9781496372789

Nursing Facts Made Incredibly Quick

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  • ISBN 13:

    9781496372789

  • ISBN 10:

    1496372786

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 11/24/2017
  • Publisher: LWW

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

The newly updatedNursing Facts Made Incredibly Quick!®, 3rd Edition is the essential take-along pocket guide, offering instant access to the everyday clinical tools and information required of nurses in all specialty areas.
 
Supporting you like a friendly, experienced coworker, this enjoyable guide explains the vital nursing terms, concepts, and methods, with easy-to-remember how-tos on essential protocols, treatment algorithms, and technical skills. This must-have resource delivers on-the-spot confidence and information needed for successful classroom and clinical knowledge.
 
Get the know-how you need to succeed, with this colorful in-your-pocket guide, featuring:
 
  • NEW and updated content on all the basic, vital nursing skills
  • Spiral-bound format to easily fit in your pocket for quick at-a-glance answers
  • Laminated, wipe-clean pages, perfect for notetaking and revising
  • Clear, concise text backed by dozens of color photos, tables, drawings, and diagrams
  • Clear directions on performing assessments, including:
    • Cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, integumentary, and endocrine body systems
    • Geriatric, pediatric, and psychiatric patient assessments
    • Pain assessments
  • Color-coded tabs, providing quick access to information on a broad range of skills, with illustrated quick techniques, data, and information on areas such as:
    • Administering and monitoring medications and IV therapy, including dosage information
    • Emergency care
    • Nutrition – troubleshooting tube-feeding problems, evaluating nutritional disorders, nutritional guidelines
    • Vital-sign ranges by age group
    • Suicide interventions
    • CPR algorithms and ECG quick-reference
    • Quick-scan charts – lab values
    • Infusion rates
    • Teaching aids
  • Important on-the-job resources:
    • Evidence-based nursing practices
    • Conversion charts for weight, body temperature, liquids, and solids
    • CDC infection control guidelines
    • Patient safety and identification guidelines
    • Cultural considerations in patient care
    • Dangerous abbreviations to avoid in clinical documentation
    • English-Spanish quick-reference guide and dictionary
 
 
 
 
Clinical Editor
 
Tracy Taylor, MSN, RN, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Nursing at Kettering College in
Kettering, Ohio.

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