Nursing the Neonate

Author: Maggie Meeks,Maggie Hallsworth,Helen Yeo

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111869743X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Written by a multidisciplinary team of medical and nursing experts, this fully-updated second edition provides evidence-based coverage of all frequently seen neonatal conditions. Divided into chapters based on body-systems, each section includes discussion of relevant embryology, anatomy and physiology. Designed for real-life practice in the ward, each chapter includes clear guidelines for procedure and discussion of best practice. Case studies are used throughout to aid discussion of specific equipment, conditions, and situations. An essential resource for neonatal nursing and midwifery students, as well as practicing neonatal nurses, this acclaimed text may also be of use to junior doctors beginning neonatology. Evidence-based theory clearly linked to application in the ward with case studies throughout Procedure and equipment guidelines included, with specific recommendations for practice Accessible format designed for easy reading and reference Highly illustrated with relevant diagrams and pictures

Nursing the Neonate

Author: Helen Yeo

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632050499

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Nursing the Neonate is written with neonatal, children's nursing and midwifery students in mind, as well as practising neonatal nurses. Clear and accessible, with a host of illustrations, the book begins with a discussion of the history of neonatal nursing and specialist units. It then goes on to look at specific nursing problems and issues facing neonatal nurses, and places them within a wider social, familial and cultural context. This comprehensive text covers all aspects of neonatal nursing. It addresses issues such as discharge planning, stress in the neonatal unit, transcultural nursing and ethics, as well as discussing the clinical care of the newborn and various conditions which may require treatment. Research-based, Nursing the Neonate includes references to the most up-to-date research and practice.

Straight A's in Maternal-neonatal Nursing

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582556932

Category: Medical

Page: 439

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This easy-to-read outline review follows the unique two-column Straight A's format that lets students choose how they study to improve test scores and final grades. The interior column outlines key facts for in-depth review; the exterior column lists only the most crucial points for quickest review. Other features include pretest questions at the beginning of each chapter; end-of-chapter NCLEX®-style questions; lists of top items to study before a test; Time-Out for Teaching patient-teaching points; Go with the Flow algorithms; and alerts highlighted in a second color. A bound-in CD-ROM contains hundreds of NCLEX®-style questions—including alternate-item format questions—with answers and rationales.

Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual

Author: Sheila Sparks Ralph,Cynthia M. Taylor

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582552927

Category: Medical

Page: 758

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Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual, Sixth Edition helps nursing students and practicing nurses prepare care plans accurately and efficiently for every NANDA-approved nursing diagnosis. The book features a life-cycle format, with sections on adult, adolescent, child, maternal-neonatal, and geriatric health. Sections on community-based health (care plans on home health, health promotion, and more) and psychiatric/mental health round out the volume. Each care plan includes clear-cut criteria for identifying the right nursing diagnosis, assessment guidelines, outcome statements, rationales with all interventions, and documentation guidelines.

NCLEX-RN Review Made Incredibly Easy

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582554518

Category: Medical

Page: 841

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Revised to meet the latest Board of Nurse Examiners criteria for the NCLEX-RN®, this book uses the well-known Incredibly Easy! approach to make NCLEX® review effective and enjoyable. In a light-hearted manner that reduces anxiety and aids retention, the book thoroughly reviews every area of nursing—adult care, psychiatric care, maternal-neonatal care, care of the child, leadership and management, and law and ethics. This edition includes a new chapter on how to prepare for the NCLEX®, plus 200 alternate-format questions and answers added to the appendix and accompanying CD-ROM. The book also includes an entertaining graphic novel depicting the NCLEX® process from application to license and valuable strategies for successfully passing the exam.

Nursing Care of Children - E-Book

Principles and Practice

Author: Susan R. James,Kristine Nelson,Jean Ashwill

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329345X

Category: Medical

Page: 880

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Master the art of caring for children with most effective, efficient, and affordable title on pediatric nursing care. Taking on a family focus, this student-friendly text teaches growth, development, and information on the major body system alterations. Plus, dramatically streamlined content and new learning tools make this new edition even more tailored to your learning needs. Expert reviews of chapter content ensure all chapters include current practices, terms, and updated information. Health Promotion boxes summarize information from the American Academy of Pediatrics to teach you how to perform a comprehensive assessment of well infants and children at various ages. Illustrated Procedure boxes include step-by-step instructions for common nursing tasks. Pathophysiology boxes explain changes in physiology that occur in a variety of diseases and disorders in children. Nursing process highlighted in nursing care plans and in-text discussions. Clinical Reference pages provide students with easy-to-find reference sections, including basic anatomy and physiology, pediatric differences, related laboratory and diagnostic tests, and commonly prescribed medications. Safety Alert boxes highlight patient safety as part of the QSEN initiative for better outcomes of nursing care. Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxes (formerly Using Research to Improve Practice) assist you in determining best practices in your future care of children. Patient-Centered Care boxes guide you in teaching the parents and child about self-care in the home and follow-up care in community-based health care settings. Streamlined Nursing Care Plans have been reformatted to make them easier to read and use. Updated photos throughout the book keep the text up-to-date and visually appealing. Key concepts are highlighted in the book and their definitions are provided in a glossary.

A Textbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing E-Book

Author: Dr Jim Richardson,Edward Alan Glasper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044407

Category: Medical

Page: 776

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nurse for life – electronic access only Get to all of the high-quality content from Elsevier faster than ever! Your favourite textbooks are now available as e-books through nurse for life, allowing you to: Electronically search the book Create and share notes and highlights Save time with automatic referencing Load it up and change the way you learn! What do I get? You will be emailed a PIN code that will give you perpetual access to the electronic version of the book through nurse for life. Book description This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Covering the full age and specialty spectrum this text brings together for the first time, individual chapters from among the most respected children's nurses. This textbook is rooted in child-centred health care within a family context and draws upon best contemporary practice throughout the UK and further afield. This innovative text harnesses new design parameters in enquiry-based/problem-based learning, providing up-to-date information on a wide range of topics. In an exciting addition each chapter offers readers additional material on an Evolve website. Full Microsoft PowerPoint presentations augment the written chapters and provide extra information that includes case studies, moving image, photographs and text. Each chapter offers readers additional material on an Evolve website. Full Microsoft PowerPoint presentations augment the written chapters and provide extra information that includes case studies, moving image, photographs and text. Aims, objectives, learning outcomes, a summary box in each chapter and key points assist learning and understanding Professional conversation boxes enliven the text on the page and make it more interesting to dip into Suggestions for seminar discussion topics to help teachers Case studies help to relate theory to practice Prompts to promote reflective practice Activity boxes/suggested visits Evidence based practice boxes which highlight key research studies, annotated bibliographies including details of web-sites and full contemporary references to the evidence base Resource lists including recommended web-site addresses

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing - E-Book

Author: AACN,NANN,AWHONN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145570413X

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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The only exam review for the two leading neonatal critical-care nursing certification examinations, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition prepares you for your exam with realistic questions and test simulation. Based on the blueprints of the AACN's CCRN-Neonatal exam and the NCC's Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 3rd Edition, and reflect essential knowledge, the latest evidence, and best practices. A total of 600 questions and answers with rationales are provided. Developed by the AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, this powerful review tool offers excellent preparation for your certification exam! This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Realistic exam practice is offered through questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Updated questions reflect the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition, and the latest test plans by both AACN and NCC. Complete remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere.

Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate

Author: Jay P. Goldsmith,Edward Karotkin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143773586X

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate, 5th Edition, by Drs. Jay P. Goldsmith and Edward Karotkin, guides you through the latest innovations in ventilatory assistance, helping you improve outcomes and quality of life in newborns. With a new emphasis on non-invasive ventilation and earlier extubation, it covers basic concepts of pulmonary pathophysiology and offers practical guidance on both basic and advanced ventilation management strategies. Access expert coverage of all aspects of neonatal pulmonary care—including complications, nutrition, transport, outcomes, follow-up, and parental education. Sharpen your diagnostic and clinical skills with case studies drawn from actual patients. Find key facts fast with more than 30 quick-reference appendices: normal values, assessment charts, ICU flow charts, procedure steps, and other useful tools. Learn how to best use assisted ventilation equipment and pharmacologic agents to prevent long-term pulmonary and neurologic damage. Benefit from Drs. Goldsmith and Karotkin’s widely acknowledged expertise in neonatology and pulmonology. Incorporate the latest innovations in ventilatory strategies in your practice. Gain new insight into today’s hottest topics including Ventilator Associated Pneumonia; Quality Improvement; Ventilation of Neonates in Developing Countries; and Human Interactions with Mechanical Ventilators. Understand the pros and cons of non-invasive ventilation and earlier extubation. Avoid ventilator-associated illness and injury with practical guidance in this vital area. Get coverage of basic concepts and advanced neonatal ventilation management strategies in one volume. Master the art of mechanical ventilation with the latest innovations in ventilatory assistance and improve outcomes and quality of life in newborns.

Saunders Q & A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination E-Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455710733

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Based on student feedback, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination is organized to address specific Client Needs and Integrated Processes to mirror the NCLEX-PN test plan. This review follows Silvestri Comprehensive Review as the natural next step for students in the Silvestri suite of products. It contains 3,200 practice questions—including Alternate Item Format—that include comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect options, test-taking strategies, and a textbook page reference for further explanation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Remediation tied directly back to your Elsevier textbooks provides resources for further study. Content is organized according to Client Needs, providing an organized review for exam preparation and end-of-course or exit standardized exams. Practice questions, answers, and detailed rationales all appear on the same page, giving you immediate feedback on your responses. Detailed test-taking strategies for each question give you clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect options. Provides computerized testing practice in study, quiz, or exam modes, to allow you to choose from 21 different content categories and focus your study sessions. Each question is categorized by level of cognitive ability, Client Needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area to allow you multiple study and exam selections. Contains chapters on academic and nonacademic NCLEX-PN preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and test-taking strategies that help you understand complicated exam questions. Comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions related to all content areas in the book and representative of the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan.

Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination E-Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733415

Category: Medical

Page: 728

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With more than 5,800 test questions, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 5th Edition provides the practice you need to succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam. To enhance your review, each question includes a test-taking strategy, rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and page references to major nursing textbooks. The companion Evolve website adds a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and lets you answer questions in quiz, study, or exam mode. Written by NCLEX review expert Linda Anne Silvestri, this book organizes questions to match the Client Needs and Integrated Processes found in the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. This review is part of the popular Saunders Pyramid to Success, which has helped more than 1.5 million nurses pass the NCLEX exam! A detailed test-taking strategy is included for each question, providing clues for analyzing and selecting the correct answer. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. Questions categorized by Cognitive Level, Client Needs area, Integrated Process, and clinical content area help you focus on the question types you find most difficult. All alternate item format questions (multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), audio, video, and chart/exhibit) are included. Chapters organized by Client Needs simplify your review and reflect the question mix in the NCLEX-RN® test plan blueprint. A 85-question comprehensive exam represents the content and percentages of question types identified in the NCLEX-RN test plan. Preparation for your NCLEX-RN review includes chapters on nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and a view of the NCLEX-RN from a new graduate's perspective. Page references to Elsevier textbooks direct you to remediation material for any question answered incorrectly. A companion Evolve website includes a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and lets you answer questions in quiz, study, or exam mode. Automatic updates of the Evolve site allow you to check for changes to content or functionality throughout the life of the edition. Content from the most recent NCLEX-RN® test plan covers the newest topics you could see on the exam. 600 questions are added, for a total of 5,800 in the book and on the companion Evolve website. Hundreds of new alternate item format questions provide even more opportunity for practice. A Priority Nursing Tip is included with each question, providing important patient care information. A full-color design and over 20 new figures enhance understanding and increase the book's visual appeal. Review format includes chapters on how to study for and take the NCLEX examination, and includes a test for each Client Need category, a test on Integrated Processes, and a comprehensive test for practice in answering questions from all areas. A new content-area index makes it easier to find questions and review a given disorder/topic.

Mosby's Review Questions for the NCLEX-RN Exam - E-Book

Author: Patricia M. Nugent,Judith S. Green,Barbara A. Vitale,Phyllis K. Pelikan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323079938

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Prepare for exam success with Mosby's Review Questions for the NCLEX-RN® Examination! Over 5,000 exam-style practice questions help you assess your strengths and weaknesses, develop test-taking skills, and reduce your test anxiety. Written by testing experts Patricia M. Nugent, Phyllis K. Pelikan, Judith S. Green, and Barbara A. Vitale, this book makes review easy by organizing material into the core clinical areas of medical-surgical nursing, mental health, maternity, and pediatrics. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answers, and alternate item format questions ensure that you're prepared for the latest version of the exam. Convenient organization by core clinical area, body system, and disorders makes it easy for students to select the practice questions they prefer. More than 3,000 questions in the book Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers explain the reasoning behind each answer option. Alternate item format questions include fill-in-the-blank, multiple response, drag and drop prioritizing, chart/exhibit, and hot spot (figure/illustration) enhance students' critical thinking skills. Three practice modes -- study, quiz, and exam Coverage of new content on the 2010 NCLEX-RN test plan prepares your students for the exam with the most up-to-date information. An increase to over 300 alternate item format questions provides additional practice with these important critical thinking questions. 12 chart/exhibit alternate item format questions introduce students to the newest alternate item format type. Coverage of new content on the 2010 NCLEX-RN test plan prepares you for the exam with the most up-to-date information. An increase to over 300 alternate item format questions provides additional practice with these important critical thinking questions. 12 chart/exhibit alternate item format questions introduce the newest alternate item format type.

Professional Nursing

Concepts, Issues, and Challenges

Author: John Daly, RN, PhD,Sandra Speedy, RN, EdD,Debra Jackson, RN, PhD,Vickie Lambert, RN, DNSc, FAAN,Clinton Lambert, RN,PhD,CS,FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826125576

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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This engagingly written text offers nursing students comprehensive ideas and perspectives that are basic to the practice of contemporary nursing. Each chapter focuses on a foundational area of study and explores the central concepts, relevant issues, dilemma, and debates. It presents a broad-range of professional issues, ranging from a brief history of nursing in the U.S., research and legal issues, to an introduction to nursing organizations and regulatory bodies.

Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing - E-Book

Author: Gloria Leifer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293573

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX® test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care. Cultural Considerations boxes and a Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool help in developing individualized plans of care. Updated health promotion content includes Health Promotion boxes focusing on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness -- including the complete immunization schedules for all ages. Nursing Tips provide information applying to the clinical setting. Objectives are listed in each chapter opener. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references at the beginning of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you understand how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply critical thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes animations, videos, answers to review questions and answer guidelines for critical thinking questions, an English/Spanish audio glossary, critical thinking case studies, and additional review questions for the NCLEX examination.

Lippincott's Review for NCLEX-RN

Author: Diane McGovern Billings

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582553603

Category: Medical

Page: 843

View: 1931

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The thoroughly updated edition reflects the current NCLEX test plan and contains more than 5,000 test questions to help students practice taking the exam. The book contains more questions than any other NCLEX-RN review and includes more pharmacology-related questions.

Klaus and Fanaroff's Care of the High-Risk Neonate E-Book

Author: Jonathan M Fanaroff,Avroy A. Fanaroff

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455740373

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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Stay up to date with recent advances in the NICU with Klaus and Fanaroff's Care of the High-Risk Neonate, 6th Edition. This trusted neonatology reference thoroughly covers the new guidelines, equipment, drugs, and treatments that have greatly increased the chance of survival for high-risk infants. Expert contributors deliver the information you need to stay on top of the technological and medical advances in this challenging field. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you’re using or where you’re located. Benefit from the expert advice offered in concise, easy-to-read editorial comments throughout the book. Assess your knowledge with comprehensive question-and-answer sections at the end of each chapter. Understand the clinical relevance of what you’ve learned with case studies that highlight real-world application. Own the reference trusted for nearly 40 years by those who care for at-risk neonates in the dynamic and challenging NICU. Get fast access to need-to-know information on drugs used in the NICU, normal values, and much more in the fully updated appendices. Keep your knowledge up to date with expanded coverage of evidence-based medicine and the role of networks in generating evidence. Stay current with all aspects of neonatal care, including resuscitation, transport, nutrition, respiratory problems and assisted ventilation, and organ-specific care.

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book

Author: Jane Coad,Melvyn Dunstall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045934

Category: Medical

Page: 472

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Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.

Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care

Author: Sandra L. Gardner,Brian S. Carter,Mary Enzman Hines,Jacinto A. Hernandez

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032332083X

Category: Medical

Page: 1008

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Preceded by Merenstein & Gardner's handbook of neonatal intensive care / [edited by] Sandra L. Gardner... [et al.]. 7th ed. c2011.

Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient

Author: Cathy C. Cartwright,Donna C. Wallace

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642325548

Category: Medical

Page: 444

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Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient is a detailed reference for nurses and other health care providers who care for children with neurosurgical problems. The explanations of pathophysiology, anatomy, radiodiagnostic testing, and treatment options for each neurosurgical diagnosis will help to clarify the rationale behind the nursing care. Descriptions of presenting symptoms, history and findings on neurological examination will help nurses understand the neurological disorder and identify problems. Each chapter includes case studies, impact on families, patient and family education, and practice pearls. Staff and student nurses working in clinics, critical care units, pediatric units, operating rooms, post-anesthesia care units, emergency departments, and radiology departments will benefit from the information presented. Although this book is written for nurses, medical students and neurosurgery residents will also find it helpful.