Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582555393

Category: Medical

Page: 276

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Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy! Second Edition covers fundamental wound care principles and procedures, using a light-hearted, entertaining style. Coverage begins with skin anatomy and physiology, wound progression and healing, and factors that can delay or complicate healing. Subsequent chapters cover wound assessment and monitoring and wound care planning, procedures, and products. The book includes eight pages of full-color illustrations, intervention algorithms for diabetic, arterial, and venous ulcers, and eye-catching logos that emphasize key points. This new edition includes coverage of malignant wounds and palliative care. A new logo highlights considerations for special populations, including pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric patients.

Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582555546

Category: Medical

Page: 186

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Part of the Incredibly Visual! extension of the award-winning Incredibly Easy! Series®, this innovative book uses hundreds of full-color graphics to visually demonstrate every aspect of wound care—skin anatomy and physiology, wound healing, wound assessment, wound care procedures, wounds and ulcers of various etiologies, and wound care products. Logos include Best Dressed—tips on dressing wounds and choosing wound dressings; Take Note—documentation samples and tips; and Memory Board—visual mnemonics. "Vision Quest" puzzles test readers' knowledge.

Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496306341

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy covers fundamental wound care principles and procedures, using the Incredibly Easy Series’ light-hearted, entertaining style. Coverage begins with skin anatomy and physiology, wound progression and healing, and factors that can delay or complicate healing. Subsequent chapters cover wound assessment and monitoring and wound care planning, procedures, and products.

Wound Care

An Incredibly Visual! Pocket Guide

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781605472379

Category: Medical

Page: 314

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"Covers normal skin anatomy, stages of healing, wound classification and assessment techniques. Shows proper wound care procedures - from irrigation and dressings to abridement, skin grafts and other therapies. reviews pressure ulcers, burns, surgical wounds, Malignant wounds and more."--Publisher.

Surgical Care Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582559469

Category: Medical

Page: 201

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Building on and strengthening the award-winning Incredibly Easy! Series® features, Surgical Care Made Incredibly Visual! offers an innovative visual approach to mastering perioperative nursing. Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids guide nurses through each task in surgical care, including perianesthesia management, infection control, wound care, and nursing interventions for specific surgical procedures. Colored text highlights crucial information, and lighthearted logos reinforce key points. Come Equipped displays photographs or illustrations of equipment. Op Sight presents photographs or illustrations of surgical procedures. Post-Op Pitfall describes common complications of selected surgical procedures. Memory Board features visual mnemonics. "Vision Quest" puzzles test readers' knowledge in an entertaining way.

Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496309944

Category: Medical

Page: 680

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Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition of Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! presents essential nursing fundamentals in the easy-to-read, fun-to-learn format that is popular with nurses, nursing students, and faculty. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the theoretical foundations of nursing, the nursing process, basic nursing skills, physiologic patient care, and the latest nursing concepts, including evidence-based practice and critical thinking. Specific topics covered include oxygenation, self-care and hygiene, mobility and exercise, comfort from pain, rest and sleep, skin integrity, nutrition, and urinary and bowel elimination. Abundant illustrations, call-outs, end-of-chapter quizzes reinforce reading and highlight age-related considerations, risks and complications, and provide tips for documentation and patient-teaching.

ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496306910

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy makes learning to read and interpret rhythm strips simple. The book reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to obtain and interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the reader how to recognize and treat sinus, atrial, and ventricular arrhythmias, as well as heart blocks. In addition, the book explains how to obtain and interpret 12-lead ECGs. Each chapter features: a summary of key points; clear, simple explanations of problems; definitions of key terms; illustrations that clearly explain key concepts; bullets, ballot boxes, and checklists that make it easy to spot important points at a glance; sidebars that highlights key facts about ECG interpretation; and quick quizzes to test knowledge.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: David Moreau

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582554013

Category: Medical

Page: 469

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Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition provides up-to-the-minute, comprehensive information on pathophysiology in a practical, easy-to-understand, and entertaining manner. Chapters cover cancer, infection, immune disorders, genetics, and disorders of each body system, highlighting pathophysiologic processes, resulting signs and symptoms, diagnostic test findings, and current treatments. Reader-friendly features include illustrations, checklists, and full-color miniguides illustrating the pathophysiology of specific disorders. This edition has new full-color miniguides on cancer pathophysiology and neuropathology. A new Focus on Genetics feature identifies gene-related discoveries and their implications for treatment or diagnosis. Review questions and answers follow current NCLEX-RN® requirements and alternate-format questions are included.

Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582554648

Category: Medical

Page: 532

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Emergency Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! offers essential information on emergency, trauma, and critical care in the popular, easy-to-learn, and enjoyable Incredibly Easy! format. It covers emergency care basics including patient assessment and triage, trauma, disease crises, and patient and family communication, as well as legal issues such as handling evidence and documentation and holistic issues such as pain and end-of-life care. Chapters detail emergency nursing by body system and cover shock, multi-system traumas, environmental emergencies, disaster preparedness, communicable diseases, and obstetric and pediatric emergencies. The presentation features light-hearted cartoons and humor, "Memory Joggers" and other icons, and end-of-chapter review questions.

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496306945

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 9994

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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.

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.

Wound Care at a Glance

Author: Ian Peate,Wyn Glencross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118995554

Category: Medical

Page: 128

View: 1851

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Wound Care at a Glance combines superb illustrations with accessible and informative text to make the key concepts of wound care easy to understand. Providing practical guidance for all healthcare professionals who care for people with wounds, or who have an interest in this complex area of healthcare, it succinctly addresses a wide range of issues including relevant anatomy and physiology, psychological issues, physical care considerations, patient safety issues, legal and ethical issues, and various treatment and management options.

Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496350472

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 2828

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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.

Acute & Chronic Wounds

Current Management Concepts

Author: Ruth A. Bryant,Denise P. Nix

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316212

Category: Patient care planning

Page: 648

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Preceded by Acute & chronic wounds / [edited by] Ruth A. Bryant, Denise P. Nix. c2012.

ER Facts Made Incredibly Quick!

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781582555911

Category: Medical

Page: 121

View: 7417

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Provides instant access to essential information emergency nurses need every day. Coverage includes triage guidelines, ACLS algorithms, identifying child, spouse, and elder abuse, and immediate assessment and care of gunshot wounds, stab wounds, cardiac events, breathing difficulties, multiple trauma, and more.

Wound Care Essentials

Practice Principles

Author: Sharon Baranoski,Elizabeth Ayello

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469889145

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 8002

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Written by renowned wound care experts Sharon Baranoski and Elizabeth Ayello, in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of experts, this handbook covers all aspects of wound assessment, treatment, and care.

Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care

Author: Cathy Thomas Hess

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609136799

Category: Medical

Page: 607

View: 6760

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Accelerate your skin and wound care with the Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care, Seventh Edition. This compact and sensibly organized guide is vital to providing optimal care. Look forward to: * Updated advice on skin care products helps you make the right choices. * Current documentation regulations, so that you can properly illustrate wound healing. * New chapters on lymphedema and best practices. * Profiles of more than 300 products, in A to Z organization for easy identification. * Benchmark outcomes help you take your care to the next level... and more. You'll accurately assess, plan, and monitor wound care using the most current, best nursing practices. This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that's both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today's media capabilities. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care, including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation. From identifying patients at risk for wounds to achieving compliance for self-care, this is the companion you'll rely on day after day. You'll gain a deeper understanding of chronic wounds, accurately interpret lab values and adapt your care, develop a proper skin and wound care formulary, expertly manage tissue load, and understand and apply the wound care regulatory process. Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products, all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference. You'll find a wealth of NEW advice on the skin care products you use most, including cleansers, moisture barriers, antifungal and antimicrobial treatments, therapeutic moisturizers, liquid skin protectants, and others. The Seventh edition of Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more.

Intensive Care Nursing

A Framework for Practice

Author: Philip Woodrow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134191200

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 1566

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This completely updated and revised new edition is specially written for qualified nurses working in intensive care nursing units. Fully comprehensive and developed to be as accessible as possible it contains four new chapters with valuable new and updated clinical scenarios to aid learning. Intensive Care Nursing is structured in user-friendly sections. Each chapter contains 'fundamental knowledge' needed to understand the chapter, an introduction, 'implications for practice', a chapter summary, completely updated further reading, 'time out' sections for revision and a clinical scenario with questions included. This second edition has been fully developed and reviewed by practitioners and teachers, as well as a senior pharmacist and covers: patient-focused issues of bedside nursing the technical knowledge necessary to care safely for ICU patients the more common and specialized disease processes and treatments encountered how nurses can use their knowledge and skills to develop their own and others' practice. A support website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415373239 links to other important sites, gives answers to the clinical scenario questions and provides a forum for discussion of important clinical issues. Written by a practice development nurse with a strong clinical background in intensive care nursing and experience of teaching nursing, Intensive Care Nursing is essential reading for nurses and health professionals working with high dependency patients.

Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496382579

Category: Medical

Page: 308

View: 8100

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Get clear on nursing care planning and map the way to positive outcomes—in the classroom and in clinical practice—with the thoroughly updated Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition. Learn step-by-step how to build a concept map, develop a nursing diagnosis, and choose realistic outcomes and individualized interventions. This nursing guide leads you expertly through the care plan process, backed by the Made Incredibly Easy series’ trademark humor, plentiful illustrations, and down-to-earth explanations. Master the concepts and process of care planning ... NEWand updated guidance on following the evidence-based standards of North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) diagnoses, and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) guidelines Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC), and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) guidelines NEWfull-color design—dozens of illustrations and diagrams that outline the process of concept mapping, diagramming, and intervention planning NEW guidance on creating electronic plans—online access to 166 customizable care plans covering every nursing specialty, including new plans for gastric bypass, preterm labor, and cerebral palsy, plus examples of handwritten care plans NEW Nurse Joy and Jake offer practical advice throughout Breaks down the process of creating individualized care plans into easy-to-follow segments Guides nursing students and new nurses into the critical thinking and planning skills needed to choose appropriate, effective treatments and interventions Case study exercises and clinical tips to help you integrate care plan concepts and evidence-based standards with real-life situations Part Idiscusses NANDA-I, NOC, and NIC—covers assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, and integrating the concepts Part II integrates major nursing diagnoseswith common medical diagnoses—addresses medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric diagnoses Chapter features include: Just the facts—quick summary of chapter content Under construction—sample concept maps and care plan components, with tips for creating individualized care plans On the case—visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios Weighing the evidence—the latest evidence-based standards of care, demonstrated in sample care plans Teacher knowsbest—helpful tips and reminders to help you apply what you are learning Memory jogger—techniques for remembering vital content