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    • Book Nursing2018 Drug Handbook
      Nursing2018 Drug Handbook
      • Fully updated with more than 4,300 clinical changes to nearly 3,500 generic, brand, and combination drugs
      • "New Drugs" section featuring nearly 29 new FDA-approved generics and their corresponding brand-name drugs
      • New information on the National Cancer Institute's "Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events" classification system
      • New appendices:
        • Understanding biosimilar drugs
        • Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know
        • Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity
      • Pregnancy-Lactation-Reproduction information highlighted in every monograph
      • Easy-to-spot safety and clinical alerts: Black Box Warnings, Adjust-a-dose, Dialyzable drug, Overdose Signs & Symptoms, Look alike-Sound alike Drugs, IV Incompatibilities
      • Nursing Considerations and Patient Teaching sections detailing the essential facts nurses need to know 
      • 32-page Photoguide featuring over 450 of the most commonly prescribed tablets and capsules
      • Free access to Monthly Drug Updates and an Online Toolkit with hundreds of helpful tools and resources

       
      Table of Contents
      Anatomy of a monograph...............................................................inside front cover
      Contributors and consultants...................................................................................v
      How to use Nursing2018 Drug Handbook...............................................................vi
      Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms................................ix
      Guide to abbreviations.............................................................................................x

      General information
      1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions
      2. Drug therapy across the lifespan
      3. Safe drug administration
      4. Selected therapeutic drug classifications

      Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name

      New Drugs

      Appendices
      1.  Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention
      2.  Pregnancy risk categories: The FDA's Final Rule
      3.  Controlled substance schedules
      4.  Abbreviations to avoid (The Joint Commission)
      5.  Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors
      6.  Elder care medication tips
      7.  Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity
      8.  Understanding biosimilar drugs
      9.  Nursing process: Patient safety during drug therapy
      10. Serotonin syndrome: What you should know to protect your patients
      11. Tumor lysis syndrome: A life-threatening emergency
      12. Antidiarrheals: Indications and dosages
      13. Antidotes: Indications and dosages
      14. Selected biologicals and blood derivatives: Indications and dosages
      15. Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages
      16. Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages
      17. Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages
      18. Antacids: Indications and dosages
      19. Laxatives: Indications and dosages
      20. Additional OTC drugs: Indications and dosages
      21. Do not use: Dangerous abbreviations, symbols and dose designations (ISMP Canada)
      22. Decision tree: Deciding about medication administration
      23. Canadian National Drug Schedules
      24.  Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know
      25.  Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines
      26. Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages
      27. Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages

       
      April 27, 2017
      $ 44.99 USD $44.99
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    • Book ECG Workout
      ECG Workout
      Exercises in Arrhythmia Interpretation
      July 6, 2016
      $ 61.99 USD $61.99
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    • Book Lippincott Nursing Procedures
      Lippincott Nursing Procedures
      Publisher’s Note:   Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

      This start-to-finish guide includes over 400 nursing procedures--from basic to advanced.

      Every entry lists equipment, details each step to perform right at the bedside, and provides rationales and cautions to ensure patient safety and positive outcomes. Organized alphabetically for fast, easy access, the 7th Edition of Lippincott Nursing Procedures addresses what the nurse needs to know and do to perform best-practice procedures concerning infection control, specimen collection, physical assessment, drug administration, IV therapy, and hemodynamic monitoring, as well as procedures related to body systems, such as chest tube insertion, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intra-abdominal pressure monitoring.

      Thoroughly updated, this edition also includes new evidence-based entries on synchronized cardioversion, gait belt use, intermittent infusion device flushing and locking, isolation garb use, nasal bridal insertion and removal, pneumatic antishock garment application and removal, self-medication administration practice, and weaning a patient from a ventilator.

      With clear, step-by-step guidelines and hundreds of sidebars, photos, illustrations, and eye-catching alerts (Nursing Alerts, Pediatric, Elder, Hospital-Acquired Condition Alerts), you'll find the level of detail required to provide optimal hands-on patient care. Packed with pre- and postprocedure nursing considerations, warnings about potential complications, troubleshooting tips, and other helpful advice, this go-to reference provides everything you need to do your job confidently and well, whether you are beginning your nursing career, learning a new skill, or brushing up on a familiar technique.
      October 9, 2015
      $ 79.99 USD $79.99
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    • Book Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual!
      Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual!
      Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual! Second Edition is an innovative reference that combines detailed photographs and graphics with concise, informative text to make the complex concepts of wound care easy to understand. Thoroughly updated with the latest clinical practice guidelines and documentation, this new approach to clinical content maximizes the power of visual thinking by "showing" as well as "telling" about the latest wound care information techniques. 
       
      The highly visual nature of this book makes the fundamentals and advancements in the treatment of wounds clear and understandable, enabling quick review and comprehension for practical application.  New features include: 
      • A new chapter on atypical wounds
      •  Additional wound care treatments, including hyperbaric oxygen and electrical stimulation
      • A new "Special Attention" icon to address concerns for the bariatric patient, including skin problems, wound management and pressure ulcer prevention 
      Special features include: 
      • "Best dressed" icon highlights tips on dressing wounds and choosing wound dressings
      • Hundreds of full-color wound graphics
      • Key terms defined and explained, clearly and simply
      • "Memory board": visual mnemonics
      • One-page "Vision Quest," a visually-oriented variation on the Incredibly Easy! Quick Quiz
      May 4, 2011
      $ 50.99 USD $50.99
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    • Book Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care
      Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care

      Publisher’s Note:   Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

      Accelerate your skin and wound care with the Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care, Seventh Edition.

      This compact and sensibly organized guide is vital to providing optimal care. Look forward to:

      • Updated advice on skin care products helps you make the right choices.

      • Current documentation regulations, so that you can properly illustrate wound healing.

      • New chapters on lymphedema and best practices.
      • Profiles of more than 300 products, in A to Z organization for easy identification.

      • Benchmark outcomes help you take your care to the next level... and more.














       

      You’ll accurately assess, plan, and monitor wound care using the most current, best nursing practices.

      This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that's both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution.

      Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today's media capabilities.

      Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care, including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation.  From identifying patients at risk for wounds to achieving compliance for self-care, this is the companion you’ll rely on day after day. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of chronic wounds, accurately interpret lab values and adapt your care, develop a proper skin and wound care formulary, expertly manage tissue load, and understand and apply the wound care regulatory process.

      Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products, all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference.  You’ll find a wealth of NEW advice on the skin care products you use most, including cleansers, moisture barriers, antifungal and antimicrobial treatments, therapeutic moisturizers, liquid skin protectants, and others.

       

      The Seventh edition ofClinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more.

      June 1, 2012
      $ 62.99 USD $62.99
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    • Book Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management
      Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core ...
      This volume in the new Core Curriculum series from the WOCN® Society covers Ostomy Management, and is the crucial text for nurses practicing or studying ostomy patient care. It offers pathology and physiology basics in easy-to-grasp terms, while providing expert guidance on patient management. The perfect study guide for the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exams, it also provides step-by-step direction on essential nursing procedures.
       
      The evidence-based, easy-to-follow format of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Wound Management facilitates your comprehension of:  
      o    Anatomy and physiology of the GI and urinary tracts
      o    The disease states that lead to a fecal/urinary stoma
      o    Fecal or urinary stoma construction
      o    Fecal or urinary diversion.
       
      Step-by-step instruction leads you through care planning and delivery, including management of stoma and peristomal complications. And, end-of-chapter Q&A helps you remember all vital points.
       
      Practical directions cover:
      o    Preoperative care for patients undergoing fecal or urinary diversion
      o    Postoperative nursing assessment and management
      o    New surgical procedures and pouching techniques
      o    Patient education
      o    Rehabilitation issues
      o    Ostomy patient needs, including assessment and management of pediatric patients.
       
      Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management is essential for nursing students in ostomy care programs; nurses caring for patients with an ostomy; nurses in gastroenterology, urology, and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students; those seeking WOC certification or recertification; and nursing faculty.

      Also available as an e-book at other major retailers
      June 23, 2015
      $ 79.99 USD $79.99
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    • Book Telephone Triage Protocols for Nurses
      Telephone Triage Protocols for Nurses
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      Telephone Triage Protocols for Nurses, fifth Edition
       
      Performing telephone triage requires the ability to make quick and effective decisions based on limited information. Telephone Triage Protocols for Nurses, 5th Edition is your rapid-access resource, delivering more than 200 triage protocols for evaluating patients' symptoms over the telephone. Each symptom entry lists questions, grouped by urgency level, to determine whether the patient should seek emergency care immediately, seek medical care the same day, call back for appointment, or follow home care instructions. Detailed home care instructions are provided. Simple, direct, and useful, this is the most comprehensive and user-friendly telephone triage book available.
       
      Evaluate patients quickly and accurately, with this indispensable guide …
       
      ·         NEW: Protocols for altered mental status; rectal bleeding; and shingles
      ·         NEW: Content on phone triage program development and quality improvement
      ·         Flow chart format leads you from yes or no answers about symptoms to development of assessment, and specific care recommendations
      ·         Quick-read format helps you provide fast and effective evaluations, even with limited patient information
      ·         Easy-to-follow A to Z organization—by body system and by disease—helps you find topics quickly
      ·         Detailed home care instructions help you advise callers fully
      ·         Questions about symptoms are grouped by urgency level to aid you in making quick, accurate assessments
      ·         Icons indicate maternity and pediatric considerations
      ·         Helps you avoid pitfalls such as accepting patients’ inaccurate self-diagnosis or not assessing patients fully
      ·         Best practice recommendations guide instructors on telephone triage safety; roles and responsibilities; training guidelines; and medical-        legal safeguards
      ·         Essential for all clinical nurses and practitioners charged with performing triage
      July 8, 2015
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    • Book ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy
      ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy
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      Deliver safe, accurate care during electrocardiographic monitoring, with the newly updatedECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! Sixth edition. This easy-to-follow, fully illustrated text explains the basics of cardiac physiology, then leads you through recognizing and treating arrhythmias, with step-by-step guidance on current medications, devices, and monitoring equipment. Take advantage of this real-world, expert nursing advice to reinforce your class materials, prepare for the NCLEX or certification exam, and strengthen your ECG interpretation skills.
       
      Features:
      ·         Coverage of topics including:
      o    ECG fundamentals – cardiac anatomy and physiology; obtaining and interpreting a rhythm strip
      o    Identifying and interpreting arrhythmias – atrial, junctional, ventricular, atrioventricular, and more
      ·         Hundreds of photos, illustrations, and diagrams explain key concepts and provide clear direction on vital procedures, including:
      o    The 8-Step Method for interpreting a rhythm strip
      o    Nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for arrhythmias, including pacemakers, ICDs, and antiarrhythmics
      o    Obtaining and interpreting a 12-lead ECG
      o    Troubleshooting equipment problems
      ·         Helpful practice questions and quick guides include:
      o    End-of-book multiple choice Q&A
      o    Sample rhythm strips to help you practice your interpretation skills
      o    A Quick Guide to arrhythmias
      ·         Special features:
      o    Ages and stages – Identifies differences in ECGs and pacemaker needs, according to the patient’s age
      o    Now I get it – Clear-cut directions for performing complex procedures, such as using an automated external defibrillator
      o    Don’t skip this strip – Identifies the arrhythmias that have the most serious consequences
      o    Mixed signals – Insights on solving common problems in ECG monitoring and interpretation
      o    I can’t waste time – Key points you need to know for conditions that require quick identification and treatment
      o    Quick quiz – Questions with answers/explanations at end of every chapter, to help you remember vital points
      December 1, 2015
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    • Book Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core Curriculum: Continence Management
      Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core ...
      This volume in the new Core Curriculum series from WOCN® covers Continence Management, and is the crucial text for nurses practicing or studying fecal and urinary continence care. It offers pathology and physiology basics in easy-to-grasp terms, while providing expert guidance on patient management. The perfect study guide for the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exams, it also provides step-by-step direction on essential nursing procedures.
       
      The evidence-based, easy-to-follow format of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Continence Management facilitates your comprehension of:  
      o    Urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction
      o    Physiology of normal defecation and voiding
      o    Motility disorders, fecal incontinence, and bowel dysfunction in pediatric patients.

      Step-by-step instruction leads you through care planning and delivery, including management of voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence in both men and women.
      o    End-of-chapter Q&As help you remember all vital points
      o    Clinical pearls highlight important takeaways
      o    Numerous full-color photos, diagrams, and tables aid understanding of vital topics.

      Practical directions cover:
      o    Assessment of UI and lower urinary tract symptoms
      o    Appropriate use of containment devices, absorbent products, and indwelling catheters
      o    Basic and advanced assessments of patients with urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction
      o    Overactive bladder/urgency UI and fecal incontinence - pathology, presentation, diagnosis, and management
      o    Assessment and management of the neurogenic bladder
      o    Caring for older patients.

      Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Continence Management is essential for nursing students in continence care programs; nurses caring involved in continence care; nurses in gastroenterology, urology, and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students; those seeking WOC certification or recertification; and nursing faculty.

      Also available as an e-book at other major retailers.
       
      August 24, 2015
      $ 79.99 USD $79.99
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    • Book Wound Care Essentials
      Wound Care Essentials
      Practice Principles
      September 10, 2015
      $ 74.99 USD $74.99
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    • Book Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core Curriculum: Wound Management
      Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core ...
      Publisher’s Note:   Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

      This volume in the new Core Curriculum series from WOCN® covers Wound Management, and is the crucial text for nurses practicing or studying wound care. It offers pathology and physiology basics in easy-to-grasp terms, while providing expert guidance on patient management. The perfect study guide for the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exams, it also provides step-by-step direction on essential nursing procedures.
       
      The evidence-based, easy-to-follow format of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Wound Management facilitates your comprehension of:  
      o    Skin anatomy and physiology
      o    Physiology of wound healing
      o    Principles of wound assessment and management
      o    Nutritional assessment and support.

      Step-by-step instruction leads you through care planning and delivery, including oncology-related skin and wound care, and palliative care.
      o    End-of-chapter Q&As help you remember all vital points
      o    Clinical pearls highlight important takeaways
      o    Numerous full-color photos, diagrams, and tables aid understanding of vital topics.

      Practical directions cover:
      o    Wound cleansing and dressing selection
      o    Skin and soft tissue injury caused by mechanical factors
      o    Pressure ulcer prevention
      o    Venous, arterial, and neuropathic wounds
      o    Wounds due to lower-extremity arterial disease and neuropathic disease
      o    Surgical wounds
      o    Management of patients with percutaneous tubes; fistula management
      o    Skin and wound care for neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric populations, and the spinal cord-injured patient.

      Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Wound Management is essential for nursing students in wound care programs; nurses involved in wound care; nurses in gastroenterology, urology, and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students; those seeking WOC certification or recertification; and nursing faculty.

      Also available as an e-book at other major retailers
      September 9, 2015
      $ 79.99 USD $79.99
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    • Book CMSA Core Curriculum for Case Management
      CMSA Core Curriculum for Case Management
      This comprehensive, expertly-written guide provides those directly or indirectly involved in case management with information about best practices, descriptions of key terms, essential skills, and tools that fulfill the current Case Management Society of America’s (CMSA) standards and requirements. Addressing the full spectrum of  healthcare professional roles and environments, this is both a crucial certification study guide and vital clinical resource for the case management professionals in all specialty areas, from students to veteran case managers.
       
      This unique resource provides the core knowledge needed for safe, cost-effective case management with the following features …
       
      • NEW text boxes highlighting key information and vital practices in each chapter
      • NEW and updated Standards of Practice implications in each chapter
      • NEW and updated content on transitions of care, community-based care, care coordination, Value-Based Purchasing, ethics and social media, the impacts of health care reform, and digital technology
      • NEW and updated content on accreditation in case management
      • NEW chapter that lists key additional resources, by topic
      • Official publication of the Case Management Society of America, connecting CMSA core curriculum to current CMSA Standards of Practice
      • Easy-to-grasp, detailed topical outline format for quick scan of topics
      • Complete, updated core knowledge required of case managers, with expert descriptions and direction on areas including:
      • Case management roles, functions, tools, and processes
      • Plans, clinical pathways, and use of technology
      • Transitional planning
      • Utilization management and resource management
      • Leadership skills and concepts
      • Quality and outcomes management; legal and ethical issues
      • Education, training, and certification
      • Health care insurance, benefits, and reimbursement systems
      • Practice settings and throughput
      • Interdisciplinary teams’ needs in: hospitals, community clinics, private practice, acute care, home care, long-term care and rehab settings, palliative care, and hospice settings
      • Up-to-date guidance on case management specialty practices, including: nursing, life care planning, workers’ compensation, disability management, care of the elderly, behavioral health, transitions of care, subacute and long-term care, utilization review/management, primary care and medical/health home, and more
      • Essential content for academic reference, training, certification study, case management models design, performance or program evaluation
       
      August 19, 2016
      $ 74.99 USD $74.99
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    • Book Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
      Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
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      Confidently handle the complexities of critical care nursing, with the fully updated Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, 4th edition. Part of the award-winning Incredibly Easy series, this fun-to-read text is full of fun humor and illustrations, offering plenty of down-to-earth, expert advice and direction on crucial areas such as assessments, diagnostics, imaging, monitoring, pre- and post-operative care, and more. This comprehensive reference is a must-have for class use and NCLEX or certification exam preparation—and an invaluable on-the-spot clinical guide.

      Learn the basics of critical care nursing or refresh your skills with brand new content on:
      o moderate sedation, drug overdose interventions, and pressure ulcer management
      o specialized areas such as rapid response teams and advanced life support methods
      o caring for elderly, pediatric, and bariatric patients

      Critical Care Nurisng Made Incredibly Easy will help you master the basicswith easy-to-follow guidance on . . .
      • Up-to-date science and step-by-step directions on nursing procedures for basic, holistic, and system-based critical care, including pain assessment and management, drug administration, dealing with cardiac arrest, assessing brain death, equipment preparation and use, diagnostic testing, ongoing monitoring and evaluations, data collection, nonsurgical treatments, and much more
      • Flow charts and diagrams lead you through determining symptoms, conditions, causes, tests, treatment, emergency situations, and more
      • Practice pointers provide practical tips for areas such as dealing with patient and family issues, cultural considerations, ethical issues, end-of-life decisions, and more
      • Numerous illustrations and words of wisdom from “Nurse Joy” throughout each chapter
      • Illustrated quick guides to moderate sedation, CPR, emergency cardiac care, treating shock, preventing complications in the critically obese patient, and interventions for drug overdoses and poisoning
      • Includes special features to help accelerate learning comprehension:
      o Just the facts – An outline of content at start of every chapter
      o Advice from the experts – Practical tips from experienced practitioners
      o Take charge! – What to do in potentially lethal situations
      o Handle with care – Procedures for elderly, pediatric, and bariatric patients
      o Ages and stages – Issues where the patient’s age impacts critical care o Write it down – Tips on critical care documentation
      o Quick Quiz – NCLEX-style questions (and answers) after every chapter o Memory joggers – Simple tricks for remembering complex concepts
      October 26, 2015
      $ 49.99 USD $49.99
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    • Book Lippincott Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN
      Lippincott Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN
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      Lippincott Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN, 12th edition is designed to help pre-licensure nursing students prepare to take the licensing examination. Students and faculty also use the book is as a study guide and practice tests for preparing for faculty-made examinations. Because the questions found in the book are also available in PassPoint, the products used together act as an ongoing assessment tool to monitor progress throughout the nursing curriculum.
       
      The book is designed to support the four major content areas in pre-licensure programs: obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical, and mental health nursing.  Within each of the four sections, chapters are organized around common health problems. When studying, students can select examinations that parallel the content in a particular course in a variety of curricula. PassPoint offers the same flexibility for review and study. The textbook also includes six comprehensive examinations to provide students a realistic example of the NCLEX-RN test, in which test items are randomized by subject area and difficulty.
       
      This consistently bestselling NCLEX-RN review book features more than 6,000 high-level questions that prompt active learning and higher-order thinking. The questions support the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) 2016 RN test plan and are written in the style used on the licensing examination. Other features include the use of all the types of alternate-format questions found on the licensing examination,  detailed rationale for both correct and incorrect answers, information about the NCLEX-RN, study tips, and a "Content Mastery and Test-Taking Self Analysis" grid by which students can chart their own progress and modify study plans as needed. The accompanying site on thePoint provides an opportunity for students to practice taking computer-generated exams as well as taking “audio” questions that require students to listen to audio files to answer.
      April 5, 2016
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    • Book Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice
      Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice
      A Practical Approach
      August 9, 2016
      $ 129.99 USD $129.99
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    • Book Intrapartum Management Modules
      Intrapartum Management Modules
      Awarded second place in the 2016 AJN 'Book of the Year Award' in the Maternal-Child Health category.

      Confidently deliver safe, accurate intrapartum care with the expert guidance of Intrapartum Management Modules, 5e. This essential, fully updated edition offers easy-to-follow directions on the full range of intrapartum skills, from admission assessment of the laboring woman and fetus to delivery and postpartum care. Written by top-level intrapartum nurses and educators, this is not only an essential study aid for inpatient obstetric nursing certification; it also offers indispensable orientation support to new practitioners.
       
      Absorb the A to Z of intrapartum nursing science and skills  . . .
       
      • NEW and updated content offers the latest evidence-based therapeutic methods, drugs, and technology
      • NEW chapter on electronic fetal heart rate monitoring
      • Practice strips for monitoring fetal heart rate and contractions
      • End-of-module practice/review questionsandend-of-book posttests to aid retention and bulletproof exam preparation
      • Centers for Disease Control guidelines for safe labor and delivery
      • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development guidelines for accurate electronic fetal monitoring
      • Self-paced independent learning manual—step-by-step directions for vital skills, including:
        • Physical exam of the laboring woman
        • Evaluating contractions
        • Meeting the individual and cultural needs of the laboring woman and family
        • Identifying the high-risk mother and fetus
        • Assessing fetal health
        • Managing gestational diabetes
        • Determining whether a patient is at risk for domestic violence
        • Evaluating fetal lie and presentation
        • Breathing and effleurage techniques
        • Managing an unexpected delivery
      June 6, 2016
      $ 71.99 USD $71.99
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    • Book ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Workout
      ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Workout

      ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Workout features scores of lifelike ECG strips and over 250 enjoyable practice exercises to help readers master ECG interpretation. A perfect companion to ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy!, this workbook uses the light-hearted Incredibly Easy! writing style that makes learning and reviewing complex information less threatening and more fun.

      Chapters test the reader's knowledge of essential ECG topics, including ECG fundamentals, arrhythmia interpretation, arrhythmia treatment, and 12-lead ECGs. Readers maneuver through a variety of practice exercises that will suit different learning styles, including labeling, placing graphic procedure steps in sequence, crossword puzzles, and matching games. Nurse Joy and other host characters offer coaching and encouragement.

      February 27, 2008
      $ 29.99 USD $29.99
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    • Book Lippincott NCLEX-RN Alternate Format Questions
      Lippincott NCLEX-RN Alternate Format Questions
      Publisher’s Note:   Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

      Lippincott NCLEX-RN Alternate-Format Questions, 6th edition is designed to help anyone preparing to take the RN licensing examination. Students and faculty also use the book as a study guide and practice tests for preparing for faculty-made examinations. 
       
      This expanded 6th edition has everything needed for students to be fully prepared to answer every type of question found on the NCLEX.  More than 600 questions include multiple-response, drag-and-drop, hotspot, audio, chart, graphic option, and fill-in-the blank questions. Also included are two comprehensive tests with 100 questions each. Rationales are clear and detailed and cover correct as well as incorrect answers. Test-taking strategies help students dissect each question to its core components and provide keys to choosing the right answer. The book reviews all the topics covered on the actual NCLEX-RN.
       
      Hundreds of questions at the application level or above prompt active learning and higher-order thinking. Questions are aligned with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) 2016 RN test plan and are written in the style used on the licensing examination. An accompanying PassPoint trial site provides an additional opportunity for students to practice for NCLEX while also giving a glimpse of the full PassPoint experience. 
      April 12, 2016
      $ 42.99 USD $42.99
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    • Book COLLABORATE(R) for Professional Case Management
      COLLABORATE(R) for Professional Case Management
      A Universal Competency-Based Paradigm
      May 26, 2015
      $ 76.99 USD $76.99
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    • Book Lippincott's Guide to Infectious Diseases
      Lippincott's Guide to Infectious Diseases

      Compliant with CDC and WHO guidelines, this new A-to-Z reference provides an overview of 160 infectious diseases, from the common cold and otitis media to MRSA and other newer threats, including Bartonella quintana. Presented in a highly visual format, each disease is showcased in a two-page spread, formatted with consistent headings to make locating critical information easy. Headings include:

      ·         Causes
      ·         Complications
      ·         Assessment Findings
      ·         Diagnostic Tests
      ·         Treatment
      ·         Nursing Considerations
      ·         Patient Teaching
       
      The Safety, Alert,and Prevention icons draw attention to critical information, and special headings identify diseases with transmission-based precautions, which are discussed further under Nursing Considerations.
      ·         Alert Icon: points out critical information related to signs & symptoms and treatment
      ·         Prevention Icon: focuses on ways to prevent the occurrence of the disease including vaccines and supportive measures
      ·         Safety Icon: provides safety tips on protection and ways to prevent the spread of disease to decrease the fear factor
      ·         Includes evidence-based practices to prevent health-care-associated infections

      The book also includes special sections that discuss the appropriate use of antibiotic therapy in an era of increasing antibiotic resistance, review the newer antibiotic agents, and provide up-to-date information on immunizations, CDC guidelines for isolation precautions, and tips on how to provide safe patient care.
      December 9, 2010
      $ 52.99 USD $52.99
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