Author: Michele G. Kunz
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Updated and expanded for 2017. This book is specifically geared toward healthcare students and new healthcare professionals that are preparing to take the ACLS certification exam for the first time. 101 questions with detailed explanations. No confusing wrong answers. Covers all exam topics, including a review of ECG and drugs. Illustrated. 142 pgs
Author: Michele G. Kunz
Release Date: 2017-01-15
This book is specifically geared toward healthcare students and new healthcare professionals that are preparing to take the BCLS/BLS/CPR certification exam for the first time. This book will also give the seasoned healthcare professional lots of great review information as well as a way to update themselves on the latest research and guidelines.
Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2007
This quick-review study guide for the American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiac Life Support training course and examination provides detailed and thoroughly illustrated information on all the fundamentals of ACLS, including airway management, arrhythmia recognition and treatment, cardiovascular pharmacology, defibrillation procedures, I.V. techniques, special resuscitation situations, and more. In addition, real-life case scenarios are included in a Megacode review.--From publisher description.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2017-01-16
Fully revised to meet the 2015 CPR/ECC Guidelines and to prepare students and professionals for PALS certification and recertification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Study Guide, Fourth Edition, provides a clear and complete approach to managing pediatric emergencies. Designed for use by the spectrum of healthcare professionals, the Fourth Edition provides users with the critical information needed to approach real-life pediatric emergencies. The Fourth Edition includes: End-of-chapter quizzes with answers and objectives, as well as a comprehensive posttest to gauge material comprehension Case studies at the end of appropriate chapters for practice with real-world material application Clear procedural explanations written in descriptive yet accessible language A refined Table of Contents including standalone chapters on cardiac dysrhythmias, for focused learning and study PALS Pearl boxes for text-to-everyday clinical application In-text references for deeper research if desired
Author: Michael Zevitz
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange
Release Date: 2005-08-01
Why waste time guessing at what you need to know for the ACLS certification exam? Maximize your exam preparation time with this quick-hit question and answer review. The unique question and single-answer format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the correct answers you'll need to know on exam day. Emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. This high-yield review is perfect for intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.
Author: Barbara J Aehlert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-10-06
Provide the best possible emergency cardiovascular care — using the newest ECC guidelines! ACLS Study Guide, 5th Edition offers a complete, full-color overview of advanced cardiovascular life support. An easy-to-read approach covers everything from airway management to cardiac arrest rhythms and their management, electrical therapy, acute coronary syndromes, and acute stroke. In addition to the latest ACLS treatment algorithms, this edition includes case studies and hundreds of full-color photos and illustrations. Case studies present common, realistic clinical situations, helping you learn and apply skills in cardiac rhythm interpretation, medication administration, and other essential interventions. ACLS Pearls boxes offer brief explanations of complex topics and useful tips for clinical practice. End-of-chapter quizzes include answers and rationales, helping you learn and remember the most important information. Easy-to-understand approach simplifies your study of advanced cardiac life support, thanks to Barbara Aehlert’s unique, conversational writing style. NEW! UPDATED content centers on evidence-based practice recommendations, including the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. NEW! Improved format integrates all case studies into the appropriate chapters, so that you can apply concepts immediately to real-world situations.
Author: Ken Grauer
Release Date: 1997-01-01
A unique combination of arrhythmias and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) in a single authoritative resource, this book facilitates recognition and interpretation of the most frequently encountered cardiac rhythms in ACLS and emergency cardiac care. It also covers aberrant conduction and pediatric rhythms.
What you will learn from this book: - Team Resuscitation Concepts - What Actually Happens in Mega Codes - BLS & ACLS Surveys - Acute Coronary Syndrome Management - Stroke Management - Recognition of Basic Dysrhythmias - Plus 160 Review Questions
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2017-01-26
CLS Review Made Incredibly Easy!® gives you the confidence you need to pass the ACLS certification exam as well as the knowledge and skills needed to perform advanced cardiac life support. Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and step-by-step directions on the latest treatment algorithms, this enjoyable review text tackles required ACLS course and exam content. It is also the perfect on-the-spot clinical reference—for nurses, students, and all healthcare professionals. Be expertly guided through the latest ACLS training and exam preparation with: NEW and updated content in quick-read, bulleted format, based on current American Heart Association guidelines NEW and updated cardiovascular pharmacology content NEW and updated interventions Explains ACLS course and exam components and requirements Proven study strategies, end-of-chapter quick quizzes, and an end-of-book practice test Explanations of complex concepts—easy-to-retain guidance on how to recognize and treat cardiac arrhythmias, including: Classifications of interventions, including basic life support skills, adult cardiac arrest algorithm, and defibrillation Step-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms Managing specific rhythms—hypovolemia, hypoxia, acidosis, hypothermia, cardiac tamponade, tension pneumothorax, pulmonary coronary thrombosis, and more Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outline the core concepts and skills needed for ACLS certification, including: CPR – when and how to use it Devices and procedures skills – safe ventilation techniques, including endotracheal intubation and supraglottic devices, as well as defibrillators, pacemakers, and more Early management – managing the first 30 minutes of cardiac emergencies Emergency conditions – which cardiac rhythms may require ACLS treatment IV and invasive techniques – such as peripheral and central IV line insertion Pharmacology – knowing the action, indication, dosages, and precautions for the major drugs used during ACLS Special features that include: Just the facts – quick summary of each chapter’s content o “Nurse Joy” and “Nurse Jake” – expert insights on interventions and problem-solving Quick quiz – multiple-choice questions after each chapter to help you retain knowledge o Now I get it! – real-life patient scenarios illustrating correct ACLS interventions o What to look for – tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmias. About the Clinical Editor Kate Stout, RN, MSN, is a Critical Care Charge RN at Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.