Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse Review

Author: Scott L. DeBoer
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9781618421135
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Medical

Now with over 300 new questions! First available book designed specifically for CPEN. With hundreds of questions to assist you in your exam preparation, this question and answer style handbook will provide simple to remember, step-by-step approaches to pediatric emergencies. This CPEN Review book was designed to review essential material for individuals preparing to take the CPEN Exam. Chapters are broken down into easy to use sections: Questions Answer Sheets Answers Rationales

TCRN Certification Review

Author: Brorsen
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284116304
Release Date: 2017-10
Genre: Medical

TCRN Certification Review is an essential study guide for nurses preparing to take the newly established Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) exam developed by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN). It includes more than 900 questions and answers with rationales representative of the BCEN Content Outline.

Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse

Author: Anna Sivo Montejano, MSNEd, RN, CEN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826122667
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Genre: Medical

This is a concise, user-friendly orientation guide and reference for new and seasoned nurses, paramedics, preceptors, educators, management teams, and anyone else working in the triage environment. It offers guidelines covering key processes and practices triage nurses use daily. Chapters address core elements of triage such as patient point of entry, acuity scales, and “red-flag” patient presentations and how to handle them; coordination and communication with other health care team members; and documentation. The book offers practical information on triage for emergency department and urgent care settings, with useful tips for both triage orientees and preceptors. It addresses care considerations for specialized populations including geriatric and pediatric patients. The text supplies essential information on teaching and learning principles and the fostering of critical thinking skills, and covers such topics as compassion fatigue, customer service, legal concerns, core measures, and patient and staff safety. Trends in triage nursing such as electronic medical record considerations, provider in triage, and advanced triage protocols are included. Information is organized in brief, bulleted “bites” for knowledge at a glance, and Fast Facts in a Nutshell boxes reinforce key concepts. Key Features Provides essential guidance for key procedures and protocols in an easy-to-read, easy-to-access format Offers practical triage information with a focus on emergency department and urgent care settings Focuses on processes, critical thinking, and the legal aspects of triage Includes care considerations for specific patient populations Incorporates advice from seasoned emergency department nurses and triage educators

Auf den Gipfeln der Welt

Author: Jon Krakauer
Publisher: Piper Verlag
ISBN: 9783492959735
Release Date: 2014-06-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Die Eiger-Nordwand und andere Träume. Der Autor des Weltbestellers »In eisige Höhen« berichtet in zwölf brillanten Reportagen von seinen gefährlichen Leidenschaften: dem Mount Everest und dem K2, dem Montblanc und der berüchtigten Eiger-Nordwand, vom Canyoning in wilden Schluchten und von seiner erfolgreichen Solobesteigung des Devils Thumb in Alaska. Er erzählt von berühmten Bergsteigern, die für ihre Passion ihr Leben aufs Spiel setzen, und macht verständlich, worin die Faszination der Berge besteht.

Familienbefunde bei zykloiden Psychosen und manisch depressiver Erkrankung

Author: Bruno Pfuhlmann
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783642573606
Release Date: 2013-07-02
Genre: Medical

Dieses Buch liefert einen Beitrag zur Ätiologie und Nosologie bipolarer phasischer Psychosen, indem zykloide Psychosen in einer Familienuntersuchung mit der manisch-depressiven Erkrankung sowie mit Kontrollpersonen aus der Gesamtbevölkerung verglichen werden. Wesentliche Faktoren für die Aussagekraft der Ergebnisse sind hierbei einerseits die Anwendung der Klassifikation endogener Psychosen nach Leonhard zur möglichst differenzierten Diagnostik auf der Ebene der Phänotypen und andererseits der Einsatz einer Untersuchungsmethodik, die die Validität der klinischen Klassifikation auf der Basis einer persönliche Exploration möglichst aller Probanden durch einen erfahrenen Kliniker zu maximieren versucht.

ASTNA Patient Transport

Author: ASTNA
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323066136
Release Date: 2009-09-10
Genre: Medical

Whether you’re caring for patients on the ground or in the air, this trusted, one-of-a-kind resource is an essential tool for your success in transport nursing. The 4th edition has been extensively revised to keep you up to date with the latest technological advances and help you meet the ever-changing needs of this critical nursing field. Comprehensive overviews familiarize you with the most common diseases and injuries encountered in practice, accompanied by important management considerations to help you ensure the most effective communication and the safest patient care in all transport settings. Case studies presented at the end of each clinical chapter demonstrate how to apply concepts to scenarios similar to those you’ll encounter in practice. Special Populations Unit helps you meet the unique care needs of pregnant, neonatal, pediatric, and military patients. Competencies listed at the beginning of each chapter help you identify key components of effective patient care. Collaborative, multidisciplinary focus meets the educational and reference needs of all transport health care providers and emphasizes the importance of teamwork in ensuring successful patient outcomes. 3 new chapters highlight emerging trends in transport care: The Use of Technology During Transport, including ventricular assist devices, a chapter devoted to Mechanical Ventilation, and Military Transport with EnRoute care. Updated content throughout provides a balance of ground and air coverage and reflects the recently published Flight and Ground Transport Nursing Core Curriculum to help you prepare for the CTRN or CFRN examination. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses front-line response to major disasters. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses important concerns for improving front-line response to major disasters. Additional pathophysiology content helps you better understand the effects of diseases and injuries on the body’s normal physiologic processes. Clear instructions for reading radiographs and CT scans simplify the use of these diagnostic tools and help you improve related outcomes. Information based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board alerts you to important safety regulations. Obesity considerations included in the Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport chapter outline special challenges and possible solutions for the care of obese patients.

Die Fr chte der Wut

Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 9783827077288
Release Date: 2007-02-23
Genre: Fiction

»Beurs« heißen die Kinder maghrebinischer Immigranten in Frankreich. Nadia ist eines von ihnen. Mit ihren sieben Geschwistern lebt sie in der Pariser Banlieue. Als der kommunistische Bürgermeister das vom Vater erbaute Haus plattwalzen lässt, wird sie zur Rebellin. Sie gründet einen Jugendverein, kandidiert bei den Stadtbezirkswahlen. Ihre muslimischen Brüder bieten ihr Wahlhilfe an unter der Bedingung, dass sie aufhört, sich für das Frauenrecht einzusetzen - sie wirft die beiden hinaus. Im multiethnischen Klima der Pariser Vororte, umgeben von archaischen Ehrbegriffen und einer muslimischen Kultur, in der Töchter für tot erklärt werden, weil sie als Model Erfolg haben, geht Nadia ihren eigenen Weg in die Freiheit.