Demolish NCLEX(r) Nursing Pharmacology!Pharmacology makes up 15% of the NCLEX(r) test plan. For many nurses medications and pharmacology can be a difficult subject. But not anymore! If you are ready to finally take your NCLEX(r) Pharmacology studies to the next level . . . this is the perfect book for you! With hundreds of pages of the most vital facts about the most tested medications this ebook for nursing students is a must have.Jon Haws RN CCRN from NRSNG.com takes the most commonly tested medications on the NCLEX and in Nursing Pharmacology courses and outlines the MUST know information and nursing considerations so that you can demolish the NCLEX(r) and ace your Pharm course!Over 300+ Pages Jammed PackedThis book essentially takes the guess work out of your studies and allows you to focus your valuable time on learning exactly what you NEED to know. Learn how to ACE the NCLEX(r) . . . Details nursing considerations in flash card format. The most important medications to learn. Obscure testable facts and nursing considerations for 140 medicaitons. Detailed outlines of some of the most common classes of meds. Stop Wasting Valuable TimeIt's all here! You have limited time to prepare for the NCLEX(r). Get more time by using this in depth guide of the only medications that you need to study to pass the NCLEX(r) with flying colors. We are dedicated to your success. In fact, this is the exact same list of questions that I used to pass the NCLEX(r) in 75 questions on my first try just two weeks after graduating nursing school. Cut Your Study Time in HalfOnce you know exactly what to study, you will save hours and hours of study time by cutting through the fluff and focusing your energy on exactly what you need to know. Included in the book is a FREE offer for a lab sheet that contains the 63 lab values you must know to be a great nurse!From NRSNG.com creators of Med of the Day Podcast and SIMCLEX.com the ONLY fully adaptive NCLEX(r) prep program!Scroll up to buy!NCLEX, NCLEX-RN, and NCLEX-PN are registered trademarks of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. They hold no affiliation with this book or related products.
Author: Rebekah Warner
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
Release Date: 2012-05-11
Genre: Study Aids
REA’s NCLEX-PN Flashcards Are Indispensable! Hundreds of Must-Study Questions and Answers! REA’s Interactive Flashcard® book for the NCLEX-PN exam helps nursing students check their test-readiness before taking this all-important exam. Our flashcard book is the perfect on-the-go study supplement and offers a quick and convenient way to practice answering questions. Written by an experienced RN, these flashcards give students full scenarios to evaluate in a multiple-choice format, just like the actual test. This recommended study aid contains more than 350 must-study questions that cover all official test categories found on the NCLEX, with detailed explanations of answers. The book also provides fascinating fun facts about the medical/nursing profession and its history. Unlike most flashcards that come loose in a box, our flashcards are bound in an organized, compact book that makes studying a breeze. Nursing students can write their answer on the front of the card, and then compare it to the answer on the back of the card. This concise question and answer format makes it easy to find the right answer, and we even give details explaining why the answer is correct. Fully indexed for smarter study, this book is the perfect way to study for the NCLEX-PN exam!
Author: Jon Haws
Release Date: 2015-02-03
Save Time:: Lab Values for Nurses#1 Best Selling Nursing Reference Book on AmazonWant to study better, but don't have the time? This book outlines the 63 MUST KNOW lab values for nurses to help them prepare for the NCLEX (r) and care for patients on the floor. Whether you are a student nurse or an experience this book contains the information you need to know to provide superior patient care. Charts + Brief Descriptions = Fast Learning The book includes a brief introduction followed by charts including 63 important lab values with their units, normal ranges, and abbreviations. The charts are followed by a brief description for each individual value including: indications, what would cause abnormal values, and a description of the lab value itself. Download :: Lab Values: 63 Must Know Lab Values for Nurses Lab Values contains an easy to read and follow catalog of the most essential labs for nurses. Color graphics and charts Normal lab values and common abbreviations Descriptions of each value Correct filling order for specimen tubes Stop wasting time on you studies and start acing exams and spending more time actually caring for patients. With this ebook for kindle or kindle app you will learn the 63 most important labs for nurses and the NCLEX - RN (r). This is the perfect pocket guide and makes lab value interpretation easy. **FREE** Gift included (4 Page PDF download and lab charts). NCLEX, NCLEX-RN, and NCLEX-PN are registered trademarks of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. They hold no affiliation with this product.
Author: Jon Haws
Release Date: 2015-03-23
It's Time To ACE the NCLEX(r)Ready to take your studies to the next level? This ebook contains the most needed, most referenced, and sometimes most confusing information in an easy to read, understand, and remember way.36 nursing reference pages in full color ranging in topics from respiratory to medication you will love having this handy book on your phone while in clinical or class. Stop Wasting TimeLook we've all been there. . . nursing school is hard. You never know what is MOST important and what you should be focusing on. Not any more. With this easy to read and use book you have exactly what you need right at your finger tips.With tables, pictures, graphs and more . . . you are ready to soar!Perfect for the new nurse or nursing student looking to save time and energy in their studies.Topics Include* Injection Sites (IM) * Common Laboratory Values * Blood Gas Analysis * Blood Gas Interpretation * Blood Compatibility* Anticoagulant Therapy* Heart Murmurs* Glasgow Coma Scale * Cranial Nerves * Wallace Rule of Nines - Burn Severity * Edema Scale * Wigger Diagram * Heart Sounds * Normal EKG * 12 Lead EKG Placement* EKG Strip Interpretation * Abnormal EKG * 5 Lead EKG Placement * Heart Murmurs* Shock * Hierarchy of O2 Delivery * Wound (Pressure Ulcer) Staging * IV Fluid Therapy * Medication Antidotes * Insulin Onset, Peak, and Durations * Common Drug Stems * Common Critical Care Drips * Common Light Sensitive Drugs * Celsius to Fahrenheit Conversion * Nursing Calculations * Nursing Math Conversions * APGAR Scoring * Breath Sounds * Maslow Hierarchy of Needs * Head to Toe Assessment Checklist * Adult Vital Signs What are you waiting for?
Make nursing school easier, ace your exams and crush the NCLEX(c) with this great quick reference study guide including 50 cheat sheets covering must-know nursing fundamentals, lab values, drugs, health assessment, mnemonics and more! These high quality cheat sheets cover key topics including nursing labs, fluids and electrolytes, acid-base balance, medications, assessment, cardiac, pulmonary, neurological, pediatrics and precautions. Buy it now and start making nursing school easier today! Makes a great gift for future and current nursing students, recent grads or anyone looking to brush up on their nursing fundaments with a quick study guide. 50 Cheat Sheets include: Labs & Measurements Common Hematology Values White Blood Cell (WBC) Mnemonic Coagulation Values Anticoagulation Therapy Overview Electrolyte Values Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Values Commonly Ordered Blood Panels Cholesterol & Triglycerides (mg/dL) ABO Blood Groups A1C - Diabetes Fasting Blood Glucose and Oral Glucose Tolerance Tests - Diabetes Common Measurement Abbreviations & Conversions Celsius to Fahrenheit Conversion Fluids & Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance Determining Acidosis & Alkalosis Acid-Base Mnemonic Edema Scale Medications 20 Common Drug Group Stems Top 10 Most Prescribed Drugs in the U.S. Common Medication Antidotes Medication Administration Abbreviations Medications Route Abbreviations The Joint Commission's Official "Do Not Use" List of Abbreviations 7 Parts of a Legal Medication Order General Assessment Assessment Abbreviations Anatomical Planes Anatomical Directional Terms Anatomical Body Movement Adult Vital Signs Pressure Ulcer Staging Wallace Rule of Nines to Determine Total Burn Surface Area Cardiac Blood Pressure: Hypotension and Hypertension Heart Sound Auscultation Landmarks ECG Overview & Electrode (Lead) Placement ECG Components & Normal Values ECG Paper Basics ECG Interpretation Steps Pulmonary Normal Breath Sounds Adventitious (Abnormal) Breath Sounds Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs) & Spirometry Neurological Deep Tendon Reflex (DTR) Scoring Cranial Nerves - Function Cranial Nerves - Mnemonic: Names of Nerves Cranial Nerves - Mnemonic: Sensory, Motor, or Both Decorticate versus Decerebrate Posturing Glasgow Coma Scale Pediatrics APGAR Score Rh Incompatibility & Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn Precautions Standard Precautions Transmission-Based Precautions Order of Donning & Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Pediatrics nursing is unlike adult nursing in so many ways. The patients are unique and the disease processes that the nurse must understand vary greatly from the adult patient. This book outlines the key disease processes, patient care, and nursing elements you need to know to care for a peds patient. Not only will this help as you study for Pediatrics and the NCLEX(r), but it will serve as a guide throughout your career as a nurse. Developed, written, and edited by the team at NRSNG and outlined in only the way they can, this book provides the MUST KNOW and critical information in an easy to follow and read format. This book is aimed at making pediatric nursing a breeze . . .truly made easy. As nurses our team is dedicated to building a future for nursing that has a deep understanding and knowledge.
Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2016-06-07
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.
Author: Lisa Dougherty
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-08-15
Clinical skills procedures are a fundamental aspect ofpatient-centred nursing care. The Royal Marsden Hospital Manualof Clinical Nursing Procedures, Professional Edition providesup-to-date, evidence-based clinical skills procedures related toevery aspect of a person's care. Procedure guidelines are based onan appraisal of the latest research findings and advice fromclinical experts, to enable students and qualified nurses toprovide the best possible care. The manual provides the underlyingtheory and evidence for procedures enabling nurses to gain theconfidence they need to become fully informed, skilledpractitioners. The Eighth edition is organised in four sections which reflectthe patient experience: Managing the patient journey, Supportingthe patient with human functioning, Supporting the patient throughthe diagnostic process, Supporting the patient through treatment.It includes additional headings to make the text even moreaccessible and extra colour photos and diagrams. Nationally recognised as the essential guide to clinicalnursing skills Includes step-by step procedures related to essential aspectsof a patient's care Provides all the knowledge nurses need to be fully informed andpractice accountably Enables nurses to deliver clinically effective, patient-focusedcare Clear, user friendly and easy to understand All procedures include the rationale for each action Evidence graded to help nurses assess its validity Online edition www.rmmonline.co.uk alsoavailable
Med-Surg Success in the Palm of Your HandMaster the art of critical thinking and clinical reasoning with this book designed to help you develop and utilize the nursing process and prioritization in real to life case studies surrounding the most commonly seen and tested patient diagnosis.After Reading This Book You Will Improve your clinical reasoning skills Develop confidence in answering difficult Med-Surg questions Become familiar with the most common patient disorders Learn how to answer hard NCLEX(r) style questions Improve prioritization skills Master the nursing process in clinical settings Case Study LayoutClient case presentationQuestions regarding client backgroundCase progressionAdditional critical thinking questionsRationalEach case study includes 8-15 questions that require you to think beyond the most simple rational. Case studies also include highly detailed and in depth rationales (over 500 words) to insure that you are learning as much as possible about the disease process.Disease Processes Covered in this Book Congestive Heart Failure Ischemic Stroke Pneumothorax Hypertensive Crisis End Stage Renal Disease Cirrhosis Acute MI (STEMI) Hypothyroidism End Stage Renal Disease COPD Seizure Disorder Sepsis CABG Pancreatitis Respiratory Acidosis The selection process for the 15 diseases covered in this book included drawing on my experience as a CCRN in a large metropolitan ICU, speaking with other nurses in various specialties, referring to a mountain of NCLEX(r) prep books, reviewing CCRN study materials, speaking with physicians, and reviewing NIH (National Institute of Health) data regarding the most commonly presenting conditions in hospitals.Scroll up to buy!
Author: Kaplan Nursing
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-08-04
The most streamlined, portable, and easy-to-use drug guide to help you pass the NCLEX-RN! This pocket-sized review for prospective nurses gives you the focused, key information you need to know about medications commonly seen on the test. Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide includes: Generic names, brand names, phonetic pronunciations, and drug families for 300 frequently tested medications Concise nursing considerations and must-know side effects for each medication NEW! Expert guidance for studying drugs effectively Pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule for every drug Common medical abbreviations you'll use on the job Abbreviations to avoid when recording medication orders Terms are grouped by medication category, and each page features two terms with the complete explanations. With Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide, you know you are getting the most up-to-date, expert information available to prepare for the exam!
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-03-06
Get comprehensive review of essential nursing content with Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Content Review Guide. Up-to-date. Updated annually by Kaplan’s expert nursing faculty. Complete. Covers must-know nursing content required to pass the NCLEX-RN. Expert Strategies. Master critical reasoning with Kaplan's acclaimed Decision Tree. Learner-efficient. Organized in outline format with information presented in easy-access tables. Trusted. Used by thousands of students each year to succeed on the NCLEX-RN the first time. Chapters follow the NCLEX's Client Needs Categories so you know you have complete content coverage.
Author: Julia McMillan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2012-05-15
From the experts at Johns Hopkins University who bring you the bestselling Harriet Lane Handbook, the Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy delivers quick, dependable answers to help you effectively treat a broad spectrum of pediatric infectious diseases. This highly regarded medical reference book is your pocket-sized source for all of the evidence-based recommendations you need to provide the best possible care to your young patients. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Get all of the information you need to prescribe the correct drug and the appropriate dose through a detailed drug formulary, expanded from the popular Harriet Lane Handbook. Better manage persistent, hard-to-fight pediatric infections with a section on adverse effects and drug resistance. Make the best clinical decisions with up-to-date practice guidelines from the AAP, CDC, and other authoritative pediatric and infectious disease sources. Stay on top of the most effective treatments with leading-edge coverage of antiretroviral drugs for HIV and hepatitis; antimicrobial pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) information; the latest Vancomycin therapeutic drug-monitoring recommendations; antimicrobial desensitization; pediatric developmental effects of antimicrobials approved in adults but not children; and much more. Depend on the professional wisdom of an expert author team, combined with the front-line input of current pediatric infectious disease fellows.