Cardiac Vascular Nursing

Author: Linda S. Baas
Publisher: Amer Nurses Assn
ISBN: 1935213075
Release Date: 2010-01
Genre: Medical

Rev. ed. of: Cardiac/vascular nursing review and resource manual. 2nd ed. c2006.

Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery

Author: Robert M. Bojar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444348248
Release Date: 2011-08-02
Genre: Medical

The fifth edition of Bojar's Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery remains the gold standard for management of adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The easily referenced outline format allows health practitioners of all levels to understand and apply basic concepts to patient care--perfect for cardiothoracic and general surgery residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, cardiologists, medical students, and critical care nurses involved in the care of both routine and complex cardiac surgery patients. This comprehensive guide features: Detailed presentation addressing all aspects of perioperative care for adult cardiac surgery patients Outline format allowing quick access to information Chronological approach to patient care starting with diagnostic tests then covering preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care issues Additional chapters discuss bleeding, the respiratory, cardiac, and renal subsystems as well as aspects of care specific to recovery on the postoperative floor Updated references, information on new drug indications and new evidence to support various treatment/management options. Practical and accessible, this new edition of Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery is the essential reference guide to cardiac surgical patient care.

Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures

Author: Krishna Kandarpa
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451149098
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Medical

The Fourth Edition of Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures features extensive updates to keep pace with the rapid growth of interventional radiology. Focusing on protocols and equipment, this popular, practical handbook explains how to perform all current interventional radiologic procedures. Highlights of this edition include new information on radiofrequency ablation. Each procedure includes indications, contraindications, preparation, technique, postprocedure management, and prevention and management of complications. Simple line drawings demonstrate relevant anatomy and procedures. Coverage also includes risk management, nursing management, and drugs and dosages. The outline format helps readers find information quickly, and the compact pocket size enables residents and practitioners to carry all the information they need with them.

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery

Author: James A. DiNardo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470765920
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Medical

This comprehensive, state of the art overview of pediatric and adult cardiac anesthesia brings together all the latest developments in this rapidly developing field. This text is intended both as a reference and for daily use by practicing and prospective anesthesiologists. Thoroughly updated for its third edition, Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery fills the gap between encyclopaedic references and brief outlines, presenting just the right amount of information to guide trainees and practitioners who care for cardiac surgical patients. This edition features: The introduction of Dr Zvara as co-editor A new chapter on Special Considerations Practical clinical information coupled with comprehensive descriptions of physiology Key facts and tables summarized for convenient access This essential resource will prove invaluable for residents, fellows, and practicing anesthesiologists.

Care of People with Diabetes

Author: Trisha Dunning
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118699188
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Genre: Medical

Care of People with Diabetes is an essential guide to the care and management of people with diabetes mellitus, with particular emphasis on the acute care setting. Written by an experienced clinical nurse specialist with extensive knowledge of evidence-based diabetes care, this fully updated fourth edition serves as an essential companion to clinical practice for nurses and healthcare professionals. People with diabetes experience a high symptom and self-care burden associated with managing their condition, and require appropriate support, advice and regular monitoring. Similarly, health professionals need to maintain and keep up-to-date with an ever-increasing body of knowledge in order to help people with diabetes incorporate new research into their self-care. Care of People with Diabetes provides an extensive overview of the knowledge base all health professionals require to work effectively with people with diabetes. Special features: Comprehensive clinical manual on an ever-more prevalent condition, written to meet the needs of nurses and healthcare professionals Includes new material on evaluating education programmes, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, diabetes and sleep apnoea, and end-of-life care Provides key evidence for best practice Includes protocols for consistent care and improving patient outcomes

Cardiovascular Nursing Practice

Author: Carol Jacobson
Publisher: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
ISBN: 097850450X
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Cardiovascular system

This book is primarily for clinical cardiac nurses working with patients in all types of clinical settings: intensive care, telemetry units, step-down units, emergency departments, chest pain centers, cardiac and interventional radiology laboratories, physician offices and clinics, and in home health care. It is a useful resource for students and educators in hospitals as well as schools of nursing, and for clinical nurse specialists who are responsible for teaching and supporting clinical nursing staff. This comprehensive resource manual for cardiovascular nurses is an outstanding addition to your unit's library or your own personal collection. It is a great way to study for certification exams or to increase your knowledge and achieve excellence in cardiovascular patient care. Each chapter includes a practice test at the end to test your knowledge.

Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing

Author: ONS
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455776597
Release Date: 2015-02-10
Genre: Medical

There’s no other OCN® Exam review resource like it! The Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing, 5th Edition is the only review book for the OCN Examination developed in collaboration with Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). Based on the latest test blueprint for the OCN Exam, this book covers the entire scope of practice for oncology nursing — in an outline format that emphasizes important information and streamlines your review. Edited by Joanne Itano, a certified oncology nurse, The Core Curriculum is recognized as the definitive review tool for the OCN exam. Whether you’re preparing for your initial OCN certification or getting recertified, you cannot do without this resource! Definitive preparation guide for the OCN® Examination is developed in collaboration with, and endorsed by, the Oncology Nursing Society, the parent organization of the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC), which administers the OCN Examination. Coverage of the entire scope of oncology care includes quality of life, protective mechanisms, gastrointestinal and urinary function, cardiopulmonary function, oncologic emergencies, the scientific basis for practice, health promotion, and professional performance. Nearly 60 colorful illustrations and more than 150 summary tables explain complex concepts in oncology nursing, including up-to-date cancer staging information. Coverage of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions includes both traditional and alternative therapies. Outline format provides a quick-reference review that begins with theory and continues through the steps of the nursing process. NEW! Revised and updated content reflects the latest OCN® Examination test blueprint. NEW! Updates on cancer treatment and related nursing care include the most current and accurate information, preparing you for exams and for clinical practice. NEW! Emphasis on QSEN competencies is designed to reduce errors in oncology nursing practice with a focus on safety and evidence-based practice, including a Safety Alert icon and a High-Alert Medications icon for cancer chemotherapy drugs. NEW! Coverage of application of the nursing process is streamlined to emphasize collaborative problems, goal setting, interventions, and evaluation.

Manual of Cardiovascular Medicine

Author: Brian P. Griffin
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451182071
Release Date: 2012-09-26
Genre: Medical

Inside the Fourth Edition of the Manual of Cardiovascular Medicine, you’ll find practical and effective approaches to common clinical syndromes—including clear guidance on administration of commonly prescribed medications and descriptions of proven therapeutic procedures. This best selling manuals’s concise outline format and colorful design make essential facts easy to find. An ideal reference for the resident, fellow, practicing cardiologist, or nurse-practitioner treating patients with cardiovascular disease.

AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care E Book

Author: AACN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455776900
Release Date: 2013-11-18
Genre: Medical

The AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 6th Edition presents procedures for the critical care environment in an illustrated, consistent, and step-by-step format. The Procedures and Patient Monitoring sections are presented in a tabular format that includes special considerations and rationales for each intervention. References have been meticulously reviewed to ensure that the most authoritative and timely standards of practice are used. Additionally, the references supporting care recommendations are identified according to the latest AACN Evidence Leveling System to ensure that you have a complete understanding of the strength of the evidence base. UNIQUE! AACN-sponsored content ensures the highest standards of practice Comprehensive, clear, easy-to-use format allows you to quickly find and review the exact content you need Rationales provide complete information on every procedure Identified AP procedures help you judge whether a procedure is in your scope of practice Patient safety highlighted with new icons for patient identification and time-out Joint Commission Universal Protocols CDC Standard Precautions for hand washing and applying protective clothing and equipment highlighted with new icons UNIQUE! Clarity of Evidence Leveling helps you quickly grasp the strength of the evidence supporting the care recommendations Reviewed and Updated References comply with the highest standards of critical care practice Alphabetical procedures index inside the front cover provides easy access Reader-friendly design changes make it easier to identify and utilize special features

Cardiac Catheterization Handbook

Author: Morton J. Kern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323341554
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Medical

This unique, easy-to-access handbook returns with enhanced coverage and clear instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications in the cath lab. Ideal for cardiologists who need a quick clinical primer on cardiac catheterization, it offers easy access to information on the latest diagnostic and treatment advances necessary for optimal patient care. Straightforward, easy-to-understand approach for an ideal reference on the go. Covers vascular closure devices, radial artery catheterization, congenital heart disease, and drug-coated, carotid, and renal stenting. Focused update covers treatment protocols for every procedure you'll encounter, as well as the latest knowledge and clinical trials regarding recent scientific breakthroughs. Highlights the newest catheterization techniques, including new-generation stents, guidance devices, and closure devices, to ensure you're completely up to date. Discusses the management of common patient problems, focusing on cautions and outcomes to help you make informed decisions. Includes discussions on structural heart disease and new developments in heart valve disease. Brand-new illustrations – 40 in total – enhance your visual understanding of the material. Medicine eBook is accessible on a variety of devices.

Nursing Case Management

Author: Elaine Liebman Cohen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323027652
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Review: "This practical resource, written by foremost experts in the field of case management, features complete coverage of every aspect of nursing case management, from its evolution and history to the latest case management models." "The new, fourth edition has been completely updated and is designed to help you prepare, implement, and evaluate a case management program within the framework of today's health care environment."--BOOK JACKET

Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification Review Study Guide

Author: Cardiac Vascular Nursing Exam Team
Publisher: Trivium LLC
ISBN: 1635300061
Release Date: 2016-08-08
Genre: Medical

Think all Cardiac Vascular Nursing study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - retaking an exam. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the CVN test but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the CVN test...and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Prep's Cardiac Vascular Nursing study guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the Cardiac Vascular Nursing exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our CVN study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and have fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; Cardiac Vascular Nursing questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.

Women s Health Care in Advanced Practice Nursing Second Edition

Author: Ivy M. Alexander, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826190048
Release Date: 2017-06-28
Genre: Medical

Replete with vital information, the second edition of this authoritative women’s health text provides graduate nursing students and nurse practitioners with the resources to deliver optimal health to women of all ages. Edited by a team of highly distinguished clinicians, scholars, and educators, chapters retain a distinctive sociocultural lens that gives a view of women’s health as it relates to women’s lives and identities. Eighteen new chapters address clinical primary care topics, genetics, environmental and occupational health promotion, health considerations for female caregivers, transgender care, urologic health concerns, dementia care, and more. An instructor’s toolkit includes multiple resources to enhance critical thinking, and case studies engage critical thinking skills to apply the multidimensional content in context. This uniquely comprehensive resource examines women’s health through a variety of clinical practice and theoretical frameworks such as feminism, feminist theory, and globalization. The second edition retains the important focus on prevention, managing symptoms, and health problems that are unique to women. Chapters address relevant legal issues, health throughout the life span, nutrition and exercise, sleep difficulties, mental health, LGBTQ health, fertility, substance abuse, violence against women, and dozens of specific health disorders. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: Updated to include the most current evidence-based, primary care management guidelines in women’s health Includes 18 new chapters addressing health promotion and symptom management Provides a robust instructor’s toolkit to foster critical thinking Organized to enhance easy retrieval of numerous clinical topics Includes theoretical frameworks for women’s health, health promotion and prevention, and women’s health management Presents brand-new information on genetics, transgender health, endocrine-related problems, health considerations for caregivers, and dementia care KEY FEATURES: Distills cutting-edge information on women’s health issues through a sociocultural framework Offers a comprehensive investigation of key topics in women’s health Edited by renowned scholar/educators for advanced practice nursing students