Author: Will Beachey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Cardiovascular system
Prepare to think critically, take a more clinical perspective, and connect theory with practice! Written specifically for respiratory care students in an easy-to-understand format, Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology: Foundations for Clinical Practice, 4th Edition details applied respiratory and cardiovascular physiology and how anatomy relates to physiological functions. Content spans the areas of detailed anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal systems, and covers the physiological principles underlying common therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring therapies and procedures. Thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the NBRC exam, this comprehensive, clinically relevant text features open-ended concept questions that help you learn how to think like the expert you aim to become. Chapter outlines, chapter objectives, key terms, and a bulleted points to remember feature highlight important concepts and make content more accessible. Open-ended concept questions require reasoned responses based on thorough comprehension of the text, fostering critical thinking and discussion. Clinical Focus boxes throughout the text place key subject matter in a clinical context to help you connect theory with practice by understanding how physiology guides clinical decision-making in the real world. Appendixes contain helpful tables, formulas and definitions of terms and symbols. Evolve resources include a 600-question test bank in NBRC-style, PowerPoint presentations with ARS questions, an image collection, and an answer key to concept questions. UPDATED! Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in the NBRC exam. NEW and UPDATED! New images enhance understanding of key concepts.
Author: William V. Wojciechowski
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Release Date: 2001-07-01
This examination review book provides a personalized study plan for students preparing for the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Written Registry Examination. It presents an exhaustive review of the test matrix with over 850 questions and analyses based on the 1999 Examination Matrix. A chapter on test-taking strategies is designed to build self-confidence and explains how to think "the NBRC way." Each question contains a detailed analysis about the question, and a list of references for further study. Detailed scoring forms are available throughout the book to assist candidates in evaluating strengths and weaknesses, and for assessing progress while working through the book. Each question is also linked to a specific examination matrix item allowing candidates to become familiar with the test matrix. Computer software allows the students to practice and review material in a similar environment that mimics the actual examination. (RT, RTT, Respiratory Care, Respiratory Therapy, Resp. Care, Resp. Therapy, RC)
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: American College of Sports Medicine
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release Date: 2016-03-30
Developed by ACSM, this text presents a framework for optimizing patients’ and clients’ functionality by keeping them physically active. It provides evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs for persons with chronic and comorbid conditions.
Author: Jaime C. Paz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013-12-01
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.
Author: Marcia L Gasper
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2011-12-13
Develop the critical assessment, clinical reasoning, and nursing care skills they need to deliver and practice safe and effective patient care. Each realistic, patient-care simulation focuses on a defined clinical domain, critical knowledge and skills, levels of competency, evidenced-based practice guidelines, National Patient Safety Goals, and research-based design characteristics.
Author: Anthony S. Fauci
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2016-10-22
Rheumatology – as only Harrison’s can cover it A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to rheumatology derived from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrison’s DVD, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find 24 chapters from more than 35 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. FEATURES • Current, thorough coverage of important immunology and rheumatology topics, including the immune system in health and disease, disorders of immune-mediated injury, and disorders of the joints and adjacent tissues • Delivers insights designed to reduce pain, lesson joint and organ damage, and improve overall patient outcomes • Integrates pathophysiology with clinical management • High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
Author: Nancy Meyer Holloway
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2004
Revised for nursing students, educators, and practicing nurses, this complete reference contains almost 100 comprehensive clinical care plans for adult patients in medical-surgical units. New to this edition are care plans for acute alcohol withdrawal, hypertensive crisis, Parkinson's disease, sickle cell disease, transplantation, and end of life.
Release Date: 1994
Now expanded to incorporate nursing and health related professionals, this 2nd edition provides you with the best possible definitions and explanations of the language of health care used in Australia today. In addition, the appendices include valuable information such as: Commonly Used Combining Forms, Tables of Normal Values, Drugs and their Control, and Useful Addresses for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals.
Now in its 19th edition, this comprehensive directory details companies active in multimedia, which continues to evolve alongside the industry that it tracks. The text contains details of approximately 16,000 companies. Entries include company descriptions and classifications by activity, sector, platform, product type, size, turnover and more. The database section is indexed. This year articles from industry leaders and shapers, as well as interviews with heads of trend-setting companies and a round-up of statistics, should make this a useful item for professionals in the industry, and those who purchase multimedia professionally.
Author: Mark Dutton
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2016-07-29
Updated edition of the #1 orthopaedic evidence-based textbook and reference guide A Doody's Core Title for 2019! Dutton’s Orthopaedic: Examination, Evaluation and Intervention provides readers with a systematic logical approach to the evaluation and intervention of the orthopedic patient. In this comprehensive and up-to-date fourth edition, Dutton strikes the perfect balance in its coverage of examination and treatment. The textbook emphasizes the appropriate use of manual techniques and therapeutic exercise while outlining the correct applications of electrotherapeutic and thermal modalities as adjuncts to the rehabilitative process. The content reflects the consistent unified voice of a single author – a prominent practicing therapist who delivers step-by-step guidance on the examination of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads you logically through systems review and differential diagnosis aided by decision-making algorithms & features new coverage on balance and concussions. New videos on testing and method techniques are available on AcessPT (if adopted) Also this edition has added 10-15 board review questions per chapter and has updated chapters to reflect the latest research and treatment techniques.