Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293600
Release Date: 2015-01-29
Genre: Medical

Leifer’s Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing is a rich resource that enhances your comprehension and application of material from every chapter of the textbook. With a variety of learning activities, critical thinking exercises, case studies, and review questions, this study guide reinforces your mastery of the essential maternity and pediatric nursing concepts and skills you need to pass the NCLEX-PN® Examination and succeed in your nursing career. NCLEX exam-style multiple-choice review questions at the end of each chapter test basic chapter knowledge as well as ask for appropriate nursing actions, what the nurse should expect in terms of medical care of the patient, and what complications the patient is at risk of developing. Case Studies and Applying Knowledge activities provide additional opportunities to apply learned information to clinical care. Thinking Critically activities require you to apply what you’ve learned in the textbook to new situations and draw conclusions based on that knowledge. Learning activities include matching, labeling, and completion exercises to help you learn basic concepts of maternity and pediatric nursing. Crossword puzzles in selected chapters are a nice way to change up the format when testing comprehension of terms and concepts. Answer key is located on the student’s Evolve website.

Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455770151
Release Date: 2014-09-11
Genre: Medical

The seventh edition of this textbook for nursing undergraduates "encompasses the core aspects of evidence-based maternal-child nursing in health and illness, incorporating updates in clinical care and technology."--Page xi.

Introduction to Maternity Pediatric Nursing and Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing Package

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323310974
Release Date: 2015-03-01
Genre: Medical

Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, 7th Edition, Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing is the fun and engaging way to focus your study time and effectively prepare for class, course exams, and the NCLEX exam. Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing is comprised of a bank of high-quality practice questions that allows you to advance at your own pace - based on your performance - through multiple mastery levels for each chapter. A comprehensive dashboard allows you to view your progress and stay motivated. UNIQUE! Elsevier's trusted, market-leading content serves as the foundation for all questions, which are written, reviewed, and leveled by experienced nursing educators, item writers, and authors. UNIQUE! Unfolding questions become progressively more complex as you advance to higher levels, incorporating concepts such as delegation, multi-system disease, or complicating conditions to help you strengthen your critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills. UNIQUE! Essential test-taking tips and strategies help you learn how to successfully dissect and tackle different question types and improve test-taking skills for both course exams and the NCLEX examination. Confidence level indicators allow you to indicate your confidence when submitting answers, providing valuable insight into areas where you might require further study. UNIQUE! Practice in Study Mode, which provides immediate feedback, or in Exam Mode where the quiz is timed and results are summarized at the end. UNIQUE! In addition to detailed rationales for each question, select questions include interactive, multimedia resources such as illustrations, animations, videos, audio clips, and study tips to help you master challenging material. The engaging, easy-to-use interface ensures that you'll be able to navigate through the program with ease. Multiple mastery levels for each chapter, topic, or concept allow you to progress from one level to the next based on your performance. Alternate item format questions - including multiple-response, fill-in-the-blank, prioritizing, graphic item options, chart/exhibit, video, audio, and hot spot - provide valuable NCLEX exam preparation. The comprehensive dashboard allows you to view your personal learning progress with summaries of your strengths, weaknesses, mastery levels, and normative data.

Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293600
Release Date: 2015-01-29
Genre: Medical

Leifer’s Study Guide for Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing is a rich resource that enhances your comprehension and application of material from every chapter of the textbook. With a variety of learning activities, critical thinking exercises, case studies, and review questions, this study guide reinforces your mastery of the essential maternity and pediatric nursing concepts and skills you need to pass the NCLEX-PN® Examination and succeed in your nursing career. NCLEX exam-style multiple-choice review questions at the end of each chapter test basic chapter knowledge as well as ask for appropriate nursing actions, what the nurse should expect in terms of medical care of the patient, and what complications the patient is at risk of developing. Case Studies and Applying Knowledge activities provide additional opportunities to apply learned information to clinical care. Thinking Critically activities require you to apply what you’ve learned in the textbook to new situations and draw conclusions based on that knowledge. Learning activities include matching, labeling, and completion exercises to help you learn basic concepts of maternity and pediatric nursing. Crossword puzzles in selected chapters are a nice way to change up the format when testing comprehension of terms and concepts. Answer key is located on the student’s Evolve website.

Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Text and Virtual Clinical Excursions Online Package

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 0323327834
Release Date: 2014-10-27
Genre: Medical

Part of the popular "LPN Threads" series, Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussions of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE, this edition contains newly updated NCLEX exam-style review questions and unfolding case studies, along with additional material on bioterrorism and disasters, safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care.

Foundations and Adult Health Nursing

Author: Kim Cooper
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293136
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Medical

An all-inclusive guide to fundamentals and medical-surgical nursing for the LPN/LVN, Foundations and Adult Health Nursing, 7th Edition covers the skills you need for clinical practice, from anatomy and physiology to nursing interventions and maternity, neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, and community health care. Guidelines for patient care are presented within the framework of the five-step nursing process; Nursing Care Plans are described within a case-study format to help you develop skills in clinical decision-making. Written by Kim Cooper and Kelly Gosnell, this text includes all of the content from their Foundations of Nursing and Adult Health Nursing books, including review questions to help you prepare for the NCLEX-PN® examination! Full-color, step-by-step instructions for over 100 skills show nursing techniques and procedures along with rationales for each. The 5-step Nursing Process connects specific disorders to patient care — with a summary at the end of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans emphasize patient goals and outcomes within a case-study format, and promotes clinical decision-making with critical thinking questions at the end of each care plan. Clear coverage of essential A&P is provided by an Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology chapter along with an overview of A&P in all body systems chapters. Student-friendly features enhance the learning of nursing skills with summary boxes for Patient Teaching, Health Promotion Considerations, Complementary and Alternative Therapy, Cultural Considerations, Older Adult Considerations, Home Care Considerations, Safety Alert, and Prioritization, Assignment, and Supervision. UNIQUE! Mathematics review in Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration chapter covers basic arithmetic skills prior to the discussion of medication administration. A focus on preparing for the NCLEX examination includes review questions and Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections with key points organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories. Evidence-Based Practice boxes provide synopses of nursing research articles and other scientific articles applicable to nursing, along with nursing implications for the LPN/LVN. Nursing Diagnosis boxes summarize nursing diagnoses for specific disorders along with the appropriate nursing interventions. UNIQUE! Delegation Considerations boxes provide parameters for delegation to nurse assistants, patient care technicians, and unlicensed assistive personnel. Medication Therapy tables provide quick access to actions, dosages, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs. NEW! Reorganized chapters make it easier to follow and understand the material. NEW! Icons in page margins indicate videos, audios, and animations on the Evolve companion website that may be accessed for enhanced learning. UDATED illustrations include photographs of common nursing skills.

Study Guide for Introduction to Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Adrianne Dill Linton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323222082
Release Date: 2015-02-03
Genre: Medical

Reader-friendly and easy to use, the Study Guide for Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 6th Edition, is designed to help you master content and evaluate your progress through practical, useful exercises and activities, including a wealth of multiple-choice and alternate-format questions. This edition places an increased emphasis on higher-level application questions, including exercises to encourage practice in setting priorities, to prepare you to transfer your knowledge of medical-surgical concepts to patient care in the clinical setting. Learning activities include matching (key term and vocabulary review), completion, listing, labeling (illustrations), ranking/ordering, and application questions for textbook nursing care plans. Approximately 2,000 review questions include revised as well as new standard multiple-choice and alternate-format questions. NCLEX review question answer rationales discuss both correct and incorrect responses to help you explore the logic of your choices. Prioritization activities provide practice in prioritizing (deciding what to do first) and assignment (giving specific tasks to health care providers who may be supervised by LPNs, including nurse aids and nurse assistants). NEW! Completely revised content matches the most up-to-date nursing diagnoses.

Foundations of Mental Health Care

Author: Michelle Morrison-Valfre
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323371049
Release Date: 2016-08-23
Genre: Medical

Build a broad fundamental knowledge of mental health concepts and disorders with Foundations of Mental Health Care, 6th Edition — perfect for students, nurses, and other health care providers. This market-leading text features new psychotropic drug content and concise explanations of adaptive and maladaptive behaviors, as well as descriptions of the most current therapeutic interventions and treatments for mental health conditions. It helps you work comfortably with clients who exhibit a wide range of maladaptive human behaviors, and apply the concepts of holistic care when assisting clients in developing more effective attitudes and behaviors. Sample Client Care Plans address how members of the health care team work collaboratively to meet client needs. Realistic case studies illustrate chapter concepts, strengthen critical thinking, and ensure you consider psychosocial aspects of therapeutic care. Critical Thinking boxes include practice scenarios and contain thought-provoking client issues and questions that stimulate critical thinking. Cultural Consideration boxes highlight cultural issues and encourage you to attend to the mental health needs of culturally diverse clients. Drug Alert boxes focus attention on medication issues and identify the risks and possible adverse reactions of psychotherapeutic medications. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations, text page references, and a comprehensive glossary strengthen your understanding of mental health terminology. Numbered chapter objectives provide a framework for the chapter content and the accompanying TEACH Lesson Plans. NEW! Content on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on mental health coverage and treatment informs you of the most current treatment options. NEW! Up-to-date coverage of the latest psychotropic medications emphasizes the most recent findings in safe pharmaceutical treatment in mental health care. EXPANDED and NEW! Increased coverage of mental health surrounding mass violence keeps you up to date on the latest issues and approaches to treatment. UPDATED! Current content on mental health issues and returning war veterans highlights mental health disorders affecting this population. NEW! Discusses emerging mental health issues surrounding usage of electronic devices and the Internet, such as addiction. NEW! Addresses updated DSM 5 diagnoses within appropriate chapters to ensure you have the latest information on new mental health diagnoses recognized by the American Psychiatric Association.

Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology

Author: Marilyn Winterton Edmunds
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323312905
Release Date: 2015-02-13
Genre: Medical

Emphasizing safe and effective drug administration, Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 8th Edition helps you understand the principles of pharmacology and avoid making medication errors. It promotes safety by showing how drugs and drug classes work, rather than asking you to simply memorize information about individual drugs, so you can understand why drugs are given, as well as when they should and should not be given. Safety is also prioritized with an interactive review of math and drug dosage calculation on the Evolve companion website. Written by Dr. Marilyn Edmunds, a nationally known journal editor and nurse practitioner, Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology highlights ‘must-know’ drugs — the ones seen most often in clinical practice. A focus on understanding drug classes rather than memorizing individual drugs helps you understand the actions and uses of drug classes and provides a framework for safe, effective practice as new drugs are introduced to the market. Get Ready for the NLCEX Examination! section includes Review Questions, Case Studies, Critical Thinking Questions and a Drug Calculation Review to help you prepare for pharmacology questions on the NCLEX-PN Exam. Application of the nursing process to each drug class is provided in the Nursing Implications and Patient Teaching section and always covers Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, and Patient and Family Teaching. Drug Calculation Review questions reinforce your drug calculation and math skills in the context of clinical practice. Case studies in all drug chapters offer practice in applying information to realistic clinical situations and help you prepare for the NCLEX-PN Examination. Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter promote higher-level thinking skills while reinforcing key concepts. 30 must-know drugs — those most commonly prescribed — are highlighted with special icons and listed on the inside cover for quick reference. A study guide corresponds to the textbook and offers a wide variety of exercises, learning activities, and review questions to reinforce your understanding of nursing pharmacology. Available separately. Clarity and readability make the content easy to learn. Key content is highlighted, with features such as Clinical Goldmines, Clinical Pitfalls, Memory Joggers, Lifespan Considerations, and Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes. Consistent chapter format covers each drug class with Action, Uses, Adverse Reactions, Drug and Food Interactions, and Nursing Implications and Patient Teaching sections. Vivid, full-color design includes more than 100 drawings and photographs. Do Not Confuse drug list is located on the inside cover for quick reference, helping you avoid drug errors with common look-alike or sound-alike drug names. Canadian drug icons identify trade-name drugs available only in Canada. Glossary includes all of the book’s key terms plus additional terminology that will be helpful in clinical practice, with audio pronunciations on Evolve. NEW! Review of math and drug dosage calculation on the Evolve companion website provides hands-on practice with essential pharmacology.

Broadribb s Introductory Pediatric Nursing

Author: Nancy T. Hatfield
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781777062
Release Date: 2007-10-01
Genre: Medical

The Seventh Edition of this colorful, student-friendly LPN/LVN textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide even more of the knowledge and skills today's students need to provide safe and effective pediatric care. The text covers foundations and special concerns of pediatric nursing, age-specific developmental information, and clinically-focused coverage of common pediatric illnesses and disorders, organized by growth and development. An updated art program includes hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Workbook pages at the end of each chapter include NCLEX-PN style review questions, study activities, critical thinking questions, and dosage calculations. A bound-in CD-ROM includes Watch & Learn video clips and pediatric dosage calculation problems.

Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Author: Susan Scott Ricci
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781780551
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Authors Susan Ricci and Terri Kyle have teamed up to deliver a unique resource for your students to understand the health needs of women and children. This new combination book, Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, will empower the reader to guide women and their children toward higher levels of wellness throughout the life cycle. The textbook emphasizes how to anticipate, identify, and address common problems to allow timely, evidence-based interventions. Features include unfolding case studies throughout each chapter, multiple examples of critical thinking, and an outstanding visual presentation with extensive illustrations depicting key concepts. A bound-in CD-ROM and a companion Website include video clips and NCLEX®-style review questions.

Introduction to Maternity Pediatric Nursing

Author: Gloria Leifer
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 1437709605
Release Date: 2010-10-07
Genre: Medical

Master key concepts and apply them to your nursing practice! Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing, 6th Edition, by Gloria Leifer, RN, MA, CNE, this study guide reinforces your understanding of essential concepts and skills. It offers the preparation you need to pass the NCLEX® Examination and succeed in your nursing career. Features include: Learning activities Case studies with critical thinking questions Thinking Critically scenarios Applying Knowledge exercises Review questions Crossword puzzles Several Thinking Critically sections and case studies with critical thinking questions have been added. Alternate-item format questions are included in the review questions for the NCLEX® Examination.

Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

Author: Sheila L. Videbeck
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605478616
Release Date: 2010-02-01
Genre: Medical

This fully updated Fifth Edition explores the full psychiatric nursing curriculum, from theoretical foundations to application of interventions for commonly encountered disorders. The focus is on treatment modalities, nursing care, therapeutic communication, and self-awareness. The built-in study guide helps reinforce student learning and knowledge retention. Abundant features highlight the most pertinent learning concepts.

Maternity Nursing

Author: Arlene Burroughs
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company
ISBN: 0721624731
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Maternity nursing

Comprehensive, yet concise and easy to read, this classic reference has introduced generations of nurses to the world of maternity nursing. The 7th Editions provides you with a superb foundation for excelling in this specialty today. Fully revised and updated, Maternity Nursing: An Introductory Text, 7th Edition reflects recent health care and societal changes. It also incorporates important scientific findings that are leading to improvements in maternal and newborn infant care. And, it features a new emphasis on the importance of flexibility, creativity, and responding positively to change within the nursing profession. Best of all, self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter - over 475 in all - spare you from having to buy a separate study guide in order to effectively review the material. Answers to all of these questions appear at the back of the book.

Introductory Mental Health Nursing

Author: Donna M. Womble
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781736854
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

This text provides an easy-to-understand introduction to mental health nursing and promotes critical thinking and practical application of concepts. The first two units acquaint students with use of the nursing process in psychiatric settings and present theoretical concepts of anxiety and crisis, grief and loss, personality development, and therapeutic communication. Subsequent units discuss specific mental disorders using a nursing process format, address special problems of children, adolescents, and older adults, and describe various treatment modalities. Case studies and critical thinking questions are included throughout. A worksheet following each chapter presents questions to promote thinking, reasoning, and application of content.