Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery 16th Edition

Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery 16th Edition

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Prepare for success on certification exams and in perioperative nursing! Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery, 16th Edition is the definitive text for nurses and surgical technologists training for a career in the operating room. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions cover patient care in more than 400 surgical interventions, including positioning, instrumentation, and postoperative care. New to this edition is additional coverage of robotic surgery, along with review of evidence-based guidelines for practice. From well-known educator Jane C. Rothrock ― and with every chapter authored by an expert nurse ― Alexander’s gives you the tools you need to provide safe, high-quality care in the surgical setting.

 

  • Over 400 general and specialty surgical interventions are covered, as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures, whether performed in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or in a doctor’s office.
  • 900 full-color photos and illustrations show surgical anatomy, procedures, and methods.
  • Comprehensive coverage includes basic perioperative nursing principles, such as patient and environmental safety, infection prevention and control, positioning, anesthesia and pain management, the unique needs of special populations such as pediatric and geriatric patients, and more.
  • Comprehensive practice exams on the Evolve companion website include 300 exam-style questions with rationales.
  • Perioperative nursing considerations include assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, evaluation, discharge planning, and patient and family education.
  • Sample plans of care include nursing diagnoses, outcomes, and interventions.
  • Surgical Pharmacology tables summarize the drugs most commonly used for each surgical procedure, including generic and trade names, indications, and pharmacokinetics.
  • Patient and Family Education boxes include specific guidelines for preprocedural and postprocedural care, side effects and complications, home care, discharge instructions, and psychosocial care.
  • Patient Safety boxes highlight Joint Commission initiatives for patient and staff safety in the surgical setting.
  • Best Practice and Research Highlight boxes apply the latest scientific research to patient care.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter let you assess your understanding of important material.
  • NEW! Robotic-Assisted Surgery boxes highlight a rapidly expanding surgical modality.
  • NEW! Enhanced Recovery After Surgery boxes promote review of protocols for early recovery for patients undergoing major surgery.
  • NEW! Patient Engagement Exemplar boxes optimize surgical outcomes by addressing AORN guidelines on the issues of patient care and involvement of the patient’s family.
  • NEW standards and AORN toolkits cover topics ranging from enhanced post-surgical recovery to prevention of pressure ulcers.

PCEP Book IV: Specialized Newborn Care (Perinatal Continuing Education Program) Third Edition

PCEP Book IV: Specialized Newborn Care (Perinatal Continuing Education Program) Third Edition

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Time-saving, low-cost solutions for self-paced learning or instructor-led training!
Developed for health care professionals who provide care to pregnant women and newborns, the Perinatal Continuing Education Program (PCEP) is a comprehensive, self-paced education program in four volumes.

Completely updated and revised with leading-edge procedures and techniques, Book IV: Specialized Newborn Care3rd Edition features 6 units dealing with complex neonatal therapies, such as assisted ventilation, as well as a unit on continuing care for at-risk babies and those with specal problems following intensive care.

PCEP is a proven educational tool for:

  • Improving perinatal care know-how, policies, practices and procedures
  • Establishing organization-wide care goals and routines
  • Teaching both practical skills and cognitive knowledge
  • Saving time and money — streamline the learning process
  • Reducing care risks through staff-wide consistency of knowledge and skills competency
  • Encouraging cooperation and communication among diverse staff
  • Simplifying education planning and budgeting

Pediatric Critical Care 5th Edition

Pediatric Critical Care 5th Edition

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Still the #1 resource for today’s pediatric ICU teams, Pediatric Critical Care, 5th Edition covers the entire field, from basic science to cutting-edge clinical applications. Drs. Bradley P. Fuhrman and Jerry J. Zimmerman, accompanied by an expert team of editors and contributors from around the world, bring you today’s best information on the current and future landscape of pediatric critical care so you can consistently deliver optimum care to your young patients.

 

  • Boasts highly readable, concise chapters with hundreds of useful photos, diagrams, algorithms, and clinical pearls.
  • Clear, logical, organ-system approach allows you to focus on the development, function, and treatment of a wide range of disease entities.

 

  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Includes new content on the expanding use of ultrasound at the bedside and the increase in nursing responsibilities in the PICU.
  • Eighteen new chapters cover topics such as delirium, metabolism, endocrinology, nutrition, nursing, and much more.
  • Features expanded and updated information on critical communication, professionalism, long-term outcomes, palliative care, ultrasonography, PCCM in resource-limited settings, ventilator-induced lung injury, non-invasive ventilation, updated CNS pathophysiology, the ‘Erythron’, and immunity and infection.
  • Online content is enhanced with over 500 board-style review questions and answers.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Volume 3: Gastroenterological, Endocrine, Renal, Hematologic, Oncologic and Immune Systems 2nd ed. 2014 Edition

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Volume 3: Gastroenterological, Endocrine, Renal, Hematologic, Oncologic and Immune Systems 2nd ed

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This second edition spans four volumes, with major sections dedicated to specific organ systems. Each major section consists of separate chapters dedicated to reviewing the specific disease processes affecting each organ system. Each chapter concludes with a comprehensive list of references, with brief, concise remarks denoting references of ‘special interest’ and ‘of interest’. Consequently, the books are unique in their comprehensive coverage of pediatric critical care and their ease of use and will be of value to those studying towards pediatric critical care examinations and those who are already qualified.

Case Studies in Pediatric Critical Care (Cambridge Medicine (Paperback)) 1st Edition

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Case Studies in Pediatric Critical Care presents a spectrum of real and interesting case studies relating to critically ill children. Each case study includes details of the presenting history and symptomatology, results of investigations and the subsequent critical care management of the patient. Cases have been chosen to illustrate the increasingly diverse range of problems that may be encountered by pediatric critical care physicians throughout the world. Alongside each case is a comprehensive discussion of the various treatment strategies available, and a short list of invaluable learning points summarize the key take-home messages of each case. Concise, practical and relevant, and written by expert pediatric intensivists, Case Studies in Pediatric Critical Care is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the care of critically ill children.

Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Critical Care 2nd Edition

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Most patients with critical cardiac or thoracic conditions will at some stage pass through the cardiothoracic critical care unit. Critical care presents more complex clinical data than any other area of medicine. The new edition of Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Critical Care focuses on the latest practise in the management of patients in cardiothoracic intensive care. The practice of cardiothoracic critical care medicine is constantly evolving, and this new edition reflects the modernized learning styles for trainees. Each chapter includes key learning points as well as sample multiple choice questions and answers to assist in exam preparation. This edition also features updated chapters on ECMO, perioperative management of patients undergoing emergency cardiothoracic surgery, and advanced modes of organ support for patients. This text provides key knowledge in a concise and accessible manner for trainees, clinicians and consultants from specialities and disciplines such as cardiology and anaesthesia, and nursing and physiotherapy.

The Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management Fifth Edition

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Manage airway emergencies with confidence!
The Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management is the world’s most trusted reference on emergency airway management, and is the foundation text in the nationally recognized The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™, The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care™, and The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™. Its practical, hands-on approach provides all the concrete guidance you need to effectively respond to any airway emergency, whether in the emergency department, ICU, urgent care setting, pre-hospital environment, or anywhere else airway emergencies may occur.

  • Apply the latest evidence-based approaches to all aspects of airway management.New chapters include Managing Retroglottic Devices, Controversies in EMS Airway Management, The Unstable Patient: Optimization for Emergency Airway Management, and Safe Extubation of the At-Risk Emergency Patient.  Discover expanded coverage of preoxygenation techniques and comprehensive updates throughout.
  • Efficiently overcome any challenge in airway management with the aid of step-by-step instructions, mnemonics, easy-to-follow algorithms, and rich illustrations.
  • Glean expert insights from a brand-new editorial team led by Calvin Brown III, MD, who is Dr. Walls’ colleague and protégé, and many of the same airway experts who teach The Difficult Airway Course™ – additionally, Dr. Ron Walls continues to actively author content within this edition!

Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:

  • The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks
  • Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design
  • The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click

Herzog’s CCU Book

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Geared to any health care professional practicing in or rotating into a CCU, this quick referenceadopts a similar format to the author’s highly regarded Cardiac Care Unit Survival Guide. Packed with full-page diagnosis treatment algorithms and management pathways, Herzog’s CCU Bookensures you acquire in-depth knowledge and understand the subtleties in treating the different kinds of patients you encounter in a CCU setting.

Features:

  • Richly illustrated algorithms and pathways for making accurate diagnosis, treatment, care management, and patient education decisions.
  • Organized to help you quickly access pathophysiology, epidemiology, testing, and therapy information for angina, acute coronary syndrome, arrhythmias, organ failure, and other cardiac conditions.
  • Perfect for physicians, residents, cardiac care and critical care nurses, physician assistants, and other CCU practitioners.
  • Identifies what you need to tell the patient and family members about the patient’s stay and condition.
  • Edited by the Director of the CCU at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center and author of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins’ The Cardiac Care Unit Survival Guide.

Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:

  • The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time—providing a seamless reading experience online or offline.
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks.
  • Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design.
  • The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click.

 

Rogers’ Handbook of Pediatric Intensive Care Fifth Edition

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Portable and easy to use, Rogers’ Handbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, Fifth Edition, contains key information from the best-selling Rogers’ Textbook in a handy format designed for everyday use.  Nearly 100 chapters offer a clinically relevant synopsis of core information needed for quick reference and safe practice in the PICU.

Key Features:

  • New chapters cover Rapid Response Systems; Non-Invasive Ventilation; Abusive Head Trauma; Pulmonary Hypertension; Dengue and Other Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (including Ebola); Gastrointestinal Bleeding; Diagnostic Imaging of the Abdomen; and more.
  • All chapters have been thoroughly updated and rewritten.
  • Numerous tables and line drawings facilitate quick retrieval of information.
  • Distills the authoritative, essential information you need in the PICU, in an easy-to-manage handbook format.

Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:

  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

Monitoring Mechanical Ventilation Using Ventilator Waveforms 1st ed

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This book discusses the interpretation of mechanical ventilator waveforms. Each page shows a screenshot from a real patient and explains one or two messages. It starts with basic information about the waveforms and goes on to address passive and spontaneous ventilation, non-invasive ventilation and specific measurements such as pressure-volume curves and esophageal pressure. Step by step, readers learn about advanced monitoring of patient-ventilator synchronisation. This unique teaching approach has been adapted to this topic.

Covering the entire field of mechanical ventilation, it is of particular interest to physicians and respiratory therapist working in emergency departments, anesthesiology, intensive care and respiratory units.

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