CNRN Exam Secrets Study Guide

CNRN Test Review for the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781609714352

Category: Medical

Page: 182

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CNRN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CNRN Exam 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. CNRN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CNRN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Dementia, Spinal Vasculature, Partial Seizure, Glasgow Coma Scale, Degenerative Disc Disease, Benign Essential Tremor, Sleep Apnea, Epilepsy, Cervical Strain, Radiation Therapy, Hypertension, Aphasia, Cerebral Palsy, Secondary Cellular Injury, Pharmacotherapy, Computed Tomography, LOC, Syringomyelia, Dystonia Classifications, Chronic Pain Management, Vertigo, Lyme Disease, Hemifacial Spasm, TIA, Glioma, Bell's Palsy, Parasomnias, Lacunar Strokes, Thrombolytic Therapy, International Normalized Ratio, PTT, t-PA, NIHSS, Dermal Sinus, Geriatric Depression, Lumbar-Level Herniated Disc, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Posterior Fossa, Neurofibromatosis type I, Penumbra, and much more...

CNRN Review Book

CNRN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam

Author: Cnrn Exam Prep Team,Trivium Test Prep

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781635300512

Category: Medical

Page: 252

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Think all CNRN exam study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - having to study all over again because you didn't get effective studying in. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the CNRN exam, but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the CNRN exam....and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Preps CNRN exam Study Guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our CNRN study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; CNRN practice questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven - not filled with excess junk, silly attempts at humor, or confusing filler - so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.

Clinical Practice of Neurological & Neurosurgical Nursing

Author: Joanne Hickey

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469832313

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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The new Seventh Edition of the award-winning classic prepares its users to deliver expert care in this challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stoke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders and features new chapters on neurological critical care and peripheral neuropathies. The new edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes separate pathophysiology sections in each chapter, new resource guides, such as internet sites and professional and patient information sources, key points summaries, evidence-based boxes, and nursing research features.

Cnrn Exam Practice Questions

Cnrn Practice Tests and Review for the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam

Author: CNRN Exam Secrets Test Prep Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781516705054

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Page: N.A

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CNRN Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. If someone has never taken a practice test, then they are unprepared for the types of questions and answer choices that they will encounter on the official test. There is a tremendous advantage to someone taking the test that is already familiar with the questions and answer choices. Another advantage of taking practice tests is that you can assess your performance and see if you need to study and practice more, or if you're already prepared enough to achieve success on your test day. If you do well on the practice test, then you know you're prepared. If you struggle on the practice test, then you know you may still have more work to do to get prepared. Taking lots of practice tests helps ensure that you are not surprised or disappointed on your test day. Our CNRN Exam Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our CNRN Exam Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.

Stroke Certification Study Guide for Nurses

Q&A Review for Exam Success

Author: Kathy J. Morrison, MSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826119662

Category: Medical

Page: 175

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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Promotes optimal test performance! This sought-after companion to the author’s popular Fast Facts for Stroke Care Nursing is a must-have study guide for nurses seeking Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN®) status. It contains comprehensive information about the exam, answers to commonly asked questions, and savvy tips for maximizing your score, along with 300 practice questions and answers with rationales. Designed to prepare nurses for the multiple-choice format of the certification exam, questions are arranged in chapters correlating with the logical sequence and flow of the exam and reflect the number of questions in each exam category. Case studies facilitate the application of knowledge with various examples of common stroke patient situations. A complete practice exam with answers and detailed rationales enables stroke care nurses and advanced practice clinicians to ascertain their strengths and weaknesses. Appendices include a list of medications, national stroke guidelines, and neuroscience terms. Key Features: Promotes comprehensive and rigorous study for the SCRN exam Helps stroke care nurses and advanced practice clinicians maximize their scores Contains 300 exam-style questions with correct answers and detailed rationales along with a complete practice exam Includes important information about the exam itself, answers to commonly asked questions, and case studies Covers content in accordance with the test blueprint of the SCRN exam

Fast Facts for Stroke Care Nursing, Second Edition

An Expert Care Guide

Author: Kathy J. Morrison, MSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826158315

Category: Medical

Page: 235

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“[This] quick reference text to guide nurses is a ‘must-have’ as this disease tests our health care delivery system... Fast Facts for Stroke Care Nursing, Second Edition provides a succinct yet comprehensive review.” --Linda Littlejohns, MSN, RN, FAAN, SCRN, CNRN Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Consultant From the Foreword The second edition of this practical, pocket-sized reference has been updated to include the groundbreaking changes to stroke care protocols. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States today and leading preventable cause of long-term disability. This resource fills in the gaps left in neuroscience content in nursing school and streamlines an often intimidating, but critically important, area of care. Featuring diagnostic tests, cutting-edge treatments, and standards for best practice, Fast Facts for Stroke Care Nursing, Second Edition distills the lengthy and often complex national stroke care guidelines into a clear, easily digestible format. This guide can be used as a staff education resource or as a concise review for SCRN or SNRN certification exams, as well as a refresher for nurses seeking the essentials of stroke care. Content starts with stroke care improvements, covers moving through acute care to post-acute care, and finishes with practical pointers for performance improvement. Each chapter includes objectives and illustrations along with such helpful features as “Fast Facts in a Nutshell” and “Clinical Pearls”—bulleted segments that provide critical information immediately. New to the Second Edition: Updated diagnostics with additional MR, CT, and TCD options Modified Rankin Score Expands upon the neurological assessment with tips for completing it New acute hemorrhagic stroke intervention (NicoPath) and 2015 landmark studies on thrombectomy Pipeline Device New LVO tools, routing plans, and certification programs for prehospital personnel Expanded use of telemedicine Information for Advanced Practice Providers Changes to the prehospital phase, the acute treatment phase, and the population affected by stroke Key Features: Reflects current standards of the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association and the Joint Commission Provides crucial information at a glance about diagnostic tests, state-of-the-art treatments, and best practice standards Includes a comprehensive review of diagnostic studies Serves as a concise review for SCRN and SNRN certification exams

Comprehensive Nursing Care in Multiple Sclerosis

Third Edition

Author: June Halper, MSN, APN-C, MSCN, FAAN,Dr. Nancy J. Holland, RN, EdD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826118530

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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"This is an excellent resource for those caring for patients with MS. In addition to nurses, I could easily recommend this book to other physicians and, perhaps, even to patients." Score: 91, 4 stars --Doody's "This book represents the most current information on the care of the MS patientÖ.This will be an unparalleled resource for all nurses caring for MS patients and families." -Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN, MSCN Among the many responsibilities of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) nurse, perhaps the most important is to help patients devise, learn, and implement self-care strategies to improve their wellness and quality of life. Taking a fresh perspective on the complex role of the MS nurse, this comprehensive clinical reference demonstrates how nurses can change the lives of patients with MS. This newly revised edition is completely reorganized, refocused, and updated throughout to provide a stronger focus on instilling hope in patients and helping them regain their independence. The special feature of this new edition is the incorporation of the Morgante Conceptual Framework of Hope, a model of care that helps nurses integrate the concept of hope into clinical practice. The book also illustrates how to deliver nursing care that is both culturally sensitive and life span appropriate. Key features: Uses detailed case studies to highlight the various roles of the MS nurse: the care provider, facilitator, advocate, educator, counselor, and innovator Incorporates the Morgante Conceptual Framework of Hope into every chapter Provides practical guidance on disease and symptom management, alternative medicine, sexuality and family planning, and pediatric patients Discusses how to maximize the effectiveness of pharmacotherapeutics

Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) Examination Review

Think in Questions, Learn by Rationales

Author: Kendra Menzies Kent, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826131956

Category: Medical

Page: 474

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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.

Adult CCRN Certification Review

Think in Questions, Learn by Rationale

Author: Kendra Menzies Kent

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826198333

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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"It does an excellent job of reviewing the relevant content, with good thought-provoking questions. It is followed by NCLEX style questions and rationales. The book is thorough and current... The author does a very good job of covering important critical care content and includes questions with a variety of difficulty. The book is easy to use and will be an excellent resource for any nurse preparing for the CCRN exam." Score: 100, 5 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews This innovative review for experienced critical care nurses preparing for the Adult CCRN (critical care registered nurse) examination has been finely honed to provide an effective balance of clinical judgment–enhancing content review in the form of thousands of questions, answers, and hints. Also included are practice CCRN-style Q&A, test-taking skills, and thorough coverage of the CCRN test blueprint. Written by a well-known CCRN instructor, the review features a “Think in Questions” format, which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked, and promotes critical thinking throughout the exam. This format guides candidates through each topic with a short content review followed by an innovative Q&A Socratic-style reasoning process to assist in arriving at the best clinical judgment. The review also features a separate section devoted to the professional caring and ethical practice portion of the exam, as well as a bonus of more than 200 CCRN-style review questions following the exam’s content blueprint. These questions, in simulated exam format, are answered along with a rationale for each. The review is both comprehensive and user friendly, featuring “bite-size” sections for easier learning and memorization, and plentiful tables and charts. Additionally, the review includes a section on test-taking skills, specific guidance on preparing for the certification exam, and useful hints related to the CCRN exam format. Other helpful features include a study plan and guide for nurses to follow. Key Features: Covers content review, practice CCRN-style Q&A, test-taking skills, and the CCRN test blueprint format Goes beyond mere memorization of facts with “Think in Questions” Socratic-style content review in the form of over 1,000 critical-thinking questions and hints Contains “bite-size” sections for each topic for easier learning and memorization Contains a separate section regarding the professional caring and ethical practice portion of the exam Includes a section on test-taking skills and study plan to improve study habits CCRN is a registered service mark of AACN Certification Corporation, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product.

Cnrn Study Guide

Test Prep with Practice Test Questions for the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse Exam

Author: CNRN Exam Team

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781940978826

Category: Nursing

Page: 248

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Think all CNRN exam study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - having to study all over again because you didn't get effective studying in. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the CNRN exam, but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the CNRN exam....and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Preps CNRN exam Study Guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our CNRN study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; CNRN practice questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven - not filled with excess junk, silly attempts at humor, or confusing filler - so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.

Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide, Second Edition

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success

Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826147143

Category: Education

Page: 384

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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Written by a renowned social work educator, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam on the first attempt! Written by a renowned social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam! Reviewers applaud the book’s unique test-taking tips and strategies which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. A thorough review of the four content areas of the updated 2018 Clinical exam is provided. The 170-question practice test with explanations of the correct answers mirrors the actual exam in length and structure. This invaluable guide has been praised by social workers across the country as essential to passing the ASWB® Clinical Exam on the first attempt! Highlights include: Updated to reflect ASWB’s revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Content available via an app in addition to the print version so test takers can study using multiple mediums. Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops. Provides a thorough content review of the four core areas of the updated 2018 Clinical examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning; psychotherapy, clinical interventions, and case management; and professional values and ethics. Readers applaud the invaluable tips for how to read the questions, overcome test anxiety, avoid common pitfalls, and assess one’s learning style which help foster exam confidence. Begins with a self-assessment to help identify areas of strength and weakness. A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB® Clinical Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers. Identifies the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work ASWB® Clinical Practice Test.

The Art of the IV Start

Author: Bob Rynecki MS, RN, CCRN-CMC

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 1480810908

Category: Medical

Page: 82

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Nurses and paramedics pass down intravenous skills to new employees as best they can, but the fine details are often missed or forgotten. Bob Rynecki, a registered nurse and an award-winning paramedic, wrote this guide so you can establish peripheral intravenous lines easily and effectively. Taking a no-frills approach, he delivers the tricks and tips that will enable you to: - become the go-to person for starting difficult IVs; - boost your confidence no matter what your level of experience; - succeed on the first stick - almost every time. Many medical professionals desperately need to learn this basic skill because it's so often overlooked in school. Many students practice starting an IV on an anatomical arm with bulging veins that doesn't mesh with what they most often find at the bedside or in the field. Drawing upon his nineteen years of experience as a bedside critical care nurse and his fifteen years of experience as an EMT/Paramedic, Rynecki shares personal stories and examples that will help you succeed in even the most challenging circumstances. Whether you're a novice or veteran clinician, you'll improve your proficiency at initiating lifelines with The Art of the IV Start.

McGraw-Hill’s 3 Evolve Reach (HESI) A2 Practice Tests

Author: Kathy A. Zahler

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071800581

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Intensive practice for the entrance exam required by many nursing schools and allied health programs nationwide -- from the most trusted name in medical/nursing publishing. This guide offers 5 full-length A2 practice tests just like the real exam, with answers and complete explanations for every question. The tests simulate the real exam in content, question format, and level of difficulty. Students get intensive practice with A2-style questions in English language, mathematics, and science.

Trauma Certified Registered Nurse Ncents Examination Review

Think in Questions, Learn by Rationales

Author: Kendra Menzies Kent

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780826131942

Category:

Page: 400

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"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 "

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Pocket Handbook, Second Edition

Author: Marianne Chulay,Suzanne Burns,American Association of Critical-Care Nurses AACN

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071702733

Category: Medical

Page: 195

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Essential Data Critical Care Nurses Must Know Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, this go-anywhere handbook features tables and figures that encapsulate all the information required to give safe and effective care to critically ill patients. Contents include: Critical Care Drug Tables • Normal Values for Laboratory Tests and Physiologic Parameters • Lists of Assessment Components • Cardiac Rhythms: ECG Characteristics and Treatment Guides, Including Sample Rhythm Strips • 12-Lead ECG Changes in Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarct • Troubleshooting Guide for Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment • Indications for Mechanical Ventilation • Weaning Assessment Tool • ACLS Algorithms.

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496306945

Category: Medical

Page: 752

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Presents information logically, based on the pathophysiology of disease, significance of evidence, and avoidance of harmful effects inherent at the critical care level of nursing practice. Chapters include critical care basics, holistic care issues, body system-based conditions, and hematologic, immune and multisystem disorders. This new edition is completely updated to incorporate the spectrum of critical care and evidence-based nursing practice, ranging from moderate sedation and perianesthesia management to special concerns for patients who are elderly, the types of shock, management of stroke, and more.

Pediatrics in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

Author: Rolando Cimaz,Thomas J.A. Lehman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0444635971

Category: Medical

Page: 606

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Pediatrics in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases, Second Edition, provides a good starting point for physicians and scientists new to the field and for anyone looking for the most up-to-date summary of a particular disease. While many questions are answered, many more are raised for which we do not yet have the answers. The book provides inspiration to readers conducting their own research and helps to answer their questions. The care of children with systemic autoimmune diseases is moving forward at a rapid pace. The systemic autoimmune diseases of childhood have always represented a special problem for the physicians and scientists who care for the affected children and study their diseases. Some conditions, such as Kawasaki disease, are virtually unique to childhood, while systemic lupus erythematosus, progressive systemic sclerosis, and juvenile onset spondyloarthropathies may be thought of as the early onset of the same disease which is seen in adults. The autoinflammatory disorders appear to be of clear genetic origin, accounting for their frequent discovery in childhood. For many other conditions, such as juvenile dermatomyositis, the relationship between the conditions seen in children and that seen in adults is less certain. This book explores these phenomena, giving users a foundation on which to understand certain diseases. Includes completely updated chapters and five new chapters Explains the differences in systemic autoimmune diseases seen in children vs. those seen in adults Covers the latest advances in pathogenesis and clinical management of common conditions seen in pediatric rheumatology practices, benefiting both pediatric and adult rheumatologists, as well as physicians from other specialties Brings the reader up-to-date and allows easy access to individual topics in one place Provides the latest information available in a format that would give the clinician both a clear understanding of what has been done in the past and a scientific basis for deciding what to do for the next afflicted child in their care