Fast Facts about LGBTQ Care for Nurses

Fast Facts about LGBTQ  Care for Nurses

Fast Facts on ADOLESCENT HEALTH FOR NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: A Care Guide (Herrman) Fast Facts for the ANTEPARTUM AND POSTPARTUM NURSE: A Nursing Orientation and Care Guide (Davidson) Fast Facts Workbook for CARDIAC ...

Author: Tyler Traister, DNP, RN-BC, NE-BC, CNE, OCN, CHPN, CTN-A, NPD-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826161567

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Fills a crucial need in helping nurses to provide safe, culturally-competent care to LGBTQ+ patients This pivotal resource—the first written specifically for nurses—focuses on the unique health needs and inequities affecting LGBTQ+ patients and discusses how to provide them with safe, respectful, and holistic care. Written in an easy-access bulleted format with concise paragraphs, this book sets the stage by examining the background and history of the LGBTQ+ population and focusing on the health disparities that set them apart. It addresses the nursing implications and care of LGBTQ+ patients in all practice settings, highlighting transgender medical, surgical, and mental health. To help nurses create inclusive environments, chapters cover best practices and strategies for appropriate communication and define key terms nurses should know when obtaining patient history, performing an assessment, and delivering overall care. Fast Facts About LGBTQ+ Care delivers resources to help nurses create and sustain changes within their practice and beyond. A multitude of case studies demonstrate the importance of collecting gender identity in the electronic health record and span a variety of scenarios nurses are likely to encounter. Key Features: Fills a critical need in the nursing literature on providing safe and culturally competent care for LGBTQ+ patients Illuminates communication best practices and terminology to help nurses feel comfortable caring for LGBTQ+ patients Features "Fast Facts" boxes and abundant case studies that highlight essential information Covers developing and integrating LGBTQ+ content into nursing education Includes tips and guides to promote advocacy for the LBGTQ+ population
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for Wound Care Nursing Second Edition

Fast Facts for Wound Care Nursing  Second Edition

Fast Facts for the NEONATAL NURSE: Care Essentials for Normal and High-Risk Neonates, Second Edition (Davidson) Fast Facts About NEUROCRITICAL CARE: A Quick Reference for the Advanced Practice Provider (McLaughlin) Fast Facts for the ...

Author: Tish Myers, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826195098

Category: Medical

Page: 226

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Simplifies the wound care process with clear, succinct information and the newest treatment protocols Freshly updated with the newest evidence-based techniques and protocols, this practical clinical resource distills the fundamentals of wound care for novice nurses and nurses new to wound care. This guide walks through the common, complex and atypical wounds nurses see and includes abundant full-color images. Chapters have been thoroughly revised and now contain critical updates in technological advances in wound care, dramatic changes in documentation and new Medicare and reimbursement guidelines. Fast Facts for Wound Care Nursing, Second Edition is an invaluable companion for the day-to-day care of wound patients, reinforcing knowledge needed in acute care, critical care, long-term care, homecare, operating room and outpatient settings. Written concisely in easy-to-access bulleted format with brief paragraphs, each chapter explains, step-by-step, the essential principles of wound care. Part I defines and describes the spectrum of wounds and the fundamentals of wound healing while Part II discusses how to assess, document and photograph wounds. Part III presents the newest treatments and protocols for wound care, and Part IV concludes with legal issues and regulations guiding safe and cost-effective wound care. New to the Second Edition: Updated with key technological advances and treatments in wound care including stem cell and ionized silver products Four new chapters! The Phases of Wound Healing and Types of Wound Closure Acute Wounds Pressure Injuries Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Covers new Medicare and reimbursement guidelines Addresses qualifications and certification for wound care and faculty accreditation Key Features: Written in succinct, easy-access format with bulleted information and brief paragraphs Includes “Fast Facts” to highlight key concepts for essential care Contains abundant information on wound care treatments and protocols to promote wound care accountability and clinical confidence Provides full color images of different types of wounds Helps nurses to provide optimal wound care cost-efficiently
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for the Clinical Nurse Leader

Fast Facts for the Clinical Nurse Leader

Fast Facts for the CATH LAB NURSE (McCulloch) Fast Facts About NEUROCRITICAL CARE: A Quick Reference for the ... A Nurse's Guide to Expert Patient Care (Scannell) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast Facts About ...

Author: Janice Wilcox, DNP, RN, CNL

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826174116

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Facilitates a seamless transition from CNL student to CNL practitioner This unique, quick-access handbook delivers practice essentials for Clinical Nurse Leaders in all settings. Focusing on the broad responsibilities of the advanced clinicians in this growing field, this book provides evidence-based, step-by-step guidelines for incorporating the required CNL competencies into day-to-day practice. This Fast Facts guide describes the principles of evidence-based practice, quality improvement processes, care transitions, and patient and nursing advocacy, while covering the complex environments that CNLs are expected to lead and manage. Additionally, tips are included for marketing the CNL role to facilitate change, advocate for Nursing and Populations, and disseminate your individual accomplishments to organizational leaders. Each chapter includes objectives, vignettes, case scenarios, and lessons learned based on the experiences of the authors. Key Features: The only resource of its kind to supports CNL students as they transition into practice Provides the basics of quality improvement and evidence-based practice Serves as a quick-access reference for day-to-day responsibilities Helps CNLs to produce positive outcomes that sustain the CNL role Includes guidance to find quality job opportunities and get hired
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for Nurse Practitioners

Fast Facts for Nurse Practitioners

Fast Facts for NURSE PRACTITIONERS: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties (Aktan) Fast Facts for the ... Labor & Delivery Orientation, Third Edition (Groll) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast Facts for ...

Author: Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826148735

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. The first book to provide an insider view of the latest advances and trends in the full range of clinical subspecialty areas. Fast Facts for Nurse Practitioners: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties takes the busy advanced practice provider or student on a journey through the clinical subspecialties. The author, a highly experienced nurse practitioner, has immersed herself in each of these clinical areas and interviewed medical specialists to identify the latest advances, trends, and tips to more confidently and competently assess, diagnose, manage, and refer patients across the life span. Hot topics in allergy and immunology, cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, obstetrics, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychiatry, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology are addressed. Each chapter provides information on common chief complaints, pathophysiology, diagnostic considerations, and key points for management or referral. This concise reference provides evidence-based strategies to manage ever-changing patient needs in an easy-to-digest format. Key Features: Serves the needs of advanced practice providers and students Offers the latest advances and trends for all clinical subspecialty areas in one concise, quick-reference resource Provides evidence-based guidelines to support the principles of assessment, differential diagnosis, management, and referral Highlights only the most relevant and timely information, allowing readers to save time, stay current, and improve patient outcomes
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for the Radiology Nurse

Fast Facts for the Radiology Nurse

An Orientation and Nursing Care Guide Valerie Aarne Grossman, MALS, BSN, RN. Fast Facts for NURSE PRACTITIONERS: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties (Aktan) Fast Facts for the NURSE PRECEPTOR: Keys to Providing a Successful ...

Author: Valerie Aarne Grossman, MALS, BSN, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826139320

Category: Medical

Page: 290

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“Ms. Grossman knows and understands what radiology nurses want and need to know to provide the best patient care and to be a member of a productive team.” -Kathleen A. Gross, MSN, RN-BC, CRN From the Foreword The second edition of this pocket-sized resource for radiology nurses continues to demystify complex procedures by providing concise yet comprehensive information on the basics of radiology. As the complexity of healthcare grows, so too does imaging ability. Different modalities, technologies, and skills levels must all work in harmony to provide precision images. Radiology nurses must be proactive, patient-focused, and able to work with a diverse team of individuals to care for the widest range of patients. Describing essential procedures and protocols in quick access style, Fast Facts for the Radiology Nurse, Second Edition covers over 50 different Interventional Radiology procedures. Woven throughout is an emphasis on interprofessional care and effective communication along with guidance on forming and maintaining a high-performing team. Abundant Clinical Pearls disseminate the hard-earned wisdom of expert radiology nurses. Extensively updated with the most current guidelines and protocols, the second edition presents four completely new chapters on Legal Issues Affecting Radiology, Strategies for Working with Difficult People, Safety and Quality in the Radiology Setting, and Emergency Management and Catastrophe Response. New to the Second Edition: Updated with the most current guidelines and protocols New chapter: Legal Issues Affecting Radiology New chapter: Strategies for Working with Difficult People New chapter: Safety and Quality in the Radiology Setting New chapter: Emergency Management and Catastrophe Response Updated information on sedation and analgesia in easy-to-read tables Key Features: Serves as an accessible, easy-to-use reference for practicing radiology nurses and orientees Highlights essential protocols and procedures with bullets and short paragraphs Provides abundant “Fast Facts” boxes displaying key information Discusses strategies for providing safe care Includes clinical pearls from radiology experts Addresses patient care in all radiology domains and with specific patient populations Covers vascular access issues and emergency situations
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for Making the Most of Your Career in Nursing

Fast Facts for Making the Most of Your Career in Nursing

Fast Facts for the CATH LAB NURSE (McCulloch) Fast Facts About NEUROCRITICAL CARE: A Quick Reference for the ... A Nurse's Guide to Expert Patient Care (Scannell) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast Facts About ...

Author: Rhoda R. Redulla, DNP, RN-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826173157

Category: Medical

Page: 212

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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Optimize your career potential and inspire your career narrative! This how-to resource is brimming with practical strategies and guidance to help nurses advance in all stages of their professional journey. Written for professionals at all levels of education and experience, this book features a wide range of “Success Stories” from nurses who have experienced the challenges of role development firsthand. This book will be helpful to healthcare organizations in pursuing the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® and Pathway to Excellence®. It will provide insight on how healthcare organizations can best support nurses in developing professionally. This Fast Facts book addresses the importance of the Quadruple Aim throughout health care and its effects on individual nurses. It provides specific advice on confidently navigating opportunities and obstacles through networking, research, scholarly presentation, and certification. Special topics include self-care, nursing as a second career, and the transition of nurse immigrants into a career in the US. Key Features: Offers helpful advice to nurses who are “stuck” in their professional nursing journey Candid and moving examples from knowledgeable, diverse nurses Addresses the importance of working in Magnet Recognition and Pathway to Excellence Programs Explains how to develop networks, competencies, and interpersonal skills
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for Dementia Care Second Edition

Fast Facts for Dementia Care  Second Edition

Fast Facts About SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS: What Every Nurse, APRN, and PA Needs to Know (Marshall, Spencer) Fast Facts ... (Heidesch) Fast Facts for PATIENT SAFETY IN NURSING (Hunt) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast ...

Author: Carol A. Miller, MSN, RN-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826151810

Category: Medical

Page: 230

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This quick-access clinical reference for nurses in adult health settings addresses the most prevalent and complex management challenges in caring for people with dementia. The second edition—completely updated with the newest guidelines for evidence-based, person-centered care—includes two new chapters on the Emotional Needs of People with Dementia and Self-Neglect and Elder Abuse, along with new information on cultural considerations and distinguishing between dementia and delirium. Quotes from people with dementia are included in this edition to give first-person accounts of their experiences. Fast Facts for Dementia Care, Second Edition delivers specific care strategies for all stages of dementia in a wide range of clinical settings, including acute care, long-term care, and home and community settings. Chapters introduce relatively simple dementia-specific interventions nurses can incorporate into their care plans to prevent or address problems before they escalate. Using bullet points and concise paragraphs, this streamlined resource discusses the issues faced by people with dementia and their care partners and what nurses can do. It addresses disease progression, assessment and management of pain, medications, safety concerns, communication strategies, ethical issues, and end-of-life care. New to the Second Edition: Completely updated with the newest guidelines for evidence-based, person-centered care of people with dementia New information of cultural considerations including culturally appropriate communication, considerations related to treatment goals, and more Chapters on Emotional Needs of People with Dementia and Self-Neglect and Elder Abuse Key Features: Helps identify and manage conditions associated with mental status, including delirium and dementia Provides clinical vignettes and quotes of real-life situations illustrating successful nursing interventions Discusses communication techniques for different stages of dementia Describes numerous interventions for addressing issues such as pain, safety, end-of-life care, and more Includes “Fast Facts” boxes for quick reference to essential information
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts about Competency Based Education in Nursing

Fast Facts about Competency Based Education in Nursing

Fast Facts About NEUROCRITICAL CARE: A Quick Reference for the Advanced Practice Provider (McLaughlin) Fast Facts for ... Third Edition (Groll) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast Facts for the NEONATAL NURSE: Care ...

Author: Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN, CNS, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826136633

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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“Competency-based education…provides an avenue to promote institutional accountability, address employer concerns, and assist with student transfer of knowledge and skills.” -Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN Dean and Professor Duquesne University The first book of its kind, this concise, step-by-step guide written for novice and experienced educators distills all the essentials every nursing instructor needs to know to implement a Competency-Based Education (CBE) curriculum, teach with competencies, and evaluate students’ mastery. Grounded in a learner-centered paradigm, CBE focuses on outcomes and skills rather than relying on time-based training. It facilitates in-depth learning that encompasses all three learning domains — cognitive, skills, and attitudes — guided by the individual pace of each student. Fast Facts about Competency-Based Education in Nursing addresses the theory and practical knowledge needed to teach using CBE. Beginning with how to create competencies that align with student learning outcomes, subsequent chapters show how to integrate them into a new or existing nursing curricula. Next, this quick reference shows how to evaluate and assess students using CBE. Finally, it presents how to implement a system of quality improvement to continuously ensure the competencies produce safe, skilled nurses. Brimming with useful tips based on the authors’ extensive experience and abundant practical examples, this is an incomparable reference for any educator seeking superior, more qualitative student assessment and outcomes. Key Features: Demonstrates in detail how to implement CBE and assess students using CBE Illustrates how to integrate CBE into curriculum using an organizing framework Shares expert teaching/learning tips through Evidence-Based Teaching Boxes Helps educators to develop teaching objectives and real-world application processes Describes specific competency-based education curricula Examines how different learning styles thrive in a CBE learning environment Offers separate chapters for using CBE with BSN, MSN, and DNP students
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for the Hospice Nurse Second Edition

Fast Facts for the Hospice Nurse  Second Edition

Fast Facts for NURSE PRACTITIONERS: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties (Aktan) Fast Facts for the NURSE ... Third Edition (Groll) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast Facts for the NEONATAL NURSE: Care ...

Author: Patricia Moyle Wright, PhD, CRNP, ACNS-BC, CHPN, CNE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826164643

Category: Medical

Page: 220

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Provides comprehensive, current information for addressing the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of hospice patients and their families Substantially updated and expanded, the second edition of this quick-access reference for hospice nurses continues to deliver the most current information on the clinical and administrative duties of the hospice nurse. It encompasses important regulatory changes and milestones, providing timely information on cultural issues, special communication considerations, and hospice care’s enduring growth. This resource provides new content on levels of care, assessment and symptom management, and occupational stress, burnout, and self-care. New treatment guidelines and algorithms are included, as are updates on quality measures, the reimbursement schedule, compliance initiatives, and electronic documentation with specific examples. An indispensable clinical resource, the book is a valuable reference for nurses who are seeking to specialize in hospice, those who work in long-term care settings, post-acute care settings, acute care setting, and those who are seeking to enhance their knowledge of end-of-life care within other specialties. New to the Second Edition: Includes new regulatory changes/milestones, such as The National Quality Forum New Priorities for Action 2019 Provides updated information about levels of care, particularly the Last 7 Days rule from Medicare Covers the use of cannabis, non-pharmacological pain management interventions, care of the dying patient, and post-mortem care New chapters are included on the hospice nurse's role as case manager, patient discharge, religious and cultural influences on end-of-life care, pain assessment and interventions, wound care, care of the dying patient, and post-mortem care. Key Features: Reflects key competencies for the hospice nurse as designated by the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Delineates clinical and administrative responsibilities of the hospice nurse Simplifies complex information such as Medicare regulations and compliance Provides screening tools for depression, anxiety, and wound risk Includes the Palliative Performance Scale and the Karnofsky Performance Scale Serves as a concise study resource for certification
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse Second Edition

Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse  Second Edition

Care Essentials for Normal and High-Risk Neonates Michele R. Davidson, PhD, CNM, CFN, RN. Fast Facts for NURSE PRACTITIONERS: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties (Aktan) Fast Facts for the NURSE PRECEPTOR: Keys to Providing ...

Author: Michele R. Davidson, PhD, CNM, CFN, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826184917

Category: Medical

Page: 276

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Written for novice neonatal nurses and those new to the NICU, this concise, easy-to-use resource delivers all the essentials of daily practice for the care of neonates and their families. Families experience dramatic transformations as roles develop and change during the newborn period. Throughout it all, they rely on the nurse’s expertise, support, and encouragement to learn to care for their child and meet the newborn’s most basic needs. Fast Facts for the Neonatal Nurse, Second Edition begins with a streamlined yet comprehensive review of normal newborn characteristics. With this foundation, chapters walk through a variety of common and uncommon newborn physiological changes to enable the neonatal nurse to detect any possible complications that warrant additional assessment. This second edition provides more in-depth content on high-risk conditions to promote the safest, high-quality care to the entire neonatal patient population. Grounded in evidence-based practice, all chapters in this edition have been updated with the newest neonatal interventions and protocols. New to the Second Edition: Introduces a new “High Risk Care” section specific to the needs of neonates with conditions that may warrant high risk or NICU settings Contains THREE new chapters: Introduction to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Management of Common NICU Complications Neonatal Ethical Conflicts & Considerations Key Features: Provides essential information for new neonatal nurses in concise, consistent, easy-to-use format Contains crucial knowledge for comprehensive, holistic care for both low-risk and high-risk neonates and their families in all settings Presents only evidence-based practice recommendations Includes such features as Fast Facts Boxes and tables with easy-to-read lab values to reinforce information
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for the Nurse Preceptor Second Edition

Fast Facts for the Nurse Preceptor  Second Edition

Fast Facts for NURSE PRACTITIONERS: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties (Aktan) Fast Facts for the NURSE ... Third Edition (Groll) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast Facts for the NEONATAL NURSE: Care ...

Author: Maggie Ciocco, MS, RN, BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826136121

Category: Medical

Page: 210

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This quick-access guide for novice nurse preceptors walks through, step-by-step, how to successfully orient new nurses to the hospital environment. Preceptors are key to staff retention, job satisfaction, improved quality of care, patient safety and transition to practice. For the busy novice nurse preceptor who believes they do not have the time or preparation to be a nurse preceptor, Fast Facts for the Nurse Preceptor, Second Edition explains all the requisites for demonstrating, guiding, and mentoring new nurses through the process of delivering safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care. The second edition builds upon the foundation of the first to address more complicated challenges preceptors face. While reviewing the basics like shift organization, prioritization, communication, delegation, and conflict resolution, this orientation guide delineates the essential qualities of a competent preceptor and their primary responsibilities. It discusses the knowledge and skills a successful preceptor must impart to new nurses while acclimating to a variety of teaching and learning styles. Chapters discuss how to recognize the warning signs of a struggling preceptee, work through a preceptee’s “transition shock,” and help new nurses to develop critical thinking skills. Abundant case studies highlight common and challenging precepting situations. New to the Second Edition: Updated with FIVE completely new chapters: Selection, Education, and Retention of the Preceptor Preceptee Learning and Preceptor Teaching Styles The Challenging Student Precepting the Accelerated BSN and Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) The Unsafe Preceptee and How to Avoid “Failure to Fail” Key Features: Helps preceptors to serve as excellent role models, mentors, and teachers for new nurses Offers quick-access, step-by-stop guidance with short paragraphs and bulleted information Uses case studies to highlight both common and challenging precepting scenarios Includes evidence-based content throughout Contains competency assessment and evaluation forms
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for Pediatric Primary Care

Fast Facts for Pediatric Primary Care

Fast Facts for the NURSE PSYCHOTHERAPIST: The Process of Becoming (Jones, Tusaie) Fast Facts About NURSING AND THE LAW: ... Third Edition (Groll) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast Facts for the NEONATAL NURSE: Care ...

Author: Kristine M Ruggiero, PhD, MSN, RN, CPNP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826151841

Category: Medical

Page: 225

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Uniquely written from the perspectives of a Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant This quick-access reference guide encompasses all key diagnostic and management essentials needed for safe and effective pediatric practice. By incorporating the most current literature and evidence-based practice, this guide explains how to best assess, diagnose, and treat common pediatric disorders in an ambulatory care setting. This practical, pocket-sized resource is presented in concise paragraphs, providing access to key information at a glance. Chapters consistently include focused assessment and diagnosis of the most common clinical problems and treatment options. Key points, important developmental milestones, and illness prevention and management sections provide practitioners with important content to educate patients and families easily and thoroughly. Abundant tables and charts help to facilitate quick reference to key components of practice. Links to frequently updated clinical guidelines and important web resources ensure that practitioners can maintain access to the most current knowledge available. Key Features: Provides speedy access to crucial information with concise paragraphs, chapter objectives, key points, and tables Conveniently organized by most commonly seen diseases and disorders Provides links to frequently updated clinical guidelines and web resources Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse Fourth Edition

Fast Facts for the ER Nurse  Fourth Edition

Fast Facts About NEUROCRITICAL CARE: A Quick Reference for the Advanced Practice Provider (McLaughlin) Fast Facts for ... Third Edition (Groll) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast Facts for PATIENT SAFETY IN NURSING ...

Author: Jennifer R. Buettner, RN, CEN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826152176

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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This bestselling resource has successfully prepared thousands of ER nurses to provide safe, effective, and high-quality care to their patients. This new edition is updated with guidelines from the American Heart Association, Neonatal Resuscitation Program, American Stroke Association, Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course, and Trauma Nurse Core Course. This guide presents the most current information on medications, street drugs, the opioid crisis, and intraosseous access. Chapters are replete with new case studies, updated photos, and time-tested tips. This Fast Facts guide is written in bullet-point format and is alphabetically organized by disease and disorder within each body system to emphasize easy access and at-a-glance viewing. All chapters list relevant materials, equipment and drugs; and each diagnosis includes its definition, causes, signs and symptoms, and interventions. Helpful appendices display common abbreviations and lab values, EKG rhythms, frequently used medications, and updated alphabetized skills checklists for self-examination. New to the Fourth Edition: New content on administering Alteplase, coronaviruses, decompression sickness, high altitude illness, human trafficking, influenza, lightning injuries, osteomyelitis, parasitic and insect infestations, post-birth warning signs, post-cardiac arrest care, rhabdomyolysis, status asthmaticus, and triage legal issues. Updates on infectious disease emergencies, disaster response emergencies, environmental emergencies, and OB/GYN emergencies New information on fluid and electrolyte imbalance Shock and Multisystem Trauma divided into two expanded chapters Updated with useful tricks of the trade and 'survival tips' New knowledge on street drugs including vaping, concentrated marijuana, and the opioid crisis Key Features: Educates new ER nurses and their preceptors on the most common injuries and illnesses they will encounter Comes in handy pocket size for reference on the go Provides easy referral to equipment, medications, procedures, and specialty care Delivers hands-on teaching strategies for instructors
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts about Medical Cannabis and Opioids

Fast Facts about Medical Cannabis and Opioids

Fast Facts for the CATH LAB NURSE (McCulloch) Fast Facts About NEUROCRITICAL CARE: A Quick Reference for the Advanced Practice Provider (McLaughlin) Fast Facts for DNPROLE DEVELOPMENT: A Career Navigation Guide (Menonna-Quinn, ...

Author: Gregory Smith, MD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826143129

Category: Medical

Page: 210

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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Helps nurses to provide the best and safest care for patients suffering from chronic pain This is the first book to discuss the use of medical cannabis in helping combat the opioid crisis, relieving pain, and reversing opioid addiction rates. With information presented in short chapters with bulleted content, this concise resource delivers all the information healthcare professionals need to know about non–cancer-related chronic pain, the opioid crisis, and medical cannabis. Using the most up-to-date evidence available, it examines the varied causes of chronic pain and provides a succinct overview of how cannabis can be integrated into treatment plans. Fast Facts About Medical Cannabis and Opioids delves into the epidemiology behind chronic pain, what the endocannabinoid system is, and how it works. It examines the complex interactions of opiates, cannabinoids, and the central nervous system, and answers key questions about different types of medical cannabis to promote open, honest conversations. Above all, this handbook provides the tools for obtaining unbiased, accurate information to share with patients. Key Features: Delivers a comprehensive overview of the opioid crisis in the United States and the benefits and drawbacks of medical cannabis as an alternative or supplement to opioids Discusses dos and don’ts of recommending medical cannabis to patients Provides the most up-to-date information on cannabis legislation Covers the endocannabinoid system and its biology Compares the use of opioids and medical cannabis for managing chronic pain Presents key information in short chapters, bulleted content, and figures, plus Fast Facts boxes that highlight key information
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for Writing the DNP Project

Fast Facts for Writing the DNP Project

Fast Facts About NEUROCRITICAL CARE: A Quick Reference for the Advanced Practice Provider (McLaughlin) Fast Facts for ... Third Edition (Groll) Fast Facts About LGBTQ CARE FOR NURSES (Traister) Fast Facts for the NEONATAL NURSE: Care ...

Author: Thomas L. Christenbery, PhD, RN, CNE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826152039

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Write an exceptional, impactful DNP project paper! This mentor-in-a-book will help nursing students develop a high-quality, well-organized DNP project paper by using the time-tested, proven IMRaD (Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion) format—the gold standard for scientific writing in health care. Far beyond the simple outlines and rubrics usually offered to DNP students, this book provides guidance on how to write a DNP Project that presents scholarly work in an effective way. Written in concise “Fast Facts” format characterized by bulleted information and short paragraphs, this book delivers clear, step-by-step guidance to create each section of the DNP paper. To provide a consistent example of a well-crafted paper, this guide follows a specific clinical topic throughout to clearly demonstrate the paper’s development. It also discusses the foundational knowledge needed prior to writing the paper and presents a step-by-step guide for aligning EBP and QI projects to each IMRaD component. This guide offers key insights into what faculty will expect for each content section and presents talking points for student/faculty discussions. Literature appraisal tables and synthesis tables are presented in the literature review section along with detailed rationale for optimal use. Key Features: Serves as the only DNP resource to embrace the time-tested IMRaD model Describes the necessary components of DNP Project presentation, including dissemination Delivers clear, step-by-step guidance to complete the DNP Project Book chapters progress through the development of a DNP paper Provides faculty tips so instructors can help students produce quality scholarly work
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts About Sexually Transmitted Infections STIs

Fast Facts About Sexually Transmitted Infections  STIs

A Nurse's Guide to Expert Patient Care Meredith J Scannell, PhD, MSN, MPH, CNM, SANE. Fast Facts for NURSE PRACTITIONERS: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties (Aktan) Fast Facts for the NURSE PRECEPTOR: Keys to Providing a ...

Author: Meredith J Scannell, PhD, MSN, MPH, CNM, SANE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826184870

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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This is the first book to provide practical and accessible guidance for frontline nurses in the delivery of effective, compassionate care to patients with STIs. With a focus on these infections as a growing global-health problem, this book helps facilitate early identification, treatment, and prevention, including counseling and behavioral interventions. This guide reviews common sexually transmitted diseases in depth, providing epidemiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, long-term sequelae, disease transmission, diagnosis, and recommended treatment. It focuses on nursing-specific interventions that include understanding a sensitive and appropriate patient history, interpreting a holistic consideration of patient lifestyle, and linking population-specific patient education and counseling. Written in quick-access Fast Facts format with bulleted information and concise paragraphs, each disease-related chapter provides a lifespan-specific section on pregnant women, adolescents and older adult patients, and nursing considerations for setting specific patient approaches. Links to government websites, such as updated screening guidelines, are incorporated throughout. Key Features: Provides expert guidance from an accomplished forensic nurse/nurse midwife Addresses the most common STIs to facilitate accurate differential diagnosis and management li>Considers to needs of special populations to provide individualized, culturally sensitive care Offers evidence-based patient information, prevention, and counseling guidance to maximize positive public health outcomes
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts About Religion for Nurses

Fast Facts About Religion for Nurses

Implications for Patient Care Elizabeth Johnston Taylor, PhD, RN, FAAN. personhood. This may contribute to the higher prevalence of mental health challenges among LGBTQ members. Beginning of Life: Beliefs and Practices See Chapter 21.

Author: Elizabeth Johnston Taylor, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826178312

Category: Medical

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The only concise reference about spiritual belief systems that is clinically relevant to nursing care Distilling the religious and spiritual practices of more than 30 distinct belief systems, this unique nursing reference provides quick access to essential information. The invaluable resource spells out clinically relevant information from each tradition and provides nursing implications for each religion or denomination. Written by an internationally known scholar on spirituality, religion, and nursing care, the book was also reviewed by experts on each tradition and belief system. Individual chapters focus on a religious tradition or group of related traditions and includes a brief socio-historical context of the religion, beliefs and practices pertinent to health and health care, and bulleted information about nursing implications for obstetric, perinatal and pediatric care. Acute and chronic care, hospital and community-based care, and end-of-life care are also covered. The resource provides useful assessment tips, comforting messages, resources for further support, and additional guidance to help nurses practice religiously sensitive care. Key Features: Written in consistent, bulleted format for speedy access to information Covers more than 30 religions, denominations, and cultures encountered by nurses in North America Provides religious information specific to nursing care Includes assessment tips, comforting messages, and resources for additional support Serves as a text for undergraduate and advanced practice nursing students
Categories: Medical

Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse Second Edition

Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse  Second Edition

An Orientation and Care Guide Lynn Sayre Visser, MSN, RN, PHN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN, Anna Sivo Montejano, DNP, RN, PHN, CEN, FAEN. direct communication difficult. It is common for the veteran to comment or make jokes about the limb.

Author: Lynn Sayre Visser, MSN, RN, PHN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826148513

Category: Medical

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Emergency Nurses Association Media Award Media Award: Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide, 2nd Edition – Lynn Sayre Visser, MSN, RN, PHN, CEN, CPEN and Anna Montejano, DNP, RN, PHN, CEN, of California https://www.ena.org/press-room/2019/06/13/former-ena-president-receives-emergency-nurses-association-s-most-prestigious-award 1st Edition Winner of the AJN Book of the Year Award for Emergency/Critical Care Nursing This authoritative orientation guide for new and seasoned nurses, preceptors, educators, management teams, urgent care staff, pre-hospital personnel, and anyone working in the triage arena presents essential information to access quickly and repeatedly. Patients rarely present to triage with a diagnosis, but rather convey a multitude of complaints, signs, and symptoms. It is the job of the triage nurse to identify serious “red flag” presentations hidden among all this information while delivering individualized care and juggling wait times in often overcrowded emergency departments. Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse, Second Edition, retains its key focus on numerous aspects of triage for emergency department and urgent care settings, from orientation, to front-end processes, to clinical practice and nursing essentials. With real-life examples, the chapters detail a multitude of clinical presentations and include procedures and protocols that the triage nurse implements in daily practice. This newly revised and updated edition covers how to build confidence in the triage role, accurately assess patient presentations, reduce personnel and hospital liability, increase patient and staff satisfaction, and, ultimately, deliver quality patient care that supports best outcomes. 5 New Chapters in the Second Edition: Active Shooter/Active Violence Emergency Management for When Disaster Strikes Triage Competency Pain Management Endocrine Emergencies Key Features: Covers essential clinical information in an easy-to-read format Focuses on processes, patient and staff safety, legalities, documentation, and critical thinking at triage Addresses specific patient populations including pediatric, older adult, human trafficking, military personnel, and more Offers guidance from seasoned emergency department nurses and triage educators
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Fast Facts for the Gerontology Nurse

Fast Facts for the Gerontology Nurse

A Nursing Care Guide in a Nutshell Charlotte Eliopoulos, MPH, PhD, RN. Preface. Nurses are working with older adults in virtually every care setting and facing the challenges of integrating gerontological nursing knowledge and skills ...

Author: Charlotte Eliopoulos, MPH, PhD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826198280

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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This convenient and easy-to-use pocket-sized reference provides gerontology nurses with the foundational knowledge they need to provide all aspects of safe, effective care to older patients. It contains crucial evidence-based information that enables nurses to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings, understand the presentation and management of common diseases of the gerontological population, and integrate age-specific considerations into care planning and implementation with older adults. Pervading the resource is a holistic approach in which all facets of the individual: physical and mental health, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, self-care, family relationships, and unique risks for this population, are considered. Designed for daily use, the guide is consistently organized in bullet-point Fast Facts style for easy access to information. Also included are such helpful features as "Clinical Snapshots" and "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" to reinforce content and aid in speedy information retrieval. A resources section guides nurses to additional information on each topic. Key Features: Presents all aspects of current evidence-based practice in gerontology in user-friendly style Uses a holistic approach that considers all facets of the individual Provides key information that demonstrates the impact of aging on assessing, planning, and implementing care Features "Clinical Snapshots" and "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" for speedy information retrieval Includes information on gerontology care that is needed daily
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Fast Facts on Adolescent Health for Nursing and Health Professionals

Fast Facts on Adolescent Health for Nursing and Health Professionals

A Care Guide in a Nutshell Judith Wheaton Herrman, PhD, RN, ANEF ... Although the focus of sexuality classes for teens who are LGBTQ may be on disease prevention, the high rate of teen pregnancy among lesbian and questioning girls ...

Author: Judith Wheaton Herrman, PhD, RN, ANEF

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826171467

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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This latest addition to the ìFast Factsî series, authored by nursing luminary Judith Herrman, is a pithy, authoritative guide to adolescent health designed specifically for nurses at all levels and other health professionals. It is the only book written for health care professionals who work with adolescents in schools, community agencies, neighborhoods, and other settings. It contains abundant resources for best servingóand having a positive impact onóthis population. Designed to provide speedy information retrieval, the guide describes a broad spectrum of health and health care issues particular to adolescents, reviews current data, explores behaviors and risk factors, and addresses nursing implications for treatment. Framed in a positive perspective of adolescence, the book also includes suggestions for working and communicating effectively with teens. Chapters are consistently organized according to the domain model, a whole-person health model comprising six pillars: physical, intellectual, sexual, spiritual, emotional, and relational. Special features include brief chapters with bullet points; an introduction, clear objectives, and summary in each chapter; Fast Facts in a Nutshell; lists and tables summarizing important information; and references including key resources. The book also includes a special section on chronic illness and complex health issues in teens and covers problems arising from technology use, legal and ethical issues, and marginalization of youth. This is a compact, affordable resource for students and health professionals ìon the front linesî alike. Key Features: Identifies and addresses the key aspects of working with adolescents in an accessible, portable, and user-friendly format Written by a highly respected leader in adolescent nursing Presents a broad spectrum of adolescent health issues in many settings Incorporates current issues related to adolescent health and risk behaviors throughout Includes information on communicating and intervening with teens
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