Author: Scott L. DeBoer
Release Date: 2011-09-01
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
Author: Cpen Exam Secrets Test Prep
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CPEN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CPEN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CPEN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CPEN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Triage, Visual Assessment, First Aid, Primary Survey, Secondary Survey, Intraosseous Access, Cardioversion, Defibrillation, Cardiac Pacing, Peripheral IV Access, Central IV Access, Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring, Incision and Drainage, Dressings, Wound Closure, Intracranial Pressure Monitoring, Chest Tubes, Nasopharyngeal Wash, Traction Splinting, Specimen Collection, Enteral Tubes, Airway Emergencies, Pneumothorax, Foreign Body, Embolism, Bronchiolitis, Reactive Airway Disease, Pneumonia, Chronic Lung Disease, Cardiovascular, Neurological, Gastrointestinal, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Fluid-Electrolyte Imbalance, Tracheoesophageal Fistula, Formula Intolerance, Obesity, Stricture, Ovarian Cyst, Urinary Tract Infections, and much more...
Author: Donna Ojanen Thomas
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2003
2003 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! This unique text serves as the foundation for pediatric emergency nursing practice and also addresses pediatric trauma care. Core Curriculum for Pediatric Emergency Nursing contains comprehensive coverage for topics related to psychosocial issues, health promotion, discharge instructions, And The nursing process in caring for children in the emergency department setting.
Author: Barbara Aehlert
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2012-10-12
The Only Comprehensive Pediatric Emergency Care Book You'll Ever Need...Mosby's Comprehensive Pediatric Emergency Care. Popular Author Barbara Aehlert Brings You In-Depth Coverage Of Every Area Of Pediatric Emergency Care Including Pediatric Advanced Life Support In This One-Of-A-Kind Text.
Author: Valerie G. A. Grossman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2003
This user-friendly, quick-access manual provides full-range coverage of the triage process in emergency care, from fundamental clinical guidance concerning patient assessment and treatment through the leadership skills and organizational skill building required by senior staff and emergency department management personnel. This second edition offers updated features from the first edition, such as alphabetized listings of patient complaints, emergency alerts to help nurses recognize serious conditions quickly, “Pearls of Triage Wisdom” with timely clinical tips, and cross-cultural considerations. This edition also includes specific prioritizations for each triage guideline. A brand-new examination that will enable purchasers to receive continuing education credit is included. A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2012-11-12
Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice. Comprehensive content presents thorough discussion of signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education for each condition. Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing. Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily. NEW! 2-column format features new Tricks of the Trade boxes to give you a professional's perspective on common issues in emergency nursing. NEW! Fully revised content from the ENA and a broad panel of expert contributors includes up-to-date, practical information on topics such as critical care in the ED, time management, the morbidly obese patient, electronic medical records, disaster nursing, forensic nursing, and workplace violence.
Author: Dr. Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2010-02-17
This book is a Fast Facts for students considering the NP track, NP students, and new NPs - a quick all-in-one read that features what you "really need to know"about NP education and practice. It incorporates humor and real-life examples, useful tips, comparative salary tables, and other ready to access resources, such as professional organizations, networks, associations, and websites. Included is discussion on the history of the nurse practitioner (NP) role and the coming practice degree, the DNP. It contains insight coming directly from experts in the field. Key Features The "all-in-one," fast facts for potential or current NP students and newly practicing NPs Explores reasons to become a nurse practitioner Clarifies NP education hurdles: from choosing the right program to selecting the best clinical preceptor, and more Offers suggestions on how to survive the first year of practice Discuses contractual relationships with institutions, doctors and related health providers Outlines legal/malpractice issues Explores the DNP degree as the coming mandate for NP practice Features personal stories from the author and colleagues in a straight-from-the-shoulder style Includes check lists to facilitate important decision making, and charts/tables with "hot topics" or key elements
Author: Russell Snyder
Release Date: 2014-07-07
Step-Up to Obstetrics and Gynecology is an effective high-yield review of obstetrics and gynecology. Written in partnership with The Foundation for Exxcellence in Women's Health Care and developed specifically for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students in their obstetrics and gynecology clerkship/rotation, Step-Up to Obstetrics and Gynecology packs clinical pearls, illustrations, and “Quick Hits” in a single, ingenious tool, tailoring each element for immediate content absorption and faster, more efficient review. This review book gives you exactly what you need to prepare for your clerkship, accompanying shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2! Features in this book include: • Full-color figures illustrate concepts when a picture says it best. • Complete coverage of key topics ensures that you are test-ready and prepared on the wards. • Dynamic interior design brings the content to you in a memorable style. • Quick Hits in the margins highlight highly testable topics. • Clinical Pearls help you “file away” clinical connections for handy retrieval at test time. • Bold terms highlight key terminology for added emphasis! BONUS Study Resources: • Online quiz bank of USMLE-style questions so you can study anytime, anywhere!
This book on pediatric endocrinology covers interesting and yet often challenging cases among pediatric patients in a unique Question-Answer format. Simulating the bed-side case discussions during the ward rounds, one question logically leads to another, thereby generating curiosity and promoting evidence-based medicine. Taking the readers through the entire spectrum starting from etiology and pathophysiology to clinical presentation to management principles, each question addresses one key aspect of the disorder. Described in a very simple and lucid narrative, this book ensures sound conceptual understanding while covering each topic comprehensively. This volume covers important topics such as short stature, pubertal disorders, thyroid disorders, childhood Cushing syndrome, rickets and osteomalacia, disorder of sexual differentiation and diabetes in the young. Less common disorder such as multiple endocrine neoplasia has also been incorporated. These cases are not only seen by endocrinologists, but are also managed by paediatricians, internists, obstetricians and gynaecologists, orthopaedicians and surgeons.
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: Terri Goodman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Essentials of Perioperative Nursing, Sixth Edition is an essential reference for new perioperative nurses as well as experienced nurses who need a refresher. Addressing the basics associated with navigating the perioperative environment rather than a procedure-oriented approach, it is succinct and easy to use. Completely updated and revised, the Sixth Edition features a greater emphasis on safety, new surgical modalities, and approaches to sterilizing surgical instruments and equipment.
Author: Kate Curtis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2011-08-15
Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)
Author: Linda Wilson
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2014-10-28
Since the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator competency was first established in June 2012, over 350 applicants from 13 countries have applied to become a CHSE, and nearly two thirds of them have completed the process and passed the certification exam. This book, the first review manual for the healthcare simulation educator certification exam, will be a valuable resource for aspiring educators in this rapidly emerging field. Certification for the CHSE exam applies to all healthcare disciplines in the U.S. and internationally. The Review covers all topics included on the exam and closely mirrors the CHSE blueprint to familiarize students with the exam. It includes end-of-chapter review questions, test-taking techniques, and over 200 test questions dispersed throughout the book.. Information is presented in pithy outline format interspersed with small sections of narrative for optimal learning and retention. The Review features current evidence-based teaching practices and incorporates case studies to connect simulation "situations" to simulation education with healthcare students. Key features: Comprises the first review book for the CHSE exam; Follows the CHSE test blueprint; Facilitates easy review with pithy outline format integrated with small sections of narrative; Provides Teaching Tip feature for best simulation practice; Includes case studies, 200+ test questions, end-of-chapter review questions, and test-taking techniques. - Publisher.