Basic Geriatric Nursing 8th Edition

Basic Geriatric Nursing 8th Edition

Provide compassionate, professional nursing care for older adults! Designed for LPN/LVNs, Basic Geriatric Nursing, 8th Edition offers a practical introduction to concepts of aging and the physiologic and psychosocial changes that affect the elderly adult. Clear guidelines help you master basic skills such as health assessment, nursing diagnosis, therapeutic communication, medication administration, and nursing interventions in a variety of health care settings. New Next-Generation NCLEX® examination-style case studies help you develop clinical judgment, and nursing care plans show how to apply theory to practice. Written by experienced nursing educator Patricia Williams, this book provides the knowledge and skills you need to care for an aging population.

  • Learning features in each chapter include objectives, key terms with phonetic pronunciations, basic concepts, and clinical application, all connected by case examples and a relevant research study or analysis of multiple studies.
  • Nursing Process sections provide a framework for nursing care of older adults as related to specific disorders.
  • Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! sections include key points, additional learning resources, and NCLEX review questions with answers and rationales on the Evolve website.
  • Nursing Care Plans provide real-world examples of care plans along with critical thinking questions.
  • Nursing interventions are grouped by health care setting, e.g., acute care, extended care, home care.
  • Clinical Situation boxes highlight real-life care scenarios.
  • Coordinated Care boxes address leadership and management issues for the LPN/LVN, and include topics such as restraints and end-of-life care.
  • Critical Thinking boxes help you develop and improve skills in clinical judgment.
  • Special boxes are included for health promotion, safety, nurse alerts, patient education, cultural considerations, home health considerations, complementary health approaches, and more.
  • Medication tables summarize information about drugs commonly used in geriatric nursing.
  • NEW! Next-Generation NCLEX® examination-style case studies at the end of chaptersinclude new-format questions to help you prepare for the licensure examination.
  • NEW! Discussion of the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model helps you learn decision making and develop the skills needed to plan effective nursing care.
  • NEW! Free Study Guide on the Evolve website includes Next-Generation case studies and review questions to reinforce your understanding.

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Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology: An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students 1st Edition

Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology: An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students 1st Edition

Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology introduces nursing and healthcare students to the pathophysiology of the child, and offers an applied full-colour visual approach throughout. Explaining the anatomy of the human body, and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology, it enables the reader to develop the understanding, knowledge, and skills required to know how to respond and provide safe and effective high-quality care to children and their families.

Key features:

Written by an experienced author team
Filled with superb full-colour illustrations
Packed with learning features, including key words, test-your-knowledge, exercises, further reading, and learning outcomes
Includes case studies to help readers understand how to apply the knowledge in clinical practice
Contains links to clinical observations, vital signs to look out for, investigations boxes, red flags to indicate essential information to be aware of when providing care, and medication alerts
Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology is an ideal book for pre-registration nursing students, including child and adult nurses, as well as for all healthcare professionals who come into contact with children and their families.

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Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing Pack (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 1st Edition

Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing Pack (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 1st Edition

Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Handbook series are available together in this great value pack.

The central title of the Oxford Handbooks in Nursing series, the Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing is written for nurses, by nurses. It gives concise, practical and expert advice on all aspects of the nurse’s role. Written for both practising and student nurses, it is a comprehensive and reliable
guide to the care of adults with chronic and acute illness. The handbook covers care from the initial assessment to discharge and continuing care, giving a complete picture of a patient’s progress. It also gives up-to-date advice on the role of the nurse working in a multidisciplinary team and as
manager, team leader and co-ordinator of care. To help you achieve the best possible results for your patients, the authors offer a wealth of recommendations, guidance and information from their years of experience. Whatever situation you are in, the Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing will give you
the information you need. Starting with the fundamentals of good patient care, it covers the vast majority of clinical scenarios you will encounter. It also offers advice on performing relevant tests and procedures, investigations with normal ranges, common drugs, emergency situations, rare cases
and how to manage unexpected events.

So you can find the information you need without delay, the book is clearly laid out with one topic per page, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages for writing notes, observations and local protocols allow your handbook to be customised to meet your specific needs. All this
is available at your fingertips, in a pocket-sized handbook with a hard-wearing plastic cover. Written by practising nurses and checked by subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing will be an invaluable companion to both practising and student nurses. Whether you need a comprehensive
introduction to adult nursing, general nursing care, or a reliable resource to dip into when the need arises, the Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing will be an invaluable companion for years to come.

Increasingly nurses are developing and extending their clinical skills into areas that were once considered only for doctors. With the rise of post-registration clinical skills courses, advanced practitioners, and the new medical assistant roles, it is anticipated that future professional practice
will involve more emphasis on clinical skills for nurses.

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing provides a practical, easily accessible, concise and evidence-based guide to all the essential elements of clinical skills for nursing practice in one portable format. The first section deals with the principles underlying patient assessment,
and professional issues relating to clinical skills in order to help practitioners perform procedures safely and competently. This is followed by chapters on generic skills such as communication, hygiene and comfort, infection control, intravenous access, and care of the theatre patient. There are
separate sections on drug administration and emergency and high dependency care. The book then takes a systems-based approach to the care of patients covering the key concepts which underpin all good nursing practice, including the social and psychological aspects of nursing. Information is included
on how to relate the principles of clinical skills to different groups such as the elderly and the mentally ill, which will have relevance to practitioners whether in a hospital or community setting.
A unique and comprehensive guide to clinical skills in nursing, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing will help nurses and other health care workers to perform clinical skills safely and competently.

Drain’s PeriAnesthesia Nursing 7th Edition

Drain’s PeriAnesthesia Nursing

7th Edition

Trusted for 30 years, Drain’s PeriAnesthesia Nursing, A Critical Care Approach, 7th Edition is the only book on the market that provides comprehensive clinical content tailored specifically for perianesthesia nurses. An easy-to-use format with five distinct sections ― covering the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations ― means you get five books in one. Nursing and pharmacologic interventions are integrated with in-depth coverage of pathophysiology, and updated content includes the latest standards and current issues affecting perianesthesia nursing practice. Focusing on research, documentation, and psychosocial considerations, this is the one book that can take you all the way from being a novice nurse in the PACU to preparing for your CPAN® or CAPA® certification!

 

Updated Evidence-based Research boxes in sections IV and V provide the latest standards of care.

Five separate sections provide comprehensive coverage, including: the PACU, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, nursing care, and special considerations.

Addresses current policies and issues affecting perianesthesia nursing practice such as patient safety, infection control, managed care implications, pain management, and bioterrorism.

Special Considerations section details the care of patients with conditions such as malignant hyperthermia, substance abuse, sickle cell anemia, and cardiac arrest.

Comprehensively covers the various types of anesthetic agents to be anticipated in the PACU.

In-depth coverage of pathophysiology for all body systems integrated with nursing and pharmacologic interventions.

Streamlined format includes an overview, definitions, summary, and references for each chapter.

NEW and EXPANDED! Updated content covers the latest evidence and standards, including new sedation and pain guidelines, new information on older patients, implications of new surgical techniques, and more bariatric implications.

NEW and UPDATED! New illustrations and thoroughly updated references throughout.

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Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management 9th Edition

Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management 9th Edition

Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management 9th Edition

Binder-Ready Edition: This loose-leaf copy of the full text is a convenient, accessible, and customizable alternative to the bound book. With this binder-ready edition, students can personalize the text to match their unique needs!

Prepare for success in today’s high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings! Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, 9th Edition helps you understand and apply critical care nursing principles and concepts to clinical assessment, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic management. Known for its comprehensive coverage, this leading textbook uses a logical, body systems organization to address the care of patients with physiological alterations. New to this edition are illustrated Patient-Centered Critical Care features aimed at “humanizing the ICU” as well as Next Generation NCLEX® Exam-style case studies to help you further develop your clinical judgment skills and prepare for the latest nursing licensure exam. Also ideal for CCRN® and PCCN® exam preparation, this book is a one-stop resource on the concepts and skills required for critical care nursing!

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  • NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest changes in concepts, techniques, and technology of high acuity, progressive, and critical care nursing.NEW! New Facilitating Care Transitions chapter explains how critical care nurses can ensure patient safety and provide family education through all phases and locations of care, during transitions to other units and departments within the facility, and during patient discharge to various sites (e.g., home, hospice, long-term care).
  • NEW! Illustrated Patient-Centered Critical Care boxes highlight a new emphasis on changing the culture of critical care by greater inclusion of the patient and family, with evidence-based discussions of topics such as family meetings, debriefing after a code, patient diaries, creating a calm environment, pet visitation, music therapy, the transition of care, and 24/7 ICU visitation.
  • NEW! 10 Next Generation NCLEX® Exam-style case studies are provided on the Evolve website to help prepare you for the changes in the nursing licens
  • ure exam.

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Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care 10th Edition

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care 10th Edition

Medical-Surgical Nursing 10th Edition

With this medical book master the essential medical-surgical nursing content you’ll need for success on the Next Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) and safe clinical practice! Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 10th Edition uses a conceptual approach to provide adult health knowledge and help you develop the clinical nursing judgment skills that today’s medical-surgical nurses need to deliver safe, effective care. “Iggy” emphasizes three emerging trends in nursing ― interprofessional collaborative care, concept-based learning, and clinical judgment and systems thinking ― trends that will ground you in how to think like a nurse and how to apply your knowledge in the classroom, simulation laboratory, and clinical settings. This Medical book is a perennial bestseller, “Iggy” also features NCLEX Exam-style Challenge and Mastery questions to prepare you for success on the NGN!

  • Consistent use of interprofessional terminology promotes interprofessional collaboration through the use of a common healthcare language, instead of using isolated nursing-specific diagnostic language.
  • UNIQUE! Enhanced conceptual approach to learning integrates nursing concepts and exemplars, providing a foundation in professional nursing concepts and health and illness concepts, and showing their application in each chapter.
  • Unparalleled emphasis on clinical reasoning and clinical judgment helps you develop these vital skills when applying concepts to clinical situations.
  • Emphasis on QSEN and patient safety focuses on safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes, including Drug Alert, Critical Rescue, and Action Alert boxes.
  • Direct, easy-to-read writing style features concise sentences and straightforward vocabulary.
  • Emphasis on health promotion and community-based care reflects the reality that most adult health care takes place in environments outside of high-acuity (hospital) settings.

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Fast Facts for the Radiology Nurse 2nd Edition

Fast Facts for the Radiology Nurse 2nd Edition

The second edition of this pocket-sized resource for radiology nurses continues to demystify complex procedures by providing concise yet comprehensive information on the basics of radiology. As the complexity of healthcare grows, so too does imaging ability. Different modalities, technologies, and skills levels must all work in harmony to provide precision images. Radiology nurses must be proactive, patient-focused, and able to work with a diverse team of individuals to care for the widest range of patients.

Describing essential procedures and protocols in quick access style, Fast Facts for the Radiology Nurse, Second Edition covers over 50 different Interventional Radiology procedures. Woven throughout is an emphasis on interprofessional care and effective communication along with guidance on forming and maintaining a high-performing team. Abundant Clinical Pearls disseminate the hard-earned wisdom of expert radiology nurses. Extensively updated with the most current guidelines and protocols, the second edition presents four completely new chapters on Legal Issues Affecting Radiology, Strategies for Working with Difficult People, Safety and Quality in the Radiology Setting, and Emergency Management and Catastrophe Response.

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The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures 10th edition

The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures 10th edition

The student edition of The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the definitive, market-leading textbook of clinical nursing skills for fifteen years. This internationally best-selling title sets the gold standard for nursing care, providing the procedures, rationale, and guidance required by pre-registration students to deliver clinically effective, patient-focused care with expertise and confidence.

With over two-hundred detailed procedures which reflect the skills required to meet The Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses (NMC 2019), this comprehensive manual presents the evidence and underlying theory alongside full-colour illustrations and a range of learning activities designed to support student nurses in clinical practice. Loved and trusted by millions, The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Student Edition continues to be a truly indispensable textbook for students, and includes coverage of patient assessment and discharge planning, communication, infection prevention and control, perioperative care, wound management, nutrition, diagnostic testing, medicines management, and much more.

Learning features in this revised tenth edition include:

  • Learning outcomes – summarise the focus of the information in each chapter
  • Learning in practice – asks you to consider issues within your practice environment
  • Case studies – provide learning around a particular patient scenario
  • Clinical applications – ask you to consider how you would apply your knowledge to a clinical situation
  • Stretch activities – challenge you with more nuanced, advanced issues to reflect upon

Many of the features in the book are relevant to trainee nursing associates, especially when used in conjunction with supervision from academic and clinical teachers.

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PAX Study Guide Book 2020 & 2021: Practice Test Questions for the NLN Pre Entrance Exam

PAX Study Guide Book 2020 & 2021: Practice Test Questions for the NLN Pre Entrance Exam

Studying can be hard. We understand. That’s why we created this guide.
Each section of the test has a comprehensive review created by Test Prep Books. These reviews go into detail to cover all of the PAX test.
The Test Prep Books PAX practice test questions are followed by answer explanations.
If you miss a question, it’s important to understand why. That way, you can avoid missing it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you learn from your mistakes.
Knowing the latest test-taking strategies is essential for the exam.
A test taker has to understand the material that is being covered. They also must be familiar with test strategies.
These strategies are necessary to properly use the time provided. They also help test takers complete the test without making any errors. Test Prep Books has provided the top test-taking tips.

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