Assessment: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

Author: Lippincott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451152388

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Assessment: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with the essentials of assessment in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime and anywhere and uses charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features to help nurses spot key facts at a glance. All elements of a thorough assessment are covered, including health history and physical examination techniques, nutritional and mental health assessments, and assessment of each body system. This edition has been revised and updated and includes new information on obesity.

Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781605479736

Category: Medical

Page: 246

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The second edition of this resource helps nurses master patient assessment by graphically demonstrating how to perform each technique. Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids guide nurses through each step.

Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: LWW

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 149632515X

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual maximizes visual learning to help nurses master patient assessment. The book features: 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. Aids nurses in identifying normal and abnormal findings. Light-hearted logos reinforce key points, and Best Picture graphically displays the best way to perform a technique. Take Note features lifelike charts showing how to document findings. Outside the Norm presents clear illustrations of abnormal findings. Memory Board presents visual mnemonics to help nurses remember difficult concepts. “Vision Quest” puzzles test readers’ knowledge in an entertaining way.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: Lippincott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496349660

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Know the how and why of common conditions—and assess them accurately—with the newly updated Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual, 3rd Edition. Fully illustrated in the popular Made Incredibly Visual style, this essential guide offers easy-to-follow explanations for the causes and mechanisms of numerous common disorders, listing symptoms and indications for each. Use this as the perfect study guide for the NCLEX® or certification exam, to support class materials, and to absorb the pathophysiology principles every nurse needs to know. Absorb the expert wisdom and insights of this invaluable guide . . . Walks you through the development stages of numerous diseases and disorders, illustrating their cellular process, symptoms, and effects on tissue and organs Explains cell parts and their functions, as well as cell division, adaptation, injury, and stress and disease Hundreds of photos, illustrations, and diagrams explaining key concepts and providing clear direction on how to recognize common conditions Supports accurate diagnosis and treatment – Common disorders for each major body system, such as: Cardiovascular – Acute coronary syndromes, aortic aneurysms, cardiomyopathy Respiratory – ARDS, asthma, chronic bronchitis, lung cancer Neurologic – Alzheimer’s, cerebral aneurysm, migraine headaches Gastrointestinal – Cholecystitis, cirrhosis, Crohn’s disease Musculoskeletal – Carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated disk, osteoarthritis Hematologic – Anemia, leukemia, sickle cell disease Immune – AIDS, allergic rhinitis, rheumatoid arthritis Endocrine – Adrenal hypofunction, diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome Renal – Acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis, pyelonephritis Integumentary – Acne, burns, pressure ulcers Reproductive – Breast, cervical, ovarian, and prostate cancer Special chapter features: Vision Quest – End-of-chapter quizzes in the form of puzzles, riddles, and multiple-choice questions, to help you retain vital information Risky business – Risk factors to be aware of while treating each condition How it happens – The physiological process that creates a particular condition What to look for – A list of symptoms for each condition Age-old story – Discusses how a condition develops and presents, according to the patient’s age Memory board - Visual tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments

Nursing Procedures Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496300424

Category: Medical

Page: 648

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Perform nursing procedures safely and accurately, with the freshly updated Nursing Procedures Made Incredibly Easy, Second Edition. Written in the popular, lighthearted Incredibly Easy style, this comprehensive guide offers expert, step-by-step direction on a broad range of fundamental and system-based nursing procedures. This enjoyable way to learn nursing’s best practices will help you stay up-to-date with the latest in technology, nursing standards, NCLEX preparation, and safe, quality care. · NEW and updated content offers: o crucial patient care methods o current nursing practice guidelines o directions for using the latest medical technology o directions for ensuring patient safety and providing quality care · Coverage of topics including: o Fundamental nursing procedures - Easy-to-follow algorithms for a patient’s entire hospital stay, from intake to discharge, including surgical care o Specimen collection - Clear directions on collecting blood, urine, and other specimens o Physical treatments - Techniques for heat and cold application, baths, support devices, wound care, drug administration, I.V. therapy, and more o System-based procedures - Directions on procedures for all body systems · Clear direction to meet the needs of your maternal, neonatal, and pediatric patients · Easy-to-follow format for each procedure - Quick-skim paragraphs and bulleted lists specify equipment, step-by-step instructions, and practice pointers · Nursing procedures guides such as comparing biological dressings and assessing pressure ulcers · Special features: o Just the facts – Outline of chapter content at start of every chapter o Write it down - Essential documentation points for each procedure o Ages and stages – Issues where patient’s age impacts a procedure o Handle with care - Patient care tips for elderly, pediatric, and bariatric patients o Memory joggers – Simple tricks for remembering complex concepts o Warning - Possible dangers, risks, complications, or contraindications associated with a particular procedure o Quick Quiz – Questions & Answers at the end of every chapter

Assessment Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Margaret Eckman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781779104

Category: Medical

Page: 407

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Completely updated, this edition presents assessment skills in a reader-friendly format that makes learning fun. The text provides nurses with the know-how they need to obtain pertinent health histories, perform physical examinations, and recognize normal and abnormal findings.

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496363388

Category: Medical

Page: 264

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Get the vital basics of cardiovascular care, with the expert direction and clear-cut images of the freshly updated Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual!TM, 3rd Edition. Let this colorful, down-to-earth text guide you smoothly through essential skills, concepts, and equipment how-to’s, including physical assessments, diagnostic tests, cardiac monitoring, and handling emergencies and complications. Get ready for success in both the classroom and with patient care; the clear explanations, Incredibly VisualTM humor, and numerous illustrations make this the enjoyable way to learn positive, effective cardiac care. Master the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of cardiac care ... NEW and updated guidance on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) algorithms, with step-by-step direction on handling emergency situations NEW end-of-chapter selected readings that support evidence-based learning Hundreds of colorful imagesthatbring complex cardiovascular care concepts to life—drawings, charts, photos, and diagrams explaining and reinforcing key cardiovascular concepts in easy-to-follow ways Ideal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and other healthcare practitioners—detailed visuals and clear, concise explanations to help you master cardiovascular anatomy, and physiology and effective treatments and interventions Perfect for visual learners—numerous images that demonstrate skills and interventions in easy-to-follow ways, including: Essential cardiovascular anatomy and physiology Physical assessment techniques Diagnostic tests Common disorders ECG interpretation, including rhythm strip analysis, the 8-step method, and arrhythmias Cardiac monitoring methods, including handling monitor problems Hemodynamic monitoring Handling complications Treatments and interventions Emergency procedures Excellent teaching aid—visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios, backed by expert clinical tips Perfect supplement to medical-surgical texts on cardiovascular care, clarifying complex concepts Chapter features: Just the facts—quick summary of chapter content Vision Quest—End-of-Chapter games that help you match words, concepts, and photos to reinforce key learning points “Nurse Joy and Jake” —Practical advice and expert insights offered throughout Memory jogger—simple techniques for remembering vital information

Assessment Made Incredibly Easy!.

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781451147278

Category: Medical

Page: 405

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"Assessment Made Incredibly Easy, 5e presents nursing assessment skills in the reader-friendly Incredibly Easy! format that makes learning fun. With an appealing 4-color interior and light-hearted humor throughout, the text provides the know-how nurses need to obtain pertinent health histories, perform physical examinations, and recognize normal and abnormal findings. Abundant full-color illustrations, charts, memory joggers, and other special features help nurses master assessment techniques and remember key information. The Practice Makes Perfect self-test includes updated NCLEX(r)-style questions with rationales for correct and incorrect answers. A companion Website offers ancillary materials, including an image bank, printable study cards, and numerous games newly added for this 5th edition"--Provided by publisher.

Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496309944

Category: Medical

Page: 680

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Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition of Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! presents essential nursing fundamentals in the easy-to-read, fun-to-learn format that is popular with nurses, nursing students, and faculty. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the theoretical foundations of nursing, the nursing process, basic nursing skills, physiologic patient care, and the latest nursing concepts, including evidence-based practice and critical thinking. Specific topics covered include oxygenation, self-care and hygiene, mobility and exercise, comfort from pain, rest and sleep, skin integrity, nutrition, and urinary and bowel elimination. Abundant illustrations, call-outs, end-of-chapter quizzes reinforce reading and highlight age-related considerations, risks and complications, and provide tips for documentation and patient-teaching.

Surgical Care Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582559469

Category: Medical

Page: 201

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Building on and strengthening the award-winning Incredibly Easy! Series® features, Surgical Care Made Incredibly Visual! offers an innovative visual approach to mastering perioperative nursing. Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids guide nurses through each task in surgical care, including perianesthesia management, infection control, wound care, and nursing interventions for specific surgical procedures. Colored text highlights crucial information, and lighthearted logos reinforce key points. Come Equipped displays photographs or illustrations of equipment. Op Sight presents photographs or illustrations of surgical procedures. Post-Op Pitfall describes common complications of selected surgical procedures. Memory Board features visual mnemonics. "Vision Quest" puzzles test readers' knowledge in an entertaining way.

Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496359178

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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No need to feel stressed over anatomy and physiology—grasp all the basic terms and concepts, with the fully updated Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Easy!, 5th Edition. Using humor and friendly guidance, this colorful text gives you the pure-and-simple clarity you need to understand the basic structure and functions of all major body systems, while also guiding you through genetics, nutrition, reproduction, and more. This handy quick-reference guide is the ideal NCLEX® study aid, textbook support, or quick refresher for nurses and other healthcare practitioners. Grasp the details of anatomy and physiology, in the Incredibly Easy!® way . . . NEW and completely updated content in easy-read format to simplify the core concepts of anatomy and physiology Defines anatomic terms such as cell structure, cell reproduction and energy generation, the four basic tissue types and their characteristics, and more End-of-book, pocket-sizedstudy cards for easy review anywhere, anytime Explains the forms and locations of body structures – the directional terms, reference planes, cavities, and regions of every major body system Dozens of full-color drawings and diagrams illustrating all major body systems—integumentary, musculoskeletal, neurosensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, and more, plus: fluids and electrolytes reproduction and lactation genetics nutrition chemical organization Special features include: “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” – expert insights, key concepts, and important care reminders Zoom in – an up-close look at anatomic structures Now I get it! – complex physiology processes stated in easy-to-handle terms Just the facts – quick content summary at start of each chapter Quick quiz – multiple-choice questions at end of each chapter to help you retain what you learned Senior moment – explains physiologic changes that occur with aging in each body system Body shop – illustrates how body systems and structures work together Memory jogger – helpful tricks and tips to help you retain vital data Just for fun – fun puzzles for boosting your understanding of anatomical terms and pathophysiological concepts Practice Makes Perfect – end-of-book NCLEX® practice questions, for solid exam preparation

Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496382579

Category: Medical

Page: 308

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Get clear on nursing care planning and map the way to positive outcomes—in the classroom and in clinical practice—with the thoroughly updated Nursing Care Planning Made Incredibly Easy!®, 3rd Edition. Learn step-by-step how to build a concept map, develop a nursing diagnosis, and choose realistic outcomes and individualized interventions. This nursing guide leads you expertly through the care plan process, backed by the Made Incredibly Easy series’ trademark humor, plentiful illustrations, and down-to-earth explanations. Master the concepts and process of care planning ... NEWand updated guidance on following the evidence-based standards of North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) diagnoses, and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) guidelines Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC), and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) guidelines NEWfull-color design—dozens of illustrations and diagrams that outline the process of concept mapping, diagramming, and intervention planning NEW guidance on creating electronic plans—online access to 166 customizable care plans covering every nursing specialty, including new plans for gastric bypass, preterm labor, and cerebral palsy, plus examples of handwritten care plans NEW Nurse Joy and Jake offer practical advice throughout Breaks down the process of creating individualized care plans into easy-to-follow segments Guides nursing students and new nurses into the critical thinking and planning skills needed to choose appropriate, effective treatments and interventions Case study exercises and clinical tips to help you integrate care plan concepts and evidence-based standards with real-life situations Part Idiscusses NANDA-I, NOC, and NIC—covers assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, and integrating the concepts Part II integrates major nursing diagnoseswith common medical diagnoses—addresses medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric diagnoses Chapter features include: Just the facts—quick summary of chapter content Under construction—sample concept maps and care plan components, with tips for creating individualized care plans On the case—visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios Weighing the evidence—the latest evidence-based standards of care, demonstrated in sample care plans Teacher knowsbest—helpful tips and reminders to help you apply what you are learning Memory jogger—techniques for remembering vital content

Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781786867

Category: Medical

Page: 249

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Part of the Incredibly Visual! extension of the award-winning Incredibly Easy! Series®, this innovative book uses a vivid graphic presentation to maximize the power of visual thinking in understanding anatomy and physiology. Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids demonstrate the anatomic structures and physiologic processes of each body system. Logos include Memory Board—visual mnemonics; Inside Scoop—close-up look at internal anatomic structures; Go with the Flow—physiology flowcharts; and Through the Ages—age-related considerations. "Vision Quest" puzzles test readers' knowledge in an entertaining way.

Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582555034

Category: Medical

Page: 154

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Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual! offers an innovative visual approach to mastering the principles and practice of hemodynamic monitoring. Continuing the tradition of the award-winning Incredibly Easy! Series�, this one-of-a-kind book presents a challenging area of nursing practice in an original, accessible, and engaging format. Hundreds of detailed and colorful photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids clarify essential cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology and demonstrate the technical points and clinical applications of today's hemodynamic monitoring techniques. Colored text highlights crucial information, and lighthearted logos reinforce key points. Ride the Wave explains waveforms; On the Level presents charts of normal and abnormal blood pressure readings; and Memory Board presents visual mnemonics.

Nursing Health Assessment

A Best Practice Approach

Author: Sharon Jensen

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451192865

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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The text combines elements of traditional Health Assessment texts with innovative elements that facilitate understanding of how best to obtain accurate data from patients.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496398254

Category: Medical

Page: 616

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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. Stressed about the ins and outs of pathophysiology? Gain confidence, with the newly updated PathophysiologyMade Incredibly Easy!®, 6th Edition. Offering helpful learning aids that boost your understanding and retention, this colorfully illustrated, enjoyable text offers all the vitals: cell development, the infection process, cancer warning signs, abnormal cell growth, and more. Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and plentiful illustrations, this supportive guide is the ideal study partner and on-the-job reference for new nurses, students, and all healthcare practitioners.

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496306945

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 9388

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Presents information logically, based on the pathophysiology of disease, significance of evidence, and avoidance of harmful effects inherent at the critical care level of nursing practice. Chapters include critical care basics, holistic care issues, body system-based conditions, and hematologic, immune and multisystem disorders. This new edition is completely updated to incorporate the spectrum of critical care and evidence-based nursing practice, ranging from moderate sedation and perianesthesia management to special concerns for patients who are elderly, the types of shock, management of stroke, and more.

Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582555393

Category: Medical

Page: 276

View: 3375

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Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy! Second Edition covers fundamental wound care principles and procedures, using a light-hearted, entertaining style. Coverage begins with skin anatomy and physiology, wound progression and healing, and factors that can delay or complicate healing. Subsequent chapters cover wound assessment and monitoring and wound care planning, procedures, and products. The book includes eight pages of full-color illustrations, intervention algorithms for diabetic, arterial, and venous ulcers, and eye-catching logos that emphasize key points. This new edition includes coverage of malignant wounds and palliative care. A new logo highlights considerations for special populations, including pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric patients.

Diabetes Mellitus

An Incredibly Easy Miniguide

Author: N.A

Publisher: Springhouse Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781582550121

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Clear, simple explanations bring clarity to this complex illness. Incredibly Easy! memory joggers and an eight-page, color guide to pathophysiology help nurses and other health professionals provide expert care. Contents include understanding diabetes mellitus, preventing diabetes mellitus, assessing patients with diabetes mellitus, treating patients with diabetes mellitus, diabetes mellitus complications, and teaching the patient with diabetes mellitus.