Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2007
This thoroughly updated review provides the information needed for certification in medical-surgical nursing from the credentialing arms of the American Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the American Nurses Association. It covers all topics on the exam and includes review questions, posttests, and answers with rationales. This edition reflects current NANDA Taxonomy II nursing diagnoses, arranged by nursing domain, and recent CDC infection prevention and control guidelines. The cardiovascular chapter reflects the latest information on acute coronary syndrome differential care and American Heart Association guidelines for emergency cardiovascular care. The appendix on oncology care issues and nursing implications has been expanded.
Author: Kristyn S. Appleby
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2006
Completely up to date, this resource helps you interpret and use medical records to your best advantage. Medical Records Review combines basic medical information, an understanding of the form and content of medical records, and record summarization technique in giving you practical, step-by-step guidance for understanding these often cloudy documents. Written by a medical professional and a legal professional, Medical Records Review enables you to extract the true meaning from medical records.
Ambulatory Surgical Nursing addresses the chronologic needs of pre-, intra- and post-procedure nursing care. It provides information on issues such as infection control, anaesthesia concerns, legalities in relation to risk management, and patients who have special health, age related or social needs. Important themes evident throughout the text include identification of risks and prevention of complications, ongoing collaboration of all members of the healthcare team, and application of a philosophy of wellness rather than illness.