Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Drugs in Use


Author: Ann Richards
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317905628
Category: Medical
Page: 86
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Understanding how drugs work is made simple in this easy to use pocket-sized guide. Drugs in common use are described under each body system and will form an aid to your confident administration of drugs to fit your patients' needs. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Drugs in Use


Author: Ann Richards
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780273763758
Category: Medical
Page: 86
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Rev. ed. of: Nurse's survival guide to drugs in practice. 2009.

A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward - Updated Edition E-Book


Author: Ann Richards,Sharon L. Edwards
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702078328
Category: Medical
Page: 480
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Further to the success of the previous editions, A Nurse's Survival Guide to the Ward continues to be the indispensable guide to all the procedures and problems faced by nurses and healthcare professionals every day. Whether you are a clinical practicing student or a qualified nurse, this book is the perfect straightforward reference for every doubt you might have about emergency situations, as well as assessments, clinical procedures and much more. What will you find in this updated edition: Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; Up-to-date legal issues, health and safety, professional practice issues and ethics in nursing; Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition Completely updated and revised content written by well-known authors with extensive experience in the field; Up-to-date legal issues, health and safety, professional practice issues and ethics in nursing; Expansions of areas such as oxygen administration, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition

Psychotropic Drug Prescriber's Survival Guide

Ethical Mental Health Treatment in the Age of Big Pharma
Author: Steven L. Dubovsky,Amelia N. Dubovsky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393705102
Category: Medical
Page: 187
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The effective treatment of many mental health conditions necessitates that clinicians prescribe medications.

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges


Author: Helen Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317906012
Category: Medical
Page: 58
View: 8137
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Part of the skill of nursing and healthcare involves being able to decipher and understand the meanings of results and abbreviations. The aim and purpose of this handy survival guide is to supply you with the information which will help you understand this language, so that you can provide appropriate holistic care to your patients. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Children in Intensive Care E-Book

A Survival Guide
Author: Joanna H Davies,Marilyn McDougall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702067458
Category: Medical
Page: 476
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Children in Intensive Care fulfils a unique role in supporting clinical staff during the day-to-day management of the sick child. Presented in quick reference format, and in plain English, the book offers a unique guide to the wide variety of situations that a practitioner is likely to encounter during daily practice. Rich with reference tables, algorithms, artworks and ‘Alert’ boxes, the book offers a wealth of information which ranges from physiology to drug dosage calculation, drug compatibility lists, reference ranges, and X-ray interpretation. New chapters include oncologic emergencies, pain management and sedation, together with the latest information on the management of sepsis, the collapsed child, and care of the child following spinal surgery. Information presented in quick reference format, with accompanying reference tables, to facilitate on-the-spot usage Advanced Life Support Group algorithms provide safe and easy-to-follow protocols to the management of emergency situations Contains input from a broad range of paediatric specialists – intensivists, anaesthetists, haematologists, oncologists, air ambulance physicians and retrieval nurses, pharmacists, specialist dieticians, and respiratory physiotherapists – to ensure full coverage and accuracy of information Contains helpful ‘Quick Guide’ and ‘Warning’ boxes to provide key information at a glance, while helpful mnemonics assist with learning Contains chapters on normal child development, safe-guarding children and young people, and patient transport Perfect for use on the wards, theatres, high-dependency units and intensive care units as well as during retrieval and A&E Ideal for newcomers and experienced staff alike, whether they be junior doctors or nursing staff Additional authorship brings the expertise of Marilyn McDougall, a Senior Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant Contains brand new chapters - oncology emergencies and pain & sedation - as well as the latest information on topics including sepsis and the collapsed neonate, and care of children after spinal surgery Comprehensively expanded cardiac chapter presents new surgical approaches as well as practical tips on pacing, care of chest drains and basic echocardiograph terminology Drug chapter now includes reversal agents, new drug profiles and an updated compatibilities chart Expanded artwork program explains clinical concepts and practical procedures

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Portfolios and Reflective Practice


Author: Susan Lillyman,Pauline Merrix
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317905784
Category: Medical
Page: 37
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Reflective practice is a requirement for all healthcare professionals. This essential guide will help you develop the skills to be effective as a reflective practitioner within any clinical environment. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

New Nurse's Survival Guide


Author: Genevieve Chandler
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071713956
Category: Medical
Page: 186
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Your transition from nursing student to practicing nurse begins here! Packed with real-life examples and indispensable advice from novice nurses and staff development experts, New Nurse’s Survival Guide is the single best book available on how to get the job you want and become the nurse you aspire to be after you graduate from nursing school. You’ll learn exactly what you must know and do in order to stand out from all the other new graduates and make yourself irresistible to employers -- in even the most challenging job market. And you’ll find out what it really takes to thrive, not just survive, during your first year on the job. Land a great job in any economy by learning: What you can do to gain on-the-job experience while you are still in school How to prepare for your job search, interview, and orientation What hospitals are looking for and what you need to bring to the table How you can demonstrate that you are a nurse that takes the initiative How to demonstrate leadership to potential employers

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Compassion, Caring and Communication


Author: Barbara Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317906209
Category: Medical
Page: 44
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Compassion, caring and communication are all fundamental parts of patient care and something all health and social care workers encounter on a daily basis. This user-friendly reference guide will help you care for your patients in a person-centred way. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Pediatric Nurse's Survival Guide


Author: Lisa M Rebeschi,Mary L. Heiens Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285400747
Category: Medical
Page: 252
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Practical and convenient, the thoroughly updated third edition of The Pediatric Nurse's Survival Guide is the perfect clinical reference! This handy resource offers quick answers to your pediatric nursing questions concerning assessment, clinical values and standards, and the most common conditions and diseases seen in the pediatric population. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Patient Consent


Author: Elizabeth Charnock,Denise Owens
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351223925
Category: Medical
Page: 42
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Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound book in the popular Nursing & Health Survival Guide series puts all the crucial information about patient consent at your fingertips. There is an obligation for practitioners to obtain valid consent from their patients before examination, routine personal care or therapeutic treatment. However, the law relating to consent is complex. Situations may arise where a patient requires urgent treatment, yet is either unwilling or unable to give their consent, or there are concerns over the form and context of the consent. All you need to know on: the underlying principles of consent; consent and the adult patient; consent and the adult who lacks capacity; children and consent; young people and consent.

Wound Care


Author: Kelly Ryan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317905547
Category: Medical
Page: 78
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Ideal for quick reference in any ward or community environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on wound care at your fingertips. It includes all you need to know on: Wound assessment Wound conditions Treatment and dressing choice Pressure ulcers and prevention Healing factors and risk assessment And much more...

Maths and Medications


Author: Kerry Reid-Searl,Trudy Dwyer,Ann Richards,Lorna Moxham,Jo Reid-Speirs
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273764465
Category: Medical
Page: 68
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Solving calculations in a busy environment can be tough and time consuming. This quick reference guide, featuring basic maths concepts and medication administration, will help you take the problem out of problem solving. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)


Author: Nina Godson,Kelly Ryan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317906071
Category: Medical
Page: 80
View: 6512
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Preparing for an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is very different from preparing for a theoretical knowledge examination - your clinical skills and performance will be tested rather than just your knowledge of the theory. It is important to understand how to achieve the best results in an OSCE, and this handy pocket-sized guide describes each clinical skill in turn to help you feel confident and prepared for the exam. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

2019 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses


Author: Amy M. Karch
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1975126491
Category: Medical
Page: 576
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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. The 2019 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information “in a nutshell for the nurse on-the-go.” Written by Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 2,000 medications, including 25 generic drugs newly approved by the FDA, in an easy-access A-to-Z format. The “mini” drug monographs include generic and trade names, drug class, pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule, “black box” warnings, indications & dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. Detailed appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, and biological agents (vaccines). The pocket-sized 2019 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses will quickly become your go-to-guide for important drug facts and vital patient safety tips & alerts.

The Patient Survival Guide

8 Simple Solutions to Prevent Hospital- and Healthcare-Associated Infections
Author: Maryanne McGuckin, Dr., Sc., Ed.
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1617051187
Category: Medical
Page: 159
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Gold Winner 2012 Foreword Reviews Book of The Year, Health Category The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1.7 million people developed healthcare acquired infections in 2010. Since most people spend only a small part of their lives in healthcare facilities, this guidebook also tells readers how to avoid picking up serious infections in day care centers, schools, business offices, and other common locations. Unlike other books, which focus on how to change the hospital systems, The Patient Survival Guide focuses on empowering you with the knowledge and techniques to ensure a safer healthcare experience. The Patient Survival Guide: Inspires you to be a your own advocate Describes in vivid detail how your preparation and informed vigilance can significantly reduce the chances of harm and death to your loved one in a hospital Provides specific, practical, and outside-the-box strategies for anticipating and preventing errors, with chapters devoted to each of the most common mistakes and mishaps Provides checklists for patients to use upon admission to healthcare facilities

Record Keeping


Author: Pauline Merrix,Susan Lillyman,Sue Lillyman
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780273760641
Category: Medical
Page: 35
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Effective record keeping is a sign of safe and skilled Nurses and Midwives and is a legal requirement for all Healthcare professionals. This pocket-sized guide provides you with the tools to write clear and concise records. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Clinical Skills


Author: T. A. Roper
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191003484
Category: Medical
Page: 520
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Clinical Skills, Second Edition, is a practical and comprehensive guide to history taking, examination, and interpretation of results for medical students, junior doctors, and nurse practitioners. Written with wit and clarity, and packed with illustrations, this book will teach you how to join the dots between signs, symptoms, and diagnoses. This textbook sets out invaluable routines for the examination of each system, and includes chapters on interpreting chest x-rays and spot diagnosis. Over 500 line drawings and colour photographs give practical examples of core and advanced examination skills. Throughout the text, key points and tips dispense essential wisdom, while case studies help you to put theory into practice. This new edition of Clinical Skills is now more useful than ever in your preparation for finals. Each chapter ends with a short set of assesment questions and a section on how the system in question is tested in OSCEs. Even better, the chapter on finals has been expanded and updated to give more practical advice than ever before. Written in plain English and designed to demystify even the most daunting procedures, Clinical Skills, Second Edition is the ultimate all-round textbook to help you hone your skills and prepare for finals.

Diabetes


Author: Erica Whettem
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780273758013
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 55
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On the increase worldwide, diabetes is well recognized as a complex and challenging condition. This pocket-sized guide puts diabetes information at your fingertips, equipping you with the essential knowledge and skills to deliver effective day-to-day diabetes care competently and confidently. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.

Your Patient Safety Survival Guide

How to Protect Yourself and Others From Medical Errors
Author: Gretchen LeFever Watson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538102102
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 196
View: 7112
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Medical errors happen all the time. Yet, it’s not enough to rely on the health care system itself to remedy the problems. Patients must be aware of the risks and involved in the solutions. Here, the author looks at the most common risks, offers solutions patients can employ, and considers approaches to solving problems where they exist.