Certified Respiratory Therapist Exam Review Guide

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Author: Craig L. Scanlan,Albert J. Heuer,Louis M. Sinopoli

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449659578

Category: Medical

Page: 610

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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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

Pass CCRN!

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Author: Robin Dennison

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323025928

Category: Medical

Page: 914

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2007 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner Pass CCRN! is the ultimate resource for nurses preparing to take the Critical Care Nursing Certification Examination. This book contains a review of critical care nursing and practice questions and answers designed to prepare nurses to earn AACN certification (or renew AACN certification) by passing the required exam. Utilizing an outline format and the revised blueprint for the certification examination, it's the easy to follow, comprehensive and portable, quick-study tool that nurses can take anywhere. Easy-to-follow outline format quickly and clearly delineates the essential content nurses must know to pass the CCRN exam. Appendixes on normal laboratory values and frequently used formulae are invaluable for review and reference. Follows the 2006 AACN exam blueprint with a guide to the new exam printed inside the front cover of the book for quick reference. Offers significantly updated content throughout, including new information on abdominal surgery, anemias, beating-heart surgery, enteral feeding, pain management, spiritual aspects of care, and more. The completely restructured bound-in CD offers endless practice exams from a bank of over 1,000 questions, self-assessment quizzes by body system or chapter, customizable quizzes with instant feedback on answers with detailed rationales and test-taking strategies. A new chapter on Critical Care Pharmacology provides review of the most common medications. Features new illustrations in every chapter to bring the information to life. Includes new information on critical care patients with special needs, to help readers care for bariatric and geriatric patients, high-risk obstetric patients, and others. Offers updated case studies to illustrate clinical reasoning and decision-making in realistic situations. Offers new Learning Activities in each chapter, including all-new crossword puzzles and many exercises revised to reflect the updated content. Includes an in-book study guide to assist with preparing for the PCCN exam.

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

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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.

Anatomie-Malatlas

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Author: Wynn Kapit,Lawrence M. Elson,Ingvi Stec

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827373342

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Page: 369

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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.

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.

Critical Care Examination and Board Review

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Author: Ronaldo Collo Go

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259834360

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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A comprehensive one-stop reference for critical care medicine – bolstered by more than 500 Q&A McGraw-Hill Education Specialty Board Review: Critical Care Medicine is an evidence-based multidisciplinary perspective to critical care medicine. The format of each chapter consists of text followed by questions and answers. Authors from major academic centers discuss the basic principles of their field, along with the most recent studies. This unique review reflects the author’s belief that competency in critical care medicine is derived from multiple factors: an understanding of the basics of medicine, access to the most current evidence, clinical experience, and openness to palliative care. Features: •500+ questions and answers, with detailed answer explanations•Covers all key topics on the ABIM Critical Care exam blueprint•Numerous high-quality images, including: x-rays, CT scans, and electrocardiograms•Essential for critical care fellows or intensivists studying for the critical care boards, as well as medical students, residents, and any other healthcare provider interested in critical care•Each of the 36 textbook-style chapters are followed by Q&A•Current guidelines from various specialties are incorporated, including their levels and/or grades of recommendation

Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing - E-Book

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Author: AACN,NANN,AWHONN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145570413X

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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The only exam review for the two leading neonatal critical-care nursing certification examinations, Certification and Core Review for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition prepares you for your exam with realistic questions and test simulation. Based on the blueprints of the AACN's CCRN-Neonatal exam and the NCC's Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) exam, review questions cover the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 3rd Edition, and reflect essential knowledge, the latest evidence, and best practices. A total of 600 questions and answers with rationales are provided. Developed by the AACN, AWHONN, and NANN, this powerful review tool offers excellent preparation for your certification exam! This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Endorsed by the three most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN); the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN); and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN). Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to enhance your understanding of the material. Realistic exam practice is offered through questions that mirror the certification exam content, the multiple-choice question format, and the distribution of content. Updated questions reflect the information in Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition, and the latest test plans by both AACN and NCC. Complete remediation includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. A compact, portable size makes the book easier to study anytime, anywhere.

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.

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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Lehrbuch der Medizinischen Physiologie

Die Physiologie des Menschen für Studierende der Medizin und Ärzte

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Author: William F. Ganong

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662006278

Category: Medical

Page: 820

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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

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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.

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

Critical Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams, Seventh Edition

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Author: Alexander Johnson,Hillary Crumlett

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007182670X

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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The best review available for the Critical Care Nursing Certification Exam! Critical Care Nursing Certification: Preparation, Review, and Practice Exams, Seventh Edition is a complete, step-by-step study package that covers everything nurses need to know to pass the examination administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Following the CCRN blueprint, coverage of each subject is weighted to reflect its level of importance on the actual exam. Presented in concise, easy-to-read chapters, the book includes subject-specific practice exams, allowing readers to identify and focus on their weak areas. In addition, the handy “Editor’s Note” feature explains changes to the exam, highlights what is important, and alerts readers to the number of questions they should expect on a given topic. New to this edition is remediation to answers in the practice exams that include rationales, test-taking tips, and strategies

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book

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Author: Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323227538

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in an acute care setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 4th Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical ‘lingo’, and the many aspects of patient are from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. This restructured new edition streamlines the text into four parts— Introduction, Systems, Diagnoses, and Interventions to make the book even easier to use as a quick reference. Intervention algorithms, updated illustrations, and language consistent with the ICF model all help you digest new information and become familiar with new terminology. This comprehensive resource is just what you need to better manage the specific needs of your patients in the complex acute care environment. Intervention algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information about the acute care environment in a format that makes finding and digesting information easy. The major body system chapters provide the evidence-based information you need to understand the complex issues of patients in the acute care environment so you can optimally manage the needs of your patients. Current information on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods relevant to patients in the acute care environment illustrates how the acute care environment can impact these elements. Clinical tips highlight key points and provide access to the tips and tricks accumulated over a career by an experienced clinician. Language consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition offers common linguistic ground through the use of Guide standards. Lay-flat pages and uncluttered design make the book easier to use as a quick reference. NEW! Restructured table of contents helps you quickly locate information. NEW! Language from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association increases your familiarity with terminology. NEW! New intervention algorithms along with existing algorithms break clinical decision-making into individual steps and sharpens your on-the-spot critical-thinking skills. NEW! A quick-reference appendix covering abbreviations commonly found in the acute care environment supplies the translation tools you need, while flagging any abbreviations that may be harmful to the patient.