Ace the PCCN®

Study Guide

Author: Nicole Kupchik

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997834932

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Page: N.A

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Ace the PCCN(R) You Can Do it! Study Guide was designed to serve as a succinct guide following AACN's test blueprint for the PCCN(R) examination. The guide was purposefully written using only bullet points containing key information on each disease state. Consider using the accompanying guide Ace the PCCN(R) You Can Do It? Practice Review Question Book, which contains over 500 practice questions with rationale.
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Ace the CCRN®

Practice Review Book

Author: Nicole Kupchick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997834901

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Page: N.A

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Congratulations on taking a step toward becoming certified! Ace the CCRN(R) You Can Do It! Practice Review Questions book was designed to challenge your knowledge using practice questions following AACN's test blueprint for the CCRN(R) examination. The book contains hundreds of practice questions and provides rationales for each of the questions.
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Pccn Exam Secrets Study Guide

Pccn Test Review for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam

Author: Mometrix Media,Pccn Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781610724920

Category: Medical

Page: 172

View: 9797

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** PCCN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PCCN 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. PCCN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to PCCN 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: Etiology of Acute Coronary Syndrome, Treatment of Unstable Angina, Anticoagulation and Thrombolytic Therapy, Calcium Channel Blockers, Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction/Ischemia, Use of Cardiac Enzymes, Thrombolytic Therapy, Pulmonary Edema/Heart Failure Phases, Four Causes of Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema, Risk Factors for Heart Disease, Laboratory Studies and Diagnostic Tests, Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure, Brain Natiuretic Peptide, Pharmacological Treatments, Stages of Heart Failure, Prevention of Hypoglycemia, Critical Care Management of Hypoglycemia, Assessment of Adrenal Function, Diagnosis of Diabetes Insipidus, Clinical Signs and Symptoms of DKA, The Five Grades of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Fischer Grade Classification, and much more...
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Pass PCCN!

Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison,Kathleen Farrell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323077277

Category: Medical

Page: 662

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This new PCCN review book applies Robin Dennison's time-tested approach to the Progressive Care Nursing Certification exam and follows the latest PCCN exam test plan, with one or more chapters for each section of the exam. It features a thorough review in narrative format for each chapter, and covers all of the content you need to master the PCCN exam.
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Progressive Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams

Author: Alexander Johnson,Hillary Crumlett

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071826777

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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The best book on the market for nurses preparing for the Progressive Care Certification Exam! This score-boosting new resource is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the PCCN blueprint, the book reflects the latest changes to test plan, so you can be confident you are studying the most timely, relevant material possible. With more than 1,200 Q&A, and an easy-to-follow, step-by-step review of all the must-know content, this is a true essential for anyone preparing for the exam. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exam, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify your weak areas. In addition, handy “Editor’s Notes” highlight what is important and gives you an idea of the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Features: • Vibrant two-color layout • Chapter ending Summaries encapsulate must-know information • Remediation for answers to practice exams • Boxes and sidebars highlight important information.
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PCCN Review Book 2018-2019

PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam

Author: Pccn Exam Prep Team

Publisher: Trivium LLC

ISBN: 9781635302868

Category: Medical

Page: 148

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Trivium Test PCCN Review Book 2018-2019: PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam offers:Our PCCN review book is updated from our PCCN review book 2016 with a detailed overview of what you need to know for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam, so that you know exactly what to expectTrivium Test Prep¿s PCCN certification review also covers all of the subjects over which you will be tested on the PCCN testIncludes 100 PCCN exam practice questions for the best PCCN test prepTrivium¿s PCCN review book also offers test tips and strategies to help you score higher on for the PCCN exam Trivium Test Prep¿s PCCN Review Book 2018-2019: PCCN Study Guide and Practice Test Questions for the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam covers:Cardiovascular DisordersPulmonary DisordersEndocrine, Hematological, Gastrointestinal, and Renal DisordersNeurological, Multisystem, and Behavioral DisordersPsychological DisordersProfessional Caring and Ethical PracticePCCN Practice Exam About the PCCN TestThe PCCN certification is a designation provided by the AACN, granted to those who have demonstrated a thorough knowledge in progressive care nursing for acutely ill patients. The PCCN exam lasts for 2 hours 30 minutes and has 125 items. However only 100 of them are scored. The other 25 questions are used for gathering information to improve future exams if needed. Approximately 80% of the exam will focus on ¿Clinical Judgment¿ and the other 20% will cover ¿Professional Caring and Ethical Practice¿. A majority of the exam focuses on age-specific patient groups, but some of it may also span across the entire average lifespan.
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Pccn Review Book

Quick Study Book & Review Questions for the Progressive Care Nursing Certification Exam

Author: Pccn Certification Review Prep Team

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781516707447

Category: Medical

Page: 172

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Get the test prep help you need to be successful on the PCCN exam. The PCCN exam is extremely challenging and test preparation is essential for success. PCCN Quick Study is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the PCCN exam. It's adapted from the PCCN Exam Secrets Study Guide. Not only does it provide a guide to the PCCN exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanation of each answer. PCCN Quick Study includes: -A review of material covered on the Progressive Care Certified Nurse Exam -A thorough guide to clinical judgment -An extensive look at professional caring and ethical practice -Practice questions with detailed answer explanations It's filled with the critical information you'll need in order to do well on the test the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that the PCCN exam expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam. -Clinical Judgment -Cardiovascular -Cardiovascular -Pulmonary -Endocrine -Hematology/Immunology -Neurology -Gastrointestinal -Renal -Multisystem -Infectious diseases -Wound therapy -Shock -Behavioral -Delirium -Depression -Substance abuse These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing the PCCN exam. The guide is laid out in a logical and organized fashion so that one section naturally flows from the one preceding it. Because it's written with an eye for both technical accuracy and accessibility, you will not have to worry about getting lost in dense academic language. Any test prep guide is only as good as its practice questions and answers, and that's another area where our guide stands out. Our test designers have provided test questions to help you know what to expect on the actual PCCN exam. Each answer is explained in depth, in order to make the principles and reasoning behind it crystal clear. We've helped thousands of people pass standardized tests and achieve their education and career goals.
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Progressive Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams

Author: Thomas Ahrens

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071761446

Category: Medical

Page: 623

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The best review available for Progressive Care certification – updated to reflect the latest changes in the PCCN exam! CD-ROM with 2 comprehensive practice exams Progressive Care Nursing Certification is a complete step-by-step guide that thoroughly covers everything you need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the PCCN blueprint, the book reflects the latest changes to the test plan--so you know you are studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible. Presented in short, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing you to target your study and quickly identify weak areas. In addition, the handy “Editor’s Note” highlights what’s important and gives you an idea of the number of questions you should expect on a given topic. Everything you need to pass the Progressive Care certification exam: A companion CD-ROM containing two complete practice exams A practice exam at the end of each part of the book (10 in all) More than 500 Q&A in the book and on the CD-ROM Content that includes every topic you will see on the exam: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Endocrine, Immunology and Hematology, Gastroenterology, Renal, Multi-organ Problems, Synergy, Behavior
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Cracking the CBEST, 3rd Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 1101882387

Category: Study Aids

Page: 368

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THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) with 3 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher. This eBook edition has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. Techniques That Actually Work. • Tried-and-true tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the test • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically • Essential strategies to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. • Comprehensive content reviews for all test topics • A helpful essay template to break down the writing section piece-by-piece • Math fundamentals to help you review the basics, as well as estimation, measurement, statistical principles, computation, and more Practice Your Way to Excellence. • 3 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations • Tons of practice problems and drills • Summary lists at the end of each content review chapter
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CMC Exam Secrets Study Guide

CMC Test Review for the Cardiac Medicine Certification Exam

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781609714222

Category: Medical

Page: 174

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CMC Exam Secrets helps you ace the Cardiac Medicine Certification Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CMC 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. CMC Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CMC 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; A comprehensive Content review including: Acute Coronary Syndrome, STEMI, Beta-Blockers, Morphine Sulfate, Plavix, Normal Sinus Rhythm, Ventricular Tachycardia, Torsades De Pointes, Sinus Bradycardia., Supraventricular Tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, Digoxin, Wenckebach AV Block, Papillary Muscle Rupture, Ventricular Aneurysmectomy, Nesiritide, Pulmonary Edema, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Mitral Valve Regurgitation, Aortic Stenosis, Cardiac Tamponade, Pericardiocentesis, Cardiogenic Shock, Myocarditis, Pericarditis, Venous Thrombosis, Hypertension, 'White Coat' Hypertension, Tetralogy Of Fallot, Truncus Arteriosus, Ebstein's Anomaly, Acute Pulmonary Embolus, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Cor Pulmonale, Pneumothorax, Pneumomediastinum, Diabetes Mellitus, Hemoglobin A1C Test, Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Ischemic Stroke, and much more...
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Fluids & Electrolytes

Author: Cynthia C. Chernecky,Denise Macklin,Kathleen Murphy-Ende

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781416028796

Category: Medical

Page: 324

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Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Fluid and Electrolytes, 2nd Edition presents a complete review of the ever-challenging topic of fluid and electrolytes, using lighthearted cartoons and mnemonic tools designed to make your learning experience more relaxed and enjoyable. Each book in the unique Saunders Nursing Survival Guides series features brief, focused material and lively illustrations that make complex subjects approachable and easy to understand. Consistent unit headings - What You Will Learn, What It Is, What You Need to Know, What You Do, and Do You Understand? - break information into manageable sections to make learning easier. Each chapter also includes a number of NCLEX® Exam-style review questions to reinforce important information and help you prepare for the examination as well as future clinical applications. Unique presentation of content allows students to survive and thrive. Material is presented using adult learning principles and various active-learning strategies to engage nursing students of all ages, backgrounds, and learning styles. Consistent chapter format breaks down information into small units and reinforces an effective thinking process. Special icons for Lifespan Considerations, Cultural Implications, Web Links, and Cautions help the student quickly identify special content in the chapter. Memory-reinforcing interactive activities (including fill-in the blank, matching, word jumbles, true/false, and crossword puzzles) promote student learning. Clinical terms and shorthand expressions are highlighted in parentheses to expose students to terminology that they will hear in the hospital setting. Boxed Take Home Points provide the benefit of years of nursing experience that students can use to prepare for their clinical rotation. Original cartoon-character illustrations walk the student through difficult subjects with a lighthearted approach. Cover design and series title better identifies the series as a fun and simple review. What You Will Learn section provides chapter objectives for the reader to aid in their navigation through the chapters. Over 100 NCLEX® examination-style review questions have been moved to the ends of chapters to immediately test student knowledge.
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GED Test For Dummies

Author: Murray Shukyn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119287200

Category: Education

Page: 480

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Score high on the GED Test In today's job environment, it's usually the better-educated person who gets the position, promotion, or raise. Scoring high on the GED Test can give you an edge over the competition—whether it's to get a brand-new job or advance in the one you already have. If you're preparing for the exam and want to increase your odds of scoring higher, GED Test For Dummies gets you up and running with everything you need to know for test day. Inside, you'll find valuable, easy-to-digest information for navigating your way through tests on Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning, and Science. Whether you're looking to perfect your grammar and punctuation skills, put the social in your studies, take the fear out of math and science, get familiar with different types of fiction and nonfiction passages, or answer every multiple-choice question with confidence, GED Test For Dummies makes it not only possible, but easy for you to score high on this life-changing exam. Fully updated to reflect the latest version of the GED test Includes two full-length practice tests with answers and detailed explanations Provides vital information and test-taking tips to help maximize your score Includes special considerations for those whose first language isn't English Feel good about yourself knowing that you accomplished something amazing. Get GED Test For Dummies and put yourself on the road to greater success.
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Barron's CCRN Exam

Author: Patricia Juarez, APN, CCNS, CCRN-K

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 1438068611

Category: Study Aids

Page: 360

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Achieving certification in Critical Care Nursing is a major professional accomplishment. But in order to reach that important milestone, you need to pass the CCRN exam. Barron’s CCRN Exam guide provides all of the key concepts test-takers need to master in order to pass the adult critical care nursing certification exam. This book features: detailed subject reviews of such topics as Cardiovascular Concepts, Pulmonary Concepts, Professional Caring and Ethical Practice Concepts and more, along with corresponding practice questions; a 25-question pre-test, to help pinpoint areas in need of intensive study; 2 full-length sample CCRN tests, each with 150 multiple choice questions and fully-explained answers; and 650 practice questions overall, for review and study. CCRNs who have successfully passed the test report that self-testing with sets of practice questions such as these is an excellent strategy for success. Don’t take chances with your certification—let Barron’s CCRN Exam help you achieve the next level of professional achievement .Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to one additional full-length online CCRN exam with all questions answered and explained.
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AACN Core Curriculum for High Acuity, Progressive and Critical Care Nursing - E-Book

Author: AACN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323429327

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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From the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) comes the definitive resource for critical care certification and clinical practice. This new seventh edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the current state of high acuity, progressive, and critical care nursing practice and includes expanded coverage of pain management, palliative care, and end-of-life care; transplantation; and key AACN initiatives. It also reflects the most current literature, national and international guidelines, clinical studies, and of course, the newest content on the CCRN® exam. Authored by the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this is the definitive guide to critical care nursing certification and clinical practice. NEW! Significantly updated content corresponds to the most recent CCRN® examination blueprint and reflects the most current literature, national and international guidelines, clinical studies, AACN/ANA scope of practice, and ECCO 3.0. NEW! Expanded coverage of key content reflects the healthcare needs of today’s patients, including pain management, palliative care, and end-of-life care; nutritional support; transplantation; and key AACN initiatives. Concise outline format is organized by body system to make information easy to digest. NEW! Clinical Pearls and Key Concepts boxes highlight key content and serve as a convenient quick reference. NEW! Improved navigation includes printed index tabs to help distinguish chapters and find information fast. Basic to advanced levels of coverage, with an emphasis on clinical nursing practice, prepare you for the full range of knowledge you will encounter on the CCRN exam and in practice. Coverage of the AACN Synergy Model is featured in the new opening chapter. Professional Care and Ethical Practice is integrated into the Core Curriculum series framework. A new chapter on Critical Care Patients with Special Needs includes bariatric and geriatric patients in critical care, as well as high-risk obstetric patients. Features new content on chest tubes, liver transplantation for acute liver failure, spirituality, and spiritual aspects of care. Integrates pain as the 5th vital sign and includes JCAHO, HCFA, and AHCPR guidelines relating to pain management. Features AHRQ evidence-based practice guidelines as reference sources for practice interventions. New organization for Patient Care presents patient problems, needs, etc. in order of clinical priority. Expanded Nursing Interventions includes considerations related to patient/family education, patient transfer, and discharge planning. Web-based resources for CDC, AHA, NINR, National Guideline Clearinghouse, NIH Consensus Conference Proceedings, ADA.
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Master the GED - 2011

Author: Mark Alan Stewart,Peterson's,Jill Schwartz

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768928842

Category: Study Aids

Page: 944

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"Master the GED 2011" with CD is a comprehensive guide that offers the essential test-prep and review material for the high school equivalency diploma test. Includes three full-length practice exams, with detailed answer explanations for every question. Original.
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Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide

Inpatient Obstetric Test Review for the Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam

Author: N.A

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781609719784

Category: Medical

Page: 108

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Inpatient Obstetric Nurse 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. Inpatient Obstetric Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Inpatient Obstetric 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; A comprehensive Content review including: Gestational Diabetes, Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Acute Pulmonary Edema, Rhesus, ABO Incompatibility, Oligohydramnios, Polyhydramnios, Pica, Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS), Prenatal Diagnostic Evaluation, Ultrasound, Fetal Fibronectin, Amniocentesis, Nonstress Test, Biophysical Profile, Acoustic Stimulation, Three-Dimensional Ultrasonography, Fetal Blood Sampling (FBS), Doppler Velocimetry, Fetal Pulse Oximetry, Umbilical Cord Blood Gases, Fetal Bradycardia, FHR Baseline, Recurrent Decelerations, Sinusoidal FHR Pattern, Electronic Fetal Monitoring, False Labor, Four Stages Of Labor, Leopold Maneuvers, Laboring Down, Epidural Infusions, Episiotomies, Family Bonding, Bishop Score, and much more...
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GED Exam Prep

Author: Steven W. Dulan,Advantage Education (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780789736581

Category: Study Aids

Page: 878

View: 8169

Provides test-taking tips, review and practice questions on all four subject areas, and two full-length practice tests with answers and explanations.
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Barron's PSAT/NMSQT

Author: Sharon Weiner Green,Ira K. Wolf

Publisher: Barrons Test Prep

ISBN: 9781438003542

Category: Study Aids

Page: 549

View: 9009

Offers tips and strategies for how to prepare for and complete each section of the test and provides five full-length practice exams.
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