Sandra Smith’s Review For NCLEX-RN® 13th Edition

Sandra Smith’s Review for NCLEX-RN®, Thirteenth Edition is a comprehensive and current evidence-based RN content review. Following the latest NCLEX-RN exam blueprint, it features 2,500 NCLEX® formatted practice questions with detailed answers and rationales that stimulate critical thinking. The reader-friendly approach includes a clear and concise outline format with study guidelines and test-taking strategies. It also covers all of the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice and patient care. New to this edition is an expanded emphasis on patient safety, the National Patient Safety Goals and NCLEX examination preparation, ties to QSEN competencies, and a greater focus on evidence-based clinical practice. Included with each new print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool offering the book’s questions, nearly 1,000 bonus questions, detailed rationales, and reporting.

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Strategic Planning for Advanced Nursing Practice (Advanced Practice in Nursing) 1st ed. 2017 Edition

This eagerly anticipated book equips readers to understand the dynamics of policy processes, relevant decision-making and the significance of key decision-makers. It also emphasizes the usefulness of negotiation and diplomacy skills in order to support the development of an advanced nursing practice (ANP) initiative that involves the identification of pivotal issues to ensure that nurses unlock their full potential. Topics include a definition of strategic planning, essential factors to bear in mind, and frameworks to use in the context of formulating effective policies. By addressing outcome indicators and research, this volume offers a comprehensive approach to coordinated planning, and will appeal to advanced practice nurses, healthcare planners and policymakers, as well as administrators at hospitals and healthcare institutions.

About the Author

Madrean Schober, PhD, MSN,  ANP, FAANP is a nurse practitioner, educator, mentor, writer, lecturer and consultant with expertise in the development of advanced practice nursing roles, healthcare policy, curriculum design and programme development. She has been an international consultant with expertise in role development for 15 years, past-Chair of the ICN International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network as well as International Relations Liaison for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

With a background in family health, family nursing and community healthcare, she has an aim to provide healthcare services to diverse populations along with strategic planning for improved access to all. These services include the promotion of advanced nursing practice in the provision of healthcare services.

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Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2014, 1e 1st Edition

Written by two expert nursing and pharmacy clinicians and organized alphabetically by generic drug name, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2014 provides essential information for over 1,000 generic name and 4,000 trade name drugs in one quick, convenient source. With comprehensive coverage of IV drug administration as well as guidance through clinical priorities in the practice setting, this resource offers the precautionary information you need to provide safer patient care.

  • Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) organized alphabetically with A to Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy.
  • Detailed drug information distinguishing side effects and adverse reactions helps you identify which are most likely to occur.
  • Special text treatment for “High Alert” drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm promotes safe drug administration.
  • UNIQUE! ( for ebook only) Frequently-used herb monographs as well as additional herb information keep you informed of commonly encountered herbs.
  • Top 200 Drugs helps you identify the most frequently administered drugs.
  • Lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations content equips you with special considerations for specific patient populations.
  • Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you patient implications for drug administration.
  • Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs.

  • NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 28 newly approved drugs by the FDA provide you with the most current drug information.
  • NEW! Updated monographs with new interactions, precautions, alerts and patient teaching instructions boost your confidence in accuracy and help prevent medication dispensing errors.
  • NEW! Nearly 300 Black Box Alerts highlight drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects.
  • NEW! Enhanced Pageburst eBook works on any mobile device giving you access to drug information from virtually anywhere.

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Lippincott’s Fast Facts for NCLEX-RN 1st Edition

Lippincott’s Fast Facts for NCLEX-RN is a targeted study tool providing 5,000 essential nursing facts for review for the NCLEX-RN exam. Arranged in a bullet point format for fast and easy review, these essential nuggets of information are organized around the major subject areas on the exam: adult health, maternal-neonatal nursing, pediatric nursing, psychiatric nursing, pharmacology, and management of care.

The number of nursing facts and concise presentation are perfect for testing yourself on critical information needed to pass the exam. With an appendix providing study tips, test-taking strategies and other insider information, you can test your knowledge, study more efficiently, and approach the exam with confidence.

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Mosby’s Comprehensive Review of Practical Nursing for the NCLEX-PN® Exam, 17e (Mosby’s Comprehensive Review of Practical Nursing for Nclex-Pn) 17th Edition

Prepare for success on the boards with Mosby’s Comprehensive Review of Practical Nursing for the NCLEX-PN® Examination! Offering more than 4,000 NCLEX-PN exam-style practice questions, this effective review resource covers everything you will need to know come exam time. Chapters are organized by core clinical areas to help you focus on specialty areas such as pharmacology, nutrition and emergency nursing. This comprehensive resource also includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers.

  • Over 4,000 review questions provide you with extensive practice for the computerized licensure exam.
  • Alternate item format questions prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX exam.
  • Test-taking strategies include helpful tips in preparing for the NCLEX-PN exam.
  • Two comprehensive exams feature questions in all clinical areas giving you practice with an integrated exam, much like you will see on the NCLEX.
  • Content organized by clinical area allows you to use the book as a study aid for all nursing exams throughout the curriculum.
  • Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers explain the reasoning behind each answer option.
  • Concise, student-friendly format summarizes essential nursing content in an easy-to-read outline format.
  • The Evolve website provides practice questions broken down by specific content areas in both study and quiz/exam modes, giving you greater choices to customize your study sessions.
  • NEW! More than 300 new questions bring the overall total to over 4,000 test questions.
  • NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-PN test plan.
  • NEW! Critical Thinking Challenges provide case scenarios to equip you for real-life practice.
  • NEW! Audio, video, and graphic option questions familiarize you with the new alternate item format question types on the NCLEX-PN exam.

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Mosby’s 2014 Nursing Drug Reference, 27e (SKIDMORE NURSING DRUG REFERENCE) 27th Edition

There is a difference in drug handbooks. From the leading name in nursing, Mosby’s 2014 Nursing Drug Reference makes it easy to find the latest and most vital information on the drugs you administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled ― including 70 new entries on current drugs and drugs recently approved by the FDA. And no other drug handbook places a higher emphasis on patient safety. With a full-color design and an A to Z organization, this portable reference gives you the most complete information for each drug, including dosing, side effects, interactions, and administration. Updated by nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference is a bestseller that has been relied upon by nurses for over 25 years.

 

  • More than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals.
  • Attractive full-color design highlights important information for quick and easy access.
  • Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions.
  • Safety Alert icon identifies situations that require special attention.
  • Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments.
  • Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information.
  • Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.
  • Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose.
  • Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion.
  • Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting.
  • A companion website includes updates with infrequently used or recently approved drugs, a full-color pill atlas, guidelines to safe handling of chemotherapeutic agents, combination products, drugs metabolized by known P450s, medications to be cautiously for geriatric patients, herbal products, a listing of high-alert Canadian medications and immunization schedules, patient teaching guides in English and Spanish, and more.

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Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 10th Edition 10th Edition

No nursing student should leave home without this book! Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 10th Edition offers the most reliable information, now presented in full color. With an A to Z organization, you have quick access to information on 50 drug classifications and more than 4,000 individual generic and trade name drugs. The newest NANDA-I nursing diagnoses help you write care plans, and data on interactions and therapeutic outcomes help you prevent errors. Detailed illustrations show how drugs work at the cellular level, and a photo atlas depicts physical landmarks and techniques for safe and effective drug administration. Known for its focus on drug safety, this handbook is compiled by Linda Skidmore-Roth, a well-known expert in nursing pharmacology, which means you will ALWAYS find the latest and most trustworthy drug information. An Evolve companion website includes profiles of several drugs commonly encountered in clinicals, vibrant animations of drug actions, comprehensive list of combination products, patient-teaching guides, clinical calculators, and more!

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Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing (Oxford Handbooks in Nursing) 1st Edition

Written by experienced educators and renal nurses with extensive experience of clinical practice the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is a concise, current and evidence-based guide to the care of patients with renal disease. This practical and thorough resource ensures that expert and relevant information is always accessible, whatever the circumstances.

Assisting both practising and student nurses with decision-making skills from the patient assessment stage through to post procedure/operation nursing care, this handbook provides a wealth of useful information on the aetiology of kidney disease, assessment and diagnostic processes, and the available treatments.

An indispensable resource, it covers caring for patients with a wide range of conditions, including chronic kidney disease and established renal failure. Additional information on treating patients waiting for, or undergoing dialysis or transplant surgery, and those requiring end of life care is also included.

Taking a multi-professional approach to the care and management of renal patients, the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is an essential tool for all renal nurses, studying and practising, as well as dieticians, pharmacists, social workers, counsellors and researchers who specialise in renal care.

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Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Gynecologic Settings, 11th Edition 11th Edition

A “one-stop” comprehensive guide to women’s health√≥updated with new evidence-based guidelines and timely topics

The 11th edition of this classic guide for assessment and management of common gynecologic conditions by advanced practice nurses is updated with cutting-edge topics, new evidence-based guidelines, and current patient teaching materials to enhance excellence in clinical practice. This edition features a completely updated chapter on the well-woman annual exam, including issues about the care of older women, and extensive revisions throughout regarding contraceptive methods, CAMs, medical abortion, HIV/AIDS, HPV screening and vaccine recommendations, and much more.

Guidelines reflect “best-practice” standards of care culled from literature on evidence-based practice that help ensure improved patient outcomes. Expert contributors include prominent specialists from all areas of gynecologic health. Complete guidelines are presented in a format that includes definition, etiology, history, physical exam, laboratory exam, differential diagnosis, treatment, complications, consultation/referral, and follow-up.

New to the 11th Edition:

  • Enhanced mental health chapter detailing the discontinuation of SSRIs/SNRIs
  • Guidelines for management of cytological abnormalities and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
  • New information on menopause and osteoporosis
  • Updated information on contraception based on patients’ individual profiles and clinical data
  • Revised information on natural family planning from an expert educator
  • New data on the long-term effects of hormone replacement therapy
  • Additional data-based evidence on over-the-counter remedies and nonprescription supplements
  • New data on screenings for breast cancer
  • New Pap smear guidelines across the life span
  • Physical assessment of pelvic floor integrity and dysfunction
  • Helpful techniques for difficult examinations
  • Information on lesbian, bisexual, and transgender health concerns

Key Features:

  • Reflects best-practice standards of care empirically demonstrated to improve patient outcomes
  • Presents guidelines in a concise, consistent outline format to ensure quick and easy access to clinical information
  • Written by a highly respected and experienced team of authors
  • Provides valuable patient teaching information, also available online

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Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing (Oxford Handbooks in Nursing) 2nd Edition

Emergency nursing requires rapid assessment and decision-making. Often nurses are required to make sense of considerable amounts of information and act on it. The Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing provides an essential resource when time is short and the need for practical clinical guidance is paramount. This second edition has been fully updated to reflect new guidelines and approaches which have impacted emergency nursing in recent years. This handbook provides clear, focussed information that will aid all areas of patient assessment and management in emergency care. The concise format will enable the reader to quickly locate the information needed and provides alerts regarding critical ‘must-dos’ for ill adults and children. The skills section provides a quick summary of the many clinical skills needed in emergency care, ideal as an introduction for the uninitiated and as a refresher for skills performed infrequently. Additionally, this second edition has been expanded to cover nursing in major trauma and emergencies in the elderly. This handbook will empower nurses to deliver excellence in emergency care.

Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for qualified and student nurses, and to all health care professionals working in the emergency care setting.

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