resolution and other workplace challenges* Abstract nursing theory and its application to practice* Ethical theories which reflect the diversity of concepts in the practice of nursing* Expanded content on organizational theory and healthcare organizations/systems* New content focused on leadership in nursing practice and competencies
Alexander's Care of the Patient in SurgeryPrepare for success on your CNOR certification exam and in perioperative nursing! Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery, 16th Edition is the definitive resource for nurses and surgical technologists training to assist in the operating room. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions cover patient care in more than 400 surgical interventions, including positioning, instrumentation, and postoperative care. New to this edition is additional coverage of robotic surgery and of cultural awareness, along with the latest standards of practice. From well-known educator Jane C. Rothrock - and with every chapter authored by an expert surgeon/nurse writing team - Alexander's gives you the tools you need to provide safe, high-quality care in the surgical setting. Over 400 general and specialty surgical interventions are covered, as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures, whether performed in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or in a doctor's office. 900 full-color photos and illustrations show surgical anatomy, procedures, and methods. Comprehensive coverage includes basic perioperative nursing principles, such as patient and environmental safety, infection prevention and control, positioning, anesthesia and pain management, the unique needs of special populations such as pediatric and geriatric patients, and more. Comprehensive practice exams on the Evolve companion website include 300 exam-style questions with rationales. Perioperative nursing considerations include assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, evaluation, discharge planning, and patient and family education. Sample plans of care include nursing diagnoses, outcomes, and interventions. Surgical Pharmacology tables summarize the drugs most commonly used for each surgical procedure, including generic and trade names, indications, and pharmacokinetics. Patient and Family Education boxes include specific guidelines for preprocedural and postprocedural care, side effects and complications, home care, discharge instructions, and psychosocial care. Patient Safety boxes highlight Joint Commission initiatives for patient and staff safety in the surgical setting. Best Practice and Research Highlight boxes apply the latest scientific research to patient care. Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter let you assess your understanding of important material. NEW! Robotic-Assisted Surgery boxes highlight a rapidly expanding surgical modality. NEW! Enhanced Recovery After Surgery boxes promote review of protocols for early recovery for patients undergoing major surgery. NEW! Patient Engagement Exemplar boxes optimize surgical outcomes by addressing AORN guidelines on the issues of patient care and involvement of the patient's family. NEW standards and AORN toolkits cover topics ranging from enhanced post-surgical recovery to prevention of pressure ulcers.
Publication Date: 2018
Clinical Companion for Fundamentals of NursingLearn the concepts and skills you need to provide excellent nursing care! Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, clinical reasoning, nursing theory, evidence-based practice, and patient-centered care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to succeed in the classroom and in your career.
Davis's Comprehensive Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing ImplicationsBest money I have spent in a LONG time. "I'm a nursing student and part of our clinical rotation was to write down our patient's lab results and note on any abnormals why they were abnormal for my particular patient. This book lists out not just the normal levels, but what conditions can contribute to the high or low values. Sometimes it's pages and pages of possible reasons. This baby is a fantastic time saver for me."--Online Reviewer Great for nursing school, you will use it constantly. "Best nursing lab book I've encountered. Definitely worth the money."--Online Reviewer Accuracy. "Very useful in clinical settings. Easy to read! Love this book!"--Katrina, Online Reviewer The information nurses need...when, where, and how they need it! Nursing-focused and easy-to-read, this full-color manual delivers all 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. Explore MORE online! An access code in new print texts unlocks Fast Find: Lab & Dx, the complete study library online, anytime, anywhere.
Publication Date: 2021
Diseases & Disorders: The World's Best Anatomical ChartsFeaturing more than 85 vibrant, fully annotated charts--19 new to this edition--this updated fourth edition of Diseases and Disorders: The World's Best Anatomical Charts is a perfect quick reference for medical and nursing students and an ideal visual aid for patient education. Printed on oversized, cardstock pages and compiled in a convenient, 10" x 12" spiral-bound volume with a laminated cover, these full-color charts created by some of the world's best medical illustrators illustrate and explain common diseases and disorders of the brain; heart; GI tract; eye and ear; endocrine, muscular, skeletal, reproductive, and respiratory systems; dental diseases; infectious diseases; healthy lifestyle issues; and cancer. Nineteen new charts cover Schizophrenia, Ovarian Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Heart Failure, Peripheral Artery Disease, UC/Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, and more. All charts have been reviewed and updated. Medical terminology and easy-to-understand supporting text are printed directly on each chart. Every chart depicts an aspect of human anatomy, physiology, and disease presented in a clear, visual presentation. The book is ideal as a review resource or quick reference for studying human anatomy or for patient consultation and education.
Publication Date: 2019
E. R. Nurses: True Stories from America's Greatest Unsung HeroesThey save our lives every day, and we've never heard their stories. The life-or-death intensity of working on the front lines, from America's greatest unsung heroes. "The compassion, the work ethic, and the selflessness of nurses ... are given the respect they deserve and captured beautifully here." -Sanjay Gupta, MD, neurosurgeon and chief medical correspondent, CNN "James Patterson's account of the twilight world between life and death that nurses inhabit is one of the most moving things I have ever read." -Sebastian Junger, author of Freedom and The Perfect Storm Around the clock, across the country, these highly skilled and compassionate men and women sacrifice and struggle for us and our families. You have never heard their true stories. Not like this. From big-city and small-town hospitals. From behind the scenes. From the heart. This book will make you laugh, make you cry, make you understand. When we're at our worst, E.R. nurses are at their best.
Publication Date: 2021
ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy!"Offering expert direction, this freshly updated, fully illustrated guide is packed with images and learning aids that support your understanding and retention in obtaining and interpreting rhythm strips. Recognize and treat a wide variety of arrhythmias with this vital text -- an ideal study aid and friendly on-the-unit support for both students and practicing nurses."--Publisher's description.
Publication Date: 2020
Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly EasyWorried about handling the challenges of emergency nursing? Skillfully handle the daily demands of the emergency room, with the fully updated Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition. Full of colorful illustrations, humor and friendly expert advice, this go-to reference offers solid, step-by-step guidance on the assessments, exams, tests and treatments involved in emergency, trauma and critical care -- all in the enjoyable Incredibly Easy® style.
Publication Date: 2019
Fast Facts for the Hospice NurseProvides comprehensive, current information for addressing the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of hospice patients and their families Substantially updated and expanded, the second edition of this quick-access reference for hospice nurses continues to deliver the most current information on the clinical and administrative duties of the hospice nurse. It encompasses important regulatory changes and milestones, providing timely information on cultural issues, special communication considerations, and hospice care's enduring growth. This resource provides new content on levels of care, assessment and symptom management, and occupational stress, burnout, and self-care. New treatment guidelines and algorithms are included, as are updates on quality measures, the reimbursement schedule, compliance initiatives, and electronic documentation with specific examples. An indispensable clinical resource, the book is a valuable reference for nurses who are seeking to specialize in hospice, those who work in long-term care settings, post-acute care settings, acute care setting, and those who are seeking to enhance their knowledge of end-of-life care within other specialties. New to the Second Edition: Includes new regulatory changes/milestones, such as The National Quality Forum New Priorities for Action 2019 Provides updated information about levels of care, particularly the Last 7 Days rule from Medicare Covers the use of cannabis, non-pharmacological pain management interventions, care of the dying patient, and post-mortem care New chapters are included on the hospice nurse's role as case manager, patient discharge, religious and cultural influences on end-of-life care, pain assessment and interventions, wound care, care of the dying patient, and post-mortem care. Key Features: Reflects key competencies for the hospice nurse as designated by the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Delineates clinical and administrative responsibilities of the hospice nurse Simplifies complex information such as Medicare regulations and compliance Provides screening tools for depression, anxiety, and wound risk Includes the Palliative Performance Scale and the Karnofsky Performance Scale Serves as a concise study resource for certification
Publication Date: 2020
Fluids & Electrolytes Made Incredibly EasyFor expert, confidence-building guidance on handling fluids and electrolytes, turn to the irreplaceable quick-reference guide Fluids & Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!®, 7th Edition. Written in the enjoyable Incredibly Easy!® style, it offers step-by-step direction on balancing fluids and electrolytes, understanding fluid imbalances and the disorders that cause them, treating imbalances and more. This real-world guide supports students and new nurses in class, on the unit and with NCLEX® preparation, while also serving as a solid refresher for experienced nurses. Learn top-level skills to manage fluids and electrolytes: NEW and updated content on fluid-related concepts in easy-to-follow definitions Updated and revised content that offers clear definitions and on-the-job how-to's Explains the science of fluid and electrolytes in clear and practical terms as they relate to patient care Patient care examples that include common fluids-related diagnoses, appropriate patient outcomes and the basis for each recommended treatment Easy-to-follow sections that offer practical insight and guidance on nursing skills: Balancing basics - balancing fluids, electrolytes, and acids and bases Fluid and electrolyte imbalances - imbalances in fluids, sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, chloride, and acids and bases Disorders that cause imbalances - including heat-related illnesses, heart failure, respiratory failure, excessive GI fluid loss, acute pancreatitis, renal failure and burns Treating imbalances, including fluid losses and excesses - IV fluid replacement and total parenteral nutrition Lists fluid and electrolyte imbalances commonly seen in pediatric and elderly patients Guide to transfusing blood Special chapter features offer invaluable recaps and quick explanations: Just the facts - quick summary of content at the start of each chapter "Nurse Joy and Jake" - offer expert insights, important care reminders, and reassurance throughout Ages and stages - age-related changes and how they affect a patient's health Teaching points - patient-teaching tips that help patients prevent recurrence of the problem That's a wrap - quick end-of-chapter review of chapter content Memory jogger - memory aids that help you grasp and remember difficult concepts Quick quiz - end-of-chapter NCLEX®-style practice questions Practice Makes Perfect - end-of-book practice exam with 60 NCLEX®-style questions About the Clinical Editor Laura M. Willis, DNP, APRN-CNP, CMSRN, is a Family Nurse Practitioner at Mercy Health Physicians in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Publication Date: 2019
Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook: Quality, Compliance, and ReimbursementHospice & Palliative Care Handbook, Third Edition, offers concise, focused coverage of all aspects of hospice and palliative care for clinicians, managers, and other team members who provide important care while meeting difficult multilevel regulations. Author Tina M. Marrelli, Director of the first U.S. hospice program to attain Joint Commission accreditation for hospice services, helps caregivers meet quality, coverage, and reimbursement requirements in daily practice and documentation. Filled with key topics such as professional standards and guidelines, bereavement services considerations, outcomes, goals, and quality control, this comprehensive book provides the tools hospice caregivers need for success. Book jacket.
Publication Date: 2018
Magill's Medical Guide Volumes 1 -5Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, biology, and issues in an easy-to-use A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders. In addition to completely new essays in this edition, all entries from the previous edition have been evaluated and updated by a panel of Medical Editors to ensure their currency and accuracy.
Publication Date: 2022
Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly EasyFeeling anxious or unsure about medical-surgical nursing care? Get grounded in the latest best practices, with the freshly updated Medical-Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!®, 5th Edition. This colorful fully illustrated guide offers clear, concise descriptions of crucial medical-surgical nursing concepts and procedures, with learning aids that help you grasp skills and concepts easily, in an enjoyable Incredibly Easy style. From assessment and diagnostics to current evidence-based treatments and interventions, this is the perfect backup to class materials, helpful support for new nurses, and a handy refresher for experienced nurses. Be expertly guided into a solid foundation in medical-surgical care, with: NEW and updated statistics and guidelines on current medical-surgical nursing practice in a concise, quick-scan outline format The "need-to-know" basics, including the most common disorders medical-surgical nurses encounter Chapters address disorders by body system - neurologic, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal and urologic, reproductive, musculoskeletal, and more Chapters offer vital foundational knowledge, with expert direction on: Essential elements of medical-surgical nursing practice and the nursing process Fluids and electrolytes, perioperative care, and pain management Diagnostic testing - CT, MRI, and PET scan imaging, x-rays, biopsies, EMGs, and more Additional chapters on cancer care, obesity, gerontologic care, and end-of-life care Current data and best practices on assessing and treating common disorders - Reviews of anatomy and physiology, step-by-step guidance on assessments and history-taking, and diagnostic testing, including patient preparation, monitoring, teaching points, and developing a plan of care Hundreds of colorful diagrams, drawings, and charts that illustrate core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions "Practice Makes Perfect" end-of-book practice exam with NCLEX®-style questions in current exam format Chapter features include: Memory jogger - Acronyms and other memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatments A closer look - Illustrations that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathways Education edge - Practical guidance for effective patient teaching What do I do? - Steps to take in emergency situations Stop, look, and listen - Elements of assessment for a particular body system Weighing the evidence - Evidence-based practice pointers that support nursing actions Quick quiz - End-of-chapter multiple-choice questions to help you retain chapter content, followed by answers and rationales Nurse Joy and Jake illustrated characters offer tips and insights throughout About the Clinical Editors Keelin Cromar, MSN, RN, is Adjunct Nursing Faculty at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX Casey Moebius, DNP, RN, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nurse Education at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas
Publication Date: 2023
Medical Terminology: Active Learning Through Case StudiesMedical terminology can be a daunting course for students with a seemingly endless list of words to memorize. Medical Terminology: Active Learning Through Case Studies provides a unique approach and considers medical words in terms of common combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes to determine meaning in context. Students feel empowered when they realize they have the knowledge to dissect a long, complicated medical term into simpler parts to determine its meaning. The text is organized by body system with related terms describing anatomical features, pathologies, and procedures grouped together in story form for easy recall.While engaging students with real-world stories and medical records to help learn medical terms is not unique, having a book with such a large collection of these cases is novel. The book is designed to provide instructors with a framework for students to apply their medical terminology knowledge as part of the learning process. The case studies have been designed as classroom activities for a semester-long medical terminology course and can also be integrated into course assessments or assigned for review and reinforcement. Every new print copy includes Navigate Advantage Access that unlocks a complete, interactive eBook, student practice activities, learning analytics reporting tools, and more!Features:Ten case studies per chapter, and over 100 in total, organized by increasing complexity from Standard to Advanced, giving instructors the ability to assign cases based on the level of their studentsConsumable working text that allows students to create their own study book by keeping notes directly in the bookSlide-based teaching presentations that include an origins slide, which reveal the etymology of highly relevant, unique, or complicated terms to provide students with context and scaffold the case content
Publication Date: 2022
Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy!"Learn step-by-step how to build a concept map, develop a nursing diagnosis, and choose realistic outcomes and individualized interventions. This nursing guide leads you expertly through the care plan process, backed by the Made Incredibly Easy series' trademark humor, plentiful illustrations, and down-to-earth explanations." -- Publisher.
Publication Date: 2018
Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, 4th Edition"The Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 4th Edition, is an essential document for every nurse practicing in the United States. The scope of practice statement answers the who, what, when, where, how, and why questions of nursing. The standards provide authoritative statements of the actions and behaviors that all registered nurses are expected to competently perform, regardless of role, population, specialty, and setting. Each standard is accompanied by detailed competencies for the three practice levels"
Publication Date: 2021
Pediatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!Create a strong foundation in pediatric nursing care -- and gain empowering skills and confidence -- with the fully updated Pediatric Nursing made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition. This fully illustrated, enjoyable guide offers easy-to-remember ways to strengthen your understanding and retention of common pediatric conditions at every level of child development. An irreplaceable on-the-job reference for all new nurses, this go-to resource supports class materials, is the ideal study partner for NCLEX®, HESI or CPN exam preparation, and is an excellent refresher for experienced nurses. Absorb expert knowledge and real-life guidance on pediatric nursing care: NEW and updated content in concise, bulleted format for easy quick-reference End-of-book learning support - the "Practice Makes Perfect" practice test that mimics NCLEX® style and content Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations that outline core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions and clinical guidance on topics such as: The role of the pediatric nurse, family-centered care, and pediatric care standards Pediatric pain assessment and management Meeting the needs of the hospitalized and special needs child Developmental aspects of pediatric care - factors that influence growth and development in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood and adolescence Common pediatric conditions affecting different body systems, including problems in the neurologic, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, endocrine and metabolic, hematologic and immunologic, and dermatologic systems Infectious diseases and immunizations Special chapter features include: Just the facts - a quick summary of content at the start of each chapter "Nurse Joy and Jake" - expert insights that explain key concepts, provide important care reminders and offer reassurance Cultured pearls - insights on unique cultural aspects of care, by cultural group Memory joggers - memory aids that help you grasp and retain difficult concepts Growing pains - descriptions, expectations and risks for each developmental stage It's all relative - teaching tips and checklists for family education Advice from experts - helpful tips and insights from experienced pediatric nurses Education edge - teaching tips and checklists for patient education Quick quiz - multiple-choice, end-of-chapter questions written in NCLEX® format, followed by answers and rationales About the Clinical Editor Mikki Meadows-Oliver, PhD, MPH, PNP-BC, RN, is an Assistant Professor at the Yale University School of Nursing and holds a joint clinical appointment at the Pediatric Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut.
Publication Date: 2019
Self-Care for Nurses: 100+ Ways to Rest, Reset, and Feel Your BestTake care of your patients by taking care of yourself with these 100 self-care activities specifically designed to help nurses reduce stress, feel their best--and ready to make a difference! There's no doubt about it: today's healthcare workers have a lot on their plates. Between balancing the needs of your patients and giving your all to support your coworkers, getting burnt out and overwhelmed is a real risk. So how do you make sure you take time for yourself to recharge? With Self-Care for Nurses, you'll find 100 activities specifically designed to help you relax, take a break, and feel reenergized. Whether you need a quick pick-me-up in the middle of your shift or are looking for some new ways to unwind after the workday is over, you'll find helpful solutions like: -Writing a list of your accomplishments -Practicing yoga -Learning how to ask for help -And much more! Whether you're a new nurse or a seasoned veteran, self-care is important for all. Start your nursing self-care practice--today!
Publication Date: 2021
The Unofficial Guide to Radiology : 100 Practice Abdominal X-Rays With Full Colour Annotations and Full X-Ray ReportsThe Unofficial Guide to Radiology: 100 Practice Abdominal X Rays is the sequel to The Unofficial Guide to Radiology, which has sold 1500 copies in just eight months. This book teaches systematic analysis of Abdominal X Rays. The layout is designed to make the book as relevant to clinical practice as possible; the X-rays are presented in the context of a real life scenario. The reader is asked to interpret the X-ray before turning over the page to reveal a model report accompanied by a fully colour annotated version of the X-ray. Uniquely, all cases provide realistic high quality X Ray images, are annotated in full colour, and are fully reported, following international radiology reporting guidelines. This means the X Rays are explained comprehensively, but with clear annotation so that a complete beginner can follow the thinking of the expert. This book has relevance beyond examinations, for post graduate further education and as a day-to-day reference for professionals.