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.
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.
Publisher: Amer Heart Assn Incorporated
Release Date: 2011-03-01
1 copy of the Basic Life Support (BLS) For Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual (90-1036), 1 Basic Life Support (BLS) For Healthcare Providers Course And Renewal Course DVD (90-1035), 1 copy of the Basic Life Support (BLS) For Healthcare Providers Student Manual (90-1038), and 1 American Heart Association Stopwatch (90-1509).
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.
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
Author: Barbara Aehlert
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2017-07-14
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: Scott Alan Stewart
Publisher: Stewart Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 1996-05-01
Contains descriptions for 864 computer-assisted-instruction and reference programs for Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health, Dentistry, and other health professions. Those dealing with Patient Education and Health Promotion can be found in a seperate volume.
Author: Karl Disque
Release Date: 2016-11-14
The Save a Life Initiative has just released its newest course: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). This manual is based on the 2015-2020 Advanced Cardiac Life Support guidelines published by the American Heart Association. The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Handbook is a comprehensive resource intended for health care professionals currently enrolled in an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification or Recertification Course. It serves as the primary training material for ACLS Certification and Recertification courses. Although it is primarily intended for use during their courses, the handbook was also created to serve as daily reference material for health care professionals. Information covered in the handbook includes ACLS instruction for adults and children through multiple case scenarios. Case scenarios include, but are not limited to, respiratory arrest, ventricular fibrillation and bradycardia. Specific ACLS Algorithms and more are also included within the handbook. All material included in this handbook is delivered in a manner meant to enhance learning in the most comprehensive and convenient way possible.
Author: Ruth Ballweg
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release Date: 1999
Here's the 2nd Edition of the popular resource that covers everything from the general history and context of physician assisting to the clinical skills PAs must learn. Provides guidance in history taking, physical exam techniques, and case presentations, and also covers professional issues of stress, health care financing, and more. Contains strong coverage of pharmacology -- including drug selection, patient education, placebos, and prescriptive practice. This edition presents extensive updates in the chapters covering the role of the PA in emergency medicine and obstetrics and gynecology.