ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582556261
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

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.

ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy

Author: LWW
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496355003
Release Date: 2017-01-26
Genre: Medical

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.

NCLEX RN R Review Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott, Williams
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451123661
Release Date: 2012-03-30
Genre:

NCLEX-RN(r) Review Made Incredibly Easy! Fifth Editionuses the well-knownIncredibly Easy!approach to make NCLEX review more interesting and effective. Fully revised and updated to match the latestNCLEX-RN(r) test plan, this titleprovides solid clinical information and clear rationales written in a conversational, easy-to-understandmanner with wealth of unique memory aids toassist with knowledge retention. It covers every area of nursingthat students will see on the NCLEX exam, including adult care, pediatric care, maternal-neonatal care, psychiatric care, and professional issues. Critical thinkingquestions accompany each chapter and each section, and an additional 3,250 challenging NCLEX-style practice questions, including audio questions and graphic option questions, are offered online. This is the tablet version of NCLEX-RN(r) Review Made Incredibly Easy! which does not include access to the supplemental content mentioned in the

ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582556261
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

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.

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496306944
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Medical

Presents information logically, based on the pathophysiology of disease, significance of evidence, and avoidance of harmful effects inherent at the critical care level of nursing practice. Chapters include critical care basics, holistic care issues, body system-based conditions, and hematologic, immune and multisystem disorders. This new edition is completely updated to incorporate the spectrum of critical care and evidence-based nursing practice, ranging from moderate sedation and perianesthesia management to special concerns for patients who are elderly, the types of shock, management of stroke, and more.

ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496306913
Release Date: 2015-09-04
Genre: Medical

ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy makes learning to read and interpret rhythm strips simple. The book reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to obtain and interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the reader how to recognize and treat sinus, atrial, and ventricular arrhythmias, as well as heart blocks. In addition, the book explains how to obtain and interpret 12-lead ECGs. Each chapter features: a summary of key points; clear, simple explanations of problems; definitions of key terms; illustrations that clearly explain key concepts; bullets, ballot boxes, and checklists that make it easy to spot important points at a glance; sidebars that highlights key facts about ECG interpretation; and quick quizzes to test knowledge.

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496363381
Release Date: 2017-12-20
Genre: Medical

Get the vital basics of cardiovascular care, with the expert direction and clear-cut images of the freshly updated Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual!TM, 3rd Edition. Let this colorful, down-to-earth text guide you smoothly through essential skills, concepts, and equipment how-to’s, including physical assessments, diagnostic tests, cardiac monitoring, and handling emergencies and complications. Get ready for success in both the classroom and with patient care; the clear explanations, Incredibly VisualTM humor, and numerous illustrations make this the enjoyable way to learn positive, effective cardiac care. Master the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of cardiac care ... NEW and updated guidance on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) algorithms, with step-by-step direction on handling emergency situations NEW end-of-chapter selected readings that support evidence-based learning Hundreds of colorful imagesthatbring complex cardiovascular care concepts to life—drawings, charts, photos, and diagrams explaining and reinforcing key cardiovascular concepts in easy-to-follow ways Ideal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and other healthcare practitioners—detailed visuals and clear, concise explanations to help you master cardiovascular anatomy, and physiology and effective treatments and interventions Perfect for visual learners—numerous images that demonstrate skills and interventions in easy-to-follow ways, including: Essential cardiovascular anatomy and physiology Physical assessment techniques Diagnostic tests Common disorders ECG interpretation, including rhythm strip analysis, the 8-step method, and arrhythmias Cardiac monitoring methods, including handling monitor problems Hemodynamic monitoring Handling complications Treatments and interventions Emergency procedures Excellent teaching aid—visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios, backed by expert clinical tips Perfect supplement to medical-surgical texts on cardiovascular care, clarifying complex concepts Chapter features: Just the facts—quick summary of chapter content Vision Quest—End-of-Chapter games that help you match words, concepts, and photos to reinforce key learning points “Nurse Joy and Jake” —Practical advice and expert insights offered throughout Memory jogger—simple techniques for remembering vital information

Anatomy Physiology Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496359179
Release Date: 2017-07-07
Genre: Medical

No need to feel stressed over anatomy and physiology—grasp all the basic terms and concepts, with the fully updated Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Easy!, 5th Edition. Using humor and friendly guidance, this colorful text gives you the pure-and-simple clarity you need to understand the basic structure and functions of all major body systems, while also guiding you through genetics, nutrition, reproduction, and more. This handy quick-reference guide is the ideal NCLEX® study aid, textbook support, or quick refresher for nurses and other healthcare practitioners. Grasp the details of anatomy and physiology, in the Incredibly Easy!® way . . . NEW and completely updated content in easy-read format to simplify the core concepts of anatomy and physiology Defines anatomic terms such as cell structure, cell reproduction and energy generation, the four basic tissue types and their characteristics, and more End-of-book, pocket-sizedstudy cards for easy review anywhere, anytime Explains the forms and locations of body structures – the directional terms, reference planes, cavities, and regions of every major body system Dozens of full-color drawings and diagrams illustrating all major body systems—integumentary, musculoskeletal, neurosensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, and more, plus: fluids and electrolytes reproduction and lactation genetics nutrition chemical organization Special features include: “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” – expert insights, key concepts, and important care reminders Zoom in – an up-close look at anatomic structures Now I get it! – complex physiology processes stated in easy-to-handle terms Just the facts – quick content summary at start of each chapter Quick quiz – multiple-choice questions at end of each chapter to help you retain what you learned Senior moment – explains physiologic changes that occur with aging in each body system Body shop – illustrates how body systems and structures work together Memory jogger – helpful tricks and tips to help you retain vital data Just for fun – fun puzzles for boosting your understanding of anatomical terms and pathophysiological concepts Practice Makes Perfect – end-of-book NCLEX® practice questions, for solid exam preparation

Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582555036
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual! offers an innovative visual approach to mastering the principles and practice of hemodynamic monitoring. Continuing the tradition of the award-winning Incredibly Easy! Series�, this one-of-a-kind book presents a challenging area of nursing practice in an original, accessible, and engaging format. Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids clarify essential cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology and demonstrate the technical points and clinical applications of today's hemodynamic monitoring techniques. Colored text highlights crucial information, and lighthearted logos reinforce key points. Ride the Wave explains waveforms; On the Level presents charts of normal and abnormal blood pressure readings; and Memory Board presents visual mnemonics.

Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582554641
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! offers essential information on emergency, trauma, and critical care in the popular, easy-to-learn, and enjoyable Incredibly Easy! format. It covers emergency care basics including patient assessment and triage, trauma, disease crises, and patient and family communication, as well as legal issues such as handling evidence and documentation and holistic issues such as pain and end-of-life care. Chapters detail emergency nursing by body system and cover shock, multi-system traumas, environmental emergencies, disaster preparedness, communicable diseases, and obstetric and pediatric emergencies. The presentation features light-hearted cartoons and humor, "Memory Joggers" and other icons, and end-of-chapter review questions.

Intensive Care Nursing

Author: Philip Woodrow
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134191208
Release Date: 2006-09-27
Genre: Medical

This completely updated and revised new edition is specially written for qualified nurses working in intensive care nursing units. Fully comprehensive and developed to be as accessible as possible it contains four new chapters with valuable new and updated clinical scenarios to aid learning. Intensive Care Nursing is structured in user-friendly sections. Each chapter contains 'fundamental knowledge' needed to understand the chapter, an introduction, 'implications for practice', a chapter summary, completely updated further reading, 'time out' sections for revision and a clinical scenario with questions included. This second edition has been fully developed and reviewed by practitioners and teachers, as well as a senior pharmacist and covers: patient-focused issues of bedside nursing the technical knowledge necessary to care safely for ICU patients the more common and specialized disease processes and treatments encountered how nurses can use their knowledge and skills to develop their own and others' practice. A support website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415373239 links to other important sites, gives answers to the clinical scenario questions and provides a forum for discussion of important clinical issues. Written by a practice development nurse with a strong clinical background in intensive care nursing and experience of teaching nursing, Intensive Care Nursing is essential reading for nurses and health professionals working with high dependency patients.

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 149636337X
Release Date: 2018
Genre:

Get the vital basics of cardiovascular care, with the expert direction and clear-cut images of the freshly updated Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual!(tm), 3rd Edition. Let this colorful, down-to-earth text guide you smoothly through essential skills, concepts, and equipment how-to's, including physical assessments, diagnostic tests, cardiac monitoring, and handling emergencies and complications. Get ready for success in both the classroom and with patient care; the clear explanations, Incredibly Visual(tm) humor, and numerous illustrations make this the enjoyable way to learn positive, effective cardiac care. Master the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of cardiac care ... NEW and updated guidance on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) algorithms, with step-by-step direction on handling emergency situations NEW end-of-chapter selected readings that support evidence-based learning Hundreds of colorful imagesthatbring complex cardiovascular care concepts to life--drawings, charts, photos, and diagrams explaining and reinforcing key cardiovascular concepts in easy-to-follow ways Ideal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and other healthcare practitioners--detailed visuals and clear, concise explanations to help you master cardiovascular anatomy, and physiology and effective treatments and interventions Perfect for visual learners--numerous images that demonstrate skills and interventions in easy-to-follow ways, including: Essential cardiovascular anatomy and physiology Physical assessment techniques Diagnostic tests Common disorders ECG interpretation, including rhythm strip analysis, the 8-step method, and arrhythmias Cardiac monitoring methods, including handling monitor problems Hemodynamic monitoring Handling complications Treatments and interventions Emergency procedures Excellent teaching aid--visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios, backed by expert clinical tips Perfect supplement to medical-surgical texts on cardiovascular care, clarifying complex concepts Chapter features: Just the facts--quick summary of chapter content Vision Quest--End-of-Chapter games that help you match words, concepts, and photos to reinforce key learning points "Nurse Joy and Jake" --Practical advice and expert insights offered throughout Memory jogger--simple techniques for remembering vital information About the Clinical Editor Mary Ann Siciliano McLaughlin EdD, RN, is Assistant Professor and Program Director of the Accelerated BSN Program at Gwynedd Mercy University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ECG Interpretation An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide

Author: Lippincott
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451152029
Release Date: 2012-03-29
Genre: Medical

ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with the essentials of electrocardiography in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime and anywhere and uses charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features to help nurses spot key points at a glance. Topics include ECG basics, such as obtaining and interpreting rhythm strips; arrhythmia interpretation; pacemakers and ICDs; and 12-lead ECGs. This revised and updated Second Edition provides expanded coverage of the 8-step interpretation method, including new illustrations. A new appendix presents ACLS algorithms.

ECG Workout

Author: Jane Huff
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469899824
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Genre: Medical

Grasp the electrocardiography basics and identify arrhythmias accurately, with the freshly updated ECG Workout, 7th Edition. Fully addressing the most common arrhythmias, this clearly worded text will take you step-by-step through expert ECG tracing interpretation methods, including differentiating among rhythm groups, equipment use, and management protocols. This is the go-to ECG guide for both student training and professional review—perfect for physicians, nurses, medical and nursing students, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, telemetry technicians, and related practitioners. Get a strong grounding in accurate ECG readings with . . . NEW pull-out arrhythmia summary cards help you interpret end-of-chapter practice strips NEW and updated advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) guidelines incorporated in each arrhythmia chapter NEW and updated figures, boxes, tables, and additional practice strips Updated coverage of all ECG concepts and skills, including: Illustrated anatomy and physiology of the heart Electrical basis of electrocardiology Arrhythmia chapters: sinus, atrial, junctional and AV blocks, ventricular and bundle-branch block rhythms—examples, causes, clinical treatments, and practice strips Step-by-step direction on interpreting rhythm strips Components of the ECG tracing: waveforms, intervals, segments, complexes, and waveform identification Discussion of cardiac monitors, lead systems, lead placement, ECG artifacts, and troubleshooting monitor problems Methods for precise rate calculation Discussion of cardiac pacemakers: types, indications, function, pacemaker terminology, malfunctions, and pacemaker analysis, with practice tracings ECG conversion table ensures precise heart rate calculation with plastic pocket version inside back cover Skillbuilder practice strips—more than 600 life-size ECG tracings: End-of-chapter strips from actual patients, with 3-second indicators for rapid-rate calculation, and answers at back of book A mix of arrhythmias to help you distinguish among types Posttest with mix of more than 100 waveform rhythm strips, for student testing or self-evaluation

Critical Care Notes

Author: Janice Jones
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803644847
Release Date: 2014-10-07
Genre: Medical

Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition offers even more of what you need at a moment’s notice, including coverage of rebreathing masks, cardiac surgeries, traumatic brain and head injuries, MRSA prevention and treatment guidelines, and much more!