Category: Nursing

Category: Nursing

Complementary & Alternative Therapies in Nursing: Seventh by Ruth Lindquist PhD RN APRN-BC FAAN, Mariah Snyder PhD,

By Ruth Lindquist PhD RN APRN-BC FAAN, Mariah Snyder PhD, Mary Frances Tracy PhD RN CCNS FAAN

The 7th variation of this hugely acclaimed publication keeps to carry evidence-based perform guidance for using complementary and substitute cures in nursing. it's the merely publication approximately complementary/alternative cures that's fascinated about nursing, has chapters that study particular cures in addition to suggestions for his or her implementation, and addresses cures via a cultural/international lens. It displays the fast growth of analysis on many complementary remedies and the exponential elevate within the use of those remedies within the usa and globally. This re-creation satisfies the hot requirement by way of the AACN for wisdom of complementary treatments as crucial content material for BA and Post-BA courses and should help scholars of their learn for NCLEX-RN attempt goods concerning complementary therapies.

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Pharmacology by Linda Lane Lilley PhD RN, Shelly Rainforth Collins PharmD,

By Linda Lane Lilley PhD RN, Shelly Rainforth Collins PharmD, Julie S. Snyder MSN RN-BC

Let this amazing pharmacology textual content assist you how to administer medications appropriately and successfully! Now in its 8th variation, Pharmacology and the Nursing method continues to bring the precise volume of pharmacology, prioritization, and nursing technique info to today’s nursing scholars. Centering on its certain key drug technique, this article focuses simply at the drug info you want to properly administer medicines. The textual content additionally maintains to stress the nursing strategy and prioritization, masking the main crucial exams, nursing diagnoses, interventions, and reviews you must perform successfully. New to this version is much more insurance of QSEN expertise, easier language, and a wealth of reader-friendly beneficial properties and cutting edge studying aids. besides its built-in NCLEX practise and insightful studying options, you won’t discover a extra entire pharmacology textual content at the market!

  • NEW! extra QSEN assurance
  • incorporates extra QSEN details through the textual content.

      • Applicable QSEN capabilities further to textual content case learn titles
      • Collaboration and teamwork content material extra to chose case studies
      • Addition of latest Safety: What Went Wrong? case studies
      • Explanation of QSEN projects because it pertains to security and caliber of sufferer care is integrated within the Medication Errors chapter

  • NEW! more suitable clarity
  • is aided through extra pleasant, direct-address language; shorter sentences; simplified language (where appropriate); and lots more and plenty extra.

  • An vast photograph Atlas of Drug Administration positive factors greater than a hundred step by step illustrations depicting key steps in drug management for numerous routes of drug administration.
  • UNIQUE! QSEN focus highlights these elements of the publication ― resembling bins, tips, case stories, and different content material ― that correlate with the QSEN skills.
  • Popular key drug approach specializes in the need-to-know content for secure medical perform and makes use of a streamlined method of drug symptoms, emphasizing purely the commonest or critical adversarial effects.
  • Integrated NCLEX® exam education includes seven NCLEX exam evaluate questions in each chapter, with no less than one alternate-format merchandise in line with bankruptcy.
  • Thorough program of the nursing process is addressed in each one bankruptcy to assist readers the right way to prioritize nursing care to target the main crucial exams, nursing prognosis, interventions, and evaluation/outcome criteria.
  • Colorful and constant learner-friendly structure utilizes a number of tables and functional physique structures association to aid readers combine pharmacology content material with what they're studying in medical-surgical and grownup health and wellbeing nursing courses.
  • Focus on prioritization includes prioritized nursing diagnoses besides corresponding prioritization of pursuits and results, assisting readers discover ways to attach nursing diagnoses to targets and outcomes.
  • Large number of reader-friendly studying aids includes approachable textual content parts such as:
      • Cartoon-illustrated studying recommendations
      • covering research, time administration, and test-taking suggestions with regards to learning pharmacology.

      • Drug profiles highlighting particular info on commonly-used agents.
      • Case reviews that aid convey sufferers to existence and advertise severe considering skills.
      • Dosages tables providing quick entry to dosages, routes, and symptoms for person drugs.
      • Key issues summarizing key pharmacology and nursing content material in each one chapter.
      • Critical pondering and prioritization questions encourage readers to imagine on a deeper level.
      • More than 250 full-color pictures and illustrations show how medicinal drugs paintings within the physique and the way to manage medicinal drugs competently and effectively.

  • NEW! up-to-date studying recommendations
  • include suggestions for incorporating know-how and energetic learning.

  • NEW! Exclamation aspect icon identifies ISMP high-alert drugs.
  • NEW! Diamond icons indicate key medicinal drugs within the Dosage tables.

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Category: Nursing

Category: Nursing

Polio Wars: Sister Kenny and the Golden Age of American by Naomi Rogers

By Naomi Rogers

In the course of international struggle II, polio epidemics within the usa have been seen because the country's "other battle at home": they can be neither expected nor contained, and paralyzed sufferers confronted incapacity in an international unfriendly to the disabled. those realities have been exacerbated by way of the clinical community's enforced orthodoxy in treating the sickness, remedies that as a rule consisted of useless remedies.

Polio Wars is the tale of Sister Elizabeth Kenny -- "Sister" being a connection with her prestige as a senior nurse, no longer a non secular designation -- who arrived within the US from Australia in 1940 espousing an unorthodox method of the remedy of polio. Kenny approached the disorder as a non-neurological illness, championing such novel cures as sizzling packs and muscle routines instead of splinting, surgical procedure, and immobilization. Her care embodied a distinct sort of medical perform, certainly one of confident, patient-centered remedies that gave wish to determined sufferers and households.

The Kenny strategy, before everything disregarded through the USA clinical institution, received overwhelming help over the resultant decade, together with the endorsement of the nationwide starting place for childish Paralysis (today's March of Dimes), America's biggest sickness philanthropy. by means of 1952, a Gallup ballot pointed out Sister Kenny as such a lot favourite girl in the US, and he or she went directly to function a professional witness at Congressional hearings on clinical examine, a origin director, and the topic of a Hollywood movie. Kenny breached specialist and social mores, crafting a public personality that mixed Florence Nightingale and Marie Curie.

By the Nineteen Eighties, following the invention of the Salk and Sabin vaccines and the March of Dimes' withdrawal from polio study, so much americans had forgotten polio, its cures, and Sister Kenny. In reading this ancient arc and the public's strategy of forgetting, Naomi Rogers offers Kenny as an individual worthy remembering. Polio Wars recalls either the eagerness and the practices of scientific care and explores them of their personal phrases.

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Nursing History Review, Volume 11, 2003: Official by Patricia D'Antonio RN PhD FAAN, Barbra Wall Book Rev

By Patricia D'Antonio RN PhD FAAN, Barbra Wall Book Rev Editor

Nursing historical past Review, an annual peer-reviewed e-book of the American organization for the heritage of Nursing, is a show off for the main major present examine on nursing background. usual sections comprise scholarly articles, over a dozen publication reports of the easiest courses on nursing and overall healthiness care historical past that experience seemed long ago 12 months, and a bit abstracting new doctoral dissertations on nursing heritage. Historians, researchers, and members desirous about the wealthy box of nursing will locate this an immense source.

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The A to Z of the Welfare State by Bent Greve

By Bent Greve

Generally, the time period 'welfare country' refers to a fantastic version of provision, the place the kingdom accepts accountability for the availability of entire and common welfare for its electorate. between different issues, it determines below what stipulations infants are born and youngsters cared for, what occurs while staff can't locate employment, and the way the elderly will deal with disease and the shortcoming of source of revenue. This e-book offers the reader with historic and up-to-date info on welfare states all over the world. Given the significance of the welfare state—and specifically the recent demanding situations it's facing—this reference paintings comes on the perfect time. via cross-referenced A to Z entries, this e-book specializes in the historic improvement of the welfare nation, whereas at the same time supplying in-depth clarification of center phrases and parts of the welfare states, their constitution, their current state of affairs, and their historic advancements. Supplementing the dictionary entries are a...

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, An Issue of by Debbie Hickman Mathis RN MS CNOR RNFA

By Debbie Hickman Mathis RN MS CNOR RNFA

This factor of Perioperative Nursing Clinics, visitor Edited through Debbie H. Mathis RN, MS, CNOR, RNFA, will specialize in Plastic and Reconstructive surgical procedure, with subject matters together with: The function of interruptions within the OR; Surgical web site infections; precise issues for background and actual for plastic, beauty, and reconstructive sufferers; heritage and review requirement for ambulatory plastic and reconstructive surgical procedure; and epidermis assessment.

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Category: Nursing

Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for by Denise F. Polit PhD FAAN, Cheryl Tatano Beck DNSc CNM

By Denise F. Polit PhD FAAN, Cheryl Tatano Beck DNSc CNM FAAN

Necessities of Nursing study is designed to educate scholars how you can learn, comprehend, study, and assessment study reviews in nursing perform. The 7th variation has been up-to-date with enhanced assurance of evidence-based perform, together with content material on tips on how to learn, interpret, and critique systematic experiences, that are thought of by means of many to be a cornerstone of evidence-based perform. additionally incorporated within the 7th variation: a extra balanced presentation of clinical and social technology equipment and nomenclature; more desirable assurance of qualitative examine; and extra!

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