Description : APPLY THEORY TO PRACTICE WITH THE CLINICAL CASES SERIES Based on real life scenarios, the Clinical Cases series presents quality case studies, complete with answers, to provide nursing students with an opportunity to explore scenarios they are likely to encounter in a variety of practice settings. Clinical Cases: Drug Calculations Case Studies can be used in conjunction with Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs 9th edition as part of the suite of resources for undergraduate and Diploma of nursing students. Each case starts with an introduction, where the presenting condition and symptoms are outlined and as the case progresses, more details of the patient's condition, tests, medications and other considerations are provided. All cases come together with a conclusion where the patient outcomes are highlighted, followed by a discussion of the key considerations for the case. Multiple Choice Questions are integrated throughout and rationales are provided for all answers. Clinical Cases: Drug Calculations Case Studies is perfect for use during exam preparation or as a study tool, providing an engaging approach to learning and revision. 20 progressive case studies across a range of clinical practice areas including care of the adult patient, paediatrics, aged care, palliative care and midwifery Multiple Choice Questions integrated throughout each stage of the case studies Rationales provided for all answers References for further reading and research.
Description : Perfect for: • Diploma of Nursing Students. Apply theory to practice with the Clinical Cases textbook series! Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Studies is the perfect textbook for nursing students completing their Diploma. This nursing book offers a variety of case studies based on common real-life examples that you are likely to encounter in practice. Written by Margaret Webb and Ellie Kirov, Nursing Care Studies focusses on key nursing care topics, including: Vital Signs, Skin Integrity and Wound Care, Community-based Care, General Health Assessment, Medications and Palliative Care. Benefit from the logical structure of this nursing book, where each case study begins with an introduction of the presenting condition and associated symptoms. As the scenario develops, more information is provided, such as the patient’s condition, medications, tests and other important factors. Best of all, the conclusion of each case study emphasises patient outcomes and emphasises key points, providing you a great summary to reflect on. Make the most of Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Studies by using it in conjunction with Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice, 6th Edition by Gabby Koutoukidis, Kate Stainton and Jodie Hughson as you progress through your Diploma of Nursing. Used together, these nursing textbooks provide a strong foundation for your knowledge of important themes and issues in nursing care. Support your nursing education by purchasing the other great titles available in the Clinical Cases textbook series. Other titles in this series: • Clinical Cases: Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies by Natashia Scully and Damian Wilson. • Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies by Janine Bothe. Other formats: This book is also available as an App via the Apple App Store https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/clinical-cases-nursing-care/id659030265?mt=8 • Easy-to-understand, logical layout. • 24 case studies covering key topics in nursing care. • Multiple choice questions to test your knowledge throughout the textbook. • Rationales provided for all answers. • References for further reading and research. • Designed as an exam preparation and revision tool.
Description : Perfect for: • Bachelor of Nursing Students • Diploma of Nursing Students Apply theory to practice with the Clinical Cases textbook series! Get to know the fundamentals of nursing with this nursing textbook, which offers nursing students insightful case studies based on real-life situations that you are likely to encounter in a practical environment. Benefit from Scully and Wilson’s Clinical Cases: Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies nursing textbook, which has been written to assist with exam preparation and revision thanks to its collection of multiple choice questions and answers. Clinical Cases: Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies is clearly structured to maximise your learning. Each case study begins with an introduction of the presenting condition and its symptoms. As the scenario develops, information concerning the patient’s condition, tests and medications are provided. At the close of each case study, the patient outcomes are explored in addition to a discussion of the most significant considerations of the scenario. It is strongly recommended that nursing students enrolled in the Diploma and Bachelor Nursing courses use Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies alongside Potter and Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing, 4th Edition by Jackie Crisp, Catherine Taylor and Geraldine Rebeiro. This enables you to maximise your learning and develop a very strong understanding of core nursing concepts. Other titles in this series: • Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies by Janine Bothe. • Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Case Studies by Margaret Webb and Ellie Kirov. Other formats: This book is also available as an App via the Apple App Store https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/clinical-cases-fundamentals/id620500072?mt=8 • Easy-to-understand, logical layout. • 24 case studies covering pertinent nursing topics, including Vital Signs, Skin Integrity, Medication Therapy and Pain Management. • Multiple choice questions to test your knowledge throughout the textbook. • Explanations provided for all answers. • References for further reading and research. • Designed as an exam preparation and revision tool.
Description : The Eight Edition of "Medical Dosage Calculations" continues to be a user-friendly drug calculation text and workbook. Utilizing a dimensional analysis approach, this comprehensive resource begins with simple arithmetic and progresses to the most complex drug calculation problem. Completely revised and updated to include the latest practices and medications, an updated comprehensive review section, and a new companion website, it provides all of the details for a complete understanding of these most critical calculation skills. NEW--Companion Website--www.prenhall.com/olsen--with critical thinking questions and more. Revised and updated to include the latest practices and medications. Updated questions, critical thinking case studies, practice problem sets, and self-tests. Over 1000 problems throughout. Exercises complete with solutions for a complete look at the step-by-step process. A comprehensive review section is ideal for reference and self-testing. An arithmetic review (Chapter 1) provides a foundation for the calculations that follow throughout the text. Actual drug labels are real-life examples of what is used in health care settings. The most frequently used drugs organized by both generic and trade names.
Description : Pharmacists face ethical choices constantly -- sometimes dramatic life-and-death decisions, but more often subtle, less conspicuous choices that are nonetheless important. Among the topics confronted are assisted suicide, conscientious refusal, pain management, equitable distribution of drug resources within institutions and managed care plans, confidentiality, and alternative and non-traditional therapies. Veatch and Haddad's book, first published in 1999, was the first collection of case studies based on the real experiences of practicing pharmacists, for use as a teaching tool for pharmacy students. The second edition accounts for the many changes in pharmacy since 1999, including assisted suicide in Oregon, the purchasing of less expensive drugs from Canada, and the influence of managed care on prescriptions. The presentation of some cases is shortened, most are revised and updated, and two new chapters have been added. The first new chapter presents a new model for analyzing cases, while the second focuses on the ethics of new drug distribution systems, for example hospitals where pharmacists are forced to choose drugs based on cost-effectiveness, and internet based pharmacies.
Description : Every pharmacist constantly makes ethical choices. Sometimes these choices are dramatic, life-and-death decisions, but often they are more subtle, less conspicuous choices that are nonetheless important. Assisted suicide, conscientious refusal, pain management, equitable and efficacious distribution of drug resources within institutions and managed care plans, confidentiality, and alternative and non-traditional therapies are among the issues that are of unique concern to pharmacists. One way of seeing the implications of such issues and the moral choices they pose is to look at the experiences and the choices that have had to be made in situations typically faced by pharmacists. This book is a collection of those situations based on the real experiences of practicing pharmacists. The use of case studies in health care ethics is not new, but in pharmacy it is. This text is an important teaching tool that will help pharmacy students and pharmacists address the increasing number of ethical problems arising in their profession. It is not merely a compilation of cases, but rather is organized for the systematic study of applied ethics. Part I shows how to distinguish ethical problems from other kinds of evaluative judgments and examines the sources of values in pharmacy, posing basic questions about the meaning and justification of ethical claims. Part II explores the basic principles of ethics as they have an impact on pharmacy. Specific cases from clinical settings present in a systematic way the various questions raised by each of the major ethical principles: benefiting the patient; distributing resources justly; respecting autonomy; dealing honestly with patients; keeping promises of confidentiality; and avoiding killing. Part III examines some of the special problems of contemporary pharmacy such as the linkages between pharmaceutical care and professional practice, human experimentation, reproductive issues, genetic technology, death and dying, and mental health.
Description : You've read your textbook and your course notes. Now you need to apply your knowledge to real life clinical situations. Core Clinical Cases guides you to think of the patient as a whole, rather than as a sequence of unconnected symptoms. With its practical approach strongly linked to underlying theory, the series integrates your knowledge with the realities of managing clinical problems, and provides a basis for developing problem-solving skills. The core areas of undergraduate study are covered in a logical sequence of learning activities: each case is followed by a detailed answer, along with a number of OSCE-style questions to help you practise for the exam. Related OSCE counselling style questions and answers also feature at the end of each section. Key concepts and important information are highlighted, and the reader-friendly layout reflects exactly the type of question you will encounter, making the perfect revision aid for all types of case-based examination. The comprehensive volume, General Medicine and Surgery, focuses on the following topics: Diabetes Endocrinology Rheumatology Renal medicine Cardiology Care of the Elderly Respiratory Medicine Gastrointestinal medicine General Surgery The Core Clinical Cases series is absolutely invaluable in the run up to clinical, written or OSCE examinations, and an essential revision aid for all undergraduate medical students at various stages in their clinical training. Steve Bain MA MD FRCP Professor of Medicine (Diabetes), University of Wales, Swansea & Honorary Consultant Physician, Swansea NHS Trust, Singleton Hospital, Swansea, UK Janesh K. Gupta MSc MD FRCOG Clinical Senior Lecturer & Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women's Hospital, UK
Description : The new edition of this practical text combines a clear and concise format with cutting edge content on introductory pharmacology. Using a consistent, readable format, this resource groups drugs by therapeutic class within body systems chapters to help make comparisons of related medications. Specific drug information is listed in drug reference tables with 100 new drugs added to the fourth edition. Each chapter begins with objectives, key terms, and a chapter overview, and ends with a chapter summary and critical thinking questions that directly apply chapter content to clinical practice. Drugs are grouped by therapeutic class within body systems chapters to help make comparisons of related medications. The consistent format for each drug class features headings for Action and Uses, Adverse Reactions, and Drug Interactions. Nursing implications are included in a nursing process framework with subheadings for Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, and Patient and Family Teaching. Step-by-step Procedure boxes are provided with clear instructions and illustrations for various routes of drug administration. A comprehensive unit on Mathematics and Calculations is included to enable readers to review math skills needed for medication administration. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each chapter help apply drug information to clinical practice. Drug Reference tables have been updated and provide a clear and consistent reference to individual drug dosage information. A list of Online Resources has been added to the end of each chapter in Unit III for further study and research. The glossary of key terms and page references emphasize and define essential terminology. A separate Disorders Index references disorders for quick access in integrated programs. New icons are used throughout to highlight Clinical Landmines (alerts), Clinical Goldmines (knowledge), Memory Joggers (key points), and Nuggets of Clinical Wisdom (critical thinking). More than 180 illustrations - revised to reflect cultural diversity - explain how drugs work in the body and depict procedures for medication administration. New content has been added on women's health issues, genetics, spirituality, religion, and the latest interactions (including herb/drug) to keep you up-to-date on the most current topics. Case Studies include 12 real-world situations related to various disorders to promote critical thinking skills and the application of content in the clinical setting. 200 new drugs have been added to drug reference tables throughout and include generic name, trade name, and dosage. Expanded content includes drug absorption, adverse drug reactions in children, updated considerations in the geriatric patient, and alcohol, drug, and food/drug interactions. The top 200 Drugs most often prescribed in the U.S. are now included in the front matter along with drug category and page reference.
Description : This comprehensive workbook contains a compilation of unfolding cases across the discipline of nursing, and includes unique aspects of nursing regarding spirituality, family issues, community as client, and gerontology concerns. It integrates concepts of age, setting, role development, and ethical/legal issues. Users gain a simulated experience in prioritizing nursing problems, identifying appropriate teaching strategies, documenting nursing care, and critically analyzing the totality of common situations encountered in professional nursing practice. Unfolding case models deal with obstetrics, pediatrics, mental health, medical surgery, and assorted cases regarding such issues as: falls in the elderly, urinary incontinence, aging, sleep-rest changes, managing staff conflict, public health nursing, vital signs, confidentiality, and spirituality. For educating student and staff nurses in various nursing programs.