Emergency Nursing at a Glance

Author: Natalie Holbery,Paul Newcombe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111886767X

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes a wide-ranging and succinct overview of the key concepts of emergency care. Emergency Nursing at a Glance uses the unique and highly visual at a Glance format to convey vital information quickly and efficiently, ensuring that nursing students have access to all the important topics they need for an emergency care placement. This highly visual, easy-to-read guide is the ideal companion for anyone entering fields involving urgent or unscheduled care. •Includes all aspects of emergency care, including trauma, minor injury, triage processes, patient assessment, common emergency presentations, as well as legal, ethical and professional issues. •Covers care of adults, children, and those with learning disabilities and mental health conditions •Presented in the bestselling at a Glance format, with superb illustrations and a concise approach Emergency Nursing at a Glance is an invaluable resource for nursing students, newly qualified nurses and other healthcare professionals working in emergency departments, urgent care centres, minor injury units and walk-in centres.
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Physician Assistant Review

Author: Patrick C. Auth

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451171293

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Physician Assistant Review, 4th Edition prepares students and practicing physician assistants for the certification (PANCE) and recertification (PANRE) examinations. This comprehensive text includes a review of the required primary care medical knowledge, while providing test taking and study strategies in a highly-organized format. Each section, organized by body system, describes common diseases while covering etiology, pathology, clinical features, diagnostic studies and management. The text’s companion website provides 1,000 board format questions to ensure your comprehension of the material. Complete explanations of your correct and incorrect answers help you better understand which areas to focus on while studying. New to this edition: · New chapter on preventive medicine with a special focus on public health · A component of emergency medicine is threaded throughout the book · The latest standards of care and revisions based on our readers’ feedback will keep you up-to-date · An expanded, online test bank of one exam with 360-questions includes correct and incorrect answer rationales to focus your study · Expanded surgery chapter (skin, endocrine, disorders of the breast, vascular disorders, gastrointestinal, genitourinary tract, disorders of bone, trauma, and nutrition disorders) to reflect NCCPA specialty examinations
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Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, Third Edition

Author: William DeTurk,Lawerence Cahalin

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259837963

Category: Medical

Page: 800

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A comprehensive, up-to-date textbook spanning the entire scope of cardiovascular and pulmonary practice Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, Third Edition reflects the broadest possible spectrum of cardiovascular and pulmonary practice and draws upon the expertise of a carefully selected team of world-renowned contributors. This internationally acclaimed text reviews must-know background knowledge, thoroughly explains exercise principles, cites the best evidence, and integrates the American Physical Therapy Association’s approved practice patterns into the chapter content. Learn how to apply principles to practice in any setting with: • The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice integrated throughout, with an entire chapter devoted to its history and use • Preferred practice patterns for cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy form the core of eight chapters are used as springboards to describe interventions and outcomes • Case studies in practice pattern chapters allow you to experience the proper application of the practice patterns • The patient-client management model is used in the case studies with appropriate test, measures, and interventions selected from the practice patterns and applied to the patient • “International Perspectives” provide a way to gain insight into the global practice of physical therapy • Evidence-based and peer reviewed published material is included to help you develop specific intervention regimens • Online access to case-based exercises, video clips illustrating technical psychomotor skills, and demonstrations of cardiac and pulmonary physical exams
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First Aid for the Wards, Fifth Edition

Author: Tao Le,Vikas Bhushan,James Yeh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071768513

Category: Medical

Page: 524

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THE ULTIMATE PRIMER FOR THE CORE CLERKSHIPS, NOW IN FULL COLOR! Everything you need to know to score strong clerkship evaluations Preparation for every core rotation: medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology, psychiatry, and emergency medicine Answers to commonly asked "pimp" questions Hundreds of full-color illustrations clarify essential concepts and improve retention Advice on presenting cases to attendings How-to guides for common procedures High-yield facts on the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases Sample patient notes, clipboard and note-card patient templates Updated student ratings of popular clinical handbooks, review books, reference texts, and electronic products A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE TO THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SURVIVING THE WARDS--DON'T START THE CLINICAL YEARS WITHOUT READING THIS BOOK! APPLY THE PROVEN FIRST AID FORMULA FOR CLERKSHIP SUCCESS!
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ECG Workout

Exercises in Arrhythmia Interpretation

Author: Jane Huff

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Now in its Fifth Edition, this text and workbook is an excellent aid for students, practicing nurses, and allied health professionals learning ECG interpretation. The book presents a step-by-step guide to rhythm strip analysis and contains over 500 actual (not computer-generated) ECG strips to enhance the skills needed for accurate, confident ECG interpretation. Two post-tests and an answer key appear at the back of the book. The latest ACLS guidelines are also included.
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Foundations of Respiratory Care

Author: Kenneth A. Wyka,Paul J. Mathews,John Rutkowski

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435469844

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

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The field of respiratory care continues to change and grow. New research, therapies, and theories are continually emerging. FOUNDATIONS OF RESPIRATORY CARE, SECOND EDITION is written by leading authorities who have hands on, practical knowledge of the latest innovations and applications for care. Chapters cover timely topics such as the increasing population of elderly patients and the need for managing mass casualty incidents and disasters. Difficult topic areas such as interpretation of ventilator graphics, pharmacology, and hemodynamics are presented in a manner that allows for ease of comprehension and application of the concepts. The education of respiratory therapists is moving toward a problem-based learning model. FOUNDATIONS OF RESPIRATORY CARE, SECOND EDITION captures that model through the integration of case studies throughout the reading to reinforce and fine tune problem solving and decision-making skills. The most current AARC clinical practice guidelines are referenced throughout to once again help bridge that gap between classroom and real world application of concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Interactive Electrocardiography

Author: Curtis M. Rimmerman

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496300515

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Improve your electrocardiogram interpretation skills with this outstanding workbook/electronic resource! Interactive Electrocardiography, 3rd Edition is an ideal learning tool for expanding and refining your interpretation skills at any level. A comprehensive collection of common and uncommon electrocardiograms works seamlessly with an interactive electronic tutorial to provide an easy-to-use learning resource and navigable reference library for healthcare workers of differing specialties and experience. 500 common and uncommon ECGs (300 are new!) are grouped into three levels of complexity: beginning, intermediate, and advanced - perfect for systematic review at your own pace. Unique electronic features include tracings with labeled color-coded annotation arrows and accompanied by a clinical history, interpretation, and list of diagnostic keywords. The keywords can be used for quick searches when retrieving examples of specific electrocardiogram findings and diagnoses. The workbook contains life-size reproductions of each electrocardiogram on the electronic tutorial. Simply examine the workbook, then code the answer electronically and receive immediate feedback. The electronic tutorial provides additional clinical information, expert author electrocardiogram interpretation, annotations, comments, key word listings, multiple-choice questions, and diagnostic categories unique for each tracing reinforcing key interpretation concepts. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: Complete content with enhanced navigation Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
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