Mosby s Dictionary of Medicine Nursing Health Professions eBook

Author: Mosby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323112598
Release Date: 2012-11-29
Genre: Medical

So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56,000 authoritative definitions, 45 appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, online resources, and more than 2,450 full-color illustrations — nearly three times more than any other dictionary available — making it an indispensable reference for students and professionals alike. UNIQUE! More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference. Over 56,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions — including expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures — offer the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care. 23 appendixes — 13 in the dictionary and 10 on the companion Evolve website — offer quick access to useful reference information, such as lab values, symbols and abbreviations, language translation guides, pharmacology, infection control standards, conversion tables, and clinical calculations. A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment. NEW! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology. NEW! Editor Marie O’Toole, EdD, RN, FAAN lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.

Gould s Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

Author: Karin C. VanMeter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455754113
Release Date: 2013-12-18
Genre: Medical

A concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals, this text helps you learn essential concepts of major diseases and disorders and disease processes. Continuing in its well-known tradition of readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, the text is updated with the latest research and trends in human disease. Disorders are described by body system, with coverage of the interactions between systems, and special features help you apply the material to real-life situations. No matter which healthcare field you may enter, Gould's Pathophysiology prepares you for the conditions encountered in clinical practice. It contains concise and readable approach includes the information you need without being overwhelming, even if you have a limited scientific background. The unique think about questions alert you to important points and help with self-evaluation, test preparation, and review. Warning Signs boxes help you identify the pre-emptive signs of physiologic events such as strokes. Emergency Treatment boxes give step-by-step instructions to follow for emergencies such as shock, cardiac arrest, and pneumothorax. Apply Your Knowledge questions ask you to use what you've learned to predict What can go wrong with this structure or system? Ready References in the appendix provide a quick lookup for anatomic terms, conversion tables, abbreviations and acronyms, diagnostic studies and tests, and more.

Mosby s Medical Dictionary E Book

Author: Mosby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323112581
Release Date: 2013-06-06
Genre: Medical

So much more than just a bestselling dictionary, Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 9th Edition is a one-stop reference to help you make sense of the complex world of health care. It features over 56,000 authoritative definitions, quick-reference appendixes, a color atlas of the human body, and more than 2,450 full-color illustrations — nearly three times more than any other dictionary available — making it an indispensable reference for health care consumers and professionals alike. UNIQUE! More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. Over 56,000 comprehensive, authoritative, high-quality definitions include expanded definitions for selected entries, particularly major diseases, disorders, and procedures. A Color Atlas of Human Anatomy contains 43 pages of clearly labeled drawings for easy A&P review and reference. Quick-reference appendixes offer quick access to useful reference information, such as commonly used abbreviations, language translation guides, American sign language, and more. A strict, common-sense alphabetical organization with no subentries makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. NEW! Over 300 new and updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions and reflect current health care practice and equipment. NEW! Approximately 11,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care. NEW! Editor Marie O’Toole, EdD, RN, FAAN lends her expertise to this new edition, reviewing and revising all definitions and assembling a team of leading consultants and contributors.

Mosby s Dictionary of Medicine Nursing Health Professions 8th Edition Mosby s Nursing Drug Reference 2011 24th Edition Mosby s Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference 10th Edition

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323096786
Release Date: 2010-12-01
Genre: Medical

This money saving package includes Skidmore: Mosby's 2011 Nursing Drug Reference, Pagana: Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 10e; and Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 8e.

Mosby s Pocket Dictionary of Medicine Nursing Health Professions E Book

Author: Mosby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323066044
Release Date: 2009-02-11
Genre: Medical

This convenient, concise version of the best-selling Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Professions provides condensed definitions to incorporate only the most essential information. Mosby’s Pocket Dictionary includes all of the information you need, including content on diseases, procedures, equipment, drugs, and so much more. Screened thumb tabs make it easy to locate definitions quickly, and a list of common medical abbreviations printed in the front and back covers make this a perfect reference for clinical practice. UNIQUE! Emphasis on nursing and health science terminology makes this the most useful pocket dictionary for students and practitioners in nursing and health professions. Its small size makes it easy to transport, and the sturdy, flexible cover increases the durability. The practical, straightforward alphabetical organization with no subentries and easy-to-use thumb tabs make it easy to find and understand information. UNIQUE! A section on nursing diagnoses with entries for all NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses prepares you for real-world practice. British spellings for selected entries help you recognize alternate spellings. Etymologies aid your understanding of medical terminology and help you develop a professional vocabulary. Pronunciations provided for key entries help you use terminology correctly in everyday practice. Includes 38,700 definitions, with over 5,000 new and 25,000 revised definitions, to reflect the latest information in all areas of nursing, medicine, and health professions. UNIQUE! Current definitions for all NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC (Nursing Interventions Classifications) and NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classifications) ensure you have the most up-to-date information for clinical documentation, communication, and care evaluation.

Medical Language Instant Translator

Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323378444
Release Date: 2016-01-22
Genre: Medical

Find quick, practical explanations of specialized medical terminology! Davi-Ellen Chabner’s Medical Language Instant Translator, 6th Edition provides a handy reference that’s ideal for everyday use in the classroom and in the health care environment. Access key information on diagnostic tests and procedures, commonly misunderstood medical terms, and interpreting medical reports. Find coverage of the top 100 prescription drugs, medical abbreviations, symbols, and acronyms, and more. Based on Chabner’s The Language of Medicine, this compact resource makes it easier to understand complicated medical terms and communicate more effectively. Quick, portable access makes it easy to find information on key medical terms, abbreviations, common diagnoses, and more. Medical Terms Easily Confused section helps you distinguish between commonly misunderstood medical terms. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures section addresses commonly performed diagnostic tests and procedures and why they are ordered. Body Systems sections include labeled, full-color illustrations for a handy review of anatomy. Other translations of medical language include sections on acronyms, eponyms, symbols, plurals, surgical terminology and technology, prescription drugs, and complementary and alternative medicine. NEW Understanding Medical Reports section helps you navigate through the terminology and background of clinical procedures and tests. NEW terms and definitions reflect the latest advances in health care. UPDATES provide the latest information on topics such as health care organizations, certifications, and professional designations.

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook An Evidence Based Guide to Planning Care 10

Author: Betty J. Ackley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323085496
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Includes NEW! 4 Color text; updated 2012-2014 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses; the latest NIC/NOC, interventions, and rationales for every care plan; the latest NIC/NOC, interventions, and rationales for every care plan; QSEN Safety interventions and rationales; 100 NCLEX exam-style review questions are available on the companion Evolve website; Root Causing Thinking and Motivational Interviewing appendixes on the companion Evolve website.

Research Strategies for a Digital Age

Author: Bonnie L. Tensen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305969407
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Education

Practical, relevant, and reflecting the latest technologies available, RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR A DIGITAL AGE, 5th Edition, provides a thorough, step-by-step guide that helps students increase their knowledge as they develop invaluable research skills they can use for a lifetime. The text blends traditional research methods with detailed instruction on how to use and evaluate electronic research technologies. It equips students with research and documentation skills critical to today's online environment -- skills they can immediately put into action. Students' introduction to research begins in the academic library: Using online discovery tools in a controlled environment with credible sources enables students to develop research and analytical skills before they expand their search to the vast resources on the Web. Packed with current examples, insightful illustrations, and practical tips, this text helps students get the most from today's wealth of resources. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Havard s Nursing Guide to Drugs Mobile optimised site

Author: Adriana P. Tiziani
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729586054
Release Date: 2017-05-24
Genre: Medical

The premier drug guide for nurses and midwives since 1983. Now in its 10th edition, Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs continues to provide reliable, accurate drug information for nursing and midwifery students and practitioners. This user-friendly drug guide delivers safe, up-to-date drug administration information regarding form, action, use, dose, adverse effects and interactions in compliance with current pharmaceutical guidelines from the Therapeutic Goods Administration and MIMS. Nursing points and cautions highlight best practice in drug administration and expanded focus on Patient teaching and advice ensures quality patient care. All drugs listed by therapeutic class and by body system Both trade names and generic drug names are provided Icons indicate cautions for drugs used during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and drug specific restrictions in sport A quick reference guide for calculating drug dosages and drip rates Common abbreviations, units and concentrations Appendix 3 features the latest MIMS updates, including dual labelling of drug ingredients to demonstrate international alignment Fully revised section on antineoplastic agents New drugs added to immunomodifiers, pulmonary arterial hypertension agents and eye, ear and nose Companion mobile optimised site available as a separate purchase or comprehensive package: - Provides easy online access to the trusted drug guide - Search by body system, therapeutic class or both - Perfect support for students and practitioners during study or clinical practice

Fundamentals of Nursing

Author: Patricia A. Potter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323399913
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Genre: Medical

It’s your complete guide to nursing — from basic concepts to essential skills! Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, evidence-based practice, nursing theory, and safe clinical care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to provide excellent patient care. 51 skills demonstrations provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for safe nursing care — and include rationales for each step. 29 procedural guidelines provide streamlined, step-by-step instructions for performing basic skills. UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show how to apply the nursing process and critical thinking to achieve successful clinical outcomes. Evidence-Based Practice chapter shows how nursing research helps in determining best practices. UNIQUE! Caring for the Cancer Survivor chapter prepares nurses to care for cancer patients who may still face physical and emotional issues. Case studies include unique clinical application questions and exercises, allowing you to practice using care plans and concept maps. The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for care, and is demonstrated in more than 20 care plans. 15 review questions in every chapter test your retention of key concepts, with answers available in the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical study tools on Evolve include video clips of skills, skills checklists, printable key points, a fluid & electrolytes tutorial, a concept map creator, an audio glossary, and more. UNIQUE! Clear, streamlined writing style makes complex material more approachable. More than 20 concept maps show care planning for clients with multiple nursing diagnoses. Key points and key terms in each chapter summarize important content for more efficient review and study. Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for each skill alert you to potential problems and appropriate nursing actions. Delegation coverage clarifies which tasks can and cannot be delegated. A glossary provides quick access to definitions for all key terms.

Clinical Calculations

Author: Joyce LeFever Kee
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323390842
Release Date: 2016-01-25
Genre: Nursing

Accurate drug calculations start here! Clinical Calculations With Applications to General and Specialty Areas, 8th Edition covers all four major drug calculation methods ratio & proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis. It also includes practice problems not only for general care but also for specialty areas such as pediatrics and critical care. A new chapter covers insulin administration, and concise, illustrated information includes the latest medications, drug administration techniques, and devices. Written by a team of experts led by Joyce Kee, Clinical Calculations makes it easy to understand drug calculation and emphasizes patient safety above all else.Coverage of all four major drug calculation methods ratio & proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis allows you to apply the method that works best for you.Updated information on drug administration techniques and devices helps you master the latest techniques of drug administration, including oral, intravenous, intra-muscular, subcutaneous, and other routes.Updated drug information ensures you are familiar with the most commonly used drugs in clinical practice."Caution "boxes alert you to problems or issues related to various drugs and their administration.Information on infusion pumps enteral, single, multi-channel, PCA, and insulin helps you understand their use in drug administration."Calculations for Specialty Areas" section addresses the drug calculations needed to practice in pediatric, critical care, labor and delivery, and community settings.Detailed, full-color photos and illustrations show the most current equipment for IV therapy, the latest types of pumps, and the newest syringes.A comprehensive post-test allows you to test your knowledge of key concepts from the text.NEW "Insulin Administration" chapter provides a guide to administering injectable drugs.NEW practice problems, drugs, drug labels, and photos keep you up to date with today s clinical practice.NEW! Updated QSEN guidelines and The Joint Commission standards help in reducing medication errors and in providing safe patient care. "

Introduction to Radiologic Technology

Author: LaVerne Tolley Gurley
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323073514
Release Date: 2010-08
Genre: Medical

A Solid introduction to the radiologic technology profession, this text covers everything a beginning radiography student needs to know. It includes coverage of the coursework required, basic learning skills, a historical perspective on radiology, and insight into key topics such as the language of medicine, digital and conventional imaging, patient care, and radiation safety, You'll learn about the latest changes in teh Registry exam, how to prepare for the practice setting, and opportunities for advancement. --Book Jacket.

Exploring Medical Language

Author: Myrna Lafleur-Brooks
Publisher:
ISBN: 0323396453
Release Date: 2017-02-14
Genre: Medical

With Exploring Medical Language, 10th Edition, you can now master medical terms on your terms! At the heart of this one-of-a-kind learning package is an innovative worktext, which enables you to gradually acquire an understanding of medical terminology by first learning word parts and then learning how to combine the parts into full medical terms that make sense. Perhaps even better is the wide range of engaging online learning tools - tools like interactive games, puzzles, application activities, and on-the-go auditory reviews - that come with the worktext to help reinforce your learning and help you understand how the terms are used in the professional world. In all, this is the only resource on the market that incorporates all the proven methods for mastering medical terminology that work best for today's learners. Systematic presentation of medical terminology provides a foundation of word parts (prefixes, suffixes, and word roots), then builds words by combining the parts. Comprehensive coverage of words that are built from word parts and other important terms creates a distinction between terms built from word parts and those not easily recognized as built from word parts and provides thorough coverage of both. Over 400 flashcards enable readers to review word parts when and where they want. Margin boxes detail important information such as medical terminology facts and tips, historical information, weblinks, and complementary and alternative medicine terms. Simulations of electronic health records familiarize readers with the growing use of EHRs in healthcare settings. AudioTerms study companion can be easily downloaded to portable media players and includes over 3,000 terms, each of which is pronounced and defined. Integrated online learning tools feature interactive games and activities, A+P boosters, career videos, and more that cater to the way today's learners master medical terminology. NEW! Case studies introduce medical terminology in context and encourage critical thinking and information application. NEW! Adaptive learning, gradeable case studies, and audio reviews are now available in the online course to provide a complete learning experience for distance learners. For separate sale. NEW! Updated integrative medicine boxes introduce terminology related to integrative medicine (formerly complementary and alternative medicine). NEW! Pronunciation exercises focus on the importance of the correct pronunciation of terms. NEW! Updated terms and abbreviations reflect the latest advances in technology and the healthcare delivery system. NEW! Updated drawings and photos keep readers abreast of current technology and healthcare processes.

Dictionary of Medicine

Author: P. H. Collins
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1579580742
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical

The best-selling Dictionary of Medicine has now been extensively revised in this new Second Edition. his comprehensive dictionary now includes 12,500 nearly defined terms.The focus is on both British and American medical practice, with terms drawn from surgery, general practice, hospital and clinical practice and administration, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and other medicine-related disciplines.The level of language varies from the technical to the informal, depending on whether the term is one used internally by the medical community or one used in the discourse between medical professionals and patients. Whenever possible, however, the editor has attempted to render definitions in the simplest possible English, so that the Dictionary will be useful for laymen as well as for professionals. Toward this goal of enhancing the clarity of definitions, the editor also identifies parts of speech and offers example sentences that employ the terms. A further feature of the Dictionary is the inclusion of words/terms from common speech, the meanings of which change slightly in medical usage.