Nursing made Incredibly Easy! is based on Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' popular and successful Incredibly Easy! book series for nurses. The emphasis of Nursing made Incredibly Easy! is on breaking down challenging clinical concepts—the ones that are often difficult or confusing to grasp—and presenting them in a refreshingly original, easily understood, and engaging format. The tone is lighthearted, but never simplistic, to make learning fun and effective. Clinical artwork mixed with humorous line drawings illustrate and reinforce key points. Articles are contributed by experienced clinicians, ensuring that content is based on sound clinical principles and hands-on expertise. At least two continuing-education articles are offered in each issue.
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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:
Organized around disease clusters, this comprehensive, clear and concise guide to disease information, ranging from causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis through treatment and special considerations, has been updated with the latest in original research and practice guidelines and designed to provide a brief yet comprehensive overview of a large array of disease processes.
This 10th edition features improved sections focused on health promotion and disease prevention— topics that have been receiving added emphasis in health care circles in recent years – as well as updates on many conditions for which a variety of clinical treatment guidelines have been published recently by major professional medical and surgical organizations.
Written for a variety of health care providers, the organizational format allows for review of an entire topic, such as clinical genetics and genomics, or narrows the focus to one aspect of disease, such as the details of treatment or special considerations of emerging illnesses.
New to this edition are artwork and figures that illustrate the pathophysiology of many conditions in a full-color format. These images can not only be used to better understand the topic on a professional level, but can also be leveraged for patient teaching while in the office or hospital.
For the health care provider on-the-go, Professional Guide to Diseases offers authoritative, quick reference features on disease management and patient care, including:
• Pathophysiology flowcharts and illustrations show disease progression.
• Differential diagnosis algorithms simplify difficult-to-diagnose problems.
• Confirming diagnosis icon spotlights test results that verify the diagnosis.
• Alerts point out potentially ominous signs, symptoms, and situations.
• Prevention icon highlights health promotion and disease prevention information.
• Elderly tips and Pediatric tips emphasize important variations in these patient populations.
The Professional Guide to Diseases continues to feature information on efficient health care delivery for routine conditions seen almost daily, as well as cultural considerations in patient care, information on potential bioterrorism agents, updates on rare diseases, and inclusion of complementary and alternative therapies for specific conditions, as well as additional coverage for more than 50 life-threatening disorders.
Relying on the expertise of twenty-two expert clinicians, the 10th edition of Professional Guide to Diseases offers a strong background of successful editions combined with the latest updates and recommendations that will help you provide accurate information to your patients.