Essentials Of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Revised Reprint E Book

Author by : Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
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Description : The revised reprint includes all new DSM-5 updates, updated psychiatric nursing content, along with new opening unit pages with vignettes, Selected Concept boxes and a new chapter on stress and stress-related disorders. This updated version equips yourself for today's psychiatric nursing practice with all of the essential nursing interventions and clinical content combined with current research and evidence-based practice. From the author of the bestselling Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, this text was specifically developed to effectively prepare students in today's shorter courses. New DSM-5 criteria boxes in an appendix Updated Chapters include: Chapter 17: Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder –new material on the Recovery Model adapted for schizophrenia, new Matrix 7 domains for Cognition affected by Schizophrenia, and an updated chapter drug table which now includes the latest drugs for schizophrenia Chapter 15: Mood Disorders: Depression – the chapter drug table has been updated with the latest drugs for depression Chapter 16: Bipolar Spectrum Disorders – the medication tables have been updated throughout Chapter 11: Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders – this chapter has been updated with new content Chapter 12: Somatoform Disorders and Dissociative Disorders – the section on somatic symptom disorder has been thoroughly revised Chapter 19: Addiction and Compulsions – this chapter has been rewritten with additions of substances, medications and new tables UNIQUE! Examining the Evidence boxes explain the reasoning behind nursing interventions and how research affects everyday practice. UNIQUE! Applying the Art sections communication tables in the clinical chapters provide examples of therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication techniques as well as realistic nurse-patient interaction scenarios. Key concepts and terms clarify essential terminology. Potential Nursing Diagnosis tables give several possible nursing diagnoses for a particular disorder along with the associated signs and symptoms. Vignettes offer succinct, real-life glimpses into clinical practice by describing patients and their psychiatric disorders. Assessment Guidelines familiarize readers with methods of assessing patients. Critical thinking questions introduce clinical situations in psychiatric nursing. Key Points to Remember outline the main concepts of each chapter in an easy to comprehend and concise bulleted list.


Manual Of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning E Book

Author by : Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
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Description : A pocket-sized clinical companion, Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning, 5th Edition supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available, including the DSM-5, for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. It offers quick and easy access to plans of care for a range of settings including the inpatient unit, home care, or community mental health setting. Expert author Elizabeth Varcarolis, provides a clinically-based focus with the latest guidelines to psychiatric nursing care. Designed to accompany Foundations of Mental Health Nursing, this book is a perfect reference for creating care plans and for clinical use. The latest diagnoses, assessment and treatment strategies, and psychotropic drug information keep you up-to-date with the most current information. Care plans containing nursing diagnosis, etiology, assessment findings/diagnostic cues, outcome criteria, long- and short-term goals, and interventions and rationales offer plans of care for a wide range of psychiatric nursing diagnoses. A focus on clinical information furnishes you with information on providing patient care in a range of settings. Assessment Guides, including tables, charts, and questionnaires facilitate patient diagnosis and care. A chapter on Major Psychotropic Interventions and Patient and Family Teaching, in addition to the content found in each disorder chapter, helps you better understand the uses and workings of the psychotropic agents. Coverage of major disorders exposes you to a wide range of disorders within psychiatric nursing. NEW! The most recent information in the field, including the DSM-5, supplies you with the latest diagnostic information available for accurate assessment and diagnosis of patients. NEW! 2007 ANA Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice familiarize you with the current guidelines for the practice of psychiatric nursing. NEW! Updated 2012-2014NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses present information on the latest nursing diagnoses related to psychiatric nursing. NEW! Updated medications equip you with the latest information on medications used with psychiatric patients.


Essentials Of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Author by : Elizabeth M. Varcarolis
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Description : A 2017 AJN Book of the Year Award winner, Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Communication Approach to Evidence Based Care, 4th Edition, offers the perfect balance of essential nursing interventions and clinical content. It incorporates a reader-friendly style, and an emphasis on therapeutic communication and evidence-based practice. Perfect for shorter psychiatric nursing courses, this streamlined psychiatric text includes need to know information and key DSM-5 content you need to pass your course and prepare for the NCLEX®. A neurobiology of the brain teaching tool provides a visual depiction of how the disorder affects brain function — and what drugs are used to treat it. Additionally, this new edition includes Giddens Concept boxes, Integrative Care boxes, updated clinical disorders chapters, and new use of nursing diagnosis language International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP) which smooths your transition into practice, as this is a common language shared with many electronic health record documentation systems Neurobiology of the brain feature provides a visual depiction on how the disorder affects brain function and what drugs are used to treat the disorder. Applying Evidence Based Practice boxes throughout the clinical chapters pose a question, walk you through the process of gathering evidence-based data from a variety of sources, and present a plan of care based on the evidence. Vignettes describing psychiatric patients and their disorders add more practical application to the chapter material. DSM-5 diagnostic criteria identify medical diagnostic criteria for most major disorders. Applying Critical Judgment introduces clinical situations in psychiatric nursing at the end of all chapters with thought provoking questions that engage critical thinking. NEW! Integrative Care boxes address alternative therapies to treat psychiatric illnesses. NEW! Giddens Concept boxes at the beginning of each chapter tie to the topics discussed in that chapter. UPDATED! Clinical disorders chapters such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorders and Somatoform Disorders, and many others reflect the latest evidence-based research and practice. NEW! ICNP nursing diagnosis language smooths your transition into practice, as this is a common language shared with many electronic health record documentation systems. UPDATED! Cultural Considerations sections include more updated and relevant material, whenever possible in the clinical chapters, and address cultural considerations with various patients and appropriate care.


Hesi Comprehensive Review For The Nclex Rn Examination E Book

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Description : Want to cover EVERYTHING on the NCLEX-RN? HESI can help! The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 5th Edition provides a comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know to not only succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam but also on your program’s HESI exit exam. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this trusted guide breaks down chapters by clinical areas and the concepts emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Rationales are provided for any incorrect answers or areas of weakness to help strengthen your understanding. The companion Evolve website also offers 700 practice questions in both study and exam formats to give you valuable practice using the same electronic testing format you will face on the nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-RN exam. 700 NCLEX practice questions on the companion Evolve website include alternate item formats to provide a testing experience similar to the exit and NCLEX exams. Chapters organized by clinical area enables you to easily search for various topics to review. HESI Hint boxes spotlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-RN exam. Critical thinking study questions (with rationales) reinforce key concepts and content. Fill-in-the-blank and prioritizing questions mirror the new alternate item format item types included on the NCLEX-RN exam. Pharmacology tables highlight the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Consistent format and chapter organization make it easy to move between topics when reviewing. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Updated medications and nursing interventions have been added based on the latest evidence-based practice. NEW! Revised chapter on pediatric nursing includes an updated immunization chart, referral websites, and new content on children with disabilities and chromosomal and genetic syndromes. NEW! Revised chapter on maternity nursing features updated CPR guidelines and medications for neonatal cardiac arrest, as well as new HESI Hints that reflect new modalities such as fetal cell-DNA analysis and current screening tools. NEW! Revised chapter on psychiatric nursing includes new information on autism spectrum disorders, as well as updates on DSM 5 changes. NEW! Revised chapter on geriatrics features new content on polypharmacy in the elderly, the Geriatric Depression Scale as an assessment tool, the Mini-Cog tool for mental status assessment, and new information on elder mistreatment in various settings.


Potter And Perry S Fundamentals Of Nursing Second South Asia Edition E Book

Author by : Sharma Suresh
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Description : Fundamentals of Nursing by Potter and Perry is a widely appreciated textbook on nursing foundations/fundamentals. Its comprehensive coverage provides fundamental nursing concepts, skills and techniques of nursing practice and a firm foundation for more advanced areas of study. This Second South Asia edition of Potter and Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing not only provides the well-established, authentic content of international standards but also caters to the specific curriculum requirements of nursing students of the region. SALIENT FEATURES Fully compliant to the INC curriculum Easy-to-read, interesting and involving disposition, which leads the reader through various facets of nursing foundations/ fundamentals Improved layout, design and presentation A number of photographs replaced with the Indian ones to provide regional feel to the content Long Answer and Short Answer questions added at the end of every chapter


Hesi Comprehensive Review For The Nclex Pn Examination E Book

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Description : A comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know to pass your nursing exams! Updated with the latest test plan and written in an easy-to-read outline format, HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 6th Edition prepares you for success on both the HESI exit exam and the NCLEX-PN®. This trusted guide breaks down chapters by clinical areas and the concepts emphasized on the NCLEX-PN® exam, so you can easily search for various topics to review. Rationales are provided for any incorrect answers or areas of weakness to help strengthen your understanding. The companion Evolve website also offers 750 practice questions, including alternate item formats, in both study and exam modes to give you valuable practice using the same electronic testing format you will face on the nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-PN® exam. HESI Hint boxes spotlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-PN® exam. 750 NCLEX practice questions on the companion Evolve website include alternate item formats to provide a testing experience similar to the HESI exit exam and the NCLEX-PN® exam. Pharmacology tables highlight the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-PN® exam. Critical thinking study questions with rationales reinforce key concepts and content. Chapters organized by clinical area enable you to easily search for various topics to review. Consistent format and chapter organization make it easy to move between topics when reviewing. NEW! Thoroughly updated content incorporates clinical updates and reflects the latest NCLEX-PN® test plan. EXPANDED! 200 additional NCLEX practice questions on the Evolve site assist you with practice.


Saunders Comprehensive Review For The Nclex Pn Examination E Book

Author by : Linda Anne Silvestri
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Description : Review for the NCLEX-PN® exam with leading NCLEX® experts Linda Anne Silvestri and Angela Silvestri! Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 7th Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX-PN exam — a review of essential nursing content, more than 4,500 NCLEX exam-style questions, detailed rationales, and test-taking tips and strategies. Based on Silvestri’s proven Pyramid to Success, the book includes many questions that test the critical thinking skills you need to pass the NCLEX. An Evolve companion website adds a pre-test that generates a study calendar, study questions with immediate feedback for both correct and incorrect answers, and practice exams with immediate scoring. Updated to reflect the latest NCLEX-PN test plan, this complete review is a perennial favorite of students preparing for the NCLEX. More than 4,500 practice questions are included in the book and the Evolve companion website. Detailed rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. Alternate item format questions include multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, graphic option, and audio/video clips, as the NCLEX-PN exam is no longer limited to multiple-choice questions. UNIQUE! A 75-question pre-test on Evolve provides feedback on your strengths and weaknesses, and the results generate an individualized study calendar. An 85-question comprehensive exam in the book matches the client needs percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan. Pyramid to Success sections at the beginning of each unit provide an overview of content, guidance for your review, and the subject’s relative importance in the NCLEX-PN text plan. Pyramid Points and Pyramid Alert boxes identify content that typically appears on the NCLEX-PN exam. What Should You Do? boxes in each chapter help you develop critical thinking skills, with answers at the end of the chapter. NEW! Current NCLEX-PN test plan is incorporated into this review, including the exam’s newly added content. UPDATED test-taking strategies are included in a separate chapter and for each question to give clues for finding the correct answers. UPDATED Priority Nursing Action boxes help you to effectively prioritize nursing care, and include detailed rationales and textbook references. NEW! Learning objectives tied to client needs are provided for each unit in the book.


Saunders Q A Review For The Nclex Rn Examination E Book

Author by : Linda Anne Silvestri
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Description : Practice makes perfect with Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition. This popular review offers more than 6,000 test questions, giving you all the Q&A practice you need to pass the NCLEX-RN® examination! Each question enhances review by including a test-taking strategy, rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and page references to major nursing textbooks. Questions are organized to match the Client Needs and Integrated Processes found in the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. Q&A practice is also provided on an Evolve companion website, with many study and testing options. From the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, this resource is part of the popular Saunders Pyramid to Success. A detailed test-taking strategy is included for each question, providing clues for analyzing and selecting the correct answer. Chapters organized by Client Needs simplify review and reflect the question mix in the NCLEX-RN test plan blueprint. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. All alternate item question types are represented, including multiple response, prioritizing/ordered response, fill-in-the-blank, illustration/hot spot, chart/exhibit questions, graphic option, and questions incorporating audio and video. An 85-question comprehensive exam represents the content and percentages of question types identified in the NCLEX-RN test plan. A Priority Nursing Tip is included with each question, highlighting need-to-know patient care information. Introductory chapters feature preparation guidance for the NCLEX-RN including chapters on academic and nonacademic preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse. NEW! Reflects the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan to familiarize you with newly added content they may encounter on the exam. NEW! Additions to the Evolve companion website include a 75-question post-test, case studies with follow-up questions, and links to animations for selected rationales, offering unique remediation opportunities. NEW! Trade drug names replaced with generic drug names reflecting latest test plan changes. NEW! Health Problem label included to help you study selected health topics. This will also allow you to focus your study when reviewing questions on Evolve.


Saunders 2016 2017 Strategies For Test Success E Book

Author by : Linda Anne Silvestri
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Description : Take the anxiety out of taking any nursing test with Saunders 2016-2017 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 4th Edition. Written by the most trusted expert in NCLEX prep, Linda Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plans, this invaluable guide covers key topics like time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, with tips to help you overcome test anxiety and develop effective study habits. Learn how to confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats, with chapters on preparing for nursing exams, prioritization methods, and pharmacology questions, and practice your skills and gain realistic test-taking experience with the book and Evolve site’s 1,200 practice questions. A Reducing Test Anxiety chapter offers simple strategies to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence needed to pass exams. A Developing Study Skills chapter provides helpful tips on improving time management for more efficient exam preparation. An emphasis on comprehensive test preparation helps you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX examination. Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offers valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice and alternate item-format questions. Helpful Tips for the Beginning Nursing Student highlight the most important concepts needed for exam success. Chapters on specific question content — such as prioritization, pharmacology, triage/disaster management, and delegation — provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher-level questions. UNIQUE! Student-to-Student Hints highlight real life strategies that have helped other students graduate from nursing school and pass the NCLEX exam. Online practice questions let you apply the strategies learned from the text in a realistic electronic testing environment. A fun, 4-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help engage visual learners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most current NCLEX test plans. Summary information on the latest test plans is highlighted in chapter 4. NEW! Addition of SI units and removal of trade drug names reflect the upcoming changes to the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! 200 new practice questions bring the overall total to 1,200 questions on the Evolve site. NEW! Two-year revision cycle ensures that the content is current and covers all of the question types found on the NCLEX exam. NEW! Priority Concepts added to each question help readers link their concept-based classes and NCLEX prep.


Saunders Comprehensive Review For The Nclex Rn Examination E Book

Author by : Linda Anne Silvestri
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Description : Often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,’ Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam — complete content review and 5,200 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current 2016 NCLEX test plan, Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review. But don’t just take our word for it — read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there's nothing else like it!


Policy And Politics In Nursing And Healthcare Revised Reprint E Book

Author by : Diana J. Mason
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Description : Featuring analysis of healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care helps you develop skills in influencing policy in today’s changing health care environment. 145 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in policies and politics, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change. The revised reprint includes a new appendix with coverage of the new Affordable Care Act. With these insights and strategies, you’ll be prepared to play a leadership role in the four spheres in which nurses are politically active: the workplace, government, professional organizations, and the community. Up-to-date coverage on the Affordable Care Act in an Appendix new to the revised reprint. Comprehensive coverage of healthcare policies and politics provides a broader understanding of nursing leadership and political activism, as well as complex business and financial issues. Expert authors make up a virtual Nursing Who's Who in healthcare policy, sharing information and personal perspectives gained in the crafting of healthcare policy. Taking Action essays include personal accounts of how nurses have participated in politics and what they have accomplished. Winner of several American Journal of Nursing "Book of the Year" awards! A new Appendix on the Affordable Care Act, its implementation as of mid-2013, and the implications for nursing, is included in the revised reprint. 18 new chapters ensure that you have the most up-to-date information on policy and politics. The latest information and perspectives are provided by nursing leaders who influenced health care reform with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.


Varcarolis Foundations Of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Author by : Margaret Jordan Halter
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Description : Rev. ed. of: Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing / [edited by] Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, Margaret Jordan Halter. 6th ed. c2010.


How Nursing Has Changed With Technology An Issue Of Nursing

Author by : Maria Overstreet
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Description : How has technology changed the art and science of nursing practice? Many facets of nursing practice have stayed constant over the years such as the way we advocate for our patients and the art of caring for our patients. However, nursing practice has evolved over the years especially in the bedside delivery of state of the art nursing care. Technology at the bedside has forced nurse educators to change the ways in which we always have taught nursing students. Technology has also begun to change the methods used in the actual bedside nursing care. In this issue, you will hear from some of the nursing experts in areas of nursing care that has changed in either the delivery of care or method of assessing care of the patient. Nursing experts will describe some of the historical changes and intrigue you in the changes expected to come to the bedside. Why is this issue important? First, we gain insight from a review of where we have been and nurses tend to reminisce on our past as well as romance our historical roots. Second, technology is ever changing and it is good practice to keep abreast of what is happening in other areas of nursing so that we can apply others successes in our own specific areas of nursing. Third, informatics in nursing is a growing field and nursing must embrace technology and learn to adapt various methods of delivery so that we can appropriately care for and advocate for our patients. With the changes in our national healthcare system, we must encourage nurses to try out new methods of delivery as well as encourage their ideas of how nursing can change. The articles in this issue reflect these changes.


Public Health Nursing Revised Reprint E Book

Author by : Marcia Stanhope
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Description : This Revised Reprint of our 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing, Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, has been updated with a new Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) appendix that features examples of incorporating knowledge, skills, and attitudes to improve quality and safety in community/public health nursing practice. As with the previous version, this text provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, this text also incorporates real-life applications of the public nurse’s role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more. Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing. Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse’s role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health. Separate unit on the public/community health nurse’s role describes the different functions of the public/community health nurse within the community. Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention. What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content. The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice. Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions. Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations. Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. NEW! Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) appendix features examples of incorporating knowledge, skills, and attitudes to improve quality and safety in community/public health nursing practice. NEW! Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content. NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade. NEW! Forensic Nursing in the Community chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters. NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.


Foundations Of Nursing E Book

Author by : Barbara Lauritsen Christensen
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Description : Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this comprehensive text prepares you for safe and effective nursing practice in today’s fast-paced healthcare environment. Covering maternal and neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, mental health, and community nursing, Foundations of Nursing, 6th Edition, includes all of the essential LPN/LVN content you need. Companion CD includes animations and audio clips depicting physiologic processes, physical assessment video clips, an English/Spanish glossary with definitions and audio pronunciations, an anatomy coloring book, and a fluid and electrolytes tutorial. The consistent, logical framework of the nursing process connects specific disorders to patient care. A mathematics review chapter provides a complete review of basic arithmetic skills and practice in drug dosage calculation to ensure safe medication administration. Safety Alert boxes help you implement The Joint Commission’s safety guidelines in all settings, with considerations for special populations. Nursing Diagnosis boxes, screened and highlighted in the text, include nursing diagnoses for specific disorders paired with the appropriate nursing interventions. More than 100 skills in a step-by-step format with full-color illustrations present clearly defined nursing actions with rationales for the skills and techniques you’ll use in practice. Medication tables are meticulously detailed and provide quick access to action, dosage, precautions, and nursing considerations for commonly used drugs. Nursing Care Plans, presented in a case-study format, emphasize patient goals and outcomes and end with Critical Thinking Questions to develop your clinical decision-making skills. Coordinated Care boxes emphasize parameters for prioritizing tasks, as well as assigning tasks to and supervising unlicensed assistive personnel. Patient Teaching boxes and Family Teaching boxes include post-hospital discharge guidelines and disease prevention instructions with a strong focus on three-way communication among the nurse, patient, and family members. Life Span Considerations for Older Adults boxes provide age-specific information for the care of the aging population, which is often the primary focus of the LPN/LVN nurse. Home Care Considerations boxes discuss the issues facing patients and caregivers in the home health care setting. Health Promotion boxes provide key information on staying healthy and preventing disease, with tips on wellness from Healthy People 2010. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how to address the health needs of a culturally diverse patient population when planning care. Enhanced focus on the NCLEX® Examination offers end-of-chapter Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections with key points for self-guided study and remediation and an extensive set of review questions for thorough self-assessment. Additional review questions on Evolve provide instant feedback with correct answer and rationale for even more test-taking practice. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize the latest research findings and highlight how they apply to LPN/LVN practice. Updated, vibrant full-color design highlights key information and enhances your understanding of important concepts.


Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills E Book

Author by : Madeline O'Carroll
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Description : This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book will help to identify the skills and resources that students already have and show how these can be developed into the essential skills needed for nursing in the mental health practice environment. Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills draws on the policy and theory underpinning mental health nursing but focusses on the practical aspects, providing an easily understandable guide to what to do and how to do it. It also provides a practical framework that can be applied in any setting. Examples are given to show how skills can be applied across the diversity of modern mental health nursing. Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills is also designed to be taken into the practice environment so that it can easily be referred to it when learning a skill.


Varcarolis Foundations Of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Author by : Margaret Jordan Halter
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Description : Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 8th Edition is the most comprehensive RN psychiatric nursing text on the market! Awarded second place in the 2018 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing category. User-friendly by design, it simplifies the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric-mental health nursing with a practical, clinical perspective. This edition was revised in conjunction with a readability expert to support clarity and ease of understanding. Chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing your students for clinical practice with real-world examples. New to this edition are full-page illustrated explanations about the neurobiology of disorders and associated medications, criteria from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) for major disorders, completely revised Evidence-Based Practice boxes, and a fully rewritten chapter on Dying, Death, and Grieving to provide students with essential information about difficult topics. Mentor-like writing style reinforces important information and helps in applying textbook content to the clinical setting. Coverage of key topics and emerging nursing trends keep you current with best practices in the field. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of person-centered care in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations. Vignettes with vivid mini-stories prepare you for real-world practice with personal, descriptive characterizations of patients with specific psychiatric disorders. Health Policy Boxes introduce the role you can play in advocating for patients and the profession. Clinical chapters follow the six-step nursing process, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention. NEW! Full-page illustrated explanations about the neurobiology of disorders and associated medications. NEW! DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content. NEW! Completely revised Evidence-Based Practice boxes. NEW! Revised chapter on Dying, Death and Grieving gives you all the vital information you need. NEW! Ten NCLEX-style questions and answers at the end of each chapter.


Maternity Nursing Revised Reprint E Book

Author by : Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk
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Description : Designed to meet the needs of today’s students, Lowdermilk’s Maternity Nursing, 8th Edition — Revised Reprint addresses the fundamentals of maternity nursing with a concise, focused presentation of the care of women during the childbearing years. Integrating considerations for family, culture, and health promotion into the continuum of care, it also addresses community-based care to emphasize that nursing care takes place in many settings. Maternity Nursing focuses on childbearing issues and concerns, including care of the newborn, as well as wellness promotion and management of common women’s health problems. Critical thinking exercises present case studies of real-life situations and corresponding critical thinking questions to help you develop your analytical skills. NEW! A helpful appendix identifies text content that reflects the QSEN competencies — patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety, and informatics — to assist you in developing competencies to provide safe and effective nursing care. NEW! Focus on the family recognizes the nurse’s need to integrate the family in the care of the mother and newborn and the importance of the role of the mother to the wellbeing of the family. NEW! Content updates throughout, including information on the late preterm infant and associated concerns such as feeding; guidelines on prioritization and delegation where relevant; and centering pregnancy, a new model of health care that brings women together in groups for their care. NEW! Evidence-based practice content focuses your attention on how to use current research to improve patient outcomes. NEW! Improved readability helps you learn more efficiently with shorter, more focused content discussions. NEW! 21st Century Maternity Nursing: Culturally Competent, Community Focused chapter combines introductory material, culture, and community into one chapter to help you focus on key content and concepts. NEW! Streamlined content highlights the most essential, need-to-know information.


Saunders Q A Review For The Nclex Pn Examination E Book

Author by : Linda Anne Silvestri
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : Based on student feedback, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination is organized to address specific Client Needs and Integrated Processes to mirror the NCLEX-PN test plan. This review follows Silvestri Comprehensive Review as the natural next step for students in the Silvestri suite of products. It contains 3,200 practice questions—including Alternate Item Format—that include comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect options, test-taking strategies, and a textbook page reference for further explanation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Remediation tied directly back to your Elsevier textbooks provides resources for further study. Content is organized according to Client Needs, providing an organized review for exam preparation and end-of-course or exit standardized exams. Practice questions, answers, and detailed rationales all appear on the same page, giving you immediate feedback on your responses. Detailed test-taking strategies for each question give you clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect options. Provides computerized testing practice in study, quiz, or exam modes, to allow you to choose from 21 different content categories and focus your study sessions. Each question is categorized by level of cognitive ability, Client Needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area to allow you multiple study and exam selections. Contains chapters on academic and nonacademic NCLEX-PN preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and test-taking strategies that help you understand complicated exam questions. Comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions related to all content areas in the book and representative of the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan.


Varcarolis S Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Canadian Edition E Book

Author by : Margaret Jordan Halter
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Gain a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 2nd Edition uses a practical clinical perspective to prepare you for practice. This thoroughly updated, market-leading text features the latest Canadian research related to psychiatric mental health nursing, including DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Additionally, clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples presented within an historically Canadian legal, ethical, and cultural context. Research highlight boxes provide updated research in mental health. Canadian research and statistics provide a current perspective of mental health and mental health practice in Canada. Canadian focus throughout highlights key considerations such as our nation’s cultural diversity and federal/provincial/territorial distinctions. Student-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews. Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment. Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and caregivers. Integrative Therapy boxes specifically focus on the mental health disorders covered in that chapter to help you communicate effectively when working with a variety of patients. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations within various clinical situations. Drug Treatment boxes feature generic and trade names for drugs used in Canada to ensure you have access to the latest information on medications used to treat psychiatric disorders. NEW! DSM-5 box features provide further evidence of disorders covered by the American Psychological Association. NEW! Added mental health content covers issues in the indigenous population and gender differences. NEW! Updated chapter that covers suicide and non-suicidal self-injury. NEW! Enhanced coverage of substance use disorders prepares you to treat this and related disorders. NEW! Enhanced coverage on the legislative changes related to medically assisted deaths.


Williams Essentials Of Nutrition And Diet Therapy Revised Reprint E Book

Author by : Eleanor Schlenker
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : From basic nutrition principles to the latest nutrition therapies for common diseases, Williams’ Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 10th Edition, Revised Reprint offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. Authors Eleanor Schlenker and Sara Long address nutrition across the life span and within the community, with an emphasis on health promotion and the effects of culture and religion on nutrition. The revised edition has been updated with current government dietary guidelines, including the new MyPlate recommendations. Other key topics include childhood obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and food safety. Plus, evidence-based information and real-world case scenarios help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice. Case studies illustrate key concepts in authentic, "real-life" scenarios that reinforce learning and promote nutritional applications. Cultural Content boxes highlight the critical, yet often overlooked, role culture plays in nutrition — a role that is becoming more important as the population becomes more diverse. Feature boxes spotlight newsworthy issues related to the chapter topic, including: Diet–Medications Interactions — dietary warnings related to specific prescription drugs. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) — information on the uses, contraindications, and advantages/disadvantages of common herbs and supplements. Focus on Food Safety — important storage and preparation considerations for preventing food-borne illness. Health Promotion sections in each chapter emphasize the importance of health promotion and wellness as part of an effort to stress healthy lifestyle choices and prevention as the best "medicine." Websites of Interest at the end of every chapter lists reliable Internet resources for further study and exploration of various nutrition topics. Key terms are highlighted throughout the text with definitions on the same page for instant reference. Includes complimentary online access to Nutritrac 5.0, the latest version of Mosby’s premier nutrition and exercise management program that features over 1,000 new foods and enhanced functionality. Evidence-Based Practice boxes emphasize the importance of using research to achieve the best possible patient outcomes. Expanded health promotion coverage includes the World Health Organization’s definition of "health," the concept of wellness, and patient education. An in-depth discussion of childhood obesity explores the impact and prevention of this major health concern. Additional information on metabolic syndrome examines its effects on the cardiovascular system. Coverage of nutrition support includes the use of adapted feeding tools to aid patients in various disease states. Perspective in Practice boxes offer quick access to practical applications of nutrition principles. Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes features the latest updates from the American Dietetic Association.


Tabbner S Nursing Care E Book

Author by : Gabby Koutoukidis
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : A vital member of the health care team, the contemporary enrolled nurse faces increasing challenges and an increasing level of responsibility. Written specifically for Australian and New Zealand enrolled nurse students, this long awaited new edition reflects the changes and challenges in contemporary enrolled nurse practice as well as the additions and modifications that are occurring in nursing curricula. Tabbner’s Nursing Care: Theory and Practice 5th edition has been written, reviewed and edited by the people who educate the enrolled nurse and continues to provide enrolled nurse students with the most comprehensive resource available.


Practice Guidelines For Family Nurse Practitioners Revised Reprint E Book

Author by : Karen Fenstermacher
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Total Read : 18
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Description : Convenient and portable, Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 3rd Edition — Revised Reprint offers quick access to essential guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in a variety of family practice settings. Well known for its concise guidelines and extensive charts and tables, this Revised Reprint includes extensive updates throughout and offers vital information on the latest diagnostic methods, treatment options, and drug therapies for primary care conditions commonly seen by Nurse Practitioners in patients of all ages. Quick-reference outline format and a wealth of tables and charts facilitate quick access to essential information. Special populations assessment chapters, including adult, pediatric, and geriatric, allow for quick access to vital information for these specific age groups. Provides essential instructions on which problems must be referred to a physician and which constitute an emergency. Coverage includes the latest national guidelines. Color insert provides visual reinforcement for a better understanding of skin disorders. Compact size and spiral binding make this guide extremely versatile and portable. NEW! The 2014 Revised Reprint of Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 3rd Edition includes extensive updates throughout: Updated treatment guidelines, including medications for numerous skin conditions, influenza, pharyngitis, GERD, vaginitis, PID, lipid disorders, hypertension, diabetes, depression, and anxiety. Coverage of several clinical issues --- such as osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and guidelines for screening Pap smears --- has been extensively revised based on current standards of evaluation and therapy. Changes affecting diagnosis are included for several conditions, including hepatitis A, B, and C; GERD; H. pylori infection; and syncope.


Nursing Today Revised Reprint E Book

Author by : JoAnn Zerwekh
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Total Read : 33
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Description : A student favorite for its easy-to-read style, real-life applications, and humorous cartoons, Nursing Today: Transition and Trends, 7th Edition Revised Reprint helps you make a successful transition from student to practicing nurse. It covers the profession’s leading issues and opportunities, ensuring that you graduate not only with patient care skills but with career development skills including resume writing, finding a job, and effective interviewing. Test-taking tips and strategies prepare you for the NCLEX-RN® exam, and discussions of communication and management issues prepare you to succeed in the workplace. In this edition, well-known educator JoAnn Zerwekh and coauthor Ashley Zerwekh Garneau provide the latest information on nursing issues and trends including health care reform, patient safety, collective bargaining, and emergency preparedness. Thorough coverage prepares you for a professional nursing career by including all of the most important issues faced by the new nurse. An engaging presentation features lively cartoons, chapter objectives, bibliographies, and colorful summary boxes. Critical Thinking boxes are located in every chapter, with relevant questions and exercises to apply what you have learned to clinical practice. Evidence-Based Practice boxes focus on the research evidence that supports clinical practice. Real-life scenarios in each chapter illustrate and personalize the chapter topics. An emphasis on making the transition into the workplace is included in chapters such as NCLEX-RN® and the New Graduate, Employment Considerations: Opportunities, Resumes, and Interviewing, and Mentoring and Preceptorship. A companion Evolve website includes Case Studies for every chapter, test-taking strategies, a sample NCLEX® test tutorial, a sample NCLEX® exam, appendices, and resume builder templates for creating professional resumes and cover letters.


Mental Health Nursing E Book

Author by : Ruth Elder
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 68
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Description : This exciting new book offers a contemporary manual for the mental health nurse within a mental health care system that is increasingly focused on recovery. Mental Health Nursing incorporates recent policy changes that place a greater emphasis on person-centred and social caring, whilst retaining a strong evidence base. The holistic, skills-based approach helps the student and the beginning practitioner to understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client’s experience of mental illness. Broad, yet in-depth, examination of the essential features of contemporary mental health nursing practice A manual for practice - a skills-based approach provides clear guidance to novices on how to complete essential mental health nursing roles ‘Critical Thinking Challenges’ based on Case Histories provide a realistic context ‘Nurse’s Stories’ explore the reality of mental health nursing care On-line resources guide the reader to reflect upon the essential content and ideas contained within each chapter


Manual Of Nursing Procedures And Practice

Author by : Omayal Achi
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wolters kluwer india Pvt Ltd
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Total Read : 19
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Description : Manual of Nursing Procedures and Practice will guide nurses in a variety of settings to provide expertise and efficient patient care. It will also be an iconic resource in coaching and mentoring the novice and practicing nurses to build their competence and confidence.


All In One Care Planning Resource E Book

Author by : Pamela L. Swearingen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 38
Total Download : 800
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Description : The only book with nursing care plans for all core clinical areas, All-In-One Care Planning Resource, 3rd Edition, provides 100 care plans with the nursing diagnoses and interventions you need to know to care for patients in all settings. It includes care plans for pediatric, maternity, and psychiatric nursing in addition to medical-surgical nursing, so you can use just one book throughout your entire nursing curriculum. A new online care plan tutorial walks you through the steps of creating care plans, and updates keep you current with the latest clinical developments, new pharmacologic treatments, QSEN patient safety standards, and evidence-based practice guidelines. Edited by Pamela Swearingen, this book is known for its clear, straightforward approach, its practical and consistent format, and its detailed rationales. Updates from clinical experts ensure the most current, accurate, and clinically relevant content available. A consistent format for each care plan allows faster lookup of key content, with headings for Overview/Pathophysiology, Health Care Setting, Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Nursing Diagnoses, Desired Outcomes, Interventions with Rationales, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning. Color-coded sections for medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric nursing make it easy to find information quickly. Prioritized nursing diagnoses are listed in order of importance and physiologic need. A two-column format for nursing assessments/interventions and rationales makes it easier to scan information. Detailed rationales for each nursing intervention help you to apply concepts to clinical practice. Outcome criteria with specific timelines help you to set realistic goals for nursing outcomes and provide quality, cost-effective care. NANDA-I taxonomy updates keep you current with NANDA-I terminology and current diagnoses. Updated content covers the latest clinical developments, new pharmacologic treatments, QSEN patient safety standards, and evidence-based practice guidelines. 16 new and updated NANDA-I nursing diagnoses include adult failure to thrive, chronic confusion, risk for shock, interrupted breastfeeding, and impaired environmental interpretation syndrome. Unique! The companion Evolve website includes a narrated online care planning tutorial with step-by-step guidance on how to create accurate and comprehensive care plans.