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.
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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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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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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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Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496374088

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Feeling overwhelmed by medical terminology? Grab a lifeline: the newly updated Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy!®, 4th Editionoffers clear and simple explanations of vital terms and their everyday use in nursing practice. Backed by humor and chock full of illustrations, this enjoyable text is the perfect backup to class materials and the ideal on-the-job refresher for experienced nurses and all healthcare professionals. Learn how to decipher complex terms from the roots up—and take your confidence to a whole new level. Be expertly guided through the choppy waters of medical terminology ... NEW and updated content clarifies medical terminology concepts with clear definitions and illustrations Explains the meanings, roots, and pronunciation of terms as used in everyday practice, including: Names for all major body systems: skeletal, muscular, integumentary, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive, neurologic, endocrine, blood and lymphatic, and sensory systems Terms and phrases used in maternal health, pharmacology, and mental health Breaks down complex medical terms into recognizable components—common prefixes, roots, and suffixes—to help you identify the meaning of any term Offers a strong anatomy and physiology overview backed by numerous images, including a large image of each organ system Chapter features provide learning aids and on-the-unit support: Just the facts—quick summary of chapter content Vocabulary builders—end-of-chapter games such as crossword puzzles, matching roots and prefixes to their correct meanings, and fill-in-the-blank sentences to help you retain learning Pump up your pronunciation—phonetic spellings make it easy to pronounce complex terms Anatomically speaking—anatomy illustrations, with pronunciations of key terms Memory jogger—stories and tools that support retention “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” —explain key concepts and offer friendly problem-solving tips Beyond the dictionary—learn the origins of words, to help you remember word roots and dissect meanings The real world—explains informal terms used in daily practice
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Introductory Clinical Pharmacology

Author: Sally S. Roach,Susan M. Ford

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781775953

Category: Medical

Page: 785

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The Eighth Edition of this core text offers LPN/LVN students a clear, concise introduction to pharmacology, focusing on basic principles and the nurse's responsibility in drug administration. Organized by body system, the book examines pharmacologic properties and therapeutic applications of drug classes. Summary Drug Tables present generic and trade drug names, uses, adverse reactions, and usual dosage ranges. This edition has thoroughly updated drug information, pediatric alerts, patient safety alerts, chronic care alerts, and additional material on the nursing process. The enhanced ancillary package includes a free bound-in student CD-ROM, an Instructor's Resource CD-ROM, lesson plans, and a test generator.
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Clinical Competencies

Author: Julie L. Akason

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781764025

Category: Medical

Page: 223

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Designed to accompany Medical Assisting Made Incredibly Easy: Clinical Competencies, this Study Guide includes Competency Evaluation Forms for each of the clinical competencies required by CAAHEP and ABHES. It also includes exercises and activities to reinforce the material in the text and certification review practice.
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Molly Donnelly

Author: Jean Thesman

Publisher: Flare

ISBN: 9780380722525

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Twelve-year-old Molly, who lives next door to a Japanese American family and whose cousin is a nurse in the Philippines, experiences many changes in her life when World War II breaks out.
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Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Rose Knapp

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496397898

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 3726

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Time to master the complexities of respiratory care. The newly updated Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition, explains the essentials with humor, expert guidance, and numerous colorful images. Offering the essential terms, skills, and equipment how-to's you need to successfully treat the most common respiratory disorders, this down-to-earth guide helps you grasp respiratory physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology in clear and simple language. Prepare for success in the classroom and on the job, with this enjoyable guide to creating positive respiratory outcomes. Grasp the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of respiratory care ... NEW content on the latest respiratory modalities and updated nursing guidelines Dozens of colorful charts, drawings, and diagrams that make complex respiratory care concepts clear and easy-to-remember Perfect for visual learners--visually demonstrates anatomy and physiology, the components of treatments and when and how to apply them, and the causes, symptoms, and treatment of obstructive, restrictive, vascular, and neoplastic lung disorders Ideal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and respiratory therapists, with clear, concise direction on areas such as: Respiratory assessment techniques Diagnostic procedures Airway maintenance Oxygen delivery Chest drainage Suctioning Ventilatory support Treating infection and inflammation Assessing and treating traumatic injuries and other respiratory emergencies Care of patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and end-tidal CO2 monitoring Recognizing an asthma attack Preoperative and postoperative care for patients having a thoracotomy or lung transplant Computed tomography (CT) and x-ray imaging Chapter features that provide learning aids and on-the-unit support: Just the facts--quick summary of chapter content Kids' korner--seasoned guidance on caring for pediatric patients Clinical pearls--clear-cut explanations of symptoms and disorders, backed by direction and advice on treatment Advice from the experts--expert input on respiratory care Home care--helpful guidance on teaching patient self-care Breath sounds-- online access to breath sounds Nurses Joy and Jake--Practical advice and experienced insights offered throughout Memory jogger--simple techniques for remembering vital information About the Clinical Editor Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-BC, is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Associate Graduate Faculty MSN Program Director and APN Program Coordinator at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey.
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