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Stroke Nursing 2nd Edition

by Jane Williams

Stroke Nursing is the leading guide for optimal stroke care, facilitating the provision of evidence-based practice across the stroke journey, and covering the sixteen elements of care outlined in the UK's Stroke-Specific Education Framework (SSEF). Drawing from years of clinical and research experience, the authors provide practical guidance on the essential areas of stroke nursing, including stroke classification, stabilisation, thrombolysis and thrombectomy, rehabilitation and recovery, nutrition and oral care, palliative and long-term care, physical impairment management, and more. Now in its second edition, this indispensable guide helps practitioners expand their knowledge, skills and competence in all areas of stroke nursing services.

  • Adopts a practical and evidence-based approach to stroke management, exploring UK and international perspectives
  • Authored by expert clinicians and leaders in the field of nursing practice, research and education
  • Includes updated case studies and practice examples, expanded coverage of clinical application in practice, and new discussions of the knowledge and skills required by nurses
Stroke Nursing is essential reading for students of nursing and neuroscience, and is the definitive reference for practicing nurses and healthcare professionals caring for stroke patients.

Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) Examination Review

This is a comprehensive review for the new trauma-certified registered nurse exam, featuring innovative clinical judgment--enhancing content review, 500 practice-test Q&As with rationales, test-taking skills, and in-depth coverage of the test blueprint. This review is distinguished by its unique "Think in Questions" format, which helps readers to anticipate the kinds of questions that might be asked and promotes critical thinking throughout the exam. The content review is comprised of bite-size sections for easier learning and memorization that include thousands of unfolding questions, answers, and hints. The review's user-friendly format guides candidates through each topic with a short content review followed by a Socratic-style Q&A reasoning process to assist in arriving at the best possible clinical judgment. It also includes plentiful tables and charts to reinforce learning, a chapter on test-taking skills, specific guidance on preparing f

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Ed

by Donna D. Ignatavicius MS RN CNE ANEF (Author),

Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice. Easy-to-read content includes evidence-based treatment guidelines, an enhanced focus on QSEN competencies, and an emphasis on developing clinical judgment skills. This edition continues the book’s trendsetting tradition with increased LGBTQ content and a new Care of Transgender Patients chapter. Written by nursing education experts Donna Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman, this bestselling text also features NCLEX® Exam-style challenge questions to prepare you for success on the NCLEX Exam. Cutting-edge coverage of the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you not just for today’s nursing practice but also for tomorrow’s.

Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Health Professionals An Interprofessional Approach 1st Ed

by Laura M. Gunder McClary (Author)

Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Other Health Professionals: An Interprofessional Approach is a concise introduction to genetics clinically applicable to nursing students as well as students in other healthcare professions. The text employs an accelerated approach to understanding the fundamentals of genetics, even those with limited knowledge on the topic will find this a beneficial resource. The content is aligned to the ANA’s Essential Genetic and Genomic Competencies and begins with a review of DNA, RNA, protein synthesis, chromosomes, and inheritance patterns. In addition, it takes a clinical focus on specific diseases and groups of disease processes. Each disease chapter focuses on the molecular basis of the disease, the signs and symptoms of the disease, surveillance recommendations, treatment options for the disease, and other disorders. Coverage of diagnostic techniques, embryology and teratogens, diagnostic techniques for genetic testing, prenatal screening, genetics counseling and the ethical, legal, and social issues that surround human genetics and genomics is also included. Key Features: Aligned to the ANA’s Essentials of Genetic and Genomic Competencies Diagnostic techniques for genetic testing Tables and figures which reinforce comprehension Interprofessional contributor list across several health specialties

Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses 3rd Ed

by Cynthia Saver (Author)

Highly anticipated and fully updated Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Third Edition, is a practical and useful guide for nurses who need to bridge the gap from incomplete sentences to a published manuscript. Lead Author and Editor Cynthia Saver removes the fear of confusion most nurses have about the writing and publishing process. Along the way, 25 of nursing's top writing experts and decision makers share important insights to increase the likelihood that your manuscript is accepted for publication. In this book, you will learn how to:

A Handbook for Student Nurses, 2018 – 2019 ed

by Wendy Benbow (Author), Gill Jordan (Author)

A Handbook for Student Nurses provides an introduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registration nursing students need as a foundation for their training. It covers the core of first year nursing studies: * Legal and professional issues * Communication * Values and health care ethics * Reflection and personal development * Evidence-based practice * Study skills * Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration

Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses 4th Edition

by Beth Richardson (Author)

Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive resource for well-child management and acute care management of childhood illnesses in a primary care setting. Written by practicing experts, this text is intended for advanced practice nursing students as a quick reference guide once they enter clinical practice. To manage initial and follow-up visits, the Fourth Edition features templates for gathering first visit history, as well as a template to record new information since the last visit. Instructions for gathering medical history information are also included.

Assessment Made Incredibly Easy! (Incredibly Easy! Series®) Fourth Edition

by Springhouse (Author)

Completely updated, and now in full color, this Fourth Edition presents assessment skills in the reader-friendly Incredibly Easy! format that makes learning fun. Using light-hearted humor, the text provides the know-how nurses need to obtain pertinent health histories, perform physical

Ophthalmic Nursing

by Mary E. Shaw (Editor), Agnes Lee (Editor), Rosalind Stollery (Editor)

There have been many changes in the arena of ophthalmic care since the last edition of this book was published.  This fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to reflect these recent advances in care, and incorporates new information on patient care, contexts of care, and expanded roles.

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

by Glenys Boxwell (Editor)

Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing is a comprehensive, evidence-based text for nurses and midwives caring for sick newborn babies. Written by and for nurses, it concentrates on the common problems occurring within the neonatal intensive

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