Fully updated with the most current drug facts, Mosby’s Nursing Drug Cards, 20th Edition feature complete pharmacologic details and nursing management priorities for over 875 generic and 1,320 brand-name drugs — including 8 new drugs, 3 new drug categories, and more than 100 new drug facts. Each 4x6 card provides essential nursing information, including the drug’s brand names, dosage forms, contraindications, possible adverse effects, interactions, and nursing management priorities. You can also access new drug updates and information on the top 200 most commonly used drugs online. Over 1,200 generic and 1,500 brand name drugs provide one-stop access to the information most needed for clinical practice. Alphabetical organization makes searching for information quick and easy. Portable 4"x6" size gives you the most convenient and durable nursing drug cards available. Consistent format features generic name, pronunciation, category, pregnancy category, brand name, manufacturer, dosage forms, use, action, pharmacokinetics, contraindications, clinical considerations, dosage, side/adverse effects, interactions, and nursing management priorities. Nursing management priorities assist you in developing effective patient care plans. Tall man lettering offers an easy, visual way to differentiate between similar drug names. NANDA-I-approved nursing diagnoses for all drug categories familiarize you with the application of nursing diagnoses in pharmacology. Information on drug side effects distinguishes between common and life-threatening side effects and helps you anticipate potential reactions and their significance. Drug interaction information includes subheadings for drug, food, and laboratory interactions. Pronunciations for each generic drug and drug category enable you to use and understand drug names in conversation. Common conversion formulas are found on the inside lid of the box. Comprehensive index with generic and trade names, drug classes, combination products, and references to website information enable you to quickly find the information you need. Appendix provides quick access to additional drug information such as: Herbal and non-herbal nutritional supplements Dosage calculation formulas IV compatibility Student Resources on Evolve give you access to drug information anywhere you can access the Internet. Illustrated drug administration guide Animations Fundamentals of drug therapy Calculators for drug dosages FDA alerts Commonly prescribed drugs Drug class quickfacts Drug review guide Herbal and non-herbal nutritional supplement information Expanded drug name safety section Online card creator New and archived drugs Spanish phrases often used in clinical settings Weblinks
Taber’s brings meanings to life. Put the language of nursing, medicine and the healthcare professions at your fingertips. In hand, online, or on your mobile device—anywhere and everywhere, Taber’s 23 is the all-in-one, go-to source in the classroom, clinical, and beyond. Under the editorial direction of Donald Venes, MD, MSJ, a team of expert consulting editors and consultants representing nearly every health care profession ensures that the content reflects the most current healthcare information.
Author: Valerie I. Leek, R.N.
Readability, reliability, and robust resources combine in this outstanding nursing textbook and reference. Designed to prepare nurses for medical-surgical nursing practice and for success on the NCLEX, Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 13th Edition, has been a favorite resource for students, instructors, and practicing nurses for almost a half-century. Its comprehensive yet accessible approach covers a broad range of medical conditions while focusing on the nursing process and the nurse’s role in caring for and educating patients and families within today’s complex health care delivery system. This edition focuses on physiologic, pathophysiologic, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care and integrates a variety of concepts from other disciplines such as nutrition, pharmacology, and gerontology. Coverage of the health care needs of people with disabilities, nursing research findings, ethical considerations, and evidence-based practice provides opportunities for readers to refine their clinical decision-making skills. Fully updated and enhanced, this new edition provides a fully integrated solution that promotes clinical judgment, performance, and success on the NCLEX examination and in nursing practice.
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) has costly consequences, both for individuals and society. People are left dependent, are excluded from school, and are less likely to be employed. Worst of all, they risk premature death. SCI is both a public health and human rights challenge. With the right policy responses, it is possible to live, thrive and contribute with SCI anywhere in the world. People with SCI are people with disabilities, and they are entitled to the same human rights and respect as all other people with disabilities. Once a person with SCI has had their immediate health needs met, social and environmental barriers are the main obstacles to successful functioning and inclusion in society. It is essential to ensure that health services, education, transport and employment are available and accessible to people with SCI, alongside other people with disabilities. SCI will always be life-changing, but it need not be a tragedy and it need not be a burden. This report on SCI assembles and summarizes information on SCI, in particular the epidemiology, services, interventions and policies that are relevant, together with the lived experience of people with spinal cord injury across the life course and throughout the world and makes recommendations for actions based on this evidence that are consistent with the aspirations for inclusion and participation as expressed in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Swimming and Water Safety
Author: Canadian Red Cross Society
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. ; Toronto : Mosby Lifeline
This book provides learners with a unique opportunity by virtue of the format outlined above. Each case presentation has a case vignette, which leads up to an important clinical question, and is followed by additional discussion which resolves the question posed. This is a new way to present knowledge in a medical book and should help critical care practitioners, fellows, residents, allied health professionals and students expand their critical care knowledge in an efficient and effective manner. This approach should also benefit those preparing for board examinations.
Author: Ashley Montagu
Publisher: Harper Collins
With more than 300,000 copies sold, this landmark book is an impressive examination of the importance of touching. "All professionals concerned with human behavior will find something of value. . . . Parents . . . can gain insight into the nurturing needs of infants."--Janet Rhoads, American Journal of Occupational Therapy
Preparing students for successful NCLEX results and strong futures as nurses in today's world. Now in its 12th edition, Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing is designed to assist nurses in preparing for their roles and responsibilities in the medical-surgical setting and for success on the NCLEX. In the latest edition, the resource suite is complete with a robust set of premium and included ancillaries such as simulation support, adaptive testing, and a variety of digital resources helping prepare today's students for success. This leading textbook focuses on physiological, pathophysiological, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care. Brunner is known for its strong Nursing Process focus and its readability. This edition retains these strengths and incorporates enhanced visual appeal and better portability for students. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.
Science and Sanity
Author: Alfred Korzybski
Publisher: Institute of GS
MediQuik Drug Cards
Author: Carla Vitale, LWW
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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. Fully updated cards cover 300+ of the most commonly prescribed drugs. Each card provides concise drug information to be used by nursing students during clinical rotations, for NCLEX prep and by practicing nurses who need a quick portable reference to the most common drugs. The cards offer important drug information including generic and trade names with pronunciations, indications and dosages, and contraindications and cautions. NEW, color has been added to cards, making it easier to find essential information including lifespan considerations, assessment, key nursing diagnosis, planning and implementation and evaluation Cards include, drug names, class, action, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, and patient dosing Each card includes a hole punch and a Ring and Pouch are included in the package to allow the user to carry only the cards needed
Adobe Dreamweaver CC
Author: James J. Maivald
Publisher: Pearson Education
Provides information on using Dreamweaver CC to create applications, covering such topics as HTML, CSS, templates, navigation, Web animation, and online data.
'This is surely the most impressive and important publication to come out of the UN system for many years.'Peter Adamson, founder, New Internationalist, and author and researcher of UNICEF's The State of the World's Children from 1980 to 1995The world's governments agreed at the Millennium Summit to halve, by 2015, the number of people who lack access to safe water. With rapidly growing urban populations the challenge is immense.Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities is a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of the problems and how they can be addressed. This influential publication by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) sets out in detail the scale of inadequate provision of water and sanitation. It describes the impacts on health and economic performance, showing the potential gains of remedial action; it analyses the proximate and underlying causes of poor provision and identifies information gaps affecting resource allocation; it outlines the consequences of further deterioration; and it explains how resources and institutional capacities - public, private and community - can be used to deliver proper services through integrated water resource management.