Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh,Jo Carol Claborn,Tom Gaglione

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323086098

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Use this set of colorful cards to learn and remember pathophysiology! With 96 full-color cartoons covering pathophysiologic concepts, Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition uses humor and mnemonics to make review easier and more fun. These durable, detachable cards are useful in preparing for the NCLEX® or classroom exams, as a clinical reference, for writing care plans, or for patient teaching information. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, and Tom Gaglione, RN, MSN, this convenient study tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards. Unique! 96 full-color illustrated mnemonics cover key pathophysiology concepts. Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability. Colored tabs make it easy to find topics. Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications. Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics: Serious/life-threatening implications in pink Common clinical findings in blue Important nursing implications in yellow Patient teaching in green 24 new or revised cartoons cover contemporary and timely pathophysiology topics, including these new cards: HIV in Children and Infants Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange Pneumonia Rh Factor Insulin -- What Does It Do? Erectile Dysfunction Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) The image collection, now part of the Evolve Instructor Resources, allows instructors access to the complete set of 96 full-color illustrations from Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards with qualified adoption.

Pocket Guide to Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

Author: Ursula Heitz,Mima M. Horne

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323170811

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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With its concise, user-friendly outline format, this handy pocket guide is the indispensable consultant for fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disturbances and how they relate to patient care. Readers will discover pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic tests, collaborative management, and nursing diagnoses and interventions reviewed in a logical, consistent, and easy-to-read manner. Helps readers identify a patient's specific imbalance and understand the required nursing care Provides the ability to look up a diagnosis and learn what fluid, electrolyte, or acid-base disturbances are associated with that diagnosis Includes patient-family teaching guidelines with clear instructions to give the patient and family regarding care for the condition Provides pediatric and geriatric information to help users understand the variations within these special patient populations Compares different types of parenteral and enteral feedings, along with nursing implications Contains expanded and updated relevant IV therapy and pharmacology Features updated content throughout with current literature and research findings, such as most current blood pressure guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards - E-Book

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh,Jo Carol Claborn,Tom Gaglione

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171877

Category: Medical

Page: 196

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Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 3rd Edition is a colorfully illustrated collection of spiral-bound cards that brings together the difficult drugs and topics related to pharmacology into one portable volume. Using a wide variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this valuable tool helps you master pharmacology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for the NCLEX® examination. Specific topics include: administration, antibiotics/antivirals, anticoagulants, cardiac drugs, CNS drugs, diuretics, endocrine drugs, GI drugs, musculoskeletal drugs, pain drugs, psychiatric drugs, pulmonary drugs, and reproductive/OB drugs. For practicing nurses, these cards provide an always-useful refresher on pharmacology. Over 90 cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs. Full-color cartoons and color-highlighted monographs provide a visually engaging way to learn. Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most difficult concepts. Thick pages and spiral-bound format create the perfect portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment. Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to quickly reference material. What You Need to Know sections on the back of each image give you more information about each illustrated topic in a quick and easy-to-review format. Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections draw your attention to key information: Serious/Life-Threatening Implications are highlighted in pink Most Frequent Side Effects are blue Important Nursing Implications are yellow Patient Teaching information is green NEW coverage throughout highlights contemporary and timely topics on pharmacology all in one clinical tool. 8 brand new cards focus on administration by inhalation, lovenox, fentanyl, and more. New mobile device version enables you to study on the go.

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582553573

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Now in its third edition, this informative and indispensable reference reviews fundamental information about fluids, electrolytes, and acid-based balance; identifies electrolyte fluid, acid, and base imbalances; describes imbalances in major health problems, and more in an easy-to-understand format.

Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496350472

Category: Medical

Page: 784

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Get all the basics on drug therapies—and administer drugs confidently and accurately—with the newly updated Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy, 4th Edition. Written in the enjoyable, award-winning Incredibly Easy style, this easy-to-follow, fully illustrated guide offers step-by-step direction on the medication process, from assessing patient needs, to planning care, to implementation and positive outcomes. Strengthen your understanding of your class materials, get ready for the NCLEX® or certification exam, and administer drug therapies—safely and effectively! Build a strong platform of pharmacology knowledge and skills with. . . NEW and updated content on the newest approved medications and dosages and NEW tables listing: NEW vaccines and treatment for biological weapons exposure NEW treatment and antidotes for chemical weapons exposure NEW herbal drugs content NEW icons and images that clarify content Revised and updated content on the concepts of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics Pharmacology basics – How drugs are derived, developed, classified, and administered; classes of drugs by body system; their uses and mechanisms “Nurse Joy” and “Nurse Jake” illustrated characters offering tips and insights throughout Quick-scan format with concise, bulleted content Hundreds of illustrations and diagrams explaining key concepts and providing clear direction on administering drugs; drug distribution, absorption, and metabolism; potential drug interactions; adverse reactions; how different classes of drugs work in different body systems Special chapter features: Just the facts – A quick summary of chapter content Advice from the experts – Experienced practitioners’ insights Prototype pro – Actions, indications, and nursing considerations for common prototype drugs Nursing process – Patient assessment, diagnosis, outcome goals, implementation, and evaluation for each type and class of drug Pharm function – Illustrating how drugs act in the body; recognizing and treating adverse reactions Before you give that drug – Warnings to consider before you administer a drug Education edge – Information to share with your patient Quick quiz – End-of-chapter questions with answers/explanations, to help you remember the essentials End-of-book multiple-choice Q&A; Quick Guides to Medication Safety, Ophthalmic and Dermatologic Drugs, and Abbreviations to Avoid; Glossary of essential pharmacology terms.

Critical Care and Emergency Nursing

Author: Lori Schumacher,Cynthia C. Chernecky

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 141606169X

Category: Medical

Page: 377

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Part of the popular Saunders Nursing Survival Guide series, this book prepares you to manage the most common health care problems you'll see in critical care, trauma, or emergency settings. Each chapter is organized from the most immediate and life-threatening conditions to less emergent critical care conditions. Its lighthearted, cartoon-filled approach simplifies difficult concepts, covering each body system in terms of current practice standards. Consistent headings break content into four succinct areas of review: What (subject) IS, What You NEED TO KNOW, What You DO, and Do You UNDERSTAND? Clinical terms and shorthand expressions are highlighted, exposing you to terminology used in the hospital setting. A color insert illustrates concepts and principles of critical care and emergency nursing, including various complications Mnemonic devices aid your memory and interactive activities help you learn, with exercises including fill in the blank, matching, word jumbles, true/false, and crossword puzzles. Special icons help you focus on vital information: Take Home Points help you prepare for clinical rotations. Caution notes alert you to dangerous conditions and how to avoid them. Lifespan notes point out age-related variations in signs and symptoms, nursing interventions, and patient teaching. Culture notes cite possible variations related to a patient's cultural background. Web links direct you to Internet resources for additional research and study. What You WILL LEARN learning objectives help you identify quickly the content covered and goals for each chapter. NCLEX"¥ examination-style review questions at the end of each chapter allow you to test your understanding of content and practice for the Boards. Cartoon characters with brief captions help to better explain difficult concepts. Margin notes are streamlined for ease of use and effectiveness. Content updates reflect current practice and emergent situations, including increased focus on disaster preparedness, code management, updated ACLS guidelines, and hypertension.

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam E-Book

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323547362

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Who says preparing for the NCLEX® has to be boring? Using colorful illustrations and fun mnemonic cartoons, the Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 10th Edition brings the concepts found on the NCLEX-RN to life! This new edition is written in a concise outline format to make studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes approximately 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) — allowing you to create practice exams, identify personal strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. With new content covering culture and spirituality, this study guide gives you a robust, visual, less-intimidating way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help students to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier for students to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. NEW! UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN® test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 25 additional illustrations and mnemonics make the book more appealing than ever to the visual learner. NEW! Chapter on Culture and Spiritual Awareness addresses the addition of Culture and Spirituality to the Integrated Processes in the NCLEX test plan. NEW! Nursing Management and Ethical/Legal concepts divided into two chapters emphasize the increasing amount of administrative duties nurses face and the importance of management of care on the NCLEX. NEW! Priority Concepts added to the beginning of each chapter assist you in concept-based nursing programs in focusing on priority concepts for each chapter.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496398254

Category: Medical

Page: 616

View: 9001

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Stressed about the ins and outs of pathophysiology? Gain confidence, with the newly updated PathophysiologyMade Incredibly Easy!®, 6th Edition. Offering helpful learning aids that boost your understanding and retention, this colorfully illustrated, enjoyable text offers all the vitals: cell development, the infection process, cancer warning signs, abnormal cell growth, and more. Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and plentiful illustrations, this supportive guide is the ideal study partner and on-the-job reference for new nurses, students, and all healthcare practitioners.

Fluid and Electrolyte Notes

Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide

Author: Allison Hale,Mary Jo Hovey

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803638981

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 5629

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This handy guide provides the crucial coverage you need to quickly recall the signs, symptoms, and treatments of common fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances. Its simple and direct approach makes an often challenging subject easier to understand and its easy-to-use format make it the perfect reference for any setting.

Mosby's Fluids & Electrolytes Memory NoteCards

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh,Jo Carol Claborn,Tom Gaglione

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323086101

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 1114

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Completely portable, this pocket-sized collection of full-color, spiral-bound cards uses humor, cartoons, and mnemonics to help you understand and retain important information about fluids and electrolytes. This fun, colorful, and insightful approach makes these cards a valuable learning and review tool throughout nursing school, as well as a great resource for preparing for the NCLEX® examination. UNIQUE! 64 full-color, cartoon mnemonics cover key fluids and electrolytes and acid-base concepts. UNIQUE! Colored highlights draw attention to four central topics: Serious Life Threatening Implications in pink; Common Clinical Findings in blue; Important Nursing Implications in yellow; and Patient Teaching information in green. Concise What You Need to Know information on the back of each image highlights key information and specific nursing implications. Spiral-bound pages made of thick, substantial card stock are durable and portable. Color-coded thumb tabs feature a different color for each section for easy referral. 15 new cartoons help you master the latest information on fluids and electrolytes. New topics include: Homeostasis: A Question of Balance and The Body’s Water: Keeping It Where You Need It.

Dosage Calculations Demystified

Author: Jim Keogh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071602852

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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More than 100,000 nursing students must pass a series of dosage calculation exams annually in their regular courses Part of the popular Demystified series which has sold more than one million copies

Patho Phlash!

Pathophysiology Flash Cards

Author: Valerie I Leek

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803629745

Category: Medical

Page: 438

View: 8475

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Perfect for Understanding diseases and disorders, increasing test scores in class, and improving scores on the NCLEX® exam

Nursing Fundamentals DeMYSTiFieD: A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: Bennita Vaughans

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071642781

Category: Medical

Page: 332

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Nursing success begins with the fundamentals! Nursing Fundamentals Demystified offers a fast and interesting way for you to understand the foundational concepts and information that will be the cornerstone of your entire nursing education and career. It helps you sort through the mountain of information nursing students face and focus on the essentials – that which you truly must know to be a successful nurse. You’ll also learn how apply this information to real-world clinical situations. In order to make the learning process as effective as possible, you’ll find learning aids such as chapter objectives; key terms, tables and boxed information which summarize important concepts; nursing alerts which spotlight critical safety information; nursing care plans in selected chapters which help you identify key assessment data, nursing diagnoses, and interventions; selected procedure tips to assist you with the clinical application of content, questions that appear throughout each chapter to help you evaluate your comprehension; and NCLEX®-style questions at the end of each chapter. Get a working understanding of these important concepts: The nursing process, Communication and Documentation, Vital sign assessment, Health assessment, Medication Administration, Safety, Skin integrity, Activity and mobility, Sensory and cognition, Sleep and comfort, Oxygenanation, Nutrition, Fluid, electrolyte, acid-base balance, Urinary elimination, Bowel elimination, Psychosocial needs

Med Surg Notes

Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide

Author: Tracey Hopkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780803657625

Category: Nursing

Page: 265

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A DAVIS'S NOTES BOOK! From setting up an oxygen delivery system in a hospital room to administering stat meds, this handy, pocket-sized resource helps you to deliver high-quality care. You'll have on-the-spot guidance you need to care for patients with complex medical-surgical conditions--from focused assessments, immediate interventions to follow-up care for patients who develop complications--all presented from the nurse's point of view. The 4th Edition has been completely revised, updated, and expanded to deliver all of the current information you need with an expanded focus on the safety, quality, and outcomes data that are integral to delivering the very best patient care. What students and clinicians are saying: "This little pocket flip book is invaluable if you are a nursing student or new nurse, wealth of information very condensed and to the point." - Robert S., Amazon.com "I carried this around on my clinicals and it was great! It has nice rundowns of every major body system/problem that you might encounter on a med/surg floor." - Lisa R., Amazon.com "Very nice little reference book. Very helpful. Absolutely recommended. It's really good the type of paper that you can write on it and also easy to clean. Can be taken to the clinical site with no problems." - Leonardo Ruiz, Amazon.com "Perfect for a new nurse who needs a quick, concise refresher on information. Fits in my pocket nicely, and has come in handy more than once!" - Chandra N. Berger, Amazon.com "A must have for any nurse or nursing student! Everything you could need in one place!" - Jecca Leigh, Amazon.com

Nursing Facts Made Incredibly Quick!

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781582557403

Category: Medical

Page: 153

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Nursing Facts Made Incredibly Quick! is the point-of-care reference that every nurse in every specialty needs. This pocket-sized book of clinical tools provides instant access to information that nurses need quickly every day. The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily. Coverage includes assessment, lab test interpretation, dosage calculations, common medications, IV infusion, nursing diagnoses, and emergency and critical care fast facts such as ECG interpretation, CPR, ACLS algorithms, lead placement, and hemodynamic monitoring. Dozens of charts and illustrations are included. Tabs or distinctive colors identify each section.

Fluids and Electrolytes - the Easy Guide to Understand Fluids and Electrolytes!

Basic + Advanced Concepts Made Incredibly Easy!!

Author: Russell

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781506091990

Category: Medical

Page: 74

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My goal is to provide you with straight forward easy to understand information. So let's cut right to the chase and dive into Fluids and Electrolytes! Here's why this book is so amazing. This book is basically two books in one; it's divided into two parts. Part I is a simple and easy guide to understand Fluids and Electrolytes. It's great for nursing, biology, medical students, nurses and other medical professionals to get the job done. Part II of the book is Advanced Concepts of Fluids and Electrolytes Simplified. It's a great resource for those into anatomy and physiology or for those who strive for more knowledge. By the end of this book you will be able to: - Discuss the basic principles of fluid and electrolytes. - Identify all the different IV solutions and their uses. - Organs and the roles they play in electrolyte balance. - Describe the imbalances related to sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, and chloride. - Identify the treatment for fluid and electrolyte imbalances. - Know a plethora of advanced fluids and electrolytes concepts; just take a look at the table of content for Part II of the book! - Amaze your friends, family, co-workers and more importantly yourself! and MUCH more...

Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781789387

Category: Medical

Page: 436

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Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this book provides complete and clear explanations of how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. Focusing on mechanisms of drug action, the book details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems as well as drugs for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, and cancer. Potentially dangerous drug and drug-herb interactions are highlighted. This thoroughly updated edition covers the newest drugs in each pharmacologic class and includes information on obesity drugs, a new chapter on genitourinary system drugs, a new medication safety feature, and a new appendix on common herbal preparations and their drug interactions.

Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: William Scott,Deirdre McGrath

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781901831030

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 7806

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This practical book provides a clear guide to calculating drug dosages. The text covers basic maths (fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions and percentages), measurement systems and practical calculations. There is also vital information on recording drug administration, routes of administration, and more.

Pathophysiology: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

Author: Lippincott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 145115237X

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 957

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Pathophysiology: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with just the essential pathophysiology facts in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime, anywhere. Bullets, charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features help nurses spot key facts at a glance. Each chapter briefly reviews pathophysiologic concepts and disorders associated with that body system. Test Zone evaluates the reader's mastery of the subject. This edition has been revised and updated and includes five new disorder entries. A new Complications section has been added to every single entry.