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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.
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.
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.
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:
Thoroughly updated and now in full color, the Sixth Edition of this comprehensive manual covers over 550 signs and symptoms. More than 300 of the most important signs and symptoms are organized alphabetically; each entry includes a description, emergency interventions (where appropriate), history and physical examination, causes, associated signs and symptoms, special considerations, pediatric pointers, geriatric pointers, and patient counseling. Over 500 illustrations, tables, and flowcharts are included. Appendices describe 250 less familiar signs and symptoms and provide English/Spanish translations of common signs and symptoms. This edition includes signs and symptoms of important emerging diseases.
Professional Guide to Pathophysiology, Third Edition, combines the best of a diseases reference with the best of a full-color atlas in one clinical reference for every practice setting. This comprehensive guide focuses on the pathophysiologic developments behind more than 400 disorders across all body systems, so the practitioner fully understands the pathophysiologic rationale behind focused assessments, behind patient signs and symptoms, behind the kinds of tests that are done, and behind the treatments that are given. Now in full color throughout, the book features hundreds of illustrations depicting anatomical structures and pathophysiological processes, as well as scores of informative tables and flowcharts. P>
In its Fourth Edition, Charting Made Incredibly Easy! provides up-to-the-minute guidelines on documentation in a comprehensive, clear, concise, practical, and entertaining manner. The book reviews the fundamental aspects of charting such as the medical record, the nursing process, and legal and professional requirements, guidelines for developing a solid plan of care, and the variety of charting formats currently being used. It also addresses the specific requirements for charting, whether the setting is acute care, home care, or long-term care and rehabilitation. Special elements found throughout the book make it easy to remember key points. This edition includes new information on cultural needs assessment, HIPAA, National Patient Safety Goals, and electronic health records.
The latest spinoff of the Incredibly Easy! Series®, the Incredibly Visual! Pocket Guides are compact, carry-anywhere references that use stunning full-color photos and illustrations and brief, easy-to-read text to present must-know clinical concepts. Ideally suited for visual learners, the information is easy to learn and recall because the visual images leave a lasting impression, and most topics are covered on a two-page spread.
ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Visual! Pocket Guide presents the basics of interpreting various rhythm types such as sinus, atrial, junctional, ventricular, and AV blocks. Coverage includes must-know information on ECG changes in specific cardiac disorders such as myocardial infarction, in electrolyte imbalances, and with a pacemaker. Interpretation tips and life-threatening arrhythmias are highlighted throughout.
Pathophysiology: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with just the essential pathophysiology facts in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime, anywhere. Bullets, charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features help nurses spot key facts at a glance.
Each chapter briefly reviews pathophysiologic concepts and disorders associated with that body system. Test Zone evaluates the reader's mastery of the subject.
This edition has been revised and updated and includes five new disorder entries. A new Complications section has been added to every single entry.
Fluids and Electrolytes: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides just the essential facts in a streamlined, bulleted quick-reference format, using illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features to help nurses spot key points at a glance. The opening chapters review the basics of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance. Subsequent chapters address specific imbalances, providing vital information for safe and effective care. The last chapter covers such treatments as IV fluid replacement and total parenteral nutrition. This edition has been revised and updated and includes new entries on acute pancreatitis and heat syndrome.
This easy-to-read outline review follows the unique two-column Straight A's format that lets students choose how they study for NCLEX® and course exams. The interior column outlines key facts for in-depth review; the exterior column lists only the most crucial points for quickest review. Other features include NCLEX®-style questions at the beginning and end of each chapter; lists of top items to study before a test; Time-Out for Teaching patient-teaching points; Go with the Flow algorithms; and critical information highlighted in a second color.
A bound-in CD-ROM contains hundreds of NCLEX®-style questions—including alternate-item format questions—with answers and rationales.