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 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 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 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

Mosby s Pharmacology Memory NoteCards E Book

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.

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

Clinical Nursing Pocket Guide

Author: Marilynn Jackson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284037494
Release Date: 2013-03-20
Genre: Medical

Clinical Nursing Pocket Guide, Third Edition is the ideal quick reference for nurses in the clinical setting. It includes detail instructions, basic conversion charts, assessment checklists, scales, tables, anatomies, lab tests, charting, medication indications, administration, and other basic information that RNs can refer to quickly. Completely updated an revised, this new edition provides the latest CPR recommendations according to American Heart Association Guidelines, updated documentation, and abbreviation guidelines. Also included are additional anatomical features separated into body systems and helpful documentation information not found in other pocket guides.

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.

Lippincott s Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans

Author: Judith M. Schultz
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781768683
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Accompanying CD-ROM has nursing care plans, a customizable psychosocial assessment tool, and monographs about psychotropic drugs.

Mosby s PDQ for Wound Care

Author: Joanna Cain
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323056679
Release Date: 2008-08
Genre: Medical

Comprehensive and precise, this guide covers wound assessment, wound care, and wound healing in acute, long-term, and home-care settings. Photographs show various wound types at different stages, and tables and charts clearly depict assessment and treatment information.

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.

Pocket Nursing Skills

Author: Judith M Wilkinson
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803636934
Release Date: 2012-01-25
Genre: Medical

Put the what, why, and how for 106 fundamentals skills and procedures right at your fingertips! From the team of Wilkinson and Treas, this handy guide will become an invaluable companion on the road to becoming a successful nurse.

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.

Pathophysiology An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide

Author: Lippincott
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451152371
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Medical

Pathophysiology: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with just the essential pathophysiology facts in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime, anywhere. Bullets, charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features help nurses spot key facts at a glance. Each chapter briefly reviews pathophysiologic concepts and disorders associated with that body system. Test Zone evaluates the reader's mastery of the subject. This edition has been revised and updated and includes five new disorder entries. A new Complications section has been added to every single entry.