Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582556314

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

View: 7897

This clinical pocket manual based on the comprehensive text, Lippincott's Manual of Nursing Practice, covers the four main areas of nursing—medical-surgical, maternal-newborn, pediatric, and psychiatric—and contains comprehensive assessment, treatment, and nursing intervention information on the most common conditions. Conditions are presented in alphabetical order with extensive cross-referencing.

Gerontological Nursing, 7th Ed. + Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook, 3rd Ed. + Contemporary Practical / Vocational Nursing, 7th Ed.

Author: Charlotte Eliopoulos,WILLIAMS AND WILKINS LIPPINCOTT,Sandra M. Nettina,Corrine R. Kurzen, RN

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781451168563

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 5747

This package contains the following products: 9780781753449 Eliopoulos Gerontological Nursing 9781582556314 Nettina Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Handbook 9781609136925 Kurzen Contemporary Practical/Vocational Nursing

Manual of School Health - E-Book

A Handbook for School Nurses, Educators, and Health Professionals

Author: Keeta DeStefano Lewis,Bonnie J. Bear

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455712264

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 7747

Completely updated, the 3rd edition of this practical, highly portable manual offers quick access to the most relevant health and wellness information for children -- from birth through age 21 – in the school setting. You’ll find valuable guidance on developmental stages, learning domains, acute and chronic illnesses, first aid, medical syndromes, special education, and emergency illness. This edition also addresses the growing array of issues affecting today’s children, including mental health disorders, disaster management, substance abuse, and school violence, as well as new threats such as West Nile virus, dermatological conditions, and the reemergence of tuberculosis. Ideal for use in school and community settings, this manual is a must-have resource for anyone who works with children. A best practice approach to health issues and concerns helps you provide the best possible care to students. A clear, consistent outline format and straightforward writing style make it easy to locate and apply essential information. Updated content includes important contemporary issues in schools, such as body piercing, backpack syndrome, and computer ergonomics. Brain Findings section offers relevant information about recent brain and neurology research, with insights on how it relates to childhood development and health. Numerous appendices, including the latest growth charts and immunization schedules, provide essential information for assessing school age children. English-Spanish translation guide for common health terms and phrases helps you communicate more effectively with Hispanic students. Web site resources at the end of each chapter provide reliable sources for further information and research. A convenient Glossary familiarizes you with important terminology and definitions used throughout the book. New, user-friendly design helps you find key information quickly with helpful boxes, tables, and headings. New 8-page color insert serves as an instant visual reference to help you identify rashes, skin lesions, and other dermatological conditions that are common among school-age children. A separate chapter on first aid walks you through the management of common injuries and emergency situations. Revised mental health chapter presents current, detailed information on the major mental disorders that affect school-age children such as depression, autism, and Asperger's, with an extensive psychotropic medication table. A new chapter devoted to disaster management includes the latest information on bioterrorism and homeland security threats to help you create an action plan for disaster situations. A revised chapter on violence addresses sexual assault, self-mutilation, suicide, domestic violence, and violence in the schools, to help you stay informed about current societal trends, issues, and developments. New information on teen pregnancy offers helpful guidelines on communicating with students about this important issue.

ECG Interpretation

Author: Jennifer Lynn Kowalak,Carol Turkington

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781777414

Category: Medical

Page: 282

View: 5267

This full-color handbook features more than 200 waveforms that demonstrate the most important characteristics of all the common arrhythmias. The book explains the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, rhythm strips, and 12-lead ECGs and covers all the common arrhythmias as well as ECG effects of various disorders. Coverage includes antiarrhythmic drug actions and adverse effects and nonpharmacologic treatments such as radiofrequency ablation, ICDs, and biventricular pacemakers. Key telltale abnormalities are highlighted on each rhythm strip. Icons call attention to dangerous rhythms, differences in similar patterns, and red-flag alerts. Scores of practice strips are also included.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Author: Jaime C Paz,Michele P West

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455728950

Category:

Page: 528

View: 5893

Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting.Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workupsIncludes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practiceClinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second EditionFocuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the materialNEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Author: Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416069488

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 7890

Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical–surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical–surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting. Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition Focuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the material NEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Klinische Notfälle griffbereit

Internistische Akutsituationen auf einen Blick

Author: Frimmel, Marcel

Publisher: Schattauer Verlag

ISBN: 3794530403

Category:

Page: 204

View: 549

Notfälle im Griff – auf jede Frage eine schnelle Antwort! Der große Erfolg der 1. Auflage zeigt: Frimmels Kitteltaschenbuch liefert genau die Informationen, um in Akutsituationen sicher entscheiden und rasch handeln zu können. Alle wichtigen Notfälle der internistischen Intensivmedizin werden übersichtlich und an den aktuellen Leitlinien orientiert dargestellt. Die 2. Auflage wurde überarbeitet, aktualisiert und um neue Themen erweitert. • Überblick: Zu jedem Notfall finden Sie klare diagnostische Algorithmen und konkrete Therapieoptionen. • Cave: Was Sie auf jeden Fall bei der Diagnostik beachten müssen und mit welchen Fallstricken Sie bei der Akuttherapie rechnen können. • Neu: u.a. Asthmaanfall, Hypoglykämie, Malaria, Lungensonographie des Pneumothorax, Volumenmanagement auf der Intensivstation, Antibiotikatabelle. Das Buch enthält einen unverzichtbaren Wissens- und Erfahrungsschatz, lässt aber auch Raum für eigene Notizen, z.B. für klinikinterne Maßnahmen. So können Sie mit der Zeit Ihr eigenes, individuelles Kitteltaschenbuch entwickeln. Ein wichtiger Begleiter für alle Ärzte, die ihre Weiterbildung in der Klinik beginnen und im Notfall sicher handeln wollen.

Assessment

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582559391

Category: Medical

Page: 442

View: 5079

This full-color quick-reference handbook covers all aspects of the patient history and physical examination to help nurses interpret assessment findings, recognize patient needs, and provide focused care. Information is presented in a succinct, highly bulleted format, with lists, tables, and flowcharts to highlight key facts. Recurring graphic icons include Skill Check (tips for performing physical examination techniques), Culture Cue and Age Alert (specific variations in assessment findings and techniques related to age, culture, or ethnicity), Alert (life- or limb-threatening situations), and Clinical Picture (quick-scan charts visually comparing clusters of abnormal findings and differentiating among possible causes).

Das ICU-Buch

praktische Intensivmedizin

Author: Paul L. Marino

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437231612

Category:

Page: 813

View: 2034


The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice

Author: Sandra M. Nettina

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electronic books

Page: 1746

View: 2722

In addition to comprehensive coverage of the four areas of nursing, this edition of this classic reference book features a variety of useful updates. New to this edition is an appendix of vitamins and herbs, an increased emphasis on home care and geriatrics, and much more.

Anatomie-Malatlas

Author: Wynn Kapit,Lawrence M. Elson,Ingvi Stec

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827373342

Category:

Page: 369

View: 8318


Lippincott's Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans

Author: Judith M. Schultz,Sheila Dark Videbeck,Sheila L. Videbeck

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780397554171

Category: Medical protocols

Page: 435

View: 6737

With this classic text, you'll discover the essential care plan models you need to enhance the consistency and effectiveness of your nursing care and to improve communication among the health care team. Complete coverage addresses the basic concepts, issues, and interventions that provide the foundation for psychiatric nursing practice; more than 50 psychiatric nursing care plans apply theory to real-world practice; behavioral approach addresses commonly encountered challenges and makes the text equally useful inside and outside the clinical setting; nursing process focus includes the latest NANDA diagnostic criteria; therapeutic goals link assessment data to expected outcomes; assessment parameters sharpen essential diagnostic skills; rationale for interventions provides the how and why for specific actions. New sections address guidelines for delivering culturally competent care and health promotion and early interventions for care-givers; outcomes-focused care sets specific goals for nursing interventions; multiplicity of care settings, including home care and partial hospitalization discuss the growing trend away from full-time hospital care; transitions into the community reflect today's changing health care environment; psychopharmacology content is fully updated to include the latest therapeutic agents and data.

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582558974

Category: Medical

Page: 568

View: 7185

Designed for quick, easy on-the-job reference, this spiralbound pocket guide covers every aspect of medical-surgical nursing in a concise format packed with bulleted facts, tables, and illustrations. Five distinctive sections cover Disorders, Diagnostic Tests, Treatments, Procedures, and more than 80 Clinical Tools from all medical-surgical specialties, including pain rating tools, dosage formulas, monitoring guidelines, and more. Topics in each section are arranged alphabetically and follow a consistent format. Recurring icons highlight key points such as life-threatening disorders, interdisciplinary care, and illustrations of pathophysiology.

Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582550824

Category: Medical

Page: 1490

View: 8548

Completely revised and updated, this broad yet comprehensive edition contains twenty-nine chapters on nursing issues and clinical practice. Topics cover practice and process, documentation, legal issues, health promotion, physical assessment, I.V. therapy, surgical care, and more. Disorders are organized by body system and feature an overview of anatomy and physiology, assessment, diagnostic tests, medication, treatment, and home care, with coverage of care for maternal-neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, emergency, and psychiatric patients. Added features include grabbing nursing procedure graphics, complementary therapies, clinical pathways, and cultural information. Over 1,000 illustrations, charts, and graphs enhance the text, with a new appendix relating Internet sites for nurses.