The CEN Study Guide/Review Manual covers all the major topic areas based on the most recent (2007) BCEN Blueprint for the CEN Exam. It includes a comprehensive, systems based review model, and a complete 150 question sample "CEN-like" exam, complete with full rationales and explanations. The practice exam is most useful as a self-assessment tool. Other special sections included in this edition are: (1) "CEN HOT Words": These are words/terms which are used and show up during the CEN exam frequently. (2) "CEN Exam-Like Questions": This is a special section dedicated to those specific topics which appear on the exam frequently. (3) A comprehensive index is included in this edition. Having an index makes it easy and simple to look up key terms and topics and to locate quickly in the text for rapid review.DISCLAIMER: This course and manuals/books are neither taught, sponsored, endorsed, promoted or marketed by the ENA/BCEN. No relationship to the ENA/BCEN is either implied explicitly or implicitly.
Written by emergency nurses for emergency nurses, this comprehensive "Bible" presents both basic information for students and detailed information for practicing emergency nurses. New developments and changes in clinical practice have been incorporated throughout, including updated information on cardiac drugs, tissue adhesives, epidemiological statistics, and application of stents. A new chapter on Weapons of Mass Destruction helps prepare nurses for any possible acts of terrorism. Coverage has been expanded on EMTALA regulations and the HCFA, triage, wound cleaning, and wound management of pediatric patients. Written by 51 contributors from rural, suburban, and urban areas and representing a broad range of clinical positions: staff nurses, clinical specialists, nurse managers, and nursing instructors. Chapters grouped into six sections for easy access to important content: Foundations, Professional Practice, Clinical Foundations, Trauma, Med-Surg, and Special Populations. Tables and boxes highlight and summarize critical and essential information; over 500 illustrations help the nurse quickly identify and treat frequently encountered conditions. Overview of anatomy and physiology for each clinical chapter facilitates understanding of clinical material and provides basis for patient assessment. A separate unit on special patient populations covers topics such as child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, substance abuse and behavioral/pediatric/obstetrical emergencies. Highlights priority nursing diagnoses to help nurses focus on the most serious problems.
Author: Sheila L. Videbeck
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2006
"The revised and updated Third Edition of this popular text explores the full psychiatric nursing care continuum - from the fundamentals of sound nursing theory to therapeutic applications and clinical modalities for the major DSM-IV-TR disorders. Using the nursing process as its framework, the text emphasizes assessment, therapeutic communication, neurobiology, and psychopharmacologic intervention - all in a reader-friendly format that promotes self-awareness, effective communication, and the use of family and community resources."--BOOK JACKET.
Author: David G. Jaimovich
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2002-01
The new edition of this popular text provides practical information for developing an efficient organization for transport, acquaints the reader with all available modes of transportation, and presents strategies for handling a wide array of neonatal and pediatric medical problems in the transport setting. All these elements work toward the goal of providing transport care as an extension of the intensive care unit. Follows the latest guidelines from the Transport Medicine Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics. First edition a good seller Includes a wealth of tables, illustrations, charts, and algorithms Editors are major authorities in the field American Academy of Pediatrics now contains a Section devoted to the topic of Transport Medicine Follows the latest Guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics
An excellent, comprehensive clinical reference thoughtfully revised to address new challenges facing emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. MANUAL OF EMERGENCY CARE details the basic principles of emergency care; includes up-to-the-minute advances in emergency care, medical, trauma, and special case emergencies; contains four entirely new chapters devoted to patient education, allergies, forensic nursing and legal issues; and offers thoroughly revised, more detailed chapters on sexual assault, wound care, and domestic violence. * Includes complete, up-to-date and practical information for clinical practitioners and nursing students. * Presents a team approach to problem solving, reflecting actual practices in emergency departments. * Covers assessment parameters, diagnostic tests, therapeutic interventions and other information pertinent to disorders and conditions NEW TO THIS EDITION: * Includes new chapter on forensic nursing thoroughly explaining the role of forensic nurses and the collection of forensic data. * Offers a new chapter on patient and family education, stressing the growing importance of providing supports to help patients and their families continue recovery once they leave emergency care. * Presents basic legal issues for emergency nurses in a new chapter addressing hot legal topics including legal consent, proper treatment of psychiatric patients, appropriate handling of forensic issues, and terms of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). * Provides a new chapter on allergies with detailed descriptions of reactions and the associated signs and symptoms, interventions, diagnostic tests, latex allergies, and patient education and support. * Contains an updated, extensively detailed chapter on sexual assault listing proper procedures for collecting, securing and transferring evidence, following up, documenting the assault and testifying in court, all in a bulleted, easy-to-follow format. * Offers newly revised wound management chapter with more detailed definitions and descriptions of wounds and wound care. * Includes separate chapters on intravenous therapy and laboratory specimens.
Author: Brian Dolan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2008
This book shows nurses why they are doing what they do rather than just how for a wide range of A&E conditions. It features special sections that cover potential problem areas such as paediatrics and treating the mentally ill A&E patient. It has an A&P section so even the most experienced nurse can refresh their knowledge. Along with all the latest legislation and changing care provisions this book is a must have for the busy A&E Nurse
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Release Date: 2004
Well-known author Jean Proehl guides readers step-by-step through nearly 200 emergency nursing procedures. This comprehensive and liberally illustrated procedure manual includes contributions from expert emergency nurses from across the country, providing a national perspective and addressing regional differences in practice. The 3rd edition retains the popular, consistent format used in the 2nd edition, and provides approximately 12 new procedures to address changes in practice. This innovative revision features a smaller, handier trim size and a greatly reduced price, making it a must-have purchase for every ER nurse. The 3rd edition is also offered electronically as an E-Library to be licensed by emergency departments nationwide. Comprehensive scope of procedures covered. Generously illustrated to visually reinforce techniques. Inclusion of age-specific considerations. Consistent format for quick reference. Focused on essential, practical information. Contributors are experienced emergency nursing clinicians from diverse geographic areas. New procedures on extubation, drug and alcohol specimen collection, preservation of evidence, sexual assault examination, automatic external defibrillation operation, emergency management of the patient with an AICD, paracentesis, TNKase, intra-abdominal pressure monitoring, diagnostic bladder ultrasound, warm water circulating blankets, and continuous arteriovenous rewarming. Smaller, portable size makes this edition handy to carry and use. Increased emphasis on research-based practice. Thoroughly updated throughout to reflect changes in practice. Reduced price is more affordable for working health care professionals. Also available as an E-Library for emergency departments.
Author: Richard Aghababian
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 1998
Based on the American College of Emergency Physicians' revised Core Content for Emergency Medicine, this monograph follows the scope and structure of this curriculum and provides a thorough and systematic review of emergency medicine. It aims to serve as a reference for senior medical students, residents and practising physicians who need to quickly access information about a clinical entity. The book should also be of interest to residents preparing for the American Board of Emergency Medicine certification exam.
Author: Mark M. Moy
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
Release Date: 2006-10-20
If applicable, discounted pricing will be applied to the order total during check out.Avoid fines, bad publicity, and exclusion from Medicare! Stave off legal threats and easily comply with EMTALA regulations.The EMTALA Answer Book, 2007 Edition provides easy-to understand answers to difficult EMTALA questions: Who is responsible for determining the stability of a patient for transfer? What if an appropriate medical screening examination results in a misdiagnosis? When do a hospital's EMTALA obligations end? When can a hospital transfer a patient who is in labor? Does EMTALA apply to a minor who comes to the hospital for emergency care? Does EMTALA apply to patient transfers by helicopter or airplane? Does an air-transport that simply uses a hospital's property as a landing site trigger EMTALA obligations for the hospital? May a hospital transfer patients according to local EMS community-wide plans? Are peer review files and quality assurance committee reports protected from discovery in an EMTALA lawsuit or investigation? Can on-call physicians utilize telemedicine services to respond to the emergency department call for assistance? and many, many more! Organized in convenient Q&A format, this unique reference shows how EMTALA affects not only emergency physicians but on-call physicians, specialists, and hospitals. and it shows how the feds have stepped up enforcement against EMTALA violations. the EMTALA Answer Book helps you: Realize how new case law has increased your legal risks Avoid all the legal land mines embedded in EMTALA Develop policies and procedures that help your hospital and affiliated clinics comply with EMTALA Reconcile patient needs with the cost cutting demands of managed care Leave a trail of documentation that protects you against EMTALA claims. Created by an emergency staff physician who knows the dangers EMTALA poses to providers, the EMTALA Answer Book clarifies the law's most baffling terminology, alerts you to legal inconsistencies, and shows you how to prudently sidestep disastrous legal trouble. the EMTALA Answer Book is absolutely the most reliable resource for answers to EMTALA questions. Take advantage our your 30-Day RISK-FREE trial offer: If you don't find the EMTALA Answer Book to be everything we've described, simply return it within 30 days. Buyer's Benefit: Any new edition or supplement issued within three months of purchase of the main edition will be sent free of charge. FREE SHIPPING! Domestic Ground Shipping is free when you pay by credit card.