Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017

Author: Robert J. Kizior
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323459570
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre: Medical

Arm yourself with all the latest information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs. With its alphabetical organization and user-friendly design, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017 gives you all the expert drug information you need right in the palm of your hand. In addition to its detailed and thoroughly updated drug coverage (including Black Box Alerts), this convenient handbook also includes the precautionary information nurses need to provide safer patient care — such as guidance on clinical priorities in the practice setting and IV drug administration. No other drug handbook on the market more perfectly meets the practicing nurse’s needs as Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017! Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) are organized alphabetically with A to Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy. Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur. Special text treatment for "High Alert" drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm promotes safe drug administration. UNIQUE! Frequently-used herb monographs and herb interactions are included to keep you informed of the effects of commonly encountered herbs. Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families. Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs. Nursing implications are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for Baseline Assessment, Intervention/Evaluation, and Patient/Family Teaching. Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations equips you with special considerations for specific patient populations. Extensively expanded IV content features a heading for IV compatibilities and expanded rates of infusion, reconstitutions, drip rates, test doses, flushing, and incompatibilities. Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs. Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located directly in the main section of the book for easier accessibility. Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs are located on the free Evolve companion site. Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you the patient implications for drug administration. Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. Newly approved drugs are listed in the front of the book for quick and easy access to this timely information. A sample drug monograph with call-outs is included to help you understand how to use the book more efficiently. NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 29 newly approved drugs by the FDA equip you with the most current drug information. NEW! Thoroughly updated monographs throughout feature updated information on new interactions, precautions, alerts, patient teaching instructions, and other need-to-know information. NEW! Over 270 Black Box Alerts updates and additions highlight the drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects.

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2018

Author: Robert J. Kizior
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323525084
Release Date: 2017-03-22
Genre: Medical

Organized alphabetically by generic drug name, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2018 provides essential information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs. This go-to drug reference features Black Box Alerts and comprehensive coverage of IV drug administration, nursing considerations, and fixed combinations - all in a handy user-friendly format. To promote better patient care, it uniquely guides you through clinical priorities in the practice setting. New drug monographs cover approximately 25 newly approved drugs by the FDA; and thoroughly updated monographs include new interactions, precautions, and alerts. Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) are organized alphabetically with A to Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy. Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur. Special text treatment for high-alert drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm, as well as an appendix for drug names that sound alike and look alike, help promote safe drug administration. UNIQUE! Frequently-used herb monographs and herb interactions keep you informed of the effects of commonly encountered herbs. Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families. Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs. Nursing implications are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for Baseline Assessment, Intervention/Evaluation, and Patient/Family Teaching. Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations equips you with special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, hepatic, and immune- or renal-compromised patients. Extensively expanded IV content features a heading for IV compatibilities and expanded rates of infusion, reconstitutions, drip rates, test doses, flushing, and incompatibilities. Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs to help you understand different drug dose options for specific diseases. Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located directly in the main section of the book for easier accessibility. Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs and quarterly drug updates are located on the free Evolve companion site. Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you the patient implications for drug administration. Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. Newly approved drugs are listed in the front of the book for quick and easy access to this timely information. A sample drug monograph with callouts helps you understand how to use the book more efficiently. NEW and EXPANDED! New drug monographs for approximately 25 newly approved drugs by the FDA equip you with the most current drug information. NEW! Thoroughly updated monographs throughout feature updated information on new interactions, precautions, alerts, patient teaching instructions, and other need-to-know information. NEW and UPDATED! Over 270 Black Box Alerts updates and additions highlight the drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects.

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2020 E Book

Author: Robert J. Kizior
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323694018
Release Date: 2019-02-27
Genre: Medical

Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) are organized alphabetically with A to Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy. Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur. Special text treatment for high-alert drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm, as well as an appendix for drug names that sound alike and look alike, help promote safe drug administration. UNIQUE! Frequently-used herb monographs and herb interactions keep you informed of the effects of commonly encountered herbs.Classifications s ection features an overview of actions and uses for drug families.T op 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs.N ursing implications are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for Baseline Assessment, Intervention/Evaluation, and Patient/Family Teaching. Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations equips you with special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, hepatic, and immune-or renal-compromised patients. Extensively expanded IV content features a heading for IV compatibilities and expanded rates of infusion, reconstitutions, drip rates, test doses, flushing, and incompatibilities. Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs to help you understand different drug dose options for specific diseases. Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located directly in the main section of the book for easier accessibility. Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs and quarterly drug updates are located on the free Evolve companion site. Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows students the patient implications for drug administration. Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. Newly approved drugs are listed in the front of the book for quick and easy access to this timely information. Highlights the features of a sample drug monograph with callouts to help you understand how to use the book more efficiently.

Saunders Guide to Success in Nursing School 2017 2018 E Book

Author: Holly Stromberg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323533713
Release Date: 2017-03-03
Genre: Medical

The popular Saunders Guide to Success in Nursing School is a versatile organizational tool, a practical nursing orientation handbook, a clinical quick reference, and a resource directory all in one. This compact and affordable guide helps busy nursing students manage their time and perform to their fullest potential inside the classroom and during clincial rotations. The Guide not only provides time management and stress-reduction strategies, advise on study skills, and yearly, monthly, and weekly planners, but also comes equipped with a variety of helpful clincial tools like pain and neurological assessment scales, Joint Commission safety guidelines, information on common drug and lab values, and NCLEX preparation tips. An orientation section covers the latest developments in computer-based testing and flipped classroom instruction. A clinical reference section features information on electronic documentation and content on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Plus all the must-have information you need to survive nursing school including: NCLEX Exam strategies Time management and study tips Stress reduction techniques Common medication and IV therapy guidelines The Joint Commission's Do Not Use lists High-alert medications Normal vital signs, lab values, measurements, and conversions Updated weekly, monthly, and yearly calendars with prefilled dates from May 2017 through December 2018 help students organize their schedule at school and at home. New content on electronic devices and social medial alerts students to the hazards and pitfalls of using phones and engaging in social media while in nursing school and on the job.

Saunders Guide to Success in Nursing School 2016 2017 E Book

Author: Susan C. deWit
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323478595
Release Date: 2016-02-18
Genre: Medical

The portable Saunders Student Nurse Planner, 2016-2017, A Guide to Success in Nursing School, 12th Edition is a versatile organizational tool, a practical nursing orientation handbook, a clinical quick reference, and a resource directory all in one. This popular planner not only provides time management and stress-reduction strategies, advice on study skills, and prefilled yearly, monthly, and weekly calendars, it also comes with helpful clinical tools like pain and neurological assessment scales, Joint Commission safety guidelines, information on common drugs and lab values, and NCLEX® preparation tips. It helps you manage your time and perform to your fullest potential — both inside the classroom and during clinical rotations. An introduction to nursing school expectations with tips for success prepares you for the unique challenges in nursing school. Study skills, advice on time management, and stress management strategies improve your focus and organization — and increase efficiency. NCLEX Exam strategies prepare you for alternate-format question types found on the current licensure exam. Documentation section includes detailed information on electronic medical records to keep you in the know. Common medication and IV therapy administration guidelines, TJC Do Not Use lists, and high alert medications emphasize medication safety from the beginning of nursing school. Space-saving, compact design provides a clean and efficient layout that is easy to bring along to class and clinical rotations. Clinical references and assessment scales are highlighted to give you easy access to normal vital signs, lab values, abbreviations, measurements, and conversions during clinicals. Important clinical references provide essential tools useful during your clinical rotations. Convenient weekly, monthly, and yearly calendars help you keep an organized schedule. NEW! Weekly, monthly, and yearly calendars with prefilled dates from May 2016 through December 2017 help you organize your schedule at school and at home.

Saunders Strategies for Test Success 2016 2017

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD RN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323296618
Release Date: 2015-08-18
Genre:

Preceded by: Saunders 2014-2015 strategies for test success / Linda Anne Silvestri, Angela Silvestri. 3rd ed. c2014.

Saunders Q A Review for the NCLEX RN Examination E Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323448147
Release Date: 2017-09-23
Genre: Medical

Practice makes perfect with Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition. This popular review offers more than 6,000 test questions, giving you all the Q&A practice you need to pass the NCLEX-RN® examination! Each question enhances review by including a test-taking strategy, rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and page references to major nursing textbooks. Questions are organized to match the Client Needs and Integrated Processes found in the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. Q&A practice is also provided on an Evolve companion website, with many study and testing options. From the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, this resource is part of the popular Saunders Pyramid to Success. A detailed test-taking strategy is included for each question, providing clues for analyzing and selecting the correct answer. Chapters organized by Client Needs simplify review and reflect the question mix in the NCLEX-RN test plan blueprint. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. All alternate item question types are represented, including multiple response, prioritizing/ordered response, fill-in-the-blank, illustration/hot spot, chart/exhibit questions, graphic option, and questions incorporating audio and video. An 85-question comprehensive exam represents the content and percentages of question types identified in the NCLEX-RN test plan. A Priority Nursing Tip is included with each question, highlighting need-to-know patient care information. Introductory chapters feature preparation guidance for the NCLEX-RN including chapters on academic and nonacademic preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse. NEW! Reflects the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan to familiarize you with newly added content they may encounter on the exam. NEW! Additions to the Evolve companion website include a 75-question post-test, case studies with follow-up questions, and links to animations for selected rationales, offering unique remediation opportunities. NEW! Trade drug names replaced with generic drug names reflecting latest test plan changes. NEW! Health Problem label included to help you study selected health topics. This will also allow you to focus your study when reviewing questions on Evolve.

Saunders Student Nurse Planner 2016 2017

Author: Susan C. Dewit
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 0323443729
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Genre: Medical

The portable Saunders Student Nurse Planner, 2016-2017, A Guide to Success in Nursing School, 12th Edition is a versatile organizational tool, a practical nursing orientation handbook, a clinical quick reference, and a resource directory all in one. This popular planner not only provides time management and stress-reduction strategies, advice on study skills, and prefilled yearly, monthly, and weekly calendars, it also comes with helpful clinical tools like pain and neurological assessment scales, Joint Commission safety guidelines, information on common drugs and lab values, and NCLEX® preparation tips. It helps you manage your time and perform to your fullest potential - both inside the classroom and during clinical rotations. An introduction to nursing school expectations with tips for success prepares you for the unique challenges in nursing school. Study skills, advice on time management, and stress management strategies improve your focus and organization - and increase efficiency. NCLEX Exam strategies prepare you for alternate-format question types found on the current licensure exam. Documentation section includes detailed information on electronic medical records to keep you in the know. Common medication and IV therapy administration guidelines, TJC Do Not Use lists, and high alert medications emphasize medication safety from the beginning of nursing school. Space-saving, compact design provides a clean and efficient layout that is easy to bring along to class and clinical rotations. Clinical references and assessment scales are highlighted to give you easy access to normal vital signs, lab values, abbreviations, measurements, and conversions during clinicals. Important clinical references provide essential tools useful during your clinical rotations. Convenient weekly, monthly, and yearly calendars help you keep an organized schedule. NEW! Weekly, monthly, and yearly calendars with prefilled dates from May 2016 through December 2017 help you organize your schedule at school and at home.

Saunders Strategies for Test Success 2016 2017

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD RN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323296618
Release Date: 2015-08-18
Genre:

Preceded by: Saunders 2014-2015 strategies for test success / Linda Anne Silvestri, Angela Silvestri. 3rd ed. c2014.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book

Author: Jaime C. Paz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323227537
Release Date: 2013-12-01
Genre: Medical

Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in an acute care setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 4th Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical ‘lingo’, and the many aspects of patient are from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. This restructured new edition streamlines the text into four parts— Introduction, Systems, Diagnoses, and Interventions to make the book even easier to use as a quick reference. Intervention algorithms, updated illustrations, and language consistent with the ICF model all help you digest new information and become familiar with new terminology. This comprehensive resource is just what you need to better manage the specific needs of your patients in the complex acute care environment. Intervention algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information about the acute care environment in a format that makes finding and digesting information easy. The major body system chapters provide the evidence-based information you need to understand the complex issues of patients in the acute care environment so you can optimally manage the needs of your patients. Current information on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods relevant to patients in the acute care environment illustrates how the acute care environment can impact these elements. Clinical tips highlight key points and provide access to the tips and tricks accumulated over a career by an experienced clinician. Language consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition offers common linguistic ground through the use of Guide standards. Lay-flat pages and uncluttered design make the book easier to use as a quick reference. NEW! Restructured table of contents helps you quickly locate information. NEW! Language from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association increases your familiarity with terminology. NEW! New intervention algorithms along with existing algorithms break clinical decision-making into individual steps and sharpens your on-the-spot critical-thinking skills. NEW! A quick-reference appendix covering abbreviations commonly found in the acute care environment supplies the translation tools you need, while flagging any abbreviations that may be harmful to the patient.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Author: Jaime C. Paz
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: UOM:49015003440378
Release Date: 2008-11-05
Genre: Medical

Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in an acute care setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 4th Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical 'lingo', and the many aspects of patient are from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. This restructured new edition streamlines the text into four parts- Introduction, Systems, Diagnoses, and Interventions to make the book even easier to use as a quick reference. Intervention algorithms, updated illustrations, and language consistent with the ICF model all help you digest new information and become familiar with new terminology. This comprehensive resource is just what you need to better manage the specific needs of your patients in the complex acute care environment. Intervention algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information about the acute care environment in a format that makes finding and digesting information easy. The major body system chapters provide the evidence-based information you need to understand the complex issues of patients in the acute care environment so you can optimally manage the needs of your patients. Current information on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods relevant to patients in the acute care environment illustrates how the acute care environment can impact these elements. Clinical tips highlight key points and provide access to the tips and tricks accumulated over a career by an experienced clinician. Language consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition offers common linguistic ground through the use of Guide standards. Lay-flat pages and uncluttered design make the book easier to use as a quick reference. NEW! Restructured table of contents helps you quickly locate information. NEW! Language from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association increases your familiarity with terminology. NEW! New intervention algorithms along with existing algorithms break clinical decision-making into individual steps and sharpens your on-the-spot critical-thinking skills. NEW! A quick-reference appendix covering abbreviations commonly found in the acute care environment supplies the translation tools you need, while flagging any abbreviations that may be harmful to the patient.

Pediatric Primary Care E Book

Author: Catherine E. Burns
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455742172
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Medical

Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations. Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood. UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living. UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings. UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices. UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants. An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children. Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics. Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources. NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease. NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S. Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Fourth Edition

Author: Suzanne M. Burns
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781260116762
Release Date: 2018-12-24
Genre: Medical

Succinct, complete guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families – written by top clinical experts Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this acclaimed textbook sets the standard for critical care nursing education. Recognizing the learner’s need to assimilate foundational knowledge before attempting to master more complex critical care nursing concepts, the book features a practical building-block organization that starts with the basics and logically progresses to advanced topics. Bolstered by helpful tables and essential content cases, AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is an essential tool for clinicians at the point of care, and those preparing for CCRN® certification in critical care nursing. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Fourth Edition is presented in four sections: •The Essentials presents core information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses.•Pathologic Conditions covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult critical care patients.•Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient moves beyond the essentials and includes information about specific pathologic conditions that require specialized critical care management. •Key Reference Information features normal laboratory and diagnostic values, troubleshooting guides for hemodynamic monitoring, summary tables of critical care drugs, and cardiac rhythms and treatment guides. Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge progress, Priniciples of Management to summarize key concepts and “Essential Content” case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce the learners’ knowledge.