Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book

Patient-Centered Collaborative Care

Author: Donna D. Ignatavicius,M. Linda Workman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323392695

Category: Medical

Page: 1744

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Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice. Easy-to-read content includes evidence-based treatment guidelines, an enhanced focus on QSEN competencies, and an emphasis on developing clinical judgment skills. This edition continues the book’s trendsetting tradition with increased LGBTQ content and a new Care of Transgender Patients chapter. Written by nursing education experts Donna Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman, this bestselling text also features NCLEX® Exam-style challenge questions to prepare you for success on the NCLEX Exam. Cutting-edge coverage of the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you not just for today’s nursing practice but also for tomorrow’s. UNIQUE! Collaborative care approach organizes all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions within the framework of the nursing process, mirroring the nurse’s role in the coordination/management of care in the real world of medical-surgical nursing. UNIQUE! A focus on nursing concepts relates concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals with the disorders you will study in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Easy to read, direct-address writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available. UNIQUE! A focus on QSEN emphasizes patient safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescues, and Action Alerts. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical judgment teaches you to develop skills in clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making when applying concepts to clinical situations, with Clinical Judgment Challenge questions throughout the chapters. An emphasis on prioritization stresses the most important patient problems and nursing interventions, with patient problems presented in a single prioritized list of nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. UNIQUE! NCLEX preparation tools include chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections organized by NCLEX® Client Needs Categories, plus NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, with an answer key in the back of the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical learning aids include NCLEX Examination Challenges, Clinical Judgment Challenges, Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care charts, common examples of drug therapy, concept maps, laboratory profiles, and more. A clear alignment with the language of clinical practice reflects the real world of nursing practice with NANDA diagnostic labels where they make sense, and non-NANDA diagnostic labels when these are more common descriptions of patient problems. Student Resources on an Evolve companion website help you prepare for class, clinicals, or lab with video and audio clips, animations, case studies, a concept map creator, NCLEX exam-style review questions, and more. UNIQUE! Concentration on essential knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on need-to-know content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safety as a beginning nurse.

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Author: Priscilla LeMone,Karen Burke,Trudy Dwyer,Tracy Levett-Jones,Lorna Moxham,Kerry Reid-Searl

Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU

ISBN: 1486014402

Category: Medical

Page: 2091

View: 9674


The focus of this product package is to provide students with a strong knowledge base, an understanding of contemporary practice issues in Australia and the capacity for sound clinical reasoning. You will use these professional attributes in order to provide safe and effective nursing care. This easily understood, straightforward Australian edition integrates the following concepts: epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, legal and ethical issues, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication and cultural safety.

Teaching physics with toys

activities for grades K-9

Author: Beverley A. P. Taylor,James Poth,Dwight J. Portman

Publisher: Tab Books


Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 7475


Yo-yos, roller skates, and rubber bands may be found in every school kid's closet, but they are also part of this ingenious book that shows how to use toys to teach science. Inertia, kinetic energy, the laws of motion, and other basic physics principles are introduced in more than 30 fun and easy-to-perform activities. Each activity contains cross-curricular ideas and lesson extensions, so you can easily extend your physics lessons to other parts of the curriculum. Appropriate for grades K -- 9.