Textbook & Workbook for Nursing Assistants: A Humanistic Approach to Caregiving, 3 edition
The Third Edition of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' flagship and cornerstone basic textbook of nursing assisting. This engaging, ancillary-rich text is intended as the basic training resource for the Nursing Assistant course which generally encompasses 120 hours of training.
ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! Fifth Edition makes learning to read and interpret rhythm strips simple. This practical reference uses a unique, conversational writing style that breaks down complex concepts and information to make ECG interpretation easier to understand. Fully updated and now in full color, the book reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to obtain and interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the reader how to recognize and treat sinus, atrial, and ventricular arrhythmias as well as heart blocks.
Pediatric Facts Made Incredibly Quick, 2e is the quick reference every nurse wants and needs. The soft, protective spiral-top binding permits quick access to information and a flat surface for reading.
The updated text covers nearly 300 disorders, treatments and nursing interventions across 13 body system-oriented chapters, with additional overview chapters on the nursing process and perioperative care, end-of-life care, and obesity. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and features headings and illustrations to enhance learning. Consistently formatted chapters and disorder entries make information easy to find. Key terms, bullets, checklists, and graphics focus attention on important information. In addition, online components, including case studies and NCLEX®-style questions, provide readers with additional learning tools.
This comprehensive reference takes the Incredibly Easy approach to one of the most demanding and complex areas of nursing. Covering all aspects of critical care and updated to reflect current evidence-based nursing practice, this new edition offers coverage of moderate sedation and perianesthesia management, updated ACLS and code management, information on rapid response teams, and a new “Handle With Care” icon to identify concerns and actions relating to elderly, pediatric and bariatric patients.
Expanded, updated, and now in full color throughout, this Fourth Edition presents vital pathophysiology information in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-remember, entertaining, and practical manner. Chapters cover cancer, infection, immune disorders, genetics, blood, and disorders of each body system, highlighting pathophysiologic processes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic test findings, and current treatments. Illustrations, memory joggers, and other special features help readers understand and remember key points.
Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual! Second Edition helps nurses master patient assessment by combining images and clear, concise text to graphically demonstrate how to perform each assessment technique. Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids guide nurses through each step of performing a head-to-toe physical examination and identifying normal and abnormal findings. The visual presentation is a particular benefit for such concepts as patient positioning, hand placement during examination, stethoscope placement during auscultation, and more.