This is a comprehensive review for the new trauma-certified registered nurse exam, featuring innovative clinical judgment--enhancing content review, 500 practice-test Q&As with rationales, test-taking skills, and in-depth coverage of the test blueprint. This review is distinguished by its unique "Think in Questions" format, which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked and promotes critical thinking throughout the exam. The content review is comprised of bite-size sections for easier learning and memorization that include thousands of unfolding questions, answers, and hints. The review's user-friendly format guides candidates through each topic with a short content review followed by a Socratic-style Q&A reasoning process to assist in arriving at the best possible clinical judgment. It also includes plentiful tables and charts to reinforce learning, a chapter on test-taking skills, specific guidance on preparing for the certification exam, and useful suggestions related to the exam format. Key Features: Goes beyond mere memorization of facts with "Think in Questions" Socratic-style content review Provides content review, practice exam-style Q&A with rationales, test-taking skills, and test blueprint format Includes thousands of unfolding questions, answers, and hints Contains "bite-size" sections for each topic for easier learning and memorization Includes 500 exam-style questions with rationales The Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) is the sole owner of the Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) certification program. BCEN does not endorse any TCRN certification exam review resources or have a proprietary relationship with Springer Publishing Company.
"Promotes critical thinking with Socratic-style reasoning process" This is a comprehensive review for the new Trauma-Certified Registered Nurse Ncents Exam, featuring innovative clinical judgment-enhancing content review, 500practice test Q&As with rationales, test-taking skills, and in-depth coverage of the test blueprint. The "Review "is distinguished by its unique AuThink in Questions Au format, which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked, and promotes critical thinking throughout theexam. The content review is comprised of bite-size sections for easier learning and memorization that include thousands of unfolding questions, answers, and hints. The "Review Aos" user-friendly format guides candidates through each topic with a short content review followed by a Socratic-style Q&A reasoningprocess to assist in arriving at the best possible clinical judgment. It also includes plentiful tables and charts to reinforce learning, a chapter ontest-taking skills, specific guidance on preparing for the certification exam, and useful suggestions related to the exam format. Key Features: Goes beyond mere memorization of facts with "Think in Questions" Socratic-style content review Provides content review, practice exam-style Q&A with rationales, test-taking skills, and test blueprint format Includes thousands of unfolding questions, answers and hints Contains "bite-size" sections for each topic for easier learning and memorization Includes 500 exam-style questions with rationales "
Author: Karen A. McQuillan
Release Date: 2009
Based on the best available evidence, this classic text has been thoroughly updated and now includes chapters on Mass Casualty and Rural Trauma/Telemedicine. It utilizes the unique cycles of trauma framework to describe the science, current issues, trends, and controversies of trauma care.
The dynamic field of trauma nursing has emerged into a specialty that demands a Nursing Secrets book of its own. Trauma Nursing Secrets covers trauma nursing from the pre-hospital phase to the trauma resuscitation area, and follow the patient into the Intensive Care Unit and then into rehabilitation. Specific issues covered include forensics, trauma prevention, system injuries, toxicology in the trauma patient, organ procurement, skin, wounds, and ostomies, and evidenced-based practice. Engaging, interactive Q & A format Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" 17 succinct chapters written for quick review All the most important, "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secret Series® Thorough, highly detailed index
Author: Phyllis Beck Kritek, PhD, MSN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2011-08-17
"Recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries Brigham and Women's Hospital, a high-profile, complex, academic medical center in Boston, MA, is a founding member of the Partners HeathCare Sytem and is associated with Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. This truly unique volume chronicles the systemic efforts of the nursing department to make an already outstanding system even better. It provides access to a compelling story of institute-wide nursing practice today and how the opportunity for major change was embraced and successfully accomplished. Told from the perspective of ninety administrative and staff nurses, it serves as a model for change in similar institutions everywhere. Key Features Provides "real world" system level description of hospital-wide change initiated and implemented by nurses committed to safe quality patient care Serves as a roadmap for institution-wide change for aspiring nurse leaders, including values to support, tools to develop or use, resources to be managed, key personnel to employ, and more Offers nurse executives an array of catalytic ideas they can adapt to their own settings Acts as a model for administrators and students in Masters and Doctoral Programs who are interested in seeing how change occurs in complex systems through personal engagement at all levels
Author: Diane K Whitehead
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2009-12-17
Two books in one, for the price of one—all the issues and trends content your students need, plus leadership and management content. As the nursing shortage grows, nurses find themselves in leadership and management roles and more involved in workplace issues. The 5th Edition of this popular resource continues to prepare nurses to respond as leaders and managers in today’s workplace.
Author: Kathleen R. Tusaie
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2012-08-21
This text fills a void in advanced practice nursing literature by providing a foundation for integrating psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) into advanced practice nursing. The text includes coverage of neurobiology, theory and research evidence related to psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and complementary and alternative medicine interventions. This text addresses the issue of defining and integrating relationship-based approaches with psychopharmacological and CAM approaches by providing beautifully-designed and easy-to-follow decision trees for initiating specific treatment and discussion of specific continuing care issues. This text has a lifespan focus and includes pediatric pointers and aging alerts.
Author: Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2012-08-24
The new edition of this AJN Book of the Year continues to provide nurses with the most comprehensive, current, and reliable information available so they can develop the skills to efficiently and effectively respond to disasters or public health emergencies. Meticulously researched and reviewed by the worldís foremost experts in preparedness for terrorism, natural disasters, and other unanticipated health emergencies, the text has been revised and updated with significant new content, including 10 new chapters and a digital adjunct teacher's guide with exercises and critical thinking questions. This new edition has strengthened its pediatric focus with updated and expanded chapters on caring for children's physical, mental, and behavioral health following a disaster. New chapters address climate change, global complex human emergencies, caring for patients with HIV/AIDS following a disaster, information technology and disaster response, and hospital and emergency department preparedness. The text provides a vast amount of evidence-based information on disaster planning and response for natural and environmental disasters and those caused by chemical, biological, and radiological elements, as well as disaster recovery. It also addresses leadership, management, and policy issues in disaster nursing and deepens our understanding of the importance of protecting mental health throughout the disaster life cycle. Each chapter is clearly formatted and includes Key Messages and Learning Objectives. Appendices present diagnosis and treatment regimens, creating personal disaster plans, a damage assessment guide, a glossary of terms, and more. Consistent with the Federal Disaster Response Framework, the book promotes competency-based expert nursing care during disasters and positive health outcomes for small and large populations. Key Features: Provides 10 new chapters and new content throughout the text Includes digital teacherís guide with exercises and critical thinking questions Consistent with current U.S. federal guidelines for disaster response Disseminates state-of-the-science, evidence-based information New Chapters: Management of the Pregnant Woman and Newborn During Disasters Management of Patients With HIV/AIDS During Disasters Disaster Nursing in Schools and Other Child Congregate Care Settings Global Complex Human Emergencies Climate Change and the Role of the Nurse in Policy and Practice Human Services Needs Following Disaster Events and Disaster Case Management Hospital and Emergency Department Preparedness National Nurse Preparedness: Achieving Competency-Based Expert Practice Medical Countermeasures Dispensing
Author: Janice Jones
Publisher: F A Davis Company
Release Date: 2014-09-15
A DAVIS'S NOTES BOOK! This pocket-sized, quick reference is your go-to guide for the clinical information you need to care for adult patients safely and effectively. Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition offers even more of what you need at a moment's notice, including coverage of rebreathing masks, cardiac surgeries, traumatic brain and head injuries, MRSA prevention and treatment guidelines, and much more! Write-on, wipe-off, reusable pages make it easy to take notes in any setting.
Author: John Emsley
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Release Date: 2008
Molecules of Murder is about infamous murderers and famous victims; about people like Harold Shipman, Alexander Litvinenko, Adelaide Bartlett, and Georgi Markov. Few books on poisons analyse these crimes from the viewpoint of the poison itself, doing so throws a new light on how the murders or attempted murders were carried out and ultimately how the perpetrators were uncovered and brought to justice. Part I includes molecules which occur naturally and were originally used by doctors before becoming notorious as murder weapons. Part II deals with unnatural molecules, mainly man-made, and they too have been dangerously misused in famous crimes. The book ends with the most famous poisoning case in recent years, that of Alexander Litvinenko and his death from polonium chloride. The first half of each chapter starts by looking at the target molecule itself, its discovery, its history, its chemistry, its use in medicine, its toxicology, and its effects on the human body. The second half then investigates a famous murder case and reveals the modus operandi of the poisoner and how some were caught, some are still at large, and some literally got away with murder. Molecules of Murder will explain how forensic chemists have developed cunning ways to detect minute traces of dangerous substances, and explain why some of these poisons, which appear so life-threatening, are now being researched as possible life-savers. Award winning science writer John Emsley has assembled another group of true crime and chemistry stories to rival those of his highly acclaimed Elements of Murder.
Author: Thomas P. Hogan
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
Release Date: 2013-10-11
Tom Hogan's Psychological Testing: A Practical Introduction, Third Edition emphasizes active learning strategies to provide a practical introduction to the field of testing in Psychology and allied disciplines. A rigorous yet accessible text, Psychological Testing is uniquely written as a learning device as opposed to a reference work, encouraging readers to apply the material they are learning to real-life, contemporary situations.