Critical Care MCQs

A Companion for Intensive Care Exams

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Author: Steven Lobaz,Mika Hamilton,Alastair J. Glossop,Ajay H. Raithatha

Publisher: tfm Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1910079154

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Critical Care MCQs is the perfect companion for anyone sitting exams in intensive care, as a training resource or just wanting to improve their knowledge in this constantly developing area of medical practice. Written by critical care doctors with experience of UK and European examination formats, this book leads the reader through 450 true/false questions with referenced explanations, covering core syllabus topics and key influential papers to date. A detailed list of further resources and recommendations relevant to critical care revision is also provided to enable readers to further their knowledge and understanding. It is hoped that this book will prove invaluable for preparation and success in upcoming intensive care exams for both candidates and trainers. This book would be useful for not only candidates sitting the UK Final Fellowship of Intensive Care Medicine (FFICM) and European Diploma of Intensive Care (EDIC) exams, but also the Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM), the Diploma of the Irish Board of Intensive Care Medicine (DIBICM), the Australia and New Zealand Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM), American Board and any other country-related intensive care exams.

AACN Certification and Core Review for High Acuity and Critical Care - E-Book

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Author: Lisa M. Stone,AACN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437725589

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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The new 6th edition of Core Review for Critical Care Nursing helps readers assess and build their knowledge of critical care nursing as they prepare for the certification exam. The book consists of three 200-question sample examinations that provide extensive practice and review key content. An in-depth rationale, complete with references, is included for each question. Written under the authority of the American Association for Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this book is an ideal study tool to facilitate preparation for critical care nursing certification. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Based on Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition, the review is designed to follow along with the core text. Three separate sample examinations each address the complete range of important areas in critical care nursing and challenge readers' mastery of the essential knowledge base in the specialty. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to assist readers in building their knowledge. Each examination mirrors the certification examination content, multiple-choice question format, and content distribution, giving readers realistic practice for the examination. Contains a review of the synergy model, including Professional Care and Ethical Practice. Contains a review of the AHRQ and JCAHO evidence-based practice guidelines that are incorporated in Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

PCCN Certification Review

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Author: Brorsen,Keri R. Rogelet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284111180

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Review Guides/Certification Prep/Pocket Guides

Anaesthesia and Critical Care

An Exam Revision Companion

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Author: Chris Doods,Neil Soni

Publisher: FRCA Study Guides

ISBN: 9780443071522

Category: Medical

Page: 338

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This new review tool helps readers prepare for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) and similar exams, or simply to test their mastery of current clinical anesthesia. It covers all subspecialties in anesthesia and critical care, as well as all relevant aspects of medicine, pharmacology, equipment, physics, and monitoring. Offers 250 multiple-choice practice questions, 100 short-answer questions, and 40 clinical cases-challenging readers' knowledge in a variety of formats. Presents complete answers for all of the questions, allowing readers to assess their grasp of the material.

Case Studies in Critical Care Nursing

A Guide for Application and Review

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Author: Sheila Drake Melander

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721603445

Category: Medical

Page: 506

View: 2941

Containing detailed and up-to-date case studies on critical care conditions with accompanying questions and answers for applied learning of the practice of critical care nursing, this resource allows the reader to hone vital skills that are necessary in a critical care environment.

Certified Respiratory Therapist Exam Review Guide

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Author: Craig L. Scanlan,Professor Emeritus Rutgers University School of Health Related Professions Craig L Scanlan,Albert J. Heuer,Louis M. Sinopoli

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449617719

Category: Medical

Page: 610

View: 4161

The Ultimate Review Guide for the CRT Exam! Certified Respiratory Therapist Exam Review Guide is a comprehensive study guide for respiratory therapy students and graduates of accredited respiratory therapy education programs who are seeking to take the entry-level Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credentialing exam from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). This unique review guide devotes extensive coverage to two problematic areas for credentialing exam candidates, which are not covered in any other review guides: 1) test-taking skills, and 2) key points to remember in taking the NBRC computerized exams. Special emphasis is also given to material and subject areas which have proven to be especially challenging for exam candidates such as basic pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas interpretation [ABGs], monitoring critically ill patients, neonatal and pediatric care, recommending modifications to therapy, and more. Certified Respiratory Therapist Exam Review Guide is authored by experts who take the credentialing exam annually, so you can be confident that the content and format of this guide is current! Key features include: Comprehensive discussion of material on the NEW CRT Exam Matrix Over 700 practice questions and answers with explanations Extensive Guidance on Study and Test-Taking Skills Specific Advice on Making Good Answer Choices and Avoiding Bad Ones Hundreds of Summary Tables and Illustrations Each new print copy of this review guide includes a CD-ROM with test questions that can be sorted and graded. Please note: Electronic formats of this review guide do not include the CD ROM.

Starship Troopers

der Roman zum Film von Paul Verhoeven

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Author: Robert A. Heinlein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783404141593

Category: Science fiction

Page: 334

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Die Menschheit befindet sich ein einem unerbittlichen Krieg mit den Bugs, Insektenwesen aus den Tiefen des Weltalls, einem Krieg, der alle Lebensbereiche durchdringt. Die Bürgerrechte werden auf der Erde nur jenem zugesprochen, der seinen Militärdienst geleistet hat. Auch die Soldaten an Bord der Rodger Young müssen in den Kampf zeihen. Sie sind Starship Troopers, die Infanteristen in diesem galaktischen Konflikt, und sie trifft der Schrecken, die Einsamkeit und die Angst am härtesten ... 1959 erhielt Robert Heinlein für diesen Roman den Hugo Award, einen der international bedeutendsten Preise der Science Fiction. Seit seinem Erscheinen löst er immer wieder heftige Diskussionen aus. Eines ist jedoch sicher: Er ist einer der spannendsten Romane des Autors und zählt zu seinen Schlüsselwerken. Aufwendig fürs Kino verfilmt wurde das Buch Ende der 90er Jahre von Paul Verhoeven.

Das ICU-Buch

Praktische Intensivmedizin

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Author: Paul L. Marino,Götz Geldner,Tilmann Müller-Wolff

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437170325

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Ob Weiterbildungsassistent auf der Intensivstation oder erfahrener Arzt: das ICU-Buch - Praktische Intensivmedizin macht es Ihnen leicht, die oft sehr komplexen Vorgänge bei z.T. multimorbiden Patienten zu verstehen, die richtigen Prioritäten zu setzen und begründete diagnostische und therapeutische Entscheidungen zu treffen. Das Buch spannt den Bogen von der Physiologie über gebräuchliche Arbeitstechniken bis hin zu konkreten und klinisch begründeten Behandlungskonzepten bei speziellen Erkrankungen. Detaillierte Diagnostik und differenzierte Therapie werden problemorientiert dargestellt Die Interdisziplinäre Herangehensweise wird den oft vielschichtigen Erkrankungen gerecht Neu in der 5. Auflage: Komplett überarbeitet und aktualisiert unter Betonung neu erschienener Übersichtsartikel und klinischer Leitlinien 5 zusätzliche Kapitel: Gefäßkatheter, Berufsbedingte Expositionen, Alternative Beatmungsverfahren, Pankreatitis und Leberinsuffizienz sowie Nichtmedikamentöse Toxidrome Komplett in Farbe - das macht das Buch maximal lesefreundlich „Resümee" für die Praxis am Kapitelende unterstützt Sie bei der Umsetzung im Klinikalltag 246 neue Abbildungen und 199 neue Tabellen visualisieren die Inhalte und zeigen Ihnen alles Wichtige auf einen Blick Inhalte adaptiert entsprechend deutscher und europäischer Leitlinien/Empfehlungen sowie gesetzlicher Vorgaben

Kaplan CCRN

Certification for Adult Critical Care Nurses

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Author: Kaplan

Publisher: Kaplan Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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To ensure that candidates excel on the Critical Care Registered Nurse certification exam, Kaplan CCRN provides a focused, strategic guide with the most effective preparation available. CCRN is a designation appointed by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, which certifies and recertifies nurses who work at the bedside of acutely or critically ill patients. As the world’s largest provider of courses for nursing pre- and post-licensure, Kaplan prepares more nursing students and nurses for their exams than any other test-prep program. CCRN test prep applies to registered nurses seeking certification as adult, pediatric, and neonatal critical care nurses. The concise and easy-to-read format features: An in-depth look at test layout Tips on tackling the Computer Adaptive Test format Advice on specific question types with practice questions in every chapter Kaplan’s proven test-taking strategies Two full-length practice tests (one in book, one online) Detailed answer explanations Passing score guaranteed

Revision Notes in Intensive Care Medicine

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Author: Stuart Gillon,Chris Wright,Cameron Knott,Mark McPhail,Luigi Camporota

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191069647

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Revision Notes in Intensive Care Medicine is a key resource for candidates preparing for postgraduate intensive care examinations. Mapped to the FFICM, EDIC and FCICM syllabuses, this title ensures candidates have all the information needed to prepare for their examinations. Information is presented in concise note form and bullet points with visually memorable tools, such as tables and diagrams, making revising and retaining key facts easier. Chapters are arranged into physiological systems, such as 'Respiratory Intensive Care' and 'Obstetric Intensive Care', and are subdivided into major clinical issues within each chapter so specific areas of further study can be found easily. Drawing from the authors' experiences as successful candidates, and carefully reviewed by consultants, Revision Notes in Intensive Care Medicine provides the foundation for postgraduate intensive care exam revision.

Physician Coding Exam Review 2016

The Certification Step

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Author: Carol J. Buck

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323227503

Category: Anatomy

Page: 624

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Prepare to succeed on your physician coding exam with Physician Coding Exam Review 2016: The Certification Step! From leading coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this exam review provides complete coverage of all topics included on the physician coding certification exam - including anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each body system; reimbursement issues; CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM coding (with ICD-9-CM posted on Evolve companion website); and more. Four full practice exams simulate the testing experience, include answers and rationales, and provide enough practice to reassure even the most insecure exam-taker. It's the only physician coding exam review you need! Comprehensive review content covers everything you need to know to pass the physician coding certification exam. Mobile-optimized quick quizzes provide extra practice and review with 380 additional medical terminology, pathophysiology, CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS questions. Practice exams on the Evolve website allow you to assess strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan for focused study, including a Pre-Exam to be taken prior to studying, the same exam again as a Post-Exam to be taken after your review, and a Final Exam that simulates the experience of taking the actual physician coding exam. Answers and rationales to the Pre-/Post- and Final Exams are available on Evolve. Netter's Anatomy illustrations help you understand anatomy and how it affects coding. Real-world coding reports (cleared of any patient identifiers) simulate the reports that you will encounter on the job and challenge you to apply key coding principles to actual cases. Success Strategies section in the text guides you step-by-step through the entire exam process. Concise outline format helps you access information quickly and study more efficiently. Colorful design and illustrations make study and review easier and more engaging. NEW! All diagnosis coding content is updated to ICD-10-CM, preparing you with all the ICD-10-CM information you need for success on the certification exam. Updated content includes the latest coding information available, promoting exam success and accurate coding on the job. NEW! ICD-9-CM versions of Units 4-5 and the practice examinations are posted to the Evolve companion website, so that you are prepared no matter which diagnosis code set is being tested on for your specific exam.

Physician Coding Exam Review 2017

The Certification Step

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Author: Carol J. Buck

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323496997

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 9016

Prepare to succeed on your physician coding certification exam with Physician Coding Exam Review 2017: The Certification Step! From leading coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this exam review provides complete coverage of all topics included on the physician coding certification exam — including anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each body system; reimbursement issues; CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM coding; and more. Four full practice exams simulate the testing experience, include answers and rationales, and provide enough practice to reassure even the most insecure exam-taker. It’s the only physician coding exam review you need! Comprehensive review content covers everything you need to know to pass your physician coding certification exam. UNIQUE! Practice exams on the Evolve website allow you to assess strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan for focused study, including a Pre-Exam to be taken prior to studying, the same exam again as a Post-Exam to be taken after your review, and a Final Exam that simulates the experience of taking the actual physician coding exam. Concise outline format helps you access information quickly and study more efficiently. Mobile-optimized quick quizzes offer on-the-go practice and review with 380 additional medical terminology, pathophysiology, CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS questions. Success Strategies section in the text guides you step-by-step through the entire exam process. UNIQUE! Netter’s Anatomy illustrations help you understand anatomy and how it affects coding. Full-color design and illustrations make study and review easier and more engaging. UNIQUE! Real-world coding reports (cleared of any patient identifiers) simulate the reports that you will encounter on the job and challenge you to apply key coding principles to actual cases. Answers and rationales to the Pre-, Post- and Final Exams are available on Evolve. Updated content includes the latest ICD-10, HCPCS, and CPT code updates, promoting accurate coding and success on the job.

Key Topics in Critical Care, Second Edition

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Author: T. M. Craft,M. J. A. Parr,Jerry P. Nolan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1859962297

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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High quality critical care medicine is a crucial component of advanced health care. Completely revised and updated, Key Topics in Critical Care, Second Edition provides a broad knowledge base in the major areas of critical care, enabling readers to rapidly acquire an understanding of the principles and practice of this area of modern clinical medicine. Expanded to include the latest hot topics, the new edition puts an increased emphasis on recent reviews and contains added references to key landmark papers. Using the trademark Key Topics style, each topic has been written by an expert in the field and includes a succinct overview of the subject with references to current publications for further reading. The book provides a framework for candidates of postgraduate medical examinations such as FRCS, MRCP, and FRCA and a reference that can be consulted in emergency situations. New topics include: Critical illness polyneuromyopathy End of life care Inotropes and vasopressors Medical emergency team (outreach critical care) Status epilepticus Venous thromboembolism

Adult CCRN Certification Review

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Author: Ann J. Brorsen,Keri R. Rogelet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284044157

Category: Medical

Page: 425

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Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition is the perfect study guide for nurses preparing to take the Adult CCRN exam administered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). First introduced in 1976, CCRN certification reflects expertise for nurses providing care to acutely or critically ill adults and their families in areas such as intensive and cardiac care units, trauma units, or critical care transport. Completely updated and revised, Adult CCRN Certification Review, Second Edition contains more than 1,200 questions with comprehensive rationales on a broad range of topics divided into sections similar to those found on the Adult CCRN Test Plan. New to this edition are sections on behavioral/psychosocial issues and special populations in critical care. Included with each new print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations by offering the book’s questions, detailed rationales, and reporting. * Randomized questions from the book create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score and time tracking * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results

Key Clinical Topics in Critical Care

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Author: Sara-Catrin Cook,Matt Thomas,Jerry Nolan,Michael Parr

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 1907816674

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Part of the Key Clinical Topics series, this title is designed to enable rapid access to core information, effective exam revision and the ideal quick reference for day-to-day practice.

Respiratory Care Exam Review

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Author: David H. Persing,Gary Persing

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323241514

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Prepare yourself for the new 2015 NBRC credentialing examination with the most up-to-date review resource! Respiratory Care Exam Review, 4th Edition contains everything you need to review and prepare for the new Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination that closely aligns with the NBRC’s new testing format, including more analysis-type questions. The accompanying Evolve website offers even more review with a practice Therapist Multiple-Choice Exam to familiarize yourself with the computerized exam format. Twenty clinical simulations that reflect the new quantity of simulations on the actual Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE) are also included on the companion website for additional practice on this very difficult portion of the Registry exam. UNIQUE! Clinical simulations on the Evolve companion site reflect the new quantity of simulations (20) and the newly revised length of these simulations on the actual 2015 Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE). Rationales are provided on the Evolve companion site for every question in the practice exam along with the NBRC code for the difficulty level of the question (recall, application, analysis). UNIQUE! Exam notes are highlighted in special boxes to help you streamline your time better by identifying content specific to the credentialing exam. A practice exam reflecting the new TM-CE is included in the back of the text with the answer key and rationales provided on Evolve. Pre-tests with several multiple-choice questions are formatted like those found on the NBRC TM-CE and begin each chapter to help you determine a base of knowledge and content areas of strength and weakness before studying the chapter. Computerized practice exam on the Evolve companion site available in both study (untimed) and exam (timed) modes to provide an additional opportunity to practice and experience the actual NBRC testing environment in a computerized format. Experienced and test-savvy author, Gary Persing, ensures that critical NBRC TM-CE content is covered thoroughly and accurately. Comprehensive, yet straightforward outline format correlates with the updated 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline and exam matrix to keep content current. Open-ended post-chapter study questions end each chapter to reinforce information and help you retain the material. NEW! One Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) practice test aligns with the new 2015 NBRC written exam. NEW! Revised resources on Evolve companion site include the following new features: HTML5 formatting for greater flexibility among platforms 9 additional clinical simulations (for a total of 20) with shortened sections to align with the new 2015 NBRC Clinical Simulation Exam (in both study mode and exam mode) One Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) practice exam for both levels of credentialing to closely align with the new testing format Equation tips providing special hints or instructions for common equations Standard normal range guide featuring standard values of various parameters used in respiratory care assessment. NEW! Additional analysis-type questions have been added to the Pre- and Post-Chapter study questions to align with the changes in the matrix content outlines.

EKG auf einen Blick

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Author: John R. Hampton

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437410925

Category:

Page: 137

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EKG auf einen Blick (vorher "EKG leicht gemacht") bietet eine schnelle Einführung in die EKG-Befundung. Viele Abbildungen und knapper, prägnanter Text zeigen die Entstehung von normalem EKG sowie häufigen und wichtigen pathologischen Veränderungen und wie man sie erkennt. Wichtige Inhalte sind in Merke-Kästen hervorgehoben. Zahlreiche Beispiel- und Übungs-EKGs mit ausführlicher Befundung verdeutlichen die Inhalte und dienen zur Lernkontrolle. Übersicht der wichtigen Parameter in eigenem Kapitel.

The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist Exam Review - E-Book

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Author: James R. Sills

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323073646

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 2013

Prepare for success on respiratory therapy credentialing exams! Updated to reflect the 2009 National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) content outlines, Sills' The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist's Exam Review, 5th Edition helps you review for both entry and advanced level credentialing exams. It covers every testable subject, providing content review, self-assessment questions, and study hints. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Unique! Exam Hint boxes point out subjects that are frequently tested, helping you study, plan your time, and improve your test-taking skills. Self-study questions are included at the end of each chapter, accompanied by answers and rationales in the back of the book. Complexity level codes (recall, application, and analysis) help you prepare for questions in the way that is most appropriate (e.g., memorization for recall or synthesis for analysis). NBRC content outline coding provides a code for each topic so you can be sure that you have covered every topic that might appear on the exam. CRT and RRT level codes speed your review by identifying the individual topics for the CRT and RRT exams, as well as topics for both. One text now covers both the entry and advanced levels of Respiratory Therapists credentialing exams, so you need only one book to prepare for CRT and RRT credentials. Updated content reflects the NBRC's new examination content outlines, so you get an accurate, current review. New coverage includes subject areas such as CPAP/BiPAP titration during sleep, hemodynamic monitoring, hyperinflation therapy, laryngeal mask airway, high frequency ventilation, oxygen titration, thoracentesis, ultrasound, and ventilator-associated pneumonia protocols.

Sterben lernen - leben lernen

Fragen und Antworten ; [Wiedergabe eines Gesprächs, das Ingo Hermann im Auftrag des Zweiten Deutschen Fernsehens mit Elisabeth Kübler-Ross 1985 führte]

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Author: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross,Ingo Hermann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783923781805

Category:

Page: 62

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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for the Canadian RN Exam, Revised

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Author: Janice Marshall-Henty,Cheryl Sams,Jonathon Bradshaw

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1927406781

Category: Medical

Page: 752

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Mosby’s Comprehensive Review for the Canadian RN Exam, Revised First Edition provides a thorough review of nursing principles and practices to help you prepare for the Canadian Registered Nurse ExaminationTM (CRNE). In addition to offering an overview of essential material in each major clinical area, with references to established sources, the book features hundreds of end-of-chapter questions, followed by answers and rationales. Two practice exams with over 250 practice questions are also accompanied by answers and rationales. This is an indispensable resource for all nursing students preparing for the Canadian Registered Nurse ExaminationTM! Introductory chapters describing the CRNE and tips for answering questions provide valuable guidelines for mastering multiple choice questions, helping to reduce test anxiety and improve performance Each chapter includes practice questions that are representative of those found on the CRNE, and reflect the framework of nursing practice in Canada The text features a diversity of practice settings and client situations, mirroring the diversity of nursing contexts in Canada Questions have been authored by nursing experts with over 30 years of combined experience teaching nursing and preparing students to pass the CRNE Appendices contain a full list of the CRNE Exam competencies, medical terminology, abbreviations, common laboratory and diagnostic tests, and mathematical formulae Reflects the current CRNE blueprint; updated to conform to the CRNE 2010-2015 competencies and format. Classification legend with each Answer and Rationale indicates the Competency and Taxonomy being tested for each question.