Admission Assessment Exam Review

Author: HESI

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323431151

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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Passing your admission assessment exam is the first step on the journey to becoming a successful health professional — make sure you’re prepared with Admission Assessment Exam Review, 4th Edition! From the testing experts at HESI, this user-friendly guide walks you through the topics and question types found on admission exams, including: math, reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and physics. The guide includes hundreds of sample questions, step-by-step explanations, illustrations, and comprehensive practice exams to help you review the subject areas and hone your test-taking skills. Plus, the pre-test and post-test help identify your specific areas of weakness so you can focus your study time on the subjects you need most. If you want to pass the HESI Admission Assessment Exam or any other admissions assessment exam for health professions that you may encounter, there’s no better resource than HESI’s Admission Assessment Exam Review. HESI Hints boxes offer valuable test-taking tips, as well as rationales, suggestions, examples, and reminders for specific topics. Step-by-step explanations and sample problems in the math section show you how to work through each problem so you understand the steps it takes to complete the equation. Sample questions in all other sections prepare you for the questions you will face on the A2 Exam. User-friendly vocabulary chapter covers more of the medical terminology that you will face on the A2 Exam. Easy to read format with consistent section features includes an introduction, key terms, chapter outline, and a bulleted summary to better help you organize your review time and understand the information. Full-color layout and illustrations visually reinforce key concepts for better understanding. NEW! 25-question pre-test at the beginning of the text helps you assess your areas of strength and weakness before using the text. NEW! 50-question comprehensive post –test is included at the back of the text and covers all of the text’s subject areas. The questions will also include rationales for correct/incorrect answers. NEW! Evolve companion site with two comprehensive practice exams helps hone your review and preparation for the HESI Admission Assessment Exam. NEW! Physics review questions have been added to ensure you are thoroughly prepared in this subject area.

Admission Assessment Exam Review E-Book

Author: HESI

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455738298

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Passing your admission assessment exam is the first step on the journey to becoming a successful health professional — make sure you’re prepared with Admission Assessment Exam Review, 3rd Edition from the testing experts at HESI! It offers complete content review and nearly 400 practice questions on the topics typically found on admission exams, including math, reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and physics. Plus, it helps you identify areas of weakness so you can focus your study time. Sample problems and step-by-step examples with explanations in the math and physics sections show you how to work through each problem so you understand the steps it takes to complete the equation. Practice tests with answer keys for each topic — located in the appendices for quick access — help you assess your understanding of each topic and familiarize you with the types of questions you’re likely to encounter on the actual exam. HESI Hints boxes offer valuable test-taking tips, as well as rationales, suggestions, examples, and reminders for specific topics. End-of-chapter review questions help you gauge your understanding of chapter content. A full-color layout and more illustrations in the life science chapters visually reinforce key concepts for better understanding. Expanded and updated content in each chapter ensures you’re studying the most current content. Basic algebra review in the math section offers additional review and practice. Color-coded chapters help you quickly find specific topic sections. Helpful organizational features in each chapter include an introduction, key terms, chapter outline, and a bulleted chapter summary to help you focus your study. A glossary at the end of the text offers quick access to key terms and their definitions.

Evolve Reach Admission Assessment Exam Review

Author: HESI

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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Passing your admission assessment exam is the first step on the journey to becoming a successful health professional - make sure you're prepared with Admission Assessment Exam Review, 3rd Edition from the testing experts at HESI! It offers complete content review and nearly 400 practice questions on the topics typically found on admission exams, including math, reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and physics. Plus, it helps you identify areas of weakness so you can focus your study time. Sample problems and step-by-step examples with explanations in the math and physics sections show you how to work through each problem so you understand the steps it takes to complete the equation. Practice tests with answer keys for each topic - located in the appendices for quick access - help you assess your understanding of each topic and familiarize you with the types of questions you're likely to encounter on the actual exam. HESI Hints boxes offer valuable test-taking tips, as well as rationales, suggestions, examples, and reminders for specific topics. End-of-chapter review questions help you gauge your understanding of chapter content. A full-color layout and more illustrations in the life science chapters visually reinforce key concepts for better understanding. Expanded and updated content in each chapter ensures you're studying the most current content. Basic algebra review in the math section offers additional review and practice. Color-coded chapters help you quickly find specific topic sections. Helpful organizational features in each chapter include an introduction, key terms, chapter outline, and a bulleted chapter summary to help you focus your study. A glossary at the end of the text offers quick access to key terms and their definitions.

Mosby’s Exam Review for Computed Tomography - E-Book

Author: Daniel N. DeMaio

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323544932

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Make sure you’re prepared for the ARRT CT exam for computed tomography exam. The thoroughly updated Mosby’s Exam Review for Computed Tomography, 3rd Edition serves as both a study guide and an in-depth review. Written in outline format this easy-to-follow text covers the four content areas on the exam: patient care, safety, imaging procedures, and CT image production. Three 160-question mock exams are included in the book along with an online test bank of 700 questions that can be randomly sampled to create unlimited variations. You will never take the same test twice! For additional remediation, all questions have rationales that can be viewed in quiz mode. A thorough, outline-format review covers the four content areas on the computed tomography advanced certification exam: patient care, safety, imaging procedures, and CT image production. Mock exams in the book and on the Evolve website prepare students for the ARRT exam, with three 160-question mock exams in the book and 700 questions on Evolve that may be randomly accessed for an unlimited number of exam variations. Online study aids allow students to bookmark questions for later study, see rationales for correct and incorrect answers, get test tips for different questions, and record and date-stamp your test scores Review questions with answers help students prepare for the ARRT exam and identify areas that need additional study. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers provide students with the information they need to make the most out of the Q&A sections. NEW! Technological focus on reducing patient radiation exposure includes the latest dose-related guidelines. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest ARRT CT exam specifications NEW! 50 new CT images demonstrate need-to-know pathologies in detail NEW! Thoroughly revised and updated information detail the major technological advances in the field of Computed Tomography

Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners

Author: Karen Fenstermacher,Barbara Toni Hudson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291899

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Prepare for FNP practice with the latest evidence-based guidelines! Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 4th Edition provides essential information on current assessment and management protocols for primary care patients of all ages. Key details are easy to find, with the book’s concise, outline-style guidelines and abundant summary tables and charts. And you’ll be ready to manage care more effectively with the latest information on topics such as pain management, bariatric surgery follow-up, restless legs syndrome, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. Written by expert nurse practitioners Karen Fenstermacher and Barbara Toni Hudson, this guide equips you for the conditions most commonly seen in primary care settings. Essential, evidence-based guidelines provide the latest guidance for management of disorders commonly seen by FNPs in primary care settings, including information on which problems must be referred to a physician and which constitute an emergency. Quick-reference tables and charts include pediatric conditions charts, comparative charts for similar disorders, and health maintenance guidelines charts. Coverage of special populations assessment provides quick access to information on adult, pediatric, and geriatric assessment. Compact size and spiral binding make this guide easy to carry and easy to use in the clinical setting. Full-color insert provides an illustrated, quick reference to common skin disorders. Concise outline format makes it easy to locate essential information quickly. NEW! Treatment guidelines include the latest nationally recognized evidence-based treatment guidelines, including those for dementia, asthma, and diabetes. UPDATED content throughout includes bariatric surgery follow-up after release from surgical care, assessment of pelvic masses, restless legs syndrome, the advanced eye examination including advanced staining techniques, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. NEW Pain chapter provides guidelines on pain management and caring for patients with pain. NEW Laboratory and Diagnostic Pearls chapter offers useful laboratory and diagnostic tips that the authors have accumulated over years of clinical practice. NEW! Coverage of respiratory and ENT disorders is presented into two separate chapters, reflecting how these problems are actually handled in clinical practice. NEW user-friendly design includes an improved outline format, easier-to-read tables, and color highlighting for essential information.

HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination

Author: HESI

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323394663

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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Want to cover EVERYTHING on the NCLEX-RN? HESI can help! The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 5th Edition provides a comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know to not only succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam but also on your program’s HESI exit exam. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this trusted guide breaks down chapters by clinical areas and the concepts emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Rationales are provided for any incorrect answers or areas of weakness to help strengthen your understanding. The companion Evolve website also offers 700 practice questions in both study and exam formats to give you valuable practice using the same electronic testing format you will face on the nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-RN exam. 700 NCLEX practice questions on the companion Evolve website include alternate item formats to provide a testing experience similar to the exit and NCLEX exams. Chapters organized by clinical area enables you to easily search for various topics to review. HESI Hint boxes spotlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-RN exam. Critical thinking study questions (with rationales) reinforce key concepts and content. Fill-in-the-blank and prioritizing questions mirror the new alternate item format item types included on the NCLEX-RN exam. Pharmacology tables highlight the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Consistent format and chapter organization make it easy to move between topics when reviewing. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Updated medications and nursing interventions have been added based on the latest evidence-based practice. NEW! Revised chapter on pediatric nursing includes an updated immunization chart, referral websites, and new content on children with disabilities and chromosomal and genetic syndromes. NEW! Revised chapter on maternity nursing features updated CPR guidelines and medications for neonatal cardiac arrest, as well as new HESI Hints that reflect new modalities such as fetal cell-DNA analysis and current screening tools. NEW! Revised chapter on psychiatric nursing includes new information on autism spectrum disorders, as well as updates on DSM 5 changes. NEW! Revised chapter on geriatrics features new content on polypharmacy in the elderly, the Geriatric Depression Scale as an assessment tool, the Mini-Cog tool for mental status assessment, and new information on elder mistreatment in various settings.

HESI A2 Secrets Study Guide

HESI A2 Test Review for the Health Education Systems, Inc. Admission Assessment Exam

Author: Media Mometrix

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781609710149

Category: Education

Page: 179

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** HESI A2 Secrets helps you ace the Health Education Systems, Inc. Admission Assessment Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive HESI A2 Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. HESI A2 Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Success, Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself A comprehensive Overview including: Exam Overview, Judgment and Comprehension, Final Test Taking Tips, Final Tips for the Day of the Test; A comprehensive Grammar review including: Nearly and Perfect Synonyms, Prefixes, Positive vs. Negative, Word Strength, Type and Topic, Form a Sentence, Use Replacements, Eliminate Similar Choices, Adjectives Give it Away, Use Logic, The Trap of Familiarity; A comprehensive Mathematics review including: The Easiest Math Review You'll Ever Read, Solving for Variables, How to Read Word Problems, Keeping Probability Simple, Using the Right Formulas, Graphing for Success, Breezing Through Ratios, Understanding Line Plotting, The Logical Approach to the Solving Difficult Problems; A comprehensive Reading Comprehension review including: Skimming, Paragraph Focus, Eliminate Choices, Contextual Clues, Fact/Opinion, Opposites, Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, New Information, Valid Information, Time Management; A comprehensive Grammar review including: Usage, Correct Pronoun Usage In Combinations, Commas, Flow, Nonessential Clauses And Phrases, Independent Clauses, Parenthetical Expressions, Semicolons, Period Replacement, Transitions, Sentence Correction, Use Your Ear, Contextual Clues, and much more...

Netter's Head and Neck Anatomy for Dentistry E-Book

Author: Neil S. Norton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323462081

Category: Medical

Page: 813

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A concise and visual guide to clinically relevant anatomy for dentistry, Netter’s Head and Neck Anatomy for Dentistry is an effective text for class and exam preparation, as well as a quick review in professional practice. Concise text, high-yield tables, clinical correlations, and review questions combine to make this new edition a perfect choice for learning and remembering the need-to-know structures, relationships, and concepts, while beautiful illustrations created in the Netter tradition enhance your visual mastery of the material. You may also be interested in: A companion set of flash cards, Netter's Advanced Head & Neck Anatomy Flash Cards, 3rd Edition. Over 100 multiple-choice questions complete with explanations help you assess your knowledge of the material and prepare for exams. Identify clinically relevant anatomy with Netter illustrations and new art created in the Netter tradition. Concise text and high-yield tables offer fast access to important facts. Procedures coverage gives context and clinical meaning to the anatomy. Expanded, up-to-date coverage on dental implants, cone beam imaging, and mandible osteology. Beautiful new illustrations by Carlos Machado, MD, of the TMJ, articular disc pathology, infratemporal fossa, pterygopalatine fossa, and maxillary artery.

LANGE Q&A: Mammography Examination, 3rd Edition

Author: Olive Peart

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071833935

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Everything you need to ace the ARRT Mammography Exam in one complete study package! This comprehensive study guide for the ARRT’s Mammography Examination summarizes the mammography curriculum in a concise, readable format and includes 450 ARRT-style questions plus two complete practice exams to give radiographic technicians the practice they need to pass the registry examination with flying colors. This powerful study aid also includes summaries of all must-know facts and concepts and more than 100 illustrations and radiographs illustrating pathology, film comparison, and various types of lesions. Coverage has been updated to include the latest in digital imaging technology, digital quality assurance standards, special patient situations, breast pathology, treatment options, and breast reconstruction. Follows latest ARRT mammography exam blueprint NEW! Online faculty resources: PowerPoint® lesson plans include objectives, teaching points, review questions and images/illustrations for each chapter to support classroom use .

Mosby's Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination - E-Book

Author: James J. Mizner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329264X

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Covering everything you need to study for and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and ExCPT exams, Mosby's Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, 3rd Edition makes exam preparation easy. Review the content you'll see on the exam with handy outlines, test-taking tips and strategies, and electronic flash cards. Written by noted pharmacy technician educator James J. Mizner, this complete review tests your knowledge and simulates the actual PTCB exam with 17 different, 100-question practice exams in the book and online. This edition is modeled after the updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint. A total of 1,700 review questions are included in 17 practice exams in the book and online. 100-question format of each practice exam simulates the PTCB and ExCPT exams, with multiple-choice questions and the same balance of content, for a realistic test taking experience. 700 electronic flash cards help you learn and remember facts by covering the top 200 most prescribed pharmaceuticals, top 50 herbals, abbreviations, and sound-alike drugs. Review content reflects the new percentages covered on the PTCB exam. A convenient outline format helps you to quickly review important information you'll see on the exam. Tips and suggestions prepare you for test-taking success by providing an insider’s perspective on what to expect and how to prepare for your exam when you have limited time. Seven practice exams in the book feature the same format and content emphasis as the national exam. Ten practice exams on the Evolve companion website in both timed and untimed modes help you identify any areas of weakness, and include instant feedback and remediation. UPDATED content includes current drug information and pharmacy practice procedures based on the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint. NEW! Chapter objectives provide a clear breakdown of content and goals for review.

VCP6-DCV Official Cert Guide (Exam #2V0-621)

Author: John A. Davis,Steve Baca,Owen Thomas

Publisher: VMWare Press

ISBN: 0134392965

Category: Computers

Page: 800

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Trust the Official Cert Guide series from VMware Press to help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are the only VMware authorized self-study books and are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam. Master VMware certification exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks This is the eBook edition of The VCP6-DCV Official Cert Guide. This eBook does not include the practice exam that comes with the print edition. The VCP6-DCV Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. The VCP6-DCV Official Cert Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the VMware Certified Professional 6 — Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV #2VO-621) exam. Leading VMware consultants, trainers, and data center experts John A. Davis, Steve Baca, and Owen Thomas share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the VCP6-DCV (#2VO-621) exam, including: Securing vSphere environments Implementing advanced network virtualization policies, features, and Network I/O control (NIOC) Configuring and using VMware storage protocols, VSAN and VVOL software-defined storage, ESXi host interactions, and Storage I/O Control (SIOC) Upgrading vSphere deployments to 6.x, including vCenter Server and ESXi Hosts Planning and using Resource Pools Implementing backup/recovery with VMware Data Protection and vSphere Replication Troubleshooting performance, storage, networks, upgrades, clusters, and more Successfully configuring Auto Deploy environments with host profiles and virtualized workloads Configuring and administering vSphere high availability Using advanced VM settings, content libraries, and vCloud Air connectors The VCP6-DCV Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from VMware that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized VMware instructors and self-study products from VMware Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered worldwide, please visit www.vmware.com/training.

CliffsNotes Anatomy & Physiology Quick Review, 2nd Edition

Author: Steven Bassett

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544179528

Category: Science

Page: 370

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Inside the Book: Anatomy and Chemistry Basics The Cell Tissues The Integumentary System Bones and Skeletal Tissues The Skeletal System Joints Muscle Tissue The Muscular System Nervous Tissue The Nervous System The Sensory System The Endocrine System The Cardiovascular System The Lymphatic System The Immune System and Other Body Defenses The Respiratory System The Digestive System The Urinary System The Reproductive System Review Questions Resource Center Glossary Index Why CliffsNotes? Access 500 additional practice questions at www.cliffsnotes.com/go/quiz/anatomy_physiology Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need—fast! CliffsNotes Quick Review books give you a clear, concise, easy-to-use review of the basics. Introducing each topic, defining key terms, and carefully walking you through each sample problem, these guides help you grasp and understand the important concepts needed to succeed. The essentials FAST from the experts at CliffsNotes Master the Basics–Fast Complete coverage of core concepts Easy topic-by-topic organization Access hundreds of practice problems at www.cliffsnotes.com/go/quiz/anatomy_physiology

Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice

Author: Assistant Director of Respiratory Care Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Professor of Anesthesia Harvard Medical School Editor-In-Chief Respiratory Care Dean R Hess,Neil R Macintyre,William F Galvin

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 128409331X

Category:

Page: 1520

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With contributions from over 75 of the foremost experts in the field, the third edition represents the very best in clinical and academic expertise. Taught in leading respiratory care programs in the U.S., it continues to be the top choice for instructors and students alike. The Third Edition includes numerous updates and revisions that provide the best foundational knowledge available as well as new, helpful instructor resources and student learning tools. A complete and up-to-date exploration of the technical and professional aspects of respiratory care. With foundations in evidence-based practice, this essential resource reviews respiratory assessment, respiratory therapeutics, respiratory diseases, basic sciences and their application to respiratory care, the respiratory care profession, and much more. With content cross-references the NBRC examination matrices, Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice, Third Edition is the definitive resource for today s successful RT."

The Data Warehouse Toolkit

The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Modeling

Author: Ralph Kimball,Margy Ross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118732286

Category: Computers

Page: 600

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Updated new edition of Ralph Kimball's groundbreaking book on dimensional modeling for data warehousing and business intelligence! The first edition of Ralph Kimball's The Data Warehouse Toolkit introduced the industry to dimensional modeling, and now his books are considered the most authoritative guides in this space. This new third edition is a complete library of updated dimensional modeling techniques, the most comprehensive collection ever. It covers new and enhanced star schema dimensional modeling patterns, adds two new chapters on ETL techniques, includes new and expanded business matrices for 12 case studies, and more. Authored by Ralph Kimball and Margy Ross, known worldwide as educators, consultants, and influential thought leaders in data warehousing and business intelligence Begins with fundamental design recommendations and progresses through increasingly complex scenarios Presents unique modeling techniques for business applications such as inventory management, procurement, invoicing, accounting, customer relationship management, big data analytics, and more Draws real-world case studies from a variety of industries, including retail sales, financial services, telecommunications, education, health care, insurance, e-commerce, and more Design dimensional databases that are easy to understand and provide fast query response with The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Modeling, 3rd Edition.

Designing Clinical Research

Author: Stephen B. Hulley,Steven R. Cummings,Warren S. Browner,Deborah G. Grady,Thomas B. Newman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469840545

Category: Medical

Page: 378

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Designing Clinical Research sets the standard for providing a practical guide to planning, tabulating, formulating, and implementing clinical research, with an easy-to-read, uncomplicated presentation. This product incorporates current research methodology--including molecular and genetic clinical research--and offers an updated syllabus for conducting a clinical research workshop. Emphasis is on common sense as the main ingredient of good science. The book explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality assurance, and basic grant-writing.

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults, Third Edition

Author: American Psychiatric Association

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 0890424659

Category: Medical

Page: 170

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Since the publication of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust in 2011, there has been an increasing emphasis on assuring that clinical practice guidelines are trustworthy, developed in a transparent fashion, and based on a systematic review of the available research evidence. To align with the IOM recommendations and to meet the new requirements for inclusion of a guideline in the National Guidelines Clearinghouse of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), American Psychiatric Association (APA) has adopted a new process for practice guideline development. Under this new process APA's practice guidelines also seek to provide better clinical utility and usability. Rather than a broad overview of treatment for a disorder, new practice guidelines focus on a set of discrete clinical questions of relevance to an overarching subject area. A systematic review of evidence is conducted to address these clinical questions and involves a detailed assessment of individual studies. The quality of the overall body of evidence is also rated and is summarized in the practice guideline. With the new process, recommendations are determined by weighing potential benefits and harms of an intervention in a specific clinical context. Clear, concise, and actionable recommendation statements help clinicians to incorporate recommendations into clinical practice, with the goal of improving quality of care. The new practice guideline format is also designed to be more user friendly by dividing information into modules on specific clinical questions. Each module has a consistent organization, which will assist users in finding clinically useful and relevant information quickly and easily. This new edition of the practice guidelines on psychiatric evaluation for adults is the first set of the APA's guidelines developed under the new guideline development process. These guidelines address the following nine topics, in the context of an initial psychiatric evaluation: review of psychiatric symptoms, trauma history, and treatment history; substance use assessment; assessment of suicide risk; assessment for risk of aggressive behaviors; assessment of cultural factors; assessment of medical health; quantitative assessment; involvement of the patient in treatment decision making; and documentation of the psychiatric evaluation. Each guideline recommends or suggests topics to include during an initial psychiatric evaluation. Findings from an expert opinion survey have also been taken into consideration in making recommendations or suggestions. In addition to reviewing the available evidence on psychiatry evaluation, each guideline also provides guidance to clinicians on implementing these recommendations to enhance patient care.

Clinical Skills for Pharmacists - E-Book

A Patient-Focused Approach

Author: Karen J. Tietze

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032308222X

Category: Medical

Page: 214

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Covering the skills needed for pharmaceutical care in a patient-centered pharmacy setting, Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach, 3rd Edition describes fundamental skills such as communication, physical assessment, and laboratory and diagnostic information, as well as patient case presentation, therapeutic planning, and monitoring of drug intake. Numerous case examples show how skills are applied in clinical situations. Now in full color, this edition adds more illustrations and new coverage on taking a medication history, physical assessment, biomarkers, and drug information. Expert author Karen J. Tietze provides unique, pharmacy-specific coverage that helps you prepare for the NAPLEX and feel confident during patient encounters. Coverage of clinical skills prepares you to be more involved with patients and for greater physical assessment and counselling responsibilities, with discussions of communication, taking a medical history, physical assessment, reviewing lab and diagnostic tests, and monitoring drug therapies. A logical organization promotes skill building, with the development of each new skill building upon prior skills. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter highlight important topics. Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter help in measuring your comprehension of learning objectives. Professional codes of ethics are described in the Ethics in Pharmacy and Health Care chapter, including confidentiality, HIPAA, research ethics, ethics and the promotion of drugs, and the use of advance directives in end-of-life decisions. Numerous tables summarize key and routinely needed information. Downloadable, customizable forms on the companion Evolve website make it easier to perform tasks such as monitoring drug intake and for power of attorney.

Hesi/Saunders Online Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination (1 Year)

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri,HESI

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780323226462

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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HESI and Saunders, the most trusted names in NCLEX® exam preparation, are teaming up to bring you the ultimate online review resource! Combining the testing expertise of HESI with the market-leading nursing content of Saunders, HESI/Saunders Online Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides the most interactive, individualized review available for the NCLEX® exam. This one-of-a-kind test prep tool offers a wealth of illustrations, animations, and audio, plus strategic HESI Live Review videos to help clarify key concepts and keep you motivated to study. Furthermore, a pre-assessment test creates a personalized study calendar that is tailored to your individual review needs and guides you through 10 interactive modules of nursing content, review, and 2,500 NCLEX® exam-style practice questions. With a cost that's a fraction of similar NCLEX® exam prep resources, HESI/Saunders offer the best, most effective review bang for your buck! Completely up-to-date content reflects the newest NCLEX-RN® test plan A Test-Taking Strategies Overview provides reliable and innovative insights into the NCLEX exam and its various question types Ten self-paced review modules are organized by Client Needs, the blueprint of the NCLEX test plan, featuring: 50 Lessons that provide a complete review of nursing content Quizzes and Self-Check Questions that strengthen your understanding Case Studies that help you apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios Animations, illustrations, audio, and video that enhance key content by demonstrating skills and procedures Strategic HESI Videos simulate an actual HESI Live Review course, with an experienced nursing instructor explaining challenging topics and walking you through difficult questions 2,500 high-quality practice questions, including: A 75-question Pre-Test that assesses your individual strengths and weaknesses and generates a personalized study calendar A 75-question Post-Test that measures your growth from the start of the course Ten 100-question Module Exams that evaluate your mastery of core nursing content Five 100-question Crossing the Finish Line: Practice Exams that reinforce your readiness for the big test A 265-question Comprehensive Exam that makes sure you're completely prepared for the NCLEX exam Additional questions and quizzes in the modules Rationales and Test-Taking Strategies are provided with every question Alternate Item Formats are fully supported, including: Multiple Response Prioritization/Ordered Response Fill-in-the-Blank Figure/Hot Spot Graphic Option Chart Audio Video Exam Reports demonstrate your performance on measures of Content Area, Client Needs category, Integrated Process, Level of Cognitive Ability, and overall score. Learning system functionality available for classroom use, including an announcements page, discussion board, online grade book, and more.

OpenIntro Statistics

Author: David Diez,Christopher Barr,Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781943450046

Category:

Page: N.A

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The OpenIntro project was founded in 2009 to improve the quality and availability of education by producing exceptional books and teaching tools that are free to use and easy to modify. We feature real data whenever possible, and files for the entire textbook are freely available at openintro.org. Visit our website, openintro.org. We provide free videos, statistical software labs, lecture slides, course management tools, and many other helpful resources.