Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse, 2nd Edition
An Orientation and Care Guide
Lynn Sayre Visser, Anna Sivo Montejano
Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse, Second Edition, retains its key focus on numerous aspects of triage for emergency department and urgent care settings, from orientation, to front-end processes, to clinical practice and nursing essentials. With real-life examples, the chapters detail a multitude of clinical presentations and include procedures and protocols that the triage nurse implements in daily practice. This newly revised and updated edition covers how to build confidence in the triage role, accurately assess patient presentations, reduce personnel and hospital liability, increase patient and staff satisfaction, and, ultimately, deliver quality patient care that supports best outcomes.
Fast Facts About Forensic Nursing
What You Need To Know
This is a succinct yet comprehensive guide to the rapidly expanding specialty of forensics nursing. Exploring the forensic nurse’s role in the gamut of patient care settings, the book is distinguished by its easy-to-read content comprised of bulleted lists, tables, and figures; short chapters; and convenient pocket size. This up-to-date, evidence-based resource addresses all facets of forensics nursing, including legal and ethical issues, conducting interviews, trauma-informed care, delivering expert testimony, documenting injuries, and collecting and preserving evidentiary substances for Medico-Legal purposes.
Essentials of Fetal and Uterine Monitoring 5th Edition
Written for labor and delivery nurses, nurse midwives, and maternal–child and family birth nurses, Essentials of Fetal and Uterine Monitoring, Fifth Edition, expertly presents how to identify fetal well-being and the signs of potential fetal and uterine compromise. An accurate interpretation of fetal heart rate patterns and uterine activity helps to ensure the safest labor and delivery process for mother and baby.
Social Isolation of Older Adults
Strategies to Bolster Health and Well-Being
Lenard W. Kaye, Cliff Singer
Critical strategies for confronting a dire, yet under-addressed societal epidemic―the risky and potentially deadly consequences for older adults living a socially isolated life, are the focus for this book. By documenting our current understanding of the complex and multi-dimensional nature of social isolation among elders, the authors highlight innovative and alternative forms of community and later-life relationships that can serve to forestall or prevent social isolation and loneliness.
Essential Knowledge for CNL and APRN Nurse Leaders
Cynthia R. King, Sally Gerard, Carla Gene Rapp
This is the first text to address not only the Clinical Nurse Leader role but also the wider scope of nursing leadership through the lens of the Clinical Nurse Leader. Written for CNL programs in the US and beyond, the book is organized according to the test blueprint of the AACN’s content outline for the latest CNL certification exam. By virtue of its expansive coverage of nursing leadership beyond the CNL―case managers, clinical educators, quality improvement specialists, and many other arenas―the text will also be a valuable addition to other nursing leadership programs.
Review Manual for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator Exam 2nd Edition
Linda Wilson, Ruth A. Wittmann-Price
This is the first practice manual to help healthcare simulation educators in the United States and internationally to prepare for the certification exam in this burgeoning field. The second edition is revised to reflect the latest test blueprint and encompass key evidence-based research that has been conducted since the first edition was published. Authored by noted experts in simulation and education who have carefully analyzed the test blueprint, the book distills the information most likely to be included on the exam.
Project Management in Nursing Informatics
Mary Joy Garcia-Dia
Written for graduate nursing students, Project Management in Nursing Informatics provides core project management skills for Informatics students. This text gives students project management examples using realistic healthcare case scenarios. Chapters describe nursing informatics competencies and project management concepts that will be essential for clinical practicum and practical experience. Case scenarios show the consequences of right and wrong processes and highlight factors that lead to success. With plenty of chapter activities, exercises, and tasks, this text pushes the written concepts into practical realities for the NIS.
Application of Nursing Informatics
Competencies, Skills, and Decision-Making
Designed to provide a foundation for nursing informatics knowledge and skills required in today’s data-driven healthcare environment, this text examines the impact and implementation of technology in nursing practice. Patient healthcare needs have only become more complex in a rapidly aging and diversifying population. Nurse Informaticists, as experts in improving healthcare delivery through data and technology, play a key role in ensuring quality and safety to patients. This text relies on nurses’ practical experience to foster higher-level critical thinking and decision-making for professional development in informatics and life-long learning.
Fast Facts Workbook for Cardiac Dysrhythmias and 12-Lead EKGs
This workbook presents a multitude of practice examples to help critical care students and practitioners grasp and excel at key concepts of 12-lead EKG and dysrhythmia interpretation. Designed to supplement any established dysrhythmia textbook, this straightforward resource is ideal for new graduates and nurses who are considering a switch to critical or acute care. This book distills complexities of the 12-lead to determine whether a patient is safe or at risk.
Network and Text Methods with NodeXL and R
Social Analytics: Network and Text Methods with NodeXL and R covers social network analysis, text analysis, and text mining. Presenting these methods together helps readers understand both the structure and content of social media conversations. The initial chapters address the foundational concepts of social analytics and its potential for business. Next, readers attain familiarity with tools and techniques for social network analysis, text analysis, and text mining. Students practice using NodeXL, LIWC, and Weka, and progress to implementing in R using RStudio.
Supply Chain Analytics edition 1.1
Understanding the Business Context
Nada R. Sanders
This book looks at how big data analytics are applied in supply chain management to create intelligent supply chains. The first section explains what is different in the analytics era. The second section discusses analytics in the context of the supply chain functions (marketing, operations, logistics, and sourcing). The final section focuses on systems and digital transformation. The author draws numerous examples from business practice to show the importance of asking the right questions of data sets. Each chapter opens with a short story, and mini-cases tie the concepts to real-life context.
The book gives teachers a grounding in biomechanics so that they can easily use yoga and/or stretching with their students. Most yoga teacher schools provide only limited training in anatomy and biomechanics, and the study of the effect of mechanical forces on structure and function is often overlooked and/or misunderstood. Aesthetic cues (i.e. instructing students where to place their hands and feet in yoga asana) may not be biomechanically appropriate for everyone. Readers will learn to fit the pose to the student, rather than making the student fit the pose.
Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs Quick Reference
Cortney Mospan, Miranda Wilhelm
The Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs Quick Reference provides a succinct summary of the most common self-care conditions for which community pharmacists provide treatment recommendations. It presents the most essential information that is needed in the OTC aisle to assess if patients are candidates for self-care. Appropriate treatment recommendations are also indicated based on the patient’s presentation, current medications, and chronic conditions.
Modern Blood Banking & Transfusion Practices 7th Edition
Denise M. Harmening
Join the generations of students who have embarked on successful careers with a firm foundation in the theory and practice of blood banking and transfusion practices. Denise Harmening’s classic text teaches you not only how to perform must-know tests and tasks, but to understand the scientific principles behind them.
You’ll begin with a review of the basic concepts of red blood cell and platelet preservation, genetics, immunology, and molecular biology. Then you’ll move to the hows and whys of clinical practice. And, you’ll be prepared for new advances in the field.
Policy and Program Planning for Older Adults and People with Disabilities 2nd Edition
Practice Realities and Visions 2nd Edition
Unlike other texts, the book focuses on triangulating skills, policies, and programs for graduate students in social work, public health, gerontology, and rehabilitation. It aims thus to enhance understanding of policy development through a critical analysis and review of policy framework, and promotes development of skills in shaping programs and implementing policy. The text lays out tools that facilitate policy and program development to include the media, coalition building, the use of an evidence base, and how each mandated policy addresses these programs and services.
The Pharmacy Technician's Pocket Drug Reference 10th Edition
Theresa A. Echaiz, Joyce Generali
Small and light enough to carry comfortably in a lab coat pocket, the completely revised new edition of The Pharmacy Technician’s Pocket Drug Reference contains the five main pieces of drug information that a pharmacy technician seeks. For each of the most commonly prescribed drugs—including over 140 new to the market since the ninth edition—the book provides generic name (with pronunciations), trade names, therapeutic classes, general FDA approved therapeutic uses, and commercially available dosage forms/strengths.
Formulation As a Basis for Planning Psychotherapy Treatment 2nd Edition
Mardi J. Horowitz
Formulation as a Basis for Planning Psychotherapy Treatment utilizes a step-by-step structure and copious case illustrations to teach psychiatrists, residents in psychiatry and psychology, social workers, and marriage and family counselors how to plan treatment after the initial diagnosis. This new edition arrives two decades after the first, with revised content, updated case studies, and new insights gleaned over the author's noteworthy career. Clinical formulation, also known as case formulation and problem formulation, is a theoretically-based explanation or conceptualization of the information obtained from a clinical assessment. Although formulation systems vary by different schools of psychotherapy, the author has adopted and here explores a systematic approach based on an integrative effort. This system of configurational analysis combines concepts derived from psychodynamic, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and family system approaches.
Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury 3rd Edition
Jonathan M. Silver, Thomas W. McAllister, David B. Arciniegas
Despite the increased public awareness of traumatic brain injury (TBI), the complexities of the neuropsychiatric, neuropsychological, neurological, and other physical consequences of TBI of all severities across the lifespan remain incompletely understood by patients, their families, healthcare providers, and the media.
Keeping pace with advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and science of TBI, the Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition, comprehensively fills this gap in knowledge. Nearly all 50 chapters feature new authors, all of them experts in their field. Chapters new to this edition include biomechanical forces, biomarkers, neurodegenerative dementias, suicide, endocrine disorders, chronic disease management, and social cognition. An entirely new section is devoted to the evaluation and treatment of mild TBI, including injuries in athletes, military service members and veterans, and children and adolescents. These chapters join newly updated sections on the assessment and treatment of the cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and other physical sequelae of TBI.
Principles and Practice
Susan English, Janice Sabatine, Philip Brownell
Incorporating a wealth of knowledge from international experts, this is an authoritative guide to provide a comprehensive overview of professional coaching. Grounded in current research, it addresses the historical, ethical, theoretical, and practice foundations of professional coaching, and examines such key therapeutic approaches as acceptance and commitment, internal family systems, psychodynamic, and interpersonal. In easily accessible language, the book discusses core considerations for effective practice such as presence, meaning-making, mindfulness, emotions, self-determination, and culture.
The Psychology of Eating Disorders
Christine L.B. Selby
This is a concise, accessible introduction to eating disorders for undergraduate and graduate students in psychology, as well as those specializing in health education and nutrition. Easy to read and grounded in DSM-5 definitions and the most up-to-date research, the text is designed for students in the health professions as well as health professionals seeking a basic understanding of the challenges associated with their diagnoses and treatment.
Textbook Of Dental Radiology 3rd edition
Pramod John R
The third edition of this book has been compiled with inputs of new photographs and the entire text material has been edited and rewritten to suit the requirements of the students. The simple style of explaining the text and point-wise presentation of information will greatly enhance the learning experience of the readers.