Assessment Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Margaret Eckman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781779104

Category: Medical

Page: 407

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Completely updated, this edition presents assessment skills in a reader-friendly format that makes learning fun. The text provides nurses with the know-how they need to obtain pertinent health histories, perform physical examinations, and recognize normal and abnormal findings.
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Assessment Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582551333

Category: Medical

Page: 338

View: 5614

This fully revised reference uses humor to help nurses master assessment skills. New features include entertaining learning aids called "Cheat Sheets," and "Practice Makes Perfect" -- case study questions and answers that let nurses assess their progress. Also new are a chapter on mental health assessment and illustrations relating pathophysiology to assessment findings. Contents include health history, physical assessment, nutritional assessment, mental health assessment, and assessment of body systems: skin, hair, and nails; eyes; ears, nose, and throat; respiratory system; cardiovascular system; breasts and axillae; gastrointestinal system; female genitourinary system; male genitourinary system; musculoskeletal system; and neurologic system.
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Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582559858

Category: Medical

Page: 218

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Building on and strengthening the reader-friendly, award-winning Incredibly Easy! Series� features, Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual! maximizes visual learning to help nurses master patient assessment. Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids guide nurses through each step of performing a head-to-toe physical examination and identifying normal and abnormal findings. Lighthearted logos reinforce key points. Best Picture graphically displays the best way to perform a technique. Take Note features lifelike charts showing how to document findings. Outside the Norm presents clear illustrations of abnormal findings. Memory Board presents visual mnemonics to help nurses remember difficult concepts. "Vision Quest" puzzles test readers' knowledge in an entertaining way.
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Assessment Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Helen Rushforth

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781901831078

Category: Medical

Page: 378

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This text provides the know-how nurses need to interview patients, obtain health histories, perform physical examinations, and interpret findings.
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Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781788243

Category: Medical

Page: 346

View: 6192

A handy reference for those entering or needing a refresher in cardiovascular nursing care.
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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.
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Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781788861

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Now updated to full color throughout, Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition presents the vast, sometimes overwhelming details of anatomy and physiology in the enjoyable, user-friendly, award-winning Incredibly Easy! style. It reviews the core concepts of A&P and offers detailed coverage of every body system, nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, reproduction and lactation, and genetics. This edition includes a "Practice Makes Perfect" section of NCLEX®-style questions and pocket-sized study cards for on-the-go review. A companion Website offers new student and instructor resources including study cards, physiology animations, PowerPoint presentations, a test generator, teaching tips, and practice exercises/activities.
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Charting Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451151969

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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In its Fourth Edition, Charting Made Incredibly Easy! provides up-to-the-minute guidelines on documentation in a comprehensive, clear, concise, practical, and entertaining manner. The book reviews the fundamental aspects of charting such as the medical record, the nursing process, and legal and professional requirements, guidelines for developing a solid plan of care, and the variety of charting formats currently being used. It also addresses the specific requirements for charting in acute care, home care, and long-term care and rehabilitation settings. Special elements found throughout the book make it easy to remember key points. This edition includes new information on cultural needs assessment, HIPAA, National Patient Safety Goals, and electronic health records.
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Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781788458

Category: Medical

Page: 410

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Written in the award-winning, lighthearted Incredibly Easy! style, this book is an excellent aid to understanding and retention of medical terminology. The first chapter focuses on key concepts of medical terminology, including common word components. Subsequent chapters cover individual body systems, providing in-depth definitions that connect words to their meanings. This Third Edition features new chapters on obstetric and mental health terms and expanded "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" charts. Two eight-page full-color inserts offer a closer look at anatomical terminology. A companion Website offers student and instructor ancillaries including a pronunciation guide with hundreds of terms, "Pump Up Your Pronunciation" study cards, practice exercises, PowerPoint presentations, and a test generator. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.
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EKG auf einen Blick

Author: John R. Hampton

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437410925

Category:

Page: 137

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EKG auf einen Blick (vorher "EKG leicht gemacht") bietet eine schnelle Einführung in die EKG-Befundung. Viele Abbildungen und knapper, prägnanter Text zeigen die Entstehung von normalem EKG sowie häufigen und wichtigen pathologischen Veränderungen und wie man sie erkennt. Wichtige Inhalte sind in Merke-Kästen hervorgehoben. Zahlreiche Beispiel- und Übungs-EKGs mit ausführlicher Befundung verdeutlichen die Inhalte und dienen zur Lernkontrolle. Übersicht der wichtigen Parameter in eigenem Kapitel.
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Assessment

An Incredibly Easy! Workout

Author: Diane Labus

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781783040

Category: Medical

Page: 239

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Assessment: An Incredibly Easy! Workout features over 200 enjoyable practice exercises to help readers master assessment with ease. A perfect companion to Assessment Made Incredibly Easy!, this workbook uses the light-hearted Incredibly Easy! writing style that makes learning and reviewing complex information less threatening and more fun. Chapters test the reader's knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, assessment, and common abnormalities of each body system. In each chapter, readers review key information and then maneuver through practice exercises that assess learning, encourage comprehension and retention, and provide a little laughter. Nurse Joy and other host characters offer coaching and encouragement.
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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.
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Charting Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582551647

Category: Medical

Page: 314

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Part of the Springhouse Incredibly Easy! Series(TM), this Second Edition provides current information about charting in a comprehensible, clear, fun and concise manner. Three sections cover Charting Basics, Charting in Contemporary Health Care, and Special Topics. New features include expanded coverage of computerized documentation and charting specific patient care procedures, plus current JCAHO standards both in the text and appendix, chapter summaries, and a new section with case study questions and answers. Amusing graphics and cartoon characters call special attention to important information. Entertaining logos throughout the text alert the reader to critical information, Thought Pillows identify key features of documentation forms, and the glossary defines difficult or often-misunderstood terms.
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Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott,Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 145114623X

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy, 5E, is a member of the popular Incredibly Easy series. It presents vital information needed by nurses and student nurses on the difficult topic of pathophysiology in an easy-to-learn, easy-to-remember approach -- as only Incredibly Easy titles can do! This entertaining, practical, and informative reference reviews the basics of pathophysiology including an overview of the cell and its components, such as cell division, degeneration and aging, homeostasis, disease and illness. Specific chapters address cancer, infection, immune disorders, and genetics. It provides valuable information on common disorders arranged by body system, highlighting the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, common diagnostic test findings, and current treatments. In addition, special elements found throughout the text make it easy to understand and remember key points and information.
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Heart Sounds Made Incredibly Easy

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582553580

Category: Medical

Page: 218

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Heart Sounds Made Incredibly Easy! is an entertaining, easy-to-read, practical, and informative reference that includes an audio CD of heart sounds for those who must accurately interpret heart sounds and understand their implications, diagnosis, and treatments. Revealing the importance of accurate heart sound interpretation, this Incredibly Easy! title walks the reader through more than 65 heart sounds. The book includes an audio index and cues to the CD throughout the text for each sound, which allows the reader to listen to the sounds sequentially with the book or review them out of sequence.
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Pain Management Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582552279

Category: Medical

Page: 346

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Pain Management Made Incredibly Easy! is divided into four parts. Part 1 covers the fundamental concepts of pain, including the anatomy and physiology of pain, the experience of pain, and pain assessment. Part 2 covers common types of pain as well as pain specific to AIDS patients, cancer patients, pediatric patients, and elderly patients. Part 3 discusses managing pain, including pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches to pain management, acute pain management, management of surgical pain, and alternative and complementary therapies. Part 4 concerns patient education about dependency and abuse and lifestyle management. Appendices cover web resources, the IASP classification of chronic pain syndromes, and various pain assessment scales. The book continues the user-friendly approach of the Incredibly Easy! series, using Nurse Joy and friends to make the text entertaining as well as informative.
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NCLEX-RN Questions and Answers Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582552286

Category: Medical

Page: 921

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The second edition of NCLEX-RN Questions & Answers Made Incredibly Easy! is a completely updated NCLEX review book. Over 3,500 questions and answers with rationales are included. The book is divided into six parts: Part 1 provides studying and test-taking strategies for the test itself. Parts 2-6 cover adult care, psychiatric care, maternal-neonatal care, pediatric care, and professional issues. The professional issues section is new to this edition, and includes chapters on management, leadership, and legal and ethical issues. Six comprehensive sample tests with 75 questions each are also included. The book continues the light-hearted approach of the Incredibly Easy! Series™, and familiar cartoon characters from the series provide support for the reader and point out vital information.
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Pediatric Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lww,Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451192541

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 1882

Completely revised and updated, this book organizes those developmental concerns and childhood disorders in an intuitive way, while weaving a family-centered approach to practice throughout the material.
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Diagnostic Tests Made Incredibly Easy!.

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582551371

Category: Medical

Page: 412

View: 516

This brand new addition to the Incredibly Easy! Series(TM) makes understanding and interpreting diagnostic procedures a snap. Provides coverage of over 300 diagnostic tests in fifteen chapters in an easy-to-read format featuring light-hearted headings and illustrations. Chapters are organized by test type and begin with a summary of key points. Includes general descriptions of each test, purpose, patient preparation, teaching and care, procedural steps, precautions, normal results, clinical significance of abnormal results, and factors that interfere with accuracy. Key terms, bullets and checklists, logos, and cartoon characters call special attention to the text. Each chapter ends with a quick quiz.
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