Mosby s Fluids Electrolytes Memory NoteCards

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323086103
Release Date: 2009-12-02
Genre: Medical

Completely portable, this pocket-sized collection of full-color, spiral-bound cards uses humor, cartoons, and mnemonics to help you understand and retain important information about fluids and electrolytes. This fun, colorful, and insightful approach makes these cards a valuable learning and review tool throughout nursing school, as well as a great resource for preparing for the NCLEX® examination. UNIQUE! 64 full-color, cartoon mnemonics cover key fluids and electrolytes and acid-base concepts. UNIQUE! Colored highlights draw attention to four central topics: Serious Life Threatening Implications in pink; Common Clinical Findings in blue; Important Nursing Implications in yellow; and Patient Teaching information in green. Concise What You Need to Know information on the back of each image highlights key information and specific nursing implications. Spiral-bound pages made of thick, substantial card stock are durable and portable. Color-coded thumb tabs feature a different color for each section for easy referral. 15 new cartoons help you master the latest information on fluids and electrolytes. New topics include: Homeostasis: A Question of Balance and The Body’s Water: Keeping It Where You Need It.

Mosby s Pharmacology Memory NoteCards

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323289541
Release Date: 2014-05-13
Genre: Medical

Use this set of colorful cards to master pharmacology! With over 90 cartoons covering drugs and related topics, Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 4th Edition uses humor and illustrations to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, portable cards use mnemonics and other time-tested learning aids to help you prepare for class, clinicals, and the NCLEX® examination. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Jo Carol Claborn, this unique tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards. It makes studying pharmacology a memorable experience! UNIQUE! Over 90 full-color cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs. UNIQUE! Color-highlighted monographs make it easier to identify nursing priorities on common medications. UNIQUE! Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts. Thick pages and a spiral-bound format create a portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment. Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to find topics quickly. What You Need to Know sections on each card cover key information in a quick and easy-to-review format. Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections emphasize four central topics: Serious/Life-Threatening Implications in pink Most Frequent Side Effects are blue Important Nursing Implications are yellow Patient Teaching information is green NEW! 8 brand-new cards focus on antiemetics, sunscreens, prostaglandins, acetaminophen, and more. NEW coverage highlights contemporary and timely topics on pharmacology - all in one clinical tool.

Mosby s Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323067476
Release Date: 2010-06
Genre: Medical

Use this set of colorful cards to learn and remember pathophysiology! With 96 full-color cartoons covering pathophysiologic concepts, Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition uses humor and mnemonics to make review easier and more fun. These durable, detachable cards are useful in preparing for the NCLEX® or classroom exams, as a clinical reference, for writing care plans, or for patient teaching information. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, and Tom Gaglione, RN, MSN, this convenient study tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards. Unique! 96 full-color illustrated mnemonics cover key pathophysiology concepts. Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability. Colored tabs make it easy to find topics. Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications. Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics: Serious/life-threatening implications in pink Common clinical findings in blue Important nursing implications in yellow Patient teaching in green 24 new or revised cartoons cover contemporary and timely pathophysiology topics, including these new cards: HIV in Children and Infants Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange Pneumonia Rh Factor Insulin -- What Does It Do? Erectile Dysfunction Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) The image collection, now part of the Evolve Instructor Resources, allows instructors access to the complete set of 96 full-color illustrations from Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards with qualified adoption.

Mosby s OB Peds Women s Health Memory NoteCards

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323294232
Release Date: 2014-09-05
Genre: Medical

Use this set of colorful cards to master concepts in maternity, women's health, and pediatrics! With 65 cartoons covering key topics, Mosby's OB/Peds & Women's Health Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses uses humor and illustrations to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, portable cards use mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids to help you prepare for class, clinicals, and the NCLEX® exam. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Cathy Miller, this one-of-a-kind tool makes studying obstetrics and pediatrics an exceptionally memorable experience! 65 full-color cartoons offer a humorous and engaging way to learn, including cards on nutrition and diabetes in pregnancy, preeclampsia versus eclampsia, sexually transmitted diseases, respiratory distress syndrome, RSV, and childhood diabetes. Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts. Colored thumb tabs make it easy to find topics quickly. What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications. Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability. Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics: Serious/Life-Threatening Implications in pink Common Clinical Findings in blue Important Nursing Implications in yellow Patient Teaching in green

Patho Phlash

Author: Valerie I Leek
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803629745
Release Date: 2011-10-19
Genre: Medical

Perfect for Understanding diseases and disorders, increasing test scores in class, and improving scores on the NCLEX® exam

Pocket Guide to Fluid Electrolyte and Acid base Balance

Author: Ursula Easterday Heitz
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323026036
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

With its concise, user-friendly outline format, this handy pocket guide is the indispensable consultant for fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disturbances and how they relate to patient care. Readers will discover pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic tests, collaborative management, and nursing diagnoses and interventions reviewed in a logical, consistent, and easy-to-read manner. Helps readers identify a patient's specific imbalance and understand the required nursing care Provides the ability to look up a diagnosis and learn what fluid, electrolyte, or acid-base disturbances are associated with that diagnosis Includes patient-family teaching guidelines with clear instructions to give the patient and family regarding care for the condition Provides pediatric and geriatric information to help users understand the variations within these special patient populations Compares different types of parenteral and enteral feedings, along with nursing implications Contains expanded and updated relevant IV therapy and pharmacology Features updated content throughout with current literature and research findings, such as most current blood pressure guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Fluids Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496310095
Release Date: 2015-01-29
Genre: Medical

Fluids & Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy, Sixth Edition, uses a conversational writing style to break down complex concepts and make the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes easy to understand and put into practice. This fully revised, updated book is organized into four parts to provide comprehensive coverage of this challenging topic: - Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base basics - Fluid and electrolyte imbalances - The importance and management of imbalances in major health problems - Treatments Each chapter includes clear, simple explanations of health problems, definitions of key terms, illustrations that clearly explain key concepts, memory joggers, and bullets and checklists that make it easy to spot important points at a glance. Chapter summaries provide a quick review of all essential information, and special elements found throughout the text make it easy to remember key points: - Quick-scan tables, illustrations, and flow charts focus on key information - “Ages and stages" icons identify age-related considerations - "Chart smart" sections outline all the points that require documentation for a specific imbalance or condition - "It's not working" icons tell the reader what to do when standard interventions aren't getting results - "Teaching points" focus on topics to teach patients - "Uh-oh" icons help the reader quickly recognize dangerous or life-threatening signs and symptoms - Quick reference appendices on fluid and electrolyte differences in pediatric and geriatric populations.

Mosby s Pharmacology Memory NoteCards

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323171878
Release Date: 2012-11-01
Genre: Medical

Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 3rd Edition is a colorfully illustrated collection of spiral-bound cards that brings together the difficult drugs and topics related to pharmacology into one portable volume. Using a wide variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this valuable tool helps you master pharmacology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for the NCLEX® examination. Specific topics include: administration, antibiotics/antivirals, anticoagulants, cardiac drugs, CNS drugs, diuretics, endocrine drugs, GI drugs, musculoskeletal drugs, pain drugs, psychiatric drugs, pulmonary drugs, and reproductive/OB drugs. For practicing nurses, these cards provide an always-useful refresher on pharmacology. Over 90 cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs. Full-color cartoons and color-highlighted monographs provide a visually engaging way to learn. Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most difficult concepts. Thick pages and spiral-bound format create the perfect portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment. Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to quickly reference material. What You Need to Know sections on the back of each image give you more information about each illustrated topic in a quick and easy-to-review format. Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections draw your attention to key information: Serious/Life-Threatening Implications are highlighted in pink Most Frequent Side Effects are blue Important Nursing Implications are yellow Patient Teaching information is green NEW coverage throughout highlights contemporary and timely topics on pharmacology all in one clinical tool. 8 brand new cards focus on administration by inhalation, lovenox, fentanyl, and more. New mobile device version enables you to study on the go.

Fluids and Electrolytes An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide

Author: Lippincott, Williams
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451123319
Release Date: 2012-03-30
Genre:

Fluids and Electrolytes: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Editionprovides just the essential facts in a streamlined, bulleted quick-reference format, using illustrations, logos, and otherIncredibly Easy!features to help nurses spot key points at a glance. The opening chapters review the basics of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance. Subsequent chapters address specific imbalances, providing vital information for safe and effective care. The last chapter covers such treatments as IV fluid replacement and total parenteral nutrition. This edition has been revised and updated and includes new entries on acute pancreatitis and heat syndrome.

Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496308399
Release Date: 2015-09-24
Genre: Medical

Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy contains everything health care practitioners need to review and students need to learn about calculating drug dosages. This entertaining and informative reference reviews the basic math needed to perform dosage calculation, including fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, and proportions. It walks the nurse through the interpretation of hundreds of examples of drug orders and the performance of hundreds of complex dosage calculations, and provides information on deciphering difficult abbreviations, dealing with unclear handwriting, reading medication labels, selecting administration equipment, and more.

Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy

Author:
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781789389
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this book provides complete and clear explanations of how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. Focusing on mechanisms of drug action, the book details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems as well as drugs for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, and cancer. Potentially dangerous drug and drug-herb interactions are highlighted. This thoroughly updated edition covers the newest drugs in each pharmacologic class and includes information on obesity drugs, a new chapter on genitourinary system drugs, a new medication safety feature, and a new appendix on common herbal preparations and their drug interactions.

Professional Guide to Pathophysiology

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605477664
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Medical

Professional Guide to Pathophysiology, Third Edition, combines the best of a diseases reference with the best of a full-color atlas in one clinical reference for every practice setting. This comprehensive guide focuses on the pathophysiologic developments behind more than 400 disorders across all body systems, so the practitioner fully understands the pathophysiologic rationale behind focused assessments, behind patient signs and symptoms, behind the kinds of tests that are done, and behind the treatments that are given. Now in full color throughout, the book features hundreds of illustrations depicting anatomical structures and pathophysiological processes, as well as scores of informative tables and flowcharts. P>

Diagnostic Test Facts Made Incredibly Quick

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582556857
Release Date: 2007-05-01
Genre: Medical

Diagnostic Test Facts Made Incredibly Quick! provides instant access to essential information on more than 400 diagnostic tests. The book fits comfortably into a pocket, and the wipeable page surface allows nurses to write notes and remove them easily. Distinctively colored tabs identify the major sections: Basics, Blood, Urine, Cultures, Imaging, and Other including ECG and EEG. Tests are listed alphabetically within each section. Each listing includes the purpose of the test; normal reference values for men, women, and children, including SI values; critical values; and nursing considerations. Scores of quick-reference charts and illustrations are included.

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN Exam

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323316187
Release Date: 2015-12-16
Genre: Medical

Prepare for the NCLEX with this fun, full-color review! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 9th Edition uses colorful drawings and mnemonic cartoons to cover the nursing concepts and content found on the NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) — allowing you to create practice exams, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide offers a clear, visual way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, maternity, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to customize your review based on your personal study needs. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. NEW! Addition of SI Units and removal of trade-name drugs reflects changes in the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Additional alternate item questions are included on Evolve, and new questions incorporating video are also added. NEW! Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. NEW! Additional memory notecard-type illustrations are included in the book to accommodate visual learners.